1. Mohammed Adamu has been affirmed as the substantive Inspector General of Police, IGP. His affirmation was declared Thursday at the police board meeting which was managed by President Muhammadu Buhari.
2. The Minister of Education, Adamu, has issued December 2019 due date for instructors who neglect to enroll and permit with Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria. Adamu cautioned that any instructor, who neglected to enroll with the body by December, would not be permitted to educate in Nigeria schools.
3. A Plateau State High Court, on Thursday, issued a between time order preventing Gov Simon Lalong from messing with the arrangement of the Gbong Gwom Jos Traditional Council. The directive was issued by Justice Christine Dabur, in the wake of tuning in to Mr. Niri Darong, insight to seven “famous children of Berom country,” who had hauled the state government before him over the making of two popular committees out of the Jos Traditional Council.
4. The Minister of Labor and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has exposed charges by the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and the Nigeria Labor Congress (NLC) that he had plans to banish NUPENG. Elucidating that he had no aim of forbidding NUPENG or any association at all, the Ministry focused on that unavoidably, and he was engaged in doing as such if the need emerged.
5. Previous National Vice-Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olabode George, has pummeled a former Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, for depicting ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo as a religious and ethnic biased person. He blamed Lamido for slighting Obasanjo, whom, as indicated by him (George) was a concerned patriot.
6. The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum has restricted the arrangement by the Federal Government to set up a radio station for herders. It said the declaration came at once the Federal Government had been going about as the data arm of Boko Haram and Fulani herders by dissing the right translation of the gatherings exercises by previous President Olusegun Obasanjo as an endeavor to “Fulanis” Nigeria.
7. The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal on Thursday rejected the suit recorded by the Hope Democratic Party (HDP) and its Presidential Candidate, Mr. Ambrose Aworu, trying to stop President Muhammadu Buhari’s introduction. The lead judgment, conveyed by Justice Joseph Ikyechi, rejected the application for lacking legitimacy.
8. Kogi Police direction, on Thursday, captured 24 people suspected to be hijackers, outfitted looters, and highwaymen. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Hakeem Busari, expressed this on Thursday in Lokoja, while preparation newsmen, said that four people – Adamu Hassan, Umar Salihu, Ibrahim Musa, Usman Abubakar, and Muhammed Bello – suspected to be herders were captured on a tip-off by agents of “Activity Puff Adder”.
9. The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has named the University of Ilorin (UniIlorin), as the most bought in college by hopefuls in the 2019 confirmation work out. Is-haq Oloyede, the Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), who uncovered the data at 2018 National Tertiary Admission’s Performance Merit Award held in Abuja, on Thursday, said an aggregate of 86,401 hopefuls connected to UniIlorin, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Kaduna State, with 74,635 applicants and University of Benin (Uniben) with 70,322, developed second and third most bought in colleges, separately.
10. Nigerians have responded to danger by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to set out on another across the nation strike. ASUU on Thursday took steps to set out on a new mechanical activity if the Federal Government neglects to indicate duty towards executing the 2019 Memorandum of Action, yet Nigerians are approaching them to sheathe their sword.