Fri. Jan 28th, 2022

Day: November 21, 2021

The Founder, Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Aare Afe Babalola, on Sunday bemoaned the inability of the National Universities Commission to sanction illegal universities in the country. Babalola also expressed disappointment with the approval by the National Assembly of one-subject universities in its members’ constituencies as well as unsustainable state universities in governors’ area, urging…


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The Kogi State government on Sunday accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of implementing a hatchet job allegedly conceived by unnamed politicians with its latest statement that the government has returned N19.3 billion bail-out funds allegedly “hidden” by the state to the Central Bank of Nigeria. The government gave the EFCC 48 hours ultimatum…


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Residents of Manga community in Takum Local Government Area of Taraba State on Sunday said the Ambazonian fighters who attacked them on Nigeria soil came through boats and navigated the mountains into their community. The locals added that the invaders first attacked two villages on fringes of the Cameroon-Nigerian border before crossing over to Manga…


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Operatives of Ogun State Police Command have arrested two suspected members of Eiye cult group for forcefully initiating a student into the group. The suspects, Owoseni Gbemisola and Ogunsola Ayo, were arrested on Friday, following a report by a 21-year-old student of Olabisi Onabanjo university (name withheld). The Police Public Relations Officer in the state,…


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The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, on Sunday appealed to residents of the South-East and indeed Nigerians that have businesses to do in the zone to feel free to go about their normal businesses on Mondays, noting that the era of Monday sit-at-home was over. It also enjoined all the schools in the zone…


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A former Governor of Osun State, Chief Adebisi Akande, will be conferred with an honourary doctorate degree award (Honoris Causa) in Political Science by Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo State on Saturday, November 27. The event which is scheduled to start at 10am is part of the university’s 19th convocation. Speaking on behalf of the Governing…


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The Chairman of Geregu Power Plc and renowned philanthropist, Mr Femi Otedola, has been invited by the Save the Children to join the group of the organisation’s Vice Presidents, in recognition of his philanthropic efforts to better the lives of children in Nigeria. This was disclosed in a statement on Sunday. The Save the Children’s…


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Six weeks after resident doctors under the aegis of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors shelved their nationwide industrial action, the Federal Government had yet to meet some of the agreements it signed with the association in a Memorandum of Understanding. The NARD had on October 4 shelved its two-month strike. Among the grievances of…


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The National Youth Service Corps says it generated N511m operating surplus to be paid into the Federation Account for 2021. The Director-General of the NYSC, Brig.-Gen. Ibrahim Shuaibu, said this in an interview with journalists in Abuja on Friday. According to him, the amount was generated through its revenue-generating ventures. He said the figure was…


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Vehicular movements into and out of Bauchi metropolis were on Sunday afternoon disrupted for over two hours following a protest by some communities bordering the 33 Artillery Brigade, Bauchi. The residents who came out in their numbers under the umbrella of ‘Concerned Citizens of Shadawanka Communities Bauchi’, said they were out to protest ‘forceful eviction’…


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