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Educationist hails reintroduction of history in school curriculum

An educationist and Chairperson of Lindel Global Resources, Mrs. Onyia Loretta Iwarah, has hailed the sacrifices made by historians and well meaning erudite scholars of historical interest in the reintroduction of History as a subject in the nation’s educational system.

Democracy Day: Enugu residents urge President Buhari to honour Humphrey Nwosu

A cross-section of Enugu residents on Wednesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to honour Prof. Humphrey Nwosu, former National Electoral Commission (NEC) Chairman during the June, 1993 presidential election.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

World Environment Day: Expert urges FCT residents to plant trees, flowers for good air

An Environmentalist, Dr Cecilia Powl, on Wednesday urged residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to plant trees and flowers, which are environmental friendly, around their homes and environments.

Don seeks inclusion of Internet as subject in schools

An educationist and former Resident Electoral Commissioner of INEC in Anambra State, Prof Chukwuemeka Onukaogu, has called for the inclusion of internet as a separate subject in schools.

Federal government urged to recognise teachers as professionals like doctors, lawyers, others

An educationist, Mrs Ann Oparah, on Monday urged the Federal Government to accord the same recognition given to other professional fields to teaching which, she said, should be regarded as the mother of all professions.

Educationist: British curriculum not superior to Nigeria’s

An educationist, Mrs Ann Oparah, on Saturday said that the insinuation that British Education Curriculum was better than Nigeria version was untrue.

Educationist: Why chess, scrabble should be adopted in schools

An educationist, Mr David Olawale, has suggested the adoption of chess and scrabble in the education system to boost the mental capacity of students.

Educationist begs ASUU to end strike

An educationist, Mr David Ogbonna, has appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to suspend its ongoing nationwide strike in the interest of students.

Educationist: Igbo language may go extinct

Mrs Anulika Abbu, an educationist in Enugu state, has warned that the Igbo Language faces imminent threat of going extinct in Nigeria, should parents continue to discourage their children from speaking the language.
Aisha Ahmed Lemu

President Buhari mourns Aisha Lemu, describes her as ‘Repository of Knowledge’

President Muhammadu Buhari has described late Aisha Ahmed Lemu as “a repository of knowledge whose depth of scholarship was overwhelming and enviable.”
President Muhammadu Buhari has finally reacted to reports that he had been cloned.

Muhammadu Buhari mourns death of his teacher

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday offered condolences over the death of Alhaji Sanda Kaita, Magajin Rogo of Katsina, his former teacher and a retired school administrator.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

[email protected]: Why we love this President

“That’s him, that’s him,” the two old women, wrinkled and bent with age, exclaimed. You could see wonderment and fulfillment in their eyes. And as if on cue, they both began to cry.

Muhammadu Buhari ‘the dead’ and his body double

The notorious rumour in circulation on Nigerian streets sounds every bit like a citation from a James Hadley Chase. Chase had a pleasant notoriety with his crime fiction novels that hold you spellbound. With a gloating slide to it, the rumour is trending, with celebrated gusto, about the “death” of the man Nigerians elected into office in May, 2015.
Plateau Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB)

Teachers Day: Plateau SUBEB intensifies search for quality primary education

When Nigeria joined the rest of the world to mark World Teachers’ Day last week, Prof. Mathew Sule, Executive Chairman, Plateau State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), had one concern in his heart – the quality of education in Plateau’s primary schools.

Defections: Former Minister Jerry Agada others joins PDP

The former Minister, Prof. Jerry Agada, over the weekend officially relinquishes his membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in his ward 1 Orokam district of Ogbadibo LGA of Benue state.

2019: Ex-minister Shekarau reaffirms bid for presidential seat

Dr. Ibrahim Shekarau, former Minister of Education and two-time governor of Kano State, has reaffirmed his ambition to occupy the nations’ number one political office next year under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: We must reverse negative indices of APC

A former vice-president and frontline presidential aspirant, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, yesterday said that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) had recorded only negative indices in every aspect of Nigeria’s economic, social and political affairs and time had come to reverse the trend.

Educationist want content in children’s story books upgraded

An educationist, Dorcas Ikya, has tasked Nigerian authors with special interest in children’s books, to upgrade their work content in line with the current demands of the society.

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC arrests Kwara TV general manager, three others for alleged land fraud

The General Manager, Kwara State Television Authority, Abdulfatai Adebowale, has been arrested by the Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over allegations of Land fraud.
Patrick Olusegun Odegbami

Segun Odegbami: Samson Siasia and FIFA’s draconian judgement

Who did he kill? That was the first question that immediately came to my mind. You can’t earn such a punishment without committing a capital offense.
Alex Iwobi has joined Daniel Amokachi, Joseph Yobo, Yakubu Aiyegbeni and Victor Anichebe as the only Nigerians to have played for Everton.

Alex Iwobi joins Joseph Yobo, Yakubu Aiyegbeni in Everton’s hallowed ranks

Alex Iwobi has joined Daniel Amokachi, Joseph Yobo, Yakubu Aiyegbeni and Victor Anichebe as the only Nigerians to have played for Everton.
The 24-year-old Mr Nigeria, Nelson Enwerem, late on Friday in Manila in the Philippines won five talent awards in the just concluded Mr World pageant.

Mr Nigeria bags five awards at the grand finale of Mr World

The 24-year-old Mr Nigeria, Nelson Enwerem, late on Friday in Manila in the Philippines won five talent awards in the just concluded Mr World pageant.

NERC: No electricity tariff increase yet

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), says no tariff increase has been approved by the commission yet.