Godfrey AKON

Coalition wants UN to do more on child bombers

The Coalition of Civil Society for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution has charged the United Nations, UN, to do more to protect children that have become targets of the Islamic State of West African Province, ISWAP, as instruments for war.

In a statement, Sunday, by Dr Peter Hosea, Head of Ad [...]

Sun, 23 June 2019


INEC disowns rumoured resignation of ICT Director

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has refuted claims that its Director of Information and Communication Technology, ICT, Chidi Nwafor, has resigned.

The commission made the clarification in a notice on its official twitter handle @inecnigeria, on Saturday.

It described [...]

Sat, 22 June 2019


NNPC: Kyari, others to take over July 8

Newly appointed Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mr. Mele Kolo Kyari, and six operating officers would fully take over management of the oil firm on July 8th. 

A statement by the spokesperson of the corporation, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, said President [...]

Sat, 22 June 2019


SHORT STORY Parable of the Pencil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Pencil Maker took the pencil aside, just before putting him into the box.

“There are 5 things you need to know,” he told [...]

Fri, 21 June 2019


NDDC: why NANS is pushing for Braimbafa’s confirmation- Akpan

The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has called for the confirmation of Prof Nelson Braimbafa as the substantive Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

Speaking at a news conference in Abuja, the National President of NANS, Mr. Danielson Akpan, said the a [...]

Fri, 21 June 2019


FCT, 10 states have 8mn out of schoolchildren - UNICEF

The Federal Capital Territory, FCT, and ten states in Nigeria account for about eight million out-of-school children, the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has disclosed.

UNICEF, in a statement by its Communications Specialist, Mr Geoffery Njoku, said about 2,000 youth across the te [...]

Fri, 21 June 2019


‘What Nigeria should do on youth development’

Social Housing crusader, Architect Ezekiel Nya-Etok has stressed the need for Nigeria to restrategize its development plans and focus on quality education in the north

He stressed that this was because quality education remains the bedrock of development.

Architect Nya- Etok said the you [...]

Fri, 21 June 2019


TETFund, ICDL partner on tech skills for tertiary institutions

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) and a multinational ICT firm, International Computer Driving License (ICDL) are combining efforts to offer computer and digital skills to public tertiary institutions. 

 

The partnership, which is an initiative of ICDL, is aimed at br [...]

Wed, 19 June 2019


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PhotoCoalition wants UN to do more on child bombers

The Coalition of Civil Society for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution has charged the United Nations, UN, to do more to protect children that hav [...]

23 June 2019

PhotoCoalition wants UN to do more on child bombers

The Coalition of Civil Society for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution has charged the United Nations, UN, to do more to protect children that hav [...]

23 June 2019