Thursday, 15 September 2016

Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [15 September, 2016]

Below are some of the headlines in some selected Nigerian Dailies for today, Thursday, September, 15, 2016.
Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [15 September, 2016]

  • Fayose disagrees with Tambuwal, Mimiko on restructuring

  • EFCC declares ex-governor wanted for alleged N76bn fraud

  • It’s wicked to owe workers in recession — Obiano

  • Amosun, Dickson want Ojude Oba listed as global festival

  • Resign now, PDP tells Buhari

  • Repentant militants surrender arms to Okorocha

  • The sexism of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome

  • Jilted 19-year-old student commits suicide

  • I feel your pains, Ahmed tells Kwara residents

  • Man kills childhood friend after gambling with phone

  • Residents Foil Kidnap Attempt In Lagos, Apprehend Suspect

  • Pregnant 19-Year-Old SS 11 Student Commits Suicide In Makurdi

  • Buhari’s “Change Begins With Me”

  • Enugu Chamber Of Commerce Slams FG, Says Economy In Depression

  • Why PDP Is Lamenting— Afegbua

  • My Sickled-Cell Anemic Daughter

  • Return Economy To Jonathan’s Era And Resign, PDP Tells Buhari

  • Low Turnout As Arik Resumes Operation

  • Odubu Denies Rift With Oshiomhole Over Poll Shift

  • Oshiomhole Commissions Industrial Boreholes In Ihievbe

  • PMGMAN Lauds Govt Intervention On CBN Forex Sales Policy

  • Unity Bank Sacks 215 Workers In Repositioning Strategy

  • Kukah Bombs Buhari

  • Militants Embrace Peace, Surrender Arms To Okorocha

  • Nigeria Airlines Spend N6.3bn On Offshore Pilot Training

  • Abia North: Tribunal Delivers Judgement Today

  • Tambuwal Opposes Restructuring, Advocates New Revenue Formular

  • Special Report: Learning In A Dangerous Environment

  • Cement Price Fallout: Block Moulders Up Prices By 40%

  • Sanusi To FG: Seek Experts’ Advice On Recession

  • We’ll Capture Buhari With Our Hands – Boko Haram

  • Workers, Students Jittery As UNILORIN Website Is Hacked

  • Arik Resumes Operations, Reschedules Flights
  • Avengers Surrender Arms, Ammunition To Okorocha

  • Man Kills 2, Injures Others In Jigawa

  • Recession: Buhari, Ministers, Economic Experts Brainstorm •Commence Work On 2017 Budget

  • Kukah To Buhari: Stop The Blame Game, Face Governance

  • Tackle Nigeria’s Multifaceted Problems, Stop Blaming PDP, Babatope, Golu Tell Buhari

  • NASS Commission Appoints Edhere As New House Clerk

  • Over 17,000 Candidates Chase 3,850 Admission Slots At FUNAAB

  • Nigeria’s Unity Not Negotiable —Tambuwal

  • NASS Commission Appoints Edhere As New House Clerk

  • SERAP To FG: Prosecute Patience Jonathan Now Over $15m Unexplained Wealth

  • Man swept away in Osogbo flood

  • 2016 Paralympic Games: Ugunwa, Orji add to Nigeria's gold medals

  • Odubu denies rift with Oshiomhole

  • Amosun, El-Rufai, urge Nigerians to see nation's diversity in strength

  • NBA president asks court to strike out Gadzama's suit

  • Aba: Man, three year-old child found dead after rainfall

  • Economy: Sanusi, Kukah give Buhari wake-up call

  • Buhari, ministers, others tackle recession at retreat today

  • Ex-minister set for grilling over $1.092b Melabu Oil deal cash

  • EFCC declares ex-Governor Shema wanted

  • Unity Bank sacks 215 workers
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Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Top Ten Oldest Universities In Africa


 The university of Ghana is the oldest university of the 13 tertiary institutions in Ghana, it was fniversity college of  the gold coast ,but gained full university status in 1961.while currently boasting of  over 40,000 students


 The university of Ibadan is Nigeria’s oldest and most prestigious university with over 40,000 students, founded  officially in 1948. it has roots as the then Yaba College which was founded in 1932 in Yaba, Lagos as the first tertiary educational institute in Nigeria.Yaba college was later relocated to Ibadan becoming the University of Ibadan.


