Don advocates literacy policy for Nigeriaes

A lecturer with Veritas University, Abuja, Prof Gabriel Egbe, has advocated the development of a national policy on literacy to provide minimum benchmark of literacy skills and competencies for Nigerians from primary school to university.

Egbe, who stated this in Abuja while delivering his inaugural lecture, lamented that because of the a [...]

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No place for corruption in NDIC- Ibrahim

The Managing Director and Chief Executive of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC, Alhaji Umaru Ibrahim, has said the corporation has imbibed zero tolerance for corruption and all forms of malpractices.

Ibrahim stated this in Abuja during the inauguration of four members of the corporation’s anti-corruption and transparen [...]

Mon, 11 November 2019

Julius Berger eulogises late Mobolaji Johnson

The Managing Director of Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, Dr Lars Richter, has paid glowing tribute to the late Chairman of the company, Brig. Gen. Mobolaji Johnson.

Richter, in an emotional speech at a dinner to commemorate the 16th Julius Berger Invitational Golf tournament held at the IBB Golf and Country Club Abuja, announced the passage of [...]

Mon, 11 November 2019

Perilous Time To Be A Journalist In Nigeria, NUJ Warns · Berates DSS For Detaining Journalist, Tear Gassing Others

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, FCT Council, has warned that it was a dangerous time to be a journalist in Nigeria given the near-daily intimidation, harassment and detention of journalists in the c [...]

Tue, 12 November 2019

Benue targets over 2 million children for immunization

Benue state government said it is targeting over two million children for immunization during the next round of the 2019 measles and meningitis exercise.

The Executive Secretary, Benue State Primary Health Care Board, Dr. Bem Ageda, made this known while briefing journalists in Makurdi, last Wednesday.

According to him, a total of [...]

Mon, 11 November 2019

Senate confirms Kanyip as president National Industrial Court

The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Justice Benedict Kanyip as the president of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria.

The lawmakers also confirmed the nomination of Justice John Tsoho as the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court.

Recently, President Muhammadu Buhari, following the recommendation of the National Judicial [...]

Mon, 11 November 2019

Ortom says NLTP implementation to adhere strictly to ranching law

Benue state government has launched the National Livestock Transformation Plan, NLTP, but with a caveat that it would strictly be based on the state’s ranching law.

Speaking at the launch in Makurdi, last week, Governor Samuel Ortom said the implementation of the plan in Benue will adhere strictly to the state's Open Grazing Pro [...]

Mon, 11 November 2019

Pope Francis names Kaigama new bishop for Abuja Catholic Archdiocese

Pope Francis has appointed Ignatius Kaigama as the new Archbishop for the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja.

He is to replace the outgoing Catholic Bishop of Abuja, John Onaiyekan.

In a letter on Saturday and signed by Sebastian Musa, it said the new Archbishop’s appointment takes effect from November 9.

“The Holy Fa [...]

Mon, 11 November 2019

Buhari, govs, others spend N241bn on security votes – SERAP

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has claimed in a lawsuit in the Federal High Court, Abuja that President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate President Ahmed Lawan, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, 36 state governors and 774 local governments between 1999 and 2019 spent over N241.2 billion on Secur [...]

Sun, 10 November 2019

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PhotoDon advocates literacy policy for Nigeriaes

A lecturer with Veritas University, Abuja, Prof Gabriel Egbe, has advocated the development of a national policy on literacy to provide minimum ben [...]

15 November 2019

PhotoDon advocates literacy policy for Nigeriaes

A lecturer with Veritas University, Abuja, Prof Gabriel Egbe, has advocated the development of a national policy on literacy to provide minimum ben [...]

15 November 2019