AN American university don and President, Reinhardt University, Georgia, USA, Prof. Kina Mallard, has said that for private and public universities in Nigeria to be relevant, they must bridge the gap in transforming educational needs of students and the needs of the university workforce.
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ENUGU is currently wearing a new look as colourful decorations are displayed in various locations, shopping centres and premises of corporate organisations, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. A NAN correspondent who went round the state capital yesterday, also observed that gift items are being sold in many shopping malls and markets for interested […]
World Bank will stop financing oil and gas exploration and extraction from 2019, it announced yesterday at a climate summit seeking to boost the global economy’s shift to clean energy. “The World Bank Group will no longer finance upstream oil and gas after 2019,” it said in a statement in Paris, where world leaders sought […]
CITISERVE introduced its merchants to its new innovative distribution platform at its quarterly merchant congress. By holding its merchant congress, CITISERVE, as a company devoted to pushing the Cashless Nigeria initiative, creates an opportunity for its merchants to give feedback on its services, the industry initiatives, and get suggestions from the frontline on how to […]
The N100million Malta Guinness “Go-Get-It” National Consumer Promotion (NCP) has come to its final conclusion with thousands of consumers winning millions.
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Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has advocated zero tolerance for corruption in all the arms of the Corporation. Dr. Baru who commented yesterday on a mail-broadcast message sent to the staff of the Corporation by the NNPC Anti-Corruption Committee as part of activities marking the World Anti-Corruption […]
By Patrick Ochoga, Benin City Edo State governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has reiterated his administration’s commitment to reforming the civil service, noting that the construction of a wing of the Secretariat’s offices and institution of training programmes would strengthen service delivery. Obaseki said this when he received the 2016 Annual Report from the Civil Service […]
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BY Ray Morphy A nation with about 200 million people and 70 per cent unemployment or under-employment, atrocious literacy rate and non-existent infrastructure has really no hope of survival, unless government immediately embarks on agriculture deliberately. It is important to note that only real focus in agriculture will make a difference, and not the haphazard […]
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By MBACHU GODWIN NNANNA, Abuja The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), yesterday said it may revisit the case files of 20 former state governors it indicted for corruption in 2008. The acting chairman of the commission, Hon Abdullahi Bako, disclosed this to newsmen in Abuja yesterday, saying that the case files […]
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Lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana, said operatives of the Special Anti- Robbery Squad, SARS, a police unit, are becoming a problem even for the Nigeria Police Force. Speaking during a Channels TV programme, Falana said the operatives were “overstepping their boundaries.” He, however, noted that necessary regulations to checkmate their activities had been […]
By Tunde oguntola, Abuja The Niger Delta Roundtable group has strongly disagreed with the minister of Transport, Hon Rotimi Amaechi, on how much was left behind in the Excess Crude Account by the President Olusegun Obasanjo administration. Amaechi had at an engagement with journalists, yesterday, accused the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan of squandering the […]
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The Alternative Securities Market, ASeM, of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, closed the 12 months period to December 12, 2017, in the negative region, recording -3.62 percent Return-on-Investment, RoI.
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Senior citizens in Sokoto State have rallied behind Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, urging him to seek for re-election. They said their decision is based on the need to appreciate the governor after he had settled pensions and arrears to the tune of N4 billion in the last two years. Speaking to journalists during the celebration […]
PERMANENT Secretary, Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Bolaji Adebiyi has expressed his ministry’s commitment to the promotion and protection of workers right for Decent Work and highest degree of safety and health at work in the pursuit of productivity. The Permanent Secretary who was represented by the Director Human Resources Management Mr Ibrahim Ajibola […]
One week after the Federal Executive Council, FEC, gave a marching order to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, and the Ministry of Petroleum Resources to make fuel available in filling stations, queues of vehicles waiting to buy the product have lengthened across the country. The development has caused commuters to trek long distances to […]
Nigeria plans to repay N198.03 billion ($647m) worth of treasury bills maturing in December with part proceeds of the Eurobonds that it raised last month. The announcement immediately sent yields down by more than half. Debt Management Office, DMO, said yesterday that the bills due between December 14 and 21 would be redeemed rather than […]
THE COMBUSTIVE human enthusiasm between the establishment of Spain’s Ministry of Sex and the Ministry of Happiness and Couple Fulfillment in Imo State, is only tempered by Saudi Arabia’s Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice. The Saudi contraption is a dampener monitoring whether women are properly dressed so as not to […]