Friday, 29th September 2023


8 Dec 2019
Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Federal University of Technology (FUTO), Owerri Chapter have restated their position not to register in the Integrated Payment and Personnel Information System (IPPIS)
21 Nov 2019
Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) recorded its first-ever major computer-based exam in the just concluded 2018/2019 session examination. Apart from post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination
19 Nov 2019
Hersders in Imo State has been given 24 hours to leave the state, due to alleged destructive activities of straying cows.
14 Nov 2019
For the country to experience the needed development in all spheres, it must not only create knowledge, it must rejig its policies in a way that will encourage investors and trigger economic development, experts have said.
14 Oct 2019
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.
24 Sep 2019
We all have a mental picture of what a criminal is supposed to look like. The pictures may not all be the same but the general impression is that a criminal should be big and bulky, ferocious looking, with big...
10 Aug 2019
Members and leaders of the eight host communities housing the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) have warned the authorities...
1 Aug 2019
The management of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, (FUTO), has expelled 10 students and rusticated 103 others over examination malpractices.
3 Jun 2019
Less than two months after three students of the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) were found dead after taking tramadol and other harmful drugs, another student of the university has drowned in a hotel swimming pool.
2 May 2019
I remember with nostalgia how participants at a focused group discussion held recently in Lagos, bemoaned infestation of our nation by social problems perpetrated consciously and unconsciously by her own people.  Warning that under this condition, it may be thought audacious to talk of creating a better society while we are still battling with the problems of battered economy arising…
4 Apr 2019
It was tragedy at Sunshine Lodge, Ihiagwa, one of the satellite communities close to the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), Imo State on Tuesday night.
26 Nov 2018
Residents of Nekede in Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo State have decried the deplorable state of roads in their community and the non-availability of other social amenities. According to them, the state government’s negligence has caused untold hardship as the community risks being cut off from the rest of the state if nothing…


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The wife of Gabon's ousted president Ali Bongo Ondimba has been charged with "money laundering" and other offences, the public prosecutor said Friday, a month after a coup toppled her husband. Sylvia Bongo Ondimba Valentin, who is Franco-Gabonese, and one of the couple's sons have been accused by the coup leader of having pulled the…
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.Says commission secured 5,473 convictions in less than 2yrs .Inducts 332 Detective Assistant Cadet Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) Abdulkarim Ckukkol Friday offered an insight into how the anti-graft agency has managed to erase the odious image of Nigeria as a 419 hub. Chukkol gave the explanation on the occasion of the…
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The United States and Mexico starting Friday will hold two top-level meetings in less than a week as the neighbors face growing pressure over migration and drug smuggling. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and top US trade officials are holding talks Friday in Washington with Mexican Foreign Secretary Alicia Barcena and commercial officials that will…
1 hour ago
Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) has vowed to reform the transport sector and tackle all forms of thuggery around motor parks. President of RTEAN, Musa Maitakobi, stated this, Friday, shortly after presenting certificates of attendance to 17 RTEAN members who completed a strategic leadership, ethics and policy making training at the National Institute…
1 hour ago
An Italian man, Filippo Ferlazzo, has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for killing a Nigerian citizen in Italy, Alika Ogorchukwu.
1 hour ago
Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr. Oladele Alake, on Friday, said that Nigeria solid minerals is endowed with abundance as a resurrection tool to revamp the nation’s economy. He affirmed that the present administration is shifting attention from hydro-carbon. Alake made this disclosed this in Abuja, while receiving the Association of Licensed Small-Scale Miners, led…
1 hour ago
Following the series of inquiries over the death of Nigerian musician Mohbad, SamLarry whose name has since popped up has alleged "I know nothing about how the musician died". Lagos socialite Balogun Olamilekan Eletu popularly known as SamLarry was picked up by the Nigerian Police in their ongoing investigation into the death of Mohbad a…
1 hour ago
.More than 7,200 cases and 453 deaths reported A staggering 7,202 cases of diphtheria, a highly contagious bacterial infection that can be fatal without treatment, were confirmed in Nigeria last week, with cases skyrocketing in recent months and children severely affected, said Save the Children International. In a statement on Friday, Save the Children International…
1 hour ago
Kano state government has restated determination to revive the near collapse of educational system with a proposed 49.11 per cent in 2024 appropriation. Besides, the government disclosed plan to reopen all technical and vocational schools already shut down by the immediate past administration to further strength the dwindling skills among younger generation. The state Commissioner…
1 hour ago
The Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr. Tokunbo Wahab, has ordered immediate closure of Ladipo Market, Mushin, for several environmental offences including, reckless waste disposal, unhygienic premises, and non payment of waste bills, among others In a statement, he said the market would remain closed until the mandatory conditions of redress were met…