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NOUN to award degree in Arabic, Philosophy, 3 Nigerian languages

The Senate and Management of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), have approved degree programme in three major Nigerian languages as part of efforts to impact national integration in Nigeria.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Governor Abiodun vows to reposition state university teaching hospital

The Governor of Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has expressed the determination of his administration to reposition the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital to a world class medical facility.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) says it is providing one billion dollars grant to African countries to support the implementation of the Agreement for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

AfCFTA: Don urges Nigeria to step up its non-oil products for export

Prof. Sheriffdeen Tella, a Senior Lecturer at Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun, on Tuesday said Nigeria should step up efforts on expanding its non-oil exports to compete favourably with its peers in Africa.
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Experts advices federal government to rehabilitate infrastructure to create jobs

Some financial experts have urged the Federal Government to pursue policies that would accelerate infrastructural rehabilitation and development as well as help tackle rising unemployment and population.

Mike Adenuga recommends ‘Omoluabi’ values to Nigerians

Dr. Mike Adenuga Jr, Chairman of Globacom, has called for the entrenchment of “Omoluabi” values in all Nigerians if the nation must make worthwhile progress.
The Awujale and Paramount Ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, has accused Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun of disliking people of Ijebu extraction in the state.

Oba Adetona: Governor Amosun doesn’t like Ijebu

The Awujale and Paramount Ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, has accused Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun of disliking people of Ijebu extraction in the state.

Nigeria 2019: Notes from the field

Whoever came up with the wise saying that Nigerian politics is dirty deserves an award for perspicacity. I have just returned from that dirtied, muddled up, confused, uncertain, unpredictable zone of Nigerian life and society with truck loads of stories in my head and enough impressions in my mind to last me another life-time.

Justus Sokefun emerges new NOUN deputy vice-chancellor

The Senate of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), has elected Professor Justus Adedeji Sokefun as the new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration).
election inec nigeria

Election rescheduling’ll affect inflow of foreign investments – experts

Financial experts on Saturday said the hasty postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission would create uncertainty and affect inflow of foreign investments.
President Buhari presents 2019 Budget to the National Assembly on 19th Dec 2018-5

Experts decry budget delays, seek quick passage of 2019 budget

Financial experts on Monday called for speedy passage of the 2019 budget saying incessant delay in the approval of budgets over the years contributed to the downturn in the economy.

Experts: Low awareness, threat to green bond investment in Nigeria

Some financial experts on Monday expressed decried the low level of awareness on green bonds investment in Nigeria.

Sagamu/Abeokuta expressway accident kills five die

Five persons were confirmed dead on Tuesday while two others sustained injuries in an accident involving a Subaru car and a Honda bus at Orile Imo area on the Sagamu/Abeokuta expressway.

Court remands fake lawyer in prison custody

An Area Court in Jos on Friday remanded Lawrence Abiola in Jos Prison till Dec. 14 for allegedly parading himself as a professional lawyer.

EFCC arrests 24 university students for internet fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Ibadan has arrested 36 suspected internet fraudsters at 21, Sawmill Road, Awa-Ijebu, Ogun state.

WAUG: UNIPORT emerges overall winner, UNILAG, Ghana university shine

University of Port Harcourt on Monday emerged the overall winner of the 14th West Africa University Games hosted by the institution in Port Harcourt.
Skye Bank

Investors react to central bank’s takeover of Skye Bank

Shareholders and financial experts have expressed mixed reactions over the decision of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, to revoke the licence of Skye Bank.

DJ Spinall signs international record deal

Talented Nigerian Disc Jokey, Desmond Sodamola a.k.a DJ Spinall has signed a major international record deal with a music label, Atlantic Record in the United Kingdom.
Nigeria Stock Exchange

Investors on Nigerian bourse lose N2.49 trn in 7 months

Investors on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) lost N2.49 trillion or 15.64 per cent between January and July, a development experts attribute to the political uncertainty in the country.

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ActionAid Nigeria

ActionAid seeks greater investment in education in Kogi

Mrs Ene Obi, Country Director, ActionAid Nigeria, has called on the Kogi State government to prioritise education by investing heavily in the sector to mitigate against violent extremism in the state.

Ex-ICPC chief takes over wages commission

Mr Ekpo Nta, former Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Offences Commission (ICPC), has taken over the leadership of the National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission (NSIWC).
20 year old Josh Okogie who plays for Minnesota Timberwolves has expressed his enthusiasm in playing for Nigeria’s D’Tigers over the United States National team, saying the decision wasn’t a hard one as it was influenced by his passion in seeing the Nigeria’s team return to her past glory.

Josh Okogie: D’Tigers can go all the way at the 2019 FIBA World Cup

20 year old Josh Okogie who plays for Minnesota Timberwolves has expressed his enthusiasm in playing for Nigeria’s D’Tigers over the United States National team, saying the decision wasn’t a hard one as it was influenced by his passion in seeing the Nigeria’s team return to her past glory.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor asks youth to build good character by delaying gratification

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says teenagers should build good character by delaying gratification.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

AfDB says risks to growth ‘increasing by the day’

The U.S.-China trade war and uncertainty over Brexit pose risks to Africa’s economic prospects that are “increasing by the day,” the head of the African Development Bank (AfDB) told Reuters.