372 results found for Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital

UniAbuja Alumni in U.S. mobilises support for Alma Mater

THE University of Abuja Alumni Association, USA Inc., has partnered a U.S.-based independent organisation, King Baudouin Foundation, to mobilise support for its Alma Mater. The North America... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 16 hrs ago | seen 32 times

Tags: University of Abuja Alumni USA Inc.

UniAbuja Alumni in U.S. mobilises support for Alma Mater

THE University of Abuja Alumni Association, USA Inc., has partnered a U.S.-based independent organisation, King Baudouin Foundation, to mobilise support for its Alma Mater. The North America... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 17 hrs ago | seen 30 times

Tags: University of Abuja Alumni USA Inc.

Court orders CBN to pay judgment sum into Registrar’s account

THE National Industrial Court, on Tuesday ordered the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to pay a judgment sum into an interest yielding account in the name... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 18 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Ahmadu Bello University

Osun University not joining ASUU strike, says Management

The Management of the Osun state University (UniOSUN), has declared that the school has no intention of joining the ongoing industrial action by the Academic Staff Union... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Osun state University (UniOSUN), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Dr Wende Olaosebikan, Adesoji Ademola,

ASUU strike: Protesting students block Sagamu-Benin Expressway

Students in Ogun on Monday blocked the Sagamu-Benin Expressway in protest against the ongoing strike action by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Tai Solarin University of Education, Science and Technology (TASUED, National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Damilola Simeon, Olabisi Onabanjo U

ASUU strike: Protesting students block Sagamu-Benin Expressway

Students in Ogun on Monday blocked the Sagamu-Benin Expressway in protest against the ongoing strike action by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Tai Solarin University of Education, Science and Technology (TASUED, National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Damilola Simeon, Olabisi Onabanjo U

FUTA students barricade Akure-Ilesa Highway over lingering ASUU Strike

STUDENTS of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Ondo State, on Monday barricaded the Akure-Ilesa Highway, protesting the prolonged strike by the Academic Staff Union... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Abiodun Ibiyemi,

Beauty Queen advocates more programmes to keep youths off crime

QUEEN Moremi Ajasoro, Akinwale Oluwabukunmi, has urged all tiers of government, corporate bodies and individuals to organise programmes that will engage the youths and keep them... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Queen Moremi Ajasoro, Akinwale Oluwabukunmi, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU),

Varsity spends N193m on office complex

Prof. Haruna Rashid,  Provost  of Federal University of Education Kontagora, Niger, said about N193 million had been spent on the construction of  a two- storey building... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Prof. Haruna Rashid, Federal University of Education Kontagora,

Foundation donates medical equipment to FTH Gombe

MTN Foundation has donated medical equipment to FederalTeaching Hospital (FTH) Gombe for the benefit of Gombe residents. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that items donated... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Federal Teaching Hospital (FTH), MTN Foundation,

LASUTH launches new dialysis unit to improve kidney disease treatment

THE Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) says it has launcheda new Dialysis Unit to improve health outcomes for patients battling kidney diseases. The Chief Medical Director... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Prof. Adetokunbo Fabamwo,

ASUU Strike: Students stage protest at UI, disrupt movement

SCORES of concerned students in Oyo State converged on University of Ibadan (UI) Gate on Friday to stage a peaceful protest over ongoing  warning strike by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 92 times

Tags: University of Ibadan (UI), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

LASUSTECH agribusiness starts tomato plantation for Ikorodu community

THE Agricbusiness Committee of Lagos State University of Science and Technology (LASUSTECH), Ikorodu has started hectares of irrigated tomato plantation to meet the demands of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Olanrewaju Kuye, Lagos State University of Science and Technology (LASUSTECH), Olanrewaju Kuye,

Team Unizik to depart Nigeria June 4 for 10th All Africa University games in Kenya- Official

THE Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU) female football team has called on Nigerians to support its bid to fly Nigeria’s flag at the All Africa University Games... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Gabriel Okpalaeze, Wilson Ugwu, Prof. Charles Esimone, Kenneth Ogbonna, NUGA

Igbinedion varsity graduates 15,000 students in 23 years

THE Igbinedion University Okada (IUO), has graduated over 15,000 students in different disciplines since its inception in 1999. The Chancellor of the university, Chief Gabriel Igbinedion said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Igbinedion University Okada (IUO), National Universities Commission (NUC), Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Prof. Lawrence Ezemonye,,

ASUU confirms extension of strike by 12 weeks

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) President, Mr Emmanuel Osodeke, has confirmed that ASUU has extended the strike by 12 weeks. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),Emmanuel Osodeke, University Transparency Accountability Solution (UTAS),

Australian researchers make breakthrough in rare blood cancer treatment

South Australian researchers have made a breakthrough in overcoming drug resistance in patients with rare blood cancer. In a study published on Monday, the team from the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 41 times

Tags: University of South Australia (UniSA), Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML),

Tinubu endorses Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat for 2nd term

A former governor of Lagos State  and APC chieftain, Sen. Bola Tinubu on Friday,  endorsed Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu  and his Deputy, Dr Obafemi Hamzat for second... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Pastor Cornelius Ojelabi, Sen. Bola Tinubu, Dr Obafemi Hamzat,

Nigeria ranks 11th most miserable nation in the world – Global Report

HANKE’s Annual Misery Index has rated Nigeria as the 11th most miserable country in 2021. According to the report, which analysed 156 countries by calculating their unemployment... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Steve Hanke, John Hopkins University

Don calls for engagement of blockchain technology for social economic development

A University don, Dr Abiodun Okedeyi of the Department of Physics, Lagos State University of Education, Oto Ijanikin has called for the engagement of blockchain technology... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Dr Abiodun Okedeyi, Lagos State University of Education,

Umahi urges FG to take over Ebonyi university teaching hospital

GOV. David Umahi of Ebonyi on Thursday appealed to the Federal Government to take over the state government-owned King David University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Gov. David Umahi, King David University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital,

World Hand Hygiene Day: UBTH tasks health workers on hand washing culture

THE University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) has called on health care workers in the state to adopt the culture of hand washing in order to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 57 times

Tags: University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Prof. Darlington Obaseki

Join politics to effect desired change, 24-year-old aspirant urges youths

A 24-year-old councillorship aspirant in Edo, Miss Oyemwen Ehimwenma, has called on youths to join politics in order to effect the desired change in the country. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 69 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Miss Oyemwen Ehimwenma, Benson Idahosa University

VC tasks lecturers on authoring well-researched books

THE new Vice Chancellor of the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), Prof. Alloysius Okolie, has tasked lecturers on authoring well researched books meant... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), Prof. Alloysius Okolie, Prof. Agu Gab Agu

FMN gets approval to acquire 76% stake in Honeywell

FLOUR Mills of Nigeria Plc (FMN) has obtained the required regulatory approvals to acquire 71.69 per cent stake in Honeywell Flour Mills Plc (HFMP), formerly a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Obafemi Otudeko, Modupe Thani, Boye Olusanya

Afe Babalola excited as ABUAD leads 2022 universities’ ranking

FOUNDER of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD, Chief Afe Babalola, SAN, has  expressed delight over the university’s performance in the 2022 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 153 times

Tags: Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, Afe Babalola, Afe Babalola University

Orile-Agege hospital to train 10,000 students on oral health

The Orile-Agege General Hospital (OAGH) will capture 10,000 students in Education 1 District, to ensure that “No Child is Left Out” in the ‘School Oral Health... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Orile-Agege General Hospital (OAGH),

KDSG not involved in decision to pull out of ASUU strike – KASU

THE Management of Kaduna State University (KASU), says the Kaduna State Government has nothing to do with its decision to pull out of the ongoing trike... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Gov. Nasir El-Rufa, Adamu Bargo, Kaduna State University (KASU),

How to curb incessant ASUU strikes – Ex-VC

FORMER Vice-Chancellor of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo, Prof. Dennis Agbonlahor, says having somebody from the academia as minister is the only way to checkmate the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo, Prof. Dennis Agbonlahor,

How to avoid incessant ASUU strikes – Olayinka, ex-UI VC

A former Vice-Chancellor of University of Ibadan, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, says improved welfare of academic staff and prioritising education are veritable ways of preventing strikes by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University Transparency and Accountability Solution (UTAS),

Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Adeyemi III, joins ancestors at 83

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, is dead. His Media Aide, Mr Bode Durojaiye, confirmed the reports to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, Bode Durojaiye, Oba Jimoh Oyewumi Ajagungbade III, Gov. Seyi Makinde, Afe Babalola University,

287 poets compete for $100,000 in NLNG’s Literature Prize

By Anthony Isibor. THE 2022 edition of The Nigeria Prize for Literature, sponsored by Nigeria LNG Limited, NLNG, will have 287 poets compete for the $100,000 Prize. At... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Nigeria LNG Limited, Prof Sule Emmanuel, Prof. Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo, Prof. Olu Obafemi, Prof. Ahmed Yerima

Sex scandal: OAU is not foot-dragging

THE Authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, has debunked what it called ‘rumours making the rounds in some quarters’, that it is foot-dragging in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Obafemi Awolowo University, Abiodun Olarewaju, Boluwatife Bababunmi, Prof Joseph Opefeyitimi, Prof Niyi Okunoye,

Inflation: Tackle supply shocks in economy, say experts

AN  economist, Dr Bright Eregha, has urged the Federal Government to address supply constraints in productive sectors of the economy, responsible for inflation increase.   He said this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Dr Bright Eregha, Pan Atlantic University, Mr  Okechukwu Unegbu

Chinese scientists map out how Omicron evades antibody therapeutics

CHINESE scientists have mapped out the high-definition spike protein structure of the Omicron variant of the virus that caused the COVID-19 pandemic. The structure, under microscopy, revealed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Nanjing University,

Study identifies 5 bacteria linked to aggressive prostate cancer

A new study has identified five types of bacteria that are linked to aggressive prostrate cancer. Researchers said the bacteria is common in urine and tissue samples... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 53 times

Tags: University of East Anglia’s (UEA), Jeremy Clark, Prof. Colin Cooper,

Ogunruku family donates 6-bedroom apartment to FETHI

The family of Ogunruku in Ido-Ekiti, Ido-Osi Local Government Area (LGA), on Wednesday donated a newly-built and equipped 6-bedroom apartment to the Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido-Ekiti... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Dr Olagoke Erinomo, St. John’s Anglican, Abdulrasheed Bawa, Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido-Ekiti (FETHI),

Beninese university honours Nigerian pharmacist Onyechi

The Irsbaccom University, Parakou Benin Republic has awarded a Nigerian Pharmacist, Dr Napoleon Onyechi, with an honorary doctorate degree in public health management. Onyechi who is the Chief... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Irsbaccom University, Parakou Benin Republic, Irsbaccom University, Parakou Benin Republic,

UNILORIN needs Librarian

THE Council of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) has announced hat the post of the University Librarian will become vacant with effect from Oct. 12. This is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 103 times

Tags: University of Ilorin (UNILORIN),

Easter: Group donates food items to motherless babies Home, pays medical bills

AN Enugu based group, Eminent Sisters, on Wednesday, donated food items and cash to the Enugu State Motherless Babies Home (ESMBH) for the Easter celebrations. The group... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Eminent Sisters, Enugu State Motherless Babies Home (ESMBH), Enugu State University Teaching Hospital (ESUTH), Christine Miller,

72 UNIBEN students bag FG’s scholarships

SEVENTY-TWO students of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Edo, have been awarded Federal Government’s scholarship under the aegis of the Nigeria Award. Dr Benedicta Ehanire, the Public... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 106 times

Tags: University of Benin (UNIBEN), Benedicta Ehanire,

Don cautions Nigerians on poor handling of water

DR Olusegun Ige, the Coordinator, Hydrogeology Teaching and Research Group, Department of Geology and Mineral Sciences, University of Ilorin, has cautioned Nigerians on poor handling of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 72 times

Tags: DR Olusegun Ige, University of Ilorin

Police launch manhunt as gunmen kill APC chair in Osun

GUNMEN on Monday murdered the All Progressives Congress, APC, chairman in Atakunmosa East Local Council Development Area of Osun State, Chief Gbenga Ogbara. The Nation gathered the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Wesley Guild Hospital, Yemisi Opalola, Gbenga Ogbara

PDP sets up Osun Caretaker Committee

THE National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has approved the composition of a Caretaker Committee to run the affairs of the Osun... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Debo Ologunagba, Dr Adekunle Akindele, Mrs Ayo Awolowo, Dr B.T. Salami, Mr Adetoye Ogunboyega, Alhaji Razaq Oyelani

Media expert rejects claims nollywood fueling ritual killings

MR Steven Adesemoye, a media and communication expert, has refuted claims that Nigerian films are responsible for ritual killings. Adesemoye told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Steven Adesemoye, Lagos State University of Science and Technology (LASUSTECH),

