JAMB 2021: UNILORIN, UNILAG, UNIBEN are Nigeria's most preferred universities

Nigeria, Sept. 16 -- For the fifth year running, the University of Ilorin ranked as Nigeria's most preferred university by admission seekers in the country, data published by the Joint Admissions and ... Read More

JAMB: UNILORIN, UNIBEN, UNIMAID among universities that admitted most students in 2020

Nigeria, Sept. 15 -- Ten Nigerian universities alone accounted for one-fifth of the students admitted into Nigerian tertiary institutions last year, data from the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Bo... Read More

BudgIT celebrates ten years of impact

Nigeria, Sept. 14 -- BudgIT Foundation, a civic-tech organisation making public data and budget more comprehensible, on Tuesday, kick-started the week-long celebration of ten years of civic innovation... Read More

NiMet lists Nigerian states to expect heavy rainfall this week

Nigeria, Sept. 14 -- The Nigerian Meteorological Agency on Tuesday said there are prospects of moderate to heavy rainfall over parts of Kaduna, Plateau, southern Borno, southern Yobe, Ondo, Edo, Delta... Read More

SPECIAL REPORT: Kano, Akwa Ibom, eight other states housed most of Nigeria's out-of-school children

Nigeria, Sept. 8 -- Ten states were homes to more than half of Nigeria's out-of-school children, data published in the 2018 digest of basic education statistics by the Universal Basic Education Commis... Read More

Zamfara, Osun, 16 other states to experience cold temperature this week

Nigeria, Sept. 7 -- More than half of the states in Nigeria are expected to experience cold temperatures ranging between 16degC and 20degC this week, the nation's meteorological agency, NiMet, said in... Read More

Why we ousted President Alpha Conde in Guinea - Coup leader

Nigeria, Sept. 6 -- Mutinous soldiers who deposed Guinean President Alpha Conde on Sunday after hours of heavy gunfire around the presidential palace said they did so because of the rampant corruption... Read More

'Coup' in Guinea as soldiers detain President Alpha Conde

Nigeria, Sept. 5 -- Guinean President Alpha Conde was seen in an unverified video being held by soldiers hours after heavy gunfire was reported near the presidential palace in the capital, Conakry. A... Read More

Jailed Jacob Zuma granted medical parole

Nigeria, Sept. 5 -- Convicted former South African president, Jacob Zuma, was on Sunday placed on medical parole on the grounds of his failing health, the country's correctional services department ha... Read More

Nigeria, UN condemn Guinea coup, demand release of detained President Conde

Nigeria, Sept. 5 -- The Nigerian government has rejected Sunday's toppling of the Alpha Conde regime in Guinea. The country's foreign ministry on Sunday said the putsch was a violation of the ECOWAS ... Read More