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Masood Azhar

India ‘disappointed’ as China foils bid to blacklist JeM chief

India said it was "disappointed" by China's move to once again stall its bid to blacklist Masood Azhar, the leader of a Pakistan-based armed group that claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing in Kashmir last month.

University of Ibadan announces new professors

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, UI, Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka, on Thursday announced that 23 academic staff has been promoted to a substantive professorial cadre.
National Universities Commission (NUC),

NUC grants full accreditation to AE-FUNAI’s 26 academic programmes

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted full accreditation to 26 academic programmes of Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Ikwo in Ebonyi State.
Aminu Masari

Governor Masari commends Daura community college on prudent utilisation of N66 million donation

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State on Friday commended the management of Daura Community College of Arabic and Islamic Studies over judicious utilisation of the N66 million donation to the school.
James Hope College

James Hope College records remarkable 100% scores in IGCSE results

James Hope College is one of the educational initiatives under the Jim Ovia Foundation, which offers its students world-class education at a subsidized rate. James Hope College is also supported by an endowment fund and currently has 40% of its students on full scholarship.

Minister: We will not rest until Nigeria produces Noble Laureates in Chemistry, Physics

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has reiterated Federal Government’s determination to continue to work until the country produces Noble Laureates in Chemistry, Physics and Medicine, while advancing science and technology.

Nigerian Navy: Admiralty University to kick off January 23

The Nigerian navy says the Admiralty University of Nigeria, Ibusa, Delta, will commence academic activities on January 23.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti teachers get N146 million arrears of special allowances

Ekiti State government has released N146 million for the payment of Rural Teachers Allowance and Core Subjects Allowance to teachers in its employ.
From left: Health, Safety and Monitoring Officer, TOTAL, Kinsley Ezeonyia; Education Officer, Abimbola Oshikoya; Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Education Manager, Azu Azuike; Deputy General Manager, Government Relations, TOTAL, Sonye Allanah; Principal, Government Girls College (GGC), Maiduguri, Hajia Yagana Mohammed; General Manager, CSR, NNPC, Ahmed Laminu; and Science Teacher, GGC, Maiduguri, Baba Mohammed, during presentation of over 400 science textbooks and 5 computer systems to the College by NNPC/TOTAL as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility, in Abuja

Total, NNPC donate books, other items to Maiduguri college

Total Exploration and Production (E&P) Nigeria Limited, in collaboration with NNPC, has donated 400 science textbooks, five computers and accessories with printers to the Government Girls’ College, Maiduguri.

Federal government urged to include sex education in school’s curriculum

Prof. Okanlawon Onagbesin, a Reproductive Physiologist, has called on the Federal Government to introduce Sex Education in schools as a course of its own in order to give thorough sex education to the young ones.

Nobel Prize season opens without Literature Prize

The announcement on Monday of the Nobel Medicine Prize opens this year’s amputated awards season, with no Literature Prize for the first time in 70 years because of a #MeToo scandal.

Three LASU lecturers face sack over alleged sexual harassment

Three lecturers at the Lagos State University (LASU) may be sacked anytime from now over cases of alleged sexual harassment of their students.

Aliko Dangote calls for quality education funding

Alhaji Aliko Dangote has urged other stakeholders in the sector to join hands with the government to fund education, adding that funding qualitative education goes beyond the government.
greece

Greeks rebuild their lives after economic crisis wrecked dreams

In 2010, Panagiota Kalliakmani had just secured her chemistry degree and dreamed of going into research. Then the Greek economic crisis struck.
blue light smartphones

Study: Blue light from smartphones could accelerate blindness

The blue light from digital devices like smartphones could accelerate blindness, researchers found.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

Winners emerge in 2018 NNPC National Science Quiz for South West

Winners have emerged in the 2018 National Science Quiz organised by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for the South West Geo-political zone.

Alex Iwobi: Super Eagles will take inspiration from friendly win over Argentina

Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi says the side will take inspiration from their 4-2 win against two-time world champions Argentina in a friendly encounter last year when they take to the field against their opponents at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Obafemi Awolowo University matriculates over 8000 students despite limited facilities

The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has 8,158 new students for 2017/2018 session on Tuesday and Wednesday amidst learning facilities challenge.

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Court upholds sack of three policemen for receiving bribe

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Monday, affirmed the dismissal of three policemen, who were sacked for receiving 5,000 dollars as bribe.
Nigeria University Games Association (NUGA)

VP Osinbajo to unveil 2019 NUGA games mascot April 1

The Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, will on April 1 in Lagos unveils the mascot for the 26th Nigeria University Games (NUGA) to be hosted by the University of Lagos (UNILAG).
Nigerian youngster Ossai Stephen Nosike over the weekend extended his goal tally in the on-going season to an impressive 18 with Grupo Desportivo Vilar de Perdizes.

Ossai Nosike grabs goal number 18 with Vilar de Perdizes

Nigerian youngster Ossai Stephen Nosike over the weekend extended his goal tally in the on-going season to an impressive 18 with Grupo Desportivo Vilar de Perdizes.

BPE receives five bids for Yola DisCo, Afam GenCo

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has received five bids and proposals for the acquisition of the Yola Electricity Distribution Company (YEDC) and Afam Electricity Generation Company (Afam Power Plc & Afam Three Fast Power Limited) by prospective core-investors.
A man gets his thumb marked to indicate he has voted at one of the polling unit in Lagos on March 9, 2019. – Nigerians are voting for a second time in a fortnight in governorship and state assembly elections, with heightened concerns from observers of violence and an increased military presence. Elections for governors are being held in 29 of Nigeria’s 36 states, for all state assemblies, plus the administrative councils in the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP)

Osun elections: 2,500 voters expected to take part in supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Osun says 2,500 registered voters are expected to take part in the supplementary election for Oriade Constituency in Osun State Assembly on March 23.