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UNN orders students to vacate campuses before March 23

In compliance with the order issued by the Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, NUC, which asked universities to close for one month, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, Prof. Charles Igwe, has ordered the students to vacate the campuses on or before the 23rd of March, 2020.

Nigerian university partners with government to save indigenous languages

Worried by the growing case of extinction of Nigerian languages, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) Centre is to partner with Federal Government to save indigenous languages.
The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, Mr. Abdulaziz Abdullahi Mashi, on an inspection visit to Port Health facilities at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, said that any suspected case must be presented for relevant test in line with the global practice on disease emergency control and prevention.

Nigeria intensifies health workers’ response to humanitarian crisis

The Federal Government is building the capacity of workers and stakeholders in the health sector to respond appropriately to health humanitarian crisis in the country, Dr Abdulaziz Mashi, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, said.

IPPIS: ASUU threatens no-pay-no-work action

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) University of Agriculture Makurdi (UAM) chapter, has resolved to down tools should the Federal Government fail to pay it’s members their monthly entitlements on account of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).

University student attempts to commit suicide

A 21-year-old student of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Enugu campus, Chukwuemeka Augustine Obasi, has attempted to commit suicide for being scolded by his parents.

2023: Northern leaders’re not God – Maxi Ukuta

Second Republic politician and former commissioner in old Anambra State, Chief Maxi Ukuta, has picked holes in comments of some northern leaders including Professor Ango Abdullahi that the presidency would remain in the North after President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure.

PFN kicks against UNN seminar on witchcraft

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has kicked against the proposed conference on witches scheduled to hold this week at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN).

Bishop condemns UNN International witchcraft conference

Bishop Sam Zuga of House of Joy Ministry and Founder of Samzuga Foundation has condemned the witchcraft conference, which is scheduled to hold on the 26th of November 2019, at the University of Nigeria (UNN).

Ex-inmate bags two university degrees in prison

Former inmate of the Nigeria Correctional Service in Enugu State, Mr. Adenyi Theophilus, got two degrees while in prison.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

I got two degrees in prison – ex-inmate

A former inmate of the Nigeria Correctional Service in Enugu State, Mr. Adenyi Theophilus, got two degrees while in prison.
The only surviving Chimpanzee, 50 years old, in the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) Zoo has died, Prof Chris Okoye, Head of Department, Zoology and Environmental Studies, has announced.

Only surviving chimpanzee in UNN zoo dies at 50

The only surviving Chimpanzee, 50 years old, in the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) Zoo has died, Prof Chris Okoye, Head of Department, Zoology and Environmental Studies, has announced.

UNN: Innovation, entrepreneurship key to poverty eradication in Africa

The University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) has appealed to African leaders to develop and drive policies and programmes that would spur more innovation and entrepreneurship opportunities for a younger generation of Africans.

Professor charges youths to shun cyber crime, embrace hard work

Prof. Florence Orabueze of the Department of English and Literary Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), has urged youths in the country to embrace work hard and shun craze for quick acquisition of wealth.

Nigeria may explode if we don’t tackle unemployment now – minister

The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr Chris Ngige, has warned that Nigeria may explode sooner if unemployment in the country is not tackled urgently.

Former JAMB registrar recommends mobile courts to prosecute exam cheats

A former Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has recommended the establishment of mobile courts for the trial of examination fraudsters and offenders.
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No amount of insultive, incendiary speeches can get us Biafra – Ohanaeze chief

The President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, John Nnia Nwodo, has said that no amount of insultive, provocative and incendiary speeches can get the Igbos Biafra or Restructuring.

UNN non-teaching staff joins nationwide warning strike

The non-teaching staff of University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) on Monday joined the five days nationwide warning strike declared by their national body.

Nigeria a market place, not meant to be developed – UNN professor

Professor of Linguistics, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, Christopher Agbedo, has described Nigeria as a market place meant to be exploited and never to be developed.

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Akure explosion: Peter Obi sympathises with Ondo government, people

The former Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, has expressed shock over the explosions that rocked Akure, the capital city of Ondo State, Saturday, March 28, 2020.

FRSC establishes situation room to monitor coronavirus

The Federal Road Safety Corps has established a situation room in its Operations Department to receive reports from field commands on the dreaded Coronavirus Disease.
An explosion has occurred along Akure-Owo expressway, a few kilometres from the Akure metropolis.

Police reveal source of Ondo explosion

A truck loaded with dynamite exploded on the Akure-Owo Expressway on Saturday, destroying a school, a church and some houses.
Transport firm, Peace Mass Transit, has announced that it will be shutting down operation in Enugu and Ebonyi states from Sunday.

Peace Mass Transit announces shutdown

Transport firm, Peace Mass Transit, has announced that it will be shutting down operation in Enugu and Ebonyi states from Sunday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three policewomen detained for allegedly assisting rapist escape

A suspected rapist, simply identified as Kelechi, has escaped from police detention at Ajiwe Police Station, Lagos State.