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Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu

Governor Sanwo-Olu: I never saw myself as a politician until 2018

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday said he never saw himself as a politician for over a decade that he held public offices until 2018 when he emerged to contest as governor of Lagos state.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, (FMARD), Sabo Nanono, says the Federal Government is committed to ensuring the take-off of University of Agriculture, Zuru, Kebbi, in 2020.

University of Agriculture Zuru to take-off in 2020 – minister

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, (FMARD), Sabo Nanono, says the Federal Government is committed to ensuring the take-off of University of Agriculture, Zuru, Kebbi, in 2020.

Akwa Ibom youth, undergraduates allege government neglect

Youths and undergraduates of tertiary institutions in Akwa Ibom State have decried the scanty notice the state government gives bursary awards and other requirements that border on the needs and aspirations of youths, while purportedly paying more attention to purchase of expensive vehicles for monarchs, building worship centres and holding Christmas carol.
ALLEN ONYEMA

University of Ibadan honours Air Peace boss

Chairman of Air Peace, Chief Allen Onyema, was at the weekend bestowed with a prestigious honour of Most Distinguished Alumnus Award.
In 2016 while inspecting ongoing projects in the state, Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike said his administration had built over 200 roads and bridges in the state.

Rivers government releases N500 million grant to Ignatius University

The Rivers State Government has directed the immediate release of five hundred million naira grant to the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education to enable it continue its transformation programmes.
No fewer than 600 staffers have been pencilled down for disengagement at the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti.

Ekiti university to dismiss 600 workers over alleged irregular appointment

No fewer than 600 staffers have been pencilled down for disengagement at the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti.

Ekiti university sacks lecturer over alleged sexual harassment

The Governing Council of Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, has approved the dismissal of a lecturer in the Department of Accountancy, for allegedly sexually harassing a female student.
The Vice Chancellor of University of Benin (UNIBEN), Prof. (Mrs.) Lilian Salami, has approved the appointment of Dr. (Mrs.) Benedicta Adeola Ehanire, as the institution’s Public Relations Officer (PRO).

University of Benin appoints new public relations officer

The Vice Chancellor of University of Benin (UNIBEN), Prof. (Mrs.) Lilian Salami, has approved the appointment of Dr. (Mrs.) Benedicta Adeola Ehanire, as the institution’s Public Relations Officer (PRO).

Hike in fees: Ondo university gives loans to indigent students

In a bid to cushion the effect of upward review in fees at Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, AAUA, Ondo State, the school authorities recently gave loans to indigent students of the institution.
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated Prof. Lilian Imuetinyan Salami on her emergence as the 10th substantive Vice Chancellor of the University of Benin (UNIBEN).

Journalists charge new UNIBEN vice-chancellor to be a team player

The Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, (NUJ), Edo Council, on Tuesday charged the newly appointed Vice-Chancellor of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Prof. Lillian Imuetinyan Salami, to work with her management team, to enable her succeed.

Minister: I have no regret siting the transport university in Daura

The Minister for Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said on Monday he had no regrets siting the Transportation University in Daura, Katsina.

Ministry: Why we picked Daura for University of Transportation

The Director of Rail Services of the Federal Ministry of Transportation, Engr Mohammed Babakobi, on Monday said Daura was picked for the sitting of University because of the several rail initiatives coming up along the area.

Igbinedion University honours Omotola Jalade

Igbinedion University, Okada in Edo State has honoured Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, with an honorary degree in Doctorate of Art for her contribution to human development and progress at the national and international levels.

25 Osun university workers protest suspension

Twenty five workers of Osun State University (UNIOSUN), who were recently suspended by the institution’s management, have taken their case to state governor, Adegboyega Oyetola.
Police in riot gear move through a cloud of smoke as they detain a protester at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Nov. 18, 2019.

Police sweep Hong Kong campus for weapons

Police teams Thursday began clearing a Hong Kong university that was a flashpoint for clashes with anti-government demonstrators, as the government slammed a U.S. move to sign into law bills supporting human rights in the Chinese territory.
Pope Francis places a wreath during his visit to the Martyrs' Monument at Nishizaka Hill, in Nagasaki, Japan, Nov. 24, 2019. (Vatican Media-­Handout via Reuters)

Pope closes Japan trip urging hopeful, inclusive society

Pope Francis on Tuesday closed his visit to Japan by telling students at a Catholic university of the need to work toward a "hope-filled future" that is more inclusive by addressing the disconnects in society.
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 expels six students found culpable in physical bullying of their mate

The expulsion is, according to a statement signed by Adegbenro Adebanjo, Deputy Director, Corporate Communications, sequel to the recommendation of the University Disciplinary Panel which probed the incident that took place in an off campus hostel on Saturday, November 16, 2019 and adjudged them culpable of gross misconduct and breach of the University Matriculation Oath.

IPPIS: ASUU sets up committee to ensure non-compliance

The University of Ibadan chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Monday, set up monitoring committee to ensure that none of its members enlist on the Integrated Payment and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).

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The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says it has over 700,000 National e-ID cards yet to be collected by Nigerians from its offices nationwide.

NIMC extends diaspora enrolment to Togo, Niger, Ivory Coast

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has extended the enrolment of Nigerians living in the Diaspora into the National Identity Database to Togo, Niger Republic, Ivory Coast and the Republic of Ireland.

NIS explains visa on arrival policy

The Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammed Babandede, has said the visa on arrival for holders of passports of African countries from January 2020 is to accelerate African Integration.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor presents 2020 Appropriation Bill of N178.1 billion

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Friday presented the year 2020 Appropriation Bill of N178.1 billion before the state House of Assembly.
Kidnap Victim

Abductors of pregnant woman, nine-year-old girl demand N30 million

Abductors of the pregnant woman identified as Mrs Okeke who was abducted by gunmen with two other children aged 9 and 12 in their homes in the Juji area of Kaduna have made a demand of N10 million for each of their victims.

Kogi PDP guber ticket: Court to rule on motion for joinder

Those hoping for an early resolution of the controversy over the rightful owner of the Kogi People’s Democratic Party, PDP Governorship ticket have had their waiting time extended.