Oloyede calls for national debate on tertiary cut-off marks

JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, has called for a national debate on the propriety of cut-off marks, suggesting that institutions should be allowed to determine the kind of candidates they want. 

Oloyede argued, in a statement, that the uniformity of cut-off marks doesn't make any sense when colleges of education and polytech [...]

FG to implement “climate-smart’ agriculture

The Federal Government said it will implement “climate-smart” agriculture under the Nigeria’s National Determined Contributions, NDC, programme.
The Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, said to achieve the implementation, Nigeria in September 2016 aligned itself to the Adapt [...]

Sat, 22 October 2016

Telecom operators faults NCC’s 2.6GHz spectrum auction

Some telecommunication operators in the country said they stayed away from the recent auction for spectrum license, to protest what they believe was pre-arranged to allow big operators win the license.
The Nigeria Communications Commission, NCC, had in June this year, announced MTN Nigeria as the winner of six, of the 14 available slots in [...]

Sat, 22 October 2016

Autism Lights Presents Parent’s Guide on Understanding Autism

Autism is a widely misunderstood developmental disorder that is generally diagnosed in early childhood and has been the recent subject of much media and medical attention in Kenya and abroad.
While there has been a noted improvement in diagnostic and therapeutic options for children and their families in developing nations, the att [...]

Wed, 26 October 2016

Delta LP plan ahead of 2019, seeks credible candidate

The chairman of Labour Party, LP, Delta state, Chief Tony Ezeagwu, has stated that the party was not disturbed about the exit of Chief Great Ovedje Ogboru, the party’s governorship candidate in 2015 election who has now defected to the All Progressives Congress.

Ezeagwu in a addressing a press conference in Asaba stated that the con [...]

Sat, 15 October 2016

N26million registration scam: Stduents, bank trade blame

The Students Representative Council of Federal College of Education, FCE Zaria, has accused the First Bank of Nigeria, Zaria main branch, of involvement in the alleged diversion of N26 million students’ registration fees.

The bank has however dismissed the allegation as spurious, saying that it had no case to answer.

A total [...]

Sat, 15 October 2016

400 police cadets appeal to IGP over promotion

About 400 cadet inspectors from Ondo, Kwara, Kogi, Edo and Cross River states that are yet to be promoted after their 2009/2010 promotional examination have cried to the Inspector General of Police, Idris Abubakar, and the Police Service Commission, PSC, to look into their matter.

Speaking to journalists, last Thursday in Ilorin, spokespe [...]

Sat, 15 October 2016

Age falsification trial: Pray for me, Ayade begs Cross Riverians

Ahead of the December 9 Supreme Court judgment on his age falsification trial, Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has asked the people of the state to pray for him as he said he called by God to govern in order to provide needed dividends of democracy to the people.

Addressing hundreds of his supporters at the Margaret Ekpo International Airpo [...]

Sat, 15 October 2016

Nigeria will honour its bilateral pacts – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the federal government was committed to all the bilateral agreements between Nigeria and other countries, particularly in the cultural sector.
The minister gave the assurance in Abuja on Friday when he received the German Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Bernard Schlagheck, w [...]

Sat, 15 October 2016


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PhotoOloyede calls for national debate on tertiary cut-off marks

JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, has called for a national debate on the propriety of cut-off marks, suggesting that institutions should be all [...]

28 October 2016

PhotoSenate suspends amendment of JAMB Act

The Nigerian Senate has suspended the proposed amendment of the Act establishing the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB.

A state [...]

28 October 2016