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BASG renames varsity after late Sa’adu Zungur

From Abdulwahab Muhammad, Bauchi. Gov. Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed of Bauchi has approved the renaming of the State University after the late Nigerian nationalist and politician, Sa’adu Zungur. TheNewsZenith reports that the late Zungur was a Nigerian nationalist and politician from the state.   The university will now be called Sa’adu Zungur University (SAZU). This follows […]

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BUK issues registration guideline for 2023/24 academic session 

From Kazeem Oduola, Kano  Authorities of the Bayero University, Kano (BUK) have issued guidelines for the registration of students for the 2023/2024 academic session. TheNewsZenith reports that Aminu Wada Kurawa, Ag. Director: DEAR announced the guideline in a statement on behalf of the University Registrar, on Monday, in Kano. According to the statement, all students, whether fresh […]

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Yabatech SUG concludes 3-day Leadership Retreat

By Our Correspondent The Yaba College of Technology Students’ Union (SUG), at the weekend, rounded off a three-day retreat for its Executives, Senate and Judiciary members, in Lagos, TheNewsZenith reports. Our correspondent reports that the theme of the Retreat was “Building a Foundation for Quality Administration”.   The retreat is the first of its kind […]

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NUC upgrades Adeyemi COE to Varsity

From Khadijah Usman, Ondo The National Universities Commission (NUC) may have finally upgraded the Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo into a full-fledged University, allowing it to run 25 degree courses. TheNewsZenith reports that Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the Institution, Dr Samuel Akintunde, announced the NUC’s course approval in a statement. Akintunde posted the statement on […]

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NELFUND opens portal for student Loan applications

From Bolanle Ridwan, Abuja The Nigerian Education Loan Fund (NELFUND) has announced in a statement it will open a portal for student loan applications on May 24. Mr Akintunde Sawyerr, the Managing Director of NELFUND, made the announcement, on Thursday in Abuja. The Fund’s Media and Public Relations Lead, Nasir Ayitogo, emailed the statement to […]

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25 Yabatech students receive Chinese scholarship

By Our Correspondent Chief Diana Chen Foundation has granted scholarships to 25 outstanding Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech) students for an 18-month automotive engineering training in China. TheNewsZenith gathered that this will enhance human capital development in Nigeria with scholarships. This initiative promises to transform the career prospects of the selected students from the institution. […]

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Updated: Unilag alumni emerges only African BGS recipient at Stanford

By Our Correspondent The Best Graduating Student (BGS)/Valedictorian at the  54th Convocation Ceremonies of the University of Lagos, David Akanmu, has emerged as the only recipient from an African university, selected as a 2024 Knight-Hennessy Scholar at Sanford University in the USA. Stanford University announced the selection on Tuesday, May 7, 2024. It indicated that […]

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Sen. Salisu to deliver UNIFEMGA’s 2024 reunion  lecture

From Our Correspondent Sen. Shuaib Afolabi Salisu (SAS) will deliver the keynote address at the 2024 annual national reunion conference of the Obafemi Awolowo University Muslim Graduates’ Association (UNIFEMGA). The association’s Chairman of the Planning Committee, Alhaji Mohammed Buari, said in a statement that the event, scheduled for Saturday, May 18 will take place at the […]

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Workers Day: YabaTech Rector felicitates with staff

By Our Correspondent Dr Ibraheem Adedotun Abdul, Rector of Yaba College of Technology has felicitated the entire workforce of the college on the occasion of the 2024 Workers Day on May 1. In a message, he signed and mailed to TheNewsZenith on Wednesday, Abdul commended the college workers for fully supporting his administration. “It is […]

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Yabatech postponed resumption of 2024/25 session

From Our Correspondent  The management of the Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH) has postponed physical resumption of all new and returning students by two weeks. The College Registrar, Dr Emmanuel Akinwale announced the postponement in a statement on Friday in Lagos. TheNewsZenith quotes the registrar as tasking the students and parents to also discountenance rumours […]

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