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Governor Abiodun appoints Kunle Somorin as chief press secretary

The Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, has appointed Sunday, Olakunle Somorin, as his Chief Press Secretary.
The Nigerian Army 6th Division, Port Harcourt, has handed over three male suspected kidnappers and rapists it arrested to the Rivers Police Command for further investigation and prosecution.

Three kidnappers nabbed in Port Harcourt, victim recounts three-day ordeal

The Nigerian Army 6th Division, Port Harcourt, has handed over three male suspected kidnappers and rapists it arrested to the Rivers Police Command for further investigation and prosecution.
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2,000 UniAbuja students participate in financial literacy training

No fewer than 2,000 students of the University of Abuja(UniAbuja), on Thursday participated in a financial literacy and employability training sponsored by Pensions Alliance Limited (PAL), a Pension Fund Administrator (PFA)
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Nearly 20, 000 candidates apply for PTDF overseas scholarship

No fewer than 19,323 candidates have applied for the 2019/2020 overseas M.Sc and PhD programmes of Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), the agency has said.

Nuclear energy workers begin indefinite strike Wednesday

Following the breakdown of negotiations with the Federal Government in their demand for better working conditions, workers of the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC) have declared an indefinite nationwide strike with effect from tomorrow Wednesday.

106 bag first class as UNIPORT graduates 9,452

A total of 106 graduands bagged first class as the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) graduated 9,452 students during its 32nd convocation ceremony recently. The graduands are for the combined 2016/2017 and 2017/2018 academic sessions.

ERA urges Niger Delta youths to embrace renewable energy

Environmental Right Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has urged youths in the Niger Delta region to resist energy colonialism by embracing renewable energy technologies.

Federal government urges Nigerian universities to invest more on researches

President Muhammadu Buhari has tasked universities in the country to take the issue of research work seriously to build manpower, human capital development and job creation.

UNIPORT to graduate 9,452 students, 106 bag first class

The University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) will on Saturday graduate 9,452 students with 106 of them bagging First Class degrees.

Nelson Brambaifa: NDDC to pay debts owed to contractors soon

Prof. Nelson Brambaifa, the Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), said on Sunday that the commission would soon commence payment of debts owed to contractors.
A National Youth Service Corps member reads polling information on a poster at one of the polling units in Lagos on March 9, 2019. – Nigerians are voting for a second time in a fortnight in governorship and state assembly elections, with heightened concerns from observers of violence and an increased military presence. Elections for governors are being held in 29 of Nigeria’s 36 states, for all state assemblies, plus the administrative councils in the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP)

INEC: We’ll not accept results signed under duress

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it would not accept any result signed and collected under duress.

UNIPORT to participate in maiden African Universities Olympics

Prof. Ken Anugweje, the Director of Sports, University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) on Friday said that the institution would feature four athletes and a coach at the forthcoming maiden African Universities Olympics.

Nigerian students to participate in quiz competition in Ghana

At least, ten Nigerian university students have been listed to participate in an international scholastic quiz competition scheduled to hold in Ghana on 29 March 2019.

Rotimi Amaechi: General elections between the rich, poor

Director General Buhari/Osibajo Campaign Organisation, Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi on Friday in Ilorin, Kwara State capital hinted that the 2019 elections in Kwara state and all other 35 states of the federation are between the rich and the poor.

Banditry in Nigeria: A brief history of a long war

“Bandits” have emerged as the new bogeyman for insecurity in Nigeria, joining a long (and still growing list) that includes Boko Haram, cultists, herdsmen, kidnappers and militants.
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Joseph Edafiadhe: My spirit has been revived after a long time

Joseph Edafiadhe, African Youth Athletics Championships (AYAC) long jump gold medallist says his spirit has been revived to once more prove his mettle in track and field events.

World Bank selects LASU as African Centre of Excellence

The Lagos State University (LASU) has been selected as a Centre of Excellence for Innovative and Transformative STEM Education (CITSE) by the World Bank, among other 16 universities across Nigeria.

WAUG: UNIPORT emerges overall winner, UNILAG, Ghana university shine

University of Port Harcourt on Monday emerged the overall winner of the 14th West Africa University Games hosted by the institution in Port Harcourt.

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PDP attacks APC over Dubai trip for Osun council chairmen

Peoples Democratic Party, Osun State chapter, on Sunday berated the state government and the ruling All Progressives Congress over planned 10-day official trip by chairmen of 68 local government areas and local council development authorities in the state to the United Arab Emirates.
Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Oyo State Governor, Mr. Seyi Makinde and Osun State Governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola and Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo

Senator Fasanmi hails Southwest governors

Leader of Afenifere (Egbe Ilosiwaju Yoruba) Senator Ayo Fasanmi has hailed Southwest governors for their efforts to fight banditry and curb insecurity in the region.

Gernot Rohr: Dropping Kelechi Iheanacho, Semi Ajayi tough call

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has admitted that it was a tough call excluding Kelechi Iheanacho and Semi Ajayi from his final 23-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Abducted Anambra pupils found in Onitsha hotel

Two pupils abducted from their school in Obosi in the Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, were on Sunday, found in a hotel in Onitsha.
Brazil face a potential wait on the fitness of Arthur after the midfielder was taken off injured against Honduras following a horror tackle.

Brazil’s Arthur injured in pre-Copa America friendly

Brazil romped to a 7-0 victory over 10-man Honduras in their final friendly before hosting the Copa America, but lost Arthur to injury.