1215 results found for Prof. Chukwuma Soludo

Danbatta applauds Pantami's appointment as WISIS chair

 THE Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has congratulated the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 hrs ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta

Gov. Soludo’s visit to detained Nnamdi Kanu, step in the right direction – Human Rights Lawyer

Mr Paul Onuachalla, a United Kingdom-based Human Rights Lawyer, says the recent visit of Anambra Governor, Prof. Charles Soludo, to Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is a step... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 9 hrs ago | seen 31 times

Tags: Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Paul Onuachalla, Gov. Chukwuma Soludo,

Life expectancy in ECOWAS countries ranges from 54.7 to 73 years in 2019 – WAHO

THE West Africa Health Organisation (WAHO), says that Life expectancy in ECOWAS member countries is estimated to range from 54.7 to 73 years in 2019. It said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 10 hrs ago | seen 55 times

Tags: West Africa Health Organisation (WAHO), ECOWAS, Prof. Stanley Okolo,

AMAC chairman hosts NIPSS students on study tour, appeals for strengthened local govt.

THE  Chairman, Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Mr Abdullahi Candido, had solicited a strengthened local government administration for effective service delivery. He made the appeal on Monday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 11 hrs ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Prof. Sunday Ochoche, Mr Abdullahi Candido

ARTSPLIT trills art lovers with its live auctions in Lagos

By Kennedy Nnamani ARTSPLIT, an innovative new art investment platform, holds an exclusive live auction and release of ancient African art works to celebrate the cultural heritage... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 11 hrs ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Noble Igwe, Atunwa Oluranti, Muyiwa Olowoporoku, Billy Osemwengie, Prof. Ben Enwonwu, Oliver Enwonwu, Cynthia Khumalo, ARTSPLIT

NAFDAC seeks partnership with NYSC against fake drugs

THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has sought the support of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to engage corps members... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 14 hrs ago | seen 34 times

Tags: Ibrahim Ahmed Tijani, Major-General Shuaibu Ibrahim, Prof. Moji Adeyeye

2023: PDP women leaders eulogise Obi, say he is a recipe for Nigeria’s challenges

THE women leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) across the country, have praised former Governor Peter Obi, who, they said, stood out by his impeccable... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 16 hrs ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Susan Mark Zira, Tessy Ese Torru, Hajia Aishatu Ibrahim Madina, Prof. Stella Attoe, Peter Obi

Police confirm kidnap of Anambra lawmaker as assailants kill vigilante operative

The Police Command in Anambra State has confirmed the kidnapping of Mr Okechukwu Okoye, a lawmaker representing Aguata Constituency 1 in the State House of Assembly. Okoye,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 17 hrs ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Okechukwu Okoye, Gov. Chukwuma Soludo, Toochukwu Ikenga, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga,

ICPC boss rallies global action against Illicit Financial Flows

THE Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, has rallied a global action against Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs), including a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 19 hrs ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, UNECA, Mrs Azuka Ogugua, ICPC

Varsity spends N193m on office complex

Prof. Haruna Rashid,  Provost  of Federal University of Education Kontagora, Niger, said about N193 million had been spent on the construction of  a two- storey building... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 79 times

Tags: Prof. Haruna Rashid, Federal University of Education Kontagora,

Bala Mohammed woes South East, FCT delegates

Sen Bala Mohammed, the leading PDP presidential aspirant, has pledged to run an inclusive government where no person, region or demographics will be left behind if... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Bala Mohammed, Prof Udenta O. Udenta

383 blind candidates sit for 2022 UTME – Official

PROF. Sunday Ododo, the Abuja Centre Coordinator of JAMB Equal Opportunity Group (JEOG), says no fewer than 383 candidates with visual impairment and other forms of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Virginia Dofan, Alex Godspower, Jake Epelle, Prof. Sunday Ododo

Abia: Rector warns students against cultism, examination malpractices, other vices

THE Abia State College of Health Sciences and Management Technology, Aba has warned its new students to shun examination malpractices, cultism and other social vices. The Rector... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Prof. Lawrence Chigbu

FedPoly Bauchi begins 9 degree programmes – Rector

THE Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi, says it has concluded arrangements to run nine degree programmes in affiliation with Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi, to enhance access... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Prof. Mansur Malumfashi, Prof. Muhammad AbdulAzeez, Sanusi Gumau

2023 elections: NSA directs security agencies to monitor, profile political actors

THE National Security Adviser (NSA), retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, has tasked heads of security and law enforcement agencies to step up close monitoring and profiling of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Mr Sanusi Galadima, retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, INEC

NAFDAC, NYSC sign MoU to boost grassroots healthcare

THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Mr Ahmed Tijani, Director, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, NAFDAC, NYSC

Abdulrazaq congratulates FUTA’s first female Vice Chancellor, Adenike Oladiji

 GOV. Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara has congratulated the newly appointed Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology Akure(FUTA), Prof. Adenike Oladiji. The congratulatory message is contained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 95 times

Tags:  Gov. Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, FUTA, Prof. Adenike Oladiji.

LASUTH launches new dialysis unit to improve kidney disease treatment

THE Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) says it has launcheda new Dialysis Unit to improve health outcomes for patients battling kidney diseases. The Chief Medical Director... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Prof. Adetokunbo Fabamwo,

NCC, FIRS Inaugurate Joint Committee to Boost National Revenues in Telecoms Sector

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) have taken their collaboration a notch further by setting up a Joint Committee of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, Muhammad Nami, NCC, FIRS, Adeleke Adewolu, Dr. Dick Irri,

WAHO D-G dedicates NPOM award to persons affected by COVID-19 in W/Africa

THE Director-General of West Africa Health Organisation (WAHO), Prof. Stanley Okolo, has dedicated his National Productivity Order of Merit (NPOM) Award to all affected by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Prof. Stanley Okolo,

Anambra Govt. increases sensitisation against Female Genital Mutilation

THE Anambra State Government says it will increase sensitisation and advocacy against female circumcision or Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) to eradicate the practice in the state. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Uju Okoye, Uche Udeze, Charles Soludo, Afam Obidike

PDP Guber Primary: 13 aspirants jostle for party’s flag-bearer in Ebonyi

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ebonyi chapter said it screened and cleared no fewer than 13 gubernatorial aspirants ahead of its primary scheduled for May 23. Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Mr Fidelis Nwankwo, Dr Sylvester Ogbaga, Chukwuma Nwazunku, Dr Austin Nwazunku, Anayo Edwin, Chris Usulo, Dr Emmanuel Eze, Dr Sunday Opoke

Functional biosafety law to bring benefits to economy — NABDA DG

Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, Director-General of National Biotechnology Development Agency(NABDA) has said that successful operations of biosafety laws in Nigeria will bring significant benefits to farmers and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, National Biotechnology Development Agency(NABDA)

Toyin Adekeye’s Bigger Than Africa set for Netflix debut

NIGERIAN-born Los Angeles-based filmmaker, Toyin Adekeye has concluded plans for the launch of his cultural documentary, ‘Bigger Than Africa,’ on Netflix. According to a statement from Adekeye’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Olusegun Obasanjo, Prof Wole Soyinka, Prof. Wande Abimbola, Lamidi Adeyemi, Toyin Adekeye

Enugu State Govt set to resolve teachers’ strike – Commissioner

THE Enugu State Government is putting final modalities in place to resolve issues  raised by striking primary school teachers. The state Commissioner for Education, Prof. Uchenna Eze,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Enugu State Government, Prof. Uchenna Eze, Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT),

FUTA gets first female Vice Chancellor, Adenike Oladiji

THE Governing Council of the Federal University of Technology Akure(FUTA) has appointed Prof. Adenike Oladiji of the Department of Biochemistry, University of Ilorin as its eight... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Prof. Joseph Fuwape, Mr Richard Arifalo, Dr Godknows Igali, Prof. Adenike Oladiji

2023: Hayatudeen unveils 5-point agenda for Nigeria’s development

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Mr Mohammed Hayatudeen, has unveiled a five-point agenda for the development of the country Hayatudeen said this when he met... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Mr Mohammed Hayatudeen, Sen. Isa Galaudu, Prof. Kabir Sama’ila, Alhaji Zaki Bishiri

NLNG creates websites for Nigeria prizes

BY Christabel Ejenike   A list of 107 entries for the Nigeria prize for science was handed over to the judges of the prize on May 11, 2022.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Prof Barth Nnaji, NLNG, Anne-Marie Palmer, Andy Odey, Prof. Baba Yusuf Abubakar, Prof. Christian Ugwu Agbo, Nike Akande, Mohammed Magaji

107 entries received for 2022 NLNG Price for Science

By Anthony Isibor.   THE 2022 edition of The Nigeria Prize for Science, sponsored by the Nigeria LNG Limited, NLNG, has received 107 entries. The 107 entries, which were... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 35 times

Tags: Prof Barth Nnaji, Andy Odeh, Anne-Marie Palmer, Prof. Baba Yusuf Abubakar, Prof. Christian Ugwu Agbo, Nike Akande and Mohammed Magaji

78 blind candidates sit for 2022 UTME in Kano center

A total of 78 blind candidates are taking part in the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) being conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Ishaika Muhammed, Madelin Danlami, Prof. Yahuza Bello

NANNM expresses concerns over flight of nurses, midwives in Anambra

THE National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) has lamented the flight of nurses and midwives from public health facilities in Anambra to greener pastures. Addressing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Chukwuma Soludo, Edith Onwuka

Lagos Health Commissioner gets national merit award

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the conferment of the National Productivity Order of Merit (NPOM) award on the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi. This... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Boss Mustapha, Tunbosun Ogunbanwo, Prof. Akin Abayomi, Muhammadu Buhari

Enugu’s 260 graduates of agricultural training thank Gov. Ugwuanyi for sponsorship

THE over 260 young farmers who left Enugu for Keffi, Nasarawa State, two weeks ago for training at the CSS Global Farms, under the sponsorship of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 30 times

Tags: Michael Ogbuekwe, Prof. Simon Uchenna Ortuanya, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

Guard shot dead, JAMB officials robbed at Lagos hotel

A Security guard was killed yesterday at a hotel in Ikorodu, Lagos, while guests including three officials of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) were... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Abiodun Alabi, Prof. Odunsi

FIRS, NCC set up committee to boost revenue

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) have set up a Joint Committee to enhance national revenue in the telecom sector. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Ikechukwu Adinde, Adeleke Adewolu, Prof. Umar Danbatta, NCC

Minimum wage: Primary teachers shut schools in Enugu

AN industrial action declared by the Enugu State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has paralysed activities in public primary schools in the state. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Theophilus Nweke, Prof Uche Eze

Team Unizik to depart Nigeria June 4 for 10th All Africa University games in Kenya- Official

THE Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU) female football team has called on Nigerians to support its bid to fly Nigeria’s flag at the All Africa University Games... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Gabriel Okpalaeze, Wilson Ugwu, Prof. Charles Esimone, Kenneth Ogbonna, NUGA

Continuous Voter Registration closes by June 30-INEC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says its ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) will end on June 30. The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, in his remarks... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 63 times

Tags: INEC, EFCC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Ene Obi

Minimum wage: Primary school teachers shut down schools in Enugu

 An industrial action declared by the Enugu State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has paralysed activities in public primary schools in the state. THE... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Messrs Theophilus Nweke, Prof. Uche Eze, Prof. Uche Eze

COVID-19, 40 other outbreaks top regional diseases in 2021- WAHO

THE West African Health Organisation (WAHO), says the year 2021 regional health situation featured COVID-19 across all Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS), with 40... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 35 times

Tags: West African Health Organisation, Prof. Stanley Okolo, ECOWAS

Nigeria, Africa to witness 1st lunar eclipse of 2022 — Don

PROF. Augustine Ubachukwu, Astronomy Research Group Lead, University of Nigeria Nsukka, Enugu State, said that Nigeria and some African countries would witness the first total Lunar... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Prof. Augustine Ubachukwu

Why we will remain on strike—ASUU

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU) has said there is no going back on its decision to continue with its ongoing strike following Federal Government’s failure... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Prof. Emmanuel Osedeke, ASUU

Administrator tasks Soludo on sports development

VICTOR Nwangu, a veteran sports administrator, has tasked Gov. Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra on sports development, urging him to give equal attention to sports like other... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Chukwuma Soludo, Victor Nwangu

Minister charges researchers to solve societal problems, improve quality of life

THE Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI), Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has charged researchers and institutions to solve societal problems and improve quality of life of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Mr Haastrup Olatunji, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Mr Francis Adebisi, Prof Okechukwu Ukwuoma

Ministries of Power, others make presentations as Buhari presides over FEC

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over weekly Federal Executive Council meeting at the Presidential Villa Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria ((NAN) reports that the Ministries... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Prof Ibrahim Gambari, Folasade Yemi-Esan, Boss Mustapha, Muhammadu Buhari, Yemi Osinbajo

2023: Buhari orders ministers with political ambitions to resign by Monday

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has directed all cabinet members wishing to contest elective posts in the 2023 general elections to resign their appointments on or before Monday. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 45 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Godwin Emefiele, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo,

Primaries: INEC rejects parties’ request to extend deadline by 2 months

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday rejected the request by political parties to extend the June 3, deadline by two months for them to conclude their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Yabagi Yusuf Sani

Naira gains against dollar at Investors and Exporters window

THE Naira on Tuesday appreciated at the Investors and Exporters window, exchanging at N418.25 to the dollar. The Naira gained 0.18 per cent to the dollar, compared... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Prof. Hassan Oaikhenan,

2023: US urges media to give voice to all Nigerians

JEANNE Clerk, Spokesperson, United States of America Embassy in Nigeria, says giving voice to all the governed, including the under-represented by the media, assists in reduceing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Jeanne Clerk, Prof. Benjamin Okala, Mr Paulinus Nsirim

2023: Canada based educationist joins presidential race

PROF. Benedicta Egbo, a Canada based educationist on Tuesday joined the 2023 presidential race on the platform of the Nigerian Rescue Movement (NRM). Egbo said this in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Emmanuel America, Prof. Benedicta Egbo

ODORBN Registrar bags multiple awards on Ethics, Integrity

PROF. Ebele Uzodike, Registrar/ CEO of Optometrist and Dispensing Opticians Registration Board of Nigeria (ODORBN) has been conferred with the ‘Integrity Icon of Nigeria’, ‘Ethical conduct’... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 312 times

Tags: Prince Salli Yakubu, Prof. Ebele Uzodike

Experts task PAN, stakeholders on high cost of poultry feed

EXPERTS have urged the Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) to collaborate with other stakeholders to address the high cost of feed in poultry farming and minimize... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Abiola Abiodun, James Wageti, Prof. Omolade Oladele

Will Soludo Seize This Chance To Grow APGA?

By IfeanyiChukwu Afuba     THANK God that Professor Chukwuma Soludo has taken off with a run. There is no issue now whether the pace is of a trot,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 145 times

Tags: Professor Chukwuma Soludo, APGA, INEC

COVID-19: Group donates food items to 3,000 vulnerable Imo households

THE Victims Support Fund (VSF), a non-governmental  organisation, has donated food items, personal protective equipment and three boreholes to 3,000 vulnerable households and schools in Imo.Presenting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Victims Support Fund (VSF), Theophilus Danjuma, Gov. Hope Uzodimma, Prof. Placid Njoku,

VCs committee initiates medical exchange programmes to check low capacity

THE Committee of Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities (CVCNU) says it is collaborating with universities in Egypt to initiate Medical Mobility Exchange programmes to address low... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 31 times

Tags: Prof. Yakubu Ochefu, CVCNU

Nigeria remains strategic in realisation of continental initiatives— Oyewole

THE Association of African Universities (AAU) has praised Nigeria for being strategic in the realisation of the continental initiatives that the association needs to work with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Prof. Yakubu Ochefu, Nodumo Dhlamini, Prof. Olusola Oyewole

Ex-Imo Attorney-General faults PDP zoning in Abia governorship poll

FORMER Attorney-General of Imo, Chukwuma Ma-Chukwu Ume, SAN, has faulted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) zoning arrangement in Abia governorship.   Ume, in a letter written to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 29 times

Tags: Iyorchia Ayu, Iyorchia Ayu, Chukwuma Ma-Chukwu Ume

Igbinedion varsity graduates 15,000 students in 23 years

THE Igbinedion University Okada (IUO), has graduated over 15,000 students in different disciplines since its inception in 1999. The Chancellor of the university, Chief Gabriel Igbinedion said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Igbinedion University Okada (IUO), National Universities Commission (NUC), Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Prof. Lawrence Ezemonye,,

Coalition wants Agriculture attractive for youths

THE Network for Agricultural Technical Education of Nigeria (NATEN), on Tuesday called on all stakeholders to make Agriculture attractive for young people to encourage participation in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Prof. Oladele Idowu, Network for Agricultural Technical Education of Nigeria (NATEN),

ASUU strike is a mission to rescue Nigeria’s education from total collapse – Ex-union president

PROF Abiodun Ogunyemi, a former president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has accused the ruling class of systematically destroying Nigeria’s education sector. While speaking... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Chris Ngige, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, Prof Abiodun Ogunyemi, ASUU

Ex-Imo Attorney-General faults PDP zoning in Abia governorship poll

FORMER Attorney-General of Imo, Chukwuma Ma-Chukwu Ume, SAN, has faulted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) zoning arrangement in Abia governorship.   Ume, in a letter written to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Chukwuma Ma-Chukwu Ume, SAN, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Iyorchia Ayu,

Varsities, polytechnics, colleges get intervention fund

THE disbursement of direct intervention funds to public universities, polytechnics and colleges of education has started, the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), confirmed yesterday. President Muhammadu Buhari... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Prof Suleiman Bogoro, Sunny Echono, Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari returns to Abuja after COP15 in Abidjan

 PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after attending the Summit of Heads of State and Government 15th Conference of the Parties (Cop15) of the United... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Prof. Ibrahim Gambari,  President Muhammadu Buhari

Naira loses to dollar, closes at 419

THE Naira on Monday depreciated at the Investors and Exporters window, exchanging at N419 to the dollar, a 0.48 per cent depreciation, weaker than N417 it... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 days ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Prof. Hassan Oaikhenan,

Experts task FG on dairy policy, value chain

PROF. Akinloye Farinde, Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, Obafemi Awolowo University OAU, Ile-Ife, has urged the Federal Government to implement dairy policy that would provide enabling environment... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Prof. Akinloye Farinde, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, Dr Bukola Oyebamiji, Prof. Saidu Oseni

Strike: Don urges stakeholders to intervene in FG, ASUU dispute

 A don, Dr Tunde Adeoye, has urged stakeholders in the education sector to intervene in the dispute between the Federal Government and Academic Staff Union of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Dr Tunde Adeoye, ASUU, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke

ASUU strike extended till August

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has extended its ongoing strike by three months. This was announced at the end of the union National Executive Committee... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke

NB invests N56bn in Ama breweries expansion

NIGERIAN Breweries (NB) Plc has invested N56 billion into Ama Breweries, Enugu as part of its expansion plan. In a statement, Chief Executive Officer, Heineken, Mr. Dolf... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Otunba Niyi Adebayo, Prof. Simon Ortuanya, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Godwin Emefiele, Dolf van den Brink, NB

Police bust kidnap syndicate in Imo

AN anti-kidnap unit of the police has arrested a nine-member kidnap syndicate said to be behind several abductions in Imo State. The arrest was made at various... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Igbokwe Joseph, Obinna Onuoha, Michael Abattam, Dominic Chukwuma, Silas Nnawubia

Why Nigeria is yet to receive malaria vaccine

While Nigerians await the introduction of the novel RTS,S/AS01 malaria vaccine to curb the ravaging effects of the deadly virus, Nigerians are advised to continue to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 230 times

Tags: Matshidiso Moeti, UNICEF, Prof. Oyewale Tomori, WHO, Dr Kweku Agyeman-Manu, Prof. Wellington Oyibo

2023: What INEC did to 124 political parties

NO fewer than 124 political groups that applied for registration as political parties have been technically excluded from participating in the 2023 general elections by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 152 times

Tags: Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi, SERVICOM, INEC, Olayide Okuonghae,

69,828 candidates sit for 2022 entrance exams into Unity schools

NO fewer than 69,828 pupils on Saturday sat for the 2022 National Common Entrance Examination (NECO) for admission into the 110 federal government colleges across the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 92 times

Tags: NECO, Prof. Ibrahim Wushishi, Mr David Adejo, Malam Adamu Adamu,

“Voting for those who can’t vote for South-East”, difficult — Umahi

GOV. David Umahi of Ebonyi has said that it will be difficult for the South-East zone to continue voting for people who will not vote for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Peter Aneke, Prof. George Obiozor, Mbazulike Amaechi, Nnamdi Kanu, Edwin Clark, Ayo Adebanjo, Muhammadu Buhari, David Umahi

Lead City University to host eminent Nigerians in arts and culture

Lead City University, Ibadan, is set to host eminent Nigerians in the culture and performing arts sector to ensure symbiotic interface between the gown and town. Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Theatre Arts and Movie Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), National Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners (NANTAP), Prof Kabiru Adeyemo,

FG will assist Anambra to solve security challenges — Osinbajo

VICE-President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government will work with the Anambra government to solve the security challenges facing the state. Osinbajo said this when he met... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Chukwuma Soludo, Yemi Osinbajo

NCC rallies media stakeholders to enhance effective reporting of Telecoms Industry

CONSISTENT with its strategic objective of stakeholder collaboration and partnering, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) recently met a section of stakeholders in the mass media industry.The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 82 times

Tags: NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Emmanuel Elebeke, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde,

2023: Drop your ambitions, support Onu, presidential aspirants urged

A political support group, the Patriots for Ogbonnaya Onu, has asked the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, all serving and past governors in the All Progressives Congress... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Kayode Fayemi, Prof. Hakeem Fawehinmi, Muhammadu Buhari, Yemi Osinbajo, Ogbonnaya Onu

Zulum’s reward for hardwork

THE name Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum connotes competence, accountability, passion, and resilience. He is one of the few public office holders that has shown that governance... Read more

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Anambra Assembly postpones Soludo’s budget presentation

THE Anambra State House of Assembly yesterday postponed Governor Charles Soludo’s planned presentation of the 2022 revised budget. Soludo, in his letter, thanked the lawmakers for their... Read more

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ICPC Boss Backs Non-Conviction Based Asset Recovery in Fight against Corruption   

THE Chairman of Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, SAN, has underscored the benefits of non-conviction-basedasset recovery in the fight... Read more

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ICPC Receives Commendation  for Ports Sector Interventions

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has been praised for the reform initiative it instituted at the Nigerian ports sector.  The commendation was... Read more

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Ohanaeze urges Buhari to release Nnamdi Kanu to restore peace in South East

THE Ohaneze Ndigbo Worldwide says that releasing the Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, from detention will restore peace and... Read more

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FG to assist more African countries to advance in meteorology

THE Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja vowed to offer technical assistance to other African countries to advance their capacities in weather forecasting. Prof. Mansur Matazu, the... Read more

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Release Kanu to restore peace, security in South-East – Ohaneze

THE Ohaneze Ndigbo Worldwide says that releasing the Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, from detention will restore peace and security in... Read more

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Anambra to construct international drug market in Oba

THE Anambra State Government says plans are underway to construct an international drug market that will reduce influx of adulterated drugs. Dr Afam Obidike, the state Commissioner... Read more

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Onitsha becoming ‘dead’ city, Gov. Soludo laments

GOV. Charles Soludo of Anambra State has lamented the high rate of evacuation of businesses and productive assets from Onitsha to other neighbouring states. Soludo expressed his... Read more

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2023: Osinbajo woos traditional rulers

THE Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has sought the support of Cross River Traditional Rulers Council for his presidential ambition on the platform of the All Progressives... Read more

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Food taboos, poverty, diseases contribute to stunting in Nigerian children – Study

POVERTY, taboos, child diseases and absence of immunisation have been identified as factors responsible for retardation of growth in children in some parts of Nigeria. A study... Read more

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No Igbo politician should run as vice-presidential candidate in 2023 – Ohaneze

THE apex socio-political organisation in the Southeast, the Ohaneze Ndigbo, declared on Thursday that no politician of Southeast extraction should accept to be running mate to... Read more

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Again, Danbatta receives award on impactful leadership

THE trove of garlands for the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, swelled again as he received "Leadership Excellence... Read more

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ASUU establishes water facility in Jos

 THE University of Jos chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has established water and beverages facilities in Jos.   Speaking at the inauguration of the... Read more

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African Alliance MD bags UN-POLAC Foundation award

THE United Nations Positive Livelihood and Awards Centre (UN POLAC Foundation) has conferred its Distinguished Woman of Peace and Queen Amina Heroine Award on Mrs Joyce... Read more

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World Hand Hygiene Day: UBTH tasks health workers on hand washing culture

THE University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) has called on health care workers in the state to adopt the culture of hand washing in order to... Read more

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MTN, Mafab Communications to deploy 5G network in August

By Anthony Isibor.   MTN and Mafab Communications, winners of the 3.5GHz spectrum auction are expected to accelerate the deployment of the Fifth Generation, 5G Network Spectrum services... Read more

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Subscribers kick against hike in telecom tariff

TELECOM subscribers yesterday kicked against the request of operators to jerk up call tariff by 40 per cent. They said the request is absurd and reflected... Read more

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Governor Soludo convokes Community Leaders' Dialogue, pledges Improved Security In Anambra

ANAMBRA  State Governor, Professor Chukwuma Soludo has reassured residents that his administration will continue to play the leading role to secure the State.   The Governor, who was... Read more

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Soludo declares state of emergency on Anambra roads

GOV. Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra has declared a state of emergency on infrastructure, especially roads, in the state. Soludo made the declaration on Wednesday in Awka during... Read more

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Nigeria must embrace `One Health Approach’ to control Lassa fever outbreak — academic

AN academic, Prof. Godson Ana on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to embrace the `One Health Approach’ to control Lassa fever outbreak and promote public health... Read more

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Winners of  5G spectrum get final licence awards - NCC

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has confirmed issuance of the final letters of award of the Fifth Generation (5G) Spectrum Licences to MTN and Mafab Communications,... Read more

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2023: APGA presidential aspirant woos Ohanaeze Ndigbo, vows to tackle insecurity

PROF. Peter Umeadi, a presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), on Tuesday solicited the support of Ohanaeze Ndigbo to actualise the Igbo presidency... Read more

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Corruption, Huge Obstacle to Development, Ethical Values – ICPC Chairman 

THE Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, SAN, has declared that corruption remains a huge obstacle to... Read more

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VC tasks lecturers on authoring well-researched books

THE new Vice Chancellor of the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), Prof. Alloysius Okolie, has tasked lecturers on authoring well researched books meant... Read more

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Utomi: Flaws in constitution responsible for some of Nigeria’s challenges

PROF. Pat Utomi has said flaws in the nation’s constitution are responsible for some of its challenges. Utomi, who is chairman of the Nigeria Political Summit Group... Read more

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2023: No Southern PDP aspirant can solve Nigeria’s crisis – Northern Group

THE Northern Youth Leaders Forum (NYLF), an umbrella body of 42 northern youth organisations, says none of the southern presidential aspirants on the platform of the... Read more

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British Council, EU-ACT train CSOs effective regulatory framework, monitoring of societal ills

THE European Union and the British Council have trained about 40 Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, in Rivers State on compliance requirements on regulatory frameworks to make... Read more

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Monocracy, Prebendalism and Individualism May Impair Implementation of PIA – Prof. Iledare

AS the Federal government sets to commence the full implementation of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA), Prof. Wunmi Iledare has said that Monocracy, Prebendalism and Individualism... Read more

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Eid-el-Fitr: Soludo congratulates Muslims, urges peace

GOV. Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra has congratulated the Muslim Community in Nigeria on the occasion of the Eid-el-Fitr celebration. Soludo, in a message issued by his Chief... Read more

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CBN Director Tumala joins Borno Senatorial race, promises to prioritise security , youth empowerment

DR. Mohammed Tumala, an All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirant for Borno South Senatorial District, Borno, has pledged to prioritise tackling insecurity and investment in youths, if... Read more

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‘Over 75% of banks’ staff in Nigeria are casual workers’

OVER 75 per cent of workers in the banking sector are casual staff, Oyinkan Olasanoye, National President Association of Senior Staff of Banks, Insurance and Financial... Read more

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Eid-el-Fitr: Pray for committed leadership – MULAN president urges

THE President of Muslim Lawyers Association of Nigeria (MULAN), Prof. Ibrahim Abikan, has urged Nigerians to pray for election of good leaders in the 2023  general... Read more

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Indians in Nigeria run for unity, commemorate country’s 75th independence

NO fewer than 400 Indians in Nigeria on Monday engaged in different forms of physical exercise like yoga, aerobics, dance, running and cultural performance to commemorate... Read more

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Jazz Forum growing Nigeria’s entertainment industry through talent-hunt- Odumosu

PROF. Olakunle Odumosu, President, Ibadan Jazz Forum (IJF), says potential in NIgeria entertainment industry can be harnessed through the creation of platforms for talents discovery. Odumosu made... Read more

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IPI Nigeria holds World Press Freedom Day Symposium

THE International Press Institute (IPI) Nigeria is holding a one-day symposium to commemorate the 2022 World Press Freedom Day, a press statement issued by the body’s... Read more

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Immunisation: No one should die from preventable diseases — Prof. Nasidi

Prof. Abdulsalam Nasidi, Professor of Virology, says no one should die from a preventable disease because routine immunisation has saved lives for generations and will continue... Read more

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Eid-el-Fitr: FCT Minister urges Muslim faithful to imbibe lessons of Ramadan

The Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has urged Muslim faithful to uphold the lessons of the just concluded Ramadan fast. Bello gave the advice while... Read more

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INEC pledges credible elections

THE Independent National Electoral Commission says it will spare no effort in ensuring that elections continue to get better, freer, fairer more credible and more inclusive. INEC... Read more

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Soludo: media critical to my government

ANAMBRA State Governor Prof. Charles Soludo has described partnership with media practitioners as critical to his government. He said collaboration with the media remained essential to achieving... Read more

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Kwara teachers to get tablets, smartphones as KwaraLEARN begins May 16

THE Chairman, Kwara State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Prof Shehu Adaramaja, said he would kick-start its data-driven Education Transformation Project (KwaraLEARN) across 365 primary schools... Read more

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VP Osinbajo appeals to ASUU, others to embrace dialogue

THE Federal Government has appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and other unions in tertiary institutions who are currently on strike to embrace... Read more

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2023: Poll reveals Osinbajo is most preferred candidate

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo is the preferred candidate of Nigerians to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023. This was revealed by a recent nationwide survey carried out... Read more

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Mohammed hails Nigerian workers, urges them to remain committed to nation building

THE leading PDP presidential aspirant and the Consensus Candidate of the North, Sen Bala Mohammed, has hailed the courageous spirit of Nigerian workers on the occasion... Read more

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NPoA Implementation: AUDA-NEPAD Boss assures Stakeholders participation

THE National Coordinator and Chief Executive Officer AUDA-NEPAD Nigeria, Princess Gloria Akobundu fsi has assured Stakeholders at the 5 day Capacity building workshop on harmonization and... Read more

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Soludo mourns, as newly-appointed ANSAA boss dies

ANAMBRA State Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo has mourned and expressed deep shock over the sudden death of the newly-appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of... Read more

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Fayemi visits Soludo, welcomes him to NGF

DR Kayode Fayemi, Chairman Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) on Saturday paid a one day visit to Gov Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra in Awka and welcomed him... Read more

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NUC approves medicine, 18 other programmes for Federal University, Dutse

THE National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved Medicine and Surgery and 18 other academic programmes at the Federal University, Dutse (FUD) in Jigawa State. This is contained... Read more

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PDP: Atiku, Bala Mohammed camps in verbal war as party screens aspirants

THE camp of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar yesterday hit back at Bauchi State Governor Bala Mohammed, saying the governor has no basis for rubbing shoulders... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 123 times

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Establish global ICT centre for Nigerians, Africans – Pantami charges Huawei

MINISTER of Communication and Digital Economy Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has asked technology company, Huawei, to establish a global ICT centre for the training of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Cui Jianchun, Trevor Liu, Huawei, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami

Commonwealth education ministers vow to increase investment in education at Nairobi conference

EDUCATION ministers at the 21st Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers, CCEM, in Nairobi, Kenya, have issued a joint statement in which they recognised the urgent need to... Read more

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Stakeholders commit to effective implementation of NPoA for economic growth

STAKEHOLDERS in public and private sectors have committed to the effective implementation of the second National Programme of Action (NPoA) to enhance economic growth and development. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Mrs Margaret Katanda, Mr Kanayo Iwuchukwu, Alhaji Nuhu Laumarah, Dr Louis Mandema, Princess Gloria Akobundu, Prof. Eddy Maloka,

Anambra govt sacks 30 markets’ caretaker leaderships, fixes election for April 2023

 THE Anambra government has dissolved caretaker committees of 30 markets in the state. This is contained in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

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MACBAN hails Soludo over release of abducted herders in Anambra

MIYETTI Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has commended Anambra government for its role in the rescue of the 11 abducted herders and their cows. South-East... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Gov. Chukwuma Soludo, MACBAN, Alhaji Gidado Siddiki,

Afe Babalola excited as ABUAD leads 2022 universities’ ranking

FOUNDER of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD, Chief Afe Babalola, SAN, has  expressed delight over the university’s performance in the 2022 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings,... Read more

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2023: Workers and political participation

By Joan Nwagwu THE Nigerian workers and indeed the citizens have constantly bemoaned misguided policies and poor leadership that manifested in high cost of living, delay in... Read more

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Hoodlums wreak havoc in Plateau to protest arrest of suspected kidnap kingpin

HOODLUMS wreaked havoc in Namu, Quan Pan Local Government Area of Plateau on Thursday to vent their anger over the arrest a suspected kidnap kingpin. In the... Read more

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Nigeria needs over 100,000MWs to end power crisis – Nnaji

A former Minister of Power, Prof. Barth Nnaji, says Nigeria needs over 100, 000 megawatts of power to address the persistent power problem in the country. Nnaji... Read more

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Nigeria can pioneer future natural gas technology – Minister

MR Timipre Sylva, the Minister of State for Petroleum, says Nigeria is well positioned to pioneer future natural gas technology to compete in global markets that... Read more

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NCC to strengthen colocation, infrastructure sharing market segment

...engages PwC to conduct study on competition level THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has commenced the process of conducting a study to assess the current level of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 107 times

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NAFDAC notifies recall of dark chocolate covered cherries

THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)  on Thursday alerted Nigerians on the recall of dark chocolate (with 2,772 units) covered cherries... Read more

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FUDMA to establish 5 study centres in Katsina – Official

 The Federal University Dutsin-Ma (FUDMA), Continuing Education Centres (CEC), says it has concluded arrangements to establish five study centres across Katsina State. THIS is contained in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 132 times

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Obaseki appeals to FG to name federal college of education technical, Ekiadolor, after Tayo Akpata

GOV. Godwin Obaseki of Edo, on Thursday in Benin appealed to the Federal Government of Nigeria to rename federal college of education (Technical), Ekiadolor, after Tayo... Read more

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Tags: Gov. Godwin Obaseki, Prof. Samuel Aduwa-Ogiegbaen, Malam Adamu Adamu,

Nairobi conference of Commonwealth education ministers kicks off with renewed calls for rebuilding resilient education systems

THE 21st edition of the Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (CCEM) opened on Wednesday in Nairobi, Kenya, with a call from ministers for urgent strategic actions, innovative... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Fred Matiang’i, Uhuru Kenyatta, Mwai Kibaki, Prof. George Magoha, Premila Kuma, Mwai Kibaki

INEC resumes voter registration in 24 LGAs in Imo

Prof. Francis Ezeonu, Imo Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of INEC  on Thursday, announced  resumption of the voter registration exercise in 24 Local out of 27 Local ... Read more

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Veteran artist, Bruce Onobrakpeya, receives ‘Grand Master of Etching’ award

Prof. Bruce Onobrakpeya, one of Nigeria’s foremost modern artist, painter and sculptor, has been awarded the ‘Grand Master of Etching’ for his foresight in modern art.   The... Read more

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Invest in your country, Gambari urges Nigerians

PROF. Ibrahim Gambari, Chief of Staff (CoS) to President Muhammadu Buhari, has urged Nigerians to cultivate the habit of investing in the country to address employment... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 110 times

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Photo : APC gov candidate, dep. gov, first lady at roadshow

PHOTO : APC gov candidate,  dep. gov, first lady at roadshow. L-R: Deputy Governorship Candidate, All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief (Mrs) Monisade Afuye; Governorship Candidate, Mr Biodun... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, Chief (Mrs) Monisade Afuye, Dr Olayemi Oyebanji, Prof Modupe Adelabu

Late Urualla paramount ruler makes its “final outing”

By Kennedy Nnamani THE Urualla Clan Assembly has announced the “final outing” of Late Edwin Ekwosu Okosisi Ezeanyika, Eze Urualla XI, the Paramount Ruler of Urualla clan... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Prof. Sam. Ezanyika, Prof. T. O. C. Ndubizu, C. U. Adigbonu, N. Okosisi Ezeanyika, Urualla Clan Assembly, Edwin Ekwosu Okosisi Ezeanyika

Stakeholders seek zero tax on dairy equipment

 STAKEHOLDERS in dairy production have called for a zero tax administration on dairy equipment to help boost the quality and quantity of dairy products. The stakeholders made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 68 times

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Africa’s over-dependence on non-African countries for vaccines is dangerous – Prof. Tomori

PROF. Oyewale Tomori, Former Regional virologist at the World Health Organisation (WHO), says that Africa’s over-dependence on non-African countries for vaccines is dangerous to the health... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 81 times

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Immunisation: How well are Nigerians convinced about its necessity, effectiveness? By Abujah Racheal

By Abujah Racheal. IMMUNIZATION during childhood has been proven to be the most effective strategy for the prevention of many infectious diseases. The vaccination of children against... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Prof. Oyewale Tomori, Khadija Hamid Bobboyi, Mrs Lami Adamu, NPHCDA

Stakeholders seek review of national livestock plan

STAKEHOLDERS in the agriculture sector have called for a review of the implementation arrangements of the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) to define roles and responsibilities... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 44 times

Tags: ECOWAS, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Mrs Winnie Tai-Solarin, Dr Andrew Kwasari,

How to curb incessant ASUU strikes – Ex-VC

FORMER Vice-Chancellor of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo, Prof. Dennis Agbonlahor, says having somebody from the academia as minister is the only way to checkmate the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo, Prof. Dennis Agbonlahor,

Disrespect for elders among youths: Where did we get it wrong?

