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Anti-graft: The quest to establish NFIU

Anti-graft: The quest to establish NFIU

By Chukwudi Nweje  / Acting Features Editor Finally, the repeated agitations among analysts for the strengthening of the anti-graft war appear to be coming closer to reality. The Senate’s recent…

How education tourism drains Nigeria’s resources

How education tourism drains Nigeria’s resources

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  -  Reporter, Lagos The need to properly fund education at all levels cannot be overemphasised, as it has been described as key to nation building. Underfunding of…

Dabiri-Erewa laments FG’s underfunding of Unity Schools

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos  Chairman, Diaspora Committee of the House of Representatives, Abike Dabiri-Erewa has lamented that underfunding of the education sector in general by the Federal government portends…

NASU calls for probe of attacked JAMB officials

The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU), JAMB chapter, has called for investigations into an alleged manhandling of some staff of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board…

Proprietor tasks students on hard work

Proprietor, Great Grace Private school, Mr. H.O Ogunbiyi has admonished the graduating students of the school to work hard so as to achieve their greater height in their choosen endeavours.…

Cleric urges Nigerians to imbibe reading culture

By Innocent Oweh / Correspondent, Abuja A clergy man, Rev. Father Christopher Inegbenoghu has enjoined Nigerians to imbibe the culture of reading as a way of strengthening their faith. He gave…

Shekarau seeks end to ‘white collar job’ mentality

By Innocent Oweh  -  Correspondent, Abuja Minister of Education, Ibrahim Shekarau has said the era where young graduates from Nigerian tertiary institutions look forward to the proverbial “White-Collar” jobs are…

Osun 2014: Women as messengers of peace

By Gbenga Faturoti –  Correspondent, Osogbo Ahead of the August 9, 2014 governorship election in Osun State, womenfolk have been admonished to assist in the propagation of the sustenance of…

Lagos goes green

By Funmi Falobi  -   Senior Reporter, Lagos The importance of tree planting came to the fore when the Lagos State Government recently embarked on a trees planting campaign across the…

Investing in young people for development

Investing in young people for development

By Hassan Zaggi Correspondent, Abuja On July 11, Nigeria joined the rest of the world to celebrate the 2014 World Population Day. The day was observed under the theme: ‘Investing…

Strengthening the pension law

Strengthening the pension law

By Funmi Falobi Senior Reporter, Lagos Recently, President Goodluck Jonathan signed the Pension Reform Bill, 2014 into law.  The Pension Reform Bill was passed by the House of Representatives on…

‘The man I loved and trusted bath me with acid’

‘The man I loved and trusted bath me with acid’

She is a well to do Nigerian lady living in Las Palmas, Spain. The Edo State born lady had travelled to Nigeria in April 2013 and unknown to her, fate…

I knew nothing about the attack – Mabel’s hubby

I knew nothing about the attack – Mabel’s hubby

There are two sides to a coin and it is always good to hear from two people in a story. In line with that, efforts were made to reach the…

Parents cannot shy away from imparting sex education on children –UNFPA Reps

Parents cannot shy away from imparting sex education on children –UNFPA Reps

Ratidzai Ndhlovu is the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Resident Representative in Nigeria. In this interview with select journalists, including our Correspondent, Hassan Zaggi, she speaks on the effort of the…

Who succeeds Chidoka as Corps Marshal?

Who succeeds Chidoka as Corps Marshal?

By Chibuzor Emejor  /  Correspondent, Abuja The recent nomination of Osita Chidoka, the Corps Marshal and Chief Executive of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) as a prospective minister by…

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