Breaking: LASU gets substantive female VC

September 16, 2021 Editor 0

The Lagos State University (LASU) now has a new substantive female Vice Chancellor. She is Prof (Mrs) Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello. The new school head is a Professor of Physiology who had served as acting Vice Chancellor of the institution before her elevation. Details loading…

World Literacy Day and public libraries

September 7, 2021 Daniel Ighakpe 0

September 8 of every year is marked around the world as International Literacy Day (ILD). Established in 1965 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), the day is set aside to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies. Its aim is also to raise the world’s consciousness of literacy issues facing the global community, Read More

Matawalle, others for Int’l award as peace achievers celebrate 10th anniversary

September 6, 2021 Editorial IV 0

It’s with emotions, joy and satisfaction that Peace Ambassador Agency Worldwide, organisers of Northern Nigeria Peace Award, Nigeria Youths Conference, Big Dreams Talent Show and Peace Achievers International Awards would be marking her 10-years of promoting Africa and the global business community. The organisation which is known for championing peace through the Peace education programmes, Rural developmental project and others. Read More

On Auwal Jatau’s scholarship scheme

September 6, 2021 Administrator 0

The former Governor of Oklahoma of the USA, Brad Henry, once said,” No other investment yields as great a return as the investment in education. An educated workforce is the foundation of every community and the future of every economy”. Mustapha Baba Azare, Alkali Musa Street, Azare, Bauchi state [email protected] 08149712150

Pictures: Kogi govt procures Nigeria’s first hyperbaric oxygen treatment chamber

August 29, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Kogi state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello, has procured Nigeria’s first hyperbaric oxygen treatment chamber to strengthen the state’s healthcare system and provide quality healthcare Services. The newly acquired equipment is hoping to strengthen the critical institutions and systems required to effectively provide affordable and quality healthcare service to the people. The governor, in a statement, signed by the Read More

Kadpoly: Alumni body decries 16 ‘comatose’ years, tasks members on commitment

August 29, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

  National President of Kaduna Polytechnic Alumni Association has Hon. Abba Anas Adamu decried its state of comatose for over 16 years, while urging members to rise up to their responsibilities, even as seven committees were set up to ensure it succeed.  Hon. Adamu while inaugurating the adhoc/standing committees of the association namely; Finance and General Purpose; Research and Development; Networking and Membership; International Relations; Read More

Insecurity: PGF boss calls for radical reforms of security structure

August 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Salihu Moh Lukman, has called urgent radical reforms of the current security structure in Nigeria. Lukman believe the government can also do more especially in relation to getting the Nation’s security agencies to be more accountable. In a release Friday in Abuja titled Read More

Create environment for youth to showcase talents, Ajulo tells FG, states, LGs

August 18, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

A Chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo state, Alhaji Wahab Rasheed Ajulo Wednesday tasked Nigeria government at all levels to create enabling environment for the youth to showcase their talents. Alhaji Ajulo in a statement in Ibadan stressed that doing this will can be done by empowering them with entrepreneurial activities to support their means of livelihood. The Read More

Oyo: NUC accredits Cornerstone varsity academic programmes

August 18, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted the Precious Cornerstone University (PCU), Ibadan, accreditation for all its undergraduate academic programmes. NUC made this known in a letter dated 2nd August, 2021, with reference number NUC/ES/412/ vol 13/24 from the office of the Executive Secretary of the Commission, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, to the institution Vice Chancellor, Professor Kola Oloke. In the Read More

Sterling Bank partners Nexford to create global talent pipeline

August 15, 2021 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

Sterling Bank Plc and Nexford University, a United States (US) based next generation online university, have entered into a new partnership that will create global emerging markets’ talent pipeline known as “Fund Your Future” as part of Nexford’s wider ‘Learn to Earn’ for emerging markets. Divisional Head, Health and Education sectors with Sterling Bank, Mr. Obinna Ukachukwu, who disclosed this Read More

Secession: Africa ‘ll lose respect if Nigeria breaks – Ganduje

August 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has warned that the continent of Africa will lose it respect to the world if the Nigeria cease to exist as a Nation. Ganduje, however, called on seccessionits agitators to stop immediately and give dialogue a chance. Speaking Thursday in Abuja at the second public lecture series organised by the APC Press Corps Read More

