Date
June 4, 2019

JAMB Conducts Fresh Exams (See Reasons)

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Monday, conducted a supplementary Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for 490 candidates, whose Computer-Based Test centres were earlier suspended for malpractices and other infractions. The UTME was held in JAMB CBT centre in Kogo, Abuja, JAMB Bayelsa State office, Yenagoa and JAMB National Headquarters in Bwari, Abuja. The board said in its weekly bulletin, that “it was expedient to suspend all examinations at centres earlier earmarked for the candidates based on the lack of capacity of the centres and involvement in examination infractions. “The board has conducted a supplementary examination for 490 candidates, who could not take their rescheduled examination. The candidates [Read]

BREAKING! Nigeria Police Confirm Arrest Of 50 Cultists In Ebonyi

The Ebonyi State Police Command on Tuesday confirmed the arrest of over 50 suspected cult members who allegedly terrorising the state. Investigation revealed that the arrest followed the rise in cult-related activities that is ravaging the state, especially in Ohaozara, Ohaukwu, Ezza south, Ezza north and Afikpo North local government areas. Recall that three persons at the weekend lost their lives at Onueke, capital of Ezza south LGA and in Ezza North LGA as a result of cult clashes between two cult rivals. Confirming the arrest, the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Ebonyi state command, DSP Loveth Odah said the command is doing everything possible to rid the state of [Read]

STRIKE SUSPENSION: Mapoly resumes academic activities June 6 – Mgt

MAPOLY Resumes Academic Activities June 6 Following the suspension of industrial action by the staff unions of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, the Management has announced the resumption of full academic activities with effect from Thursday, 6th June, 2019. By this development, lectures will begin for the 2018/2019 academic session on Thursday, 6th June, 2019 across all departments for new and returning students. Therefore, all newly admitted students for National Diploma and Higher National Diploma programmes,as well as returning students who are yet to complete their registrations, are to do so without further delay. It should be recalled that the Management had approved 60:40 ratio tuition payment for all categories of [Read]

You Won’t Believe What President Buhari Called Abuja Residence For Voting Against Him

President Buhari has described residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as a necessary evil he must protect even though they did not vote for him and his Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo in 2019 general elections. The President said this today June 4th when FCT permanent secretary, Christian Ohaa, led a delegation of Abuja residence comprising religious leaders, National Assembly members, civil servants, service chiefs and heads of other security agencies among others to pay him Sallah homage to mark the successful completion of this year’s Ramadan fast. While speaking to the delegation, the President Buhari said that he would continue to protect the seat of power because any negative [Read]

Breaking: Muhammad-Bande becomes UN General Assembly’s President

  Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, has emerged President of the 74th UN General Assembly. Muhammad-Bande, the sole candidate for the position, was elected through acclamation at the 87th plenary meeting of the Assembly in New York on Tuesday. He is the second Nigerian to hold the office after Joseph Garba, a retired military officer and diplomat, who led the organ between 1989 and 1990. He will be inaugurated in September.   [Read]

“Giving Is All That Matters” – Lyta Does Massive Street Giveaway To Celebrate Eid

Popular Nigerian singer, Lyta is the latest of teenage celebrities to do a wild giveaway to the less privileged even though he reveled recently that he is facing depression after he was kicked out of YBNL by his boss, Olamide. The young singer shared a post on instagram today that showed him posing alongside those he put smile on their face in the means to celebrate Eid Mubarak with fans and well wishers. He wrote: “GIVING IS ALL THAT MATTERS IN LIFE” Eid Mubarak !  Something big is coming, guys. Watch this space!” [Read]

How Mother Of Two Beat Other Students To Emerge Best Graduating Student At Babcock University

Babcock University in Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State, has graduated 1,926 first degree holders, among which was Mrs Edafe Dogo, a mother of two who graduated with a 4.95 cumulative grade point average, to emerge the overall best in the 2018/2019 academic session, Punch Metro reports. Dogo, who is a staff of the school, said she chose Business Education because of her love for teaching, a trait she picked from her mother who was an elementary school teacher. While speaking with journalists at the 17th convocation of the institution held at the University Stadium on Sunday, she also disclosed that the support of God, her husband and lecturers enabled her to achieve [Read]

‘Sometimes I’m tempted into prostitution’ – Girl cries out, seeks help from singer, Mayorkun

NEWSFLAKES NG gathers that an Instagram user “Sophiagodchild” asked for help from mayorkun The girl commented on Mayorkun post on Instagram,the girl said Sometimes,i am tempted into prostitution because words can’t describe the level of poverty and hardship I and my lil sister are going through…our parents are late,even for us to feed twice a day is so difficult it makes me cry,I’m not begging because I am tired of seeing my only sibling crying because of hunger, please I’m on my knees,we don’t have anything to eat,any financial assistance so I can get small food stuffs will go a long way,I’m learning a trade and I’m not getting any [Read]

Trailer crushes, kills OAU final year student

NEWSFLAKES NG gathers that a final year accounting student of the Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile Ife, Osun At,has died after being hit by a trailer due to a brake failure According to reports, Ebenezer Chiwendu Linda also known as Wendy was hit at the busy Mayfair bus-stop,on Monday evening. The student,who was at the last stage of ICAN,was later confirmed dead at the OAUTH [Read]

Emefiele Takes Oath Of Office To begin Second Term As CBN Governor

  Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele Monday commenced his second term in the position. This followed the confirmation of his re-appointment as Governor by the Senate on May 16, 2019. Emefiele formally assumed duty after subscribing to the relevant Oath of Office administered by the Bank’s Secretary and Director, Corporate Secretariat Department, Mrs. Alice Karau. Emefiele, who was received into the Bank by the four Deputy Governors, was visibly elated by the turnout of excited staff that thronged the venue of the oath-taking ceremony chanting his name. In his remarks after the oath-taking ceremony, the Governor expressed gratitude to God; President Muhammadu Buhari, for nominating [Read]

APC Expels Former Gov Yari, Shuaibu Over Zamfara Election Verdict

The immediate past governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, has been expelled from the All Progressives Congress (APC) for allegedly scuttling the party’s chances in Zamfara State. Also expel is the Deputy National Chairman (North) of the APC, Lawali Shuaibu for allegedly conniving with Yari to sabotage the National Working Committee of the party during the botched primary Elections of the state. The decision to expel the former governor and the Deputy National Chairman was taken at the end of an emergency meeting held in Gusau, the Zamfara state capital. A statement jointly signed by the chairman of the party in Zamfara, Alhaji Surajo Garba Mai Katako and the Publicity [Read]

FIFA U-20 WC: Nigeria Flying Eagles Sent Packing By Senegal

The Nigeria U-20 team, the Flying Eagles, have been knocked out of the ongoing FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland after they were beaten 2-1 by their Senegalese counterparts on Monday. Two first-half goals from Amadou Sagna and Niane gave Senegal a two-goal deal. Though Success Makanjuola pulled one back in the second half, it was not enough to save the Flying Eagles from crashing out. The Flying Eagles, having started with a massive 4-0 victory over Qatar, gave many false hopes. The Coach Paul Aigbogun tutored side were however humbled 2-0 in their next group game against the USA. While a 1-1 draw against Ukraine saw them squeeze into [Read]