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FG bans SS1 and SS2 students from taking WAEC, NECO, NABTEB


Senior secondary school students 1 and 2 have been reportedly barred by the federal government, from sitting for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), National Examination Council (NECO) and National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB).

The directive was reportedly conveyed in a circular issued to principals of federal unity schools by the Federal Ministry of Education.

In the circular signed by Binta Abdulkadir, Director, Senior Secondary Education at the education ministry and distributed to principals of unity schools, the Federal Ministry of Education also directed principals of unity schools to expel senior students who sit for external examinations before SS3 class, as they could distract other students from achieving their goals.

It read;

“The ministry’s attention has been drawn to the flagrant disregard to its directive on (the) writing of external examinations such as NABTEB (NTC and NBC), WASSCE, NECO (SSCE) by SS1 and SS2 students.

“Students who are involved in the practice find it difficult to settle down on serious studies. They become unruly and distract other students from achieving their goals.

“Any student caught to have written any of the above examinations in SS1 or SS2 classes will be expelled from the college. All students must write these examinations after they have been duly registered for the examination by the college.

“All students of Federal Unity College should adhere strictly to the content of this circular. And Principals are advised to bring the content of this circular to the knowledge of all parents of the college.”

FG issues security alert ahead of 61st Independence Anniversary


The Federal Government has alerted the general public to heighten security activities preparatory to the events marking the country’s 61st Independence anniversary.

The alert was contained in a statement released by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, today September 24.

The Minister however urged residents of the Federal Capital Territory and its environs not to panic and to go about their legitimate activities.

”Residents are enjoined to report suspicious persons and movements to the security agencies through the following numbers: 09-6305396, 08031230631, 08032003557 and 122” he said

Nigeria will celebrate her 61st independence next Friday, October 1, 2021.

“I will reach out to the needy if I win, I know how it feels to be in need” – Liquorose

Big Brother Naija season 6 housemate, Liquorose has revealed her plans and what she intends to do if she eventually wins the grand prize(N90m), she revealed this during an interactive session with Big Brother.

Liquorose told big brother that she never knew she would be in the final, considering the number of people that came for the audition and then those that came to the house.

Big Brother asked Liquorose what she will do with the money if she becomes the winner of the show. She replied by telling biggie that she will first of all, set up her family, then reach out to the needy, giving the reasons that she knows how it feels to be in need.

Finally, the 26-year-old told big brother that she will also set up a dance studio because she is a professional dancer and she knows they are many dancers out there who can not afford the money to go to a dance studio.

“I didn’t tell my mom I was coming to BBNaija because of village people” – Whitemoney opens up

Big Brother Naija Shine Ya Eye Housemate, Whitemoney, has revealed the reason why he did not inform his mother that he was coming for the Big Brother Naija Show.

Whitemoney made the revelation during Friday’s Dairy session with Big Brother, he disclosed that the two Persons he has missed since he came to the show are his godmother, and the woman that gave birth to him, his mom. Speaking further, Whitemoney told Big Brother that when he was coming to the show, he choose not to tell his mom and wanted it to be a secret until he finally makes it into the house.

He further explained that the reason he chose to keep his journey to the big brother house a secret from his mom, was because of his village people.

He didn’t want the village people to know that he was coming for the show, and one of the ways of achieving that was by not telling his mom.

Whitemoney also said that Before he came to the house, he was not in any relationship and that since 2015, when his last romantic relationship ended, he has not been involved in anyone.

“My sweet mommy, I hope you are proud of me” – Nengi says, as she remembers her late mum


Popularly reality star, Rebecca Nengi Hampson, has taken to her official Twitter handle to pay tribute to her late mother who passed away many years ago, saying she hopes that she (her late mother) is proud of the kind of woman she have become.

While sharing on her official Twitter handle, the former Big Brother Naija housemate, Nengi Hampson said, “My sweet mommy. I hope you are proud of me. It hurts that you are not here with me, and I miss you everyday. You would have been 57 years old today. I miss you and I love you so much, Mama Flora”

See tweet below…

“My attraction to Jackie B started when she said that she doesn’t mind being a housewife” – Whitemoney

Whitemoney, one of the popular big brother naija shine ya eyes housemates has revealed why he got attracted to Jackie B before her eviction from the house.

