Day: May 21, 2018

JAMB: Rescheduled UTME to hold May 26

JAMB: Rescheduled UTME to hold May 26

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the rescheduled Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) will take place May 26. Fabian Benjamin, JAMB spokesman, disclosed this on Sunday in an interview with NAN in Abuja. According to Benjamin, more than 12, 000 candidates are expected to sit for the mop-up examinations in few of its centres across the country. This category of ... »

UNN Student wins National Statistics Competition

UNN Student wins National Statistics Competition

The University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) has won the Nigeria Statistical Association (NSA) competition organised for undergraduates of statistics. Emmanuel Ugwu came overall best out of 60 final year students of statistics who participated in the competition held at National Mathematical Centre (NMC) on Friday in Abuja. NAN reports that 20 tertiary institutions participated in the competition. In hi... »

Corps members to get health insurance in 2018 budget – Senator Lanre Tejuosho

Corps members to get health insurance in 2018 budget – Senator Lanre Tejuosho

Lanre Tejuosho, senator representing Ogun central, says health insurance for members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has been included in the 2018 budget. He said this on Wednesday while contributing to a debate on a motion sponsored by Andrew Uchendu, senator representing Rivers east. Tejuosho explained that going by the one percent of the consolidated revenue fund earmarked by the nat... »

Two rich Nigerian youth battered fellow student with shisha pipe in UK

Two rich Nigerian youth battered fellow student with shisha pipe in UK

Two rich Nigerian youth battered a fellow student with a shisha pipe after getting into a quarrel over who has a richer father. According to Daily Mail, Elvis Ilonze attacked his childhood friend Prince Nnaji in the flat they co-habit in Brighton, East Sussex, UK. The flatmates who had known each other from Nigeria came at odds when Nnaji suggested that he had the richer father which prompted Ilon... »