Uganda’s largest and third-oldest institution of higher learning , first established as a technical school in 1922 (the oldest is Katigondo National Major Seminary established in 1911; and Bishop Tucker Theological College,established in 1913). Today, Makerere university offers programmes to over 40,000 students.


Well renowned as Algeria’s first university. the university of Algiers actually began as a collection of 4 schools brought together by a  Law in 1909. currently the university tutors over 100,000 students in law,meedicine and Islamic sciences.


 Cairo university founded in December,1908 is regarded as Egypt second oldest university. The university has had its name changed twice first from Egyptian university its original name in 1908, to Faud university in 1940 and recently to cairo university in 1952. its student population is about 280,000.


The origin of the university can be traced back to the Stellenbosch Gymnasium, which was opened on 1 March 1866, and later became the Stellenbosch College in 1881. it acquired university status on 2 April 1918 and was renamed, to Stellenbosch University. In December 2014, specialists at the university performed the first successful joystick transplantation, on a 21-year-old man. its student load stands at 30,000.


The University of Cape Town (UCT) is South Africa’s oldest university and is the highest-ranked African university in the QS World University Rankings. It was founded in 1829 as the South African College, a high school for boys. The College developed into a fully fledged university during the period 1880 to 1900. Current admissions put the students at 27,000.


 Fourah Bay College (University of Sierra Leone) was founded in 1827 as an anglican missionary school, for the purpose of training Africans as schoolmasters, catechists and clergymen.Samuel Ajayi Crowther was its first student, It is the oldest & first western-style university in West Africa and currently apart of the university of Sierra leone.


Al-azhar university is the oldest university in Egypt.located in Cairo, Egypt.Its regarded as “Sunni Islam’s most prestigious university” because it is the chief centre of Arabic literature and Sunni Islamic learning in the world. it attained a modern university status in 1961 after non-Islamic courses were added to its curriculum and currently have over 90,000 student currently studying there. Its library is the second most important library in Egypt.


 It is the oldest existing, continually operating and the first degree awarding educational institution in the world according to UNESCO and Guinness World Records and is sometimes referred to as the oldest university in the world. its located in Fes,Morocco.
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Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [13 September, 2016]

Below are some of the headlines in some selected Nigerian Dailies for today, Tuesday, September, 13, 2016.
Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [13 September, 2016]

  • Bello pledges 100,000 jobs for Kogi youths

  • Nigerians should bear with Buhari, says Amosun

  • Eid-el-Kabir holds in Borno resettled communities

  • Tight security in FCT, Kwara as Muslims celebrate sallah

  • $20m accounts: Patience Jonathan may forfeit N10bn hotel to FG

  • Sultan says killer herdsmen are foreign terrorists, CAN disagrees

  • PDP, Buhari differ on ex-ruling party’s 16-year rule

  • 4, 904 workers recruited by Jonathan may lose jobs

  • Don’t sell all your produce, Lamido tells farmers
  • Army Releases Video Of Exercise ‘Operation Crocodile Smile’ In Niger Delta

