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JAMB Form Sales: Applicant loses money to suspected pick-pockets in Ilorin

JAMB Form Sales: Applicant loses money to suspected pick-pockets in Ilorin

By Daniel Ayantoye and Deborah Oyewo There was mild drama at Jaiz Bank, Unity road in Ilorin on Wednesday, as a prospective applicant for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), Alaba Ajulo allegedly lost his money to suspected pick-pockets. Ajulo, who was at the bank to purchase form for the exam was said to have […]

20,000 Candidates registered for JAMB in 2 days – Spokesman

20,000 Candidates registered for JAMB in 2 days – Spokesman

No fewer than 20,000 candidates registered for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in two days. This was disclosed by the Joint Admission Matriculation Board’s spokesperson, Dr Fabian Benjamin. However, it was learnt that some of the accredited centres in Lagos are yet to commence registration as at Wednesday due to lack of JAMB […]

Why Nigeria’s prison system deteriorated, and how it can be resuscitated – Retired Controller

Why Nigeria’s prison system deteriorated, and how it can be resuscitated – Retired Controller

In this interview with PREMIUM TIMES, Ifediorah Orakwe, a retired Controller of Prisons (Planning, Research, and Statistics) Nigerian Prisons Service, spoke about the country’s overcrowded prisons, challenges, and the way out. You were in the Nigeria Prisons Service for over three decades. What has changed over the years? I was in the service for 34 […]

List of 11 accredited JAMB centres in Kwara

List of 11 accredited JAMB centres in Kwara

The Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Thursday released the list of accredited centres across the country, for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). After a long wait, the examination body began the sale of UTME form on Monday with its official opened same day for prospective candidates to commence registration. The prospective candidates […]

Eagles’ Watch: West Brom scouts Simon, Etebo as 5 Swedish clubs close in on NPFL hotshot

Eagles’ Watch: West Brom scouts Simon, Etebo as 5 Swedish clubs close in on NPFL hotshot

With the European Leagues on break, attention of football faithful across the world shifted to World Cup qualifiers and international friendly matches of their darling teams. The Super Eagles was however not left out of the opportunity. After so much anticipation, the team largely made up of youngsters proved their worth by coming from a […]

How Super Eagles players fared against Senegal

How Super Eagles players fared against Senegal

Daniel Akpeyi: He was Super Eagles second best player on the night after Ndidi, making some crucial saves. The goal scored by Moussa Sow in the second half was not his fault either. RATING:  7/10 Kenneth Omeruo: Could not cope with most of the time with the physicality of the game and to be fair to […]

Kwara bank managers back BVN extension to MFBs

Kwara bank managers back BVN extension to MFBs

…decries cost of machine By Matthew Denis Bank managers of Microfinance Banks across Ilorin, Kwara State have thrown their support for the proposed extension of Bank Verification Number (BVN) to their banks. According to them most of the MFBs have since key into the policy for salary accounts of their customers across the state. It […]

JAAC: Kwara 16 LGs share N271m for March

JAAC: Kwara 16 LGs share N271m for March

The Chairman of the Kwara State Joint Accounts Allocation Committee (JAAC), Alhaji Damola Banu has disclosed that the 16 Local Government Areas shared a total sum of N271, 979, 655.86 for the month of March. Banu who is also the Commissioner of Finance made this known during the JAAC monthly meeting held at Ministry of […]

Naira appreciate, Bureau De Change operators loses N130m in a week – Official

Naira appreciate, Bureau De Change operators loses N130m in a week – Official

The Naira recorded an appreciation of 12.36 per cent at the parallel market in the last one week. While the Naira appreciated, the leader of bureau de change operators in Nigeria said his members lost N130 million due to the mode of Central Bank’s intervention in the past week. It was reported that the Naira […]

NSE Partners with Access Bank to celebrate Global Money Week

NSE Partners with Access Bank to celebrate Global Money Week

Consistent with its commitment to promote financial literacy and inclusion in Nigeria, The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE or Exchange) in collaboration with Access Bank Plc will commemorate the 2017 Global Money Week themed: ‘Learn. Save. Earn’ with a series of educational programs to raise awareness and improve the capabilities of young people to make sound […]