Only Candidates Who Undergo Biometric Verification Will Take UTME – JAMB

Ahead of the April 11, 2019, Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), the management of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says only candidates who undergo the mandatory biometric verification will be allowed to sit for the exams.

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Landmines Kill Eight In Borno Community

    Eight people have been reportedly killed by landmines in Gwoza local government area of Borno State. Sources say the victims drove over the land mines around Warabe village barely fifteen kilometers away from Gwoza local government headquarters. The vehicle, part of a civilian convoy under military escort, veered off the road in an … Continue reading Landmines Kill Eight In Borno Community

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Lalong Confident Of Victory Ahead Of Plateau Supplementary Election

Ahead of the supplementary election in Plateau State, the governor, Simon Lalong, says he is confident of victory.

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Renowned Nigerian Curator, Okwui Enwezor Passes On At 55

    Friday, March 15, 2019, was a sad day for the art world, following the demise of Nigerian curator, art critic, writer, and poet, Okwui Enwezor. Enwezor’s partner, Louise Neri told the New Yor Times that the highly influential curator died of cancer. He passed on in Munich at the age of 55. Enwezor … Continue reading Renowned Nigerian Curator, Okwui Enwezor Passes On At 55

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Rivers State Government Responds To Allegations By 6 Division Nigerian Army

  The Rivers State Government has responded to claims by the Nigerian Army, that some aides to Governor Nyesom Wike attacked its operatives and attempted to mar the polls in the state.   In a statement by its commissioner of information, Emma Okah, the Rivers State Government described the army’s claims as “unfounded”. Mr. Okah in … Continue reading Rivers State Government Responds To Allegations By 6 Division Nigerian Army

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Kellyanne Conway And Her Husband Squabble Over Trump’s Mental State

  There are marital spats and then there’s the row — unfolding before millions of people — between a top Trump advisor and her husband over the president’s mental health. Kellyanne Conway has made a name for herself as one of Donald Trump’s toughest, sharpest defenders. But she’s never faced a challenge quite like having … Continue reading Kellyanne Conway And Her Husband Squabble Over Trump’s Mental State

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Rivers Elections: Army Faults INEC’s Report, Seeks Probe Of Police Involvement

    The Nigerian Army on Monday faulted and rejected a report by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), over its position as regards the governorship election in Rivers state.  According to a statement issued by the Deputy Director Army Public Relations in Charge of 6 Division, Colonel Aminu Iliyasu, the Army accused INEC’s fact-finding … Continue reading Rivers Elections: Army Faults INEC’s Report, Seeks Probe Of Police Involvement

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Supplementary Elections: PDP Criticises Buhari On Neutrality Statement

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described as mere posturing the President’s warning to members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the states where elections were declared inconclusive by INEC not to expect him to influence the outcome of the supplementary polls. In a statement on Sunday, President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesman, Garba Shehu, asked … Continue reading Supplementary Elections: PDP Criticises Buhari On Neutrality Statement

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13-Year-Old Suspected Suicide Bomber Arrested In Maiduguri

A thirteen-year-old girl has been arrested near Giwa Barracks in Maiduguri, Borno State, with an Improvised Explosive Device strapped to her body.

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LCCI Asks FG To Reconsider FOREX Policy On Textile Industry

    The Lagos Chamber Of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) says that the recent pronouncement by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on the exclusion of all forms of textile materials from the forex market has ‘grave implications’ for businesses in the fashion, tailoring, and garment industry in the country. In a statement signed by … Continue reading LCCI Asks FG To Reconsider FOREX Policy On Textile Industry

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