WPFD: NUJ Benue state council calls for protection of journalists

The chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Benue State Council, Mrs Victoria Asher, has called on government and security agencies to ensure adequate protection for journalist as partners in the Nigerian project.

The chairman made the call in a press statement signed on her behalf by the [...]

Sun, 05 May 2019

2019 UTME results out this week -JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has assured candidates of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, that results would be ready from April 29.

The Board’s Head of Media and Publicity, Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of [...]

Mon, 29 April 2019

No new salary scale for Armed Forces – Defence Hqtrs

The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, has said that a new salary structure had not been approved for the members of the Armed Forces of Nigeria, AFN.

DHQ was reacting to a “fictitious document” being circulated on some social media platforms in that regard.

“The DHQ therefore, [...]

Mon, 29 April 2019

Embassy of China host media tour on Belt and Road initiative

As part of activities to increase to increase awareness on the forthcoming Belt & Road Initiative in Beijing, the Embassy of China hosted a media tour for journalists in the FCT.

The journalists visited the Abuja-Kaduna Train Service as well as the Abuja rail mass transit project, which sho [...]

Mon, 29 April 2019

NGF plan induction for new, returning governors

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, has said it will be organizing an induction programme for newly-elected and returning governors.

The initiative is aimed at supporting incoming governors to develop key governance and management skills that will enable them transition from campaigning to [...]

Mon, 29 April 2019

Unity Schools: 75,635 jostle for 25,000 admission spaces

No fewer than 75, 635 candidates sat for the 2019 Common Entrance Examination into the 104 Federal Unity Colleges on Saturday.

The examination which was conducted by the National Examinations Council, NECO, is expected to fill only 25,000 admission spaces in all 104 unity schools across the cou [...]

Mon, 29 April 2019

Fidelity Bank records 34% profit in Q1 results

Fidelity Bank Plc recorded impressive turnover in the first quarter of 2019, as the banks profit margin is said to have surged by 34.0percent for the period ended March 31, 2019.

Details of the lender’s first quarter results released at the Nigerian Stock Exchange shows the bank’s p [...]

Mon, 29 April 2019

3 FCT schools get reward for emerging top in nat quiz

The FCT flag was lifted high when three of its Junior Schools from FCT Universal Basic Education Board received various cash reward as they emerged the overall winner, 1st runner-up and 2nd runner-up respectively in a recent National Children Quiz Competition held in FCT.

The three schools are [...]

Mon, 29 April 2019


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