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Wale Babalakin heads NBA coronavirus welfare committee

NBA President, Mr. Paul Usoro (SAN), in a statement, said: “Further to my COVID-19 pandemic NBA release, I am pleased to unveil the NBA Welfare Committee, chaired by Babalakin, and constituted pursuant to Section 12 of the NBA Constitution, 2015 (as amended).”
The United Arab Emirates has launched a drive-through coronavirus testing facility as part of the Gulf state’s efforts to fight the disease, the Abu Dhabi government’s media office announced.

ORA: Yoruba race well prepared to find cure for coronavirus

With the entire world under the siege of Coronavirus pandemic, a Yoruba socio-cultural group, Oodua Redemption Alliance (ORA), has said the Yoruba race is more than prepared to get the cure for the virus.
The University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka has offered employment to no fewer than 100 graduates of the university, who made first class in various fields of studies in the university.

How UNILAG pro-chancellor stopped convocation – vice-chancellor

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof. Toyin Ogundipe, has put the entire blame for the stoppage of the convocation of the institution at the doorsteps of the Chairman of the Governing Council, Dr. Wale Babalakin.
The University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka has offered employment to no fewer than 100 graduates of the university, who made first class in various fields of studies in the university.

University of Lagos suspends 51st convocation

The hope of some 13,489 fresh graduates of the University of Lagos, Akoka, who had been scheduled to receive their certificates next week may have been dashed as the university management has called off its 2020 convocation ceremonies.
Professor Biodun Ogunyemi

Why students do not get attention from lecturers – ASUU president

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has attributed poor learning environment to the inadequate attention given to students by lecturers in Nigerian institutions.
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Association raises over N60m for educational development

Government College, Ibadan Old Boys Association (GCIOBA) says it has so far raised over N60 million to support educational development of the school.

UNILAG: We’ll investigate sex-for-grade allegations

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has vowed to deal with any of its staff involved in the sex-for-grades video that has gone viral.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, spoke to reporters in Kano, just now, answering questions on the xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa. Below are his verbatim comments-

VP Osinbajo: Nigerians better together, division no option

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says it is very important and more beneficial for Nigeria as a nation to remain together, than to be apart.

Wale Babalakin: Education is continuous

University of Lagos (UNILAG) Pro-Chancellor and Resort Group Chairman Wale Babalakin (SAN), on Wednesday said education was continuous and pointed out the need for all Nigerians to be “more equipped and more educated”.

Wale Babalakin, Chimaroke Nnamani, others on AMCON’s top 20 debtors’ list

The Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, yesterday, released names of its top 20 debtors, barely 24 hours after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo set up a new task force to recover the over N5trillion owed the agency.

Ex-President Jonathan: Why I didn’t implement 2014 confab report

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday said it is high time the nation set aside political differences to implement the 2014 national confab which his administration convened.
Bi-Courtney Nigeria Limited, Wale Babalakin

Education: Nigeria needs to start again – Wale Babalakin

Dr Wale Babalakin SAN has called on the federal government to embark on restructuring the educational system to meet international standard.

UNILAG can make world’s best with adequate support – lawmaker

A federal lawmaker, Mr. Oluwole Oke, says the University of Lagos can be among the best tertiary institutions in the world if supported with adequate funding and other developmental tools.

ASUU urges Nigerians to tell federal government to honour agreement

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called on well-meaning Nigerians to caution the federal government to honour its agreement with the union to forestall further industrial crisis in the nation’s tertiary education sector.
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Court restrains federal government from re-possessing Murtala Mohammed Airport

A Federal High Court in Abuja has restrained the Federal Government from re-possessing the domestic wing of the Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos from its current operator and manager, Bi-Courtney Limited.
Ahmed Kuru, managing director-CEO of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) says AMCON may disengage asset management partners (AMPs) that cannot cope with the speed and enormous challenges of debt recovery expected by the corporation.

AMCON, Bi-Courtney bicker over Supreme Court judgment

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) and Bi-Courtney Nigeria Limited yesterday disagreed over the import of a Supreme Court judgment delivered on April 5, 2019, allowing an appeal by the aviation services company and dismissing the cross appeal by the asset management company.
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Wale Babalakin: Academics must return to academia

Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), the Pro-Chancellor, University of Lagos (UNILAG), has said that academics must return to the academia, while the country’s universities must be driven by merit.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Nigeria back on the path to recovery

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, says Nigeria is on the path of taking its place among the comity of nations with various developmental programmes ongoing in different sectors of the country.

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Kenya Central Bank Governor Patrick Njoroge arrives for a news conference at the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya July 25, 2019. REUTERS-Stringer

Kenya central bank to hold its rate-setting meeting on July 29

The Kenyan central bank’s Monetary Policy Committee will hold its next rate-setting meeting on July 29, the bank said on Tuesday.
5G phone masts are being set alight in the UK, after online conspiracy theories have misleadingly linked the cell towers to the coronavirus pandemic.

France begins to sideline Huawei from mobile networks

France’s decision to give only temporary security approval for fifth-generation mobile equipment shows the government intends to gradually sideline Huawei Technologies Co., a majority party lawmaker said.
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro flouted social distancing guidelines on Sunday, as his country faces one of the world’s worst coronavirus outbreaks, with the death toll rising sharply over the weekend.

Brazilian president tested for coronavirus

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been tested for the novel coronavirus, local media cited the president’s office as saying on Monday.
“I am deeply saddened by the deaths of another two mine clearance workers, who passed away in the line of duty, sacrificing their lives to ensure that neighbourhoods are free from explosive devices and remnants of war,’’ Stephanie Williams, the UN Secretary-General’s acting special representative for Libya, said in a statement.

UN saddened by death of two mine clearance workers in Libya’s Tripoli

An acting envoy of the United Nations (UN) to Libya, on Monday, expressed regrets over the death of two mine clearance workers in the south of the capital Tripoli.
The Bauchi State Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has warned residents of Bauchi state to adhere strictly to protocols of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for Coronavirus, saying that the pandemic is not yet over.

Nigeria’s coronavirus cases top 29,000 as 575 new cases confirmed

Nigeria’s coronavirus infections (COVID-19), on Monday, surpassed the 29,000 cases as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 575 new confirmed cases.