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IPPIS: ASUU condemns federal government for spreading ‘fake news’

Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has condemned the Federal Government for allegedly spreading fake news in Nigeria, describing the federal government as the greatest promoter of fake news over its claim that it has enrolled over 39,000 lecturers on the controversial Integrated Personnel Payroll and Information System, IPPIS.
No fewer than 600 staffers have been pencilled down for disengagement at the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti.

Ekiti university to dismiss 600 workers over alleged irregular appointment

No fewer than 600 staffers have been pencilled down for disengagement at the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti.

Hike in fees: Ondo university gives loans to indigent students

In a bid to cushion the effect of upward review in fees at Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, AAUA, Ondo State, the school authorities recently gave loans to indigent students of the institution.
Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education

Professor Bilikis Idowu named new Lagos college provost

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the appointment of Prof. Bilikis Bidemi Idowu as the new Provost of the Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education (AOCOED), Otto-Ijanikin, Lagos.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has said that State government has scaled up its emergency preparedness against emerging infectious diseases through implementation of policies on bio-security and bio-banking.

Lagos to eradicate snail fever in seven councils

The Lagos State Government has commenced mass administration of drugs to control and also eradicate Schistomiasis (Snail Fever) in seven Local Government Areas where the disease has become endemic.
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

INEC: 55 party chairmen fault PDP’s call for Mahmood Yakubu’s resignation

A major crack in the opposition political parties in the country appeared Sunday, as 55 national chairmen of political parties kicked against the call by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, that the National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, should resign his position.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF worries over plight of girl-child in Northern Nigeria

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has again reiterated the need for all stakeholders especially in northern Nigeria to continue to partner with UNICEF to provide support for women and children by addressing their issues and ensuring gender equality in the society.

N30,000 minimum wage not sufficient to increase standard of living – professor

Phillip Alege, Professor of Economics at Covenant University, Ota in Ogun, has declared that contrary to expectations of workers in the country, the new minimum wage may not lead to an increase in the poor standard of living.
Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo is currently Special Adviser to The President on Niger Delta:Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP)

Charles Dokubo: We’re preparing ex-agitators for life after amnesty, oil

One of the targets that was vigorously pursued when the Federal Government proclaimed general amnesty for the rampaging Niger Delta militants, on June 25, 2009, was to ensure continuous flow of the black gold-oil- and uninterrupted inflow of cash into the nation’s treasury.

Human trafficking has reached alarming rate in Nigeria – ex-minister

A former Minister of Education in Nigeria, Professor Chinyere Obaji, has raised the alarm over high rate of trafficking in persons in Nigeria, noting many Nigerians are trafficked daily in the country.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

VP Osinbajo, Governor Oyetola, Generals Gowon, Abdulsalami task Nigerians on selfless service to humanity

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo; Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola; former Heads of State, General Yakubu Gowon and General Abdulsalami Abubakir, have charged Nigerians on selfless service to humanity, describing it as ultimate to national development and nation building.

25 Osun university workers protest suspension

Twenty five workers of Osun State University (UNIOSUN), who were recently suspended by the institution’s management, have taken their case to state governor, Adegboyega Oyetola.
Oluwafunmilayo Josephine Para-Mallam

Womanifesto 2019: Nigerian women encouraged to unite, fund female candidates during polls

Professor Funmi Para-Mallam, a member of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPSS, Kuru, has urged women to unite and fund female political candidates during elections.
A damaged building in Thumanë. Florion Goga-Reuters

Schools shut as powerful earthquake hits Greece

The mayor of the town of Kissamos announced Wednesday that all schools will remain closed after a powerful earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale hit the sea area between the islands of Kythera and Crete, in southern Greece.

2023: Northern leaders’re not God – Maxi Ukuta

Second Republic politician and former commissioner in old Anambra State, Chief Maxi Ukuta, has picked holes in comments of some northern leaders including Professor Ango Abdullahi that the presidency would remain in the North after President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Kogi west rerun: Stakeholders beg INEC to improve performance

As the Saturday’s Kogi West senatorial rerun draws near, stakeholders have urged the Independent Electoral Commission to improve its level of preparation and conduct in order to avoid a repeat of the “irregularities” that characterised the November 16 elections.

Kogi PDP women leader’s murder gets UN attention, condemnation

The killing of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Women Leader in Ochadamu, Ofu Local Government Area of Kogi State, Mrs Salome Abu, has gotten the attention of the United Nations.

IPPIS: ASUU sets up committee to ensure non-compliance

The University of Ibadan chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Monday, set up monitoring committee to ensure that none of its members enlist on the Integrated Payment and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).

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PDP urges Bode George to work with Lagos exco

The national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Chief Bode George and other disgruntled chieftains of the party in Lagos state to put aside their personal and parochial differences and work with the executive committee in the state chapter.
An unnamed Nigerian player has been sacked by his Slovenian club side after he admitted to impregnating the Club President’s daughter.

Nigerian player sacked by Slovenian club for impregnating president’s daughter

An unnamed Nigerian player has been sacked by his Slovenian club side after he admitted to impregnating the Club President’s daughter.

Air traffic engineers call for training on cyber security

Air traffic engineers in the country have called on aviation authorities to invest more in building capacity of members in the area of cyber security in order to forestall cyber-attacks on the Communication Navigation and Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) domain.
Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education

Adeniran Ogunsanya college to be upgraded to university – Lagos governor

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday said the state government owned Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education is to be upgraded to a University of Education.

Air Peace to commence flight operation to Ibadan

Onyeama explained that the recent Corporate Award of Excellence to the airline by University of Ibadan was in recognition of its unparalleled excellence in the delivery of safe and comfortable flights.