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Minister orders top with designers over trainee houses hold-up

The universities minister has called a summit to address the problem of unfinished student accommodation, which has resulted in hundreds of undergraduates having to find last-minute temporary housing at the start of the new term. Chris Skidmore is to meet representatives from private developers providing student accommodation as well as universities after it emerged that…

UK universities in landmark offer to purchase energy direct from windfarms

Twenty of the UK’s leading universities have struck a £50m deal to buy renewable energy directly from British windfarms for the first time. The collaborative clean energy deal will supply electricity from wind farms across Scotland and Wales to universities including Newcastle University, University of Exeter and Aberystwyth University. The landmark deal, known as a…

Gold costs stable as market waits for U.S. work report

Gold prices were little changed on Thursday, following a jump of more than 1 per cent in the previous session, as investors awaited more data with which to gauge U.S. economic health and that could influence further U.S. Federal Reserve action on interest rates. Gold Spot gold was steady at 1,498.89 dollars per ounce, as…

Kano govt. orders Cops to close down O’Pay workplace

The Kano state government on Thursday ordered the police to shut down a branch of Opay office in Kano state. Opay is an online payment outlet for commercial tricycle operators. The outlet was closed down during a raid carried out by the Kano state police command over alleged non-compliance with the government rules and directives.…

CBN invests N146 bn to assistance 849,480 rice farmers– Emefiele

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it spent N146 billion to support 849,480 wet and dry seasons rice farmers across the country. CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele The CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, gave the details at a meeting with some state Governors in Abuja on Thursday. Emefiele said that the bank was working…

Simply in: Domestic, FPI struck N121 bn in August

…As FPI outperformed domestic portfolio by 4%  By Peter Egwuatu The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE Wednesday announced that total transactions at the nation’s bourse for both the Domestic and Foreign  Portfolio Investment, FPI  increased by 7.5 percent to N121.99 billion (about $398.0 million) in August 20191  from N113.47 billion (about $370.4 million) in July 2019.…

Individual Branding: Becoming Your Own Employer

Vision, mission and purpose: the three core values of self-branding. College is fun and all with classes focused towards your major are informative but what about a side hustle. Something that wakes you up and excites you from the normal day to day drag. Side hustles shape character and create determination. Plenty of college students…

CM’s Guide to the International Service Major

Do you like to take charge and work with diverse groups? Would you consider yourself a person with strong managing and researching skills? As an international business major, you’ll find yourself learning about how to reach new populations on an international scale. From handling employee affairs as a Human Resources Manager to calling all the…

Academics are combating the incorrect fight over pensions

Britain’s university sector is a jewel in the nation’s crown. It is a world leader in research, generates £20bn in export revenues and is credited with playing a big part in raising the productivity of the UK’s workforce during a period of rapid expansion in the 1990s and 2000s. So successful have universities been in…

Trainee visa reassess goals to please both organisation and Brexiters

On the roadmap to post-Brexit Britain, Boris Johnson offering overseas students more time to find a job in the country after they graduate attempts to hit on a compromise: between the demands of business to attract workers and the demands of many Brexit voters for migration to fall. Economic considerations appear to have won out.…

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