• JAMB set to release LASU admission merit list

    JAMB set to release LASU admission merit list

    It was gathered that the ‎Lagos State University, LASU, says its admissions merit list for the 2016/2017 academic session will be released in the next few days by the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB).

    Acting Head, LASU’s Centre for Information, Press and Public Relations, Adekoya Martins, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Lagos.

    Mr. Martins said the number of students to be offered admission on the merit list could not be ascertained by the university because […]

  • Buhari’s government does not listen, his Ministers not appointed on merit – Junaid Mohammed

    Buhari’s government does not listen, his Ministers not appointed on merit – Junaid Mohammed

    Second Republic lawmaker, Dr. Junaid Mohammed has criticized President Muhammadu Buhari over the inefficiency of his Minister.

    Speaking with Newsmen, Junaid alleged that the President didn’t appoint most of his Ministers on merit.

    According to Mohammed, “I am not surprised by the reactions of Nigerians against the Ministers. What I can say, with all sense of responsibility, is that majority of those ministers were not picked on merit, so how do you expect them to perform any magic?

    “I can tell you that […]

  • Merit, catchment to determine varsities’ admission, says JAMB

    Merit, catchment to determine varsities’ admission, says JAMB

    The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said admission into tertiary institutions will be based on three factors: merit, catchment area and educationally disadvantaged states.

    It noted that the point system copied from its website as criteria for admission into tertiary institutions is a mere illustration.

    JAMB’s Head of Media and Information Dr Fabian Benjamin, in a statement, said the Federal Government approved the reinforcement of admission guideline as recognised by law.

    It said the point system wrongfully copied from the board’s […]

  • President Buhari’s appointments based on merit only – SGF

    President Buhari’s appointments based on merit only – SGF

    Mr Babachir Lawal, Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), has a gain justified the appointments made by President Muhammadu Buhari in his cabinet, the kitchen cabinet and other government agencies.

    He made the declaration on the backdrop of allegations of nepotism on the part of Buhari, especially with the recent appointment of Boss Mustafa as head of the Nigeria Inland Waterways Authority.

    He also stated that he is not nursing the ambition to become governor of Adamawa.

    Lawal, who hails from Adamawa […]