Education

The 10 Most Educated Countries in the World

In the past 50 years, college graduation rates in developed countries have increased nearly 200%, according to Education at a Glance 2011, a recently published report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The report shows that while education has improved across the board, it has not improved evenly, with some countries enjoying […]

Law and Order

Nigeria: FACES OF BOKO HARAM SPONSORS

“Most of them (Northern governors), pay us monthly to leave their states alone”…that was one of the spokesmen for Boko Haram, Saidu Umar aka Usman Al Zawahiri. For eternity these lunatics have unleashed terror on the Nigeria state and its people. As at last Friday, death toll, policemen, soldiers and civilians’ hovers between 950 and […]

Nigeria News

Supreme Court Sacks 5 Governors: Kogi, 1 State, 2 Governors

The Supreme Court, on Friday, in Abuja sacked the five state governors whom their tenure was earlier extended by a Federal High Court and the Court of Appeal  beyond May 29,2011. The affected governors are Ibrahim Idris of Kogi State; Murtala Nyako (Adamawa), Timipre Sylva (Bayelsa), Aliyu Wamako (Sokoto) and Liyel Imoke (Cross River). A full-panel of […]

Nollywood

Celebrate With iROKOtv -Codewit World News

(codewit.com) IROKOTV…….The Journey….The Landmark Dreams start off small, some die while others grow, but for a dream to become a reality it takes more than just dreaming, but the willpower to take actions that move mountains and that is how the IROKOTV dream became a reality…  We are proud to announce to the world, and […]

Law and Order

Boko Haram leader, wife killed in 5-hour gunfight •Slain leader, 2002 BUK graduate •Security agents arrest son

Security agents on Tuesday killed Uzairu Abba Abdullahi, a textile merchant suspected to be a leader of the violent Islamic sect, Boko Haram, during a five-hour gun duel. His pregnant wife, who was at his residence in Hotoro, Nassarawa Local Government Area when the team stormed the building, was also shot dead. After the battle, […]

Business

Roads and rail in Nigeria could be at the centre of job creation

Nigeria and other African countries can use investment in infrastructure to foster youth employment and skill development People walking in the street in Bauchi, Nigeria. Photograph: Joern Pollex/Getty Images Africa‘s youth unemployment is widely recognised as a potential source of political instability. However, most of the policy proposals for addressing joblessness focus largely on stand-alone […]

Europe

Finnish bank accounts breached

Online malware attacks on major Finnish banks in recent weeks have originated in Russia, says Mikko Hyppönen, Chief Research Officer at the data security company F-Secure. Nordea, OP-Pohjola and Sampo Bank have been hit by a trojan that has caused financial losses to hundreds of customers. OP-Pohjola says that more than 10,000 euros have been […]