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1. EFCC speaks on seal-off of Saraki’s houses in Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday said it was not aware of alleged seal-off of houses believed to belong to President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki.

Acting Head, Media and Publicity of the commission, Mr Tony Orilade, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Monday that his office was unaware of the issue.

“I have not been briefed; so, I don’t have any information on it,” he said.

The alleged sealed property are multiple residential houses located in highbrow Ikoyi, Lagos.

Saraki had recently come under pressure from the anti-graft agency.

2. Sanusi resigns after Ganduje’s installation of new emirates heads in Kano

Haruna Sanusi, the District Head of Bebeji Local Government Area of the Kano State, on Monday resigned his appointment.

His decision was in opposition to the installation of heads of new emirates by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje and loyalty to the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi.

Daily Nigerian reports that the traditional leader cited “health ground and recent changes in the emirate system” as reason for his resignation.

The state now has five emirates: Kano, Rano, Gaya, Karaye and Bichi. All Emirs would have equal powers and are to be on same first class status as Sanusi.

3. Cultism: UNICAL expels 300-level student

The University of Calabar (UNICAL) has suspended a 300-level student of the institution, Adeye Mathias Unimke.

Unimke was suspended over allegation of involvement in secret cult related activities.

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, UNICAL, Prof. Zana Akpagu approved the immediate suspension of the student who was in the Department of Education Administration and Planning from all academic activities in the University until further notice.

The suspension was contained in a statement signed by the University’s Registrar, Mr. Moses Abang.

4. Teachers protest removal of names from payroll

At least 60 teachers of the University of Ibadan Staff School in Oyo State have protested the removal of their names from the payroll of the University workforce.

The protesters were led by the Chairman, Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), UI chapter, Comrade Wale Akinremi, in company of his Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) counterpart, Comrade Malachi Etim.

Akinremi said about 65 teachers are currently affected.

He further disclosed that the union took up the matter after a congress resolution, and had written a letter in May 2019, in that direction to the institution’s Vice Chancellor, Professor Idowu Olayinka.

5. We removed Omoyele Sowore as National Chairman for corruption – AAC opens up, explains next action

African Action Congress (AAC) National Executive Committee (NEC) has explained that it removed Omoyele Sowore as National Chairman of the party for alleged corruption.

The party also confirmed the installation of Dr. Leonard Nzenwa as the Acting National Chairman.

Comrade Oladele Ade, Acting Director Communication, in a statement said Dr Nzenwa was until March 27 the National Secretary of the party.

The party recalled that at its second NEC meeting in Abuja, it suspended Sowore and nine other NEC members of the party for alleged corruption and anti-party activities.

6. Guber elections: APC yet to speak on Kogi, Bayelsa polls – Spokesman

Spokesman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, has said the party has not released any official statement regarding the forthcoming governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States.

In a statement he personally signed on Monday and sent to reporters in Abuja, Issa-Onilu urged the public to regard as fake news any quote on social media attributed to the party or its National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, which relates to the governorship polls.

7. AFCON 2019: Mikel Obi takes decision on playing for Super Eagles after meeting with Rohr

Middlesbrough midfielder, John Mikel Obi, is ready to make a return to the Super Eagles for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, Complete Sports reports.

The 31-year-old last played for Nigeria against Argentina, at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Mikel Obi failed to appear in any of Super Eagles six qualifying games en route Egypt 2019, prompting speculations he might have decided to call time on his international career.

However, head coach Gernot Rohr, consistently maintained that the player is still part of his team despite the midfielder’s “self exile”.

8. Two die after heavy rainfall in Uyo

Two persons have died in a flood after a heavy rainfall in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital.

The victims, a man and woman, were discovered in a gutter along Atiku Abubakar lane by GWT fuel station in Uyo after the rain that started at about 5:30pm on Sunday and stopped by 6:45pm.

According to Daily Trust, Ms Uduak Mbakara, a witness, said the unidentified victims, who were found dead inside the gutter on Monday morning were not residents of the area.

