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Nigeria needs true change – Bishop Oyedepo

The Chancellor of Covenant University, Ota in Ogun State, Dr David Oyedepo, has advocated for a true change in the level of attention government is paying to the education sector if the nation must attain true development.

Ahmadu Bello University ranks No 1 in Nigeria

The National University Commission has released its rankings for all Universities in Nigeria, both private and government owned.

Let’s build a united nation from our many ethnic identities – Shalom Chinedu

Prof. Shalom Chinedu, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (DVC), Covenant University, Ota, on Sunday called on Nigerians to build a strong nation out of the multi ethnic nationalities in the country.

Nigerian dancer Pinki Debbie breaks records for longest dancing marathon

Nigerian dancer and choreographer, Debbie Odumegwu, a.k.a Pinki Debbie, has broken the Guinness World Record for ‘longest dance by an individual’.

My life changed after giving salary to Covenant University – Yakubu Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has traced the beginning of his success, to when he donated his salary for six months as contribution to the building of the Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State.

House of Reps Speaker Yakubu Dogara wants emphasis on innovative training for national development

Yakubu Dogara, the Speaker, House of Representatives, has stressed the need for more innovative training of students in the nation’s universities to ensure a sustainable national development.

Greatest challenge facing black man is laziness – Bishop David Oyedepo

Presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, Dr. David Oyedepo, has challenged academicians to ‘stop being merely bookish and start grooming thinkers’.

Landmark University gets new vice-chancellor, registrar

The Board of Regents of Landmark University, Omu Aran, has appointed Prof. Adeniyi Olayanju as the substantive vice-chancellor of the institution.

How private varsities forced JAMB to lower cut-off mark

Abysmally low student enrolment into private universities in the country has been identified as the major reason the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) recently lowered the minimum cut-off mark for Nigerian universities in the 2017/2018 academic session to 120.


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Boko Haram: UNHCR enrols 300 orphans in Borno private school

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Federal govt urged to break meter distribution monopoly

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Vice President Osinbajo contracts media coverage of daughter’s wedding to private firm

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has contracted out media coverage of the marriage of his eldest daughter Damilola.

Ex-NPA chief declares for Adamawa Central senatorial seat

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Dapchi abduction: House of Representatives investigation to focus on security agencies’ action, inaction

The House of Representatives has said that it would not shy away from apportioning blames to agencies that shirked its responsibilities in the abduction of 110 students of Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State on 19 February, 2018.