Home Topics Excellence

Excellence

President Buhari presides over 2018 Investiture and Conferment of the Nigerian National Order of Merit Award (NNOM) on Prof. Olufemi Obafemi on 6th Dec 2018-5

Muhammadu Buhari confers National Merit Award on Olufemi Obafemi

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday conferred the 2018 Nigerian National Order of Merit (NNOM) award on Professor Olufemi Obafemi, with a charge to the nation’s academics to sustain scholarship and research while contributing to nation building.

2019: INEC warns political parties against inciting statements

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ondo State has warned political parties against using inciting or uncouth words capable of breaching the existing peace in the state during their campaigns.

Uche Anioke: Festus Keyamo not qualified to speak for Muhammadu Buhari

Hon. Uche Anioke, a former Commissioner of Youths and Sports in Enugu State and two-time Chairman of Awgu local government area, has faulted the role given to Festus Keyamo (SAN) as the spokesman of Buhari Campaign Organisation.

Kano government plans to construct centre for Maitama Sule

Kano State Government, yesterday in Kano, unfolded plans for the construction of Yusuf Maitama Sule Center for the Advancement of Democratic Politics and Good Governance.

Afe Babalola flays federal government for flouting UNESCO’s directive on education funding

A legal luminary and university administrator, Chief Afe Babalola (SAN), has condemned the federal government for allegedly ignoring the directive given by the United Nations Education and Socio-Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) that 26 per cent of the budgetary allocation should go to the funding of education.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

CAS: NAF recruits 7,644 Nigerians in three years

A total of 7,644 Nigerians have been recruited into the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) since assumption of office of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015, the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, has said.

2019: Governor Dankwambo’s campaign appoints new spokesman

A leading Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential aspirant, Dr. Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, has appointed Dr. Ayoade Adewopo, as the Director Strategic Communication and official Spokesman of his Presidential Campaign Organisation.

ASUU appeals to Oyo, Osun to pay members 10 months salary arrears in LAUTECH

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Sokoto State Zonal Office, has called on the Osun and Oyo State Governments to as a matter of urgency pay the 10 months salary arrears owed its members at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho or face what the union described as mass action.
Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives,

Speaker Dogara: National Assembly will commit itself more to repositioning sports

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday in Abuja promised that the National Assembly would deploy all within its legislative powers to reposition the sports sector in Nigeria.

Nnamdi Azikiwe University holds convocation, offers best students teaching jobs

The Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, on Tuesday, held its award and prize-giving day with 227 doctoral degrees and 667 master’s degrees awarded for the 2016/2017 session.

Recent Stories

2019: Niger PDP receives over 2,000 decampees from APC, ADP

Barely three days after Niger state governor Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello officially flagged off his re-election campaign, no fewer than 2,000 members from the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) and the Advanced Democratic Party (ADP) in Niger South senatorial district have joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, has appealed to the people of Isaba-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State to maintain peace over the vacant kingship stool.

Ekiti government warns land officials against dirty deals

Deputy governor of Ekiti State, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, has warned officers in charge of land allocation in the Ministry of Land, Housing and Urban Development, against illegal land deal that could cause chaos among the people.
Ovie Ejaria

Steven Gerrard: Ovie Ejaria hasty in Liverpool return

Former Nigeria U17 invitee Ovie Ejaria may have been singing Hosanna in the highest following cut short loan deal and return to parent club Liverpool, but Rangers manager and Liverpool great Steven Gerrard believes the decision is not the best for the 21 year old.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI 1

Muhammadu Buhari presents N8.83 trillion budget for 2019 to National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday unveiled a federal budget of N8.83 trillion for the 2019 fiscal year.

Muhammadu Buhari: Alex Badeh’s murder sad, unfortunate

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the killing of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (rtd) as “very sad and unfortunate.”