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Gov. Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State [Photo: The Guardian Nigeria]

APC loses in Governor Amosun’s polling unit

The Allied Peoples Movement (APM) has emerged winner of the governorship and House of Assembly elections cast at the polling unit of the incumbent Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun. Mr Amosun, who was elected senator a fortnight ago on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is supporting the…

Amosun wins Ogun senatorial seat

The Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has emerged senator-elect of Ogun Central Senatorial district in Ogun state with 88,110 votes. Mr Amosun won with a margin of 51,009 votes as he had a total of 88,110 votes, as against the candidate with the second maximum votes, Titi Oseni of ADC,…

University of Ibadan (UI)

After reintroducing PUTME, UI announces improvement in students performance

The University of Ibadan has announced an improvement in the academic performance of students, especially first-year students, as against the results recorded in the previous year. This was disclosed in a statement obtained by PREMIUM TIMES from the office of the vice-chancellor, on Thursday, titled; "The First Semester 2017/2018 Session…

University of Ibadan (UI)

UI commences exams amid tight security

The University of Ibadan commenced its second semester examinations for the 2016/17 academic session on Monday mid tight security. The Vice Chancellor of the University, Idowu Olayinka, had stressed the need for the commencement of the examination. He also assured students of the provision of security and other means of…

University of Ibadan (UI)

UI to commence examinations despite workers’ strike

The University of Ibadan has resolved to commence its second semester examinations on January 8 despite the ongoing strike by the non-teaching staff of the university, as well as threats from a students organisation. This was made known in a statement by the Vice Chancellor of the University, Idowu Olayinka,…

Prof. Abba Gambo delivering a paper on "Untangling the bottlenecks towards Nigeria's Agriculture transformation."

What Nigeria must do to achieve self-sufficiency in rice production – Expert

The illicit business of smuggling to Nigeria remains a challenge to the country's efforts at attaining self-sufficiency in the production of rice, a professor of agriculture, Babagan Gambo has said. Mr. Gambo, the lead consultant on agricultural matters to Nigerian Governors' Forum, said this last Monday, while delivering a paper on ‘Untangling the…