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IITA unveils digital tools for agricultural transformation

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) on Friday unveiled digital tools that are helping to transform farming, improving yield and livelihoods of farmers.

Tribunal nullifies election of Osun PDP lawmaker, declares another inconclusive

The Election Petition Tribunal, sitting in Osogbo has nullified the election of Mr. Bamidele Salam, who represents Ede Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Osun tribunal declares election of another PDP lawmaker inconclusive

Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Osogbo, Osun State, has declared the State Assembly Election for Obokun State Constituency inconclusive.

Police arrest 22 suspected cultists in Abia

The Abia State Police has arrested suspected members of a secret cult group operating in Umuahia, the state capital, and its environs.
Professor Biodun Ogunyemi

Biodun Ogunyemi: Hold academics, not ASUU responsible for any electoral irregularities

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has absolved itself from any electoral irregularities associated with academics involved in elections in Nigeria.

ASUU urges federal government to release N25 billion approved for lecturers

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has urged the Federal Government to release the N25bn it approved for lecturers.
Ikenna Onyido

Don: Mediocres dominating our universities

Former Vice Chancellor of the Micheal Okpara University, Umudike, Prof Ikenna Onyido, on Friday expressed regrets over the dominance of mediocres in the nation’s university system.
The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has renamed its Postgraduate Hall after Senator Joseph Waku, the late Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of the institution, who died on February 3, 2019.

FUTA emerges best institution at national statistics competition

The Federal University of Technology (FUTA) has emerged best institution at the second edition of National Statistics Competition held in Kwali, Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Phone SMS is used for more than just text messaging in Africa

Nigerian farmers to obtain free advisory on cassava production via mobile phones

Nigerian farmers can now access extension and advisory services related to weed control, best planting practices and other aspects of cassava production on their cell phone free of charge, thanks to the African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI).
The Action Alliance (AA) Governorship candidate in Imo, Mr Uche Nwosu on Friday flagged off his campaign for the March 2, election with a pledge to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari.

Imo elections: INEC robbed me of victory – Uche Nwosu

The governorship candidate of the Action Alliance (AA) in the just-concluded gubernatorial election in Imo state, Uche Nwosu, has said that the declaration of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Emeka Ihedioha, as the governor-elect, did not meet the constitutional requirement and therefore unacceptable.

Imo elections: Governor Okorocha’s aide, PDP agent disrupt collation

The Special Adviser to Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State on Electoral Matters, Steve Asinobi, and his (governor’s) associate, Paschal Onwukaike, have violently disrupted the collation of the governorship election.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar wins Anambra with 524,738 votes

The Independent National Electoral Commission has announced the presidential election results in the 21 Local Government Areas of Anambra with Alhaji Atiku Abubakar polling 524, 738 votes.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Elections: Atiku Abubakar wins in Anambra

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has been declared the winner of the 2019 Presidential and National Assembly election in Anambra State by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

Elections: University dons working with APC to manipulate results – PDP

The Abia State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), on Monday, warned some Professors, who are serving as Returning Officers in the rescheduled general elections in the state, against being used to rig the forthcoming polls in favour of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Joseph Waku: I’m following my conscience to queue behind Samuel Ortom

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State, Sen. Joseph Waku, has queued behind Governor Samuel Ortom, insisting that he is the best man to govern Benue again come 2019.

Federal government to commercialise projects of best engineering undergraduates

Three Nigerian agencies will join hands to develop and commercialise the best engineering projects completed by undergraduates in the 2017/2018 academic session.
Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State

Michael Okpara university non-academic staff embark on work-to-rule

Members of the non-teaching staff of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike in Abia, on Monday began a one-week work-to-rule to protest against the alleged management’s deductions and percentage payment of their salaries.
Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State

Auditor-General queries Michael Okpara university over N3.564 billion expenditure

The authorities of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, have been queried over alleged irregular expenditure of over N3 billion.

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P&ID scandal: Briton applies for bail variation

Newsmen report that EFCC had, on October 21 arraigned Mr Nolan and Adam Quinn (at large), both British nationals, over their alleged complicity in the $9.6 billion judgement against Nigeria.
Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi has finally react to his first goal for Nigeria in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Alex Iwobi celebrates maiden AFCON qualifier goal

Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi has finally react to his first goal for Nigeria in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Head Coach of Akwa United John Obuh has said that his team “won’t be complacent when they square up against Abia Warriors in their first home match of the new NPFL season.”

John Obuh targets first win for Akwa United against Katsina United today

Akwa United head coach John Obuh is optimistic his team will pick up their first win of the season in a NPFL match-day four fixture against Katsina United slated for Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo today.
Ese Brume

IAAF invites Nigeria to take part in 18th World Athletics Indoor Championships

The International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) has sent an official invitation letter to Nigeria to participate in the 2020 World Athletics Indoor Championships, in Nanjing, China.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

Insurgency: NAF set to receive 18 aircrafts – NAF chief

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, disclosed this at the opening of a two-day capacity building workshop on Strategic Communications on Tuesday in Abuja.