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Requirements For 2016/2017 Admission Screening

Many candidates have been asking questions on the kind of preparations they need ahead of their institutions’ admission screening exercise. Like you already know, the screening as stipulated by JAMB will involve the verification of your documents and physical examination of the candidates. As we have always done, we would like to use this medium to bring you up to ... Read More »

NCC Pays Over N9b Nigerian music artistes as royalty on ring back tones

The Nigerian telecommunications companies have paid over 9 billion naira to different Nigerian music artistes as royalty on ring back tones alone. This was revealed by the Director of Public Affairs, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Tony Ojobo, at the fourth edition of the Nigerian Entertainment Conference held in Victoria Island Lagos. He used the statistics to buttress his conviction that ... Read More »

Akwa Ibom Governor Udom Emmanuel Finishes Lavish Mansion After Few Months In Office ( Photos )

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has completed a massive mansion for himself in his hometown of Awa community in Onna Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, which he started building four months after becoming the governor of the State. SaharaReporters in an exclusive report on September 30, 2015 revealed that contract for the building project was awarded ... Read More »

Nigeria Internet Users Reduce to 93.7 Million – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, on Saturday said that internet users on Nigeria’s telecommunications networks reduced to 93.75 million as at February 2016. The commission made this known in its monthly Internet Subscriber Data, made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos. It said that the number of subscribers that browsed the internet in January was put at ... Read More »

List of Best Ranking Universities in Nigeria by NUC

According to the Nigerian Universities Commission, NUC, these are the best ranking universities in the country: University of Ibadan, UI (Overall best university) University of Ilorin, UNILORIN (Best ranking second generation university) University of Jos, UNIJOS (2nd best ranking second generation university) Covernant Univeristy (Best private university) The second generation Universities are the 12 universities established between 1970 and 1985 ... Read More »

Niger To Transfer 500 Boko Haram Prisoners To Nigeria

Niger has agreed to transfer hundreds of prisoners from the militant Islamist group Boko Haram back to their home country of Nigeria to reduce pressure on its crammed prisons, judicial sources said on Tuesday. Boko Haram militants mostly operate in northeastern Nigeria but have also stepped up their insurgency within Niger’s southern region of Diffa in recent months, carrying out ... Read More »

StarTimes Nigeria Launches End of Year Special Promo.

Startimes Nigeria has launched a special end-of-year offer to its millions of customers in the country. The promo allows customers recharge and get a free decoder and extra viewing time. The free decoders will be packed with exciting contents on a bouquet that is desired by customers. Customers using the digital terrestrial will be able to enjoy basic, classic and ... Read More »

Oando to Build $350m Gas Processing Plant in Nigeria.

Nigerian energy solutions provide, Oando, is planning to build a $350 million gas plant in the country. According to Bolaji Osunsanya, Managing Director of Oando Gas and Power, the company is focusing on integrating gas production with its supply business. The plant is expected to be able to process 300 million standard cubit feet a day (scfd), and will take ... Read More »

Nigeria Police Force Warn Over Recruitment Exercise.

The Enugu state command of the Nigeria police Force wishes to inform members of the public particularly good people of the state that its attention has been drawn towards the alleged activities of some suspected Fraudsters who allegedly swindle unsuspecting members of the public desirous of enlisting into the police Force as well as any other agencies. According to the ... Read More »

Top 23 Most Expensive Secondary Schools In Nigeria With Mind Blowing Fees

23- Regent School Maitama N1.35 Million Abuja 22- Bloombreed High School N1.5 Million Port Harcourt 21- Lead British International School N1.5 Million Abuja 20- Norwegian International School N1,843,750Million Port Harcourt 19- Nigerian Turkish International College N1.6 Million Abuja 18- Greenoak International School N1.9 Million Port Harcourt 17- International Community School N1.9 Million Abuja 16- Charles Dale Memorial International School N2,040,000 ... Read More »

PHOTOS: President Buhari Inspects Made In Nigeria Vehicles.

