Net FAAC allocation in 2017 stands at N1.73 trn – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the net Federal Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) allocation to the 36 states in 2017 Fiscal Year stood at N1.73 trillion.
Preparations for the World Cup started on a sour note for two of Nigeria’s group opponents, Iceland and Croatia, as they were beaten in their tune-up games played early Saturday.
It was a joyous moment for the residents of Maiduguri and Bama towns of Borno state as the military officially reopened the major road that links the two local government headquarters, four years after it was seized by Boko Haram.

Candidates complain over inability to check JAMB results

In spite of plaudits for JAMB over the conduct of the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), investigations show that all was not well with the test.

Mobile phone subscription in Nigeria hits 147m – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said that the country’s phone subscriptions have reached 147 million as at January 2018.