• Cross River SUBEB to distribute textbooks, vehicles, chairs to primary schools

    Cross River SUBEB to distribute textbooks, vehicles, chairs to primary schools

    According to reports, the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) in Cross River, has taken delivery of 75,000 textbooks and 17,200 plastic furniture for distribution to Primary Schools in the state.

    The state Executive Chairman of SUBEB, Dr Stephen Odey, made the disclosure on Monday in Calabar while briefing newsmen on the activities of the board.

    He said that apart from the textbooks and chairs, the board also received four Hilux vehicles and a Prado Jeep for effective monitoring of schools across […]

  • Federal government re-introduces teaching of History in primary, secondary school

    Federal government re-introduces teaching of History in primary, secondary school

    According to reports, the federal government has finally re-introduced History as one of the subjects in the nation’s primary and secondary schools’ curriculum, explaining that its introduction as an independent subject and not a mere theme was necessitated by the clamour and concerns by several groups, including the Presidency, National Assembly and other critical stakeholders in the education sector.

    The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu had urged delegates to the recent National Council of Education, NCE, to consider the disarticulation […]

  • How Ondo APC primary election was ‘rigged’ – Akinyelure explains

    How Ondo APC primary election was ‘rigged’ – Akinyelure explains

    All Progressives Congress (APC) National Vice Chairman (Southwest), Chief Pius Akinyelure, has explained how the party’s governorship primary was manipulated, culminating in the submission of Chief Oluwarotimi Akeredolu’s name to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the party’s candidate.

    Akinyelure, in a statement, named the party’s National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, National Secretary Mai Mala Buni and the National Organising Secretary, Senator Osita Izunaso, as the persons behind the act.

    The statement, which the APC National Vice Chairman said enjoys the […]

  • Fighting corruption, my primary assignment — Buhari

    Fighting corruption, my primary assignment — Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari said on Saturday that fighting corruption remains his primary assignment.

    The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, quoted Buhari as saying this while addressing the media on his activities at the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday.

    He also noted that “fighting corruption remains of prime importance to our administration,” adding that the campaign was already yielding positive gains including significant stolen assets recoveries.

    Buhari declared that he had a successful outing at the […]

  • Tinubu gave me enough money for Ondo APC governorship primary – Chairman

    Tinubu gave me enough money for Ondo APC governorship primary – Chairman

    The Ondo State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Isaac Kekemeke, yesterday boasted that he had been allegedly given enough money by the National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu to deliver the party’s primary election in favour of Mr. Segun Abraham.

    Kekemeke made this statement while speaking with reporters who besieged his residence at Alagbaka in Akure, the state capital following the sealing off of the party Secretariat by aggrieved members on Tuesday morning.

    Kekemeke boasted to reporters […]

  • Governor Aregbesola calls for ban on export of primary farm produce

    Governor Aregbesola calls for ban on export of primary farm produce

    Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun has called for a ban on the export of primary farm produce as part of strategies to grow local productions and enhance the value chains of the country’s agricultural investments.

    He said only innovative ventures in agriculture could make farm produce to be converted into secondary products, adding that Nigeria must create strategies that would make agriculture to be attractive to a new generation of young Nigerians before farming could be viable option towards economic diversification.

    The […]

  • Masari to chair Edo APC governorship primary

    Masari to chair Edo APC governorship primary

    The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress has inaugurated a national committee for the conduct of Saturday’s governorship primary of the party.

    According to a statement by the state Publicity Secretary of the APC, Godwin Erhahon, the committee, which was inaugurated in Abuja by the National Chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, on Thursday, has named the Governor of Katsina State, Alhaji Aminu Masari, as chairman.

    The committee is expected to arrive in Benin, the Edo State capital, on Friday.

    Meanwhile, […]

  • Students protest: Oyo orders closure of all primary and  secondary schools

    Students protest: Oyo orders closure of all primary and secondary schools

    Oyo State Government has ordered the immediate closure of all primary and secondary schools in the state as a way of protecting the lives and properties of the entire citizenry.

    In a statement issued on behalf of the state government by the State Communication team, they noted the attempt by some members of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), and the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), to expose our staff and students to danger arising from the on-going court action against their […]