• Having Polytechnic graduate as Finance Minister is begging for recession – Reno Omokri

    Having Polytechnic graduate as Finance Minister is begging for recession – Reno Omokri

    Former Special Assistant to ex-President, Goodluck Jonathan on New Media, Reno Omokri, has said the country is going through recession because of those President Buhari appointed to form his cabinet.

    He blamed the president for appointing ministers who are not worthy of the position, saying instead of concentrating more on the business of governance, Buhari is more committed to reading and watching cartoons.

    Omokri, on his Facebook page wrote: “When you have someone who graduated with a BSc from a polytechnic (University […]

  • EFCC arraigns illegal polytechnic operator in Ado-Ekiti

    EFCC arraigns illegal polytechnic operator in Ado-Ekiti

    According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office on Monday arraigned before a Federal High Court, Ado-Ekiti, an illegal polytechnic operator.

    The alleged illegal operator, Johnson Babatola was arraigned before Justice Taiwo Taiwo on a 7-count charge bordering on Advance fee fraud and operation of illegal Polytechnic.

    Babatola, a former Principal Manager of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Ado-Ekiti branch pleaded not guilty to the charges

    The EFCC said that the suspect was arrested following a petition from […]

  • Kwara polytechnic expels five students

    Kwara polytechnic expels five students

    It was gathered that the authorities of Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, says it has expelled five students for committing various offences contrary to their matriculation oath.

    AbdulRahman Muhammad, the Assistant Registrar (Academic Affairs), made this known in a statement in Ilorin on Monday.

    Muhammad explained that their expulsion was sequel to the approval of the report of the Students’ Disciplinary Committee and in accordance with Section 14.2 of the Students Regulations.

    He identified the students as Murthado Olanrewaju, Elebiju Rotimi, Adam AbdulAzeez, Muhammed […]

  • Management reopens shut Nasarawa Polytechnic

    Management reopens shut Nasarawa Polytechnic

    The Management of Nasarawa State Polytechnic Lafia has announced reopening of the institution which was shut-down in July following student’s unrest.

    The Registrar of the polytechnic, Mr Labani Joseph, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lafia.

    However, Joseph said however told that each returning student would only be allowed to resume on some conditions stipulated by the management.

    According to him, each resuming student is required to submit a letter of undertaking to be of good […]

  • Erosion threatens structures worth N8bn in polytechnic

    Erosion threatens structures worth N8bn in polytechnic

    Gully erosion measuring over 10 metres at the extension site of the Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra State is now threatening about N8 billion worth of structures in the area.

    This was contained in a statement by the institution’s Public Relations Officer, Obini Onuchukwu, and made available to newsmen in Awka.

    Onuchukwu said the erosion was an extension of the serious Agulu/Nanka erosion site, which has become a menace to the people of the area.

    He noted that the entire run-off from the institution […]

  • Police Declares Abia State Polytechnic Student Wanted for Stabbing Landlord to Death

    Police Declares Abia State Polytechnic Student Wanted for Stabbing Landlord to Death

    The Abia state police command have launched a manhunt for a final year student of Abia State Polytechnic identified as Abel, who allegedly killed his landlord during a dispute in Aba, Abia State.

    Abel, who is a student of the Department of Architecture, allegedly stabbed his landlord in the stomach during a dispute at the lodge, PUNCH reports. The landlord had reportedly given an order that no female visitor is allowed to spend the night in the male lodge, however the […]

  • EFCC arrests man accused of running an illegal Polytechnic & issuing fake certificates … Photo

    EFCC arrests man accused of running an illegal Polytechnic & issuing fake certificates … Photo

    The Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, have arrested one Johnson Tola on allegations bordering on the operation of an illegal polytechnic and issuance of fake certificates to unsuspecting individuals.

    According to a statement released, Investigations revealed that Johnson Tola had allegedly been using the polytechnic as a decoy to extort money from prospective students.

    He was initially arrested but was granted an administrative bail in the course of investigation. Johnson however refused to report back at the […]

  • Building Collapses at Federal Polytechnic, Oko with 3 Feared Dead … Photos

    Building Collapses at Federal Polytechnic, Oko with 3 Feared Dead … Photos

    Some lives have been feared lost as an uncompleted building came crashing down inside the Federal Polytechnic at Oko. The three storey building collapsed yesterday at the permanent site of Federal Polytechnic Oko, Amaokpala, Anambra State.

    The building which was located beside the Ngozika lodge, was still in progress before its collapse. According to reports, not less than 3 people died in the incident. Pictured are officials from emergency agencies on site today carrying out rescue operation […]