Godfrey AKON

FG confident of ICT breakthrough in colleges

The Federal Government is seizing every available opportunity in Information, Communication Technology, ICT, to produce a new crop of college students who will proffer solutions to the nation’s peculiar needs.

Permanent Secretary, Federal ministry of Education, Arc. Sonny Echono, said in [...]

Sun, 11 March 2018


FG approves CISCO IoT in six colleges

 

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has disclosed that government has approved Cisco Network Academy to establish the Internet of Things IoT, innovative centers in six Federal Unity Colleges across the six geopolitical zones.

Adamu stated this at the official com [...]

Sat, 10 March 2018


JAMB: 1,662,762 candidates sit for 2018 UTME

 

As the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, kicked-off last Friday, no fewer than 1,662,762 are participating in the exercise.

Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, who disclosed this at a press conference in [...]

Sat, 10 March 2018


2018 UTME: Imo tops list of registered candidates

As the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, begins on Friday, March 9, Imo State leads with the highest number of registered candidates, ahead of Oyo and Osun states in second and 3rd places respectively. 

Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, [...]

Wed, 07 March 2018


Indonesia wants Nigeria’s partnership on oil trading

Nigerian crude oil has again proven its enormous prospects as the beautiful bride of the global oil market with Indonesia expressing the desire to buy more crude oil from the country.

 

 A statement by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, said the request for oil t [...]

Wed, 07 March 2018


UniMaid vows to return to Chad Basin for oil exploration

University of Maiduguri has expressed willingness to return to Chad Basin to resume oil exploration despite the kidnapping and recent release of its lecturers by Boko Haram.

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, said in a statement last Friday that the freed lecturers and the entir [...]

Sun, 04 March 2018


Monarch wants office holders to emulate JAMB

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has called on public office holders to emulate the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, which recently return over N7 billion to federal government coffers.

 Addressing participants at the presentation of a book in hono [...]

Sat, 03 March 2018


TETFund restates commitment to provide ‘iconic varsity infrastructure’

 

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, has restated commitment to vigorously pursue its strategic mandate of providing essential infrastructure for teaching and learning in public tertiary institutions.

Executive Secretary of TETFund, Dr. Abdullahi Baffa, stated this in Minna [...]

Sat, 03 March 2018


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