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NCDMB hosts workshop for oil industry players, academia, on research, innovation imperatives

Oil and gas industry stakeholders and leading academics on Tuesday began a three-day Research and Development (R&D) Zonal Workshop at the Niger Delta University (NDU), Amassoma, with special focus on needs-driven research and deepening of collaboration and linkages, sponsored by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB). The workshop …

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Don advocates shared responsibility, servant leadership as way out of Nigeria’s economic challenges

Vice-Chancellor of Ahman Pategi University, Patigi, Kwara State, Professor Mahfouz Adedimeji, has urged Nigerians and state governors to accept responsibility and stop the blame game regarding the high cost of living in the country. Adedimeji emphasized the need for governors and Nigerians to play their part in improving the economy …

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UK agency hails NUC boss, Maiyaki, names him committee member, as FG approves two new private universities  

In recognition of an outstanding contribution to the tertiary education sector at home and abroad, the Acting Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Mr. Chris Maiyaki, has been appointed by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) of the United Kingdom (UK), to its International Advisory Committee (IAC), Empowered Newswire …

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Elumelu in global academic limelight as Tony Elumelu Foundation case study becomes part of Harvard’s curriculum 

In an unprecedented move, the Harvard Business School, the graduate business school of Harvard University, is set to cast the spotlight on the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), recognising the Foundation’s extraordinary philanthropic achievement in a ground-breaking case study. The case study, first of its kind on any philanthropic organisation in …

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Capacity Development: NIMASA delivers Institute of Marine and Transport Technology building to University of Port Harcourt.

The Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, today handed over the ultra-modern complex housing the Institute of Marine and Transport Technology to the Management of the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State. According to the Director General of NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, the building which is …

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British High Commission welcomes 178 Nigerian Chevening, Commonwealth Scholars, Fellows

Lagos, 23 February 2024 The British High Commission in Nigeria has welcomed 178 exceptional scholars and fellows who recently completed their studies through the prestigious Chevening and Commonwealth UK scholarships, pursuing a wide range of master’s degrees, fellowships and PhD programmes. In Lagos, Deputy High Commissioner, Jonny Baxter hosted the newly …

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Alleged sexual harassment: ICPC closes case against UNICAL professor, lawyer

By Taiye Agbaje Abuja, Feb. 14, 2024 The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), on Wednesday, closed its case against Prof. Cyril Ndifon, the suspended Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Calabar (UNICAL), and his co-defendant, Sunny Anyanwu. ICPC’s counsel, Osuobeni Akponimisingha, told Justice James …

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Protest: Association of unpaid OAUTHC workers demands 14-months withheld salary

The Association of unpaid Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex (OAUTHC) workers, on Thursday, in Ile-Ife, staged a peaceful protest demanding their 14-months withheld salaries. The Coordinator of the group, Mr. Samson Falope, said that the protest basically kicked against the circular released by the management on Wednesday night, that …

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