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Good day, Nigeria and the rest of the world. Welcome to the Concise News roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today, Sunday, May 12th, 2019.

1. JAMB Finally Releases 2019 UTME Results (See How To Check)

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Saturday announced the release of 1,792,719 results of candidates who sat for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination  (UTME). Concise News understands that more than 1.8 million candidates sat for the 2019 UTME from April 11 to April 18.

2. UTME 2019: 15-Year-Old Scores Highest Mark

As the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMBreleased the results of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) earlier today, a 15-year-old boy from Abia State has emerged the best-scoring candidate with 347 – considered the highest by the board. Concise News reports that similarly, a 16-year-old boy from Abia State came second by scoring 346 marks just as a 17-year-old from Osun State trailed behind with 345 – considered by the board as the third best result in the 2019 UTME.

3. Ganduje Reacts To Court Order Stopping Break-up Of Kano Emirate

The government of Kano state says it did not receive any court order restraining Governor Abdullahi Ganduje from further action concerning the newly appointed First Class Emirs of Rano, Karaye, Gaya and Bichi Emirates. Concise News had reported that an ex parte motion dated May 10, 2019, filed by Sule Gwarzo before Justice Nasiru Saminu of the Kano State High Court, sought the court to restrain the respondents from taking any action of creating four additional emirates.

4. UTME 2019: Why JAMB’s Top Scorer Is Not Eligible For Admission

The 15-year-old Ekene Franklin from Imo State who emerged as the best candidate in the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), released on Saturday cannot gain admission into any Nigerian University in spite of his outstanding score of 347 marks. Speaking on the released results, Registrar of JAMB, Professor Ishaq Oloyode, said that the best candidate may not be admitted to the University of Lagos, which he chose as his first choice because of age.

5. Insecurity: Pastor Adeboye Speaks On Sacking Service Chiefs

The General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God Worldwide, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, does not believe that replacing service chiefs will solve the security challenges facing the country. Adeboye spoke at the headquarters of RCCG, The Throne of Grace, Ebute-Metta, Lagos, during a Thanksgiving service with the theme, ‘Victory over marital storm’.

6. NPower Still Accepting Applications

An NGO, NPower which offers free tech training for unemployed young people is setting up shop in Calgary, Canada. The training program – which application is still open – is supported in part by a grant from the city’s $100-million economic development fund, Concise News reports.

7. Reason You Must Print Your UTME 2019 Result A Second Time

As candidates begin to check their Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) 2019 results, Concise News informs you about the difference between (ordinary) Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) result and original JAMB result. This online news medium understands that candidates are checking their result via sending ‘result’ to the shortcode 55019. But it is noteworthy that the original Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) result is absolutely needed – especially when you have been offered provisional admission by your choice institution.

8. Presidency Tells PDP To Stop Blackmailing Judiciary

The President Muhammadu Buhari administration has urged the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to stop its alleged smear campaign against the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa. Spokesman for the Nigerian leader Garba Shehu said that the reports claiming that the Department of State Services (DSS) had indicted Bulkachuwa of corruption were the latest of this sponsored campaign.

9. Naira Marley, Zlatan Still In EFCC Custody

Contrary to earlier reports that music artistes Naira Marley and Zlatan who were arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) On Friday were released, it has emerged that the duo were still in detention on Saturday night. They were arrested in connection with alleged cases of internet fraud and money laundering.

10. Why Ander Herrera Decided To Leave Man United

Spaniard Ander Herrera is set to leave Manchester United when his contract expires at the end of the season, Concise News has learned. This news medium understands that the 29-year-old midfielder decided to end his career with the Red Devils because United appeared not to be willing to keep him.

That’s the roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines this morning. More Nigerian newspapers headlines are available on Concise News website. See you again tomorrow.