Godfrey AKON

FG takes steps to curb leadership rivalry in education parastatals

As part of efforts to curtail the rivalry between boards and management of education Parastatals, the Federal Government has charged Chairmen of Boards and Chief Executive Officers of the agencies not to confuse their roles as spelled out by enabling laws.

Speaking at a one-day consultative wor [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018


Niger allocates N193 million to sustain cash transfer

The Niger State Government has allocated N193 million to sustain a Cash Transfer Programme, CTP, initiated by the United Nations International Children Fund, UNICEF, to boost girl-child enrolment in primary schools.

Niger State Coordinator of CTP, Mr. Idris Arzika, stated this at a UNICEF Inter [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018


Tackling doctors, health workers’rivalry

For over three weeks, Nigeria’s health sector relapsed into industrial crisis as the Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU, downed tools, forcing patients to desert public hospitals across Nigeria.

Typically, industrial actions by professional bodies are aimed at addressing issues of workers [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018


NABTEB registrar under probe as board lays charges

Strong indications emerged last Thursday that the Registrar and Chief Executive of the National Business and Technical Examinations Board, NABTEB, Prof Ifeoma Isuigo-Abanihe, is under probe by its Governing Board led by Prof Leonard Karshima Shilgba.

 

Shilgba, in a statement made a [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018


Adamu advocates better welfare for African teachers

As the 7th Annual Conference of African Federation of Teaching Regulatory Authorities, AFTRA, ends in Abuja, the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has called on African countries to pay close attention to the welfare of teachers and take steps towards delivering quality education.

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Wed, 23 May 2018


FG restates commitment to competent workforce in FUCs

Nigeria’s Education Ministry has restated its commitment towards training and retraining  staff across cadres to ensure effective  workforce in Federal Unity Colleges.

Permanent secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Arch. Sonny Echono, gave the assurance in Abuja while  [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018


NNPC wants effective university-industry partnership

 

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has advocated increased synergy between Nigerian universities and the oil and gas industry to harness the gains of the Nigerian content agenda in the sector.

Group Managing Director of NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, stated this at the 2 [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018


Kyari appointed Nigeria’s OPEC national representative

The Group General Manager of crude oil marketing in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari, has been appointed Nigeria’s National Representative to the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC. 

Kyari’s appointment was announced [...]

Fri, 18 May 2018


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