Godfrey AKON

TRCN registers over 500,000 teachers in two years

The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) has said it carried out over 500,000 registrations between August of 2016 and 2018, in line with its mandate to ensure professionalization of teachers in the country.

 

Speaking at a Roundtable with Education Correspondents Associa [...]

Mon, 10 December 2018


2019: foundation tasks politicians on peace

Ahead of the 2019 general election, a non-governmental organization, Caleb Danladi Foundation, has urged aspirants vying for political office to preach peace and encourage their supporters to shun acts capable of disrupting public peace.

Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation, Mr. Caleb Danl [...]

Tue, 04 December 2018


Buhari in Poland for COP24

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Krakow, Poland, ahead of the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP24) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

The conference is slated for between Dec. 2 and 4.

Buhari’s aide on New Media, Alhaji Bashir Ah [...]

Tue, 04 December 2018


Pray, thank God for Nigeria, Osinbajo, Gowon urge Nigerians

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, and former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (Rtd), on Sunday in Abuja thanked God for his goodness to Nigeria and also prayed for a more prosperous nation.

Osinbajo and Gowon were at the State House Chapel for the annual End of Year Thanksgiving Service. [...]

Tue, 04 December 2018


2019 and security agencies preparedness

Last week, doubts over the neutrality of security operatives ahead of the 2019 general election were openly voiced by elder statesman, Edwin Clark, and Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state.   

 

Both leaders bluntly excoriated security operatives as a threat to the Fe [...]

Sun, 02 December 2018


Adamu advocates 15% state, federal budget to education

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has urged the federal and state governments to start allocating at least 15 per cent of their annual budgets to education.

Adamu stated this at a 2-day stakeholders’ workshop in Abuja on Sustainable Funding for Education in Nigeria, jointly organize [...]

Fri, 30 November 2018


FG kicks off education sector reforms

The Federal Government has said it is currently implementing reforms in the education sector to boost the delivery of services to Nigerians.

Speaking at a One-day Sensitisation Workshop on Reform Agenda and Awareness Campaign on Self-values Orientation for Directors of the Education Ministry an [...]

Fri, 30 November 2018


Strike: FG, COEASU on final stage of negotiations

As the strike action by the Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU, enters the third month, the union has said it has reached the final stage of negotiations with the Federal Government to resolve the contentious issues.

National President of COEASU, Comrade Nuhu Ogrima, who stated [...]

Fri, 30 November 2018


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Ahead of Nigeria's elections on Saturday, February 16,  the Murtala Muhammed Foundation (MMF) has disclosed that its 2019 Annual Lecture, [...]

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