FG unveils portal to check fraud in procurement processes

As part of efforts to ensure transparency in the procurement process across government agencies, the Federal Government recently developed a new portal to harmonize prices of items to be acquired by MDAs.

The portal known as the price checker is part of the financial management reforms being im [...]

Sat, 09 February 2019

Tax evasion: 40,000 millionaires on FIRS watch-list

The Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, has sought the support of the Nigerian Police Force to go after at least 40, 000 millionaire tax defaulters.

Executive chairman of the service, Mr. Tunde Fowler, while expressing commitment of the FIRS to go after wealthy tax defaulters this year, said [...]

Sat, 09 February 2019

Awareness creation key to increasing health insurance programme

The Executive Secretary, Oyo State Health Insurance Agency, OYSHIA, Dr Olusola Akande, has called for increased awareness among Oyo citizens on social health insurance programme to enable them embrace the scheme.

Akande spoke to journalists at a two-day media dialogue on improving access and up [...]

Sat, 09 February 2019

Buhari flags off oil drilling in Gongola basin

The search for commercial hydrocarbon deposits in Nigeria’s frontier explorations basin commenced last Saturday with the official flag-off of drilling activities in the Kolmani River II Oil Well in the Gongola basin of Benue Trough by President Muhammadu Buhari.


Mon, 04 February 2019

TETFund: varsities, others get N727b in four years

The Federal Government has said it allocated a total of N727, 225,862,128.86 to universities, polytechnics and colleges of education through the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, between 2015 and 2018.




Mon, 04 February 2019

JAMB: UNIBEN must apologise over shady CBT centre

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has said the University of Benin shall be required to apologise to the Board and the nation at large, if evidence is adduced to prove the infraction committed on the ground of a highly respected institution as UNIBEN.

JAMB’s remarks foll [...]

Mon, 04 February 2019

TETFund: Bogoro promises to improve staff welfare

The Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, Prof Suleiman Bogoro, has assured staff of the agency of his commitment to improve their welfare.

While addressing TETFund staff, in his first meeting with them, Bogoro said his re-instatement was unprecedented in Nigeria’ [...]

Mon, 04 February 2019

Dickson blames Nigerian elites for cheap universities

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has blamed the country’s leadership for the cheap fees charged by public universities.

Dickson, who spoke in Abuja when he led a high-powered delegation from the state to secure the approval of the National Universities Commission, NUC, for the est [...]

Mon, 04 February 2019


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