Rights and Privileges of Being A Nigerian is Been Shortchanged

Nigerian citizens living in parts of Jakarta the capital of Indonesia have come out to show their grievances to the illicit oppression been melted on them while domiciling in the country. I have come to wonder why we face much heated challenges in trying to secure visa schedule to most countries in the world, just recently the Dubai authorities have tightened their procedures to granting credentials to most Nigerians all in the name of fighting against fraud, which if you come to think of it most Nigerian milk [Budget Allocations]…

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[New Post] The Rising Hope For Nigeria’s Telecommunication Sector

Telecommunication development to the growth ratio in Nigeria can be felt in the socio-economic and political sectors which manifest in the positive and negative spheres. Telecoms have heightened the level of interconnectedness among and between peoples of the country and outside communities, through a systematic integration of autonomous economies into a global system of production and distribution. Apparently, Telecoms in Nigeria seeks to eliminate trade barriers through integrations and interactions which can be passive or active move or counter move, actions or reactions of capital and labor thereby leading to…

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FG Opens Resumption For Some Schools Categories

The Federal Government has approved what it called “safe reopening” of schools nationwide in the next phase of the gradual easing of lockdown ordered to curtail further spread of COVID-19. However, only graduating pupils in Primary 6, Junior Secondary School 3 and Senior Secondary School 3 will resume. Higher institutions, day care centres and other classes in primary and secondary schools, apart from final classes, will remain closed. The government has also lifted the ban placed on interstate travels with effect from July 1, provided such journeys are made outside…

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NYSC: We’re Not Ready To Open Back Orientation Camps

Going by the incessant rise in the Coronavirus pandemic across the country the agency in charge of Corper’s deployment has come out to say its not ready to kick start operations. National Youth Service Corps has said it will not reopen orientation camps across te country until it is safe to do so. The NYSC, in a statement on Thursday by its Director, Press and Public Relations, Adenike Adeyemi, any report that it was planning to open the camps was false She said, “To put issues in proper perspective, it…

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Bowen University Sacks 127 Staffs

the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic has created economic downturn whereby many employers are unable to meet the welfare requirements of its workers. the varsity gives reasons attributed to dwindling challenges in paying workers in the academic and non academic department. Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, has sacked about 10 per cent its workforce. The affected staff were said to have received mail intimating them of the termination of their appointment on Tuesday after their salaries for the month of June were paid. One of the affected staff members said 127 workers…

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FG Sets Stringent Conditions To Reopen Schools

the Coronavirus pandemic has left the Nigerian Education sectors on hold. Most schools had been locked while some still perform operations through E-learning. The stringent conditions for the reopening of schools contained in the guidelines submitted to the National Assembly by the Federal Ministry of Education, may force some schools to close down their operations. The document, obtained by our correspondents is titled, “Guidelines for schools and learning facilities reopening after COVID-19 pandemic closure.” According to the document, each school is required to create temporary isolation space and fully equipped…

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Comrade Olatunji SUG President Suicide Letter

Glory be to God for this probably the last breathe in my nostrils, no matter how fainting it may seem. More importantly, this may be the last thing I write since my hope to write statement of accounts, proffer economic solutions to the Nigeria financial problems has been dashed and shattered by the powers that be. I accepted to study Banking and Finance to fulfill my dreams but all I live to write now is suicide note. I was arrested on the 9th of February, 2020 and got transferred to…

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EFCC Nabs Kwara NUT Board Over Salary Fraud

The Ilorin Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said it had interrogated Mr Salihu Toyin, the state Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Teachers, over alleged N31m salary fraud. The anti-corruption agency said this in a statement signed by its Head of Media and Publicity, Mr Dele Oyewale, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Ilorin, Kwara State on Friday. Also interrogated in connection to the alleged fraud were the Permanent Secretary, State Universal Basic Education Board, Bayo Audu Onimago, Director of Finance, SUBEB,…

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Features: MTN And Other Competitors

Article written by; Paul Ugbede Godwin. The influx of Telecoms into the Nigerian market has led to stiff competitions in the Communication sector. MTN-Nigeria has been maintaining a competitive relationship with other Telecoms firms in the country (9-Mobile, Globalcom, Airtel). In terms of network coverage and customer-base which could be seen in the trend at which its rolls out different ICT Products and Services. MTN-Nigeria maintains Resource and Information sharing policy with other Telecoms firms in compliance with the NCC regulation of best practice and Information findings among Telecoms providers…

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Oyo State Government Lift Ban on Schools, Others

The Coronavirus pandemic has created seen of lockdown regime across the country, Schools and other activities of human endeavour have been restricted …as govt workers resume Monday Oyo reviews curfew, mosques, churches to operate at 25 per cent capacity ….Pry 6, JSS III, SSS III students resume classes by June 29 The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force announced on Monday that it has relaxed the curfew imposed on the state following the advent of the ravaging coronavirus pandemic. The Task Force, which made the decision public after a two-and-a-half-hour meeting…

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Kilishi; DG RMRDC Calls Kilishi Major Breakthrough In Technology Development

There was a mild drama at the Senate on Monday when the Director-General of the Raw Materials Research and Development Council, Professor Hussain Ibrahim, identified the development of Kilishi technology as its major breakthrough since the agency’s creation, 33 years ago. Ibrahim, who appeared before the Senate Committee on Science and Technology to brief the senators on the activities of his agency, caused a stir when he said the Kilishi technology was the only major breakthrough it had successfully developed for commercial use. Kilishi is a locally spiced roasted meat…