  • Obaseki Wants More Surveillance Against Lassa Fever

  • CRPP Endorses Ize-Iyamu

  • Lagos Is Restoring Confidence In Primary Health Care

  • How Kingship Almost Shattered My Dream To Become Lawyer —Delta Monarch

  • Monarch Inaugurates 11-Man C’ttee On Oghara/Navy Land Row

  • Photos: Thousands Troop To Kashamu’s Home For Sallah Largesse

  • Cassava Growers Seek Compensation For Insured Farmlands Damage By Herdsmen

  • I Will Carry All Along If … Ize-Iyamu

  • Edo APC Chair Wants Security Agencies To Mop Up Militants

  • Adepoju: Nigeria League, LaLiga The Best Together

  • Eid El-Kabir: Recreation Centres Record Low Patronage

  • Police Arrest 65 Officers For Murder Extortion

  • Nigerian Migrant Gives Birth On On Mediterranean Rescue Ship

  • Multiple Earth Tremors Rock Kaduna

  • NAHCON To Bar Officials From Hajj Next Year

  • Police Arrest Six Suspected Armed Robbers

  • Street Parliament Debates Buhari’s ‘Change Campaign

  • How Homeless People Survive In Abuja

  • Recession: Bello Calls For Citizens’ Patience

  • Nigerian Vehicles To Install Speed Limit Devices – FRSC

  • Three Ex-Militants Arrested With Two AK47 In Edo

  • 2 Soldiers Injured As Troops Kill Female Suicide Bomber In Borno

  • Nigerian Children At Risk As UN Declares 750,000 Stateless In West Africa, WACSOF Warns

  • We Have Lived A Prodigal Life As A Nation —Aregbesola

  • Eid-El-Kabir: I Salute Your Steadfastness In Spite Of Difficult Economic Times, Buhari Tells Nigerians

  • Clinton’s Pneumonia Raises Worries For Democrats

  • Edo Poll: APGA Candidate Calls For Further Shift

  • Why I Parted Ways With Mimiko —Ebiseni

  • Edo Poll: APGA Candidate Calls For Further Shift

  • Ondo 2016: Owo Community Rallies Support For Akeredolu

  • Abiara Hospitalised 8 Days After Wife’s Death •Says ‘I’m Hale, Hearty’

  • Herdsmen Moving With Guns Are Foreign Terrorists —Sultan


  • PFN felicitates with Muslims on Eid-El-Kabir

  • No rift with my successor, says Akpabio

  • Photos: Osinbajo, Ambode celebrate sallah with Tinubu

  • Edo Polls: 'Why election cannot hold on September 28'

  • 2016 paralympics: Nigeria leads Africa's medal haul

  • Diezani forfeits N4.8b Abuja Houses to Govt

  • We'll end Niger Delta Militancy, says Buhari

  • Armed herdsmen are foreigners, says Sultan

  • Five killed, 15 injured in Lagos-Ibadan road accident

  • Nigerian woman gives birth on board rescued ship
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NYSC Releases 2016 Batch B Mobilisation Timetable

The management of the National Service Youth Corps (NYSC) has officially released the time table for the 2016 batch “B” mobilization exercise.

The time-table published on the official website of NYSC reads:


S/NO Event Date
1 Display of list of all approved programmes for institutions on NYSC portal for cross checking and feedback 14th – 21st September 2016
2 Collation of Prospective Corps Members’ Data by Corps Producing Institutions CPIs 12th – 30th September 2016
3 Submission/Uploading of Senate/Academic Board Approved Results for Full/Part-Time Graduates and Revalidation Lists by CPIs 3rd – 8th October 2016
4 Uploading of Corrected Lists by Corps Producing Institutions 8th – 14th October 2016
5 On-line Registration by Foreign and locally Trained Nigerian Graduates 17th October – 12th November 2016
6 Entertainment of complaints from Prospective Corps Members by the state Deployment and Relocation officers and NYSC Help Lines/Desks officers. 17th October – 12th November, 2016
7 Forwarding of Complaints to Mobilisation Dept by State Deployment and Relocation officers 17th October – 12th November, 2016
8 Deployment and Printing of Call-up Letters by ICT Department 14th – 19th November, 2016
9 Notification/On-line Printing of Call-up Letters/Delivery of Call-up letters to Institutions 21st – 25th November, 2016
10 On-line Printing of Deployment Disposition by Corps Producing Institutions CPIs 21st – 25th November, 2016


