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JAMB Fixes Cut Off Marks for Admission in Universities, Polytechnics, Colleges of Education

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has fixed minimum cut off marks for Nigeria’s tertiary institutions, with minimum cut off marks for admissions into universities in Nigeria was set for 120, polytechnics and colleges of education pegged at 100, while that of innovative enterprising institutes was pegged at 110. The institutions

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#OurMumuDonDo group suspends protests over attacks

Anietie Udobit,Abuja   The #OurMumuDonDo group has suspended their #ResumeOrResign protests following the Tuesday attack on them by hoodlums at the Wuse Market in Abuja. The group announced the suspension of further protests on Wednesday at the unity fountain, Maitama, saying they needed to restrategise. Members of the movement were attacked by a mob

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University lecturers embark on indefinite nationwide strike

-Agency reports   The Academic Staff Union of Universities in Nigeria (ASUU) has commenced an indefinite nationwide strike due to the Federal Government’s failure to fulfill the 2009 agreement made with the union. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, President of the union disclosed this at a news conference on Monday in Abuja. Ogunyemi said the decision

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AFAC 2017: NCAC Set to Unveil Official Attire, Hairdo

By ORU LEONARD  All is now set for the unveiling of the official hair style and dress code for the 10th edition of the African Arts and Craft Expo (AFAC) holding from August 27th to September 17th this year. The Director-General of the council, Otunba Segun Runsewe made this declaration while receiving members of the

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Buhari Has Only NCBSG as Working Platform – Lai Mohammed

By CHRIS EKEKE The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that the National Committee of Buhari Support Groups (NCBSG) remains the only political platform still standing and working assiduously for President Muhammadu Buhari. Speaking when he paid a courtesy visit to the NCBSG national headquarters in Abuja, the minister who was received

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Resume or resign campaign: Pro-Buhari protesters ‘shut down’ Abuja

-ANIETIE UDOBIT,Abuja   A group of Nigerians under the aegis of Coalition for Good Governance and Change Initiative have converged at the Unity Fountain, Abuja, nation's capital singing solidarity songs in support of the  President Muhammadu Buhari-led government. They are currently marching to the Presidential Villa. Some of the placards being displayed at the

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Senate Makes U-turn, Orders Arrest of 30 CEOs

By STELLA UKWUOMA  The Nigerian Senate on Friday ordered the arrest of Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of 30 companies operating in Nigeria alleged to have been involved in the revenue loss of the country’s maritime sector to the tune of N30 trillion.   The affected companies had been invited to appear before the Red

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