EVERY society is built on certain values. In Africa, respect for elders is among the core cultural values. This respect is expected to flow from the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Dr Kingsley Ehimuan, Mr Christopher Ewalefo, Prof. Albert Bandura,

2023: INEC approves 11,222 polling units for Kano

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kano State says it has approved 11,222 polling units ahead of the 2023 general polls. INEC Kano Resident Electoral Commissioner,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 56 times

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Buhari swears in 4 Permanent Secretaries, presides over FEC

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has sworn-in four new Permanent Secretaries at the Council Chamber of the State House, Abuja, on Wednesday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports... Read more

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INEC partners ECES to train PWD’s on BRIDGE Modular access

By Anthony Isibor  IN preparation for the 2023 general election, INEC, in partnership with European Centre for Electoral Support, ECES, has begun a five-day BRIDGE Modular training... Read more

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ASUU strike: Varsity lecturers making negotiation difficult–Ngige

THE Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige has blamed the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) for prolonging the industrial strike in the country. The... Read more

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NBC charges NYSC tv, radio to adhere to broadcasting code

THE National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) has urged the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Television and Radio stations to strictly adhere to the NBC code. Ms Pauline Ehusani,... Read more

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CIBN donates 160-seater theater to ATBU

 THE Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has donated a 160-seater lecture hall to the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi, as part of effort... Read more

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NUC accredits 5 courses at Lokoja federal varsity– VC

THE National Universities Commission (NUC), on Tuesday finally accredited five remaining courses in the faculties of Arts and Social sciences of the Federal University Lokoja (FUL),... Read more

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Anambra Govt. to utilise telemedicine to improve healthcare delivery — Commissioner

THE Anambra Government says plans are underway to commence the utilisation oftelemedicine to make up for the deficit in healthcare professionals in the state. The Commissioner for... Read more

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Assessing economic benefits of weather stations

By Peter Amine WEATHER affects virtually every facet of human existence. Weather, somewhat, determines what we eat, drink, wear and even when and how to do such... Read more

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NEPZA and imperative of boosting economy via blockchain technology

By Martins Odeh UNARGUABLY, the Federal Government changed the name of the Federal Ministry of Communications to Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy in order to... Read more

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Ahead of Sallah, air fares skyrocket

MOST airlines have increased their fares ahead of the Eid-el-Fitri festivities, checks by the Daily Trust have revealed. Therefore, Nigerians travelling for Sallah would have to contend with... Read more

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ICPC seeks NGO’s collaboration in addressing workplace sexual harrasment

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has called for the support of  HEIR Women Development, a Non-Governmental Organisation, to  tackle workplace sexual... Read more

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PDP presidential candidate will emerge at national convention- Northern stakeholders

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stakeholders from 19 northern states and the FCT have denied endorsing any aspirant as the party’s preferred candidate for 2023 presidential... Read more

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250 female aspirants obtain PDP’s forms for 2023 general elections

 PEOPLE'S Democratic Party’s (PDP) National Women Leader, Prof. Stella Effah-Attoe, said on Monday in Abuja that 250 female aspirants had bought the party’s Expression of Interest... Read more

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2023: INEC pledges commitment to support PWDs during electoral process

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has given its commitment to providing strong support to Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) ahead of the forthcoming 2023 general elections Prof.... Read more

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World Malaria Day: Adamawa govt. tasks communities on environmental sanitation

THE Adamawa Government has tasked people of the state to always clean their surroundings to avoid breeding of mosquitoes, the vector for malaria disease and other related diseases. The... Read more

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Soludo condoles ex Gov Ezeife over wife’s death

GOV. Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra has condoled his predecessor and elder statesman, Dr Chukwuemeka Ezeife on the loss of his wife, Mrs Njideka Ezeife. Mr Christian Aburime,... Read more

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Resolve Crisis in the university system – Catholic Bishop tells FG, ASUU

THE Catholic Bishop of Ekiti Diocese, Rev. Felix Ajakaye, has appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Federal Government ( FG) to... Read more

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Lassa Fever: Ondo records 34 deaths, 227 cases

ONDO State government, says a total of 34 persons have died of Lassa Fever in the state from January to date. Prof. Francis Faduyile, Special Adviser to... Read more

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2023: Aisha Buhari wants women adopted as running mates to candidates

THE first lady, Aisha Buhari, has urged  political parties to always consider women as running mates to candidates contesting elections into various positions across the country. Buhari... Read more

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Akeredolu’s aide laments brain drain in health sector

PROF. Francis Faduyile, Special Adviser to Ondo State Governor on Health, has lamented brain drain in the health sector, saying the exodus has led to dearth... Read more

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PDP: Our endorsement as northern presidential consensus candidates is God’s doing – says Bauchi governor

GOV. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has ascribed his endorsement as northern pressidential consensus candidate of the PDP alongside former President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki,... Read more

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NCC, stakeholders brainstorm on blockchain’s benefits to economy

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), stakeholders in the academia, the public sector and enthusiasts of technology for development, have deliberated on the benefits derivable from emerging... Read more

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Establish Sickle Cell Research Centres across Nigeria, Chrisland VC urges FG

PROF. Chinedum Babalola, Vice-Chancellor, Chrisland University, Abeokuta in Ogun, on Saturday called for the establishment of Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) Research and Treatment Centres, to lessen... Read more

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Cable Equiano: Pantami, Danbatta pledge enabling policy environment for wider Connectivity

PROF. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, minister of communications and digital economy, and Prof. Umar Danbatta, the executive vice chairman, EVC, of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, ... Read more

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INEC unveils 2022-2026 strategic plan, election project plan.

By Anthony Isibor. THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has unveiled a 2022-2026 Strategic Plan, SP, and the 2023 Election Project Plan, EPP. The Strategic Plan 2022-2026 and... Read more

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2023 election timetable will not be changed – INEC

By Anthony Isibor.   PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, National chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that the dates for all activities in the Timetable and Schedule of... Read more

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2023: Osinbajo meets Oyo APC delegates

NIGERIA'S Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, says he has garnered enough experience to lead Nigeria as the president come 2023. He made the disclosure on Friday in... Read more

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FRSC CORPS MARSHAL approves strategic redeployment of 5 Assistant Corps Marshals, 41 Corps Commanders

THE Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Boboye Oyeyemi, has approved the redeployment of 46 Senior Officers in the capacity of Assistant Corps Marshals and Corps... Read more

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LAUTECH admits 24,704 undergraduates; 753 bag first class degrees

THE Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Oyo State, had admitted 24,704 graduands into their various first degrees. They were admitted on Friday by the Senate... Read more

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Don’t divert public wealth to your personal pockets – CCB Boss advises public officers

PROF. Muhammed Isah, Chairman, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), has advised public officers to desist from diverting public wealth to their personal pockets. He gave the advice... Read more

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INEC chairman directs parties to submit membership register 30 days before primaries

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has directed all registered political parties to submit copies of their membership register to the commission, in compliance with the... Read more

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Support Soludo’s peace initiative, Group urges S’East governors

A pressure group, Anambra Demand for Soludo (ADS), has urged governors from South-East zone to key into Gov. Charles Soludo’s Truth, Justice, Peace and Reconciliation initiative, to restore... Read more

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Senate 2023: Obiano’s kinsmen divided over his wife, chief of staff

THE senatorial ambition of former Governor Willie Obiano’s wife, Ebelechukwu and his Chief of Staff for eight years, Mr Primus Odili, to represent Anambra North in... Read more

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Nothing’ll stop 2023 polls —INEC

IN SPITE of the raging waves of insecurity in the country and the killing of one of its staff on voter registration duty last week in... Read more

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2023: Professors endorse Osinbajo

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo has called on academics and members of other professional bodies to participate actively in the task of making Nigeria a better place... Read more

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FG urges Nigerians to join revolution against cybercrime

THE Federal Government has urged Nigerians to join in the revolution against cybercrime by supporting local technology innovations. The government also called on citizens to fight against... Read more

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FG tasks youths on creativity, innovation

TO boost entrepreneurship, Prof. Isa Pantami, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, has charged youths to be active in the area of digital creativity and... Read more

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ICPC inaugurates anti – corruption unit in News Agency of Nigeria

THE Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye has lauded the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) for establishing its Anti... Read more

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Cleric urges parents to be agents of societal reform

THE Chief Imam, Lekki Central Mosque, Imam Ridwan Jamiu, on Thursday, charged Nigerian parents to be agents of societal reform by raising good children.   Jamiu made the... Read more

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ICPC inaugurates anti – corruption unit in News Agency of Nigeria

THE Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye has lauded the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) for establishing its Anti... Read more

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Delta Agro-Industrial Park to enhance state’s agro potential development – Okowa

GOV. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta says the Aboh-Ogwashi Agro-Industrial Park project in Aniocha South Local Government Area will enhance the state’s agro potential development. The  governor said... Read more

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Adamawa govt decries poor services by healthcare service providers

THE Adamawa Government has expressed concern over the poor services provided by healthcare service providers in the state. Dr Sulaiman Bashir, Chairman, Adamawa State Primary Healthcare Development... Read more

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Prof Anya says there’s hope for better Nigeria

By Anthony Isibor. PROF Anya. O. Anya has expressed optimism in Nigeria’s ability to overcome the several challenges it is witnessing presently. Nigeria, according to him, is... Read more

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287 poets compete for $100,000 in NLNG’s Literature Prize

By Anthony Isibor. THE 2022 edition of The Nigeria Prize for Literature, sponsored by Nigeria LNG Limited, NLNG, will have 287 poets compete for the $100,000 Prize. At... Read more

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NCDC approves private lab for COVID-19 test in Edo

National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has approved Lahor Research Laboratories and Medical Centre, a private medical laboratory in Benin City, Edo, for screening and confirmation... Read more

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Soludo seeks collaboration against unemployment

GOV. Charles Soludo of Anambra  on Thursday,  urged all stakeholders to help tackle unemployment, anti-social activities, insecurity and other challenges in the state.   Soludo made the call... Read more

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Anambra partners Global Fund to establish second oxygen plant

THE Anambra Government says plans are underway to establish second oxygen plant at Onitsha General Hospital, in partnership with Global Fund. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Afam... Read more

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Strike: ASUU tackles Fed Govt over N4trn fuel subsidy budget

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has taken a swipe at the Federal Government for allocating N4trn to subsidise petroleum products for Nigerians. The union accused... Read more

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FG/ASUU face-off: Our pains, frustration — Students, parents

THE saying that “when two elephants fight, the grass suffers” is apt in describing the pains, and frustrations of students in Nigerian universities and their parents... Read more

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Interim govt: Lawyers divided over Babalola’s proposition

EARLIER this week, Chief Afe Babalola, SAN, called for the postponement of the 2023 general elections and the introduction of a 6-month interim government after President... Read more

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No going back on demolition of 200 houses blocking drainage in Onitsha —Soludo

GOVERNOR Charles Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra State has restated his administration’s avowed determination not to rescind its planned demolition of about 200 houses already marked for... Read more

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Sex scandal: OAU is not foot-dragging

THE Authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, has debunked what it called ‘rumours making the rounds in some quarters’, that it is foot-dragging in... Read more

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AfDB moves to reduce fertiliser prices in Africa

THE African Development Bank (AfDB) says the bank will help African countries reduce the sharp increase in fertiliser prices by providing support to the government and... Read more

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NiMET seeks feedback on weather forecast to Nigerians, others

THE director-general, Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), Prof. Mansur Matazu, has reiterated the importance of getting feedbacks on weather forecast issued to the public in African countries. Matazu... Read more

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Prof Anya laments huge trust deficit between the people and government 

By Anthony Isibor.   A former Director-General of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group, Prof Anya O. Anya, has attributed the high level of political indifference, lack of confidence... Read more

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Olatunji-Bello tasks A-level students on discipline, hardwork, academic excellence

 PROF. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, Vice-Chancellor, Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo has charged newly admitted A-Level students of the institution to be focused, discipline,  hardworking and pursue academic... Read more

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Anambra gov’t, Police to collaborate on speedy prosecution of cases – AG

 THE Anambra Government and the Police Command in the state on Wednesday agreed to strengthen synergy for speedy dispensation of justice. The agreement was reached when Prof.... Read more

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Why Lassa Fever may continue to live with us – Agbonlahor

Prof. Dennis Agbonlahor, member, National Committee on the Control of Lassa Fever, has said that the disease will continue to live with Nigeria unless efforts are... Read more

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Study identifies 5 bacteria linked to aggressive prostate cancer

A new study has identified five types of bacteria that are linked to aggressive prostrate cancer. Researchers said the bacteria is common in urine and tissue samples... Read more

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Makinde denies unfairness to Muslims

OYO State Governor Seyi Makinde has denied insinuations that his administration has been unfair to the muslim community in some regions of the state, particularly, Ogbomoso... Read more

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APC stakeholders endorse Fayemi’s ex-commissioner for Senate

SOME members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State have endorsed former House of Representatives member and Commissioner for Public Utilities under Governor Kayode... Read more

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How to stop killings in South-East — Igbo leaders

THE wanton killings that have been going on in the South-East zone have become a thing of great concern to the people of the zone and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 52 times

Tags: David Onuoha, Sam Otoboeze, Chukwuma Soludo, Victor Umeh, Muhammadu Buhari

How to stop killings in South-East — Igbo leaders

THE wanton killings that have been going on in the South-East zone have become a thing of great concern to the people of the zone and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 74 times

Tags: David Onuoha, Sam Otoboeze, Chukwuma Soludo, Victor Umeh, Muhammadu Buhari

Group tasks APGA on credible primary elections in Anambra

THE All Progressives Grand Alliance  (APGA) has been urged to conduct fair and credible primary elections and shun every temptation to impose candidates on members. A pressure... Read more

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Tags: All Progressives Grand Alliance  (APGA), Anambra Peace Movement (APM), Gov. Chukwuma Soludo, Chika Okafor,

Group tasks APGA on credible primary elections in Anambra

THE All Progressives Grand Alliance  (APGA) has been urged to conduct fair and credible primary elections and shun every temptation to impose candidates on members. A pressure... Read more

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Athletics: Ofili, Nathaniel, others form excites minister

AHEAD of Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, United States of America, Nigeria’s minister of youth and sports development, Sunday Dare,... Read more

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Nigeria, Mauritius retain seats in UN rights committees

NIGERIA and Mauritius have retained their seats to serve for another four years in the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) from 2023... Read more

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NCDMB, petroleum engineers hail Dangote Refinery’s world-class tech application

THE Society of Petroleum Engineers, SPE, and the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, have applauded Dangote Petroleum Refinery for its application of world-class technology... Read more

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2023: Bello’s presidency will birth a new Nigeria, Nwaokobia tells APC delegates

A leadership and mentorship instructor and convener of Country First Movement, Prof. Chris Mustapha Nwaokobia Jnr, has called on the All Progressives Congress (APC) delegates to... Read more

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City College matriculates 265 for degree programmes

THE City College, in affiliation with Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, has matriculated about 265 Degree and Post-Graduate Diploma in Education students for the... Read more

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Tags: Olusegun Owolewa, Gbenga Arajulu, Prof. Moshood Hassan, Prof. Olugbenga Ige

SPE, NCDMB hail Dangote Petroleum Refinery’s world-class technology application

THE Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) have commended Dangote Petroleum Refinery for its application of world-class technology in... Read more

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Tags: Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Roseline Okere, Prof. Olalekan Olafuyi, Dangote Industries Free Zone Development Company (DIFZDC), Yin

Faces at Peter Obi's daughter traditional marriage

PRESIDENTIAL aspirant and former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, gave his daughter’s hand, Gabriella, in marriage over the weekend. The traditional wedding which held in Agulu,... Read more

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Abia’s political woes will continue unless … – APC Chairman

ABIA'S political woes will continue unless the people take bold steps to free the state from politicians without character. The declaration was made on Monday in Aba,... Read more

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Tags: Dr Kingsley Ononogbu, Orji Uzor Kalu, Gov. Chukwuma Soludo, APC, Gov. Chris Ngige

2023: Guber aspirant, AnyinChuks, describes self as new dawn of hope, job creation for Ebonyi

DR Ifeanyi-Chukwuma Odi, a governorship aspirant under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ebonyi, says he is the new dawn of hope, wealth... Read more

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2022 UTME: JAMB optimistic of a hitch-free exercise

 THE management of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has expressed optimism for a hitch-free examination scheduled for May. The board made this known in its... Read more

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Easter Monday: FUNAAB VC preaches love, tolerance and harmony

PROF. Kolawole Salako, the Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), has called on Nigerians to continue to imbibe the spirit of love, tolerance and... Read more

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Prof Anya says Nigeria is at war, canvasses recall of retired military officers

By Anthony Isibor PROF Anya O. Anya has said that the country is fighting a dangerous war with the military in full battle gear. Anya, who was... Read more

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So what would have to happen to make Buhari declare state of emergency anywhere in the North?

FACTS are facts, they are sacred and immutable, and so must be told without mincing words. These are very dangerous times in Nigeria. The Buhari government... Read more

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Ozigbo, Anambra PDP’s guber candidate joins race for Senate

 MR Valentine Ozigbo, Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) candidate who lost the Nov. 6, 2021 governorship election in Anambra, has declared his intention to contest in the... Read more

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2023: Leaving PDP a painful decision, says Abia gov’ship aspirant

A governorship aspirant in Abia, Prof. Greg Ibe, has formally announced his exit from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), barely three weeks after declaring his aspiration. Ibe,... Read more

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Vaccine production: West African scientists to boost local capacity

MEDICAL laboratory and research scientists from West Africa are set to chart a course that will assist in building local capacity for the manufacturing of vaccines... Read more

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UNN VC worries over absence of budget for environmental research

The Vice Chancellor, University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), Prof. Charles Igwe, on Sunday bemoaned the absence of budget in research institutions for efficient environmental research in... Read more

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Presidential aspirant laments Plateau killings, Kaduna-Abuja train attack

A presidential aspirant on the platform of Accord Party, Prof. Christopher Imumolen, has condemned the recent killings in Plateau State by terrorists. He also condemned the bombing... Read more

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Anya lauds qualities of Peter Obi as presidential aspirant in 2023 polls

By Anthony Isibor PROF. Anya O. Anya, former Director-General of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group, has said that Peter Obi is a frontline presidential aspirant of the... Read more

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NIDOWW seeks equal opportunity for Diasporas voting

NIGERIANS in Diaspora Organisation Worldwide (NIDOWW) has reiterated the need for equal opportunity to be given to diasporas vote and be voted for in election as... Read more

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Attacks on public facilities in Anambra sign of desperation — Police

THE recent increase in the spate of attacks on public facilities in Anambra is a sign of desperation by criminal elements, a top police officer in... Read more

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Prof. Anya says restructuring is way out of numerous challenges facing the nation

By Anthony Isibor. PROFESSOR Anya O. Anya, a former director-general of the Nigeria Economic Sumit Group has lent his voice to the clamour for restructuring the country,... Read more

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Ijaw Diaspora Council to showcase culture at 2022 Convention in US

THE Ijaw Diaspora Council (IDC) says it will showcase its rich and colourful culture and tradition to the global audience at  the 2022 convention in the... Read more

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New Horizons, BMS train 3,782 students on coding, robotics

IN the drive to promote technopreneur skills in High school students, New Horizons Nigeria in partnership with Baptist Mission Schools has held a Coding and Robotics... Read more

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Assailants attack police checkpoint at Gov. Soludo’s part of Anambra

ASSILIANTS attacked a police checkpoint in Isuofia, on the Ekwulobia Igboukwu Road in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra on Thursday. Isuofia is home to the state... Read more

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Political touts, charlatans are Nigeria’s problems – Prof Anya

By Anthony Isibor.  PROF Anya O. Anya has lamented that the absence of quality and responsible leadership have been the bane of governance in the country. Prof... Read more

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Gunmen kill policeman in Soludo’s Isuofia community

GUNMEN have killed one policeman in an invasion of Isuofia community, the home town of Anambra Governor, Prof Charles Soludo. The incident occurred at the junction leading... Read more

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Attack: INEC makes contact with two missing staff in Imo

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has established contact with two of its staff missing after Thursday’s attack by gunmen in Ihitte Uboma in Imo State. The... Read more

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Esan Okpa holds maiden assembly in Uromi

IN a bold move to reinforce its new vanguard role in Esanland, the Esan Okpa Initiative (EOI), a leading socio-cultural and non-partisan organization, plans to hold... Read more

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INEC finds 2 missing staff in Imo,  suspends voter registration in 54 centres 

FURTHER to the unfortunate incident in Imo State in which our staff was killed by gunmen in Ihitte Uboma Local Government Area yesterday, the Commission has... Read more

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INEC official shot dead in Imo

MR. Nwokorie Anthony, an official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has been shot dead in Imo State. The official was killed during the Continuous Voter... Read more

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Abductors of Delta professor demand N50m ransom

DELTA State University (DELSU), Abraka, lecturer, Prof. Ovaborhene Idamoyibo, who was kidnapped inside a church has been asked to pay N50 million ransom for his release. Idamoyibo... Read more

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Good Friday: NACL tasks lawyers on fairness, justice in practice

THE President of National Association of Catholic Lawyers (NACL), Mr Chukwuma Ezeala, has charged practitioners to instill fairness and justice in their practice. Ezeala told the News... Read more

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FG appeals to ASUU to call off prolonged strike

THE Federal Government has appealed to members of the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to immediately call off their prolonged industrial action. Dr Chris Ngige,... Read more

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KDSG spends N30.5bn on gratuities, death benefits from 2017 to date – Official

THE Kaduna State Government has expended N30.5 billion on gratuities and death benefits to State and Local Government retirees and families of deceased beneficiaries from February... Read more

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Nigerian diplomat Peters Emuze re-elected into UN rights committee

AMB. Peters Emuze, a Nigerian candidate serving as a member of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR), has been re-elected into the... Read more

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Ex-Abia varsity VC, Ikonne, joins guber race

THE former Vice Chancellor of the Abia State University, Uturu, Prof. Uche Ikonne, on Thursday declared his ambition to run for the governor of the state... Read more

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4 top politicians obtain APGA governorship form

THE Chairman, All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Abia Chapter, Rev Augustine Ehiemere has confirmed that four Abia political heavyweights have obtained the party’s governorship forms. Ehiemere disclosed... Read more

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Yakubu urges Nigerians to take advantage of CVR

NIGERIA'S electoral umpire, inec, has appealed to Nigerians to take advantage of its ongoing continuous voter registration (CVR) exercise to register, update and obtain their voters... Read more

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NCC, Google to drive Nigeria’s digital transformation

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and Google Global Services Nigeria have expressed determination to work together toward advancing the actualisation of auspicious national targets for ubiquitous... Read more

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CCB committed to eradicating corrupt practices in public service – Chairman

THE Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) says it is committed to eradicating corrupt practices within the public service. The Chairman of the Bureau, Prof. Muhammed Isah, made... Read more

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NITDA proposes new bill to advance information tech

THE Nigeria Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has announced a proposed amendment to its bill for the advancement of information technology development in Nigeria. Mr Emmanuel Edet,... Read more

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Wamakko pays solidarity visit to new APC chair, Adamu

SEN. Aliyu Wamakko (APC-Sokoto North), on Wednesday led a delegation of the state’s party chieftains on a solidarity visit to the National Chairman of the All... Read more

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NBTE moves to close down illegal private technical schools

THE National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), has requested security and anti-graft agencies to close down  private Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions operating without... Read more

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NASS: Anambra govt backs Okoye, urges APGA delegates to make him candidate

THE Anambra government has backed Mr Mark Okoye, the immediate past Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget and Development, to represent Anaocha, Dunukofia and Njikoka Federal... Read more

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2023: Beware of politicians’ manipulations, inducements, Opadokun tells youths

CHIEF Ayo Opadokun, an elder statesman and former Secretary-General of the defunct National Democratic Coalition (NADECO), has cautioned Nigerian youths against manipulations and inducements by politicians... Read more

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Anambra Gov’s wife condemns violence against women, says VAP law active in Anambra

MRS Nonye Soludo, wife of Anambra Governor, Prof Charles Soludo, has said that domestic violence is a crime under Violence Against Persons (VAP) Prohibition Act (2015). She... Read more

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CVR: Number of new registrants impressive, shows readiness for 2023 elections - INEC

By Anthony Isibor.   PROF Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has expressed satisfaction at the large number of registrants, who have so far turned out... Read more

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44.6% of voters registered since 2021 are invalid – INEC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has said 44.6 per cent of voters who have registered since 2021 are invalid. The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said... Read more

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Don wants true federalism to tackle insecurity

PROF. Femi Mimiko, has said that proper implementation of true federalism and devolution of power in the country would help in tackling insecurity. Mimiko, who was a... Read more

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Technology Innovation Institute announces launch of NOOR, the World’s Largest Arabic NLP Model

TECHNOLLOGY Innovation Institute, TII, a global research center and applied research pillar of Abu Dhabi’s Advanced Technology Research Council, today announced the launch of NOOR, the... Read more

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Top 10 finalist nurses announced for inaugural Aster Guardians Global Nursing Award

ASTER Guardians Global Nursing Award has just announced its top 10 finalists hailing from across the world. These nurses have been selected from over 24,000 nurses who... Read more

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Ramadan: Clerics task Muslim faithful on trust in God

Some Muslim clerics  have encouraged the faithful to trust in God in spite of subsisting challenges, as God has the capacity to turn things around positively. The... Read more

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I’m tired of ASUU going on strikes over disagreements with Fed Govt, says Ngige

LABOUR and Employment Minister Chris Ngige has said he is tired of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) going on a strike every time there... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 272 times

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IPPIS, funding may stall discussions as ASUU meets FG

AS a meeting of the national leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, with the federal government delegation led by the Labour and Productivity... Read more

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FG/ASUU face-off: Our pains, frustration ― Students, parents

THE saying that “when two elephants fight, the grass suffers” is apt in describing the pains and frustrations of students of Nigerian universities and their parents... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 101 times

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Lecturer files application for committal for contempt against her husband

A University of Ibadan lecturer, Dr Bilikis Babarinde has filed an application for an order of committal for contempt against her husband, Prof. Sikiru in a... Read more

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JAMB releases UTME mock results

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has released results of the 2022 mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, conducted on April 9. JAMB made this known... Read more

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Capacity must guide leadership search in 2023 – Saraki’s pointsman

CAPACITY and not ethno-religious considerations must be the guide to choose leaders in 2023, Prof Iyorwuese Hagher, Chairman, Bukola Saraki Campaign Advocacy Council has said. Hagher was... Read more

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Tuberculosis: Sanwo-Olu urges partnership, increased funding

LAGOS State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared that partnership and funding are crucial to achieving set goals on tuberculosis, TB, prevention and control in the country. Sanwo-Olu... Read more

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International Management Award: British-Nigerian founder of UK firm lauds IFSAM, recipient

BRITISH – Nigerian founder of TEXEM UK, Dr Alim Abubakre has praised the International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management (IFSAM) for the Management award to... Read more

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NAFDAC alerts on recall of Continental mills Buttermilk Pancake, Waffle mix

THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted the general public that Continental Mills is recalling a single lot of Great... Read more

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WACOL inaugurates women advocacy group to tackle detestable customs in Anambra

THE Women Aid Collective (WACOL), a Non-Governmental Organisation has inaugurated 50/50 Action Women for Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) in Anmabra. Mrs. Egodi Igwe,... Read more

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Finance minister, Prof. Gambari laud Indorama's support for Buhari's fertiliser initiative

CHIEF of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari and the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Dr (Mrs) Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, have commended Indorama-Nigeria... Read more

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PDP vows to reclaim Cross River from APC in 2023

Ex-Cross River governor, Mr Liyel Imoke, said in Calabar on Sunday that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) would reclaim the state from the All Progressives Congress... Read more

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South East leaders urge Buhari to use prerogative of mercy to release Nnamdi Kanu

Prof George Obiozor: “We highly recommend that the Federal as well as State governments engage the restive Igbo youths in some form of dialogue towards the... Read more

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Ahead 2023 Polls: Bankole harps on responsible leadership

 A former Speaker House of Representatives, Mr Oladimeji Bankole, has called for less emphasis on the age of the leaders to pilot the affairs of the... Read more

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Community praises Soludo for appointing member commissioner

THE people of Amanuke Community in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra have praised Gov. Chukwuma Soludo for appointing one of them into his  cabinet. At... Read more

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Gov. Soludo set to transform Anambra, inaugurates commissioners

Anambra Governor, Prof. Charles Soludo, has sworn in 20 Commissioners selected across the 21 local government areas of the state, to help him achieve all his... Read more

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Tags: Ifeyinwa Obinabo, Willie Obiano, Prof. Charles Soludo, Ifeatu Onejeme

Soludo swears-in commissioners, special adviser

THE newly-confirmed Anambra State commissioners, were on Saturday, sworn-in/inaugutrat by the State Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo. The event, which held at the Executive Chamber of the Government... Read more

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Rights Abuse: FUOYE VC Seeks Out-of-court Settlement With SFU

THE Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Prof. Abayomi Sunday Fasina has told a Federal High Court in Lagos that he has agreed to settle... Read more

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Don advises FG to introduce spirituality in tertiary education curriculum

A professor of accounting, Francis Iyoha, has advised the Federal Government to introduce spirituality as a subject into the tertiary curriculum to further check corruption and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 78 times

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NGO offers free cataract surgeries to 30 indigent patients in Nasarawa

A Non- Governmental Organization (NGO), the Kolmarg Eyesight Foundation, in partnership with the Department of Ophthalmology, Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Keffi, Nasarawa State, has rendered free... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Dr Yahaya Baba Adamu, Dr Patricia Musa, Prof. Olukorode Adenuga, Kolmarg Eyesight Foundation

JAMB delists 1 centre as 175,000 sit for mock exam

THE Registrar, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, said one centre was delisted from participating in the 2022 UTME examination for system failure,... Read more

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Anambra: Former deputy gov., others task new commissioners to be more patriotic

DR Nkem Okeke, immediate past Deputy Governor of Anambra, has charged the newly-sworn in commissioners and senior aides of Anambra governor, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, to be... Read more

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Soludo swears in 20 commissioners

Gov. Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra on Saturday swore in 20 commissioners with a charge for them to get ready for service. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)... Read more

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Nigeria solicits votes for 2 candidates in UN committees

THE Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande on Friday solicited the support of member states for two Nigerian candidates vying for two... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 92 times

Tags: UN, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, Amb. Peters Emuze, Mrs Esther Eghobamien-Mshelia,

Court rules against policy of no refund by transporters

By Kennedy Nnamani A High Court sitting in Enugu State has ruled against the “no refund policy” used mostly by service providers to prevent refunding customers, clients... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Titus Odo, Tochukwu Odo, Justice C. O. Ajah, Patrick C. Chukwuma

Amaechi calls for member countries’ counterpart funding for regional maritime bank

MINISTER of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi,  yesterday, asked other member states of the Maritime Organisation of West and Central Africa, MOWC, to come forward with their financial... Read more

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Soludo describes attacks as “mindless criminality”, says perpetrators not from Anambra

 GOV. Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra has described the recent attacks in the state as an “act of mindless criminality by a bunch”. Soludo was reacting to the... Read more

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Experts kick against British firm reviving Ajaokuta steel coy

EXPERTS in the steel industry have kicked against the Federal Government alleged plan to engage a British firm to revive Ajaokuta Steel Company. The stakeholders who spoke... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Ocheri Cyril, Olamilekan Adegbite, Prof. Benjamin Adewuyi

APGA: ex-chief judge, Umeadi, joins presidential race

FORMER Chief Judge of Anambra State, Prof. Nnanna Umeadi, has joined the 2023 presidential race as he purchased the N25 million expression of interest and nomination... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 64 times

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No difference in taste between GM beans, local variety-Consumers

CONSUMERS of genetically modified, GM, beans, the pod borer insect resistant variety, on Thursday in Abuja testified that it   tasted same with the local and popular variety. The... Read more

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Tags: Rose Gidado, NABDA, Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, Winifred Adejo, Emmanuel Nwankwo

Business: It is wrong to regard Enugu State as ‘civil servant state’- Official

THE Special Adviser on Small and Medium Enterprises, SMEs, to Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, Mr Anayo Agu, has said that the insinuation that Enugu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Prof. Edith Nwosu, Sullivan Chime, Ugochukwu Chime, Anayo Agu, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

2023: Group canvasses support for Osinbajo as next President

A group, Osinbajo Grassroots Organisation, has called on the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, to contest the 2023 presidential election, saying he has the qualities to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Abioye Akerele, Suleiman Maito, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo

Nigeria sets standard for Africa in GMOs regulation —- NBMA’s DG

Rufus Ebegba, Director – General, DG, National Biosafety Management Agency, NBMA, says Nigeria sets standard for the African continent in the regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Prof. Charles Boasiako, Rufus Ebegba, Emmanuel Marfo

I’m waiting for anyone to sue over Omisore, says Soyinka

NOBEL laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has insisted that the National Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Otunba Iyiola Omisore, is not fit for the... Read more

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Tags: Prof. Wole Soyinka, Otunba Iyiola Omisore,

Federal Government Urges Citizens to Link NIN to SIM without Delay

THE  general public would recall that the Federal Government approved an extension of the NIN-SIM linkage deadline to the 31st of March, 2022.  In preparation for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim, NIMC, Engr. Aliyu Aziz, NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta,

Anambra Assembly confirms Soludo’s commissioner-nominees

THE Anambra State House of Assembly has screened and confirmed the 20 persons nominated by Gov. Charles Soludo for appointment as Commissioners. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

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Tags: Gov. Charles Soludo,Mrs Patricia Igwebuike,Mr Julius Chukwuemeka,Mr Paul Nwosu,Mr Collins Nwabunwanne,Mr Donatus Onyeji,Mr Felix Odimegwu,Mr Paulinus Onyeaka,Ms Chiamaka Nnake,Mr Anthony Ifeanya, Dr P