She stated that residents of the area called the police who promptly responded and took the corpses away.

9. Police arrest 9 suspected kidnappers in Kaduna

The police, on Monday confirmed the arrest of nine suspected kidnappers in Kaduna State.

Force Spokesman, Frank Mba, a Deputy Commissioner of Police, in a statement on Monday said that the suspects were arrested on May 11 by operatives attached to “Operation Puff Adder”.

According to him, the suspects are: Ayuba lawal, Saidu Bello, Abdullahi Bello, Adamu Lawal, and Umar Sani, all males and indigenes of Dan Musa Local Government Area of Katsina State.

10. 2019 recruitment: Nigeria Customs gives update as 524,315 apply

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said 524,315 applicants had successfully completed their application process in the ongoing recruitment exercise of 3,200 personnel by the service.

The Public Relations Officer of the service, Mr Joseph Attah disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Monday.

NAN reports that NCS on April 17, opened a recruitment portal to fill vacancies of 3,200.

No fewer than 800 officers are to be recruited to fill vacancies for Superintendent cadre, while 2,400 are to fill that of Customs Inspector and Customs Assistant cadre.

 

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Cyril Ramaphosa hails “new era ” as he becomes South Africa’s President

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South Africa today May 25th 2019, sworn in a new president in person of Cyril Ramaphosa, at the Loftus Versfeld Pretoria.
The event was witnessed by thousands of people, be it millitary and civilian and had in attendance Foreign leaders and generals from over 40 countries.
Aged 66, Cyril Ramaphosa who was elected unanimously by the parliament on a five-year term after his party African National Congress (ANC) won the legislative elections on the 8th of May 2019, picking up 240 seats out of the 400 available. His party (ANC) was able to gather more than 55% of the votes, which was their lowest since the overturn of apartheid over two decades ago. The newly elected president is a trade unionist and he played a major role in the struggle to end white-monority rule before a became a successful business in the country.
with new office, he his faced with a very big task of tackling the country’s problems ranging from joblessness, increased crime rate and corruption and land ownership from the whites.
“A new era has downed in our country. A brighter day is rising upon Soun Africa”, he stressed during his inaugural speech. ” This is a defining moment for a young nation like ours. It is time for us to make the future that we yearn for”. “I pledge here today that i will serve…to build the South Africa that we all want and deserve”.
“Let us declare that when we gather to celebrate the 50th year of our freedom, there shall no longer be any person in this land who is unable to meet their basic needs”.
Cabinet Tension
The newly elected president’s first serious test will be to choose a cabinet and he his expected to name the cabinent in days to come, but the post of the vice president is hanging after the deputy David Mabuza said on wednesday that he will delay taking his seat. Cyril Ramaphosa was first in power last year when his party forcefully pully Jacob Zuma out of office due to scandals making him to resign.
Cyril Ramaphosa’s swearing-in event was shifted from the Union Building’s Amphitheatre which also serves as the seat of government which was inaugurated by Nelson Mandel in 1994, to a 52,000 seater Loftus Versfeld Rughy Stadium so as to allow high attendance from the citizens.
Jacob Zuma was the only ex-president absent, because he had attended a court hearing based on charges of corruption in the sounthern city of Pieter Maritzburg. He later told reporters and his followers that he was too busy to travel to Pretoria for the newly elected president’s inauguration. “There is no time, i am fighting to stay out of jail” he said.
Over 3000 police officers were deployed for the event to ensure safety of the participants and joyous countrymen, while the soldiers were in charge of ceremonial parades.
Meanwhile, the opposition party (DA) Democratic Alliance critisized the government for being “wasteful” on the amount spent on the ceremony, accruing to over 120 million rand. “It is no secret that the south African economy is in dire straits” senior DA lawmaker John Steenhuisen stated.Cyril Ramaphosa

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When Will NECO 2019 Exams Start?

