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University of Lagos to set up refinery soon – vice-chancellor

The University of Lagos, UNILAG, would soon set up conventional and standard locally-built refineries to boost the nation’s refinery capacity, according to the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe.

SSANU expels ex-ABU branch chairman for anti union activities

Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities, SSANU, said it has expelled the former branch Chairman of the union in Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria, Ilya Abdulrauf Bello, for alleged anti union activities.

University of Ilorin gets new registrar

The Governing Council of the University of Ilorin has approved the appointment of Dr Folaranmi Olowoleni as the new registrar of the institution.

ABU to establish standard locally-built refineries in Niger Delta

The Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, says it is making efforts to establish conventional and standard locally-built refineries in the Niger Delta to boost refining of Nigerian crude.

Kaduna state mulls investment plan to stimulate agribusiness

Kaduna State Government, says it is fine-tuning a detailed plan to stimulate both local and foreign investments into the state Agriculture sector.

Ex-Governor Akwe-Doma’s death a personal loss – Umaru Al-Makura

Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa state has described the death of Alhaji Aliyu Akwe-Doma, a former governor of the state and his predecessor, as a personal loss.

FRSC confirms death of NYSC member in trailer-motorcycle crash

The Kaduna Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed the death of a Youth Corps member, Oyeleke Ajani, as one of the two people killed on Thursday in an accident involving a Trailer and motorcycle in Kaduna.

IMF seeks confirmation of MPC members, CBN directors

International Monetary Fund, IMF, has advised Nigeria to confirm the appointments of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN’s) board of directors and members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC).

Ahmadu Bello University staff unions bicker over SSANU strike

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian University (SSANU), Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) branch Zaria, Kaduna State, is in crisis following a directive by a faction asking its members to end the ongoing strike and resume work on Wednesday.

Ex-Nasarawa Governor Aliyu Doma passes on in Israeli hospital

Former Nasarawa governor Aliyu Akwe Doma has passed on, Mamman Alakayi, a former information commissioner in the state, has confirmed.

Ahmadu Bello University senior staff union pulls out of national strike

The Ahmadu Bello University chapter of Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities Union (SSANU) has pulled out of the national strike which commenced December 2017.

Ahmadu Bello University security arrests two suspected kidnappers

Security officers at Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) on Monday paraded two suspected kidnappers, allegedly terrorising the university community and its environs.

President Buhari challenges varsities on research

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged the Nigerian university system on the need to conduct cutting-edge research and analysis in providing solutions to the nation’s development challenges.

President Buhari: We’re working to reduce unemployment

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday assured Nigerians that his government was working hard to reduce the rate of unemployment in the country.

President Buhari challenges varsities on cutting-edge research

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged the Nigerian University System on the need to conduct cutting-edge research and well-thought analysis in providing solutions to the nation’s development challenges.

Boko Haram strives because of external forces – Irish envoy

The Ambassador of Ireland to Nigeria, Sean Hoy, has said external forces took advantage of the then local Boko Haram conflict for their wider agenda.

Two arrested over in connection with ABU student killing

The Kaduna State Police Command says is has arrested two suspects in connection with the killing of a student at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria.

Ex-students constructing overhead bridge, graduate students’ hostel in Ahmadu Bello University – President

Former students of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, are constructing a pedestrian overhead bridge and a hostel for PhD students, according to Prof. Tijjani Mora, President of the institution’s alumni association.

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NSE market indicators resume week with 0.01% growth

The market indicators of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) resumed transactions for the week on Monday with a marginal growth of 0.01 per cent, amid cautious trading.
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NPA: 20 ships discharging petrol other items at Lagos port

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Monday said that 20 ships at the Lagos ports were discharging petroleum products and food stuff.
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PPPRA: Previous administrations spent N8.9 trillion on subsidy in 10 years

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA, yesterday, disclosed that N8.9 trillion was spent on fuel subsidy by the Federal Government, mainly by previous administrations, between 2006 and 2015.
Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, who stated this yesterday during the daily briefing of the Taskforce, added that the federal government would also put in place measures to control the movement of nomadic herdsmen who go across the border in search of greener pastures for their cattle.

PTF warns against neglect of virus protocols

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has warned against perceived neglect of the non-pharmaceutical protocols and other measures aimed at tackling the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has expressed his administration’s commitment to the development of the education sector as the key to high-level human capital development needed for emancipation of the people.

Kogi governor sacks revenue board

The board of Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (KGIRS) has been sacked with immediate effect.