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February 16, 2018 7:58 PM Constitutional amendment: Youths give Presidency, NASS 30 days ultimatum

A coalition of 54 youth organisations across the country under the aegis of the ‘Not Too Young to Run Movement’ have given the Presidency, National Assembly and State Houses of Assembly 30 days to conclude all the on-going constitutional amendments as the 2019 election is 365 days away. Convener of the ‘Not Too Young to Run’ movement, Mr. Samson Itodo 17

February 15, 2018 10:18 PM JAMB: Video of staff claiming snake swallowed N36m finally surfaces‎ [WATCH]

A team of auditors had been dispatched to different state offices of JAMB to take inventory of the sold and unsold scratch cards and recover whatever money that might have either been generated or mismanaged during the period of the sale of scratch cards. On their visit to Makurdi office of JAMB, a sales clerk, Philomina Chieshe, told JAMB registrar 13

February 15, 2018 12:19 PM Former Abia commissioner dumps PDP for APC

Former Commissioner for Information and Strategy in Abia, Dr. Anthony Agbazuere has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The onetime Special Adviser on Public Orientation to Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu, and former chairman of Isiala Ngwa South Local Government Area of the state told the News Agency of Nigeria 19

February 13, 2018 1:59 PM New students to pay N35,000 for UI acceptance fee

The University of Ibadan (UI), has released the admission list for those who chose the institution in the 2017/2018 UTME / Direct Entry admission exercise. A statement released by the institution published on its website implored all those who chose UI to visit admission portal of the candidates on http://www.admissions.ui.edu.ng. The statement advised 17

February 13, 2018 1:30 PM JAMB closes registration for 2018 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has closed registration for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). This was confirmed in a statement signed by the board’s spokesman, Fabian Benjamin, on Tuesday. He said candidates who paid and obtained pins but have not been able to register, have 24 hours to complete their registration 19

February 12, 2018 5:58 PM Nigerian Army begins promotion examination

The Nigerian Army has commenced its 2018 practical promotion examination for 173 officers, who are seeking promotion from the rank of lieutenant to captain. The Examination President, Maj.-Gen. Adeku Salihu, flagged off the one-week exercise at the headquarters of 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, on Monday. Salihu disclosed that the 173 male and female 15

February 10, 2018 6:47 PM PDP risks worst defeat in 2019 – Party chieftain, Jallo

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna, Alhaji Hussain Jallo, has called on the party leadership to avoid impunity and imposition of candidates or be prepared to face worst defeat in 2019 elections. Jallo spoke when some national and Kaduna State executives visited him at his residence in Rigachikun, in Kaduna on Saturday. “If the main opposition 16

February 7, 2018 11:12 AM Jamb Announces Extension Of 2018 UTME Registration

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has disclosed that it would extend the closing date for the registration for 2018 UTME till February 11, 2018. This was revealed in a press statement on Tuesday by the spokesperson of the board, Fabian Benjamin. Recall that in December the board had said that the sale of form and registration for all candidates 19

January 25, 2018 11:15 AM OSIEC Says Coast Is Clear For Osun LG Election

The Osun Independent Electoral Commission says having crossed all legal hurdles set against the actualization of this Saturday’s Local Government Election in the state, the coast is now clear for the conduct of the poll. A statement by the Chairman of the Commission, Otunba Segun Oladitan, out of the 389 wards in the State of Osun, candidates in 318 wards 21

January 22, 2018 12:10 PM Astronauts For Space Stations To Be Selected By China

China will start selection for the next generation of astronauts who will train to work space station initiated by the government, said on Monday by the local media reports. Yang Liwei, The Deputy Director of the China Manned Space Agency and the first Chinese astronaut in space said this during an open day at Beijing’s Astronaut Center of China 20