All prospective corps members are to start preparation for their service year immediately as their call-up letters will be printed online using the NYSC Mobile App.The National Youth Service Corps Year comprises of four (4) main segments in which every Corps Members must satisfactorily participate before he/she is qualified to be issued a certificate of National Service. The service year therefore comprises of:

1) Orientation Courses
2) Primary Assignment
3) Community Development Service
4) Winding–Up/Passing–out.
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Saturday, 10 September 2016

PHOTOS: Parents Protest Over LAUTECH Shutdown

Collision of parents of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology and Ogbomoso indigenes have taken to street to protest the long shut down of the institution.

Placards carrying parents, especially those of Ogbomoso, Oyo State indigenes stormed the Senate building of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology earlier today to pour our their grievances over the shut. They demand the Oyo State government take over of LAUTECH, calling for the evacuation of all students from Osun State origin.
According to the protester, the protest was used to pass message across to the institution's Vice Chancellor, visiting Governors and other stakeholders.

"Oyo State owned LAUTECH, we demand the take over of the institution, since the Osun State Government has failed it woefully. We are bittered over the unnecessary shut down of LAUTECH. We urge the vice chancellor not to sell out Lautech to Osun" one of the protester, who spoke to us on anonymity said.
Recalled that the Ladoke Akintola University students have been sent home on mid-semester break since June, over non payment of lecturers and other workers salaries.

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JAMB Announces Deadline For 2016/2017 Admission Exercise For All Schools

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that the deadline for the 2016/2017 academic session admission exercise will be on Wednesday, 30th November, 2016.

The JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, who made the announcement during the technical meeting on 2016 admissions to first choice institutions at Bayero University Kano (BUK), said that it was imperative for all vice-chancellors, rectors and provosts to abide by the agreement and ensure its implementation.

Speaking during the meeting, Oloyede warned that no name of candidate must emanate from any other source outside the list prepared and recommended by the tertiary institutions.

He said, "The Senate or Academic Board of each institution has the prerogative of admitting candidates to their respective institutions subject, of course, only to national policies which include guidelines stipulated by the proprietors of the institutions, 60:40 (Science/Art) ratio for Conventional Universities, 80:20 (Science/Art) ratio for Non-Conventional Universities, 70:30 (Technology/Non-Technology) ratio for National Diploma Awarding Institutions, Use of 2016 JAMB UTME results printouts for all candidates who scored 180 and above, among others."
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PHOTOS: These Two UNIOSUN Students Are Missing

Just got a report that these two students in Computer Science(400L), Osun State University are missing since Monday evening. Please anybody that has information about them should report to the NACOSS president or Sheyi nation or the DSA or any nearest police station....The names of the missing students are: Eke Samuel and Akinduro Robert...

Nacoss president's numb: 08130243069....Sheyi nation's numb:0 810 903 9816....DSA numb:08033749081...thanks
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Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [10 September, 2016]

Below are some of the headlines in some selected Nigerian Dailies for today, Saturday, 10 September, 2016
Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [10 September, 2016]

  • FG inaugurates committee for concession of airports

  • Aide tackles Falana over comment on Fayose

  • NYSC promises improved mobilisation process

  • Sallah: Lagos promises tight security at prayer grounds

  • S’South govs imported 8,000 militants for poll – Oshiomhole

  • EFCC to block stealing at IDP camps

  • FG spends N5bn on Presidential fleet in 15 months

  • Edo: INEC has lost its independence –PDP lawmakers, others

  • Olorogun Ibru: More Nigerians Pay Tribute

  • What $100, 000 Gov’s Cup Prize Money Will Do For Players, By Ndanusa

  • #ManchesterDerby: Ibrahimovic, Mourinho In Grudge Game Against Guardiiola

  • Your Mother, Sister Or Friend Can Bear Your Children

  • FG Commences Concession Process Of Major Airports

  • Wike Did Not Mobilise To Rig Edo Election – Commissioner

  • State Police Will Lead To Anarchy – Mbu

  • Would You Remain In A Violent And Abusive Marriage For Love?

