• We cancelled teachers’ recruitment exercise to ensure probity, accountability – Governor Emmanuel

    We cancelled teachers’ recruitment exercise to ensure probity, accountability – Governor Emmanuel

    Governor Udom Emmanuel has stated that his decision to cancel the last teachers’ recruitment exercise was to ensure probity and accountability.

    Addressing journalists in Uyo on arrival from an official engagement in Abuja, the governor explained that his government decided to cancel the teachers’ recruitment exercise after uncovering the illicit activities of a syndicate that was behind the issuance of fake appointment letters to thousands of unqualified applicants.

    According to him, ‘’my administration was not ready to bow to any sentiments in […]

  • Why we cancelled automatic promotion in schools – Oyo government shares reasons

    Why we cancelled automatic promotion in schools – Oyo government shares reasons

    According to reports, the Oyo State Government said on Sunday that its decision to cancel automatic promotion in public secondary schools was informed by the large percentage of failures recorded in the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE).

    The state’s Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Toye Arulogun, said this in a statement he issued in Ibadan.

    The statement said government would not go back on the decision to stop automatic promotion in public secondary schools as part of efforts to reform […]

  • Alleged s*x scandal: US embassy mum on Reps’ cancelled visas

    Alleged s*x scandal: US embassy mum on Reps’ cancelled visas

    According to reports, the United States government has declined to comment on the clearance given to three members of the House of Representatives it accused of sexual misconduct during an official trip to Cleveland, Ohio, for the International Visitors Leadership Programme.

    The House cleared Mark Gbillah (APC, Benue), Samuel Ikon (PDP, Akwa Ibom) and Garba Gololo (APC, Bauchi) of wrongdoing on Tuesday, following a report by the Joint Committee of Foreign Relations and Ethics and Privileges that investigated the claim.

    The exoneration […]

  • Why we cancelled recruitment exercise – NPC explains

    Why we cancelled recruitment exercise – NPC explains

    The National Population Commission, NPC, has announced the cancellation of its recent recruitment and replacement exercise over non-adherence to extant regulation.

    The NPC in a statement by Mr. Simon Otene, Director, Public Affairs in Abuja, explained the decision to cancel the exercise was taken by the Board of the agency.

    According to it, ”The Board of the National Population Commission at its emergency meeting on 20th September 2016 cancelled in its totality the recent recruitment exercise in the Commission.

    “This followed the recommendations […]