Uber’s President Jeff Jones Drops In Less Than 7 Months After Assuming Office

Jeff Jones, President of Ride services company Uber Technologies Inc has departed the company, an Uber spokesman has said. The spokesman said in statement in San Francisco that Jones quit less than seven months after joining the company. In a statement late on Sunday, Jones said he could not continue as president of a business

 

In a statement late on Sunday, Jones said he could not continue as president of a business with which he was incompatible.
 
“I joined Uber because of its mission, and the challenge to build global capabilities that would help the company mature and thrive long term.
It is now clear, however, that the beliefs and approach to leadership that have guided my career are inconsistent with what I saw and experienced at Uber.
I can no longer continue as president of the ride sharing business,” He said.

Govornor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has appointed Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson as his new Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on entertainment, arts and culture.

 

Johnson’s appointment was announced with 62 others in a statement issued in Lokoja on Tuesday by the Secretary to the State Government ( SSG), Dr Folashade Ayoade.
-The appointments take effect from April 1, the statement said.

The breakdown of the new appointees showed that 54 of them will serve as Senior Special Assistants while nine will work as Special Assistants to the Governor as Federal Constituency Supervisors for the Governor Yahaya Bello (GYB) Connect Programme . The SSG further stated that the appointments were made to recognise and encourage outstanding contributions to the New Direction Agenda.

 

FuLokoja 2016/17 1st Semester Exam Commencement Notice

This is to inform all students of Federal University Lokoja that the First Semester Examinations would commence from Monday 20th March through Friday31st March, 2017.You are therefore informed that the following items are prohibited in and around the examination hall:
Bags
Laptops
Mobile
phones
Earpiece
Wallets and Any other incriminating/extraneous materials.Default on any of the above will attracts seizure,confiscation and sanctions using the relevant laws as contained in the Student Handbook.
Signed:Omoayena Duro-Bello (Mrs.)Deputy Registrar & Academic Secretary

UMYU 2016/2017 Freshers Matriculation Ceremony/Orientation Schedule

This is to inform all newly admitted students of the Umaru Musa Yar’dua University that they are hereby invited to attend the Matriculation/Orietation Ceremonies scheduled to hold as follows:Date: Wednesday 15th March, 2017Time : 10:00amVenue: UMYU Convocation SquareStudents are to collect Academic Gown at students Affairs Division, after payment of N500 at Bursary department.Orientation lecture will hold on Thursday, 16th March 2017 at Auditorium by 10:00am

Seven Boko Haram Members Reprimanded At Kuje Prison

-The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered that seven suspected Boko Haram leaders, who were allegedly involved in the kidnaping and murdering of 11 foreign nationals between 2011 and 2013 in the North be reprimanded at Kuje Prison pending their trial in the criminal charges brought against them by the Federal Government.

 

-The Federal Government filed an 11-count charge against the seven suspected leaders of the Boko Haram sect, to which they all pleaded not guilty when read out to them in the court.

-The suspects, who were tried yesterday before Justice John Tsoho are Mohammed Usman (aka Khalid Albarnawi), described as the leader of a Boko Haram splinter group, Jama’atu Ansarul Muslimina Fi Biladis Sudan (a.k.a ANSARU); Mohammed Bashir Saleh, Umar Bello (aka Abu Azzan); Mohammed Salisu (Datti); Yakubu Nuhu (aka Bello Maishayi), Usman Abubakar (Mugiratu) and a lady, Halima Aliyu.

-The case has been adjourned to matter to Eleventh April, for commencement of trial.