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N-Power: Minister React To Reports Of Absorption Of Batch A Beneficiaries Into Civil Service

The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has branded social media reports that President Muhammadu Buhari will on June 12 announce the absorption of N-Power Volunteers Batch A into the Federal Civil Service as fake news, EMAGE News reports. This was made known in a press statement released on Saturday by Rhoda Ishaku Iliya, the ministry’s Deputy Director of Information. See full statement below: HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS MINISTRY DECLARES NEWS OF EMPLOYMENT OF N-POWER BATCH “A” BENEFICIARIES INTO THE FEDERAL CIVIL SERVICE AS FAKE NEWS “The attention…

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We Are Not Thinking Of Opening Schools Now -PTF

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has reacted to reports that schools across the country are going to reopen on June 8, 2020, amid the coronavirus pandemic. Briefing journalists in Abuja on Wednesday, The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba who is a member of the PTF, noted that the reports are false as the Federal Government is yet to decide on when schools would reopen. READ ALSO: https://theemage.com/fgn-plans-reopening-of-schools-amidst-coronavirus-pandemic/ “The material that the Chairman of the PTF spoke about, which is an announcement purportedly from him that we are…

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COVID19: PTF Confirms Three Herbal Drugs Identified To Cure The Virus

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has announced that three out of the numerous claims of COVID-19 herbal cure have been identified and forwarded to relevant authorities for further investigation and validation. The Chairman of the PTF, Boss Mustapha made the announcement on Wednesday while briefing journalists in Abuja. READ ALSO: https://theemage.com/kano-officially-ban-almajiri-system-of-education/ He said the validation was made by the Federal Ministry of Health after holding a virtual meeting with Nigerian Researchers and Scientists. He noted that the decision to meet with the researchers was also prompted by the…

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KANO officially Ban Almajiri System Of Education

Kano state government has formerly abolished the traditional Almajiri system of education in the state after completing arrangements to enroll all repatriated almajirai to Kano from other states into conventional educational system. At a COVID-19 media briefing, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje confirmed that over 1000 almajirai have so far been received from various states of the northern region. Channels Television had earlier reported that the Kano State Government had evacuated about 1,172 almajirai to their states of origin. READ ALSO: https://theemage.com/president-trump-renews-desire-for-full-military-withdrawal-from-afghanistan/ More recently, these almajirai, all about 2000 of them where…

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FGN Plans Reopening Of Schools Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha, on Wednesday disclosed that the Federal Ministry of Education will soon issue out guidelines for the reopening of schools across the country. Speaking during the Presidential Task Force, PTF, on COVID-19 daily briefing in Abuja, Mustapha asked states, local governments, proprietors and all other stakeholders to begin taking steps that will facilitate an early and safe reopening of schools. READ ALSO: https://theemage.com/covid19-389-new-cases-total-now-8733/ “​Today, 27th May, 2020 is also Children’s Day worldwide and this brings to mind the need to…

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Npower Extends Fmardpace To All Beneficiary’s

The Federal Government of Nigeria’s response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic aimed at increasing locally-grown food supply and job creation, FMARD PACE Agricultural for Food and Jobs Plan (AFJP) has extended its enumeration project beyond N-Agro beneficiaries. READ ALSO: https://theemage.com/pastor-ize-iyamu-emerges-as-apc-consensus-candidate/ Recall that EMAGE News had reported about two weeks ago how FMARD is utilising N-Agro beneficiaries to enumerate data, seed and fertilisers to about two million farmers in Nigeria. At the time, N-Agro beneficiaries were asked to fill an online form. understands that the test-link is programmed to expire, and…

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Forensic Audit: Over 500 Ghost Projects In NCDC

The acting managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei has alleged that the agency’s 2019 budget was padded with about 500 non-existing projects. Professor Pondei, who spoke to journalists in Port Harcourt on Tuesday, explained that a huge amount of money was appropriated for bogus projects. He was reacting to allegations of corruption levelled against the Commission’s interim management committee. Pondei, a Professor of Medicine at the Niger Delta University, was appointed by Buhari in February 2020. In October 2019, President Buhari ordered a forensic…

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May 27: House Of Reps Speaker Promise To Ensure Provision Of Quality Education

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the House will stop at nothing to ensure the provision of quality education to Nigerian children. He also stated that all efforts would be made to reduce the number of Out-of-school children in the country. The Speaker was quoted to have said this in a statement issued on Tuesday by his spokesman, Lanre Lasisi, ahead of the 2020 Children’s Day Celebration. “Nigerian children must be given all the necessary care and attention, especially quality education, that they require…

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NSCDC Arrest Man For Defiling His Daughters

A middle-aged man named, Femi Onifade has been arrested in Akure, the Ondo State capital by officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) for allegedly defiling his two daughters. The Commandant of the NSCDC in Ondo State, Mr Philip Ayuba, made the announcement in a statement signed by the command’s public relations officer, Mr Olufemi Omole. READ ALSO: https://theemage.com/davido-raises-charity-for-covid-19/ He said that Onifade, 48, a welder defiled his two daughters, aged six and nine years. Ayuba explained that the command’s Anti-Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration Unit, swung…

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