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Provosts want CoEs excluded from JAMB

The Committee of Provosts of Colleges of Education, CoEs, has recommended the exclusion of the colleges from the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB.
In a communiqué issued at the committee's 76th regular me [...]

Sun, 01 May 2016


Benue assembly kicks against relocation of NECO office

The Benue State House of Assembly has rejected the planned relocation of the zonal office of the National Examination Council, NECO to Ilorin, Kwara state.
Mr Ianna Jato, PDP-Katsina-Ala, in a motion during one of their sittings urged the House to condemn the planned relocation of the zonal offi [...]

Sun, 01 May 2016


Malaria accounts for high date rate in Nigeria - NIMR

As Nigeria joins other countries to commemorate World Malaria Day, the Director General of Nigeria Institute of Medical Research, NIMR, Dr. Innocent Ujah, has lamented the high percentage of death caused by malaria.
In a joint collaboration between NIMR and Malaria Society of Nigeria, MSN, to co [...]

Sun, 01 May 2016


FG assures environment for culture, tourism to thrive

The Federal Government has said the change administration will provide the much desired environment for arts, culture and tourism to thrive and develop through the massive upgrading of infrastructure.
President Muhammadu Buhari made this known in his address at the National Summit on Culture and [...]

Sun, 01 May 2016


Lawmaker pledges quality representation to constituents

The lawmaker representing Udu Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly, Hon Peter Uviejitobor, has promised to represent his people well.
Speaking with journalists in Asaba, he stated that his election was an opportunity for him to serve his people effectively for growth and development [...]

Sun, 01 May 2016


Emir denies meeting Buhari on Ilorin-Jebba road contract

The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has said that there was no iota of truth in that he recently met with President Muhammadu Buhari over the Ilorin-Jebba road contract.
In a statement by the emir last Thursday through the national secretary of Shehu Alimi Foundation for Peace and D [...]

Sun, 01 May 2016


NOA tasks Nigerians on Made in Nigeria goods

The Acting Director General of the National Orientation Agency, NOA, Mrs. Ngozi Ekeoba, has tasked Nigerians on keying into the present administration’s promotion of Made-in-Nigeria goods for the growth of the economy and development of the country.
She made this known when the management [...]

Sun, 01 May 2016


Rights group condemns herdsmen killings

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has condemned the invasion of Ukpabi Nimbo Community in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area Council by suspected armed Fulani terrorists and the killing of nearly 100 villagers.
The rights group noted that either the failure of intelligence or [...]

Sun, 01 May 2016


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