Godfrey AKON

Alleged fraud: Kachikwu pushes back

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has refuted allegations of being shielded from prosecution by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over alleged corruption.

In a statement by the director of press, Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Mr. Idang Alibi, [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


WAEC raises alarm over fake question papers

The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, has raise an alarm over the circulation of fake question papers on WhatsApp by some fraudsters aimed at deceiving candidates in the ongoing WASSCE for external candidates.

In a statement by the Head of Public Affairs in WAEC, Nigeria, Mr. Demianus Oj [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


Vice Chancellors charged to tackle sexual harassment

Vice Chancellors of Nigerian universities have been charged to publish names of lecturers engaged in sexual harassment of students.

Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, NUC, Prof Abubakar Rasheed stated this in Ede, Osun State at the 33rd annual conference of the Associa [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


SHORT STORIES The Midas touch

In ancient Greek, there was a king named Midas. He had a lot of gold and everything he needed. He also had a beautiful daughter. Midas loved his gold very much, but he loved his daughter more than his riches.

One day, a satyr named Silenus got drunk and passed out in Midas’ rose garden. B [...]

Thu, 13 September 2018


Officials of Rabun Gap, A Leading US Boarding School, To Visit Abuja

Representatives from Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School, a premier American boarding school in the US State of Georgia, will be touring Africa to share the unique educational opportunity available at the school. 

According to a statement by Megan Morris, Director of Marketing and Communication for [...]

Tue, 11 September 2018


UBEC tasks SUBEBS on stakeholder engagement

The Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, has said the success of the UBE programme will depend largely on meaningful stakeholder engagement, participation and support from national, state, LGEA and community levels.

Executive Secretary of UBEC, Dr Hammid Bobboyyi, stated this in Kano at [...]

Mon, 10 September 2018


Chinese Oil Company assures of funding Nigeria’s AKK project

China National Petroleum Corporation, CNPC, has assured Nigeria of its unflinching commitment towards securing funding for the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano, AKK, gas pipeline project.

The state-run oil company gave the assurance during a high level meeting between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corpor [...]

Tue, 04 September 2018


NNPC Mulls setting up bunkering company

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has unveiled plans to set up a subsidiary to provide refueling services to ships and other ocean-going vessels as part of efforts to consolidate its foothold on the shipping business in Nigeria and boost profitability.

 

Group Gener [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


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The following is an official statement from the Presidential Villa in Abuja  tonight

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PhotoBUHARI ACCEPTS FINANCE MINISTER, KEMI ADEOSUN’S RESIGNATION

The following is an official statement from the Presidential Villa in Abuja  tonight

PRESIDENT BUHARI ACCEPTS RESIGNATION OF FINANCE MI [...]

14 September 2018