• INEC releases names of candidates for Lagos bye-election

    INEC releases names of candidates for Lagos bye-election

    It was gathered that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released names of candidates and political parties participating in the December 3 bye-election into Ifako-Ijaiye Federal Constituency of Lagos State.

    The participating candidates and political parties were released by the national headquarters of INEC in Abuja on Tuesday.

    They are Yusuf Olawale Fatai (Action Alliance, AA); Adebayo Michael Akanbi (Alliance for Democracy, AD); Olugbenga Olusegun Owolabi (Advanced Democratic Congress, ADC); Akinwunmi Nurudeen Olaitan (All Progressives Congress, APC); Babatunde Babatope Akinyele (Peoples […]

  • Nigerian Navy releases names of 2,850 successful candidates for 2016 recruitment

    Nigerian Navy releases names of 2,850 successful candidates for 2016 recruitment

    The Nigerian Navy has released the list of 2, 850 successful candidates for its 2016 Batch 25 Recruitment Exercise which was conducted as from 15 August to 12 September, 2016 at Navy Town, Lagos.

    A statement from Naval Headquarters and signed by Commodore Christian Ezekobe said, “A total number of 2850 candidates were successful in the exercise.

    “However, they are to be trained in two batches (Batch A and Batch B).

    “While successful candidates in the first batch will commence training on 6 […]

  • FG begins shortlisting candidates for 500,000 jobs, says Lai Mohammed

    FG begins shortlisting candidates for 500,000 jobs, says Lai Mohammed

    According to reports, the Federal Government has commenced shortlisting candidates for the 500,000 jobs it promised.

    The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this on Wednesday in Abuja when a delegation of the National Council for Women’s Societies paid him a courtesy visit in his office.

    Mohammed said that applications were being received and government had started processing them for the recruitment.

    He said: “The process for the recruitment has started.

    “About 1.2 million people applied and they classified them into […]

  • Fayose commends self for candidates’ performance in NECO exams

    Fayose commends self for candidates’ performance in NECO exams

    Ekiti State Governor,  Ayodele Fayose, has given his administration a pat on the back for the outstanding performance of the state’s candidates in this year’s National Examination Council (NECO) and West African Examination Council (WAEC) results.

    An analysis of the NECO results released, Friday, showed that Ekiti State topped the 36 states of the federation, including the Federal Capital Territory with 96.485 of its candidates recording successes in the examination. Edo State came second with 96.31 percent candidates’ success, while  Abia […]

  • Candidate’s Pedigree Will Decide Who Succeeds Oshiomhole – Akenzua

    Candidate’s Pedigree Will Decide Who Succeeds Oshiomhole – Akenzua

    Chairman, Benin Leaders of Thought (BLT), His Royal Highness, Ovbioba Edun Akenzua, the Enogie of Obazuwa has said only personal profile of the candidates jostling to succeed Governor Oshiomhole will define next week ‘s governorship poll

    Speaking with newsmen in Benin city on expectations in the forthcoming election, Enogie Akenzua prayed the ancestors to give the state a governor that has the interest of Edo people at heart

    “I think its going to be an issue of personality because to me there […]

  • JAMB: LASU to screen candidates online

    JAMB: LASU to screen candidates online

    The Lagos State University has commenced the admission of candidates for the 2016/2017 academic session using the online screening approach.

    The institution’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, said on Friday that the institution had begun to use the system.

    He said that candidates, who chose LASU as their first choice as directed ‎by the Joint Admission Matriculation Board, would be screened online.

    Fagbohun said that an online application portal had already been designed for the candidates to upload their results, certificates and other relevant […]

  • NECO: Jigawa speaker donates N1m to candidates to purchase NECO scratch cards

    NECO: Jigawa speaker donates N1m to candidates to purchase NECO scratch cards

    The Speaker, Jigawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Idris Garba, has donated N1 million to 105 candidates to purchase scratch cards to register for the 2016 November/December NECO examination.

    Alhaji Sani Sarki, the speaker’s local education committee chairman in his constituency, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday.

    Sarki said that 70 male and 30 female candidates from Jahun Local Government Area of the state benefitted from the donation.

    NAN reports that Garba (APC) represents Jahun Constituency in the […]

  • UNILORIN Warns Candidates Seeking For Admission Against Fraudsters

    UNILORIN Warns Candidates Seeking For Admission Against Fraudsters

    The University of Ilorin has warned candidates seeking admission into the institution for the 2016/2017 not to fall victims of fraudsters asking for screening fees.

    Mr. Kunle Akogun, Deputy Director, Corporate Affairs Department of the university, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday.

    Akogun said that the recently circulated post-UTME procedures slated for Aug. 22 and Aug. 27 was a scam.

    I am not aware of any circular from the university management to this effect, […]

  • JAMB denies imposing candidates on universities for admission

    JAMB denies imposing candidates on universities for admission

    The Registrar of Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, on Friday, said it was untrue that the board was imposing candidates on universities for admission.

    Oloyede told journalists in Benin, Edo, during his visit to JAMB’s zonal office that the board had resolved all issues of admission into tertiary institutions after due consultation with all stakeholders. ‎

    ‎”I know many of you are bothered and you want to hear from me about the admission.

    “There is no stalemate; after due […]

  • Edo 2016: INEC releases list of parties, candidates

    Edo 2016: INEC releases list of parties, candidates

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday in Benin, released a list of 19 political parties that would participate in the Sept. 10 governorship election in Edo.

    The list signed by INEC’s Head of Legal Services, Mr Mathew Ugwuocha, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) also contained the names of candidates being fielded by the parties.

    The list contains 19 male governorship candidates, 15 male running mates and four female running mates.

    The governorship candidates with female running […]