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09/05/2018 17:10

Charging Of Tuition Fees In Federal Universities Illegal, says FG

The Federal Executive Council stated on Wednesday that no federal university should charge tuition fees, saying the law does not allow it.The Minister of State for Education, Anthony Anwuka, stated this while briefing State House correspondents after the cabinet meeting presided over by Vice...
03/05/2018 10:24

University of Lagos produces first set of Chinese graduates

The University of Lagos has produced the first set graduates in the Chinese undergraduate programme of the university. This is according the Vice Chancellor of the institution, Oluwatoyin Ogundipe on Wednesday at a press briefing ahead of the 49th Convocation Ceremony.The university admitted its...
15/03/2018 17:39

ADB gives Nigeria $300m to tackle youth unemployment

The Nigerian Government has said that the African Development Bank, ADB, has approved a $300 million loan to contribute to job creation, food security and nutrition, rural income generation and improved livelihood for youths in both urban and rural areas in the country. The Secretary to the...
15/03/2018 16:00

Veteran journalist Roland S. Martin appointed as NABJ's vice president-digital

Sarah Glover, president of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), is proud to announce the appointment of former NABJ Journalist of the Year, Roland S. Martin, as vice president-digital.   Martin, a lifetime member of NABJ who joined the group as a student in 1989, is a...
15/03/2018 15:56

East-West Center Accepting Applications for 2018 Senior Journalists Seminar

The East-West Center is pleased to announce that we are currently accepting applications for the 2018 Senior Journalists Seminar! We ask that you both consider and share this announcement via social media, email, and word of mouth with your network of journalists, particularly those covering...
15/03/2018 15:16

NJC Recommends Retirement Of 2 Judges, Investigates 3 For Corruption Related Offences

The National Judicial Council, NJC, has recommended compulsory retirement of the Chief Judge of Abia State, Justice Theresa Uzokwe and Justice Obisike Oji of Abia State High Court over various acts of misconduct. Soji Oye, spokesperson for the NJC who annouced this in a statement on Thursday added...
08/03/2018 17:08

UN Recognises Aba Women’s Riot On World Women’s Day

The UN Women has recognised the Aba women’s riot of 1929 as a noteworthy women-led demonstration, which ignited the revolution in the defence of women’s rights in Nigeria. “Incensed by their social standing under colonial rule, the Igbo women send palm leaves, similar to today’s Facebook invite ,...
08/03/2018 09:35

Coca-Cola to Launch Alcoholic Drink

Coca-Cola is planning to produce an alcoholic drink for the first time in the company's 125-year history - with an alcopop-style product in Japan. It is keen to cash in on the country's growing taste for Chu-Hi - canned sparkling flavoured drinks given a kick with a local spirit called...
06/03/2018 12:12

Whatsapp Extends 'delete For Everyone' Duration To Over 1 Hour

Last year November 2017, WhatsApp introduced a new features that allowed users to delete a sent message within seven minutes after it has being sent. While the feature was a welcome development, many complete that the time duration was too short. In response to this, the new WhatsApp beta version...
06/03/2018 09:55

1.6m Candidates to Write UTME in 2018 -JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said that over 1.6 million candidates are expected to write the examination in 602 centres across the country scheduled to hold from March 9 to March 17.   The board’s Head of Media and Information Department, Dr. Fabian Benjamin said...

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