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The Management of Trinity University, Yaba, Lagos, says it has commenced operations for the 2018-2019 academic year with seven students, six lecturers and five adjunct lecturers.

Trinity university commences operations, pledges stable academic calendar

The Management of Trinity University, Yaba, Lagos, says it has commenced operations for the 2018/2019 academic year with seven students, six lecturers and five adjunct lecturers.

Official: Why President Buhari removed Maikanti Baru as NNPC chief

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Thursday threw more light on why President Muhammadu Buhari relieved the present Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru, of the responsibility.
Obafemi Hamzat

Femi Hamzat: Lagos to become tech talent hub

The Lagos State Government on Saturday said it was positioning the state as a technology talent hub for the world through training and job placement.

DPR issues license to establish Ajaokuta LNG Project

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has issued a License to Establish (LTE) for the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility in Ajaokuta, Kogi State.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: Facebook leak indicts President Buhari, exposes APC as Nigeria’s enemy

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says the Facebook revelation, detailing the devious manipulations and engineering of disinformation in the 2019 general election by President Mohammadu Buhari’s handlers and the All Progressives Congress, APC, had exposed them as schemers and real enemies of the nation’s democracy and national cohesion.

Enugu government approves multi-campus structure for ESUT

The Enugu State Government (ENSG) has approved a multi-campus structure for Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT).
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC: 80 deepwater oil blocks not producing

Only seven out of the 87 deepwater oil blocks in Nigeria are producing, while six are at different phases of development, the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr Maikanti Baru, has said.
Police thought they had two male shooters at first

Students kill classmate, injure eight at school

Two high school students shot and killed a classmate and injured eight others at a charter school in a Colorado community, US that just weeks ago marked the 20th anniversary of one of the nation’s worst school shootings.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi government to empower 200 professionals

The Ebonyi government says it has concluded arrangement to empower 200 young professionals who are indigenes of the state under its Stimulus Development Project (SSDP).
Lagos State University - LASU

Lagos university produces historic 57 First Class at 23rd convocation

For the first time in its 35 years of existence, 57 Fist Class students will lead 14, 312 others at the Lagos State University (LASU) 23rd forthcoming convocation.
SEATTLE, WA – MARCH 22/ A Boeing 737 MAX 9 test plane is pictured at Boeing Field on March 22, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. 737 MAX airplanes have been ground by multiple aviation authorities after two two 737 MAX 8 airplanes crashed within five months of each other. Stephen Brashear/Getty Images/AFP

Boeing tests new software on additional 737 MAX flights

US aircraft maker Boeing has carried out additional test flights with 737 MAX aircraft with updated software as part of preparations for certification, reported Sputnik news agency, quoting the company’s press service.

Scientists plan to grow human organs in pigs for transplantation

Scientists at the University of Tokyo plans to use human stem cells to grow pancreases in pigs for transplantation, Kyodo News reported on Monday.

Rector urges North East commission to make education a leading priority

The Rector, Federal Polytechnic, Damaturu, Dr Usman Maijama’a Kallamu, has called on the newly established North East Development Commission to make education a leading priority to address the high level of illiteracy in the sub region.
Hadiza Bala Usman

NPA chief tasks young females to pursue careers in shipping

The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman, has advised young females to pursue careers in shipping, marine operations and the engineering sub-sector.

Nuclear energy workers begin indefinite strike Wednesday

Following the breakdown of negotiations with the Federal Government in their demand for better working conditions, workers of the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC) have declared an indefinite nationwide strike with effect from tomorrow Wednesday.

60 Nigerian students write Turkish universities’ scholarship exam

About 60 Nigerian students recently joined their counterparts across the world to write the March edition of Uluyos examination, the entrance examination into about 83 Turkish government-owned universities.

Misery Index: Nigeria not a miserable country

In a report titled: “The Misery Index 2018,” authored by Dr. Steve Hanke of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, Nigerians have been labelled the sixth most miserable people in the world. The misery index was introduced in the 1970s by Arthur Okun, an American economist, author of the seminal work, Equality and Efficiency: The Big Trade Off (1975).

Minister: Railway interconnectivity may gulp $40 billion

Nigeria needs between US$36 to $40 billion to actualise the rail connectivity to all state capitals, the Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, said on Friday.

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New drug to boost women’s sex drive approved

U.S. women will soon have another drug option designed to boost low sex drive: a shot they can give themselves in the thigh or abdomen that raises sexual interest for several hours.
Mr Magnus Uguru, who deals on iron rods at the Kenyatta Market, lamented that the deplorable condition of roads particularly in the South East Zone contributed to the hike in price.

Building materials prices skyrocket in Enugu

A survey conducted by the agency to some markets in Enugu metropolis on Saturday showed that there was an increase of between 10 per cent and 15 per cent in the cost of most of the materials.

Three die in pipeline explosion fire in Rivers

Rivers State Police Command has confirmed the death of three persons in a suspected petroleum pipeline explosion fire in the Konkon area of Oyigbo local area of Rivers State.
The Institut Francais du Nigéria says it will mount a public viewing of the 8th edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup on June 17.

World Music Day: France holds concert in Nigeria

The Institut français du Nigéria on Saturday hosted the musical concert to celebrate this year’s World Music Day in Nigeria.

Prisons officer shoots fleeing robbery suspect in Ogun

A fleeing robbery suspect, Kamoru Adedayo, has been shot by an operative of Nigerian Prisons Service, Ogun Command, after he allegedly bolted from a Black Maria, parked in the premises of the Magistrate’s Court, Abeokuta, the state capital.