Tuberculosis can come from cows, says Prof. Abayomi

THE Commissioner for Health, Lagos State, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says that Tuberculosis (TB) can also come from the animal kingdom through cows. Abayomi said this on Thursday... Read more

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Tags: Mr. Danladi Verheijen, Prof. Akin Abayomi, Mr. Niyi Yusuf, Dr. Nkata Chukwu,

UNIMAID has digital capacity for global interactions– Osinbajo

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo says the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) has acquired the digital capacity to  enable its students to interact and take lessons from any... Read more

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Tags: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Prof. Babagana Zulum, UNIMAID, Muhammadu Indimi,

Arsonists raze Aguata LGC secretariat in Anambra

SUSPECTED arsonists on Thursday attacked the administrative headquarters of Aguata Local Government Council in Anambra, setting buildings and other property in the premises on fire. A similar... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Gov. Chukwuma Soludo, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga,

Defection: Court dismisses PDP’s suit against Gov. Ayade

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday dismissed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) suit seeking the removal of Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River.   Justice Taiwo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Ben Ayade, Chief Mike Ozekhome, Prof. Ivara Esu

Legislative institute trains lawmakers on good governance

THE National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS) has trained members of legislature from three state houses of assembly on law making and promotion of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 65 times

Tags: National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman, Dr Shuaibu Danwanka, Dr Vladimir Kreck,

Ojerinde diverted N15m for radio license - ICPC witness tells court 

A Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja, was Wednesday told how the former Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, allegedly... Read more

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Tags: Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, Justice Obiora Egwuata, retired Air Commodore Najeem Sanusi, ICPC, Olubunmi Olugasa, Peter Oyewole, Ibrahim Ishiyaku, Olumide Ojeriende, Mr. Jimoh Olabisi

Family of late don donates research materials to army resource centre

THE family of late Prof. Chukwuma Osakwe,  has  presented a total of 1,039 academic and research materials to the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC). The materials which... Read more

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Tags: Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC), Prof. Chukwuma Osakwe, Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Dr Amede Osakwe, Maj.-Gen. Garba Wahab,

3 Unijos students win German postgraduate scholarship

THREE Students of the Department of Theatre and Film Arts, University of Jos, have won fully sponsored Postgraduate Exchange Programme for Masters degrees in Film Culture... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Jemima Choji, Hamza Abubakar, Ali DankwatUniversity of Jos, Abdullahi Abdullahi, Nigerian Film Institute (NFI), Prof. Sati Fwanshak, Prof. Tanko Ishaya,

STEM: Don canvasses collaboration between OAUSTECH, U.S. Varsity

A renowned Geoscientist, Prof. Jimmy Adegoke, has called for collaboration between Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology (OAUSTECH), Okitipupa, Ondo State and University of Missouri,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 136 times

Tags: Prof. Temi Ologunorisa, Prof. Jimmy Adegoke, Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology (OAUSTECH), Dean International Students Award (DISA),

Group condemns senseless killings in South-East

 A group known as ‘Igbonnie’  has condemned what it called ‘insensitive killings’ in the South-East, as it proffers solutions to the menace. The Director, Diaspora, Igbonnie, Prof.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Igbonnie, Prof. Marcel Ezenwoye, Onye aghana nwaneya, Prof. Charles Soludo

Foreign-trained doctors parents decry failure in local assessment exams

THE  Coalition of Parents of Foreign-trained Medical Doctors has decried the mass failure of their children in assessment examination conducted by the Medical and Dental Council... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 79 times

Tags: MDCN, Coalition of Parents of Foreign-trained Medical Doctors, Prof. Lukman Diso

Odinkalu, Charly Boy, Onwenu, Bianca appointed members of Soludo’s TRC committee

PROF. Charles Soludo, the Governor of Anambra State, has appointed a 15-member Truth, Justice and Peace Committee to seek a restorative peace and justice approach in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Charles Soludo, Odinkalu, Charly Boy, Onwenu, Bianca

2023: INEC seeks UN support on voter education, four other areas

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has identified voter education and sensitisation as one of the core areas it would require the support of the United... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 60 times

Tags: INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Serge Gakwandi Kubwimana

Danbatta hands over WATRA leadership to Oumar Barry of Guinea

By Anthony Isibor. AS Prof. Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman, EVC of the Nigerian Communications Commission completes his tenure as chairman of the West Africa Telecommunications... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 91 times

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Okowa highlights ways to reduce road crashes

THE Delta Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has called for a national emergency on road transport to address incessant road crashes and prevent commuters from avoidable deaths in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Federal Road Safety Corps

ASUU, UNN hail appointment of Prof Okolie as new ESUT VC

ACADEMIC Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) Chapter has hailed the appointment of Prof Aloysius Okolie as the new Vice-chancellor of the... Read more

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Tags: Prof Aloysius Okolie, Dr Christian Opata, Prof Jonah Onuoha,

Reddington Hospital performs first keyhole prostate cancer surgery in sub- Saharan Africa

THE Reddington Hospital Group, Lagos, has again raised the bar in quality and affordable healthcare delivery service in Nigeria with the successful conduct of first Laparoscopic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Reddington Hospital Group, Mr Oluwatoyin Adebiyi, Mr Emmanuel Matthews, Prof. Kingsley Ekwueme

Bureau urges public officers to uphold moral standards

The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has called on public officers to always uphold moral standards as they carry out government activities. Prof. Muhammed Isah, the Chairman,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), Prof. Muhammed Isah, Prof. Samuel Ogundare, Bello Maigari

Insecurity: Soludo appoints Odinkalu, Bianca for justice, peace committee

GOV. Charles Soludo of Anambra has set up a 15-man Truth, Justice and Peace Committee to help address rising cases of agitation, insecurity and other challenges... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Charles Soludo, Anambra, Prof. Chidi Odinkalu, Mrs Bianca Ojukwu

APC: Group Pushes For Tinubu Consensus Candidacy

THE leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been urged to make former Lagos State governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, its consensus presidential candidate for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 62 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Prof Yaki Katuka,

UniAbuja signs MoU with Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission

 THE University of Abuja, FCT, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission as part of efforts to advance development of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 70 times

Tags: University of Abuja, Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah, Prof. Yusuf Ahmed

Dentists launch biography in honour of late maxillofacial surgeon, Adekeye

PROFESSIONALS in dentistry have launched a biography to honour the late Prof. Emmanuel Adekeye, a renowned Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, seven years after his death. At the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 107 times

Tags: late Prof. Emmanuel Adekeye, Adekeye: Passing the Surgical Baton’, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Teaching Hospital, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, Obafemi Awolowo University

Group urges Soludo to give state burial to Ezeife’s wife

THE Movement for the Election of Nigerian President of Igbo Extraction has urged Gov. Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra to give a befitting state burial to Njideka,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Gov. Chukwuma Soludo, Gov. Chukwuemeka Ezeife, Vincent Ezekwueme,

2023: PDP zoning committee to submit decisions to NEC

The Peoples Democratic Party PDP (PDP), Zoning Committee,  says  it will  present its unanimous decision on zoning to the party National Executive Committee (NEC). THE Chairman of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Prof. Jerry Gana, Chief Tom Ikimi, Samuel Ortom,

Aregbesola advocates best practices in recruitment processes in Nigeria

THE Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has advocated that recruitment into every position in Nigeria carried out in line with acceptable best practices.   Aregbesola made the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 62 times

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ICPC receives, investigating 100 petitions on recruitment scam

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, says its has received and investigating almost 100 petitions on recruitment scam from victim institutions and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Babagana Zulum, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye,  ICPC

NHIS takes healthcare to grassroot in C’River

THE National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, has taken healthcare to the grassroot in Cross River through its Group, Individual and Family Social Health Insurance Programme, GIFSHIP. In... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Osagie Ehanire, Prof. Mohammed Sambo, Margaret Moffi, NHIS

Pantami tasks new agency on data protection

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, has called on the Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB) to ensure data protection, privacy and confidentiality... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Prof. Isa Pantami, Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB), National Identity Management Commission (NIMC),

Stockbrokers inaugurate academy for efficient capital market activities

  THE Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) has inaugurated its academy to ensure minimum standard and efficient capital market activities in the country. Inaugurating the academy on Tuesday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS), Mr Olatunde Amolegbe, Mr Chukwudi Nga, Prof. Uche Uwaleke

COVID-19: NCRC recommends need for more deliberate coordination of research in Nigeria

THE Nigeria COVID-19 Research Coalition (NCRC) has recommended more deliberate coordination of research in Nigeria to maximise efficiency and impact of research in the country, based... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Dr Chinwe Ochu, NCRC, Prof. Popoola Mustapha Ayo, Prof. Ehimario Igumbor,

Akin Oyebode Cup finals hold April 14

EKITI Football Association (FA) has fixed April 14 for the finals of Prof. Akin Oyebode Cup for Secondary Schools in the state. The FA Chairman, Mr Bayo Lanlege,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 84 times

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Don wants FG to enact law on child-spacing

AN Economics teacher at the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof. Ganiyat Adesina-Utman, has called on the Federal Government to enact a law regulating child... Read more

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Don calls for policy to address high population rate

 A university don, Prof. Ganiyat Adesina-Utman, a Professor of Economics at the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), has called on the Federal Government to design... Read more

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Expert identifies impediments to accessing mental health treatment

THE Medical Director, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu, Prof. Monday Igwe, has identified stigma, prohibitive laws and ignorance as major hindrances to access to mental health treatment... Read more

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2023: Hafsat Abiola was right, GYB is like MKO in many ways – Nwaokobia Jnr

A leadership and mentorship instructor, Prof. Chris Mustapha Nwaokobia Jnr, has applauded a daughter of the late Chief MKO Abiola, Hafsat Abiola-Costello, for describing and comparing... Read more

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Tags: Kudirat Abiola, MKO Abiola, Prof. Chris Mustapha Nwaokobia Jnr, Hafsat Abiola-Costello

2022 UTME: We allowed CBT centres to increase service charge – Registrar

By Funmilayo Adeyemi, PROF. Ishaq Oloyede, the Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB)  says the board allowed Computer Based Test Centres (CBT) to increase the service... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, JAMB, Computer Based Test Centres (CBT), UTME, Mr Nnanna Ochereome,

Ghana applauds Nigeria’s success story in biotechnology

By Sylvester Thompson, A high-powered delegation of biotechnology and biosafety team members on a study tour from Ghana on Monday  applauded Nigeria’s success story in the areas of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Dr Emmanuel Marfo, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI),Prof Charles Antwi-Boasiako, National Biosafety Authority(NBA)

Worries about adverse effect of social media on youths

By Ige Adekunle, THOUGH social media technologies and digital channels facilitate the creation and sharing of information, ideas or interests and other forms of expression through virtual... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Ige Adekunle, Dr Akanni Agboola, Prof. Charles Ayo, National Orientation Agency (NOA),

Plateau varsity urges students to be peaceful

The Vice-Chancellor of the Plateau State University, Bokkos, Prof. Yohana Izam, has called on the students of the institution to be peaceful at all times. He made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Plateau State University, Bokkos, Prof. Yohana Izam, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

Group urges youths to direct their political destiny

THE Leadership and Entrepreneurship Advocacy (LEAD) Network Africa, has urged youths to take their political destiny in their hands by finding ways of taking over the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Leadership and Entrepreneurship Advocacy (LEAD) Network Africa, Mr Chukwuma Okenwa,

Pantami commends agencies in Communications sector for dedication to implementation of NDEPS 2020-2030

By Benprince Ezeh ISA Pantami, minister for communications and digital economy, has commended all the agencies in the communications and digital economy sector for their dedication to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 108 times

Tags: NDEPS, WEF, FMoCDE, ISA Pantami, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta

2023: Take advantage of our gender-friendly policies, PDP tells women

 The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised eligible party women to take advantage of its women-friendly policies and run for various elective positions in 2023. The party... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prof. Stella Effah-Attoe, National Working Committee (NWC),

Nigeria, 34 others benefit from AFC’s $9.9bn investment in agric, infrastructure

NIGERIA and 34 other countries on African continent have benefited from $9.9billion investments of Africa Finance Corporation, AFC,  in agriculture and infrastructural development on the continent,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Chukwuma Charles Soludo, Godwin Emefiele, Samaila Zubairu, AFC

Ramadan: Al-Habibiyyah to feed 2,000 muslims, others daily

THE Al-Habibiyyah Islamic Society has said it has commenced daily free Ramadan feeding for 2,000 persons with a view of maximising the rewards of the holy... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Prof Taofiq Abdul-Azeez, Fuad Adeyemi, Al-Habibiyyah Islamic Society

NIN-SIM linkage: Federal Govt directs Telcos to bar calls from defaulters

THE  Federal Government has directed telecommunications companies to bar outgoing calls on unlinked mobile lines following the expiration of the extension for the integration of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Aliyu Abubakar Aziz, Prof. Umar Garba Dambatta, Muhammadu Buhari, Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Kayode Olagoke, Ikechukwu Adinde

Federal Government Urges Citizens to Link NIN to SIM without Delay

THE  general public would recall that the Federal Government approved an extension of the NIN-SIM linkage deadline to the 31st of March, 2022.  In preparation for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim, NIMC, Engr. Aliyu Aziz

Group lauds Soludo for early nomination of commissioners-designate

THE Movement for Election of Nigerian President of Igbo Extraction, a political pressure group, has hailed Gov. Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra for nominating commissioners-designate just in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Chukwuma Soludo, Vincent Ezekwueme

2023: Jega tasks new PRP leaders on rebuilding Nigeria

FORMER Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Attahiru Jega, has advised the newly elected NEC of the People’s Redemption Party, PRP, to be re-dedicated... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 84 times

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Soludo, others to celebrate Onwughalu, Igbo-Ukwu’s foremost artist, teacher

The Executive Governor of Anambra State, Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo, the Director-General of National Commissions for Museums and Monuments, Professor Abba Tijjani and a host of other dignitaries are expected in Igbo-Ukwu on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 161 times

Tags: A.A.O. Onwughalu, Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo, Professor Abba Tijjani 

Summit: Anambra public proffers solutions at Gov. Soludo’s peace building, security summit

AMAKA Uzodinma, Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolutions, IPCR, in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has called on the new Anambra Governor, Prof Charles Soludo, to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Paschal Agbodike, IPCR, Prof Charles Soludo, Amaka Uzodinma

Anambra residents commend Gov. Soludo’s zeal to restore Anambra as light of nation

ANAMBRA residents have commended the zeal being demonstrated by Gov. Charles Soludo of Anambra to return the state to its status as the “Light of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Nwabueze Umeh, Nnamdi Kanu, Charles Soludo, IPOB

2023: Group wants power returned to youths

THE Power Shift Movement, a political pressure group, has called for the renewal of the political class and return of political power to the youths in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Nonso Nnamani, Nonso Nnamani, Chukwuma Okenwa

Southeast Insecurity: Soludo offers to lead South-East govs to FG over Nnamdi Kanu

PROF. Chukwuma Soludo, Governor of Anambra, has given the assurance that he will lead his brother governors in the Southeast to engage the Federal Government on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Alfred Achebe, Chukwuma Soludo, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu

Sen. Uche Ekwunife calls on parents to ensure quality parenting

SEN. Uche Ekwuinfe, representing Anambra Central in the National Assembly, has called for quality home training of the children to forestall insecurity and social disorder. Ekwuinfe made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Uche Ekwunife, Charles Soludo

Soludo-Solution: Light of Anambra will shine brighter

By Tochukwu Anekwe Since assuming office on March 17, the vastly learned and experienced incumbent governor of Anambra State has been busy. Although we have heard and/or... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Tochukwu Anekwe, Valentine Ozigbo, PDP, APGA, Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo,

 NCC raises $563.1m through 3.5GHz auction

 ...80 million Nigerians have broadband access THE Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami), has commended all the agencies in the communications... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim, Dr. Armstrong Takang

Teachers seek stakeholders’ support to eliminate quackery from teaching profession

The Registrar, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Prof. Josiah Ajiboye, has called on stakeholders including the media to join forces with the council to eliminate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 106 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Chuks Ukwuatu, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Prof. Josiah Ajiboye,

Clerics task Gov. Soludo to focus on winning the war against insecurity

Clerics under Pentecostal Bishops Association of Anambra State Incorporated, have advised Gov. Charles Soludo of Anambra to focus on winning the war against insecurity in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Prince Nwodika, Bishop Timothy Obidike, Gov. Charles Soludo,

Gombe govt. unveils health mobile app

GOMBE State Government has inaugurated the Gombe State Contributory Healthcare Management Agency (GoHealth) mobile application aimed at enhancing quality healthcare service delivery. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Dr Habu Dahiru, Gov. Inuwa Yahaya, Prof. Mohammed Sambo

One feared killed as arsonists attack Anambra council secretariat

AT least one person was feared killed when arsonists attacked Nnewi South Local Government Area Secretariat of Anambra at Ukpor on Thursday. The arsonists were said to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Gov. Chukwuma Soludo, Mr Emmanuel Nwachukwu, Igwe Nwosu Onyimadu, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga

AU awards scholarships to 110 postgraduate students

THE African Union Commission has awarded scholarships to 110 postgraduate students from 45 African countries for various courses at the Pan African University of Life and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Rickson Etindi, Prof. Titilayo Akinlabi, African Union Commission

Be fair in political appointments, Pentecostal bishops urge Soludo

PENTICOSTAL Bishops’ Association in Anambra, on Thursday, urged Gov. Charles Soludo to ensure equity and fairness in the distribution of political appointments. This is contained in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: Prof. Charles Soludo, Charles Soludo, Timothy Obidike

NPC restates commitment to dissemination of right, timely information

NATIONAL Population Commission, NPC, has restated its commitment to dissemination of right and timely information and effective engagement of stakeholders through advocacy. Its Executive Chairman, Alhaji Nasir... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Alhaji Nasir Kwarra, Prof. Uba Nnabue

Vice-Chancellor warns against cultism as Edo varsity matriculates 683 students

THE Edo State University, Uzairue on Thursday matriculated 683 students for the 2021/2022 academic session. PROF. Emmanuel Aluyor, the Vice- Chancellor of the institution, at the 7th... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor, Edo State University

Make your packaging, labeling attractive—NEPC urges exporters

THE Nigerian Export Promotion Council, NEPC, has advised importers to add value to their products by properly packaging and labeling them saying they are crucial components... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Amaka Obiloma, Emmanuel Ube, Prof. Clifford Owuamanam, Anthony Ajuruchi, Ezra Yakusak

NAFDAC gets WHO level 3 certification

NATIONAL Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has been characterised as Maturity Level 3 Regulatory Agency by the World Health Organisation, WHO. The director-general... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, NAFDAC

2023: Collect your money, vote your conscience, interfaith tells Nigerians

THE Interfaith Dialogue Forum For Peace, IDFP, has charged  Nigerians not to sell their conscience while voting in the 2023 general election even though they are... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Prof Bakut D Bakut, Sunday Onuoha, Prof Usman Yusuf, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi

Ex-VP Sambo inaugurates board for Baze University Teaching Hospital

FORMER Vice President Namadi Sambo yesterday inaugurated a seven-member board of the Baze University Teaching Hospital. The board, according to Sambo, is chaired by Datti Baba-Ahmed, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Ibrahim Dada, David Ogbonna, Prof. Akintade Dare, Dahiru Ibrahim, Onari Duke, Shehu Sule, Datti Baba-Ahmed, Namadi Sambo

Soludo’s inaugural speech: A philosopher-king emerges in Nigeria

PROFESSOR Charles Chukwuma Soludo, former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, was recently sworn in as Governor of Anambra State. Watching the low-key inauguration... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 381 times

Tags: PROFESSOR Charles Chukwuma Soludo, CBN,

2022 Farming Season: FCTA, NiMET sensitise farmers on season prediction

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) in partnership with Nigeria Metrological Agency (NiMET), had sensitised Abuja farmers on 2022 Seasonal Climate Prediction (SCP) to improve agricultural... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Prof. Charles Anosike, Prof. Mansur Matazu,

Demarcation of Abia, Imo boundaries to commence on May 9

THE tracing and provisional demarcation of boundaries between Abia and Imo will be carried out between May 9 and July 9, a joint communique by officials... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: NBC, Prof. Placid Njoku, Mr Adam Adaji, Mr Ude Chukwu

Masari tells teachers to teach in mother tongue

GOV. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has tasked teachers in various institutions in the state to teach pupils in mother tongue. Masari gave the charge during the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 76 times

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2023: Kwankwaso urges Nigerians to join NNPP for fresh air

FORMER Kano Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, on Wednesday urged Nigerians, especially the youths, to join the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) to restore  Nigeria and provide the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: New Nigeria Peoples Party, Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, Alhaji Sanin Malam- Bauchi, Mr Dipo Olayoku, Prof. Rufai Alkali

Cyber-attacks growing at alarming rate, says Pantami

The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, has expressed worry over the growing rate of cyber-attacks across the globe especially in the country. Pantami... Read more

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Tags: Prof. Isa Pantami, NOUN, Prof. Olufemi Peters, Prof. Grace Jokthan, Mr Bello Mohammed, Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa,

2023: Kwankwaso urges Nigerians to join NNPP for fresh air

Former Kano Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, on Wednesday urged Nigerians, especially the youths, to join the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) to restore  Nigeria and provide the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Rabiu Kwankwaso, Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Rufai Alkali,

Cyber-attacks growing at alarming rate, says Pantami

The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, has expressed worry over the growing rate of cyber-attacks across the globe especially in the country. Pantami... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Prof. Isa Pantami, Africa Centre of Excellence on Technology Enhanced Learning (ACETEL), Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA),

NAFDAC will soon start producing vaccines ― DG

THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has hinted that it would soon start manufacturing vaccines in the country thus limiting the country’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 110 times

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Group, IITA partner to boost agribusiness

THE Nigeria Agribusiness Group, NABG, and International Institute for Tropical Agriculture, IITA, on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to disseminate research solutions to boost... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Alfred Dixon, Emmanuel Ijewere, Prof. Lateef Sanni

Pro-Chancellors condemn protest against appointment of OAU VC

THE Committee of Pro-Chancellors of Nigerian Federal Universities, CPC, has reacted to the protest against the appointment of a new Vice-Chancellor for Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Adebayo Bamire, Prof. Nimi Briggs, Obafemi Awolowo University

Ministry, TETFUND inaugurate N1.6bn project in NSUK

THE Federal Ministry of Education and the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND, on Wednesday inaugurated projects worth N1.6 billion at the Nasarawa State University, Keffi, NSUK. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, Emmanuel Akabe, Prof. Suleiman Bala-Mohammed, TETFUND

AOCOED matriculates 1,125 NCE students for 2021/2022 session

ADENIRAN Ogunsanya College of Education, AOCOED, Ijanikin, now Lagos State University of Education, LASUED, has matriculated 1,125 full-time NCE students for the 2021/2022 academic session. The Provost... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Prof. Bidemi Lafiaji-Okuneye,  AOCOED

Women yet to achieve independence – Don

Prof. Chinyere Okunna, a Mass Communication teacher and community chieftain says women have yet to fully attain independence in managing their affairs. Okunna made the declaration in... Read more

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Diaspora groups partner to host youth summit to drive positive change

THE Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Americas, NIDOA, and Nigeria Diaspora Network, NDN, have agreed to organise a virtual youth summit to drive transformational impact and positive... Read more

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Tags: Dr Tunji Abayomi, Petra Akinti Onyegbule, Barth Shepkong, Prof. Usman Yusuf

APGA chieftains applaud Gov. Soludo’s 20-man commissioner nominees list

CHIEFTAINS of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, on Wednesday in Enugu commended the list of commissioner nominees submitted to the Anambra House of Assembly by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Prof. Offonze Amucheazi, Mark Okoye, Rommy Ezeonwuka, Chukwuma Soludo

FEC observes a minute silence for victims of Abuja-Kaduna train attack

The Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday in Abuja observed a minute silence in honour of the victims of Abuja-Kaduna train attack. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

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Tags: Federal Executive Council (FEC), President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari,

Soludo unveils 20 commissioners-designate

GOVERNOR of Anambra State Chukwuma Soludo has submitted a list of 20 commissioner-designates to the Anambra State House of Assembly for screening and confirmation. The speaker of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Willie Obiano, Uchenna Okafor, Chukwuma Soludo

Bindawa officially becomes NCC’s Non-Executive Commissioner

By Anthony Isibor.   PROF Mansur Auwalu Bindawa has been officially inaugurated as a Non-Executive Commissioner on the Governing Board of the Nigerian Communications Commission He was inaugurated into... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: NCC, Prof. Adeolu Akande, Prof. Isa Ali Pantami, Prof. Mansur Auwalu Bindawa, Prof. Umar Danbatta,

Hospital mulls first Geriatrics centre in the North

PROF. Abba Sheshe, the Chief Medical Director, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, AKTH, says the hospital will soon establish the first Geriatrics Service Centre in Northern Nigeria. Sheshe... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Prof. Auwal Gajida, Prof. Abba Sheshe, Dr Anas Ibrahim

Unpaid taxes: Anambra govt owed N513.9b, begins enforcement April 1

THE Anambra State Internal Revenue Service, AIRS, says it will commence enforcement of payment of all outstanding tax bills in the state from April 1. Mr Richard... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Charles Soludo, David Nzekwu, Richard Madiebo, Sylvia Tochukwu-Ngige

FG declares State of Emergency on childhood TB

The Federal Government has declared a State of Emergency on childhood tuberculosis in the country. Dr Chukwuma Anyaike, the Coordinator, National Tuberculosis, Buruli Ulcer and Leprosy Control... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Chukwuma Anyaike, National Tuberculosis, Buruli Ulcer and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP), Federal Government Of Nigeria,

How Uniabuja admits students –V-C

The Vice- Chancellor of University of Abuja, Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah, says the university gives admission to students across different disciplines on merit.   Na’allah said this in an... Read more

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Right agricultural policies, capable of attracting foreign investors – Group

Dr.Olugbenga Adeoluwa, the Co-ordinator, Ecological Organic Agriculture Initiative NIgeria, says having in place ,right and appropriate agricultural policies will attract foreign investors into the sector. Adeoluwa, who... Read more

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Tags: Dr.Olugbenga Adeoluwa, Ecological Organic Agriculture Initiative NIgeria, Association of Organic Agriculture Practitioners of NIgeria (NOAN), Prof. Victor Olowe,

Emir lauds Buhari on FCE Kontagora conversion to varsity

The  Emir of Kontagora, Alhaji Muazu Barau II, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for assenting to the bill to upgrade the Federal College of Education, Kontagora,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Rashid Haruna,Femi Gbajabiamila, Ahmad Lawan, Sen. Aliyu Abdullahi, Alhaji Muazu Barau II,

Olubadan urges stakeholders to intervene in ASUU, FG face-off

THE Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Sen. Lekan Balogun, Alli Okunmade ll has called on all the stakeholders in the education sector to intervene in the current... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

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Anambra workers defy Govt’s directive against sit-at-home

 CIVIL servants in Anambra Monday defied State Government’s directive to come to work every Monday against the Independent People of Biafra’s (IPOB) sit-at-home order. The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Prof. Charles Soludo, Mr Chudi Okoli, Mrs Grace Anaelu, Mrs Theodora Igwegbe.

NBA seeks end to ASUU’s industrial action

THE Nigeria Bar Association, NBA has urged the Federal Government to do everything possible to end the industrial action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Mr Olumide Akpata, Prof. Damilola Olawuyi, Prof Isa Hayatu Ciroma, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo, Justice, Abubakar Malami, Chief Emeka Ngige,

Why we’ve not made PVCs available – INEC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has explained that the printing of Permanent Voter Cards, PVCs, for new registrants was being delayed by the cleaning up... Read more

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FUTA ex-VC demise: Daramola, a patriot, brilliant academic – AfDB President

DR. Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank, AfDB, has described the death of Prof. Adebiyi Daramola, former Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology Akure,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 85 times

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Association wants Anambra govt. to join anti-piracy fight

THE Association of Music, Film Producers and Marketers Association of Nigeria, AMFPMN, on Monday, urged the Gov. Charles Soludo led-administration to support the fight against piracy... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 56 times

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Trade minister inaugurates committee to review Nigeria’s trade policy

THE Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, on Monday in Abuja inaugurated the Trade Policy of Nigeria Review Committee (TPNRC). The minister said that... Read more

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Tags: Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, Prof. Mike Okpanachi

ICPC retrieves FG-funded hospital surreptitiously taken over by Ebonyi community

THE ICPC has retrieved a Federal Government-funded hospital surreptitiously taken over by Ebunwana Community in Afikpo-South Local Government Area of Ebonyi. It handed over the N150 million... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Alex Ekwueme, Prof. Smart Otu, Mr Nzebunachi Chukwuma, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Sen. Sonni Ogbuoji.

Why we have not made PVCs available –INEC Chairman

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday disclosed that printing of Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVC) for new registrants was being  delayed by its robust cleaning... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,

Group supports Ugwuanyi on governorship zoning in Enugu State

A group under the aegis of Nsukka Ezue, a socio-cultural organisation in Enugu North Senatorial District says it supports the present governorship zoning arrangement in Enugu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Gov Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Gov Sullivan Chime, Nsukka Ezue, Prof Damian Opata, Mr Chineme Onyeke,

Soludo charges women on effective parenting

ANAMBRA State governor Professor Chukwuma Soludo has emphasised the role of mothers in building a better society by instilling sound moral values in their children at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Professor Chukwuma Soludo, Nnamdi Kanu

SEC to collaborate with ABU on Capital Market Development

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has said that it would collaborate with the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in a bid to further deepen the Nigerian... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: SEC, Lamido Yuguda, Prof Kabiru Bala, Prof Kabiru Bala

Fuel queues disappearing, electricity supply improving as Buhari summons Ministers, others

DISTURBED by the epileptic electricity supply and persistent fuel queues across the country, President Muhammadu Buhari, in the week under review, summoned Minister of Power, Abubakar... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Gov. Dave Umahi, Gov. Hope Uzodinma, Prof. Doyin Salami, Prof. George Obiozor,

SEC laments high level of unclaimed dividends

 THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has lamented the high number of unclaimed dividends in the capital market. A statement by the Commission in Abuja on Sunday,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Prof. Kabiru Bala, Mr Lamido Yuguda

Report To Work On Mondays Or Face Sanctions, Soludo Warns

GOVERNOR Charles Soludo of Anambra State has ordered all public servants and political office holders in the state to begin reporting to their places of work... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 125 times

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UNIJOS wins hosting rights for NUGA 2024

 THE University of Jos (UNIJOS), Plateau State, has won the hosting rights for the 2024 edition of the Nigerian Universities Games Association (NUGA). UNIJOS defeated the Ahmadu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Joe Apu, Prof. Tanko Ishaya, Prof. Attahiru Jega, NUGA

Buhari urges universities to develop new curriculum on self-employment

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has called for the development of new curriculum for Nigerian universities that would lay emphasis on self-employment.   Buhari made the call on Saturday in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Adamu Adamu, David Gende, Prof. Olufemi Peters,

Patronise locally made goods, APGA chieftain urges Nigerians

ALL Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Anambra, chieftain, Neville-Sunny Uchendu, says Gov. Charles Soludo’s policy of patronising locally made goods can lift Nigeria out of its socio-economic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: ALL Progressives Grand Alliance, Neville-Sunny Uchendu, Gov. Charles Soludo

UNIBEN flies flag at half mast to mourn Alele-Williams

THE University of Benin, UNIBEN on Saturday ordered the flying of the institution’s flag at half-mast to mourn the death of the first female vice-chancellor in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: UNIBEN, Prof. Grace Alele-Williams, Prof. Lilian Salami, Dr Benedicta Ehanire,

My administration has zero tolerance for indiscipline, unruly behaviour, says EKSU V-C

THE Vice-Chancellor, Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado-Ekiti, Prof. Edward Olanipekun, says his administration has zero tolerance policy toward indiscipline and unruly behaviours. He said that the institution... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Prof. Edward Olanipekun, FME, TETFund, NUC, JAMB, NYSC.

