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UI VC: Senator Ajimobi was a student until death

The former governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, applied for and was offered admission for a doctorate programme in Sustainable Development Practice by the Postgraduate College, University of Ibadan.
Immediate past General Manager of the Lagos State Infrastructure Maintenance and Regulatory Agency, LASIMRA, Chief Jide Odekunle, during the administration of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode in Lagos State is dead.

Former LASIMRA chief dies of coronavirus in Lagos

Immediate past General Manager of the Lagos State Infrastructure Maintenance and Regulatory Agency, LASIMRA, Chief Jide Odekunle, during the administration of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode in Lagos State is dead. He was said to have died at age 53 of COVID-19 complications.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Court strikes out certificate forgery case against Governor Obaseki

A Federal High Court in Abuja has struck out a suit filed against the Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, accusing him of certificate forgery.

ASUU blames low ranking of Nigerian universities on government

Academic Staff Union of Universities has blamed the unimpressive ranking of Nigerian universities by the Center for World University Ranking on the failure of the Federal Government to make education as its priority.

UCH denies receiving N118 million coronavirus donation from Oyo

The University College Hospital has denied receiving any money from the Oyo State Government in its fight against COVID-19 in the state.

JAMB: Universities fix UTME cut-off marks

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Monday said the cut-off mark for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination candidates was arrived at after a deliberation with all higher institutions in the country.
The executive governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun has urged Nigerian students, irrespective of religious affiliation, to continue working for the unity, peace, and progress of the country.

Ogun governor appoints new head of service

The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has appointed Alhaja Selimot Ottun, as the new Head of Service in the state.

2020 UTME: Anambra, Edo, Delta, Ekiti candidates scored highest – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has revealed the states of origin of 13 candidates with the top 10 best results in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.

Stakeholders warn of risks in reopening Oyo schools, call for caution

The need for caution was central in the reactions of various stakeholders towards the decision of the Oyo State government to order the reopening of schools for students in Primary six, JSS3 and SSS3 from June 29.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

I didn’t call Governor Obaseki’s certificate fake – AAU VC

The Vice Chancellor of the Ambrose Alli University, (AAU), Ekpoma, Edo State, Prof. Ignatius Onimawo, has denied calling the University of Ibadan (UI) certificate issued to Governor Godwin Obaseki as fake.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo guber: Governor Obaseki’s supporters not mourning – aide

Osaigbovo Iyoha, Special Adviser on Political Matters to Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has said the governor’s supporters have been celebrating since the All Progressives Congress announced his disqualification from the June 22 governorship primary in the state.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo guber: We issued only one certificate to Godwin Obaseki – UI

The University of Ibadan has faulted a claim made by the All Progressives Congress that the institution awarded two certificates with separate dates to Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo guber: Governor Obaseki has two university graduation years – APC committee

Ahead of the June 22 Edo Governorship Primary Election of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, the National Working Committee NWC of the party has sealed the fate of Gov. Godwin Obaseki by approving the decisions of the Screening Committee as well as the Appeal Committee which had earlier disqualified him from the race.
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 begins processes of appointing new vice- chancellor

The Governing Council of the University of Ibadan (UI) has announced the commencement of processes of appointing a new Vice- Chancellor for the institution.
ASUU National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, made the assessment in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday.

ASUU queries Nigerian government over request of BVN

Academic Staff Union of Universities has said a request by the Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, that lecturers who have been denied their salaries should submit their Biometric Verification Number (BVN) to effect the payment was illegal.
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has directed the reopening of markets on selected days in the state.

University of Ibadan health experts task Oyo, Lagos governors to deploy task force to...

The University of Ibadan Urban Health Research Team has advised Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his Oyo State Counterpart, Engineer Seyi Makinde, to deploy COVID-19 task force teams to urban slums in their states in order to prevent community transmission of coronavirus.
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has joined others in mourning the death of one of its most distinguished Chief Economists, Owodunni Teriba, who was buried on Tuesday in Chicago, Illinois in the United States of America.

ECA mourns as ex-economist Owodunni Teriba buried in US

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has joined others in mourning the death of one of its most distinguished Chief Economists, Owodunni Teriba, who was buried on Tuesday in Chicago, Illinois in the United States of America. =

Wasiu Ayinde, Olori Ajoke deny alleged romantic affair

Fuji music star, Wasiu Ayinde Marshall, also known as KWAM 1 and Olori Ajoke, one of the wives of the Alaafin of Oyo, Lamidi Adeyemi III, have denied having an affair.

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

CBN: Nigerians believe rising inflation’ll weaken economy

The CBN said the survey was conducted from May 18 to 27, 2020, with a sample size of 2,070 households randomly selected from 207 enumeration areas across the country and a response rate of 97.9 per cent.
The younger brother of Tottenham Hotspur and Cote d’Ivoire defender Serge Aurier, Christopher, has been shot dead in France.

Tottenham Hotspur defender’s brother shot dead in France

Local residents called police after discovering a man lying on the ground with a gun wound to the abdomen on the Boulevard de Thibaud.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Leader of One Million Boys shot dead in Ibadan

A leader of a notorious gang, Biola Ebila, who was on the wanted list of the Oyo State Police Command, has been killed in Ibadan after a reported gun duel between him and a rival gang.
Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham has appeared to aim something of a dig at the way manager Frank Lampard set his side up against Sheffield United.

Chelsea star aims dig at Frank Lampard’s tactics after heavy defeat to Sheffield United

Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham has appeared to aim something of a dig at the way manager Frank Lampard set his side up against Sheffield United.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Two robbery suspects killed in Yenagoa

The police anti-robbery squad in Bayelsa State has killed two suspected armed robbers in Yenagoa, the state capital.