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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.

Educationists seek review of education curriculum

Two educationists on Monday called for a complete overhaul of the educational curriculum to place more emphasis on science and technology.

Parents admonished against relinquishing roles to house maids

Some experts and stakeholders have admonished parents not to relinquish their parenting roles to house maids in order to ward off negative influences on their children.

Abuja parents pay extra fees for children to learn British accent

Some parents in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have admitted that they pay extra fees for their children to learn how to speak with British accent.

Poor tutoring on spellings negatively affecting education standard – Educationist

An educationist, Mrs Oluwakemi Waniko, says poor tutoring on spellings in schools is a major factor for the falling standard of education in the country.

Quack teacher versus muckraker in Kaduna

I am (or was) a fish biologist by training and every now and then, Kaduna State Governor Nasiru el-Rufa’i reminds me of a fish called the muckraker. This fish swims close to the bottom of brackish rivers, raking up muck as it goes in order to find food

How JAMB is destroying education in Nigeria

Coming to the lifting of the ban on the post-UTME test, there is no doubt that the universities want the post-UTME test for monetary purposes. The test is not there to get the best university materials. Why test someone who has already failed with 30 per cent?

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Air Peace speaks on aircraft involved in Lagos–Enugu flight incident

Air Peace on Monday said it recently renewed the Certificate of Airworthiness (C of A) of its aircraft involved on the Dec. 14 Lagos-Enugu flight incident.

Gunmen shoot two dead in Bayelsa

Two persons, on Sunday, were shot dead along Onuebum-Otuogori road in Ogbia council area of Bayelsa State.

Presidency: Muhammadu Buhari has asked NBS to correct statistics on unemployment rate

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Statistician-General of the National Bureau of Statistics, Dr. Yemi Kale, to correct the high unemployment statistics and reflect the rising rate of employment in the agriculture sector.
The actual stolen plane videoed by onlookers before it crashed near Seattle after a chase by F15 fighter jets. @drbmbdgty

IATA: High taxes, poor airport infrastructure stifling growth of local airlines

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is demanding that Nigeria alongside other Africa states take steps to reduce cost of doing business in its aviation sector if it hopes to unlock dormant potential in the sector for national growth and prosperity.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo to participate in Africa-Europe High Level Forum in Vienna

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, would be participating in the Africa-Europe High Level Forum with other African and European Heads of States or Government holding in Vienna, Austria on Monday, December 17, and Tuesday, December 18.