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No fewer than 600 staffers have been pencilled down for disengagement at the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti.

Ekiti university to dismiss 600 workers over alleged irregular appointment

No fewer than 600 staffers have been pencilled down for disengagement at the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti.

Ekiti university sacks lecturer over alleged sexual harassment

The Governing Council of Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, has approved the dismissal of a lecturer in the Department of Accountancy, for allegedly sexually harassing a female student.
Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has berated a trend in African politics where, according to him, politicians are resorting to political coups as a substitute for military coups, critiquing the phenomenon as bad the continent. 1

Ex-President Jonathan: African politicians replacing military with political coups — in pictures

Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has berated a trend in African politics where, according to him, politicians are resorting to political coups as a substitute for military coups, critiquing the phenomenon as bad the continent.

Pat Utomi: Nigeria is dying

One of Nigeria’s foremost political economists and former presidential candidate, Professor Pat Utomi, on Saturday said that the country is gradually dying from the actions of its political class.
In line with his abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public schools, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has released funds for the running of the schools for the 2019/2020 academic session and vowed to sack any school heads caught collecting fees and levies.

Rivers governor releases N132 million for NYSC members allowance

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has announced the release of N132million for the payment of monthly allowances for NYSC members serving in the state.

College of Insurance begins construction of N310 million auditorium

The College of Insurance and Financial Management (CIFM), Lagos-Ibadan Expressway held the Sod Turning Ceremony of its proposed N310 million auditorium to boost infrastructure development.
Co-Founder and CEO of Twitter , Jack Dorsey, has left Nigeria after four days of visit to Lagos and Abuja. Mr Dorsey aptly announced his departure on Monday, of course via Twitter.

Former minister, Twitter chief advocate use of technology to tackle unemployment

A former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and the co-founder/Chief Executive Officer of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, have called on Nigerian youths to leverage technology to reduce the level of unemployment in the country.

Cross River governor, ASUU at loggerheads over appointment of state university vice chancellor

Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH) chapter are at loggerheads with the authorities of the state over the appointment of a new Vice Chancellor for the state-owned institution.

IPPIS: ASUU suspends proposed strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has suspended its proposed strike over Federal Government’s directive to enroll its members into the Integrated Payroll Personnel Information System (IPPIS).
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel has described his victory at the governorship election tribunal as a reaffirmation of the people’s mandate, saying that his administration will focus on the improvement of social services like education, healthcare, infrastructure, empowerment of the youths, women and the downtrodden.

Akwa Ibom governor installs Oku Ibom Ibibio as state university chancellor

Gov. Udom Emmanuel has expressed confidence in the capacity of the new Chancellor and Management of Akwa Ibom State University to make the institution a reputable citadel of learning.

Governing council tasks Ondo college workers on peace

The Chairman Governing Council, Adeyemi College of Education Ondo, Prof. Nathaniel Ohazurike, has urged staff of the College, to continue to partner with the institution’s management, in the task of promoting peace in the institution.

Ambrose Alli university to honor Gambia president, others at 22nd convocation

Edo State-owned University, the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, has said it would honour the President of the Republic of Gambia, His Excellency, Adama Barrow, with an honorary degree at its 22nd Convocation Ceremony scheduled to hold from October 11 to Saturday October 19, 2019.
Two students of the Rivers State University (RSU), Diobu, Port Harcourt, are feared killed in a two-day attack suspected to be cult related.

Rivers university dismisses HOD, withdraws graduates’ certificates

The Rivers State University has dismissed a lecturer, Professor Tamunonimim Ngerebo, for extorting money from students in order to improve their academic marks.

Governor Emmanuel extols legacies of Samuel Bill

Governor Udom Emmanuel has eulogized the 19th-century Irish missionary, Rev. Samuel Bill, who brought Christianity and development to most parts of Akwa Ibom state, established the Qua Iboe Church.

Sacked union leaders drag Ondo polytechnic management to court

The sacked Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic, RUGIPO chapter, Oluwadare Ijawoye, and his Secretary, Ade Arikawe, have described the action of the management as illegal.
The Central Student Disciplinary Committee, CSDC, of the University of Ibadan, UI, has meted various punishments to 22 erring students of different departments.

University of Ibadan has zero tolerance for sexual harassment – vice-chancellor

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Ibadan, Prof Idowu Olayinka, has called on both the staff and students of the institution to familiarize themselves with the various laws guiding against sexual harassment in the school saying ignorance will not be taken as an excuse for anybody found wanting by the law.

UNILAG: We’ll investigate sex-for-grade allegations

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has vowed to deal with any of its staff involved in the sex-for-grades video that has gone viral.

Ondo polytechnic lecturers, management clash over alleged corruption

“Government should carry out investigation into how over N68,000,000.00 of public fund was recently approved by RUGlPO‘s leadership (contrary to the extant law of Ondo State) and used for the alleged purchase of about five cars, most of which are said to be second hand cars.

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Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.

Former Edo attorney-general urges National Assembly to repeal DSS law

Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.
A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ojukwu was presiding

Ondo lawmaker decries DSS court room invasion

A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services (DSS) inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu was presiding.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police nab man for allegedly killing neighbour in Niger

The Police in Niger have arrested one Mohammed Isa, 27, of Dogon Ruwa village of Bosso Local Government Area of the state, for allegedly shooting and killing his neighbour, Umaru Abubakar, 30, with a Dane gun.

Federal government files appeal against $9.6 billion P&ID judgement

Nigeria’s Federal Government (FG) on Friday filed a new and substantive challenge in the English Courts in the ongoing fight against the vulture-fund-backed P&ID.
Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.

South Africans emerge winners of Remo marathon

Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.