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Fake admission: UNILORIN expels 108 fresh students

The University of Ilorin says no fewer than 108 fresh students of the institution were expelled for gaining admission through dubious means. The institution’s Vice...

Full Speech: Buhari ‘new year’ message to Nigerians

My dear Compatriots, I am happy to welcome you to the beginning of a New Year in our beloved country Nigeria. I felicitate with you today...

Buhari signs ‘Endangered Species’ bill into law

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday signed the Endangered Species (Control of International Trade and Traffic) Amendment Act 2016. The amendment bill was passed and forwarded...

VP Osinbajo full speech at the OECD’s Anti-Corruption forum

The Nigeria Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, gave the below speech at the ongoing anti-corruption forum in Paris.United Action is the Key There is...

Governors in plot to stop Magu’s confirmation

Seven state governors are believed to have been part of the plot to stop the Senate confirmation of Mr. Ibrahim Magu as Chairman of...

Movement restricted in part of Lagos for marathon races

THE Lagos State Government says there will be a restriction of vehicular movement on some major highways on Saturday, February 6, 2016. The government explained...

’13 Universities have new VCs, as Pres. Buhari unexpectedly sack past...

NATIONAL Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) and the 12 Federal Universities established by the Jonathan administration now have new vice chancellors following the unexpected...

Ignoring IMF, World Bank led to Buhari removal in 1985

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday recalled reasons for his removal as military Head of State in 1985. According to him, his refusal to adhere to...

Survivors from the collapsed ‘Reigners Bible Church’ state their ordeal

Survivors from the collapsed church building in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, have stated their ordeal, saying they escaped by the grace of...

2016 Budget: Nigeria House of Assembly to pass Budget by Feb....

NIGERIA National Assembly is expected to pass the 2016 Appropriation Bill on February 25. The House of Representatives also said on Wednesday that the...

UNCOVERED: Fraud in the NNPC

Latest audit report by the Nigeria Extractive Industries and Transparency Initiative has accused the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation of not remitting $3.8bn and N358.3bn...

Father of battered female student take legal action seeking justice

Closure may not have been reached in the case of a student of Abraham Adesanya Polytechnic, Ijebu Igbo, Ogun State, Miss Oladokun Leshi Folashade,...

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