Sunday, May 16, 2021

JAMB May Postpone 2021 Exams

The registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Ishaq Oloyede, has hinted at the possibility of the board postponing the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Prof Oloyede gave the hint during a virtual meeting with relevant stakeholders ahead of the examination today May 14. Prof Oloyede blamed the development on the difficulties being...

Body Of Slain Akwa Ibom Job-seeker, Umoren Laid To Rest

The body of Iniubong Umoren, the 26-year-old University of Uyo Philosophy graduate, who was raped and killed by a fake job recruiter, has been buried. Miss Umoren, an orphan, was buried on Friday at her hometown, Nung Ita, Ikot Essien in Oruk Anam Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. The victim was kidnapped, raped and killed in...

Customs Confirms Clash Between Smugglers, Officers In Iseyin

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), has confirmed the clash between some of its officers and some smugglers in Iseyin. Sources informed that the four people died as a result of gunshots sustained after customs officers engaged smugglers in the ugly incident which occurred Thursday afternoon when some residents were still celebrating the Eld-Fitri festival. The Customs’s...

How I Killed Iniubong Umoren — Frank Akpan Narrates

The suspected killer of Miss Iniubong Umoren, a job seeker, Mr. Uduak Frank Akpan, has been paraded by the Akwa Ibom State Police Command so as to dismiss the rumour of his death in custody. The suspect who was paraded alongside his father said he killed the girl in self-defence and not intentionally. “I invited her...

CRUTECH Student Goes Missing After Visiting Male Friend In Lagos

A 22-year-old Mass Communication student of the Cross River University of Technology, Priscilla Ojong, has been declared missing by her family and friends after she reportedly traveled from Calabar to Lagos to visit a male friend. According to reports, the 300-level student traveled to Lagos about three weeks ago on the invitation of a male...

IGP Orders Tight Security Nationwide: Eid-El-Fitr

The acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba
ACNNtv Updated May 12, 2021 As Nigerians prepare to celebrate the 2021 Eid-el-Fitr all over the nation, the acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba has ordered heightened security. The IGP has approved the deployment of Police officers and other operational assets of the Police Force to ensure security even beyond the Sallah holiday. CP Frank Mba the Force...

Flashback: The Speech Delivered By Brigadier Joshua Nimyel Dogonyaro After Buhari’s Dethronement On August 27, 1985

Brigadier Joshua Nimyel Dogonyaro
I, Brigadier Joshua Nimyel Dogonyaro, of the Nigerian Army, hereby make the following declaration on behalf of my colleagues and members of the Nigerian Armed Forces. Fellow country men, the intervention of the military at the end of 1983 was welcomed by the nation with unprecedented enthusiasm. Nigerians were unified in accepting the intervention and...

Asaba Declaration And An Unyielding President

Southern Governors Meet
By: Prof. 'Femi Olufunmilade I was elated two days ago (Monday, 11 May 2021) when 17 southern governors were hosted in Asaba, Delta State's capital, by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, whereupon some important decisions were taken. The decision extracts read as follows: ban on open grazing, establishment of state police, convocation of a national dialogue, restructuring, observance...

Buhari Begs Nigerians To Show Understanding Towards Military: Insecurity

President Buhari and Family
ACNNtv Updated May 13, 2021 President Buhari has pleaded to the nigerians to show more appreciation of the problems facing the nation and better understand the military. Addressing the reporters at the Aso Rock, Abuja shortly after observing the Eid prayer on Thursday, Mr, President has said that the military equipment that are ordered take time to...

Three Days Prayers Against Killings, Banditry, Others: Declares CAN

Photo Of A Church Service.
ACNNtv Updated May 13, 2021 A three days of prayers against insecurity and other problems in the land has been declared by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN). Daramola Joseph, CAN’s National General Secretary has announced this in a circular released on May 11, 2021, and addressed it to the leadership of the Christian body at different...

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