JAMB: House of Mystery and Scandals

Adamu Adamu, Education Minister

By Oji Odu How ready is the Joint Admission and Martriculations Board (JAMB) saddled with the responsibility of conducting examinations into the nations tertiary institutions to conduct this year’s examinations from March 9 to March 17 with all the mysterious scandals that have engulfed the board in recent times? Head, Media and Information, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Febian Benjamin, had on Sunday, February 17, said the much anticipated conduct of the 2018 Mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) would now hold on Feb. 26. According to him, a…

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Chimamanda Fires Back

Chimamanda Adiche, Nigerian Writer

By Oji Odu She considered it as an insult, not only on Nigeria, the giant of Africa in most ramifications, but on the African continent in general. Not able to hold herself any longer, the literary giant took a swipe at the French who saw Nigeria as a bookless country. Chimamanda Adiche,  Nigerian writer was being interviewed on a live show in Paris on Friday, January 26, 2018, at “The Night of Ideas”, when she was asked if Nigeria has bookshops. Her reply was epic. During the course of the…

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