Godfrey AKON

Vice Chancellors charged to tackle sexual harassment

Vice Chancellors of Nigerian universities have been charged to publish names of lecturers engaged in sexual harassment of students.

Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, NUC, Prof Abubakar Rasheed stated this in Ede, Osun State at the 33rd annual conference of the Associa [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


SHORT STORIES The Midas touch

In ancient Greek, there was a king named Midas. He had a lot of gold and everything he needed. He also had a beautiful daughter. Midas loved his gold very much, but he loved his daughter more than his riches.

One day, a satyr named Silenus got drunk and passed out in Midas’ rose garden. B [...]

Thu, 13 September 2018


Officials of Rabun Gap, A Leading US Boarding School, To Visit Abuja

Representatives from Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School, a premier American boarding school in the US State of Georgia, will be touring Africa to share the unique educational opportunity available at the school. 

According to a statement by Megan Morris, Director of Marketing and Communication for [...]

Tue, 11 September 2018


UBEC tasks SUBEBS on stakeholder engagement

The Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, has said the success of the UBE programme will depend largely on meaningful stakeholder engagement, participation and support from national, state, LGEA and community levels.

Executive Secretary of UBEC, Dr Hammid Bobboyyi, stated this in Kano at [...]

Mon, 10 September 2018


Chinese Oil Company assures of funding Nigeria’s AKK project

China National Petroleum Corporation, CNPC, has assured Nigeria of its unflinching commitment towards securing funding for the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano, AKK, gas pipeline project.

The state-run oil company gave the assurance during a high level meeting between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corpor [...]

Tue, 04 September 2018


NNPC Mulls setting up bunkering company

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has unveiled plans to set up a subsidiary to provide refueling services to ships and other ocean-going vessels as part of efforts to consolidate its foothold on the shipping business in Nigeria and boost profitability.

 

Group Gener [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


NNPC to set up 200,000bpd condensate refineries

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has announced plans to establish two condensate refineries with a total refining capacity of 200,000 barrels per day.
NNPC Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru, who disclosed this at the bid opening for consultancy services on a feasibilit [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


LRCN commences induction of librarians at graduation

Qualified Librarians would henceforth be inducted into the Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria, LRCN, at their point of graduation from tertiary institutions.

Registrar of LRCN Prof Michael Afolabi, who announced this during the Mandatory workshop on Electronic Resource Management Systems [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


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