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The Senate of University of Port Harcourt (UniPort) has expelled eight students over alleged misconduct bordering on plagiarism, extortion and examination malpractices.

Nigerian government appoints VCs for UNIPORT, Maritime University

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Prof. Stephen Agochi Okodudu of the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences as the Acting Vice-Chancellor of University of Port Harcourt, UNIPORT, for a period of six months. The acting appointment is with effect from 13th July, 2020.

Ecobank appoints Nana Abban as consumer banking chief

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) has appointed Nana Araba Abban as Group Head, Consumer Banking with immediate effect.
Aston Villa

Race for Premier League riches causing chaos to Championship finances

Aston Villa and Derby County face off for the biggest bounty in world football on Monday with the riches of the Premier League guaranteeing around £200 million ($253 million) for the winner of the Championship play-off final.

Manchester City overtake Manchester United as the most valuable Premier League club

Manchester City have overtaken Manchester United as the most valuable Premier League club, according to a new football finance study.

Report: Ebola survivors suffer severe mental, neurological problems

Researchers who analyzed patients infected during the 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa found that some survivors had such severe health conditions that they were left unable to care for themselves.
University of Liverpool

Liverpool University to provide world-leading maths teaching for Britain’s young people

The University of Liverpool announced Wednesday it had received approval from the Department of Education to establish a specialist maths school to provide world-leading maths education for young people with a passion for mathematics.

Scholarships: PTDF discards use of scratch cards, aptitude tests

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) says its has discarded the used of scratch cards to access forms for application of various scholarships of the fund.

Premier League launches rights auction as tech giants wait

The Premier League launches its latest auction of domestic live broadcast rights on Friday but football finance experts say global tech giants such as Amazon and Facebook are not yet ready to enter the fray.

Aisha Buhari mourns passing of Jide Tinubu

Wife of the President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, on Thursday, condoled with family of All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Sen. Bola Tinubu, over the death of his son, Jide.

Senator Bola Tinubu loses first son

The National leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has lost his first son, Jide, reports say.

MTN appoints Okigbo as corporate relations chief

To provide deep insight on strategy and drive targeted engagement with critical stakeholders, the management of MTN Nigeria has announced the appointment of Tobechukwu Nkemdilim Okigbo as its new Corporate Relations Executive.

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Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

NCDC rules out elderly, symptomatic coronavirus patients from home care

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has ruled out elderly patients and those with severe symptoms from home care treatment for COVID-19.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police order arrest of fake coronavirus taskforce in Anambra

Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr John Abang, has ordered the arrest of illegal task force teams claiming to be enforcing COVID-19 measures including wearing of face masks in the state.
Governor Abubakar Badaru Babura of Jigawa

Governor Badaru: Jigawa power transmission substation set for inauguration

Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa says the 96 megawatts capacity Gagarawa power transmission substation is set for inauguration in three weeks time.
Ibrahim Magu

Presidency: Ibrahim Magu’s probe shows anti-corruption fight is real

The Presidency on Saturday said those who hold the belief that the ongoing investigation of the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, is an indication of the administration’s failing anti-corruption fight have missed the point.

NGO distributes palliatives to physically changed

Lola Cater for the Needy Foundation, an Abuja-based non-governmental organisation, has distributed some palliative materials to the People Living With Disabiluties (PLWDs) in Karamajiji, Abuja.