Electronic devices students use for cheating in exams

When on Wednesday, November 8, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) placed ban on the use of some important devices such as pens, eyeglasses and wristwatches by its candidates and other individuals during the forthcoming 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), many Nigerians felt the examination body had gone overboard again.   But in his usual bold and assertive manner, the JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, narrated how some seemingly harmless devices are now being used by notorious cheats to engage in examination malpractices.   He listed various techniques…

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Aregbesola commissions schools, unveils ‘Kaadi Omoluabi’

Osun State governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola Commissions another N1.3billion citadel of learning, Ilesha High School,Ilesha on October 24, and Introduced data bases identification card called “Kaadi Omoluabi to promote economic development of the state. Our Correspondent, ADEOLU ADEYEMO who witnessed the event reports.     Education is an harmonious training of physical,mental and social capability of every individual. It is the metaphor in this definition that spurs the administration of governor Rauf Aregbesola,the Osun state governor to go exceptional in developing the three psychological domains of secondary school students like…

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BAILBOND:

Sequel to a court order that compelled Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe to produce the self-acclaimed leader of Independent People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, or forefiet N100m bailbond, it has become pertinent to find out the role of a surety, under the law, as someone who had presented himself to guarantee the presence of a defendant that had been admitted to bail during trial. But, what are those things that a prospective surety should address his or her mind to before agreeing to stand in for a defendant? Some senior lawyers…

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BVN court order: Over 5 million Nigerians to forfeit N200bn

Unless the court order ordering the forfeiture to the Federal Government of funds in bank accounts that do not have Bank Verification Number (BVN) or incomplete KYC is upturned, over five million Nigerians both at home and abroad stand the risk of losing more than N200 billion, an investigation by Saturday Telegraph has revealed. Following an application by the Attorney- General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN) on behalf of the Federal Government, the Federal High Court, Abuja, presided over by Justice Nnamdi Dimgba Igwe had on October 17,…

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Don’t deceive our brother, Abaribe’s kinsmen tell Buhari

Indications emerged last night that some kinsmen of the embattled senator representing Abia South Senatorial District, Abia State in the National Assembly, Enyinnaya Abaribe, may have resolved not to “disown” their brother in the wake of the controversy surrounding the whereabouts of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. Their position, it was learnt, followed reports that the Federal Government had told Abaribe in his application seeking to withdraw as one of the sureties for Kanu in his treasonable felony case, that it was belated and…

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Horror in Plateau

The indigenes of Nkiedonwro community in Bassa Local Government of Area of Plateau State have narrated the gory tales of how herdsmen attacked and killed 29 persons mostly innocent women and children on October 16, when the security abandoned them to the mercy of God. Mrs Jummai Jonah who is 40 years old, currently at the Bingham University Teaching Hospital with her husband who narrowly escape death after being shot three times by the assailants told Saturday Telegraph that her husband had already done about three operations in the hospital….

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Aare Ona Kakanfo: The myth, halftruth and reality

    Aare Ona Kakanfo is a title that was originally given to the generalissimo, a war general during the old Oyo Empire and the position could not just be occupied by a mere Yoruba, whose blood is not related to war or battle or have militant display of skills in his vein. An Aare Ona Kakanfo is expected to lead battles, fight wars, mobilise and train ‘soldiers’ and conquer the enemies among other responsibilities. He is a warrior who will “never bow to the enemy” because he is the…

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