The Federal Government, through the National Universities Commission (NUC) has recalled an earlier directive to Vice Chancellors of public universities to reopen the institutions in obedience to an order of the National Industrial Court. NUC, in a letter to all Pro-Chancellors and Chairmen of University Councils as well as Vice-Chancellors...
Against the wish of disgruntled members of the Academic staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the Federal Government has ordered Vice Chancellors of public universities in the country to reopen and commence lectures. The order was contained in a letter signed by the Director, Finance and Accounts of the National Universities...
The Italian Ambassador to Nigeria, Stefanor De Leo has vowed to support the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, NCPC in its efforts to ensure the successful airlifting of intending pilgrims to Rome. The ambassador made the pledge Friday while playing host to the Executive Secretary of the Commission Rev. Dr. Yakubu...
The Chief of Defence Staff, CDS, Gen. Lucky Irabor, has said physically fit and well equipped personnel play crucial roles in the country's fight against contemporary security challenges. The Defence Chief made the remark Thursday, 22 September, during the closing ceremony of the 2022 Armed Forces Inter-Service Sports Competition (AFISSC),...
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has tasked the Nasarawa State Scholarship Board (NSSB) on the need to create awareness about the commission’s initiatives in the areas of research and digital literacy inorder to provide more opportunities for people in the state. The Executive Vice Chairman ( EVC) of the commission,...
The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission,(NCC) Professor Umar Danbatta, has commended the media for its support in creating awareness on the potentials of telecommunications products and services to the masses. The commendation was contained in a statement signed by the Director, Public Affairs of the NCC, Mr....
The Kwara State Government has commenced the distribution of a 600 million naira grant to empower at least 30,000 women and petty traders across the sixteen Local Government Areas of the State. The State Government announced that the disbursement exercise commenced on Wednesday, September 21, 2022. According to the announcement, the...
Worried by the increasing spate of killings and insecurity in Nigeria, the International Human Rights Commission (IHRC) has pledged to reachout to armed insurgents across the country to drop their guns and engage with the federal government in a peaceful dialogue. IHRC Head of Missions in Nigeria,  Dr. Hezekiah Duru...
The Director General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa has bagged the “African Information Technology ICON of the Year 2022" by the African Achievers Awards Summit in London, United Kingdom. According to a statement by the agency’s spokesperson, Hajiya Hadiza Umar, on Wednesday the theme for this...
The Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs (MNDA) has disclosed that it would build medical centers for rural communities in the Niger Delta region in order to give them access to basic health care services. The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Mr. Umana Umana, disclosed this in a statement by the...