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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


Leadership crisis rocks Gwagwalada PCRC - By Ateed YUSUF

Leadership crisis rocks Gwagwalada PCRC 

By Ateed YUSUF 

The chairman of Police Community Relations Committee, PCRC, Gwagwalada division, Bishop Chikwendu Williams, has given indication that he is seeking lega [...]

Sat, 21 November 2015


Zero budgeting requires time, statistics - Onyekpere

Zero budgeting requires time, statistics - Onyekpere

By Ijeoma UKONU

As the need to block all financial leakages in government gathers momentum, the Lead Director, Centre for Social Justice, CSJ, Barr. Eze Onyekpere, has said that the government needs ti [...]

Sat, 21 November 2015


Downgraded universities: ’What went wrong?’

The upgrade of some colleges of education to universities was a good thing, but the way it was done suggests the lack of proper planning in the entire process. First, we need to ask ourselves if infrastructures and enough human resources were put in place or mobilised before the questionable upgrade

Wed, 18 November 2015


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