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25 Nov 2015
The Nigeria Table Tennis Federation ( NTTF) has commenced open camp, ahead of the Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships, scheduled to hold from Dec. 16 to Dec. 21 in India. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that six players have since commenced training at the Indoor Sports Hall at the National Stadium, Surulere. The players…
25 Nov 2015
The Lagos State University Students Union (LASUSU) has postponed till further notice its 2015 election earlier scheduled to hold on Nov. 26. Prof. Kabir Akinyemi, Dean, Students Affairs (SA) Unit, LASU, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos. Akinyemi said the postponement was due to the tussle among the Executive, Judiciary,…
25 Nov 2015
Gov. Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State on Wednesday said that no fewer than 58,530 children of school age in six local government areas of the state were currently out of school. Abubakar spoke while declaring open the statewide ``Enrolment-Drive a of the state. He Campaigns’’ organised by the SUBEB, in Balma, Ningi Local Government Are…
25 Nov 2015
The Lagos State Ministry of Environment said on Wednesday that it had concluded work on a master plan for the provision of public toilets in parts of Lagos. Dr Babatunde Adejare, the Commissioner for Environment, who spoke in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, said the master plan was already…
25 Nov 2015
The National University Commission (NUC) had accredited 11 out of 20 postgraduate and undergraduate academic programmes of the Lagos State University (LASU). This is contained in the institution’s official bulletin released on Wednesday in Lagos. According to the bulletin, NUC carried out the exercise in October 2014 and June 2015 respectively. It said that the…
25 Nov 2015
An Okitipupa Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State on Wednesday remanded three men- Lanre Gbogi, 19; Ayomide Olakunle, 20; and Elijah Olasunkanmi, 26, for allegedly stealing two motorcycles valued at N260,000. The Magistrate, Mr Banji Ayeomoni, ordered that the accused, who pleaded not guilty as charged, be remanded until Dec. 10 for further hearing. The News…
25 Nov 2015
The Lagos State University (LASU) Governing Council had directed the institution's management to re-issue the withdrawn PhD Certificate of Dr Adekunle Idris, Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). LASU chapter. Mr Akin Lewis, LASU Registrar, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the processes for the re-issuance of the certificate were…
25 Nov 2015
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that its Nov. 28 date for an election to fill the vacant Plateau State House of Assembly seat of Quan’Pan North still stands. Jeffry Dashe of the PDP, representing Quan’Pan North constituency in the assembly, died on Aug 25 after a protracted illness However, INEC said on…
25 Nov 2015
Hajia Hindatu Abdullahi, the Director , Tertiary Education, Federal Ministry of Education has urged JAMB and other public examination bodies to adopt credible parameters to obtain true assessment of candidates’ abilities. Abdullahi who spoke on Wednesday in Bwari, FCT, at the beginning of a one-week training workshop on international benchmark on item banking, stressed the…
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25 Nov 2015
Some financial experts on Wednesday commended the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for its decision to adjust downwards its monetary policy rates. The experts, who spoke in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ota, Ogun, said that banks would now be more comfortable to lend to the real sector. Dr. Wale…
25 Nov 2015
A 35-year-old man, Stanley Edomwonyi, was on Wednesday in Benin sentenced to seven years imprisonment for raping a nine-year-old girl. The State Counsel, Mrs O.R. Ewemade, told the Court that the convict committed the crime on Oct. 24, 2013, at about 6:00 pm, at Block 7, Flat7, S and T Barracks, Ugbowo, Benin. The convict…
25 Nov 2015
The Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday, condoled with the government and people of Benue State over the demise of Tor Tiv, Alfred Torkula. This condolence is conveyed in a statement signed by the Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs to the Speaker, Mr Turaki Hassan in Abuja. Dogara said…

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