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ASUP calls for suspension of rector, bursar of Federal Polytechnic Ukana

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Federal Polytechnic, Ukana brach in Essien Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State has called on the Governing Council of the school to suspend the institution’s rector, Prof. Balama Obomanu, and bursar, Mr. Sunday Okpo, over alleged corruption.

Heavy rain, thunderstorm wreak havoc in Port Harcourt

Many residents of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, have been thrown into utter misery and confusion as heavy rain accompanied by ferocious thunderstorm mid-day Monday wreaked havoc in some parts of the city damaging properties running into millions of naira.

Kaduna polytechnic students protest over lack of water, power

Students of Kaduna Polytechnic on Friday barricaded the entrance to the institution’s main campus in protest over lack of water and power supply to the school for over a week.

Lecturer threatens to renounce his Nigerian citizenship

A lecturer at the Department of Ceramics and Glass Technology, Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Mr. Victor Koreyo, has declared his intention to renounce his Nigerian citizenship for what he called ‘social injustice.’

Niger polytechnic says TETFund spent over N3bn on projects in 4 years

Niger State Polytechnic says that Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has spent over N3 billion in the execution of various projects at the Niger State Polytechnic Zungeru within four years.

MAPOLY: Females constitute 55% of matriculants for session – Commissioner

The Ogun State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Modupe Mujota, has asserted that the females represent 55% of students matriculated into Moshood Abiola Polytechnic for the 2017/2018 academic session.

Police recover 420 illegal firearms in Anambra, Borno

No fewer than 357 firearms have been recovered from Anambra and Borno states by the police that have been mopping up registered arms across the country.

Rector: Auchi Poly will not compromise standard of education

Dr Sanusi Jimah, the Rector of Federal Polytechnic, Auchi in Edo, has assured that the management will not compromise the institution’s reputed high education standard.

Mubi Polytechnic to introduce courses relevant to new airport project

Dr Sadiq Yahya, the Rector, Federal Polytechnic, Mubi, Adamawa, says the institution would introduce new courses relevant to the new airport project in the area.

Bauchi polytechnic offers free tuition to persons living with disabilities

The Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic (ATAP) Bauchi, says it will waive tuition fees to persons with disabilities willing to study in the institution.

Official: Why Taraba is owing retirees N11 billion gratuity

The Taraba State Government on Friday said the shortfall in revenue allocation and the need to pay salaries as at when due were reasons the state government was owing retirees N11 billion gratuity.

Senate: Auchi polytechnic will be upgraded to university

The Senate has vowed to accelerate the consideration and passage of a Bill which seeks to upgrade the Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, to a City University of Technology.

Police smash six-man robbery gang in Akwa Ibom

The suspects were alleged to have robbed customers of a new generation bank of the sum of N3.2million.

Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic expels 115 students for examination malpractice, cultism, others

Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, has expelled 115 students for various offences in the 2016/2017 academic session, the institution’s Administrator, Prof. Shehu Dalhatu, has said.

Governor Ambode charges polytechnic graduates to create jobs with acquired skills

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has charged graduates of Polytechnics and Colleges of Technology in the country to develop their acquired training and skills to create employment opportunities that will make them employers of labour rather than job seekers.

Rector: Lagos has commenced steps towards fulfilment of promises to LASPOTECH

Dr. Samuel Sogunro, Rector, Lagos State Polytechnics (LASPOTECH), has said that the state government has commenced necessary steps towards the fulfillment of promises made at the institution’s 25th convocation.

Delta polytechnic rector warns fresh students against cultism, other social vices

Professor Emmanuel Ogujor, the Rector, Delta State Polytechnic, Otefe Oghara-Ethiope, Delta State has warned the newly admitted students of the polytechnic to shun cultism and other social vices that may impede their progress at the institution.

Moshood Abiola Polytechnic staff suspend four months strike

Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY) branch, Wednesday suspended its four months hold strike after its emergency congress.

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