Uniosun Teaching Hospital condemns attack on staff by hoodlums

The management of the University of Osun Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, has condemned  attacks on doctors,  nurses and other staff on duty at the Accident and Emergency Unit... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 65 times

Tags: University of Osun Teaching Hospital,

4 dead in accident in Benue

THE Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Benue, Mr Yakubu Mohammed, says four persons died in a road accident that occurred on Thursday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 91 times

Tags: FRSC, Mr Yakubu Mohammed, Orientation Camp, St. Christopher’s Hospital

I won’t relocate Ikere-Ekiti university, if elected – Oni

CHIEF Segun Oni, the Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate in the June 18 governorship election in Ekiti State, says he will not relocate Bamidele Olumiluwa University... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Social Democratic Party (SDP), Segun Oni, Bamidele Olumiluwa University of Education, Science and Technology,

STEM: Don canvasses collaboration between OAUSTECH, U.S. Varsity

A renowned Geoscientist, Prof. Jimmy Adegoke, has called for collaboration between Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology (OAUSTECH), Okitipupa, Ondo State and University of Missouri,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 136 times

Tags: Prof. Temi Ologunorisa, Prof. Jimmy Adegoke, Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology (OAUSTECH), Dean International Students Award (DISA),

Reddington Hospital performs first keyhole prostate cancer surgery in sub- Saharan Africa

THE Reddington Hospital Group, Lagos, has again raised the bar in quality and affordable healthcare delivery service in Nigeria with the successful conduct of first Laparoscopic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Reddington Hospital Group, Mr Oluwatoyin Adebiyi, Mr Emmanuel Matthews, Prof. Kingsley Ekwueme

Court remands 107 year old woman for allegedly plucking out boy’s eye

A Kano Chief Magistrates’ Court, has ordered the remand of 107 year old Furera Abubakar, and Isah Hassan, 17, in a correctional centre for allegedly plucking... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Muhammad Jibril,Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital,

Blackish Substance Found In Oromoni’s Intestine Not Tested – Police

AN assistant commissioner of police and forensic toxicologist, Benedict Agbo, has told the Lagos State Coroner probing the controversial death of Sylvester Oromoni that he didn’t... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Sylvester Oromoni, Magistrate Mikhail Kadiri, Dowen College, Benedict Agbo, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Dr Sunday Soyemi

Russia, Ukraine War Will Cause Hunger In Africa – Ex-Envoy

UNITED Nations and world’s super powers have been urged to halt the Russia/Ukraine war to avoid its negative effect on the African economy. A former Nigerian Ambassador... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 53 times

Tags: United Nations, Frank Isoh, Afe Babalola University,

UniAbuja signs MoU with Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission

 THE University of Abuja, FCT, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission as part of efforts to advance development of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 71 times

Tags: University of Abuja, Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah, Prof. Yusuf Ahmed

Court Orders Bayelsa Govt To Recall 800 Varsity Workers

NATIONAL Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN), Yenagoa Division has ordered the immediate reinstatement of employees under the Niger Delta University (NDU), Amassoma and Isaac Jasper College... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 71 times

Tags: National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN), Niger Delta University (NDU), Attahiru Alkali,

Dentists launch biography in honour of late maxillofacial surgeon, Adekeye

PROFESSIONALS in dentistry have launched a biography to honour the late Prof. Emmanuel Adekeye, a renowned Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, seven years after his death. At the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 107 times

Tags: late Prof. Emmanuel Adekeye, Adekeye: Passing the Surgical Baton’, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Teaching Hospital, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, Obafemi Awolowo University

Buhari hails former Gov. Gbenga Daniel at 66

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has joined the leadership and members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in congratulating Otunba Gbenga Daniel, former Governor of Ogun, on his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Obafemi Awolowo, Femi Adesina, Gbenga Daniel, Muhammadu Buhari

Ibeju-Lekki LG partners PAN Atlantic University on tutorials for students

IBEJU-Lekki Local Government in Lagos State has partnered the PAN Atlantic University on tutorial classes for public secondary school students to achieve more developmental goals on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Ibeju-Lekki Local Government, PAN Atlantic University, Mr Abdullahi Olowa

Expert identifies impediments to accessing mental health treatment

THE Medical Director, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu, Prof. Monday Igwe, has identified stigma, prohibitive laws and ignorance as major hindrances to access to mental health treatment... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Prof. Monday Igwe,

NUGA 2022: Unilag to convert games’ infrastructure into sports academy

All the newly built, upgraded and existing sports infrastructure provided for the just-concluded NUGA at University of Lagos (Unilag) would be converted to a sports academy. Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 67 times

Tags: University of Lagos (Unilag), Nigeria University Games (NUGA), Dr Joseph Awoyinfa,

UNILORIN announces vacancy for VC post

THE University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) on Monday announced that the post of Vice-Chancellor of the institution will be vacant effective from Oct. 16, 2022. This is contained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Dr Fola Olowoleni, University of Ilorin

Plateau varsity urges students to be peaceful

The Vice-Chancellor of the Plateau State University, Bokkos, Prof. Yohana Izam, has called on the students of the institution to be peaceful at all times. He made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Plateau State University, Bokkos, Prof. Yohana Izam, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

ARD strike: UITH procures 15 new petrol generators–Management

THE Management of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) says it has procured 15 new petrol-powered generators to improve electricity supply to the hospital in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 87 times

Tags: University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Mrs Elizabeth Ajiboye

Varsity teacher wants FG to invest more in education to reduce crime

LUKMAN Olawoyin, a Senior Lecturer at the University of Ilorin, on Saturday advised the Federal Government to invest more in education. He told newsmen in Ilorin that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Lukman Olawoyin, University of Ilorin

Abuja High Court restrains FCT Minister from ejecting patients at Garki Hospital

AN Abuja High Court has restrained the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Muhammad Bello and the FCTA Administration from ejecting patients at the Garki Hospital... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: High Court, Garki hospital, Bola Olotu, Muhammad Bello, Justice Charles Agbaza, Adamu Onu,

Varsity spends N202m on complex construction

The Provost, Federal University of Education, Kontagora, Prof. Rashid Haruna, says the institution has spent more than N202 on the construction of the Arts and Social... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Federal University of Education, Kontagora,

Medical students honour lecturer for selfless services

By Christabel Ejenike THE medical students of the department of medicine and surgery, faculty of medical sciences, college of medicine, university of Nigeria, Enugu campus on Wednesday,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 153 times

Tags: university of Nigeria, Dr. Samuel Ebede,

Council accredits Caleb University’s Architecture programmes

 THE Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) has accredited Caleb University,  Imota, Lagos ‘ Bachelor's and Masters's degree programmes in Architecture. The approval is contained in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Mr Umar Murnai, Caleb University

Poor services: UITH resident doctors begin warning strike

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), on Thursday began a four-day warning strike over alleged deplorable state of the hospital. This... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Dr Anaduaka Obinna,

Poor services: UITH resident doctors begin warning strike

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), on Thursday began a four-day warning strike over alleged deplorable state of the hospital. This... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Dr Anaduaka Obinna,

Vice-Chancellor warns against cultism as Edo varsity matriculates 683 students

THE Edo State University, Uzairue on Thursday matriculated 683 students for the 2021/2022 academic session. PROF. Emmanuel Aluyor, the Vice- Chancellor of the institution, at the 7th... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor, Edo State University

Pro-Chancellors condemn protest against appointment of OAU VC

THE Committee of Pro-Chancellors of Nigerian Federal Universities, CPC, has reacted to the protest against the appointment of a new Vice-Chancellor for Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Adebayo Bamire, Prof. Nimi Briggs, Obafemi Awolowo University

Bill to upgrade Wesley Hospital to FMC scales 2nd reading

A Bill for an Act to provide the legal framework for the upgrade and conversion of Wesley Guild Hospital, Ilesa, Osun State, to Federal Medical Centre,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Ayeni Babatunde, Wesley Guild Hospital

Business owners in varsity want end of Govt.-ASUU face-off

BUSINESS owners in the Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo, AEFUNAI, have called for end to the current showdown between the federal government and the Academic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Livinus Ogah, Agnes Itumo, Hyginus Onwe, Alex Ekwueme Federal University

Why I established NSUK- Adamu

THE National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, says the dilapidated education sector he met as governor of Nasarawa State in 1999 informed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK),

Australia’s diverse genetic koala to help save local population

A koala with diverse genetics could turn around the fate of endangered koala colonies along Australia’s east coast, researchers from the Living Koala Genome Bank pilot... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Tamara Keeley, University of Queensland

Ondo Varsity VC advocates skill-driven educational system

Prof. Temi Ologunorisa, Vice-Chancellor, Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology (OAUSTECH), Okitipupa, Ondo State, has advocated for a skill-driven educational system in the nation’s tertiary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology (OAUSTECH),

25 NOUN graduates receive NCoS commendation

The Controller-General, Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), Mr Haliru Nababa, has commended the 25 inmates that graduated from National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN).   The inmates participated in... Read more

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Constituency Project: ICPC hands over hospital worth N150m to varsity

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says its has recovered and handed over a hospital worth N150 million to the Alex Ekwueme... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu Alike Ikwo (FUNAI), Azuka Ogugua, Constituency and Executive Project Tracking Group (

How Uniabuja admits students –V-C

The Vice- Chancellor of University of Abuja, Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah, says the university gives admission to students across different disciplines on merit.   Na’allah said this in an... Read more

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SSANU may resort to indefinite strike, if…– Chairman

THE ongoing nationwide warning strike by  Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) would degenerate to an indefinite one unless Federal Government implemented the agreement it... Read more

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Tags: Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU),

Kidney Failure: Seek medical help if your urine is foamy — Expert

The Director, University of Ilorin Health Services, Dr Rasheed Odunola, has advised people to beware of foamy urine because it is a sign of kidney disease. Odunola,... Read more

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Tags: University of Ilorin, Dr Rasheed Odunola,

Let’s give Sanwo-Olu second term, FPP begs Lagos residents

A political group, Forum of Political Parties, FPP, has appealed to stakeholders and residents of the state to allow Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu a second term as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, Forum of Political Parties, Chief Kola Ajayi, Mr Shola Omolola,

ECOWAS Women donate equipment, maternity kits to Asokoro General Hospital  

THE ECOWAS women's forum, ECOCOM Amazon, celebrated International Women's Day with a donation of maternal equipment and kits worth over three thousand and five hundred dollars... Read more

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Tags: Group picture Asokoro Hospital.

NUGA: Unilorin wins gold in football match via penalty

THE University of Ilorin (Unilorin) football team on Friday defeated the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) team 5-4 in a penalty shootout to emerge the champions of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Toheeb Adegoke, Olatunji Maleek, Sadiq Ajao, Obafemi Awolowo University

Redeem your COVID-19 promise to scientists—Don tells FG

PROF. Maduike Ezeibe, a lecturer at Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia, on Friday in Aba called on the Federal Government to redeem its promise... Read more

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Psychologists pledge to remould mindsets of youths toward internet access

THE Nigerian Association of Social Psychologists has pledged to encourage the youth to make positive use of the internet and reduce rising cases of social vices... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Dr Solomon Agu, Dr Emmanuel Ugwu, Dr Emenike Anyaegbunam

Tinubu donates N1bn leadership centre to LASU, urges govt support for youth-friendly industries

NATIONAL Leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, Sen. Bola Tinubu, has donated a Centre of Leadership Development worth one billion naira to Lagos State University, LASU,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Obafemi Hamzat, Bola Tinubu, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello

Rheumatologist seeks improved care for lupus patients

A Consultant Rheumatologist, Dr Hakeem Olaosebikan, has appealed to the three tiers of governmentto intervene and reverse the current challenges affecting lupus patients in the country. Olaosebikan,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Dr Hakeem Olaosebikan, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH),

2022 NUGA: Ajayi wins women’s 1,500m gold for Unilag

Mary Ajayi of University of Lagos (Unilag) on Thursday won the Gold medal in the 1,500m women’s final at the ongoing Nigerian University Games Association (NUGA)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Mary Ajayi, University of Lagos (Unilag), Nigerian University Games Association (NUGA),

Unijos inaugurates 10-man committee to restructure consultancy company

THE University of Jos has inaugurated  a 10-man committee  to restructure its Consultancy Company Ltd.   The Chairman of the Board of Dircetors of the company, Pastor Huhu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Consultancy Company Ltd, University of Jos, Pastor Huhu Sani, Sen. Ahmed Zuruq,

Osun 2022: My achievements will speak for my reelection — Oyetola

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun says his achievements in more than three years in office in the state will speak for his reelection in the July... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Gov. Gboyega Oyetola, Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, Sunday Obafemi, State Barbers Association,

