UniAbuja Expels 46 Students over Misconduct

UniAbuja

The University of Abuja has been expelled no fewer than 46 students by its Senate over their alleged involvement in various acts of misconduct. A statement on Sunday by the Head, Information and University Relations, Dr Habib Yakoob, said the actions of the students were “in breach of their sworn matriculation oath.” Five other students, the statement said, “were rusticated for one semester, the cases of three others involved in sundry offences would be retried, while seven accused persons were exonerated, discharged and acquitted.” “Senate at its 175th Regular Meeting…

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Osaka Threatened With Disqualification from French Open over Media Boycott:

Osaka

Japanese superstar Naomi Osaka was on Sunday threatened with disqualification from the French Open if she persists with her controversial media boycott, officials said. “We have advised Naomi Osaka that should she continue to ignore her media obligations, she would be exposing herself to possible further code of conduct infringement consequences,” said a statement from the four Grand Slam tournaments after issuing the world number two with a $15,000 fine. “As might be expected, repeat violations attract tougher sanctions including default from the tournament.” Osaka, a four-time Grand Slam title…

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Niger Abduction: 11 Students Released by Gunmen

Niger

Gunmen have released 11 students who were part of scores kidnapped earlier from an Islamiyya school located at Tegina in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State. This is according to a communique by Mary Noel-Berje, Chief Press Secretary to the state governor. In the statement late on Sunday, Noel-Berje noted that the released children were deemed too small and couldn’t walk, and this prompted the kidnappers to release them. The state’s chief scribe stated that Governor Abubakar Sani Bello expressed shock and is saddened by the recent reports of…

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2023: Nobody Can Impose Candidate on Us in Rivers State – WIke

Rivers State

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has vowed to resist any attempt by politicians from Abuja or anywhere to impose a PDP candidate as the next governor in the state. Wike spoke at a special thanksgiving church service on Sunday to mark the second anniversary of his administration’s second tenure at St Paul’s Cathedral, Diobu, Port Harcourt, the state capital. In a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Kelvin Ebiri, the governor said: “Let me say it again, I have never sat with anybody to say I will make you…

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Gunmen Kidnap 200 Students In Niger

Niger

Armed gunmen have kidnapped about 200 students of Islamiyya School at Tegina in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State. One person was shot dead while another was critically injured during the operation. The bandits struck at about 4:30pm on Sunday, Channels TV reports. A resident, Zayyad Mohammed, said the Salihu Tanko Islamiyya School was built by a retired Immigrations officer.  

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