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How police nabbed herbalist, fraudster and robber

How police nabbed herbalist, fraudster and robber

By Andrew Utulu, Lagos.   Jimoh Akeem, a self-acclaimed herbalist and his comrade-in-crime, Akinropo Ogunsina are telling police detectives from the anti-robbery squad (SARS) of the Lagos State Police Command in…

Soothsayers and 2015 poll predictions

Soothsayers and 2015 poll predictions

By Ajibola Abayomi, Lagos The 2015 general elections, particularly, the presidential poll held on March 28, will go down the history lane as the most keenly contested in the nation. Months…

Taraba Re-run: Who takes over from Suntai?

Taraba Re-run: Who takes over from Suntai?

By Janet Audu / Correspondent, Jalingo   Taraba State is one of the three states in the country which governorship elections were declared inconclusive. The other two are Abia and Imo…

Babalola, Ego, Nomoreloss headline Lagos Jazz fiesta

Babalola, Ego, Nomoreloss headline Lagos Jazz fiesta

By Sam Anokam   Inspiro Productions the organizers of Nigeria’s premier jazz festival – The Lagos International Jazz Festival 2015 have unveiled a list of performing acts for what they…

Jailed four times in five years, suspect back in police cell

Jailed four times in five years, suspect back in police cell

By Andrew Utulu, Lagos.   For Emmanuel Okoli, robbery seems to be a profession.  In the last couple of years, he has been arrested by the police four times in five…

Tasking INEC on Abia governorship re-run election

Tasking INEC on Abia governorship re-run election

By Ben Duru  /  Umuahia    As the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, prepares for the re-run election in some selected polling booths and wards in nine local government areas…

Copping with the post election euphoria in Abia

Copping with the post election euphoria in Abia

By Ben Duru  / Bureau Chief, South-East    Shortly after the March 28 Presidential and National Assembly (NASS) election conducted across the 36 States of the federation and the Federal Capital…

NUT, others task FG to intensify rescue effort

NUT, others task FG to intensify rescue effort

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase –  Reporter, Lagos    Stakeholders in the education sector have tasked government to intensify efforts to rescue the Chibok girls back alive from their captures since over…

Fashola unhappy over poor recognition of polytechnic education

Fashola unhappy over poor recognition of polytechnic education

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase - Reporter, Lagos    Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola has lamented the relegation of technical and polytechnic education to the background in the Nigerian education landscape for…

Ondo approves graduate teachers for primary schools

Ondo approves graduate teachers for primary schools

Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko has approved the creation of graduate teachers’ cadre and elongation of their career from grade level 14 to grade level 16. In a statement…

WAEC identifies poor teacher-made-tests, others for candidates’ failure

WAEC identifies poor teacher-made-tests, others for candidates’ failure

By Innocent Oweh –  Correspondent, Abuja   Authorities at the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) have blamed poor performance of candidates who sit for the two diets of examination offered…

Buhari must inherit ASUU’s assets, liabilities

Buhari must inherit ASUU’s assets, liabilities

By Oyeniran Apata –  Correspondent, Lagos   The level of mistrust that existed between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and other staff unions of…

Polytechnics must produce world-class technologists for industries

Polytechnics must produce world-class technologists for industries

Dr. Idongesit Udom is the founder and proprietor of Sure Foundation Polytechnic, Ukanafun Local Government area of Akwa Ibom State. Counting on his wealth of experience both locally and internationally,…

Japan, UBEC sign $8.5m pact on education development

Japan, UBEC sign $8.5m pact on education development

By Innocent Oweh –  Correspondent, Abuja   The Japanese government and Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) have signed a pact for the construction of 30 primary school blocks in Oyo…

Convocation: AAU to graduate 8,167

Convocation: AAU  to graduate 8,167

By Jude Ehebha –  Special Correspondent, Ekpoma   The Ambrose Alli University, (AAU) Ekpoma-Edo State has commenced convocation activities leading to the graduation of a total number of 8,167 students…

Winners emerge at Ojodu LCDA spelling bee competition

Winners emerge at Ojodu LCDA spelling bee competition

By Funmi Falobi  -  Lagos   Winners have emerged at the just concluded spelling bee competition organised for pupils and students in Ojodu Local Council Development Area (LCDA). In the…

Quality assurance necessary for standard –Don

Quality assurance necessary  for standard –Don

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase –  Reporter, Lagos   A university don and the Director, Centre for Innovation, Strategy in Learning and Technology (CISLT), Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Dr. Olusegun…

Bank partners firms to boost education

Bank partners firms to boost education

By Oyeniran Apata / Correspondent, Lagos   Sterling Bank Plc has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with some firms in the education sector to digitalise and simplify learning process at…

Labour: A house divided against itself?

Labour: A house divided against itself?

By Gbenga Faturoti / Correspondent, Osogbo   The leadership crisis rocking the labour movement in the State of Osun is assuming a new twist following disagreement over the planned three-day warning…

Kobir Community: Living in perpetual fear

Kobir Community:  Living in perpetual fear

By Hassan Zaggi / Correspondent, Abuja   Since the attack on the once serene and peaceful  Kobir village by suspected Fulani herdsmen in June last year, the community has not known…

Tasking Buhari on reformation of security agencies

Tasking Buhari on reformation of security agencies

By Chukwudi Nweje Lagos Under Section 14 (2) (b) of the 1999 Constitution, “the security and welfare of the people shall be the primary purpose of government”.  Section 14 (2)(c)goes…

Ajimobi: ‘Chief Ko sele ri’ of Ibadanland

Ajimobi: ‘Chief Ko sele ri’ of Ibadanland

By Oladele Ogunsola Correspondent, Ibadan It was like a huge prophetic joke at the Agala Hill, behind Ibadan House in the Oyo State capital last year June at the turning of…

Campaign posters: LASAA begins cleanup of the mess

Campaign posters: LASAA begins cleanup of the mess

By Akinwunmi King / Snr Reporter, Lagos   Posters of political parties and candidates are an accompanying of electioneering campaigns. They not only announce the parties and the candidates, they also…

Policemen protest, allege diversion of election allowances by superiors

Policemen protest, allege diversion of election allowances by superiors

By Andrew Utulu  -  Correspondent, Lagos   No fewer than 400 policemen who participated in the just concluded general elections have cried out over the non-payment of their due allowances…

Lagos roads: Motorists’ nightmare

Lagos roads: Motorists’ nightmare

By Akinwunmi King / Snr Reporter, Lagos   Some roads in Lagos State are in such pitiable and deplorable conditions that the mere thought of plying them sends shivers down the…

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