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JAMB Postpones Sale Of 2018 UTME Application Forms

  The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has suspended the sale of the 2018 application forms earlier scheduled to commence on Wednesday, November 22. According to PREMIUM TIMES, the spokesperson of the board, Fabian Benjamin, in a press statement on Tuesday evening, noted that the postponement was due to the delay in meeting the agreed deadline by the publisher ...

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Rescue Organization Seeks Oyo NUJ Support To Raise Ambulance Fund

  The Road Accident Information and Rescue Organization has solicited the support of media organizations in Oyo State through Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Oyo State Council to assist in creating awareness campaign to raise fund for the purchase of ambulances and other equipment to provide prompt rescue assistance to road accident victims. This was contained in a letter delivered ...

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End Of An Era: Robert Mugabe Finally Resigns As President Of Zimbabwe

  Robert Mugabe resigned as president of Zimbabwe Tuesday, swept from power as his 37-year reign of brutality and autocratic control crumbled within days of a military takeover. The bombshell news was delivered by the parliament speaker to a special joint session of the assembly which had convened to impeach Mugabe, 93, who has dominated every aspect of Zimbabwean public ...

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Obiano Wins Anambra Guber Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared the All Progressives Grand Alliance candidate, Willie Obiano, the winner of the Anambra governorship election. According to reports, Obiano won in all the 21 local government areas of the state with a total of about 234,071 votes. Tony Nwoye, candidate of the of All Progressives Congress (APC), came second, while Oseloka Obaze of the People’s ...

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APGA Leads In 9 Councils As Obaze Lost His LG To APGA

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has taken early lead as the Independent National Electoral Commision released the results of nine of the 21 local government areas of Saturday’s governorship election. The results were released by the state Returning Officer, Prof. Zana Akpagu, the Vice Chancellor of University of Calabar. Similarly, the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in the ...

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UCH To Unveil Centre For The Elderly

  University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, will soon unveil the Kessington Adebutu Rehabilitation Centre, to serve as an old people’s home. The Chief Medical Director (CMD), Dr. Temitope Alonge, made this known at a media briefing while speaking about the achievement of UCH at 60. “We already have the first purpose-built training and treatment centre for geriatric medicine in Africa ...

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Power Slips From Mugabe As Military Steps In

  Zimbabwe’s military appeared to be in control of the country Wednesday as generals denied staging a coup but used state television to vow to target “criminals” allied to President Robert Mugabe. Mugabe’s decades-long grip on power was dramatically weakened as military vehicles blocked roads outside the parliament in Harare and senior soldiers delivered a late-night television address to the ...

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Buhari Appoints Moji Adeyeye As New NAFDAC DG

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Prof. Moji Adeyeye as the Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control. According to a statement on Tuesday by Assistant Director (Press), Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mohammed Nakorji. According to the statement, Adeyeye’s appointment which takes effect from November 3 is ...

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