17-Year-Old Girl Who Got A1 In All Subjects In WAEC Dies

Chisom, a 17-year-old girl who got A’s in the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), has lost her life. It was learnt that Chisom got 7 A1s, and emerged the best student from her school, Graceland college in Enugu last year. She won many awards in her school, and now death has caught short the life of this Young girl. According to a Facebook user, Michael Okoli who shared that sad news on the platform, Chisom died following a sickness which started off as a leg pain, but became severe over the year. The father of the girl who is a Professor, shared a very touching story of how his daughter died on Facebook. According to what he posted, the young girl started complaining of having a pain in the leg and just like every father that desires the best for their child, he decided to fly her to South Africa because he didn’t have trust in the medical system of this country. “At first, they were happy with her recovery rate, but they never knew it was going to end lik

INEC Registers 49,000 New Voters in Sokoto, Others

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Tuesday said it has registered 49,000 new voters in Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara States in the last two months.

The National Commissioner in charge of the three states, Hajiya Amina Zakari, stated this in Kware Local Government Area of Sokoto State shortly after monitoring the conduct of the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) in Sokoto South, Sokoto North, Kware, Wurno and Rabah Local Government councils.

She disclosed that 16,000 new voters were registered in Zamfara, 13,000 in Kebbi and 20,000 in Sokoto since the commencement of the exercise on April 28, 2017.

According to her, the exercise is going smoothly in all the areas so far visited in the state.

The INEC National Commissioner however observed some negligible lapses that were not in anyway hampering the smooth conduct of the exercise which  include challenges of epileptic power supply that had been taken care of with the provision of generators.