A former Minister of Education, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has identified poor quality of teachers as one of the factors contributing to the continued decadence and loss of confidence in the Nigerian public schools.
In an ironical twist of fate, West Africa has been declared free of the two-year Ebola epidemic just as the sub-region is facing a renewed disease epidemic threat in the guise of Lassa fever. For most West Africans, particularly Nigerians that had an unpalatable taste of the devastating Ebola outbreak, it isn’t yet time to heave a sigh of relief.
National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the National Assembly to commence impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari for what it called “various constitutional breaches especially the submission of two versions of the 2006 budget.”
The Police have arrested a suspected cyber scammer, Elom Nzube for allegedly impersonating a Tanzanian, Dr. Reginald Remengi and blackmailing Mrs. Tinu Abiola, the Managing Director, HTM International Nigeria Ltd.
AGAINST the backdrop of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki’s disclosure that the original budget was ‘switched’ by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, a group, Proper Legislative Initiative has called for the immediate sack of Senior Special Assistants to the President on National Assembly Matters, Enang and Abdurrahman Kawu Sumaila (Senate and House of Representatives respectively).
Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, who visited Nigeria recently, said the visit was not to negotiate loans. Lagarde’s clarification came amid public cynicism and apprehension over the real purpose of her visit.
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Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has said no country in the world can afford to pay stipend to her citizens to be indolent, saying Nigeria will not be different while giving the N5,000 stipend for unemployed people by President Muhammadu Buhari’s government.
Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has disclosed how former President Goodluck Jonathan threatened to contain him after May 29 for throwing his weight behind the candidature of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2015 general elections.