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NUC begins assessment of universities ahead resumption

The National Universities Commission (NUC) said it is collecting data from universities to assess their readiness for resumption of academic activities.
Federal University, Oye (FUOYE)

Ekiti university ignores ASUU, to hold virtual matriculation

Despite protest by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Prof. Kayode Soremekun, has said the school will hold its virtual matriculation scheduled for August 28.

Nigerian government inaugurates governing councils of 13 universities

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has inaugurated the governing councils of 13 federal universities in the country.
Nigeria has recorded 245 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 2,802. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on its website on Monday. 3

Katsina resident tests positive for coronavirus in Ekiti

A resident of Katsina who came on a visit to Ekiti State has tasted positive of the deadly Covid 19 pandemic.
The Emir of Kaura-Namoda in Zamfara State, Alhaji Mohammed Ahmad Asha, has passed away in the early hours of Sunday.

Zamfara emir dies in isolation

The Emir of Kaura-Namoda in Zamfara State, Alhaji Mohammed Ahmad Asha, has passed away in the early hours of Sunday.
Federal University, Oye (FUOYE)

Nigerian government completes, hands over rehabilitated road to FUOYE

The Federal Government has completed and handed over a 1.35km road, undertaken as part of measures toward improving infrastructure in tertiary schools, to the authorities of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE).
Federal University, Oye (FUOYE)

Bolatito Akande named Oye-Ekiti university new bursar

The Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), says it has officially appointed Mrs Bolatito Akande as its substantive Bursar.
Nigeria Police

Police arraign three suspects over Ekiti bank robbery

Three accused persons were on Tuesday arraigned before an Ado Ekiti Chief Magistrate’s Court for alleged involvement in a bank robbery in Oye Ekiti.
Federal University, Oye (FUOYE)

Court reinstates sacked Oye-Ekiti university lecturer

The National Industrial Court sitting in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, has ordered the immediate reinstatement of a lecturer of Federal University, Oye Ekiti, Prof. Adeyemi Oluwagbemiga, who was sacked by the management.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest two bank officials over robbery

Two bank officials have been arrested by the Ekiti State Police Command over robbery incident in UBA branch in Oye Ekiti, the headquarters of Oye Local Government Area, on Thursday.

Kogi guber: Protest rocks INEC office over allege attempt to manipulate poll

There is an ongoing protest by some youth in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State who are loyal to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over alleged moves to manipulate election results.
Federal University, Oye (FUOYE)

Lawyer drags police to court over killing of FUOYE students

An Ekiti based human rights lawyer, Mr Morakinyo Ogele, has sued the Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, over the alleged shooting of two students of the Federal University Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) by cops during a protest held in the town recently.
Mr Danielson Akpan, NANS’ National President, made the disclosure in Abuja on Friday.

NANS threatens Governor Fayemi over Oye Ekiti fracas

The National Association of Nigerian Students has threatened the Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, to stay away from Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, where he is billed to address a convocation lecture on Thursday.

Federal government tasked on funding interdisciplinary research at varsities

The Vice Chancellor of the Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Prof Kayode Soremekun, and the Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC) of the University of Ibadan, (UI), Prof. Kayode Adebowale, have urged the Federal Government to provide more funding support for interdisciplinary research in Nigerian universities.

Crack in ASUU as lecturers form new union

Lecturers from five universities have broken away from the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to form a new union.
Akindele Justina Temitayo, a 200-level student of History and International Studies department, Federal University Oye-Ekiti has emerged Miss Ekiti 2019.

Federal university student emerges Miss Ekiti 2019

Akindele Justina Temitayo, a 200-level student of History and International Studies department, Federal University Oye-Ekiti has emerged Miss Ekiti 2019.
Federal University, Oye (FUOYE)

FUOYE gets NUC’s accreditation for six postgraduate courses

The Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, on Friday, said that the National Universities Commission had granted full accreditation for its six postgraduate courses.
Kayode Fayemi

We will unravel cause of FUOYE incident – Ekiti governor

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on Monday, reiterated his commitment to unravelling the root of the circumstances that led to the incident that took place at the Federal University of Oye-Ekiti, FUOYE.

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2. Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mai Mala Buni, on Friday said that President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed the governorship candidate of the party in the September 19 elections, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.

Presidency replies PDP on President Buhari’s endorsement of Pastor Ize-Iyamu

The Presidency has reacted to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) description of the endorsement of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Edo gubernatorial election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, by President Muhammadu Buhari as an act that encourages corruption.
3. The truce-seeking trip of President Muhammadu Buhari to the Malian capital of Bamako on Thursday ended without a deal to soothe the country’s escalating political crisis.

President Buhari asked to call security chiefs to order

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has told on President Muhammadu Buhari to call the country’s security chiefs to order.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom

Governor Ortom: APC wooing me to return, but I’ll not leave PDP

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has disclosed that the All Progressives Congress, APC, have been making overtures to him to dump the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, ahead of the 2023 general elections.
Wales attacker Gareth Bale said on Wednesday that he had donated £500,000 ($615,000) to the hospital where he was born to help in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

Tottenham plotting loan move for Gareth Bale

Tottenham are reportedly looking to bring Gareth Bale back to the club on a loan deal.
A man is silhouetted against the logo of the World Bank at the main venue for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank annual meeting in Tokyo. REUTERS-Kim Kyung-Hoon

Kwara receives N100 million grant from World Bank

The Kwara State Government has received N100 million grant from the World Bank to assist the state to strengthen its management of the coronavirus pandemic.