Saturday 13 May 2017

2017 UTME: Candidates decry poor internet at CBT centres

As the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) began its 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), candidates commended JAMB as others lamented the hitches experienced at the exam centres.

Some of the candidates who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in some parts of the country decried poor internet network.

NAN observed orderliness at most of the exam centres visited as students took their turns to write the exam.

Ebola: Nigeria steps up surveillance at airports

The management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has assured Nigerians of adequate surveillance at the nation’s airports following the outbreak of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday, saying that at least one person had been confirmed dead due to the virus in the country’s north-east.

TECHNOLOGY: How to protect yourself from ransomware

The NHS has suffered a major cyber attack that hit hospitals across the country, leading to patients being turned away from A&E and some operations being cancelled.

The attack used a form of ransomware and targeted thousands of organisations in as many as 74 countries.

Ransomware is a kind of cyber attack that involves hackers taking control of a computer or mobile device and demanding payment.

SPORT: Chelsea Wins English Premier League

Chelsea are Champions after they won the English Premier League title after a dramatic late victory at West Bromwich Albion.

Substitute Michy Batshuayi prodded home Cesar Azpilicueta’s shot-cross from close range in the 82nd minute to see the Blues pass a dogged West Brom side that looked to be in the ascendancy in the second period.

Olamide says he may not marry his babymama, reveals Adekunle Gold’s contract with YBNL has expired

Olamide in a new interview with Moet Abebe of Soundcity has revealed that Adekunle Gold indeed is no longer part of YBNL. Though in his words the YBNL Head said: “His contract has ended, But he’s still family”

Moet Abebe questioned Olamide about the news going round about leaving the record label, and in his words he responded:

We Will Bomb Abuja – Shekau ‘Threatens’

Ahmad Salkida, a journalist privy to a yet to be released video by Boko Haram has claimed that Abubakar Shekau, leader of the insurgent group, has threatened to bomb Abuja,

In a series of tweets on Friday, Salkida said Shuaibu Moni, one of the Boko Haram commanders swapped with Chibok schoolgirls was the one who issued the threat in the video.

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