Monthly Archives: June 2019

JAMB approves 160 as cut-off mark for 2019 admission

The 19th Policy Meeting on Admissions to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria has approved 160 and above as the national minimum cutoff mark for admission into state and federal Universities for the year 2019. The decision was taken at a meeting held at Bola Babalakin Auditorium, Gbongan, Osun State today Tuesday June 11th. It was also agreed that the minimum UTME score

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Heavy rainfall leaves five people dead and thousands more stranded in China Today

At least five people have been killed and thousands more have been left stranded after record rainfall hit southern China.  Hundreds of homes and thousands of hectares of crops have been destroyed by the downpours, which is expected to continue for several days. More than two million people have been affected, roads and bridges have been badly damaged, state media

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Suspected herdsmen kidnap woman and her stepson in Ondo State: demand N10million ransom

A woman identified as Olawumi Adeleye and her stepson, Destiny Paul were allegedly abducted on Airport Road, in Osi town in the Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State.   The victims were said to have been kidnapped by the bandits described as ‘herdsmen’ on their way from the church on Sunday evening.   According to a report by Punch,

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