Thursday, October 17, 2019

Education (NIGERIA): JAMB to register only candidates with National Identification Number (NIN) for 2020 Exam

2020 UTME: We’ll only register candidates with NIN —JAMB

“The Board would ONLY register candidates with NIN,”

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board said today that it will no longer register candidates who do not have the National Identity Number for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.

Economy (NIGERIA): Buhari Approves N10bn for Enugu Airport

Buhari Approves N10bn for Enugu Airport

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved N10billion for the upgrade of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Politics (NIGERIA): Secretariat for African First Ladies soon - President`s wife

Secretariat for African First Ladies soon - Aisha Buhari

Wife of Nigerian president, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday expressed her resolve to construct a regional secretariat for the African First Ladies Peace Mission, AFLPM.

The Mission, which was established after the Beijing Conference of 1995, has been in the custody of Nigeria, with leadership rotating among African First Ladies.

Politics (NIGERIA): Nigeria Needs Prayers, says senate president

Nigeria Needs Prayers – Lawan

“Given the situation we are in today, the various challenges that Nigeria and its people face, we even need to pray more,”

According to Senate president`s statement issued by his Special Adviser on media on Wednesday, Lawan was quoted as saying that Nigeria needs prayer to overcome her numerous challenges.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Education (NIGERIA/US): Nigerian Student Shot Dead in US

Neighbour shoots Nigerian student to death in U.S over loud music

“It is with profound sadness that the University confirms the deceased victim, 18-year-old Oluwafemi Oyerinde, was an enrolled student at Kennesaw State University,

A Nigerian student was shot and killed by his neighbour after they reportedly got into an argument over loud music.

Economy (NIGERIA): No hunger in Nigeria – Agric minister

There is no hunger in Nigeria – Agric minister

“I think we are producing enough to feed ourselves. I think there is no hunger in Nigeria; there could be inconveniences. When people talk about hunger in this government, I just laugh...In this country, it is fairly cheap to buy food,”

Nigeria Agric Minister, Sabo Nanono said Monday that Nigeria was producing enough food to feed itself and send to neighbouring countries.

Economy (NIGERIA/AFRICA): Foundation shortlists 5,240 Young Africans for business training

Tony Elumelu Foundation shortlists 5,240 Young Africans for business training

In partnership with the United Nations Development Programme, the Tony Elumelu Foundation has announced the selection of 5,240 young African entrepreneurs to receive business training.