#JAMB Update: No Deadline Extension As 600, 000 Applicants Registers

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has so far registered 600, 000 candidates for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) across the country. Dr Fabian Benjamin, Head of Public Relations JAMB, made this known on Monday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Bwari, FCT. He said that JAMB…

See Number of Political Associations That Have Applied To Be Registered

Nick Dazang, Abuja: Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has disclosed that as at earlier today, 13th March, 2017, the number of political associations that have applied to be registered as political parties was put at eighty six (86). Professor Yakubu made the disclosure during the Commission’s quarterly consultative meeting…

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Pastor accused of rape, abortion says, ‘I’ll marry all the girls’

BY LAWRENCE ENYOGHASU THE General Overseer of Tongue of Fire Restoration, Chukwuma Nwkocha, who was accused of abduction, defilement and illegal termination of pregnancies for about 13 teenagers has defended himself. The 34-year-old indigene of Imo State said he was only aware he slept with one of the girls, Kingdom, adding that he promised to…

Gunmen abduct 14 oil workers in Rivers

FROM: TONY JOHN, PORT HARCOURT ARMED men have abducted 14 staff members of Nestoil Plc in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area (ONELGA) of Rivers State. The incident occurred yesterday afternoon, along Omoku /Elele road, when the oil workers were returning from work to their base in Port Harcourt. Saturday Sun gathered that the company bus conveying…

Rigging: Ize-Iyamu wants Foreign Missions, Agencies to monitor Edo election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in the September 10 election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has asked foreign missions and agencies in Nigeria to send observers and monitors to ensure that plans by any party to rig the elections are nipped in the bud. Ize-Iyamu said that the presence of such agencies would also put…

Facebook founder meets with Buhari in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari has received the founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. They held a closed door meeting inside the President’s office. According to a post on Facebook by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, the President was presented with Facebook drone prototype by the chief executive officer of the social media platform….

Tunji Braithwaite Symposium 2016

The Tunji Braithwaite Symposium was first held in September 2013 as part of events celebrating the 80th birthday anniversary of Dr Braithwaite. This second edition according to the organizers, will bring into sharp focus the very topical subject of true federalism which the late Tunji Braithwaithe advocated for till his departure and for which he…

150 Armwrestlers For Lagos International Championships

No fewer than 150 able- bodied and disabled armwrestlers are to converge on Lagos for the International Invitational Championships put together by the Nigeria Armwrestling Federation (NAWF). The President NAWF, Olatunji Jackson, told newsmen that the two-day tournament would commence on September 16 and end on 17. The championships will hold in two venues, the…

Export: FG seeks zero reject of agric produce, others

The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to ensuring that non-oil exports from Nigeria received global acceptance. Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, stated this while closing a three-day workshop of the “Standing Inter-ministerial Technical Committee on Zero Reject Agricultural Commodities and Produce/Non-oil Exports”, yesterday in Abuja. Lokpobiri, who bemoaned…