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Malians vote Sunday in a long-delayed parliamentary election, despite a raging jihadist conflict, the recent kidnap of a leading opposition politician and the coronavirus pandemic.
Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said its preliminary records indicated that South East states of Imo, Anambra and Enugu top the list of states with high record of examination malpractices in just concluded 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has said that it caught 149 candidates for various examination malpractices in the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination which ended on Sunday, March 22.
Moves to make it mandatory for the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to organise public debates for all candidates to the Offices of Deputy Governor, Governor, Vice President, President, yesterday got a boost as a Bill to such effect scaled second reading in the Senate.
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Wednesday urged candidates to check results using their telephone numbers because its portal has been shut down.
The Ekiti chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Thursday, rejected the appointment of a former Governor of Oyo State, Sen. Abiola Ajimobi, as the new Deputy National Chairman (South) of the party.
Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), has criticised recent judgments by the judiciary, saying it was not the duty of the court to award victory to a candidate that had been rejected by the electorate.
There is tight security as the Supreme Court commences hearing in the appeal by the All Progressives Congress, its Governorship and Deputy Governorship candidates, seeking a review of the judgment of the apex court that sacked them as governor-elect and deputy governor-elect of Bayelsa.
Kaduna State Scholarship Board says it has introduced a scholarship package for students with disabilities wishing to further their education.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Saturday distributed 34 buses and four ambulances to health centres and communities in Yobe North Senatorial District.
Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari in a nationwide broadcast on Sunday ordered a total lockdown in Abuja, Lagos and Ogun State as a proactive measure to contain the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus in Nigeria.
Uber is ramping up its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, pledging 10 million free rides and food deliveries for health care workers, senior citizens, and others affected by the outbreak.
Nigeria will be able to test up to 1000 suspected cases of coronavirus by the end of this week, the NCDC has said.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Tuesday, has announced four more new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), making the number of confirmed cases in Nigeria rise to 139.
Abdisalan Hassan Hersi, governor of the Nugaal region in northeastern Somalia has been killed in a suicide bomb blast claimed by the al-Shabab armed group, police said on Monday.
France Football have published a list of who they purport to be the top 20 highest paid football managers in the game – the calculations are produced by taking into account the bonuses earned from the 2018/19 campaign, the gross salary earned in 2019/20 and other public streams of revenue also earned over the latter period.
Oil recovered ground on Tuesday after US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to talks to stabilize energy markets, with benchmarks climbing off 18-year lows hit as the coronavirus outbreak cut fuel demand worldwide.
The Osun Chapter of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has declared three days of sit-at-home prayers and fasting programme against COVID – 19.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, said it made an error in the breakdown of the new 14 coronavirus cases announced for the country on Thursday night.
Kogi State Government has reaffirmed to its readiness to impose severe sanctions on heads of schools or institutions in the state who fail to comply with the shut down directive on schools.