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Group threatens to sue Auchi polytechnic, issues 14 days ultimatum

A civil society organisation, the Civil Empowerment and Rule of Law Support Initiative (CERLSI), has threatened to institute legal actions against the Management of Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi if they fail to repeal the decision to revoke admission of new students of the institution.

FEDPOFFA students get federal government scholarship

Two students of the Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Kwara State, have been offered scholarship in the recent 2018/2019 Federal Government Scholarship for Students in Nigeria Public Tertiary Institutions.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC chieftain commends federal government for siting two higher institutions in Katsina

Alhaji Usman Ado, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has lauded the Federal Government for siting two educational institutions in Daura, Katsina State.

Oko polytechnic alumni challenges management on convocation

Alumni Association of Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra State, has urged the new rector of the school, Dr. Francisca Unoma Nwafulugo, and the management to augment matriculation with convocation.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Accreditation: Oyo governor approves N300 million for Ibadan polytechnic

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State said he has approved the sum of N200 million for The Polytechnic, Ibadan to secure accreditation for some of its courses and another N100 million for capital projects in the 2020 budget.

Group urges Auchi polytechnic to extend acceptance fee payment date

A group, Civil Empowerment and Rule of Law Support Initiative (CERLSI), has urged the management of Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, Edo state, to reconsider its decision to deny students it offered admission, but could not pay the mandatory acceptance fee within the two-week ultimatum.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Edo APC crisis: Police should investigate Owan mayhem – Abdul Oroh

Former House of Representatives member Abdul Oroh has urged the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to investigate allegations of invasion and disruption of lawful Assembly by some chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State.
Protesters run as police fire tear gas near Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019.

Hong Kong police, students continue standoff at besieged university

Hundreds of Hong Kong student protesters remain locked in a tense standoff with police at a university where protesters have barricaded themselves since last week.
A man sweeps the street as people clear makeshift barricades erected by protesters, outside the University of Hong Kong, in Hong Kong, China, Nov. 16, 2019.

Chinese troops join Hong Kong cleanup as protesters retreat

It was a rare public appearance by the People's Liberation Army on the streets of the semiautonomous territory, where the local government's inability to end more than five months of often violent protest has fueled speculation that Beijing could deploy its troops.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Adamawa governor sacks 300 polytechnic staff employed by predecessor

Adamawa government on Tuesday issued sack letters to some academic and non-academic staff of the state polytechnic, employed from the year 2017 to 2019.

Ekiti federal polytechnic shut, students’ union disbanded

The Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti, has been shut on the orders of the authorities of the institution.
Federal Polytechnic, Offa

Court remands Offa polytechnic lecturer in prison over employment scam

Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on Tuesday remanded a lecturer with the Federal Polytechnic Offa, Ilyas AbdulWasiu for alleged employment scam.

Kwara polytechnic gets new rector

Kwara state Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has approved the appointment of Dr Abdul Jimoh Mohammed as substantive Rector of the state owned Polytechnic, Secretary to the state government Prof Mamman Saba Jibril has said.

Official: NIPOGA Games engender healthy rivalry amongst students

The Secretary-General, Nigeria Polytechnic Games Association (NIPOGA), Agboola Akinbode, says the sports fiesta is meant to engender healthy rivalry among polytechnic students in the country.
The Federal Government has upgraded Anambra State College of Agriculture to a full-fledged polytechnic, Prof. Theresa Obiekezie, Anambra Commissioner for Tertiary Education, Science, and Technology, has said.

Federal government upgrades Anambra college to polytechnic

The Federal Government has upgraded Anambra State College of Agriculture to a full-fledged polytechnic, Prof. Theresa Obiekezie, Anambra Commissioner for Tertiary Education, Science, and Technology, has said.

Court halts NNPC ongoing job recruitment

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the suspension of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) ongoing job recruitment pending determination of a suit filed by one Mr Pelumi Olajengbesi.

Auchi polytechnic employee found dead in farm

An employee of Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, Mr. Samuel Okolie, who disappeared on October 9, has been found dead in his farm at Aviele community, near Auchi, in the Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State.

Court arraigns lecturer for ‘raping 13-year old girl to death’

Senior lecturer with Benue Sate Polytechnic Ugbokolo Andrew Ogbuja has been arraigned before a state High Court in Makurdi for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl, Ochanya Ogbanje, to death.

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Iwo monarch laments failure of Yoruba language

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