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Commissioner laments inadequate manpower in geophysics

Oyo State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Adeniyi Olowofela, has said manpower of less than 2,000 geophysicists is inadequate in a country with a population put at about 170 million.

Ex-FUNAAB VC: I harbour no grudge against my traducers

A former Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Prof. Olusola Oyewole, says he harboured no grudge against the staff of the institution who wrote frivolous petitions, which led to his arraignment in court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Federal government earmarks N2 billion to boost agric-business in FUNAAB

Determined to boost agricultural development in the country, the Federal Government has allocated over N2billion to the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta (FUNAAB).

When individuals are stronger than state institutions

According to him, states with poor institutions have negative effects on growth and public policy implementation.

How herders, farmers clashes can be resolved – Dons

Some lecturers of the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, FUNAAB, and Bayero University Kano, BUK, have proposed the establishment of integrated crops-livestock settlements to address the protracted farmers-herdsmen clashes.

ASUU demands panel of inquiry over LASU crisis

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Lagos Zone, is demanding the setting up of a panel of inquiry into the crisis rocking the Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, Lagos State.

I was pressurised to influence FUNAAB vice-chancellor’s appointment – Ex-President Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that some unnamed persons pressurised him to influence the emergence of a certain candidate for the position of the vice-chancellor, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.

Nigerians are impatient for dividend of democracy – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has regretted the situation Nigerians have found themselves in their impatience for dividend of democracy in the country.

Obong of Calabar urges Nigerians to support President Buhari’s re-positioning strategy

The Obong of Calabar and Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), His Eminence Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi-Otu, has urged Nigerians to support President Muhammadu Buhari to reposition Nigeria.

Nigeria has capacity to achieve food sufficiency – FUNAAB’s Ololade Enikuomehin

Acting Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Prof. Ololade Enikuomehin, on Monday, said Nigeria had the capacity to achieve food sufficiency, if effective policy framework is put in place by government to harness and multiply various outcomes in agricultural researches.

Who will save Nigerians abroad?

The latest onslaught on Nigerians took place a few days ago with the killing of one Mr. Clement Ofoma in South Africa. The 35-year-old Ofoma was a native of Obosi, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State.

FUNAAB gets new vice-chancellor, registrar, bursar

The Governing Council of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), has approved the appointment of a new Vice Chancellor.

Fed govt stops seven varsities from running management courses

The Federal Government has asked seven federal universities of Agriculture and Technology to stop running Management courses and focus on their core mandate.

Obasanjo lauds FUNAAB over plan to establish diabetes centre

Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has lauded the management of the Federal University of Agriculture (FUNÀAB), over its plan to establish a diabetes research centre.

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Ekiti Assembly sacks deputy speaker, chief whip

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Commissioner laments inadequate manpower in geophysics

Oyo State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Adeniyi Olowofela, has said manpower of less than 2,000 geophysicists is inadequate in a country with a population put at about 170 million.

Wole Soyinka: Politics, ethnic cleansing reasons for killings

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, said on Thursday that ethnic cleansing and political desperation were responsible for killings by suspected Fulani herdsmen.