Godfrey AKON

Group tasks FG on Ukelle-Izzi communal clash

A community-based group, Project 1000, has called on the Federal Government to take drastic action in ending the protracted communal clash between communities in Cross River and Ebonyi states without further delay.

This was contained in a s [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018


How UNICEF’s G4G inspires girls’ retention in schools

So far, 15,303 girls in Bauchi, Katsina and Zamfara states have been enrolled in UNICEF’s Girls For Girls, G4G, initiative aimed at improving enrolment, retention, completion and transition of the girls from primary to junior secondary schools. T [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018


SHORT STORY When Adversity Knocks

Mary was a young girl. She used to get annoyed with everything. She had a negative attitude towards life.

 

 

 

Once, when she felt that life was unbearable, she asked her father what to do. She told him tha [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018


NUC will not allow 100% online degrees- Rasheed

The Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission, NUC, Prof Abubakar Rasheed, has said the commission will not allow 100 per cent running of online degrees in Nigeria as it could spell doom for the university system.

Rasheed, who [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018


Who will stop these killings?

Again, the specter of anarchy haunting Nigeria’s corporate existence resurfaced as the country grieves over the gruesome massacre of at least 86 persons in 11 Plateau villages.

 

 

 

The Plateau carnage [...]

Sat, 14 July 2018


SHORT STORIES The Lion and the Mouse

Once when a lion, the king of the jungle, was asleep, a little mouse began running up and down on him. This soon awakened the lion, who placed his huge paw on the mouse, and opened his big jaws to swallow him.

"Pardon, O [...]

Sat, 14 July 2018


FG to establish teachers’ education development fund

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has hinted on efforts by the Federal Government to develop a framework for teachers’ education development funds account, TEDFA, to support teachers’ professional advancement.

Adamu, who spoke at a on [...]

Sat, 14 July 2018


Skyline University gets NUC provisional license

 

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has issued a provisional license to Skyline University, Kano, bringing the number of private universities in the country to 75.

NUC Executive Secretary, Prof Abubakar Rasheed, who issued the license in Abuja, warned its proprietor to stri [...]

Sat, 14 July 2018


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