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The Non Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (NASU) and the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) on Friday called on the Federal Government to release the N30 billion earned allowances to Federal institutions.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sunday said that the fresh revelations in the European Union (EU) report has further vindicated the PDP and millions of Nigerians, in its position that the February 23 Presidential election was rigged to favour President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Some professors at the University of Lagos, Unilag, on Wednesday June 5, 2019 expressed confidence in the ability of Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, a Nigerian, who was elected as the 74th President of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.
The Kwara State University, KWASU, said one of its professors has won N21 million grant to develop a drone that will monitor oil theft and pipeline vandalism.
The 400-Bed Multi System Hospital owned by the Afe Babalola University (ABUAD), Ado Ekiti, has recorded a major breakthrough in open heart surgery.
The Federal government has been told to as a matter of urgency mop up illegal firearms that are in the hands of hoodlums in Kogi State before the November 16 governorship election.
The reinstated Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Suleiman Bogoro, has said most Nigerian professors are not capable of getting global grants for research because of poor research proposals.
The Southeast chapter of the Presidential Support Committee (PSC) and the South East Professionals have cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) against creating constitutional crisis by refusing to issue Certificate of Return to the Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, after being declared winner of the Imo West Senatorial election.
Sudanese protester Osman Sulaiman has taken to the streets of Khartoum chanting "overthrow, overthrow" almost daily since demonstrations erupted against President Omar al-Bashir's iron-fisted rule in December.
The Abia State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), on Monday, warned some Professors, who are serving as Returning Officers in the rescheduled general elections in the state, against being used to rig the forthcoming polls in favour of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has said that it’s nationwide strike which it embarked upon since December 12, 2018, was not targeted at sabotaging the government, and has nothing to do with the 2019 elections, but a struggle to get government live to it’s responsibility of resolving all it’s demands since 2017 that have clogged the progress of the Polytechnic sector.
The Edo State chapter of the National Conscience Party (NCP) is strategising to wrestle the Edo South Senatorial seat from those it said had been holding the people hostage in terms of representation.
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.
Governor Kayode Fayemi has lambasted Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) for embarking on its ongoing strike action describing it as unnecessary.
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.
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South African soldiers pulled out of gang-ridden suburbs of Cape Town on Friday after a brief show of force, leaving residents uncertain about what to expect next.
A Minna Magistrates’ Court, on Friday sentenced a labourer, Abubakar Mohammed, to 28 months in prison for indecently touching a woman while taking a ride in a tricycle.
The tall centre-back can also play in midfield and will be a good addition to the West Brom squad who will be looking to secure promotion to the English Premier League next season.
A witness called on Friday by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar stated that it was possible to access electronic server and alter date stored in it without the authority of the owner.
Former Nigeria international Jonathan Akpoborie said coach Gernot Rohr lacks the talent to lead the Super Eagles and does not deserve an all-expenses paid refresher training programme in Europe.
President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government has been lauded on its quest to grant autonomy to State Houses of Assembly.
Japan’s Bitpoint is the latest cryptocurrency exchange to be hit by a hack targeting its holdings; the exchange says around 3.5 billion yen ($32 million) of funds were stolen, with 2.5 billion yen of that belonging to customers.
Nigeria’s tax system is fraught with crippling challenges of weak enforcement, corruption, and outright evasion. This is costing the country losses amounting to billions of naira, both locally and internationally, said Oxfam, an international development organisation.
Enrique Cerezo claimed Atletico Madrid have evidence Barcelona had agreed to terms with Antoine Griezmann before his release clause dropped to €120million.
The National Teachers’ Institute (NTI) Kaduna has trained 149 head teachers and school administrators on academic leadership to enhance learning.