• Senate snubs Amaechi, passes ‘scrapped’ Maritime University Bill

    Senate snubs Amaechi, passes ‘scrapped’ Maritime University Bill

    According to reports, the bill for establishment of Nigerian Maritime University at Okerenkoko in Delta State, on Wednesday scaled second reading at the Senate, few months after Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, announced scrapping of the project.

    The bill sponsored by James Manager (PDP-Delta) was unanimously supported by the senators after the mover’s lead debate, making case for the establishment of the university.

    The groundbreaking of the proposed school at Okerenkoko in Warri south-West local government area was done by former President […]

  • Why FG scrapped Post-UTME – Adesina explains

    Why FG scrapped Post-UTME – Adesina explains

    The Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, Monday disclosed that the decision by the Federal Government to scrap post-University and Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) was informed by the need to make admission into tertiary institutions less cumbersome for Nigerian youths.

    He made this disclosure at Effurun, Delta State when he bagged an award from the students of Four Square Gospel Fellowship of Federal University of Petroleum Resources, (FUPRE) during the 2016 Four Square Gospel […]

  • NYSC dismisses rumour that it’s been scrapped

    NYSC dismisses rumour that it’s been scrapped

    The management of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has dismissed the report that the scheme has been scrapped, describing it as a malicious and mischievous rumour.

    Reacting to the report on the scrapping of the scheme which trended at the weekend, the management insisted that there is no iota of truth in the report, announcing that the 2016 Batch ‘A’ (Stream II) Orientation course will commence soon.

    “Our attention has been drawn to the report trending that NYSC has been scrapped. We […]

  • NYSC debunks rumour that it’s been scrapped

    NYSC debunks rumour that it’s been scrapped

    Reacting to the report, the management of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has dismissed the report that the scheme has been scrapped, describing it as a malicious and mischievous rumour.

    Reacting to the report on the scrapping of the scheme which trended at the weekend, the management insisted that there is no iota of truth in the report, announcing that the 2016 Batch ‘A’ (Stream II) Orientation course will commence soon.

    “Our attention has been drawn to the report trending that NYSC […]