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Asiwaju Tinubu hails Ibrahim-Imam’s appointment as TETFUND Chairman

All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has congratulated Alhaji Kashim Ibrahim-Imam over his appointment as Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND). Tinubu also commended President Muhammadu Buhari and Minister of Education Adamu Adamu for what he called their prudence in making an …

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‘Home feeding programme’: Publish details of suppliers, sites, budget, SERAP asks FG

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information (FoI) request to the Federal Government, asking “the authorities to urgently publish details of the suppliers and contractors, the procurement rules, including bidding processes, the total budget, and all designated voucher distribution and collection sites for the implementation …

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COVID 19: Buhari approves immediate payment of university lecturers withheld salaries  

Enugu, April 21, 2020 President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate payment of the February and March, withheld salaries of lecturers in federal universities who have not registered in the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS). The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, made this disclosure in …

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Chinese flight: Airline crew members not being quarantined in UNILAG – Management

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) management has denied a report that the crew of the airline that flew in Chinese medical personnel and supplies recently were quarantined in its Scholars Lodge. A statement by Mrs. Taiwo Oloyede, Principal Assistant Registrar, Communication Unit, Corporate Affairs Directorate, Office of the Vice-Chancellor, University …

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COVID-19: Abia Gov. commends Gregory University Uturu Chancellor, Prof. Ibe for partnership

The Governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has commended the Chancellor of Gregory University Uturu, Nigeria, Prof Gregory Ibe, for partnering government in the fight against COVID-19. Speaking through the Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Barr Chris Ezem, while receiving the first batch of COVID-19 donations by the Chancellor, …

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JAMB 2020: Matters arising By Bola Bolawole

turnpot@gmail.com 0807 552 5533 It is common knowledge that the JOINT ADMISSIONS AND MATRICULATION BOARD (JAMB) operations have improved drastically and dramatically since Prof. Ishaq Oloyede assumed the mantle of leadership. Improvements in administration – transparency, accountability and openness – has translated into zero-level tolerance for corruption, reduced examination charges, …

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Coronavirus: Schools can defy shut-down with Zinox’s digital revolutionary solution

Zinox Technologies Limited, Sub-Saharan Africa’s foremost technology company, has unveiled a digital learning solution designed to aid schools and other educational institutions maintain the interaction between teachers and their pupils without physical contact or the need to assemble in a classroom. Through this digital tool, Zinox will bring together all …

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Equip youths to be change and transformation agents – Dr. Okwenna

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in 2021 Anambra State gubernatorial election, Dr. Ifedi Okwenna, has challenged government at all levels to promote innovation and entrepreneurship to make youths change agents and social transformers. The former Commissioner for Environment, Mineral Resources, Science and Technology, in the Peter Obi-led administration made …

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UNILAG’s Convocation Ceremonies hold March 2- 13, 2020; Communication Minister delivers Guest Lecture; Ahmed Yerima’s “The Wives” is Convocation Play.(See detailed program; other information)

The University of Lagos, Nigeria (UNILAG) has scheduled its 51st (2019) Convocation Ceremonies to hold from Monday, March 2, 2020 to Friday, March 13, 2020. The program, which starts with a Pre-Convocation Press Conference and Launching of the UNILAG Anthem on Monday March 2, 2020, continues on Friday March 6, …

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Politicians have made Nigeria unbearable — Obi •Offers fresh graduates survival strategies

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2019 polls, Mr. Peter Obi, has described Nigeria as a country that is not faithful to her youths. Obi was speaking Saturday during the convocation lecture of Veritas University, Bwari, Abuja. The former Anambra Stat Governor, who was …

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Amaechi lays foundation for Transport and Logistics Institute in Abia

Minister of Transportation, Rt Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, Saturday, laid the foundation stone for the Institute of Transport and Logistics at the Gregory University, Uturu (GUU) in Abia State. The Institute upon completion will offer specialised transportation courses and is expected to provide specialised laboratories for Maritime and Oceanography, Aviation/Aeronautic, …

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Save the Children International signs MoU with Gombe, commend education budget 

Save the Children International (SCI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Gombe State Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development for continued collaboration and sustainability of various interventions in the areas of Child survival and welfare. The International NGO, while also commending the State Government for allocating the …

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Zulum spends two days in Monguno, starts 1000 homes for IDPs, higher school 

Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has spent two days in Monguno town around the tough shores of the Lake Chad in northern Borno, during which he laid the foundation for construction of 1,000 houses. The houses on completion, will resettle  internally displaced persons currently occupying schools. During the visit, …

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