Should in incase you have question like When Will Neco 2019 Exams Start? The NIGERIA NEWS then answer your question and hereby inform you that the National Examinations Council, NECO 2019 exam timetable is out for the June/July Senior School Certificate Examination, SSCE.

As a NECO 2019 candidate and who is ready to be prepared, you having the timetable is very crucial for the success in the examination. You should get it clear that the NECO exams comes up two times in a year. One is called internal SSCE examination and the other is called External GCE examination. The internal one is the one done by student in the final year of their secondary school while the latter is done privately by not in school system.

The internal NECO exam usually tag to hold June/July while the external NECO exam do come up around November/December.

NECO TIMETABLE INFORMATION

The date range for the NECO 2019 Exams is between 20th May – 12th July, 2019.

You can download NECO timetable in PDF format below:

DOWNLOAD NECO TIMETABLE

The number of subject conducted in the internal NECO exam is 76 subjects. You can view through the scheduling of the subjects below:

Monday 20th May to Friday 31st May (Actual date and time will be fixed by the Council.)

Paper 1: Practical – Physical Education
Paper 1: Practical – Auto Mechanics
Paper 1: Practical – Woodwork
Paper 1: Practical – Home Management
Paper 1: Practical – Foods and Nutrition
Paper 1: Performance Test, Music Technology/Alternative
Paper IV: Aural Music
Paper IV: Oral French
Paper IV: Oral Arabic
Paper 1: Practical – Auto Body Repair and Spray Painting
Paper 1: Auto Electrical Work
Paper 1: Practical – Auto Mechanical Work
Paper 1: Practical – Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
Paper 1: Practical – Welding and Fabrication, Engineering Craft Practice
Paper 1: Practical – Electrical Installation & Maintenance Work
Paper 1: Practical – Radio, Television and Electronics Work
Paper 1: Practical – Blocklaying, Bricklaying and Concrete Work
Paper IV: Exhibition – Painting and Decoration
Paper 1: Practical – Plumbing and Pipe Fitting
Paper 1: Practical – Machine Woodworking
Paper 1: Practical – Carpentry and Joinery
Paper 1: Practical – Furniture Making
Paper 1: Practical – Upholstery
Paper 1: Practical – Catering Craft Practice
Paper 1: Practical – Garment Making
Paper 1: Practical – Clothing and Textiles
Paper IV: Exhibition – Dyeing and Bleaching
Paper IV: Exhibition – Printing Craft Practice
Paper 1: Practical – Cosmetology
Paper IV: Exhibition – Photography
Paper IV: Exhibition – Leather Goods, Manufacturing and Repair
Paper 1: Practical – GSM Maintenance and Repairs
Paper IV: Progressive Assessments – Animal Husbandry

Monday 3rd to Friday 7th June

SALLAH BREAK

Monday 10th June

Paper 1: Practical – Physics — 10:00am – 12:45pm
Paper 1: Written Comprehension – French — 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Paper II: Written Expression – French — 3:00pm- 4:45pm

Tuesday 11th June

Paper 1: Practical – Agricultural Science — 10:00am – 11:30am
Paper 1: Practical – Technical Drawing — 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Thursday 13th June

Paper 1: Practical – Chemistry — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay Government – 2:00pm – 4:40pm

Friday 14th June

Paper III & 1: Objective & Practical / Physical – Geography — 10:00am – 12:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Music — 3:00pm – 5:30pm
Paper III &. II: Objective & Essay – Visual Art — 3:00pm – 6:00pm

Monday 17th June

Paper 1: Practical – Biology — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper 1: Drawing – Building Construction — 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – History — 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Tuesday 18th June —

Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Civic Education – 10:00am- 1:00pm
Paper III & II: Objective, Essay & Literature – Arabic — 2:00pm – 5:30pm

Wednesday 19th June

Paper II & III: Essay & Objective – English Language — 10:00am – 12:45pm
Paper IV: Test of Orals – English Language — 1:00pm- 1:45pm
Paper lll & II: Objective & Essay – Woodwork — 3:00pm- 5:00pm

