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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 extends registration deadline for 2020/2021 session

The management of the University of Ibadan on Friday announced the extension of the deadline set for the 2020/2021 session until April 30.
AfBA’s President, Mr. Hannibal Uwaifo, who made the call in a World Press Conference in Lagos, said the continued detention of Saab since June 2020 for possible extradition to the United States, violated settled global diplomatic virtues and statutes, as contained in the Vienna Convention.

AfBA restates commitment to rule of law in Africa

The African Bar Association, AfBA has restated its commitment to upholding the rule of law in Africa saying that the continent cannot progress if some countries continue to disregard the judgment of regional courts.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the renewal of the appointment of Mr. Alexander Ayoola Okoh as the Director-General, Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) for a second term of four years in accordance with the provision of Section 17 (1)(a) and (2)(a) of the Public Enterprise (Privatization & Commercialization) Act, 1999.

BPE chief sets 6-point agenda

The newly re-appointed Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr. Alex A. Okoh has set up a 6-point agenda to chart the course of his administration in the next four years.
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 set to commence Post-UTME screening April 6

This is contained in a statement issued in Ibadan on Friday by Mr Olatunji Oladejo, the University Director, Directorate of Public Communications, on behalf of the Registrar, Mrs Olubumi Faluyi.

Court adjourns ‘Dantata Success’ N2 billion fraud case

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has adjourned to April 15, 2021 the case between the Federal Government of Nigeria and Dantata Success and Profitable Company and four others.
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Nigeria to concession Lagos TBS, trade fair complex, others

The Nigerian government says it is set to concession the Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos International Trade Fair Complex, and the Calabar and Kano Special Economic Zones.
Nigeria’s billionaire, Bolu Akin-Olugbade, has passed on.

Ogun government mourns billionaire businessman Bolu Akin-Olugbade

The Ogun State Government has described the death of billionaire businessman, Bolu Akin-Olugbade, as a major loss.
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BPE: N14 billion PHCN privatisation proceeds not diverted

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has refuted reports that it diverted N14 billion from the proceeds of the privatisation of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN).
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

APC chieftain endorses Ekiti governor for 2023 presidency

The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has been endorsed to contest for president in 2023 by the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ekiti State.
Western Nigerian Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.

Crime rate grows as Amotekun battles funding, others

South-West Security Network, popularly known as Operation Amotekun, is battling with problems of funding and equipment in Ondo and Ekiti states, where it has commenced activities.

BPE denies diverting N2.5 billion from PHCN to acquire property

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), says its officials did not divert N2.5 billion from Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) to buy property in Aso Savings and Loans (ASL).
1. At least 27 police stations were incinerated last week in Lagos, after violence erupted across the commercial hub as a fallout of the military shooting of unarmed protesters in Lekki.

#EndSARS: CRAN commiserates with NPF/civilians over attack

The Crime Reporters Association of Nigeria (CRAN), a body of journalists covering the security beat nationwide, has commiserated with the Inspector-General of Police Mr Mohammed Adamu, the entire Nigeria Police Force and Nigerians on their loss during the EndSARS protest.
Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

Striking doctors replaced with volunteers at isolation centre

The Ogun State Government has replaced the striking doctors working at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital COVID-19 Isolation Centre, with volunteer doctors.

Tariff hike: NERC’s silence won’t stop implementation July 1 – DISCOs

The Electricity Distribution Companies, DISCOs, said yesterday that they have resolved to continue with the implementation of the upward review of the electricity tariff slated to take off on July 1, 2020, despite unusual silence from the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, over the issue.

BPE targets 1,200 FCT households for coronavirus palliatives

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has commenced the distribution of palliatives to households in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to cushion the harsh impact of COVID-19 pandemic among the vulnerable.
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Ghanaian government begs Nigeria over border closure

The Ghanaian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Charles Owiredu, yesterday, met with the Minister of State, Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Zubairu Dada, over the continuous closure of the nation’s borders.

