Month: January 2019

JAMB Registers Over 300,000 Candidates in One Week

  The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board ( JAMB ) says it has registered over 300,000 candidates for its 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in one week. The Board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Lagos. Benjamin said that this was coming […]

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Fani-Kayode, Odumakin drag EFCC, Others to Court

Former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, and the spokesman of Pan-Yoruba group Afenifere, Chief Yinka Odumakin have jointly dragged the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) to a Federal High Court in Abuja. In pursuit of the enforcement of their fundamental rights, they also asked the court to restrain the Department of State Services […]

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2019: INEC Releases Final List of Candidates for Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the final list of candidates eligible to participate in the forthcoming general election. The list contains the names of candidates for the presidential, senatorial, House of Representatives and state Houses of Assemblies. According to INEC on its verified twitter handle, the presidential candidates’ list features 144 names […]

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Ogun Guber: My Name on INEC Final List is Victory for Resilience, says Kashamu

Senator Buruji Kashamu, the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in Ogun, says his emergence on INEC’s final list of candidates is a victory for resilience. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the embattled Kashamu made the Independent National Electoral Commission final list of candidates for the 2019 general elections released on Thursday. In reaction, Kashamu, through […]

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PDP, CUPP Mock Buhari’s Goofs, Says President Unfit

By Akilani Abdullah The Peoples Democratic Party and Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) have mocked the apparent gaffe of President Muhammadu Buhari during the All Progressives Congress (APC) campaign rally in Warri, Delta State on Thursday. Recall that President Buhari made another gaffe at the rally in Warri when he was to hand over the party’s […]

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Anti-corruption: Atiku Knocks Buhari; Says President Fighting Opposition not Corruption

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, on Thursday, took a swipe at President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s fight against corruption. According to him, the President was only fighting the opposition and not corruption as being touted by the Buhari led Federal Government. Atiku, in a statement by his Media Adviser, Paul Ibe, […]

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Why Buhari Will Not Rig Election – BMO

President Muhammadu Buhari has no reason whatsoever to rig the forthcoming Presidential election. Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) made this assertion in a statement signed by its Chairman, Niyi Akinsiju and Secretary, Cassidy Madueke, in Abuja on Thursday. The group said any fear by the opposition elements that President Buhari was preparing grounds to rig the […]

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Fighting Corruption Important To My Administration – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that fight against corruption was of utmost importance to his administration. Buhari said this on Thursday when he visited the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, in his palace in Benin. Buhari said the rehabilitation and construction of roads waswell captured in the budget. He said he would pressurise the ministry to expedite […]

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NOVA Merchant Bank Rewards Excellence, Promotes One-Third of Workforce

In fulfillment of its commitment to its policy of rewarding  deserving staff members,  NOVA Merchant Bank has promoted about a third of its staff who have demonstrated exceptional performance in their responsibilities.  NOVA is a newly licensed merchant bank focused on providing wholesale and investment banking services. It commenced business in 2017 and has continued […]

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Queen of England’s Husband Phillip Involved in Car Crash

Britain’s Prince Philip attends the wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank in October. (CNN) — Great Britain’s Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, was involved in a traffic accident Thursday, but he was not injured, Buckingham Palace told CNN. Buckingham Palace said the 97-year-old was driving a Range Rover when the crash involving another vehicle occurred. […]

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