Godfrey AKON

NNPC to promote in-country technology

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has pledged to promote the development and commercialization of home-grown technology in collaboration with the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB.

A statement by the Corporation's spokesman, Mr Ndu Ughamadu, s [...]

Mon, 13 November 2017


No 3.0 GP Policy, No Graduation Is In Order – NOUN

The National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, has explained that it has not violated any law as it was in line with NUC’s Benchmark Minimum Academic Standards (BMAS) for Nigerian universities.

In a statement made available to our correspondent by Malam Ibrahim Sheme, Director, Media and [...]

Thu, 09 November 2017


Kingsley Kuku vs The Abuja Inquirer: ‘We are headed for appeal court’

The Abuja Inquirer has indicated that it was headed for the Court of Appeal in the wake of the judgement delivered by an Abuja High Court last Wednesday, in favour of a libel case brought by former Presidential Adviser on Amnesty, Kingsley Kuku.

A member of the newspaper’s legal team, Bar [...]

Mon, 06 November 2017


Students protest Open Varsity’ ‘No 3.0 GP, No Graduation’ policy

Students of the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, have protested against the policy of no grade point average of ‘3’ or no graduation.

The students in a statement in Abuja on Saturday signed by Tony Christian, Executive Director of SubNews Empowerement Foundation, claimed t [...]

Mon, 06 November 2017


Negotiate with ASUU, others, Kogi unions warn Bello

 

The Joint Action Committee, JAC, of trade unions of tertiary institutions owned by Kogi state has issued a 14-day ultimatum to the state government to negotiate with the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Kogi State University, Anyigba chapter, and other aggrieved partie [...]

Fri, 03 November 2017


CFTD trains over 300 French teachers in 61 COEs

 

As the third Nigerian French Language Project winds down, the Minister of State for Education, Prof Anthony Anwukah, has said over 300 French teachers have been trained by the Centre for French Teaching and Documentation, CFTD, in 61 Colleges of Education.

Anwukah, who des [...]

Fri, 03 November 2017


NNPC to establish biofuel plant in Ondo state

 

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the Ondo State Government to establish a biofuel plant in Okeluse, Ondo State.

A statement by the corporations spokesperson, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, said the plant, which is es [...]

Thu, 02 November 2017


NOUN partners UK’s Open University on research

Nigeria’s National Open University, NOUN, has expressed readiness to collaborate with Open University of the United Kingdom on research in religious tolerance and other areas of mutual interest.

A statement by NOUN Director of Media and Publicity, Mr Ibrahim Sheme, said the Vice C [...]

Tue, 31 October 2017


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