• Having Polytechnic graduate as Finance Minister is begging for recession – Reno Omokri

    Having Polytechnic graduate as Finance Minister is begging for recession – Reno Omokri

    Former Special Assistant to ex-President, Goodluck Jonathan on New Media, Reno Omokri, has said the country is going through recession because of those President Buhari appointed to form his cabinet.

    He blamed the president for appointing ministers who are not worthy of the position, saying instead of concentrating more on the business of governance, Buhari is more committed to reading and watching cartoons.

    Omokri, on his Facebook page wrote: “When you have someone who graduated with a BSc from a polytechnic (University […]

  • EFCC arrests french graduate for romance scam

    EFCC arrests french graduate for romance scam

    It was gathered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested one Damilola Fasakin for alleged romance scam through the Internet.

    The commission spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, said in a statement on Friday in Abuja that Fasakin is a French graduate of Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti.

    The suspect, according to him, poses as Anthony Miller, Dave Mason and Bright Washington to deceive and defraud unsuspecting ladies on the Internet.

    He alleged that Fasakin fleeced different unsuspecting victims to the tune of N2m.

    He said, […]

  • EFCC arraigns graduate for fraud

    EFCC arraigns graduate for fraud

    A 29-year-old graduate of the Delta State University, Victor Okunmwendia, on Thursday appeared in a Federal High Court, Benin, over an alleged 900 dollar fraud.

    A statement issued by Mr Wilson Uwujaren, Head of Media and Publicity of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), said that the accused, who was arraigned by the commission before Justice Patricia Ajoku , was charged on a three-count of fraud and obtaining money by false pretence.

    The accused pleaded not guilty to the charges.

    Counsel to […]

  • 70 Ondo graduate farmers get Governor Mimiko’s N25m loan

    70 Ondo graduate farmers get Governor Mimiko’s N25m loan

    Ondo State Governor Olusegun Mimiko has disbursed N25 million to 70 young agro-farmers and agricultural entrepreneurs to enable them start their own agricultural ventures.

    Mimiko noted that it was in line with his administration’s resolve to support micro and small businesses, create wealth and increase food production in the state.

    The loan is at a single interest rate of 2.5 per cent for a period of two years with a moratorium period of six months.

    The governor, who was represented by his Chief […]

  • How I got Police uniform, ID card for N500 – Graduate

    How I got Police uniform, ID card for N500 – Graduate

    A National Diploma holder of a polytechnic in Delta State, Anene Odikose, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for impersonation.

    He was apprehended by operatives attached to the Anti-Robbery Squad of the Agbado division on Monday during a stop-and-search at a checkpoint on Matogun Road, Oke-Aro, in the Ifo Local Government Area of the state, where he lives.

    The suspect, who hails from Aniocha North, Delta State, told Newsmen Metro that he was dismissed in 2011 while undergoing training […]

  • Unemployment: Why Buhari retained graduate trainee scheme – Ministry explains

    Unemployment: Why Buhari retained graduate trainee scheme – Ministry explains

    The Assistant Director of the Federal ministry of Finance, Mr. Deniss Chukwu, has offered reasons why the present administration of President Muhammadu Buhari retained the ongoing Graduate Internship Scheme for unemployed graduates in the country, saying it is a strategy to increase numbers of entrepreneurs and reduce dependence on civil service employment.

    Mr. Dennis Chukwu, who is the Project Director of the GIS in the Ministry of finance and represented by Mr vincent Igemba, said during the passing out ceremony for […]

  • Ex-NUC scribe urges pragmatic, policy-impacting solutions to stem graduate unemployment

    Ex-NUC scribe urges pragmatic, policy-impacting solutions to stem graduate unemployment

    In the midst of rising graduate unemployment in the country, former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Peter Okebukola, says sharing interdisciplinary knowledge and experiences, and enunciation of pragmatic and policy impacting solutions could be the way out.

    Speaking at the Fafunwa Educational Foundation (FEF) Yearly Conference, which this year dwelt on the topic, “Tackling the Problem of Unemployment in Nigeria,” Okebukola, who is a member of the Board of Trustees of the foundation, expressed great concern over […]

  • NDLEA arrests 45-year-old graduate with N31m drug at MMIA

    NDLEA arrests 45-year-old graduate with N31m drug at MMIA

    According to reports, a 45-year-old man, Abiodun Banjo, has been arrested by officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos State for alleged N31m drug trafficking.

    It was learnt that Banjo, a graduate of a technical college in Ogun State, was heading for Pretoria, South Africa, when he was arrested with the drug concealed in two bags.

    It was gathered that the suspect was allegedly caught with parcels of methamphetamine, valued at N31m.

    The NDLEA […]

  • 17 ex-militants graduate from Lagos Energy Academy

    17 ex-militants graduate from Lagos Energy Academy

    The Niger Delta Amnesty Programme under the President Muhammadu Buhari administration demonstrated its practical commitment to peace and progress in the Niger Delta region recently as it graduates 17 former militants in Power and energy from the Lagos Energy Academy.

    The beneficiaries have now been sufficiently equipped with skills which prepare them to pursue careers in the engineering and technical sections of the Nigerian power sector.Speaking during the event, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the facilitating training vendor, Fortera Nigeria […]

  • Shocking! Benue State University Graduate Stoned to Death in Makurdi (Photo)

    Shocking! Benue State University Graduate Stoned to Death in Makurdi (Photo)

    In what will come across as a really tragic development, a university graduate has been killed in a most brutal manner.

    Kelvin Oche Ogebe was a graduate of State University (BSU), from the Computer Science department, who was killed recently.

    According to reports, the young man stoned to death by two men in Makurdi.

    The incident reportedly took place on Thursday by 6pm

    The deceased who passed out from the Computer Science Department of the school, was reportedly engaged in a fight with the […]

  • Greg Mbadiwe’s twin sons & daughter graduate with Masters/Bachelor’s degree in Law (photos)

    Greg Mbadiwe’s twin sons & daughter graduate with Masters/Bachelor’s degree in Law (photos)

    Billionaire Greg Mbadiwe, one of the sons of late politician and minister, Dr Kingsley Ozumba Mbadiwe, was present at the graduation of his children in London. His twin boys Ozee & Ocee Ozumba-Mbadiwe graduated with a Masters degree in law while his daughter graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Law. Congrats to them.

    Billionaire Greg Mbadiwe, one of the sons of late politician and minister, Dr Kingsley Ozumba Mbadiwe, was present at the graduation of his children in London. His twin […]