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Borno government commits 14% of 2022 budget to education

THE Borno State Government has earmarked 14.2 per cent of its 2022 budget to education. Of the N267 billion budget proposal presented to the state...

Nigeria gets lowest education budget size in six years, months after president’s promise to double funding

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has reneged on his promise to raise Federal Government's budget for education by 50 per cent, effective from 2022. The education sector...

Deaths from Kaduna private varsity kidnapping rise to five

TWO more abducted students of the Greenfield University, Kaduna State, have been killed by their captors. Greenfield University is located at Kasarami village, off Kaduna-Abuja...
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80% of Nigeria’s private universities only exist on paper – ASUU

MORE than 80 percent of private universities in Nigeria only exist on paper  and do not qualify to be classified as higher institutions, according...

Winners and losers of COVID-19 pandemic

THE COVID-19 pandemic has shown a lot of positive and negative impact on different sectors of the economy, throwing up potential winners and losers...

WPFD2020: Media must innovate, adapt to survive COVID-19 – Aiyetan

DAYO Aiyetan, the Executive Director of the International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) on Sunday advised stakeholders in the media industry to prepare for...
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COVID-19: Virtual learning widens digital divide between Nigeria’s public and private schools

GRACE Agada, 40, is a trader in Makurdi, Benue State. She runs a small stall where she sells local beans cake popularly known as...

ANALYSIS: Despite poor allocations to health, education, lawmakers want 20% of national budget for constituency projects

FEDERAL lawmakers are asking for at least 20 per cent of Nigeria's annual budget to compulsorily be spent on constituency projects. This is coming at...

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Buhari appoints Adeyemi as Statistician-General of the Federation

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Semiu Adeyemi Adeniran as the substantive Statistician-General of the Federation and...

Lagos police parade sound engineer’s suspected killers

THE Lagos Police Command has paraded six persons over the death of a sound engineer, David Imoh. Imoh was killed...

NRC cancels resumption of Abuja-Kaduna train services

THE Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has cancelled the planned resumption of train services along the Abuja-Kaduna route. The NRC announced...

FCT minister seeks Rotary’s partnership in campaign to end open defecation

THE Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory, Ramatu Tijjani, has asked Rotary International District 9125, Nigeria, to...

Lagos court sentences Danish man to death for killing Nigerian wife, child

A LAGOS High Court has sentenced a 54-year-old Danish national, Peter Nielsen, to death by hanging for killing his...
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