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Lagos university inaugurates financial sustainability committee

Lagos State University (LASU) has inaugurated a 21-man Financial Sustainability Committee to evolve strategies to create revenue sources and guarantee the financial sustainability of the institution after the coronavirus pandemic.
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has criticised former Lagos State governor Akinwunmi Ambode for abandoning the Lagos light rail project while he was the governor of the state between 2015 and 2019.

Ex-President Obasanjo, Gordon Brown, others demand action against pandemic

About 165 global leaders, including a former UK Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, and former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, have called for a concerted global response to the coronavirus pandemic led by the G-20 countries.
Catholic Archbishop of the Metropolitan See of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins

Archbishop Martins, Monsignor Faniran advocate use of digital media for evangelism

Archbishop of Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos, Most Reverend Alfred Adewale Martins and other stakeholders in the church have tasked Catholic media practitioners on the use of digital media in spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Ignace Sossou quoted on his Facebook and Twitter pages comments made by Benin’s public prosecutor Mario Metonou at a media event to discuss fake news on December 17.

Coronavirus pandemic could help big tech companies improve their reputation

Google, Facebook and Amazon are using their size, reach and technological prowess to help Americans cope with the coronavirus crisis, an opportunity for Big Tech to counter a drumbeat of criticism in Washington.

Anambra university benefits from firm’s $2 million software largesse

Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), Uli, Anambra State has benefitted from $2million worth of software tools of the CypherCrescent Nigeria Limited under its Structural Engineering Presentation and Analytics Leverage (SEPAL).
The lecturer, who was sacked over alleged assault on a female student of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Ogba, Lagos, Tene John, has denied assaulting her.

Sacked NIJ lecturer denies sexual assault allegation

The lecturer, who was sacked over alleged assault on a female student of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Ogba, Lagos, Tene John, has denied assaulting her.
Students of the Delta State Polytechnic have protested against new policies introduced by their school management.

Why we protested in Delta polytechnic – student leader

Leader of the Students Union Government of Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro, Comrade Gabriel Udemude, has stated that the recent protest by students in the school was to prevail on the institution’s management to lift the ban on entry of vehicles and motorcycles into the campus and to reverse the recent increment of the continuous assessment from 20 to 30 marks.
Newly admitted students of the First Technical University, Ibadan, have been advised to make good use of the opportunities available to them and to equally make good use of the skills to be acquired as students of the University.

New Tech-U students urged on skill acquisition

Newly admitted students of the First Technical University, Ibadan, have been urged to acquire skills that would make them utilise opportunities that would come their way.

UNIBEN authority places ban on ‘school runs’ during working hours

The management of the University of Benin (UN­BEN) has cautioned staff against engaging in school runs during working hours, warning that anyone found wanting would face appro­priate disciplinary action.
Newly admitted students of the First Technical University, Ibadan, have been advised to make good use of the opportunities available to them and to equally make good use of the skills to be acquired as students of the University.

New Tech-U students charged to combine knowledge, skills

Newly admitted students of the First Technical University, Ibadan, have been advised to make good use of the opportunities available to them and to equally make good use of the skills to be acquired as students of the University.

Nigerian wins Arabic contest

A Nigerian multilingual expert, Dr. Ahmad Rufa’i, has won an international Arabic Poetry Competition in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Police say Usman Khan, 28, is the suspect in Friday's attack in London.

London Bridge terror attack ‘revenge over death of ISIS leader’

The terrorist who yesterday stabbed two people to death on London Bridge may have been acting in revenge over the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Daily Mail reports.
Obiageli Ezekwesili

Bisi Fayemi, Oby Ezekwesili join 2,000 women for 2019 National Dialogue

First Lady of Ekiti State, Bisi Fayemi, former the Vice-President of the World Bank’s Africa division and former minister under-Olusegun Obasanjo’s administration, Obiageli Ezekwesili, Minister for Women Affairs, Hon Paulen Tallen, are among the 2,000 women expected at the National Women’s Dialogue 2019, with the theme: ‘The Nigeria We Want: Nigerian Women-A National Conversation’.
Pius Adebola Adesanmi

African Union, Carleton University partner to honour Pius Adesanmi

The Institute of African Studies, Carleton University, in partnership with the African Union and the Carnegie Corporation of New York would convene a continental forum on the role of the diaspora in higher education, research, and innovation in Africa.

Kwara polytechnic gets new rector

Kwara state Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has approved the appointment of Dr Abdul Jimoh Mohammed as substantive Rector of the state owned Polytechnic, Secretary to the state government Prof Mamman Saba Jibril has said.

Unclean mouth can cause heart disease – Unilag professor

The Dean of the Faculty of Dental Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Prof. Oyinkansola Sofola, has cautioned Nigerians on mouth hygiene.

Professor advocates more youth involvement in governance

A don, Prof. Chigozie Ogbodo, Dean of Faculty of Law, in Godfery Okoye University, Enugu, has charged government at all levels, to involve strategies to get youths interested in governance.
Pan-Atlantic University (PAU), Lagos

MTF: Pan-Atlantic University partners MultiChoice to equip Africa’s young creatives

History was made on the 12th of September as the inaugural class of the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) West Africa Academy graduated after a full-year of training in television and film production.

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Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

IPMAN applauds NNPC over availability of products under lockdown

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) Kano state chapter has on Tuesday applauded the leadership qualities of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) which it said brought about the availability of products in spite of the lockdown order occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic.
The former spokesman for Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Mr Ime Okon has described the Executive Order 10 recently signed by President Muhammadu Buhari to grant financial autonomy to the state legislature as “surplusage” since there already exists a constitutional provision for the said autonomy.

Executive Order 10 can’t supersede constitutional provisions – ex-assemblyman

The former spokesman for Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Mr Ime Okon has described the Executive Order 10 recently signed by President Muhammadu Buhari to grant financial autonomy to the state legislature as “surplusage” since there already exists a constitutional provision for the said autonomy.

Children’s Day: Former assemblyman urges proper upbringing of children

Mr Dipo Olorunrinu, a former member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, has called for proper upbringing of children to guarantee their future as leaders.
Coronavirus — Britain is to start trials to see whether plasma collected from donors who have recovered from COVID-19 could be an effective treatment for patients who are severely unwell with the disease.

112 Church goers infected with coronavirus, more cases expected in Germany

An outbreak linked to a church in Frankfurt has so far led to 112 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, as numerous other chains of infection are being investigated, a local official said on Tuesday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police burst tricycle snatching syndicates in Anambra

Anambra State Police Command has arrested two suspects and recovers one Tricycle allegedly snatched from a victim after pouring a pepperish substance on his face.