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UI hijab crisis: Court fixes date for report of settlement

An Oyo State High Court in Ibadan, on Wednesday, fixed March 22 for report of settlement in a suit filed by parents of some female Muslim students of University of Ibadan International School Ibadan (ISI) over denial on use of Hijabs.

Lecturers, students resume at UI after ASUU strike

Students of the University of Ibadan on Monday resumed academic activities after staying three months at home following the suspension of the national strike by Academic Staff Union of Universities.

Election postponement: Oyo residents shocked, disappointed

Residents of Oyo State have expressed shock and disappointment over the postponement of Presidential and National Assembly Elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, describing the development as devastating and monumental.
Consumption of Moringa oleifera leaves during pregnancy could cause congenital deformities, a recent study published in the Italian Journal of Anatomy And Embryology has found.

Study: Moringa can cause congenital deformities

Consumption of Moringa oleifera leaves during pregnancy could cause congenital deformities, a recent study published in the Italian Journal of Anatomy And Embryology has found.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to extend its exploration to six basins in the country.

South-west Ulamas back President Buhari’s second term bid

Religious leaders from all the states in the South-west region have thrown their weight behind the second term bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.

ASUU branches vote on proposal to end or continue strike

The end of the three month strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, seems not in view based on information filtering out from the nationwide referendum conducted by the chapters of the union to decide on whether to suspend the strike or not.

NISER calls for strengthening security arrangements to stem herders/farmers crisis

The Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research on Tuesday called for the strengthening of security arrangements to stem the incessant clashes between herders and farmers in different parts of Nigeria, especially in the North.
Abiodun Otegbayo

President Buhari approves Abiodun Otegbayo’s appointment as UCH chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has selected Professor Abiodun Otegbayo as the winner of the highly competitive race to head the nation’s number one hospital, the University College Hospital (UCH), as the new Chief Medical Director (CMD).

Senator Nwobodo: Why I left APC

Chief Jim Nwobodo, former Governor of old Anambra State says he left the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to toe the line already taken by Ohaneze Ndigbo.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said he appointed heads of security agencies in his government purely on competence and merit.

President Buhari inaugurates CBN Centre of Excellence in UNN

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Enugu inaugurated an academic Centre of Excellence built by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) at the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor el-Rufai: Northerners ready for restructuring

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, governors of Kaduna and Oyo states, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai and Abiola Ajimobi, respectively and other eminent Nigerians yesterday stressed the need for the country to be restructured to overcome myriad of problems confronting it as a nation.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Atiku Abubakar, PDP have always opposed restructuring

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate in February 16 presidential election, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku have always opposed restructuring of the country.

Afolabi Olufemi named acting NUPENG general secretary

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers on Friday confirmed Afolabi Olufemi as its Acting General Secretary.

UNFPA: Why we frown at medicalisation of female genital mutilation

The practice of female genital mutilation, FGM is usually attributable to the handiwork of traditional circumciser, however emerging scientific evidence shows that a significant proportion of FGM is being performed by healthcare professionals.

Strike: ASUU urges President Buhari to show mercy on university students

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to show mercy on university students by quickly meeting the demands of the union.
Professor Biodun Ogunyemi

ASUU agrees to participate in elections

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has agreed to participate in the forthcoming general election.
Cyprian Oyedele

Cyprian Oyedele: How I became a gold medalist

A high jump gold medalist at the 2018 ECOWAS region II championships, Cyprian Oyedele, says his journey into the event began from his parents’ backyard.
Olatokunbo Adenike Fagbemi

NAHCO names Olatokunbo Fagbemi as new chief executive

A new Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer has been appointed for the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (Nahco Aviance) following the adoption of a new group structure by the Board of Directors. She is Mrs. Olatokunbo Adenike Fagbemi.

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DMO: Investors bid N234 billion for N150 billion bonds offer

The Debt Management Office (DMO) says the Federal Government’s February bonds received over N234 billion from investors for the N150 billion that was offered.

Zambia opposition to report President Lungu’s ‘violence’ to ICC

Opposition parties in Zambia said Wednesday they would report President Edgar Lungu to the International Criminal Court in The Hague for alleged political violence against his rivals.
Joseph Kabila

Party leaders sign loyalty pledge to ex-president Kabila

Democratic Republic of Congo ex-president Joseph Kabila, who yielded power to Felix Tshisekedi after December elections, moved Wednesday to assert his political clout, making the leaders of his FCC coalition sign a loyalty pledge.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

Election: PDP advises General Buratai not to drag military into politics

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, not to drag the military into politics.

Elections: INEC promises automatic employment to exceptional NYSC members

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has pledged automatic employment to members of the National Youth Sevice Corps, NYSC, who are outstanding during the general elections, starting from Saturday.