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JAMB Fixes Cut Off Marks For Universities, Polytechnics, Colleges Of Education

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has fixed minimum cut off marks for Nigeria’s tertiary institutions. The minimum cut off marks for admissions into universities in Nigeria was set for 120, polytechnics and colleges of education pegged at 100, while that of innovative enterprising institutes was pegged at 110. Institutions are, however, at liberty to raise their cut off ...

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We No Longer Issue Visas To Nigerians – Netherlands Embassy

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Nigeria, on Tuesday, reminded Nigerians that it was no longer in the business of issuing them visas. The Embassy’s Charge d’ Affaires, Mr Michel Deleen, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that the Embassy had since 2013 swapped its visa issuance processes in Nigeria. Deleen said that the Embassy ...

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CHAN/WAFU: We Hope To Win All Matches -Yusuf

Super Eagles Assistant Coach, Salisu Yusuf, said on Monday that the team hoped to win all its matches in both Championship of African Nations (CHAN) and the West African Football Union (WAFU) tournament. Salisu Yusuf Yusuf made the remark in an interview in Abuja, ahead of the team’s preparations for the championships. He said that the team would require extra-hard ...

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Quit Notice: Nigerians Can Live Anywhere — Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammad Buhari has warned that the unity of Nigeria has been a concluded issue as it has become non negotiable and that Nigerians have the right to live in any parts of the country to carry out their legitimate duties without any form of molestation. Buhari in his first official nationwide broadcast after returning from his medical vacation that ...

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Buhari Has Transmitted Resumption Letter To NASS – Aide

President Muhammadu Buhari has transmitted a letter of resumption to the National Assembly, intimating the lawmakers of his return from medical vacation in London, an official has confirmed. Alhaji Suleman Kawu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, House of Representatives, announced this on Monday, during an interactive session with newsmen in Abuja. Kawu said that the ...

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FG Makes Identification Cards Mandatory On Abuja-Kaduna Train

To forestall ticket racketeering on its Abuja- Kaduna train service, the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) has commenced the implementation of Minister of Transportation Mr Rotimi Amaechi’s directive that tickets be issued only to passengers with valid Identification Cards. The Minister, following complaints from passengers, had recently ordered the redeployment of some railway workers found culpable of hoarding first class tickets ...

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Buhari To Work From Home As Office Under Renovation

…Sends Resumption Letter To NASS A Presidency source on Monday disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari will work from his official residence till renovation work is completed in his office. The source, who pleaded anonymity, said that the President has actually resumed work at home. Buhari, who had been in the United Kingdom since May 7th on medical ground, returned to ...

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CAN Re-act To Buhari’s Presidential Broadcast

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Niger chapter, has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari’s nationwide broadcast denouncing inflammatory statements capable of causing chaos in the country. In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Minna on Monday, Mathias Echioda, the state CAN chairman, also commended the president’s resoluteness that the country’s unity was not negotiable. NAN reports that Mr. ...

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Nigeria Spent N1.3 Trillion On Capital Projects In 2016– Osinbajo

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, said on Monday that the Buhari administration spent N1.3 trillion on capital projects in 2016, the highest in the history of the country. Mr. Osinbajo disclosed this at a plenary of the 2017 Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, national conference in Lagos with the theme: “African Business: Penetrating Through Institution Building.” The sub-theme of the plenary ...

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SPDC JV Raises The Alarm Over Safety Of occupation Of Belema oil Facilities

The illegal occupation of Belema Flow Station and Gas Plant in Rivers State has safety implications both for the people at the facilities and nearby communities, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) has warned. Since August 11, 2017 some persons have camped out day and night at the two facilities. In a statement on Sunday, SPDC said ...

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