Students of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University lament poor water supply in hostels

THE female students in Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli have complained of lack of water in their hostels and are appealing to the university authorities to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU) Uli,

Stress, major causes of illnesses in Nigeria – Psychiatrist

RETIRED Brig.-Gen. Gbenga Okulate, a Psychiatrist with the Nigeria Military Hospital Yaba (NMHY), has identified stress as the major cause of mental and physical illnesses in... Read more

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High cost of transportation will lead to hike in food prices – Don

A university lecturer, Prof. Kolawole Adebayo, has said that the increase in transportation fare will lead to hike in the cost of goods and service this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Prof. Kolawole Adebayo, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)

Fashola assures Nigerians of massive projects commissioning by Buhari’s Govt

THE Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Wednesday assured Nigerians to expect massive project commissioning by President Muhammadu Buhari before the end of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, represented by the Federal Controller of Works in Kano, Engr. Yahaya Baba, inaugurating a 1.639-km road at the Bayero University Kano, on Wedne

Convocation: VC hails LASU graduates as symbols of knowledge, right ethics

THE Vice-Chancellor, Lagos State University (LASU),Ojo, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, has hailed the institution’s products as graduates with repository of knowledge imbued with the right ethics needed for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Lagos State University, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Mr Tokunbo Wahab

Liberian varsity seeks partnership with UNICAL in research, exchange programmes

AFRICAN Methodist Episcopal University (AME), a Liberian institution is seeking partnership with the University of Calabar (UNICAL) in the area of research, students and staff exchange... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 464 times

Tags: African Methodist Episcopal University (AME), University of Calabar (UNICAL), Dr Alvin Attah, Prof. Florence Obi,

ASUU: Students embark on skill acquisition after weeks of strike

Some students have resorted to learning different kinds of skills following the announcement by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to extend its one-month warning... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: University Transparency Accountability Solution (UTAS), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Bayero University Kano(BUK), Ahmadu Bello University (ABU),

Law School enrols 1,500 NOUN graduates – VC

THE National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN says 1,500 graduates of its law programme are currently studying in campuses of the Nigerian Law School (NLS). NOUN Vice... Read more

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Tags: National Open University of Nigeria, Prof. Olufemi Peters,

VC Race: Ife indigenes invades OAU campus with charms, fetish objects

SOME indigenes of Ile-Ife in Osun, on Monday allegedly invaded the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU campus, armed with charms and other fetish objects, protesting against the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Prof. Adebayo Simeon Bamire, Obafemi Awolowo University, Chief Owelle Udoji, Mr Abiodun Olarewaju,

NHRC expresses concern over incessant ASUU strike

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has expressed deep concern over the incessant strikes by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The Executive Secretary of the Commission,... Read more

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Tags: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Tony Ojukwu, SAN, University Transparency Accountability Solution (UTAS), National Universities Commission (NUC),

Tinubu Novelty Match: Nigeria’s ex-internationals defeat Lagos team 2-0

NIGERIA'S ex-international football players (ex-Super Eagles), on Sunday defeated Team Lagos ex-Internationals 2-0, at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Onikan, Lagos. The ex-Super Eagles humbled Team Lagos during... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Bola Tinubu, Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, Demola Seriki,

Lia Thomas becomes first known transgender athlete to win NCAA swimming title

LIA Thomas became the first known transgender athlete to win the highest US national college title with victory in the women's 500-yard freestyle. Thomas, who swims for the University... Read more

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Tags: LIA Thomas, Emma Weyant, Erica Sullivan, University of Pennsylvania, Tokyo Olympics,

Trade booms as 26th NUGA takes centre stage at UNILAG

COMMERCIAL activities at the University of Lagos has increased as the 26th Nigerian Universities Games, NUGA, takes the centre stage in the institution, reports the News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Olabisi Adesina, Kalu Amar, Chukwuma Onyekachi, Ahmadu Bello University, Anthony Ogbutim

Scientists clamp down on Aussie animal bite dangers

Researchers from the Kirby Institute at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) have shed new light on the dangers of animal bites, from snakes and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 50 times

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Provide credible information to security agencies—Sultan urges Nigerians

THE Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar III, on Friday urged Nigerians to cooperate with security agencies in the fight against insecurity by providing them with... Read more

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Tags: Alhaji Baba Tela, Bala Mohammed, Alhaji Abubakar El-Kanemi, Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar III, Usman Dan Fodio University

Benue gov, JAMB registrar join others in Nsukka to find solutions to youth crises

THE University of Nigeria Nsukka, UNN and Grace Uzoma Okonkwo Foundation said they would collaborate to find solutions to myriads of youth challenges especially restiveness. Prof. Florence... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: University of Nigeria Nsukka, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, Prof. Florence Orabueze, Grace Uzoma Okonkwo, UNN,

Early diagnosis, only way to reduce kidney treatment costs – Nephrologist

A Consultant Nephrologist, Prof. Iftifanus Bosan, on Thursday said that early detection through regular medical checks and screenings remained the way to reduce the costs of... Read more

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Tags: Prof. Iftifanus Bosan,Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria,

ASUU strike: BUK directs students to vacate hostels

Authorities of the Bayero University Kano (BUK) have directed all students residing in its campuses to vacate their hostels on or before March 20 for their... Read more

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Tags: Bayero University Kano (BUK), Bala Abdullahi, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

No justification for medical tourism by Nigerians – CMD

 DR Kolawole Ogundipe, the Chief Medical Director, Afe Babalola Multisystem Hospital, AMSH, Ado-Ekiti, says there is no reason for Nigerians to travel abroad for medical services... Read more

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Tags:  Dr Kolawole Ogundipe, Afe Babalola Multisystem Hospital,

OAU appoints Prof Adebayo Bamire as new vice-chancellor

THE Governing Council of the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife, has announced Prof. Adebayo Bamire as the 12th Vice-Chancellor of the university.   The  Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Obafemi Awolowo University, Chief Owelle Oscar Udoji, Mallam Adamu Adamu.

Alumni group donates N12m water project to OAU students

 A group of Alumni of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Great Ife FRIENDS, on Thursday donated a N12 million borehole water project to students of the institution.   The... Read more

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Tags: Dr Bisi Anyadike, Dr Bisi Anyadike, Obafemi Awolowo University, Mrs Oluchi Okoroafor, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, Prince Adefemi Oriade, Oba Adedokun Abolarin, Mr Wale Olaleye, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi

Hospital honours COVID-19 health team for saving lives

 DALHATU Araf Specialist Hospital (DASH) Lafia in Nasarawa state on Thursday presented award of excellence to its team of health workers who battled the COVID-19 pandemic.   Posthumous... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Dr Hassan Ikrama, Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital, Dr Nwaru Victor, Dr Esa Oga, Dr Esther Audu, Dr Agbawu Mek-Agbawu,

Ojuade, Banire, others extol virtue of late Dr Sikiru Ayinde Barrister

Prof. Jeleel Ojuade of the Performing Arts Department, Faculty of Arts, University of Ilorin, Kwara, has  described the late Fuji Music maestro, Dr Sikiru Ayinde Barrister... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: General Ayinla Killington, Kolade Onanuga, Ebenezer Obey, Dr Muiz Banire, Dr Sikiru Ayinde Barrister, University of Ilorin, Kwara, Prof. Jeleel Ojuad,

Bello assumes duty as new COREN registrar

A Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, ATBU, Bauchi, Adisa Bello, has assumed office as the new Registrar for the Council for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Prof. Joseph Odigure, Haruna Ojonugwa, Adisa Bello, ATBU

U.S. Vice President tests negative for COVID-19 in spite of husband’s infection

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris tested negative for COVID-19 in spite of her husband’s infection with the virus, according to a spokesperson. Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff, 57,... Read more

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Tags: Johns Hopkins University, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Douglas Emhoff, Kamala Harris

Study reveals cooler conditions may prolong lifespan

CHINESE and British scientists found that animals living in temperate conditions may have longer lifespans, which may be a clue to people’s efforts for longevity. Researchers from... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: University of Aberdeen, Liaocheng University, Wenzhou University, Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology

Varsity constructs solar energy generator for rural electrification

RESEARCHERS at the Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ebonyi state, have designed and constructed an automated 500w solar energy generator to help electricity supply to rural communities... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Prof Abel Ezeoha, Prof Onuegbu Ugwu, Dr Uche Onochie, Dr Azuama Onyedikachi, Prof Ugwu, Director

112 to bag first class degrees at LASU convocation -VC

No fewer than 112 graduates of Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, would be awarded First Class degrees at the institution’s 25th convocation, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ibiyemi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Lagos State University (LASU), Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, Benjamin Damilare Olowu, Nigeria in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Dr Abdullahi Ganduje,

Australian research finds endometriosis, ovarian cancer genetically tied

New research from University of Queensland (UQ) in Brisbane, the capital city of the Australian state of Queensland, suggests that  women with genes that predispose them... Read more

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Rheumatologist associates recurring typhoid fever, malaria to lupus disease

 A Consultant Rheumatologist, Dr Hakeem Olaosebikan, says Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) disease should be suspected if a person, especially female had recurring malaria or typhoid illness. Olaosebikan,... Read more

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Tags: Dr Hakeem Olaosebikan, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital,

17 ex-internationals line up for novelty match to celebrate Tinubu’s 70th birthday

NO less than 17 ex-internationals have been lined up to participate in a novelty football match to commemorate the 70th birthday anniversary of former Lagos governor... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Umar Mohammed, Tinubu Support Group, All Progressives Congress, Taribo West, Victor Agali, Ike Shorunmu, Victor Ezeji, Abiodun Obafemi, Dosu Joseph, Jonathan Akpoborire

Strike: VC tasks ASUU, FG on settlement

The Vice-Chancellor, Bells University of Technology, Ota in Ogun, Prof. Jeremiah Ojediran, has called for quick resolution of the impasse between the Federal Government and the... Read more

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Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Jeremiah Ojediran, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, Bells University of Technology,

Realnews celebrates Intern's birthday

By Christabel Ejenike THE management and staff of Realnews Magazine on Monday, March 14, 2022, rejoiced with Christabel Ejenike, intern reporter from Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo,... Read more

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Tags: Goddy Ikeh, Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo, Realnews Magazine, Saint Dominic's Catholic Church, Yaba, Lagos, Maureen Chigbo, Christabel Ejenike, Ben-Prince Eze, Anthony Isibor, Kenne

NGE describes Yawe as media icon, peerless patriot

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has described the late Emmanuel Yawe as a “media icon and peerless patriot’’. This is contained in a statement signed by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE), Mustapha Isah, Iyobosa Uwugiaren, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), University of Ibadan, Emmanuel Yawe,

ASUU strikes: Nigerians tired, frustrated youths losing interest in education – NAN survey

THE statistics are frightening ! In the last two decades or so, University teachers have gone on nationwide strikes 16 times covering a cumulative period of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Ewa Chukwumaijem, Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Dr Ikechuku Igwenyi, National Parent Teacher Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN), Adeolu Ogunbanjo,

Clamour for Nigerian President of Southeast extraction resonates in the U.S.

