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Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Federal government’s intervention for tertiary institutions hits over N700 billion in 4years

The Federal Government through the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) allocated a total of N727,225,862,128.86 billion worth of investment in critical areas of infrastructure development in the Nigerian tertiary institutions.
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.

Yar’adua Center set to train 3,800 youths annually

The Umaru Musa Yar’adua Human Development Centre in Katsina is to annually train about 3,800 youths on Computer-Based Testing (CBT) and other skills.

Only 35, 652 pupils studying in modern Almajiri schools in Northwest – study

A total of 35,652 pupils are currently studying in 399 modern Almajiri schools in Kaduna, Kebbi, Katsina, Zamfara, Sokoto and Kano States, study reveals.
Michael Afolabi

Council commences compulsory registration for trained Librarians

With effect from the 2018/2019 academic session, the Library Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN) will commence compulsory certification of trained Librarians at the point of graduation in order to boost the global competitiveness of Nigerian Librarians, Prof. Michael Afolabi, the Registrar of LRCN has revealed.

Governor Ambode urges civil servants to continue to raise the bar of excellence

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Monday evening, urged civil servants in the State to continue to give their best to raise the bar of excellence which the State Public Service is known for, saying such was important to keep the State working efficiently.

Hajj: NAHCON extends dateline for registration of intending

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has extended the deadline for the registration and payment of 2018 Hajj fares by intending pilgrims in the country.

Suspected cultist kills rival, sells palms for N5,000 in Ogun

A suspected cultist, Kayode Oreneye, was on Wednesday paraded by the Ogun State Police command, for allegedly killing one Shakiru, a member of a rival cult group, severed his two hands and sold the palms for a sum of N5,000 to a herbalist.

ExxonMobil to invest N13bn in Akwa Ibom community projects

ExxonMobil affiliate, Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited, operator of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation/Mobil Producing Nigeria Joint Venture, has concluded plans to execute three projects worth over N13 billion (US$43 million) in Akwa Ibom State within the next 18 months.

ExxonMobil to invest N13 billion in Akwa Ibom community projects

“These investments will provide long-term health, education and economic benefits to many in our communities,” said Paul McGrath, chairman and managing director of Mobil Producing Nigeria.

Kaduna, IDB to spend N761.7 million on science, technology education

Kaduna State Government with support from Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is constructing six Science Secondary Schools at the cost of N761.7 million to promote science and technology education.

President Buhari directs TETFund to offer more intervention to tertiary institutions

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Tertiary Education Trust Fund to continue to offer meaningful and purposeful interventions in Nigeria’s higher education institutions to realise government’s desire to create knowledge based economy.

Aliko Dangote donates N1.2 billion structure to business school in Bayero University

In his avowed commitment to encouraging entrepreneurship in the country as a way out of the economic doldrums, Nigeria’s business magnate, Aliko Dangote, is donating another N1.2 billion structure for running of the business school in Bayero University, Kano (BUK).

35 Nigerians design mascots for 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Mr Han Sungrae, the Director of Korean Cultural Centre said about 35 Nigerians have designed the mascots for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, in South Korea, next year.

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Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.

Algerians protest against President Bouteflika’s bid for fifth term

Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.

Elections: Rivers APC kicks as INEC chairman claims every judgment has been obeyed

The Director of Strategic Communications for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, Prince Tonye Princewill, has expressed dissatisfaction with the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, over the claim that all court judgments have been obeyed by the electoral umpire as regards the state.

Elections: Police summon APC Reps member over Kano violence

The police in Kano on Friday ‘invited’ a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, over his alleged role in a bloody clash between members of the PDP and APC in Bebeji Local Government Area.

Elections: Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf urges politicians to maintain peace, adhere to rule of law

Head of the ECOWAS Election Observetion Mission (EOM), former Liberia’s President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has urged Nigerians, particularly the political class, to sustain the peace that characterised the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections and also conduct themselves according to the laws of the land as they go to the polls Saturday.

Policeman, thugs arrested for branding private vehicles in police colours

An unidentified police inspector was arrested on Thursday at a hotel in Ewet Housing Estate for aiding some people to brand two private vehicles in police colour.