UI recalls students, fixes examinations for July 4

The Senate of the University of Ibadan (UI) has recalled all undergraduate students of the institution to resume academic activities. The university authorities directed the students to arrive on campus as from Sunday, July 2, 2017 while it fixed first semester examinations of the 2016/2017 academic session to begin on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. In a statement More...

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By Bar and Bench On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Over 100 million Nigerians can’t afford treatment in public hospitals—Dogara

Pushes for NHIS coverage for the poor, unemployed Nigerians. Over 67 percent of Nigerians, which amounts to over a hundred million poor families, cannot afford to pay hospital bills for treatment of illnesses More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, June 17th, 2017
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290,000 applicants hit N-Power portal in 3 days – Official

No fewer than 290,000 applications hit the N-Power job portal on Friday, just three days after the portal was opened, a presidential aide said. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Job Creation, Afolabi More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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Alleged Financial Malpractices: FG clears YABATECH Rector, Ladipo, okays ex-bursar for trial

The Federal Government has cleared the Rector of Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH), Dr Margaret Ladipo of allegations of fraud and financial malpractices levelled against her by former Bursar of the school, More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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JAMB cancels UTME results of 59,698 candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has now officially cancelled the results of 59,698 candidates over examination malpractices. Is-haq Oloyede, JAMB registrar, made the disclosure on Wednesday in More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, June 11th, 2017
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Kaduna sacks 313 district heads, 4,453 village heads

The Kaduna State Government said it has reverted to the 77 districts and 1,429 village units that existed prior to 2001. The government said the decision was to reduce the burden that a bloated payroll imposes More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, June 11th, 2017
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Indigenous languages facing extinction – Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has expressed concerns over existential threats to indigenous languages in the country. He spoke Saturday, in Lubo community of Yamaltu-Deba Local Government More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, June 11th, 2017
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Boko Haram strikes again, kills two in Borno

Two local vigilante personnel were left dead on Saturday night after gunmen believed to be Boko Haram members attacked Yale village in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State, officials said. Another operative More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, June 8th, 2017
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Speaker Dogara preaches unity in diversity, as he hosts members to Iftar.

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, on wednesday enjoined Nigerians to uphold and sustain the spirit of unity in diversity for the  nation to attain the desired  greatness. Dogara More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, June 7th, 2017
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House of Reps to hold special session to mark 2nd anniversary

In commemoration of its second anniversary, the House of Representatives will on Friday, 9th June, hold a special session where its Legislative Agenda will be appraised. The House will also use the occasion to More...