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Plateau killings: IDPs plead with NECO to re-conduct SSCE, BECE

The candidates, who are taking shelter in Internally Displaced Persons camps in the state, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday that the attacks prevented them from writing the NECO Basic Education Certificate Examination and the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination.

Ango Abdullahi: 12 million northern kids out of school

Professor Ango Abdullahi, former Vice Chancellor of the premier northern university, the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, has said that there are about 12 million out-of-school children in Nigeria, most of who are from the northern part of the country.
Managing Director, Accenture Nigeria, Niyi Yusuf

Nigerian Economic Summit Group appoints two new vice chairmen

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) has appointed Niyi Yusuf and Onyeche Tifase, who are presently Non-Executive Directors as new Vice-chairmen of the board.
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.
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

NOUN matriculates 13 inmates prison in Ogun

No fewer than 13 inmates of Ibara, Abeokuta prisons were on Sunday, matriculated to study various courses in the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN).
Ademola Adebise

Wema Bank appoints new chief executive as Segun Oloketuyi retires

Wema Bank Plc. has appointed Ademola Adebise as its chief executive officer after the retirement of Segun Oloketuyi.

Kaduna to conclude recruitment of 13,665 teachers, 23 education secretaries

The Kaduna State Universal Basic Education says it will conclude the recruitment of 13,665 primary teachers for the public primary schools by the end of June.

Police nab local council chairman’s son for robbery in Lagos

Attempt by a 200 level Computer Science student of Caleb University and another suspected member of his gang to snatch a car from an Uber driver in Ikorodu area of Lagos has been botched following their arrest.

Two graduates arrested for internet banking fraud

Two graduates, Enohomfoh Osagie Favour and Ebong Christopher, have been arrested by the police in a case of conspiracy, obtaining by false pretence and internet banking fraud.

UNN emerges best in 2018 statistics competition

The University of Nigeria Nsukka has emerged best out of 20 tertiary institutions that participated in the Nigeria Statistical Association Competition, organised for undergraduates of statistics.

FUTA undergraduates win Microsoft competition

Two engineering students of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Taofeek Afeez and Alayande Abiola, have emerged winners of the 2018 Imagine Cup National Finals.

NITDA to develop viable curriculum for IT education

Dr Isa Pantami, the Director–General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), on Thursday said the agency was working on developing a viable curriculum for IT education at all levels.

Senate confirms appointment of Professor Momoh as NERC chairman

The senate has approved the appointment of James Momoh as the chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC).

Ambrose Alli University suspends 64 students, withdraw degree

The management of Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma, Edo State, have suspended 64 students for examination malpractice, impersonation, stealing and other related offences.

Ifu Ennada: How I was raped, infected with disease

Iheme Faith Uloma, aka Ifu Ennada, evicted contestant in the ongoing reality TV show, BBNaija “Double Wahala,’’ says she was raped and infected with a Sexual Transmitted Disease (STD).

Atiba University set to take off in next month

Atiba University, Oyo, one of the new private universities licensed by the Federal Government in December 2017 is set to take off on March 8 with its first set of students for the 2017/2018 academic session.

Federal govt approves appointment of new acting Provost of FCE Gombe

The Federal Ministry of Education has approved the appointment of Dr. Ali Adamu as the acting Provost of the Federal College of Education (Technical), Gombe.

Father of quintuplets gets federal govt employment

Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, the Head of Civil Service of the Federation (HOS), on Tuesday, said the Federal Government had employed Mr Imudia Uduehi, the father of the quintuplets born April, 2017 in Abuja.

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has told the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to "stop shopping around for supporters" and channel its energy on the forthcoming 2019 general elections.