  CONFEREES at Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC, say it will engender peace, cohesion and national stability   The growing clamour for a Nigerian President of Southeast extraction resonated... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: Michael Gonzales, Osita Chidoka, Brig. General Saleh Bala, Prof Chudi Uwazurike, Johns Hopkins University

Lagos dep gov, JAMB registrar preach peace at wedding in Lagos

OBAFEMI Hamzat, Lagos Deputy Governor, has warned secessionists and those fanning embers of war that progress could only be achieved in a peaceful nation. Hamzat made the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, Ibrahim Olohungbebe, Abdulkareem Kosoko, Moshood Kuyebi, Barakah Bello, Hakeem Bello, Obafemi Hamzat, Hakeem Bello

NNPC tasks agencies on corporate responsibilities for educational development

Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has asked agencies to support education and research in universities as their corporate social responsibilities (CSR) to help develop education in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Bayero University, Kano, Aisha Katagum,

Erectile dysfunction: Gynaecologist cautions on diet, lifestyle

A Consultant Gynaecologist, Dr Ayodele Ademola, says  people should be more conscious of what they eat as diet and lifestyle can contribute to potency problem. Ademola, also... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Dr Ayodele Ademola, StrongTower Hospital and Advanced Fertility Centre,

Covenant Varsity matriculates 1,930 students

The Covenant University, Ota, Ogun, has matriculated 1,930 students for 2021/2022 academic session. The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Abiodun Adebayo, disclosed this while addressing the students... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Prof. Abiodun Adebayo, Covenant University Ota Ogun, David Oyedepo, Bishop David Abioye,

Mark ‘D’ Ball Championship: Delta Force halts Kada Stars winning run

 DELTA Force on Thursday halted Kada Stars winning run, beating the erstwhile table-toppers 67-63 in a pulsating encounter at the ongoing Mark ‘D’ Ball Men’s basketball... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags:  Delta Force,Kada Stars,Gombe Bulls, Nigeria Customs, FCT Hardrockers, Kwara Falcons, Suleja Bulldogs, Hot Coal Ballers, Nile University Spartans

ICPC indicts Labour Ministry, UCH over padding of nominal rolls

ICPC Chairman, Prof. Bolaji Owasannoye, on Thursday in Abuja indicted the Ministry of Labour and Employment and the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, for padding their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Rep. Musa Bago, Prof. Bolaji Owasannoye, University College Hospital (UCH), Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Offences Related Commission (ICPC),

Zoning political positions’ll allay fears of minorities — Prof Atsegbua, SAN

PROFESSOR Lawrence Atsegbua, SAN, a former Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Benin, in this interview, speaks on the Electoral Act Amendment Bill recently signed into... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: PROFESSOR Lawrence Atsegbua, President Buhari, University of Benin, INEC,

OAU matriculates freshers next Monday

THE authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has concluded arrangements to hold the 2021/2022 Matriculation Ceremony on Monday, 14 March, 2022, between 2pm and 6pm.   This... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Obafemi Awolowo University,Abiodun Olarewaju

Fashola inaugurates 2-km road at Danfodio Varsity

 MR Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Works and Housing, has inaugurated a 2-km road, rehabilitated by the Federal Government, at the Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto (UDUS). Fashola,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags:  Mr Babatunde Fashola, Prof. Garba Mahuta, Prof. Lawal Bilbis, Usman Danfodio University,

OAU postpones matriculation indefinitely

THE management of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun, has postponed the 2021/2022 matriculation ceremony earlier scheduled for Wednesday until further notice. A statement by Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Obafemi Awolowo University, Mr Murtala Agbaje,

University technologists threaten indefinite strike

THE National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT), has threatened to embark on an indefinite strike for non-implementation of memorandum of agreement it signed with the Federal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT), Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike (MOUAU), Kenneth Nwaji, National Executive Council (NEC),

UNIBEN final year student hit by armed robbers’ bullet, dies

MISS Susan Oboh, a final year student of the University of Benin, who was reportedly hit by armed robbers’ bullet on March 3, in Benin, is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: University of Benin, ASUU (Academic Staff Union of Universities)

Imbibe late Obafemi Awolowo’s values to develop Africa- Cleric

  A Cleric, Rt. Revd (Prof.) Adedapo Asaju, says the values of the late Political sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, are needed to develop Africa, entrench good governance... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Chief Obafemi Awolowo

Virologist advises African countries on COVID-19 therapeutic interventions

A leading Virologist, Dr Patrick Dakum, has advised African countries that therapeutic interventions for COVID-19 should be specifically evaluated among children and adolescents with severe COVID-19. Dakum... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Dr Sam-Agudu, Dr Patrick Dakum, AFREhealth, Ahmadu Bello University,

Bells University celebrates proprietor, former President Obasanjo at 85

THE Vice-Chancellor, Bells University of Technology, Ota, Ogun State, Prof. Jeremiah Ojediran, on Saturday congratulated its proprietor, former President Olusegun Obasanjo on his 85th birthday. Speaking with... Read more

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Tags: Olusegun Obasanjo, Prof. Jeremiah Ojediran, Bells University of Technology,

Why I became a bandit – Turji

A notorious bandit, Bello Turji, has opened up on his past, leading to his becoming one of the most dreaded bandits terrorising communities, especially in the northwestern... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 415 times

Tags: Bello Turji, Ahmadu Bello University, Dr Abubakar Siddique-Mohammed,

Fayemi identifies good governance as panacea for security, devt.

GOV. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has identified good governance as the basic parameter for effective security and economic development in the country.Fayemi said this at the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Gov. Kayode Fayemi, Prof. Tunde Adeniran, Prof. Eddy Olanipekun, Ekiti State University,

OAU inaugurates multisector health team to boost research on human-animal diseases

 The Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has inaugurated a “One Health” team at its College of Health Sciences to boost research particularly on emerging infectious diseases... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Institute for Translational and Emerging Research in Advanced Comparative Therapy (INTERACT), Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Prof. A Onipede,

OAU VC Race: Group wants Ife indigene as next vice-chancellor

SOME concerned youths and elders of Ile-Ife have called for the emergence of an indigene of the ancient city as the next Vice-Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Yemi Osinbajo, Mallam Adamu Adamu, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Seun Agbogunleri, Prof. Anthony Elujoba,

Court remands hotel staff member for alleged murder

A High Court in Osogbo on Friday, ordered that a hotel staff member, Adedeji Adesola, charged with alleged murder of an OAU student, be remanded in a... Read more

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Power outage: UNIMEDTH denies extortion of patients

 THE management of the University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital (UNIMEDTH), Ondo, has denied extorting patients to pay for power generation to carry out its operations. This is... Read more

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PPP best option for funding education sector, others – LCCI

THE Lagos Chamber of Commerce of Industry (LCCI) says Public-Private Partnership (PPP) remains the best option for tackling national challenges on funding.   It believes that PPP is... Read more

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Tags: Dr Michael Olawale -Cole,UNESCO,UNICEF,LCCI,President Muhammadu Buhari,Prof .Samuel Bandele,Anchor University Ayobo,

UNICAL partners estate developers on 350 housing units

THE Management of the University of Calabar has entered a partnership with Kori-Aba Multi-Global Links and Estate Developers Nigeria Limited for the construction of 350 residential... Read more

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OAU postgraduate student’s death : Adedoyin, 6 others arraign for alleged murder

THE owner of Hilton Hotels in Ile-Ife , Dr Ramon Adedoyin , and six others were on Thursday arraigned at an Osun High Court in Osogbo... Read more

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Tags: Adepele Ojo, Rasheed Adegoke (SAN), Obafemi Awolowo University,

China develops new COVID-19 test kit

A Chinese university has developed a COVID-19 test kit, a lighter size that allows people to test themselves at home for virus infection using nose swab... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 59 times

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Maintain high index of suspicion against Lassa Fever- Expert

A Clinical Virologist, Dr Adeola Fowotade, has advised all healthcare workers to maintain a high index of suspicion for Lassa Fever, following the death of two... Read more

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Sanwo-Olu urges financial institutions to fund agric like oil sector

GOV. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has charged financial institutions to fund and give preference to agriculture like the oil sector, to boost food production. Sanwo-Olu made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Ms Abisola Olusanya, Mr Bram Wits, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, Mr Michel Deleen,

Expert links population to lack of access to contraceptives

A health expert, Prof. Abubakar Panti, on Wednesday attributed the population explosion in Nigeria to lack of access to contraceptives. Panti, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Usmanu... Read more

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UNILORIN V-C hails Man O’ War’ service to humanity

THE Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, on Wednesday commended the Man O’ War’ for its selfless service to the institution’s community and... Read more

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Tags: University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, Prof. Abdulwahab Issa, Olaniran Roqeeb,

Don urges balance of power on Russia/Ukraine conflict

DR Samuel Okeke, a lecturer in Nnamdi Azikiwe University, (Unizik), Awka, has called for balance of power between the East and West in the ongoing Russia/Ukraine... Read more

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Tags: North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, Dr Samuel Okeke, Kyiv State University, Nnamdi Azikiwe University

Lent: Kaigama, Onaiyekan enjoin Christians to engage in charity, alms giving

THE Metropolitan Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama has advised Christians to engage in charity and alms giving during the Lenten season. The prelate gave... Read more

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Russia-Ukraine conflict: Sanctions may not deter Putin – Don

 PROF. Jonah Onuoha, a don, said on Tuesday that Russia could sustain its attacks on Ukraine in spite of the sanctions imposed against it by the... Read more

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Tags: President Vladimir Putin, Olaf Scholz, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, NATO, PROF. Jonah Onuoha, University of Nigeria Nsukka,

ABU establishes professorial chair in polymer, textile engineering

AHMADU Bello University (ABU) Zaria, has appointed Prof. Danladi Abdullahi, as the occupant of its newly-established Professorial Chair in Polymer and Textile Engineering. A statement issued by... Read more

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Octogenarian Nollywood actor Lari Williams dies

LARI Williams, veteran Nollywood actor, has passed on at age 81. He died on Sunday the 27th of February, 2022, at his home in Ikom, Cross River... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: University of Iowa, Morley College, Mountview Theatre School

Ganjude lauds researcher for developing model for tracing  fake news

GOVERNOR Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has commended  Isah Nasidi, a P.hD in Mass Communication student from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, for developing a model... Read more

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Tags: Kwame Kari-Kari Fact-checking and Research Fellowship, Kwame Kari-Kari Fact-checking and Research Fellowship,GOVERNOR Abdullahi Ganduje, University of Nigeria Nsukka, UNN,

UniAbuja VC tasks graduating students on research, hard work

PROF. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah, the Vice-Chancellor, University of Abuja (UniAbuja), has called on graduating students of the institution to be hardworking and come up with cutting-edge ideas... Read more

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Nigerian Prof breaks 148-year-old record at South African Varsity

A Nigerian Mathematician, Professor Oghenetega Ighedo, has broken a 148 year-old record to become the first black woman graduate with a PhD in Pure Mathematics at... Read more

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Australians increasingly hesitant about COVID-19 boosters – Survey

 AUSTALIANS are increasingly hesitant about receiving coronavirus booster vaccines, a study has found. According to a survey of 3,400 people published by Australian National University (ANU) researchers... Read more

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Blacks can revolutionalise world through mother tongues – expert

The Institute of African and Diaspora Studies (IADS), University of Lagos (UNILAG), says the black race can revolutionalise the world, if efforts are intensified to preserve... Read more

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Ojukwu Varsity not part of ASUU strike, academic activities ongoing- Management

The Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), Igbariam/Uli, in Anambra said that the institution was not participating in the ongoing warning strike embarked by the Academic Staff... Read more

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Tags: Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), Igbariam/Uli, Prof. Okey Aniebo, Prof. Osita Chiaghalam, Dr Harrison Madubueze,

Ortom sues for lasting peace between Egba, Ologba clans in Agatu

GOV. Samuel Ortom of Benue has called for lasting peace betweem the Egba and Ologba clans in Agatu Local Government Area of the state. Ortom made the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Gov. Samuel Ortom, Chief Godwin Onah, Chief Baba Odangla, Benue State University (BSU), Prof. Armstrong Adejo, Dr John Elaigwu, Prof. James Ayaitse,

Queries issued to Ekiti Varsiy lecturers justifiable- Management

THE management of Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, on Monday clarified that lecturers allegedly  involved in portal fraud and other infractions were justifiably queried. Mr Bode Olofinmuagun, the... Read more

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NAU female student, unidentified male found dead in hostel in Awka

A student of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka and a yet to be identified male, were on Sunday discovered dead in a private hostel near the... Read more

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Tags: Mr Echeng Echeng, Chief Ken Chukwurah, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga

UniJos student docked for allegedly killing his girlfriend

 A 22-year-old student, Moses Okoh, was on Monday docked in a High Court in Jos for allegedly killing his 20-year-old girlfriend, Jennifer Anthony. The police accused Okoh,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: S.P Gang, University of Jos,

Accredited CBT centres to register NOUN, distance learning programmes- JAMB

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says accredited Computer Based Tests (CBT) centres can now register candidates for the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN),... Read more

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Get-rich-syndrome causing lack of interest in education among youths–Don

PROF. Lukman Azeez,  Dean,  Faculty of Communications and Information Sciences, University of Ilorin, has traced the lack of passionate interest  in education among the youth to... Read more

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Lagos State to develop N49bn medical park – Deputy Gov

 THE Lagos Government says plans are ongoing to develop a Medical Park to attract medical tourists and make the state a medical tourism hub. Dr Obafemi Hamzat,... Read more

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Lagos State to develop N49bn medical park – Deputy Gov

THE Lagos Government says plans are ongoing to develop a Medical Park to attract medical tourists and make the state a medical tourism hub. Dr Obafemi Hamzat,... Read more

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Nigeria needs strong, independent, media — Momoh

THE Chairman of Channels Media Group, Mr John Momoh, says that strong and independent media organisations will provide solutions to emerging socio-political challenges in the country. Momoh... Read more

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Association offers free surgical, medical outreach to 10,000 people in Zaria

A total of 10,000 persons will benefit from free medical and surgical outreach programmes provided by the Islamic Medical Association of Nigeria (IMAN). THE programme is provided... Read more

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Poor family values responsible for Gender-Based Violence—Don

A professor in the Faculty of Law, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Yusuf Dankofa, on Saturday said that poor in family values was responsible for Social and Gender... Read more

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Two factions of Ebonyi varsity ASUU issue conflicting strike directives

