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IBB Varsity ASUU begins Indefinite Strike

  Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Niger State at the weekend, began an indefinite strike which paralysed activities on the institution’s campus. The declaration of the industrial action followed the expiration of an ultimatum given to the Niger State Government, owner of the

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ABU Zaria to establish locally-built refineries in Niger Delta

    THE Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria is making efforts to establish conventional and standard locally-built refineries in Niger Delta to boost local oil production. Prof. Ibrahim Mohammed-Dabo, the Team Leader, ABU Refinery Project, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Zaria, Kaduna State. Mohamed-Dabo, a

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How your saliva can help you find the perfect roommate

  A UK room-rental firm has started a service using DNA analysis to match apartment renters with the most compatible roommates. SpareRoom analyzes a sample of a person’s saliva to find genetic markers that it says determine personality traits like optimism and confidence, then matches the person with renters whose personalities are

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Ohanaeze Ndigbo furious Over Continued Unity schools ‘Discriminatory Cut Off Points’

  Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, expressed anger at the Federal Ministry of Education for continuing in alleged discriminatory cut off point in unity schools in Nigeria. In a statement yesterday, the group alleged that under the guise of educationally disadvantaged areas, some states are unduly favored with very low cut

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Amaechi Receives Final Report on the Maritime Academy of Nigeria

    The Minister of Transportation, Honourable Chibuike Amaechi has received Final Report of Interim Management Committee of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria. Amaechi, who was represented by the Permanent Secretary, Saibu Zakari appreciated the members of the committee for assisting the country and the Ministry to come up with solutions and road

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JAMB begins mock examination, warns candidates against cheating

  The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) commences the 2018 UTME Mock Examination this Monday as scheduled. According to the board, a total of 245,753 of the 1,652,795 candidates that registered for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) are expected to write the test. Meanwhile, the registrar of the board, Ishaq

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