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There was a high turnout of students as schools resumed in Abuja following the Federal Government’s directive that schools should reopen for students in exit classes.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) said it is collecting data from universities to assess their readiness for resumption of academic activities.
A thirty-member committee, with five members drawn from each of the six geo-political zones of the country, is expected to start work on the bill in the third week of this month, newsmen learnt, weekend.
Professor Nse Essien has been appointed as the new Vice Chancellor of the Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU), Ikot Akpaden.
Akwa Ibom State Health Workers under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, have suspended the industrial action they embarked upon two weeks ago over the non-implementation of Consolidated Health Salary Structure.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), Akwa Ibom State chapter, has rejected the creation of thirty-nine new electoral wards by the State Independent Electoral Commission, AKISIEC.
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has secured the conviction of over 500 traffickers and rescued over 18,000 victims across the country from 2004 till date.
Workers in oil-rich Akwa Ibom state have cause to smile as the state government has approved the payment of July salaries, complete with refunds of monies deducted from workers’ Consolidated Akwa Ibom Enhanced Salary Structure (CONAKESS) in June 2020.
Nigeria has re-opened 14 airports months after recording more than 40,000 Covid-19 cases and 858 deaths.
Akwa Ibom Leader Vanguard has stressed the need for Nigeria to zone the presidential seat for 2023 to South East forsake equity and political inclusiveness, in order to achieve the much-needed peace and development in the country.
The Akwa Ibom State Police Command said it has arrested twenty suspected cultists for alleged murder in Inen Ikot Eteye, Ikot Inyang and Inen Ikot Owuk villages of Inen clan in Oruk Anam local government areas of the state.
The Akwa Ibom House of Assembly has confirmed eight commissioner nominees sent to the House for confirmation by Gov. Udom Emmanuel.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been voted Arsenal’s 2019/2020 Player of the Season, finishing ahead of Bernd Leno and Bukayo Saka who were second and third respectively.
Mr Justice Derefaka, Technical Adviser, Gas Business and Policy Implementation to Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, says the National Gas Transportation Network Code (NGTNC) will “Go-Live” on Monday
The Police command in Niger has arrested two suspects over alleged rape and abuse of four female students of Islamiya school in Maitumbi area of Chanchaga Local Government Area of the state.
The U.S. has expressed worry over reports of deteriorating political climate in Edo State and interference by security forces in political matters, ahead of the September 19 governorship election.
The U.S. has imposed sanctions against a rebel leader in the Central African Republic, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said in a statement on Friday.
Nemanja Matic has set his eyes on winning the Premier League title with Manchester United as early as next season.
At least 306 Nigerians stranded in the United Arab Emirates due to the coronavirus pandemic have returned home, the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission has said.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has promised to soon reveal his running mate.
The All Progressives Congress has said the governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, was responsible for numerous siege to the Edo Assembly complex.
Premier League clubs have agreed to return to a maximum of three substitutions per match for the 2020-21 campaign.