Federal government urged to consider sale of public enterprises to fund 2020 budget

The Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr. Alex Okoh, has advised the federal government to consider the privatisation of federal government-owned enterprises to fund the N10.33 trillion 2020 budget, which has a total deficit of N2.28 trillion.
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Governor Abiodun appoints Kunle Somorin as chief press secretary

The Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, has appointed Sunday, Olakunle Somorin, as his Chief Press Secretary.

BPE cautions ex-PHCN staff over purported verification exercise

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), says it is not conducting another verification exercise for the defunct staff of Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) as is being circulated in some quarters.
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Federal government to divest 60% stake in Bank of Agriculture

In the bid to restructure the Bank of Agriculture (BOA) for efficiency, the Federal Government has moved to divest 60 per cent of its stakes in the bank.

BPE receives five bids for Yola DisCo, Afam GenCo

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has received five bids and proposals for the acquisition of the Yola Electricity Distribution Company (YEDC) and Afam Electricity Generation Company (Afam Power Plc & Afam Three Fast Power Limited) by prospective core-investors.

BPE to address challenges of privatised enterprises

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has inaugurated four committees to come up with a mechanism for addressing the complexities and challenges hindering the growth and development of some privatised enterprises in the country, which were taken over by core investors over 10 years ago.

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Zamfara: Group raises alarm over high rate of rape, sexual assaults

Worried by the high rate of rape in Zamfara State, a civil society organization (CSO) known as Human Rights Defender and Advocacy Center is seriously mounting pressure on the State Government to establish a commission that can address the cases of rape in the state.
Phil Foden is a “magician” and the natural heir to David Silva at Manchester City, says Pep Guardiola, with any suitors warned that €500 million (£450m-$550m) would not be enough to land the teenage midfielder.

Manchester City ready to hand new £100,000-a-week deal to Phil Foden

The Mirror says City are believed to be preparing a new contract offer for Foden as the club look to reward the midfielder for his influential performances.
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 extends registration deadline for 2020/2021 session

The management of the University of Ibadan on Friday announced the extension of the deadline set for the 2020/2021 session until April 30.
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel suffered the first defeat of his reign as struggling West Bromwich Albion took advantage of Thiago Silva's red card to earn a stunning 5-2 win on Saturday.

Thomas Tuchel: Chelsea squad could have a say on summer transfers

“I spoke to a conductor in Germany and he told me that once in his orchestra he had to find a new musician,” Tuchel said, according to the Star. “He picks three maybe that he likes as a replacement, but the final decision is made through the orchestra. We had a long discussion about this.

2023: Group charges North-central politicians to wake up before it is too late

Ahead of 2023 presidential election, North Central politicians have been charged to wake up before it is too late.

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JUSUN strike stalls ‘kidnap kingpin’ Evans trial – lawyer

Mr Victor Okpara, the defence counsel of Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans has said the ongoing strike by the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has stalled the trial of his client.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday commended the early response of the military and the Kaduna State Government towards the rescue of 180 students and eight staff members of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, in Igabi LGA.

President Buhari appoints new DTCA, NIIA chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Ambassador Rabiu Dagari as Director-General of the Directorate of Technical Cooperation in Africa (DTCA).
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has assured the people of the state that the forthcoming local government election will be free and fair.

Ogun governor: Our council chairmen will be elected, not selected

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has assured the people of the state that the forthcoming local government election will be free and fair.
View of the first shot during a gun salute to mark the death of Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, at Cardiff Castle, in Cardiff, Wales, Britain April 10, 2021. REUTERS-Rebecca Naden

Artillery guns fire across UK in solemn tribute to Prince Philip

Gun salutes were fired across Britain on Saturday to mark the death of Prince Philip as tributes flooded in for a man who was a pillar of strength for Queen Elizabeth during her record-breaking reign.
The Ondo State Government said it would distribute special variety of maize seeds as a palliative to farmers in the state, to help mitigate hunger after the Coronavirus pandemic.

Agribusiness: NASC warns against sale of fake seeds to farmers

The National Agricultural Seeds Council, NASC, warned against the sale of fake seeds to farmers as farming activities commence across the country.