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All Progressives Congress chieftain, Bola Tinubu, says terrible people and strong forces want to break Nigeria’s appointment with its greater destiny by attacking “agricultural players” in the country, thereby creating food scarcity.
The management of Ekiti State University, (EKSU) Ado Ekiti has restated its commitment to the agreement reached with the various unions at the instance of the Ekiti State House of Assembly late last year.
Speaking during the induction and oath-taking ceremony at Elele, Rivers State, the registrar, PCN, Pharm Elijah Mohammed, congratulated the graduands while enjoining them to take their one-year internship programme very seriously as there may not be opportunities to make up for any time wasted.
The immediate past Vice Chancellor (VC) of the University of Ibadan (UI), Professor Idowu Olayinka, said the UI VC selection process had always been marred with conflicts of interest that had made the process tough and competitive from time immemorial.
The University of Ibadan (UI) has announced that its resumption for the 2020/2021 academic year is to be virtual only.
The Vice Chancellor, Florence Obi, disclosed that the date was picked to allow management carry out repairs in some of the hostels that had been destroyed and vandalized in the violence that tailed the #EndSARS protests in the state.
Following the crisis that trailed the selection of a new Vice-Chancellor for the University of Ibadan, UI, that led to the process becoming inconclusive. the National Universities Commission, NUC, has directed the Governing Council of the university to appoint an Acting Vice-Chancellor to take over from the outgoing Vice-Chancellor, Professor Idowu Olayinka, on Monday, November 30.
The Deputy Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, NUC, Amb. Chris Maiyaki, has advocated a full digital transformation as well as a high level of proficiency in the application of computer software in Open and Distance Learning,ODL, institutions.
Academic Staff Union of Universities, Kano State University of Science and Technology, has urged the state government not to take over its Hospitality and Tourism Institute, Daula.
“Mourning the painful loss of these our students, the Ag. Vice Chancellor, Prof. Olugbenga E. Ige, on behalf of the University Senate has, therefore, directed that the First Semester University-wide GST and ENT CBT examinations for 2019/2020 academic session earlier scheduled for Monday, 9th March, 2020 to Thursday, 12th March, 2020 be postponed till further notice.”
The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has made clarifications on its post-graduate courses following media reports on the inability of some students to graduate.
India’s coronavirus deaths crossed a quarter million on Wednesday in the deadliest 24 hours since the pandemic began, as the disease rampaged through the countryside, overloading a fragile rural healthcare system
The police in Katsina State have arrested four suspected cattle rustlers with 208 animals.
Iran’s hardline former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday registered to run again in an election in June which is being seen as a test of the legitimacy of the country’s clerical rulers.
China is expected to reach a "turning point" between 2026 and 2030 with its population plateauing or even shrinking as fewer babies mean a slow down and then a reversal in the momentum of growth, a state think tank said on Wednesday.
A rights group, International Society for Civil Rights and the Rule of Law (Intersociety), has alleged that a total of 1,460 Christians have been killed in Nigeria between January and April.
Harry Kane’s cycle at Tottenham Hotspur could come to an end this summer according to reports in England carried by Marca. The English forward, who’s spent most of his career with Tottenham, is considering a change of scene, and will ask club owner Daniel Levy to listen to offers for him in the summer.
Manchester United plan to keep Edinson Cavani at Old Trafford for the 2021-22 season by offering the striker a wage increase of £50,000, according to reports.
The Anambra Government has pledged its commitment to prompt, effective and efficient emergency medical services and care to residents.
The boat ferrying 100 local traders split into two after hitting a stump during a windstorm as they were returning from a market on Saturday, said Ibrahim Audu Hussein, spokesman for Niger state emergency agency.
A 22-year-old student of the Kano University of Science and Technology (KUST), Wudil, Ahmad Abubakar Idiris, has been found dead, five days after he was reported missing from the school.