Godfrey AKON

2019 UTME: why JAMB recorded highest register

As the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, prepares to announce a date for the commencement of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, the Board has said the slash in registration fees accounted for the high number of candidates it registered for the exercise.

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Mon, 04 March 2019

2019 UTME: JAMB registers 1,868,843 candidates

No fewer than 1,868,843 candidates have registered for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB. 

JAMB disclosed this in its weekly bulletin released by its Head of Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin, after concluding [...]

Mon, 25 February 2019

FCT INEC salutes security, party agents

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has commended security and party agents for their cooperation with the commission during Saturday’s polls.

In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, the Head of Department, Vo [...]

Mon, 25 February 2019

ICDB: FG urges media to provide access to children

As Nigeria joins other nations to celebrate the 2019 International Children's Day of Broadcasting, ICDB, on March 3, the Federal Government has charged the Media to provide access to children to air their views on issues bothering them.

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohamm [...]

Mon, 25 February 2019

FG licences 30 new varsities in four years

The Federal Government has said it licensed 30 new universities between 2015 and 2019 as part of efforts to address inadequate access to university education in the country.

Speaking at a weekend press briefing in Abuja, the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, said the 30 new universities [...]

Mon, 25 February 2019

KOICA to complete Nigeria-Korea Model School Abuja

Korea International Cooperation Agency, KOICA, has expressed commitment towards completing on-going KOICA interventions in Nigeria especially the Nigeria-Korea Model School located in Abuja.

Newly-appointed Country Director of KOICA to Nigeria, Mr. Woochan Chang, said the agency also plans to e [...]

Mon, 25 February 2019

SHORT STORY The Battle of the Crabs






Long long ago, a shrimp was walking cheerfully on a beach when it saw a dozen land crabs crawling towards the sea. Curious, it went towards the crabs to ask what so many of th [...]

Mon, 25 February 2019

How FCT residents reacted to polls postponement

 As Nigerians observed one of the freest Saturdays since independence following the postponement of the February 16 general elections by INEC, residents of the Federal Capital Territory, are, however, overwhelmed by the development. 

A cross section of residents who spoke to our corre [...]

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