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JAMB releases UTME results of 1.5 million candidates

JAMB releases UTME results of 1.5 million candidates

The examination body, JAMB, said it has released the results of 1.5 million (1,502,978) candidates who sat for the examination last week. In a statement by its spokesperson, Fabian Benjamin, JAMB said the results of 112,331 candidates were yet to be released. Of this numbers, the results of 11,981 candidates were still being reviewed. Read

One injured in fifth Texas explosion as police hunt mystery bomber

One person has been injured after a homemade bomb containing nails and shrapnel exploded at a Texas FedEx depot. It is the fifth explosion in recent weeks, with a serial bomber suspected of planting four powerful bombs in Austin that have killed two people and wounded four others. An FBI spokeswoman confirmed to CNN that the incident

Minister slaps lawmaker, banned from parliament

Zambia’s parliament suspended a cabinet minister on Tuesday from its proceedings for one month. The minister had allegedly slapped a lawmaker within the parliament grounds. Verbal abuse is common among members of parliament in Zambia, but physical assault is rare. Speaker of the National Assembly, Patrick Matibini, said Lusaka Province Minister, Bowman Lusambo, was suspended

BREAKING: Shooting At Maryland High School, Facility On Lockdown

Barely a month after a shooting that left at least 17 students and teachers of  Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, another shooting has occurred at Maryland high school. Officials say the facility has been locked down as security operatives battle to put the situation under control. Meanwhile, the casualty is yet to be ascertained. Details shortly…

Breaking: Sambo Keeps Mum On Details Of Closed Door Meeting With Buhari

The Former Vice President, Ach. Namadi Sambo has refused to give details of his closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, when accosted by the media. The meeting was held at President’s office on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital. Arch. Sambo, a chieftain of the opposition People’s Democratic party, was the

Nigeria Military Alerted Before Dapchi Abduction, Amnesty International Says

Human Rights Group, Amnesty International has accused the Nigerian military of failing to prevent the abduction of 110 schoolgirls in Yobe state despite being warned. Amnesty International in a statement made available to Channels Television said security forces failed to act on advance warnings that a convoy of Boko Haram fighters was heading to Dapchi

Suspected Herdsmen Kill Traditional Ruler, 9 Others In Kogi

Ten persons including a traditional ruler have been killed in an attack by suspected herdsmen in Kogi State. The suspected herdsmen raided four villages during the attack that spanned two days – Sunday night till Monday afternoon. The villages affected include Agbenema, Aj’Ichekpa, Opada and Iyade, all in Omala Local Government Area of Kogi State.

Breaking: Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy in police custody

He is being questioned on suspected irregularities in campaign financing, according to a French judicial source… Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is in police custody for questioning in an investigation into suspected irregularities over his election campaign financing, an official in the French judiciary said. The probe is related to alleged Libyan funding for Sarkozy’s