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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.

Professor Bello: Bayero University honourary degree not for sale

The Vice Chancellor of Bayero University, Kano (BUK), Prof. Muhammad Yahuza Bello, yesterday said the university Senate and Governing Council have decided not to award honourary degree to personalities in the 34th convocation ceremony scheduled to come up next week, declaring that such award is not for sale.

Dangote donates N1.2 billion first business school in the north to Bayero University Kano

The business educational development of Northern Nigeria took a new turn at the weekend when the renowned businessman, Aliko Dangote, donated a N1.2 billion ultra-modern business school edifice to the Bayero University, Kano, (BUK), first of such in the northern part of the country.

How herders, farmers clashes can be resolved – Dons

Some lecturers of the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, FUNAAB, and Bayero University Kano, BUK, have proposed the establishment of integrated crops-livestock settlements to address the protracted farmers-herdsmen clashes.

Late arrival of election materials may mar Kano council polls

Late arrival of election materials hinders early commencement of voting in the local government council elections in Kano state.

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