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Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu

IGP orders investigation into rape, death of UNIBEN student

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Magu, has ordered the deployment of additional detectives to Edo State to support the police command there to unravel the brutal killing of Miss Vera Uwaila Omosuwa in Benin.
The Management of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Edo has directed compulsory use of face masks in its campus to curtail the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state.

UNIBEN student raped to death inside church in Benin

A 100 level Microbiology student of University of Benin, UNIBEN, Miss Vera Uwaila, weekend, died from injuries sustained after she was gang-raped and hit with a fire extinguisher in her church last Wednesday.
The North Central Office of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), said it had begun an investigation into the killing of Rinji Bala, a 300 level student of the University of Jos.

NHRC investigates killing of student in Plateau

The National Human Rights Commission has started investigating the killing of a 20-year-old undergraduate of University of Jos, Rinji Bala, with a view to bringing the perpetrators to book.
The Kaduna State ICT Hub has granted financial resources for the production of ‘sophisticated’ ventilators whose prototype was fabricated by Dalhatu Usman, a 200-Level student of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria.

Kaduna ICT Hub funds inventor to produce ventilators

The Kaduna State ICT Hub has granted financial resources for the production of ‘sophisticated’ ventilators whose prototype was fabricated by Dalhatu Usman, a 200-Level student of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria.
Residents of Abia have expressed concern over the two confirmed index cases of COVID-19 in the state, saying that the development has proved to doubting Thomases that the pandemic is real.

Residents: Abia index cases proof of coronavirus pandemic

Residents of Abia have expressed concern over the two confirmed index cases of COVID-19 in the state, saying that the development has proved to doubting Thomases that the pandemic is real.
The Central Student Disciplinary Committee, CSDC, of the University of Ibadan, UI, has meted various punishments to 22 erring students of different departments.

University of Ibadan directs students to vacate campus, hostels, orders closure of primary, secondary...

As people across the globe continue to panic and employing safety strategies in curtailing the spread of the deadly Coronavirus, the authorities of the University of Ibadan have directed students of the institution to vacate the campus.
Senator Adamu Muhammad Aleiro, representing Kebbi Central senatorial district at the Senate, has vowed that the 9th Senate would continue to support President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Senator Aleiro donates 200 hostel capacity, vehicle to Kebbi university

The Vice-Chancellor of the Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aleiro (KSUST), Professor Bashar Ladan Aleiro, has disclosed that Senator Adamu Muhammad Aleiro, representing Kebbi Central Senatorial District at the Senate, donated a block of hostel of 200 student capacity and a vehicle to the University.
National Universities Commission (NUC),

100 fake professors uncovered in Nigerian universities

No fewer than 100 fake professors have been uncovered in Nigerian universities by the National Universities Commission, NUC.
Lagos State University - LASU

Why LASU is introducing 2-stream undergraduate programmes – vice chancellor

The second stream undergraduate programme of the Lagos State University (LASU) was introduced to help deepen entrepreneurship skill of students of the institution, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, has said.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Minister directs scholarship board to pay Nigerian students in Russia

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has directed the Federal Scholarship Board to process the payment of scholarship stipends to Nigerian students studying in Russia.
Kidnap Victim

Vigilante group rescue abducted Ekiti university student

A 100 level female undergraduate of the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti has been rescued from some suspected kidnappers around Atikankan area of Ado Ekiti.
Two students of the Rivers State University (RSU), Diobu, Port Harcourt, are feared killed in a two-day attack suspected to be cult related.

Suspected cultists kill final year student in Rivers

Gunmen suspected to be cult members shot and killed a final-year student of the Rivers State University, identified as Prince Barisua.

Gunmen kill farmer in Ekiti community

Barely 24 hours after the murder of a female undergraduate in Ise Ekiti by gunmen, another male resident has been hacked to death in Orin Ekiti by gunmen.

Gombe university matriculates over 4,000 students

The Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor Ibrahim Musa Umar, who spoke on Saturday at the 14th matriculation ceremony of the university, said 600 of the matriculating students were from the School of Post-Graduate Studies.
EducationUSA

US willing to admit more Nigerian students

The U.S Department of State Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs has said the country was willing to admit more Nigerian students to its over 1000 community colleges.
Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF)

27, 474 candidates apply for 2019/20 PTDF scholarship scheme

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) says a total of 27, 474 candidates applied for the various platforms of the fund’s scholarship scheme for the 2019/20 academic year.
Donald Duke, former governor of Cross River state

2019: Donald Duke promises free tuition at all levels of education

Donald Duke, the presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party, has promised free tuition in primary, secondary and tertiary educational in the country, if elected president in 2019.

Imo undergraduate commits suicide after fight with boyfriend

An undergraduate of Imo State University, Jennifer Agomuo, has taken her own life after a fight with her boyfriend, who was simply identified as Johnson.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari3

Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.