UTME: No registration on Saturday, extension possible, says JAMB Registrar

Prof. Is’haq Oloyede, Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), said on Friday that there would be no registration of Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) on Saturday April 8 because of the mock examinations. Oloyede, who disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja, said this does not preclude any candidate from going to banks,……

Modu-Sheriff visits Obasanjo, seeks support

Obasanjo and Modu-Sheriff after the meeting Factional chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, on Saturday visited the hilltop residence of former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun State to seek his support in the leadership crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Though both Obasanjo and Sheriff did not disclose…

Super Eagles record slim 1-0 victory over Tanzania

Nigeria’s Super Eagles The Manchester City young sensation’s brilliant strike handed coach Gernot Rohr a winning start in charge of the Super Eagles on Saturday in Uyo Nigeria claimed the first win of his tenure on Tuesday as they saw off Tanzania in a 1-0 at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium. Kelechi Iheanacho’s lone strike…

Obasanjo, Sheriff Holds Closed Door Meeting In Abeokuta

Factional chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff, held a closed door meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta on Saturday. The former Borno state governor visited the Nigerian leader at his hilltop mansion in Abeokuta. Obasanjo served his two terms as president on the platform of the party, but left…

Adeuti wins Ondo LP gov candidate

Stephen Adeuti has emerged Labour Party’s (LP’s) candidate for the coming governorship election in Ondo State. The party party’s primary took place at the Royal Bird Hotels, Alagbaka, Akure, the state capital on Saturday. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), some observers and security agents were present to monitor the election which saw Adeuti won…

What I Told Sheriff During Our Meeting – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has disclosed the outcome of his meeting with factional chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali Modu Sheriff. He said this on Saturday at his Abeokuta Presidential Hilltop residence in an interview with journalists, after emerging from the closed-door meeting. He said, “And, as they all want to say now, ‘well,…

Bishop urges Christians to shun use of phones in Church

Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins, has advised Christians to desist from the use of phones in places of worship as a sign of respect for God. Martins made the call in his sermon at the dedication of the Catholic Church of Visitation, Festac Town, Lagos on Saturday. The cleric said that…

LASG defends demolition of structures in Ikoyi

The Lagos State Government on Saturday said owners of buildings recently demolished in Ikoyi area of the state were duly served with contravention, removal and quit notices before the exercise was carried out. The Commissioner for Ministry of Information and Strategy, Mr Steve Ayorinde, said in a statement that the government had noted with dismay…

Robert Mugabe Jokes Over Health Rumours

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has poured scorn over the latest rumours of his health, joking that he had died and was resurrected. Mr Mugabe, 92, was arriving back in the country at the main airport in Harare and appeared jovial as he disembarked. Flight data had suggested his plane was heading to East Asia but…

Robert Mugabe Jokes Over Health Rumours

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has poured scorn over the latest rumours of his health, joking that he had died and was resurrected. Mr Mugabe, 92, was arriving back in the country at the main airport in Harare and appeared jovial as he disembarked. Flight data had suggested his plane was heading to East Asia but…