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JAMB Releases Cut Off Mark for 2019

June 11, 2019 Joshua Samuel

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, on Tuesday has approved 160 and above as this year’s national minimum cut-off mark for admission into public polytechnics and universities. The decision was reached at the 19th Policy Meeting on Admissions to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria which held at the Bola Babalakin {Read More..}

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3 Dead in Imo bomb blast

June 7, 2019 Joshua Samuel

Police expert in Imo on Thursday affirmed that a bomb detonated in the state killing three people. Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Imo, Orlando Ikeokwu, said the blast happened in Eziorsu community in Oguta local government zone. Ikeokwu gave the names of the deceased as Elvis Ukado; Kasiemobi Uzoma {Read More..}

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House of Reps Passes Bill to Ban the use of Nylon bags

May 21, 2019 Joshua Samuel

The house of representatives on Tuesday passed a bill banning plastic bags in the country. The lawmakers said the bill is to among other things address waste management and protect the environment. The Plastic bag prohibition bill provides for: “An act to prohibit the use, manufacture and importation of all {Read More..}

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17 Dead in Fresh Attack in Zamfara

May 20, 2019 Joshua Samuel

Some armed bandits operating in Zamfara state have killed 17 people in attacks in three Zamfara villages. Daily Trust reports that the bandits attacked Birnin Magaji local government area of Zamfara state on Saturday, May 18, and killed the people. Residents of the community said the armed men, riding motorbikes {Read More..}