Private schools fear UBEC audit may check tax compliance

Some owners of private schools in the country are having a hard time with the ongoing National Personnel Audit, NPA, carried out by the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC.

Chairman of UBEC Board, Dr Mahmood Abubakar, said the proprietors fear the exercise could be a ploy to check on their level of tax compliance and quality of edu [...]


Economist calls for sale of prisons, barracks, others

Renowned economist, Dr. Ayo Teriba, has called for the privatization of uneconomic federal government assets, including prisons and barracks, as a means of shoring up its financial buffers.

He said privatization was the answer to the country’s economic development considering that its budget and expenditure were shrinking.

Th [...]

Sat, 16 June 2018

AGF mediates in police IPPIS challenges

Accountant General of the Federation, AGF, Ahmed Idris, has wadded into the challenges involved with the enrolment of the members of the Nigeria Police Force on the Integrated Personnel Payroll Information System, IPPIS, platform, by personally overseeing the process of resolving all impending issues.

The AGF took this decision when he re [...]

Sat, 16 June 2018

Researchers reverse cognitive impairments in mice with dementia

Reversing memory deficits and impairments in spatial learning is a major goal in the field of dementia research.

A lack of knowledge about cellular pathways critical to the development of dementia, however, has stood in the way of significant clinical advance. But now, researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple Univers [...]

Tue, 19 June 2018

Group advocates for child protection rights

In commemorating Day of the African Child, a group under the aegis, El- Meela Heritage Support Foundation has called on the government, civil societies and all relevant stakeholders to protect the rights of Children especially the vulnerable and less privileged ones.

According to the group, no child should be left behind in benefit [...]

Tue, 19 June 2018

Eid: Kwara gov offers prayer for Offa robbery victims

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara state has congratulated Muslims for a successful 2018 Ramadan fast, urging them to remain connected to the virtues of love, compassion and generosity.

"As we mark the end of the holy month of Ramadhan, let's remember and pray for our brothers and sisters who were unfortunate victims of the O [...]

Tue, 19 June 2018

June 12: Yoruba in Benue laud Buhari over Abiola

The Secretary General of Yoruba Community in Benue State, Hon. Steve Alademehin, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the June 12 declaration and posthumous award onChief M.k.O Abiola, describing it as an award to democracy.

Alademehin, who spoke to The Abuja Inquirer in Makurdi, said it was long overdue and a welcome development. [...]

Tue, 19 June 2018

Uduaghan, Manager’s senatorial ambitions light up Delta South


 The Peoples Democratic Party, Delta South, Delta state, is currently inundated with a herculean task ahead of the party’s primaries for elective positions.

Known as a senatorial district blessed with ebullient, tested and world class politicians who have contributed immensely to the political evolution, developme [...]

Tue, 19 June 2018

Improved staff salary will tackle corruption – NCPC boss

The Executive Secretary, Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission, NCPC, Rev. Uja Tor Uja, has stated that one of the important approaches of tackling corruption in Nigeria is for the government to improve drastically on the earning power of those who are in federal employ.

He said this during the retirement send-forth ceremony of the directo [...]

Tue, 19 June 2018


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19 June 2018

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