Bola Tinubu colloquium to discuss new world order, good governance

THE Organisers of the annual Bola Tinubu Colloquium on Friday, says the 2022  edition will peruse emerging global development issues. The Chairman of the Media and Publicity... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Prof. Olufemi Bamiro,Mr Gbenga Omotoso,Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu,Mr Samson Ogbole,Soiless Farms, Temie Giwa-Tubosun,

Côte d’Ivoire signs Hosting Agreement for Intra-African Trade Fair 2023

THE Government of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire on Friday signed the Hosting Agreement for the Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2023), which officially confers it as the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: President Alassane Ouattara, Souleymane Diarrassouba, African Export Import Bank, Prof. Benedict Oramah,

Stop Monday sit-at-home, Soludo tells Anambra market leaders

GOVERNOR of Anambra, Prof. Charles Soludo, has directed all markets in the state to start opening for business on Mondays from next week. Soludo gave the directive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 133 times

Tags: Prof. Charles Soludo,Nnamdi Kanu, Mr Sunny Obinze,

Redeem your COVID-19 promise to scientists—Don tells FG

PROF. Maduike Ezeibe, a lecturer at Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia, on Friday in Aba called on the Federal Government to redeem its promise... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Prof. Maduike Ezeibe, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture,

Energy transition: Stakeholders seek sustainable framework at SPE-OLEF 2022

STAKEHOLDERS in the oil and gas industry are set to brainstorm to chart a sustainable framework for energy transition in Nigeria during the Society of Petroleum... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 319 times

Tags: Olayemi Anyanechi, Chikezie Nwosu, Mele Kolo Kyari, Timipre Sylva, Prof. Olalekan Olafuyi

NCC’s experiences at ITU bolstering Nigeria’s digital transformation - Danbatta

THE Nigerian Communications Commission’s, NCC vast experience as a long-standing member of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has served as a booster to the Commission in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, NCC

Defection: Court postpones judgment in case against Gov Ayade, deputy

JUSTICE Taiwo Taiwo of a Federal High Court in Abuja, has fixed a new date for judgement in the case against Governor Ben Ayade of Cross... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Prof. Ivara Esu, Taiwo Taiwo, Ben Ayade

CBN’s “Naira-4-Dollar” scheme achieving desired results – Economist

An economist, Prof. Mike Obadan, says the “Naira-4-Dollar’’ scheme introduced by the CBN on March 5, 2021 to attract Foreign Exchange is achieving desired results. Obadan, a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 57 times

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Obiano regains freedom, passport seized

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Wednesday night released former Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano on administrative bail. The EFCC had initially refused to release... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Willie Obiano

2023: PDP inaugurates zoning committee

THE People’s Democratic Party, PDP on Thursday inaugurated a 37-member zoning committee as it prepares for the 2023 general elections. The PDP National Chairman, Prof. Iyorchia Ayu,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: People’s Democratic Party, Prof. Iyorchia Ayu, Chief Tom Ikimi, Mao Ohuabunwa, Emmanuel Ibokessien, Prof. A. B. C. Nwosu. Sen. Abdul Ningi, Boyelayefa Debekeme, Sanusi Daggash

Panel on future of health, economic resilience in Africa meets

Members of the Core Panel of the Initiative on the Future of Health and Economic Resiliency in Africa (FHERA) convened in Dakar, Senegal from March 14... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Muhammad Ali Pate, Professor of the Practice of Public Health Leadership at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Minister Prof. Awa Coll Seck, Minister of State in the Presidency Senegal,

Tinubu donates N1bn leadership centre to LASU, urges govt support for youth-friendly industries

NATIONAL Leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, Sen. Bola Tinubu, has donated a Centre of Leadership Development worth one billion naira to Lagos State University, LASU,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Obafemi Hamzat, Bola Tinubu, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello

Ganduje, Zulum, others bag LASU honorary award

ALHAJI Abdullahi Ganduje, Governor of Kano State and Prof. Babagana Zulum, Governor of Borno have received honorary doctorate degrees award at the 25th convocation of Lagos... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Goodie Ibru, Abdullahi Ganduje, Prof. Babagana Zulum

NGO, Ebonyi Varsity engage women in capacity building through science, technology

A Non-Government Organisation (NGO),Cafe Scientifique Woman, in partnership with the Ebonyi State University has  sensitised 25 women on capacity building through the use of science and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Cafe Scientifique Woman, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Prof. Happiness Oselebe,

Strike: EKSU VC seeks constant FG/ASUU dialogue

VICE chancellor, Ekiti State University, EKSU, Ado Ekiti, Prof. Edward Olanipekun has said constant dialogue between university union leaders and Federal Government will end incessant strikes... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Femi Falana, Godwin Emefiele, Bisi Akande, Prof. Edward Olanipekun

FG set to invest more in meteorological services – NiMet D-G

THE Federal Government on Wednesday in Abuja said that it would invest more in meteorological services for accurate, timely and reliable weather prediction. Prof. Mansur Matazu, Director-General,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Mailadi Misau, Bernard Gomez, Hadi Sirika, Prof. Mansur Matazu

Eminent Nigerians advocate leadership change in 2023

THE former governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel, his Anambra and Kaduna counterparts Peter Obi and Ahmed Makarfi, and other eminent Nigerians have stated that Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Prof. Akin Onigbinde, NIMASA, PDP, Olabode George, Iba Gani Adams, Dakuku Peterside, Iba Gani Adams,

What Peter Obi said about his presidential ambition

By Kennedy Nnamani PETER Obi, the ex-governor of Anambra State has tactically announced his presidential ambitions for the 2023 general elections. This, he disclosed yesterday in Lagos... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Prof. Akin Onigbinde, Dakuku Peterside, Ahmed Muhammed Makarfi, Gbenga Daniel, Gabriel Akinadewo, Atiku Abubakar, PETER Obi

COE will go into extinction if we continue conversion — NCCE boss

Prof. Paulinus Okwelle, the Executive Secretary, National Commission of Colleges of Education (NCCE), says the country’s Colleges of Education (COE) will soon go into extinction if... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: National Commission of Colleges of Education (NCCE), Colleges of Education (COE), Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE), Prof. Paulinus Okwelle,

Private sector involvement needed to combat TB — Coordinator

Dr Chukwuma Anyaike, the Director and National Coordinator, National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme(NTBLCP), says private sector involvement and collaboration is needed to combat tuberculosis (TB). He... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP), Dr Chukwuma Anyaike,

Most politicians exploit Nigerians due to hunger, poverty — Angwe

The National Legal Adviser of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Prof. Bem Angwe, has lamented that most politicians have taken advantage of the hunger and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Prof. Bem Angwe,

High cost of transportation will lead to hike in food prices – Don

A university lecturer, Prof. Kolawole Adebayo, has said that the increase in transportation fare will lead to hike in the cost of goods and service this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Prof. Kolawole Adebayo, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)

Convocation: VC hails LASU graduates as symbols of knowledge, right ethics

THE Vice-Chancellor, Lagos State University (LASU),Ojo, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, has hailed the institution’s products as graduates with repository of knowledge imbued with the right ethics needed for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Lagos State University, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Mr Tokunbo Wahab

Senate confirms 7 members of CBN’s Monetary Policy Committee

THE Senate at the Wednesday plenary confirmed the nomination of seven members of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The confirmation of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Sen. Uba Sani, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof. Mohammed Adaya Salisu, Alhaji Aliyu Ahmed, Prof. Michael Obadan, Prof. Festus Adeola Adenikinju, Prof. Aliyu Sanusi Rafi

Liberian varsity seeks partnership with UNICAL in research, exchange programmes

AFRICAN Methodist Episcopal University (AME), a Liberian institution is seeking partnership with the University of Calabar (UNICAL) in the area of research, students and staff exchange... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 463 times

Tags: African Methodist Episcopal University (AME), University of Calabar (UNICAL), Dr Alvin Attah, Prof. Florence Obi,

First Lady urges IAEA to change cancer narrative in Nigeria, Africa

First Lady Aisha Buhari has urged the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, to change the cancer narrative in Nigeria and Africa. This is contained in a statement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Prof. Shaukat Abdurrazak, Prof. Yusuf Ahmed, Aisha Buhari, Aliyu Abdullahi

NCCE to clamp down existing illegal colleges of education

THE National Commission for Colleges of Education, NCCE says it will begin the clamp down on some existing illegal Colleges of Education (COE) across the country. Prof.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Prof. Paulinus Okwelle, National Commission for Colleges of Education,

Regulations, guidelines for 2023 Poll to be ready in 10 months, says Yakubu

PROF Mahmood Yakubu Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says the regulations and guidelines for the 2023 general election will be ready in ten... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: John Palfrey, Muhammadu Buhari, INEC, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Elections: Corps members, other ad-hoc staff get insurance cover

YOUTH corps members and other ad-hoc workers engaged for the conduct of elections will get insurance cover under the Independent National Electoral Commission Personnel Hazard Policy. This is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Maj. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC, NYSC

INEC, NYSC sign reviewed MoU

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, on Tuesday signed reviewed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two organisations, on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Rose Anthony-Oriaran, Saád Idris, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim

FG committed to advancing education through quality infrastructure- Fashola

THE Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, says the Federal Government remains committed to the development of education in the country through the provision of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Prof. Abdulrahaman Sheshe, Steven Kilebi, Babatunde Fashola, Yahaya Ali

I will overcome lean resources, heavy debt burden – Soludo

GOVERNOR of Anambra State, Prof Chukwuma Soludo has made it clear that his administration inherited lean financial resources with a huge debt burden, but assured that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Prof Chukwuma Soludo, Willie Obiano

FG launches updated version of Nigeria energy calculator 2050

THE Energy Commission of Nigeria, the Ministry of Environment and the British High Commission on Tuesday launched an updated version of the Nigeria Energy Calculator 2050... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Pauline Tallen, Prof. Eli. Jidere Bala, Ogbonnaya Onu, Sharon Ikeazor, Catriona Laing

Insecurity: JAMB registrar wants Govt to engage youth in governance

PROF Ishaq Oloyede, Registrar, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has urged governments at all levels to engage youths in governance to reduce rising social vices... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Grace Uzoma Okonkwo, Prof Emeka Nwabueze, Prof Dapo Asaju, Prof Ishaq Oloyede

TETFund releases N1bn to FUL for senate building construction

THE Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund has released the sum of one billion naira  to the Federal University Lokoja (FUL) to construct its Senate Building . The ... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Tertiary Education Trust Fund,Prof. Olayemi Akinwumi,Sen. Chris Iheanyichukwu-Adighije,

COVID-19 Vaccines: AVAT NFCS offers compensation to affected eligible persons

THE African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) on Tuesday in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire, inaugurated a No-Fault Compensation Scheme (NFCS) programme for COVID-19 vaccines in participating countries in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Afreximbank, Prof. Benedict Oramah, UNECA, Dr Vera Songwe,

Law School enrols 1,500 NOUN graduates – VC

THE National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN says 1,500 graduates of its law programme are currently studying in campuses of the Nigerian Law School (NLS). NOUN Vice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: National Open University of Nigeria, Prof. Olufemi Peters,

Fuel crisis: Stakeholders brainstorm on full operation of modular refineries

STAKEHOLDERS in the oil sector have resolved that full operation of modular refineries as proposed in some quarters, will go a long way in solving challenges... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Prof. Akpofure Rim-Ruke, Ita Enang

MacArthur Foundation offers scholarship to 221 BUK female students

THE MacArthur Foundation has offered scholarship to 221 female students of Bayero University Kano, BUK, to reinforce their interest in investigative and data journalism. The Chairman, MacArthur... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Prof. Sagir Adamu-Abbas, John Palfrey, Prof. Umar Pate, MacArthur Foundation

FG disburses N142.6m to 14 tertiary institutions for mineral research

OLAMILEKAN Adegbite, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, MMSD, says N142.6 million was shared among 14 tertiary institutions in Nigeria to conduct research on mineral... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Olamilekan Adegbite, Prof. Gbenga Okunola

Anambra’s finances: What we met on ground – Soludo

ANAMBRA State governor, Professor Charles Soludo Tuesday gave an insight into the finances of the state, saying that the state’s economy is not robust. Speaking on Arise... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 191 times

Tags: EFCC, Ebele Obiano, Bianca Ojukwu, APGA, Charles Soludo, Willie Obiano,

Dawn in Anambra: HEDA lauds Soludo, urge him to work the talk

OLANREWAJU Suraju, chairman of Human and Environmental Development Agenda, HEDA, has lauded Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, governor of Anambra State, for his vision, urging him to follow... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Olanrewaju Suraju, Willy Obiano, EFCC, HEDA, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo,

SESSPN honours Wabote, Okonjo-Iweala, Udom, Duke, others

By Kennedy Nnamani THE South East South South Professionals on Nigeria, SESSPN, has honoured Simbi Wabote; the executive secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, Ngozi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Prof. Okey Oramah, AfreximBank, Sam Ohuabunwa, Emeka Ihedioha, Emmanuel Ijewere, Hannibal Uwaifo, General Alexander Ogomudia, Donald Duke, Emmanuel Udom, Ngozi Okonjo-Iwala, Simbi Wabote, SESSPN

37 children with autism, down syndrome enrol into OPM free school

THE Omega Power Ministries, OPM), says that 37 children living with Autism and Down syndrome have been admitted for study at its free special needs school... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Maureen Chukwu, Nyesom Wike, Apostle Chibuzor Chinyere, Prof. Kanye Ebeku

Why we must always celebrate our teachers — Obi

pledges support for African Philosophy in UNN FORMER Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has explained that it is a noble act for one to appreciate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Mr. Peter Obi, Prof. Uzodinma Nwala,

VC Race: Ife indigenes invades OAU campus with charms, fetish objects

SOME indigenes of Ile-Ife in Osun, on Monday allegedly invaded the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU campus, armed with charms and other fetish objects, protesting against the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Prof. Adebayo Simeon Bamire, Obafemi Awolowo University, Chief Owelle Udoji, Mr Abiodun Olarewaju,

Soludo appoints former London mayor chief security officer

GOV. Charles Soludo of Anambra on Monday, appointed Mr Ernest Ezeajughi as his new Chief of Staff and AVM Ben Chiobi (Rtd.) as his Special Adviser... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Mr Ernest Ezeajughi, Mr Richard Nwora Madiebo, AVM Ben Chiobi (Rtd.), Dr Chukwudi Okoli, Prof Solo Chukwulobelu, Gov Charles Soludo, Mr Chinedu Nwoye

2022 UTME/DE registration: Why there won’t be extension JAMB explains

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Monday, explained that it would not extend the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME,and Direct Entry registration because it... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: JAMB, UTME, Prof Ishaq Oloyede

Experts warn against consumption of cannabis sativa

EXPERTS have warned against the consumption cannabis sativa, saying that it has adverse health, social and economic implications on consumers and society in general. The experts gave... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Prof. Donald Chukwujekwu, NDLEA, Mr Buba Wakawa, Prof. Charles Okiemen, NSCDC, Mr Abidemi Majekodunmi

Osun 2022: INEC devolves CRV to wards

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has devolved its Continuous Voter Registration (CRV) to wards in Osun, ahead of the July 16 governorship election... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

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Ndigbo Lagos condemns barbaric attack on home of Prof. George Obiozor

THE organization, Ndigbo Lagos, says that it received with shock and disbelief, the unwarranted attack by unknown gunmen/arsonists on the home of Prof. George Obiozor, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Ndigbo Lagos, Gen. Obi Abel Umahi, Chuma Igwe, Prof. George Obiozor,

March 26 deadline sacrosanct for UTME registration— Oloyede

PROF. Ishaq Oloyede, Registrar, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says there is no going back on the March 26 deadline for the registration of the... Read more

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The Soludo Solution: bold visions and great expectations

By Chido Nwakanma   DO you know that the average Keke rider in Onitsha, Anambra State contributes N90, 000 to taxes annually? Or that the pepper seller in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Governor Chukwuma Charles Soludo,

NAFDAC alerts Nigerians on recall of 5 brands of male sex enhancement pills

THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC says it has been notified about the recall of five brands of male sex enhancement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 147 times

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Atiku condemns attack on Obiozor’s residence

FORMER Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has condemned the attack on the Imo State residence of the President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Prof. George Obiozor, on Saturday. A statement... Read more

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Sack: Court strikes out Umahi’s motion to stop execution of judgment

A Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja, on Monday, struck out the motion filed by sacked Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi, seeking for a stay of execution... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Governor David Umahi, Federal High Court (FHC), Chukwuma Ma-Chukwu Ume, SAN, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Emmanuel Ukala, SAN, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Inyang Ekwo,

Association wants FG to address security challenges

THE Association of General Studies for Colleges of Agriculture and Allied Institutions in Nigeria, AGSCAAIN, has called on the Federal Government to adopt a holistic approach... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Prof. Godwin Emezue, Dr Anyim Anyim, Dr Eluwa Akubuike, Dr Daniel Akindele,

Don’t endanger Obiano’s health, Anambra APC cautions EFCC

ANAMBRA State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to ensure that the health of the immediate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Professor Chukwuma Soludo, Willie Obiano, Okelo Madukaife

Keke operator beaten to coma for insisting on obeying Soludo’s order

A commercial tricycle operator in Awka yesterday got a beating of his life from a group of touts for insisting on not paying cash to them... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 165 times

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Demolition: Family begs Gov. Ugwuanyi to provide accommodation for blind man in Enugu

The family of a blind man, Mr Anibueze Nnadi, whose building was demolished by a traditional ruler, Mr Christopher Okwor, in Aku village, has appealed to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Prof. Uchenna Ezemagu, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi,

Gov. Soludo promises speedy dispensation of justice in Anambra.

GOV. Charles Soludo of Anambra on Sunday promised that his government would ensure speedy dispensation of justice in the state. Soludo made the promise while addressing inmates... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Gov. Charles Soludo, Mr Edwin Douglas, Mr Pat Chukwuemeka,

Senate President, AbdulRazaq, Umar bag Emirate titles in Kwara

GOV. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara, was on Sunday turbaned as the Kaura Kaiama – the defender of Kaiama Emirate – to reward his administration’s developmental strides... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Alhaji Muazu Shehu Omar, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, Prof. Ahmed Tijani Mura, Rt. Hon. Salihu Yakubu Danladi, Ibrahim Umar Bologi II, Prof. Mamman Saba Jibril, Senators Yahaya Olorie

MPC: Economists predict rates retention

ECONOMIC experts on Sunday expressed optimism that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), might retain interest rate due to rising inflation rate. They... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Ndubisi Nwokoma,

Buhari condemns violence in S/East, consoles Obiozor

 PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has described as “deeply distressing” the destruction in Imo State of the buildings and assets of the Police and the home of Prof.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags:  Prof. George Obiozor, President Muhammadu Buhari, Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo, Malam Garba Shehu,

The show of shame in Awka and The relevance of the office of the First Lady

By Kazeem Akintunde It was not expected and when it happened, it left everyone in shock. Even cameramen and photojournalists, trained to capture such events for posterity... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 207 times

Tags: Prof Charles Soludo, Bianca Ojukwu, Mrs Ebele Obiano, President Muhamadu Buhari, Dr. Alex Ekwueme,

Lai Mohammed, Makarfi, Obi, Daniel for Freedom Online 4th annual lecture tomorrow

THE future of Nigeria will be the focus on Tuesday as eminent Nigerians meet to propose objective course of action.   From Minister to former governors and opinion... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Lai Mohammed, Gabriel Akinadewo, Mr. Peter Obi, Gani Adams,  Prof. Akin Onigbinde, Chief Olabode George,

Gbajabiamila lights 26th NUGA torch amidst fanfare

THE Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Saturday performed the lighting of the 2022 Nigeria Universities Games, NUGA, torch at the Sports Centre, University of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Olanrewaju Tejuoso, Prof. Stephen Hamafyelto, Femi Gbajabiamila, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Agency craves Plateau associations’ support on health insurance

THE Plateau State Contributory Health Care Management Agency, PLACHEMA, has advised tribal associations in the state to mobilise their people to enrol into the health insurance... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Dr Fabong Jemchang, Prof. Aboi Madaki

Orji Kalu condemns attack on Ohaneze President, Obiozor’s home

THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu has condemned the attack on the Awo- Omanma country home of President General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Prof.... Read more

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Gov Umahi challenges engineers to harness abundant resources

GOV David Umahi of Ebonyi State has challenged engineers and investors to harness abundant human and material resources to achieve the needed Industrial revolution in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 76 times

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Why I Chose to Start Work at Okpoko, Says Gov. Soludo, As He Visits Community

IN keeping of his promise, the newly-sworn-in Governor of Anambra State, His Excellency Chukwuma Soludo, today, Friday, visited Okpoko near Onitsha, in the Ogbaru Local Government Area... Read more

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Obiano undergoing interrogation with us in Abuja – EFCC

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, says former Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra is currently in its custody undergoing interrogation after his arrest on Thursday. Wilson... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Ebelechukwu Obiano, Wilson Uwujaren, Willie Obiano

Trade booms as 26th NUGA takes centre stage at UNILAG

COMMERCIAL activities at the University of Lagos has increased as the 26th Nigerian Universities Games, NUGA, takes the centre stage in the institution, reports the News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Olabisi Adesina, Kalu Amar, Chukwuma Onyekachi, Ahmadu Bello University, Anthony Ogbutim

Anambra people will hold Soludo accountable – PDP Chieftain

A Chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra, Chief Anthony Nwabuona, says the people of the state will hold Gov. Chukwuma Soludo by letters of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Willie Obiano, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Gov. Chukwuma Soludo, Anthony Nwabuona,

Afreximbank agrees to $207m facility with NEXI in combating COVID-19

AFRICAN Export-Import Bank, Afreximbank has announced the finalisation of a 207 million dollars facility granted by Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI), the state-owned Japanese organisation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: African Export-Import Bank, Prof. Benedict Oramah, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Prof. Benedict Oramah,

Must every state own a university?

RIVERS, Enugu, Imo and Edo states took the lead in the establishment of state universities. The Rivers State University of Science and Technology was established in 1980,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Ifeanyi Okowa, Godwin Obaseki, Adams Oshiomhole, Aniekan Brown, Prof. Kaletapwa Farauta, Emmanuel Osodeke

IPMAN seeks Soludo’s support for development of oil and gas sector

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, has congratulated Prof. Chukwuma Soludo on his inauguration as Governor of Anambra. Chinedu Anyaso, Chairman of IPMAN, Enugu Depot... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

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Sokoto Psychiatric Hospital vows to provide excellent, affordable services — CMD

THE Management of the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, FNPH, Kware, Sokoto State, says the hospital will not waiver in its determination to always provide affordable and excellent... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

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Benue gov, JAMB registrar join others in Nsukka to find solutions to youth crises

THE University of Nigeria Nsukka, UNN and Grace Uzoma Okonkwo Foundation said they would collaborate to find solutions to myriads of youth challenges especially restiveness. Prof. Florence... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: University of Nigeria Nsukka, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, Prof. Florence Orabueze, Grace Uzoma Okonkwo, UNN,

Philanthropist stresses need for giving to less privileged in society

A philanthropist, Dr Chukwuma Ifeanyi-Odii, has said that giving to the needy and the less privileged will foster unity and harmony in the society. Ifeanyi-Odii said this... Read more

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NCC, LBS Mull Collaboration on Capacity Building...

THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC and the Lagos Business School of Pan-Atlantic University are considering forging a partnership that will result in developing customised capacity building... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 147 times

Tags: NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Adeleke Adewolu,

Early diagnosis, only way to reduce kidney treatment costs – Nephrologist

A Consultant Nephrologist, Prof. Iftifanus Bosan, on Thursday said that early detection through regular medical checks and screenings remained the way to reduce the costs of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

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MOMAS, NASENI sign MoU on smart prepaid meters

Momas Electricity Meter Manufacturing Company (MEMMCOL) and the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the development of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), Momas Electricity Meter Manufacturing Company (MEMMCOL), Nigeria Electricity Supply Industry (NESI), Kola Balogun, Prof. Mohammed H

Ensure your wife does not go into politics, former Ohaneze Ndigbo president tells Obiano

FORMER President of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Anambra, Chief Chris Elunmuno, has called on former governor of the state, Chief Willie Obiano, not to allow his wife to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Joe Anatune, Patty Anagor, Rose Mbachi, Felix Akaso, Dim Chukwuemeka Odimegwu-Ojukwu, Prof Charles Souldo, Chris Elunmuno, Willie Obiano

Okowa congratulates Gov. Soludo

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated his Anambra counterpart, Prof. Charles Soludo and his Deputy, Dr Onyeka Ibezim, on their inauguration and assumption of office.   The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Dr Onyeka Ibezim, Central Bank of Nigeria, Olisa Ifeajika, Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa, Prof. Charles Soludo,

‘Code of practice for social media coming’

THE Federal Government has said it was working on what it described as Code of Practice for social media platforms in the country to put an... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Prof. Isa Ali Pantami, NITDA, Kashifu Inuwa,

EFCC moves Obiano to Abuja after arrest in Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has moved former Anambra Governor, Mr Willie Obiano to Abuja after he was arrested in Lagos on Thursday night. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Willie Obiano, Wilson Uwujiaren, Gov. Charles Soludo,

Osinbajo tasks stakeholders on collaborative border governance

Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s Vice President, has tasked border managers to imbibe the mentality of collective responsibility to enhance effective border governance in West Africa and Africa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Noimot Salako-Oyedele, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, African Union Integrated Border Governance Strategy (AUBGS), German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Ecowas

CVR: INEC begins training of SROs, ROs

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has begun the training of Supervisory Registration Officers (SROs) and Registration Officers (ROs) for the Osun State Continuous Voter Registration... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

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Obi expresses hope Soludo will fulfill campaign promises

...says politics is about building better society FORMER Governor Peter Obi has stated that politics, for him, is about building a better society, especially for the less... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Prof. Chukwuma Charles Soludo, Obi,

World TB Day: NTBLCP urges mothers to take children for BCG vaccines

THE National Tuberculosis, Buruli Ulcer, and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) on Thursday urged mothers to take their children for Bacillus Calmette–Guérin (BCG) vaccination to improve control... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: NTBLCP, Dr Chukwuma Anyaike,

Soludo’s administration will herald economic development in Anambra – Sen. Ekwunife

SEN. Uche Ekwunife, representing Anambra Central in the Senate, has expressed optimism that Prof. Charles Soludo’s administration will herald economic development in Anambra. Ekwunife, in a statement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Sen. Uche Ekwunife, Prof. Charles Soludo, Dr Onyedikachi Ibezim

Soludo appoints SSG, 2 others

LESS than six hours after his inauguration as the sixth Governor of Anambra, Prof. Charles Soludo has announced the appointment of three persons into his administration. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 169 times

Tags: Prof. Charles Soludo, Prof. Osita Chukwulobelu, Mr Chinedu Nwoye, Dr Chukwudi Okoli

Ensure your wife does not go into politics, former Anambra Ohaneze Ndigbo president urges Obiano

CHIEF Chris Elunmuno, Former President of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Anambra, has called on former governor of the state, Chief Willie Obiano, not to allow his wife to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Chief Chris Elunmuno, Ohaneze Ndigbo, Chukwuemeka Odimegwu-Ojukwu, Dr Rose Mbachi, Governor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, Mr Joe Anatune,

AU seeks coordinated approach to resource mgt

 THE African Union programme on Global Monitoring for the Environment and Security, and Africa (GMES and Africa) has reiterated the need for proper management of natural... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: ECOWAS, Prof. Mohamed Belhocine, AU

Alumni group donates N12m water project to OAU students

 A group of Alumni of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Great Ife FRIENDS, on Thursday donated a N12 million borehole water project to students of the institution.   The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 228 times

Tags: Dr Bisi Anyadike, Dr Bisi Anyadike, Obafemi Awolowo University, Mrs Oluchi Okoroafor, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, Prince Adefemi Oriade, Oba Adedokun Abolarin, Mr Wale Olaleye, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi

Stolen artefacts will go through travel exhibitions when retrieved-NCMM

THE National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM) says Nigerian stolen artefacts to be retrieved in 2022, will be put up for travel exhibitions to generate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

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Inaugural speech of Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo, Anambra State Governor

Umunne m Ndi Anambra,   I applied for this job; my party, (the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA) shortlisted me, and you—umunne m Ndi Anambra--- interviewed and employed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo, Dr. Onyekachukwu Gilbert Ibezim, INEC, Victor Ike Oye,

Institution urges Nigerians to pay tax for developmental needs

THE African Heritage Institution (Afri-Heritage), Enugu, has called on Nigerians to pay their taxes in order to meet developmental and transformational needs of the country. The Executive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Afri-Heritage, FIRS, Mr Nnaemeka Eloike, Mr Gerald Ugochukwu, Dr Mark Abani, Prof. Ufo Okeke-Uzodike, Mr Emmanuel Obeta,

Prof. Soludo sworn in as Anambra governor, suspends revenue collection

PROF Chukwuma Soludo and Dr Onyekachukwu Ibezim have been sworn in as governor and deputy governor Anambra, Southeast Nigeria. Soludo was sworn in by Justice Onochie Anyachebelu,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 582 times

Tags: Prof Chukwuma Soludo, Dr Onyekachukwu Ibezim, Justice Onochie Anyachebelu, Chief Willie Obiano, All Progressives Grand Alliance

APC CECPC passes a Vote of no Confidence on Akpankudohede

THE All Progressives Congress, APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) has passed a Vote of no Confidence on its Secretary, Sen. John Akpanudoedehe. This is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger, Sen. Ken Nnamani, Sen. Yusuf Abubakar, Prof. Tahir Mamman, Sen. Abba Ali, Mr David Lyon, Mr Akinremi Olaide, Mrs Stella Okotete, Mr Ismaeel Ahmed.

As Nigerian ICT regulators, NITDA disagree over amendment bill

TWO stakeholder meetings held on Friday February 18, 2022 and Friday March 11, 2022 respectively and organised by the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Prof. Saliu Junaidu, Kashifu Abdullahi, Emmanuel Edet, Kole Jagun, Olumide Apata

Mamora calls for concerted efforts to achieve Universal Health Coverage

 THE Minister of State for Health, Dr Adeleke Mamora, says all hands must be on deck to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in the country. Mamora made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Dr Adeleke Mamora, Dr Morenike Alex-Okoh, Prof. Ibrahim Abubakar,

Stakeholders call for effective legal instrument to prevent infectious diseases in Nigeria

STAKEHOLDERS in the health sector have called for effective legal instruments in Nigeria to protect citizens from infectious diseases. The stakeholders said this at a review meeting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Amira Abubakar, Prof. Uwakwe Abugu, Dr Emmanuel Agogo

Anambra lawmaker urges Soludo not to repeat Obiano’s mistakes

 An Anambra lawmaker, Dr Timothy Ifedioranma, has urged the incoming governor of the state,  Prof. Charles Soludo, not to repeat the mistakes of his predecessor, Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Dr Timothy Ifedioranma, Dr Willie Obiano, All Progressives Congress, Prof. Charles Soludo,

ASUU vows to fight for members’ welfare in federal, state varsities

ACADEMIC Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has declared that it would continue to fight for  its members in both federal and state universities to get better... Read more

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Tags: Wende Olaosebikan, Shehu Salau, Prof. Biodun Olaniran, Prof. Moyosore Ajao, Prof. Ayoola Akinwole, Mallam Yusuf Alli, Prof Oyebamiji O. Oyegoke

Anambra upbeat as Soludo takes over today

WILLIE Obiano, the outgoing governor of Anambra State, who was sworn in on March 17, 2014 as the fifth civilian governor of the state, will bow... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: WILLIE Obiano, Professor Charles Soludo, CBN, APGA

Quarantine Bill: Strengthen healthcare delivery system at points of entry – Stakeholders tell FG

 STAKEHOLDERS in the health sector have called on the Federal Government to strengthen the country’s healthcare delivery system at the points of entry to maintain the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Prof. Uwakwe Abugu, Amira Abubakar, Dr Emmanuel Agogo, Dr. Aminu Magashi, Mrs Maimuna Abdullahi,

Group urges in-coming Anambra governor to check lawlessness

The Movement for Election of Nigerian President of Igbo Extraction, on Wednesday, urged Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, the in-coming Governor of Anambra, to check all forms of... Read more

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Ojuade, Banire, others extol virtue of late Dr Sikiru Ayinde Barrister

Prof. Jeleel Ojuade of the Performing Arts Department, Faculty of Arts, University of Ilorin, Kwara, has  described the late Fuji Music maestro, Dr Sikiru Ayinde Barrister... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: General Ayinla Killington, Kolade Onanuga, Ebenezer Obey, Dr Muiz Banire, Dr Sikiru Ayinde Barrister, University of Ilorin, Kwara, Prof. Jeleel Ojuad,

Institute seeks social cohesion, inclusion through survey

AFRICA Polling Institute, API, an independent research think-tank, is seeking through its survey to bring to public domain factors that impede social cohesion and to promote... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Prof. Hauwau Yusuf, Segun Olajonrin, Olugbenga Ogunmefun, Africa Polling Institute

LASU VC charges graduating students to be solution providers

PROF. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, Vice Chancellor of the Lagos State University, LASU, has charged graduating students of the institution to be solution providers as part of their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: PROF. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello,

Umahi withdraws stay of execution motion

SACKED Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi, on Wednesday, approached a Federal High Court (FHC). Abuja, to withdraw a stay of execution motion he filed due to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Governor David Umahi, PDP, James Onoja, Chukwuma Ma-Chukwu Ume SAN, Justice Inyang Ekwo,

NCC deploys emergency call solution, increases call centres nationwide

IN a bid to ensure promptness, effectiveness and efficiency in handling emergency call services, the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has embarked on the deployment of Computer... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

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Bello assumes duty as new COREN registrar

A Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, ATBU, Bauchi, Adisa Bello, has assumed office as the new Registrar for the Council for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Prof. Joseph Odigure, Haruna Ojonugwa, Adisa Bello, ATBU

Anambra’s youngest commissioner bows out after 10 years

MR Mark Okoye, the outgoing Commissioner for Economic Planning, Budget and Development Partners, in Anambra, has expressed his gratefulness to have served the state government for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 635 times

Tags: Gov. Godwin Obaseki, Donald Duke, Gov. Willie Obiano, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Peter Obi, Mr Mark Okoye, Mr Innocent Nduanya, Rev. Maximus Muojeke

Journalists Threaten To Boycott INEC’s Activities In Ebonyi

JOURNALISTS in Ebonyi State have threatened to boycott all activities of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in the State following the unfriendly disposition of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Francis Nwafiru, David Umahi, Kelechi Igwe, Clement Oha, Uchenna Inya, Prof Mahmud Yakubu

NCC refurbishes Emergency Communications Centres

…as operational Centres increase to 25 IN continuation with its vision and strategy to ensure promptness, effectiveness and efficiency in the handling of emergency call services through... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 98 times

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Residents bemoan public restriction at Soludo’s governorship inauguration

A cross section of Awka residents have expressed dismay over the restriction of the public from attending the March 17 inauguration of Prof. Charles Soludo as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Prof. Charles Soludo, Mr C-Don Adinuba, Shedrack Nwosu, All Progressives Grand Alliance, Mr Sunny Orji

WCRD 2022: NCC assures of Robust Digital Infrastructure for Improved Financial Services

…establishes TELCARE Desk for enhancing consumer protection THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC has reaffirmed its commitment to accelerate deployment of robust broadband infrastructure accessible to all Nigerians.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 96 times

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Varsity constructs solar energy generator for rural electrification

RESEARCHERS at the Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ebonyi state, have designed and constructed an automated 500w solar energy generator to help electricity supply to rural communities... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Prof Abel Ezeoha, Prof Onuegbu Ugwu, Dr Uche Onochie, Dr Azuama Onyedikachi, Prof Ugwu, Director

112 to bag first class degrees at LASU convocation -VC

No fewer than 112 graduates of Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, would be awarded First Class degrees at the institution’s 25th convocation, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ibiyemi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Lagos State University (LASU), Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, Benjamin Damilare Olowu, Nigeria in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Dr Abdullahi Ganduje,

Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday, presided over a hybrid meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC. The meeting was anchored from the State House Council Chambers,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Mohammed Bello, Lai Mohammed, Geoffrey Onyeama, Ogbonnaya Onu, Tijjani Umar, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Boss Mustapha, Yemi Osinbajo, Muhammadu Buhari

Obiano, Soludo Rejoice as Achebe's Son Wins International Prize 

BOTH outgoing Anambra State governor Willie Obiano and incoming governor Chukwuma Charles Soludo have felicitated with the second son of Chinua Achebe, Africa's greatest novelist, raconteur... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Dr Chidi Achebe, C. Don Adinuba, Chukwuma Charles Soludo, governor Willie Obiano,

ASUU strike: UNIBEN closes down, directs students to vacate hostels

 THE Management of the University of Benin has directed the closure of the institution until further notice following the two months extension of the Industrial action... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities, UNIBEN, Prof. Lilian Sal ami,

Gov. Obiano urges lawmakers to give Soludo legislative support

GOV. Willie Obiano of Anambra State on Tuesday urged the State House of Assembly to give the governor-elect, Prof. Charles Soludo, the same legislative support given... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 133 times

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VC seeks police support to address insecurity in Plateau varsity

PROF. Yohanna Izam, the Vice Chancellor, Plateau State University, Bokkos, has sought the support and collaboration of the Nigeria Police Force towards addressing insecurity in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

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All Progressives Confusion

  By Mahmud Jega      DURING birthday and get together parties during our secondary school days, Riddles and Jokes was a regular item on the program. In case students... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 157 times

Tags: INE,. APC, El Rufa, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle, Prof Tahir Mamman, John Akpan Udoedehe

1,060 vaccine poliovirus cases recorded in 2 years — NPHCDA

NIGERIA recorded a total of 1,060 cases of circulating Vaccine derived Poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV) between 2020 and this year. The Executive Director of the National Primary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Faisal Shuaib, Prof. Akin Osibogun

NCC sets pace in Federal Govt’s indigenous tech development policy

THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC has given concrete expression to the federal government’s drive to promote indigenous innovative technologies in Nigeria’s telecommunication sector. The NCC demonstrated this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

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Insecurity: Elections may not hold in 270 polling units in Niger — INEC

THE Independent  National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday warned voters from 270 polling units displaced from their homes by bandits in Niger State might not be able... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 118 times

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Afreximbank commends Republic of Congo for adopting “Factoring Law”

THE African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), has congratulated the Republic of Congo for adopting the “Factoring Law” to support business activities. According to the bank, the move is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Afreximbank, Miss Kanayo Awani, Prof. Benedict Oramah, Amadou Sall,

Obiano, Soludo Laud Air Peace for Role in African Regional Integration

THE Anambra State Government has described Air Peace commencement of three weekly flights into Niamey, Niger Republic, as historic and a decisive step in the economic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Air Peace, Allen Onyema, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, Governor Willie Obiano, C. Don Adinuba.

NCC to sustain drive for digital economy transformation – Danbatta

THE Executive Vice  Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has emphasised the commitment of the Commission to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 144 times

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Prof Nnadozie of African Capacity Building Foundation to deliver The Bullion Lecture

PROF. Emmanuel Nnadozie, Executive Secretary of the African Capacity Building Foundation (a specialized agency of the African Union), Harare, Zimbabwe is to deliver the 2022 edition... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 267 times

Tags: PROF. Emmanuel Nnadozie, Professor Ngozi Osarenren, Professor Peter Okebukola, NEPAD, ACBF, UNECA, Ray Echebiri,

NEDC develops 10-year master plan for N/East

Mr Mohammed Goni-Alkali, Managing Director, North East Development Commission (NEDC), says the commission will develop a 10-year master plan to fast track sustainable development of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Hajiya Sadiya Umar-Farouk, Sadiq Shehu (Rtd), Prof. Abubakar Njodi, Mohammed Goni-Alkali, North East Stabilisation and Development Master Plan (NESDMP),

UNICAL, Niger Mills train youths on entrepreneurial skills

THE Niger Mills Nigeria Ltd., in partnership with the University of Calabar Enterpreneurship Development Centre, EDC, has trained eight youths from its host community in different... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Blessing Etim, Prof. Florence Obi, Prof. Christine Ikpeme, UNICAL

Strike: VC tasks ASUU, FG on settlement

The Vice-Chancellor, Bells University of Technology, Ota in Ogun, Prof. Jeremiah Ojediran, has called for quick resolution of the impasse between the Federal Government and the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Jeremiah Ojediran, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, Bells University of Technology,

NEDC develops 10-year master plan for N/East

Mr Mohammed Goni-Alkali, Managing Director, North East Development Commission (NEDC), says the commission will develop a 10-year master plan to fast track sustainable development of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Hajiya Sadiya Umar-Farouk, Sadiq Shehu (Rtd), Prof. Abubakar Njodi, Mohammed Goni-Alkali, North East Stabilisation and Development Master Plan (NESDMP),

2023 elections: INEC solicits cooperation of political parties

 THE Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Niger, Prof. Sam Egwu, on Monday, urged political parties to cooperate with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 82 times

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Obiano dissolves cabinet ahead of March 17 handover

GOV. Willie Obiano of Anambra has announced the dissolution of his cabinet and termination of the appointments of cabinet members and aides with effect from March... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Gov. Willie Obiano, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo,

Green Energy: Court directs peace talks as directors demand return of shares

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday directed two aggrieved directors of Green Energy International Limited and its Chairman, Prof. Anthony Adegbulugbe, to explore out-of-court... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Prof. Anthony Adegbulugbe, Bolaji Olajuwon, Adegbulugbe, Olusegun Ilori, Glorybright Investment Limited and Grand Energy Limited, Dr Bunu Alibe, Ayodele Olojede,

I don’t run after power, says Obasanjo

FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo at the weekend, took a retrospective look on his journey of life and declared that positions of authority have always chased him... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Yemi Farounbi, Festus Adedayo, Prof. Kolawole Kazeem, Olusegun Obasanjo

APC crisis: Stop meddling in parties’ internal affairs, Olawepo-Hashim tells INEC

CHIEFTAIN of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim has asked the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof Mahmood Yakubu to stop... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 87 times

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Clamour for Nigerian President of Southeast extraction resonates in the U.S.

