Admission into tertiary institutions will be stress-free in 2016 – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has assured prospective undergraduates that the 2016 admissions into tertiary institutions will be hitch-free, adding that no candidate must come from any other source outside the list prepared and recommended by the institution. This is part of a statement issued by JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede on Tuesday. Read more

Niger Delta Avengers chooses Wole Soyinka as representative in proposed dialogue with FG

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has been chosen by militant group, Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, as one of members of it dialogue group in the proposed dialogue with the federal government. Spokesman for the Dialogue Group, Mr. Ballantyne Agiri, made this known to the New Telegraph on Tuesday. He hinted that the militants had set Read more

Shekau ‘wounded’ in air strike

Nigeria’s military claimed Tuesday to have seriously injured Boko Haram’s elusive leader Abubakar Shekau and killed other commanders in an air strike on the Islamist group’s forest stronghold. The announcement was met with scepticism by Boko Haram experts who pointed out that Nigeria has repeatedly claimed to have killed Shekau in previous raids only for Read more