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Registrar, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Is’haq Oloyede

Only one-third of students who sat for JAMB scored above 200 – Official

About 23.8 per cent of the total number of the candidates scored below 160 marks.

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo speaking

INTERVIEW: How Buhari administration will deliver on promises before 2019 – Osinbajo

Mr. Osinbajo also listed the achievements of the administration.

A cross-section of candidates writing the 2017 JAMB and UTME computer based examination at the Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Pro-metrics Centre, in Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State on Saturday (13/5/17).
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JAMB fixes cut off marks for universities, polytechnics, colleges of education

A maximum fee of N2,000 was set for Post-UTME examinations in tertiary schools.

Pic.20. 15th Annual General meeting of the Board EBID Governors opens in Abuja

Osinbajo hails ECOWAS bank for infrastructure funding, development

“I think that the emphasis of that fund must be agriculture for inclusion and for jobs.”

Skull

Man docked for alleged unlawful possession of human skull, ribs

The accused was also in possession of two different human ribs, the police said.

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26 suspects arrested for alleged rape, armed robbery

The police also said it recovered arms from the suspects.

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed [Photo Credit: The Guardian Nigeria]

Why Nigeria broadcast sector is underdeveloped – Lai Mohammed

Nigeria’s television advertising revenue in 2016, at $309 million, was 76 per cent behind that of South Africa.

University of Lagos. [Photo credit: Students Nigeria]

Unilag student accused of raping colleague granted N200,000 bail

The victim, 17, is a fellow student of the same university.

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun

Adeosun emerges ECOWAS Bank Board Chair; proffers ways to promote regional integration

Mrs. Adeosun was speaking at a meeting of the Board of governors of the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development, EBID.

Police on patrol [Photo: Beegeagle's Blog]

Rapist, killer of eight-year-old girl escapes from police custody, manhunt underway

The suspect was initially arrested with a sack containing body parts of the girl.

couples holding hands [Photo Credit: Oak Brook]

Court ends police officer’s marriage over alleged wife brutality

The woman narrated cases of violence against her by the police officer.

divorce law court

My wife threatened to set me ablaze, husband tells court

The court dissolved the marriage.

President Mohammadu Buhari [Photo credit: Sahara Reporters]

Replicate UK health facilities in Nigeria, NMA challenges Buhari

“Upgrading health facilities to international standards would save Nigeria the high amount of foreign exchange spent on medical tourism abroad.”

Rape victim 
Photo: guardian.co.uk

Court grants suspected child rapist N200,000 bail

The accused pleaded innocent of the offence.

Rape Victim

Arabic teacher docked for allegedly raping three underaged sisters

The girls’ ages range from seven to 12.

PIC.7. KING OF HOPE, MASTER DAMIAN ALEBURU, SUPERVISING CHILDREN, DURING HIS VISIT TO INTERNALLY  
DISPLAYED PERSON'S CAMP AT NEW KUCHINGORO IN ABUJA ON SUNDAY (10/4/16).
WITH THEM IS PRESIDENT OF FACE OF HOPE, MS GRACE IBIRONKE.
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WITH THEM IS PRESIDENT OF FACE OF HOPE, MS GRACE IBIRONKE.

Boko Haram: Children suicide bombers increase fourfold in 2017 — UNICEF

At least 83 children have been used as ‘human bombs’ this year, the report states

First Nation Plane

FirstNation speaks on downgrade by Nigerian aviation authorities

The airline also said it will resume scheduled operations in Q4 2017

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Association denies importation of raw eggs into Nigeria

“I am not aware of rotten eggs being imported into the country.”

Court

Woman married to two husbands get divorce

The woman alternated between her two husbands.

Coca Cola [Photo credit: Wall Street Journal]

Coca-Cola, PespiCo, others agree to limit sugar in drinks in Singapore

Singapore is one of the first countries in Asia to target sugary drinks.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Nigerian man poses as woman to defraud American of $80,000 on dating site

The suspect reportedly confessed to only receiving $43,000.

From Left: Chief Of The Air Staff, Air-Marshal Sadique Abubarkar; 
Chief Of Defence  Staff,  Gen. Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin;  Vice
President Yemi Osinbajo; President Muhammadu Buhari; Chief Of Army Staff,
Lt-Gen. Tukur  Buratai And  Chief Of Naval  Staff, Vice-Admiral Ibok Ete
Ekwe  Ibas, At The Decoration Of Service Chiefs At The Presidential Villa
In Abuja On Thursday (13/8/15). NAN

UPDATED: Buhari presides over Security Council meeting with military chiefs, Police IG others

The president returned to the country on Saturday after 103 days in London.