  CONFEREES at Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC, say it will engender peace, cohesion and national stability   The growing clamour for a Nigerian President of Southeast extraction resonated... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: Michael Gonzales, Osita Chidoka, Brig. General Saleh Bala, Prof Chudi Uwazurike, Johns Hopkins University

Drug Abuse: Youths can achieve success without stimulants- Ondo Govt.

THE Ondo State Committee on Drug Control has advised youths in the state to shun drug abuse, saying that they could still achieve success without indulging... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Prof. Michael Oyinloye, Yetunde Jeyifous, Gbenga Lasekan, Folukemi Aladenola, Dr Sunday Sajo

FG will continue to invest big in education, says Minister

MALAM Adamu Adamu, The Minister of Education, has assured that the Federal Government will continue to invest hugely in education to boost the quality of teaching... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Prof. Paulinus Okwelle, Pauline Ikwuegbu, Chukuemeka Nwajiuba, Malam Adamu Adamu, Muhammadu Buhari

Varsity spends N557m on capital projects

THE Federal University of Education, Kontagora, Niger, spent about N557 million on capital projects in the last two years, Prof. Faruk Haruna, its provost said on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 126 times

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Colonial masters responsible for Nigeria’s faulty foundation- Ganduje

GOV. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has attributed the challenges of nation building in Nigeria to the faulty foundation laid by the colonial masters. Ganduje made the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Prof. Elsie Adewoye, Gbenga Kaka, Alhaji Aminu Ado-Bayero, Prof. Kayode  Adebowale, Abdullahi Ganduje

Forum advocates ‘holistic’ approach to tackling challenges of its people

A political and socio-economic group in Taraba, under the aegis of Muri Progressive Forum, MPF, has called for  wholistic approach in tackling the socio-economic and political... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Alhaji Nasir Muhammad, Aminu Abdu-Liman, Prof Tukur Muhammad-Baba, Yusuf Yusuf

Lagos dep gov, JAMB registrar preach peace at wedding in Lagos

OBAFEMI Hamzat, Lagos Deputy Governor, has warned secessionists and those fanning embers of war that progress could only be achieved in a peaceful nation. Hamzat made the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 92 times

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Celebrating unprecedented contributions of African Americans to U.S. development

FOR the past 46 years, the United States has been celebrating the Black History Month every February to acknowledge the contributions of African Americans to national... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Prof. Apollos Nwauwa, Edward Mermelsten, Amb. Reyhan Ozgur, Martin Luther King, Carter Woodson, Amb. Daniel Boafo, Joe Biden, Amb. Lot Egopija

Alumni association plans cancer centre

THE University of Ibadan Alumni Association says it will establish a cancer diagnostic centre to reduce the burden of the disease. The president of the association, Prof.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 118 times

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IWD: Kaduna Peace Commission sensitises women on climate change

KADUNA State Peace Commission on Friday organised a sensitisation workshop for women on the significance of climate change.   The event, which is part of activities marking the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Prof Hauwa Yusuf, Saleh Momale, Amina Bello

Minister pegs Nigeria’s free trade zone cumulative investments at $20bn

Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, has estimated cumulative investments in the 30 years of operations of the free zone scheme in Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, Nigeria Economic Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA),

Ondo State First Lady calls for concerted effort towards breaking gender bias

THE First Lady of Ondo State, Betty Anyanwu –Akeredolu, has called on women, most especially to help change the narratives by properly educating the boy child... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Betty Anyanwu –Akeredolu, Oluwaseun Aiyedatiwa,, Oladunni Odu, Prof. Adebukola Osunyikanmi,

COVID-19: NG-CARES disburses N35.3bn to states – Official

PROF. Yusuf Suleiman, Team Leader, Physical Implementation Support Mission for NG-CARES Programme, a World Bank programme, has said that about N35.3 billion had been disbursed to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 135 times

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Nephrologist advises Nigerians to avoid excessive intake of local herbs

A consultant nephrologist, Prof. Toyin Amira, has advised Nigerians and especially,  commercial drivers, to desist from excessive intake of herbal mixtures in order to prevent kidney... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 243 times

Tags: Mr. Uche Azumara, Mrs Oluwayemisi Ayeni, Prof. Toyin Amira, Dr Rotimi Braimoh,

Sack: ex-SSG calls for calm over Umahi, others

PROF. Benard Odoh, a former Secretary to the Ebonyi State Government, has appealed to the people of the State to remain calm and law-abiding over the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Ogbonnaya Nwifuru, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Eric Kelechi Igwe, Prof. Benard Odoh, David Umahi

Anambra, best destination for investments… ANSIPPA Boss

Prince Ike Chioke, an Investment Expert says Anambra has become the best destination for investment in Southern Nigeria outside Lagos and Ogun states. Chioke, the Chairman of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Anambra State Investment Protection and Promotion Agency (ANSIPPA), Prince Ike Chioke,

2023: Zoning can’t stop Gov Bello’s quest to birth a new Nigeria – Group

A political support group, 'Got Your Back Nigeria, has said that Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State also known as GYB, will gun for the 2023... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Rochas Okorocha, Alex Ekwueme, Prof. Chris Mustapha Nwaokobia Jnr, Yahaya Bello

Covenant Varsity matriculates 1,930 students

The Covenant University, Ota, Ogun, has matriculated 1,930 students for 2021/2022 academic session. The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Abiodun Adebayo, disclosed this while addressing the students... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Prof. Abiodun Adebayo, Covenant University Ota Ogun, David Oyedepo, Bishop David Abioye,

Breakthrough as Nigeria identifies 3 drugs for Lassa fever treatment

THE National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) has identified three candidate drugs to be repositioned and repurposed for the treatment and eradication of Lassa fever. Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, Prof. Oyekanmi Nash,

Breakthrough as Nigeria identifies 3 drugs for Lassa fever treatment

THE National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) has identified three candidate drugs to be repositioned and repurposed for the treatment and eradication of Lassa fever. Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, Prof. Oyekanmi Nash,

Geometric Power pledges constant power supply in Aba with approved tariff – Nnaji

PROF. Barth Nnaji, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Geometric Power Ltd, Aba, in Abia has assured customers of improved power supply and also retain current tariff regime. Nnaji,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Ken Anyanwu, Prof. Barth Nnaji, Geometric Power Ltd Aba, National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC),

Robbers snatch Abia guber aspirant’s campaign fund

SUSPECTED armed robbers have snatched an unspecified amount of money from one of the vehicles in the convoy of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship aspirant in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 78 times

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Why we wrote book on Obi — ADF 

MEMBERS of Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF) have described the eight years of Mr. Peter Obi’s administration as the Governor of Anambra State as “eight years of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Chief Innocent Chukwuma, Dr. Patrick Obi, Prof. Chinyere Stella Okunna, Bishop Obi Onubogu, Prof. Uzodinma Nwala, Mr. Abia Onyike, Peter Obi,

Kingmakers pick laboratory scientist as Ologotun-Elect in Ekiti

A 51-year-old Director of Laboratory Sciences in the Ekiti state public service, Prince Adebayo Adesanmi, has been endorsed as the Ologotun-elect by the kingmakers of Ogotun... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Gov. Kayode Fayemi, Prof. Jide Oluwajuyitan, Prince Adebayo Adesanmi, Mr Reuben Ayodeji, Samuel Oyebade, Mr Dada James, Mr Olowolafe Ade, Mrs Bodunde Theresa, Mrs Olofinfiyi Titilayo

Committee of Vice Chancellors decries illegal admissions in universities

THE Committee of Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities (CVCNU), has decried the illegal admission of students into the universities.   Prof. Yakubu Ochefu, Secretary-General, CVCNU, disclosed this at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: ASUU, JAMB, Prof. Yakubu Ochefu, Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities,

How governors spend security vote – Fayemi

THE Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, on Thursday explained that security votes collected by state governors are used to support... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 191 times

Tags: Gov. Kayode Fayemi, Chief Jerome Ugoji, Prof. jubril Ibrahim, Prof. Sonni Tyoden,

Fashola denies convoy involved in accident

MR Babatunde Fashola,  Minister of Works and Housing, has denied the rumours making the rounds that his convoy was involved in an accident in Asaba, Delta.   The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Mr Babatunde Fashola, Dr Chris Ngige, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari,

Life insurance: Families of 47 deceased workers get N148.3m in Kaduna

THE Kaduna State Government has disbursed N148.39 million life insurance cover to 47 employees who died in active service.   The state deputy governor, Dr Hadiza Balarabe handed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Kaduna State Pension Bureau, Prof. Salamatu Isa, Mr Suleiman Dauda, Rahama Tahir, Dr Hadiza Balarabe,

ICPC indicts Labour Ministry, UCH over padding of nominal rolls

ICPC Chairman, Prof. Bolaji Owasannoye, on Thursday in Abuja indicted the Ministry of Labour and Employment and the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, for padding their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 143 times

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ICPC indicts Labour Ministry, UCH over padding of nominal rolls

ICPC Chairman, Prof. Bolaji Owasannoye, on Thursday in Abuja indicted the Ministry of Labour and Employment and the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, for padding their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Rep. Musa Bago, Prof. Bolaji Owasannoye, University College Hospital (UCH), Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Offences Related Commission (ICPC),

Oby Ezekwesili declares chop-I-chop government over in Anambra

FORMER World Bank Vice-President and International Consultant, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili has stated that the era of government of ‘chop-I-chop’ is over in Anambra State with the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 106 times

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NACC, NEPZA seek critical infrastructure to drive non-oil exports

THE Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce, NACC, and the Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority, NEPZA, say investments in critical infrastructure in the non-oil sector will spur economic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Adebola Williams, Prof Adesoji Adesugba, NACC

Institute urges NASS to pass laws that will impact on lives of Nigerians

THE National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS) has urged the National Assembly to pass laws that will impact on the socio-economic and political lives... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman, Hon. Abubakar Suleiman, Mr Ojo Amos, Dr Adewale Aderemi, Mr Kamoru Ogunlana.

Alleged N7.1bn fraud: EFCC seeks transfer of Kalu’s retrial, others to Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday prayed the Federal High Court, Abuja to transfer  the fresh trial of former Abia governor and two... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo, Oluwaleke Atolagbe, Jones Udeogu, Goddy Uche, Solo Akuma, Prof. Awa Kalu, Orji Uzor Kalu

Court rules on Buhari’s libel suit against Atiku

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, will today, March 10, deliver its judgement on the suit filed before it by President Muhammadu Buhari... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Barr Abdulrazaq Ahmed, Justice Binta Mohammed, Chukwuma-Machukwu Ume, Mallam Gidado Ibrahim, Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar

Residents bemoan gridlock in Awka, Onitsha, call Soludo for solution

 A cross section of Anambra residents have appealed to Prof. Charles Soludo,  the incoming governor of the state to tackle growing gridlock in Awka and Onitsha.   Respondents... Read more

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INEC assures People with Disabilities of unhindered access at Ekiti, Osun governorship elections

 INEC declared in Abuja on Wednesday that it has made adequate preparations to improve the participation of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in the forthcoming Osun and Ekiti... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

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Fashola inaugurates 2-km road at Danfodio Varsity

 MR Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Works and Housing, has inaugurated a 2-km road, rehabilitated by the Federal Government, at the Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto (UDUS). Fashola,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags:  Mr Babatunde Fashola, Prof. Garba Mahuta, Prof. Lawal Bilbis, Usman Danfodio University,

Oil magnate donates 600 litres of diesel to Lafia University

AN oil magnate, Alhaji Suleiman Mohammed, donated 600 litres of diesel to Federal University, Lafia, on Wednesday. Mohammed said the diesel would help to address the issue... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 122 times

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FG bans foreigners from purchasing agricultural commodities

THE Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a memo banning foreigners or their agents from purchasing agricultural commodities at farm gates across the country. Minister of  Industry,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Niyi Adebayo, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Prof. Isa Pantami,

Court adjourns suit challenging EFCC’s power to investigate Oyo Govt’s account

THE Federal High Court in Ibadan has adjourned a suit challenging the power of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate the accounts of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

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Court adjourns suit challenging EFCC’s power to investigate Oyo Govt’s account

THE Federal High Court in Ibadan has adjourned a suit challenging the power of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate the accounts of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

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Partnership will improve maritime sector - Jamoh.

THE Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA and the Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, setting out areas of collaboration... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: NIMASA, NiMet, Bashir Jamoh, Prof Mansur Bako Matazu,

FEC felicitates Osinbajo at 65

THE Secretary to the Government of the Federation, on behalf of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), felicitates with the Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON, on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 91 times

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NIMASA, NiMet sign MoU to improve maritime sector security

THE  Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency,(NIMASA) and the  Nigerian  Meteorological Agency (NiMet) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) setting out areas of collaboration in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: NIMASA, Dr Bashir Jamoh, Prof. Mansur Matazu,

IWD: INEC pledges to promote women’s interest in politics

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it will continue to promote women’s interests and partner with them for free, fair, credible and inclusive elections. INEC Chairman,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,

IWD: LAPO awards N1.8m to six outstanding women

THE Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO), has donated N1.8 million to the six recipients of the LAPO 10th Outstanding Women Leadership Award (LOWLA). Speaking during the award... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 175 times

Tags: LAPO, Dr Godwin Ehigiamusoe, Prof Violet Aigbokhaevbo, Hajia Amina Mohammed, Mary Ike-Chukwu, Martina Onah, Hajia Hassana Haladu, Nwanta Flora Nwakaego, Olanide Akinnayajo

Nigeria exits IMB piracy record list – NIMASA D-G

THE Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) says Nigeria has been removed from the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) piracy record list. The Director-General of NIMASA, Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 89 times

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Akeredolu Salutes Vice President, Osinbajo at 65

 Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has congratulated the Vice President, Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on the occasion of his 65th birthday. This is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

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Freed Igboho to remain in Cotonou

AFTER almost eight months in Benin Republic prison, Yoruba Nation agitator Sunday Adeyemo a.k.a. Igboho, breathed the air of freedom yesterday. But the Beninoise Govt restricts his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 81 times

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2023: TNM, Kwankwaso-led political movement, adopts NNPP

THE National Movement (TNM), led by Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso, a former Governor of Kano State, has adopted the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP), as the political... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: NNPP, Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso, Mohammed Dansada, Oladipo Olayoku, Dr Ajuji Ahmed, Prof. Rufa’I Alkali, Prof. Bem Angwe, Mrs Elizabeth Aliu, Hajia Maryam Yasin,

Tech-U council appoints new Vice Chancellor

The Governing Council of the First Technical University, Ibadan, has appointed Prof. Adesola Ajayi as its new Vice Chancellor. This is contained in a release signed and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 150 times

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Omo-Agege, govs, senators visit APC secretariat over change of leadership

MOMENT after what looked like a change of leadership at the national secretariat of the rulingAll Progressives Congress, APC, some party bigwigs have started arriving the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 103 times

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Danbatta to chair International Women’s Day lecture

THE Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, will chair a public lecture to mark the 2022... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 98 times

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Nigerians prone to mental illness due to hardship – Expert

PROF. James Obindo, President, Association of Psychiatrists in Nigeria (APN), has said that Nigerians are prone to mental illnesses, due to the visible hardships in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 105 times

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Bells University celebrates proprietor, former President Obasanjo at 85

THE Vice-Chancellor, Bells University of Technology, Ota, Ogun State, Prof. Jeremiah Ojediran, on Saturday congratulated its proprietor, former President Olusegun Obasanjo on his 85th birthday. Speaking with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 108 times

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Expert highlights role of livestock farming in attainment of UN SDGs

A Professor of Animal Science, Grace Jokthan, has highlighted the importance of livestock as the country march towards achieving the United Nations (UN) Sustaining Development Goals... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

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Ex WTO official wants more trade negotiators for Nigeria

 PROF. Dickson Yeboah, Former Head, Course on Intensive Trade Negotiations Skills, World Trade Organisation (WTO), said that Nigeria needs more skilled negotiators to lift the country... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 83 times

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NOTN predicts better trading negotiations for Nigeria

THE Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiations (NOTN) on Saturday in Abuja, called for concerted efforts to make Nigeria’s participation in future trade negotiations more effective. The Director-General... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

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EU, GIZ donate IT equipment to ECOWAS Commission for effective service

THE European Union Delegation to Nigeria and German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), on Friday donated IT equipment to the ECOWAS Commission as technical support to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: ECOWAS, Mrs Cecile Tassin-Pelzer, Prof. Dias Jeremias,

NGOs urge FG to implement Climate Change Act

INITIATIVE for Food Security, Ecosystem Preservations (GIFSEP) and Citizens Climate Lobby have urged the Federal Government to ensure effective implementation of climate change Act. The Non-governmental Organisations... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Prof. Shu’aibu Hassan, INITIATIVE for Food Security, Ecosystem Preservations, Mr David Terungwa, Mr Yahaya Dangana,

2022 UTME: Extension of registration deadline unlikely — Registrar

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says there may be no extension of registration deadline for candidates, for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).   The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 90 times

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INEC may suspend CVR in July — Official

 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday says it may likely suspend the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise in July.     Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 114 times

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Fayemi identifies good governance as panacea for security, devt.

GOV. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has identified good governance as the basic parameter for effective security and economic development in the country.Fayemi said this at the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Gov. Kayode Fayemi, Prof. Tunde Adeniran, Prof. Eddy Olanipekun, Ekiti State University,

80% of emergencies at LASUTH not tertiary cases says CMD

 THE Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) has said that 80 per cent of emergency cases brought to its facility were not tertiary cases. The Chief Medical... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 100 times

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OAU inaugurates multisector health team to boost research on human-animal diseases

 The Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has inaugurated a “One Health” team at its College of Health Sciences to boost research particularly on emerging infectious diseases... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Institute for Translational and Emerging Research in Advanced Comparative Therapy (INTERACT), Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Prof. A Onipede,

NIPC pledges FDI support to improve Nigeria’s economy

THE Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission, NIPC said it would support Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) as part of efforts to improve the country’s economy. Mr Emeka Offor, Acting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: NIPC, Mr Emeka Offor, Amb. Chuks Alozie, Hajiya Gana Wakil, Prof. Chris Nwanne, WIEG,

OAU VC Race: Group wants Ife indigene as next vice-chancellor

SOME concerned youths and elders of Ile-Ife have called for the emergence of an indigene of the ancient city as the next Vice-Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Yemi Osinbajo, Mallam Adamu Adamu, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Seun Agbogunleri, Prof. Anthony Elujoba,

2022 UTME: 500,000 candidates have so far registered - Registrar

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, said it has registered over 500,000 candidates for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, and Direct Entry, DE,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

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Buhari names ex perm sec as executive secretary of TETFund

PRESIDENT Muhamadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Sunday S.T. Echono as the new Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND. Echono, the immediate past... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Sunday S.T. Echono, Prof. Sulaiman Elias Bogoro, Muhamadu Buhari

5G will revolutionise Nigeria’s Creative Industry – Danbatta

THE current efforts of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to facilitate deployment of the Fifth Generation (5G) technology will further catalyse the innovativeness and creativity of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, Mr. Idowu Johnson, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, Sunny McDon,

PPP best option for funding education sector, others – LCCI

THE Lagos Chamber of Commerce of Industry (LCCI) says Public-Private Partnership (PPP) remains the best option for tackling national challenges on funding.   It believes that PPP is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Dr Michael Olawale -Cole,UNESCO,UNICEF,LCCI,President Muhammadu Buhari,Prof .Samuel Bandele,Anchor University Ayobo,

INEC to resume voter registration in Zamfara March 8

Prof.  Sa’idu Ahmad, the Zamfara Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, says the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, would resume the Continuous Voter Registration, CVR, on March 8,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: INEC, Bello Galadi, Alhaji Yusuf Idris, Prof.  Sa’idu Ahmad, IPAC

Agric ministry, NiMet sign MoU on seasonal climate prediction

THE Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, on downscaling of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Prof. Mansur Matazu, NiMet, Ernest Umakhihe

FG inaugurates enhanced e-passport, passport production centre in South-East

 THE Federal Government, on Thursday, inaugurated enhanced electronic international passport (e-passport) and passport production centre in the South East. Inaugurating the enhanced e-passport in Enugu, the Minister... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Prof. Simon Ortuanya, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Mr Joachim Olumba, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola,President Muhammadu Buhari

JAMB warns non-participants to keep off registration process

PROF. Is-haq Oloyede, Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has appealed to non-participants of its examinations to keep off the registration process. Oloyede made the appeal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

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UNICAL partners estate developers on 350 housing units

THE Management of the University of Calabar has entered a partnership with Kori-Aba Multi-Global Links and Estate Developers Nigeria Limited for the construction of 350 residential... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: University of Calabar, Prof. Michael Okom, Kori-Aba Multi-Global Links and Estate Developers Nigeria Limited,

Nigeria needs 5bn dollars annually to meet contraceptive needs- SOGON

A Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologists, Prof. Christopher Aimakhu, says that in order to meet women’s need for contraceptive products, it would cost the country five billion... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Secretary General Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics of Nigeria (SOGON), Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health (RMCH), Prof. Christopher Aimakhu,

Africa-American’s labour is the foundation of U.S. wealth – Don

Prof. Apollos Nwauwa has said that the labour of African-Americans formed the foundation for the development and wealth of the United States. Nwauwa, a Nigerian U.S. based... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 48 times

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APC: North-Central governors pay visit to Al-Makura over consensus

THREE governors who are members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have met a former governor of Nasarawa State, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, in a bid to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Teslim Folarin, Alhaji Sadeeq Sule-Iko Sami, Mustapha Salihu, MB Shehu, Prof. Etim Nyong, Nkem Okeke, Ovie Omo-Agege, AbdulRahman AbdulRazak, John James Akpanudoedehe, Ali Modu Sheriff, George Akume,

INEC registers additional 113,255 voters in Kogi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has registered 113,255 new voters in Kogi in its continuous registration exercise. Prof. James Apam, Kogi Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 83 times

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APC approves Zoning Committee, ahead of National Convention

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved a zoning committee, ahead of the March 26 National Convention.Sen. John Akpanudodehe, the National Secretary, APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Gov. AbdulRahaman AbdulRazak, Sen. John Akpanudodehe, Mrs Nkem Okeke, Prof.  Etim Nyong, Alhaji Mustapha Salihu, Sen. Teslim Folarin and Alhaji Sadeeq Sule-Iko Sami

INEC has implemented many recommendations on 2019 general elections - Yakubu

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says its has implemented many of the 178 recommendations made by accredited domestic and international observers on the 2019 general... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Bimodal Voter Accreditation System, Maria Arena, EU Observation Mission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Samuela Isopi

Expert links population to lack of access to contraceptives

A health expert, Prof. Abubakar Panti, on Wednesday attributed the population explosion in Nigeria to lack of access to contraceptives. Panti, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Usmanu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Prof. Abubakar Panti, Prof. Hadiza Galadanchi, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital,

UNILORIN V-C hails Man O’ War’ service to humanity

THE Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, on Wednesday commended the Man O’ War’ for its selfless service to the institution’s community and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, Prof. Abdulwahab Issa, Olaniran Roqeeb,

UBEC, COREN collaborate to monitor matching grants in states

THE Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) and the Council for the Regulation of Engineering (COREN) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the monitoring of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Dr Hamid Bobboyi, Prof. Joseph Odigure, COREN, SUBEB, UBEC,

2023: NBC organises workshop on objective political reportage

AS Nigerians prepare for the 2023 general elections, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on Tuesday organised a two-day workshop in Lagos toward promoting objective political reportage. In... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: National Broadcasting Commission, Prof. Tony Iredia, INEC, Alhaji Balarabe Shehu

2 University of Ibadan lecturers want court to dissolve 20-year-old marriage

A University of Ibadan lecturer, Dr Biliki Babarinde on Wednesday asked a “Grade A’’ Customary Court in Ibadan to dissolve her 20-year-old marriage with Prof. Sikiru... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Mr Olufemi Adegboroye, Mr Yusuf Anikulapo, Dr Biliki Babarinde, Prof. Sikiru Adekola.

ASUU strike will soon be truncated — Ngige

THE Federal Government on Wednesday in Abuja expressed the hope that the one-month warning strike embarked upon by ASUU on Feb. 14, would soon be truncated. ASUU... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: ASUU, Sen. Chris Ngige, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, Wale Babalakin, UNILAG

Calabar varsity gets new librarian

 THE Governing Council of the University of Calabar has approved the appointment of Prof. Aniebiet Inyang-Ntui as the new librarian of the institution. This is contained in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Prof. Aniebiet Inyang-Ntui, Mr Gabriel Egbe, Prof. Florence Obi,

Pantami, Danbatta lead Nigerian delegation to MWC 2022

...meet with US Delegation, OEMs, Others THE Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, accompanied by the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Prof. Umar Danbatta, World Economic Forum, EDISON Alliance

Family Planning 2030: Nigeria to launch commitment — Anas-Kolo

THE Federal Government will launch its Family Planning 2030 Commitment in March to enable it to contribute to the realisation of better, smaller, manageable families in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Prof. Emmanuel Lufadeju, Dr Salma Anas-Kolo,

Stop converting polytechnics to varsities, NBTE cautions FG

GIVEN the importance of skills to the development of any nation, Prof Idris Bugaje, the executive secretary, National Board For Technical Education, NBTE, has frowned at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Prof Idris Bugaje, NBTE

Enugu community gets traditional ruler after 8 years of crisis

IGWE Cosmas Ezeumeh, on Tuesday received his staff of office as the traditional ruler of Nachi community in Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State after... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Chief Charles Egumgbe, Dr. Chukwuma Orji, Igwe Cosmas Ezeumeh,

NEPZA, NIPC pledge closer partnership to promote investment

THE Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) and the Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) on Tuesday agreed to strengthen collaborations towards improving investment drive in Nigeria. Both... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Mr Emeka Offor, NIPC, NEPZA, Prof. Adesoji Adesugba,

Nursing, Midwifery Council inducts 162 graduates of ABU nursing program

THE Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria, on Tuesday, in Zaria, inducted 162 graduates of the 2019/2020 academic session of the Department of Nursing Science, College... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 133 times

Tags: Dr. Faruk Abubakar, College of Medical Sciences, Kabiru Bala, Prof. Mohammed Shehu, Dr. Dalhatu Sani

Bugaje recommends 50% annual education budget to TVET

PROF. Idris Bugaje, the Executive Secretary, National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), has recommended at least 50 per cent of the annual education budget to be... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Prof. Idris Bugaje, National Board for Technical Education,

FG plans N15bn revitalisation fund for its polytechnics

THE Federal Government plans to release N15b for the revitalisation of facilities in its polytechnics. Acting Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Mr David Gender, made this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Mr David Gender, Mr Waziri Bulama,Malam Adamu Adamu, CBN, NBTE, Prof. Idris Bugaje,

AfCFTA inaugurates 14-member advisory council, names 3 Nigerians

THE African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has inaugurated a 14-member team to serve as its Trade and Industrial Development Advisory Council. A statement issued by the AfCFTA... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: African Continental Free Trade Area, Prof. Faizel Ismail, Prof. Fiona Tregenna, Dr Stephen Karingi, Dr Gainmore Zanamwe, President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Oyebanji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka, Dr Adeyemi Dipe

FCT minister of state calls for functional labour market information system

THE Federal Capital Territory Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has appealed to planners in the education, labour and employment sectors for a functional Labour Market... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Dr Ramatu Aliyu, Prof Isa Ciroma,

Diabetes mellitus, leading cause of cardiovascular disease – Expert

PROF. Olufemi Fasanmade, a Consultant Endocrinologist, on Tuesday, said diabetes mellitus remained a leading cause of cardiovascular – heart and blood vessels – diseases. Fasanmade made this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 133 times

Tags: Prof. Olufemi Fasanmade, Dr Patrick Korie, SUNU Health Nigeria Limited,

Senate confirms Mansur Bindawa as NCC non-executive commissioner

THE Senate has confirmed the nomination of Prof. Mansur Auwalu-Bindawa as a non-executive commissioner on the governing board of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). The News Agency of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Mansur Auwalu-Bindawa, Sen. Yahaya Oloriegbe, APC,

NCC to strengthen AOL administration with new revenue assurance solution

THE Nigerian Communication Commission, NCC, is set to deploy new  Revenue Assurance Solution, RAS, in the telecommunication sector to ensure a more robust Annual Operating Levy,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Edoyemi Ogoh, Isa Ali Ibrahim, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, NCC

NBTE says court judgment on Abuja property did not address ownership

THE judgment by a Federal High Court, Abuja, in favour of Messrs D. B. Mangal Nigeria Ltd. did not address the ownership of  property at Plot... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Prof. Idris Bugaje, D. B. Mangal,

Official urges deployment of maternal death surveillance, response system

DR. Salma Kolo, the Director of Family Health in the Federal Ministry of Health, has called for the deployment of the Maternal Death Surveillance and Response,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: DR. Salma Kolo, Prof. Emmanuel Lufadeju

New weather stations positive for economy — NiMET

THE Director-General (D-G), Nigerian Metrological Agency, Prof. Mansur Matazu, said that the newly-inaugurated weather stations in Plateau would positively impact all sectors of the Nigerian economy. Matazu,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Prof. Mansur Matazu, Mr Daniel Okafor, Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau, NiMET, Dr Salisu Dahiru,

Agribusiness: Association pledges N500,000 support to ex-Unilorin students

SASAKAWA Africa Association, says it will assist some ex-students of Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ilorin, with N500,000 to boost their agro-businesses. Prof. Oladele Idowu, the Regional... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Ajoke Kayode, Prof. Oladele Idowu, Lateef Adefalu

Russia-Ukraine conflict: Sanctions may not deter Putin – Don

 PROF. Jonah Onuoha, a don, said on Tuesday that Russia could sustain its attacks on Ukraine in spite of the sanctions imposed against it by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: President Vladimir Putin, Olaf Scholz, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, NATO, PROF. Jonah Onuoha, University of Nigeria Nsukka,

Prof Abdullahi to head ABU's professorial chair in polymer, textile engineering

AHMADU Bello Universtity, ABU, has established a professorial chair in Polymer and Textile Engineering with Prof Danladi Abdullahi appointed as the chair occupant. Prof Danladi, born at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 48 times

Tags: The Paul and Mary Achimugu Foundation, Rabiu Samaila, ABU, Prof Danladi Abdullahi

A week to go, ministry yet to seal NPA’s pilotage deal

FIFTY-two days after President Muhammadu Buhari directed the Ministry of Transportation to conclude the Boat Service Agreement initiated by the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, to halt... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Titilola Akinlawon, Eric Ojiekwe, Abubakar Malami, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, Muhammadu Buhari

Electoral Act: IPAC advises NASS to expunge contentious clause

THE Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has advised the National Assembly (NASS) to initiate the process of expunging the contentious clause 84 (12) in the Electoral Act... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Inter-Party Advisory Council, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Mr Yabagi Yusuf, INEC

Innoson brand remains one of Obi's enduring legacies - Gabros Boss

THE President of Gabros Group, Chief Gabriel Chukwuma, has stated that Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing, remains one of former Governor Peter Obi's indelible legacies in Anambra State.   Chief... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Governor Peter Obi, Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano, Patience Jonathan, Dr Sampson Ogah, APGA, Chief Victor Umeh, Gabros Group, Chief Gabriel Chukwuma, Mrs Martina Chukwuma,

NCC unwavering in deploying revenue assurance solution

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is unwavering in its commitment to deploy a Revenue Assurance Solution (RAS) in the telecommunication sector to ensure a more robust... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Edoyemi Ogoh, Reuben Muoka, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim,

How China is re-colonising Nigeria (part 2)

By Mike Ozekhome, SAN. THE CATCH (Continues) INTRODUCTION LAST week, we commenced this discourse on how China, under the guise of helping developing and underdeveloped countries, is actually re-colonizing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Ahmed Ojikutu,

UNILORIN gets CBN N600m to establish poultry farm – Official

 The University of Ilorin UNILORIN) has secured N600 million loan from the Central Bank of Nigeria to establish a commercial poultry farm to boost eggs and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

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Dangote's contribution to Nigerian economy

DANGOTE Group, through its various companies operating in every sector, has continued to add a lot of value to the growth of the Nigerian economy. It has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Akinwumi Adesina, AfDB, Usman Saulawa, Prof Kabiru Mato, Nasir Ahmad El-Rufia, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, Aliko Dangote Foundation, Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote

Electoral act amendment, path to credible polls

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari after rejecting successive amendments to the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) since he assumed power in 2015 signed a reworked version of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Yabagi Yusuf Sani, Femi Gbajabiamila, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, Ahmed Lawan, Muhammadu Buhari

Second year of COVID-19 in Nigeria

SUNDAY marks two years since Nigeria confirmed its first case of COVID-19.  The country’s index case was a 44-year-old Italian citizen who arrived the Murtala Muhammed International... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Dr Chinwe Ochu, Prof. Oyewale Tomori, Dr Osagie Ehanire, NCDC, LUTH

NCC  showcases sponsored prototypes in indigenous tech development 

 THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given concrete expression to the Federal Government’s drive to promote indigenous innovative technologies in Nigeria’s telecommunication sector. The NCC demonstrated this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 158 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof .Umar Garba Danbatta, Prof. Adeolu Akande, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami,

NCC sets pace in FG’s indigenous Tech development policy

… showcases sponsored prototypesTHE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given concrete expression to the federal government’s drive to promote indigenous innovative technologies in Nigeria’s telecommunication sector.The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: NCC, Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Prof .Umar Garba Danbatta, NPPIC, Prof. Adeolu Akande,

How ex-JAMB registrar diverted N341.9 from NECO for Printing Press, School, building - ICPC

THE High Court of Niger State, in Minna, was told how a former Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Dibu Ojeriende, allegedly... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: JAMB, Prof. Dibu Ojeriende, ICPC, NECO,

Young people: Africa’s priceless asset, says business expert at Caleb University’s

AKINTOYE Akindele, the Executive Chairman,  Atlantic International Refinery and Petrochemical Ltd., has charged graduates of tertiary institutions to acquire more knowledge,  explore and remain students of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Victor  Oladapo, Iredia Ejehi, Akintoye Akindele, Prof. Nosa Owens-Ibie

INEC releases new dates for 2023 general election

FOLLOWING the signing into law the new Electoral Bill by President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, February 25, the Independent National Electoral Commission has released new dates... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 282 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC, President Muhammadu Buhari

2023 Presidency: Igbo Youth Vanguard drums support for Gov. Mohammed of Bauchi

THE Igbo Youth Vanguard, a civil society organisation,  says Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State will protect the interest of the South East if given opportunity... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Prof. Udenta Udenta, Goodluck Jonathan, Uma Uduma, Bala Mohammed, Ede Maduka

Low voter turnout marks Imo constituency bye-election

THE Ngor Okpala Constituency bye-election conducted in Imo on Saturday witnessed low turnout of voters in many polling units. Eleven candidates are contesting in the bye-election for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Prof. Chukwuemeka Ezeonu, INEC

Citizens Unite for Osinbajo inaugurated in Lagos

CITIZENS Unite, a pressure group was on Saturday launched in Lagos with the organisers urging the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo to  run for president in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Prof. Yemi Osinbajo

Ekiti 2022: How far will APC reconciliation go?

