Godfrey AKON

Southern pensioners of COEs send SOS to Buhari

Pensioners of Federal Colleges of Education in South West and South East have implored President Mohammadu Buhari to order an immediate and unconditional disbursement of their 33 per cent pension increase arrears of 42 months and monthly check-up dues to ameliorate their plight.

In a joint lett [...]

Mon, 20 November 2017

Kingsley Kuku Vs The Abuja Inquirer: Battle Shifts To Appeal Court

...Several SANs Offer To Defend Inquirer For Free

…EFCC Still Seeks Elusive Kuku


The Abuja Inquirer has made good its intention to appeal the judgement of the Abuja High Court that found it guilty in a libel case br [...]

Mon, 20 November 2017

Delta Emerges Winner Of NNPC National Quiz Competition

Delta State has emerged winner of the 2017 national quiz competition organized by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC.
The state’s representative to the grand finale of the competition in Abuja, Mr. Isioma Nelson Ifeanyichukwu, defeated contenders from 18 states with 75 point [...]

Fri, 17 November 2017

Adamu Wants Emergency Declared In Education

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has called for the declaration of a state of emergency in the education sector to overhaul the system to produce the required manpower skills that can drive the socio-economic development of the nation.
A statement by the Director of Press and Publi [...]

Fri, 17 November 2017

UNICEF Recounts Tragic Woes Of Borno Schools

The United Nations Children Emergency Fund, UNICEF, has again narrated the tragic situation of schools ravaged by insurgents in Borno state, north east Nigeria.
Chief Education Officer of UNICEF, Mr. Terry Dunmian, said the deliberate targeting of schools, began in 2009 and has been intensified, [...]

Fri, 17 November 2017

JAMB schedules 2018 UTME for March 9-17

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has fixed March 9-17 for the conduct of the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME. 

Registrar of JAMB, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, disclosed this at a critical stakeholders meeting in Abuja, to discuss plans and modalities for the [...]

Fri, 17 November 2017

NNPC to promote in-country technology

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has pledged to promote the development and commercialization of home-grown technology in collaboration with the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB.

A statement by the Corporation's spokesman, Mr Ndu Ughamadu, s [...]

Mon, 13 November 2017

No 3.0 GP Policy, No Graduation Is In Order – NOUN

The National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, has explained that it has not violated any law as it was in line with NUC’s Benchmark Minimum Academic Standards (BMAS) for Nigerian universities.

In a statement made available to our correspondent by Malam Ibrahim Sheme, Director, Media and [...]

Thu, 09 November 2017


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