Whitemoney, in his recent conversation with Cross, revealed that he started developing feelings for Jackie B when she revealed that she doesn’t mind being a stay at home wife.

“My attraction to Jackie B started when she said that she doesn’t mind being a home wife”.

Whitemoney further stated that his kind of woman is one who puts family first and he saw that in Jackie B. He further stated that being a stay at home wife is not a guarantee that she would not be a financial woman as well.

He added that a woman that can take care of the family and still be financially capable and supportive to the family is a unique woman and that kind of woman is rare to find nowadays.

I have a crush on Richard Mofe Damijo ‘RMD’ – Angel reveals

BBNaija housemate, Angel has disclosed that she has a crush on Nigerian actor, RMD.

After Nini returned to the house after being missing for 24 hours, housemates decided to do something that will spice their night up. They decided to play a question and answer game led by Cross.

During the game, Angel was asked to mention one celebrity she has a crush on and she mentioned RMD.

Richard Mofe-Damijo, popularly known as RMD, is a Nigerian actor, writer, producer, and lawyer. He is also a former Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State. In 2005 he won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.

While complimenting RMD who looks very attractive even at age 60 she said does mind dating older men. If readers will recall, Angel mentioned during the week that she can date a man older than her depending on his looks.

George Floyd killer Derek Chauvin appeals against 22 years conviction


Former Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, convicted of the murder of African-American man George Floyd in 2020 has decided to appeal against his conviction.

Chauvin was sentenced to over 22 years in jail after kneeling on Floyd’s neck for more than nine minutes in March 2020.

His death sparked mass protests against racism and police brutality in the US and all over the world.

He was found guilty of second-degree murder and other charges, was barred from owning firearms for life and also told to register as a predatory offender.

Derek Chauvin, a white man, says there were issues with the jury at the trial and that it should not have taken place in the US state of Minneapolis, citing bias against him.

According to court documents filed on Thursday, September 23, Chauvin alleges that the trial judge abused his discretion at several key points of the case, including denying a request to postpone or move the hearing from Minneapolis due to pre-trial publicity.

Chauvin also said he had no legal representative for the appeal process as the Minnesota police department’s “obligation to pay for my representation terminated upon my conviction and sentencing”,

Chauvin then asked the US Supreme Court to review an earlier decision to deny him a publicly-financed lawyer.

Chauvin, 45, was given 90 days from the date of his sentencing on 25 June to appeal against his conviction.

Some of Buhari’s critics dine with him at Aso Rock – Femi Adesina


Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the Nigerian President on Media and Publicity, has said that a number of President Muhammadu’s Buhari’s fiercest critics dine with him at Aso Rock in Abuja.

He made this known in an opinion piece titled, “Buhari, FFK, And The Quality Of Mercy”.

In the article, Adesina addressed the commotion that greeted Femi Fani-Kayode’s defection to the All Progressives Congress and the reception he got from Buhari after his defection.

Adesina said a lot of loyal APC members were “hopping mad” that FFK was readmitted into the party and was hosted by Buhari himself.

He added that Buhari’s action shows his “amazing capacity to forgive, to show mercy, and let bygones be bygones.”

“How many of us can do that? Not many,” Adesina added.

Adesina added that working with Buhari has made him witness first-hand, the president’s ability to accommodate and forgive even his fiercest critics. He said he has visited Buhari multiple times only to find him dining with people who have insulted him publicly.

Adesina wrote: “I have worked with the President for over six years. And I have seen amazing things in terms of accommodation and capacity to forgive. I have visited him at home many times in the evenings, only to find at dinner table with him people who had been abusing his forefathers on television earlier in the day.

“This President has a capacity to forgive, and forget. And make peace. That was what he displayed in the case of FFK. Nothing short of divine attribute, which me and you should covet and seek to approximate.”

“After preaching against expensive cars” – Nigerians react as founder of Deeper Life Bible Church, Pastor Kumuyi arrives a crusade in a limousine car (photos)


Founder of Deeper Life Bible Church, Pastor W.F. Kumuyi arrived for an event in Abuja in an expensive car that got social media buzzing.

In photos shared on his official Facebook page, Kumuyi was seen alighting from a platinum limousine car while being received by church officials. He is said to be attending the crusade in the capital city with his wife.

The photos drew mixed reactions from Nigerians and here are some comments below…..

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