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Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday attended the Extra Ordinary ECOWAS Summit on Counter Terrorism in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. 4

Yoruba Ronu lauds President Buhari’s new economic advisory council

The Yoruba Ronu Leadership Forum, a socio-cultural group, on Thursday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for constituting an Economic Advisory Council (EAC), comprising of professionals and academics.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Ex-SCJ: How ‘pidgin’ became admissible in court

Former Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Sidi Bage Muhammad, has narrated how his action and that of his colleagues, years ago, led to the acceptance of “pidgin English” as part of communication language in court.
Lagos State University - LASU

LASU matriculates 70 Pioneer students for online ODLRI programme

The Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, on Friday matriculated 70 pioneer students for its newly introduced online Open And Distance Learning and Research Institute (ODLRI) programme.
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Facebook opens face recognition tech to all users with opt-out option

Facebook is opening up its face recognition technology to all users with an option to opt out, the social media company said on Tuesday, as it discontinued a related feature called “Tag Suggestions.”
President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria has very attractive investment opportunities with some of the highest “Returns-on-Investment’’. 3

President Buhari: Criminals abroad don’t represent Nigerian values

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Yokohama, Japan said that the few Nigerians abroad indulging in criminal activities do not represent the values of majority of the people of the country.

Students lock Benue university over shot union president

The National Union of Benue State Students (NUBESS) on Monday protested the poor handling of its National President, Comrade Smith Tyonor, who was allegedly shot by unknown persons in Makurdi.

National Children’s Leadership Ideas Contest calls for entries

The Children of Africa Leadership and Values Development (CALDEV) Initiative has called for entries on its maiden National Children’s Leadership Ideas Contest (N-CLIC) 2019.

12,209 candidates sit for BUK post-UTME test

A total of 12,209 candidates on Saturday sat for the 2019 Bayero University Kano (BUK) Post-UTME Aptitude Test (BUKAT).
Abubakar Adamu Mohammed

Police: Federal government bans Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s Shi’ites activities nationwide

The Inspector-General of Police has said that the President Muhammadu Buhari led All Progressives Congress (APC) government has officially classified as a terrorist organisation and proscribed the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) led by Ibraheem El-Zakzaky.
President Buhari at the event

President Buhari, academics meet in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with members of the Progressive in Academics (Pro-Acad) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

INEC: Why Nigeria’s elections heavily depend on universities, vice-chancellors

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said its partnership with University Vice Chancellors and other Academics in the country was vital to the sustenance of democracy.

INEC: Nigeria can’t have quality elections without vice chancellors

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has again stressed its commitment to sustaining its partnership with University Vice Chancellors and other Academics in the country, saying their inclusion in the electoral process is vital to the sustenance of democracy in the country.

Nsuk vice-chancellor vows to dismiss any lecturer who harasses female students

Prof. Suleiman Mohammed, Vice-Chancellor (VC) of Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK), has vowed to dismiss any lecturer caught harassing female students on campus.
Hippolyte Fofack

Nigeria, Africa’s total merchandise trade at $997.9 billion

Nigeria and the rest of Africa’s total merchandise trade in 2018 have been estimated to be 997.9 billion dollars, retaining its number one position as the fastest growing regions in the world.
Professor Biodun Ogunyemi

Biodun Ogunyemi: Hold academics, not ASUU responsible for any electoral irregularities

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has absolved itself from any electoral irregularities associated with academics involved in elections in Nigeria.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Don: Ex-President Obasanjo’s utterance on Fulanisation, Islamisation inciting

A professor of Islamic studies at the Kwara State University (KWASU), Sulaiman Jamiu, has described the statement credited to former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Fulanisation of Nigeria and Islamisation of Africa as in inciting.

John Oyegun urges President Buhari to assent to electoral amendment bill

Former national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Electoral Amendment Bill into law in order to strengthen the country’s democracy.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos Assembly set to address building collapse with laws, regulations

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Wednesday held stakeholders meeting on three bills and regulations designed to address incessant building collapse in the state.

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Gabon to be first African nation paid to fight deforestation

Gabon will become the first African country paid with international funds to preserve its forests in an effort to fight climate change, the United Nations said Sunday.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Ogun may establish two additional universities

The Ogun State Government has revealed that it may establish two additional universities to address the agitation of the people of the Central and Western Senatorial districts respectively.

Kogi Speaker receives defectors into APC

The Speaker of Kogi State House Assembly, Hon. Mathew Kolawole, has formally received some members of the opposition parties who recently defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

‘Yahoo boy’ runs mad, strips self naked in Ekiti

There was drama on a major highway in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, when a young man suspected to be an Internet fraudster ran mad in full public glare on Sunday evening.

Bandits release 30 more captives in Zamfara

The peace efforts initiated by the Zamfara government have continued to yield more fruits with 30 additional captives released by bandits on Sunday, after eight months in captivity.