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IPPIS: SSANU writes Nigerian government on looming industrial dispute

Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, has sent a notice of looming industrial dispute to the Federal Government as a result of the alleged many failings of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System, IPPIS, in the payment of salaries to members.
Ebonyi State Resident Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Godswill Obioma, has been named the new Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the National Examinations Council, NECO.

Godswill Obioma named new NECO registrar

Ebonyi State Resident Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Godswill Obioma, has been named the new Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the National Examinations Council, NECO.
The Federal Government has approved N2 billion for the establishment of a medical school at the Federal University, Dutsin-ma (FUDMA), Katsina State.

Nigerian government approves N2 billion for building federal university medical school

The Federal Government has approved N2 billion for the establishment of a medical school at the Federal University, Dutsin-ma (FUDMA), Katsina State.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, gave the information at the end of the virtual FEC meeting on Wednesday. 3

FEC approves procurement of N2.9 billin fire equipment for Odukpani oil and gas Park

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved N2.9billion for the provision of water and fire service equipment in the National Oil and Gas Park to be sited in Odukpani, Cross River State
All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described as premature, talks about 2023 elections and the successor to President Muhammadu Buhari. To him, those making such calls do not love Nigeria.

Asiwaju Tinubu hails Kashim Ibrahim-Imam’s appointment as TETFUND chair

All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has congratulated Alhaji Kashim Ibrahim-Imam over his appointment as Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND).
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP mourns Simeon Nwakaudu, condoles Governor Wike

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has expressed shock over the death of the Special Assistant to Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, on Electronic Media, Mr. Simeon Nwakaudu.
The Senate has described as “erroneous” report that it approved fresh loan of N850 billion at the plenary on Tuesday.

Senate wants ex-Minister Akinjide immortalized

The Senate has called for the immortalization of Nigeria’s former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Chief Richard Akinjide.
Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: Why Edo cannot fund another university now

Edo State governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the move by the previous administration in the state to convert the old College of Education into a University of Education was not feasible due to budget constraints.
The Kaduna State University (KASU) says it has expelled about 80 students for various forms of examination malpractices during the 2018-2019 academic session.

Kaduna university expands online lectures to cover undergraduates

The Kaduna State University (KASU) says it has expanded its current online lectures to cover all departments in postgraduate and the undergraduate programmes to keep the students learning while on Coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday asked Health Minister, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, the whereabouts of visiting Chinese medical personnel, saying their activities in the country must the oversighted by the parliament.

Nigeria warns doctors against unauthorised treatment of coronavirus patients

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has called on medical doctors and other healthcare professionals to avoid unauthorised treatment of persons infected with coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Chinese Embassy in Nigeria has lambasted Oby Ezekwesili, a former Minister of Education, for demanding compensation from China over the Coronavirus pandemic.

China hit back at Oby Ezekwesili over ‘senseless, irresponsible’ demand for compensation

The Chinese Embassy in Nigeria has lambasted Oby Ezekwesili, a former Minister of Education, for demanding compensation from China over the Coronavirus pandemic.
The Minister of State for Education, Honourable Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, made this known when FLL national championship winners emerged recently.

Nigeria: Our online learning based on NERDC approved curriculum

THE Federal Government has clarified that the online learning programme introduced for schools in response to COVID-19 pandemic is based on the approved curriculum by the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC).
A Nigerian anti-corruption agency, ICPC, has secured an interim forfeiture of properties traced to a former Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Dibu Ojerinde.

ICPC confiscates ex-JAMB chief’s properties

A Nigerian anti-corruption agency, ICPC, has secured an interim forfeiture of properties traced to a former Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Dibu Ojerinde.
Hajiya Fatima Adamu Baaba, the mother of Nigeria’s Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, passed away.

Nigerian minister loses mother

Hajiya Fatima Adamu Baaba, the mother of Nigeria’s Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, passed away.
The Minister of State for Education, Honourable Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, made this known when FLL national championship winners emerged recently.

Nigeria launches free e-learning portals for primary, secondary school students

Minister of State for Education, Mr Chukwuemeka c, who announced this on Friday in Abuja during the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, said all students in Nigeria have been granted free access to following e-learning portals; the schoolgate.ng and the mobileclassroom.com.ng App.
Legal luminary, Chief Richard Akinjide, SAN, a former Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, died in his Ibadan, Oyo State residence early Tuesday after a protracted ailment, family sources told the press.

Richard Akinjide’s death a big blow to legal profession – lawyers

Some lawyers in Lagos, on Wednesday, described Chief Richard Akinjide’s passing as a big blow to the legal profession.
Legal luminary, Chief Richard Akinjide, SAN, a former Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, died in his Ibadan, Oyo State residence early Tuesday after a protracted ailment, family sources told the press.

Former Nigeria attorney-general passes on at 88

Legal luminary, Chief Richard Akinjide, SAN, a former Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, died in his Ibadan, Oyo State residence early Tuesday after a protracted ailment, family sources told the press.
Minister of Interior Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the announcement in Abuja at a world press conference, explained that in arriving at the amnesty various issues were looked at and several options considered.

Minister: Why Nigerian governor is yet to commence recruitment in 774 local councils

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has allayed fears over the planned recruitment of workers in 774 Local Governments Areas of the country as approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.