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Tuesday, August 23, 2016
|File photo: Senate building of Kano State University of Technology|
A 2-storey TETFUND building, under construction, collapsed yesterday Monday at the Kano University of Technology, Wudil purportedly claiming several lives.
However, in a swift reaction, the institution’s Vice Chancellor, Professor Shehu Musa, denied that anybody died, saying five people were injured. The collapsed building was one of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND-sponsored intervention project that was been handled by a local contractor. The incident occurred midday, when workers were on site. Many labourers were trapped and that “there were fears that the figures may rise, following challenges confronting rescue team; there are fears that over 20 people are trapped or feared dead.”
|Main gate of the University of Calabar|
The Bursar of the University of Calabar, Mr. Peter Agi, has been suspended from office. The suspension which is with immediate effect followed an emergency meeting of management of the University held yesterday Monday. A release signed by the Registrar of the institution, Mr. Moses Abang, said the suspension was based on the arrest of the Bursar by the Nigeria Police on allegations of fraud, forgery and threat to life.
The release further accused the Bursar of impersonating the Vice-Chancellor on the CBN e-payment platform by making final approvals and payments, a duty which it noted, is the responsibility of the Vice-Chancellor as the Chief Accounting Officer of the University.
Monday, August 22, 2016
Sports fans now have to endure a whole three years and 11 months until the next one, and the venue will be Tokyo, capital city of Japan.
56 years after having organised the Olympic Games, the Japanese capital will be hosting a Summer edition for the second time, from 24 July to 9 August 2020. The Games in 1964 radically transformed the country. According to the organisers of the event in 2020, the Games of the XXXII Olympiad of the modern era will be “the most innovative ever organised, and will rest on three fundamental principles to transform the world: striving for your personal best (achieving your personal best); accepting one another (unity in diversity); and passing on a legacy for the future (connecting to tomorrow)”.
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has said the nationwide strike action it planned to embark upon with effect from Monday Aug. 22 has been put on hold till further notice. ASUP Zonal Coordinator for Zone B, Comrade Abdullahi Yelwa, disclosed this at a news briefing after its 58th Zonal Executive Council (ZEC) meeting held at the Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja.
Sunday, August 21, 2016
Six lecturers of the Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, have been sacked by the institution’s Governing Council for various offences ranging from extortion, sexual harassment, leaking of examination questions, to bribery and corruption. The sack of the lecturers is coming on the heels of the recommendation by the Senior Staff Disciplinary Committee of the university who indicted the lecturers for the offences.
Theme: As You Look You’re Changed
|Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, PhD, DSc|
Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith…(Hebrews 12:2).
Everything the Father is and has is in Jesus. Colossians 2:9 says, "For in him dwelleth all the fullness of the Godhead bodily." He’s the expression of the totality of divinity. Now you can understand why He said, "…he that hath seen me hath seen the Father…" (John 14:9). In the eleventh verse of the same chapter, He said, "Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father in me…" (John 14:11).