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The Bayero University, Kano is to establish a Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing centre to check the spread of the pandemic, its Vice Chancellor, Prof. Yahuza Bello, has said.

Kano university loses another professor

Lasun-Eniola, a professor of Physical Health Education, died on Wednesday at the university clinic after a brief illness.

Digital literacy: NOUN to begin virtual training

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) is to offer free virtual training programme on some selected digital short courses from May 4, to enhance academic activities.
Nigerian Correctional Service, Enugu, custodial centre says five of its inmates have successfully completed their first degree in diverse fields of study at the special study centre of National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN.

Five Enugu correctional service inmates bag bachelor’s degree

Nigerian Correctional Service, Enugu, custodial centre says five of its inmates have successfully completed their first degree in diverse fields of study at the special study centre of National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN.
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

NUC approves six new courses for NOUN

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) says that the National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved six academic programmes for the institution.

Nigeria’s open university postpones convocation over health risk

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has postponed its 2020 convocation ceremonies `because of risk to health’.
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

NOUN: 615 prisoners studying free

Prof. Abdalla Adamu, the Vice Chancellor of the National Open University in Nigeria (NOUN) says the institution has admitted a total of 615 prisoners.

Coronavirus: Nigeria’s open university postpones convocation

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has announced the postponement of its 9th convocation slated for Saturday, March 21 in Jabi Abuja because of the dangers of gathering a large number of people.

WAEC appoints new head of Nigeria national office

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), has appointed Mr. Patrick Ehidiamen Areghan as the new Head of its National Office (WAEC) Nigeria.

Yuletide: Professor urges Kogi residents to be security conscious

The Director of National Education Academy and senior lecturer, National Open University (NOUN) Abuja, Professor Adams Agahiu, has called on indigenes of Kogi State to be more security conscious during this Yuletide season.

Hate Speech Bill: Death penalty will be amended to respect Nigerians’ wishes –...

Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, has said the death penalty proposed for anyone found culpable of hate speech that leads to the death of another, will be amended by the Senate when the bill is subjected to legislative input by the National Assembly.

Ex-inmate bags two university degrees in prison

Former inmate of the Nigeria Correctional Service in Enugu State, Mr. Adenyi Theophilus, got two degrees while in prison.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

I got two degrees in prison – ex-inmate

A former inmate of the Nigeria Correctional Service in Enugu State, Mr. Adenyi Theophilus, got two degrees while in prison.

Official: ‘Repentant’ Boko Haram members register in National Open University

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), has said ‘repentant’ members of the insurgent group, Boko Haram, have decided to enrol for degree programmes in the institution.
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

Nigeria Open University introduces new courses — full list

NOUN’s pro chancellor, Peter Okebukola, a professor, unveiled the new programmes approved by the board of the university on Thursday.
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Law students praise President Buhari for signing NOUN Bill

The Law Students Association of Nigeria (LAWSAN), National Open University (NOUN), Abuja chapter, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the NOUN Amendment Act. ‎
The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has blamed the Peoples Democratic Party PDP for being vicariously responsible for the attack on a former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu by members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB in Germany.

Senator Ekweremadu: No constituency project will be abandoned in my constituency

A former Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has said some of the projects he facilitated for implementation in his constituency are still ongoing as he tried to allay worries that they are abandoned.
The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has blamed the Peoples Democratic Party PDP for being vicariously responsible for the attack on a former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu by members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB in Germany.

Enugu West: No constituency projects will be abandoned – Senator Ekweremadu

Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, the representative of Enugu West in the Senate, says that no constituency project will be abandoned in the district.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Ex-SCJ: How ‘pidgin’ became admissible in court

Former Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Sidi Bage Muhammad, has narrated how his action and that of his colleagues, years ago, led to the acceptance of “pidgin English” as part of communication language in court.

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The Senate has described as “erroneous” report that it approved fresh loan of N850 billion at the plenary on Tuesday.

Senate calls for quick diversification of economy, frowns against high cost of oil production

The upper chamber of the National Assembly has called on the federal government to quickly diversify the economy, following the high cost of oil production without commensurate result.

NMA: Nigerians may suffer if governors take over coronavirus management

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to allow states take full control of managing the COVID-19 pandemic saying Nigerians may suffer.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

Nigerian government says churches, mosques can reopen

The Federal Government has announced relaxation of restriction on gatherings in places of worship imposed as part of the guidelines to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
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Delta doctor abducted by gunmen in government hospital

Gunmen have abducted a resident doctor identified simply as Dr. Wisdom Iboyitete at Central Hospital, Ojobo in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State.

Panic in Imo community as ‘herdsmen’ kill security operative

There is palpable fear in Umuanuma community in Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State as suspected herdsmen murder a private security operative, Mr Hycinth Ikegwu, at about 6 am on Sunday while returning from work with his motorcycle.