TO ensure it approaches the June 18, 2022 governorship election with a united front, the Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, last weekend,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: APC, Prof. Modupe Adelabu, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, Bunmi Adelugba, Abiodun Aluko,

UniAbuja VC tasks graduating students on research, hard work

PROF. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah, the Vice-Chancellor, University of Abuja (UniAbuja), has called on graduating students of the institution to be hardworking and come up with cutting-edge ideas... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah, University of Abuja

Electoral Act: We’re bequeathing lasting legacy – Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari says the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2022, passed by the National Assembly holds a lot of promises for improving the election processes with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

Data, life of businesses, says NEPZA MD

THE Managing Director, Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, says data is now the life of businesses, applauding efforts to support data protection... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

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NEPZA hails FG as Calabar Free Trade Zone regains regular power supply

PROF. Adesoji Adesugba, the Managing Director, Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), has commended the Federal Government for restoring regular power supply to Calabar Free Trade... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, Calabar Electricity Distribution Company (CEDC), Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA),

ICT expert seeks digital innovations, entrepreneurship skills in varsities’ curricula

DR. Segun Aina, an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Expert, has called for the inclusion of digital innovations and entrepreneurship skills in the curricula of Nigerian... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Dr. Segun Aina, UNIOSUN, Prof. Clement Adebooye, Prof. Eyitope Ogunmodede,

Enugu State Govt bans tricycles, motorcycles, tipper trucks in 3 LGs

 THE Enugu State Government has banned the operations of tricycles, motorcycles and tipper-trucks in Nkanu East and West Local Governments, as well as some selected communities... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 52 times

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First Lady seeks renewed media support in reporting humanitarian issues

FIRST Lady Aisha Buhari has solicited renewed support of the Nigerian media in reporting humanitarian issues and plight of women and children affected by conflicts. Buhari made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Marian Babangida, Halima Babangida, Prof. Umaru Pate, Zainab Ahmed, Aisha Buhari, Nigeria Association of Women Journalist (NAWOJ),

Buhari pledges constructive engagement with medical professionals

THE Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja said it would continue to seek constructive engagement with members of the medical profession. President Muhammadu Buhari stated this at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Osagie Ehanire, World Medical Association (WMA), Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) , Prof. Innocent Ujah, Commonwealth Medical Association  (CMA), Dr Chris Ngige, Ahme

Expert urges FG to create budgetary allocation for sickle-cell disease

PROF. Obiageli Nnodu, the Director, Centre of Excellence for Sickle Cell Disease Research and Training (CESRTA), has called on the Federal Government and policymakers to create... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Prof. Obiageli Nnodu, Sickle Cell Disease Research and Training (CESRTA), Sickle Pan African Consortium NigEria Network (SPARC-NEt),

Buhari, Gowon, governors hail Fayemi at book presentation

PRESIDENT Mohammadu Buhari on Thursday urged Nigerian leaders to endeavour to share their experiences and vision through published work and regularly engage in discussions that centre... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: President Mohammadu Buhari, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Aminu Tambuwal, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Governors Babajide Sanwolu, AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq, Dapo Abiodun, Yemi Adamolekun IDEA, Prof Adebayo Olukoshi

Russia, Ukraine war distorts global markets

RUSSIA'S invasion of Ukraine rattled global financial and energy markets, causing oil prices to spike and financial instruments to fall after Russian troops moved into Ukraine... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Chijioke Ifediora, Prof. Bola Akinterinwa, Chief Festus Oguche, Hon. Buba Yakub, Francisca Omayuli, Mr. Ahmed Munir, Femi Gbajabiamila,

Delta Govt assures Burutu community of readiness to reposition School of Maritime

THE Delta Government has assured of its preparedness to reposition the  Delta State School of Marine Technology, Burutu, to be at par with its likes in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Delta State School of Marine Technology, Prof. Patrick Muoboghare, Mr Famous Akpoyibo, Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa

Experts tell farmers to take NIMET’s rainfall prediction with caution

AGRICULTURE experts have urged local farmers to tread with caution as they commence the 2022 planting season with early rainfall as predicted by the Nigerian Metrological... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Nigerian Metrological Agency (NIMET), Prof. Kolawole Adebayo, Dr Tunji Iyiola, National Agricultural Extension and Research Liaison Services (NAERLS),

Abia geometric power project ready in 6 months: Official

 THE Abia geometric power project for an improved power supply in the state will be ready in six month, an official has said. Prof. Bath Nnaji, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 122 times

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INEC welcomes new commissioners

By Christabel Ejenike THE Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, welcomes the six new national INEC commissioners who were sworn in by President... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: INEC, Mobibbo Abubakar Akali, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Sam Olumekun, Kenneth Nnamdi Ukeagu, Rhoda Gumus, Mohammed Haruna, President Muhammadu Buhari,

NCC to deploy Revenue Assurance Solution to block leakages

 The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it is going to deploy Revenue Assurance Solution (RAS) to monitor revenue generated by its licensees in a bid to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 64 times

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INEC swears-in new Resident Electoral Commissioner

By Christabel Ejenike THE Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has sworn in a new Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, in a conference... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Olaniyi Babalola Ijalaye,

Agency to tackle post-harvest losses using STI

THE National Centre for Technology Management (NACETEM), is set to tackle post-harvest losses in the agriculture sector, using Science, Technology and Innovation (STI). Prof Okechukwu Ukwuoma, Director... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: National Centre for Technology Management (NACETEM), Prof Okechukwu Ukwuoma,

Ojukwu Varsity not part of ASUU strike, academic activities ongoing- Management

The Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), Igbariam/Uli, in Anambra said that the institution was not participating in the ongoing warning strike embarked by the Academic Staff... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), Igbariam/Uli, Prof. Okey Aniebo, Prof. Osita Chiaghalam, Dr Harrison Madubueze,

Ortom sues for lasting peace between Egba, Ologba clans in Agatu

GOV. Samuel Ortom of Benue has called for lasting peace betweem the Egba and Ologba clans in Agatu Local Government Area of the state. Ortom made the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Gov. Samuel Ortom, Chief Godwin Onah, Chief Baba Odangla, Benue State University (BSU), Prof. Armstrong Adejo, Dr John Elaigwu, Prof. James Ayaitse,

APC adopts zoning formula to include South for presidency

FOR agitators for power shift to the South in 2023, there came cheering news on Tuesday when the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, announced an agreement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Nkem Okeke, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Boss Mustapha, Yemi Osinbajo, Mallam Nasir El-Rufa’i, Muhammadu Buhari

FG calls for herbal medicine development for cancer treatment

THE Federal Government has urged the Nigerian Natural Medicine Development Agency to find medicinal plants that can treat both prostate cancer in males and breast cancer... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 79 times

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Ekiti residents, motorists lament biting effect of fuel scarcity

Motorists and residents of Ado-Ekiti have expressed worry over the biting effect of the lingering scarcity of premium motor spirit, otherwise called petrol, on the state... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Lanre Daramola, Ibironke Aluko, Prof. Gabriel Awe, Sunday Ochai,

How CBN’s RT200 FX policy will achieve goals – Experts

Some experts on Tuesday said the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) must take proactive steps to make its RT200 FX programme achieve the desired results. The experts... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Prof. Hassan Oaikhenan, Sheriffdeen Tella, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Akpan Ekpo,

National Library to launch language preservation club

THE National Library of Nigeria says it will soon launch a family book club for the preservation of Nigerian languages. Prof. Chinwe Veronica Anunobi, its Chief Executive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 74 times

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APC reschedules date for national convention

THE All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday announced the postponement of its national convention earlier slated for February 26 to March 26. The development confirms an exclusive report by LEADERSHIP on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Abdullahi Adamu, Ugokwe Prince, Aliyu Audu, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC, Abdullahi Adamu, Mai Mala Buni, APC

Queries issued to Ekiti Varsiy lecturers justifiable- Management

THE management of Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, on Monday clarified that lecturers allegedly  involved in portal fraud and other infractions were justifiably queried. Mr Bode Olofinmuagun, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Mr Bode Olofinmuagun, Prof. Edward Olanipekun,

NCC committed to tackling telecom infrastructure deficit – Danbatta

THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, is irrevocably committed to the implementation of various regulatory initiatives and programmes, in collaboration with all stakeholders in the telecom ecosystem,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Danabatta, NCC, Nigerian Communications Communication

AfricaNXT confab objective aligns with NCC’s vision of technology-driven prosperity for Africa 

  ...as Danbatta pledges to sustain participation and support for the Conference The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has reiterated its faith in the vision of the AfricaNEXT Conference... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 times

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FG gives NCC 6 months deadline to get innovative solutions in ICT

THE Federal Government on Monday gave six months deadline to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to come up with innovative solutions in Information Communications Technology (ICT). Prof.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Prof. Isa Pantami, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Prof. Sahalu Junaidu,

Fuel importation: Modular refineries to the rescue?

The announcement on Feb. 13, 2017, by Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, as Acting President, that the government would use modular refineries to drive rapid development of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 74 times

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Strengthened local governance structure, NIPSS course participants capable –Osinbajo

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has expressed optimism that the Senior Executive Course (SEC) 44 participants in the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS),... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Gen. Lucky Irabor,

Nigeria will improve energy generation, supply – Minister

The Federal Government says the country will explore all energy mix to improve its energy generation and supply. Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Mohammed Abdullahi, Mohammed Bello, Prof. Eli Bala, Edet Akpan, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu,

Get-rich-syndrome causing lack of interest in education among youths–Don

PROF. Lukman Azeez,  Dean,  Faculty of Communications and Information Sciences, University of Ilorin, has traced the lack of passionate interest  in education among the youth to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 98 times

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Lagos State to develop N49bn medical park – Deputy Gov

THE Lagos Government says plans are ongoing to develop a Medical Park to attract medical tourists and make the state a medical tourism hub. Dr Obafemi Hamzat,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Dr Yemi Onabowale, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, Prof. Kamar Adeleke,

Philanthropist donates N10m books to UniJos

LANRE Adesuyi, A philanthropist and businessman, has donated 500 books of various disciplines worth N10 million, to the University of Jos. Abdullahi Abdullahi, Deputy Registrar Information and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Prof. Tanko Ishaya, Lanre Adesuyi, Abdullahi Abdullahi

FCTA, NCC partner on 5G broadband deployment in FCT

MALAM Muhammad Bello, the FCT Minister, has expressed the readiness of the FCT Administration to partner with the Nigeria Communications Commission, NCC, on deployment of 5G... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 147 times

Tags: Malam Bashir Mai-Bornu, Shehu Ahmed, Olusade Adesola, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Prof. Adeolu Akande, Malam Muhammad Bello, Anthony Ogunleye

Awka residents beg incoming governor to declare state emergency on its roads

SOME residents of Anambra have called on the incoming administration of Prof Charles Soludo, to be inaugurated on March 17, to declare a state of emergency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Prof Frank Okafor, Eyiuche Okoye, Ugonnia Okigbo, Prof Charles Soludo, Christian Beluchukwu

Europe-Africa summit: Buhari returns to Abuja

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday,  returned to Abuja after attending the sixth Europe-Africa Summit in Brussels, Belgium. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that the presidential... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Abiy Ahmed,  Yusuf Bichi, Malam Mohammed Bello, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Muhammadu Buhari

2021: United Capital proposes 114% increase in dividend

UNITED Capital Plc, an investment bank and pan-African financial services group, has proposed 114 per cent dividend increase to N1.50 for every 50k ordinary share for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Peter Ashade, Prof. Chika Mordi

Association offers free surgical, medical outreach to 10,000 people in Zaria

A total of 10,000 persons will benefit from free medical and surgical outreach programmes provided by the Islamic Medical Association of Nigeria, IMAN. The programme is provided... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Ahmed Bamalli, Aisha Tukur, Amina Baloni, Prof. Abdullahi Abba, IMAN

Association offers free surgical, medical outreach to 10,000 people in Zaria

A total of 10,000 persons will benefit from free medical and surgical outreach programmes provided by the Islamic Medical Association of Nigeria (IMAN). THE programme is provided... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Alhaji Ahmed Bamalli, Prof. Abdullahi Abba, Gambo Sawaba General Hospital, Hajiya Amina Baloni

Ogun parents, students sign undertaking on hooliganism

PARENTS of students in public secondary schools in Ogun State have signed an undertaking that their children and wards would not engage in hooliganism. The undertaking is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 54 times

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Utomi emerges PADEFECO Dep. President, says Africa must reclaim dignity on world stage

PROF. Pat. Utomi, a  former presidential candidate and political economist,  on Friday,  emerged the Deputy President of the World Pan-African and In Diaspora United Royal Fathers/Elders... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Prof. Pat. Utomi, Chief Mike Okiro, Eze Nwabueze Soronnadi

NULGE wants council workers to take over revenue collection in Anambra

THE Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, Anambra Chapter, says local government employees should henceforth take over the collection of revenue in their respective council... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Chukwuma Soludo, Chikwelu Adigwe, Augustine Nwafor

UniAbuja inducts 53 vet doctors

THE Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Abuja, UniAbuja, on Friday inducted 53 veterinary doctors into practice to enhance the development of the sector. Prof. Olorunfemi Jegede,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 157 times

Tags: Prof. Olorunfemi Jegede, Miss Sharon Anyang, Prof. Steven Garuba, UniAbuja, Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah,

UNICAL elevates academic staff to professorial cadre

THE Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Prof. Florence Obi, has announced the promotion of six academic members of staff of the institution to the professorial... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Prof. Florence Obi, University of Calabar, Esther Uko, Sunday Ochigbo, Clement Nku, Sunday Ediyang, Judith Otu

What happens if Buhari signs electoral bill after Tuesday?

INDICATIONS have emerged that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, may have to postpone the scheduled conduct of the 2023 general elections if President Muhammadu Buhari... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Yabagi Sani, Samson Itodo, Muhammadu Buhari

Graduates of Plateau Varsity are competing globally – VC

THE Vice Chancellor of Plateau State University, Bokkos, Prof. Yohanna Izam, says  the institution has produced quality graduates who are exceling in diverse endeavours globally.   Izam made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 224 times

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Onuigbo, Ekwunife, VC bag UNIZIK climate change awards

THE Nnamdi Azikiwe University Centre for Climate Change Thursday conferred Leadership Award in Climate Change on the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Climate Change, Rep.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Prof. Charles Esimone, Sam Onuigbo., Dr Emma Ezenwaji, Sen. Uche Ekwunife, Nnamdi Azikiwe University,

Plateau govt releases N100m for varsity earned allowances

PROF. Yohanna Izam, the Vice-Chancellor, Plateau State University, Bokkos, has said that the State Government has released N100 million for the payment of arrears of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: PROF. Yohanna Izam, SSANU, ASUU, Plateau State University, Bokkos,

Kaduna varsity lecturers join one-month ASUU warning strike

ACADEMIC staff of the Kaduna State University (KASU) on Thursday joined the one-month warning strike called by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). This is contained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Kaduna State University, Dr Peter Adamu, Prof. Yohanna Tella, Mr Abubakar Jumare

Bingham university matriculates 1,980 students for 2021/2022 session

BRINGHAM University, Nasarawa has matriculated 1,980 undergraduate and postgraduate students for the 2021/2022 academic session. The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Williams Qurix, while administering the oath... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Bingham university, Prof. Williams Qurix,

Kano Govt. partners BUK Centre for Dryland and Agriculture on research, training – Official

KANO State Government says it will partner with the Centre for Dryland Agriculture (CDA), Bayero University, Kano (BUK), on research and training of farmers to enhance... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Prof. Sagir Adamu-Abbas, Prof. Jibrin Muhammed-Jibrin, Bayero University, Yusuf-Gawuna,

Kwara Govt. distributes instructional materials to schools

GOV. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has flagged off distribution of instructional materials and other equipment to schools across the 16 local government areas of the state.   At... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, Prof. Shehu Adaramaja,

Lagos Assembly Speaker mourns APC chieftain, Tunde Samuel

SPEAKER of Lagos House of Assembly, Mr Mudashiru Obasa, has described Prof. Tunde Samuel, an International Consultant for UNESCO and UNICEF, who died on Wednesday as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Mudashiru Obasa, Prof. Tunde Samuel,

Strike: UniJos suspends academic activities

THE Vice Chancellor of the University of Jos, Prof. Tanko Ishaya, has suspended academic activities in the institution for the 2020/2021 academic session. Abdullahi Abdullahi, Deputy Registrar,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Tanko Ishaya, Abdullahi Abdullahi,

APGA won ln Obiano's achievements, Soludo's Credentials

By IfeanyiChukwu Afuba     J. Obi Oguejiofor's angry protest of the APGA's resounding victory in the November 6, 2021, Anambra State governorship election was long expected. The only... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 181 times

Tags: Governor Willie Obiano, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, Allen Onyema, Chief Cosmas Maduka, J. Obi Oguejiofor, APGA, ze Akachukwu Nwamkpo,

Gombe Governor appoints new chairman for Sports Commission

GOV. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state has approved the appointment of Mr Olanre Daniel as the new Chairman of Gombe Sports Commission. Secretary to the State Government,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Gov. Inuwa Yahaya, Prof. Ibrahim Njodi, Mr Olanre Danie

Convention: Stakeholders caution APC about party procedure

CHRISTIANS of Northern extraction in the All Progressive Congress, APC, have cautioned against disregarding the party’s procedures in electing national officers ahead of the party’s national... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Prof. Doknan DD Sheni, John Danboyi

Abubakar Audu University not part of ASUU strike — Dean

Lecturers of Prince Abubakar Audu University (PAAU) on Wednesday said they would not join the warning strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Prof.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Prince Abubakar Audu University (PAAU), Prof. Ogunbiyi Joseph, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Dr Yahaya Bello,

Alumnus donates sports items to Alma Mater in Ekiti

 MR. Sunday Ola, an Ado-Ekiti-born businessman and alumnus of Mary Hills Boys’ High School, Ado-Ekiti, has donated sports items to the school. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags:  Mary Hills Boys’ High School, Mr Sunday Ola, Mr Abiodun Adamolekun, Prof. Omotayo Fagbuaro,, Sunday Ola Foundation

Normal annual rainfall to be experienced in 2022

THE Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted normal annual rainfall in its seasonal rainfall prediction for 2022. Making the presentation in Abuja yesterday, Hadi Sirika, the minister... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Prof. Mansur Matazu, Hadi Sirika

Adamawa University appeals to indigenes to seek admission

THE Vice-Chancellor of the Adamawa State University, Mubi, Prof. Kaletapwa Farauta, has appealed to the indigenes of the state to take advantage of their admission slots... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Adamawa State University, Mubi, Prof. Kaletapwa Farauta,

Local vaccine production: Biovaccine urges govt. on early, full release of approved funds

The Board Chairman, BIOVACCINES Nigeria Ltd. (BVNL), Prof. Oyewale Tomori, has said that government should not be the “stumbling block” of the initiatives to promote local... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: BIOVACCINE Nigeria Ltd. (BVNL), Prof. Oyewale Tomori,

Experts call for united action to reduce global burden of depression

Experts on Wednesday called for united action to reduce the  increasingly serious global crisis of depression. It is estimated that each year, five per cent of adults... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Lancet, World Psychiatric Association Commission, National Centre for Excellence in Youth Mental Health, prof. Helen Herrman, Orygen, University of Melbourne,

Outrage in Igboland over desecration of Ozo title by women

THERE was outrage recently across Igboland, particularly among elders, traditional rulers, Ozo titleholders, titled chiefs, leaders and stakeholders, over an online viral video showing some Igbo women... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 182 times

Tags: Ozo, Igbo women, Prof. George Obiozor, Ohanaeze Ndigbo

ADSI targets N500 million to fight poverty

JUDE Emecheta, Chairman, Advanced Development Solution Initiative, ADSI, said that the group has launched a cooperative aimed at generating N500million to form different cooperatives under ADSI. Emecheta... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Dr Chudi Okoli, Neville Uchendu, JUDE Emecheta, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo

Gov. Bello updates Buhari, says North Central most marginalized, deserves Presidency

GOV. Yahaya Bello of Kogi, on Tuesday briefed President Muhammadu Buhari on improved security situation in his state. Speaking to State House correspondents on the outcome of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Prof. George Obiozor, Muhammadu Buhari, Yahaya Bello

Elections: INEC to devolve CVR to Ward level in Ekiti, Osun

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has decided to devolve the Continuous Voter Registration, CVR, to Ward levels in both Ekiti and Osun States. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC

FRSC inducts UNILAG V-C, 25 dons as Special Marshals

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Tuesday inducted the Vice-Chancellor of University of Lagos,  Prof. Oluwatotyin Ogundipe, and 25 professors into the Special Marshal Unit... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: FRSC, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, Mr Olusegun Ogungbemide, Prof. Oluwatotyin Ogundipe

Council inducts 341 medical Doctors, 16 dentists

THE Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) on Tuesday inducted 341 medical doctors and 16 dentists. Prof. Abba Hassan, Chairman, Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, Prof. Abba Hassan, Dr Osagie Ehanire, Malam Mahmuda Mamman

V-C suggests that FG takes loan to address ASUU’s demands

VICE-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, said on Tuesday that the Federal Government could secure a loan to offset the demands of Academic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, ASUU

NCC demonstrates world class excellence by setting pace on 5G in Africa – NIEEE

THE Nigerian Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, NIEEE, has lauded the leadership of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, for setting the pace of 5G deployment... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 156 times

Tags: NCC, NIEEE, Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, Kings Adeyemi,

2023: North-Central deserves presidency more than South-East — Gov Bello

GOVERNOR Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, yesterday said the north-central has been the most marginalised in the country since 1960 when it gained its independence and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Prof. George Obiozor, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, GOVERNOR Yahaya Bello

How economic depression is promoting coups in Africa — Experts

Some international relations experts have attributed recent coups in several African countries to economic depression, environmental degradation and Islamist fundamentalists in the Sahel region. They told the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Prof. Ayo Olukotun, Dr Mubo Akinsola,

UI VC urges new students to raise bar of excellence

Prof. Kayode Adebowale, Vice-Chancellor, University of Ibadan, has advised the 4, 255 newly matriculated students to raise the bar of excellence, which the institution is known... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 168 times

Tags: Prof. Kayode Adebowale,

UNILORIN 1998 set of Agric. Faculty donates fish hatchery to faculty

Vice-Chancellor of University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, has commended the members of the 1998 set of the institution’s Faculty of Agriculture for donating fish hatchery... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, University of Ilorin,

FG appoints principal officers for 4 new tertiary institutions

In line with extant rules, the Federal Government has announced the appointment of principal officers for the four newly established universities in the country. The Federal Ministry... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Fatima Mohammed, Ibrahim Alhassan, Dr Abashe Atiku, Ali Adamu, Prof. Akeem Lasisi,

FUTO sues ASUU over Pantami’s professorship

THE Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University, Owerri, FUTO, Prof. Nnenna Oti, has said the management had gone to court over the rejection of Dr. Isah Ibrahim... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Prof. Nnenna Oti, Dr. Isah Ibrahim Pantami, ASUU, FUTO

How to reduce Nigeria’s debt profile – experts

Economic experts have urged the Federal Government to seek debt moratorium and reduce the cost of governance to reduce funds expended on debt servicing. They said this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Dr Uju Ogubunka,Olabisi Onabanjo University, Prof. Sherifdeen Tella,

UNILAG VC receives integrity award

 THE Centre for Ethics and Self Value Orientation, an NGO, on Monday presented an award of Integrity Icon of Nigeria (IION) to the Vice-Chancellor of University... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Prince Musa Yakubu, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe.

Nigeria needs motivated politicians like late Alao-Akala- Olaopa

 PROF. Tunji Olaopa of Public Administration, National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Jos, says Nigeria is urgently in need of motivated politicians like... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Otunba Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala, Chief Wale Ohu, Prof. Taoheed Adedoja, Prof. Tunji Olaopa, Sen. Kola Balogun

2023: Ohaneze insists on zoning presidency to South East

OHANAEZE Ndigbo Worldwide, an Igbo apex socio-cultural organization has insisted that zoning the presidency to the South East will remain a fundamental ingredient for national unity.   This... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Prof. George Obiozor,

30 varsities converge at UNILORIN for national debate, quiz contests

THE University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) is hosting 30 universities from across the country for the 9th All-Nigeria Universities Debating Championship and the 2nd Nigeria Universities Quiz... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 171 times

Tags: University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, Prof. Sherrif Folarin,

Brain drain breaking our services to the public, says Prof. Saad,CMD FMC Abuja

THE Federal Medical Centre, Abuja, has lamented the brain drain in the health sector, saying the development was affecting its smooth services to the public. The hospital... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: Prof. Saad Ahmed, Federal Medical Centre

Igbinedion varsity seeks increase in quota for nursing programme

PROF. Lawrence Ezemonye, Vice-Chancellor, Igbinedion University, Okada in Edo, has called on the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria, NMCN, to increase the quota for nursing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 174 times

Tags: Prof. Adelani Tijani, Alhaji Farouk Abubakar, Patricia Anunobi, PROF. Lawrence Ezemonye

Valentine: NGO organises tea party for adult literacy class

AN NGO, Care and Action Research, on Monday in Kaduna, held a tea party for students of its adult literacy class to promote expression of love... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Prof. Bala Dogo, Christiana Audu, Joy Dogo, Hauwa Samuel

Bauchi NGO trains 20 health workers on animals healthcare, treatment

A Bauchi-based Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, Pastoral Resolve, PARE, has trained no fewer than 20 health workers on animal healthcare treatment in Shira and Gamawa Local Government... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Prof. Jibrilla Amin,

Anambra governorship election petition tribunal begins sitting in Ilorin

THE Anambra Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Monday commenced sitting in Ilorin. The tribunal, chaired by Justice Balikisu Mohammed, has Justices Edem Akpan and H. O. Oyanjimi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Andy Uba, Soludo, H. O. Oyanjimi, Balikisu Mohammed, Edem Akpan

UNIlorin Students’ Union donates N2m to sick members

The University of Ilorin Students’ Union, under the aegis of Babatunde Lukman Foundation, has donated N2.4 million to five students of the institution with various health... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: University of Ilorin Students’ Union, Prof. Lanre Ajibade,

President in 2023 will determine Igbo’s status in Nigeria – Ohanaeze

PROF. George Obiozor, president-General of the Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has said that the status of Ndigbo in Nigeria will be determined largely by where... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Prof. George Obiozor, Ohanaeze Ndigbo

ASUU declares 4 weeks strike

 The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday declared a four-week “total and comprehensive” strike. Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, ASUU President, made the declaration at a news... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke

Stakeholders urge FG to speed up local production of vaccines

Some stakeholders in the health sector, have called on the Federal Government to intensify efforts on local vaccines production in country. They said this on Monday in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Dr Muhammad Gana, Dr Aminu Magashi, Dr Obi Adigwe, Hon. Muhammad Usman, Presidential Steering Committee (PSC), Prof. Oyewale Tomori,

Pantami’s promotion as professor illegal – ASUU

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has rejected the promotion of Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ibrahim Pantami as a Professor of cyber... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Isa Ibrahim Pantami, Academic Staff Union of Universities, FUTO, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke,

ASUU declares one-month ‘total’ strike

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has announced a four-week “comprehensive and total” strike. The strike will take effect from February 14, 2022. ASUU National President Prof... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 299 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities, Prof Emmanuel Osodeke

Soludo calls for expression of interest in Anambra political appointment

 ...establishes Talent@anambratalents.ng THE Anambra State Governorship election was successfully conducted in November 2021 and a new administration will assume office on March 17. A Transition Committee mandated to ensure... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 228 times

Tags: Professor Chukwuma Soludo

ASUU keeps students, govt in suspense

THE Federal Government, parents and students were being kept in suspense last night by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Representatives of the union were still... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: ASUU, Dr. Chris Ngige, NITDA, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke

Hijab: Kwara SSG leads govt delegation to Ijagbo, sues for peace

THE Kwara State Government has sent a delegation to Ijagbo to persuade both parties in the Hijab question to embrace peace and respect the government’s lawful... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Ijagbo, Prof Mamman Saba Jibril,

Rotary Club of Lagos to hold annual president dinner

THE Rotary Club of Lagos will hold its  2021-2022 Annual President’s Dinner tomorrow, February 12, at the Metropolitan Club, Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island Lagos.    The President... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Babawale Agbeyangi, Rotary Club of Lagos, Mr Yemi Candide-Johnson SAN, Rev Juliet Binitie, Prof Pat Utomi, Mrs Osayi Alile, Toyin Emeordi, Dr Adeoye Adefulu,

Prof. Gumus denies APC membership

THE newly confirmed Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Rhoda Gumus has expressed shock over reports and petitions accusing her of being a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: INEC, Prof. Rhoda Gumus, Adams Fasingha & Co, Mr. Deji Adeyanju, All Progressives Congress

Senate advocates improved healthcare for Nigerians

Sen Ahmad Lawan (APC, Yobe North), President of the Senate, has reiterated calls for improved and enhanced healthcare for Nigerians. Lawan made the call at the inauguration... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Sen Ahmad Lawan, Prof Lilian Salami, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN),

 Soludo's inauguration to last only 20 minutes,  commission provides details

THE Anambra State Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, Mr C-Don Adinuba, has said the inauguration of the state governor-elect, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, would be done... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Mr C-Don Adinuba, Prof Chukwuma Soludo

2023 presidency: Tambuwal, Bafarawa, Shagari meet Makarfi

AS permutations and consultations towards the 2023 general election gather momentum, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State, former governor of the state Attahiru Bafarawa, former... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Goodluck Jonathan, Muhammadu Buhari, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi, Mukhtar Shagari, Attahiru Bafarawa, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal

Media will remain NCC’s strategic partners – Danbatta

THE Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Communications Commission,  Prof. Umar Danbatta, has said that the mass media, whether print, broadcast, online or... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: NCA, Prof. Umar Danbatta, NCC

NBC urges Plateau, Taraba communities to cooperate for smooth border demarcation

THE National Boundary Commission (NBC) has urged Plateau and Taraba communities to cooperate and allow the completion of seamless border demarcation between the two states. Mr Adamu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: National Boundary Commission, Prof. Sonni Tyoden, Mr Adamu Adaji, Mr Haruna Manu

Lawmakers wrong to initiate Electoral Act amendment, says INEC

NEITHER the executive nor the legislature has the right to initiate amendments to Electoral Act, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman Prof Yakubu Mahmood said yesterday. He... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Prof Attahiru Jega, Prof Yakubu Mamood, Independent National Electoral Commission

ICT: NITDA holds stakeholders’ meeting for sustainable digitisation

NATIONAL Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, on Thursday, organised a stakeholders’ meeting, as part of efforts at achieving sustainable digital economy in Nigeria. The News Agency of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 181 times

Tags: Dapo Abiodun, Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu, Kashifu Inuwa, Jide Ajayi

Buhari desirous of signing Electoral Bill, says aide

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is desirous of assenting the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2021, his Senior Special Assistant National Assembly Matters (Senate), Sen. Babajide Omoworare has said. Omoworare... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Attahiru Jega, INEC, Abubakar Malami, Senate, WFD, NILDS, Sen. Babajide Omoworare,

NGO tasks Pantami on national policy for community networks

CENTRE for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has urged Prof. Isa Pantami, the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, to establish a mechanism for the development... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 242 times

Tags: CITAD, Prof. Isa Pantami, NCC

Osun State group to hold public lecture for Oyetola

A group of Osun State intellectuals and stakeholders led by Emeritus Prof. Deremi Abubakre will hold a public lecture to celebrate the achievements of Gov. Adegboyega... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Gov. Adegboyega Oyetola, Emeritus Prof. Deremi Abubakre, Prof. Kayode Alao, Obafemi Awolowo University, Dr Amidu Tadese,

TETFund provides N15bn for projects in ATBU

THE Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, provided N15billion for the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, ATBU, Bauchi State in 10 years for projects. Prof. Ahmed Abdulaziz, the vice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Prof. Ahmed Abdulaziz, ATBU

INEC, CSO collaborate to increase women,youths participation in politics

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is collaborating with the Policy and Legal Advocacy Centre(PLAC), a Civil Society Organisation(CSO) towards increasing women and youths'... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Mr Yabagi Sani, Prof. Sam Egwu, Dr Kole Shettima,

Aussie researchers flag “problematic’’ loneliness across globe

RESEARCHERS from the University of Sydney have charted loneliness levels across the globe over the last two decades, finding that “problematic’’ levels of loneliness were more... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Daniel Surkalim, Prof. Melody Ding, University of Sydney

Media remains our strategic partners – Danbatta

THE Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) of  Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta has said that the mass media, whether print, broadcast,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, NCC, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, Kirk Leigh, Fadilah Ismail, Bayo Amodu, Cees Harmon

Sanwo-Olu expresses optimism about LASUED, LASUST

BABAJIDE Sanwo-Olu, Lagos State Governor, has expressed optimism that the two newly approved state-owned universities; Lagos State University of Education, LASUED, Ijanikin and Lagos State University... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: Mudashiru Obasa, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

70% of youths threatened by drugs, says Marwa

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig General Buba Marwa has warned that the nation faces a grim future over the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: NDLEA, Brig General Buba Marwa, Prof. Mrs. Ojiha, Professor Abubakar Sadeeq, Mrs Okereke

OAU loses part 2 student through soakaway accident

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has lost a part two student of the Department of Linguistics and African Languages, Miss Ayomikun Ajibola.   Ajibolla died after she fell... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede,

Osun State group holds public lecture for Oyetola

A group of Osun State intellectuals and stakeholders led by Emeritus Prof. Deremi Abubakre will hold a public lecture to celebrate the achievements of Gov. Adegboyega... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Gov. Isiaka Adegboyega Oyetola, Prof. Kayode Alao, Prof. Deremi Abubakre,

Ojukwu Varsity: ASUU factions clash, disagree on strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU) Branch, is divided over the decision to join the impending national strike by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), Prof. Osita Chiaghalam,

Don decries use of technology to perpetrate fraud in Nigeria

Prof. Babajide Afolabi, the Director, Computer Centre, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife in Osun, has decried the way Nigerian youths were using technology to perpetrate fraud. Afolabi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Prof. Olubola Babalola, Centre for Gender and Social Policy Studies (CGSPS), Dr Olufunmilayo Banjo, Yetunde Ogunwale, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU),

Veteran actor ‘Natty’ of New Masquerade dies at 79

ROMANUS Amuta, Veteran actor, popularly known as ‘Natty’ in the foremost soap, ‘New Masquerade’ is dead. The New Masquerade was one of the most popular soaps of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Chukwuma Amuta

Umahi reconstitutes Council of Ebonyi varsity

Governor David Umahi has reconstituted the Council of Ebonyi State University (EBSU) for a period of 12 months.Umahi, said at the inauguration ceremony on Wednesday in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Governor David Umahi, Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Prof. Chigozie Ogbu,

FCT polls: INEC bans mobile phones, threatens to prosecute vote buyers

By Benprince Ezeh THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has warned political parties to desist from vote-buying and insist against the use of mobile phones at the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,

Ministry of Interior, others make presentations as Buhari presides over FEC

 President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over the virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) as the Ministries of Interior, Aviation make presentations for possible approval... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Federal Executive Council (FEC),

Obaseki sacks Ag VC Ambrose Alli University

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has sacked Prof, Benson Osadolor , the Acting Vice Chancellor(VC) of the State-owned Ambrose Allli University, Ekpoma. Osadolor’s sack is contained in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Gov. Godwin Obaseki, Prof. Osadolor, Prof. Marshall Azeke, Prof. Sunny Adagbonyi,

Confirmation Of Gumus as INEC Commissioner ‘Coup’ Against Democracy – PDP

THE opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the confirmation of Prof. Rhoda Gumus, as a National Commissioner (South South) of the Independent National Electoral Commission... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: Prof. Rhoda Gumus, Debo Ologunagba, Independent National Electoral Commission, PDP

ASUU warns of imminent indefinite strike, if…

THE Lagos Zone of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has again warned of an impending strike should government fails to meet its demands.   Coordinator of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Dr Adelaja Odukoya, ASUU, Dr Dele Ashiru, Prof. Munzali Jubril, UNILAG

Noise pollution: Lagos bans use of amplifiers at motor parks

THE Lagos State Government on Tuesday,  banned the use of amplifiers, microphone, megaphones at motor parks, so as to reduce noise pollution in the environment. Speaking at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 95 times

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Alleged fraud: Ex-JAMB Registrar, ICPC seek plea bargain

A former  Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Dibu Ojerinde has opted for a plea bargain with the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related... Read more

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Senate President, agencies meet over alleged school fees increase

AHMAD Lawan, Senate President, on Tuesday held a meeting with heads of regulatory agencies in education sector over an alleged hikes in school fees in some... Read more

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Tags: Prof.Paulinus Chijoke Okwelle, Ahmad Lawan, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed

Lagos gets provisional license for 2 universities

The National Universities Commission, NUC, on Tuesday issued Lagos State Government provisional license to operate two universities.   The institutions are the Lagos State University of Education with... Read more

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Tags: Prof. Rasheed Abubakar, Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Nigeria short of legislative drafters, says NILDS DG

 The Director-General of National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman, has observed that the country has shortage of legislative drafters. Sulaiman expressed the... Read more

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Lagos gets provisional license for 2 universities

 THE National Universities Commission (NUC) on Tuesday issued Lagos State Government provisional license to operate two universities.   The institutions are the Lagos State University of Education with... Read more

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Tags: National Universities Commission, Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Prof. Rasheed Abubakar, JAMB, NYSC

TETFUND receives N189bn as education tax in 2021 – Bogoro

 THE Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND has said that it received N189 billion as Education Tax collection (EDT) in 2021.   Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, the Executive Secretary of... Read more

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NBTE Exe.Secr. wants adequate funding of polytechnics to enhance research

EXECUTIVE Secretary, National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Kaduna, Prof Idris Bugaje, on Tuesday appealed for enhanced funding of polytechnics. Making the appeal at the inauguration of... Read more

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Senate confirms Prof. Omotayo as NIPSS DG

THE Senate has confirmed the nomination of Prof. Ayo Omotayo as the Director-General of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Jos in... Read more

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Tags: Danjuma La’ah, Prof. Ayo Omotayo, Sen. Ibrahim Shekarau.

