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Central bank spends N6 billion on ABU Business School

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) spent about N6 billion to establish a business school in the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Kaduna.

Oba of Lagos canvasses training, re-training of teachers

The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, on Friday in Zaria said that training and re-training of teachers was important to keep them at par with their counterparts worldwide.

Oba Rilwan Akiolu calls for re-training of teachers

The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, on Friday in Zaria said that training and re-training of teachers was important to keep them at par with their counterparts worldwide.

FRC tasks ABU teaching hospital on due process, TSA compliance

The Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) on Wednesday expressed displeasure over non compliance with the Federal Government’s directive on Treasury Single Account (TSA) by the management of Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH) Zaria.

Don suggests Kenya model to Nigeria’s herdsmen

A university don has slammed pastoral nomadism as outdated and urged the Nigerian government to prevail on herdsmen to embrace the zero grazing model as practised in Kenya.

Kaduna govt announces death of education commissioner Andrew Nok

The Kaduna State Government has announced the death of Prof. Jonathan Andrew Nok, the Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology.

Kaduna Commissioner Andrew Nok passes on at 55

Details of his death is still sketchy but a source at Kaduna government house said the commissioner’s death was sudden.

Nigeria needs $35 billion annually to sustain economic growth – Adekunle Oyinloye

The Managing Director, Infrastructure Bank, Adekunle Oyinloye, has said that Nigeria needs $35 billion per annum for five years to sustain a robust economic growth.

PPP best to bridge infrastructure gap – bank chief

Mr Adekunle Oyinloye, Managing Director of the Infrastructure Bank, says Public Private Partnership (PPP) and other alternative financing mechanism would bridge the infrastructure deficit in the country.

Nigeria loses $5bn annually to rice smuggling – Audu Ogbeh

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, has expressed regrets that the activities of rice smugglers has led to a loss of $5bn annually for the country.

Federal govt approves N5.5 billion for erosion control in six states

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari has approved N5.567 billion for the 3rd Quarter Soil Erosion Control Accelerated Intervention in six states.

SGF Boss Mustapha pledges better life for Nigerians

Newly appointed Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, has pledged to implement programmes and policies aimed at uplifting the quality of lives of all Nigerians.

We will fight for our entitlements – ABU Pensioners

The Nigerian Union of Pensioners (NUP), Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) branch has said that it will take necessary actions to ensure that all entitlements of its members are paid.

President Buhari against Nigeria’s unity – Ben Nwabueze

Chairman of The Patriots, Project Nigeria and Igbo Leaders of Thought respectively, Professor Ben Nwabueze, has regretted that despite his avowals that Nigeria’s unity was non-negotiable, President Muhammadu Buhari has continued to work against the country’s unity.

Fed govt acquires 55,000 hectares to develop grazing reserves

The Federal Government said on Thursday that it has secured 55,000 hectares of land from 11 states for the development of pasture and paddocks grazing reserves in the country.

Genetically-modified crops not harmful to Nigerians – ARCN

The Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN) has dismissed reports that genetically-improved crop varieties were harmful to the health of Nigerians.

Don restates importance of girl-child education in society

A don, Dr Jamila Aliyu-Mohammed, of the Ahmadu Bello University has stressed the need for girl-child education for the benefit and well-being of the society.

Don wants constitutional role for traditional rulers

Prof. Ibrahim Jaro of Geography Department, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, has advocated for a constitutional role for traditional rulers in the country to facilitate cultural development and promote peace.

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Undergraduate jailed for 13 years in Ondo

A Federal High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State capital, on Friday, sentenced a final year student of Achievers University, Owo, Fisayo Adetoro, to 13 years imprisonment and a fine of N1m over impersonation, forgery and money laundering.
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Frank Lampard unsure about Tammy Abraham ankle injury

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President Buhari: It might take time, but we‘ll remedy things in North East

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the European Union (EU) that though it might take a bit longer, the nation will surely put the issues associated with the troubles in the North East in order and move ahead.
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Afenifere warns Police not to cover up Oko Oloyun murder

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Friday, warned the Nigeria Police not to cover up the murder of renowned alternative therapist, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf, populary known as Okooloyun.