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JAMB remits N5bn to Federal Government after 2019 UTME

Agency reports The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says it remitted  N5bn to the Federal Government  after the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. JAMB  revealed this on Monday  in its  weekly bulletin by  its  Head of Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin. Benjamin  later  told NAN  that the Federal Government returned  N2bn to the

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Ganduje defies court order, says ‘New Emirs appointed before court order’

The Kano State Government said on Saturday it did not receive any court order restraining Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje from further action concerning the newly appointed First Class Emirs of Rano, Karaye, Gaya and Bichi Emirates. This is contained in a statement signed by Abba Anwar, the Chief Press Secretary to Ganduje and made available to

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Okowa congratulates Emefiele on reappointment as CBN governor

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, on his reappointment for another term in office. In a congratulatory message issued in Asaba, by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, Governor Okowa extolled the leadership qualities and astute contributions of Mr. Emefiele

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12 Northern states yet to domesticate law to protect Nigerian children – UNICEF

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said that at least 12 states in Nigeria are yet to domesticate the Child Rights Law despite its benefit for children in the country. The Child Protection Specialist, United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), Sharon Oladiji, said this in Lagos at a two-day media dialogue on the

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NLC, TUC laud Buhari for signing new Minimum Wage bill

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the N30,000 minimum wage bill into law. Mr Peter Ozo-Eson, General Secretary, NLC and Mr Bobboi Kaigama, the President of TUC in separate interviews on Friday in Abuja, described the action as laudable. Ozo-Eson said that the NLC

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