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Student slumps, dies while playing football

A football pitch turned a tragic accident scene in Ondo State capital, Akure, when a 500 level student of Applied Geophysics student at the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), Tunji Agboola, slumped and died while playing football.

Police arraign doctor for killing FRSC official

The Ondo State Police Command on Wednesday arraigned a medical doctor, Olagunju Adesola, before an Akure Magistrate’s Court for allegedly killing an official of the state sector command of the Federal Road Safety Corps.

Two million jobs should be created annually to end unemployment menace – Kayode Fayemi

Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi, has canvassed the need to create about two million jobs annually in the next decade in order to effectively tackle the menace of unemployment among its teeming youths. And that mining would help in in the realization of this massive job creation through the ongoing reforms in the sector.

Minister Kayode Fayemi wants mining removed from exclusive concurrent legislative list

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has canvassed an urgent review of the country’s laws to allow states play more prominent roles in mining issues as a necessary step in making the mineral and mining sector more profitable.

NNPC, FAAC to parley on Monday over discrepancies

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) will tomorrow meet to reconcile the discrepancies in data submitted at its last meeting.

Post-UTME: 13,500 students jostle for 3,500 admission spaces in FUTA

The Federal University of Technology, Akure, says it will only admit 3,500 out of the 13,500 candidates that wrote the Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination in the institution.

Fed govt to use space technology to boost socio-economic development

The Federal Government said it would deepen efforts at utilising space technology to make giant stride to enhance resources for socio-economic development in the country.

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.

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