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Ikechukwu Amuka’s certificate forgery and scandal: A case of a lizard with public hairs

The advent of social media has in no small measure helped the cause of socio-political crusade work in Imo State in particular and Nigeria in general. The social media account for over 90% of news and information in this country;

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Boosting Abia economy through Education for Employment Programme

By Okechukwu Keshi Ukegbu The narrative has changed in Abia and the state is witnessing a departure from the old method of empowering the youths. The emphasis now is on teaching the youths how to fish and not giving them

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Imo Government rewards distinguished corps members

By Akushie Chris, Special Assistant to the Deputy Governor on Media   The Imo state Government has presented certificates of merit to Nine Corps members who distinguished themselves in their service year for the 2014 batch C. The state Deputy

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Don advocates appointment of public servants into political offices

A senior lecturer with the Department of Public Administration, Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, Mr. Tobias Amara, has advocated appointment of public servants into political offices. Amara made this call during a one-day seminar organized by Public Administration and Management Development

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World Teachers Day: Celebrating Unsung Nation Builders

By Titilayomi Mobolaji-Adeyemi   Teaching is one of the most challenging yet least lucrative professions especially in developing countries like Nigeria. This, perhaps, is what inspired the widely popular saying that the teacher’s reward is in heaven. In spite of

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Okowa Boosts Morale of Agric Students in Delta: To Empower 50 Best Agric Graduates Annually

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has disclosed his administration’s commitment to empower 50 best graduating students in Agriculture from institution of Higher Learning in the state to become entrepreneurs. Speaking during the 2nd Convocation Ceremony for 2013/2014 graduands of

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Education: Obiano, Fayose pioneer revolution in technical and vocational schools

Sponsor teachers, students overseas for practical experience From Chuks Collins, Awka Anambra and Ekiti states have evidently embraced the directive of the National Board for Technical and Vocational Education(NBTE) to have public and private schools in the country set up

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Student Unionist Says DELSU, Glorified Secondary School

A student unionist of Delta State University has rubbished the Anwai Campus of the university, describing it as a glorified secondary school with no facilities for students to learn and compete with their counterparts in other universities across the nation.

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Buhari’s next battle: Exam malpractice

By Hafsatu Magaji (Mrs) The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has just released its May/June school-based senior secondary certificate examination (SSCE) results. From the breakdown, less than one-third of the candidates would be eligible for university admission. The majority, more

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SOS – Save Our Schools

By Edidiong Udobia   Perhaps, the greatest emphasis ever laid on education was in Tony Blair’s speech in October 1996, when he said “ask me my three main priorities for government, and I tell you: education, education, education.” Then, an

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Heartbreaking: I abandoned my five children to be a lesbian – Mrs Blessing Okoma

A YouTube video showcasing a heartbreaking tale narrated at a popular church in Lagos has been uploaded to the internet, a Nigerian lady confessing her sordid journey into lesbianism and its horrific consequences upon her young family. According to Mrs

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Prof. Siyan Oyeweso: The mark of a scholar, university administrator and mentor

“The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.” – Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W)   It was the Scottish historian and essayist Thomas Carlyle (1795 – 1881) who once said: “No great man lives in vain. The history of the

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Girl child education: Obiano’s wife commends UBA Foundation

From Chuks Collins, Awka, Wife of the governor of Anambra State, Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano has commended the UBA Foundation for supporting the Girl Child Education Campaign in the state, through her Caring Family Enhancement Initiative (CAFÉ) project, with donation of

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Exam Fraud In Federal Polytechnic Oko: Intersociety Demands Investigation And Sanction Of Culprits

Prof Godwin Onu Rector, Federal Polytechnic Thro The Deputy Rector (Administration) Office of the Rector, Federal Polytechnic Oko, Anambra State, Nigeria Sir, An Update On Complaint Against Wrongful Allocation Of Results To Deceased Students & Related Issues (3) (Civil Liberties,

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Federal College Students Protest Arrest of Colleague in Asaba

Students of Federal College of Education (Technical), Asaba, Delta State capital, Wednesday, shut down the permanent site of the college in protest over the arrest of a student of the institution by men of the Nigeria Police Force in Asaba.

