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Following the listing of Bauchi among high-risk states for the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Governor Bala Mohammed has said that he would welcome a federal lockdown if it becomes necessary.
The Bauchi State Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has warned residents of Bauchi state to adhere strictly to protocols of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for Coronavirus, saying that the pandemic is not yet over.
All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has congratulated Alhaji Kashim Ibrahim-Imam over his appointment as Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND).
The administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Tertiary Education Trust (TET) Fund, has donated some food items to four major church groups in Enugu State, for onward distribution to their vulnerable and poor members.
The federal government has disclosed that researchers in the country’s universities are working on vaccine and cure for COVID-19.
The Nigerian Union of Allied Health Professionals, NUAHP, on Wednesday, demanded life insurance scheme and immediate payment of N100, 000 special coronavirus allowances to all health workers at the frontline of the war against the disease as presently done to other health workers globally.
The Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, Prof. Elias Bogoro, yesterday, disclosed that a total of N10 billion meant for high impact projects in selected tertiary institutions has been mopped up.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Senate President Dr Ahmad Lawan, urging him to use his leadership position to “ensure that the bill that would allow ‘repentant Boko Haram terrorists’ opportunities to access public funds to enjoy foreign education is immediately dropped, and to sponsor bills that would ensure access to justice and reparation for the victims of Boko Haram terrorist group.”
A bill for the establishment of the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, Kano as a degree awarding institution on Wednesday, passed second reading in the Senate.
The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has suspended sponsorship of conference attendance for Nigerian lecturers over allegations of fraudulent practices by many the beneficiaries.
The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, has tasked researchers in the academic community to end the myriad of problems confronting Nigeria through research.
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.
President Muhammadu Buhari saturday declared that any opposition to the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System IPPIS would be viewed as economic sabotage.
The president, who was represented by Prof. Hafiz Abubakar of National Universities Commission (NUC), noted that the over a decade of insecurity in the state has drastically reduced following the peace and reconciliation initiative of the governor.
No fewer than 21 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have dismissed calls for the investigation of Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust fund (TETFUND), Professor Suleiman Bogoro, describing it as, “diversionary plot to derail crusade for transparency”.
The National Association of University Students (NAUS), has accused the Prof Suleiman Bogoro led Tertiary Education Trust fund (TETfund) of mismanaging a whooping sum of N208 billion allotted to the body to execute special projects in public universities across the nation, in 2019.
The Federal Government has admonished governing councils and managements of the nation’s universities to formulate policies and regulations that would guard against unethical academic activities, sexual harassment as well as establishing a code of ethics for staff.
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.
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), Comandant Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham, reaffirmed the academy’s commitment to turn out the best officers for the Nigerian Armed Forces.
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.
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.
Almost 300,000 people have signed a petition on Change.Org against the release of an upcoming movie titled, ‘Habit’, starring Paris Jackson, the daughter of the late pop icon, Michael Jackson.
The Government of Ogun State has announced that one Coronavirus death has been recorded in the state.
The 20-member cabinet in Africa’s last absolute kingdom of Eswatini has been ordered into isolation after one minister contracted coronavirus, the government said on Saturday.
The Akinrogun of Meiran land, Chief Joseph Ayodele, whom the Ogun State Police Command claimed to be the leader of a land-grabbing gang, has refuted the claim.
Overland Airways on Monday announced the resumption of its flight services with effect from July 15, 2020, following the lifting of the Federal Government’s suspension of flight operations in the country imposed as part of efforts to contain the spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.