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Lady Deborah Jibowu, reputed for being the first Nigerian female science graduate, having graduated from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom, in 1947, is dead.

Ekiti governor mourns as first Nigerian female science graduate passes on at 95

Lady Deborah Jibowu, reputed for being the first Nigerian female science graduate, having graduated from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom, in 1947, is dead.
Nigeria Football

University of Calabar wins 2019 HiFL Cup

2018 winners University of Agriculture Makurdi (UAM) felt the pains of losing in the final on Saturday in Lagos as they lost to their victims then, University of Calabar.
A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River State, has charged former University of Calabar (UNICAL) lecturer Mr Joseph Odok with terrorism and incitement.

Cross River: Ex-UNICAL lecturer charged with treason, incitement

A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River State, has charged former University of Calabar (UNICAL) lecturer Mr Joseph Odok with terrorism and incitement.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC faults Cross River governor’s return to school

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State has faulted the decision by the state Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, to return to school.
The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Prof. Ikpeme Ikpeme as the new Chief Medical Director (CMD), University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Cross River.

UCTH management cautions medical laboratory scientists against fuelling crisis

The management of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, UCTH, has warned the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMSLN) to desist from fuelling further crisis in the health institution.

‘Cultists’ kill University of Calabar student

A student of the University of Calabar (UNICAL), Cross River State, was shot dead on Thursday afternoon by suspected cultists, the police spokesperson in the state, Irene Ugbo, confirmed.

Doctors want federal government to capture residency training funds in 2020 budget

The Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors on Saturday appealed to the Federal Government to capture residency training funds in the 2020 appropriation bill.
Cross River Deputy Governor, Prof. Ivara Esu

Science, tech inefficiency hampering Africa’s growth – Cross River deputy governor

The Deputy Governor of Cross River State, Professor Ivara Ejemut Esu, has disclosed that Africa’s industrial growth is being hampered by poor science and technological innovations.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC confirms Emmanuel Ugboaja as general secretary

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday announced the confirmation of Emmanuel Ugboaja as its fifth General Secretary.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Senator Akpabio pledges to impact positively on Niger Delta

The newly appointed Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, has pledged his commitment to ensure effective development in the Niger Delta region, especially in the areas of infrastructure.
Mr Nigeria, Nelson Enwerem, departed the country on Monday for the 2019 Mr World Pageant in the Philippines, with an appeal for votes by his countrymen.

Mr Nigeria: More votes, more chances of winning Mr World

The current Mr Nigeria, Nelson Enwerem, a seasoned model and fashion designer, has appealed to Nigerians to increase their votes and likes for him at the ongoing 2019 Mr World contest.

UNICAL staff forging my signature, collecting money for fake jobs – vice chancellor

Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, (UNICAL), Prof. Zana Akpagu, says they are investigating some staff who are allegedly involved in collecting money from unsuspecting members of the public and forging his signature to give them fake jobs in the institution.

Police parades pastor for allegedly raping lady in Cross River

The Cross River State Police command has paraded Pastor Hossana Okoi of Gate of Testimony Church Sierra Leone for allegedly raping a lady.

Police parade pastor, student, 23 other suspects in Calabar

The Cross River State Police command has paraded Pastor Hossana Okoi for allegedly raping a lady and threatening to kill her with a gun if she revealed what happened.

Police parade medical student for cultism

The Cross River State Police Command on Tuesday paraded a fourth year student of Medicine and Surgery in the University of Calabar for alleged cultism and illegal possession of firearms and military uniforms.
Zana Akpagu

UNICAL vice-chancellor calls for development of laboratory scientists, technologists

Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Prof Zana Akpagu, has called for the development of laboratory scientists and technologists to ensure the growth of the country.

University of Calabar suspends three students for robbery, cultism

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Prof. Zana Akpagu, has approved the suspension of three students of the institution for their alleged involvement in forgery, robbery and cultism.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari lauds UNICAL for introducing anti-corruption, anti-terrorism curriculum

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the management of the University of Calabar, Cross River, for being the first in Nigeria to introduce Anti-Corruption and Anti-Terrorism Studies in their curriculum.

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Flour Mills of Nigeria (FMN) has unveiled plans to spend about N34 billion over the next 10 years to develop Sunti Community in Niger State, hosting of one of its sugar plants – Sunti Golden Sugar Estates (SGSE).

Flour Mills earmarks N34 billion in Niger

Flour Mills of Nigeria (FMN) has unveiled plans to spend about N34 billion over the next 10 years to develop Sunti Community in Niger State, hosting of one of its sugar plants – Sunti Golden Sugar Estates (SGSE).
World Bank Group President David Malpass

World Bank: Development partners pool $53 billion to fight poverty in Africa

A coalition of global development partners has announced $82 billion commitment for the International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank’s fund for the poorest, to maintain momentum in the fight against extreme poverty.

Central bank targets forex earnings from artificial intelligence, software development

Briefing the media Saturday in Ogere, Ogun State, after the Bankers’ Committee Retreat, the CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, said the initiatives are in consonance with theme of the event, ‘Delivering increasing Growth through Digital Finance for the Nigerian Economy.’

Afreximbank president speaks at 4th South East economic summit

President of Afreximbank, Professor Benedict Oramah, will deliver the keynote address on the theme: “Financing South East economic development and improving the Ease of Doing Business in the South East”, on Friday at the 4th South East Economic Summit (SEES) holding in Enugu.
Gbenga Omotoso

Lagos: Blue rail line to commence operation next year

Lagos State government on Sunday gave an assurance that by December 2020, the Blue Rail Line project will come on stream and will be fully operational in the next two years from Mile 2 to Marina in its aggressive drive to address the transportation problem in the state.