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Man stabs partner to death for picking another man’s phone call

Tragedy struck in Bauchi on Friday when a jealous man, simply identified as Solomon, stabbed his partner, Patience Zakkari, to death for picking a phone call from another man.
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Federal Polytechnic, (FedPoly), Bida Chapter, has called on the federal government to sack the Rector of the institution, Dr. Abubakar Abdul Dzukogi, for alleged mismanagement of funds meant for staff and other sundry issues.

Bida polytechnic senior staff issue strike notice

The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Polytechnics (SSANIP) has issued a seven-day ultimatum to the management of the Federal Polytechnic Bida to meet with their demands, failing which its members would down tools.

FEDPOFFA students get federal government scholarship

Two students of the Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Kwara State, have been offered scholarship in the recent 2018/2019 Federal Government Scholarship for Students in Nigeria Public Tertiary Institutions.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC chieftain commends federal government for siting two higher institutions in Katsina

Alhaji Usman Ado, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has lauded the Federal Government for siting two educational institutions in Daura, Katsina State.

Military armoured tank razed by fire in Damaturu

A military armoured tank on Monday caught fire in Damaturu, Yobe state causing several explosions from the vehicle.

Oko polytechnic alumni challenges management on convocation

Alumni Association of Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra State, has urged the new rector of the school, Dr. Francisca Unoma Nwafulugo, and the management to augment matriculation with convocation.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Senate passes bills seeking to establish Federal University Gashua, Federal Polytechnic Orogun, others

The Senate on Wednesday passed six bills seeking to establish and give legal backing to Federal Universities and Polytechnics across several States of the Federation.
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Federal Polytechnic, (FedPoly), Bida Chapter, has called on the federal government to sack the Rector of the institution, Dr. Abubakar Abdul Dzukogi, for alleged mismanagement of funds meant for staff and other sundry issues.

ASUP calls for polytechnics rector’s sack over funds mismanagement, others

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Federal Polytechnic, (FedPoly), Bida Chapter, has called on the federal government to sack the Rector of the institution, Dr. Abubakar Abdul Dzukogi, for alleged mismanagement of funds meant for staff and other sundry issues.
Federal Polytechnic, Offa

NANS threatens to shutdown Offa polytechnic over ‘needless increment’ of fees

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), on Wednesday threatened to shut down the Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Kwara, over what it termed needless and continuous increment of tuition fees and others.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate re-introduces bill to establish South East commission

Clause 15 (2a) of the bill which identifies source of funding for the commission, stipulates that the equivalent of 10% of the total monthly statutory allocation due to the member states of the commission shall be from the federation account.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate urges police to investigate Onitsha tanker accidents

The Senate on Thursday called on the Nigeria Police Force, in conjunction with the Federal Road Safety Corps, to investigate the circumstances that led to the fire outbreak that gutted properties in Onitsha late October.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Employment scam: EFCC to re-arraigns Offa polytechnic lecturer as accused begs for plea bargain

Fresh indications emerged on Thursday 7th of November 2019 that the Embattled Lecturer at the Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Mustapha Ilyas Abdulwasiu would be re-arraigned by the Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate investigates delay in execution of N7.7 billion Kagara dam

The Senate has mandated its Committee on Water Resources to investigate the delay in the execution of Kagara dam in Niger State despite the receipt of funding to the tune of N7.7 billion from the Federal Government.

Ado Ekiti polytechnic bans students’ union

The Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti, has been shut on the orders of the authorities of the institution.

Ekiti federal polytechnic shut, students’ union disbanded

The Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti, has been shut on the orders of the authorities of the institution.
The lawmaker representing Badagry Federal Constituency, Babatunde Hunpe, has appealed to the Federal Government to establish a polytechnic in the city.

Badagry needs polytechnic – Reps member

The lawmaker representing Badagry Federal Constituency, Babatunde Hunpe, has appealed to the Federal Government to establish a polytechnic in the city.
Federal Polytechnic, Offa

Court remands Offa polytechnic lecturer in prison over employment scam

Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on Tuesday remanded a lecturer with the Federal Polytechnic Offa, Ilyas AbdulWasiu for alleged employment scam.

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.

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Sen. Emmanuel Bwacha, representing Taraba South Senatorial District and Senate Deputy Minority Leader, on Sunday, voiced his endorsement of ‘Operation Amotekun’ recently launched by governors in South-West zone.
Mrs Marian Onuoha, aka Mama Sure P, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of rerun election for the Isiala Mbano-Okigwe-Onuimo Federal Constituency seat conducted by the INEC on Saturday.

APC, AA win Imo rerun elections

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Lagos government arrests 14 illegal sand dredgers in Banana Island

The Lagos State Government has arrested 14 illegal sand dredgers on the shoreline of Ikoyi-Lekki axis in Banana Island during a compliance enforcement exercise.
Nigerian professional football league side Akwa United has completed the signing of Chan Eagles defender Olisa Ndah.

Akwa United sign defender Olisa Ndah from Remo Stars

Nigerian professional football league side Akwa United has completed the signing of Chan Eagles defender Olisa Ndah.
Two second-half goals from Osimaga Duke and Spencer Bassey gave Dakkada FC a comfortable 2-0 win over Jigawa Golden Stars in a Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Matchday 17 game decided on Saturday.

Dakkada thrash Jigawa Golden Stars to move fourth on NPFL table

Dakkada football club scored twice in the second half to beat Jigawa Golden Stars in the matchday 17 of the Nigeria professional football league game played at the Nest of Champions in Uyo on Saturday.