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Experts urge government to address gap in sustainable development

Experts have expressed worry over Nigeria’s level of social development, insisting that unless the country doubled current efforts, meeting global projections will remain elusive. A Worlddatalab report shows that 40 out of 50 countries worldwide, which are currently off-track in achieving the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are in sub-Sahara Africa. As a result, the experts insisted that Nigeria ...

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University Of Sussex, NUC kick off five day pedagogy workshop for Nigerian University Lecturers

National Universities Commission (NUC) in collaboration with University of Sussex, United Kingdom has commenced a five day pedagogy workshop for the Nigerian Universities Lecturers in Abuja. The workshop which had top university lecturers selected based on merit from the various universities across the six geopolitical zones in attendance kicked off on Monday, 17th September to be concluded on Friday. This ...

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[Download] FactSheet, 2018 Osun State Governorship Election: Things To Know  

Osun State is one of the States in Nigeria located in the country’s South Western region. It has three senatorial districts, nine federal constituencies, 26 State House of Assembly Seats and 30 Local Government Areas. Each Senatorial District has ten local government areas.   Click Here to Download the Factsheet 6th Governorship Election in History of State Osun State was ...

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Yakubu Dogara must resign or be impeached – APC vows

Members of the All Progressives Congress, APC have sworn to unseat the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Yakubu Dogara over a report that he had defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Like the Senate President, Bukola Saraki the APC members said Dogara must be prepared to resign or be ready to be impeached. This was contained in a ...

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‘Account for spending on LUTH, other hospitals”- SERAP writes Health Minister

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information request to the Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, urging him to “urgently provide information about details of actual spending of allocations to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, (LUTH) Idi Araba and other 20 federal teaching hospitals and 20 federal medical centres across the country, for the period ...

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I am not scared of Impeachment – Bukola Saraki

The Senate President Dr Bukola Saraki has doused speculations that the postponement in the resumption of the National assembly had anything to do with him. He also stated categorically that he was not afraid of impeachment. The Senate President made these known on Sunday during his visit to Minna, the Niger State capital. Saraki said that those protesting for the ...

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How MOD Squandered N35bn Loan On Substandard Military Equipment – Report

The Presidential Committee report on the Audit of Defence Equipment Procurement in the Armed Forces from 2007 to 2015 has accused Nigeria’s Ministry of Defence (MOD) of misappropriating N35 billion loan meant for the purchase of military equipment. Reports by The PUNCH, revealed that a N35bn loan given to the Ministry of Defence for the purchase of Contingent-Owned Equipment was ...

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EFCC slams foreign bank over prediction on Buhari

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has lambasted HSBC Bank days after predicting that Nigeria’s current economic struggles look set to continue if President Muhammadu Buhari wins a second term in office. The EFCC said in a post on its official Instagram page, @officialefcc, that the multinational banking group, which is Europe’s largest by total asset, was synonymous with money ...

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University of Sussex, NUC hold Postgraduate Research Bootcamp in Abuja

Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor of University of Sussex, United Kingdom, Professor Richard Follet has led the delegates from the University to enhance the capacity of the Postgraduate Research scholars and Early Career professionals in a one-day free workshop in Abuja. The workshop which was in collaboration with National Universities Commission (NUC)  took place within the NUC auditorium on Saturday, 15th September 2018. According ...

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Ministry of Defence Inuagurate 25 Man Committee for 2019 Armed Forces Day

Nigeria’s Ministry of Defence has already inaugurated a 25- man National planning committee in readiness to mark the 2019 Armed Forces Remembrance Day scheduled for 15th January 2019. Nuratu Batagarawa, the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Defence during the grand inauguration of the committee retirated the essence of the occasion which is geared towards honouring Nigeria’s military might and ...

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