TWO two factions of the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) in the Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Abakaliki have issued conflicting directives to their members... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Ebonyi State University, ASUU, Dr Godfrey Nwambeke, Dr Ikechukwu Igwenyi,

Work assiduously for Tinubu’s presidential ambition, Sanwo-Olu urges lawmakers

GOV. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Friday urged Lagos lawmakers, both at the federal and state levels, to work assiduously to actualise the presidential ambition... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Obafemi Hamzat, Mudashiru Obasa, Dolapo Badru, Femi Gbajabiamila, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Bola Tinubu

Oxford University gets first Igbo language lecturer

A Nigerian, Emmanuel Umeonyihirioha, has made history following his induction as the first Igbo language lecturer at the foremost Oxford University. Umeonyihirioha made the announcement via his... Read more

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UNICAL elevates academic staff to professorial cadre

THE Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Prof. Florence Obi, has announced the promotion of six academic members of staff of the institution to the professorial... Read more

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Tags: Prof. Florence Obi, University of Calabar, Esther Uko, Sunday Ochigbo, Clement Nku, Sunday Ediyang, Judith Otu

AEDC alerts customers over power interruption in parts of FCT

THE Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), has announced that there would be power interruption in some parts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The company said that... Read more

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Reconsider Pantami’s professorship—FUTO alumni tells varsity management

THE Alumni association of Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) said the award of professorship on Isa Patani was inappropriate. This is contained in a statement co-signed... Read more

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Ebonyi varsity joins ASUU’s warning strike

THE Ebonyi State University (EBSU) branch of ASUU has joined the national body in its four-week warning strike declared on Monday. This is contained in a statement... Read more

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Students appeal to FG, ASUU over incessant strikes

SOME  students of University of Jos have appealed to the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to find a common ground toward... Read more

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Graduates of Plateau Varsity are competing globally – VC

THE Vice Chancellor of Plateau State University, Bokkos, Prof. Yohanna Izam, says  the institution has produced quality graduates who are exceling in diverse endeavours globally.   Izam made... Read more

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Onuigbo, Ekwunife, VC bag UNIZIK climate change awards

THE Nnamdi Azikiwe University Centre for Climate Change Thursday conferred Leadership Award in Climate Change on the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Climate Change, Rep.... Read more

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Tags: Prof. Charles Esimone, Sam Onuigbo., Dr Emma Ezenwaji, Sen. Uche Ekwunife, Nnamdi Azikiwe University,

Plateau govt releases N100m for varsity earned allowances

PROF. Yohanna Izam, the Vice-Chancellor, Plateau State University, Bokkos, has said that the State Government has released N100 million for the payment of arrears of the... Read more

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Tags: PROF. Yohanna Izam, SSANU, ASUU, Plateau State University, Bokkos,

Kaduna varsity lecturers join one-month ASUU warning strike

ACADEMIC staff of the Kaduna State University (KASU) on Thursday joined the one-month warning strike called by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). This is contained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 93 times

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Bingham university matriculates 1,980 students for 2021/2022 session

BRINGHAM University, Nasarawa has matriculated 1,980 undergraduate and postgraduate students for the 2021/2022 academic session. The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Williams Qurix, while administering the oath... Read more

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FCTA unveils dialysis centre, seeks subsided cost

FEDERAL Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Thursday, unveiled the Enoch and Folu Adeboye Dialysis Centre at Wuse District Hospital, as part of efforts at boosting the... Read more

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Kano Govt. partners BUK Centre for Dryland and Agriculture on research, training – Official

KANO State Government says it will partner with the Centre for Dryland Agriculture (CDA), Bayero University, Kano (BUK), on research and training of farmers to enhance... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Prof. Sagir Adamu-Abbas, Prof. Jibrin Muhammed-Jibrin, Bayero University, Yusuf-Gawuna,

Abubakar Audu University not part of ASUU strike — Dean

Lecturers of Prince Abubakar Audu University (PAAU) on Wednesday said they would not join the warning strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Prof.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Prince Abubakar Audu University (PAAU), Prof. Ogunbiyi Joseph, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Dr Yahaya Bello,

Adamawa University appeals to indigenes to seek admission

THE Vice-Chancellor of the Adamawa State University, Mubi, Prof. Kaletapwa Farauta, has appealed to the indigenes of the state to take advantage of their admission slots... Read more

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Tags: Adamawa State University, Mubi, Prof. Kaletapwa Farauta,

UNIBEN students mount roadblock to protest ASUU strike

SCORES of students of the University of Benin on Wednesday barricaded the ever-busy Benin-Ore-Sagamu road to protest the ongoing industrial action by the Academic Staff Union... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Benin UNIBEN, National Executive Council (NEC),

Experts call for united action to reduce global burden of depression

Experts on Wednesday called for united action to reduce the  increasingly serious global crisis of depression. It is estimated that each year, five per cent of adults... Read more

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Tags: Lancet, World Psychiatric Association Commission, National Centre for Excellence in Youth Mental Health, prof. Helen Herrman, Orygen, University of Melbourne,

98,271 persons fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Benue- Official

The Executive Secretary, Benue Primary Healthcare Board, Dr Bem Ageda says 98,271 people have been fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 pandemic in the state. Ageda, represented by... Read more

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Tags: Dr Bem Ageda, Emmanuel Beeka, Benue State Primary Healthcare Board, Benue State University Teaching Hospital (BSUTH),

ASUU strike: Academic activities grounded in UNIBEN

ACADEMIC activities were on Tuesday grounded at the Ugbowo campus of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) sequel to the warning strike by the Academic Staff Union... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 186 times

Tags: ASUU, Dr Ray Chikogu, University of Benin

V-C suggests that FG takes loan to address ASUU’s demands

VICE-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, said on Tuesday that the Federal Government could secure a loan to offset the demands of Academic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, ASUU

UNILORIN 1998 set of Agric. Faculty donates fish hatchery to faculty

Vice-Chancellor of University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, has commended the members of the 1998 set of the institution’s Faculty of Agriculture for donating fish hatchery... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 115 times

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How to reduce Nigeria’s debt profile – experts

Economic experts have urged the Federal Government to seek debt moratorium and reduce the cost of governance to reduce funds expended on debt servicing. They said this... Read more

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Tags: Dr Uju Ogubunka,Olabisi Onabanjo University, Prof. Sherifdeen Tella,

UK expert urges Nigerian organisations to convert threats to opportunities

Director of TEXEM UK, Caroline Lucas, has urged Nigerian leaders and organisations to identify threats and opportunities to survive in the present period of uncertainties. In a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Caroline Lucas, TEXEM UK, Effiong Okon, Hakeem Muri-Okunola, Glory Idehen, Roger Delves, Oxford University, Randall Peterson,

30 varsities converge at UNILORIN for national debate, quiz contests

THE University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) is hosting 30 universities from across the country for the 9th All-Nigeria Universities Debating Championship and the 2nd Nigeria Universities Quiz... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 171 times

Tags: University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, Prof. Sherrif Folarin,

UNIlorin Students’ Union donates N2m to sick members

The University of Ilorin Students’ Union, under the aegis of Babatunde Lukman Foundation, has donated N2.4 million to five students of the institution with various health... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: University of Ilorin Students’ Union, Prof. Lanre Ajibade,

No room for indiscipline, cultism in Al-Hikmah Varsity, VC tells students

Vice-Chancellor of Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, Prof. Noah Yusuf, has warned the institution’s matriculating students against engaging in any form of cultism or act of indiscipline that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Al-Hikmah University,

CBN to release N2bn healthcare support fund to Rivers Govt

THE Rivers State Executive Council has received a brief that only N2billion and not the requested N2.5billion, was eventually released by the Central Bank of Nigeria,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Tasie Chinedu Nwobueze, Peter Odili, Kersley Harrison Hospital, Nyesom Wike, Isaac Kamalu

Scholarship: 69 UNN indigent students get N3.5m

A philanthropist, Chief Jude Ozah, the Isagba of Ogbashi-Uku kingdom in Delta, has gifted some N3.5 million to 69 indigent Delta students in University of Nigeria,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Anthony Okolie, Jude Ozah, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN),

Cardiologist wants Radiotherapy, Nuclear medicine centre at UITH

Prof. Peter Adeoye of the Department of Surgery, University of Ilorin, has appealed to the Federal Government to establish Radiotherapy and Nuclear Medicine Centre at the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: University of Ilorin, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH),

Osun State group to hold public lecture for Oyetola

A group of Osun State intellectuals and stakeholders led by Emeritus Prof. Deremi Abubakre will hold a public lecture to celebrate the achievements of Gov. Adegboyega... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Gov. Adegboyega Oyetola, Emeritus Prof. Deremi Abubakre, Prof. Kayode Alao, Obafemi Awolowo University, Dr Amidu Tadese,

Aussie researchers flag “problematic’’ loneliness across globe

RESEARCHERS from the University of Sydney have charted loneliness levels across the globe over the last two decades, finding that “problematic’’ levels of loneliness were more... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Daniel Surkalim, Prof. Melody Ding, University of Sydney

BUK Mass Communication alumni celebrates 40th anniversary

The Beyero University Kano (BUK), Mass Communication Alumni Association has organised symposium and other activities to celebrate 40th anniversary of the department. The Chairman, Alumni Caretaker Committee,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Beyero University Kano (BUK),

OAU loses part 2 student through soakaway accident

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has lost a part two student of the Department of Linguistics and African Languages, Miss Ayomikun Ajibola.   Ajibolla died after she fell... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede,

Ojukwu Varsity: ASUU factions clash, disagree on strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU) Branch, is divided over the decision to join the impending national strike by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), Prof. Osita Chiaghalam,

Don decries use of technology to perpetrate fraud in Nigeria

Prof. Babajide Afolabi, the Director, Computer Centre, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife in Osun, has decried the way Nigerian youths were using technology to perpetrate fraud. Afolabi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Prof. Olubola Babalola, Centre for Gender and Social Policy Studies (CGSPS), Dr Olufunmilayo Banjo, Yetunde Ogunwale, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU),

UNIMEDTH CMD condemns attack on doctor by patient’s relative

Management of University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital (UNIMEDTH), Ondo, has condemned an alleged assault on one of its doctors by relative of a patient. Chief Medical... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Management of University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital (UNIMEDTH), Dr Oluwole Ige,

Umahi reconstitutes Council of Ebonyi varsity

Governor David Umahi has reconstituted the Council of Ebonyi State University (EBSU) for a period of 12 months.Umahi, said at the inauguration ceremony on Wednesday in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Governor David Umahi, Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Prof. Chigozie Ogbu,

Ondo doctors embark on two-day warning strike over assault on colleague

 Resident doctors at the University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital (UNIMEDTH), Ondo State, have embarked on a two-day warning strike over an assault on one of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

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IPAC congratulates Sanwo-Olu on newly approved state-owned varsities

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Lagos State chapter, has congratulated Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Lagos residents on the newly approved state-owned universities. IPAC Chairman in Lagos, Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Mr Olusegun Mobolaji, Young Progressives Party (YPP), National Universities Commission (NUC), Lagos State University of Education (LASUED)

More than 400m cases of COVID-19 worldwide official data show

THE number of Coronavirus infections detected worldwide has risen to more than 400 million since the pandemic began, according to the latest data on Wednesday. The Johns... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: WHO, Johns Hopkins University

Alex Ekwueme Varsity ASUU declares Feb. 9 lecture free day

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), branch of Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike (AEFUNAI) Ebonyi , has declared Wednesday, Feb. 9 as lecture free... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 159 times

Tags: Dr Ogugua Egwu, r Joseph Chukwu, ASUU, Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike

Imumolen assigns N2bn scholarship fund to empower celebrities

TO enhance their career and encourage knowledge-based education, Prof. Chris Imumolen, renowned philanthropist, has set up a N2billion Scholarship Trust Fund to enable Nigerian celebrities further... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 117 times

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NUT seeks legal backing for proposed Ogun Education Trust Fund

THE Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has asked Gov. Dapo Abiodun to initiate a bill aimed at providing a legal framework for the establishment of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Teachers, Gov. Dapo Abiodun, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Mr Samson Oyelere,

Israeli scientists contrive spinal cord implants to treat paralysis

 Tel Aviv University (TAU) in central Israel says Israeli scientists have contrived human spinal cord implants for treating paralysis. In a new study published in the journal... Read more

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Training, vital tool for productive workforce — UNICAL VC

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Calabar, Prof. Florence Obi says training is a vital tool to ensure an effective and productive workforce. Prof. Obi said this at a... Read more

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NNPC Weekly: FUT Minna honours Kyari, others, as coy. leads Africa’s energy transition

