The Council of Legal Education, the authority that runs the Nigerian Law School, has released the results of both the Bar Final Resit examinations held in April 2015 and the Bar Final examinations for regular students conducted in May 2015.
A statement by the Director General of the law school, Mr Olanrewaju Onadeko said that out of the 2,736 students who participated in the resit examination only 1,648 were successful. They will be called to the Bar with a pass.
However, 990 of the students were not so lucky because they again failed. Ninety eight of the students managed to escape with a conditional pass.
For the May 2015 Bar Final Examinations conducted for the regular students, 2,852 took part in the examinations.
Out of this, four candidates namely Fatima Bombom Sani, Genevieve Chinyeaka Mbonu, Adetutu Abisoye Olowu and Reason Emma Abajuo have a first class.
They were from Abuja, Lagos, Lagos and Enugu campuses respectively.
BREAKING: ASUU meeting with FG end in deadlock, strike to continue
The meeting between the federal government and the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Tuesday ended without an agreement.
As a result of this, the six-month-old strike embarked on by public university lecturers is set to continue.
The lecturers met with the Professor Nimi Briggs Committee at the National University Commission (NUC) in Abuja with high hopes of resolving the impasse.
A senior member of ASUU said that members of the Briggs renegotiation committee didn’t come with any new offer on the table.
According to him, the committee pleaded with the lecturers to suspend the ongoing strike, with promises that their concerns will be included in the 2023 budget.
The meeting started at about 12pm and lasted for about three hours.
ASUU has been on strike since February 14.
Suspected thugs destroy Tinubu’s Emilokan billboard in Lagos (PHOTO)
Some persons suspected to be political thugs have vandalized a billboard of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, in Lagos.
The billboard located on the close to the third mainland bridge was destroyed on Tuesday morning.
The action sparked tension online as some APC members have accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.
EFCC recovers another 1.4bn naira for NHIS
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has recovered an additional sum of one billion, four hundred million naira (N1.4 Billion) for the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
In a statement via its official Twitter handle, the money, according to the commission, was part of the funds which some commercial banks ‘fraudulently’ refused to transmit to the Treasury Single Account, TSA, since 2015.
The statement further said the money had been released to the NHIS since August 5, 2022.
It also revealed that the Commission had in similar fashion on February 10, 2022, released a sum of N1.5bn to the scheme.
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