Emmanuel Ogbeche

Nigerian Student Population Rises to 11,710 In U.S

Nigerian student population has risen to 11, 710 representing a 9.7% rise, thereby retaining its top ranking as the number one source of African students studying in the United States, according to the 2017 Open Doors Report released on Monday, November 13.

Data released by the Institute of Int [...]

Thu, 16 November 2017


23 Nigerian Civic Groups Get U.S. Embassy $404,553 Grants

 

The U.S. Mission to Nigeria has awarded $404,553 to fund 23 projects by civic groups in the country. 

A statement by the embassy said the grantees include civil society organizations, arts companies, and alumni of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program.  [...]

Thu, 16 November 2017


The Election Debate Matter

Nigerians during the past nine years have stayed up, glued to their TV sets to watch the American election debates. I guess the number upped when Obama took center stage and at the last election that produced Donald Trump as president.

The interest is so intense that sides were taken, issues di [...]

Mon, 13 November 2017


Dogara Demands Fiscal Discipline From Buhari

Speaker Yakubu Dogara has demanded that the executive demonstrates fiscal discipline as any short of it is not different from corruption.

Dogara gave the charge while giving the closing remarks at the 2018 budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at a joint session of the Na [...]

Tue, 07 November 2017


Stranded Students’ Abroad: Dabiri-Erewa Commends Saraki’ Intervention

 

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has praised Senate President Bukola Saraki for his intervention in resolving the plight of Nigeria students on government scholarship stranded abroad.

Dabiri-Erewa in a [...]

Thu, 02 November 2017


NUJ Tasks FG On Safety For Journalists

 

The Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ, has called on the Federal Government to do more on the safety of journalists in the country to enable them discharge their duties of holding government and officials accountable to the Nigerian people.

“As the World observes th [...]

Thu, 02 November 2017




NBC Boss Laments How Buhari’s Supporters Violate NBC Code, Then Report To President When Sanctioned

It has emerged that supporters of President Muhammad Buhari in Kano violate National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, broadcast code on radio programmes, then report to the presidential villa when such programmes are sanctioned.

Director General of the NBC, Ishaq Kawu, who disclosed this on Thursd [...]

Thu, 26 October 2017


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