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XuetangX and Lagos University Launch Online Education Platform

BEIJING, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — During the celebration of the “International Engineering Education Forum” Dr. Nie Fenghua, the Deputy Director of the China Ministry of Education Online Education Research Center, and the Chairman of XuetangX, together with Prof. Funso Falade, who is the Chairman of the African Engineering Education Association, jointly released the Lagos University Online […]

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BATCH A, NYSC MEMBERS TAKE OATH OF ALLEGIANCE

Over 1942 batch A stream 1 2017 National Youth Service Corps Members posted to Anambra State where sworn in at Umunya Orientation Camp Umunya Oyi Local Government Area.Speaking at the occasion, the Anambra State Governor Chief Willie Obiano ably repres…

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Anambra: Head of Service Okays contributory pension scheme (PENCON) as the best option for civil servants

By Michael Ezenwata : The Anambra State Head of service, Barrister Harry Udu has said that the current contributory pension scheme for civil servants is strictly for their welfare and not intended for any political reasons.Barrister Udu who spoke to t…

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Aisha Buhari distributes food items ahead of Ramadan

Ahead of the 2017 annual Muslim fasting, the wife of the President, Hajia Aisha Buhari, has distributed food items to some women groups in Adamawa State.Distributing the items worth millions of naira in Yola, Mrs Buhari said the food items were distri…

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FCT Minister offers to speed up voter registration

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Muhammed Bello has offered to partner with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and provide mobile registration teams to remote areas of Abuja.The FCT Minister, Muhammad Musa Bello, ma…

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Germany to build solar plant in UNICAL

Germany has pledged to build a 5MW solar energy station in the University of Calabar, Cross River State, southern Nigeria.The German Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Barnhard Schlagheck disclosed this when he paid a visit to the Vice Chancellor of the Univer…

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Indian military general urges more focus on agriculture

The Senior Directing Staff at the National Defence College in India; Maj.-Gen. Vinaya Chandran has urged Nigerians to focus more on agriculture to aid economic growth.Chandran, who led other 14 military officers on a study tour to the Western Naval Com…

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Stock Exchange capitalisation closes at N9.841 trillion

Activities on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange today, Thursday, ended with the market capitalisation closing at 9.841 trillion Naira, while the All Share Index closed at 28,467.61 basis points.Both market capitalisation and the All Share Index …

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Made-in-Nigeria goods to boost economy

Patronising Made-in-Nigeria goods will help spur diversification of the economy, create local jobs, and decrease unemployment.The government on its part needs to motivate Nigerians to support locally made goods and services which will encourage entrepr…

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Nigeria sets up committee on minimum wage

The Nigerian government has approved the setting up of a 29-member committee to look into the issue of minimum wage.Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige said the approval followed the submission of the report of a joint committee of l…