Time up for old leaders, need for power shift

DID you have electricity in your area to watch the finals of 2021 African Cup of Nations, AFCON, between Senegal and Egypt? I ask because we... Read more

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Training, vital tool for productive workforce — UNICAL VC

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Calabar, Prof. Florence Obi says training is a vital tool to ensure an effective and productive workforce. Prof. Obi said this at a... Read more

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2023: Govs move against senators

BARELY one year to the 2023 general elections, some senators elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Young... Read more

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Tags: PDP, YPP, APC, Senators, Charles Soludo,

Ugwuanyi, PDP National Secretary, others meet Anambra stakeholders in Enugu on Party Congresses

GOVERNOR of Enugu State and Leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South East geo-political zone, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, the National Secretary of... Read more

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Defection: Ebonyi Assembly speaker, lawmakers challenege court’s jurisdiction

FRANCIS Nwifuru, the Speaker of the Ebonyi House of Assembly, and 16 other lawmakers have challenged the hearing of their defection suit before the Federal High... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Joseph Ekumankama, INEC, Chukwuma-Machukwu Ume, David Umahi, Inyang Ekwo, Francis Nwifuru

2023: Nigeria needs a selfless, intellectual leader – Utomi

PROF. Pat Utomi, a political economist, says Nigeria needs a selfless, pan-Nigerian nationalist and intellectual leader to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023. Utomi, a former presidential... Read more

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FUD receives N27m TETfund grant for research into alternative fuel

A team of researchers at the Federal University, FUD, Dutse, has received a N27 million grant from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND, to conduct research... Read more

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Tags: Muhammad Auyo, Prof. Abdulsalam Suleiman, Prof. Chifu Ndiklar, Dr Jibrin Mohammed, Prof. Rabia S. Salihu, Abdulkarim Sabo, Hafeez Yusif, Abdullahi Yahaya, TETFUND

Institute develops oat seeds varieties to bridge demand deficit

 The Institute for AAgricultural Research (IAR), hmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, has developed oat seeds varieties and indigenous inbred lines for maize hybrid to strengthen food production... Read more

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Tags: Agricultural Research (IAR), hmadu Bello University (ABU), Prof. Mohammed Ishiyaku,

Government restriction on illegal oil refining ignored in Rivers

DESPITE the clampdown by the Rivers State government and the 23 local government areas of the state, illegal refining and bunkering are going on in the... Read more

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Tags: Chidi Awuse, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, Uche Mike Chukwuma, Innocent Ajaelu

NUC, PCN approve Pharm.D programme for Igbinedion Varsity

Igbinedion University, Okada, in Edo, has been accredited to run Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D) programme beginning from the 2022/2023 academic session.   Prof. Lawrence Ezemonye, the Vice-Chancellor... Read more

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Tags: Igbinedion University Okada, Prof. Lawrence Ezemonye, National Universities Commission (NUC), Pharmacists’ Council of Nigeria (PCN)

U.S., Nigerian stakeholders collaborate on food security, nutrition

The United States Soybean Export Council (USSEC) in collaboration with stakeholders in Nigeria’s agronomy and poultry industry and the Nigerian Government hosted a nutrition and food... Read more

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Tags: United States Soybean Export Council (USSEC),Prof. Ben Ayade, Gerald Smith,  Kevin Roepke,

Association hails friendly business climate of Nigeria’s Free Trade Zones

The Nigeria Economic Zones Association (NEZ Association) says it is basking in the friendly business climate built around the country’s Free Trades Zones by President Muhammadu Buhari. Chief... Read more

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Tags: Nigeria Economic Zones Association (NEZ Association), Chief Oluwatoyin Elegbede, Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, Miss Chidinma Udeogu,

Don advocates constructive freedom of expression

Prof Sola Babatunde of the Department of English, University of Ilorin, has advocated the use of freedom of expression to ‘encourage and not to fatally hurt’. Babatunde... Read more

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Buhari appoints Olatunji NDPB pioneer national commissioner

 PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr Vincent Olatunji, as the National Commissioner/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB). The approval followed... Read more

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Chancellor offers scholarships to 350 indigent students in Abia

 The Chancellor, Gregory University (GUU), Uturu, Abia, Prof. Greg Ibe, said his scholarship scheme has selected 350 indigent students from three senatorial districts of the state... Read more

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Nigerian envoy presents Letter of Credence to Belarusian president

 Prof. Abdullahi Shehu, Nigerian Ambassador Extraordinary with Plenipotentiary to Russia and Concurrent Accreditation to Belarus has presented his Letters of Credence to the President of Belarus,... Read more

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INEC expresses readiness for council election in FCT

By Kennedy Nnamani THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has expressed its readiness to conduct the council election in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, which is only... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

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Olympiad competition:Maths Centre honours outstanding students, school

THE National Mathematical Centre, NMC, has honoured some students with award of excellent and cash prizes for their credible performances in its 2021 National Mathematical Sciences... Read more

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Tags: Abiodun Didunoluwa, Otutochi Nwadinkpa, Okezie Chidozie, Malam Adamu Adamu, Prof. Promise Mebine, NMC

UNILAG DLI records surge in enrolment, matriculates 4,215

PROF. Uchenna Udeani, the Director of the Distance Learning Institute, DLI, said the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has increased enrolment in the institute.  Udeani disclosed this... Read more

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World Cancer Day: Oncologist harps on screening, early detection

DR. Bolaji Salako, a Consultant Radiation and Clinical Oncologist, says regular screening and prompt diagnosis can help in early detection of cancer to save more lives. Salako,... Read more

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UniJos VC seeks police support to secure students, staff

PROF. Tanko Ishaya, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Jos, has solicited the support of the Police on the safety of staff and students of... Read more

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FCTA pledges synergy with IITA on food security

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat has pledged to sustain its synergy with International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, IITA, to boost... Read more

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Tags: Francisa Ihekandu, Prof. Lateef Sanni, Malam Abubakar Ibrahim, FCTA

OAU ASUU protests non-payment of EAA allowance

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, of the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife, has protested the non-payment of their Earned Academic Allowances, EAA.   Adeola Egbedokun, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Abiodun Olarewaju, Prof Eyitope Ogunbodede, Adeola Egbedokun, ASUU, OAU

Youth leader wants Bayelsa marathoners groomed for greater laurels

PREYE Ketebu-Brown, a youth leader and sports enthusiast, has advocated the grooming of two teenagers from Bayelsa, who excelled in the just concluded 10-km community marathon... Read more

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Varsity urges JAMB to add entrepreneurship to UTME subjects

THE Vice-Chancellor, Veritas University, Abuja, Prof. Hyacinth Ichoku, has asked the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to consider adding Entrepreneurship as a required subject in... Read more

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Healthcare: Usifoh promises best pharmaceutical practices

 Prof. Cyril Usifoh, the President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN),  says his administration is poised to ensuring an improved healthcare delivery to Nigerians from... Read more

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At last APC informs INEC of National convention

AFTER months of uncertainty and keeping members guessing about the possibility of keeping to date or expecting another shift, the All Progressives Congress, APC, has finally... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 185 times

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Insecurity, kidnapping, rape, others signs of lack of mental wellbeing – Psychiatrist

A Psychiatrist, Prof. Taiwo Sheikh, says the increasing rate of insecurity, kidnapping, rape and other social vices in Nigeria are signs of lack of optimal mental... Read more

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ASUU cries out over deteriorating educational sector

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has raised the alarm over the rot in the nation’s education sector, saying it deserves urgent rescue. Prof Olusiji Sowande,... Read more

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Redeemer’s university matriculates 1038 students

 Redeemer’s University, Ede in Osun on Thursday matriculated 1038 students for the 2021/2022 Academic Session. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the event is the... Read more

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Nigeria seeks increased African collaboration in public health challenges, climate change

NIGERIA has called for greater collaboration among Africans to effectively confront challenges such as climate change, public health, local vaccine production, among others. Laolu Akande, Senior Special... Read more

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Tags: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, NEPAD, Mrs Comfort Eyitayo, ICAN, Mr Tijjani  Isa, Sen. Kolawole Bajomo, Prof. Ahmed Kumshe,

60 farmers gets trained by FMARD in Plateau

THE Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Wednesday in Plateau conducted a training on Good Agricultural Practice, GAP, for 60 farmers across the country.   The... Read more

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Tags: Iboretim Effiom, Nwankwo Ikechukwu, Prof. Chike Ogbona, Abdullahi Abubakar, Omotosho Agbani

Resolution of Samsung, LADOL feud to create over 10, 000 jobs —NEPZA CEO

The Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), says resolution of the Korean shipbuilding giant Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI Nigeria) and Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics (LADOL) feud... Read more

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Senate confirms Agbamuche-Mbu, Haruna, others as National Commissioners, REC of INEC

THE Senate on Wednesday confirmed six nominees for appointment as National Commissioners and one Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The confirmation... Read more

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Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Senator Kabiru Gaya, Ahmad Lawan, Olaniyi Olaleye Ijalaye, Mr. Sam Olumekan, Prof. Rhoda H. Gumus, Mrs. May Agbamuche-Mbu, Ukeagu Kenneth Nnamdi, Mal. Mohammed Haruna

Cancer: Nigerians face challenges of prevention, treatment, care – NMA President

The President of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Prof. Innocent Ujah, says cancer is a great burden to the Nigerian population, especially medical practitioners, because the... Read more

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Tags: Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Prof. Innocent Ujah, National Action on Sugar Reduction (NASR), Dr. Mohammed Alkali, Prof. Ifeoma Okoye, UNTH, Breast Without Spot (BWS), Mrs. Vivianne Ihekweazu,

Osinbajo tasks reconstituted NCP on new transactions, others

THE Vice President and Chairman of the National Council on Privatisation, NCP, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has tasked members of the reconstituted NCP to tackle new transactions... Read more

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Let’s make FCT shining example of peaceful election – Yakubu

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged security operatives to work with the commission to make the Feb. 12 Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Council... Read more

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Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, INEC, Mr S. G. Tobin,

ASUU urges FG honour existing agreement, seeks funding for state varsities

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU has called on the Federal Government to honour the existing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and Memorandum of Action (MoA)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Dr Stephen Ufoaroh, Prof Okey Aniebo, ASUU, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University,

Enugu govt urges residents to sustain all hygiene efforts to check NTDs

THE Enugu state government, on Tuesday, urged residents of the state to sustain all hygiene efforts to check Neglected Tropical Diseases, NTDs. The state’s Commissioner for Health,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: WHO, Prof. Ikechukwu Obi, UNICEF, WaterAid, WASH

Minister says cost effective energy supply will facilitate economic development

OGBONNAYA Onu, the minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, STI, says Nigeria needs adequate, reliable and cost effective energy supply to help facilitate socio-economic development in... Read more

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Founder’s Day: Bible Society to honour Adewale Martins, Aboyeji, others

THE Bible Society of Nigeria, BSN, will on Feb. 8, 2022, honour six distinguished Nigerians with its prestigious Bible Award for Selfless Service to God and... Read more

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Tags: Prof. Yemi Akinseye-George, Deacon Tom Ogboi, Jim Ovia, Kay Ovia, Aaron Nuhu, Barrister Dele Adesina, Adewale Martins, Benjamin Mordi, Sam Aboyeji

Synegise with sister unions, others in addressing education challenges, Stakeholders urge ASUU

STAKEHOLDERS in education sector have urged Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, to synergise with sister unions and civil society organisations to address the challenges confronting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Prof. Sola Olorunyomi, Prof Ayo Akinwole, Prof Oyebamiji Oyegoke, Prof. Rasheed Olaniyi, Prof Tunji Oyesile, Prof Emilolorun Aiyelari, Prof Olusiji Sowande, Oloruntoba Oju, Rashidat Adesina

A’Ibom govt. trains 100 health workers on medical emergency

PROF. Augustine Umoh, commissioner for Health in Akwa Ibom says the State  Government has trained 100 medical workers to attend to medical emergencies in health facilities.   Umoh,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

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FG recorded N8.7trn deficit in 2021 – Lawan

THE federal government recorded a budget deficit of N8. 74 trillion at end of December last year. The President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, disclosed this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: CITN, Ahmad Lawan, Zainab Ahmed, Prof. Nazif Darma,

Prof Okunna emerges DVC Paul University

FIRST female Professor of Mass Communication in Nigeria, Prof Stella Okunna, has been appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor, DVC of Paul University Awka, Anambra State. Her appointment as DVC... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 125 times

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Addressing indiscriminate dumping of refuse in Nigeria

By Vivian Emoni   ONE of the commonly accepted indicators for assessing the level of development of any nation is the efficient management of its refuse. Inefficient management of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Chief Monday Itoghor, Mr Williams Osaze, Prof. Aliyu Jauro, Mr Michael Ogbunam,

US varsity releases to focus on Africa in 2030

MORGAN State University, MSU, Baltimore, USA, has released a 10-year strategic plan with a specific target on global education and international footprint. Prof. Hakeem Ibikunle Tijani, the... Read more

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Commissioner lambasts governor’s aide over alleged attempt to bribe him

ENUGU State Commissioner for Rural Development, Chief Emeka Mamah, has accused a Special Assistant to the Governor of the state, Hon Luke Amobi Eze, of attempting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Chief Emeka Mamah, Rt Hon Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Prof Ike Onyishi, Mr Ignatius Ugwu,

NAFDAC calls for more support for herbal medicine development

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has called for more support and funding for herbal medicine.   The call was made in a statement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, Africa Centre of Excellence for Drug Research, Herbal Medicine Development and Regulatory Science (ACEDHA

Anti-corruption stance: Revenue contractors set for showdown with Soludo

LESS than two months to the inauguration of Prof Charles Soludo as governor of Anambra State, some revenue contractors are perfecting plans to challenge his fight... Read more

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Tags: Prof Charles Soludo, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, Chris Ngige, Mrs Nkechi Obiayo, Tochukwu Ikenga

2023: Imumolen joins presidential race, pledges to tackle unemployment, poverty

THE Founder, Joint Professional Training Support International, Prof.Christopher Imumolen, has declared his intention to run for the 2023 presidential election. The frontline academic and philanthropist, declaring his... Read more

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Insecurity: Masari meets the VP, makes admittance

ABDULMUMINU Kabir Usman, the Emir of Katsina, has told Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President, that he and Governor Aminu Masari do not sleep with their two... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

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PDP chieftain calls on APC, PDP to zone presidency to South-East

UGOCHUKWU Okeke is a chieftain of the people democratic party, PDP, and in this interview with JONATHAN NDA- ISAIAH said the two major parties APC and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: President Jonathan, Charles Soludo, Valentine Ozibo, Peter Obi, Obiano, JONATHAN NDA- ISAIAH, Ugochukwu Okeke

Food Security: focusing on agricultural research and renaissance in Nigeria

WITH the renewed focus by the Federal Government to revamp the non- oil sector of the Nigeria economy; the agro-industry is seen by many observers to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Dr Hakeem Ajeigbe, Mr Ezeikel Mam, Prof. Garba Sharubutu, President, Dr Mohammad Abubakar, Mr Isiadinso Obialuju,

North must produce Buhari’s successor, says Bala Mohammed

GOVERNOR Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State is not swayed by arguments in favour of presidential power shift to the South next year as he insists that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Prof George Obiozor, Governor Bala Mohammed, Vice President Atiku Abubakar,

Kogi Govt. allows Prince Audu Varsity to keep IGR

THE Kogi Government on Saturday permitted the state-owned Prince Abubakar Audu University (PAAU) to keep all its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) to develop infrastructure in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Gov. Yahaya Bello, Prince Abubakar Audu University, Gov. Yahaya Bello, Prof Marietu Ohurene-Tenuche,

Soludo reveals how he was threatened for undertaking banking revolution

A former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof Charles Soludo has narrated his personal experience when he undertook some reforms in the banking sector. Soludo,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof Charles Soludo, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili

Fire razes Master Energy petrol service station in Umuahia

Massive fire, Saturday, razed Master’s Energy petrol station on Azikiwe Road/Aba Road, Umuahia and destroyed property worth millions of naira. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Chief Uche Ogah, Mr Arua Nnanna, Master’s Energy petrol station, Mr Chris Ezem, Prof. Anthony Agbazuere,

Igbos are prepared for the 2003 presidency

By Ambassador Prof. George Obiozor     LET it be known and clearly understood that Ndigbo are more prepared than the North when President Buhari was elected in 2015.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 310 times

Tags: Prof. George Obiozor, Fredrick Nwabufo, Ayo Adebanjo, General Alabi Isama

ICPC, CoDA sign pact on recovery of stolen assets

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and the Coalition for Dialogue on Africa (CoDA) have entered into a Cooperation Agreement on the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, ICPC, President Olusegun Obasanjo

Seven Ebubeagu operatives killed in Ebonyi State

AT least seven Ebubeagu operatives have recently been killed by gunmen in various parts of Ebonyi State in the line of duty. A chieftain of the ruling... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Eni Uduma Chima, Ebubeagu, Sylvester Ogbaga, Chukwuma Nwazunku, Edwin Nwonu

Prof. Faduyile harps on importance of health record officers for healthy society

PROF. Francis Faduyile, the Special Adviser (SA) on Health Matters to Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, says health record officers are major stakeholders in planning... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 139 times

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Anambra: Soludo cannot afford to fail or disappoint – PDP chieftain

CHRISTIAN Chima, a chieftain of the PDP in Anambra, says  the party will be a strong opposition by keeping Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, the governor-elect, on his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 110 times

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A’Ibom govt to donate to 231 health centres in NTDs fight

The Akwa Ibom state government has said that it would fund 231 primary healthcare centres to tackle rising cases of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in the... Read more

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UNILAG law students to be taught by legal luminaries

THE University of Lagos Law Alumni Relations Committee and Faculty of Law, say some Judges and Senior Advocates will lecture law undergraduates of the institution ,... Read more

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UNIBEN inaugurates three new ultra-modern hostels

The University of Benin has inaugurated three new ultra-modern hostels to ease the accommodation challenges experienced by the students. Dr Benedicta Ehanire, the Public Relations Officer of... Read more

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Ogun Govt. sets strategies to curb indiscipline in schools

Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu, Ogun Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology said strategies had been put in place to curb indiscipline and unruly behaviour amongst students to... Read more

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Ondo Govt. tasks health unions on professional harmony

Prof. Francis Faduyile, the Special Adviser ( SA) on Health Matters to Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, has tasked different unions in the health sector... Read more

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Prof Akinfeleye's long-awaited book launched in Lagos 

By Anthony Isibor.    EMINENT personalities in the media industry on Thursday, January 27, 2022, gathered at the Lagos University main auditorium to celebrate the erudite scholar, teacher,... Read more

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FG to prioritize out-of-school children

CHUKWUEMEKA Nwajiuba, the minister of State for Education, has said bringing every child on board the ship of education is a National priority, which every stake... Read more

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Imperative of producing employable graduates

By Usman Aliyu, News Agency of Nigeria, NAN Amidst the rising rate of unemployment in Nigeria, stakeholders have advocated review of educational curriculum, particularly at the tertiary... Read more

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Soludo: What Obasanjo and Yar’Adua Told Me

By Charles Soludo  A central issue in the quest for Nigeria’s greatness is leadership selection. Some 2,400 years ago, the great philosopher, Plato, argued that “As a... Read more

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Government praises Fire Service for responsiveness

THE Anambra State Government has praised the state fire service for containing fire outbreaks throughout the state in a very professional way. The commendation is contained in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Anambra State Government, APGA, Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, Chinua Achebe, NSE, Governor Willie Obiano, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, C. Don Adinuba, Air Vice Marshall Ben Chiobi,

NITDA commences capacity building on Digitization for A’Court justices

THE rise in threats of ungoverned spaces which have pervaded the world has necessitated the need for the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, to collaborate... Read more

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Ex-student to provide free legal services for UniJos

AN alumnus of the University of Jos, Jibrin Okutepa, has offered to provide free legal services to the university during the tenure of Prof. Tanko Ishaya,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 166 times

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ACF says it has no candidate for 2023 presidential poll

THE Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, the mouthpiece of Northern Nigeria, has declared it does not have any preferred candidate for the 2023 presidential election. It stated this... Read more

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FCT Poll: REC says only 103,68 voters eligible to participate

YAHAYA Bello, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, in the FCT, has said that 103,68 registered voters would decide the fate of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 165 times

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Ekiti PDP governorship candidate emerges

OLABISI Kolawole, a former commissioner for Environment in Ekiti State, has emerged the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the June 18, 2022 governorship... Read more

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NiDCOM, Tetfund partner for DiasporaResearch for Development

THE Nigerian in Diaspora Commission, NiDCOM, and the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (Tetfund) has reached an agreement towards Research for Diaspora Management in Nigeria. This was one... Read more

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ASHIA holds an interactive meeting with the WDC's, OIC for BHCPF

THE Anambra State Health Insurance Agency, ASHIA, held a one day meeting with the Ward Development Chairmen, WDC, and Officers in charge, OIC, of various Primary... Read more

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Vice Chancellor UNILAG celebrates 60 at 62, launches book

By Kennedy Nnamani   PROF. Oluwatoyin Temitayo Ogundipe, vice chancellor, University of Lagos has celebrated his 60th birthday and public presentation of his book at 62. This muddle was... Read more

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ICPC faults TI’s report on Nigeria corruption index

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC, has faulted the global anti-corruption coalition, Transparency International, TI, which rated Nigeria the second most corrupt... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

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Accreditation begins for Ekiti PDP primaries

ACCREDITATION of delegates for voting for the governorship primary election of the opposition People Democratic Party(PDP) in Ekiti has commenced amid heavy presence of security personnel. Men... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: Deji Ogunsakin, Segun Oni, Otunba Bisi Kolawole, Prof. Kolapo Eleka, Mr. Adewale Aribisala, People Democratic Party, Independent Electoral Commission,

Aisha Buhari links cancer spread to lack of awareness

AISHA Muhammadu Buhari, the First Lady, has identified lack of awareness as a major factor for the high rate of mortality from cancer in Nigeria. According to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 64 times

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INEC assures free, fair elections ahead of FCT council polls

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that it will devout its energy to ensure a free, fair, transparent, and inclusive elections in the FCT... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 141 times

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200 Covid protocol defaulters gets passports deactivated

LAGOS State Government Wednesday said it has deactivated the passports of 200 inbound passengers who refused to appear before the mobile court after presenting fake PCR... Read more

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Leadership by example key to discipline, integrity in Public Service — Gambari

 Officers in the directorate cadre in the Federal Civil Service have been implored to lead by example, conduct themselves well and discharge their duties in ways... Read more

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How to overcome fake news – Media experts

THE Nigerian media industry should take upon itself the responsibility of verifying information if the country must overcome the menace of fake news. Prince Dotun Oyelade, Executive... Read more

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Gov. Wike accuses Amaechi of secretly abandoning state aircraft in Germany

GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike has said the Rivers State government has through intelligence discovered a Legacy 600 aircraft owned by the state, which he said was flown... Read more

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2023: Another group calls Bello the choice of young people

Prof. Chris Mustapha Nwaokobia Jnr, the national co-ordinator of ‘Got Your Back Nigeria’, said Yahaya Bello, a presidential hopeful and Kogi State governor, is the preferred... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 161 times

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Zulum tasks N/East governors on implementation of FG’s master plan

 The Borno Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has urged other governors in the northeast to support the stabilization and development master plan project in the region   Zulum made... Read more

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Buhari gives direction on the use of 5G technology

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has directed security agencies to leverage on Fifth Generation (5G) technology, when deployed, to enhance security in the country. The President gave the directive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 184 times

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2023: 'Mediate between Tinubu, Osinbajo' Ajulo tells Yoruba leaders

KAYODE Ajulo, a renowned constitutional lawyer, has called on Yoruba stakeholders to hold a strategic conference in the interest of the South-West and the betterment of... Read more

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NAFDAC bans registration of alcoholic drinks in sachets, bottles below 200ml

THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has banned the registration of alcohol in sachets and glass bottles below 200ml.   This is contained... Read more

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Experts calls for adequate funding for quality basic education

SOME education experts in Ibadan on Monday urged governments at all levels to adequately fund the education sector to promote peace and development. The experts spoke at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 131 times

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No more alcohol production in sachet, PET bottles

THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has stopped the registration of alcohol in sachet, small volume PET and glass bottles below... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 295 times

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NAFDAC places stringent conditions on alcoholic drinks production

TO curb the abuse of alcohol across the country, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has placed a ban on the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 171 times

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Clearing agents fight against revenue target imposed by NCS

CLEARING agents operating at the nation’s seaports have described the N4.1trillion revenue target set for the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, as outrageous, saying, the pressure to... Read more

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Anambra salutes Bishop Okeke  as he retires at 75

ANAMBRA State has paid a glowing tribute to the Catholic Bishop of Nnewi, Most reverend Hilary Odili Paul Okeke, who retired at the weekend as the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 218 times

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Toga Shopping: Nigerians express anger at Peter Obi, urge him to join presidential race 

MANY Nigerians have expressed their anger at Peter Obi, former Governor of Anambra State and former Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  following... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 138 times

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New awards to NCC, Danbatta Underscore Significance of Telecom Contribution to GDP

ON a note that signals a momentous year for the commission, the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has already put two awards in its kitty, as it... Read more

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Alao-Akala kindhearted, we went to him for pocket money – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday described the late former Gov. Adebayo Alao-Akala of Oyo State as a generous, kindhearted and decent man. Osinbajo made the remark... Read more

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Osinbajo gives reason for Soun's national honour twice

Prof Yemi Osinbajo, the vice president of Nigeria, on Sunday explained the reason behind the federal government’s decision to honour Oba Jimoh Oyewunmi, the late Soun... Read more

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Devices to tackle insecurity under development, says UNIMAID VC

THE Vice-Chancellor, University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), Prof. Aliyu Shugaba says the institution has recently gone into research and innovative programme to develop devices to tackle insecurity... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 149 times

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We’ll track funding sources, monitor bank accounts of politicians, parties - INEC warns on 2023 Campaign

AS Nigerians await the release of the 2023 general election timetable, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has vowed to beam its searchlight on politicians and... Read more

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Sanwo-Olu ready to build world class health system in Lagos

BABAJIDE Sanwo-Olu of Lagos says building a world class health system is a priority of his administration.  Sanwo-Olu said this on Friday in Lagos during the Y2021... Read more

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Polymer Institute appeals to Buhari to sign its bill into law

THE Polymer Institute of Nigeria (PIN) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the institute’s bill, to enable it perform its duties professionally, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Polymer Institute of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Paul Mamza,

Kaduna State University appoints Prof. Tella, acting VC

 THE Governing Council of Kaduna State University has approved the appointment of Prof. Yohanna Tella, as the acting Vice-Chancellor (VC) of the University. The Public Relation Officer... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 553 times

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PUs expansion for voter transfer should be of benefit – INEC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has advised registered voters living far from their Polling Units, PUs, to take advantage of the newly created PUs to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Chris Isiguzo, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, NUJ

Ortom suspends four Benue traditional rulers for misconduct

FOUR traditional rulers in the Sankera axis of Benue state comprising, Ukum, Logo and Katsina-Ala Local Government Areas of the state have been suspended by Governor... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Chief Enoch Kyumen, Chief Johnson Boi, Prof. James Ayatse, Tor Sankera, Governor Samuel Ortom

Osinbajo calls for resolutions with agitators through dialogue

PROF. Yemi Osinbajo, the vice president, has tasked Nigerians with diverse grievances to leverage the benefits of dialogue and negotiation to resolve differences and forge a... Read more

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UNICAL VC targets end of 2022 for total digitization of institute

THE Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Prof. Florence Obi, has pledged her administration’s readiness to digitize the institution before the end of 2022 in compliance... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 134 times

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VC pledges total digitisation of UNICAL

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Prof. Florence Obi, has pledged her administration’s readiness to digitise the institution before the end of 2022 in compliance... Read more

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Economic group partners NIPC on investment migration

The World International Economy Group (WIEG) is seeking partnership with the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) to facilities the migration of large investment to Nigeria. The WIEG... Read more

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Tags: World International Economy Group (WIEG), Prof. Chris Nwanne, Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC),

FCTA moves to strengthen routine immunisation in FCT

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) will do everything possible to strengthen the entire routine immunisation structure and primary health care landscape in the FCT. The FCT... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Dr Ramatu Aliyu, Prof. Muhammad Usman, Dr Abubakar Tafida,

Leather product policy implementation plan underway-FG

Minister of State for Science, Technology and Innovation, Mohammed Abdullahi, says the ministry is putting together the first ever National Leather and Leather Products Policy in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Mohammed Abdullahi, Nigerian Institute of Leather and Science Technology (NILEST), Prof. Mohammed Yakubu,

VFMCRP receives EU approval for Tavneos for the treatment of ANCA-associated vasculitis

VIFOR Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma, VFMCRP, has announced that the European Commission has approved Tavneos in combination with a rituximab or cyclophosphamide regimen for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma, Prof. David Jayne, Dr. Klaus Henning Jensen,

Nigeria, U.S. sign agreement on protection of cultural property

 NIGERIA and the U.S. on Thursday in Abuja signed an agreement on the prevention of illicit export of archeological and ethnological materials,   The agreement titled, Cultural Property... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Prof. Ahmed Tijjani, Geoffrey Onyema,

Psychiatric profession worst hit by brain drain syndrome – Don

 A Professor of Psychiatry, Prof. Taiwo Sheikh, says  the psychiatric profession is the worst hit by the trending brain drain syndrome ongoing in the Nigeria medical... Read more

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Nasir el-Rufai’s Book Is Intellectual Fraud – Chukwuma Soludo

ALTHOUGH there is no single definition of fraud, the online definitions that come to mind as one reads Nasir el-Rufai’s book (The Accidental Public Servant) is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 223 times

Tags: Prof. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nasir el-Rufai, President Olusegun Obasanjo, Oby Ezekwesili, Atiku Abubakar, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu,

Primaries conducted outside states will not be accepted - INEC warns

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned that governorship primaries conducted outside Ekiti and Osun states will not be accepted. Chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu gave the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

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Neuropsychiatric Hospital establishes mental healthcare outposts in rural S/East

 THE Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu, says it has moved healthcare to the hinterlands by firming-up its proposed plan to have community mental health outposts in the... Read more

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Don’t simply lament, get involved — INEC advises voters

THE Independent National Electoral Commission  (INEC) has implored Civil Society Organisations  (CSOs) and the citizens, specially youths, to get involved in deepening the country’s democracy. INEC Chairman,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Independent National Electoral Commission

INEC counters Tinubu over PVC expiration

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said Permanent Voters’ Cards, PVCs, have not expired. The commission said this while responding to the comments of Bola Tinubu,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Rotimi Lawrence Oyekanmi, Prof. Bolade Eyinla, Bola Tinubu, All Progressives Congress, INEC

Anambra receives medical mobile clinic from MTN 

THE Anambra State Government has received a donation of Medical Mobile Clinic, from Mobile Telecommunications Network, MTN.  MTN, a leading network telephone provider in Nigeria, donated the clinic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 166 times

Tags: Emmanuel Okereke, Vincent Okpala, Gov. Willie Obiano, Prof. Solo Chukwulobelu

Soludo's intending cabinet members to ready CV, prepare for written and oral interviews

WITH less than 60 days to the swearing-in of the Governor-elect of Anambra State, Prof Charles Soludo, indications are that the old ways of selecting cabinet... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 293 times

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FUBK matriculates 2, 230 students for 2020/2021 academic session

The Federal University Birnin Kebbi (FUKB), has matriculated 2, 230 students for the 2020/2021 academic session. The ceremony was performed by Prof. Bello Shehu, the Vice-Chancellor of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 409 times

Tags: Federal University Birnin Kebbi (FUKB), Prof. Bello Shehu, Prof. Ibrahim Magawata,

Buhari presents NCC, FJSC nominees to the senate

THE Senate yesterday received a request to confirm the nomination of Prof Mansur Auwalu Bindawa as non-executive commissioner of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC. The request was... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: Mahmud Abubakar Magaji, Nnamonso Ekanem, Muhammadu Buhari, Ahmad Lawan, Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof Mansur Auwalu Bindawa

Lagos psychiatric hospital ‘ll soon be completed – Commissioner

 THE Lagos State Government says a 500-bed psychiatric hospital and rehabilitation centre, to care for the mentally disordered persons, will soon be completed at Ketu Ejirin... Read more

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Danbatta to NCC zonal office Ibadan:  "Don't Rest on Your Oars, Sustain Effective Service Delivery"

STAFF of the Ibadan Zonal Office (IBZO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), have been tasked by the Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 156 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, Kelechi Nwankwo, Dr. Austin Nwaulune, Abigail Sholanke, Nigerian Communications Commission, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde

Catholic knights describe Soludo's transition committee as fantastic and examplary

THE Knights of St. John International (KSJI), an international fraternal organization of the Roman Catholic Church, has been described as fantastic and exemplary, the transition committee... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Abuchi Anueyiagu, Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili, Chief Leon Mezue, Maj. Gen. (Prof.) Remy Uche, Hon. Sir Evarist Uba, Prof. Au Nonyelu

2023: Osinbajo’s Women storm APC Conference, demand presidential ticket

HUNDREDS of women from across the country on Tuesday stormed the Abuja International Conference Centre, venue of the All Progressive Congress APC National Women’s Conference to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: APC, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo,

2023: Osinbajo’s Women storm APC Conference, demand presidential ticket

HUNDREDS of women from across the country on Tuesday stormed the Abuja International Conference Centre, venue of the All Progressive Congress APC National Women’s Conference to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: APC, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo,

Buhari assures Nigerians of a drop in food price

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja urged Nigerians to exercise some patience as the growing food production in the country, especially expansion in rice farming, will... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Godwin Emefiele, Abubakar Badaru, David Umahi, Prof. Ben Ayade, Atiku Bagudu, Kayode Fayemi, Aminu Goronyo, Femi Adesina, Godwin Emefiele

National assembly resumes today to tackle electoral bill

FRESH dust is gathering around the Electoral Act Amendment Bill rejected by President Muhammadu Buhari over direct primaries as the National Assembly resumes from Christmas and New... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Benjamin Okezie Kalu, Yahaya Abdullahi, Akin Akingbulu, Hajiya Mufuliat Fijabi, Samson Itodo, Idayat Hassan, Ayuba Wabba, Auwal Ibrahim Musa Rafsanjani, Olumide Apata, Prof Attahiru Jega, Yiaga Africa

Don’t expect much from Soludo’s first 1yr in office – APGA chieftain

 MR Ikechukwu Tabansi, a chieftain of the All Progressives Grand Alliance in Anambra, has advised residents not to expect so much from Prof. Charles Soludo’s first... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags:  Mr Ikechukwu Tabansi,Prof. Charles Soludo

2023: NASS retransmission of Electoral Bill stands – stakeholders

AHEAD of the 2023 general elections, stakeholders, Monday, said the National Assembly retransmitting the Electoral Act Amendment Bill to President Muhammadu Buhari stands in the interest... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, NASS, INEC, Prof Attahiru Jega

School certificate not enough for election into public offices - Gbajabiamila

THE Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has said the possession of a minimum of secondary school certificate or its equivalent by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 215 times

Tags: Prof. Toyin Ogundipe, Femi Gbajabiamila, UNILAG, Lanre Tejuoso, Justice Amina Adamu Augie

FG hails NCC’s commitment to enhancing digital skill in youths

THE Federal Government has applauded the commitment and dedication of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) towards enhancing digital skills development among youths, through implementation of various... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Adegboyega Oyetola, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Prof. Adeolu Akande, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Research can impact the world, shape lives — academic

Prof. Emmanuel Etta-Ekuri, a lecturer at the University of Calabar says research can impact the world and shape lives. Etta-Ekuri, a Professor of Educational Measurement, said this on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 148 times

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Plateau varsity to construct agric faculty -V-C

 Prof. Yohanna Izam, the Vice-Chancellor, Plateau State University, Bokkos, has said that the construction of the faculty of Agriculture in the university will soon start. Izam announced... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

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5G: Subscribers to pay more

AHEAD of the deployment of the fifth-generation technology (5G) in the country first quarter (Q1) this year, subscribers must brace to pay more for services provided... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 183 times

Tags: Olusola Teniola, Prof Ibrahim Pantami

Polytechnics lament on shortage of lecturers

SHORTAGE of academic staff is gradually grounding the country’s polytechnics, the National Board for Technical Education, NBTE and rectors of federal polytechnics, have said. They said federal... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 152 times

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Danbatta urges Youth to embrace ICT to live, lead in the Future

RECKONING that 70 per cent of the new value to be created in the economy over the next decades will be based on digitally-enabled platform business... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta.

