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University of Ibadan announces new professors

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, UI, Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka, on Thursday announced that 23 academic staff has been promoted to a substantive professorial cadre.
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NUC grants full accreditation to AE-FUNAI’s 26 academic programmes

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted full accreditation to 26 academic programmes of Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Ikwo in Ebonyi State.

Chris Danjuma: Super Falcons not under pressure, won’t bow twice to Banyana Banyana

Former Super Falcons coach Chris Danjuma says he expects the team’s psychologist will be busy in the build up to the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations final against South Africa on Saturday.
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Study confirms that lack of sleep intensifies anger

A new research from Iowa State University has confirmed a link between sleep loss and anger intensity.
John Allen Chau, an American missionary, was killed last week as he tried to spread Christianity to North Sentinel, a forbidden island in the Andaman Sea with a long history of repelling outsiders. Reuters

Sentinel Island: Police face-off with isolated tribe in missionary killing

Indian officers had a nervous long-distance face-off with the tribe who killed an American missionary, in their latest bid to locate his body on a remote island, police said Sunday.

IMSU lecturer arrested for allegedly defaulting ASUU strike

The ongoing industrial action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) may have claimed a victim in Imo State University (IMSU), according to a source from the citadel of learning.

Muhammadu Buhari ‘the dead’ and his body double

The notorious rumour in circulation on Nigerian streets sounds every bit like a citation from a James Hadley Chase. Chase had a pleasant notoriety with his crime fiction novels that hold you spellbound. With a gloating slide to it, the rumour is trending, with celebrated gusto, about the “death” of the man Nigerians elected into office in May, 2015.

Udom Emmanuel: Akwa Ibom’s coconut factory to create 1,500 jobs

Governor Udom Emmanuel has stated that the coconut factory built by his administration in Onna, will generate 1,500 direct jobs and thousands of indirect jobs.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 4, 2018 Judge Brett Kavanaugh looks on during his US Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing to be an Associate Justice on the US Supreme Court, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. A college professor went public for the first time on September 16, 2018 to accuse President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick of sexually assaulting her in the 1980s, prompting calls by opposition Democrats to postpone the nomination vote. Brendan SMIALOWSKI / AFP

US Senate to decide Brett Kavanaugh’s fate after FBI probe closes

U.S. senators are set to cast a procedural vote on Friday that could advance the life-long appointment of Brett Kavanaugh, accused of sexual misconduct to the country’s highest court.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 4, 2018 Judge Brett Kavanaugh looks on during his US Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing to be an Associate Justice on the US Supreme Court, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. A college professor went public for the first time on September 16, 2018 to accuse President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick of sexually assaulting her in the 1980s, prompting calls by opposition Democrats to postpone the nomination vote. Brendan SMIALOWSKI / AFP

Donald Trump attacks credibility of Brett Kavanaugh sex accuser

Donald Trump on Friday ditched his previous caution in the scandal threatening his Supreme Court nominee to attack the credibility of the woman accusing the would-be justice of sexual assault when they were teens.

APC chieftain lauds party for endorsing consensus in Ebonyi

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi, Chief Egwu Chima, has commended the party for endorsing consensus in the selection of the party’s flag bearers for the 2019 general elections.

Senator Makarfi: President Buhari still a problem for PDP in the North

A Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Senator Ahmed Makafi, has said the party must work on the psychology of voters in the northern part of the country to defeat the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and President Muhammadu Buhari, its likely candidate in the 2019 general elections.
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Study: Social bonding key cause of football violence

As World Cup fever sets in, a new study shows that social bonding and a desire to protect and defend other fans may be one of the main motivations not only for football hooliganism.

Study: Infants can track others’ mental states

A brain-imaging study has offered new support for the notion that infants can accurately track other people’s beliefs, and they have the ability to know other people’s mental states.

NITDA to develop viable curriculum for IT education

Dr Isa Pantami, the Director–General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), on Thursday said the agency was working on developing a viable curriculum for IT education at all levels.

Jupp Heynckes: Real Madrid’s rest is no advantage

Bayern Munich boss Jupp Heynckes does not believe that Real Madrid's lack of action at the weekend represents a big advantage for them ahead of their Champions League semi-final in midweek.

SMEDAN to train 52 inmates on entrepreneurial skills

The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) is set to equip 52 inmates with entrepreneurial skills toward improving their lives and the nation’s socio-economic state.

Study: Women wearing make-up less likely to be considered good leaders

Women wearing make-up are less likely to be considered strong leaders, according to a new study.

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Man jailed 15 years in Ekiti for manslaughter

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NAF to take delivery of battle aircraft

The Nigerian Air Force says it will take delivery of Augusta 109 power helicopter from Italy soon, to strengthen its arsenal for the fight against insurgency in the North-West.
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Stakeholders seek NJC intervention on violence during Rivers elections

Stakeholders in Rivers State on Tuesday has called on the National Judicial Commission (NJC) to ensure justice is meted out to perpetrators of violence during and after the 2019 general elections.

Election petitions: PCA Bulkachuwa threatens to deal with erring judges

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, on Wednesday warned that the court will not hesitate to deal decisively with any chairman or member of the Election Petitions Tribunal found wanting in the discharge of his or her duties.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: I’ll reclaim my mandate

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to reclaim his stolen mandate.