  • KSA, 2Baba, Asa Lead Headliners For Supremacy Concert Set For October 1st #

  • Recession Not 100 Metre Race – CBN

  • Shite Members In Free Zakyzaky Protest

  • I Can Be Better Than Wizkid, Olamide Or Davido– Freddy Young

  • Sanctions Push Over N’Korea Nuclear Test


  • Grazing Reserves: FG, States In Secret Pact

  • Eid-El-Kabir: Rams In Times Of Recession

  • EDO GUBER: How Security Agencies ‘Blackmailed’ INEC To Shift Pol

  • Sallah: IGP Orders Massive Deployment

  • It Was Easy Agreeing To My Husband’s ‘Coup’ To Get Me –Sola Allyson

  • I’m Most Pained By Postponement –Obaseki

  • Recession: CBN Urges Calm, Wants Nigerians To Embrace Hardwork

  • No Plans To Relocate Nnamdi Kanu –Nigeria Prisons

  • PDP Good In Rigging Elections –Oshiomhole

  • I’m Not Moved By Men’s ‘ Toasting’ –Adunni Ade

  • Bello, Audu’s Family Rift Deepens •Our Son’s Arrest, Political Persecution —Audu’s Family •It Is Unfair To Connect Me With Mohammed’s Arrest —Bello

  • Bearded Woman Makes It Into Guinness Book Of World Records

  • Ize-Iyamu Expresses Satisfaction In PDP Lawmakers As Urhoghide Award Scholarship To Students

  • FG Commissions N5.8bn Water Project In Otuoke

  • Polio Ambassador Vows To Defeat Scourge Despite Recent Outbreak

  • NAFDAC Organises Transparency Workshop For North West Officials

  • Prices Of Ram Soar As Eid-El-Kabir Draws Close

  • 3 Nigerian Pilgrims Die In Saudi Arabia, As Arafat Holds On Sunday

  • Economic Recession: Even Leaders Are Affected – Saraki

  • How PDP Plans to rig Edo election – Oshiomhole

  • Nigeria will overcome Economic recession – Saraki

  • The Averted War in Edo

  • PDP imported 8,000 militants for Edo polls – Oshiomhole

  • I never had an affair with Onyeka Onwenu – Sunny Ade

  • Protests in Ekiti over Fayose's plan to demolish more houses for flyover bridge
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Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [07 September, 2016]

Below are some of the headlines in some selected Nigerian Dailies for today, Wednesday, 06 September, 2016
Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [07 September, 2016]

  • Nigeria will remain in recession till 2020 – Agbakoba

  • Michael Ibru dies at 86

  • Incessant rain wreaks havoc on Lagos, Ogun

  • Hoodlums attack Anambra police station, steal AK-47 rifle

  • PDP asks court to disqualify Obaseki over university degree

  • Arrested journalist, Salkida, not in our custody –Army

  • Estate landlord flees as gunmen abduct two housekeepers

  • Avoiding investments that are too good to be true

  • Mudslide kills newly-wed teenager in Lagos

  • Incessant rain: Gatekeeper electrocuted one day after resuming work

  • 12,179 northern schools get $100m bailout

  • Nasarawa loses N600m to workers’ strike

  • Protests rock Kwara over unpaid LG workers salaries

  • Police arrest 22 suspected kidnappers

  • ‘1,143 inmates awaiting trial’

  • Babangida, two others face extortion, kidnap charges

  • Malnutrition: UNICEF trains 120 health workers in Jigawa

  • Buhari, others seek votes for Obaseki


  • Meet Ime Archibong; The Nigerian Who Runs Things @Facebook

  • MINILS Crisis Deepens As Labour Petitions Buhari, EFCC

  • American Bizman Commits Suicide In Lagos Hotel

  • FG Introduces SOP To Fight Corruption At Lagos Ports

  • Mudslide Kills Newly-Wed Teenager, Two Others Rescued During Heavy Downpour In Lagos

