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Ishaq Oloyede: Prophetess directs son to sit for UTME for brother

Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, the Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, on Thursday blasted parents encouraging their children to cheat in examinations, saying such parents should seek God’s forgiveness.

2018 UTME: There will be no rescheduling of exams – Ishaq Oloyede

The Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, on Thursday said that there will be no rescheduling of the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Exam for any student like it did last year.

UTME candidate caught concealing phone in pants

Officials of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have arrested one Miss Udoh Akpabio and her accomplice for alleged examination malpractice in the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

JAMB directs UTME candidates to check results online

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board has directed candidates who have taken the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations to visit the board’s website for their results.

Federal govt urges Nigerians to value, use made in Nigeria products

The Federal Government on Friday in Abuja urged Nigerians to value and patronise Nigeria products and services.

UTME candidates call for transparency in admission process

Some Unified Tertiary and Matriculation Examination (UTME) candidates in FCT are optimistic that the 2018 exercise would end in their favour, having prepared well ahead.

FCTA shares $2.4 billion to area councils, others

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Sir Chinyeaka Ohaa, has charged the six Area Council Chairmen in the Federal Capital Territory to be prudent and make judicious use of government’s funds.

FCTA to fix centre for repentant sex workers

Mandate Secretary of Social Development Secretariat (SDS), Alhaji Oladimeji Ali Hassan, said the Center for the rehabilitation of repentant sex workers in the Federal capital Territory would be ready for use soon.

Federal govt approves ICT academy for 6 geopolitical zones

The Federal Government has approved an ICT Academy in schools within the six geopolitical zones of the country to fast-track the innovations of students.

FCTA issues 3-week ultimatum to police personnel to quit residence

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Thursday, issued a three-week ultimatum to some personnel of the Nigeria Police Force, occupying one of its resettlement sites at Galuwyi Shere in Bwari Area Council of FCT, Abuja, to vacate the place with a view to allowing contractors complete renovation of the work on schedule.

Lassa fever claims one life in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory Administration on Thursday confirmed the death of one person in the two cases of Lassa fever recorded in the territory.

Kubwa pupils die of suspected case of meningitis – FCTA

The Federal Capital Territory Administration on Thursday said the death of two pupils in Kubwa, FCT, was due to suspected case of Cerebrospinal Meningitis and not food poison as believed.

Is-haq Oloyede: JAMB remitted N7.8 billion to federal govt in 2017

The Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, says about N7.8 billion was remitted to the Federal Government as revenue by the board in 2017.

SEC targets increased financial inclusion by 2020

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says it aims to achieve increased financial inclusion of Nigerians by the year 2020.


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