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Zakari Mohammed

Rep Mohammed: Federal government’s school feeding programme a fraud

Chairman, House Committee on Basic Education, Hon. Zakari Mohammed, has said the school feeding programme of the present federal government is fraud ridden.

Senate passes six federal institutions’ establishment bills

The Senate on Wednesday passed six bills seeking the establishment of federal tertiary educational institutions in different parts of the country.
Bolaji Fafowora

Police boss bemoans shortfalls of personnel in Kwara

Kwara State Commissioner of Police, Bolaji Fafowora, on Tuesday, lamented short fall of officers and men in the command, saying that only 46 out of 116 Traffic Wardens are left to cover the whole command.

JAMB football tourney for tertiary institutions begins September 30

The Kwara Government announced on Thursday that the 2nd edition of Joint Admission and Matriculation Board football tournament would begin on September 30 in Ilorin.

Niger government spends N252 million on state hospital’s new neonatal wing

The Niger Government said it had spent about N254 million to construct and equip the maternal and new neonatal wing of the General Hospital in Minna.

Pan-Igbo group endorses Governor Ugwuanyi for second term

Igbo Indigenes Without Borders (IIWB), a socio-cultural organisation devoted to protecting the interests of Igbo people both in Nigeria and in the Diaspora, has lauded the performance of the Enugu State governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, saying he is “tenaciously dedicated to delivering his campaign promises.”

Niger government spends N290 million to construct auditorium

The Niger State Government says it has spent N290 million to construct an auditorium at the College of Nursing Science Kontagora.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State

Niger government spends N290 million to construct auditorium

The Niger State Government says it has spent N290 million to construct an auditorium at the College of Nursing Science Kontagora.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF expresses concern about low birth registration in Nigeria

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has said Nigeria has the highest number of children without birth records among ten nations assessed in Africa.

NUT gives 21-days ultimatum to Edo over poor education funding

The Edo State Chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has issued a 21-day ultimatum to the state government to provide adequate funding for education.

UNIUYO inducts 28 medical doctors

The University of Uyo on Thursday administered physician’s oath on 28 medical doctors, who recently completed their training in the institution’s college of health sciences.
ANCOPSS - Principal Izuagie Anselm

Expert urges federal government to further develop secondary school education

An Education expert, Mr Anselm Izuagie, has advised the Federal Government to place emphasis on developing secondary school education in Nigeria in order to properly develop other levels of education.

Comptroller-General decries Minna Prison attack

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Prisons Service, Ja’afaru Ahmed, on Thursday, described the recent Minna Prison attack as a sad development.

President Buhari urged to sign Petroleum Industry Governance Bill

Stakeholders in the oil and gas industry have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to sign into law the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill passed by the National Assembly.

Ex-Minister: Grant private school investors tax rebates

Former Minister of Interior, Major-General Godwin Abbe, on Thursday called for greater investments in the country’s education sector, appealing to the federal government to encourage investors in the sector by granting them tax rebates.

Delta government generates N3 billion from certificate of occupancy in three years

The Delta Commissioner for Lands and Survey, Chika Ossai, on Tuesday said the ministry generated N1.7 billion from the issuance of Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) in 2017.

FIIRO seeks deeper synergy between research institutes, varsities

Director-General, Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO), Prof. Gloria Elemo, has called for deeper synergy between research institutes and universities toward commercialising research products.

President Buhari pledges continuous support to universities

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Kano pledged continuous support to universities to enable them produce the needed skilled manpower for national development.

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Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Elections postponement: It’s a ploy to disenfranchise Nigerians – Atiku Abubakar

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has alleged that the All Progressives Congress led government of President Muhammadu Buhari engineered the postponement of elections announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, early Saturday morning to disenfranchise Nigerians.

INEC shifts elections by one week

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has postponed the 2019 general elections.
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-4

Election: Women group canvasses votes for President Buhari, VP Osinbajo

A women group under the aegis of Noble Women Movement for Buhari/Osinbajo, NWM4BO, has urged the electorate to vote massively for APC candidates in view of the numerous achievements recorded in infrastructure development across the country.
Festus Keyamo

President Buhari campaign alleges PDP involvement in elections postponement

The Campaign Organisation of President Muhammadu Buhari has raised alarm over possible influence of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party in the postponement of the election announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, early Saturday morning.
Ikenga Ugochinyere

CUPP: President Buhari’s desperation to win caused election postponement

The Coalition of United Political Parties has claimed that the desperation of President Muhammadu Buhari and his men to win the presidential election, by all means, was responsible for the last minute postponement of the election.