Daredevil gunmen storm Igbonla Lagos Model College again, abduct six students

Gunmen numbering about 15, on Thursday, stormed Lagos State Model College at the Igbonla area of Epe and abducted six of its students. The scary incident was the second in seven months. The victims were all males. They were picked at random. However, initial unconfirmed reports had indicated that aside the six students, the kidnappers had allegedly More...

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By Bar and Bench On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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FG plans to increase teachers’ salaries, threatens to sack those without professional qualification

The Federal Government on Thursday disclosed that plans were in the offing to ensure that teachers were better paid than other workers. Minister of Education Adamu Adamu who made the disclosure at the inauguration More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, May 21st, 2017
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JAMB: More than 10,000 candidates caught cheating in Anambra

The Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB) says more than 10,000 candidates caught for examination malpractices in the ongoing UTME in Anambra have been handed over to appropriate authority. Lynda Nwachukwu, More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, May 13th, 2017
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2017 UTME: Candidates protest poor internet at CBT centres

As the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) began its 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), candidates commended JAMB as others lamented the hitches experienced at the exam centres. Some More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, May 13th, 2017
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UTME not postponed—JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Friday night said.the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) scheduled for today has not been postponed. Spokesperson of JAMB, Fabian Benjamin, More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, May 12th, 2017
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How we arrested 31 IMSU students during ‘cult initiation’—Police

Operatives of the Imo State Police Command have arrested 31 students of the Imo State University, Owerri, over alleged engagement in cultism. The arrest was done after the suspected cultists engaged the police More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, May 12th, 2017
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FG axes VCs of FUTA, FUNAAB

The Federal Government has suspended the Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Adebiyi Daramola alongside the institution’s registrar, Modupe Ajayi. Similarly, Olusola Oyewole, More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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EFCC, ICPC, Police to monitor UTME exam centres—JAMB Registrar

Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Is-haq Oloyede has disclosed that operatives from the Nigeria Police, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), and the Independent More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
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1, 736, 571 candidates set for 2017 UTME — JAMB Registrar

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said it registered a total of 1, 736, 571 candidates for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), which marked a deviation from the past. The More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
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Salary Arrears: Oyo Assembly summons LAUTECH VC, commissioner

Oyo State House of Assembly on Tuesday issued a summon on the Vice-Chancellor of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso,  Professor Sulaiman Adeniyi Gbadegesin and the state Commissioner for More...