The Senate Committee on Basic Education on Tuesday, said it will pursue the amendment of the law establishing the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB.
This is to enable it limit the age of candidates writing the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, to 16 years and above.
Vice Chairman of the committee, Senator Akon Eyakenyi, hinted at this during the committee’s oversight visit to JAMB.
According to him, the committee had identified two major areas to be addressed in the proposed amendment for the exam body to function better.
Eyakenyi said “Our own work is that of making laws, to legislate; we have identified two major areas that we need to go into the process of amending the act establishing JAMB. That’s the area of support we will give.
“Other than that, we also intend to pass on what we have seen today to the appropriate MDAs, the Federal Ministry of Education to ensure the support that JAMB needs is given to them.”
Former Big Brother Naija Housemate Mercy Eke has been alleged to be legally married to an American citizen and may soon be leaving Nigeria to stay with her husband.
This was disclosed by Instagram blogger cutie_Julls alleging Mercy Eke is not a single lady but married to an American man.
Kemifilani News recalls that a few months ago, Mercy Eke revealed she is married. Also, in a post shared on Snapchat, she said her new name was Mrs. H making people wonder who the man was.
According to the blogger, the reality TV star has been married for a while but chosen to keep it private due to reasons best known to her.
The blogger wrote: We sha know...
Just like icing on a cake, Nollywood actress Jaiye Kuti received a surprise car gift a few days after her birthday.
The actress had celebrated her 50th birthday on 11th July 2021 with several stunning photos, birthday wishes and prayers from her fans and colleagues.
Jaiye Kuti, in a post shared on her Instagram page on Monday evening, disclosed she received a car gift from her friends.
She expressed appreciation to her fans and colleagues for the thoughtful prayers, videos, love and messages she had received on the occasion of her birthday.
She wrote: An icing on a very sweet cake. The sweet wishes. The thoughtful prayers. The melodious songs. The funny videos. The love. The care. And now… This birthday present...
The long-awaited project of Marc Adebesin and Omowunmi Olunloyo titled Hustle was finally out in the cinema across the nation on the 9th of July 2021.
As usual, we had to go catch a quick view for the sake of our fans.
''Hustle’’ is a movie that centres on the story of Chichi and her friend “with benefits”, Baba Gee. The two started by blackmailing affluent men in the society to get money.
While with Baba Gee, Chichi was disrespected as the former was a serial womaniser who exhibited the act with no iota of care.
However, their last operation came with a twist as...