UTME: JAMB reveals candidates eligible for 2019 mock exam

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says only candidates who have received their notification slips are eligible for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) mock exercise scheduled for April 1. Fabian Benjamin, the head, media and information of the board, said this during an interview with NAN on Friday in Lagos. “We have concluded […]

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A terrorist’s bullet shredded a 4-year-old’s pelvis. This surgeon wept, then fought to save her.

Adib Khanafer’s phone rang Friday as he was performing surgery at Christchurch Hospital in New Zealand. That wasn’t unusual. He was the on-call vascular surgeon for the weekend. He was expected to be ready for anything. But the tone and urgency in the nurse’s voice made it clear something was amiss. “Where are you? How […]

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INEC will continue to maintain its neutral status—Okoye

Mr Festus Okoye, the INEC National Electoral Commissioner (NEC), has assured Benue residents that the commission would continue to maintain its neutral status in all its conducts. Okoye gave the assurance on Friday in Makurdi while addressing a news conference ahead of Saturday’s supplementary elections. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that Okoye is […]

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New Zealand’s prime minister receives worldwide praise for her response to the mosque shootings

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — For the first 16 months of her tenure, Jacinda Ardern was feted around an increasingly populist world for being young, female and progressive. The 37-year-old New Zealand prime minister, together with Justin Trudeau of Canada and France’s Emmanuel Macron, were celebrated by some as the antidote to Donald Trump. Vogue magazine […]

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Atiku hails Osun election tribunal’s verdict, says judiciary truly defender of democracy

The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Atiku Abubakar has described the judiciary as truly the defender of Nigeria’s democracy. Atiku Abubakar made the assertion while responding to the verdict of the Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal, which on Friday declared PDP candidate, Sen. Ademola Adeleke as winner of […]

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El- Rufai dismisses Atiku’s claim on Kaduna Presidential Election results

Governor Nasir El-Rufai. Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Friday dismissed the claim by Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that he won the presidential election in Kaduna state. President Muhammadu Buhari was declared winner of the Feb. 23 presidential election by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) having […]

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Tribunal split 2-1 on Osun election, Chairman upholds Oyetola’s victory

By Alexandra Oladipo/Abuja In a split judgment, the Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Apo, on Friday, nullified the election of the Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola and ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to immediately withdraw the Certificate of Return earlier issued to him as winner of the September 2018 […]

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INFRASTRUCTURE DEVT: NIGER GOVT TO SPEND N5.7BILLION ON RELOCATION OF MADALLA MARKET ON ABUJA- KADUNA EXPRESSWAY

Apparently disturbed by traffic gridlock, perpetual accidents and environmental hazzards on Abuja- Kaduna Expressway at Madalla market in Suleja Local Government, Niger State government has approved the relocation and construction of a new market. Commissioner for Investment, Commerce and Industry, Hon. Mudi Mohammed announced the approval after the weekly state executive council meeting in Minna, […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Truly, judiciary is defender of our democracy – Atiku

Abuja, Nigeria, 22 March 2018: The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar applauds the judiciary as truly, the defender of Nigeria’s democracy. Atiku Abubakar made the assertion while responding to the verdict of the election tribunal upholding the election of the […]

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NIGER GOVT TO SPEND N5.7BILLION ON RELOCATION OF MADALLA MARKET ON ABUJA- KADUNA EXPRESSWAY

Apparently disturbed by traffic gridlock, perpetual accidents and environmental hazzards on Abuja- Kaduna Expressway at Madalla market in Suleja Local Government, Niger State government has approved the relocation and construction of a new market. Commissioner for Investment, Commerce and Industry, Hon. Mudi Mohammed announced the approval after the weekly state executive council meeting in Minna, […]

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