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Former Enugu SSG Samson Ukpabi passes on

A former Secretary to Enugu State Government and former Rector Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna Prof Samson Ukpabi is dead.

NBA pushes for virtual court proceedings in Kaduna

The Zaria Branch of Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has called for the introduction of Virtual Court Proceedings to enhance speedy trial of cases in the Kaduna State.

Provost: Kwara college uncovers 2,000 fake certificates

The authorities of the Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin have discovered about 2,000 fake National Certificate of Education purportedly issued in the name of the institution.
The Senate of University of Port Harcourt (UniPort) has expelled eight students over alleged misconduct bordering on plagiarism, extortion and examination malpractices.

UNIPORT directs compulsory use of face masks on campus

The management of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT), Rivers State, has directed compulsory use of face masks on its campuses to curtail spread of COVID-19 in the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Anambra college seeks Police, DSS support

To strengthen the security framework in Federal College of Education (Technical) Umunze, Anambra State, the Provost, Dr Tessy Okoli, has solicited the support of security agencies in the state.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa making a State broadcast on Delta’s preparations against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Delta governor appoints Israel Imide as college provost

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has approved the appointment of Dr Israel Imide as the Provost, College of Education, Mosogar, for a single tenure of five years with effect from May 21.
The Chief Medical Director of the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Prof. Jesse Otegbayo, says privatisation of government-owned teaching hospitals will take quality and affordable healthcare out of the reach of many Nigerians.

UCH chief tests negative, days after testing positive for coronavirus

After eight days of isolation and treatment, the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Prof. Jesse Otegbayo, has tested negative for COVID-19.
Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education

AOCOED, unions on war path over bursar, registrar

The last may not have been heard over the lingering crisis between the management of Adeniran Ogunsaya College of Education, Ijanikin and the labour unions in the institutions over the continued stay in office of the bursar and registrar.
Provost, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Prof Emiola Olapade-Olaopa, has declared that social distancing is a grossly insufficient measure in curbing the spread of the Covid-19 epidemic.

Social distancing grossly insufficient – College provost

Provost, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Prof Emiola Olapade-Olaopa, has declared that social distancing is a grossly insufficient measure in curbing the spread of the Covid-19 epidemic.

Oyo NUJ raises alarm as UCH chief, three top officials test positive for coronavirus

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Oyo State council, on Sunday, appealed to the Federal Government to save the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan by providing it with enough funds to tackle Coronavirus.
The Central Student Disciplinary Committee, CSDC, of the University of Ibadan, UI, has meted various punishments to 22 erring students of different departments.

University of Ibadan college of medicine provost, deputy test positive for coronavirus

The provost and deputy provost of the University of Ibadan’s College of Medicine, Professors Oluwabunmi Olapade-Olaopa and Obafunke Denloye respectively have tested positive for coronavirus.
The University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka has offered employment to no fewer than 100 graduates of the university, who made first class in various fields of studies in the university.

University of Lagos medical college inducts 65 laboratory scientists

The Provost, College of Medicine, University Of Lagos, CMUL, Prof Afolabi Lesi, has urged the 65 newly inducted medical laboratory scientists to always strive for excellence.
Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education

Unions call for probe of Lagos college principal officers

Four labour unions at Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education (AOCOED), Ijanikin, have called on Lagos State Government to probe allegations of misappropriation of funds against some principal officers of the institution.

Less than 4,000 physiotherapists in Nigeria

Despite rising cases of stroke and other aging-related diseases, less than 4,000 physiotherapists are serving 200 million Nigerians.

Nigeria urged to restore teachers’ dignity

Prof. Faruk Haruna, Provost, Federal College of Education Kontagora, Niger, has appealed to government to provide sufficient welfare package and incentives for teachers towards restoring their dignity in the country.
Gombe State Collage of Legal and Islamic Studies, Nafada, has matriculated 496 students for 2019-2020 academic session.

Gombe College of Legal Studies matriculates 496 students

Gombe State Collage of Legal and Islamic Studies, Nafada, has matriculated 496 students for 2019/2020 academic session.
The Registrar, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Prof. Segun Ajiboye, made this known in Ibadan on Wednesday while speaking with newsmen.

Nigeria begins nationwide crackdown on unlicensed teachers

The Federal Government is set to begin the enforcement and monitoring of compliance with its directive to ensure only qualified and professionals teach in both public and private schools.

Afe Babalola: Oil discovery in North will aid restructuring

The founder of the Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Aare Afe Babalola (SAN), has said the news of crude oil discovery in the North gladdens his heart, because such a discovery will hasten the restructuring of the country.

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The management of Gateway United FC have condoled with Enugu Rangers over the demise of their player Ifeanyi George who passed on on Sunday after a fatal accident in company of his colleagues.

Rangers retires Number 15 jersey in tribute to late Ifeanyi George

Nigeria professional football league side Rangers International FC have retired the club’s jersey number 15 in honor of their late striker, Ifeanyi George.
Super Eagles forward, Henry Onyekuru will be on the sidelines for the next two weeks after getting injured in training for French Ligue 1 side, Monaco.

Henry Onyekuru wants future Premier League move

Super Eagles forward Henry Onyekuru says he wants to play in the English Premier League at some point in his career.
The Enugu North Local Government Council of Enugu State has shut down the tomato section of Akwatta in Ogbete Main Market, Enugu, until further notice.

Agricultural economist laments astronomical rise in prices of food items

The Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists (NAAE) has expressed concern over astronomical rise in prices of food items across the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

FRSC enlightens NURTW on Coronavirus safety protocol in Kwara

The Kwara Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has called on the executives of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Kwara to ensure that members of the union adhere to the safety guidelines of COVID-19.
Member Representing Ajaokuta Federal Constituency, Idirissu Lawal, has called on the Federal Government to take urgent step towards the conduct of a reliable population census in the country for effective planning.

House of Reps asks federal government to rescind decision on cancellation of WASSCE

Committee on Basic Education and Services, Hon. Julius Ihonvbere, has warned the Federal Government to rescind its decision on the cancellation of this year’s West African Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).