  • Exports Increase By 63 % To N1.9 Trillion In 2Q

  • Our Banks Need Help

  • Ebonyi One-Man, One-Hectare Agric Programme Begins As Youths Get Cheques

  • Bayelsa APC Leaders Back Brambaifa’s NDDC Appointment

  • Petrol Price Hike: Modular Refineries Only Way Out, Ejinkeonye Tells FG

  • All Embracing Dialogue, Panacea To N-Delta Crisis —Okowa

  • Plateau Trains Health Workers On Early Lassa Fever Detection

  • Niger Govt Refunds Civil Servants’ 30% Slashed Salaries

  • Borno Muslim, Christian Youths Commended On Peace Building

  • NDDM Raises Alarm Over Flood Menace 3:26 AMEnvironmentalist Flays Low Penalty For Gas Flaring

  • Jonathan’s Govt Left N65bn Fertiliser Debt — Presidency

  • FDI: FG To Introduce Visa On Arrival –Osinbajo
  • Tension In Anambra, Delta As: Traffickers, Ritualists Abduct 45 Children
  • Bishops To Buhari: Nigerians Are Suffering
  • Telecoms Contributes N1.58trn To GDP In Q2 – NBS
  • Recession: Nigerians Abandon Rice For Noodles
  • Chibok: Police, Buhari Supporters Stop BBOG March On Aso Villa
  • Business Mogul, Michael Ibru, Dies At 86
  • Emergency Powers: Ministers Throw Weight Behind Buhari
  • Lalong: Buhari Not Responsible For Economic Hardship
  • No FRSC Official Convicted In Sokoto For Stealing’


  • South/South Govs Strategise For PDP
  • Nigeria’s Recession May Last Till 2020 If… —Agbakoba
  • Naira Trades At N425 For Two Days At Parallel Market
  • MMA2 Still Fully Operational —Bi-Courtney
  • FG To Inaugurate Water Project In Otuoke Tomorrow
  • Damboa LG Re-Opens Damboa Market As Peace Returns To Borno
  • I’ll Create Upset In Edo—PPA Gov Candidate

  • Rohr picks Kalaba, Sunzu as Zambia key players

  • Taraba to receive three investors – Governor

  • Foreign investors to get visa on arrival – Osinbajo

  • Gateman electrocuted day after employment

  • Abraham rejects Ondo APC primaries, heads for appeal committee

  • Photos: Buhari, Ambode, others in Edo for APC rally

  • Hard times will be over, Buhari assures Nigerians

  • Business mogul Ibru dies at 85

  • Abraham files appeal against Ondo primary

  • Man kills daughter in Ekiti after impregnating her

  • Oyo dredges water channels to battle flooding

  • Mudslide kills newlywed woman in Lagos shanty
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Tuesday, 6 September 2016

NYSC 2016 Batch ‘B’ Online Registration For Orientation Course Notice

The attention of the Management of the National Youth Service Corps has been drawn to information circulating in the internet directing prospective corps members to commence online registration for the 2016, Batch ‘B’ orientation course on 8th September, 2016.

Management wishes to inform all prospective corps members, parents, guardians and the general public, that no date has yet been fixed for the 2016 Batch ‘B’ orientation course.

The information did not emanate from the NYSC website, but the handiwork of scammers, whose intention is most likely to defraud unsuspecting prospective corps members and the general public.

As soon as Management comes up with the date for the forthcoming orientation course, this would be made known to all those concerned through our normal channels of communication.

We enjoin all prospective corps members to disregard the announcement in question, and wait for the correct information on the next orientation course which will soon be made known from our official platforms. For further information, kindly check our portal and websites: &
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