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Finally! FUTO Set Resumption Date After 2 Months

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The Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO), Imo, has announced the resumption of academic activities two months after the institution was closed. John Nnabuihe, the registrar of the university, in a statement announced the immediate suspension of the closure and full commencement of all the school programs. Students had in …

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FUTO, Nekede Poly Students Arrested For Cultism (Photos)

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16 undergraduates of Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri and the Federal University of Technology Owerri, Imo State, respectively has been arraigned for an alleged involvement in cult related activities in the state. In a statement in Owerri, the state capital, on Saturday, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Andrew …

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Security Nabs CBT Owners Conducting illegal UTME Registration

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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested about 5 persons for various fraudulent activities in the ongoing 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) registrations. The fraudsters were nabbed from various location of the country where they were perpetuating their nefarious activities. They were arrested from Oyo, Ogun …

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Etisalat Prize Of Literature Soon To Announce Winners

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The winners of the 2016 edition of the Etisalat Prize for Literature, Africas most prestigious literature Prize, will be announced on May 20, 2017 at a grand finale/award presentation ceremony which will hold at the upscale Balmoral Hall, Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. The winner will be selected from …

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Busted! SUBEB Fishes Out 700 Fake Teachers In Cross River

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The Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) says it has uncovered at least 700 teachers with fake certificates. Chairman of the Board, Stephen Odey, disclosed this to reporters in Calabar, the state’s capital, at the end of a verification exercise for teachers. “I can authoritatively confirm to you …

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ASUP: Strike Action Commences At LASPOTECH

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The Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) will begin an indefinite strike today. The industrial action was approved during an emergency congress held on Thursday. Akinrinlola Ibitoye, chairman of the chapter, in a statement, said the union explored peaceful and legal means to …

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UNILORIN: Mass Production Of Speed Limiters Attracts Investors

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The University of Ilorin has said that its two prototype designs of the automobile speed limiting device are attracting corporate investors. Sulyman Age-AbdulKareem, the director of the university’s laboratory to product centre, said this on Wednesday after a routine meeting of the speed limiter team in Ilorin. Age-Abdulkareem said that …

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