Nigeria News

Obasanjo: Proposed Pipeline Protection Commission is Avenue for ‘Chop-chop’

The former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has said the proposed Pipeline Protection Commission by the federal government to combat pipeline vandalism is unnecessary, saying it was an avenue “for chop-chop.” Obasanjo said this yesterday in Abuja, during a thanksgiving service in commemoration of 50th birthday anniversary of former Minister of Education, Mrs. Obiageli Ezekwesili. The […]

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A’Court Slams Lagos Govt over Handling of Mustapha, Shofolahan’s Case

 The Court of Appeal in Lagos Monday, expressed dissatisfaction over the Lagos State Government’s approach towards the hearing of the appeal filed by the convicted Chief Security Officer (CSO) to late Head of State, General Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha and the Protocol Officer in the campaign organisation of late M.K.O Abiola, Alhaji Lateef Shofolahan, […]

Boko Haram

Boko Haram: What Northern Leaders Must Do, by Kuku

 Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Niger Delta, Mr. Kingsley Kuku, at the weekend linked resolution of security challenges arising from the activities of Boko Haram to genuine participation of political, traditional, intellectual and religious leaders in the North in the on-going peace process. Kuku, who was a guest speaker at the Woodrow Wilson […]

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NIGERIA: FG Warns Polys against Conducting PGD Programmes

The federal government has said it is illegal for polytechnics to run post-graduate diploma (PGD) programmes as it is not within their mandate. The Minister of Education, Prof. Ruqayyatu Rufa’I, stated this  MONday, at the inauguration of Governing Councils for National Teachers Institute, National Educational Research Development Council, 15 Federal Polytechnics and 19 Federal Colleges […]