The Nigeria National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited had a busy week following the award of honourary doctorate degree on its Group Managing Director (GMD) and Chief... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Nigeria National Petroleum Company (NNPC), Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna, Africa DeveloProf. Abdullahi Bala, pment Bank (AfDB), Malam Mele Kyari,

Institute develops oat seeds varieties to bridge demand deficit

 The Institute for AAgricultural Research (IAR), hmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, has developed oat seeds varieties and indigenous inbred lines for maize hybrid to strengthen food production... Read more

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Tags: Agricultural Research (IAR), hmadu Bello University (ABU), Prof. Mohammed Ishiyaku,

NUC, PCN approve Pharm.D programme for Igbinedion Varsity

Igbinedion University, Okada, in Edo, has been accredited to run Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D) programme beginning from the 2022/2023 academic session.   Prof. Lawrence Ezemonye, the Vice-Chancellor... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Igbinedion University Okada, Prof. Lawrence Ezemonye, National Universities Commission (NUC), Pharmacists’ Council of Nigeria (PCN)

COOUTH partners foundation on annual cancer screening for 1000 Anambra women

The Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH) in Anambra, plans to carry out annual cancer screening for 1000 women, in partnership with OCI Foundation, a... Read more

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Tags: Mrs Imelda Emeka, Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH), Dr Joe Akabuike,

We’re committed to recalibrating running of govt. in Ondo – Akeredolu

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has expressed his administration is commitment to recalibrating government for effective and efficient service delivery. The governor, who made this known... Read more

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Oncologist says adequate resources will address cancer care gap

Dr Maurice Nimark, a Consultant Clinical Oncologist and Head Oncology Unit at the Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH), has called for adequate resources to address cancer... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

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Don advocates constructive freedom of expression

Prof Sola Babatunde of the Department of English, University of Ilorin, has advocated the use of freedom of expression to ‘encourage and not to fatally hurt’. Babatunde... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 119 times

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Chancellor offers scholarships to 350 indigent students in Abia

 The Chancellor, Gregory University (GUU), Uturu, Abia, Prof. Greg Ibe, said his scholarship scheme has selected 350 indigent students from three senatorial districts of the state... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Gregory University (GUU), Prof. Greg Ibe, Chief Emeka Okafor, Gregory Iyke Foundation,

Karate federation says its athletes will participate in 33 events in 2022

The Karate Federation of Nigeria (KFN) on Thursday in Abuja said its athletes would participate in 33 events both nationally and internationally in 2022.   The federation’s Technical... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 97 times

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OAU reopens, directs students to continue exams

THE Management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State has reopened the institution 28 days after closure over violent protests by students. The Nation reports that the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Mr Abiodun Olarewaju, Obafemi Awolowo University, Professor Eyitope Ogunbodede,

British trial deliberately exposing young adults with COVID found to be safe

The world’s first human challenge trial in which volunteers were deliberately exposed to COVID-19 to advance research into the disease was found to be safe in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

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Cardiac surgical unit opens in key children’s hospital in Afghan capital

 The Afghan caretaker government’s Ministry of Public Health has inaugurated a cardiac surgical unit in a key children’s hospital in Kabul, a senior health official said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Indira Gandhi Children’s Hospital, Abdulbari Omar,

ASUU urges FG honour existing agreement, seeks funding for state varsities

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU has called on the Federal Government to honour the existing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and Memorandum of Action (MoA)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Dr Stephen Ufoaroh, Prof Okey Aniebo, ASUU, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University,

Omokungbe tasks newly appointed ACTU on diligence, transparency

OBAFEMI Omokungbe, the Rector of Yaba College of Technology, YABATECH, has admonished newly appointed members of the Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit, ACTU, to uphold diligence and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Joe Ejiofor, Mershak Ogedegbe, Kunle Adeyemi, Tope Egunjobi, Obafemi Omokungbe, Udauk Inyang-Udoh

Prof Okunna emerges DVC Paul University

FIRST female Professor of Mass Communication in Nigeria, Prof Stella Okunna, has been appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor, DVC of Paul University Awka, Anambra State. Her appointment as DVC... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Prof Stella Okunna, Paul University Awka, Prof Obiora Nwosu, Prof Godwin Onu

YABATECH emerges best polytechnic for third time

THE Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH) has emerged best polytechnic in Nigeria for the third consecutive time in the Webometrics ranking released in January 2022. The Deputy Registrar,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Yaba College of Technology, Mr Joe Ejiofor, Mr Obafemi Omokungbe,

Surgeon urges more funding for heart surgeries

 A Consultant Cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr Bode Falase, has appealed to governments at all levels as well as philanthropists and NGOs to assist in funding heart surgeries... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Dr Bode Falase, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital

Agboluaje family calls for full investigation into death of Fadlullah in Ukraine

THE Agboluaje family has called on Nigerian authorities to demand full investigations into the sudden death of their son, Fadlullah Agboluaje, a student who died in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 153 times

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Repositioning Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu, to tackle Mkpurumili addiction, other mental health challenges in S/East

Before the last two years, drug abuse and use of hard drugs was at a manageable level in the South-East. Before this period, those in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 137 times

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Kogi Govt. allows Prince Audu Varsity to keep IGR

THE Kogi Government on Saturday permitted the state-owned Prince Abubakar Audu University (PAAU) to keep all its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) to develop infrastructure in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Gov. Yahaya Bello, Prince Abubakar Audu University, Gov. Yahaya Bello, Prof Marietu Ohurene-Tenuche,

Nigerian university lecturer decries shortage of dead bodies for anatomy study

MOYOSORE Salihu Ajao, a Professor of Anatomy at the University of Ilorin, has raised the issue of the insufficient number of human dead bodies available for practical teaching in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 235 times

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Final-year student of BUK found dead in hostel

A final-year student of the Department of Library and Information Science of Bayero University Kano, BUK, is dead. The student, according to a statement issued by Lamara... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Professor Sagir Adamu Abbas, Babangida Ahmed, Lamara Garba, Bayero University Kano

UNIBEN inaugurates three new ultra-modern hostels

The University of Benin has inaugurated three new ultra-modern hostels to ease the accommodation challenges experienced by the students. Dr Benedicta Ehanire, the Public Relations Officer of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 170 times

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Family receives corpse of OAU MBA student

THE family of Timothy Adegoke, an MBA student of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State who died mysteriously at Hilton Hotel and Resort on Friday retrieved... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 574 times

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NeoCov Coronavirus detected in South Africa requires more research - Centre

A Russian virology research centre has called for further research and assessment of the new NeoCov Coronavirus strain identified by Chinese scientists in bats in South... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 194 times

Tags: Wuhan University, Russian State Research Centre of Virology and Biotechnology Vector, NCDC, Federal Ministry of health

Court orders CBN to pay 110 disengaged ABU staff

THE National Industrial Court, Abuja on Thursday ordered the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to pay 110 disengaged staff of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, their... Read more

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Imperative of producing employable graduates

By Usman Aliyu, News Agency of Nigeria, NAN Amidst the rising rate of unemployment in Nigeria, stakeholders have advocated review of educational curriculum, particularly at the tertiary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 162 times

Tags: Bisi Akande, Philip Shaibu, Godwin Obaseki, Prof. Sarah Agbor, Babs Omotowa, Igbinedion University, National Bureau of Statistics, Usman Aliyu, News Agency of Nigeria

Former customs head, Ahmed Kojoli, dies

HAMMAN Ahmad Kojoli, a former comptroller-general of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has died, aged 78. Bashir Gwandu, a brother-in-law of the deceased, disclosed via a terse... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Ahmadu Bello University, Jacob Buba, Bernard Nwadialo, Bashir Gwandu, LEADERSHIP, Hamman Ahmad Kojoli, Nigeria Customs Service

Ex-student to provide free legal services for UniJos

AN alumnus of the University of Jos, Jibrin Okutepa, has offered to provide free legal services to the university during the tenure of Prof. Tanko Ishaya,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 166 times

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Vice Chancellor UNILAG celebrates 60 at 62, launches book

By Kennedy Nnamani   PROF. Oluwatoyin Temitayo Ogundipe, vice chancellor, University of Lagos has celebrated his 60th birthday and public presentation of his book at 62. This muddle was... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: RCCG, Prof. L. O. Chukwu, Rotimi Jacobs, The Guardian, Martin Oloja, Lanre Tejuosho, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, University of Lagos, PROF. Oluwatoyin Temitayo Ogundipe

What corps member did to win recognition in Bauchi

OLUWAFOLARANMI Salami, a Corps Member, has executed a community development service, CDS, project worth N360,000 in Gwallameji Nursery and Primary School, in Bauchi local government area... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Ahmad Garba, Gbemisola Salami, Onyike Ochi, Alhaji Namadi Abubakar, NYSC, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Oluwafolaranmi Salami

MDCAN decries mass exodus of medical, dental consultants to developed countries

The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) on Sunday decried that over 100 consultants left 17 Nigerian health institutions for developed countries. MDCAN said the mass... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Federal Government, Dr Victor Makanjuola,

What the young Nigerian who brought Tik Tok to Africa plans next

Tik Tok made huge waves when it announced its sponsorship of the African Cup of Nations, the continent’s biggest football tournament. Kennedy Ekezie-Joseph who helped lead... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: Barack Obama, Peking University, Jephthah Uche, Duke Ekezie, Tik Tok, Kennedy Ekezie-Joseph

New commissioner of police appointed for Lagos

AALKALI Usman Baba, the Inspector-General of Police, has appointed Abiodun Alabi to take over from Hakeem Odumosu as the new Lagos State Commissioner of Police. This is... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 164 times

Tags: National Defence College, University of Lagos, Obafemi Awolowo University, Hakeem Odumosu, Alkali Usman Baba, Abiodun Alabi

Alaafin’s daughter is UNILAG Masters best graduating student

THE daughter of Alaafin of Oyo, Adedoja Adeyemi, has graduated as the best Master’s student from the University of Lagos(UNILAG). She received a Master’s degree in African... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 163 times

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FUBK matriculates 2, 230 students for 2020/2021 academic session

The Federal University Birnin Kebbi (FUKB), has matriculated 2, 230 students for the 2020/2021 academic session. The ceremony was performed by Prof. Bello Shehu, the Vice-Chancellor of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 410 times

Tags: Federal University Birnin Kebbi (FUKB), Prof. Bello Shehu, Prof. Ibrahim Magawata,

Who is afraid of Tinubu?

SIR: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has declared his interest in running for president. He wishes to become the next President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria come... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 425 times

Tags: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Abimbola Adelakun, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola

List of bandits and their leaders in Zamfara

A university don, Dr. Murtala A. Rufai of the University of Sokoto has enumerated the number of bandit leaders and estimated followers in Zamfara State, which... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 192 times

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Gbajabiamila flags off LUTH ultra-modern outpatient building

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has flagged off an ultra-modern outpatient building at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 148 times

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20 teams, 1500 students register for UNILORIN Hult Prize On-Campus pitch event

No fewer than 20 competing teams made up of 1500 students of the  University of Ilorin will engage themselves at the Hult Prize 2022 On-Campus pitch... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 144 times

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Another Nigerian student abroad bags first class in Aeronautic Engineering

SOLOMON Terwase Apuu, a 26-year Benue State indigene has distinguished himself at the Samara National Research University, Samara in Russia as a first class student in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 229 times

Tags: Arizona University, Calvary Arrow College, Solomon Terwase Apuu, Samara National Research University

Detained mother of triplets seeks help over hospital bill

A woman, who recently gave birth to triplets, Abdullateef Amina, 25, has pleaded with Osun State government to assist her in off-setting her hospital bill and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Abdullateef Amina, ottage Hospital, Akinloye Qowiyu

Gunmen abduct's 4 Lafia University students

THE Federal University of Lafia (FULafia), Nasarawa State, has confirmed the abduction of four students of the institution  by  gunmen. Mr Abubakar Ibrahim, Head of Information and Public... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Mr Abubakar Ibrahim, Federal University of Lafia, Prof Shehu Abdul-Rahman, Ramhan Nansel

UI students decry incessant robbery attacks

STUDENTS of the University of Ibadan(UI) living at hostels off the campus as well as residents of areas adjoining the university are living in fear due... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: University of Ibadan, Adewole Yinka Mascot, Adewale Osifeso

COVID-19: ATBUTH begins clinical trial of drugs – CMD

 THE Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH), Bauchi, says it has begun a biomedical clinical trial of drugs used in the treatment of persons tested... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Dr Jibrin Yusuf, Dr Suleiman Alhaji, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital

I'm not Pro-Biafra - Father Edeh

RENOWNED Catholic Cleric and Chancellor of Madonna University, Prof. Emmanuel Edeh has disowned a Facebook post in which he reportedly threw his support for pro-Biafra agitation. In... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 118 times

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FG adopts digital revolution for job creation — Danbatta

