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Evans knows fate August 29

A Lagos Federal High Court will on August 29 deliver judgment in a N300million suit filed by suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a. Evans, against the police. Evans in praying the court to declare his detention illegal. Justice Abdulazeez Anka fixed the date yesterday after taking arguments from Evans’ counsel Olukoya Ogungbeje and lawyers for the

Fed Govt broke promise to ASUU, says minister

The Federal Government  yesterday admitted failing to keep some of its promises to university lecturers but said it would work hard to get them to suspend the strike declared on Sunday by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). It reiterated that ASUU did not follow due process before embarking on the strike. Minister

Security beefed up for Magu, mother, family

Security has been strengthened for the Acting Chairman of the EFCC Mr. Ibrahim Magu and his family, including his aged mother. It was learnt that some strangers have been prowling Magu’s residence in Maiduguri. Some policemen have been deployed in Magu’s  uncompleted bungalow in Karshi, Abuja. According to  a source who who

Customs intercepts FUNAAB bus laden with Indian Hemp, institution reacts

The Ogun State Area Command, Nigeria Customs Service on Tuesday intercepted a Toyota Coaster bus  belonging to Federal University of Agriculture, laden with neatly concealed wraps of Indian Hemp, along Imeko Afon axis of the Idiroko border. The Controller of the Command,  Sani Madugu who revealed this to journalists   at the command's

FUNAAB Graduate Becomes Berkman Klein Intern

A graduate of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), from the Department of Plant Physiology and Crop Production, College of Plant Science and Crop Production (COLPLANT), Mr. Damola Morenikeji, has become an Intern of the Berkman Klein Centre for Internet and Society, Harvard University, United States of America. Damola, being

Acquire Production Skills – FUNAAB DVC (A) Admonishes Students

To boost the chances of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), ‎students scaling through post-graduation job placements, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Professor Oluyemisi Eromosele, has ‎urged students to acquire fundamental skills and experiences that are relevant to their courses of study during their internship programmes. Professor Eromosele, who is the Chairperson,

FUNAAB Technologists Call for Safe Laboratories

Technologists and laboratory scientists in the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), have called for safe and secured laboratories, in order to prevent exposure to toxic chemicals and avoidable accidents in the course of working. This call was made during a one-day training workshop for laboratory technicians and scientists, titled

Stuntwoman killed filming Deadpool 2

A stuntwoman was killed Monday on the set of Deadpool 2 in Vancouver while filming a motorcycle stunt for the much-anticipated sequel to Marvel Comic’s anti-superhero blockbuster, police said. “Vancouver Police can confirm that a female stunt driver has died on the set of Deadpool during a stunt on a motorcycle,”

We’re not Biafrans, Ijaw youths tell Kanu, others

Simon Utebor, Yenagoa Ijaw youths have warned pro-Biafran groups such as the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra and the Indigenous People of Biafra to desist from including Ijaw territories in the map of Biafra. The Ijaw youths, under the auspices of the Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide, said

FG, complete Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

With the confirmation by Power, Works and Housing Minister, Babatunde Fashola, that contractors reconstructing the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway were set to suspend work, the irresponsibility of our federal legislators is once more laid bare. By shaving off funding for this important interstate highway, the National Assembly has succeeded in further squeezing