Federal University of Technology
FUTO host-communities accuse VC of non-compliance with excision of land to them
Eleven host-communities of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), yesterday, protested, urging the Federal Government to step in and direct the institution’s authorities to excise
Imo communities move to reclaim land from federal varsity
Thirty-Eight years after the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) acquired some 4,455.768 hectares of land for its permanent site, the 11 host communities in Owerri West Local Council
Herders get 24-hour ultimatum to leave Imo State
Hersders in Imo State has been given 24 hours to leave the state, due to alleged destructive activities of straying cows.
FUTA clinches gold at national blockchain hackathon competition
Team Audify from the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has emerged winner of the 2019 Blockchain Hackathon competition among students of Nigerian Universities held at the auditorium of Nile University, Abuja.
FG, Imo government wade into FUTO, host communities’ land row
As the host communities of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), Imo State, demand over N2 billion from the institution for the land acquired some 30 years ago, the state government has promised to resolve the lingering dispute.
“Stranded” election ad hoc officials besiege INEC office in Imo
Some trained ad hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Saturday, besieged electoral office over alleged non inclusion in the elections duties. The ad hoc staff numbering about 300 persons, besieged the INEC office in Owerri, awaiting information from INEC officials. One of them, Mr Mike Echetama, told NAN that they were…
For Turakin Sakkwato, it’s goodnight at 93
Since October 1, 1979, when Alhaji Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari was sworn in as the country’s first executive president, his minted image remains permanently etched in the minds of Nigerians. Many of those who heard his voice at the swearing ceremony would think that was just coming into national limelight, but would be shocked to…
Tension in Imo over alleged drowning of student, deaths
Palpable tension is brewing in Owerri, capital city of Imo State, over reports of the drowning to death on Wednesday of a final year student of Metallurgical Engineering at Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) at Otammiri River.. The student’s name was given as Ukachukwu Igboabusi. According to the report, the deceased had gone to…
APGA explains Ararume’s emergence as Imo PDP elders back Ihedioha
Imo State Chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Peter Ezeobi, at the weekend, said that the party’s choice of Senator Ifeanyi Godwin Ararume as the governorship standard bearer of the party in the state was a landmark decision collectively taken to ensure the party emerges victorious in next year’s poll. Also, elders of Imo…
Turning waste to wealth
The Professor of Wood Products and Biomaterials Technology lamented that the mismanagement of forest resources has given rise to enormous wood wastes generated in every forest and Wood Industries.