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JAMB’s far-reaching reforms

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On March 18, 2019, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, announced at a critical stakeholders meeting in Abuja that it has put certain innovations in place f [...]

Sat, 06 April 2019


Chad fires chief of staff after Boko Haram attack kills 23 soldiers

Chad President Idriss Deby has fired his armed forces chief of staff following the latest bout of unrest which culminated in a Boko Haram attack that left 23 dead.

Deby fired Brahim Seid Mahamat and his two deputies by presidential decree after six years in the post on Friday night just hours a [...]

Sat, 23 March 2019


Inconclusive elections in Nigeria

Last week, all but three states were yet to conclude the electoral process in determining who the elected governors after the supplementary elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

 

 

 

The elections [...]

Fri, 22 March 2019


Voter apathy mar FCT elections

Scanty polling units with unenthusiastic electorates casually strolling in to cast their ballots were regular sight in most polling units at the just concluded governorship and state house of assembly elections in Abuja.

 

 

 

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Sun, 10 March 2019


US citizens will need a visa to visit Europe starting in 2021

US citizens traveling to Europe without a visa will be a thing of the past come 2021.

The European Union announced on Friday that American travelers will need a new type of visa -- a European Travel Information and Authorization System or ETIAS -- to visit the European Schengen Area.

The [...]

Sun, 10 March 2019


Earnestly contend for the faith Jude 1:3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unt [...]

Mon, 25 February 2019


Trump to delay further tariffs on Chinese goods

President Donald Trump has announced that the US will delay imposing further trade tariffs on Chinese goods.

The rise in import duties on Chinese goods from 10% to 25% was due to come into effect on 1 March.

Mr Trump said both sides had made "substantial progress" in trade talk [...]

Mon, 25 February 2019


Brexit: Theresa May under pressure to consider Brexit delay

Theresa May is facing growing calls to say she would delay Brexit rather than leave the EU if no deal is in place by the end of March.

A new plan from some Tory MPs suggests ministers postpone Brexit until 23 May "to conclude negotiations".

It is being suggested as an alternati [...]

Mon, 25 February 2019


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