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The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development on Thursday in Abuja shared N84 million to 11 universities to conduct research and development of minerals deposit in Nigeria.
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has described his Rivers State counterpart, Nyesom Wike, as ‘Ekwueme of Rivers State and a promise-keeper, who is committed to the development of the state’.
Students of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) have dragged their Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ndowa Lale, to a Federal High Court, in Port Harcourt, over their suspension as a result of non-payment of tuition fees.
The commission said it observed that some Nigerian universities are running unapproved post-graduate programmes, leading to the award of Masters and PhD degrees.
A literary activist and professor in North Carolina University in Charlotte, United States of America (USA), Tanure Ojaide, has frowned at the jumbo pay given to legislators in Nigeria not minding the fact that a vast majority of Nigerians live in crippling poverty and advised citizens to oppose it including other aspects of corruption, warning that doing nothing about it is dangerous to future generations.
Senate President Bukola Saraki has assured corps members serving in Kwara State of payment of monthly allowances from the state government.
The Oyo State Government has announced a three-day mourning period in honour of the speaker of the state assembly, Michael Adeyemo.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) says it has constituted a committee to make university education accessible to the teeming population, who are seeking tertiary education in Nigeria.
The U.S. Mission in Nigeria will flag-off a 2-day training programme for no fewer than 120 Nigerian entrepreneurs on April 10 at the University of Port Harcourt.
The National Youth Service Corps has ruled out suicide attempt in the death of a corps member, Nneka Odili, who was killed in a train accident on Thursday in Lagos.
The Police Command in Rivers said it arrested 20 suspects in connection with various crimes in the last five months in the state.
An economist, Prof. Okey Onuchuku on Monday, said Britain’s export finance agency’s plan to add the Naira to its list of pre-approved currencies would boost the value of Nigerian currency.
A Consultant Paediatrician with the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital says parents and the government are to blame for the alarming incidence in rape cases, sexual molestation and other forms of abuse.
Prof. Andrew Efemini of the Department of Philosophy, University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) has called on concerned authorities to intervene on his alleged victimisation by management of the institution.
The Lagos State Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Prince Mohammed Momoh, on Monday, warned that the scheme would not hesitate to blacklist employers that connive with corps members to play truancy during the service year.
A leading governorship aspirant in Osun State who is also the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Moshood Olalekan Adeoti, has withdrawn from the All Progressives Congress (APC) direct method of governorship primary election.
The authorities of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, have been queried over alleged irregular expenditure of over N3 billion.
Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar thinks Cristiano Ronaldo's move from Real Madrid to Juventus will restore Italian football to the level of the glory days he remembers watching as a child.
Alexis Sanchez "has to play" against San Jose Earthquakes this weekend even though his arrival in the United States has been delayed because of a visa issue, according to Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.
Chelsea have confirmed the appointment of club legend Gianfranco Zola as assistant to new manager Maurizio Sarri.
Considered one of the most followed grassroots football tournaments in Secondary schools, this year’s finals will kick off with a match between the qualifying teams in the female category; Isale Eko Senior Grammar School, Lagos Island and Girls High School, Agege.
The Nigerian government will unveil the name and logo of the new national airline on Wednesday.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has warned Nigerians to shun fraudsters and Ponzi scheme managers that attract unsuspecting customers with huge, but unrealistic dividends.
Hundreds of thousands of French fans partied into the night on the Champs Elysees on Sunday to mark the country's World Cup victory, celebrating football and the power of the game to bring a tense and often fearful nation together.
The French team were not the only winners of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia as the curtains were drawn on Sunday in Moscow. Other winners included Luka Modric, the magical midfielder for runners up, Croatia.