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NUC suspends OAU’s Accreditation for Law, Dentistry, 2 Others

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has suspended accreditation on four courses in the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), TheCable is reporting. The courses include law, dentistry, medical rehabilitation, and botany. According to TheCable, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) sent a message to candidates who applied for any of the courses to change their course/institution. The …

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Bianca Ojukwu’s Daughter Chineme Graduates From UK University

Chineme Ojukwu, daughter of late Chief Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu and Lady Bianca has graduated in style from the University Of Brighton in England. She graduated With a second class upper degree From Business Administration. Her mother, Bianca Ojukwu shared pictures from the graduation ceremony, and wrote: “My dear friends, Thank God …

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Venezuela President Maduro survives ‘Drone Assassination Attempt’

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro says he has survived an assassination attempt involving explosive drones. Mr Maduro was speaking at a military event in Caracas when the alleged attack occurred. Live footage of his speech shows the president suddenly looking upwards – startled – and dozens of soldiers running away. Mr …

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President Buhari is the new ECOWAS chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday emerged the chairman of the Economic Community of West African States. Buhari on Tuesday replaced the Togolese president, Faire Gnassigbe. He was named as the chairman at the end of the commission’s meeting in Togo today. is Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, disclosed …

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Fire Engulfs Ecobank Headquarters

The headquarters of Ecobank was on Tuesday engulfed by fire. The bank headquarters, where the incident occurred, is located in Victoria Island, Lagos. Details of the incident remain sketchy as at press time. The fire was said to have been caused by a 33,000 litre tanker that was discharging its …

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Death Toll Hits 50 in Greece Wildfires

At least 50 people are feared dead in wildfires burning near Athens, as Greece faces its worst fire crisis in more than a decade. According to the Red Cross, 26 bodies were found in the yard of a villa in the seaside village of Mati, which is at the centre …

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PDP expels Ogun Senator Buruji Kashamu

Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District Buruji Kashamu has been expelled by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Premium Times reports that this was revealed by the National Publicity Secretary of the PDP Kola Ologbondiyan on Monday. 3 others, Bayo Dayo, Segun Sarki and Sanimu Sodipo, were also expelled from the party, all of them from Ogun State. Kashamu is wanted …

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Boko Haram kills 18, Abducts 10 in Chad

At least 3,000 villagers have been forced to leave their homes in the Lake Chad region after a Boko Haram attack on a village near Chad’s border with Niger left at least 18 people dead. Lake Chad governor, Mohammed Aba Salah, told Al Jazeera on Sunday that the fighters also kidnapped 10 …

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Drug to Treat Recurring Malaria Gets Approval for the First Time in 60 Years

A drug to treat malaria – the first such pill to get approval in 60 years – has been given the green light by authorities in the United States. The medicine is specifically for the recurring form of malaria, which makes 8.5 million people ill each year. This type of …

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11 Taxi Drivers Shot Dead By Gunmen In South Africa

11 Taxi Drivers Shot Dead By Gunmen In South Africa Gunmen have shot dead 11 taxi drivers returning to Johannesburg from the funeral of a colleague in Kwa-Zulu Natal, a police spokesman said on Sunday, July 22. Kwa-Zulu Natal Police spokesman Jay Naicker said today that the drivers were on …

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