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Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has said that it is only knowledge-based economy that would add value and create a new lease of life for all Nigerians.

Minister: Youths Nigeria’s greatest assets

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has said that alrhough Nigeria is blessed with crude oil and other natural resources, the value and potentials of the country’s youths are far higher than them.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN,

AGF: Nigerian government ready for review of pension laws

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, has said the federal government is ready for the review of pension laws whenever the need arises in order to accommodate the emerging trends.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Nigerian government approves new incentives for teachers

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has approved new incentives to improve the conditions of service for teachers in the country.
Many workers of Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Osun State, on Wednesday abandoned their duty posts, as students of the institution, barricaded all entrances to the institution in protest of the ‘sit down’ strike embarked upon by the academic staff Union.

Polytechnic students shut school over lecturers, management faceoff

The students of the Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Osun State, last week shut down the institution over a faceoff between the members of Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP) and management of the school.
Sonny Echono

Nigerian government adopts career path policy for teachers

The Federal Government on Saturday in Abuja said that plans are underway to adopt a career path policy for Nigerian teachers to stem spate of unqualified teachers in the country.
The governing council of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has removed Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as the vice-chancellor of the school.

ASUU, others jubilate as Nigerian government reinstates UNILAG vice-chancellor

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Lagos (UNILAG) chapter, has lauded the Federal Government for what it said was “standing on the path of justice’’ by reinstating the institution’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe.

Strike: ASUU slams President Buhari over ‘irresponsive posture’

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has on Thursday slammed President Muhammadu Buhari over what it described as irresponsive posture by the President to the lingering strike, future of education and youth in the nation.
The management of Edo University, Iyamho, has announced the commencement of activities marking the 2nd graduation ceremony of the University.

Edo university holds convocation

The management of Edo University, Iyamho, has announced the commencement of activities marking the 2nd graduation ceremony of the University.
Nigeria’s interior minister Rauf Aregbesola made the disclosure at an ongoing press conference at the headquarters of the Nigerian Correctional Service in Abuja.

#EndSARS: Nigerian government denies generating ‘no-fly list’

The Federal Government has denied generating a ‘no-fly list’ of youths and persons who participated in the recent #EndSARS protests against police brutality.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, said the Federal Government would engage the services of members of the National Youth Service Corps to champion the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 at the grassroots.2

#EndSARS: President Buhari salutes Bauchi youths for shunning protests

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday commended the youths in Bauchi for resisting the temptation to partake in the #EndSARS protests that later degenerated into violence and looting of public and private property.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Past government responsible for persistent ASUU strike – minister

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has blamed a previous administration for the continuous strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities.
Apparently to thank him for the peaceful outcome of the just concluded Edo state Governorship Election, newly re-elected governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki, Friday paid an appreciation visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

FEC approves N2.9 billion for printing of exam materials

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved N2.9 billion contracts for the printing of sensitive and non-sensitive examination materials.
Vladimir Putin has formally signed off on constitutional amendments that would allow the Russian leader to run again for president in 2024.

Russia orders bars, restaurants to close at night due to virus infections

The Russian Government on Tuesday ordered bars and restaurants throughout the country to close from 11: p.m. to 6: a.m. as a precaution against the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Nigerian government unveils new national policy on science, technology education

Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, who unveiled the policy through his representative and Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nnwajiuba, in Abuja, said the development was aimed at enhancing skills in science and technology among students.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, said the Federal Government would engage the services of members of the National Youth Service Corps to champion the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 at the grassroots.4

President Buhari describes demise of two Borno emirs as ‘rare double tragedy’, painful loss

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the death of two Borno Emirs as a “rare double tragedy” and a painful loss to the people of Nigeria.
“We expect the international community and all the countries in the world to stand against these reckless actions by the regime in the White House and speak in one voice,” foreign ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh told a news conference.

Iran urges world to unite against US ‘reckless actions’

Iran on Sunday called on the rest of the world to unite against the United States, after Washington unilaterally declared UN sanctions against the Islamic republic were back in force.

UNILAG visitation panel submits report to Nigerian government

The Special Visitation Panel set up by the Federal Government to look into the management crisis at the University of Lagos has submitted a report of its findings.

ASUU: Increase in petrol price, electricity tariff another blow to suffering Nigerians

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, (ASUU) has lamented that the upward review in the pump price of petrol and electricity tariff by the Federal government was another added blow to the suffering Nigerian masses.

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Afenifere: Nigeria becoming ungovernable

Pan-Yoruba sociocultural group, Afenifere, on Thursday declared that Nigeria is on the brink of collapse, insisting that the country must restructure to survive the near precipice.
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Kano governor orders compulsory drug test for council election contestants

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has directed all cleared contestants in the forthcoming local government elections scheduled to hold January 16 to be subjected to a compulsory drug test.
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Senator Lawan urges South Africa to secure business interests of Nigerians

President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan has urged the South African authorities to reciprocate Nigerian Government’s gesture by ensuring that business interests of Nigerians in South Africa are secured.
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu

INEC chief wants Senate to accelerate Electoral Act amendment

The nominee for the position of Chairperson for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has appealed to the National Assembly to expeditiously pass the Electoral Act Amendment Bill before the end of first quarter of 2021.
Zlatan Ibrahimović has signed a new one-year deal to stay with Milan for the 2020-21 season.

Swedish FA: Zlatan Ibrahimovic in talks about restarting international career

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is in talks with Sweden head coach Janne Andersson about a potential return to the national team, the Swedish Football Association said Thursday.