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Buhari Lauds Britain’s Support In Degrading Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed appreciation  to the British Government "for the very effective materials and logistical support to Nigeria" in the fight against Boko Haram. According to the President, in spite of "isolated attacks against soft targets," the British assistance helped in flushing "Boko Haram out of their hide-out base and severely degraded their capacity to mount a serious attack on ...

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Lagos State University Holds 60th Inaugural Lecture

The Lagos State University is set to hold its 60th Inaugural Lecture on Tuesday March 28, 2017. The lecture which will be delivered by the newly  elected Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, Prof Elias Wahab is titled: Of Growing Old and Dying Well: A Gerontologist at Work. Prof. Wahab, a Professor of Sociology, is an accomplished scholar who has authored many scholarly essays. He was a recipient of Ford Found ...

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Oil Theft, Artisanal Refineries: Match Your Words With Action, Niger Delta Communities, Stakeholders Tell Buhari’s Govt

Stakeholders and communities in the Nigeria's oil rich Niger Delta have urged the Buhari administration to demonstrate laudable political will by effectively  addressing the issues of oil theft and artisanal  refineries in the Niger Delta. The stakeholders who gave this charge at a one-day National Conference on "Oil Theft An Illegal Artisanal Refineries in Nigeria" organized by Social Action Nigeria, in Po ...

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Dogara’s House ‘Very Supportive’ Of Buhari’s Govt, APC – Oyegun

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Oyegun, has commended the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara for his unflinching support and loyalty to the APC-led Federal government. Chief Oyegun made the commendation Thursday evening when he led members of the party’s National Working Committee on a “thank you” visit to the Speaker and members of the APC c ...

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Suicide Bombers Hit IDP Camp, Kill 3, Injure 20 In Maiduguri

Again, bomb explosion have occurred at  3 locations around Muna Garage area of Maiduguri metropolis. According the Nigeria’s emergency management body,NEMA, The incidents occurred at about 4 am. While giving some insight into the latest blasts,Information officer, National Emergency Management Agency  (NEMA),North East Zone,Mr. Abdulkadir Ibrahim said in a statement Wednesday that  the first location is Mun ...

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Universities Must Bridge Innovation Skill Gap- Faborode

For developing nations to become competitive in the global economy, they must harness and utilize science and technological innovations through their Higher Education and research institutions. This was the submission of Professor Michael Faborode  while delivering the convocation lecture of the Federal University of Technology Akure on Friday March 17,2017.Faborode, who is the Secretary General of the Asso ...

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Health Emergency: Queens College, Lagos ‘Should Remain Closed’ – Odinkalu

The President-General Unity Schools Old Students Association, USOSA, Professor Chidi Anselm Odinkalu has  said that Queens College, Yaba, Lagos should remain closed pending  clarification of the health situation in the school. “The situation at Queens College (QC), Yaba, Lagos is now a public health emergency and addressing this urgently must preoccupy the attention of the school, public health authorities ...

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Yakubu’s Health Failing In Custody, Lawyer Cries Out

The health of former Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr. Andrew Yakubu, is deteriorating in EFCC's custody, his lawyers complained. One of his lawyers who challenged  the conditions of his detention disclosed:  “His health is deteriorating day-after-day.” Family sources have also revealed  that the 62-year-old has been diagnosed with High Blood Pressure (Hyperte ...

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Lagos Denies Levy On Boreholes For Domestic Purpose

The Lagos State Government on Friday assured Lagosians that the new Environmental Protection and Management Law initiated by the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode-led administration was done in the overall interest of all Lagosians to ensure cleaner environment and public health safety in the State. In a press release signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, the State Government ...

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IGP Promotes 28,627 Police ‘Rank And Files’

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris has approved the release of the promotion of Rank and File who are due for promotion to their next rank. The promotion is part of on-going measures in the Force geared towards boosting the morale of Police personnel towards effective and efficient service delivery. The promotion is based on merit, seniority, commitment and dedication to duty. The breakdo ...

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JAMB Introduces Mock Examinations

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board, JAMB has introduced mock examinations  which  it said   are  optional beginning from this year. According  to a statement by JAMB  Registrar,the mock exams will be conducted in accredited CBT centres  to familiarize  those  who are interested with the CBT environment. "Interested candidates  are advised to indicate their interest in the mock examination during  ...

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Aggressive Education Key To Nigeria, Africa’s Development — Peter Obi

Former Gov. of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has reiterated the call for African leaders, especially Nigerian leaders, to invest more in education so as to ensure a guaranteed future for her people. A statement by Obi’s Media office said that he made the advocacy while speaking on Friday at the Oxford University Business School Africa Forum in Oxford, United Kingdom. “The future of the continent lies in tap ...

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