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Senator Wamakko visits students on his scholarship in Pakistan

Danjuma James, Sokoto Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko,representing Sokoto North Senatorial District,  has visited the twenty five( 25 ) students he is currently  sponsoring for Graduate and Postgraduate studies in University of Lahore, Pakistan. A statement by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Bashir Rabe Mani said Senator Wamakko, who is …

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Lucky Chibok girls mark third anniversary at American University of Nigeria

 The Chibok Girls Education Initiative at the American University of Nigeria (AUN) celebrated its third anniversary on August 25 with an award ceremony.  The occasion recognized outstanding achievements among the first group of 24, all of whom are on fully funded scholarships.  Having escaped Boko Haram captivity, they were brought …

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Corruption war: Enugu recovers N21 million from ghost teachers in 3 months **Offers employment to 50 physically-challenged persons

Enugu state government has made another breakthrough in its on-going efforts to rid the state’s public service of ghost workers, recovering in the latest exercise, N21m from ghost teachers in its Post-Primary School Board (PPSMB) within three months. However, on a positive note, the state government has decided to offer …

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ASUU strike: Crisis averted as 200 students chase away illegal NANS President …Say ‘Chinonso Obasi is our leader’

There was confusion on Tuesday at the Unity Fountain in Abuja as Nigerian students numbering over 200 chased away one Aruna Kadiri who was parading himself as President of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS).   Kadiri had planned to stage an unauthorised protest against the ongoing strike by the …

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NUC accreditation: Dickson applauds leadership of state varsity -assures on greater support for improved standards -urges Bayelsans to take advantage of accredited courses

   The Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson has applauded the leadership of the state-owned Niger Delta University, NDU on its achievements, including securing full accreditation for 10 of its academic programmes, following the release of N200 million by the state government for the purpose. Governor Dickson stated this when …

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EFCC arrests seven MAPOLY students, others for internet fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos zonal office, has arrested seven National Diploma (ND) students of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta, Ogun State for alleged offences bordering on conspiracy, obtaining money under false pretences and possession of forged documents. The suspects- Adesina Olalekan, Makinde Noheem, Toheeb Ogunowo, …

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JAMB replies critics, says controversy over cut-off marks unnecessary …Insists it’s misleading to say VCs reject cut-off marks

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has described as unnecessary the controversies over the reduction of cut-off marks for 2017 admission exercise into tertiary institutions by stakeholders at its policy meeting. Rather than criticisms, JAMB said Nigerians should be concerned about how to address the flight of citizens to …

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Reality Show: Ambode, Osinbajo host EON Executives in Lagos, Abuja

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, will between August 28 and 29 2017 host executives of EON Reality Incorporated in Lagos as the organisation sets to collaborate with the state government towards establishing the second of its institution in Nigeria, after an earlier one in South Africa.  Lagos State has been identified as potential host of IDC hub for the …

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Gov. Ugwuanyi commends FG’s siting of ICT University in Enugu …State government approves land for expansion

  Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has commended the federal government for the decision to site one of the six campuses of the proposed ICT University in Enugu. Gov. Ugwuanyi, spoke when the Honourable Minister of Communication, Barrister Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu paid a courtesy visit to the Government House, …

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Edo Polytechnic Usen: Obaseki wants funding, admission, staffing investigated

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has inaugurated a seven-man committee of enquiry to investigate the activities of Edo State Polytechnic, Usen. He charged the committee to carefully scrutinize the financial books, admission process, quality of the training programmes, lecturers, administration, the ratio of students to lecturers and …

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