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Abubakar Momoh, renowned professor and civil society leader, is dead

Abubakar Momoh, renowned professor and civil society leader, is dead

Abubakar Momoh, prominent Nigerian civil society leader and director general of the Independent National Electoral Commission’s Electoral Institute, has died, Preium Times has reported. Mr. Momoh, a professor, who sat on the board of several nongovernmental organisations, died early Monday, his associates said. His associate and lawyer, Abdul Mahmoud, confirmed to news. “It’s true, I

Sex scandal: lecturer denies impregnating his female student, says he used a condom

There is a sex scandal currently rocking the Ogun State College of Health Technology in Ilese Ijebu involving a lecturer of the school, Dr Oluseyi Adu and a Dental student of the school identified as Mosunmola. Acording to reports, Dr Oluseyi who is the Oral Health Coordinator for the college, had sexual relations with Mosunmola

Observers commend JAMB over successful conduct of UTME

The Joint Action Coalition on Education (JACE), a coalition of various obsever groups which monitored Saturday’s UTME in various parts of the country has commended the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB), for a hitch-free examination devoid of any irregularities. In a post UTME monitoring briefing in Lagos on Sunday, South West Zonal Co-ordinator of

NUGA: Alumni celebrates UNIPORT victory, offers scholarships to athletes

The University of Port Harcourt Alumni Association says the back to back victory of TEAM UNIPORT in the just concluded Nigeria University Games, NUGA, is a feat worthy of celebration. According to the National President of the Association, Chief Chris Adokeme, the success was a testimony that the International Association of Athletics Federation’s designation of

Group endorses reforms in JAMB, tackles ASUU

Civil Society Groups Tackle ASUU Over Stance On JAMB *endorses reforms in JAMB ASUU demands are selfish says JAMB The Joint Action Coalition of Civil Society Organization for Transparency in Governance  has endorsed the on-going reforms and innovations introduced by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to ease admission into the nation’s tertiary institutions,

Bayelsa Assembly clears Prof Isoun to head Education ‎Trust Fund

Members of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly on Thursday gave a standing ovation to former Minister of Science and Technology, Prof. Turner Isoun when he appeared before them for screening as chairman of the newly constituted Education Trust Fund board. The lawmakers rather than screen the erudite professor unanimously confirmed his nomination by ‎Governor

NYSC to prosecute institutions, persons mobilising unqualified graduates

Any official or institution of higher learning that includes names of unqualified graduates in their approved list for NYSC mobilization will be liable for criminal prosecution. This is part of resolutions made at the 2017 Batch ‘A’ Pre-Mobilization Workshop in Minna, Niger State. The Workshop, therefore, advised Corps Producing Institutions to ensure that no unqualified