• Amaechi accused of attempts to stop schools’ resumption in Rivers

    Amaechi accused of attempts to stop schools’ resumption in Rivers

    It was gathered that the Minister of Transportation, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, has been accused of attempts to stop the resumption of schools in Rivers State.

    The allegation was levelled against Amaechi, a former Governor of Rivers State, by the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in the State, Bro Felix Obuah.

    In a statement on Monday, Obuah accused Amaechi of using proxies to stop the resumption of schools.

    He, however, commended teachers, parents and pupils of public primary schools for resuming as scheduled […]

  • FirstNation shifts resumption of operations

    FirstNation shifts resumption of operations

    The FirstNation Airways has postponed resumption of its flight operations, earlier scheduled for Sept. 15, by a few days.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the airline had on Aug. 17 suspended operations to enable the aircraft in its fleet undergo engine maintenance.

    NAN, however, gathered from the airline’s ticket stand at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2, Lagos, that it might return to operations on Sept. 17.

    A reliable source told NAN that the equipment needed to fix the airplanes was […]

  • First Nation reassures passengers of Sept. 15 resumption

    First Nation reassures passengers of Sept. 15 resumption

    First Nation Airways on Tuesday reassured its passengers that the airline would resume flight operations on September 15.

    The Airline’s Director of Flight Operations, Capt. Chimara Imediegwu, made this known at a news conference in Lagos.

    The airline had on August 17 announced the suspension of its operations to enable aircraft in its fleet undergo engine maintenance.

    Imediegwu said it was not true that the airline was on the verge of folding up.

    He said it voluntarily grounded the aircraft at enormous cost to […]

  • OAU announces resumption after two months strike

    OAU announces resumption after two months strike

    The authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, have asked students of the institution to resume next Wednesday.

    The Public Relations Officer of the institution, Mr Biodun Olarewaju, confirmed this in a press statement on Thursday.

    The announcement came two months after activities on OAU campus were halted by members of the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities.

    According to the statement, new students are expected to resume next Wednesday and next Sunday was approved for the stalites […]

  • Why UNIPORT not resuming May 23 anymore – Management

    Why UNIPORT not resuming May 23 anymore – Management

    Authorities of the University of Port Harcourt have withdrawn their earlier announcement that the institution will re-open for academic activities on Monday, May, 23 2016.

    Deputy Registrar in charge of Public Affairs, William Wodi said the earlier announced Monday 23rd May resumption date was a proposal that had not been approved by the university’s Senate body.

    Wodi said the University’s Senate was expected during its 421 extraordinary meeting, to consider the proposed revised academic calendar for the 2015/2016 session of the institution.

    He […]