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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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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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What Is The Worth Of A Nigerian Migrant’s Life?-Fisayo Soyombo

In April, a former Nigerian public official lost his daughter under questionable circumstances. The young lady’s death was avoidable, and who knows, maybe her spirit is already haunting a UK hospital and another one in Nigeria. A hospital in Birmingham misdiagnosed her condition; the one in Nigeria performed surgery on her without having a life support machine. When her condition ...

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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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Ronaldo ‘Confident’ Of Winning Ballon D’Or

  Cristiano Ronaldo said on Friday that he was “confident as always” of winning the upcoming Ballon D’Or for best player in the world. Ronaldo is the overwhelming favourite to collect the award on December 7, after a year in which he led Real Madrid to titles in Spain and Europe. “Last season was exceptional. We won the league and ...

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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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Google Honours Chinua Achebe At 87

  Technology giant, Google, honoured late Nigerian literary icon, Chinua Achebe, on its doodle on Thursday. Google Doodle is a special logo on Google’s homepage that is temporarily alternated and intended to celebrate holidays, events, achievements and people. Surrounded by iconic images of his most famous literary works, Wednesday’s Doodle celebrates Achebe’s legacy. According to PremiumTimes, If he hadn’t died ...

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