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Obafemi Awolowo University appoints Margaret Omosule as new bursar

The Governing Council of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has appointed Mrs Margaret Omosule as the Registrar and Secretary to the Governing Council of the University.

Two OAU professors appointed vice-chancellors

Two university professors from Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile-Ife have been appointed as Vice-Chancellors of two newly established federal universities.

Ishaq Oloyede: Why some UTME applicants could not write mock examination

Out of the 258,000 candidates that applied for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, mock examination, only 211,000 candidates took part in the test on Monday, the JAMB registrar, Ishaq Oloyede, has said.

Obafemi Awolowo University speaks on allegation of sexual harassment against ex-lecturer

The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, has said it will cooperate with St. George’s University to investigate a sexual harassment allegation involving a former lecturer of the institution, Dr. Francis Fakoya.

OAU suspends convocation, as workers’ strike takes toll

The authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, have postponed the 43rd convocation of the university earlier scheduled for December 13 to 16, 2017.

Obafemi Awolowo University suspends four students over protest, criminal acts

The authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, have confirmed the suspension of four students for protesting and disrupting academic activities.

OAU announces Oct 1 as resumption date for second semester

Authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile–Ife, on Saturday announced Sunday, 1st October, 2017, as the new resumption date for the second semester as against 24th October, 2017 earlier announced.

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IMF warns trade tensions could disrupt global growth

The global economy is still expected to grow at a solid pace this year, but worsening trade confrontations pose serious risks to the outlook, the International Monetary Fund said Monday.

Federal government to train bar biotechnogists from working abroad

The Federal Government has indicated interest to train biotechnologists, biochemists to help improve the economy through the setting up of friuts factories to conserve juice, manufacture pharmaceuticals, but insisting that it will also implement policies barring them from working abroad at least for some time.

Federal government urged to invest in oil, gas exploration

Mr Abiodun Adesanya, Managing Director, Degeconek Nigeria Ltd., urged the Federal Government to woo investors to carry out exploration of oil and gas in frontier basins to increase the country’s reserves.
Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki and Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed walk together at Asmara International Airport, Eritrea, July 9, 2018 - Reuters

Eritrea re-opens embassy in Ethiopia amid thaw

Eritrea's president Isaias Afwerki reopened his country's embassy in Ethiopia on Monday, more than 20 years after the two countries broke off relations when they went to war.

Katsina government drills 1,000 boreholes, repairs 700

The Katsina State Government says it has drilled over 1,000 boreholes across the state to enhance access to potable water and prevent spread of water borne diseases in rural areas of the state.