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Information Management &Literacy Week 2019: IIM Africa vows to support Regulatory Agencies

The Premier Information Management Institute in Africa, the Institute of Information Management (IIM Africa) has indicated its readiness to assist regulatory agencies to identify information gaps, information management needs, and develop the required framework for effective data/information governance. The President/Chairman of IIM Africa’s Governing Council, Dr. Oyedokun A. Oyewole, disclosed this as part of the institute’s plans to host the IIM Africa ...

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Recent NIBSS Data findings reveals the rise in failed POS Transactions in Nigeria!

Data from the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System (NIBSS) shows that POS transactions have fallen since the start of 2019. 2018 was a very vibrant year for POS transactions. According to NIBSS data, POS transactions in Nigeria topped N2.3 trillion. That’s an incredible 65% leap from the N1.4 trillion recorded in 2017. However since the start of 2019, POS transactions have dropped month ...

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Taraba LG boss task INEC, security agencies on credible poll

Justin Tyopuusu, Jalingo The Executive Chairman of Donga Local Government Council in Taraba state, Hon. Nashuka Ipeyen on Monday called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the security agencies in the state to ensure that the Saturday’s governorship and State Assembly Elections were peaceful. Ipeyen who made the call in an interview with journalists in Jalingo said the ...

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#2019: PDP leads on Airport Road, Abuja

The Peoples Democratic Party on Saturday led in the Presidential and National Assembly elections in many polling units on Airport Road, Abuja. It was reported that sorting and counting of votes at some of the polling units lasted until 4:30am on Sunday. At Pyakasa Unit, Sadiqu Abdulrazak, the Presiding Officer, said Atiku Abubakar of the PDP scored 1,205 votes, while ...

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Evils of Migration and ailing public policies in African States

By Oladotun F. Roy Migration never seemed to be a big issue in Africa until recent videos of grisly and dicey scenes of young Africans risking it all on the Mediterranean sea went viral on social media in early 2018. They were parked together in a tiny boat, in a bid to illegally cross into Italy and Spain – two ...

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KOWA PARTY TRAINS CANDIDATES ON PARTY IDEOLOGY AND CAMPAIGN MESSAGING

KOWA Party scored a major landmark in preparations for the 2019 elections by gathering some of its 284 candidates at the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on Saturday January 19th for a one-day LEADERS AND CANDIDATES RETREAT.  According to the Party’s National Secretary, Comrade Mark Adebayo, “We found out that the majority of our 284 candidates were new entrants into the Party ...

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“Nigerians must vote in the right leadership into Office, -Bishop Adeoye

The only patriotic thing Nigerians can do in the forthcoming elections is to vote out bad government and allow fresh people with vision and ability that can move the nation forward take over, Bishop Seun Adeoye of Sufficient Grace and Truth Ministry, Okinni, Osun State has urged the citizens. Bishop Adeoye, who is also the Spokesman of World Bishops Council, ...

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WAAPH trains young Nigerian Advocates on Health Literacy

As part of the activities to commemorate World Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day 2018 yesterday, 12th December, West African Academy of Public Health (WAAPH), Innovations and Access for Development Initiative (Inovate2100) in collaboration with Health Sector Reform Coalition (HSRC) and other key stakeholders has held a one-day Health Literacy Leadership course (HLLC) for young leaders on universal health coverage in Abuja. ...

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Nigerians on Twitter react to Atiku emergence as PDP presidential candidate!

Former Nigeria’s vice president Atiku Abubakar has been elected as the People’s Democratic Party’s presidential candidate in the next general elections. The former vice president wins the election with 1, 532 votes with the governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, coming a distant second with 693 votes. The ever vocal Nigerians on Twitter have reacted to Atiku’s win as the ...

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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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