The president inspected the vehicles following the visit of the Executive Vice President, Middle East and Africa, Peugeot Citreon, Mr. Jean-Christophe Quemard’s visit to the villa. Speaking to the audience, Buhari reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to the federal government’s privatization and commercialization policy. He stressed, however, that greater consideration will now be given to the technical and managerial competence of ... Read More »

Nigeria Will Not Remain The Same If Any Harm Befalls Ekweremadu, Igbo Youths Warn

The youth wing of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the pan-Igbo socio-cultural organization, has called on the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase, to ensure a thorough investigation into the alleged assassination attempt on the Deputy Senate President, Dr. Ike Ekweremadu. Mr. Ekweremadu in a statement issued by his media aide on Tuesday, said suspected assassins tried unsuccessfully to ram into his ... Read More »

Nigeria Cannot Continue To Import Rice, Others – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said that Nigeria could not afford to continue importing rice and other food items which it has the capacity to produce in commercial quantities. He stressed that the diversification of the economy was a necessity. Speaking, Tuesday, in Birnin Kebbi, while launching the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN’s Anchor Borrowers’ Programme and the commencement of the dry ... Read More »

Regions With The Highest Rate Of Abortions In Nigeria According To Report

Incidences of induced abortions are more prevalent in the South-South and the North-East regions of Nigeria, a new report says. The study, conducted by US-based Guttmacher Institute, and Ipas, a nongovernmental organisation that focuses on female reproductive rights, puts the South-South in the lead, and the South West at the bottom. The report shows that besides insurgency, the North East ... Read More »

MTN Nigeria Gets New CEO Mr Phuthuma Nhleko.

Mr. Phuthuma Nhleko has been appointed as the new group CEO of MTN Nigeria. The former group CEO, Mr. Sifiso Dabengwa, had resigned due to the N1.04tn fine imposed on the company by the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC. Ttemporally Non-Executive Chairman of the company, Mr. Nhleko took over as acting Executive chairman for a maximum period of six months pending ... Read More »

Nigeria Will Break If The Igbos (Biafrans) Are Butchered Again; Fani Kayode Warns

FORMER Director of Publicity, Peoples Democratic Presidential Campaign Organisation, PDPPCO, Chief Femi Fani- Kayode Monday lampooned the Convener of the Coalition of Northern Politicians, Academics, Professionals and Businessmen, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, describing his comments that President Muhammadu Buhari owes Igbos nothing as most insensitive, cruel and Puerile. Responding to comments credited to Junaid, Fani- Kayode in a message to Vanguard ... Read More »

Nigerians In Trouble? MTN Finally Agrees To Pay N1.4TRN Fine For Breaking Rules In Nigeria

…..Well, I hope we won’t suffer indiscriminate deductions. Monies disappearing even without making calls? MOBILE Telecommunication Network (MTN) has finally agreed to pay the $5.2 billion (N1.4 trillion) fine slammed on it by pleading with Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to stagger the payment. Daily Sun investigation revealed that the last-minute agreement to pay followed series of meeting between MTN management ... Read More »

[Full List] Meet the Ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

After weeks of screening, petitions, agitations and various intrigues at the National Assembly, the Senate ratified the appointment of all the ministerial nominees sent by the president. President Mohammadu Buhari will unveil the portfolios of each minister anytime from now. Meet the Ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Rotimi Amaechi Aisha Abubakar Prof. Isaac Adewole Prof Anwuka Anthony Gozie ... Read More »

WHO Set To Declare Nigeria Polio Free

The World Health Organization (WHO) is set to formally pronounce the delisting of Nigeria as a polio endemic country. The event, which is slated for the State House, Abuja, on October 26 will see the country hosting the Director-General of WHO, Dr. Margaret Chan, who will be represented by WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso R. Moeti. The Permanent ... Read More »

MTN Nigeria Loses Customers.

MTN Group Ltd., Africa’s largest wireless operator, cut its full-year subscriber forecast after it had customers disconnected in Nigeria by regulators and as the number of clients using contracts in South Africa fell. The company will add 14.8 million net subscribers this year, compared with a previous forecast of 16.75 million, Johannesburg-based MTN said in a statement Thursday. The carrier’s ... Read More »

Nigeria Is Being Threatened – Chief Of Army Staff Buratai

Authorities of the Nigerian Army have raised the alarm that the sovereignity of the country is being threatened. The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, in message to troops fighting Boko Haram in the North East, declared that “the next few days will be crucial to Operation Lafiya Dole. It is also crucial to our country Nigeria. Our ... Read More »

No Room For Full Sharia Implementation In Nigeria – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari who has been quoted as saying he supports “the total implementation of the sharia in the country” yesterday said the country cannot practise certain prescribed punishment under the Islamic penal code. According to him Nigerian law does not allow for “sharia punishments, such as stonings and amputations, adding: “I cannot change it. I haven’t been voted by ... Read More »

See full list of Buhari’s ministerial nominees

Barring any last minute change, President Muhammadu Buhari may have picked from across the States of the Federation, including the Federal Capital Territory, Nigerians who will serve as ministers in his cabinet. SENATE CHAMBER Recall that on September 30, President Buhari sent to the Senate President Bukola Saraki, the first batch of 21 ministerial nominees. Also, yesterday, the President sent ... Read More »