I’m proud of my Nigerian educational background –American varsity don

A Nigerian-American university don, Dr. Johnson Akinleye, has hailed the impact of early education in Nigeria.

Akinyele, who is the 12th Chancellor of North Carolina Central University, NCCU in 2017, grew up in Ile-Ife, present day Osun state where he majorly schooled before travelling abroad for further studies.

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How Iwu landed in trouble · Linked to Atiku’s server controversy · Lawyer kicks over bail conditions

Fresh insight have emerged of how a former National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Maurice Iwu, was arraigned before a Federal High Court Lagos by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

 

 

 

 

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Sun, 11 August 2019

FG to review revenue sharing formula

The federal government is considering plans to review the current revenue sharing formula among the three tiers of government.

The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission, RMAFC, will this week constitute a standing committee for this purpose.

Under the present sharing arrangement, the Federal Government receives 52.6 [...]

Fri, 09 August 2019

FCTA designs confidence building program for children

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, through the Education Resource Center, has designed Books Enlighten and Reading Helps Us Grow, BEARHUG, aimed at building confidence in pupils and students of junior secondary schools in the territory. 

According to the authority, the programme has also helped in keeping children of [...]

Mon, 12 August 2019

RevolutionNow: Inherent implications

The political atmosphere has been inundated with debates over the suitability of the #RevolutionNow protest organised by Omoyele Sowore, with contending voices making cases for their stands.

 

 

 

 

While some say the protest is completely und [...]

Sun, 11 August 2019

FCT SEB honours veterans, stakeholders

One of the FCT Secondary Education Board Schools, Government Day Secondary School, Gwagwalada, has honoured 10 individuals for their ‘positive contributions’ to the development of the school and educational system in the territory. 

In his message, the FCT Permanent Secretary, Sir Christian Ohaa, urged the graduating stud [...]

Sun, 11 August 2019

Non-remittances impact negatively on pension growth - Obi

Head of customer relations management of Trustfund Pension Limited, Ms Rachel Obi, has said that non-remittances by some private sector employers in the country impacts negatively on the growth of the contributory pension schemes.

Obi, who made this known during a retirees’ forum organised by the company, said youth unemployment has [...]

Sun, 11 August 2019

Sallah: FRSC, VIO Lugbe commands, go tough on traffic violations

The Lugbe commands of the Federal Road Safety Corp, FRSC, and Vehicle Inspection Office, VIO, have warned against traffic violations, stating their preparedness to ensure smooth vehicular movement especially on the Airport road during and after the Sallah celebrations.

The VIO Commandant of Lugbe Command, Mukhtar Muhammad, said "The [...]

Sun, 11 August 2019

Violent extremism Islam’s greatest challenge — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the greatest commitment to Islam is for Muslims to put the virtues of the religion into practice and make justice and righteousness their guiding principles.

The president gave the advice in his Eid-El Kabir message to Muslims.

The message is contained in a statement by the president’s Seni [...]

Sun, 11 August 2019

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