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Oloyede directs JAMB staff to stop usage of the term ‘network’ when they mean cable connectivity

Oloyede directs JAMB staff to stop usage of the term ‘network’ when they mean cable connectivity

Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has directed his staff to stop using terminologies that are capable of causing unwarranted anxiety in the minds of the public. The directive was disclosed in the latest JAMB weekly Bulletin made available to The State Online on Sunday night by Dr Fabian Benjamin, Head of Media and Information of the ... Read More »

Security: DCP Frank Mba Gives Tips On How To Prevent Kidnapping

Security: DCP Frank Mba Gives Tips On How To Prevent Kidnapping

The Nigerian Police Force Public Relations Officer, Mr Frank Mba has given tips on how to prevent kidnapping. Mba, a Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) released the tips on his blog, advising Nigerians how not to fall into the hands of kidnappers. His prescriptions are as follow: TIPS ON HOW TO PREVENT KIDNAPPING (PART 1) Kidnapping, which is the act ... Read More »

FG Boosts Adult Literacy Centre With Learning Materials

FG Boosts Adult Literacy Centre With Learning Materials

The Federal Ministry of Education weekend boosted its Adult Literacy Centre at the Federal Government College (FGC) Otobi , Benue State, with additional instructional materials for learners. It would be recalled that during the inauguration of the centre in April, the Permanent Secretary in charge of the ministry, Mr Sonny Echono, had pledged to make additional supplies to the centre ... Read More »

Anthony Joshua tenders apology to fans after defeat by Ruiz via knockout

Anthony Joshua tenders apology to fans after defeat by Ruiz via knockout

Nigerian-British boxer and unified world heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua who just lost his three world titles; IBF, WBA and WBO to Andy Ruiz Jr has reacted to his defeat, apologizing to his fans worldwide. Joshua who was defending his titles in the fight was knocked down four times before Ruiz was awarded a technical knockout. In his emotional message, Joshua ... Read More »

Dino Melaye joins Kogi guber race

Dino Melaye joins Kogi guber race

Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye, has confirmed that he is interested in contesting the November 16 Kogi State governorship election.  He reportedly made his intention known in a meeting of the People Democratic Party (PDP) leaders in his Ayetoro-Gbede constituency.  Senator Melaye also posted a message on his official twitter handle after report of his intention to ... Read More »

I am not in fresh race to be Speaker, says Yakubu Dogara

I am not in fresh race to be Speaker, says Yakubu Dogara

Outgoing Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara has denied reports that he has joined the race for same position in the next Assembly. The denial was contained in a statement issued by his Special Adviser (Media &Public Affairs), Turaki Hassan as follows: DISREGARD FAKE NEWS ABOUT SPEAKER YAKUBU DOGARA Our attention has been drawn to stories published ... Read More »

AGF validates EFCC’s move to investigate Saraki for alleged corrupt activities

AGF validates EFCC’s move to investigate Saraki for alleged corrupt activities

The Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has validated the move by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and any other law enforcement agency to investigate the outgoing Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, for alleged corrupt activities. Responding to the fundamental right enforcement suit filed by Saraki to stop his probe by the EFCC, the AGF office said ... Read More »

Freedom of Information: ‘How we spent N45m to train 1,000 primary school teachers’, Nasarawa State Govt tells SERAP

Freedom of Information: ‘How we spent N45m to train 1,000 primary school teachers’, Nasarawa State Govt tells SERAP

The Nasarawa State Universal Basic Education Board has responded to a Freedom of Information request by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), disclosing how “the government spent Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) funds on primary school education between 2015 and 2019 including spending N45 million in one week to train one thousand primary school teachers.” This development was disclosed on ... Read More »