Home Topics Applications


2020 UTME: Remita rolls out guidelines for issuance of e-pin for candidates nationwide

Prospective candidates seeking admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria can now easily purchase their Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) ePINs using Remita, the leading electronic payment platform, in a fast and reliable manner.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, in a letter to his US counterpart Donald Trump, has said Moscow is ready for dialogue on a wide-ranging agenda, the Kremlin said.

Russia makes inclusion of local apps on smartphones mandatory

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law requiring all smartphones and computers sold in the country to come pre-installed with Russian software.
A trade deal between the U.S. and China has stalled because of newly signed U.S. bipartisan legislation supporting pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong, according to the news website Axios.

China retaliates after US legislation supports Hong Kong pro-democracy movement

A trade deal between the U.S. and China has stalled because of newly signed U.S. bipartisan legislation supporting pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong, according to the news website Axios.
5G signal

Nigeria becomes first West African country to use 5G technology

MTN Nigeria Plc yesterday announced that Nigeria has become the first country in West Africa to try 5G technology and applications.
Opera News Hub

Opera launches News Hub

Opera, Norwegian internet browser developer, has announced the launch of Opera News Hub, a new online media platform for Nigerian authors and bloggers.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has commiserated with the family, management and staff of the Nation Newspaper over the death of Mr. Dele Agekamah who passed on Friday night at the age of 60.

29,000 apply for 1,500 teaching jobs in Ogun

The Ogun State Government says it has received about 29,000 applications after it advertised vacancies for 1,500 public school teachers in the state.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

VP Osinbajo: We need institution that will produce cutting edge AI applications

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria needs an institution that will produce cutting edge Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications for education, business, medicine, security among others.

Niger guber tribunal: PDP wins first round

The Niger State governorship election petition tribunal has thrown away the application by counsel to Governor Abubakar Sani Bello and the All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the 2019 election in the state seeking to disqualify the lead counsel to the petitioner and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Alhaji Umar Nasko.

Munzali Jibril: General Abacha didn’t believe in private universities

A former Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Universities Commission, Prof. Munzali Jibril, on Friday said late General Sani Abacha believed that the Nigerian private sector was not responsible enough to be entrusted with the delicate task of owning and running universities.

Facebook, CCHub to mentor 12 startups in Nigeria, Ghana

Facebook says it is collaborating with Co-Creation Hub (CCHub) to mentor and empower 12 startups in the ”Season 2 FbStart Accelerator Programme.”
The Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr Muhammad Bello, on Monday, urged youths to develop apps that could address social issues in the country.

Minister advises youths to develop apps to address societal issues

The Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr Muhammad Bello, on Monday, urged youths to develop apps that could address social issues in the country.
Mary Uduk - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged investors with multiple shareholding accounts to regularise such before December 31, 2019.

SEC: Why unclaimed dividends are increasing

The capital market has continued to record high incidence of unclaimed dividends due to the provision of inadequate proof of ownership of shares by investors, the acting Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mary Uduk, has said.

Minister warns Nigerians seeking to study medicine in Ukraine

The Federal Government has warned Nigerians seeking to study medicine in Ukraine to ensure the authenticity of the institution.

Don advocates use of mathematical system in tackling security challenges

Prof. Olorunju Omolehin of the Department of Mathematical Science, Federal University, Lokoja, has advocated the use of mathematical systems in tackling security challenges and enhancing performance in the country.

Election: Rivers PDP counsel withdraws legal services

Mr Ferdinand Orbih (SAN), counsel to Peoples Democratic Party in the political matter involving PDP, All Progressives Congress and Independent National Electoral Commission in Rivers State, says he has withdrawn his legal services to the party.

Police arraign woman, three children for allegedly killing ex-husband

A retired Police officer’s wife, Mrs. Taiwo Idehen, and her three children, have been arraigned before a Lagos High Court, sitting at Igbosere, over alleged murder of her husband, Mr. Joseph Idehen, a retired Superintendent of Police.

Tony Elumelu Foundation Opens Applications $100m Entrepreneurship Programme

The Tony Elumelu Foundation, an African-funded and founded philanthropy, committed to empowering African entrepreneurs is now accepting applications for the 2019 cohort of the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme.
Usman Sa'idu Nasamu Dakingari

Court remands Saadu Dakingari, two others in EFCC custody

The Federal High Court, sitting in Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State, presided over by Justice Basse Onu, on Thursday, has remanded immediate past governor of the state, Alhaji Saadu Usman Dakingari, one Sunday Dogoyaro and one Garba Kamba in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), in Birnin-Kebbi, pending the ruling on their bail application on December 10, 2018.

Recent Stories

Ghana international Mubarak Wakaso will stay in the treatment room for a couple of days after picking up a minor injury, his Spanish club Deportivo Alaves have announced.

Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso joins Chinese club Jiangsu Suning

Ghanaian midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has signed a three year contract with Chinese Super League side Jiangsu Suning after his two-and-a-half-year spell in the Spanish La Liga with Alaves, the Chinese club confirmed on Wednesday.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello

I won’t negotiate with bandits – Kogi governor

Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday warned that his administration would deal ruthlessly with all criminal elements in the state, saying he would not negotiate with bandits.

Presidency reacts to ‘US visa restrictions’

The Presidency has described as mere speculations the reported planned imposition of visa restrictions on some African and Asian countries including Nigeria by the America’s government led by President Donald Trump.
Strive Masiyiwa, a philanthropist and owner of Econet Global, has now offered to pay the doctors a subsidy to cover living costs through his Higherlife Foundation.

Zimbabwe tycoon’s offer seeks to end to doctor strike

A funding offer by a billionaire Zimbabwe telecoms tycoon on Wednesday prompted the country's doctors to consider ending a long-running strike over wage payments.
Mikel Arteta celebrates with Héctor Bellerín after Arsenal twice came from behind to earn a 2-2 draw with Chelsea. Javier García-BPI-Shutterstock

Sunday Oliseh hails Mikel Arteta after Arsenal’s draw against Chelsea

Former Super Eagles head coach Sunday Oliseh has heaped plaudits on Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta for his dexterity in Tuesday’s 2-2 draw against London rivals Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge.