• NAF extends aerial patrol to Abuja-Kaduna railway line

    NAF extends aerial patrol to Abuja-Kaduna railway line

    According to reports, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has extended its aerial patrol and surveillance of the Abuja-Kaduna highway to include the railway lines.

    The surveillance is part of the ongoing efforts to protect lives and safeguard critical national assets within the affected areas.

    In the patrol, both railway terminus in Abuja, Kaduna and environs were covered using NAF helicopters.

    A statement by the spokesman for the Air Force, Ayodele Famuyiwa, said that the security situation in the North West region of Nigeria […]

  • LASU extends deadline for certificate collection

    LASU extends deadline for certificate collection

    In order to clear its registry of backlog, the Lagos State University (LASU) has extended the deadline for collection of certificates by its graduates by another two weeks.

    Mr Adekoya Martins, the Acting Head, Centre for Information, Press and Public Relations of the institution‎, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos that the extension was due to the impressive turnout by the graduates.

    NAN reports that LASU management had on Sept. 30 said that 24,734 certificates of graduates, […]

  • NYSC sanctions 24, extends service year of 60 others

    NYSC sanctions 24, extends service year of 60 others

    Authorities of the National Youth Service Corps have sanctioned 24 members, allegedly for indiscipline, misconduct and breach of the NYSC Bye-Laws.

    They form part of the 2,657 NYSC Batch B, Stream 11, 2015 corps members that passed out in Delta State.

    Eighty of them were remobilised, 60 others are facing extension of service, while four of the corps members bagged state awards for excellence.

    The awardees are: Kenechukwu Ezeugo, Omotayo Taiwo, Onyeukwu Stanley and Ayim Chinemerem Ogechi.

    Speaking on the rationale behind the remobilisation […]

  • Naira extends gain against dollar

    Naira extends gain against dollar

    It was gathered that the Naira on Tuesday extended its gains against the dollar across the Forex market.

    The nation currency gained N4.06 at the interbank market to close at N304.75, from N308.81 posted on Monday.

    At the Bureau De Change window, the naira was sold at N385 to a dollar, CBN controlled rate, while Pound Sterling and Euro traded at N565 and N504 respectively.

    Naira gained three points at the parallel market to close at N465 to a dollar against N468 posted […]

  • Senate extends JAMB’s result validity period to 3 years

    Senate extends JAMB’s result validity period to 3 years

    According to reports, the Senate on Thursday passed for third reading and approved the extension of the validity period of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) examination results to three academic years.

    Presenting the report titled “Report on a bill for an Act to Amend the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board Act and for other matters connected thereof, 2016 (SB. 245), at plenary, Chairman of the Committee, Senator Jibrin Barau, (APC-Kano North) explained that the purpose of the bill was […]

  • UNIJOS extends applicants’ screening to Friday

    UNIJOS extends applicants’ screening to Friday

    It was gathered that the University of Jos has extended the screening of 25,000 applicants for admission into the 2016/2017 academic session to Friday, the institution’s Principal Assistant Registrar (Information and Publications), Abdullahi Abdullahi, has said.

    Abdullahi said the screening which began on September 5 was initially scheduled for completion on Wednesday.

    “It has been extended by two days following the declaration of a two-day public holiday to mark the Sallah festivity. The screening will now end on September 16, instead of […]

  • FG extends public holidays for Eid-el Fitr celebration till Thursday July 7th

    FG extends public holidays for Eid-el Fitr celebration till Thursday July 7th

    The Federal Government has extended the public holidays for the Eid-el-fitr celebration to Thursday July 7th July, 2016.

    A statement from the office Minister of Interior Abdulrahman Dambazau which was signed by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Bassey Okon Akpanyung and released today, states that the extension is as a result of the decision of the President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto, to extend the Ramadan fast to today […]