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Day of great joy as Princess Joy Adenubi Olagbegi-Apampa, her husband, Prince Abimbola Apampa receive Doctorate Degrees in USA

Saturday, June 1, 2024 will remain a day of great joy for Dr. Princess Joy Adenubi Olagbegi-Apampa and her husband, Chief Prince Abila Abimbola Apampa. It was also a day to remember for good, for members of their families, their friends and well wishers. On this beautiful day, in the …

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Celebrated sculptor, Prof. El Anatsui receives 2024 Doctor of Fine Arts from Bard College

OYIZA ADABA, NEW YORK PHOTOS BY AFRICA-RELATED BARD COLLEGE ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-FOURTH COMMENCEMENT Bard College held its 164th commencement on Saturday, May 25, 2024. Bard President Leon Botstein conferred 395 undergraduate degrees on the Class of 2024 and 229 graduate degrees. Bard also conferred 40 associate degrees from its microcolleges …

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 Nigeria’s Adekeye emerges Chairperson, APPO Training Directors

Nigeria’s Folashade Adekeye has emerged as the Chairperson, Forum of the Directors of Oil & Gas Training & Vocational Education Institutes of the African Petroleum Producers Organization (APPO).   Adekeye, who is the Director, NNPC Academy, took over from the former chairperson, Mr. Abdelkader Guenone, the Managing Director of the …

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Tinubu launches education campaign, says no child should be excluded from learning  

President Bola Tinubu on Monday launched a campaign to promote inclusive education, skills development, and gender equity. The campaign, tagged #WeAreEqual, is an initiative of the Organization of African First Ladies for Development (OAFLAD). The campaign has been launched in 15 African countries in different iterations, focusing on health, education, …

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UN expert raises alarm over unfair treatment of pro-Palestinian student protesters in U.S.

By Cecilia Ologunagba New York, May 11, 2024 A UN independent human rights expert, Ms. Farida Shaheed, has warned that the recent increase in student protest attacks across campuses in the United States indicates an “erosion of intellectual freedom and democratic principles within educational settings Shaheed, the UN Special Rapporteur …

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Nigeria needs more public-private partnership to unleash digital economy – U.S

By Funmilola Gboteku Lagos May 6, 2024 The U.S Government on Monday said that Nigeria needs more international Public-Private Partnerships to unleash the full potential of its digital economy. The U.S. Consul-General to Nigeria, Will Stevens, said this during a tech policy speech and insightful fireside chat at the Lagos …

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NECO modernizes recruitment process for Exam Supervisors

The National Examinations Council (NECO) of Nigeria has embraced digital innovation by transitioning the recruitment process for Examination Supervisors and Assistant Supervisors. This change affects both the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) Internal and External. The move towards digitization aims to curb fraudulent …

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Nigerian, Ugandan journalists share experiences on impact of oil industry on environment

Nigerian and Ugandan journalists on Saturday concluded a knowledge and experience exchange programme on the environmental impact of oil extraction. The programme was facilitated by the Africa Institute for Energy Governance (AFIEGO). The virtual interaction had reporters from both countries compare notes on reporting the impacts of oil exploration and …

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Rutgers protest on Palestine ends, University accepts students’ demands

After canceling Thursday morning final exams, President Jonathan Holloway sought a means to “de-escalate” the four-day long protest on the College Avenue campus. Story & Photos by Allyssa Bovasso-Pignataro (NJ State House News Service) Students ended a four-day pro-Palestinian protest at Rutgers University on Thursday evening after University President Jonathan …

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Adebogun praises Sanwo-Olu, Abiru on reconstruction of Ikorodu-Itoikin Road

The Proprietor/CEO of Caleb Group of Schools, who is also the Founder and Visitor to Caleb University, Imota, Lagos, Dr Oladega Adebogun, has praised the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial District, Tokunbo Abiru, for their active involvement in the reconstruction of Ikorodu-Itoikin …

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Chevron staff highlights role of Public Relations in crisis management at UNN

Effective Public Relations strategies have been identified as essential for maintaining stakeholder trust, managing crises, and ensuring long-term success of corporate organizations.  Mr. Victor Anyaegbudike, Manager Communications, Chevron Nigeria and Mid-Africa Business Unit gave this indication while delivering a paper titled: “Corporate Organizations, Public Relations, and Crisis Management” as a guest …

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