Saturday , 30 July 2016


Education

LASU Suspends 3 Students For Attempted Kidnapping Of SUG President

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Three students of the Lagos State University, LASU have been suspended for attempted abduction of the president of the Student Union Government of the institution, Tayo Sekoni. In a statement released by the school authorities, Oladapo Mojeed Babatunde, Adebanjo Fatai Adekoya,both in their final year and Fola Kosoko, a fresh …

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NUC Mulls Partnership With OMATEK Ventures To Deploy Solar Power In Universities

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The National Universities Commission, NUC, says it will partner with OMATEK Ventures, an Information Communication Technology, ICT firm, to provide solar power in universities across Nigeria. The outgoing Executive Secretary of the commission, Prof. Julius Okojie, made this known at the inauguration of the ‘247 Alternate Power Solution,’ provided by …

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FG To Start School Feeding Programme Nationwide In September

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The Federal Government has announced its intention to commence the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) in September, the programme will start with 5.5 million pupils, The National Programme Manager, Mrs Abimbola Adesanmi disclosed this on Wednesday, at a two-day stakeholders’ workshop on the Ogun State Home Grown School …

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UNILAG Announces Pre-Admission Screening For 2016/2017 Academic Session

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The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has announced that online registration for the Screening Exercise for Admission into all courses/ programmes for the 2016/2017 academic session will commence on August 3 and close on August 24. In a statement issued by the university, candidates who chose the institution as their first …

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Oga Bello’s Daughter Graduates From U.K University

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One of the daughters of veteran Actor, Adebayo Salami, also known as Oga Bello has just graduated from the University of Roehampton London, U.K. The new graduate, Tobi Adebayo is also a sister to popular Nollywood actor, Femi Adebayo. Celebrating his sister, the Special Adviser to Kwara state Governor, took …

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U.S Begins Training Of Nigerians On Cybercrime Law

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The Federal Government in conjunction with the United States Government have commenced the training of 100 Nigerian public officials on the implementation of Nigeria’s cybercrime law. In the first week, U.S. government officials will train over 50 Nigerian investigators and prosecutors to strengthen cybercrime first responder and digital evidence skills, …

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Ekiti Tertiary Institutions’ Workers Rejects ‘Oppressive Tax’

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Workers in tertiary institutions in Ekiti State have condemned what they termed “oppressive tax” slammed on them by Governor Ayodele Fayose, appealing for immediate reversal. “A government that claims to be friends of the masses should not come through the backdoor to compound the already unbearable economic conditions of the …

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Adamawa Begins Reconstruction Of Schools destroyed By Boko Haram

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The Adamawa State Government has commenced the renovation and reconstruction of secondary school buildings in the state destroyed by the dreaded Boko Haram terrorists. The Deputy Governor, Mr Martins Babale, accompanied by other government officials in an inspection visit, went round the state to access the extent of damages and …

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Actress Mide Martins Writes An Emotional Message to Her Daughter on Her Graduation

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Star actress Mide Martins has already had an amazing 2016 judging by her accomplishment in her industry. Coupled with her recent reconciliation with her hubby, Afeez Abiodun, you will agree the mother of two is enjoying her best year ever. Half way into the year, the actress is celebrating another huge …

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Lagos State Placement Test Into Public Sec School Holds Saturday

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The Lagos State Ministry of Education on Thursday announced that the 2016/2017 placement test into Public Junior Secondary Schools would hold on July 23 in 255 designated centres across the state. Mr Adesina Odeyemi, the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, announced the conduct of the examination in a statement by …

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RSUST Medical School To Be Ready By September

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The Medical School of the Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Nkpolu, Port Harcourt will take off in September this year. Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, who announced this while commissioning the new Secretariat of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Rivers State branch, said the establishment of the …

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Lagos To Engage Technical College Graduates In School Infrastructure Maintenance

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Lagos State Government has said that it would engage graduates of its technical colleges in a ‘Maintenance Gang’ initiative to be unveiled in August this year for maintenance and renovation works of public schools across the State. The State Deputy Governor, Dr. (Mrs) Idiat Adebule disclosed this at the graduation …

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Reuben Abati and Wife Attend Daughter’s Graduation

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Former Presidential spokeman to Goodluck Jonathan, Reuben Abati and his wife were in the U.K yesterday (July 19) to support their daughter, Elizabeth Eyitope at her graduation from the University of Bristol. ALSO READ: Reuben Abati Ties The Knot with wife For A 2nd Time The former media aide shared the …

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Kebbi Govt Releases N600M For Students’ Schorlarship

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The Kebbi Government has paid N600 million backlog of tuition and registration fees for indigents of the state studying in various tertiary institutions of learning within and outside the country. The Commissioner for Higher Education, Alhaji Maigari Dakingari, revealed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) …

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Examination Malpractice: LASU Suspends 25 Students

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25 students have been suspended by the management of Lagos State University (LASU) at the weekend over their failure to appear before an examination malpractice panel. The affected students which are mainly of the departments of Banking, Business Administration, Computer Science, Political Science, Public Administration, Sociology and Economics were alleged …

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ABU Researchers Develop Remedy For Tomato Pest, T. Absoluta

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The Vice-Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Prof. Ibrahim Garba, while responding to questions on the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja has revealed that researchers in the institution have successfully developed a remedy for Tuta Absoluta, popularly called ‘Tomato Ebola’. He said the university’s Institute of Agricultural …

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Former Nigerian Beauty Queen, Biola Bashorun, called to Bar

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Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria 2006, Abiola Bashorun, was among the over two thousand law students who were called to Bar during the week. The ex-beauty queen joined other high profile personalities that included the daughter of Nigeria’s president, Halima Buhari and 80-year-old Pius Chuka Enebeli to be qualified to …

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School Feeding Programme: FG’s Delegation Visits Osun

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A delegation of the Federal Government’s Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF) programme, an initiative which aims at feeding over 24 million school children nationwide is currently in Osun to understudy the success recorded by the state’s school feeding programme, O-MEAL. The delegation while on a visit to Osun State Governor, …

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Late President Umaru Musa Yar’adua’s son Graduates from London University

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The late president’s wife and former First Lady, Hajiya Turai Yar’adua is beaming with parental pride after her boy, Ibrahim graduated from Brunel University, London, U.K. Ibrahim, who looks very much like the late Nigerian president bagged a degree in Law on Tuesday July 13. Photo credit: Engr Matazu

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President Buhari’s children graduate from UK University

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President Muhammadu Buhari’s children- Zahrah and Yusuf have graduated from the University of Surrey, United Kingdom. Their proud mother Aisha Buhari and her sisters were there to celebrate with them.  

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