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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.
From Left; Antonio Vella, Chief Officer Upstream, Eni and Group Managing Director, NNPC, Dr. MaikantiBaru, Engr. AniborKragha, Chief Operating Officer, Refineries & Petrochemicals, NNPC and Engr. Abba Bukar, Managing Director, Port Harcourt Refining Company Limited, at the official flag-off First Phase of Rehabilitation of Port Harcourt Refinery …Thursday, in Port Harcourt.

NNPC commences first phase of rehabilitation of Port Harcourt refinery

Nigeria’s effort at ensuring local sufficiency in refined petroleum products was bolstered Thursday with the formal commencement of the first phase of the rehabilitation of the 210,000 barrels per day capacity Port Harcourt Refinery complex that comprises the 60,000 barrels per day old Refinery built in 1965 and the 150,000 barrels per day, new Refinery, commissioned in 1989.

Edo university matriculates 450 students

A total of 450 students on Thursday matriculated at Edo University, Iyamho, for the 2018/2019 academic session of the University.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC: We are recruiting

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it has opened its portal for recruitment of fresh graduates and experienced professionals into the system.

CPJ asks NBC to reopen shut radio station

Nigerian authorities should lift the ban on Jay FM radio station in the city of Jos in Plateau state and stop trying to intimidate its staff, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

Governor Ganduje: Senator Kwankwaso can’t say he is an engineer

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, has challenged Rabiu Kwankwaso, his predecessor, to present his engineering certificate.
Oando

Oando female engineers champion mentorship in celebration of International Day of Women in Science

Lolade Shebanjo, Project Planning & Controls Engineer, Oando said; “I felt fortunate to be surrounded by future female scientists. I was reminded of the fact that when you wear a helmet, it doesn’t matter if you are a woman or a man; your mission is to keep achieving.”
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

A time such as this!

I still treasure your overwhelming support for our candidacy in 2015 and also continue to carry the burden of fulfilling the great undertaking and mission for which I have been thrust forward.
Nigerian Army University Biu

Nigerian Army University matriculates 1,016 students

The newly established Nigeria Army University, Biu, in Borno State has matriculated 1,016 students for the 2018/2919 academic session.
Sagir Musa

Nigerian Army gets new spokesman, others

Col. Sagir Musa has been appointed as acting Director, Army Public Relations.

Federal government, NNPC committed to gas-based industrialisation

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said it was committed to pursuing the federal government’s aspiration of aggressively deploying the nation’s vast gas resources for economic growth.

Parents, teachers want Nigerian schools to teach STEM subjects in indigenous languages

Some parents, teachers, and students on Tuesday advocated that Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects be taught in indigenous languages in Nigerian schools.

Federal government urged to merge Arik, Aero to form national carrier

Players in the Nigerian aviation industry have advised the Federal Government to merge Arik Air and Aero Contractors to establish the proposed national carrier.
Andela, the company building distributed engineering teams with Africa’s top software developers, today announced the completion of a $100M Series D funding.

Andela secures $100m Series D funding for technology platform

Andela, the company building distributed engineering teams with Africa’s top software developers, today announced the completion of a $100M Series D funding.

Experts link collapsed Rivers building to poor monitoring, fraud

Some startling revelations have been made on what could be responsible for the collapse of a 7-storey building in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on November 23, 2018 which killed about 19 people and left scores of others injured.
Agboola Ajayi

Amnesty: Ondo wants federal government to include more agitators

The Deputy Gov. of Ondo State, Mr Agboola Ajayi, has pleaded with the Federal Government to expand the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) to accommodate more ex-agitators in the Niger Delta region.

Governor Ikpeazu inaugurates Abia university governing council

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has inaugurated the Governing Council of Abia State University, Uturu, headed by former a Senate president, Adolf Wabara.
Elizabeth Kperrun-Eremie

First Nigerian female for Africa engineering prize emerges

Elizabeth Kperrun, mobile and web applications developer, has been shortlisted for the 2019 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation, making her the first Nigerian female to be selected for the prestigious prize.

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NUP directs pensioners to withdraw from verification exercise in Oyo

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Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

All-Share Index drops marginally by 0.01% in cautious trading

Trading resumed on the nation’s bourse on Tuesday still on a negative trend, declining marginally by 0.01 per cent in a cautious trading.

Lagos taskforce suspends paramilitary officer for corruption

Lagos State Task Force on Tuesday said it has suspended a paramilitary officer of the Agency, by name Mr Ikuburuju Alex popularly called ‘Iku,’ for extorting money from an arrested traffic offender in Ikorodu, following complaints against the officer on the social media and subsequent investigation of the accused staff.

Governor Wike: Real Madrid Football Academy to be ready by May ending

Real Madrid Football Academy in Port Harcourt will be completed and commissioned in May 2019 , Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has announced.
Adekunle Akinlade

Ogun elections: Akinlade, APM file motion ex-parte to inspect election materials

The governorship candidate of the Allied Peoples Movement, Hon. Adekunle Akinlade and his party, have filed a motion ex-parte before the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal in Ogun State, seeking an order mandating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to make election materials used for the conduct of March 9 election available for inspection.