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Foreign athletes embrace Lagos media marathon

The first edition of the Lagos Media Marathon is already taking a global. outlook as foreign nationals from at least seven countries have already entered for the race.

Plateau NUJ deregisters News Link chapel

The Plateau State council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists has deregistered the News Link chapel as part of measures to sanitise journalism practice in the state.

NOUN appoints ex-army spokesman Sani Usman as faculty member

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has appointed retired Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman as Faculty member of its Business School.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF raises alarm over upsurge of FGM/C in South East

The Chief of field office, UNICEF Enugu, Dr. Ibrahim Conteh, has raised the alarm at the persistent culture of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in some parts of the globe, saying that a campaign carried out by UNICEF in 2018 showed that seventeen countries are still involved in this obnoxious inhuman practice.
National Universities Commission (NUC),

NUC grants full accreditation to AE-FUNAI’s 26 academic programmes

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted full accreditation to 26 academic programmes of Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Ikwo in Ebonyi State.

Nigerian Navy appoints new spokesman

The Nigerian Navy has announced the appointment of Commodore Suleman Dahun as its new spokesman.
Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari assures Nigerians he will not disappoint them

President Muhammadu Buhari has appreciated the confidence reposed in him by Nigerians vowing that he will not disappoint them.
Amarachi Amachukwu

Amarachi Amachukwu: Why I want to join Davido’s 30Billion Gang

Fast rising singer Amarachukwu Amarachi Mercy, a student of Mass Communication from the University of Nigeria (UNN) Nsuka, is set to dazzle at the grand finale of Splash Talent Heroes Show, which holds Sunday, Dec. 9 in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.

David Oyedepo and the perils of satire

That withering creative madness was the tipping point. Over 500,000 people have now viewed the body double video and perhaps the 500,001thviewer was Bishop David Oyedepo, leader of one of the largest Christian evangelical denominations in Nigeria.
Gboyega Oyetola

Gboyega Oyetola appoints Adesina as CPS

Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola has appointed Mr. Niyi Adesina as his Chief Press Secretary and the appointment takes immediate effect.

Police vows to track down killers of DELSU student

The Police in Delta State has vowed to track down killers of the Delta State University (DELSU) student, Elizino Joshualia Ogege who was gruesomely murdered by persons suspected to be ritual killers.

Tension in Delta university over missing student

Three is tension at the main campus of Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka over the missing 300-level student of Mass Communication, Elozino Ogege, who left her current apartment in search of a new one since last Friday and has not been seen.

Two university students killed in Benue cult clashes

Cult clashes between rival cult groups have claimed the lives of two students of the Benue State University (BSU) in the last few days, in Makurdi, the Benue State capital.

Kano PDP governorship candidate appoints spokesperson

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Kano State, Alhaji Abba Kabir Yusuf, has appointed Mr Sanusi Bature as his Spokesperson.

Lecturer drags Osun Poly to court over alleged unlawful termination

Justice Opeloye Ogunbowale of the National Industrial Court, Ibadan Division, on Thursday adjourned until Dec. 11, 2018 a suit filed by Mr Ayobami Lawal, a former Dean of Faculty of Mass Communication, Osun State Polytechnic, Iree.

Isaac Adewale to deliver NOUN’s 12th Inaugural Lecture Wednesday

The 12th Inaugural Lecture of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) will take place on Sept. 26 in Abuja, a statement has said.

NUC approves 13 postgraduate programmes for Samuel Adegboyega University

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the establishment and commencement of 13 postgraduate programmes for Samuel Adegboyega University (SAU), Ogwa, Edo State, effective from the 2018/2019 academic session.

NBC reviewing broadcasting code to check fake news, hate speech – official

The Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC) says it is reviewing the broadcasting code to address emerging challenges like hate speech and fake news.

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Central bank chief Godwin Emefiele foresees 3% GDP growth rate in 2019

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, Thursday projected that the Nigerian economy would grow by three per cent in 2019, higher than the 1.93 per cent it achieved in 2018.

Estate developer urge Nigerians to imbibe habit of tree planting

To mark the 2019 International Day of Forests (IDF) celebrated annually as tree planting day, members of Hall 7 Real Estate Management has called for massive sensitization of Nigerians on the need to preserve the environment through planting of trees.
TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY MIKE SMITH Joint Military Task Force (JTF) spokesman Lt.Col. Onyema Nwachukwu speaks on illegal oil refineries and miltary operations to dislodge oil thieves in Bayelsa State of Niger Delta on April 9, 2013. Shell Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) had threatened to shut down production in April for nine days in the entire Nembe Trunk Line to remove a number of bunkering points on pipelines vandalised by oil thieves in the region. Since 2009, SPDC has experienced an upsurge in vandalisation of pipeline network by criminals causing severe environmental devastation and forcing the company to lose 60,000 barrels daily this year. AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

DHQ: Military won’t truncate democracy

Following reactions arising from its conduct in the just concluded general elections and militarisation of some parts of the country, the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) Thursday assured Nigerians that the military would not truncate democracy, saying it is fully subordinated to civil authority.
Abdullahi Mukhtar

Nigeria reviews hajj medical guidelines

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has inaugurated a Medical Guidelines Review Committee on existing medical guidelines for pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia.

Federal government, NLNG to sign $1 billion Nigerian content deal on Train 7

Hope has rekindled for the actualisation of the Train 7 of the Nigerian LNG Limited as the federal government and the shareholders of the gas-processing and liquefaction company will today in Abuja, sign the Nigerian Content Plan (NCP) worth $1 billion for the project, which has been on the drawing board for 12 years.