North Korea Test-Fired A Ballistic Missile From A Location North Of The Capital Pyongyang Was Unsuccessful

North Korea Test-Fired A Ballistic Missile From A Location North Of The Capital Pyongyang Was Unsuccessful

North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile from a location north of the capital Pyongyang but it exploded shortly after it was fired, the US and South Korean militaries say.     “North Korea fired an unidentified missile from a site in the vicinity of Bukchang in Pyeongannam-do (South Pyeongan province) early this morning,” South Korea’s […]

Short Codes to stop unrequested SMS – NCC

Short Codes to stop unrequested SMS – NCC

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), has released a new short code, 2442, for stopping unsolicited SMS, as the commission reiterated that it remains committed to availing telecom consumers with valuable information on their right to quality service.   This resolve was made known by the executive vice chairman of the Commission, Prof. Umar Danbata, represented […]

Banks relinquish 5% of profit to SMEs

Banks relinquish 5% of profit to SMEs

The Nigerian banks have finally ceded 5 per cent of their profit to funding agriculture and small scale businesses just as they have agreed to set up central repository to check fraud in the banking system. These were the outcomes of the Bankers’ Committee meeting of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Thursday, in Lagos. […]

UNN will soon assemble laptops, tractors-Prof Ozumba

UNN will soon assemble laptops, tractors-Prof Ozumba

The vice-chancellor University of Nigeria Nsukka , Professor Benjamin Ozumba said the university has concluded arrangements to start assembling laptops and tractors. Ozumba announced this in Nsukka yesterday, during the launch of Roar Nigeria Hub that attracted world-class IT companies, like Google, Facebook, Huawei Technologies. He said the vision was to ensure that every student […]

NYSC skills acquisition ongoing in Gombe

NYSC skills acquisition ongoing in Gombe

The Director-General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig-Gen Suleiman Kazaure, said, that the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members  will, henceforth, be empowered through skills acquisition for self-employment after the service year. Brig-Gen Kazaure stated this while on an inspection visit to ongoing construction of NYSC Integrated Skills Acquisition and Vocational Centre for the […]

WAEC commence new exams diet

WAEC commence new exams diet

Private candidates sitting for O’ Level examinations may have cause to smile and hope to meet the requirements to proceed to higher institutions in just one academic year. This is because the West African Examination Council (WAEC) is introducing its January/February exam diet for the candidates. Head, Education Desk, Iyabo Lawal, writes that while the […]

Reasons for students mass failure – Prof. Salman

Reasons for students mass failure – Prof. Salman

Prof. Medinat Salman of the Department of Science Education, University of Ilorin, has identified the major factors responsible for mass failures of mathematics in examinations. He identified it as the inadequate to understanding of Mathematics language. Prof. Salman made the observation in Ilorin on Friday while presenting a paper entitled “Language and Problem Solving: The […]

INEC lauds people’s turnout for voter registration in Ebonyi

INEC lauds people’s turnout for voter registration in Ebonyi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commended the turnout of people for the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) in Ebonyi. Prof. Okechukwu Ibeanu, the National Commissioner of INEC, gave the commendation in Abakaliki on Friday. He urged prospective voters, who had yet to register, to partake in the CRV, which started on Thursday in all […]

APC rejects Ebonyi council polls result

APC rejects Ebonyi council polls result

APC rejects Ebonyi council polls result     the All progressive Congress (APC) chairmanship candidate in the last Ebonyi local council polls conducted on Saturday has rejected the result of the polls for Ivo Local government area. Okorie alleged that the poll was marred with massive electoral fraud in the place.     A statement […]

INEC lauds people’s turnout for voter registration in Ebonyi   The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commended the turnout of people for the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) in Ebonyi. Prof. Okechukwu Ibeanu, the National Commissioner of INEC, gave the commendation in Abakaliki on Friday. He urged prospective voters, who had yet to register, to […]

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