UTME To Release Results This Week, JAMB Tells Candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board said on Monday it had not yet released any results of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination as claimed by some fraudulent websites.
It, however, said the results would be released by the end of this week.
JAMB Head of Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, stated this in an interview with our correspondent in Abuja.

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No part of Nigeria will suffer neglect during my time as president — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday reiterated that no part of the country, regardless of its geographical location or political leaning, would suffer neglect during his administration.
Buhari disclosed this at the inauguration and handing over of Erosion/Flood Control and Road Improvement projects at the Federal University Dutse, Jigawa.

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FG spends N3. 5trn on infrastructure in 3-yrs – Osinbajo

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday said that Nigeria has spent over N3.5 trillion from the National budgets to infrastructure in the last three years. The Vice President also said that Investor-interest was on the rise in Nigeria based on the tracking of investment announcements that indicates a 37 percent increase from 2017 to 2018. Speaking […]

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Presidential panel recovers N118m from commercial banks

The Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP) says it has recovered about N118 million from two commercial banks in the country.
The panel’s Head, Media and Communication, Ms Lucie-Ann Laha made this known in a press statement in Abuja on Tuesday.

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Boko Haram: Japan donates $329,000 to Nigerian Army

In its efforts to support the Nigerian Army in the fight against Boko Haram insurgency, the Japanese government has donated $329,000 to the Martin Luther Agwai International Leadership and Peacekeeping Center (MLAILPKC).

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Oyo Assembly passes Family Planning Bill

The Oyo State House of Assembly, under the Leadership of Olagunju Ojo, has passed a bill to provide legal framework and encourage family planning and maternity service in the state.
The bill, Oyo State Family Planning, Reproductive Health and Maternity Service, 2017, was sponsored by Mr Silas Okunlola (Iwajowa) state Constituency and Mrs Bimbo Oladeji ( Ogbomoso North) .

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Innoson presses contempt charge against GTB’s directors

INNOSON Nigeria Limited has filed a contempt action at the Federal High Court (FHC), Awka, Anambra State, against the managing director of Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB), Segun Agbaje, and two others, asking them to show why they should not be committed to prison.
The other two are chairman of the bank, Mrs. Osaretin Demuren, and the secretary, Erhi Obededuo.

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Dogara Offers Free Medical Treatment To 10,000 Bauchi Residents

The Speaker of house of representatives Yakubu Dogara has sponsored free medical treatment to no fewer than10, 000 residents in Bauchi local government area of Bauchi State on various ailments. The medical outreach which commenced on Thursday at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH) Bauchi would be carried out by specialists under the aegis of ‘Doctors on the Move Africa’.

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Funke Akindele Signs Endorsement Deal With Dettol

The new mother of twins was unveiled at a launch event in Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja, hosted by RB Nigeria, makers of the Dettol range of house hold products as an ambassador for their clean Naija campaign, an initiative that seeks to drive behavourial change and achieve a cleaner and healthier Nigeria .

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Dangote refinery will reduce fuel imports in West Africa – OPEC

THE Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries has said the refinery being built by Dangote Group is expected to reduce the need for fuel imports in West Africa.
OPEC, in the current edition of its World Oil Outlook, noted that the refinery would refine as much as 650,000 barrels of crude oil per day.

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No time to experiment with new players – Rohr

Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr says two months to the Nations Cup in Egypt is too short a time to experiment with new players.
Rohr who has dismissed insinuations in some quarters that he is under pressure to win a laurel with the team he inherited from former international Sunday Oliseh in 2016, maintained that the devil you know is better than the Angel you know nothing about.

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Brave African Man seen posing with Gorillas

Two gorillas have been photographed posing for a relaxed selfie with the rangers who rescued them as babies.
The image was taken at a gorilla orphanage in Virunga National Park, DR Congo, where the animals were raised after poachers killed their parents.

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Cult Leaders Arrested In Rivers State

The Police Command in Rivers State has arrested four cultism kingpins suspected to have masterminded incessant cult wars in Rumuolumeni, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area (LGA) of the state. According to him, the arrest was made in a bid to stem rising cult activities in the state.

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We Are Not Reducing Scores – JAMB

JAMB has said reports that scores of candidates who sat for the UTME exams are being reduced are fake. The board revealed this in a statement signed by its Head of Media and Publicity, Dr Fabian Benjamin. The rumored report was that scores of students that were found culpable for any form of malpractise was being reduced by 100 marks.

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Sri Lanka Attacks linked to International Network

The government has blamed a little-known local jihadist group, National Thowheed Jamath, although no-one has yet admitted carrying out the bombings.
Another 500 people were injured in the suicide attacks on churches and hotels.

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NJC Removes Onnoghen From Membership List

The National Judicial Council has removed the name and image of Walter Onnoghen from its members list on its website.
The Council, on Thursday, approved the extension of the appointment of Justice Muhammad for another three months following a recommendation sent by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Asos billionaire’s children killed in Sri Lanka attacks

The billionaire fashion tycoon behind the online clothing retailer Asos lost three of his four children in the Sri Lanka terrorist attacks, a spokesman has said. Anders Holch Povlsen, 46, is Denmark’s wealthiest man with a net worth of $7.9bn (£6.1bn) according to Forbes, and is believed to be the largest landowner in Scotland after buying a string of historic estates.

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I’ll be back at Juventus 1000% – Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo has pledged his immediate future to Juventus in the wake of their eighth straight Serie A title.
The Portugal international striker, who joined the Bianconeri from Real Madrid in the summer, became the first man to win league titles in England, Spain and Italy on Saturday after his team wrapped up the Scudetto.

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I hope to establish Muhammadu Buhari University – Aisha

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has expressed her plan to establish a private university to be known as “Muhammadu Buhari University”.
She disclosed this on Saturday during a townhal meeting in Yola organized by her in collaboration with concern indigenes of Adamawa.

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