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Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State says he is aware that 67 per cent of Christians in southern Kaduna will not vote for him in the governorship election even if he picks the Pope as his running mate.
The Federal Government and leaders of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) are set to continue their negotiation today.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved N161 billion as 2018 Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) intervention budget for 2019 intervention activities, in accordance with the provisions of the TETFund Act 2011.
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has said that it’s nationwide strike which it embarked upon since December 12, 2018, was not targeted at sabotaging the government, and has nothing to do with the 2019 elections, but a struggle to get government live to it’s responsibility of resolving all it’s demands since 2017 that have clogged the progress of the Polytechnic sector.
A 300-Level student of the Department of Accounting, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile-Ife, Abiodun Babalola, has been killed by some armed robbers who invaded the hostel.
A University don and distinguished Nigerian scholar, Prof. Olu Obafemi, has cautioned youths particularly students not to make themselves available as tools for violence before, during and after the 2019 general elections.
The University of Lagos on Saturday said that its students were on course in changing the narrative of university education in the country through its various entrepreneurship programmes.
On Monday December 17, 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking re-election for a second term of office will be marking his 76th birthday and, in his own words, “still going strong.”
Authorities of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) have given credence to the actions of its Pro Chancellor, Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN) against the background of an allegation of impropriety levelled by the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) against him.
The Senate, on Wednesday, approved the payment of N338.925 billion as refund to two states, six contractors and 269 companies for projects executed for federal government as well as claims from Export Expansion Grant (EEG) scheme.
The Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil, is to establish three new faculties as part of efforts to serve the educational needs of society, the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Shehu Alhaji Musa, has said.
The Federal Government has withdrawn the recent threat to activate the ‘no work no pay policy’ against striking university teachers.
Sen. Olamilekan Adeola (Lagos West) on Saturday urged Nigerians to reject the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019, saying the party has nothing to offer the country.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has hailed judgment of the National Industrial Court (NIC), Akure, which nullified the sacking of two executive members of the union by the University of Ilorin.
A university lecturer, Prof. Hamzah Abdulraheem, has called for the inclusion of Arabic Language, at all levels of education, in the National Education Policy to further promote its study.
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.
The Executive Chairman, Oriental Energy Resources Ltd, Alhaji Muhammadu Indimi, has pledged the readiness of his company to partner with the University of Ilorin towards “a robust synergy” that would be of mutual benefit to his outfit and the university.
James Hope College is one of the educational initiatives under the Jim Ovia Foundation, which offers its students world-class education at a subsidized rate. James Hope College is also supported by an endowment fund and currently has 40% of its students on full scholarship.
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has demanded an end to the trial of Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Walter Onnoghen.
Tony Nwoye, Director of Youth Mobilisation, All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council, says youths will be heads of Ministries and Parastatals if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected.
The Chief of Defence Staff, Lt.-Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, on Monday in Abuja reaffirmed military’s commitment to neutrality in the forthcoming general elections in the country.
The Court of Appeal Abuja on Monday fixed January 24 to hear a notice of appeal seeking to restrain the trial of the Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.
President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the inter-communal violence between Tiv and Jukun communities in Guma Local Government Area (LGA) of Benue, which left dozens injured and several houses destroyed.
Ramsey has been free to negotiate a pre-contract agreement this month with clubs outside England permitted to sign Premier League players in the final six months of their contracts.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 209,721 Permanent Voter’s Card (PVCs) have yet to be collected in Cross River ahead of the 2019 general elections.
The Federal Government is targeting to create five million jobs with the the launch of ‘The Green Imperative’ agricultural mechanization programme with a $1.1 billion loan from the Brazilian government.
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s special representative Yang Jiechi and Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi agreed on Wednesday to promote pragmatic cooperation between the two countries in all fields, CGTN has reported.