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Direct Entry, UTME Candidates To Sit For Same Examination Henceforth— JAMB

Direct Entry, UTME Candidates To Sit For Same Examination Henceforth— JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said that Direct Entry (DE) candidates seeking to gain admission to Nigerian universities will henceforth be required to sit for the UTME along with other candidates. JAMB said that the new policy ...

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$20bn To Be Spent On Rivers Niger, Benue, Kaduna Dredging – HYPPADEC

$20bn To Be Spent On Rivers Niger, Benue, Kaduna Dredging – HYPPADEC

The Managing Director, Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC), Alhaji Abubakar Yelwa, says the dredging of Rivers Benue, Niger and Kaduna will cost more than 20 billion dollars. According to him, the dredging of the three rivers will check ...

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Troops Destroy 38 Refineries, Apprehend 29 Oil Thieves – DHQ

Troops Destroy 38 Refineries, Apprehend 29 Oil Thieves – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Delta Safe (OPDS) have destroyed 38 illegal refining sites and apprehended 29 suspected oil thieves in the last two weeks. The Director, Defence Media Operation, Maj.-Gen. Musa Danmadami, said this on Thursday in ...

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Buhari Grants 65 Ex-Corps Members Automatic Employment

Buhari Grants 65 Ex-Corps Members Automatic Employment

President Muhammadu Buhari has granted automatic employments in the Federal Civil Service to 65 former members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). Speaking at the NYSC 50th Anniversary Honours Award held at the State House Conference Centre, Abuja, on ...

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ICPC Secures 7 Years Conviction Of 2 For $662,000 Crude Oil Racketeering

ICPC Secures 7 Years Conviction Of 2 For $662,000 Crude Oil Racketeering

Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has secured a 7-year conviction of Aso Adasa Morrison and Frank Biobarakuma for crude oil racketeering. ICPC spokesperson, Azuka Ogugua said the suspects were first arraigned sometime in March 2013 before ...

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Court Extends Seun Kuti’s Stay In Police Custody By 4 Days

Court Extends Seun Kuti’s Stay In Police Custody By 4 Days

A Lagos State Chief Magistrates Court sitting in Yaba yesterday remanded Afrobeat singer Seun Kuti in police custody for four additional days to enable the police to conclude its investigation into an allegation of assault brought against him. Magistrate Adeola ...

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JAMB Remits N2bn Into Federal Govt’s Account

JAMB Remits N2bn Into Federal Govt’s Account

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has remitted N2 billion as its interim surplus for the 2023 operating year into the federal government’s account. The board said the move is in furtherance of the pledge by the Prof. Is-haq Oloyede-led ...

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