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Dangote Group founder Aliko Dangote

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.

Emir Sanusi: Why restructuring won’t work in Nigeria

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, has said that the unending calls for restructuring and its practice would not work in Nigeria, because it is one of the fault lines being manipulated and exploited by some political elite for their selfish interests.

Attahiru Jega: Lecturers conspired with politicians to rig elections

Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega, has faulted Nigeria’s electoral system describing it as being under assault.

FRSC returns N430,000 to accident victim in Kano

The Kano State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps on Sunday said it had returned N430,000 recovered at the scene of an accident on the Bayero University road to the owner.
4 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

Operation Green Sweep: NAF destroys Boko Haram camp in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed a Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) Camp at Buk along the Ajigin-Talala-Buk axis near Alagarno forest in Borno.
3 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

NAF neutralises Boko Haram in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force says the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has neutralised several Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) in air strikes it conducted at Talala in Borno.

UNILORIN begins screening of 39,711 candidates for post-UTME

The University of Ilorin has begun screening for its post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in the 2018/2019 academic session, with 39, 711 candidates taking part in the exercise.

ASUU urges payment of 10-month salaries owed LAUTECH members

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has called for the immediate payment of 10 months’ outstanding salaries to its members at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

Youths can determine outcome of 2019 general elections – INEC chief

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has predicted that Nigerian youths, with their population, could determine the outcome of the 2019 general elections.
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu

Young Nigerians could determine outcome of 2019 elections – INEC chief

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has predicted that Nigerian youth, with their population, could determine the outcome of the 2019 general elections.

BUK expels 33 students over examination malpractice

The authorities of the Bayero University Kano have expelled 33 students for their alleged involvement in various forms of examination malpractice during the first semester examination for the 2017 to 2018 academic session.
President Muhammadu Buhari

2019: Group drums support for President Buhari

Door-to-Door Movement, a political movement promoting the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari, has said the general acceptance of the president by youths across the country would ensure his victory in 2019.
Part of the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which crashed in Ukraine on 17 July 2014. Igor Kovalenko-EPA

G7 wants Russia to explain role in MH17 downing four years ago

Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) leading industrialized nations on Sunday called on Russia “to account for its role” in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, which killed all 298 people on board.

NiMet to establish weather station at every 100 square km

To boost accurate weather forecast in Nigeria, the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) will establish weather forecasting stations at every 100 square kilometre of the country.

Troops destroy Boko Haram IED factory, rescue hostages in Borno

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said its troops destroyed a Boko Haram insurgent’s Improvised Explosive Device (IED) factory at Buk village in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State in its ongoing clearance operation.

Russia: Syria air defence intercepted 71 missiles

A senior Russian military official has said that Syrian air defence had intercepted at least 71 cruise missiles fired by US, UK and France forces.

President Buhari pledges continuous support to universities

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Kano pledged continuous support to universities to enable them produce the needed skilled manpower for national development.

Bayero University Kano to launch radio, TV stations

Bayero University, Kano, is working towards the establishment of a community radio and television stations, says Mohammad Yahuza Bello, the institution’s vice-chancellor.

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Jigawa government releases N192m for improvement of Dutse water supply

The Managing Director of Jigawa Water Board, Zayyan Rabiu, on Monday said that the state government has released N192 million for the improvement of water supply in Dutse metropolis.
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SERAP fumes over ‘repressive’ National Assembly media accreditation guidelines

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the “leadership and management of the National Assembly to immediately withdraw the repressive media accreditation guidelines or face legal action.”
David Samson Unuanel

Ex-Enyimba coach drags club over alleged N3.45 million debt

Former Coach of Enyimba International F.C., Samson Unuanel, on Tuesday dragged the club before the National Industrial Court, Abuja, over alleged unpaid N3.450 million, being the balance of his sign-on-fee
A pedestrian walks past a Huawei product stand at an EE telecommunications shop in central London on April 29, 2019. – British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged caution over the role of China’s Huawei in the UK, saying the government should think carefully before opening its doors to the technology giant to develop next-generation 5G mobile networks. His comments come after Prime Minister Theresa May conditionally allowed China’s Huawei to build the UK 5G network, information that was leaked to a newspaper from top secret discussions between senior ministers and security officials, a leak that has caused a scandal that has rocked Britain’s splintered government. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / various sources / AFP)

Huawei accuses US of bullying

Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. “bullying” on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to counter trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week, a senior Huawei executive said.

Man docked for cultism, possession of firearm

The Police in Lagos on Tuesday docked a man, Toheeb Olapade, 26, at an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, with charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and being a member of a secret cult.