Information and Education As Catalyst For Consumer Protection – NCC

NCC, Keffi: The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) held the 25th Edition of Consumer Town Hall Meeting (THM) at the New Keffi Hotel, Keffi-Akwanga Express Way, Keffi, Nasarawa State. The NCC Director of Consumer Affairs, Mr. Abdullahi Maikano, represented by one of his deputy, Mr. Ismail Adedigba declared the programme opened in a remark that underscored…

Former Minister of Information Emerges Igbo Leader

Uche Anichukwu, Abuja: The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has hailed the election of the former Minister of Information, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, as the President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo. Reacting to the Tuesday election of the pan-Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ekweremadu described Nnia Nwodo as a cerebral intellectual with well established contacts across…

Nigeria Sets To Launch Information APP Dec. 15

Segun Adeyemi, Abuja: The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has announced that the Federal Government Information App (FGIAPP) will be launched in Abuja on 15 Dec. 2016, as part of efforts to enhance the dissemination of government activities. The Minister made the announcement in Abuja on Thursday at a meeting with Resident…

Information Portal For Nigerians At Home and In Diaspora

Information Minister and SA to the President on Diaspora discussing on Nigeria’s Portal The Federal Government will soon launch an Information Portal to keep Nigerians at home and in the diaspora abreast of government’s programmes and policies and also get their feedback. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this in Abuja…

NOUN Shuts 5 Illegal Study Centres In Lagos

The National Open University of Nigeria said yesterday that it had identified and closed down five illegal study centres operating in different parts of Lagos. The Director, Media and Information of the institution, Malam Ibrahim Sheme, explained that the decision was taken following reports from some concerned Nigerians. He said that NOUN had to constitute…

Insure users of your facilities, govt. directs recreation park owners in Enugu

The Enugu State Government has directed recreation and event centre operators in the state to provide insurance cover for users of their facilities. The Commissioner for Information in the state, Dr Godwin Udeuhele, said this after the State Executive Council meeting in Enugu on Friday night. He said the directive was aimed at providing some…

APC’s Change Agenda Is A Labour In Vain – Niran Malaolu

A former commissioner of Information and Strategy in Ogun state, Dr. Niran Malaolu, has advise the ruling party, All Progressive Congress, APC, to change strategy as its ‘Change’ agenda is a labour in vain. Niran Malaolu while speaking as a guest speaker at the exploratory conference heralding the third Lagos Open Parliament organised by the…

Coalition warns FG against negotiating with Boko Haram

The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has advised the Federal Government not to negotiate with the Boko Haram. The group stated this during a protest march to the Ministry of Defence in Abuja, the Nigerian Army Headquarters and the Federal Ministry of Information on Thursday. The protesters led by the Secretary General of CATE,…

Kano approves N939m for health, road projects

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje Kano State Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba says the state government has approved N137 million for the renovation of Filin- Mushe, Gwale and Makoda health centres in Kano. Garba made this known while addressing newsmen on the outcome of the State Executive Council meeting on Friday in Kano. He…

NOUN shuts down five illegal study centres in Lagos

The National Open University of Nigeria,(NOUN) on Friday shut down five illegal study centres operating in different parts of Lagos State. The Director, Media and Information of the institution, Malam Ibrahim Sheme, said the decision was taken following reports from some concerned Nigerians. The management had to set up a committee to monitor the activities…

Group warns FG against negotiating with B’Haram

A socio-political organisation, Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism, on Thursday in Abuja called on the Federal Government to shun any form of negotiation with the Boko Haram sect. The organisation also commended the military for wiping out the Boko Haram sect from the North-East. “Any attempt to negotiate with terror groups in the country will…

NOUN shuts five illegal study centres in Lagos

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) said on Friday that it had identified and closed down five illegal study centres operating in different parts of Lagos. The Director, Media and Information of the institution, Malam Ibrahim Sheme, explained that the decision was taken following reports from some concerned Nigerians. He said that NOUN had…

NOUN shuts five illegal Lagos study centres

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) said on Friday that it had identified and closed down five illegal study centres operating in different parts of Lagos. The Director, Media and Information of the institution, Malam Ibrahim Sheme, disclosed this in Lagos. Sheme explained that following reports from some concerned Nigerians, NOUN had to constitute…

NOUN Shuts Five Illegal Study Centres In Lagos

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) said on Friday that it had identified and closed down five illegal study centres operating in different parts of Lagos. The Director, Media and Information of the institution, Malam Ibrahim Sheme, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. Sheme explained that…

NAF bombs Boko Haram position

Insurgents Commanders receive treatment In an unexpected attack on Boko Haram position, the The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), has successfully destroyed a Boko Haram terrorist camp at Tumbun Rego in Northern Borno. Several Boko Haram Commanders who were wounded in a similar attack on the night of August 20, 2016, over 300, were believed to have…

Varsity Plans Post-Career Jobs For Retired Soldiers

The Covenant Univer sity, Ota in Ogun State, said that it planned to offer post-career jobs to retired Armed Forces personnel in its Centre for Entrepreneurial Development Studies. The institution said in a statement by its Head, Media and Information, on Tuesday in Lagos that the offer was only for retired armed forces personnel who…

‘Nigeria’s Space Technology Dev Should Promote Space Entrepreneurs’

Stakeholders in the nation’s space technology research and development sector have called for the promotion of space entrepreneurs through local manufacturing of space components in the country. This call was made in a communiqué issued at the end of the annual Centre for Satellite Technology and Development (CSTD) conference jointly signed by Dr Ikpaya Ikpaya…

Don’t negotiate with Boko Haram, coalition tells FG

Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism, CATE, yesterday called on the federal government to shun any form of negotiation with the Boko Haram sect. The group, during a protest march to the Ministry of Defence in Abuja, the Nigerian Army Headquarters and the Federal Ministry of Information yesterday, advised the government not to allow any group…

EKSU slashes screening fees for admission seekers

Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti has reduced the fees for the second screening of candidates seeking admission into the institution for the 2016/17 academic session. The Vice Chancellor, Prof Samuel Bandele, said the fee earlier put at N5,000 had been slashed to N2,500. Bandele said the university considered the country’s economic situation, particularly that…

Makarfi faction considers three for running mate

THE Ahmed Makarfi faction of Ondo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is now in a dilemma over who and where to pick its deputy governorship candidate. Former Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice Eyitayo Jegede (SAN) was picked as its governorship candidate. It was learnt that Ondo South, comprising Ilaje, Ijaw, Ikale and other minority tribes,…

Rivers condoles with family of late human rights lawyer

The condolence by the Rivers State Government was contained in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Communication, Dr. Austin Tam-George, and made available to newsmen in Port Harcourt The post Rivers condoles with family of late human rights lawyer appeared first on The Eagle Online – The Nigerian Online Newspaper.