Thursday 20th June

Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Physics — 10:00am- 1:00pm
Paper III & IV: Objective & Drawing – Technical Drawing — 2:00pm – 4:30pm

Friday 21st June

Paper II: Essay – Human and Regional Geography — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper II: Drama & Poetry – Literature in English — 3:00pm- 4:40pm

Monday 24th June

Paper III: Objective – General Mathematics — 10:00am – 11:45am
Paper II: Essay – General Mathematics — 12:00noon – 2:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Physical Education — 3:30pm- 5:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Building Construction — 3:30pm- 5:30pm

Tuesday 25th June

Paper 111 & II: Objective & Essay – Commerce – 10:00am – 12:40pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Basic Electricity – 10:00am – 12:15pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Agricultural Science – 2:00pm – 4:30pm

Wednesday 26th June

Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Biology — 10:00am – 12:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Auto Mechanics — 2:00pm- 4:30pm
Paper III: Objective – Financial Accounting — 2:00pm- 3:20pm
Paper II: Theory & Practice – Financial Accounting — 3:20pm- 5:50pm

Thursday 27th June

Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Economics — 10:00am- 1:00pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Insurance — 2:00pm – 4:40pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Electronics — 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Friday 28th June

Paper III & IV: Objective & Prose – Literature in English — 10:00am- 12:15pm
Paper IV: Drawing & Design – Woodwork — 10:00am -12 noon
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Home Management — 3:00pm- 5:30pm

Monday 1st July

Paper IV: Creative Design – Visual Art — 10:00am- 1:00pm
Paper 1: Drawing – Visual Art — 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Paper 1: Practical – Metal Work — 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Tuesday 2nd July

Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Hausa — 10:00am- 1:00pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Igbo — 10:00am- 1:00pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Yoruba — 10:00am- 1:00pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Edo — 10:00am- 1:00pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Efik — 10:00am- 1:00pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Ibibio — 10:00am- 1:00pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Chemistry — 2:30pm- 5:30pm

Wednesday 3rd July

Paper III: Objective – Further Mathematics — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper II: Essay – Further Mathematics — 12:15pm – 2:45pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Christian Religious Studies — 3:00pm – 5:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Islamic Studies — 3:00pm – 5:30pm

Thursday 4th July

Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Computer Studies — 10:00am- 1:00pm
Paper 1: Test of Practical – Health Education — 2:00pm- 3:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Health Education — 3:35pm- 5:35pm

Friday 5th July

Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Foods & Nutrition — 10:00am- 12:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Metal Work — 3:00pm – 5:30pm

Monday 8th July

Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Auto-Body Repair and Spray Painting — 10:00am- 12:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Auto Electrical Work — 10:00am- 12:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Auto Mechanical work — 10:00am – 12:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Welding & Fabrication Engineering Craft — 10:00am- 1:00pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Plumbing & Pipe Fitting — 10:00am – 12:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Tourism — 10:00am- 1:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Store Keeping — 10:00am – 12:40pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Book Keeping — 10:00am- 1:50pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Salesmanship — 10:00am – 12:40pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Catering Craft Practice — 10:00am – 12:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Clothing & Textiles — 10:00am – 12:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Auto Parts Merchandising — 10:00am – 12:15pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Radio, Television & Electronics Work — 10:00am – 12:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Cosmetology — 10:00am – 12:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Minning — 10:00am – 12:45pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Data Processing — 10:00am- 1:00pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – GSM Maintenance & Repairs — 10:00am- 1:00pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Marketing — 10:00am – 12:40pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay- Garment Making — 10:00am – 12:30pm
Paper IV: Drawing & Design – Furniture Making — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Furniture Making — 12:30pm- 2:15pm
Paper 1: Practical – Electronics — 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Paper lll & II: Objective & Essay – Office Practice — 2:30pm – 5:30pm

