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Jigawa: Towards qualitative basic education

November 23, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Sunusi Usaini Madobi Provision of qualitative and functional education is one of the cardinal objectives of the Alhaji Mohammed Badaru Abubakar administration considering the role of education in society’s economic prosperity, technology advancement, social cohesion and political stability. Thus, Jigawa State Universal Education Board has recorded numerous achievements including construction of new classroom blocks, renovation of existing ones, provision Read More

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Celebrating Ribadu at 57

November 22, 2017 Editorial IV 0

  By Idris Isyaku Abdullahi Nuhu Ribadu, the incorruptible Mallam of our era and the first pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), is a name that rings bell almost in every household across Nigeria and beyond because of his outstanding performance in every office he occupied, particularly in the last two decades. His name became a Read More

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Help us, UniAbuja VC appeals to FG

November 17, 2017 Editorial IV 0

Vice-Chancellor, University of Abuja, Professor Michael Adikwu, has said a total of 13, 670 students graduated in the 2015/2016 academic session. Of the number, 13117 were undergraduates and 554 were post-graduate students. He said this during the 21st convocation ceremony. Breaking down the classes of degrees, he said First Class were six, Second Class Upper Division 644 students, while 5187 Read More

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DHQ seeks inter-agency cooperation

November 16, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Musa Umar Bologi Abuja In order to prevent incessant skirmish that usually ensues among security agencies in the country, Defence Headquarters is to organise a second route march as part of strategies to enhance cooperation among the agencies across the country. Addressing journalists at the Defence Headquarters, Abuja, Defence spokesperson, Maj. Gen. John Enenche, said the second road walk Read More

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NLC commiserates with late Momoh’s family

November 15, 2017 Editorial IV 0

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has hailed the contribution of the late Director- General of the Independent National Electoral Commission’s Electoral Institute, Prof Abubakar Momoh to the Nigerian democracy. Speaking when he received Tawa Momoh, wife of the former DG in his office, NLC president, Ayuba Wabba said organised labour and Nigerians is grateful for the role he played in Read More

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Promote devt journalism, NAN urged

October 31, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Iyalla Adaye Port Harcourt Development journalism premised on facts is essential to the growth of the nation’s democracy, Special Assistant to the Rivers state Governor on Electronic Media, Simeon Nwakaudu, has said. Speaking during a visit to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Zonal Office in Port Harcourt yesterday, Simeon Nwakaudu, urged NAN to effectively deploy her trained workforce Read More