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Governor Ganduje appoints ex-BUK vice-chancellor as Maitama Sule university pro-chancellor

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has appointed the immediate former vice chancellor of the Bayero University Kano (BUK), Professor Muhammad Yahuza Bello, as the pro-chancellor and chairman of the governing council of Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano.
Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Comrade Ini Ememobong, gave the charge Friday while playing host to the Executive members of the State branch of FIDA, during a courtesy call on him in the Conference room of the Ministry.

Akwa Ibom commissioner wants FIDA to intensify enlightenment on societal values

The International Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA, has been tasked to step up sensitization on societal values as well as undertake indepth research into the psychology of the culprits if the fight against rape must be won.
The Kano State government and Management of Bayero University Kano have described as mischievous and misleading social media reports alleging that the Chairman of the state Fund Raising Committee on COVID-19, the Vice Chancellor, Bayero University, Professor Muhammad Yahuza Bello tested positive for coronavirus.

Kano governor appoints outgoing BUK vice chancellor as Maitama Sule university pro chancellor

Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, on Monday approved the appointment of the outgoing Vice Chancellor, Bayero University, Kano (BUK), Professor Muhammad Yahuza Bello, as Pro Chancellor and chairman Governing Council of Yusuf Maitama Sule University.
Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, has tested positive for the deadly Coronavirus days after he returned from the United Kingdom.

NIS chief counsels officers to put nation first in service

The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede, MFR, has couselled officers of the agency to focus on national course while in service.
President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has described the late Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari, as an experienced lawyer and banker.

Governor Abiodun: Abba Kyari’s death a national tragedy

Police Command in Abia on Saturday confirmed the arrest of an unnamed police operative for killing one Mr Friday Arunsi, a middle-aged businessman at his Ebem Ohafia community.
Death has been announced of a renowned librarian of international repute, Pa Jonathan Olusesan Dipeolu (MFR).

Renowned librarian Sesan Dipeolu passes on

Dipeolu served as the Librarian of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife from 1970 until he retired in 1990. He was a former staff member of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.

NIS pledges effective patrols on nation’s borders

The Comptroller General of Immigration (CGI), Muhammad Babandede (MFR), has assured the country that the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) would continue to mount effective border policing to stem influx of unwanted visitors.

Igbinedion University honours Omotola Jalade

Igbinedion University, Okada in Edo State has honoured Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, with an honorary degree in Doctorate of Art for her contribution to human development and progress at the national and international levels.
The Reforms Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation has ended a two-day meeting in Benin City, taking a crucial step towards concluding its work and submitting its recommendations to the Congress of Nigerian Football through the NFF Executive Committee.

NFF reforms committee rounds off two-day meeting in Benin

The Reforms Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation has ended a two-day meeting in Benin City, taking a crucial step towards concluding its work and submitting its recommendations to the Congress of Nigerian Football through the NFF Executive Committee.

MTN appoints ex-minister, ex-revenue chief, ex-NBA president as board members

Telecommunications firm, MTN, has notified the Nigeria Stock Exchange of a substantial change in its board structure. Pioneer board chair, Pascal Dozie, is stepping down along with five other directors.
Outgoing governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, on Tuesday boasted that a combination of the achievements of Gbenga Daniel and Olusegun Osoba as former governors of the state would not match his administration’s achievements.

Senator Amosun breaks silence on arms importation

Senator Ibikunle Amosun, former governor of Ogun State, has denied illegally importing massive cache of AK47 assault rifles and ammunition into the country and handing them over to the police towards the end of his administration.

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde gets special recognition in Los Angeles

A popular Nigerian actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has received special recognition at the first ‘Blacks in Cinema’ presentation in Los Angeles.
Christy Essien Igbokwe

Google Doodle celebrates Christy Essien-Igbokwe’s 58th posthumous birthday

Google on Sunday celebrated the Nigeria’s Lady of Songs, Christy Uduak Essien-Igbokwe on her 58th posthumous birthday.
Christiana Essien-Igbokwe

Christy Essien-Igbokwe honoured with Google doodle on posthumous birthday

Christiana Essien-Igbokwe, a late singer known as ‘Nigeria’s Lady of Songs’, has been honoured with a Google doodle on her posthumous birthday; November 11.
Angus Fraser

Longest serving teacher, missionary in Nigeria passes on in Makurdi

The Catholic Diocese of Makurdi has announced the death of Reverend Father Angus Fraser, believed to be the longest serving teacher and missionary in Nigeria.

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde named among most influential Africans

Nollywood’s award-winning Diva and humanitarian, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has been honoured as one of the 100 most influential people of African descent by the United Nations.

Nollywood actress Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde invited to join Oscar voting academy

Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, popularly known as ‘Omosexy’ was on Monday invited to become a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science popularly known as the Oscars.

Stakeholders hail renewal of Boboye Oyeyemi’s tenure as FRSC chief

The re-appointment of Dr. Boboye Olayemi Oyeyemi as the Corps Marshal and Chief Executive of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) for another four years has been applauded by transporters, unions and other road safety stakeholders.

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Thai premier found ‘not guilty’ in conflict of interest case

Thailand’s constitutional court ruled on Wednesday that Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha was “not guilty” of a conflict of interest for staying in an army residence after retiring
A fuel tanker on Wednesday morning caught fire on the busy Magboro section of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

Fuel tanker catches fire on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Newsmen gathered that the incident happened around 06 am. The fuel being conveyed by the tanker had spilled to the other side of the expressway – leading inward to Lagos.

JAMB to conduct NIS, NSCDC recruitment test December 7

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) will on December 7 and 8, 2020, conduct a Computer-Based Aptitude Test for recruitment into the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

#EndSARS: How police officers shot my son dead in my presence – woman

The National Human Rights Commission panel investigating allegations of human rights violations against the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) heard on Tuesday in Abuja how policemen in Rivers killed a young man in the presence of his mother.

Kano: Kwankwasiyya group has no platform to contest council polls – official

Kano State government says the Kwankwasiyya movement’s claim to have withdrawn from the forthcoming local government elections in the state is nothing but a face-saving scheme, considering that it has no platform to partake in the January local government polls.