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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.

Don advocates overhauling of medical education in Nigeria

Prof. Olayinka Omigbodun, the newly appointed Provost, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan (UI) has stressed the need to overhaul Nigeria medical education to address challenges of inadequate funding and lack of facilities.
Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)

NDDC to pay scholars stranded abroad by the end of the week

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says it will pay the fees and stipends of scholars stranded abroad by the end of this week.
A man is silhouetted against the logo of the World Bank at the main venue for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank annual meeting in Tokyo. REUTERS-Kim Kyung-Hoon

World Bank approves $500 million credit for Nigerian girls’ education

The World Bank Board of Directors has approved $500 million credit from the International Development Association (IDA) for the Adolescent Girls Initiative for Learning and Empowerment (AGILE).
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Official: Kano spends over N8 billion on scholarships in five years

The Kano State Scholarship Board on Thursday said it had spent over N8 billion on scholarships for Kano indigenes studying at home and abroad in the last five years.

CLO wants Nigerian government to award scholarship to JAMB high score candidate

The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO), an NGO, has appealed to the Federal Government to introduce scholarships to the highest scoring candidate in the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB’s).
At least 120 Kenyan students from various universities in Sudan who are stranded following travel restrictions due to Covid-19 crisis could soon return home after Mvita MP Abdulswamad Nassir and well-wishers heeded to their cries to be evacuated.

Kenyan students stranded in Sudan to be evacuated

At least 120 Kenyan students from various universities in Sudan who are stranded following travel restrictions due to Covid-19 crisis could soon return home after Mvita MP Abdulswamad Nassir and well-wishers heeded to their cries to be evacuated.
A governorship aspirant in the just-concluded People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primaries in Bayelsa State, Mr Keniebi Okoko, has rallied support for the governorship candidate of the party, Senator Douye Diri, urging all party members to focus on the November 16 governorship election.

Former Bayelsa guber aspirant Keniebi Okoko dies in Lagos hospital

The entire Ijaw nation was thrown into mourning Wednesday, following the death of 42-year-old businessman, politician and philanthropist, Mr Keniebi Okoko, in a Lagos hospital after a failed surgery.

Lockdown: Enugu monarch-elect donates food to communities

The traditional ruler-elect of Ubogidi/Ozara proposed autonomous community in Nsukka local government area, Enugu state, Chief Samuel Asadu, has shared food items to households in Ubogidi/Ozara and Edem Ani communities to help them cushion the effects of the lockdown in the country due to dreaded coronavirus pandemic ravaging the world.
The Chairman of Chinese investors Association for Development and Promotion in Nigeria, Ronnie Liu, has accused the United States of sowing enmity in the minds of Nigerians and Africans against China.

Ronnie Liu: US propaganda hurting Africa-China friendship

The Chairman of Chinese investors Association for Development and Promotion in Nigeria, Ronnie Liu, has accused the United States of sowing enmity in the minds of Nigerians and Africans against China.

ASUU reacts to ‘diversion of research grants’ by Nigerian lecturers

ASUU was reacting to an allegation by the director of research and development at the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Salihu Bakari, that some lecturers in the country spend scholarships and grants to purchase houses and cars.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Governor Sule urges Fulani youths to shun crime

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has called on Fulani youths in the state to shun crimes such as kidnapping and armed robbery, which is fast giving the Fulani a bad name.g
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: Nigeria’s security forces underpaid, overstretched

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has again waded into the controversy surrounding the right of regions to establish internal security outfits, saying that they were necessary because the nation’s military and paramilitary forces are overstretched and underpaid.
The wife of Katsina State Governor, Hajiya Zakiyaya Masari, on Tuesday embarked on medical screening of 500 internally displaced persons in Kankiya, Kusada, Ingawa and Bindawa Local Government Areas.

Katsina governor’s wife commences medical screening of 500 IDPs

The wife of Katsina State Governor, Hajiya Zakiyaya Masari, on Tuesday embarked on medical screening of 500 internally displaced persons in Kankiya, Kusada, Ingawa and Bindawa Local Government Areas.

Business mogul renews call on oil multinationals to relocate headquarters to Niger Delta

Oil multinationals operating in the Niger Delta have been called upon for the umpteenth time to relocate their headquarters to the region.
National Mathematical Centre

Centre honours 69 students after mathematical sciences Olympiad competition

The National Mathematical Centre (NMC) on Thursday honoured 69 students of both junior and senior secondary schools with various awards for their outstanding performances in the 2018/2019 Nigeria National Olympiad competition.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Why we can’t all be appointed by governor – APC youth leader

The National Youth Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Sadiq Abubakar, has said no government anywhere can employ everyone including the youths, hence the need for the youths to take advantage of the various empowerment programs of the Federal Government to create more employment opportunities.
President Muhammadu Buhari and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, in Sochi, have agreed to put Nigeria-Russia relations on a fast track, and pursue the completion of partially completed and abandoned projects initiated by both countries..10

Russia-Africa summit: President Buhari, Vladimir Putin agree deal to strengthen relations — in pictures

President Muhammadu Buhari and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, in Sochi, have agreed to put Nigeria-Russia relations on a fast track, and pursue the completion of partially completed and abandoned projects initiated by both countries.
Mr Abhay Thakur, the High Commissioner of India to Nigeria, has said that Nigeria alone accounted for 20 per cent of India’s trade in Africa for the year 2018.

India trains 529 Nigerians

The Indian government has so far trained 529 Nigerians under the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) in the past three years.

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Kano Disco urges tenants to verify electricity bill before renting apartment

The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) on Tuesday urged potential tenants to always verify electricity bill status before renting apartments in Kano, Katsina and Jigawa States.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it has come up with solutions to reduce the waiting time of vessels berthing at Lagos terminals.

Nigerian seaports to commence 24-hour operation

Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, disclosed this on Tuesday in Lagos while briefing the media after the second edition of the monthly meeting of heads of maritime parastatals, held at the NIMASA headquarters.

China achieves progress in battle against cyber crimes – report

China said it has made headway in cracking down on illegal online businesses, said a report on the country’s cybersecurity in 2019.
Kaduna State Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed that a four-month-old child was among the 20 new coronavirus cases recorded in the state on Friday.

Kwara records eight new cases of coronavirus

Kwara has recorded eight new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as at 11.45p.m on Monday, Aug 10.

Obadiah Mailafia: Serving northern governor a Boko Haram leader

Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, says repentant terrorists revealed that a serving northern governor is a Boko Haram leader. Mailafia said this on ‘Morning Crossfire’ programme on Nigeria Info Abuja 95.1FM on Monday.