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Technology, clearing barriers to quality education, says LG boss

By Prince Osuagwu THE bedrock of every society is built on a solid educational foundation which will guarantee a brighter tomorrow for teeming youths around the world. A well rounded education is typically tied to the quality of a school’s available resources, assess a student’s progress and facilitate the learning …

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Buhari signs law establishing FUPRE

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, signed into law the Bill establishing the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, FUPRE, Effurun, Delta State. President Buhari, in a brief ceremony at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, pledged his continued support for the socio-economic development of the Niger Delta region. The President according …

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Abia community laments bad roads

BY ANAYO OKOLI UMUAHIA—THE people of Etiti-Ohazu autonomous community in Aba South Local Government Area of Abia State have lamented the condition of roads in the area and called on the Federal and State Governments to come to their rescue by fixing them. Traditional ruler of the community, HRH Eze …

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Senate calls for free, compulsory education at all levels

By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE Senate has called for free and compulsory education at primary, secondary and tertiary levels of education in the country, saying would help eradicate poverty effectively. It said also, yesterday, that no fewer than 112 million Nigerians, representing 67.1 per cent, currently live below the poverty line, …

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2nd term for Buhari ‘ll strengthen Nigeria—Bello

By Boluwaji Obahopo LOKOJA—Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has reiterated the determination of the people of the state and country to ensure President Muhammadu Buhari continues beyond 2019. Gov Yahaya Bello Governor Bello said President Buhari remained the unbeatable candidate for All Progressives Congress, APC, who must be elected …

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Wike to boost agric sector with loans for 10,000

By Jimitota Onoyume PORT HAR-COURT— Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said that his administration will encourage growth of the agriculture sector, adding that 10,000 young farmers would access an agric   loan from the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN. Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wik The governor spoke …

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