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Power outage disrupts Commonwealth Day events in Nigeria

The celebration of the 2020 Commonwealth Day was disrupted on Monday by a power outage at the Federal Ministry of Education in Abuja.

40 students of Nigerian Navy school get N9 million scholarship

The 1989 Alumni of the Nigerian Navy Secondary School Ojo in Lagos has awarded scholarship to 40 students of the school worth N9million.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate investigates delay in execution of N7.7 billion Kagara dam

The Senate has mandated its Committee on Water Resources to investigate the delay in the execution of Kagara dam in Niger State despite the receipt of funding to the tune of N7.7 billion from the Federal Government.
The United Nations (UN) is set to declare a decade of action from 2020 to assess the goals of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Nigeria.

VC: SDGs are blueprints to achieving better, sustainable future

The Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Birnin Kebbi, Prof. Bello Shehu, says Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the blueprints to achieving better and more sustainable future.

MTN Nigeria celebrates 18 years of operations, promises quality ICT

Leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) company, MTN Nigeria, on Thursday promised improved quality ICT offerings as it marked 18 years of its operations in Nigeria.
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Nigerian Navy university inaugurated, matriculates 231 students

The Admiralty University of Nigeria (ADUN), Ibusa, near Asaba was inaugurated on Friday by the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Ibok Ete-Ibas, with the first batch of 231 students matriculating.
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Lagos university produces historic 57 First Class at 23rd convocation

For the first time in its 35 years of existence, 57 Fist Class students will lead 14, 312 others at the Lagos State University (LASU) 23rd forthcoming convocation.

Nuclear energy workers begin indefinite strike Wednesday

Following the breakdown of negotiations with the Federal Government in their demand for better working conditions, workers of the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC) have declared an indefinite nationwide strike with effect from tomorrow Wednesday.

Vice-chancellor canvasses support for research in Nigerian universities

Professor Kayode Soremekun has sought for more commitment and support for research endeavours by university students, particularly at the post-graduate level.

NUT urges federal, states governments to allocate 15% of annual budget to education

The leadership of Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has called on the Federal and State Governments to ensure that at least 15 per cent of their annual budget is allocated to the education sector.

Kwara government announces commencement of 1,500 teachers recruitment

Sequel to the approval for the employment of 1,500 teachers by the Kwara State Government, the Kwara State Universal Basic Education Board has invited qualified candidates for written tests and oral interview.

NNPC disowns recruitment advert on social media

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation says the recruitment advertisement by the corporation currently trending on social media is false.

NNPC disowns recruitment advert, says not recruiting

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has disowned a recruitment advertisement currently trending in the social media.

Akwa Ibom promises to reward excellent corps members

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has promised to reward excellence among the corps members and provide the enabling environment for them to succeed during their service year.

MAPOLY: Females constitute 55% of matriculants for session – Commissioner

The Ogun State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Modupe Mujota, has asserted that the females represent 55% of students matriculated into Moshood Abiola Polytechnic for the 2017/2018 academic session.

2019: Cross River APC governorship aspirant declares, promises to build institutions

The race for Cross River State government house assumed a competitive twist during the week following the declaration of an All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirant, Tony Ushie, to give the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) a good run for the seat.

Senator Wamakko sponsors 52 students to Kwara universities

The newly elected Chairman of the Northern Senators Forum, Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, has sponsored 52 indigent students to two Universities in Kwara state.

We’ve won victory for public education – Governor el-Rufai

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna state has said the state had secured a major victory for public education, defeating an indefinite strike by the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) without recalling any of the sacked teachers.

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says 12 people have died in an accident on Sunday at Sawmill village along Mokwa -Makera road in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.

FRSC alerts motorists on imminent diversion on Lagos 3rd mainland bridge

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, says diversion and safety precaution are imminent, owing to the emergency rehabilitation on the third mainland bridge in Lagos.
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Former Ekiti governor wants Ibrahim Magu placed on watch list so he won’t flee

Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has asked security agencies in the country to place suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, on watch list.
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) says it has postponed the screening test for its 72 Regular Course schedule to hold on May 30, adding that a new date will be communicated.

NDA reaffirms commitment to turn out best officers

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Comandant Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham, reaffirmed the academy’s commitment to turn out the best officers for the Nigerian Armed Forces.
8. President Muhammadu Buhari presides over the weekly virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting, at the Council Chambers, State House, Abuja.

Aviation, education ministries, others make presentations at FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the seventh virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

NAWOJ: Houses without decent toilet facilities encourage raping of females

The chairperson of the Plateau Chapter of the Nigerian Association of Women Journalist (NAWOJ), Jennifer Yarima, has observed that women and girls living in houses without toilet facilities are more at risk of being raped.