Chieftancy Law: MURIC applauds Abiodun

 THE Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) on Monday applauded Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun for signing the Ogun State Chieftaincy Bill into law. The group’s Director, Prof. Ishaq... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

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Electoral Act: Overriding President Buhari is not best option–Jega,CSOs tell NASS

THE former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru  Jega, on Sunday told the National Assembly that overriding President Muhammadu Buhari over the Electoral... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Hon. Dachung Bagus, Ezenwa Nwagwu, President Muhammadu Buhari, Attahiru Jega, Mr. Ayuba Wabba, Albino Foundation, Jake Ekpelle, Prof. Remi Sonaiya,

2023 Presidency: Northern Elders list conditions for backing candidates

AS the debate over the region that should produce Nigeria’s next president rages, Northern Elders under the auspices of Northern Leaders of Thought (NLT) yesterday declared... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 200 times

Tags: Prof. Doknan Decent Danjuma Shenni, President Muhammadu Buhari.

Tinubu crosses the Rubicon

FORMER Lagos State governor and national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, is a very fortunate man. Before he declared for... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 503 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, Babatunde Fashola, Akinwumi Ambode, Gboyega oyetola, Kayode Fayemi, Rauf Aregbesola,

All political parties should zone their presidential tickets to the South - SMBLF

…says it will not support political parties that won’t zone presidential position to the region     By Anthony isibor   THE Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ forum has unequivocally, and in...... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 189 times

Tags: Dr EK Clark., Ayo Adebanjo, Prof George Obiozor, poju Bitrus, Senator Emmanuel Ibok Essien

Lagos administers 2.19m doses of COVID-19 vaccines

THE Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says 2,195,779 doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered in Lagos as at Jan.12. Abayomi disclosed this on... Read more

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NEPZA partners stakeholders on precious stones industry

 THE Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) has emphasised the need to adopt free trade zone model in exploration, refining, production and marketing of gemstones. The Managing... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

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Buhari, Osinbajo, others honour military fallen, living heroes

 PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday, led the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo,  members of  National Assembly, service chiefs and members of the diplomatic corps to honour... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, President Muhammadu Buhari, retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, Gen. Lucky Irabor, Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya Vice Adm. Awwal Gambo, Hajia Aisha Lemu

Father Edeh Disowns Pro-Biafra Facebook Post

RENOWNED Catholic Cleric and Chancellor of Madonna University, Prof Emmanuel Edeh, has disowned a Facebook post in which he reportedly threw his support for pro-Biafra agitation. In... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 107 times

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Gunmen abduct's 4 Lafia University students

THE Federal University of Lafia (FULafia), Nasarawa State, has confirmed the abduction of four students of the institution  by  gunmen. Mr Abubakar Ibrahim, Head of Information and Public... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

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Tinubu’s declaration for 2023: Will Osinbajo pick up the gauntlet?

MONDAY, January 10, 2022 somewhat marks a watershed in the build-up to the All Progressives Congress (APC) politics of the 2023 Presidential Election. To many of us... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 232 times

Tags: APC, President Muhammadu Buhari, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed, Prof Yemi Osinbajo

Danbatta pivots Nigeria’s socio-economic development on ICT adoption, utilisation

…urges youths to embrace digital skills acquisition     THE adoption and utilisation of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is synonymous with empowerment, as it transforms processes efficiently acting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 207 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta,

Ohanaeze: Igbo President will ensure balance, sense of belonging

A President of the Southeast extraction will ensure political balance and a sense of belonging to the region, President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Prof George Obiozor,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 96 times

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I'm not Pro-Biafra - Father Edeh

RENOWNED Catholic Cleric and Chancellor of Madonna University, Prof. Emmanuel Edeh has disowned a Facebook post in which he reportedly threw his support for pro-Biafra agitation. In... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 118 times

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Pan-African Payment System will enhance transactions in Africa — President Akufo-Addo

GHANA’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo, says the inauguration of the Pan-African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS) will accelerate transactions in Africa. Akufo-Addo, represented by the Vice President Dr... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 97 times

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U.S. tightening policies, de-risking put Nigeria’s economy on red alert

A global tightening of developed economies, particularly as announced by the United States Federal Reserve System and other developed countries, has raised fresh panic about Nigeria’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Ayo Teriba, Taiwo Oyedele, Victor Ogiemwonyi, Prof. Ken Ife, David Adonri, Olarenwaju Abimbola, Zainab Ahmed, International Monetary Fund

Ekiti Govt directs resumption tests for public primary schools pupils

THE Ekiti Government  Akinwumi has ordered head teachers of public primary schools in the State to conduct resumption tests for pupils in their schools to assess... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 107 times

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FG adopts digital revolution for job creation — Danbatta

Prof. Umar Danbatta, executive vice chairman of Nigerian Communications commission, NCC,  says Federal Government is adopting digital revolutions for job creation, better governance and youth empowerment... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 178 times

Tags: Fountain University, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Nigerian Communications commission, NCC, 

Full list of members of Anambra 2022 Governorship Transition Committee

PROFESSOR Chukwuma Soludo, has announced the constitution of a Transition Committee which will be chaired by Oby Ezekwesili, former minister of education also known as Madam... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 445 times

Tags: Professor Charles Chukwuema Soludo, Oby Ezekwesili, Governor Willie Obiano, Dr chinedu Onyeizugbe, Sir Damian Okolo, Comrade Churchill Okonkwo, Prof benedict Okey Oramah,

FUNAAB appoints 29 new professors

THE management of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), says the institution has appointed 29 new professors. Dr Bola Adekola, the institution’s Registrar, disclosed this in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 251 times

Tags: Dr Bola Adekola ,Prof. Felix Salako, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta

Anambra: Ezekwesili to head Soludo's transition committee

PROFESSOR Charles Soludo, Anambra State’s governor-elect, has appointed Oby Ezekwesili, a former minister of Education, as the chairperson of his transition committee. It was learnt that the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Young Progressive Party, Ifeanyi Ubah, All Progressives Congress, Andy Uba, Peoples Democratic Party, Valentine Ozigbo, All Progressives Grand Alliance, Prof Charles Soludo, Oby Ezekwesili, Central Ba

Don decries poor reading culture among Nigerians

Prof. Jeff Doki, the Head, Department of English, University of Jos, has decried the increasing poor reading culture among Nigerians.   Doki said this when led other staff... Read more

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UNILAG College of Medicine inducts 42 Physiotherapists

 THE Department of Physiotherapy, College of Medicine, University of Lagos,  on Thursday  in Lagos inducted 42 Physiotherapists at the Old Great Hall of the College. The Provost,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 172 times

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Osinbajo to grace 8th Ahmadu Bello lecture in Kano

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo, is expected to attend the 8th Sir Ahmadu Bello lecture in Kano on Jan. 28, as a Special Guest of Honour, an... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: VICE President Yemi Osinbajo, Justice Sidi Bage, Gov. Simon Lalong, Prof. Nancy Aybe, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, Prof. Usman Abubakar

Economists commend FG’s approval of NDITF, advocate conducive domestic environment

 ECONOMIC experts on Thursday commended the federal government for approving the Nigerian Diaspora Investment Trust Fund (NDITF) to facilitate inflow of the foreign exchange. The experts who... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 126 times

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2023: We will defeat moneybag at APC Convention - Osibanjo group

THE Progressive Project TPP, a group working for the actualization of a Prof. Yemi Osinbajo presidency in 2023 has vowed to put in place strategies that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 321 times

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Uzodimma commends INEC over new polling units

GOV. Hope Uzodimma of Imo has commended the leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the creation of new polling units.   The governor gave the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: GOV. Hope Uzodimma, Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, Prof. Francis  Ezeonu, Oguwike Nwachuku

FG releases 49 new high yield crop varieties to farmers

In a bid to boost food production in Nigeria, the Federal Government has released 49 new high yield crop varieties to farmers through the National Varieties... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Chief Oladosu Awoyemi, Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, Prof. Sheu Ado, National Centre for Genetic Resources and Biotechnology, Dr Olusegun Ojo

Implement return of non-alcoholic beverages empty containers’ policy, expert urges FG

 A lecturer at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Prof. Christian Madu, has called for the implementation of the Federal Government’s policy on the return of empty... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 152 times

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Nsukka residents describes Shonekan as man of peace, patriotic leader

SOME residents of Nsukka in Enugu State have mourned the former Head of the Interim National Government, ING, Ernest Shonekan, describing him as a man of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Joseph Ugwuoke, Onyema Idoko, Prof. Jonah Onuoha, Ernest Shonekan, News Agency of Nigeria

2023: Next presidency should come from South East – Prof Ihua

THE Executive Director of Africa Polling Institute, (API), Prof Bell Ihua, has appealed to the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and People’s Democratic Party... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

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Institutions honour IT firm, CEO for youth empowerment

THE National Youth Service Corps, NYSC and Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, have honoured New Horizons Nigeria, the largest private sector information technology and e-business training... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, Babatunde Adetona, Prof. Joshua Ogunwole, Tim Akano, New Horizons Nigeria, Bowen University, National Youth Service Corps

FG targets paperless government system by 2030 — Pantami

The Federal Government said that it was working to achieve a paperless government system by 2030. Prof. Isa Pantami, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, said... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Prof. Isa Pantami, National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy (NDEPS), National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Office of the Head of Service of the Federation (OHCSF)

Danbatta to deliver Fountain University’s Convocation Lecture

APPARENTLY spurred by the vision, objectives and successes of policies, programmes and projects instituted by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to bridge the digital divide and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, President Muhammadu Buhari,

NAFDAC to intensify post-marketing surveillance in Kaduna

THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), says it will intensify post-marketing surveillance in the state. The NAFDAC Coordinator in the state, Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Mr Nasiru Mato, Prof.  Mojisola Adeyeye, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control

COVID-19: Rising cases and the imperative for local manufacturing of vaccines

NIGERIANS have been expecting the establishment of vaccine manufacturing labs in the country, not just for the COVID-19 pandemic, but an overall supply chain to tackle... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Sen. Olorunnimbe Mamora, President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Osagie Ehanire, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Ibrahim Oloriegbe, Prof. Oyewale Tomori

2023 Presidency: Group names gov. Bello the best of the pack

A political support group ‘Got Your Back Nigeria’ said Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has the support of even the opposition party to run for the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: Tunde Bakare, Kingsley Moghalu, Akinwunmi Adesina, Jack Rich Tein, Oby Ezekwesili, Babatunde Fashola, Bola Tinubu, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, Governor Yahaya Bello, Rochas Okorocha, Rotimi Amaechi, Godswill

2023 Presidency: Group names gov. Bello the best of the pack

A political support group ‘Got Your Back Nigeria’ said Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has the support of even the opposition party to run for the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Tunde Bakare, Kingsley Moghalu, Akinwunmi Adesina, Jack Rich Tein, Oby Ezekwesili, Babatunde Fashola, Bola Tinubu, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, Governor Yahaya Bello, Rochas Okorocha, Rotimi Amaechi, Godswill

Who will fix our broken country?

By Imrana Yakubu Galaje   THE recent trending situation is that Nigeria is not a place to be and most Nigerians want to run away. The embassies are busy... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 300 times

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FG moves to reduce importation of livestock products

The Federal Government is determined to reduce importation of dairy products, scale up its local production as well as marketing in the country. The Permanent Secretary, Federal... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: , Dr Ernest Umakhihe, Mrs Winnie Lai- Solarin, Prof. Hussani IbrahimDr Mary Abiareye,ssaini Ibrahim

238 bag First Class as Unilag graduates 12,217

A total of 238 students will bag First Class degrees as the University of Lagos (Unilag) graduates 12,217 students at its 52nd convocation next week. The Vice Chancellor... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

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Pantami, Aregbesola set to inaugurate Digital Nigeria Project in Osun

  IN order to give concrete expression to the underlining principles and fundamental philosophy of the emergent digital culture in Nigeria, particularly Item No. 2 of the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Universal Service Provision Fund, Ijesa Muslim Grammar School, School Knowledge Centre, Adegboyega Oyetola, Digital Nigeria Centre, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Prof. Is

FG spends N152bn on digitization – Pantami

THE Federal government says it spent a total of N152 billion on digitization in 2021. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Is a Ali Pantami... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: Federal government, CBN, NNPC, CAC, NITDA, Prof. Is a Ali Pantami

Leaked: Wike meets with Duke, Imoke, other PDP stalwarts

DISCUSSIONS at a closed-door meeting in Abuja, of Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike with stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Cross River State have... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 707 times

Tags: Governor Nyesom Wike, Donald Duke, Mr. Liyel Imoke, Prof. Sandy Onor, Mr. Joe Obi, Mr. Ekpo Adasaid, Mr. Venatius Ikem.

Ekiti Sports Council boss urges schools to key into Oyebode Football Competition

CHAIRMAN of Ekiti Sports Council, Olusola Osetoba, has called on secondary schools in the state to key into the Prof. Akin Oyebode All-Ekiti football competition and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

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Commissioner monitors signing of undertaking forms as schools resume in Ogun

Ogun Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, on Monday, monitored level of compliance with the signing of undertaking forms by parents and students, as schools resumed... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 62 times

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Don tasks Alumni to assist indigent students

PROF. Badmas Yusuf of Islamic Studies, University of Ilorin, has charged members of the Alumni associations of institutions of higher learning in Nigeria to assist indigent... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 126 times

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Commissioner monitors signing of undertaking forms as schools resume in Ogun

OGUN Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, on Monday, monitored level of compliance with the signing of undertaking forms by parents and students, as schools resumed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 155 times

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Don tasks Alumni to assist indigent students

Prof. Badmas Yusuf of Islamic Studies, University of Ilorin, has charged members of the Alumni associations of institutions of higher learning in Nigeria to assist indigent... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Prof. Badmas Yusuf,Dr Saudat Abdulbaqi,Bayero University Kano

Oke Ogun indigenes launch education advancement agenda

Indigenes of Oke-Ogun zone in Oyo State, on Monday, inaugurated a sustainable education advancement and development agenda for the zone. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Oke-Ogun zone,Prof. Yisa Yusuf,Chief Judge of Oyo State,Justice Munta Abimbola,Commissioner for Special Duties,Alhaja Fausat Sanni and Prof. Sola Aderounmu,

Expert tasks psychiatrists association on mental health campaigns

RETIRED Brig.-Gen. Gbenga Okulate, a Member of, Board of Trustees, Association of Psychiatrists in Nigeria (APN), has called for a massive awareness campaign on mental health. Okulate,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 193 times

Tags: Retired Brig.-Gen. Gbenga Okulate, Prof. Taiwo Sheikh, Association of Psychiatrists in Nigeria, Dr Olugbenga Owoeye

MURIC condemns Zamfara killings, consoles Gov. Mutawale

 THE Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) on Monday condemned the killings by suspected terrorists in Zamfara, while sending a condolence message to Gov. Bello Mutawalle. The group’s Director,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Muslim Rights Concern, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, Gov. Bello Mutawalle

Plateau Deputy Governor, Tyoden bags award as most loyal Deputy Governor

THE Deputy Governor of Plateau State, Prof. Sonni Tyoden has bagged an award of the most loyal Deputy Governor in Plateau State. The Award which was presented... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 103 times

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New Provost assures improvement on institution’s academic records

PROF. Asabe Mohammed, the newly appointed provost of the Aminu Saleh College of Education, Azare, Bauchi State, says she is determined to improve on the academic... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Bauchi State University, Gov. Bala Mohammed, News Agency of Nigeria, Dr. Abdullahi Mohammed, Suleiman Shehu, Prof Asabe Mohammed, Aminu Saleh College of Education

Centre mulls empowerment of older persons

The National Senior Citizens Centre, NSCC, says it is poised to empower older persons across the country through effective collaborations with relevant stakeholders. Dr Emem Omokaro, NSCC’s... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Prof. Joseph Oluwasanmi, President Muhammadu Buhari, National Policy on Ageing, Nigerian Pensioners, Ekiti Council of Elders, Omini Oden, National Senior Citizens Centre, Dr Emem Omokaro

NMA pledges to support Ondo health commissioner

THE Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, in Ondo State has assured Dr Banji Ajaka, the state Commissioner for Health, of its total and unflinching support for his... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Mrs Folukemi Aladenola, Prof. Dayo Faduyile, Dr Stella Adegbehingbe, Dr Banji Ajaka, Nigerian Medical Association

Imo FA names Nwankwo, 2 others as honourary members

 THE Imo State FA has named Dr Patrick Ekeji, Prof. Ken Anugweje, and Kanu Nwankwo, as honorary members of the association in recognition of their achievements... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Dr Patrick Ekeji, Prof. Ken Anugweje, Kanu Nwankwo, Mr Amanze Uchegbulam

Matawalle pledges support to INEC’s CVR exercise

GOV. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has pledged to support the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise for the success... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Prof. Sa’id Ahmed, Malam Jamilu Birnin-magaji, Continuous Voter Registration xercise, GOV. Bello Matawalle

Africa loses $1bn to gender inequality yearly—UNIBEN Centre

 PROF. Friday Okonofua, Leader, Centre of Excellence in Reproductive Health Innovation (CERHI), University of Benin said on Thursday that yearly Africa loses $1 billion to gender... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 176 times

Tags:  PROF. Friday Okonofua, Centre of Excellence in Reproductive Health Innovation

Don canvases the use of virtual lab in secondary schools

PROF. Samuel Onasanya of Department of Educational Technology, University of Ilorin, on Thursday advocated the use of virtual laboratory in teaching selected concepts in secondary schools... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 103 times

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Dantata tasks northern elders on fixing Nigeria’s problems

A Kano-based business mogul, Alhaji Aminu Dantata, on Thursday urged the Northern Elders Forum to continue collaborating with governments and other stakeholders to address the problems... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Aminu Ado-Bayero, Alhaji Aminu Dantata, Prof. Ango Abdullahi

Ijaw Congress, MOSOP insist on resource ownership

THE Ijaw National Congress (INC) has said the Ijaw nation would continue to work with the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Ijaw National Congress, Niger Delta Development Commission, Prof. Benjamin Okaba, Niger Delta, Ogoni people, resource control

Insecurity wouldn’t disrupt education in Katsina, says commissioner

KATSINA State Government said on Wednesday that it will not allow insecurity or any pandemic to disrupt teaching and learning in the state, Malam Sani Danjuma, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

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Insecurity wouldn’t disrupt education in Katsina, says commissioner

KATSINA State Government said on Wednesday that it will not allow insecurity or any pandemic to disrupt teaching and learning in the state, Malam Sani Danjuma, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Malam Sani Danjuma, Prof. Badamasi Lawal, Gov. Aminu Masari,

Fayemi tasks newly-inaugurated chairmen on security, citizens’ welfare

GOV. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti, on Tuesday inaugurated the 35 newly-elected council Chairmen, charging them to prioritise security and welfare of the people of the state. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Mr Olabode Olatunji, Gov. Kayode Fayemi, newly-inaugurated chairmen, Prof Adio Folayan,

Ekiti Varsity evolves measures to accelerate transcripts processing

THE management of Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado-Ekiti, on Tuesday said it had put in place measures to accelerate the processing of transcripts in the institution. Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Ekiti State University, Mr Bode Olofinmuagun, Prof. Edward Olanipekun,

Schools in Enugu to resume in Jan. 10 -Commissioner

ENUGU State Ministry of Education says all schools in the state will resume for the new academic session on Jan. 10 . Prof. Uchenna Eze, the Commissioner... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Prof. Uchenna Eze, ENUGU State Ministry of Education

Gov. Fayemi tasks newly-inaugurated chairmen

KAYODE Fayemi, governor of Ekiti, on Tuesday inaugurated the 35 newly-elected council Chairmen, charging them to prioritise security and welfare of the people of the state. The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Prof Adio Folayan, Efon Local Government Area, Olabode Olatunji, Ekiti internal Revenue Services, Local Council Development Areas, Gov. Kayode Fayemi

UNILORIN V-C commends FG over appointment of Issa as CMD

THE Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, has commended the appointment of Prof. Baba Issa, as the pioneer Chief Medical Director (CMD) of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 144 times

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UniCal to resume academic activities Jan. 5 – VC

THE University of Calabar has announced Wednesday, Jan. 5, as resumption date after the Christmas and New Year holiday.The announcement is contained in a statement signed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 171 times

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PDP's message to Kano Emirate, Gov. Matawalle over Tofa’s death

The Zamfara State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has condoled Kano Emirate over the death of Alhaji Bashir Tofa. Tofa, the presidential candidate of the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: People’s Democratic Party, Tsafe Emirate, Alhaji Yusuf Muhammed, Prof. Kabiru Jabaka, National Republican Convention, Alhaji Bashir Tofa, Kano Emirate, Bello Matawalle

Traditional ruler in Enugu receives vote of no confidence

SOME indigenes of Nguru community in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State have passed vote of no confidence on Igwe Linus Obayi, its traditional ruler.   The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Nguru Town Union, Mr Uchenna Ugwu, Ministry of Rural Development, Prof. Ike Onyishi, Prof. Tony Onyishi, Prof. Tony Onyishi, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Igwe Linus Obayi, Nsukka Local Government Area,

Buhari congratulates former Minister, Akinyemi at 80

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari  has congratulated Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, former Minister of External Affairs, on his 80th birthday. Akinyemi will clock 80 on Jan. 4. The President, in a statement... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, Commonwealth, African Union UN, Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, president Buhari, Femi Adesina,

Nigeria will not be made dumping ground for banned products, says NAFDAC DG

NIGERIA will not be a dumping ground for chemicals banned in other countries. Prof. Moji Adeyeye, the agency’s Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 117 times

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2022: Experts set agenda for economic growth, devt.

SOME economists have defined areas that the Federal Government should prioritize to speed up economic growth and development in the new year. The experts spoke to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Professor Akpan Ekpo, agenda for economic growth, Prof. Ndubisi Nwokoma,

NIN enrolments exceed 71 million as FG extends NIN-SIM verification to March 31

PROF. Is a Ali Ibrahim Pantami, minister of Communications and Digital Economy,  has conveyed the approval of the Federal Government to further extend the deadline for... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 121 times

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Peoples Democratic Party Zamfara elects new executives

THE Zamfara Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday night elected a new executive council headed by Col. Bala Mande (Rtd.) Speaking at the end... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 202 times

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12 fake medical laboratories shut down for alleged illegality in A’Ibom

  PROF. Augustine Umoh, the Akwa Ibom Commissioner for Health, said that he has closed 12 medical laboratories for allegedly involving in unwholesome medical practices dangerous to... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 116 times

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Kebbi State University ranked among 25 Nigerian universities with full courses accreditation

THE Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC) has ranked Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero, among the first 25 Nigerian Universities with full accreditation of courses,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 185 times

Tags: Prof. Bashar Ladan-Aliero, Malam Musa Labbo-Jega, Husaini Adamu-Zuru, Nigerian Universities Commission, NUC, Kebbi State University of Science and Technology,

NCC shares experience with Congolese regulator studying Nigerian telecom market

  FAITH in the operational excellence and regulatory efficiency that have become the marks of Africa’s foremost regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), was demonstrated recently when... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 204 times

Tags: Congo-Brazzaville Telecommunications Regulations Authority, CTRA, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Benjamin Mouandza,Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC

Broadband: Pantami, Danbatta assure of FG’s plans to bridge infrastructure deficit

ONGOING policy directions and regulatory measures being put in place by the Nigerian government towards bridging identified broadband infrastructure gaps shall be sustained in order to... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 142 times

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New mobile rate for international calls begins January - NCC

    ..pegs ITR floor price at $0.045     THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has determined the new International Termination Rate (ITR) for voice services paid by overseas telecom carriers...... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 246 times

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COVID-19: Lalong gives Plateau residents 72 hours to get vaccinated

GOVERNOR Simon Lalong of Plateau State has given residents 72 hours to present evidence of COVID-19 vaccination o or negative PCR test result to be able... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 158 times

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Soludo Campaign hails judiciary for nullifying Andy Uba’s candidacy

THE Charles Chukwuma Soludo Campaign has praised the judiciary for yesterday’s judgment delivered by Justice Ekwo Inyang of the Federal High Court on the suit brought... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 207 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, APC, C. Don Adinuba, Senator Andy Uba, All Progressives Congress, APC, National Inland Waterways Authority, George Moghalu, Charles Chukwuma Soludo Campaign, Justice Ekwo In

Nembe Spill: Ijaw Diaspora Council seeks ministry’s intervention

THE Ijàw Diaspora Congress (IDC) is seeking the intervention of the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management in the recent oil spill at Oil... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 200 times

Tags: National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency, NOSDRA, Ijàw Diaspora Congress, IDC, Prof. Monday Gold, Antonia Garner, OML29, Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Company,

NAFDAC says vaccines promote health, save lives, costs

THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), says though vaccines go through complex production process, they promote health, save lives and cost Prof.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 137 times

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Undemocratic Takeover of Govt Poses Great Challenge To ECONEC, says Yakubu

THE undemocratic takeover of government in some West African countries has created a great challenge for Electoral Commissions in the sub-region, according to the Independent National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 206 times

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Security tops agenda as North-East governors meet in Damaturu

THE North-East Governors Forum on Tuesday reiterated its commitment towards ending the decade-old insecurity in the region. Chairman of the Forum and Borno Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 150 times

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NCC reiterates commitment to deepening broadband penetration, smart deployment of infrastructure nationwide

By Benprince Ezeh THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, says that it is committed to deepening broadband penetration, protecting the consumers and ensuring smart deployment of infrastructure across... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 195 times

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5G network to contribute over $2.2tn to global economy by 2034 - NCC

By Benprince Ezeh THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has said that 5G is expected to contribute over $2.2 trillion to the global economy by 2034. Prof. Adeolu Akande,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 231 times

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World Bank power project, a relief for UNICAL- VC

PROF. Florence Obi, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calabar, has stated that if the envisaged World Bank intervention geared towards providing sustainable power through the solar... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 174 times

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NCA2003 empowers NCC to develop e-Waste regulation says Danbatta

THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has powers under Section 70 of the Nigerian Communications Act (NCA2003) to develop an E-waste Regulation for the telecommunications sector in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 127 times

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Tetfund boss bags 2021 Nigerian Prize for Leadership Award

PROF. Suleiman Bogoro, the Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education  Trust Fund (TETFund) has been selected as the winner of the 2021 Nigerian Prize for Leadership(NPL) Award,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 150 times

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Continuous Dialogue Critical to Tackling Telecoms Industry Challenges - Danbatta

THE Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has said that continuous dialogues between the regulator... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 134 times

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5G: NCC conducts successful mock auction of 3.5 GHz spectrum

  …sets stage for main auction on Monday   THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has successfully carried out a mock session for the 3.5 gigahertz, GHz, spectrum auction for... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 153 times

Tags: Adeleke Adewolu, Ubale Maska, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Nigerian Communications Commission,Prof. Adeolu Akande,

6,255 graduate from OAU, 109 bag first class

OBAFEMI Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, on Friday graduated a total of 6,255 students out of which 109 bag first class at all levels of academic degrees.    The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 152 times

Tags: Obafemi Awolowo University, Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, Pro-ChancellorOwelle Udoji,

NASU wants unions to focus on businesses, financial empowerment to support members

Mr Peters Adeyemi, the General Secretary, Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) on Friday said unionism should be used to raise funds through... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Non-Academic Staff Union, Mr Peters Adeyemi, UNILORIN, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, Vice-Chancellor

COVID-19: Institutionalise research, development for home-made solution — TETfund

THE Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) on Thursday said the institutionalization of research and development was vital in helping the country deploy homemade solutions to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 119 times

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Akande tasks telecom operators on licensing obligations

  ….as Danbatta emphasizes role of feedback in telecom regulations     PROF. Adeolu Akande, chairman, Board of Commissioners of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has urged telecoms licensees... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 112 times

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Town Hall Meetings: Can this innovation provide elusive solutions to troubled polity

There is no doubt how effective town hall meetings can be in tackling the numerous challenges confronting the nation, especially where there is poor quality representation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 213 times

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KWASU to confer Honorary Degrees on President Buhari’s wife, Chief of Staff, 5 others

KWARA State University (KWASU), Malete, says it will confer Honorary Degrees on the wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, and the Chief of Staff to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 154 times

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Soludo Campaign hails judicial warning to frivolous litigants

...wishes their lawyers had been punished for misconduct THE Chukwuma Charles Soludo Campaign has received with gladness the decision of the Federal High Court in Abuja a few... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 220 times

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ICPC uncovers N20bn project duplication, personnel budget fraud in MDAs - Owasanoye

By Benprince Ezeh  THE Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offenses Commission, ICPC, says it has uncovered gross abuse of personnel budget as well as duplication of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 175 times

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11 political parties contest outcome of Anambra guber

ELEVEN political parties that participated in the Nov. 6 and Nov. 9 governorship election in Anambra have filed petitions challenging the outcome of the exercise. Mr Surajo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 120 times

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World AIDS DAY: Virologist urges periodic screening to know status

A Virologist, Prof. EbunOluwa Adejuyigbe, has advised Nigerians to conduct screenings periodically to know their HIV/AIDS status in order to control the spread of the disease. Adejuyigbe,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 140 times

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UniJos new VC promises to prioritise quality teaching, research

PROF. Tanko Ishaya, the new Vice Chancellor of University of Jos has promised to promote quality research, teaching and learning in the institution. Ishaya made the promise... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 241 times

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Buhari challenges universities to develop COVID-19 vaccine

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has challenged Nigerian universities to intensify their research to develop COVID-19 vaccine to tackle the dreaded virus afflicting the country. The president, represented by... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 186 times

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Regional CSOs examine legal text on trade facilitation with gender mainstreaming

By Paul EjimeREGIONAL CSOs continued their workshop on Trade Facilitation Advocacy in Dakar on Saturday with an overview and analysis of the 1995 Kyoto Trade Facilitation... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 months ago | seen 136 times

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Youth Empowerment: Commissioner underscores importance of mentorship

THE Anambra State Commissioner for Youth Empowerment and Creative Economy, Prof Theresa Obiekezie, has emphasised a commitment of the state government to discovering, developing and nurturing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 473 times

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NCC commits over N200 million to research and development - Danbatta

…as students win Over N1m in NCC’s 2021 national essay competition THE Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 130 times

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NCC tasks licensees on efficient operation

THE Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) on Thursday said it was making moves to ensure that licensees operate at optimal strength. The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 202 times

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Yakubu says INEC will implement direct primary once it’s signed by President Buhari

By Benprince Ezeh PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that the electoral body will ensure the implementation of the direct... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 116 times

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Police brutality: Taraba Speaker condemns killing of man by police

THE Speaker of Taraba State House of Assembly, Prof Joseph Albasu Kunini, has condemned the killing of 37-year-old Oliver Ezra by police in Jalingo and the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 142 times

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UNN begins weeklong fair to exhibit innovative research products

THE University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) on Wednesday began its weeklong maiden product fair aimed at showcasing and promoting the innovative endeavours  of the university through... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 205 times

Tags: Silas Ifeanyi, Prof. Nnayelugo Okoro, Prof Pat Okpoko, UNN, Prof. Charles Igwe, vice chancellor, University of Nigeria Nsukka

INEC urges media to sensitise Nigerians on democratic rights to broaden base of electoral process

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that the media should play an active role in sensitising Nigerians on their democratic rights, duties and responsibilities.... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 261 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Festus Okoye, Sam Olumekun, INEC

NCC has Committed over N200m to research, Development- Danbatta

THE Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has declared that the Commission had committed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 200 times

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Skill acquisition crucial in achieving sustainable devt- D-G

PROF. Okechukwu Ukwuoma, Director General, National Centre for Technology Management (NACETEM), says there is no substitute to skill acquisition in achieving sustainable development in Nigeria. Ukwuoma said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 245 times

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Moghalu calls for persecution of people responsible for Lekki Toll Gate massacre

By Anthony Isibor.   PROF. Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, the presidential candidate of the Young Progressive Party, YPP,  in the 2019 general elections has called for the immediate persecution... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 179 times

Tags: PROF. Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, Lekki Toll Gate massacre, Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry,

Jega challenges northern elite on good, selfless leadership

PROF. Attahiru Jega has challenged northern leaders on good, patriotic and selfless leadership in the mould of the late eminent statesman, Alhaji Maitama Sule. Jega gave the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 278 times

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NCC 2021 BMR: Akande, Danbatta pledge to drive next phase of industry growth

AS the three-day 2021 Board and Management Retreat (BMR) organised by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) comes to a close, the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 140 times

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Lawmakers congratulate Prof Soludo on his election as governor-elect

AS Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, declared Prof. Charles Soludo, the candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, as the winner of the Nov. 6... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 175 times

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Anambra people, associations congratulate Prof Soludo on his victory

MANY individuals and associations have congratulated Prof Charles Soludo on his victory at the governorship election on November 6, 2021. In his congratulatory message, the Onitsha... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 146 times

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Anambra 2021: Soludo, Ibezim receive certificates of return

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has issued certificates of return to governor-elect, Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo and his deputy, Onyekachukwu Ibezim for emerging winners of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 174 times

Tags: INEC, Onyekachukwu Ibezim, Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo

Soludo’s victory, a righteous expression of democracy says APC aspirant, Moghalu

THE managing director, National Inland Waterways Authority, NIWA, George Moghalu, has congratulated the governor-elect, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, saying that his ``victory is a righteous expression of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 88 times

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Prof Soludo’s Victory: A reflection of resistance to leadership imposition

While the victory of Prof Charles Soludo at the poll is being celebrated in Anambra State in particular, and the South East in general, it is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 302 times

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VC tasks students on discipline as LASU matriculates 1,412 into sandwich programme

VICE-Chancellor of Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, has urged students of the institution to embrace self-discipline and avail themselves of all the opportunities... Read more

Author: Publisher Chig