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FRESH: MAPOLY Becomes Degree-Awarding Tertiary InstitutionThe Ogun State Government-owned Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta, has become a degree-awarding institution.

The Genius Media Nigeria reports that Governor Dapo Abiodun approved the award of Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) by MAPOLY.

The polytechnic spokesperson, Yemi Abiola on Wednesday said that Abiodun granted approval for MAPOLY to commence the process of affiliation with Olabisi Onabanjo University for the purpose of running B.Tech programmes.

 

Abiola said “the Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu conveyed the approval in a letter signed by the State Director, Primary and Higher Education, Dr. Olanloye Waheed, dated March 23, 2021.”

The letter, which was addressed to the Acting Rector, Dr. Adeoye Odedeji stated that the approval will be in tandem with the requirements approved by the National Universities Commission (NUC).

Reacting, the Acting Rector had maintained that the programme will retain and sustain the hand-on policy of Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) policy.

FRESH: MAPOLY Becomes Degree-Awarding Institution

FRESH: MAPOLY Becomes Degree-Awarding Tertiary Institution

The acting rector explained that the B.Tech will be, mainly, for National Diploma graduates of programmes accredited by National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) in the Polytechnic.

“The reason is that we want to give maximum benefits to all our products and their counterparts from other institutions within the context of the programmes accredited in the Polytechnic”, he added.

Dr. Odedeji said, “as soon as all arrangements have been concluded with OOU and NUC, there is assurance that the programme will begin before the end of this year.”

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Trending #PantamiWillStay Is A Very Stupid Idealogy – Man Declares

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Trending #PantamiWillStay Is A Very Stupid IdealogyMan Declares—The Genius Media Nigeria reports that a Nigerians have taken to their social media to express displeasure over the trending #PantamiWillStay moment some Nigerians believes the minister for communication, Sheikh Isa Pantami should stay irrespective of any allegation.

Recall that in the early hour of Friday, Nigerians calls fro the removal of the minister over an alleged ties with Boko Haram.

Reacting to the trending hashtag, the aggrieved man tweet saying: People aren’t saying #PantamiResign because he’s a Muslim. They’re saying #PantamiResign because he said. He supports Taliban and Al-Qaeda, not Boko Haram. He also said

Trending #PantamiWillStay Is A Very Stupid Idealogy - Man Declares

See his tweet below:

People aren’t saying #PantamiResign

because he’s a Muslim. They’re saying #PantamiResign because he said. He supports Taliban and Al-Qaeda, not Boko Haram. He also said. We’re happy whenever unbelievers are being killed. Trending #PantamiWillStay is a very stupid idealogy.

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JUST IN: WTO Ranks Nigeria As No 1 Importing Country In AfricaThe Genius Media Nigeria reports that the World Trade Organisation, WTO, has ranked Nigeria as the number one importer of commercial services in Africa in 2020.

Nigeria ranks 25th commercial importer in the world but the first commercial importer in Africa followed by Egypt.

While Egypt and Morocco made the list of world exporters led by the United States, Nigeria was conspicuously absent in the global commercial exporters’ list.

The US also ranked first in the commercial importers’ list followed by China, United Kingdom and Japan; while US, UK, China and India topped the exporters’ list.

JUST IN: WTO Ranks Nigeria As No 1 Importing Country In Africa

WTO noted that preliminary estimates were based on quarterly statistics.

“Figures for a number of countries and territories have been estimated by the Secretariat,” it said.

“Data for 2020 are not yet available for the United Arab Emirates. In 2019, commercial services exports were valued at US$72 billion and imports at US$73 billion.”

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BREAKING: Central Bank Includes Sugar And Wheat On FX Restriction ListThe Genius Media nigeria reports that the Central Bank of Nigeria has announced plans to place sugar and wheat on its FX restriction list.

This reliable platform gathered this information via the Apex bank verified Twitter handle in a statement credited to the CBN governor, Godwin Emefiele.

BREAKING: Central Bank Includes Sugar And Wheat On FX Restriction List

The tweet stated: “Sugar and Wheat to go into our FX restriction list. We must work together to produce these items in Nigeria rather than import them. #Emefiele.”

 

The CBN governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, had earlier (on Thursday) given this hint while on an inspection visit to the proposed $500 million sugar processing facility in Nasarawa state, belonging to Dangote Sugar.

In 2015, the CBN listed 41 items that had been placed on its FX restriction list citing that the move was necessary to conserve the nation’s foreign reserve and boost local production of the items on the restriction list.

Some of the items which made the 2015 list are margarine, poultry and eggs, rice, and cement.

In 2020, the apex bank included maize in its FX restriction list.

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