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Abiola Ajimobi

Governor Ajimobi: I’m ready for probe

Mr Ajimobi, who reeled out the achievements of his administration, said they were anchored on a pyramid of development which included restoration, transformation and repositioning.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President Buhari: North East commission reward for massive vote for me

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday inaugurated the Governing Board of the North East Development Commission (NEDC), headed by Major General Paul Tarfa (retd) as chairman.

Don advocates agro-based energy development for sustainable growth

A Professor of Chemical Engineering, Adesoji Adesina, says Nigeria cannot continue to rely on fossil energy resources to drive its economic well being.
NIMASA

NIMASA promotes IMO representative to director

The Governing Board of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency has approved the promotion of the Nigerian Alternate Permanent Representative at the International Maritime Organisation, Dikko Bala, to Director.

Ex-VP Sambo: Why Nigeria needs more private universities

Ex-Vice President Namadi Sambo at the weekend said Nigeria needs more private universities to carter for its increasing population seeking tertiary education.
Ahmed Idris Wase

APC Middle Belt group backs Idris Wase’s speakership bid

The campaign by Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase, to become the Speaker of the House of Representatives, has thickened as the All Progressives Congress (APC) Middle Belt caucus has rallied behind him.

Teacher producing institutions to come under NCCE

The law establishing the National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE) will by all indications be amended to ensure that all teacher producing institutions come under the purview of the commission.

The staggering election burden

In 1999, the Independent National electoral Commission, under Justice Ephraim Akpata, spent over 32billion naira to conduct the 1999 general elections. At that time there was no National Assembly. The approving authority then was the 33 man Provisional Ruling Council headed by General Abdusalam Abubakar, GCFR.

ILO governing body elects Peru Alfaro Espinosa chairperson

The 335th Session of the Governing Board (GB) of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has elected Silvia Elena Alfaro Espinosa, as its new Chairperson, until June 2019.

NECO, NSCDC collaborate to check exam malpractice

The National Examinations Council (NECO) and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence are to collaborate to check examination malpractice during the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE).

JAMB: We are ready to conduct 2019 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Monday said that it was fully prepared for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.

JAMB: UTME registration may not exceed February 21

The Chairman, Governing Board of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Dr Emmanuel Ndukwe, has said that due to the observed seamlessness of the registration process for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, he does not foresee an extension of the registration date beyond February 21.
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.
UI International School

Hijab: International School Ibadan reopens

The International School Ibadan, which was shut down on Nov. 19 over the crisis on the use of Hijab by female Muslim students, has been reopened.

Hijab: UI-owned school insists on retaining dress code

The International School Ibadan (ISI) says it will continue to maintain the dress code of the 55-year-old institution.
Femi Pedro

SMEDAN seeks collaboration with Chinese SMEs

Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) has commenced moves towards a possible collaboration and synergy with Guangdong SMEs in China, aimed at technology transfer to small enterprises in Nigeria.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos Assembly passes bill to establish Tourism Promotion Agency

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday passed a Bill for a Law to Provide for the Establishment of the Lagos State Tourism Promotion Agency and for Connected Purposes.

SMEDAN seeks Chinese SMEs’ partnership on technology transfer

The Chairman, Governing Board, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), Femi Pedro, said efforts are ongoing towards a possible collaboration and synergy with Guangdong SMEs in China, in the area of technology transfer to small enterprises in Nigeria.

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The Senator representing Niger south Senatorial District of Niger State, Senator Muhammed Bima Enagi, has promised to embark on programmes that will reduce unemployment and poverty among youths and women in the state.

Senator Enagi: Reducing unemployment is my priority

The Senator representing Niger south Senatorial District of Niger State, Senator Muhammed Bima Enagi, has promised to embark on programmes that will reduce unemployment and poverty among youths and women in the state.

President Buhari renames Abuja national stadium after MKO Abiola

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday renamed the Abuja National Stadium after the late self-acclaimed President, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola (GCFR).

APC governors to work with NASS leadership to deepen democracy

Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress under the auspices of the Progressive Governors Forum has promised to work in synergy with the leadership of the National Assembly to deepen democracy and provide democratic dividends to Nigerians.
Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi congratulates Senate President Lawan, Speaker Gbajabiamila, others

The Governor of Ekiti State and Chairman, Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF), Dr Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated Senator Ahmed Lawan and Hon Femi Gbajabiamila, over their emergence as the Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives respectively, during Tuesday’s inauguration of the ninth Assembly.

Abuja national stadium renamed MKO Abiola Stadium

The Federal Government on Wednesday renamed the Abuja National stadium to MKO Abiola Stadium.