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Be responsible or face expulsion – VC warns freshers

Prof. Abdullahi Bala, Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Technology, Minna, on Saturday advised the 4,339 newly admitted students to be responsible or face unceremonious exit from the school.

Governor Ganduje appoints Professor Jega as head of Maitama Sule centre committee

Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has appointed the former INEC chairman Professor Attahiru Jega to chair a Committee for the Establishment of Yusuf Maitama Sule Centre for the Advancement of Politics and Democratic Governance in the state.

Federal government urged to inject more funds in maths research

Professor of Mathematics at the Department of Mathematics, Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, Samuel Iyase, has urged the Federal Government to inject more funds into mathematical research to bridge the technological gap between Nigeria and developed countries.

No hiding place for cultists in LASU – VC

The Vice-Chancellor, Lagos State University (LASU), Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, says there is no hiding place for cult members in the institution.

NUGA: University of Lagos approves N54 million to upgrade sports centre

Authorities of the University of Lagos have released N54 million for the upgrading of the institution’s sports centre in preparation for the Nigeria University Games Association (NUGA) bidding.

Ondo Assembly dissolves 18 local council caretakers committees

The Ondo State House of Assembly on Tuesday dissolved the caretaker committees in the 18 local government areas of the state.

Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni slaps taxes on social media users

Faced with an increasingly critical citizenry, the Ugandan government has slapped new taxes on social media platforms such as WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Skype and Viber to stop what President Yoweri Museveni has called lugambo (gossip).

University of Lagos holds convocation in May

The convocation ceremony of the University of Lagos has been re-scheduled to hold from May 8 to May 11.

Usmanu Danfodiyo University matriculates 5,325 students

The Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, on Saturday matriculated 5,325 students admitted for the 2017/2018 academic session.

Governor Akeredolu appeals for adequate funding for universities

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Friday appealed to stakekeholders and well-meaning Nigerians to help bridge the funding gap of government-owned universities, for sustainable economic development.

2019: Former Benue varsity VC, 9 others jostle for PDP governorship ticket

As politicians prepare for the 2019 general elections, Prof. David Ker, former Vice Chancellor, Benue State University, Makurdi, and nine others have indicated interest in the Benue governorship seat.

Vice-President Osinbajo urges Nigerian to fight corruption

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerians to work towards eradicating corruption in view of its debilitating effects on national development .

University of Ilorin matriculates over 11,000 students, warns against cultism

The University of Ilorin on Thursday matriculated more than 11,000 new students of the institution.

UNN management to scrap Alumni levies on students

Prof. Benjamin Ozumba, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nigeria Nsukka, has said the institution’s management will no longer allow the University of Nigeria Alumni Association (UNAA) impose levies on students.

Official: LAUTECH Vice Chancellor, other principal officers not sacked

Following widespread news that the Governing Council of LAUTECH had sacked its Vice Chancellor Professor A.S. Gbadegesin and other principal officers including the university Registrar, Bursar, and Librarian, the management has claimed that the rumors are not true.

University of Ibadan to expel 328 students

The University of Ibadan is set to expel 328 first-year students for “shameful academic performance” in the recently concluded 2016/2017 session, the Vice Chancellor has disclosed.

NOUN new governing council inaugurated in Abuja

The newly reconstituted Governing Council of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has been inaugurated.

University of Ilorin’s female basketball team to represent Nigeria in Ethiopia

The University of Ilorin’s female 3×3 Basketball team has been selected as one of the two female teams to represent Nigeria at the 9th African University Games holding at Mekelle University, Ethiopia, from July 1 to July 7.

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In view of this, the Commissioner of Police Akwa Ibom State, Imohimi Edgal, wishes to reaffirm to the general public that the State government directives will be vigorously enforced.

Police arrest five for rape in Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP. Fredrick Nnudam, disclosed this in a statement, Thursday in Uyo, the state capital.
Earlier this month, UEFA indefinitely suspended the Champions League, Europa League and the European Championship playoffs amid the ongoing concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Champions League and Europa League last-16 venues confirmed by UEFA

UEFA has confirmed that the outstanding Champions League and Europa League last-16 second leg matches will be hosted by the clubs who were scheduled to play at home.

DisCos advocate CBN-funded massive roll-out of meters to address power challenge

Power Distribution Companies (DisCos) have advocated a Central Bank-funded massive meters roll-out project, to ensure that electricity customers were adequately metered.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC confirms 17 political parties for Ondo guber poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that 17 out of the 18 registered political parties will be contesting the October 10, 2020 Ondo state governorship election.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

FIDA, NCWS, others fault Governor Ayade over Justice Ikpeme

International Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA, Nigeria; Women in Politics and National Council for Women Society, Nigeria, among others civil society organisations, have described the refusal of Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State and members of the state House of Assembly to confer Justice Akon Ikpeme as the Chief Judge of the state, as gross injustice.