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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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic (ATAP) Bauchi, says it will waive tuition fees to persons with disabilities willing to study in the institution.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, says Rivers people will sack Governor Nyesom Wike in the 2019 general elections.
A presidential aspirant on the platform of National Conscience Party (NCP), Thomas-Wilson Ikubese, on Monday renounced his membership of the party.
The Kaduna state chapter of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has directed its members to join the ongoing strike.
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