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Institute for Nigerian Languages begs NUC over degree awarding status

The National Institute for Nigerian Languages, Aba, Abia State, has urged the National Universities Commission, NUC, to allow the institute to commence awarding degrees as stipulated in the Act that established the institution.
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Students demand action against global warming, climate change

Some secondary school students and those of the University of Abuja have called on government at all levels to take action against global warming and climate change in the country.

Tanko Yakasai: Lawan Dambazau an exceptional politician

An elder statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, has described the late political icon, Malam Lawan Dambazau, as an exceptional politician who dedicated his life to the emancipation of the downtrodden.

NCC harps on robust infrastructure to boost innovation

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says robust telecommunications/broadband infrastructure is fundamental baseline to engender innovations that will drive economic growth in Nigeria.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated this at the end of a four week-training for 1500 youths who participated in the N-Creative programme held in Benin.

VP Osinbajo: Power sector reforms making steady progress

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government’s power sector reforms are already yielding results as steady progress is being recorded in power generation, transmission and distribution capacities on the national grid.

Kano university expels 24 final-year students over falsification of entry qualification

Twenty four final-year students of Bayero University, Kano (BUK), have been expelled from the institution for falsifying their entry qualifications.

Kano university expels 24 students

No fewer than 24 students of Bayero University (BUK) Kano, mostly in their final year of studies were expelled from the university for falsification of their entry qualifications.

NIPR: Nigeria losing reputation to insecurity

The President and Council of Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Mallam Mukhtar Sirajo, on Thursday raised concern that Nigeria is fast losing its reputation as a result of the widespread insecurity and crisis fueled by divisive elements recorded across the country.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

Speaker Gbajabiamila appoints 27 more aides

The appointees include: Special Adviser on Administration, Odofin David Seun; Special Adviser on Political Matters, Olanrewaju Smart; Special Adviser on Special Duties, Badmus Olufunmi; Special Assistant on Legal Matters, Osazee Melody Ogundijie; Special Assistant on Legislative Matters, Raphael Nnana Igbokwe; and Special Assistant on Gender Equality, Fatima Kakuri.
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has approved the reappointment of Mr. Abba Anwar as his Chief Press secretary.

Governor Ganduje appoints Ali Makoda as chief of staff

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has appointed the immediate past Commissioner for Environment, Ali Makoda, as Chief of Staff.

Wife stabs husband in Kano

The Bayero University Kano law student on Friday night at about 1.30a.m. at their home at Ungwar Mai Kalwa, Naibawa quarters in Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano State reportedly stabbed her husband, Saheed Husaini, because she suspected him of communicating with some women on phone.

COREN accredits 16 engineering courses in six universities

The Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), said it accredited 16 engineering courses in six universities across the country in the second quarter of 2019.

Bayero University Kano to honour Tony Elumelu with an Honorary Doctorate Degree

The Bayero University, Kano, is set to honour philanthropist and entrepreneur, Tony Elumelu, for his immense contributions to human development at the university’s forthcoming 35th convocation.

KEDCO appoints new head of corporate communication

The management of Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has appointed Ibrahim Shawai as its new head of corporate communication.

105 graduates with first class in Bayero university

About 105 out of 6,174 first degree graduands would be graduating with First Class from Bayero University Kano (BUK) during its 35th convocation ceremony scheduled to hold between 10 and 15 of June, 2019. Addressing...
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Aliko Dangote donates 2,160-bed hostel to Ahmadu Bello University

AFRICA’S foremost businessman and Aliko Dangote Foundation Chairman Alhaji Aliko Dangote donated at the weekend a 2,160-bed space hostel complex to the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Kaduna State.
Thousands of All Progressives Congress (APC) party supporters that thronged the Mallam Aminu Kano Triangle for the presidential campaign rally overwhelmed security operatives deployed to man the arena.-6

Don: Four million jobless in Kano

The Dean, Dangote Business School, Bayero University, Kano, Prof Murtala Sagagi, has said over four million Kano State indigenes are unemployed.
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Ali Rabiu emerges new COREN president

Mr. Ali Rabiu, a former Vice President of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), has emerged as the new President of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN).

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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed public primary and secondary schools submerged by flood in the state to proceed on three weeks’ holiday from Monday.

Ondo denies unconditional release of monarch from prison

Ondo State Government has denied a report that the embattled monarch of Ayetoro town in Ilaje Local Government of the state, Olorunmbe Ojagbohunmi, had been released from the prison unconditionally.
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EFCC chief laments widening corrupt practices in Nigeria

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Tuesday lamented the widening scourge of corrupt practices pervading the country.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti pensioners hail governor for improved welfare in one year

Pensioners in Ekiti State have described the first year of Governor Kayode Fayemi in office as a “huge blessing to them” in terms of better welfare package.

Nigeria Police poorest paid in Africa – ex-PSC chief

Former Chairman of Police Service Commission, Chief Simon Okeke, has described the nation’s police officers as the poorest paid in Africa amidst risks taken in the line of duties.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC confirms arrest of Instagram celebrity

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of a popular Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as ‘Mompha.’