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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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Lagos welcomes release of kidnapped Epe school students …Assures residents of safety of lives and property

The Lagos State Government on Friday expressed excitement over the release of six students of Igbonla-Epe Model College who were abducted on May 25, 2017 in their school premises. In a press statement, the State’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde congratulated the parents of the students and …

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Edo State Govt unveils plan to revamp basic education system *ICT, professionalism top agenda

The Edo State Governor Mr. Godwin Obaseki Wednesday unveiled some of the strategies designed by his administration for the revamping of Basic Education system in the state.  Speaking at a one-day Basic Education Stakeholders’ Forum in Benin City, Obaseki explained that the Information and Communication Technology-based plan would adequately prepare …

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Obaseki seeks Palace’s support on basic education, environmental protection…Monarch urges commissioners to support Edo Governor

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has sought the collaboration of His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, the Oba of Benin, in the areas of basic education and protection of the environment. The governor sought the support of the royal father when he led …

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Corruption: ICPC, UNDP, NGO train stakeholders to prevent council chairmen from stealing money

From: Madu Ezenoha, Enugu As part of efforts to tackle corruption at the local government level, a non-governmental organization (NGO) Africa Center for Rural Development and Environment, (ACERDEN), at the weekend concluded the training of more than 450 “key influencers” from the 17 local government areas of Enugu state. The …

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Alexander Nwigwe, Jesudunta Mercy, Akingbade Gbenga emerge winners of 14th Mike Okonkwo National Essay Competition

Miss Alexandra Nwigwe of Vivian Fowler Memorial College Lagos has been announced as the overall winner of the Mike Okonkwo National Essay Competition for Secondary School students for the year 2017, having scored 90% in the first round of the competition and 80% in the second round of the competition …

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UNIAFRICA: Bayelsa Commissioner commends Dickson for appointment of VC

  The Commissioner of Education in Bayelsa State, Elder Markson Fefegha has commended Governor Henry Seriake Dickson for the appointing Prof. Christian Daniel Jacobs as Vice Chancellor of University of Africa, Toru-Orua and Dr. Ghalib Fahad as Dean, School of Foundation Studies of the University. According to him, choice of the Vice-Chancellor and Dean …

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Obaseki: When a society reads its people are enlightened

                                    Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has said that a society cannot be enlightened unless the people in that society read broadly. He said this understanding informed his administration’s decision to set up the Library Review Committee to revive libraries and ultimately boost the reading culture in the state. …

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Nigeria’s first Institute of Advanced Studies begins operation in OAU

Nigeria’s first Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS), will commence operation this month at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, in Osun State. The IAS Fellows will have access to the highest level of professional expertise, mentorship, and resources, essential for success in an increasingly competitive global academic arena. These disclosures …

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