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Court affirms dismissal of Kwara university lecturer for sexual harassment

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, affirmed the dismissal of Mr Anthony Corsy as the Kwara State University’s principal technologist over gross misconduct of cult membership and sexual harassment.

Federal university to honours Kebbi governor’s wife father with special posthumous award

The Federal University Gusau, Zamfara State, will confer a Special Posthumous award on the late Alhaji Umaru Aliyu Shinkafi, father of the wife of Kebbi State Governor, Dr. Zainab Shinkafi Bagudu.

Group threatens to sue Auchi polytechnic, issues 14 days ultimatum

A civil society organisation, the Civil Empowerment and Rule of Law Support Initiative (CERLSI), has threatened to institute legal actions against the Management of Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi if they fail to repeal the decision to revoke admission of new students of the institution.
The Plateau State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Hon. Dan Manjang, has encouraged Berom students at home and abroad to channel their energies towards promoting peaceful coexistence in Plateau and Nigeria.

Plateau commissioner urges Berom students to promote peaceful coexistence

The Plateau State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Hon. Dan Manjang, has encouraged Berom students at home and abroad to channel their energies towards promoting peaceful coexistence in Plateau and Nigeria.

Three Nigerians emerge winners of Russia nuclear research in Africa

Russia’s state-run nuclear energy corporation, ROSATOM, says it has acquainted three Nigerian youths with its leading institutions for nuclear research.
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Plateau earmarks N6.6 million for students’ scholarship

Plateau State government has earmarked the sum of six hundred and six million, seven hundred and seventy thousand naira (N606, 770, 000.00) for the payment of scholarship allowances to students studying within and outside the country.

Police: We’ll rescue abducted Kaduna seminarians

The Commissioner of Police in Kaduna State, Umar Muri, has visited the Good Shepherd Major Seminary, Kaduna where four students were abducted and assured that the police would secure their release.

Gunmen invade Catholic seminary in Kaduna, abduct four students

Some gunmen broke into the Catholic Good Shepherds Seminary in Kakau, Chikun local government area of Kaduna state, in the early hours of Thursday, abducting four students.

Gunmen abduct seminarians in Kaduna

The victims were reportedly abducted when the gunmen stormed the Good Shepherd Catholic Major Seminary in Kakau, along Kaduna-Abuja road on Wednesday night.

Ondo university set for social media festival

All hands are on deck at the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State to organise a first of its kind Social Media Gathering, together creative minds and students in and outside the state.
The death toll from an airstrike that slammed into a military academy in Libya's capital climbed to at least 30 people, most of them students, health authorities said Sunday.

Death toll from airstrike in Libya climbs to 30

The death toll from an airstrike that slammed into a military academy in Libya's capital climbed to at least 30 people, most of them students, health authorities said Sunday.
Five people, including a pastor died in an attack on a church in Burkina Faso, security and local sources said Monday in a country which has seen a surge in killings blamed on jihadists.

Fourteen students killed in northwestern Burkina Faso

Fourteen students died on Saturday morning in Toeni, Sourou province, in northwestern Burkina Faso when the bus transporting them jumped on a mine, Xinhua learned from a security source.
Newly admitted students of the First Technical University, Ibadan, have been advised to make good use of the opportunities available to them and to equally make good use of the skills to be acquired as students of the University.

New Tech-U students urged on skill acquisition

Newly admitted students of the First Technical University, Ibadan, have been urged to acquire skills that would make them utilise opportunities that would come their way.

Amnesty students protest non-payment of allowances

Niger Delta youths, who were enrolled for free education in various Nigerian universities under the amnesty programme, have protested the non-payment of their monthly upkeep and textbook allowances.
Newly admitted students of the First Technical University, Ibadan, have been advised to make good use of the opportunities available to them and to equally make good use of the skills to be acquired as students of the University.

New Tech-U students charged to combine knowledge, skills

Newly admitted students of the First Technical University, Ibadan, have been advised to make good use of the opportunities available to them and to equally make good use of the skills to be acquired as students of the University.

Unilorin introduces e-register to stem students’ absenteeism

The Faculty of Clinical Sciences, University of Ilorin, has introduced electronic attendance registration for students at lecture rooms and clinical activities.
Indian PM Narendra Modi has said his decision to strip Indian-administered Kashmir of its special status will restore the region to its “past glory”.

Netizens accuse Indian premier of using citizenship law to divide country

India’s controversial Citizenship Act has triggered widespread protests across the country, with thousands of people including students and Bollywood personalities taking to the streets.
In 2013, Junaid Hafeez was accused by students at the university where he taught of making blasphemous Facebook posts. Insulting Islam’s Prophet Mohammad carries a mandatory death penalty in Pakistan, which is about 95% Muslim.

Pakistan court hands down death sentence to scholar accused of blasphemy

A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Saturday sentenced a liberal scholar and former university lecturer to death on blasphemy charges.

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Senate deputy minority leader endorses Amotekun

Sen. Emmanuel Bwacha, representing Taraba South Senatorial District and Senate Deputy Minority Leader, on Sunday, voiced his endorsement of ‘Operation Amotekun’ recently launched by governors in South-West zone.
Mrs Marian Onuoha, aka Mama Sure P, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of rerun election for the Isiala Mbano-Okigwe-Onuimo Federal Constituency seat conducted by the INEC on Saturday.

APC, AA win Imo rerun elections

Mrs Marian Onuoha, aka Mama Sure P, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of rerun election for the Isiala Mbano/Okigwe/Onuimo Federal Constituency seat conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Saturday.
Lagos State Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Ahmed Kabiru Abdullahi

Lagos government arrests 14 illegal sand dredgers in Banana Island

The Lagos State Government has arrested 14 illegal sand dredgers on the shoreline of Ikoyi-Lekki axis in Banana Island during a compliance enforcement exercise.
Nigerian professional football league side Akwa United has completed the signing of Chan Eagles defender Olisa Ndah.

Akwa United sign defender Olisa Ndah from Remo Stars

Nigerian professional football league side Akwa United has completed the signing of Chan Eagles defender Olisa Ndah.
Two second-half goals from Osimaga Duke and Spencer Bassey gave Dakkada FC a comfortable 2-0 win over Jigawa Golden Stars in a Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Matchday 17 game decided on Saturday.

Dakkada thrash Jigawa Golden Stars to move fourth on NPFL table

Dakkada football club scored twice in the second half to beat Jigawa Golden Stars in the matchday 17 of the Nigeria professional football league game played at the Nest of Champions in Uyo on Saturday.