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Ambrose Alli University suspends 64 students, withdraw degree

The management of Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma, Edo State, have suspended 64 students for examination malpractice, impersonation, stealing and other related offences.

NYSC opens portal for registration of Batch ‘A’ corpers

The National Youth Service Corps says it will commence the registration of Batch A set of corps members for the April 2018 mobilisation on Monday (today).

University of Lagos to set up refinery soon – vice-chancellor

The University of Lagos, UNILAG, would soon set up conventional and standard locally-built refineries to boost the nation’s refinery capacity, according to the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe.

Senator Wamakko sponsors 52 students to Kwara universities

The newly elected Chairman of the Northern Senators Forum, Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, has sponsored 52 indigent students to two Universities in Kwara state.

30 IDPs in Edo secures admission to tertiary institutions

No fewer than 30 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from the North-East, camped in the International Christian Centre for Missions (ICCM), have secured admission to tertiary institutions within the last one year.

Kaduna govt sponsors 6 students to study medicine in Cuba

Adamu Mansur, Permanent Secretary, Kaduna State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, says the state government has sponsored six students to Cuba to study medicine under the state’s foreign scholarship scheme.

Why medical tourism persists – General Abdulsalami

Former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, has listed inadequate number of qualified medical practitioners and the rising emigration of the well-qualified few as part of the reasons for medical tourism with billions of naira “spent annually in foreign countries to treat ailments which could have been easily treated in Nigeria if there are adequately qualified doctors in the country.”

Ayobami Adebayo’s novel long-listed for Wellcome Book Prize

Ayobami Adebayo, author of the novel Stay with Me, has been long-listed for the £30,000 Wellcome Book Prize, the organisers announced.

Medical sciences university to kick-start new courses

The first University of Medical Sciences in Nigeria, situated in Ondo town, Ondo State, is planning to begin courses in pharmacology, human nutrition, dietetics and herbal medicine.

Federal govt, states spend $6.4 billion on intervention in North-east in two years

Zainab Ahmed, Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, said on Thursday that the Federal Government and the six North-east States spent 6.4billion dollars on interventions in North-east between 2016 and 2017.

Chinese scientists celebrate breakthrough in infertility treatment

Chinese scientists are celebrating a breakthrough in infertility treatment that enables young women with damaged reproductive organs to have children.

Heart attack risk rises 6x in week post-flu – study

People who get the flu may face a six-fold higher risk of heart attack in the week following infection, said a study Wednesday that bolsters the need for widespread vaccinations against the flu.

British woman jailed for three years in Egypt for drug smuggling

A British woman accused of smuggling drugs into Egypt has been jailed for three years, according to Sky.

Egypt reopens ancient library at St. Catherine Monastery

Egypt reopened on Saturday an ancient library that holds thousands of centuries-old religious and historical manuscripts at the famed St. Catherine Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site, in South Sinai.

House of Reps honour crippled beggar turned lawyer, OAU record-breaker

Abdulsalam Kamaldeen, a physically challenged one-time Lagos beggar, has been honoured by the house of representatives for his rare academic feat.

12 UniAbuja medical students fail final exam after 12 years

Twelve of the 30 pioneer medical students of the University of Abuja, who enrolled in 2005, failed their final examinations, an official has said.

Experts call for basic life support against cardiac arrest

The Chief Executive Officer, Georgia Arrhythmia Consultants and Research Institute, Dr. Felix Sogade and Electrophysiologist, Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Dr. Joseph Poku, have called on Nigerians to learn basic life support skills as efforts to reduce the alarming incidence of sudden deaths among blacks, including Nigerians.

MDCN declares doctor’s strike illegal, says participants will repeat internship

The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria has declared the ongoing strike by members of the National Association of Resident Doctor illegal.

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