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PDP clears all seats in Ebonyi council polls

PDP clears all seats in Ebonyi council polls

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has won the chairmanship seats of the 13 Local Government Areas of Ebonyi in the Saturday local council polls. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the party also won all the councillorship seats in the 171 wards of the state. Jossy Eze, Chairman of the Ebonyi State Independent Electoral Commission, EBSIEC, […]

US court convicts 25-yr-old Nigerian for wire fraud

US court convicts 25-yr-old Nigerian for wire fraud

A United States Federal court has convicted a Nigerian, Wiseman Oputa, who set up a number of bank accounts with bogus passports over a year, in which he managed to steal at least $500,000 through wire fraud and Internet scams. The court convicted Oputa of one count of wire fraud, the US Attorney’s Office of […]

N-Power: KWSG moves to end crisis

N-Power: KWSG moves to end crisis

By Kayode Adeoti Following the recent protest by participants of N-Power scheme in Kwara State, government has held meetings with stakeholders to address the issue, National Pilot gathered. Speaking with this medium on Friday, the Special Adviser on Youth Empowerment to the Governor, Alhaji  Saka Babatunde confirmed that his office in conjunction with the Secretary to […]

Will Kwara LGs poll hold this year?

Will Kwara LGs poll hold this year?

Last week, opposition parties led by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) raised the alarm over the non conduct of Local Government election in the state and insisted the exercise must hold this year. This is against the backdrop from the state government that the Local Government poll will come up when the economy of the […]

7 –yr-old girl missing in Ilorin

7 –yr-old girl missing in Ilorin

By Ahmed Ajikobi A seven-year-old girl, Joy Akanbi was yesterday discovered in Asa Dam area of Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. The girl was found around 10pm at Egbejila junction while taking a nap on a bench beside a petty trader. The girl who may have been abandoned in the area by her mother said she attended […]

Resolving N/Delta crisis with modular refineries

Resolving N/Delta crisis with modular refineries

The Nigerian federation for many decades has applied several antidotes to manage the economic crisis arising from years of neglect of communities that produce Nigeria’s major foreign exchange earner-crude oil, without success. In between, there has been serious crisis which led to militancy and outright sabotage of the economic bowels of the country. In fact […]

UTME: JAMB fumes as ‘powerful’ registration fraudsters are arrested

UTME: JAMB fumes as ‘powerful’ registration fraudsters are arrested

Five people have been arrested by Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) for various alleged registration infractions in the ongoing 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) to be conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB). The suspected fraudsters were arrested in Oyo, Ogun and Borno States by officers and men of the […]

UTME: Educationist calls for uniform cut-off marks 

UTME: Educationist calls for uniform cut-off marks 

The Chairman Exam Ethics Marshals International (EEMI), an NGO, Ike Onyechere, has called for uniform cut-off mark of admissions into tertiary institutions in the country. He also said that the idea of choosing candidates for admission because they are from educationally advantaged and educationally disadvantaged states should be removed by the Joint Admission and Matriculation […]

NMDC reduces admission for Unilorin Medical Students to 150

NMDC reduces admission for Unilorin Medical Students to 150

By Daniel Ayantoye In a bid to reduce the excess number of medical students graduating from the medical school, it has been gathered that the Nigeria Medical and Dental Council (NMDC) has intervened and cut down the numbers of Medical Student that are admitted yearly by the University of Ilorin. The yearly intake that was […]

Unilorin ranks 9th among varsity with highest number of prof.

Unilorin ranks 9th among varsity with highest number of prof.

The University of Ilorin presently ranks 9th on the log of institutions with the highest number of professors in the country. According to a chart released last week, the Nigeria University Commission (NUC), rated the University of Ibadan (UI) first among its peers in Nigeria with 230 Professors and 62 Associate Professors. The University of […]