Tuesday 9th July

Paper I: Practical – Computer Studies — 10:00am- 1:00pm

Wednesday 10th July

Paper 1: Practical – Data Processing — 10:00am – 1:00pm

Thursday 11th July

Paper 1(b): Painting and Decoration (Practical) — 10:00am- 4:00pm
Paper 1(b): Dyeing and Bleaching (Practical) — 10:00am- 4:00pm
Paper 1(b): Printing Craft Practice (Practical) — 10:00am- 4:00pm
Paper 1(b): Photography (Practical) — 10:00am- 4:00pm
Paper 1(b): Leather Goods Manufacturing and Repair (Practical) — 10:00am- 4:00pm
Paper 1: Practical – Mining — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper 1: Practical – Fisheries — 10:00am – 11:30am
Paper 1: Practical – Animal Husbandry — 10:00am – 11:30am
Paper 1: Practical – Stenography — 10:00am- 11:17am
Paper IV: Practical – Stenography (Word Processing) — 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Paper 1: Practical – Basic Electricity — 2:00pm- 5:00pm

Friday 12th July

Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration — 10:00am – 11:40am
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Electrical In&allation & Maintenance Work — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Blocklaying, Bricklaying & Concrete Work — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Machine Woodworking — 10:00am – 11:40am
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Carpentry & Joinery — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Upholstery — 10:00am – 11:30am
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Stenography — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Animal Husbandry — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Fisheries — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper 1(a): Painting and Decoration (Report Writing) — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper 1(a): Dyeing and Bleaching (Report Writing) — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper 1(a): Printing Craft Practice (Report Writing) — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper 1(a): Photography (Report Writing) — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper 1(a): Leather Goods Manufacturing and Repair (Report Writing) — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Store Management — 3:00pm – 5:40pm

Every Neco Candidate and Secondary Schools Should Note The Underlisted Information As Regard The NECO 2019 Exams:

  • FOR PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND AUTO MECHANICS PRACTICAL PAPER I; FRENCH, MUSIC AND ARABIC PAPER IV, THE SPECIFIC VENUES FOR THE EXAMINATION SHOULD BE CONFIRMED FROM NECO STATE OFFICES.
  • PRACTICAL IN SCIENCES, STENOGRAPHY,COMPUTER STUDIES & DATA PROCESSING CAN BE IN SETS WHERE THE NUMBER OF CANDIDATES IS LARGE AND THE EQUIPMENT CANNOT GO ROUND.
  • VISUAL ARTS PAPER IV [CREATIVE DESIGN] SHOULD BE GIVEN TO CANDIDATES AT LEAST ONE WEEK BEFORE THE EXAMINATION DATE.
  • WELDING & FABRICATION AND ENGINEERING CRAFT PRACTICE SHOULD BE GIVEN TO CANDIDATES AT LEAST THREE WEEK BEFORE THE EXAMINATION
  • NIGERIAN LANGUAGES (HAUSA, IGBO, YORUBA, EDO, EFIK AND IBIBIO) INCLUDE LITERATURE ASPECT.
  • ALBINOS AND BLIND CANDIDATES ARE TO BE ALLOWED 30 EXTRA MINUTES AT THE END OF EACH SUBJECT.
  • BLIND CANDIDATES MUST MAKE USE OF THE NECO SUPPLIED OBR CUSTOMISED BRAILLE SHEET FOR THE EXAMINATION.
  • DYEING AND BLEACHING IB, PHOTOGRAPH IB, PAINTING AND DECORATION IB, PRINTING CRAFT PRACTICE IB, LEATHER GOODS MANUFACTURING AND REPAIR IB, SHOUD BE GIVEN TO CANDIDATES AT LEAST TWO WEEKS BEFORE THE EXAMINATION DATE.
  • USE OF SCIENTIFIC CALCULATOR IS ALLOWED
  • USE OF PROGRAMMABLE CALCULATOR OR ANY PROGRAMMABLE DEVICE IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED.
    BRINGING GSM INTO THE EXAMINATION HALL IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED.
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