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Oyo governor redeems pledge of N500, 000 bursary to law school students

The government of Oyo State has redeemed its pledge of N500, 000 bursary to indigenes of the state in the Nigerian Law School.
EFCC Ibadan Zonal Office, Mr Friday Ebelo presenting Sovenir to OAU VC Professor Eyitayo Ogunbodede

OAU commends EFCC for adopting crime preventive strategy

The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State, has commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s, EFCC, engagement of strategic stakeholders in the fight against corruption, describing it as portending great hope for the country.

INEC: Violence is our major worries in Kogi election

The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Kogi State, Professor James Apam, has said that his worries on the November governorship election in the state would be violence.

We’ll make UNILAG Africa’s top four by 2022 – vice chancellor

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, says efforts to position the 57-year-old institution among the global best has begun to yield positive results.

Slain Ondo lecturer laid to rest amidst tears, encomium

The remains of a professor at the Department of Mathematics in the Ondo State University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa, Gideon Okedayo, have been committed to mother earth on Saturday at his residence, in Idepe, Okitipupa in Okitipupa Local Government Area of the state.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday, commiserated with the Okonjo family and Ogwashi-Uku community on the death of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom, Prof. Chukuka Okonjo.

Delta governor reacts to monarch’s demise

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday, commiserated with the Okonjo family and Ogwashi-Uku community on the demise of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom, Prof. Chukuka Okonjo.
Sam Ohuabunwa

Sam Ohuabunwa: Accent to pharmacists council bill will curb drug abuse, misuse

President, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Sam Ohuabunwa, has made a case for presidential accent to the Pharmacists Council Of Nigeria Bill into law as a panacea to the growing incidences of drug abuse and misuse menace in the country.

Xenophobia: Don wants Nigeria to change focus of foreign policy

Prof. Abdullahi Ashafa, the Deputy Vice Chancellor Academics, Kaduna State University (KASU) on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to shift its foreign Policy from African centered to citizens centered.
Governor Seyi Makinde chatting with Tech U Pro Chancellor, Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe while Professor Ayobami Salami watches in admiration

Governor Makinde pledges support to Tech-U

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has assured that the state-owned university and Nigeria’s premier Technical University, First Technical University, Tech-U, Ibadan, would receive all necessary support to succeed from his administration.
The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has renamed its Postgraduate Hall after Senator Joseph Waku, the late Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of the institution, who died on February 3, 2019.

Scientist urges federal government to fund researches

A scientist, Prof. Adekunle Amoo has called on the Federal Government to fund researches in tertiary institutions to encourage science and technology-based innovations.

Nigerians will soon start stoning their senators – ASUU chief

Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said Nigerians would soon begin to stone the senators for being highly insensitive to the glaring sufferings in the land as displayed by their plan to acquire posh cars.

Former Unilorin vice-chancellor dies at 95

A bulletin issued by the information office of the institution on Monday, said the late Adeniyi, who was a renowned Professor of Pediatrics and Child Health, passed on at Ibadan, Oyo State, on Sept. 5.

Police recover kidnapped Ondo university lecturer’s car

The Edo State Police Command on Saturday said it had recovered the official car of Gideon Okedayo, a lecturer with the Ondo State University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa, who was kidnapped on Thursday.
Seyi Makinde

We are lighting up Oyo to fight crime – governor

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Friday, flagged-off the light up Ibadan project, noting that the State embarked on the deployment of smart LED street lighting technology to fight crimes in the state capital and other parts of the state.
ladol free trade zone

Is LADOL truly a Nigerian company?

Even with the signing of the Nigerian Oil and Industry Content Development (NOGICD) Act of 2010, many Nigerian investors still exploit the old loopholes in the system to take advantage of this law.

OAU disowns ‘professor’ arraigned for fraud by EFCC

The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, has disowned Charles Jide-Oni, the fraud suspect who claims to be a ‘professor’ at the institution.
Kidnap Victim

Ondo university professor kidnapped in Edo

Professor Gideon Okedayo of the department of Mathematical Science at the Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH), Okitipupa, has been kidnapped.g
Cross River Deputy Governor, Prof. Ivara Esu

Science, tech inefficiency hampering Africa’s growth – Cross River deputy governor

The Deputy Governor of Cross River State, Professor Ivara Ejemut Esu, has disclosed that Africa’s industrial growth is being hampered by poor science and technological innovations.

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Club Brugge coach backs Nigerian U23 ace to end goal drought

Club Brugge coach Philippe Clement has back Nigerian U23 striker David Okereke to end goal drought when they face Anderlecht at Jan Breydel Stadium on Sunday.

Federal government trains farmers on ginger production

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Extension Department, has trained 10 extension workers on ginger production.
British-Nigerian rapper David Orobosa Omoregie, popularly known as Dave, has won the 2019 Mercury Prize for his album Psychodrama. The award has a cash prize of £25,000.

British-Nigerian rapper wins £25,000 Mercury Prize

British-Nigerian rapper David Orobosa Omoregie, popularly known as Dave, has won the 2019 Mercury Prize for his album Psychodrama. The award has a cash prize of £25,000.
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ASUP chair, four others kidnapped

The Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igbo-Ora, Mr. Opadijo Olujide, along with Secretary of the Union, Gbenga Alayande, and three others have been kidnapped.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has vowed to bring to reality in the state, the vision of the acclaimed winner of the June 12 , 1993 Presidential election, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola.

Ogun governor suspends N3,700 PTA fee

Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, at his swearing-in ceremony, promised to improve the standard of education in the state and on Friday, the governor has suspended with immediate effect payment of N3 700 as PTA fee inherited by the past administration.