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Imo, Anambra lead UTME malpractices list as JAMB arrests 149

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.
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).
The Minister of Power, Mr Sale Mamman, has suspended the Managing Director of Rural Electrification Agency, Ms Damilola Ogunbiyi.

Federal government reverses suspension of REA chief

The federal government has reversed the suspension of Managing Director of Rural Electricity Agency (REA) Mrs. Damilola Ogunbiyi.
A former Minister for Women Affairs and Youth Development, Hajiya Aisha Ismail, has called for the cancellation of the Jamiyyar Matan Arewa (JMA) elections held in Kaduna due to irregularities and lack of transparency.

Northern women group faults own executive election

Northern women group, Jamiyyar Matan Arewa (JMA), led by the former Minister for Women Affairs and Youth Development, Aisha Ismail, has faulted the process that led to the emergence of its executives.

CSO links corruption to dichotomy of law enforcement agencies

African Initiative against Corruption and Examination Malpractices (AFICEM), a Civil Society Organisation (CSO), has urged Nigerian leaders to be careful and strict against deep-rooted corruption which it said was the major threat to the nation’s growth.

WAEC withdraws 1992, 1993 candidates’ certificates

The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, has released the list of withdrawn certificates of candidates, who were believed to have engaged in malpractices during its examinations held as far back as December 1992 and 1993.
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has urged Muslims to regard the Eid-el-Maulud period as an opportunity for sober reflection and a time to demonstrate love.

Plateau guber: Appeal court affirms Governor Lalong’s victory, Senator Useni heads to Supreme Court

The Court of Appeal sitting in Jos on Friday affirmed the victory of Plateau Governor Simon Lalong in the March 9 supplementary elections.

Former President Jonathan warns university lecturers against election rigging

Former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has warned university lecturers against rigging elections in the country.
The election tribunal in Kogi state has, on Friday, sacked Senator Dino Melaye as the senator representing Kogi west district.

Kogi elections: Senator Melaye rejects senatorial polls results

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Kogi West Senatorial District rerun election Dino Melaye has rejected results announced from the election thus far.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has sent a N27.9 billion supplementary budget for 2019 to the State House of Assembly for approval, increasing the initial budget figure of N390 billion to N417.9 billion.

Appeal court affirms Delta governor’s election

Ogboru and his party, APC are seeking to upturn the decision of the Delta State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal which returned Okowa for a second term as governor of Delta State.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar tenders additional 26, 175 documents against President Buhari

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Friday tendered a total of 26, 175 additional documents to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the February 23, 2019, elections.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar tenders additional 26, 175 documents against President Buhari

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Friday tendered a total of 26, 175 additional documents to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the February 23, 2019, elections.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Atiku Abubakar tenders additional 26, 175 documents against President Buhari’s election

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Friday tendered a total of 26, 175 additional documents to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the February 23, 2019, elections.

JAMB releases 15,000 UTME results initially withheld

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released 15,490 results of candidates it initially withheld for alleged malpractices.

Malpractice: JAMB arrests 123 suspects, parades worker for fraud

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, informed the public on Friday that the board was screening results of the 2019 UTME conducted on April 11 and 18 in 698 computer-based test centres across the nation with over 1,886,000 candidates for malpractices, saying 123 suspects had been arrested and were standing trial nationwide.
Mr Kunle Oyatomi, the All Progressives Congress (APC) spokesman in Osun, on Friday, said governor-elect, Gboyega Oyetola, would build on the legacies of Gov. Rauf Aregbesola.

Jubilation in Osun over Governor Oyetola’s court victory

The Court of Appeal in Abuja Thursday which set aside the March 22 majority judgment of the Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal, which sacked Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, sparked a huge carnival in Osogbo, the state capital.

JAMB: Why we are yet to release 2019 UTME result

The anxiety of the over 1.7 million candidates that sat for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) may not end any time soon as the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it must tighten all loose ends before releasing the results.

Provost: My greatest achievement is survival both spiritually, physically

The outgoing Provost of the College of Education, Technical, Asaba, Dr Ignatious Ezoem, has said his greatest achievement was his survival both spiritually and physically in the past eight years as against past leaderships.

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