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Passengers’ ordeal in hands of intercity drivers

Passengers’ ordeal in hands of intercity drivers

Travelling on Nigerian roads is bad enough. Intercity travellers face a number of challenges that pale into insignificance compared to what they go through in the hands of drivers and…

I killed because they snatched my wife and baby – Suspect

I killed because they snatched my wife and baby – Suspect

By Andrew Utulu  / Correspondent, Lagos   A murder suspect, Wasiu Kadiri, 22, from Epe, Lagos State, has allegedly confessed that he committed murder out of anger over the snatching of…

Okija: Exposing the new faces of dreaded shrines

Okija: Exposing the new faces of dreaded shrines

By Chukwujekwu Ilozue  / Correspondent, Awka   How time flies! Ten years ago, specifically in August 2004 when the Nigerian police invaded the dreaded Okija shrines, in Ihiala Local Government Area…

Hiding under Ebola to dehumanise Africans

By Uchendu Precious Onuoha / Special Correspondent , Spain   The inhuman treatment meted out by the Spanish security and health authorities to African immigrants under the guise of Ebola scare…

How Nigerian died of Ebola scare in Spain

The fear of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has heighten the level of discrimination against citizens of countries the disease has been ravaging or was reported. Ebola is the most dreaded…

As fear of austerity grips Nigerians

As fear of austerity grips Nigerians

By Chukwudi Nweje  / Acting Features Editor   The reality of crude oil prices which have been on the decline globally since June this year is gradually dawning on Nigeria as…

Some states employ quacks to train teachers –Sharehu, NTI boss

Some states employ quacks to train teachers –Sharehu, NTI boss

Dr. Aminu Ladan Sharehu is the Director-General, National Teachers Institute (NTI), Kaduna. In this interview with SPECIAL CORREONDENT, Juliet Oyoyo, he spoke at length on the activities of the teacher…

Ecobank takes malaria awareness campaign to schools

Ecobank takes malaria awareness campaign to schools

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase / Reporter, Lagos   Ecobank has donated malaria prevention kits worth several millions of Naira to various schools and health care Centers in rural communities across Nigeria as…

When Adedokun Int’l School, Sango-Ota, celebrated fifth anniversary

When  Adedokun Int’l School,  Sango-Ota, celebrated fifth anniversary

By Segun Adeleye / Abeokuta   In the life of any organisation, five years are considered as being in the infancy stage trying to make its foothold strong in any sector…

Kaduna to partner NTI for teacher development –Yero

Kaduna to partner NTI for teacher development –Yero

By Juliet Oyoyo / Kaduna   Kaduna State Governor, Dr. Mukhtar Ramalan Yero has expressed his administration’s commitment and willingness to partner with the National Teacher’s Institute (NTI) to organise a…

Vice-Chancellor tasks group on capacity building

Stories by Oyeniran Apata / Correspondent, Lagos   Participants at the recently held 9th Nigerian Network Operators Group (Ng NOG) Workshop 2014 have been tasked of the need to get back…

Ambode extends hand of fellowship to Alma mater

It came like a miracle as the 140 year old St Jude Anglican Primary  School, Ebute Metta, Lagos State wears a complete new look courtesy of an alumnus of the…

Lagos Best Teachers get new cars

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   Two female teachers have emerged overall best teachers in the primary and secondary school categories in Lagos State respectively. They are; Mrs. Funmilayo Akinlade…

TETFund boss makes case for problem solving research

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase / Reporter, Lagos   A member of the Board of Trustees, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), representing the South West, Lady Anna Kolawole, has charged scholars to carry…

Enhancing research for technological breakthrough in Nigeria

By Oyeniran Apata  / Correspondent, Lagos   The place of universities and research institutes to make a positive impact in the nation’s quest and sustenance of its emergence as Africa’s leading…

Students to jostle for N1.9m PZ Chemistry Challenge competition

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   A total sum of N1.9 million will be shared among four successful students who would emerge as winners at the second edition of the…

Lagos schools get MultiChoice resource centre

By Funmi Falobi  / Snr. Reporter, Lagos   MultiChoice, Nigeria’s has inaugurated 10 additional resource centres in Lagos State bringing the total to 18. Each beneficiary school receives a TV set,…

Lagos introduces screening test to improve students’ performance in WASSCE

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase / Reporter, Lagos   As part of measures to improve the performance of students at the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations, WASSCE the Lagos state government has…

Increasing concerns over police image                             

Increasing concerns over police image                             

By Emmanuel Udom / Senior Correspondent, Lagos    Alleged excesses, highhandedness and abuses by officers and men of the Nigerian Police Force have continued to receive condemnation within and outside the…

Addressing critical issues agriculture funding

By Augustine Adah /  Senior Correspondent   It was the gathering of who is who in the field of agriculture at the 14th memorial lecture in honour of Professor Anthony…

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