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UNILORIN attributes student’s suicide to drug addiction

The management of the University of Ilorin has stated that the final year student of the institution, late Mr. Adigun Emmanuel Adewale, who committed suicide recently in Ilorin, was due to eventual culmination of his drug addiction.

Toyin Falola: Researches by FBUs resolve governance, democracy, other issues

Professor Toyin Falola has revealed that there is something Faith-based Universities (FBUs) are offering the country which conventional universities are struggling to do.

FUTA graduates 206 first class as 4,800 pass out

No fewer than 206 students of the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), Ondo State graduated with a first class.

Governor El-Rufa’i tasks students on ethical behaviour, promoting good values

Gov. Nasiru El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State on Sunday, tasked students on ethical behaviour and promoting good values that would enhance national growth and development.
Covenant University

Covenant University graduates 238 first class honours

A total of 238 students of Covenant University in Ota, Ogun, on Friday graduated with first class honours’ degrees at the institution’s 2017/2018 Convocation.

Governor Fayose asks federal government to invest more in university education

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has called on the Federal Government to invest more in university education in Nigeria.

Lagos government promises to make LASU best university

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Thursday says the state remains committed toward making the Lagos State University (LASU) the best in global ranking.

American University of Nigeria honours best graduating students

An Accounting graduate at the American University of Nigeria, Yola, Benedict Egwuchukwu, was Friday named the best graduating student of the university.

University of Lagos honorary degree not for sale – Professor Ogundipe

Vice Chancellor of University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has told moneybags and politicians that honorary degree of the institution is not for sale to the highest bidder.

University of Lagos produces first class graduates in Chinese language

Four students of Chinese language are among 245 first class graduates to take part in the 49th 2016/2017 Convocation of the University of Lagos.

Governor Ambode charges polytechnic graduates to create jobs with acquired skills

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has charged graduates of Polytechnics and Colleges of Technology in the country to develop their acquired training and skills to create employment opportunities that will make them employers of labour rather than job seekers.

House of Reps honour crippled beggar turned lawyer, OAU record-breaker

Abdulsalam Kamaldeen, a physically challenged one-time Lagos beggar, has been honoured by the house of representatives for his rare academic feat.

NNPC offers automatic scholarship to best graduating ABU student

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Saturday offered automatic scholarship to the over all best student, Mr. Al-Amin Bashir-Bugaje, who graduated from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering with a CGPA of 4.93, to study in any part of the world up to his PhD level.

NOUN clarifies post graduate students graduation policy

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has made clarifications on its post-graduate courses following media reports on the inability of some students to graduate.

Implementation, not planning remains Africa’s challenge – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has asserted that the problem with Africa as a continent and her member-nations remains implementation and not in planning, as various legislative bodies bring out good proposals while the executive arm fails in their implementation.

400 undergraduates get N60m in Shell scholarship scheme

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) on Thursday awarded N60 million in scholarship awards to 400 indigent undergraduates from Abia, Bayelsa, Delta, Imo and Rivers States.

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Rivers elections: Court adjourns hearing on governorship poll to March 28

Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday adjourned till March 28 hearing in a suit seeking to stop the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from proceeding with the collation, conclusion and announcement of results in the March 9, Governorship and House of Assembly election in Rivers State.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN expresses concern over incessant kidnappings, killings in Taraba

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), in Lau Local Government Area of Taraba, on Monday called on the state and federal governments to take stringent measures to end the incessant kidnappings and killings in the area.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu

INEC shifts date for issuance of Certificates of Return to Babajide Sanwo-Olu, others

The Independent National Electoral Commission has shifted the date for the issuance of Certificates of Return to the Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his deputy, Dr Obafemi Hamzat.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

South East APC demand House of Reps Speaker

The South East All Progressives Congress, APC, Youths Consultative Forum, has called on the leadership of the All Progressives Congress to zone the position of speaker to them.

APC campaign petitions IGP, DSS over PDP’s illegal access to INEC server

The APC Presidential Campaign Council has petitioned the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) and the Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS).