• FCT CJ signs sentencing guidelines into law

    FCT CJ signs sentencing guidelines into law

    Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Justice Ishaq Bello, has signed into law sentencing guidelines and practice direction for Judges in the FCT.

    While receiving books from the office of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) in his office, Bello said the sentencing guidelines will assist judges in handing down sentences to parties before them in criminal matters.

    According to him, with the guidelines, an appeal on a case will no longer act as a […]

  • CBN unveils guidelines for granting liquid asset status to Sukuk

    CBN unveils guidelines for granting liquid asset status to Sukuk

    In a related development, in view of the need to foster financial system and economic growth and development, as well as complement the efforts of government at various levels, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday unveiled the guidelines for granting liquid asset status to Sukuk Instruments issued by state governments.

    The central bank stated in the document listed on its website, that the move was to enhance the diversification of sources of funding for development at the sub-national levels.

    Consequently, members […]

  • FG issues guidelines on wood exports

    FG issues guidelines on wood exports

    The Federal Government has issued guidelines on the felling of trees and exportation of wood.

    The Director of Forestry, Federal Ministry of Environment, Phillip Bankole, made this known recently while announcing the suspension of the ban on wood exports.

    Some of the guidelines include the issuance of a new international trade certification for wood exports and the cut-one-tree-and-plant-five policy with a view to arresting deforestation as well as preserving the environment.

    Bankole said that the government was concerned about the degradation of the […]

  • JAMB can’t determine admission guidelines for varsities – ASUU

    JAMB can’t determine admission guidelines for varsities – ASUU

    From the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) came yesterday a declaration that the power to determine admission guidelines for universities is beyond the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

    Essentially, ASUU, while reminding the examination body of university autonomy, maintained that only the Senate of a tertiary institution has the power to regulate admission modalities and determine what best suits the vision of the school.

    Chairman of the University of Ibadan (UI) chapter of ASUU, Dr. Deji Omole, in his reaction […]

  • ASUU faults JAMB on new admission guidelines

    ASUU faults JAMB on new admission guidelines

    The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan chapter, has lashed out at the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for acting beyond its powers by releasing admission guidelines for Nigerian universities.

    The union said it is the mandate of the Senate of Nigerian universities to regulate admission modalities and determine what best suits each institution.

    The ASUU Chairman at the institution, Dr. Deji Omole, stated this while reacting to the 2016 admission guidelines recently released by JAMB.

    He said both […]

  • JAMB releases guidelines for varsity admission

    JAMB releases guidelines for varsity admission

    The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) yesterday announced its guidelines for admission process.

    Its announcement through its website followed a weeklong meeting with universities and other tertiary institutions in the country.

    According to the board, the modalities would be based on point system.

    The board, which explained how the admission process would work for JAMB candidates and direct-entry applicants, also stated that varsities would coolect screening fees from candidates at the end of admission process.

    According to the board, the new method uses […]

  • CBN new guidelines insufficient to solve foreign exchange crisis – Economist

    CBN new guidelines insufficient to solve foreign exchange crisis – Economist

    Mr Ayo Teriba, Chief Executive Officer, Economic Associates has urged the Federal Government to seek other measures of solving foreign exchange (FX) issues besides the new guidelines it just introduced.

    He said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja while reacting to the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) guidelines on the new FX guidelines.

    NAN reports that the CBN on Wednesday unveiled new guidelines in the management of FX which will be determined by […]