• FG commence screening of graduates for N5,000 monthly allowance

    FG commence screening of graduates for N5,000 monthly allowance

    It was gathered that the Federal Government is set to commence the screening of unemployed graduates across the country as a demonstration of its commitment to effect the payment of N5000 monthly allowances.

    This was disclosed by Senator Ali Wakili representing Bauchi South while addressing party stalwarts saying the gesture is part of fulfilling the ruling All Progressives Congress campaign promise to end poverty for improved economic development.

    Wakili added that unemployment rate is a major concern of the administration and attribute […]

  • Senate begins screening of NDDC nominees

    Senate begins screening of NDDC nominees

    There was drama, yesterday, when the National Organising Secretary of All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Osita Izunaso, declined his nomination into Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, as a representative of Imo State on the board.

    Disclosing this, yesterday, during the screening of former Senate Leader, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, as Chairman of NDDC and other nominees, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi (PDP, Delta North), said that Senator Izunaso wrote the committee, rejecting his membership because […]

  • FG begins free screening for cancer

    FG begins free screening for cancer

    According to reports, the Federal Government has commenced a rapid response initiative programme to provide no fewer than 20,000 screenings, 10,000 surgeries and general healthcare for the people within 100 days.

    The measure is aimed at addressing the adverse health challenges of people who are financially incapacitated.

    The Director of Medical Services and Chairman Medical Advisory Committee of the National Hospital, Dr. Oluseyi Oniyangi, stated this during the commencement of the exercise with 10 persons.

    Oniyangi said the programme was targeted at providing […]

  • Check out Rita Dominic’s fun look to Screening at TIFF (photos)

    Check out Rita Dominic’s fun look to Screening at TIFF (photos)

    For the second screening of the movie ’76 at Scotia Theatre, Rita Dominic was all about the fun in this playful Elvira Jude skater skirt paired with metallic pumps…

    She was styled by Yummie Ogbebor with hair from BK

  • 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 […]

  • Kano begins screening of 1,000 prospective mass wedding couples

    Kano begins screening of 1,000 prospective mass wedding couples

    The Kano State Hisbah Board said it had commenced medical screening of 1,000 prospective couples for the next Mass Wedding Programme in the state.

    The Director General of the board, Dr Abba Sufi, told NAN in Kano on Friday that the screening which started last week was aimed at ensuring the health status of the couples before the marriage.

    “The medical screening started about eight days ago and it is intended to ascertain the health status of every one of them,” he […]

  • LASPOTECH announces screening exercise

    LASPOTECH announces screening exercise

    Owing to the pronouncement made by the Federal government to scrap Post UTME, the screening form is out in different schools.

    The Lagos state polytechnic (Laspotech) is on with the registration of applicants for the screening.

    According to a source, the institution has begged the screening form at N2, 200 and bank charge N300, together makes it N2, 500 for applicants.

    According to the Administrative officer, Information and Communications Technology (Laspotech), Mr. Ajiboye Oluwasegun Babatunde, “the screening exercise is not about questions and […]

  • Senate begins screening of ambassadorial nominees

    Senate begins screening of ambassadorial nominees

    The Senate, yesterday, resolved to begin immediate consideration and screening of the 47 ambassadorial nominees sent to it by President Muhammadu Buhari last month.

    The decision followed the adoption of the recommendations of the Com­mittee on Foreign Affairs mandated to investigate the 37 petitions forwarded to the Senate on alleged lop-sidedness in the nomination.

    Buhari sent the list for approval on June 9. However, petitions trailed the nominations over alleged disregard for federal character principle and non-representation of states like Bayelsa, Benue, […]

  • We’ll okay admissions after varsities’ screening – JAMB

    We’ll okay admissions after varsities’ screening – JAMB

    The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has given condition for the 2016 admissions, saying it will only give approval “after appropriate screening of the candidates by the institutions.”

    The Registrar/Chief Executive of JAMB, Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, said this in a statement on Sunday.

    Ojerinde said, “The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board wishes to state that the latest list of candidates sent to all the tertiary institutions contains candidates who qualified for screening based on the individual institution’s capacity. It’s not in any […]

  • NANS rejects N2,500 Post-UTME screening fee

    NANS rejects N2,500 Post-UTME screening fee

    According to reports, the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has rejected kicked the introduction of the admission screening fee of N2,500 by the Federal Government through the Ministry of Education.

    Mr Gbenga Ayenuro, the NANS Vice President, said this in a statement made available to newsmen in Akure on Friday.NANS, which has been, and will always be, at the forefront of any and every kind of exploitation of Nigerian students in any guise was relieved by the recent ban on […]

  • Vice Chancellors deny fixing post-UTME screening fee

    Vice Chancellors deny fixing post-UTME screening fee

    The Association of Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities (AVCNU) has denied reports that the Federal Ministry of Education and other stakeholders in the tertiary education sub-sector have agreed on N2,500 as fee for post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (post-UTME) screening.

    Secretary-General of the association, Prof. Michael Faborode, who disclosed this in a statement yesterday in Abuja, said the AVCNU does not speak for Federal Government, adding that it was the duty of the Ministry of Education to make such pronouncement.

    Faborode, who noted […]