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NIMASA e-Library: Our capacity-building commitment beyond rhetoric – Jamoh   · Says Library equipped to bridge industry knowledge gap

As Nigeria moves towards greater role for maritime in the national economy, Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has declared the Agency’s unwavering commitment to capacity-building through its knowledge and research based initiatives. Dr. Jamoh made this known during the official launch of …

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Nestlé begins Community Scholarship Scheme to promote youth education

By Babatunde Ogunrinde Lagos Nov. 24, 2020 Nestlé Nigeria Plc. says through its Community Scholarship Scheme (CSS), it has begun work toward addressing the challenges of low enrollment in many developing countries, especially in sub-Saharan Africa due to inadequate infrastructure. The company said in a statement on Tuesday that lack …

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Shell, NNPC donate state-of-the art ICT Centre to Enugu State University  

Nigeria’s leading deep-water energy company, The Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) has donated a state-of-the-art Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Centre to the Enugu State University of Science and Technology as part of the NNPC/SNEPCo ICT support programme launched in 2007 under the sponsorship of the Nigeria National …

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Obi visits, condoles with Awgu Diocese over death of school children •Presents school with N1m cheque

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Mr. Peter Obi, has condoled with the Catholic Bishop of Awgu Diocese, Most Rev J. I. Okoye, over the road accident that painfully claimed the lives of some staff and students of Presentation Nursery and Primary School, …

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Omo-Agege mourns Prof. Ekeh 

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has expressed deep shock and sadness on the demise of prominent Nigerian scholar and founder of Urhobo Historical Society (UHS), Professor Peter Ekeh. Ekeh, a professor of African American Studies, who hailed from Okpara Inland of Agbon Kingdom, Ethope East Local …

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Chibok: 5 years after Okonjo-Iweala laid foundation stone, Zulum orders rehabilitation of school from where girls where abducted… Gov. shares N11m to 83 attacked families, inspects projects

Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum was in Chibok on Monday, during which he assessed and ordered the immediate rehabilitation of Government Secondary School, Chibok from where more than 200 schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram on April 14, 2014. Although the defunct presidential committee on northeast intervention, PCNI, had …

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Court cases, handwork of opposition… Gombe Rep member; Trains 100 rural primary school teachers

William Attah, Gombe Member representing Billiri/Balanga Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Mr. Victor Mela Danzaria has attributed the court cases against him to the handwork of his political opponents. Mr. Victor Mela, who spoke to Journalists in Billiri shortly after the closing ceremony of the training and retraining …

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Obi sues for more investment, rejuvenation of STEM education in Nigeria

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Mr. Peter Obi, has called for more financial and intellectual investments in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education in the country with an appeal to the youths to take STEM learning and opportunities more seriously. Speaking …

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UNILAG crisis: Buhari reinstates Ogundipe as VC; ASUU, others jubilate

By Funmilayo Adeyemi/Chinyere Nwachukwu Abuja, Nov. 11, 2020 President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the immediate reinstatement of Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as the Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos (UNILAG), following his acceptance of the recommendations of the special Presidential Visitation Panel constituted on the matter. The directive was handed down by …

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Zulum in Egypt, to visit 5 Universities, Azhar hospital over Borno’s new teaching hospital, others

Governor of Borno State, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum is in Cairo, Egypt, leading a small team that will visit five universities, among them, the famous Al-Azhar University. During the visit, Zulum is expected to lead discussions for collaboration between Borno and Egyptian institutions in the areas of Healthcare, higher education …

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TETfund plans 2000-bed facilities across Nigerian varsities – BOT chairman

By Chinyere Nwachukwu Lagos, Nov. 2, 2020 Mr Ibrahim Imam, Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Tertiary Education TrustFund (TETFund), says plans are underway to construct facilities with provision for 2000 bed spaces across Nigerian universities. This is to cushion the effect of inadequate students’ accommodation. Imam disclosed this …

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