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University of Maiduguri lecturers decry nonpayment of five months’ salary

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, the University of Maiduguri chapter, has decried the nonpayment of salary of its members.

NUC: 32 universities involved in research to tackle impacts of coronavirus

The Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, says 32 federal, state and private universities across all geopolitical zones are involved in different stages of research toward tackling direct and collateral impacts of COVID-19.
The Kano State government and Management of Bayero University Kano have described as mischievous and misleading social media reports alleging that the Chairman of the state Fund Raising Committee on COVID-19, the Vice Chancellor, Bayero University, Professor Muhammad Yahuza Bello tested positive for coronavirus.

Kano governor appoints outgoing BUK vice chancellor as Maitama Sule university pro chancellor

Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, on Monday approved the appointment of the outgoing Vice Chancellor, Bayero University, Kano (BUK), Professor Muhammad Yahuza Bello, as Pro Chancellor and chairman Governing Council of Yusuf Maitama Sule University.
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has drawn the attention of Nigerians to a fraudulent online data collection form that is capitalizing on the COVID-19 pandemic to defraud unsuspecting Nigerians.

NITDA working to balance concerns, advantages of fourth industrial revolution – chief

As studies indicate that some jobs are vulnerable to automation in the next decade and how companies and organisations get to adapt to the rapid transformation, security risks triggered by digitisation, the Director-General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Mallam Kashifu Abdullahi, has said that the agency is working round the clock to balance the concerns and advantages of Fourth Industrial Revolution (FIR).
Mr. Justice Nasir Ajanah, Chief Judge of Kogi State has died, according to a report.

Kogi chief judge Nasiru Ajanah passes on

Late Justice Nasir Ajanah was born in 1956 to the family of Alhaji MJ Fari Ajanah in Okene Local Government Area of present Kogi State. He hails from Okehi Local government area of Kogi State

JAMB: Universities fix UTME cut-off marks

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Monday said the cut-off mark for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination candidates was arrived at after a deliberation with all higher institutions in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Dr. Yau Idris as new Director General, Nigeria Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NNRA).

President Buhari names new nuclear agency chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Dr. Yau Idris as new Director General, Nigeria Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NNRA).
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC explains parameters for employment, career progression

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has explained the parametres for employment as well as career progression in the corporation, using the recently concluded Graduate Trainee employment process as well as top Management promotion exercise executed by the corporation as an illustration.
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission - EFCC.

Gombe EFCC gets new zonal head

Mr. Ibrahim Shazalli has been announced as the new Zonal Head of Gombe Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Concerned Citizens of the University of Jos

House committee lacks mandate to prosecute UNIJOS, says university community

The Concerned Citizens of the University of Jos, made up of veteran professors said the House of Representatives Committee on Federal Character has no mandate to prosecute the management of the university for alleged violation of the Federal Character policy on employment and admissions.
Gombe State Collage of Legal and Islamic Studies, Nafada, has matriculated 496 students for 2019-2020 academic session.

Gombe College of Legal Studies matriculates 496 students

Gombe State Collage of Legal and Islamic Studies, Nafada, has matriculated 496 students for 2019/2020 academic session.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Bashir Jamoh as the director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA).

Bashir Jamoh to replace Dakuku Peterside as NIMASA chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Bashir Jamoh as the director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA).

Nigerian university partners with government to save indigenous languages

Worried by the growing case of extinction of Nigerian languages, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) Centre is to partner with Federal Government to save indigenous languages.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police pledges to rescue former ABU VC’s daughter

The Kaduna State Police Command said it would ensure that the kidnapped daughter of former Vice-Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, is rescued unharmed.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen kidnap ex-ABU VC’s daughter in Kaduna

Some gunmen invaded the residence of former Vice-Chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, and kidnapped his 35-year-old daughter and mother of three.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Boko Haram: Senate condemns Plateau killings, abductions

The Senate on Wednesday condemned the abduction and killings of Nigerian citizens from Plateau State by Boko Haram.

PDP wins Kaduna Assembly seat

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced Mrs Comfort Amwe of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as winner of the rerun election for Sanga constituency seat in the Kaduna State House of Assembly.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen kidnap ex-commssioner’s daughter, demand N5 million ransom

The Spokesman for the Plateau State Police Command, Mr. Mathias Tyopev, on Tuesday confirmed the abduction of the daughter of a former Commissioner for Tourism in the state, Mr Peter Mwadkon, by gunmen who attacked their family house in Kwata Community, Jos South Local Government Area of the state.

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Brazilian star Willian has given his reasons why he decided to leave Chelsea for London rivals Arsenal.

Mikel Arteta: Why Arsenal signed Willian from Chelsea

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has spoken for the first time since Willian was confirmed as his first signing.
At least four people have been killed in clashes in Ivory Coast as hundreds took to the streets following President Alassane Ouattara's decision to run for a third term this October.

Several dead in Ivory Coast over president’s third-term bid

At least four people have been killed in clashes in Ivory Coast as hundreds took to the streets following President Alassane Ouattara's decision to run for a third term this October.
Vinicius Junior has revealed Barcelona were interested in signing him but he opted to join bitter foes Real Madrid after being given just two days to make a decision.

Vinicius: I had 48 hours to chose between Real Madrid, Barcelona

Vinicius Junior has revealed Barcelona were interested in signing him but he opted to join bitter foes Real Madrid after being given just two days to make a decision.
Governor Willie Obiano

Anambra monarchs protest suspension by governor

The suspended traditional rulers of Anambra on Thursday said that they did not commit any wrong to warrant their suspension by the state government.
Brazilian star Willian has given his reasons why he decided to leave Chelsea for London rivals Arsenal.

Willian reveals reasons for joining Arsenal

Brazilian star Willian has given his reasons why he decided to leave Chelsea for London rivals Arsenal.