Home Topics Academia
Kings, elders and religious leaders from Urhobo Kingdom in Delta State stormed the National Assembly at the weekend to express solidarity with the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, warning all mischief makers to leave their son alone or incur the wrath of Urhobo people.
Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma, yesterday announced that he has forfeited his security vote to enable him meet up with the economic challenges in Imo, especially the payment of salaries and pension in the state.
Minister of State for Health, Sen. Adeleke Mamora, has emphasised on three pillars of trust, confidence and accountability for effective coordination and delivery of Global Fund (GF) in the country.
The President of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, Mr Anderson Ezeibe, has said the union directed its members to enroll in the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System because the Federal Government gave the directive to capture their peculiarities through the system.
Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, has said the passage of the Hate Speech Bill under consideration by the National Assembly will address all issues of discrimination associated with religious and ethnic persecution in Nigeria.
The need to boost broadband penetration from its present coverage of 37.8 percent to over 70 percent in the next five years is the pedestal for the new National Broadband Plan (NBP):2020-2025, according to Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami.
President of Afreximbank, Professor Benedict Oramah, will deliver the keynote address on the theme: “Financing South East economic development and improving the Ease of Doing Business in the South East”, on Friday at the 4th South East Economic Summit (SEES) holding in Enugu.
President Muhammadu Buhari sends warm greetings to former Minister of External Affairs, Prof. Ibrahim Agboola Gambari, on his 75th birthday, congratulating him for a life of exploits in diplomacy, academia, and administration, both at the national and international levels.
Former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has warned university lecturers against rigging elections in the country.
Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), arrived Nigeria to rousing welcome on Thursday night on a four-day official visit to the country.
Even now that he has passed on to eternal realms, Prof. Tamunoemi Sokari David-West will forever be remembered as a great patriot and intellectual of formidable standing at home and abroad, Deputy President of the Senate Ovie Omo-Agege has said.
Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Ekiti State governor, has hinted that the Buhari-led Federal Government was giving a lot of attention to the mining sector, in addition to the support from development partners.
Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has called for increased budgetary allocation to the solid mineral sector to promote growth.
When you look up a topic on the internet, a lot of material for that topic comes up. But if you observe closely, no two materials written by different people on that topic or idea are alike because; two people can never have the same representation of the same idea.
Ijaw Leaders Consultative Forum, ICLF, in Bayelsa State has concluded arrangement to stage a two-million-man open-air rally in Yenagoa in support of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, standard-bearer in the November 16 governorship election, Senator Douye Diri
Grant Masterson, an expert in pan-African governance, says the South African government may find it difficult to find a sustainable solution to the killings in the country as long as it continues to deny the prevalence of xenophobia among its people.
A renowned South African performance poet, writer and cultural worker, Ms Natalia Molebatsi, has condemned the ongoing xenophobic attacks being perpetrated by her countrymen against citizens of fellow African nations living in the country.
Following the death of a Remo Stars FC footballer, Kazeem Tiyamiu, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has disbanded the Zonal Intervention Squad in Ogun.
A mammoth crowd greeted President Muhammadu Buhari today (Tuesday) in Ondo state as he ended his one-day working visit to the Sunshine State with the official commissioning of the iconic Ore Flyover.
The Kaduna State Government has commenced the development of a social protection policy to guide the implementation of Social Protection Programmes (SPP) in the state.
The police on Tuesday arraigned one Jamal Opeyemi, 21, in an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun for allegedly slapping a policeman.
Former assistant coach of the Nigeria u23 national team, Fatai Amoo has revealed that the 19/20 Nigeria professional football league season is more entertaining than previous seasons and the title race is not a one team race.
The high powered committee recently set up by Gombe State Governor, Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, to ensure adequate coverage of immunisation in all parts of the state, has been inaugurated on Wednesday.
A bill for the establishment of the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, Kano as a degree awarding institution on Wednesday, passed second reading in the Senate.
South Korea reported its first death from the new coronavirus on Thursday, with 53 new cases of the coronavirus confirmed in a single day to bring the total to 104.
Andre Gomes is available to feature for Everton against Arsenal on Sunday, with Carlo Ancelotti open to starting the midfielder.
The Middle Belt Forum, MBF, has raised the alert that some disgruntle elements were plotting to cause violence in Taraba State following the prolonged absence of the Governor, Mr. Darius Ishaku, from the state.