Date
March 13, 2019

UTME 2019: JAMB Postpones Exams Again, Announces New Dates, Continues Registration [SEE NEW DATES HERE]

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has rescheduled the conduct of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) to 11th April. The board also fixed 1st April for the conduct of its mock examination earlier scheduled for Saturday, 23rd March. JAMB’s Head of Media, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, in Abuja. The statement directed candidates to begin the printing of their UTME notification slips from 2nd April in any part of the country. The board added that it also reopened its registration portal to 41,063 candidates who have created their profiles and procured either the UTME or DE ePINS till Friday 15th, March. [READ [Read]

TRAGEDY: Over 100 pupils trapped, feared killed in Lagos school Building collapse [SEE PHOTOS]

Updated NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that tragedy struck earlier today Wednesday March 13 as over 100 school pupils are feared killed following the collapse of Baden School in Lagos Island. The school situated at Itafaji Street, near Adeniji Adele was said to have caved in around 10:20am on Wednesday. The cause of the collapse was yet to be ascertained but The Nation gathered emergency responders have moved to the scene and were evacuating trapped victims. More Details shortly… [Read]

Buhari: I’ll leave legacy of free, fair elections [READ MORE]

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said he would want to be remembered as a leader who kept his word that elections must be free, fair and credible. The President spoke in Daura when he hosted Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari. Masari visited the President to inform him of his victory in last Saturday’s governorship poll. The President praised Nigerians, who heeded to his pre-election appeals to cast their votes peacefully. According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, President Buhari described last Saturday’s Governorship and State Assembly elections as largely successful. He said: “I have maintained a position that elections must be free [Read]

Police Nab Alleged Killer Of Oyo Rep [READ MORE]

The Oyo State Police Command on Tuesday said it had arrested a suspect, who was helping policemen to track down the killers of a lawmaker in the state, Temitope Olatoye (Sugar). The command had vowed on Sunday that it would nab all the perpetrators of the murder of Olatoye. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Olugbenga Fadeyi, told our correspondent on Tuesday that a team of police investigators, led by the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, arrested the suspect (name withheld) in connection with the killing of the federal lawmaker. He added that the police were getting closer to arresting those [Read]