The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has called on all prospective candidates for its 2020 UTME to acquire the National Identification Number (NIN).
The board’s Spokesman, Dr Fabian Benjamin said on Tuesday that the aim was to ensure the biometric and other necessary details of a candidate were captured, to check examination malpractice.
Benjamin said in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the call was necessary now that registration for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) had begun.
“The JAMB will, during the 2020 registration exercise, use the National Identity Number (NIN) generated after successful … >>> Read Full Story
Jonathan and Metuh
Former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, on Tuesday insisted that the Federal High Court, Abuja, presided over by Justice O.E. Abang should invite former President Goodluck Jonathan to give evidence in his ongoing trial.
Metuh is facing prosecution by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC alongside his company, Destra Investment on seven-count charges, bordering on money laundering to the tune of N400 million, which he allegedly received from the Office of the National Security Adviser, ONSA, in 2014 under Sambo Dasuki as national security adviser without justification.
Metuh while on cross-examination today, said “The … >>> Read Full Story
The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU), in partnership with the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 Local Organising Committee (LOC) and the Qatar Anti-Doping Commission (QADC), will deliver an unprecedented integrity programme during the 10 days of competition, which runs from 27 September to 6 October.
One of the key policy decisions taken by the AIU ahead of the championships is to transfer samples collected from the athletes of the host nation to a laboratory abroad in order to avoid any potential conflict of interest and associated risks. The policy will come in force in Doha and will continue at future editions of the World … >>> Read Full Story
By Omeiza Ajayi
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for what it described as his inspiring address at the United Nations 74th General Assembly in New York.
“We particularly commend the president’s call for strong action against xenophobia, racism, poverty, climate change, international crimes terrorism and other forms of threat to life”, APC said in a statement by its spokesman, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, Tuesday night in Abuja.
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The party added that; “from our previously battered international image, it is a thing of immense pride that Nigeria under the … >>> Read Full Story
Nancy Pelosi, the leader of the Democrats in the House, on Tuesday announced a formal impeachment inquiry against US President Donald Trump in the Congress.
“The actions of the Trump presidency revealed the dishonorable fact of the President’s betrayal of his oath of office, betrayal of our national security and betrayal of the integrity of our elections.
“Therefore, today, I am announcing the House of Representatives moving forward with an official impeachment inquiry,” Dpa quoted Pelosi as saying at a news conference.
Dozens of House Democrats — many from moderate or Trump-won districts — have announced their support for an impeachment inquiry over the past … >>> Read Full Story
By Funmilola Olukomaiya
First worn by French sailors back in 1858, the Breton stripe is one of the most iconic French fashion items and it is found in many wardrobes around the world as a classic staple due to the love for its timeless appeal and elegance.
No staple wardrobe is complete without one of these striped tops, so we suggest you invest in a basic design that will go the distance.
A Breton top is almost the commonest item you get to see in an office because of its versatility and how it adds some style to the most basic outfit.
However … >>> Read Full Story
HE Reem Al Hashimy
A new survey has revealed Nigerians believe collaboration and knowledge sharing are key tools to creating a better world future.
Commissioned by Expo 2020 Dubai, and conducted by YouGov, the Global Optimism Outlook Survey tracked people’s priorities for the future, looking at sustainability, economic growth, technology, travel, and more.
More than 20,000 people across 23 countries were surveyed, broken down by geographic region, gender, employment, marital status, and income. Despite the breadth of diversity, it appears the majority of the world is closely aligned when it comes to the key issues facing the planet’s future.
Unlocking future opportunity
According to the … >>> Read Full Story