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Senate holds one-minute silence for deceased Ex-WAEC registrar

The Senate on Wednesday observed a minute silence in honour of renowned Nigerian novelist and former Registrar of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), Chukwuemeka Ike.

Kogi commissioner calls for cultism eradication

The Kogi State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Hon. Wemi Ojo Jones, has charged all heads of institutions in the state to intensify action in eradicating cultism in schools as directed by the Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello.
Code of Conduct Bureau

CCB probes CJN, NJC, Delta judiciary, others for ‘child trafficking’

The Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB, has commenced probe on the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, the National Judicial Institute, the Delta State Judiciary and others over an alleged child trafficking and illegal adoption of children in Delta State.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

UTME: No admissions outside CAPS – minister

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has reiterated that no tertiary institution will admit candidates outside the Central Admission Process System (CAPS) of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

Contempt: Wema Bank chief, six others must appear Tuesday – court

There is no reprieve yet for the Wema Bank Plc and its seven officials cited for contempt, as a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, reinforced its order compelling the said official to appear before the court on Tuesday to explain why committal to prison order should not be made against them.

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.

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.

NECO releases November/December 2019 SSCE result

The National Examination Council (NECO) has released the results of the 2019 November/December Senior School Certificate Examinations (SSCE).

Architects, Lagos partner on project

The Lagos State government and the Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) have set up a committee for the implementation of the Architects’ Project Registration Number (APRN).
Kidnap Victim

Registrar confirms killing of seminarian kidnapped in Kaduna

The Registrar, Good Shepherd Major Seminary, Rev. Father Joel Usman, has confirmed the killing of the fourth seminarian abducted by bandits suspected to be kidnappers in Kaduna.
The lecturer, who was sacked over alleged assault on a female student of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Ogba, Lagos, Tene John, has denied assaulting her.

Sacked NIJ lecturer denies sexual assault allegation

The lecturer, who was sacked over alleged assault on a female student of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Ogba, Lagos, Tene John, has denied assaulting her.

Former AGF Bello Adoke granted N50 million bail

An Abuja High Court has granted former Attorney General of the Federation, Mr Mohammed Adoke, bail in the sum of N50m and one surety.

UTME: JAMB makes N2.27bn in one week

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, made the sum of N2,272,681,643:00 in one week of selling forms for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations, UTME, to admission seekers in the nation’s tertiary institutions.

Ekiti university staff threaten legal over ‘mass sack’

Aggrieved workers affected by the disengagement exercise at Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, in December 2019 have written to the institution, giving it a 30-day ultimatum to reinstate them or face legal action.
NSCDC

UTME: NSCDC warns CBT operators against extortion of candidates

The Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps has warned Computer Based Test centres against extortion of prospective candidates for the 2020 Joint Admission Matriculation Examination Board.

JAMB: Bank agents arrested for hiking UTME forms cost

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps has arrested Ambrose Okogwa, 55, and Fidelis Imafido, 65, for allegedly selling the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations registration form above the prescribed fees.

UTME: JAMB withdraws 11 centres’ licences for charging exorbitant amount

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has withdrawn licences from 11 centres for charging candidates exorbitant amount in the ongoing 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) registration.
First generation Nigerian novelist and traditional ruler of Ndikelionwu community in Orumba, Anambra State, Eze Chukwuemeka Ike, (the Ikelionwu IX) has died, aged 89.

Nigerian novelist Chukwuemeka Ike passes on at 89

First generation Nigerian novelist and traditional ruler of Ndikelionwu community in Orumba, Anambra State, Eze Chukwuemeka Ike, (the Ikelionwu IX) has died, aged 89.

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Jamal Lewis is mobbed by his Norwich teammates – and substitutes – after scoring his first Premier League goal to cut down Leicester. JASONPIX-Shutterstock

Norwich secure crucial 1-0 win against Leicester

Norwich boosted their bid for Premier League survival as Jamal Lewis fired the bottom club to a crucial 1-0 win over third-placed Leicester on Friday.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said in terms of business opportunities, employment and earnings, the entertainment industry is an unexplored keg of potentialities.

Coronavirus: Don’t fall for fake news – minister

The Federal Government is asking Nigerians not to fall for the antics of purveyors of fakes news and disinformation on social media over the new case of Coronavirus recorded in the country.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Enugu council poll: Police announce restriction of movement

Police Command in Enugu State has announced the restriction of human and vehicular movements in the state on Saturday, Feb. 29, for Local Government Elections.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Coronavirus: Nigeria urged to suspend flights from affected countries

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, says it is time the federal government suspends flights from countries that have been affected by the coronavirus.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

Coronavirus: Nigerians should hold President Buhari responsible – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Friday, urged Nigerians to hold President Muhammadu Buhari responsible if Coronavirus leads to any major calamity in Nigeria.