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The Executive Secretary, Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) and Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Northern Nigeria, Rev Yakubu Pam has expressed joy over the freedom of students of Government Secondary School Kankara, Katsina State.
The amount, which according to TETFund, would be shared equally among the universities, is to enable them carry out research and development programmes that would contribute to national growth.
Nigeria’s leading deep-water energy company, The Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) has donated a state-of-the-art Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Centre to the Enugu State University of Science and Technology as part of the NNPC/SNEPCo ICT support programme launched in 2007 under the sponsorship of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
The Plateau State COVID-19 medical research team which was established by the State Governor, Simon Lalong, to find a cure for the COVID-19 disease has presented an interim report to the Governor after briefing him on the progress made on the research work.
The Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (Tetfund), has said that there would henceforth be a paradigm shift in needs assessment, interventions, and monitoring of such interventions by the agency in the nation’s tertiary educational institutions.
The Director-General of Media, Public Enlightenment and Communications to the Governor, Malam Yusuf Idris, disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists in Gusau on Saturday.
The Dialogue, Reconciliation and Peace (DREP) Centre, a Jos-based Non-governmental Organisation (NGO), has organised an arts exhibition in some communities to mark the 2020 World Peace Day.
The Health and Human Services Secretariat (HHSS) of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Saturday disinfected the FCT School of Nursing, Gwagwalada, ahead of the institution’s resumption for general examinations.
Alhaji Ibrahim Kwami, Gombe State Commissioner for Information has expressed great sadness at the news of the passing on of Malam Wada Maida, the former Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities, the University of Maiduguri chapter, has decried the nonpayment of salary of its members.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) said it is collecting data from universities to assess their readiness for resumption of academic activities.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has accused the Federal and State Governments of proliferation of universities in the country.
The University of Jos says it has given approval to its printing press to access N250 million loan from the Bank of Industry (BOI) to boost its production.
The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.
Muslim Ummah of Southwest Nigeria (MUSWEN), the umbrella body of Muslims in the South West region, has issued fresh warnings and guidelines to Muslims in the region on how best to observe and celebrate the forthcoming Eld-Fitri prayer and festival in line with the coronavirus pandemic ravaging the world.
Some gunmen in the early hours of Monday attacked the Iboko Divisional Police Station in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Nigeria’s South-east.
A source in the community told newsmen that the victim simply identified as Chinwendu visited the suspect from her village, Ohabele in Obosima community in Ohaji/ Egbema LGA of the state after returning from Aba in Abia state.
FIFA have asked three candidates to back South Africa’s Patrice Motsepe in the upcoming Confederation of African Football (CAF) presidential election, a source close to one of the candidates told AFP.
Manchester City are in another battle with stats boffins Opta over Pep Guardiola’s managerial record.
According to him, “if after 50 years of Nigeria/Biafra civil war and political power brokers do not find it expediently urgent to close this monumental gap of inequality by giving a sense of belonging to the South-East region of Nigeria, then Ndigbo Republic (NR) is inevitable and I will lead the struggle of its actualisation.”
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja called for an overhaul of the national strategy on cyber security, urging more emphasis on exploring the internet for economic growth opportunities, enhancement of knowledge and mitigation of crime.
Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James on Friday fired back at Zlatan Ibrahimovic and vowed to never stay silent about social causes after he was criticised by the AC Milan forward for sticking his nose into politics.
Authorities in Zamfara are holding negotiations for the release of 317 schoolgirls kidnapped by criminal gangs last week, sources familiar with the talks said Monday.
Earlier on Saturday, President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, voted in the Local Government election taking place across Yobe State
United Nations rights boss Michelle Bachelet on Friday welcomed moves by the Biden administration to combat systemic racism and end the family separation policy for migrants, but called for more reforms.