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Man arrested for writing UTME for multiple candidates in Sokoto

A man described as a professional examination mercenary, who allegedly specialises in writing JAMB tests for multiple candidates, has been arrested in Sokoto State.

JAMB arrests man for alleged exams fraud

A man who claimed to be a professor, Jide Jisus, has been arrested for alleged examination malpractice during the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

Minister Adewole: Why we need to prioritise health

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, recently in Abuja, said ‘’we need to Prioritise Health’’ because it would boost confidence and encourage better foreign partnership in the health sector.
Jair Bolsonaro. Andre Coelho-Bloomberg

President Bolsonaro fires Brazil’s controversial education minister

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday sacked his education minister, an ultra-conservative who had drawn public ire over a range of controversial proposals including a revision of school textbooks to deny the 1964 military coup.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo urges journalists to expose corruption

Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerian Journalists to continue to interrogate and expose corruption in the country.
Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University ABTU

ATBU Bauchi gets new vice chancellor

The Governing Council of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, has approved the appointment of Prof. Mohammed Abdulazeez as the new Vice Chancellor of the university.

University lecturer set self ablaze after resignation

A Kaduna-born lecturer at the department of Mathematics, University of Ibadan, Mr A.O. Subair, has reportedly set himself on fire at his resident, Phillipson road, University of Ibadan.
Edo State Polytechnic, Usen

Edo polytechnic commences oil palm milling

The Rector of Edo State Polytechnic, Usen, Professor Abiodun Falodun, said the institution has commenced oil palm milling and has set modalities for the development of a palm plantation to promote enterprise and research.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has indicated his resolve to challenge a ruling by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, against his no-case-submission.

Don: Justice Onnoghen should have resigned earlier

The Vice-Chancellor of Baze University, Professor Maman Tahir, has reacted to the reported resignation of suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has challenged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to disprove Vice President Yemi Osibanjo’s clarification of the country’s past and present debt profile.

Federal government lauds ITF, promises support for youth empowerment

Impressed by the activities of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), the Federal Government has assured of its continue support for the training of the teeming youths in vocational trades rather than rely on white collar jobs.

Misery Index: Nigeria not a miserable country

In a report titled: “The Misery Index 2018,” authored by Dr. Steve Hanke of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, Nigerians have been labelled the sixth most miserable people in the world. The misery index was introduced in the 1970s by Arthur Okun, an American economist, author of the seminal work, Equality and Efficiency: The Big Trade Off (1975).

Mock exams: Mob attacks JAMB officials in Lagos

The conduct of the mock examination for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) was almost marred on Monday following an attempted murder of two officials of the Joint Admission and Matriculations Board in one of the centres inside the Lagos State Polytechnic.

The staggering election burden

In 1999, the Independent National electoral Commission, under Justice Ephraim Akpata, spent over 32billion naira to conduct the 1999 general elections. At that time there was no National Assembly. The approving authority then was the 33 man Provisional Ruling Council headed by General Abdusalam Abubakar, GCFR.
Prof. Shehu Alhaji-Musa, Vice-Chancellor, Kano State University of Science and Technology, Wudil, on Saturday says the best educated person is he, who acquired knowledge and impacted positively on the society.

Best educated person is who benefits society – vice-chancellor

Prof. Shehu Alhaji-Musa, Vice-Chancellor, Kano State University of Science and Technology, Wudil, on Saturday says the best educated person is he, who acquired knowledge and impacted positively on the society.
Khadijat Rashid

Don wants more funding for education for the deaf

Dr. Khadijat Rashid, who is based in America, has appealed to the federal government of Nigeria to increase funding for education for the deaf.

Lagos speaker hails Asiwaju Tinubu’s leadership qualities

Mudashiru Obasa, the speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, has hailed the leadership qualities of the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, describing him as the greatest politician of the present generation.

Federal government seeks collaboration with India over on skills acquisition

The Federal government has solicited the collaboration of the government of India to boost Nigeria’s Skill Acquisition Centres, aimed at enhancing job creation.

Benedict Oramah: Africa is making progress

President, Africa Export-Import Bank, Professor Benedict Oramah, has said that that Africa is making gradual progress compared to two decades ago.

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Neuropsychiatrist: Report mental ailment early

Dr. Chukwuweta Onuorah, a Consultant physician in charge of Anambra State Neuro Psychiatrist Hospital, Nawfia, has said that early report and diagnosis of mental ailments will help to check the phenomenon in the country.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Okon Efut, who led the former Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen’s defence team at Thursday’s judgment proceedings of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, has indicated that the conviction of the former CJN would be appealed at the Court of Appeal.

Presidency: Justice Onnoghen case is victory for corruption fight

The Presidency says the war against corruption is all encompassing and not designed to persecute anyone for political or other reasons.
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is a Ghanaian politician currently the President of Ghana, in office since January 2017.

Ghanaian president pledges sustained support for ECOWAS

As ECOWAS Parliament intensifies efforts to rally support of Heads of Governments of Member countries, Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo, says his country will continually align with ECOWAS programs and projects that are of immense benefit to the people of the sub region.

Easter celebration: Cleric tasks Christians on true worship

As Nigerians celebrate Easter this weekend, Diocesan Bishop of Lagos Diocese, Anglican Communion, His Lordship, Rt. Rev. (Dr) Humphrey Bamisebi Olumakaiye, has tasked Christians on the essence of true worship.

FCTA arrests 30 nude dancers, hands them over for rehabilitation

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) Wednesday night raided the Caramelo Night Club (a Health Clinic-turned Night Club) and arrested over 30 nude dancers.