Margret Oshinowo

Over one million students admitted illegally into Nigeria Universities –JAMB 

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has disclosed that some tertiary institutions in the country illegally admitted over one million students. JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, revealed this on Thursday in Abuja at the ongoing policy meeting on 2023/2024 admissions. The policy meeting, which has heads of tertiary institutions in the country, and other…

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Police halt SSANU, NASU protest in Abuja over four months withheld salaries

The Nigeria Police, Federal Capital Territory, FCT Command, on Thursday stopped the Joint Action Committee, JAC, of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions, NASU, from embarking on protest in Abuja. As soon as the leadership of JAC started addressing members for the protest…

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JUST IN: FG bans admissions for under 18

The Minister of Education, Prof. Tahir Mamman, on Thursday announced a ban on admissions for candidates under the age of 18 into tertiary institutions in the country. Mamman announced during the 2024 policy meeting of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board. “JAMB is hereby notified that there is now a ban on underaged students, those…

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‘Proud to see Naija boys shining on global stage’ – DJ Cuppy hails Rema, others

Popular disk jockey, Florence Otedola, aka DJ Cuppy, has expressed pride in the quartet of Nigerian afrobeats stars, Asake, Rema, Ruger and Shallipopi, following their recent debut at UK’s Wireless Festival. It was gathered that the Nigerian afrobeats quartet thrilled attendees across different dates of the 2024 Wireless Festival in London. DJ Cuppy, who also…

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Supreme Court judgement will enhance grassroots development – NNPP chieftain

A chieftain of New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), Olufemi Ajadi Oguntoyinbo has declared that the recent Supreme Court judgement on local government autonomy will help to attract grassroots development across the country. Oguntoyinbo said the judgement would also strengthen Nigeria’s democracy and enhance the better livelihood of the masses across the country. The NNPP chieftain…

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Láyípo Aso– Margret Oshinowo

As the world evolves, new creations tend to come into existence while ancient creations tend to go extinct. Láyípo Aso is not excluded from this growth. Láyípo aso is a lightweight, ancient container made from steel, designed in a cylindrical shape with a lid to protect its contents. Traditionally, this container is used to pack…

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N423bn fraud: Animals, humans drank from same pond under El-Rufai – Shehu Sani

The Former Kaduna Central Senator, Shehu Sani, has claimed that residents and animals drank from the same pond during the administration of ex-Governor Nasir El-Rufai. Sani faulted the defence by El-Rufai’s followers over allegations that the former governor misappropriated the sum of N423 billion during his administration. He accused El-Rufai’s followers of posting dump from…

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Enforcement operations: Don’t obstruct our personnel – NAFDAC 

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has warned against obstruction of its personnel while carrying out enforcement operations against substandard drugs and falsified goods. The Director of Investigation and Enforcement, NAFDAC, Shaba Mohammed, on Wednesday, gave the warning in Abuja. Mohammed, also the Chairman, Federal Task Force on Fake and…

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Tinubu creates Ministry of Livestock Development to end farmers-herders clash

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the creation of a new Ministry of Livestock Development. This came as he inaugurated the Renewed Hope livestock reform implementation committee at the State House, Abuja, on Tuesday. The committee is mandated to provide sector-focused solutions to address the age-long farmers-herders crisis. On September 14, 2023, the National Livestock…

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