Plateau Assembly suspends two Council Chairmen

 Gyang Bere, JosPlateau State House of Assembly has suspended two local government Chairmen for alleged refusal to pay councilors who were suspended for gross misconduct.The suspended Chairmen are Hon. Isaac Kwallu, Quan-Pan LGA and Hon. Abbas Wakdung, Kanam Local Government Area.Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Ayuba Abok directed the affected Chairmen […]

4625 graduates apply for Amotekun job in Osun

About 4,625 university and polytechnic graduates representing 35 per cent have applied for recruitment into Amotekun Corps in Osun. Twenty per cent of the applicants are university graduates from various disciplines, while 15 per cent have Higher National Diploma. Application for job in Amotekun Corps in the state ended on Tuesday, June 27 with about […]

Deaths surge as doctors feud over COVID-19 pre-admission status

• Experts knock FG, NCDC over criminalisation of private care Many private hospitals now insist on a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) certificate before attending to sick patients, a situation that has inadvertently led to many non-COVID-19 deaths. The Guardian investigation revealed that some patients, as a result, can no longer visit the hospital, while some hospitals are […]

Nigerians pay N152b tuition in UK

• As COVID-19 flattens naira, parents pay more• Students reject ‘local’ varsities despite high tuition Thousands of Nigerian students abroad are currently faced with serious challenges on account of the coronavirus pandemic and the growing possibility that the disease could be around for much longer. Burdened already by exorbitant fees, the global health challenge has dislocated […]

People Talk: 160 as cut-off mark for university admission

“The new cut off mark is good because securing admission into higher institutions of learning is a herculean task for many students especially the downtrodden. “With 160 as cut off mark, it will be less cumbersome for admission seekers.  Previous high cut off marks frustrated many people.” — Adenike Adebayo, Parent. “The cut off mark […]