Carabobo Day: UniAbuja seeks cooperation Venezuela, others

July 29, 2021 Donald Iorchir 0

Vice-Chancellor University of Abuja, Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah and the Ambassador of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Ambassador David Valasquez Wednesday co-hosted a historical conference at the university with a call for greater cooperation. The event was designed to enlighten and create awareness for the students on the history of the Carabobo Day recently celebrated in Venezuela. Speaking at the event, Read More

Umahi hands over 6 schools to Catholic mission

July 29, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha, 0

Ebonyi state government Thursday handed over six schools to Catholic Church in the state. The government and the Church signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the hand over during the groundbreaking ceremony of the Permanent Site of King David Gifted Academy in Abakaliki, the state capital. The schools include; King David Gifted Academy, Vocational College, Government Technical College, Agba,  Government Read More

How Buhari laying solid foundation for uninterrupted power supply – APC group

July 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A think-tank group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) known as APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign has revealed how President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has introduced policies and programmes that will ensure uninterrupted power supply in the country. The group in a statement signed Wednesday in Abuja by its national youth leader Ismaeel Ahmed, former national publicity secretary Lanre Issa-Onilu Read More

GTBank embraces post-pandemic disruption, builds own Fintech

July 27, 2021 Blessing Anaro 0

GTBank has shrugged off the challenges that came with COVID-19 pandemic with a decision to build its own fintech. The pandemic has presented challenges to most banks, domestic and global, but some institutions have used the disruption as an opportunity to make changes that will serve to realign them for a new era. Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank), the country’s third-largest Read More

Anambra community commits to hosting UNIZIK’s agric faculty

July 23, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The people of Umueje in Ayamelum local government area of Anambra state on Friday re-assured Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, of its commitment to host its Faculty of Agriculture. The community’s traditional ruler, HRH Igwe Elias Nneli, gave the assurance in an interview with Blueprint in Awka after a Federal High Court presided over by Justice Nnamdi Dimgba struck out a Read More

ITF and how not to reward a patriot

July 22, 2021 Benedict Aguele 0

The Industrial Training Fund, ITF, has been in the news of late for leading a revolution in the technological space in the country. One of the reasons is the recent launch of made in Nigeria Android phone, ITF Mobile with 100% locally sourced materials. I was impressed, to say the least, and that ignited my interest in the ITF, and Read More

As ‘The Eagles’ celebrate GbaramatuVoice at 6…

July 22, 2021 Jerome-Mario Utomi 0

Recently, I read with excitement, a statement by management of Gbaramatu Publishing Company Limited, owners of GbaramatuVoice newspaper, announcing the programmes for its forthcoming 6th Annual lectures/Niger Delta Awards event slated for Tuesday August 10, 2021, by 10am, at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos state. The statement which was signed by Jacob Abai, the GbaramatuVoice publisher, among Read More

UNIPORT VC outlines agenda for growth, development

July 21, 2021 Godwin Egba 0

The newly appointed vice chancellor, University of Port Harcourt, Professor Owunari Georgwill, has outlined his administrative agenda for the growth and development of the university.Professor Georgwill made the declaration in his inaugural address at a town hall meeting of the institution Wednesday. He said he will run an inclusive administration focusing on a holistic administrative reform. The academic egg-head said Read More

Loan: ActionAid makes case for rural women farmers

July 16, 2021 Adeola Tukuru, 0

ActionAid Nigeria, AAN, has called on the federal government to ease access to loan facilities by rural women across the country. The Program Coordinator on Food and Agriculture, AAN, Azubike Nwokoye, made the call during a roundtable meeting on access to agricultural credit for small holder women farmers. She urged the federal government consider policies that would ameliorate this challenge Read More

Keep up the good work, Sunusi Kiru

July 14, 2021 Administrator 0

If we look into the manner through which the Kano State Ministry of Education is fully functioning round the clock to ensure perpetual, constant provision of competent teachers for conducive atmosphere for teaching and learning in our primary and secondary schools, one must doff off his hat for the present Kano State Commissioner for Education Muhammad Sunusi Majidadin Kiru. Apparently, Read More

Stakeholders begin validation of reverse policy on labour migration

July 9, 2021 Moses John 0

Stakeholders in the labour sector in Nigeria on Wednesday commence validation of the revised National Policy on Labour Migration (NPLM,2014). Speaking at a workshop for stakeholders to validate the revised Policy, the Director Employment and Wages, Mr. John Nyamali said federal government is determined to manage organized labour migration in the country and harness its benefits for national development. He said the journey started with the adoption of  Read More