Godfrey AKON

NNPC records N17.16bn trading surplus

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has consolidated on its operational performance with a trading surplus of N17.16bn in the month of April, 2018.

NNPC Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, who disclosed this in a statement, said this was part o [...]

Sun, 30 September 2018


Over the past four months, NECO’s efforts at repositioning have not only demonstrated its resolve at fulfilling its core mandate and values, but also shown signs of the council’s determination of becoming a reliable examination body.


 

 

 

 

 

NECO’s ongoing reforms

For the first time, since its establishment in 1999, the National Examinations Council, NECO, released its June/July 2018 SSSCE res [...]

Sat, 29 September 2018


ABU gets NUC approval for business school

Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria, has secured the approval of the National Universities Commission, NUC, for its newly established Business School.

Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof Abubakar Rasheed, gave the approval last Wednesday when the Vice Chancellor of ABU, Prof. Ibrahim Garba, led a [...]

Sun, 23 September 2018


FG wants UNESCO to sustain interventions

The Nigerian Government has called on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and cultural Organisation, UNESCO, to sustain its educational interventions and those in other critical areas in the country.

Speaking during the inauguration of a Ministerial Committee on Implementation of the Nig [...]

Sun, 23 September 2018


ICPC recovers N7.5m TETFund grants from 11 lecturers

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, has recovered N7.5 million unused grant from 11 lecturers of the Kaduna State Polytechnic.

The ICPC said the money was part of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, grant released to the school between 2010 and [...]

Sun, 23 September 2018


SHORT STORIES Bad habits

 

 

 

 

A wealthy businessman was worried about his son’s bad habits. He sought counsel from a wise, old man. The old man met the man’s son and took him out for a stroll. They walked into the woods, and the ol [...]

Sun, 23 September 2018


Alleged fraud: Kachikwu pushes back

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has refuted allegations of being shielded from prosecution by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over alleged corruption.

In a statement by the director of press, Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Mr. Idang Alibi, [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


WAEC raises alarm over fake question papers

The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, has raise an alarm over the circulation of fake question papers on WhatsApp by some fraudsters aimed at deceiving candidates in the ongoing WASSCE for external candidates.

In a statement by the Head of Public Affairs in WAEC, Nigeria, Mr. Demianus Oj [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


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