UNIJOS screens 19 professors for VC’s position

No fewer than 19 professors from various disciplines including one female are jostling for the position of the vice-chancellor of the University of Jos following the expiration of the tenure of the former VC, Prof. Sabastian Seddi Maimako, in the…

Lagos evacuates 3-week-old baby, students from Plateau

Lagos State Government has evacuated a three-week-old baby, its mother and 64 other undergraduate students of Lagos studying at the University of Jos (UniJos), Plateau State. The evacuation followed recent attacks and killings in the state. The first set of…

*El-Rufai’s Wife: I’m ready to die in the hands of kidnappers (DailyTrust)*NIN hitches: JAMB to conduct mop up exam for late applicants – Registrar (Vanguard)

El-Rufai’s Wife: I’m ready to die in the hands of kidnappers (DailyTrust) The wife of Kaduna State Governor, Hajiya Asia El-Rufai, has said no ransom should be paid to her abductors if she is kidnapped.  Addressing participants of a peace…

Toni Kan strikes 50 with panache – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

It was fun at first sight. The first time I set eyes on Toni Kanayo Onwordi, famously known as Toni Kan, I found fun oozing from his every pore.  He blazed into the Lagos writing circle with uncommon confidence that…

UNIJOS: ASUU grills 13 candidates vying for VC position

No fewer than 13 candidates vying for the position of the Vice Chancellor of the University of Jos have been constructively engaged in a debate by erudite Professors and members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to unravel…

Private or public uni, oya choose one- Peju Akande

I went to a federal university, University of Jos. And like many in its category; it was prone to ASUU strikes, which is why my four-year Bachelor degree ended up being a five years plus grind; it seemed we were…

Blindness is not a good thing – Peju Akande

Back in the day when I was at the University of Jos, I moved with a cluster of special students; they were blind and they belonged to different disciplines though most were in the Special Education Department. I had friends…

*Police arrest 17 for cultism, gang violence in Lagos (Nation) *Remo player’s death: Police order officer’s arrest (Guardian)

Police arrest 17 for cultism, gang violence in Lagos (Nation) The police in Lagos at the weekend arrested 17 persons for alleged cultism and gang related violence at Ikorodu and Ijora Badia areas of the state. The suspects from Ikorodu…

Police teargas Saraki, Secondus, Tambuwal, Lamido, Kwakwanso, others (Independent) * Osun Election: Protesters against result mentally unstable – Aregbesola (Nation)

Police teargas Saraki, Secondus, Tambuwal, Lamido, Kwakwanso, others (Independent) The Police on Friday teargassed President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, National Chairman of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus and Gombe State Governor, Ibrahim…

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