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Ishaq Oloyede

27 Feb 2018
For several weeks I could not decide whether or not to put my foot at the door of the serpent. I did not join the ongoing serpentine conversation...
15 Feb 2018
Like a clairvoyant, he spoke with conviction. His body language was unambiguous. He punctuated each sentence he made with equanimity and clarity.
10 Jan 2018
Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has directed 42 tertiary institutions that charged more than the N2,000 official fee for post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) test to refund the excess payment.
16 Nov 2017
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) yesterday said it would commence the sale of its application forms on November 22, 2017 through January 22, 2018.
9 Nov 2017
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has banned the use of electronic devices in its examinations. The ban would take effect from the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
21 Oct 2017
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the deployment of the CCTV device during JAMB examinations had come to stay to tackle examination malpractice.
22 Sep 2017
“We have not stopped to do backlog but from 2016 upward, we will not allow anybody to do backdoor admission. Anybody that is not properly admitted cannot benefit from regularisation.
10 Sep 2017
As for JAMB cut off mark for polytechnics and colleges you should have 100. At the same time, if you want to get an education at innovative, enterprising institutes, your minimum score must be 110.
3 Sep 2017
Last week, I was on the neck of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), for bringing down the entry mark for admission into universities from 200/400 to 120/400.
31 Aug 2017
“We have agreed to regularise admissions that were done under the table this year. From next year, we will not accept anything like that,” the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede had told journalists in...
29 Aug 2017
Any candidate for admission to the university must be basically qualified with five O level subjects, it is not JAMB that qualifies them but because the universities do not have the capacity to admit all of them, we decide to rank them.
23 Aug 2017
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) yesterday crashed the admission cut-off marks into universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in the country from 180 to as low as 120 and 100.


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Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, the deputy governor of Kano State, has won the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary in Kano State. Gawuna, secured the party's mandate in the early hours of Friday after he defeated his only opponent, Sha'aban Ibrahim Sharada, a House of Representatives member representing the Kano municipal federal constituency. Gawuna polled 2,…
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Uncertainty trailing conduct of the special convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to nominate its presidential candidate for the 2023 general election is giving party members anxious moments as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) deadline draws nearer.
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It was the turn of All Progressives Congress (APC), delegates yesterday, to exercise their mandate of choosing governorship candidates across the country, a day after the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) conducted theirs.
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With a combined manufacturing production value of N3.2 trillion in the second half of 2021, Lagos and Ogun industrial zones are responsible for 86 per cent of manufactured goods consumed in the country and exported.
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Apart from the contentious issue of zoning, there are some crucial red lines limiting the progression of various presidential aspirants.