UBEC urges commitment to school census

The Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, has urged states to be more committed towards ensuring that the ongoing national personnel audit yields expected results.

Executive Secretary of UBEC, Dr Hamid Bobboyi, stated this while interacting with the Management of Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB.

Bobboyyi le [...]


NAICOM suspends recapitalisation policy

The National Insurance Commission has announced the suspension of the implementation of its Tier-based Minimum Solvency Capital policy, following a suit filed against it by some stakeholders in the industry.

NAICOM ask insurance companies to maintain status quo pending the regulatory directive that will be advised upon the completion of t [...]

Sun, 21 October 2018

354 pensioners paid N354mn pension arrear in Q3

At least 354 paratatals pensioners under the defined benefit scheme received a total payment of N138.35million as pension arrears in the third quarter of the year.

This figure is from the total pension payment of N23.45billion paid to federal pensioners by the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate, PTAD, between July and September [...]

Sun, 21 October 2018

FG urged to assist in funding of private institutions

The federal government has been called upon to pay proper attention to the funding of private education in Nigeria.

Dr Ochuko Akpeme, president, National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, NAPPS, Delta State Chapter stated this at the 2018 NAPPS day celebration titled “Reengineering Nigeria’s education system for e [...]

Sat, 20 October 2018

Accurate, timely information critical for national unity – Minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has stated that access to accurate and timely information is critical to enhancing citizens' participation in governance, the strengthening of national unity and the growth of democracy in the country.

The minister stated this in his presentation on the topic ''Nige [...]

Sat, 20 October 2018

World Mission Sunday: Cleric urges Catholics’ participation

Catholics all over the world have been urged to participate in the forthcoming annual ‘World Mission Sunday’, WMS, organized by Pontifical Mission Society of Nigeria, to support the Christian mission and the less privileged.

Speaking to journalists at a briefing in Abuja, National coordinator of PMS in Nigeria, Rev. Fr. George [...]

Sat, 20 October 2018

INEC creates more PVCs distribution centres in Benue

The Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in Benue State, Dr. Nentawe Yilwatda, has said INEC is creating about 12 additional distribution points in the state to enable it distribute uncollected PVCs.

Yilwatda, who disclosed this when he met with members of the Correspondents Chapel in [...]

Sat, 20 October 2018

Tech company unveils digital marketplace app for local businesses

Classified Market Center Limited has launched a new digital marketplace for Nigerians who want a safe and secure platform to buy and sell their products (and services) with ease online.

The site offers new users the opportunity buy and sell in over 100+ categories ranging from cars and vehicles to real estate and job vacancy listing.


Sat, 20 October 2018

Pro-Atiku group honours Mrs Abubakar, rallies support for PDP

The Women Wing of the New Nigeria Vision Group, NNVG, a pro-Atiku group, has honoured the wife of the People Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Mrs Amina Titi Atiku Abubakar, with the Award of Mother of Inestimable Value.

The award was conferred on Mrs Abubakar, who is also the founder of Women Trafficking and Child Labour Era [...]

Sat, 20 October 2018


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