Monthly Archives: June 2018

Only 25% Scored Above 200 In UTME, Says Oloyede

THe Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, has said that 414,696 candidates, out of the 1,603,181 who sat for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, scored above 200. The figure, according to him, translates to 25. 09 per cent. This is against the 465,025 (27.00 per cent) of the 1, 606, 374 who scored above ...

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APC Tasks Security Agencies On Plateau Killings, Offer Condolences

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has commiserated with the government and people of Plateau State over Saturday’s gruesome killings in Barkin-Ladi and Riyom local government areas of the state. In a statement today, the National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, said, “Nothing can justify such descent to barbarism, bestiality and cruelty to a fellow man as witnessed ...

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Plateau Killings: Saraki, Dogara Meet Buhari

The President of the Senate Dr. Bukola Saraki, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, are currently meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari over the recent massacre in Plateau state. The meeting which was at the instance of the President of the Senate is currently holding at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The news of the ongoing meeting was ...

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Nigeria Crash out Of World Cup

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have crashed out of the World Cup ongoing in Russia. The Super Eagles lost 1 – 2 to Argentina in the match that just ended. Argentina and Croatia have qualified from Group D. Croatia defeated Iceland by 2 – 1

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NDLEA Arrests 173 Suspected Drug Traffickers, Confiscates 189.877 Kg Of Illicit Substances

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Bayelsa State Command, says it has arrested 173 suspected drug traffickers and confiscated 189.877 kilogrammes of various types of illicit substances. The State Commander, NDLEA, Abdullahi Abdul, said the arrests and seizures were made between January till date, noting that of the apprehended suspects, 127 were males while 46 were females. He said the ...

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Taxify Introduces New Service Category For Abuja Riders

By Charity Simon, Abuja Wave-making Taxi operator, Taxify, has introduced a new category to wow its numerous clients in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. A statement from the company, signed by its country manager, Uche Okafor, said the new service category named Comfort, began operations in Abuja on June 26. According to the statement, Comfort will enable service consumers in ...

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Plateau Killings: Osinbajo Says FG Will Find Permanent Solution To Problem 

*Advocates give-and-take, concessions to end cycle of violence  *FG deploys relief materials, offers rehabilitation  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has described recent killings and violence in Plateau State as vicious and horrible, reiterating the resolve of the Federal Government to find permanent solutions to problems of insecurity in the country and ensure that the perpetrators of the recent attacks in ...

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Breaking: DSS Drags Senator Abaribe To Court After 5 Days In Its Custody

Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, representing Abia North Senatorial District, has been arraigned before the Federal High Court in Abuja. Abaribe, who was arraigned Tuesday, June 26, was whisked away by the operatives of the Department of State Service last Friday. His lawyer had said he was arrested for gun-running, but some observers say he was being persecuted because he was a ...

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Continue To Raise The Bar Of Excellence, Ambode Urges Civil Servants

…honours 90 outstanding officers  Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday evening urged civil servants in the State to continue to give their best to raise the bar of excellence which the State Public Service is known for, saying such was important to keep the State working efficiently. Speaking at a special dinner to honour outstanding public servants in ...

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