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Maritime workers get Port Harcourt operational sector

The Maritime workers Union in Rivers State has inaugurated a new operational sector, ‘The Town Branch’, of Seamen/Maritime workers Union of Nigeria in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

World Food Day: Expert advocates increased funding in agriculture

Prof. Veronica Obatolu, the Executive Director, Institute of Agricultural Research and Training Ibadan, has called for Federal Government’s increased investment in agriculture to create jobs for youths in the country.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti set to begin payment of N30,000 new minimum wage – governor

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has announced his readiness to begin the payment of N30, 000 new minimum wages to workers in the state from October 2019.

LASTMA vows to monitor, sanction erring officers

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) on Friday vowed to sanction erring officers of the authority following series of complaints from the motoring public.
Prof. Alexander Kure, Provost of Kaduna State College of Education, Gidan Waya, says the institution produces more than 75 per cent of teachers in the state.

World Teachers’ Day: Provost blames teachers’ truancy on lack of appreciation

Prof. Alexander Kure, Provost, Kaduna State College of Education, has identified lack of appreciation from parents, as a reason for truancy in the teaching profession.

UniJos to start physiotherapy, radiography programmes – provost

Prof. Simon Yiltok, Provost, College of Health Sciences, University of Jos, says the college is considering starting two new programmes – physiotherapy and radiography.
Following the intervention of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, the full accreditation status of the School of Nursing Sciences of the College of Medical Sciences of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria has been restored.

Speaker Gbajabiamila ends accreditation rift between ABU, NMCN

Following the intervention of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, the full accreditation status of the School of Nursing Sciences of the College of Medical Sciences of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria has been restored.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor appoints new college provost

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has approved the appointment of Prof. Victor Olufemi Adeoluwa, as the Provost, College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti.
Ogun State College of Health Technology, (OGSCOHTECH), Ilese-Ijebu

ASUP dissociates self from petition against Ogun college provost

Omo’oba Orun made this known at a meeting with academic staff members of the college held at the Ilese-Ijebu campus, where he stressed that the act of illegality had heightened tension in the institution.
Prof. Folasade Ogunsola, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Development Services, University of Lagos, says more than 600 million people in Africa lack access to electricity.

600 million people lack access to electricity in Africa – Unilag deputy vice-chancellor

Prof. Folasade Ogunsola, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Development Services, University of Lagos, says more than 600 million people in Africa lack access to electricity.
Kidnap Victim

Police: Kidnapped college provost regains freedom in Benue

The Police Command in Benue on Friday said the kidnapped Provost of College of Education, Katsina Ala, Mr Tsavwua Gborigyo, has regained freedom.
Kidnap Victim

Benue college provost kidnapped

Benue Police Command said, yesterday, that gunmen have kidnapped the Provost, College of Education, Katsina-Ala, Mr. Tsavwua Gborigyo.

Federal government allocates N100 billion for research in tertiary institutions

The Provost of Adeyemi College of Education in Ondo, Dr. Samuel Akintunde, has said the Federal Government had allocated N100 billion to boost research activities in tertiary institutions across the country.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has said that construction work on the Gusau Airport project would commence this month.

Zamfara governor sacks council secretaries, heads of tertiary institutions

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara on Wednesday sacked all the 14 local government secretaries in the state and approved their replacements.

68 Lautech-trained doctors inducted into medical profession

Sixty-eight newly qualified medical doctors of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Oyo State were inducted into the medical profession at the weekend.
University of Jos | UNIJOS

86 Unijos graduates inducted as laboratory scientists

Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) on Friday inducted 86 graduates of University of Jos (UniJos) to practise as laboratory scientists.

JAMB approves cut-off marks for 2019/2020 admission

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has approved cut-off marks for 2019/2020 admission into tertiary institutions in the country.
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.

US-based Imo indigenes offer to partner with Governor Ihedioha

The Mbano National Assembly (MNA), USA, has expressed its readiness to partner with the Gov. Emeka Ihedioha administration for the development of Imo.

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Williams Troost-Ekong: I’m enjoying the competition in Super Eagles camp

Udinese defender William Troost-Ekong says he is enjoying the competition in the Super Eagles camp, ahead of other challenges in his club.

Police recruitment: Court adjourns for PSC to respond to AGF’s application

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, adjourned till November 20 for the Police Service Commission to respond to the Attorney-General of the Federation’s counter-affidavit in a suit to stop the recruitment of 10, 000 police officers.
Russia's Embassy to Washington says it has lodged a formal diplomatic protest after Israel extradited a Russian national to the United States, where he is suspected of stealing more than $20 million from U.S. consumers through credit card fraud.

Moscow accuses US of ‘hunting’ Russians after Israel extradites suspect

Russia's Embassy to Washington says it has lodged a formal diplomatic protest after Israel extradited a Russian national to the United States, where he is suspected of stealing more than $20 million from U.S. consumers through credit card fraud.
Evo Morales, who resigned as Bolivia’s president Sunday after losing the support of the army and police, has said there is now a warrant for his arrest.

Evo Morales’s topsy-turvy flight into exile

Bolivian ex-president Evo Morales jetted off to exile in Mexico Tuesday in a bizarre flight full of detours that traced the shifting political map of a Latin America racked by crises.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, held that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was wrong to have excluded candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mrs Natasha Akpoti, in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.

Kogi guber: APC accuses SDP candidate of faking attack on her

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State has accused the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Natasha Akpoti, of faking the reported attack on her on Tuesday in Lokoja.