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In 2016 while inspecting ongoing projects in the state, Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike said his administration had built over 200 roads and bridges in the state.

Rivers government releases N500 million grant to Ignatius University

The Rivers State Government has directed the immediate release of five hundred million naira grant to the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education to enable it continue its transformation programmes.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday November 18, 2019 enjoined the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, and other unions of tertiary institutions, to embrace peaceful means of resolving issues than embarking on strike actions.

343 bag PhD at University of Ibadan as President Buhari pleads against strikes

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday November 18, 2019 enjoined the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, and other unions of tertiary institutions, to embrace peaceful means of resolving issues than embarking on strike actions.
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

Nigeria Open University introduces new courses — full list

NOUN’s pro chancellor, Peter Okebukola, a professor, unveiled the new programmes approved by the board of the university on Thursday.
Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF)

PTDF holds induction for 324 overseas-bound students

To ensure they become good ambassadors of Nigeria, the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) has begun an induction programme for overseas-bound under its offshore scholarship programme.
Oluremi Tinubu

Falcons coach, Senator Tinubu, 21 others make Women Hall of Fame list

Super Falcons assistant coach Maureen Madu has made the list of 23 prominent Nigerian Women to be inducted into the Nigerian Women Hall of Fame at a ceremony scheduled to take place in Abuja on June 27.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari lauds UNICAL for introducing anti-corruption, anti-terrorism curriculum

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the management of the University of Calabar, Cross River, for being the first in Nigeria to introduce Anti-Corruption and Anti-Terrorism Studies in their curriculum.

UNIPORT to graduate 9,452 students, 106 bag first class

The University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) will on Saturday graduate 9,452 students with 106 of them bagging First Class degrees.

FUTA unveils plans to focus on PG programme

The Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Prof Joseph Fuwape, has unfolded plans of the university to focus more on the training and production of postgraduate students.

Oye-Ekiti university vice-chancellor faults ASUU over alleged pension fraud claims, others

Vice Chancellor of Federal University of Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Prof. Kayode Soremekun, has urged unions to be thorough in their investigations before raising accusations that would dent the image of the university’s system.

ASUU: Higher degrees not impacting lives

The Academic Staff Union of Universities said the craze for the acquisition of higher degrees in the country had not impacted enough on national growth and transformation.

Governor Wike approves automatic job for Rivers PhD graduates

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has approved automatic employment for Rivers State indigenes who bagged Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) during the 2018 Convocation ceremony of the Rivers State University.

Stakeholders hail renewal of Boboye Oyeyemi’s tenure as FRSC chief

The re-appointment of Dr. Boboye Olayemi Oyeyemi as the Corps Marshal and Chief Executive of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) for another four years has been applauded by transporters, unions and other road safety stakeholders.

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.

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 Wike appoints acting director-general for neighbourhood safety agency

Despite threats of numerous litigations hanging on the neck of the controversial Rivers State Neighbourhood Safety Corps, the Governor, Nyesom Wike, has approved the appointment of Dr Uche Chukwuma as the Acting Director General of the corps.

How Grace Mugabe got her ‘fake’ PhD – report

The head of the University of Zimbabwe, Levi Nyagura, reportedly took lecturers from the institution of higher learning to former fist lady Grace Mugabe's Mazowe orphanage in order for her to take oral examinations for her disputed Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree.

Ex-President Obasanjo attains PhD, 11 years after office

Former Nigerian president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Saturday received a doctorate from the country’s National Open University (NOUN).

You must step on toes of friends, well-wishers to achieve change agenda – Ex-President...

A former President Olusegun Obasanjo has told President Muhammadu Buhari that he must step on toes on friends and well-wishers in order to achieve the desired transformation and change agenda of his administration.

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Onoriode Ehwariemi vows to win WBF title for Nigeria

Onoriode “Godzilla” Ehwariemi of Nigeria has vowed to defeat his Argentine opponent, Argentina’s Ariel “Chiquito” Baracamonte, when they clash for the World Boxing Federation (WBF) Intercontinental heavyweight title at GOtv Boxing Night 20.

UN condemns killing of four humanitarian aid workers in Borno

UN humanitarian coordinator in Nigeria Mr Edward Kallon said in a statement at the weekend that the international community was saddened by the killing of the four aid workers.
Juventus women’s player Eni Aluko has said she felt discriminated against while in Turin and was treated like former Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar when walking through an airport.

Eniola Aluko: I was treated like a drug baron while at Juventus

Eni Aluko has spoken openly about the way she was treated during her time in Italy at Juventus due to the colour of her skin.
Jamilu Collins

Super Eagles star counts blessing with club, national team

With just a few weeks to the end of 2019, Super Eagles and Paderborn SC of Germany left-back Jamilu Collins has expressed his delight after what he described as a positive year following successes with both club and country.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu addressing crowd at his residence in Benin

Edo guber: Governor Obaseki talks tough, bans rallies as Osagie Ize-Iyamu joins APC

The high drama surrounding the holding of rally by a faction of the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to receive Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and his defecting political associates and supporters from the PDP, ended yesterday on an anti-climax note, as the factional state chairman, Col. David Imuse (rtd), formally welcomed Ize-Iyamu into the party and presented him and his supporters with a broom, which is the party’s symbol.