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Ebonyi State University sacks 63 lecturers

The management of Ebonyi State University (EBSU) on Thursday said it has sacked 63 lecturers for various offences including sexual harassment.
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Turkey academic jailed after raids on professors and activists

A court in Turkey has jailed pending trial an Istanbul academic following raids on professors and activists deemed to have links to a jailed prominent financier of civil society activities.

Kayode Fayemi: University professors earn more than me as governor

Governor Kayode Fayemi has lambasted Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) for embarking on its ongoing strike action describing it as unnecessary.
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Aliko Dangote to link Kano varsity to national grid

The richest man in Africa, Alhaji Aliko Dangote is to link the Kano University of Science and Technology (KUST) Wudil to national grid as part of effort to enhance power supply in the institution.

Aliko Dangote hires 15 foreign professors for Kano university

The Chancellor, Kano state University of Science and Technology (KUST), Wudil, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has given the approval for the recruitment of 15 foreign Professors into the university.

University of Ilorin promotes 1,019 staff

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, has approved the promotion of 1,019 members of staff of the university.

Oye-Ekiti university vice-chancellor faults ASUU over alleged pension fraud claims, others

Vice Chancellor of Federal University of Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Prof. Kayode Soremekun, has urged unions to be thorough in their investigations before raising accusations that would dent the image of the university’s system.
Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang died on Friday at the age of 61 after a serious illness, Vietnam News Agency reported.

Vietnam’s Tran Dai Quang passes on at 61

In office as president since April 2016 after more than four decades at the powerful Ministry of Public Security, Quang had a reputation as a tough leader with little tolerance for dissent.

Kaduna professors endorse Senator Laah, caution PDP against taking voters for granted

Sen. Danjuma Laah’s bid for a second term received a massive boost on Sunday with professors from his Kaduna South constituency endorsing him for a fresh tenure.
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Report hints at 900 000 ghost-voters in Zim election

With less than two weeks to go until Zimbabweans head to the polls, a further analysis of the voter's roll has shown that as many as 900 000 records may have been tampered with, to influence the results, according to a report by TeamPachedu.
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Dons hail World Cup champion France

Two Associate Professors at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) on Monday congratulated France for emerging winners of the World Cup in Russia.

Forensic auditors offer to assist federal government in anti-corruption war

The Chartered Institute of Forensic and Investigative Auditors in Nigeria, CIFIA, has offered to assist the Federal Government in the ongoing anti-corruption war.

FUT Minna announces promotion of 5 professors, 19 associate professors

The authorities of the Federal University of Technology, Minna, on Monday announced the promotion of five professors and 19 associate professors in the institution.

Professor Onyido: Nigerian universities churning out “internet professors”

Former Vice Chancellor of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Prof. Ikenna Onyido, on Monday blamed the drastic drop in the quality in Nigerian universities on lazy Professors, who he described as “internet professors.”

Doyin Okupe: Elections from 1959 to date were rigged

Dr. Doyin Okupe, former aide to Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, on Monday said that elections in Nigeria from 1959 to 2015 were rigged by all the political parties involved.

University of Lagos holds convocation in May

The convocation ceremony of the University of Lagos has been re-scheduled to hold from May 8 to May 11.

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Perhaps in the long run, the most remarkable legacy of the Nigerian leader known as Olusegun Obasanjo would be his personal example, in terms of the manner in which he continues to creatively reinvent himself and the Renaissance quality and force of his achievements.

Can APC make all Nigerians equal?

According to Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) would not in the name of restructuring attempt to make everyone equal.

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Ali Ndume urges colleagues not to boycott 2019 budget presentation

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VP debate: APC’s foreign policy will remain economy, security – Yemi Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday, said that the foreign policy of the All Progressives Congress would remain the economy and security.
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Ivory Coast’s opposition chief Henri Bedie seeks alliance for election

The head of Ivory Coast's main opposition party, Henri Konan Bedie, has announced that ousted president Laurent Gbagbo would back a party alliance to fight the next presidential election.