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Arewa youths reject puppet, stooge as Senate President, Speakers

Youths of Northern Nigeria under the auspices of Arewa Youth Forum (AYF) have declared they won’t accept stooge or puppet as Senate President and House of Representatives Speaker.

Nigeria Customs set to recruit 3,200 personnel

The Nigerian Customs Service is set to recruit 3,200 personnel to fill positions in the agency.

Malpractices: Thousands of 2019 UTME candidates won’t get their results – JAMB chief

Thousands of candidates who sat for this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) would have their results withheld for engaging in examination malpractices.

UTME: 390 visually impaired participate across Nigeria

No fewer than 390 visually impaired candidates are participating in the ongoing 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) organised by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

JAMB arrests children of CBT centre owner over alleged malpractice

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on has arrested two biological children of an accredited Computer Based Test (CBT) centre owner in Lagos, over alleged examination malpractice.

Nnamdi Kanu: I’m vindicated about Atiku Abubakar’s birth place

Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has said that the claim by All Progressives Congress (APC) to the effect that former vice president and Presidential candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubarkar, is not a Nigerian but a Cameroonian, has vindicated him.

UTME: JAMB arrests over 50 ‘professional examination writers’

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said it uncovered and arrested over 50 ‘professional examination writers’ who specialise in writing examination for candidates; for a fee.

Candidates urge JAMB to upgrade computers for calculations

Some candidates in the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) have called for the upgrade of the computer systems to provide mathematical calculations for the examination.

JAMB: What to do if UTME isn’t holding at your centre

Head of Media and Information at the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, has suggested what candidates in the ongoing UTME should do if they discover on examination day that the exam is not holding at their centres.

JAMB arrests medical student, undergraduate for writing UTME for candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it arrested a third year medical student and another undergraduate for attempting to write the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for candidates.
Eyo Ekpo

Eyo Ekpo: States can owe debt

Mr Eyo Ekpo, the Governorship Candidate of Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Cross River, says there is nothing wrong in a state owing debt provided the money is properly invested.

Candidates forced to abandon WASSCE for UTME

Some candidates writing the ongoing 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for schools were not able to sit for their examination on Thursday because it clashed with the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) which started the same day with three sessions scheduled daily.

UTME: Police warn against malpractice

The Ogun Police Command on Tuesday warned students sitting for the forthcoming Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) to desist from any form of malpractice and avoid getting into trouble.
Lanre Issa-Onilu

PDP blackmailing Supreme Court – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday accused the main opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) of making frantic efforts to blackmail the Supreme Court over the exclusion of APC candidates from the just concluded elections in Rivers state.

JAMB releases results of 2019 mock UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the results of its 2019 Mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted on April 1.

Nigerian Navy fixes April 13 for recruitment test

The Nigerian Navy (NN) says it will hold an aptitude test for its 2019 recruitment on April 13, in the 30 centres across the nation.

Recruitment: Nigerian Navy fixes date for aptitude test

The Nigerian Navy, NN, Monday declared that the aptitude test for the 2019 recruitment exercise will hold on April 13, in 30 centres across the nation.

Bayelsa PDP promises not to abandon voters

The Peoples Democratic Party, Bayelsa State chapter, has promised not to abandon those who voted for its candidates in the just-concluded general elections.

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JAMB: Man registers UTME 64 times to ‘ghost-write’ for 64 candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says it has caught someone it described as a “notorious cheat” who had registered for the UTME 64 times, with the intention of writing the examination for 64 candidates.

Police foil pro-Dasuki protest in Sokoto

Police have foiled a planned procession to demand the release of former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) in Sokoto state.
Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz, December 21, 2018. REUTERS-Hamad I Mohammed

Any move by Iran to close Strait of Hormuz unacceptable – US official

Any move by Iran to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz in response to the United States ending oil waivers for purchases of Iranian oil would be unjustified and unacceptable, a senior administration official said on Monday.
Gas flares from an oil production platform at the Soroush oil fields in the Gulf, south of the capital Tehran [Raheb Homavandi-Reuters]

Iran denounces ‘illegal’ US sanctions as oil waivers end

Iran denounced US sanctions on its oil sector as "illegal" on Monday after the United States announced it will no longer grant sanctions exemptions to Iran's oil customers.

Court to hear alleged N2.8 million fraud case against Nnewi United chairman

The Federal High Court sitting in Awka will on May 30, 2019, begin hearing on the case of obtaining by false pretence involving the manager of Nnewi United football club of Nnewi, Mr. Olisa Onuchukwu.