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Adebola Williams tours Britain, America with nation-building message… speaks at Oxford, Columbia, Harvard and Yale

  Co-founder of media group, RED and chief executive officer of its companies Red Media Africa and StateCraft Inc., Adebola Williams this week rounds up a whirlwind international tour, where he has taken an urgent message of ‘The business of nation-building’, sharing specifically the lessons learnt from the work of …

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Speaker Dogara urges Northern leaders to invest in education, healthcare ..says tackling illiteracy panacea for progress

 Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has harped on the need to deal with illiteracy for Nigeria to achieve progress. Dogara made the call while commissioning  blocks of Class rooms, named after him in Duka Wuya Special Primary school, Gwale Local Government Area, Kano State. While commending …

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Mixed feelings as Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo, Ebonyi state embarks on staff certificate verification

  The Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo (FUNAI), Ebonyi State on Wednesday,  April 19, 2017 started a certificate verification exercise to ascertain the authenticity of academic qualifications of its staff. This followed the directive of the Governing Council that the academic claims of all staff of the University be verified in …

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Technical University of Kenya (TUK) lands high tech aviation training devices

Donation from KQ, GE and Boeing to boost aviation training in the region  Aerospace and Aviation Engineering programme students at Technical University of Kenya (TUK) can now afford hands-on training on a high-tech CF6-80A2 aircraft engine that powers Airbus A310 and Boeing 767. The CF6-80A2 engine manufactured by General Electric …

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Ayo Banjo, Paul Unongo, Emeka Nwajiuba, Zainab Alkali, others are Chairmen as FG reconstitutes Boards of Agencies and Parastatals under Federal Ministry of Education

President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, has approved the reconstitution of the boards of 19 Agencies and Parastatals under the Federal Ministry of Education for a period of four years, in the first instance, pursuant to his powers under the laws establishing the Act of each Parastatal under the Ministry. In making …

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250 IDPs sit for WAEC exams in Maiduguri … 94 girls, ‎156 boys

Following Governor Kashim Shettima’s directive, two hundred and fifty internally displaced persons, IDPs, have began writing this year’s West African Examination Council’s, WAEC’s, graduation exams for secondary school students in preparation for entry into Universities and other tertiary schools, our correspondent reports. It is the first time IDPs are writing …

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FG alerts Nigerians to ISIS’ new recruitment strategy

The Federal Government has urged parents and guardians to monitor the activities of their children and wards in order to prevent them from being recruited by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), which has now resorted to targeting vulnerable individuals, including foreign students, using financial inducements to recruit them into the terrorist organisation. …

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