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Obasanjo denies receiving salary as NOUN lecturer, demands apology from VC

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday faulted a claim by the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) that it pays him an annual allowance for his role as a facilitator of the university. Mr Obasanj is a lecturer or facilitator at the Abeokuta campus of the university. Premium Times reported that the Vice-Chancellor of the university,

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24 inmates to write 2019 UTME at Ikoyi prisons school

The Controller of Prisons, Lagos Command, Tunde Ladipo, says that 24 inmates of the Ikoyi Prisons will participate in the forthcoming 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. Ladipo disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Lagos. NAN reports that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board had fixed April 1 for its mock examination,

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NBA to open commercial law centre in Babcock

Chairman, Nigerian Bar Association’s Section of Business School, Mr. Seni Adio (SAN), recently led a six-man delegation to Babcock University to explore the possibility of setting up a centre for commercial legal studies in the school. Adio was received by the President/ Vice Chancellor, Professor Ademola Tayo, and other principal officers of the university. He

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AfDB partners Sophia university on capacity building

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and Sophia University in Japan, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU to promote capacity development within the two institutions for their mutual benefit and the entire African continent. “It is our sincere wish that this day will be an opening of bright future possibilities for

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Chimamanda Adichie is the speaker at Yale’s 2019 Class Day

Acclaimed Nigerian writer Chimamanda Adichie 41, has been selected as the speaker in the Yale’s 2019 Class Day. Adichie graduated with a Master’s Degree from Yale in African History in 2008. The Class Day Planning Committee member, Shuyu Song said the writer was selected based on her ability to give a meaningful and memorable address

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