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JAMB offers scholarships to best-performing foreign nationals

  The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it will offer scholarships to foreign nationals who perform “exceptionally” in its next Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The JAMB registrar said candidates in the sub-region who desire to school in Nigeria should look forward to the board’s sales of application forms which

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Sniper-treated beans: CPC advises consumers to parboil beans before consumption

  The Consumer Protection Council (CPC), yesterday, advised consumers to extensively parboil their beans before consumption and to make sufficient enquiries before engaging in purchases. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), CPC’s Director General, Babatunde Irukera, in a statement, gave the advice on the heels of information that had gone

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Nigerian Reps push for removal of age bias against job-seekers

  Barring last minute changes, the House of Representatives will push for the stoppage of discrimination against job-seekers on the basis of age. Yesterday, the legislation sponsored by Mr. Sergious Ogun (Ogun, PDP)  passed second reading during plenary presided by Speaker Yakubu Dogara. Garba Datti (Kaduna, APC), who spoke in support of the

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ITF Empowers 20 Physically Challenged In Ebonyi

Sunday Ogbu, Abakaliki The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) has empowered 20 physically  challenged youths from Ebonyi under its maiden phase of skills training and empowerment programme. ITF Area Manager in Ebonyi state, Mrs Ifeyinwa Osagie disclosed during  the occasion that the trainees have graduated after undergoing two months intensive programme where they were

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ASUU strike paralyses activities in major schools

  AS the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, began its strike, yesterday, academic activities at most universities, including the University of Ibadan, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH and Federal University of Technology, Owerri, FUTO were totally paralysed. Meanwhile, students of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, were thrown into dilemma

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Dangote Group unveils new products at Lagos fair

  Companies under the leading African Indigenous Conglomerate, Dangote Industries Limited, will be unveiling their various new products at the on-going Lagos International Trade Fair at the Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS) Onikan, Lagos. Of note is the grand introduction of the new Blocmaster cement from the staple of the company’s flagship business

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