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Jigawa State to construct N57m mosque for female students of Federal University

Jigawa State

The Jigawa State Government has opened tender for the construction of a mosque worth N57 million for female students at Federal University, Dutse. Alhaji Isma’il Ibrahim, the spokesman, office of Secretary to the State Government, disclosed this in a statement issued in Dutse. The statement said Alhaji Muhammad Dagaceri, the Permanent Secretary, Office of the SSG, announced the development while ...

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OAU moves to generate 24-hour electricity


Management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State, has said it will no longer depend on the national grid but would commence the generation of its own 24-hour electricity by the end of October. The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, disclosed this during the commissioning of the renovated theatre block and donation of two surgical machines – Anaethesic and Sunction ...

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Fire destroys Katsina varsity


A wild fire on Tuesday razed down parts and offices of the Katsina State-owned Umar Musa Yar’adua University, destroying some parts of the buildings including some section of faculty of Education, the office of Head of library and information Science department in the faculty, others include the examination office and some lecturer’s rooms. The cause of the Fire outbreak is ...

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MASSOB commences construction of Biafran University in Anambra


Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, said it has commenced the construction of a Biafran University in Anambra state. Ralph Uwazuruike-led group, otherwise called Biafran Independent Movement, BIM, said the university known as Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu Standard University is located at Anaku, Ayamelum local government area of the state. Anambra North Zonal Leader of ...

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20 contractors bid for asphalt laying on Unilorin varsity road


The Vice-Chancellor, University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, on Tuesday opened the bid by 20 contractors for the laying of asphalt clay on the varsity roads. The Vice-Chancellor who declared the bid open at the university acknowledged the interest shown by the contractors in the execution of the project. READ ALSO: Adeleke University alerts police over threat to demolish school He ...

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University students to undergo eviction over rent default


Chief Rommy Ezeonwuka has threatened to evict students in the Oba Campus of Tansian University from the institution’s premises over the management’s refusal to pay an accumulated rent arising from the use of his property. Speaking through his lawyer, Mr. Anthony Nwankwo, in Oba on Wednesday, Ezeonwuka, the proprietor of Rojenny Games Village, urged the university’s management to abide by ...

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Professor laments lackadaisical attitude of people at accident scenes

A Nigerian Professor of English, Pius Adesanmi, was involved in an accident along Oyo-Ogbomosho road on Wednesday. Mr Adesanmi, a PREMIUM TIMES’ columnist, narrated his ordeal to this newspaper in a telephone interview. He lamented how no help came for him and other victims of the accident for almost two hours after the accident. The don said he was on ...

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Top 10 Most Beautiful Senate Building of Nigerian Universities

senate building of Nigerian Universities

The aesthetic view of a university’s senate building is one of the silent but important factors used in ranking the best universities in Nigeria. In 2015, I compiled a list of the top 10 most beautiful campuses in Nigeria. Though it was an eye-opener, it was definitely not an easy task considering the vast array of universities in the country. ...

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Would you prefer to live on campus or off campus?

Would you love to live on or off campus

The decision of whether to live on campus or off campus is the next important thing after securing an admission. This decision directly or indirectly affects the quality of living as a student-Undergraduate or Postgraduate. We conducted an opinion poll on Facebook and we got very interesting reactions. We gathered that there is an approximate balance in the number of ...

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China Railway Construction Corporation to build varsity in Nigeria

China Railway Construction Corporation to build varsity in Nigeria

According to Vanguard, China Railway Construction Corporation, CRCC, Limited, yesterday, said it had concluded plans to build a university in Nigeria, with 90 per cent staff being Nigerians. Speaking during an interactive session with Nigerian journalists, at CRCC headquarters, in Beijing, Executive President, Cao Baogang, said Nigeria was China’s most cherished market. He said as part of the CRCC’s social ...

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