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Enugu polytechnic regularises admission procedure with JAMB

The Enugu State Polytechnic, Iwollo in Eziagu Local Government Area, has successfully regularised its admission procedure with the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board.
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Two suspects nabbed over death of 15 ‘cultists’ during supremacy battle

The police are currently interrogating two suspected cultists over alleged involvement in the killing of 15 rival cult members.
The monarch, who made this call during a visit to The Gateway (ICT) Polytechnic, Saapade, Ogun State, said the country must earmark special allocation for ICT education and training in order not to miss out of the global digital revolution.

Ogun monarch wants more funding of ICT education

The Akarigbo and paramount ruler of Remoland, Oba Micheal Babatunde Ajayi, has called for more funding of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) education by both the federal and state governments for accelerated technological development of Nigeria.

Family of slain corps member alleges cover up

The family of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, Miss Lilian Ngbanwe, who was murdered recently, has raised alarm over alleged plots to cover up the crime and release the prime suspect, Eze.

Federal Polytechnic Ado-Ekiti moves against herdsmen

The Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti, has begun the construction of perimeter fencing and beefing up its security to ward off invasions by strangers, including herdsmen whose cattle destroy the institution’s vast farmland.

TETFund grant inclusion lays to rest ownership controversy of Edo University – VC

The Vice Chancellor of Edo University, Iyamho, Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor, has said the enlistment of the University as beneficiary of the monetary intervention of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), has rested the controversy of the ownership and withdrawal of operational license rumour of the University.

LASPOTECH workers suspend 6-month old strike

The non-teaching staff of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), Ikorodu, on Thursday suspended its six-month-old strike following a decision by the union’s congress.
A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.

Ibadan polytechnic graduate jailed for impersonation

A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.

TETFund institutional impact under threat – scribe

The Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, has said that, if care is not taken, the reason for the establishment of TETFund would soon be defeated.

President Buhari approves N208 billion for public tertiary institutions

The reinstated TETFund Executive Secretary, Suleiman Bogoro, made this known at the annual meeting with officials of TETFund and beneficiary institutions in Abuja on Thursday.

Exam malpractices: Ibadan polytechnic burns phones seized from students

To restate its commitment to fighting examination malpractices to the barest level and enforcing discipline, the management of The Polytechnic Ibadan has ordered that mobile phones, worth millions of naira, which were confiscated from the students during examinations be set on fire.

Bauchi federal polytechnic warns students against cultism, matriculates 4,887

The Federal Polytechnic Bauchi on Saturday matriculated 4,887 students for the 2018/2019 academic session with a warning to steer clear of cultism, exams malpractice and other anti social behaviours.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC arrests five suspected Yahoo boys, recovers gun in Ibadan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan zonal office on Tuesday, arrested three suspected internet fraudsters.
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 2

President Buhari signs polytechnic amendment bill, one other into law

President Muhammmadu Buhari has signed the Polytechnic Amendments Bill and the National Institute for Security Bill.
Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnic Birnin-Kebbi

Kebbi polytechnic students stopped from writing exams

The Kebbi Government has appealed to the management of Umaru Waziri Polytechnic, Birnin Kebbi to reconsider the banning of 7,000 Kebbi students from writing semester examinations over the government failure to settle the students tuition fees.
Imo Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the state governor-elect, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, to carry the youth along when he is sworn-in.

Governor Ihedioha reverses Imo university status, appoints new rector

Governor Emeka Ihedioha has reversed the status of the newly converted Imo State University of Agriculture and Technology, Umuagwo, to its earlier polytechnic status.

Two cultists arrested over attempt to disrupt Yabatech matriculation

Detectives from the Sabo Division of the Lagos State police command have arrested two members of an alleged secret cult group who were said to be attempting to disrupt the matriculation ceremony of the Yaba College of Technology, Lagos.

Gunmen attack Plateau polytechnic staff quarters, abduct one

One person has been declared missing following a fresh attack on Plateau State Polytechnic Staff Quarters by gunmen.

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Nigerian oil field sale triggers police raid on Brazil’s largest bank

Brazil’s federal police on Friday raided the headquarters of Latin America’s largest independent investment bank, Banco BTG Pactual SA, and the addresses of its founder Andre Esteves, federal prosecutors said in a statement.

Minimum wage negotiations to continue September 4

The Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC), and representatives of the Federal Government will reconvene on Sept. 4 to continue negotiations on the new national minimum wage.

Ministry speaks on video showing ‘harassment’ of foreign affairs minister in Vienna

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has dismissed a video that has gone viral on social media showing the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, being chased out of a meeting in Vienna, Austria.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

NIS commences e-registration of immigrants

Zone ‘A’ headquarters of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS Ikeja, Lagos, has kicked off the e-registration exercise of migrants in line with the Federal Government directive.
Vehicles seized by the military for transporting Boko Haram insurgents’ fishery products to Maiduguri markets

Nigerian Army: Boko Haram engaging in fishery trade to fund insurgency

The Nigerian Army has warned traders and Borno communities against engaging in illegal fishery trade with Boko Haram insurgents.