• FBI reopens probe into Clinton emails

    FBI reopens probe into Clinton emails

    The FBI told US lawmakers on Friday it has reopened its review of White House frontrunner Hillary Clinton’s use of a personal email server when she was secretary of state, after discovering new mails “that appear to be pertinent.”

    FBI director James Comey said his agency would take “appropriate investigative steps” to decide whether a new batch of mails contained classified information “as well as to assess their importance to the investigation.”

    Clinton’s Republican rival Donald Trump immediately jumped on the news, […]

  • NSCDC reopens shut Bayelsa oil well

    NSCDC reopens shut Bayelsa oil well

    It was gathered that the Bayelsa State command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has reopened an oil well shut by the Ogboibiri community, Southern Ijaw local government area of the state.

    It was gathered that the community blocked the wellhead following a disagreement with the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC), which operates in the area.

    The community leaders accused the oil firm of failing to honour a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) it signed with them.

    A community source said […]

  • 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 […]

  • Army reopens Maiduguri-Gamboru road after 3-year closure

    Army reopens Maiduguri-Gamboru road after 3-year closure

    The Nigerian Army on Wednesday reopened the Maiduguri-Dikwa-Gamboru road three years after it was closed as a result of the Boko Haram insurgency.

    The road was closed to motorists in 2013 at the peak of Boko Haram activities in Borno.

    Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno accompanied by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai flagged off the reopening of the road.

    The governor, in his remark, commended the military for containing the insurgency within the short period which facilitated the reopening of […]

  • UNIPORT reopens Sunday, students begin exams on Monday

    UNIPORT reopens Sunday, students begin exams on Monday

    The University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) in Rivers State, that was shut by the management in the evening of April 11 this year, after students’ violent protest earlier in the day, will be reopening on Sunday, with first semester examinations to start the next day.

    According to information yesterday from the university’s website (http://www.uniport.edu.ng/resources/calendar.html), the revised academic calendar for 2015/2016 session would be for both full-time and part-time programmes, as approved at the 422nd meeting (extra-ordinary) of the Senate of the […]

  • Yabatech reopens after 4week break to mourn student’s death

    Yabatech reopens after 4week break to mourn student’s death

    According to reports, the Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, on Tuesday reopened for academic activities after a four-week break to mourn the death of a final year student, who died on Feb. 10.

    A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), who monitored the resumption, reports that anxious students trooped in to complete their undertaking forms and collected examination dockets.

    NAN reports that security was beefed-up on the campus, as only students with the institution’s identity cards were allowed in. Some students […]