JAMB denies report on reduction of UTME scores

sThe Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has described as fake, a trending report that scores of candidates who sat for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) are being reduced. The board in a statement signed by Fabian Benjamin, its head of media and publicity, and made available to NAN on Monday in Abuja, said […]


It’s a classic example of what could be described as presidential looting as over $351 million (over N126,360,000,000) was found at the residence of one of Africa’s former leaders. According to report, the huge discovery was made at the residence of former President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan, who was overthrown in a military coup on […]

Breaking: Gunmen attacked Katsina community, killed 10, injured many, burnt shops, vehicles

Unknown gunmen, yesterday evening, attacked Yar Santa, Sherere village in Kankara local government area, killing 10 persons while injuring many others, Daily Trust reports. Locals said the gunmen, on motorcycles, open fire on the villagers upon arriving before setting ablaze shops and vehicles belonging to the residents. Dikko Sherere, a community leader, told our reporter […]

Attacks: Trump offers condolences to Sir Lanka

President Trump called Sri Lanka’s prime minister Monday to express condolences for the Easter day terrorist attacks that killed nearly 300 and wounded hundreds of others. The president pledged U.S. support to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe “in bringing the perpetrators to justice, and the leaders re-affirmed their commitment to the fight against global terrorism,” the […]


Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has called for extra-vigilance among stakeholders as a necessary measure to stem the tide of the growing insecurity in the country. In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Malam Jibrin Baba Ndace, the Governor expressed the need for collective security and extra-vigilance from all stakeholders in order […]

NGO Partners FG To End Oil Theft

A non governmental organisation, Center for Peace and Environmental Justice, (CEPEJ) has sought for partnership with federal government on workable solutions that would end crude oil theft, pipeline vandalism, illicit and local burning of crude oil to produce substandard petroleum products. The national coordinator of CEPEJ, Comrade Mulade Sheriff , who disclosed this in a […]

Prioritising Building Insurance

With the continuous building collapse across the country, and most recently, in Oyo and Lagos states, there is a need for owners of public buildings to insure their houses in order to avert collateral loss. ZAKA ABD-KHALIQ writes. Building collapse is a nightmare to the victims, especially, the occupants and  owners of the collapsed house. […]

Rivers election: Amaechi sends message to losers, tells them what to do

The Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has urged candidates of political parties and politicians who did not emerge victorious during the last elections not to lose hope. Amaechi said with wisdom and patience, they will still achieve their political dreams in the future. This is part of the former governor’s Easter message to Rivers people […]

Husband kills wife for planning to remarry after his death

A 30-year-old man, Uwani Danjuma, has killed his wife because she planned to re-marry after his death. The incident occurred at Uddu village in Rijau Local Government Area of Niger State. According to Danjuma, his late wife had told him when he was sick weeks earlier that if he dies, she will re-marry another man. […]