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THE Federal Government recently expressed a desire to make hostel accommodation compulsory for all universities. Professor Julius Okojie, Executive Secretary of the Nigeria University Commission (NUC), broached the initiative while representing President Muhammadu Buhari at the 21st convocation ceremony of the University of Uyo.

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The controversy over the appointment of a new traditional ruler for Ile-Ife was laid to rest on October 27 with the naming of Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi as the Ooni of Ife by the Osun State government. The new king made a triumphant entry into the historical town on October 28, to begin the rites for his installation as the 51st Ooni . His coronation is expected to hold at the end of the rites which will last for 21 days.

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ON October 24, the Rivers State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja nullified the victory of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Mr. Nyesom Wike in the April 11, 2015 governorship poll in the state on account of what it described as widespread “irregularities and violence.”

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With President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointment of a substantive chairman and five national commissioners for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the legal hindrances to the November 21 and December 5 gubernatorial polls in Kogi and Bayelsa states, respectively, have now been cleared. There is no longer any cogent reason to put the polls on hold as earlier speculated in some quarters.

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