Prof. Umar Danbatta, executive vice chairman of Nigerian Communications commission, NCC,  says Federal Government is adopting digital revolutions for job creation, better governance and youth empowerment... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 178 times

Tags: Fountain University, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Nigerian Communications commission, NCC, 

FUNAAB appoints 29 new professors

THE management of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), says the institution has appointed 29 new professors. Dr Bola Adekola, the institution’s Registrar, disclosed this in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 253 times

Tags: Dr Bola Adekola ,Prof. Felix Salako, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta

FG receives accolade over free train ride during Yuletide

SOME Nigerians, who enjoyed free train rides between Lagos and Ibadan during Yuletide have commended President Muhammadu Buhari’s efforts in revamping the rail sector. The passengers, who... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Damilola Ajayi, Umar Aliu, University Teaching Hospital Ibadan, Rotimi Amaechi, Samuel Ladipo, Muhammadu Buhari, NAN

UNILAG College of Medicine inducts 42 Physiotherapists

 THE Department of Physiotherapy, College of Medicine, University of Lagos,  on Thursday  in Lagos inducted 42 Physiotherapists at the Old Great Hall of the College. The Provost,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 173 times

Tags: Prof. David Oke, Dr Olayinka Obafemi-Moses,

Prof Gidado Tahir, pioneer executive secretary of UBEC dies

PROFESSOR Gidado Tahir, the pioneer executive secretary of the Universal Basic Education Council, UBEC, is dead. Details of his death were sketchy as of the time of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Hajiya Asma’u Gidado Tahir, Federal College of Education Yola, Indiana University, Ahmadu Bello University, Government Secondary, Bauchi, Church of the Brethren Mission Secondary School, National Co

Varsity Don predicts youths’ restiveness, banditry may persist

TAIWO Edun, a professor of Sociology at the Olabisi Onabanjo University, OOU, Ago – Iwoye, has urged the Federal Government to evolve a policy that will... Read more

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Oyetola describes Alao-Akala’s death as rude shock

ADEGBOYEGA Oyetola of Osun has described the death of a former Governor of Oyo, Adebayo Alao-Akala, as a rude shock. Alao-Akala, who served as governor between 2007... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Seyi Makinde, Ismail Omipidan, All Progressives Congress, Adebayo Alao-Akala, ADEGBOYEGA Oyetola

Institutions honour IT firm, CEO for youth empowerment

THE National Youth Service Corps, NYSC and Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, have honoured New Horizons Nigeria, the largest private sector information technology and e-business training... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, Babatunde Adetona, Prof. Joshua Ogunwole, Tim Akano, New Horizons Nigeria, Bowen University, National Youth Service Corps

Church building traps worshipers, rescue operations ongoing

RESCUE operation is ongoing at the Salvation Ministry in Okpanam, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State, where some worshippers were trapped. The church building, which... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Red Cross, Dr Ononye Mordi, Patrick Ukah, Asaba Specialist Hospital, Salvation Ministry

FUK gets Campus Radio, TV

The Federal University of Kashere (FUK) in Gombe State has established a Campus Radio and Television station to boost communication within the institution. The station would also... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: The Federal University of Kashere,Alhaji Ahmed Malami,Nigerian Television Authority (NTA),Gombe Media Corporation (FM/TV),Vision and Amana Radio stations,

Contraceptives can hinder menstrual flow – Gynecologist

A Consultant Gynecologist, Dr Ayodele Ademola, has cautioned women, particularly those in the child-bearing age bracket against the indiscriminate use of contraceptives, saying it can lead... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 172 times

Tags: Dr Ayodele Ademola, StrongTower Hospital and Advanced Fertility Centre

Sudanese medics under tension over attacks on hospitals treating anti-coup protesters

ON the afternoon of Dec. 30, security forces banged on the windows of Khartoum Teaching Hospital then fired tear gas into an emergency room packed with... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Therese Loken Gheziel, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Dr. Elfatih Abdallah, Khartoum State security committee, Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors, Omar al-Bashir, Khartoum Teaching Hospital

U.S. surgeons transplant pig’s heart into adult human for first time

United States (U.S.) surgeons have successfully transplanted a genetically modified pig’s heart into a human patient for the first time. A 57-year-old man with terminal heart disease... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 170 times

Tags: University of  Maryland School of Medicine,U.S. Food and Drug Administration,

Tricyclists strike: Kano university to station buses to transport students for exams — Official

Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano (YUMSUK), says it will station buses to transport students to the institution to write examinations, following a strike embarked upon by... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 156 times

Tags: Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano (YUMSUK),Mr Abdullahi Abba,

KDSG inaugurates governing boards for 3 tertiary institutions

The Kaduna State Government on Monday inaugurated the Governing Councils for its three tertiary institutions. The institutions are: Kaduna State University (KASU), Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic, Zaria, and... Read more

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Tags: Kaduna State Government,Kaduna State University (KASU), Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic, Zaria, and College of Education, Gidan Waya,Mrs Halima Lawal,Mr Hussaini Dikko,Mr Samuel Manshop,Dr Tanimu Meyere, Mrs

Unilorin commences orientation for fresh students Jan. 12

The University of Ilorin (Unilorin) has fixed Jan. 12 – 14 for orientation programmes for all fresh students of the institution. This is contained in a statement... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: The University of Ilorin (Unilorin),Mr Joseph Oyedepo,

Don tasks Alumni to assist indigent students

PROF. Badmas Yusuf of Islamic Studies, University of Ilorin, has charged members of the Alumni associations of institutions of higher learning in Nigeria to assist indigent... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 128 times

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Don tasks Alumni to assist indigent students

Prof. Badmas Yusuf of Islamic Studies, University of Ilorin, has charged members of the Alumni associations of institutions of higher learning in Nigeria to assist indigent... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Prof. Badmas Yusuf,Dr Saudat Abdulbaqi,Bayero University Kano

Veteran musician Dayo Kujore dies

VETERAN singer Dayo Kujore is dead. Sources in the home of the popular Juju singer first announced his death on Monday. Hours after, the singer’s widow reportedly confirmed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Dayo Kujore, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital

Organisation in Yobe supports 600 sickle cell patients

THE Sickle Cell Disease Eradication Initiative, a Community-Based Organisation, CBO, says it has concluded arrangements to provide medical support to over 600 sickle cell patients it... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 266 times

Tags: Yobe Ministry of Health, Shehu Sule College of Nursing and Midwifery, Yobe Specialists’ Hospital, News Agency of Nigeria, Dr Aliyu Mohammad, Sickle Cell Disease Eradication Initiative

Man, stabs elder brother to death in Jigawa

THE Police Command in Jigawa says it is hunting for a 22-year-old man, who allegedly stabbed his elder brother to death in Sabuwar Takur area of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Augustine Julius, Alfred Julius, Dutse Local Government Area, Julius Ochai, Rashid Shekoni Teaching Hospital, Augustine Julius, News Agency of Nigeria, ASP Lawan Shiisu, Police Public Relations Office

NGO donates drugs, items worth N.5million to psychiatric patients in Enugu

THE Diana Foundation International (DFI), a non-governmental organization, has donated loads of psychiatric drugs and other items, worth over N500,000, to psychiatric patients at the in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Enugu State University Teaching Hospital,

New Provost assures improvement on institution’s academic records

PROF. Asabe Mohammed, the newly appointed provost of the Aminu Saleh College of Education, Azare, Bauchi State, says she is determined to improve on the academic... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Bauchi State University, Gov. Bala Mohammed, News Agency of Nigeria, Dr. Abdullahi Mohammed, Suleiman Shehu, Prof Asabe Mohammed, Aminu Saleh College of Education

14,000 candidates competes for 4,800 admission slots in KASU

THE Kaduna State University, KASU, has begun screening to admit 4,800 candidates for various programmes in the 2021/2022 academic session. Samuel Manshop, the registrar of the university,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 155 times

Tags: Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, Samuel Manshop, Kaduna State University

Plateau: NASU resume strike over unpaid allowances

The Non-academic Staff Union, NASU, Plateau State University, PLASU, Bokkos, on Thursday declared resumption of its suspended strike over alleged unpaid allowances. The union took the stand... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 164 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Mary Nansel- Gbakle, Jok Rwang-Pam, Simon Lalong, Non-academic Staff Union, Plateau State University

Don canvases the use of virtual lab in secondary schools

PROF. Samuel Onasanya of Department of Educational Technology, University of Ilorin, on Thursday advocated the use of virtual laboratory in teaching selected concepts in secondary schools... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 103 times

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UNICAL to pay outstanding academic earned allowances – Management

THE University of Calabar has said it will pay earned allowances to the academic staff members before the close of work on Friday. This is contained in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 356 times

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Ekiti Varsity evolves measures to accelerate transcripts processing

THE management of Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado-Ekiti, on Tuesday said it had put in place measures to accelerate the processing of transcripts in the institution. Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Ekiti State University, Mr Bode Olofinmuagun, Prof. Edward Olanipekun,

Accident claims life of a driver in Anambra

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, in Anambra says an accident inward Amawbia Bridge on Awka-Enugu Expressway, Anambra, has claimed the life of a middle-aged man. Adeoye... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

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2022 Armed Forces Remembrance: Sanwo-Olu unveils Emblem, donates N50m 

BABAJIDE Sanwo-Olu, Lagos State Governor, on Tuesday unveiled the emblem and appeal fund for the 2022 Armed Forces Remembrance Day, ahead of the Jan. 15 commemoration. During... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, Col. Fola Akande, Lagos State Government, Nigerian Legion, Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

UniCal to resume academic activities Jan. 5 – VC

THE University of Calabar has announced Wednesday, Jan. 5, as resumption date after the Christmas and New Year holiday.The announcement is contained in a statement signed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 171 times

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70 homeless mentally ill persons reunite with families in Jigawa

MAIGATARI Local Government Council of Jigawa says it has treated and reunited 70 homeless mentally ill persons with their families. Alhaji Uzairu Nadabo, Chairman of the Council,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Kazaure Psychiatric Hospital, News Agency of Nigeria, Alhaji Uzairu Nadabo, Maigatari Local Government Council

Intestinal blockage sends Brazilian President to hospital

JAIR Bolsonaro, Brazilian president, was taken to hospital in São Paulo on Monday with a suspected intestinal blockage. The 66-year-old was admitted for treatment after complaining of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 47 times

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Kebbi State University ranked among 25 Nigerian universities with full courses accreditation

THE Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC) has ranked Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero, among the first 25 Nigerian Universities with full accreditation of courses,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 185 times

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World Bank power project, a relief for UNICAL- VC

PROF. Florence Obi, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calabar, has stated that if the envisaged World Bank intervention geared towards providing sustainable power through the solar... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 175 times

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MLSCN inducts 33 laboratory scientists at Igbinedion Varsity

THE Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) on Monday inducted 33 qualified graduates of the Igbinedion University, Okada into the profession. Conducting the oath taking, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 150 times

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WHO launch cancer drugs programme for children in poor countries

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) announced on Monday the launch of a programme to supply tested cancer medicines to children in poorer countries. The WHO and the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 116 times

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6,255 graduate from OAU, 109 bag first class

OBAFEMI Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, on Friday graduated a total of 6,255 students out of which 109 bag first class at all levels of academic degrees.    The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 152 times

Tags: Obafemi Awolowo University, Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, Pro-ChancellorOwelle Udoji,

National Hospital Ambassador Club extends humanitarian gesture to indigent patients, orphanage

THE Ambassador Club of National Hospital, on Thursday extended humanitarian gestures to indigent patients and Unity Children Home, an orphanage in Gwako, Gwagwalada, as part of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 74 times

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Revealed: How Haroun Adamu babysat author of Da Vinci Code

IT could have been Haroun Al-Rashid Adamu’s best kept memoir which many Nigerian do not know about – his relationship with Dan Brown, the author of... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 465 times

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World AIDS DAY: Virologist urges periodic screening to know status

A Virologist, Prof. EbunOluwa Adejuyigbe, has advised Nigerians to conduct screenings periodically to know their HIV/AIDS status in order to control the spread of the disease. Adejuyigbe,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 140 times

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UNILAG lecturer wins best PhD thesis award

FELIX Ajiola of the University of Lagos has emerged the winner of the Rahamon Bello Best Thesis Award for 2021. The award was put together by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 216 times

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Peter Obi donates N1 million to hospital Peter Obi donates N1 million to hospital

...says Anambra West always dear to his heart PETER Obi, vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, during the 2019 elections, has visited and donated... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 141 times

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UNN begins weeklong fair to exhibit innovative research products

THE University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) on Wednesday began its weeklong maiden product fair aimed at showcasing and promoting the innovative endeavours  of the university through... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 205 times

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Ifeoma Okoli becomes University of Ibadan' s first blind female PhD holder

