Godfrey AKON

Unity College Principals Tasked On Prudence

Principals of the 104 Federal Unity Colleges have been charged to ensure prudence in the management of resources allocated to them.
 
Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Arch. Sunny Echono, gave the charge at the opening ceremony of a 3-Day ‘Value for Money Sensi [...]

Thu, 23 November 2017


PENGASSAN Backs NNPC On Inland Basins Exploration

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, has thrown its weight behind the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, on its exploratory activities in inland basins.
A statement by the Corporation said the National President of PENGASSAN, Comrade F [...]

Wed, 22 November 2017


Southern pensioners of COEs send SOS to Buhari

Pensioners of Federal Colleges of Education in South West and South East have implored President Mohammadu Buhari to order an immediate and unconditional disbursement of their 33 per cent pension increase arrears of 42 months and monthly check-up dues to ameliorate their plight.

In a joint lett [...]

Mon, 20 November 2017


Kingsley Kuku Vs The Abuja Inquirer: Battle Shifts To Appeal Court

...Several SANs Offer To Defend Inquirer For Free

…EFCC Still Seeks Elusive Kuku

 

The Abuja Inquirer has made good its intention to appeal the judgement of the Abuja High Court that found it guilty in a libel case br [...]

Mon, 20 November 2017


Delta Emerges Winner Of NNPC National Quiz Competition

Delta State has emerged winner of the 2017 national quiz competition organized by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC.
The state’s representative to the grand finale of the competition in Abuja, Mr. Isioma Nelson Ifeanyichukwu, defeated contenders from 18 states with 75 point [...]

Fri, 17 November 2017


Adamu Wants Emergency Declared In Education

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has called for the declaration of a state of emergency in the education sector to overhaul the system to produce the required manpower skills that can drive the socio-economic development of the nation.
A statement by the Director of Press and Publi [...]

Fri, 17 November 2017


UNICEF Recounts Tragic Woes Of Borno Schools

The United Nations Children Emergency Fund, UNICEF, has again narrated the tragic situation of schools ravaged by insurgents in Borno state, north east Nigeria.
Chief Education Officer of UNICEF, Mr. Terry Dunmian, said the deliberate targeting of schools, began in 2009 and has been intensified, [...]

Fri, 17 November 2017


JAMB schedules 2018 UTME for March 9-17

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has fixed March 9-17 for the conduct of the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME. 

Registrar of JAMB, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, disclosed this at a critical stakeholders meeting in Abuja, to discuss plans and modalities for the [...]

Fri, 17 November 2017


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