RE: EFCC Releases Innoson on Bail

Dr Innocent Chukwuma (OFR) was this evening released by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. He initially refused to leave their premises because the Commission did not officially communicate to him why he was arrested like a common criminal. After carefully reading through the Commissions Press release on their Official Facebook page tonight, we deem it fit to tell Nigerians who has stood and supported Dr Innocent Chukwuma in no small measure during his unjust detention by the EFCC the truth and our own side of the story. 1. First and foremost, We reiterate that EFCC's claim that they invited Dr Innocent Chukwuma (INNOSON) and he refused to honour same invite as false. We urge them to show Nigerians dated proof that he was duly invited by the Commission. Dr Chukwuma is a man of impeccable character and a law abiding citizen. He will...

Registration For UTME 2018 Begins

It has been revealed that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has begun registration for the 2018 unified tertiary matriculation examinations. A new report from the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board reveals that it has begun registration for the 2018 unified tertiary matriculation examinations (UTME) registration. According to The Nation, JAMB said the registration would take place in over 700 computer based test (CBT) centres in 36 states, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. The organization’s Head of Media, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, made the announcement in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. He said the exercise would end in February next year. Dr. Benjamin urged candidates to register within this time frame, noting that the board would not extend the registration period. The statement reads: “We...

FULL LIST OF SCHOLARSHIPS FOR AFRICAN UNDERGRADUATE AND POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS 2017/2018

Below are the list of available scholarships for both African Undergraduate and Postgraduate students 1a. 2017/2018 Fully Funded Scholarships – APPLY NOW http://worldscholarshipforum.com/20172018-fully-funded-scholarships-apply-now/ 1b. List of DAAD Scholarships 2017/2018 – Apply Now http://worldscholarshipforum.com/list-of-daad-scholarships-20172018-apply-now/ 2. APPLY:Korean Government Scholarships for 170 Bachelors, 800 Masters & PhD for Developing Countries 2017-2018 http://worldscholarshipforum.com/applykorean-government-scholarships-170-bachelors-800-masters-phd-developing-countries-2017-2018/ 3. TOP 15+ Scholarships Opportunities for Africans to Study Abroad 2017-2018 http://worldscholarshipforum.com/top-15-scholarships-opportunities-for-africans-to-study-abroad-2017-2018/ 4. Joint Japan/World Bank Scholarship 2017-2018...

TSTV NAIJA TV

BRIGHT ECHEFU TSTV NAIJA TV TS​tv​, Telecom Satellite Television, has scheduled to commence commercial roll-out of its decoders to Nigeria​ns​ by Its Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer​, Bright Echefu, while disclosing this at the company’s head office in Abuja said from Monday, 5,000 ​​decoders would be given to customers for free​ in selected states and the nation’s capital. Echefu added that the decoders would also be installed​ for free​ to enable ​​them test the strong signal and services​ of the new pay TV. He explained that the delay in the commercial deployment of decoders to customers was to prevent sabotage by unscrupulous elements who would want to frustrate the company. His words: “We have not commenced commercial sales of our decoders because we are aware of the fact that we are running...

SSANU, NASU, NAAT suspend strike, resume work Monday

ACADEMIC activities will commence in the universities next Monday, following the suspension of two weeks indefinite strike embarked upon by non-teaching staff of universities. The Joint Action Committee, JAC, of non-teaching staff made up of Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU; Non Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions, NASU, and National Association of Academic Technologists, NAAT, had on Monday, September 11, 2017, embarked on the indefinite strike to press for the implementation of a12-point demand, including the 2009, 2012 and 2017 agreements signed by both parties. ASUU strike ASUU strike After a meeting with the Federal Government Negotiation Team, led by Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, yesterday, chairman of JAC and National President of SSANU, Comrade Samson Chijioke...

Quit notice to Igbo: Arewa youths can’t fool us with withdrawal — Niger Delta agitators

…Say call for Nnamdi Kanu’s re-arrest laughable Arewa Youths Rising from a meeting where they evaluated the developments, the agitators rejected the withdrawal of the notice in its entirety. They also accused the Federal Government and the northern governors of conniving with the Arewa youths in issuing the Igbo quit notice. In a statement after the meeting, the agitators maintained their earlier stance which demanded the departure of northerners and Yoruba of the South West from the Niger Delta region before October 1, 2017. Those who signed the statement included General John Duku (Niger Delta Watchdogs and Convener, Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators); General Ekpo Ekpo (Niger Delta Volunteers); General Osarolor Nedam (Niger Delta Warriors); Major-Gen. Henry Okon Etete (Niger Delta Peoples Fighters); Major-Gen. Asukwo Henshaw (Bakassi...

Cut-off marks reduced to stop Nigerians’ quest for foreign Education.

  ABUJA—THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, explained, yesterday, that the decision by stakeholders in education sector to reduce tertiary institutions’ admission cut-off points, beginning with the 2017 academic calendar, was to stop the quest for foreign education by Nigerians. It also said the cut-off marks being condemned by the public, like in previous cases, were never strictly followed by most institutions. “Institutions were going behind to admit candidates with far less, with others admitting candidates who never sat for JAMB, “it said. The board, which queried the continuous controversies arising from the stakeholders’ action, blamed rising quest for foreign education to what it called “our policies and attitude to national values and deep concern for realistic benchmarks for national development....

Discordant Tunes Trail Bid To Remove NYSC Scheme from Nigerian Constitution

By Dayo Adesulu, Elizabeth Uwandu & Kelechukwu Iruoma STAKEHOLDERS in education sector have renewed their reactions two weeks after an overwhelming majority of the Senate voted for deletion of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Decree 1973 from the 1999 constitution. The purpose of the removal is to enable easy amendment, whenever it becomes necessary. During the Senate constitution amendment votes, 33 issues were raised for amendment. One of those issues was to delete the NYSC from the constitution. During voting, 88 senators voted for deletion of the NYSC scheme from the constitution, while three voted against the removal. As it stands, if the amendment passes through all the processes and gets the president’s assent for amendment that would probably mark the end of NYSC scheme. However, experts have argued that there are...

ASUU EMBARKS ON INDEFINITE STRIKE ACTION

Report reaching us has it that the academic staff union of universities has resolved to embark on an indefinite strike action. This followed an extensive deliberation that lasted for three days. All members of the union have been directed against going to teach or involving themselves in any academic activity. A document titled “Strike Bulletin No.1”, which was signed and issued by Prof. Ogunyemi, ASUU said the strike action was to be a total, comprehensive and indefinite action whereby no form of academic activities including teaching, attendance of any meeting, conduct and supervision of any examination at any level, supervision of project or thesis at any level should take place at any of the nation’s universities. According to the document, all means of negotiation had been exploited before the decision on an indefinite...