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From The President

President – Ojo Olakorode Jacob

Senate Chairman – Moti Terngu

Congress Chancellor – Jerry-Ogeme Oghenelukome

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE LAST 16 DRAW SEEDING

The draw for the Champions League last 16 stage will take place midday on December 17, 2018 at the headquarters of UEFA (in Nyon, Switzerland) with many of Europe’s elite awaiting their fate. In the round of 16 draw, 8 group winners are seeded, and the 8 group runners-up are unseeded. The seeded teams are then drawn against the unseeded teams, with the seeded teams hosting the second leg. There are only two conditions that determine the draw: no team…

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BRITISH PRIME MINISTER WINS CONFIDENCE VOTE

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has survived a vote of no-confidence triggered by members of her own party over her handling of Brexit. The results were announced by Graham Brady, a member of parliament who chairs the 1922 Committee, which represents Conservative lawmakers in the House of Commons. The vote was 200 vs. 117. Voting by secret ballot began at 6 p.m. local time (that’s 1 p.m. ET) after May made her final pitch to lawmakers promising them she wouldn’t…

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KEVIN HART QUITS AS OSCARS 2019 HOST

Kevin Hart has stepped down as Oscars host just two days after he was named in the role, amid anger over a series of homophobic tweets. The actor and comedian said he had refused to apologize for the tweets, which were posted from 2009-2011 and have mostly been deleted, when asked to do so by the Academy Awards organizers. ​Among the tweets was a now-deleted post that read: “Yo if my son comes home & try’s 2 play with my…

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REEKADO BANKS EXITS MAVINS RECORD AND UNVEILS NEW RECORD LABEL

Ayoleyi Hanniel Solomon, popularly known as Reekado Banks who is one of the most popular hip hop artist in Nigeria announced his exit from Mavins record, following the expiration of his deal with the music label. Following his signing to Mavins record in 2013, Reekado Banks was declared the rookie of the year at the Headies 2014 and won the controversial Next rated award at the Headies in 2014.He took to Instagram some days ago to announce his exit from…

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UIMSA MEDIPRENEURS (PART 1)

The versatility of medical student is the stuff of legends. Author Derek Sivers once said, “What is obvious to you is amazing to others.” If you can give people an easy solution to a challenge they have, they’ll be glad to pay for you for it. Let’s bring some of these impressive UIMSAites into the light, shall we? HOUSE OF TSETSE Services: Makeup, wig making, weave care Headed by Akinola Oritsema, House of Tsetse has never ceased to amaze with…

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FG SCRAPS HND CERTIFICATE, MAKES FRESH RULES FOR POLYTECHNICS

The Federal Government has scrapped Award of HND Certificates by Polytechnics. The decision was reached at the Federal Executive Council, FEC, recently where the approval of a comprehensive reform of Nigeria’s tertiary education system was made. In effect, the award of HND will be limited to only the students currently admitted for the programmes. Also, all the programmes currently being run by polytechnics, which are not technology-based, and which are about 70 per cent, will be scrapped. Under the new…

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