ON November 17, 2021, Ifeoma Okoli became the first female student with visual impairment to earn a doctor of philosophy degree from the University of Ibadan... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 400 times

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282 UNIBEN graduands to bag First Class Hons. degrees

THE management of the University of Benin on Monday said that the institution would graduate 282 First Class students from the 2018/2019 and 2019/2020 academic sessions. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 122 times

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Coventry University appoints UK government higher education specialist to lead its international work

COVENTRY University has appointed the UK Department for International Trade, DIT’s higher education specialist, Aisling Conboy, to the role of Pro-Vice-Chancellor, International.   Aisling’s current work at the DIT focuses on transnational education, teacher training and chartered professional bodies. She has led... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 176 times

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NUC approves new courses for Precious Cornerstone University

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted approval to the Precious Cornerstone University (PCU), Ibadan,Oyo State, to begin five additional academic programmes. The Vice-Chancellor of the university,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 167 times

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How Unilag will host a hitch-free 26th NUGA Games — VC

THE Vice Chancellor of University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has assured that adequate security arrangement had been put in place to host the upcoming 26th... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 137 times

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Soldier, petrol smuggler burnt to death near Seme border

TWO persons, including a soldier, identified as Sgt. G Abdullahi, have been burnt to death while pursuing a petroleum smuggler on motorcycle on Badagry-Seme border expressway.   The... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 264 times

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Experts highlight untapped potentials affecting women’s health in Nigeria

Experts in the health sector, highlighting the untapped potentials hindering improved health of women in Nigeria, say their two-day 2021 Future of Health Conference (FHC) has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 150 times

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Delta to establish energy hubs in 3 newly established universities

The Delta Government has concluded plans for the establishment of energy hubs in three newly established universities in the state. The state Commissioner for Power and Energy,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 92 times

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Expert alerts healthcare workers on Arboviral diseases

Prof. Olatunji Kolawole of the Department of Microbiology, University of Ilorin (Unilorin), has alerted healthcare workers on early identification and diagnosis of arboviral infections, which has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 106 times

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NAN Senior Editor appointed diplomats’ special emissary

THE International Society of Diplomats (ISD) has appointed Mr Victor Asije, a Senior Editor at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), its Special Emissary in charge... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 107 times

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Names of universities involved in JUPEB exam malpractices

...as ICPC, DSS arrest 48 lecturers, security officers, ICT specialists over leakage of JUPEB examinations     THE Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and the... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 440 times

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Nigerian Press Council charges media to ensure balance in terrorism reportage

The Nigerian Press Council (NPC), on Wednesday, urged the media to moderate their reportage of terrorists’ activities and violent extremism by ensuring balanced, unbiased and factual... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 126 times

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Research: UNICAL pledges partnership with University of Johannesburg

PROF. Florence Obi, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, has pledged to partner with the University of Johannesburg, South Africa, in the area of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 93 times

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VC tasks intellectuals on advancing innovative technology

VICE-Chancellor of Caleb University, Imota, Lagos State, Prof. Nosa Owens-Ibie, on Wednesday called  on intellectuals to regularly acquire more knowledge  that would enable  Nigeria to lead... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 242 times

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Access Bank gets encomiums for support to health sector

DR Adeyemi Onabowale, Chairman, Reddington Hospital Group, has commended Access Bank Plc for its diverse support aimed at improving access to and service delivery in the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 173 times

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NOUN V-C assures 14,953 newly admitted students of better welfare

THE Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof. Olufemi Peters, says that the welfare and satisfaction of the students of the institution are... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 163 times

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President Buhari charges varsity to lead research into local vaccine production

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday tasked the University of Ilorin to play a leading role in the research and production of vaccines locally. The president gave the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 224 times

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Nigerian Army to partner Lagos hospitals for better healthcare delivery

THE Ag. Corps Commander Medical (CCM), Nigerian Army (NA), Col. Babatunde Solebo said that collaborating with major healthcare institutions in Lagos State will foster synergy with... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 144 times

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My parents deserve award too, says Crescent university best graduating student

THE best 2019/20 graduating student of the Crescent University, Abeokuta, Qudrat Ishola, said her father and mother deserved an award for best parents for their roles... Read more

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Moghalu unveils agenda for youth if elected in 2023

...urges Nigerian government to release youths arrested during #EndSARS protest KINGSLEY Moghalu, Oxford Martin Visiting Fellow, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, has called on the Nigerian government... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 172 times

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Medical expert cautions against tobacco, alcohol consumption to prevent cancer

An Ibadan-based Surgeon, Prof. Temidayo Ogundiran, has cautioned Nigeria against intake of tobacco and alcoholic drinks to reduce the prevalence of cancer in the country. Ogundiran, a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 140 times

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Foundation inaugurates hospital in Abuja to discourage medical tourism

A foundation known as “When In Need” (WIN) has inaugurated a medical facility in Abuja to make impacts on Nigerians and discourage medical tourism.   The facility known... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Kay Medicare Hospital, medical tourism, Dr Chetachi Dikko,

Insecurity: UNICAL VC seeks partnership with Nigerian Air Force

THE Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Prof. Florence Obi, has sought the partnership of the Nigerian Air Force in Calabar in the area of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 192 times

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Moghalu appointed academic visitor at Oxford University

THE University of Oxford in the United Kingdom has appointed Professor Kingsley Moghalu, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and a presidential candidate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 153 times

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Video: Why Igbos in America protest at University of Baltimore

BIAFRANS stormed the University of Baltimore in protest of the professor who wrote that America should designate Biafran self-determination group as a terrorist group.   The man... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 1,056 times

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UniCal to upgrade medical centre to meet students’ needs — VC

THE Vice Chancellor, University of Calabar (UniCal), Prof. Florence Obi, has assured that the institution’s Medical Centre will  be repositioned to meet the basic medical needs... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 129 times

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Don’t ignore other killer diseases for COVID-19 – Medical Director warns

 DR Akintunde Ogunfeyimi, Chief Medical Director, Ondo State Specialist Hospital, Okitipupa, on Friday advised Nigerians to maintain hygienic living at all times. Speaking with the News Agency... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 132 times

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Court orders Covenant University to pay ex-staff N10.3m as damages, terminal benefit

THE National Industrial Court on Thursday ordered Covenant University, Ota to pay its former staff Dr. Adekunle Oyeyemi the sum of N10.3 million as general damages,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 76 times

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Pink October: Target teenagers for breast cancer awareness programmes- Expert

A General Surgeon, Dr Adefemi Afolabi, says teenagers should be targeted for breast cancer awareness programmes to make regular breast checks a habit. Afolabi, who works at the University... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 320 times

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Don cautions against promoting social media content

DR Shadrach Idi, the Acting Head, Department of Public Relations and Advertising, Taraba State University, Jalingo, has cautioned against usage of Social Media content without fact-checking. Idi... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 185 times

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Security forces repel attack by unknown gunmen

  ....ask people to report persons with Gunshots A COMBINED team of policemen and soldiers this afternoon repelled an attack by unknown gunmen at Odoata Primary School, Ihiala,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 632 times

Tags: Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Odoata Primary School, All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Governor Willie Obiano, Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo,

UNILORIN holds matriculation for 12, 630 new students,V-C charges intakes to be focused

THE University of Ilorin admitted a total of 12, 630 new students for the 2020/2021 academic session out of 102,000 that applied to the institution for... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 154 times

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V-C advises new students to shun cultism, examination malpractice or face expulsion

PROF. Charles Igwe, Vice-Chancellor, University of Nigeria Nsukka, on Saturday advised matriculating students to shun cultism, examination malpractice and social vices or face expulsion. Igwe gave the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 319 times

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OAU closed down till further notice, students to vacate halls of residence Oct. 2 

THE authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, have closed down the institution until further notice, following students’ protest over the death of their colleague, and... Read more

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DSS has no hand in Akunyili’s murder – spokesman

THE Department of State Services, DSS, says it has no hand in the killing of Dr Chike Akunyili, widower of former information minister, Dora. Akunyili was killed... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 350 times

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FEC okays 5 contracts for UNIZIK

THE Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved the augmentation on five contracts at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK), Awka, Anambra State. Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 230 times

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World Heart Day: Expert says cardiovascular-related diseases kill over 18m annually

THE Vice President of the Association of Resident Doctors, University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Dr Margaret Erhunmwunse, has said that Cardiovascular disease remains the World’s number... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 171 times

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2021 World Pharmacists Day: Garki Hospital begins deworming of 1,000 persons

GARKI Hospital, Abuja, has begun the deworming of no ewer than 1,000 persons in the FCT as part of activities to mark the 2021 World Pharmacists... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 234 times

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Niger Govt. reduces tuition fees in IBB university

GOV. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has approved reduction in the tuition fees for students of Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBUL). A statement by Secretary to the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 327 times

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Researcher decries Anambra’s 90,000 out-of-school children

BEN Nwosu, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Development Studies, University of Nigeria, Enugu, on Wednesday decried the 90, 000 out-of-school children in Anambra State, describing the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 381 times

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MBF alleges Mailafia was shabbily treated in hospital before his death

    THE Middle Belt Forum, MBF, has alleged that Obadiah Mailafia, former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, was shabbily treated in the hocpital... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 735 times

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NAF Hospital Lab bags ISO 15189 accreditation certificate 

FOR the second consecutive time, the 661 Nigerian Air Force Hospital Laboratory (661 NAFH), Ikeja has again won the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 15189:2012 accreditation... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 484 times

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 Caleb University speaks on disappearance of John Oluwanifemi Olajide

    THE management of Caleb University, Imota, Lagos, on Wednesday, September 15, spoke about the disappearance of one of its students, John Oluwanifemi  Olajide.   In a statement made... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 1,229 times

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UNIBEN shut over students’ protest

THE management of the University of Benin has announced‎ the closure of the institution following students’ protest over a N20,000 late school fees payment levy‎. The students... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 516 times

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NLR and partners solving the puzzle to stop leprosy transmission

ON Tuesday September 14, 2021 NLR organized the launch of the PEP4LEP research project on implementing leprosy prevention methods in Nampula province, Mozambique. The Provincial Governor’s representative and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 509 times

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Obi donates N100 million to Shanahan Specialist Hospital, Nsukka

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2019 elections, Mr Peter Obi, on Tuesday made a donation of N100 million to... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 226 times

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SHELL donates multimillion dollar projects to Maritime University   

GOVERNOR of Delta State,  Ifeanyi Okowa, , has described the phase one of infrastructure projects donated to the Nigerian Maritime University in Okerenkoko, Delta State by... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 217 times

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35 die, 150 in hospital due to outbreak of diarrhea, vomiting in Gwoza LG

THE Chairman of Gwoza Local Government Area (LGA) in Borno, Prof. Ibrahim Bukar, has announced that about 35 people have died with 150 others hospitalized following... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 458 times

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SAP Dual Study Program fast-tracks work readiness for university graduates

AFRICAN university students with ambitions for a career in the fast-paced world of technology are receiving welcome support... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 743 times

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Paralympic swimmer prepares for Tokyo 2020 having watched London 2012 from hospital

"I was in hospital when the London 2012 Paralympics were on and that was what gave me the feeling that anything was possible, regardless of what... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 87 times

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LAUTECH: Ag. VC lauds Makinde for advancement, progress

 PROF. Mojeed Liasu, the Acting Vice-Chancellor, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso in Oyo State, has lauded Gov. Seyi Makinde for regular advancement and progress... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 240 times

Tags:  PROF. Mojeed Liasu,Ladoke Akintola University of Technology,Gov. Seyi Makinde

Unilorin Dean pledges to promote back-to-farm policy of FG

PROF. Olayinka Kareem, the new Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ilorin (Unilorin), has pledged to promote the Federal Government’s “Back-to-farm” policy, by transforming... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 109 times

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UNICAL is ethnic friendly- VC

THE University of Calabar has assured the friendly disposition of the institution to all ethic and socio-cultural groups on campus. Prof. Florence Obi, Vice-Chancellor of the institution,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 504 times

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UI emerges champion at ICT Global Challenge

 THE University of Ibadan’s contingent at the 2020 edition of Huawei ICT Global Challenge has emerged as one of the Global Champions in the National and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 645 times

Tags: Mr Kenneth Igwe,Mr Tunji Oladejo,University of Ibadan

Peter Obi urges FG to invest borrowed funds

A former Governor of Anambra, Mr Peter Obi, has called on the Federal Government to invest the funds being borrowed in profitable ventures to enhance the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Mr Peter Obi,,Pro-Chancellor of Dominican University Ibadan

Psychiatric hospital performs ground breaking in Calabar

 The management of the Neuro Psychiatric Hospital in Calabar has performed the ground breaking ceremony for the building of their permanent structure along Tinapa road in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2023 years ago | seen 48 times

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