The time table below shows the table of events for the 2011 27th Convocation Ceremony.
2011 27th CONVOCATION CEREMONY
||PRESS CONFERENCE (11am)
||Wed, Nov 9, 2011
||Yaba College of Technology
||SPECIAL JUMAT (1.30pm)
||Fri, Nov 18, 2011
||COMMEMORATION SERVICE (4.pm)
||Sun, Nov 20, 2011
||CONVOCATION LECTURE (10.am)
||Tue, Nov 22, 2011
||Yusuf Grillo Auditorium
||CONVOCATION CEREMONY (10.am)
||Thur, Nov 24, 2011
Tuesday November 22, 2011 (more…)
The five people believed to be Igbo traders were said to have been shot dead at Madala Market on Thursday Night between 7 – 8pm.
Our correspondent reliably gathered that the yet to be identified gunmen were said to have stormed the Madala market and made straight to a shop believed to be that of some Igbo traders and ordered them to recite the Holy Quran of which they could not. (more…)
LAGOS – (AFP) – Customs officials in Nigeria, buckling under a spate of bomb attacks blamed on Islamists, have seized an illegal shipment of materials used in bomb-making on a Chinese vessel, an official said Saturday.
They were found in a 40-foot (12-metre) container which was searched Friday at the port of Tin Can in Lagos, customs spokesman Wale Adeniyi told AFP. (more…)
Another mass failure has been recorded by students across the country in the just announced 2011 June/July Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) results.
Registrar, Chief Executive of the Council, (NECO) while announcing the results in Minna Friday, exonerated the Council from the poor outing of students nationwide, adding that structures that ensured that appropriate standards of excellence and transparency were maintained before, during and after the examinations were put in place. (more…)
HE is soft-spoken and believed to have been a mechanic with a family in Maiduguri, Borno State.
Mohammed Abul Barra, now late was most happy at what he considered as a rare privilege of carrying out his assignment.
When a question was put on who would offer to carry out an attack on the United Nations building in Abuja by the leadership of the dreaded Boko Haram, many members of the sect volunteered. (more…)
MTN Nigeria is now 10!
To make it a memorable event, MTN recently lineup some popular artists to celebrate her 10 years anniversary.
The MTN 10 year’s anniversary concert would be held in 10 cities in Nigeria including Lagos, Abuja and Port-Harcourt. Among the top artists that will be performing at the concert are 9ice, Ikechukwu, J Martins, Omawunmi among others. (more…)
About 3,000 students from Ilaje and Ese Odo Local Government areas of Ondo State will benefit from N130million Scholarship and Bursary awards of the State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, OSOPADEC.
Chairman of the Commission Debo Ajimuda, said in Akure weekend that Governor Segun Mimiko had Governor Segun Mimiko had approved the take off of this year’s edition of the scheme. (more…)
The Nigeria Police Force on Tuesday tendered in evidence a report of a handwriting analyst which it said had confirmed that the Ogun State Peoples Democratic Party Chairman, Chief Dayo Soremi and four other persons, forged a signature to facilitate the substitution of the candidate for Remo Federal Constituency, Dave Salako, during the last general elections. (more…)
It was another tragic story yesterday 2nd August, as 14 passengers of a luxury bus who fell into the hands of armed robbers were crushed by another luxury bus, while many others sustained serious injuries along the Zariagy-Kabba Road junction.
The incident which occurred around 5.30 am attracted sympathizers and led to a heavy traffic gridlock at the ever busy Kabba federal highway for almost three hours. (more…)
I’m alive, says Obasanjo…debunks death rumour
* says ‘I dey kampe’
Former President of Nigeria Olusegun Obasanjo, Monday 9th August 2010, refuted the rumour that he had been shot dead by assassins.
The President said “I dey kampe,” meaning ‘I am alive and well’, said Obasanjo jocularly in pidgin English in a telephone interview.
“This morning I went to do community work at Pakoto near Ifo.
“I have since returned to Abeokuta and have attended a meeting on the (Presidential) library”, Obasanjo said.
He thanked all those who had expressed concern over his safety, adding that in the belief of his Yoruba people, it meant that he still has many more years to live.
Confusion today gripped the nation particularly residents of Ogun State following the (more…)
Contrary to ealier reports that the police rescued the four abducted journalists, kidnapped a week ago at Umuafouka junction, in Obingwa Local Government Council of Abia State, facts emanating from the state revealed that the journalists were released by their abductors in the early hours of today.
According to eyewitnesses, the released journalists were looking disheveld and unkept with some of them wearing bathroom slippers.
They were said to have been fed on bread and water as they were moved from one location to the other, in the forest during their captivity.
The released quartet of Wahab Oba, Lagos council Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists,(NUJ) Adolphus (more…)