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Okorocha is a betrayer – Youths Must Work Teachers

By Onwuasoanya FCC Jones Opinion – Some of us have forgotten about those youths who were trafficked in labor slavery by the Okorocha government barely one year ago. Let me refresh your memory on that: Sometime in late 2013, Okorocha

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Complaint Against Wrongful Allocation Of Results To Deceased Students & Related Issues: A Call For Investigation & Redress (2)

Ref: Intersociety/NG/06/015/002/Rector/FPO/AN Prof Godwin Onu Rector, Federal Polytechnic Thro The Deputy Rector (Administration) Office of the Rector, Federal Polytechnic Oko, Anambra State, Nigeria Sir, Complaint Against Wrongful Allocation Of Results To Deceased Students & Related Issues: A Call For Investigation

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Reactions trail UNN 24-hours evacuation ultimatum

Written by James Ojo   Several reactions have trailed the 24 hours evacuation ultimatum issued to the students of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka by the management of the institution on Monday. In a cross-section of interviews with Globalreportersnews.com on

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Contrary to speculations: Uniuyo refutes report of lost accreditation

Says Pharmacy programme has achieved an interim status   From Mfonobong Ukpong   Authorities of the University of Uyo has refuted reports making the rounds that it’s Pharmacy programme was denied accreditation by the National Universities Commission, NUC. In a

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Tackling The Problems Of Our Education Sector

By Sheikh Muhammad Turi Opinion – The Education Committee of the Islamic movement, better known as Lajnar Tarbiyyah da Ilmantarwa was established and mandated by Sheikh Ibraheem al – Zakzaky (H) to oversee all educational endeavors within the movement. The

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JAMB: Court orders Federal Government and Education Minister to apply uniform cut-off marks to all states

PRESS RELEASE State based admission disparity in Unity Schools – Court orders Federal Government and Education Minister to apply uniform cut-off marks to all states The Federal High Court has declared unconstitutional the state based admission inequality in Federal Government

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Ghanaian NGO to promote education in Nigeria in the spirit of yuletide

By Aziza Uko As the yuletide sets in, a charity organization, ORPED Ghana, has enjoined Nigerians to spare a thought for the education of children through a project it called: “Let’s Talk Education @ Christmas 2014 Campaign,” insisting that this

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Nightmare: Underworld Men Comb School of Nursing & Midwifery Uyo

… Students Called On Govt To Beef Up Security Written by Ani John Thursday last week was another nightmare for the students of School of Nursing and Midwifery, Anua in Uyo, the capital of Akwa Ibom State, as armed bandits

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OBIANO CHARGES NYSC ON NATIONAL UNITY

Written by  Chuks Collins, Awka The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano has called on the members of the Batch “C” National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to join hands with the government to build and sustain a united, progressive and peaceful

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ASSEMBLY COMMENDS OBIANO OVER FREE EDUCATION FOR PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED

From Chuks Collins, Awka The Anambra State House of Assembly has commended Governor Willie Obiano for granting free and compulsory education from the primary to the secondary school levels for persons living with disabilities in the state. The legislators extolled

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The Acquittal Of University Of Uyo Students: A Victory Over Tyranny and Gross Human Rights Violation By Inibehe Effiong

Opinion – On Wednesday October 22, 2014 an Uyo High Court presided over by Hon. Justice Joy Unwana of Court 7 discharged and acquitted 40 of the 44 innocent students of the University of Uyo who were arbitrarily arrested, incarcerated

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Photo News: Nigerian Students Union In Austria Celebrates Golden Jubilee

The Nigerian students in Austria will be having their golden jubilee celebration in Vienna, Austria. According to the president of the union, Mr. Chinedu Maduka, the Nigerian Ambassador to Austria, His Excellency Ambassador Abel Ayoko, would be the chief host,

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Opinion – Ogun State & OOU: University Closure And Exorbitant School Fees, Outrageous – JAF

Declares total support for the OOU students … Demands the reduction of the school fees to N50,000, its implementation from the current session & adequate funding of the university … And immediate & unconditional re-opening of OOU & democratic o

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NYSC Press Release: Suspension Of The 2014 Batch ‘B’ Stream II Orientation Course

NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE CORPS National Directorate Headquarters Yakubu Gowon House                                                                                               Maitama – Abuja   The attention of the NYSC Management has been drawn to a news report aired on the AIT to the effect that the orientation course for

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Obama Signs Bill To Grant Nigerian Residency

Global Reporters Vienna A NIGERIAN immigrant’s dream came true when President Barack Obama signed into law a rare private bill granting him permanent residency in the Unites States. Victor Chukwueke, who lives in Michigan on an expired visa, came to

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