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NCDC raising number of laboratories to enhance disease control

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), says it is increasing the number of laboratories to enhance capacity for response to outbreak of infectious disease.

UniJos to start physiotherapy, radiography programmes – provost

Prof. Simon Yiltok, Provost, College of Health Sciences, University of Jos, says the college is considering starting two new programmes – physiotherapy and radiography.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 2

House of Reps urges federal government to revamp Edo cocoa research institute

The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to revamp the moribund Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, Uhonmora Substation, Edo State.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos assembly orders probe of abandoned N7 billion hospital equipment

Members of the Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday agreed to probe why equipment at the N7 billion cardio renal centre in Gbagada General Hospital were abandoned.

Stakeholders advised to leverage on Son lab to be competitive

Stakeholders in the manufacturing and import businesses have been charged by the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) to leverage on the agency’s accredited laboratories to be competitive, while also boosting consumer confidence in locally made products.

Minister: Federal government to deepen efforts toward commercialisation of research findings

The Federal Government on Friday in Abuja said it would intensify efforts toward ensuring research findings in the country were commercialised.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Federal government releases criteria for admission into Unity Schools

The Federal government, on Tuesday, took delivery of the result of the 2019 National Common Entrance Examination (NCCE), into Federal Government Colleges (FGCs), otherwise known as Unity Schools.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Firm donates class room block to school in Abia

Star Deepwater Petroleum Limited, the Nigeria affiliate of Chevron Corporation, and its Agbami partners on Thursday donated a model classroom block to Community Model High School, Isieke-Ibeku in Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia.
President @MBuhari is in Lagos to commission a number of projects. He will be in Maiduguri, Borno State tomorrow.

President Buhari inaugurates reconstructed Ayinke House

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Lagos inaugurated the Institute of Maternal and Child Health (Ayinke House), located within the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Minister: Out-of-School children’s figure drops

The Federal Government says the number of Out-of-School (OSC) Children in the country has reduced from 13.2 million to 10.2million, following various interventions of the government and development partners.
Mohammed Ahmed Ketso

Niger government to renovate six technical, science colleges

The Niger State government has said it will renovate six technical, and science colleges across the three senatorial zones of the state this fiscal year.

SON plans 13 labs to drive agro-allied products’ global acceptance

The Director-General of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Osita Aboloma, has said plans were underway to establish 13 laboratories with focus mainly on live endangering items, agric and agro-allied products, in order to aid diversification of the nation’s economy away from oil.

VC warns students against cultism, certificate forgery

The Vice Chancellor of Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU), Awka, Prof Joseph Ahaneku, has warned students of the institution against examination malpractice, cultism and certificate forgery.
Aminu Masari

Governor Masari commends Daura community college on prudent utilisation of N66 million donation

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State on Friday commended the management of Daura Community College of Arabic and Islamic Studies over judicious utilisation of the N66 million donation to the school.
Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP)

ASUP: Strike continues till federal government meets all our demands

Hope of ending the strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) dimmed on Friday as the union declared that it would not call off the industrial action until the Federal government honoured all the agreements it entered into with it since 2010.

Federal University Oye-Ekiti threatens to report erring contractors to EFCC

The Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) council has said it would not hesitate to report contractors doing shoddy jobs to the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) in order to ensure that the best is done for the institution in terms of infrastructural development.

Education stakeholders advocate strict implementation of national policy on education – survey

Education stakeholders in the North-East geopolitical zone of the country have advocated strict implementation of the National Policy on Education (NPE) to tackle the myriad challenges facing the education sector.
Ayodele Fayose

Ayodele Fayose urges Ekiti workers to hold Kayode Fayemi liable for unpaid salaries

The outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has posited that the four month salary arrears of workers would have been paid but for seizure of some allocations to the state by the federal government.

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Protest rocks Yenagoa as flood sweeps away two siblings

Protest on Sunday rocked Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, over the death of two brothers at Agudama area while trying to cross the flooded Epie Creek that stretched from Igbogene to Yenagoa.
Shanghai Shenhua forward. Odion Ighalo, has scored his first goal in the Chinese Super League since May when he left to represent Nigeria at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Odion Ighalo keeps Shanghai alive in China

Shanghai Shenhua forward Odion Ighalo has scored his first goal in the Chinese Super League since May when he left to represent Nigeria at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Kogi West elders endorse Governor Bello’s second term bid

Some leaders from the Kogi West Senatorial district have declared supporting Governor Yahaya Bello’s second term bid will better position the zone for the governorship position in 2023.

Purveyors of hate speech should not expect rest – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says no amount of attacks, sponsored or otherwise, will stop the implementation of approved recommendations on reform of broadcasting code.

No Nigerian bank is distressed – central bank chief

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, allayed fears on speculations of alleged insolvency in about seven banks following their failure to scale through a recent stressed conducted by industry regulators.