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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), over the weekend, set the cut-off mark for 2022/23 admissions into universities across the country at 140 and above.

It also approved a score of 100 as the cut off-mark for polytechnics and colleges of education.

The President, Bola Tinubu, concluded his official trip to Paris, France, then headed to the United Kingdom on a provate visit.

In Lagos, the state's Deputy Governor, Obafemi Hamzat, said the story about him renouncing his Nigerian citizenship is not true.

Meanwhile, the state government, through its Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency, opened up a shelter for them, women in Lagos who are survivors of domestic violence called "EKO HAVEN.

On the crime front, the NDLEA announced the interception of Two imported consignments of Loud, a strong strain of cannabis along the Epe-Lekki corridor ​​​​​​.

Away from Lagos, a boat accident occurred in Cross River on Saturday  involving 14 medical students with three feared dead and 11 rescued.

For more cheerful news, Afrobeats star, Burna Boy beat won the 'Best International Act' award at the 2023 BET Awards.

On the foreign scene, Vladimir Putin faced an armed mutiny this weekend as the Wagner Group mercenary organisation chief called for a "march of justice" against the Russian military over allegations they had fired on his men. 

 

 


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