Godfrey AKON

Germany expresses interest in Nigeria LNG

German Vice Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, Mr. Uwe Beckmeyer, has said his country is seeking business relationship to accelerate the supply of Nigeria’s Liquefied Natural Gas, NLNG, in the German ship building industry.

Beckmeyer, who stated this during a visit to the Minister [...]

Sun, 14 February 2016


North-East teachers train on reading techniques

As part of efforts to improve the quality of basic education delivery, the Federal Government has embarked on training of primary school teachers in the North-East zone on teaching techniques in reading and comprehension.

The training, which is part of the capacity building initiative of the Fe [...]

Sun, 14 February 2016


FG considers N40k pay for 500,000 new teachers

The Federal Government has said it could pay a monthly salary of N40, 000 to each of the graduate and NCE teachers to be recruited, trained and deployed to primary schools across the country.

Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwuka, who disclosed this while inaugurating the recrui [...]

Sun, 14 February 2016


Lafia varsity deploys bandwidth IT, bans handouts

Federal University, Lafia, Nassarawa State, has fully interconnected its services to the Nigeria Research and Education Network, NgREN, an internet broadband network operated by the National Universities Commission, NUC.

Speaking during the commissioning of the project in Abuja through video co [...]

Sun, 14 February 2016


Nigeria, Finland to strengthen partnership on education

Nigeria and Finland are to strengthen cooperation on technical and vocational education, as well as applied sciences and teacher education, among others.

Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu gave the indication in Abuja, while receiving a Finish trade delegation on a visit to the Ministry [...]

Sat, 06 February 2016


Okojie receives induction as ABE fellow

The Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission, NUC, Prof. Julius Okojie, has been formally inducted into the prestigious Fellowship of the Association of Business Executives, ABE.

Okojie’s investiture, which took place at the Institute of Financial Services, University Colle [...]

Sat, 06 February 2016


Why we shutdown illegal COE in Gombe - NCCE

The National Commission for Colleges of Education, NCCE, has said it ordered the immediate shutdown of Lakwanjang College of Education and Entrepreneurship, Kaltungo, Gombe State, for alleged breach of the laws on establishment of colleges of education in Nigeria.

In a statement by the Public R [...]

Sat, 06 February 2016


Nigeria made appreciable progress on MDGs - Adamu

Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has said Nigeria made appreciable progress on the implementation of education-related Millennium Development Goals, MDGs, before its 2015 dateline.

Adamu, who stated this at a 3-day implementation status meeting of 2015 MDGs projects and programmes hel [...]

Sat, 30 January 2016


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