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JAMB: UniIlorin, ABU, Uniben Most Subscribed Varsities In 2018

University of Ilorin (UniIlorin) has bagged the most-subscribed university by candidates in the 2018 admission exercise. The Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Ishaq Oloyede, disclosed that a total of 86,401 candidates applied to UniIlorin in 2018. Oloyede made the statement during 2018 National Tertiary Admission’s Performance Merit Award held in Abuja, yesterday. Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Kaduna State, with 74,635 candidates and University of Benin (Uniben) with 70,322,!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

‘Olowo Of Owo’, Folagbade Olateru Olagbegi Is Dead

The Olowo of Owo of Ondo State, Oba Folagbade Olateru-Olagbegi is dead. According to Sahara Reporters, Oba Folagbade who died in the early hours of Wednesday, April 17, 2019, was born on June 26, 1941. He was aged 77. The deceased was a former Chairman of the Ondo State Council of Obas. He succeeded his father, Olateru, as the Olowo of Owo, in 1999. Oba Folagbade was the eldest son of the late Olowo of Owo, Sir Titus Olateru Olagbegi II, who ruled the town between 1910 and 1998. He was given the Staff of Office!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

CBT Suspension Controversy: JAMB, UNIBEN In War Of Words

The controversy over the suspension of the University of Benin Computer Based Test center seems far from over as the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB, has refuted a statement by the university that the suspension of its CBT centre was done hastily and without proper investigation. JAMB’s Head of Public Affairs, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, in a statement in Abuja, said the Registrar of the Board, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, being a former vice-chancellor was shocked and more disturbed with evidences of the extortion of…

UNIBEN Begs JAMB To Lift Ban On CBT Centre

The University of Benin management Board has pleaded with the joint Admission Matriculation Board to lift the ban placed on its ICT Computer Based Test centre for the registration exercise. The Board of the university has denied the allegation leveled against the centre over charged fees of above N700 as it cost. The spokesman of the university, Mr. Micheal Osasuyi said in a statement signed by him that the suspension was done hastily and without proper investigation. He further noted that suspension of UNIBEN…

Uduaghan: 64 Garlands For An Indefatigable Achiever

When great men celebrate, even the stars bow in solemn hallow. As the immediate past governor of Delta State and the All Progressives Congress candidate for Delta South Senatorial District, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan celebrates his 64th birthday today (October 22, 2018), the periscope is focused on a man who has given his all to create peace, tranquility and progress for his people and the Niger-Delta region as a whole. Gradually, the former governor is stepping into the septuagenarian club, healthy, hearty, resolute and…

Gunmen Shoot Dead UNIBEN Professor

The University of Benin community has been thrown into mourning after a senior lecturer of the institution, Prof. Paul Otasowie was killed by unknown gunmen. THE WHISTLER learnt that Otasowie, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, was shot dead on Wednesday night at his residence located on Ekehuan road, in Oredo Local Government Area of the state. There are however indications that the University lecturer was not assassinated but gunned down by suspected armed robbers. The Public…

NANS Vows To Resist Varsity Fee Hike

**Threatens To Pass Vote Of No Confidence On Buhari’s Govt.The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has warned 38 Nigerian universities against attempts to jack up tuition fees in their institutions. The association in a statement signed by its President, Comrade Chinonso Obasi, threatened to pass a vote of no confidence on President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration if the government fail in its responsibility to stop the planned hike.Obasi took a swipe at the APC-led government, saying the administration has…
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