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Prof. Idika Kalu, the Vice Chancellor of Evangel University, Okpoto in Ebonyi has appealed to the Federal Government to include private universities in the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) support.

Evangel vice chancellor wants inclusion of private universities in TETFund support

Prof. Idika Kalu, the Vice Chancellor of Evangel University, Okpoto in Ebonyi has appealed to the Federal Government to include private universities in the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) support.
Udom Emmanuel

Nigeria’s democracy cannot stand on weak economy – Akwa Ibom governor

Akwa Ibom state governor, Udom Emmanuel, has asked Federal Government support any venture that would strengthen the economy of Nigeria, thereby, strengthening its democracy.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor asks youth to build good character by delaying gratification

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says teenagers should build good character by delaying gratification.

Federal government allocates N100 billion for research in tertiary institutions

The Provost of Adeyemi College of Education in Ondo, Dr. Samuel Akintunde, has said the Federal Government had allocated N100 billion to boost research activities in tertiary institutions across the country.

Ex-President Obasanjo: Nigeria currently in darkness

Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has met with leadership of Fulani herdsmen in the Southwest, Kogi and Kwara States, saying that the nation is currently in darkness due to wanton insecurity and killings.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.

Lawyer urges senate to set criteria for future ministerial screening

The Coalition of Public Interest Lawyers and Advocates (COPA) has urged the Senate to set a parameter or criteria for confirmation and rejection of ministerial nominees and others sent to it by the president, in the future, to ensure transparency.

About 500 N-Power volunteers resign in Zamfara

About 500 N-Power volunteers in Zamfara have opted out of the programme after securing permanent employment, Executive Secretary, Social Investment Programme in the state, Kabiru Umar, has said.

Enugu Disco denies collecting N2 million from estate residents in Aba

Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) is working to replace a faulty transformer in Federal Housing Estate, Ogbor-Hill, Aba, Abia and restore regular electricity supply to the estate, an official has said.

Tunde Fashola: How to ease Lagos traffic

A former governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola, has suggested various ways the Lagos government can address the perennial traffic problems facing commuters in the state.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

Delta APC berates PDP over attack on DSP Omo-Agege’s choices of aides

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Hon. John Halims Agoda, on Saturday, lashed PDP stalwart, Mr. Latimore Oghenesivwe, for attacking the Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege’s choices of media aides, describing his attack as myopic, lacking in knowledge and exposure.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

PDP attack on Senator Omo-Agege’s choice of media aides myopic, inconsequential

A Chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, Hon. John Halims Agoda, Wednesday, described the attack on Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege’s choices of media aides, as myopic, lacking in knowledge and exposure.
Uche Victor Okafor

Anambra speaker hails state opposition parties

Uche Victor Okafor, the Speaker of the Anambra State House of Assembly, has commended opposition parties in the state for what he described as constructive criticisms and assessment of the present government in Anambra.
Senator Ben Murray-Bruce

Senator Bruce: Some of my colleagues don’t read

A Nigerian senator, Ben Murray-Bruce, is angry at the level of knowledge displayed by his colleagues in the 8th Senate.

Federal government hails Singapore’s court decision to free Nigerian on death row

The Federal Government has commended the decision of the Supreme Court of Singapore to free a Nigerian, Mr Adili Ejike, who was earlier sentenced to death for drug trafficking in the country.
Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, Vice Chancellor, UNILAG

VC: UNILAG focused, committed to knowledge

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has classified the institution as being among the league of universities that were focused and contributed its quota to national development and prosperity through transfer of knowledge.
Oby Ezekwesili

Ex-minister Ezekwesili harps on importance of quality education

Former Minister of Education, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, on Thursday said quality and relevant education were necessary for transformation of a country

Federal government disburses $22.216 million on Tradermoni, other empowerment schemes

Part of recovered looted funds of late Head of state, Gen. Sani Abacha, was expended on various empowerment initiatives of the government, Senior Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments, Maryam Uwais, disclosed in on Thursday
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday attended the funeral service of late Pastor Oluwayemisi Adeloye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

VP Osinbajo: Fighting corruption not only way to go

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday said that the President Muhammadu Buhari government was morally bound to fight against corruption and insecurity in the land.

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NERC: No electricity tariff increase yet

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), says no tariff increase has been approved by the commission yet.
Tragedy struck on Friday when a truck loaded with granite crushed a soldier identified as R. A Nata’ala, while one other was injured in the accident that occurred along Iyana Mortuary area of Abeokuta in Ogun state.

Truck crushes soldier, injures one other in Ogun

Tragedy struck on Friday when a truck loaded with granite crushed a soldier identified as R. A Nata’ala, while one other was injured in the accident that occurred along Iyana Mortuary area of Abeokuta in Ogun state.
[File] Nigeria's Olofunke Oshonaike eyes the ball in her women's singles qualification round table tennis match at the Riocentro venue during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 6, 2016.Jim WATSON - AFP

African Games: Nigeria loses table tennis gold medals, Tokyo Olympics ticket to Egypt

Team Nigeria succumbed to Egypt in the men and women’s table tennis team events at the ongoing 12th African Games in Morocco on Friday.
NOW Muzik group, managers of Nigeria’s popular singer, Innocent Ujah Idibia, 2Face paid a courtesy visit to the Brazilian Consulate to table their plans for 2face’s 20 years a King Brazil Musical Tour.

Tuface, FilmTool set to storm Brazil with Nigeria’s culture

Now Muzik group, managers of Nigeria’s popular singer, Innocent Ujah Idibia, 2Face paid a courtesy visit to the Brazilian Consulate to table their plans for 2face’s 20 years a King Brazil Musical Tour.
N’Golo Kante has left Chelsea’s pre-season training base in Japan and returned to England for treatment on a knee injury.

Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante doubtful for Norwich clash

Chelsea midfielder, N’Golo Kante, has suffered an ankle injury and is a doubt for Saturday’s Premier League trip to Norwich City, manager Frank Lampard has said.