source-247infogistfreak

2 Compulsory Novels for JAMB 2017 UTME Use of English

JAMB has recommended 2 Compulsory Novels that candidates are to read before their exams, starting 6th May, 2017. The 2 Novels are;1. “In Dependence” by Sarah Ladipo Manyika for UTME Candidates2. “The Last Days at Forcados High School” by A.H. Mohammed for Direct Entry CandidatesAccording to the instructions, candidates will be tested on these 2 novels in Use of English, which is compulsory for every candidate, regardless of the course you intend to study in school.A lot more JAMBites are familiar with OPTION 2 above, being that it was the only Novel that was used in testing during the 2016 UTME. OPTION 1 however, is a newly introduced Novel for 2017.While a lot more students are only interested in buying registration forms, they neglect to look deep into other instructions, which may be critical to the success of their exams in May. That’s why Myschool has decided to dwell on this important issue, via this thread.From the instructions released by JAMB, it is clear that “In Dependence”ought to be for UTME candidates alone, while”The Last Days at Forcados High School” willbe used by Direct Entry Candidates.If you go by the instructionstated above, this simply means that UTME candidates will get questions asked from the book “In Dependence”, while Direct Entry will get questions from “The Last Days at Forcados High School”.PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS AN EXAMIn as much as, JAMB has clearly stated and differentiated between the2 texts, THIS IS AN EXAMINATION and JAMBis free to test you from any source they deem fit.Whether you are a UTME student or a Direct Entry Student, we, The SolutionClass Team, will advise that you get yourself acquainted with BOTH NOVELS. There is no knowledge lost with doing so.Please go out of your way to adequately prepare for this exam by Studying both novels and expecting questions from either of them, whether you are a UTME or Direct Entry Student.The novels are not too voluminous and the stories are interesting for you to read within the next2 months. You should be able to read and understand the entire story of both novels.There should be no boundaries to what you should study. Ensure you cover the Entire JAMB Syllabus for your subjects and read extensively.We will be creating other threads as per revision forthe Novel “In Dependence”, as time progresses so ensure you visit the Solutionclass Website at least twice daily.If you have issues about the novel that you feel Admin and other students can help you with, don’t hesitate to post it as a comment, then check and wait patiently for a reply.

National Assembly Clerk Slumps And Dies at Nass Complex

-The clerk of the House of Representatives committee on agricultural production service, Mohammed Shuaibu, has died

-He fell at the National Assembly complex and was rushed to the hospital for emergency medical attention

  -He was confirmed dead on arrival

-Mohammed Shuaibu, reportedly fell and died at the National Assembly complex, Abuja, on Monday, March 13.

-Late Shuaibu who hails from Zaria, was rushed to the National Assembly clinic for medical attention where he was confirmed dead by the doctors.

-Sadly, Shuaibu, who was described as a hard working person died few minutes before the meeting.

-A source said:

“We are all in shock. He returned from Zaria (Kaduna state) yesterday (Sunday).“He drove himself to work this morning and was looking healthy. His sudden death is a big shock to us.”

source-247infogistfreak

Jamb To Commence Selling Of Post UTME Forms March 20

-The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board, JAMB, has said that it will commence the sale of forms for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, on 20 March and will close on 19 April.

 

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-This was disclosed by Dr Fabian Benjamin, JAMB’s Head of Public Relations in an interview on Monday in Bwari.

 

-He also said the forms will cost five thousand, five hundred naira only including Registration fees.
-The board also disclosed that Interswitch Payment on the e-Facility portal has been temporarily disabled and that the list of its accredited centres would soon be announced.
-Recall that JAMB recently emphasized that it would organise an optional mock examination before the 2017 UTME.

UNIJOS 2016/17 UTME/DE Admission List Out

We are using this medium to inform all candidates to participated in the University Of Jos online UTME/Direct Entry Pre-Admission Screening exercise for the 2016/2017 Academic Session that they can nowconfirm admission status both online and in the campus.The names are pasted at the various faculties. Go and check yoursThe Admission status can also be confirmed directly on the JAMB Admission checker portalwww.jamb.org.ng.Congrats To All Admitted Students!!!

Kano Govt. establishes grazing reserves to end farmers-herdsmen crisis

‎Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, on Tuesday said the state government had established five grazing reserves to address the recurring clashes between herdsmen and farmers in the state.Ganduje said this on Tuesday in Kano during ameeting with the newly elected officers of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders ‎Association.‎He said it was no longer fashionable for herdsmen to wander through the length and breadth of the country searching for pastures.He said the state government would provide mechanised boreholes, fodder and other facilities in the reserves to prevent themfrom roaming in search of animal feeds.‎The governor said more than 60 herdsmen were trained in Turkey for animal insemination to improve reproduction in cattle and in line with international best practi‎ces.‎‎He urged the new officials of the association to investigate and identify where most of the herdsmen are coming from.The chairman of the association, Malam Hussaini Ganduje, promised to pilot the affairs of the associationwith the fear of God.