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Niger Delta University pro-chancellor lauds Governor Dickson’s move to re-position institution

Prof. Steve Azaiki, the Pro-Chancellor, Niger Delta University (NDU), has commended Gov. Seriake Dickson’s move to re-position the institution to achieve academic excellence.

Agriculture: Quality manpower crucial for nation’s transformation – Audu Ogbeh

The Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has said, the country needed a quality manpower for the transformation of the agriculture sector in the country.

Governor Shettima challenges ex-President Jonathan to reveal findings of Chibok abduction panel

Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, has challenged former President Goodluck Jonathan to reveal the findings of the committee he constituted to investigate the abduction of Chibok schoolgirls.

Kaduna govt to name monuments after renowned scientist

Kaduna State governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, yesterday announced that the state will name one of its schools and hospitals and locate a campus of one of the tertiary institutions in Nok, the hometown of late commissioner for education, Prof. Andrew Jonathan Nok, in his memory.

Ex-President Jonathan concealed facts on Chibok girls abduction – Borno commissioner

Kubo, who was amongst those interrogated by the committee, spoke in response to statement issued by Ikechukwu Eze, media aide to President Jonathan on Friday night, in which Eze challenged Governor Shettima to tell Nigerians whatever he knew regarding the April 14, 2014 abduction of over 200 schoolgirls by Boko Haram after attacks on Government Secondary School, Chibok in Borno State.

ICPC chief charges secondary school students to join anti-corruption crusade

Secondary school students in Akwa Ibom State have been urged to join their counterparts across the country in the war against corrupt practices by joining the anti-corruption clubs in their respective schools.

Governor El-Rufai adopts three children of late Andrew Nok

Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai, has resolved to adopt the three children, of the late Commissioner of Education, Science and Technology, Professor Jonathan Andrew Nok.

Ex-President ‎Jonathan was unprepared for leadership – Senator Saraki

It was another period of evaluation of the Goodluck Jonathan Presidency Thursday in Abuja, as dignitaries including the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki and the Governor of Borno state and Chairman, Northern Governors Forum, Kashim Shettima berated the former president for squandering his goodwill on the altar of inexperience and tribal politics.

Oyo Assembly passes vote-of-no-confidence on commissioner

The Oyo State House of Assembly on Thursday passed “a vote-of-no-confidence’’ on the state’s Commissioner for Education, Prof. Adeniyi Olowofela, over alleged insubordination.

Governor Aregbesola unveils N94 million school, restates commitment to sector’s development

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun state has unveiled the St. Augustine’s Government Elementary School, Ipetumodu estimated at N94m.

Former commissioner decries closure of his schools by Ebonyi govt

A former Commissioner for Education in Ebonyi, Mr Ndubuisi Chibueze-Agbo, has decried the closure of his three schools by the Ebonyi State Government.

Kaduna Commissioner Andrew Nok passes on at 55

Details of his death is still sketchy but a source at Kaduna government house said the commissioner’s death was sudden.

Gunmen storm Akwa Ibom commissioner’s house, kill sister, 2 others

Four gunmen, yesterday, stormed the village residence of Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Udoh Ekpenyong, in Ikot Oku Usung village, Ukanafun Local Government Area, killing his younger sister and two others.

Bayelsa govt orders periodic revalidation of payroll biometic data

The Bayelsa State Government has ordered a periodic re-validation of the state owned payroll Biometric Data for Primary and Secondary schools in the state

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NGO urges more sensitisation on polio vaccination

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