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Cross River’s anti-grazing bill seeks five-year jail term for offenders

Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade Anti-grazing bill sponsored by a lawmaker representing Ikom II State Constituency in the Cross River State House of Assembly, Mr Elvert Ayambem, has passed second reading. The bill prohibits open...

Ex-ASUU president kicks against creation of new varsities

Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi A former President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, has said Nigeria doesn’t need new universities, urging the Federal Government to stop approving new tertiary institutions. He asked the...

UNIJOS, OOU, IMSU named among varsities with 707,189 illegal admissions

JAMB registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, says the agency has uncovered 706,189 illegal admissions by universities, Colleges of Education, polytechnics and other institutions. While speaking...

NBA, SANs say Lai’s response on #EndSARS report premature

Lai Mohammed The Nigerian Bar Association and some Senior Advocates of Nigeria on Wednesday criticised the response of the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, over his comment on the leaked panel report of...

Reps order Army chief, IGP to secure Abuja-Kaduna highway

Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Farouk Yahaya The House of Representatives has urged the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Farouk Yahaya, and the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, to address the rising spate of...

Libya election body rejects slain dictator, Gadhafi son's presidential bid

Son of slain Libyan dictator, Moamer Gadhafi, Said al-Islam Libya’s electoral commission on Wednesday announced its rejection of the candidacy of Seif al-Islam Kadhafi, son of slain dictator Moamer Gadhafi, to run in next month’s...

Sweden's first female PM-elect resigns hours after appointment

Sweden's first female Prime Minister-elect, Magdalena Andersson Sweden’s Prime Minister-elect Magdalena Andersson on Wednesday handed in her resignation hours after being appointed by parliament, after her budget failed to pass and the junior Green Party...

Harmonise database, tackle insecurity, don tells FG

A professor of Computer Science at the Federal University of Technology, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Taofiki Akinwale, has urged the Federal Government to harmonise all national databases to fight insecurity. He also called on the Federal...

Lions at Croatian zoo contract Covid from keeper

Two lions at the Zagreb zoo have tested positive for Covid-19 that they had contracted from their keeper, officials said on Wednesday. These are the first confirmed cases of the disease in zoo animals in...

Moen, Sinach, others for The Experience

The  Experience, an all-night gospel music concert hosted by the Senior Pastor of the Metropolitan House on the Rock churches, Pastor Paul Adefarasin, will feature top gospel artistes such as Don Moen, Sinach and...