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JAMB: Over 1.9 million candidates register for 2020 UTME, DE

Over 1.9 million candidates have so far registered for the ongoing 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, and the Direct Entry, DE, preparatory to seeking admission into various tertiary institutions in the country.
A man standing outside a mosque in the Iranian capital Tehran on February 14, 2020 hands out electoral leaflets showing candidates campaigning in the upcoming Iranian legislative election due to take place on February 21. (Photo by – - AFP)

Iran’s parliament: what you need to know

Conservatives are expected to make a resurgence next Friday when Iranians elect a new parliament, a legislative chamber that shapes debate in the Islamic republic.

Bayelsa guber: Supreme Court judgment indictment on INEC – SAN

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, said on Friday that the Supreme Court judgment on the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State is an indictment on the Independent National Electoral Commission.

NECO says 52 percent fail to obtain five credits in November/December 2019 SSCE

The National Examinations Council has released the 2019 November/December Senior School Certificate Examination, noting that only 48 per cent of candidates got five credits and above, including English Language and Mathematics.
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NSCDC arrests man for allegedly operating illegal JAMB centre

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Anambra State command, has arrested one Ezennia Onyeka for allegedly operating illegal Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) registration centre in Nnewi.

2020 UTME: JAMB registers 700,000 candidates in 2 weeks

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says 700,000 candidates have so far been registered for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) nationwide in two weeks.
Chairman of the Reception and former Governor of Yobe State, Senator Ibrahim Gaidam (left); Executive Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, and President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, during the grand reception hosted by the Governor for the Senate President and the Minister of State for Works and Housing at the Banquet Hall of Government House, Damaturu on Saturday, December 28, 2019

Senate president empowers constituents, supports 2,000 students

Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Saturday distributed 34 buses and four ambulances to health centres and communities in Yobe North Senatorial District.
University of Abuja - UniAbuja

University of Abuja suspends admission process

The University of Abuja has suspended the ongoing admission of students due to what it described as irregularities in the process.
Imo State governor Hope Uzodinma has promised to navigate the State into prosperity under his watch, in his maiden broadcast to the people of the state on Wednesday.

Imo rerun: Governor Uzodinma, Senators Okorocha, Araraume team up

Ahead of this Saturday’s Okigwe North rerun election in Imo state, political momentum yesterday heightened in the area.

FRSC calls for dedication as 49 get promotions

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Zamfara Sector Command, on Monday, advised the newly-promoted officers and corps marshal of the command to redouble their efforts towards attaining the objectives of the corps.
The Commissioner for Education, Pro. Badamasi Lawal Charanchi, told reporters at a briefing in his office, that the achievements recorded by the current administration since its inception needed to be reported.

Katsina settles N2.5 billion exam fees

The Katsina State Government on Monday stated that it has disbursed a combined N2.5billion as students’ fees for public examinations including West Africa Examination Council (WAEC), NECO and NABTEB, since the inception of Governor Aminu Bello Masari’s administration in 2015 in the past 5 years
Faure Gnassingbe

Six candidates to run against Togo president in February vote

Six candidates will run against Togo’s President Faure Gnassingbe in a presidential election next month, the Constitutional Court said Friday.

2020 UTME: Date for sales of registration documents remain same

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says the date for the sales of its registration documents for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination still stands, despite the suspension of the NIN.

JAMB suspends use of NIN for UTME registration

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on Saturday, said it had suspended the use of the National Identity Number (NIN), for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
Prospective candidates for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) have stormed the Lagos offfice of National Identity Management Commission, (NIMC) to register for their National Identification Number (NIN).

Prospective UTME candidates storm NIMC Lagos office

Prospective candidates for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) have stormed the Lagos offfice of National Identity Management Commission, (NIMC) to register for their National Identification Number (NIN).
Honourable Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo

WASSCE: Lagos begins e-registration of candidates

The Lagos State Government has commenced the 2020 May/June E-Registration (Data Capturing) of Senior Secondary School candidates in all Public Secondary Schools for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in the state.
Manuel Pellegrini will be hoping his bubble has not burst already in east London

West Ham sack manager Manuel Pellegrini

West Ham have sacked manager Manuel Pellegrini after a 2-1 home defeat by Leicester City – their ninth loss in the past 12 games.
Prof. Josiah Ajiboye, Registrar, Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), disclosed this in Abuja on in an interview with newsmen.

TRCN: 53,674 teachers qualify for licences

No fewer than 53,674 teachers who wrote the December Diet of the Teachers’ Professional Qualifying Examination (PQE) have qualified to register for teaching licences.

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Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, visited the Inspector General of Police, IGP Adamu Mohammed in Abuja on Wednesday, declaring that his administration would not condone violence in Oyo.

Oyo governor threatens to jail union members who foment trouble

The Oyo State Government, on Sunday, warned some leaders of the suspended National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the state to desist from carrying out the threats of violence issued in a video, which has gone viral in the last 24 hours.
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