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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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Construction of varsity campus takes off

Construction of varsity campus takes off

Kwara State Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed has launched the construction of the N1.5 billion College of Social Sciences and Environmental Studies campus of the state university in Ekiti Local Government. Ahmed said the execution of critical projects was an eloquent testimony that the Infrastructure Development Fund (IFK) model has strengthened the capacity of the government to meet its obligations. The governor ...

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Army acquires 500 hectares of land For University In Borno

Army Acquires 500 Hectares Of Land For University In Borno

“The Nigerian Army has been allocated 500 hectares of land by the Borno State Government, for the establishment of a military university.”- Channels TV The university would be an upgraded version of the Army’s already existing Institute of Technology and Environmental study in Borno State, north-east Nigeria. Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, said this at the opening ...

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ADB grants ABUAD $40m loan

ADB grants ABUAD $40m loan

The African Development Bank (ADB) has granted Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD) a $40 million corporate loan to finance an eight-year expansion. The Nation reports that the loan granted the institution by ADB is in a bid  to make the institution a centre of excellence for tertiary education in Africa that will specialise in nurturing entrepreneurial and leadership skills in young persons. ...

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