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Abuja is dark

In continuation of his efforts towards identifying key areas requiring immediate attention, FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, undertook a late night tour of Abuja to assess street lighting, last week.

The minister, who expressed dissatisfaction with some of the reasons given for the non-funct [...]

Fri, 04 December 2015


Stakeholders task teachers on Read Campaign

As poor educational outcomes remain a source of worry in primary and secondary schools across the country, stakeholders have charged teachers to join federal government’s read campaign efforts to address the challenge of declining reading culture among students.

Addressing participants at [...]

Thu, 03 December 2015


NUC moves to track varsity graduates’ job output

Effort is being made by the National Universities Commission, NUC, to build robust links between institutions, their graduates and the labour market to have employer feedback on the performance of graduates from Nigerian universities.

Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof. Julius Okojie, said tracin [...]

Fri, 27 November 2015


Russia, Algeria award scholarships to 78 Nigerians

Russia and Algeria have awarded scholarships to 78 Nigerian students under the 2015/2016 Bilateral Educational Agreement, BEA, with Nigeria.

Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwuka, who disclosed this in Abuja, said 63 of the scholars were departing for Russia to enrol in undergra [...]

Fri, 27 November 2015


Aziz: Putting round peg in round hole at NIMC

After many false starts, the current registration and identification of eligible Nigerians being undertaken by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) in the last couple of years is seen as potentially one of the most successful government projects in a clime that is replete with inefficien [...]

Fri, 27 November 2015


Breaking: Kogi State APC Governorship Candidate, Abubakar Audu, Dead

The governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress, APC, in the Saturday Governorship election in Kogi State, Prince Abubakar Audu is dead. The ABUJA Inquirer gathered that Prince Audu had complained of stomach ache on Saturday shortly after voting in his home town, Ogbonicha in Ofu Local gove [...]

Sun, 22 November 2015


Breaking: INEC: Kogi’s Governorship Election Inconclusive

For many Nigerians expecting to hear the final outcome of yesterday’s Kogi state governorship elections, the wait may be longer. Earlier today, Sunday, November 22, the Independent National Electoral Election (INEC) declared the Kogi governorship election inconclusive as a result of high number [...]

Sun, 22 November 2015


States divert N220bn SMEs fund, group alleges - By Ijeoma UKONU

States divert N220bn SMEs fund, group alleges

By Ijeoma UKONU

Disturbed by what it described as lack of due process on the part of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, on the disbursement of the N220 billion fund meant for micro, small and medium enterprise [...]

Sat, 21 November 2015


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