Gov Sani- Bello Congratulates JIBWIS Qur’anic Competition Overall Winner

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has congratulated Master Hafeez Mubarak Abdulkareem,who emerged victorious at the 23rd JIBWIS Annual National Qur’anic Recitation Competition held in Lafia, Nassarawa State. In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mrs. Mary Noel Berje, the Governor said young Mubarak Abdulkareem has indeed made the state proud by becoming the overall winner of the competition. “We are happy with your achievement, you made us proud and we are happy you did”. Governor Sani Bello noted that the victory of Mubarak Abdulkareem will, no…

FOMWAN FCT Celebrates World Girl Child Day …. Urges Government, NGOs To Prioritize Girl Child Education

Federation of Muslim Women Association of Nigeria, FOMWAN FCT chapter today joined the rest of the world to mark “World Girl Child Day” The Amirah of FOMWAN FCT , Hajia Bola Risikat Usman in a statement said “it is a great pleasure for us to celebrate today as the girl child is the means through which other creatures of Allah are brought forth to life, Hence girl child should be held  in high esteem as the prophet of Islam, Muhammed(may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) rightly…

NECO Set To Release Niger Students’ Withheld Results ….as Gov Sani-Bello Intervenes

Niger State Government has concluded talks with the National Examination Commission (NECO) to release the result of about 30, 000 students of the state withheld by the examination body. A statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mrs. Mary Noel Berje indicated that the state government has paid over N200million to NECO this year to offset part of the students examination fees. Berje said the state Government had also paid over a billion Naira, from 2017, to various examination bodies to date and will continue to provide…

Gov Bello Receives Former Varsity Lecturers

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello yesterday, played host to  his former lecturers at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in his office at the Lugard House, Lokoja. The three lecturers; Prof.Usman Abubakar, Dr Benjamin Awen and Dr Ojo Ohiovi in their separate remarks described Governor Bello as a thoroughbred young man who always show zeal and determination in all his endeavours. Prof Usman said Governor Yahaya Bello is a proud alumnus of the university who has distinguished himself as a good product of the institution. The university dons urged the…

President Buhari mourns ATBU students; Calls for Greater Safety on Campuses

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the families of the students of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ABTU), Bauchi State, who lost their lives following the collapse of a bridge at its Gubi Campus after a downpour on Monday night. The President, who described the incident as “tragic, sad and unfortunate,” also condoled with the management, staff and students of the university. While calling on university authorities to prioritise the safety of students under their care, President Buhari expressed regret that “these future leaders and potential family benefactors met such an…

NUC, NYSC To Collaborate Against Illegal Universities

The National Universities Commission has warned that it would continue to ensure the credibility of certificates being issued by Universities in the country and also block the increasing number of fake foreign trained graduates coming into Nigeria for National Service.     NUC said many universities produced quality graduates while some cannot defend their certificates. The Executive Secretary, National Universities  Commission, Prof. Abubakar Adamu Rasheed stated this when he hosted the Director-General of National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim in his office. While lamenting the falling standard of…

NYSC Knocks Foreign Institutions Over Certificate Racketeering

The National Youth Service Corps has condemned some Foreign Tertiary Institutions in Africa for awarding certificates and transcripts to persons that never passed through academic rigour. NYSC said efforts were in place by the Federal Ministries of Education and Foreign Affairs to ensure that all Degree and HND Certificates obtained outside the shores of Nigeria are authenticated at the Nigerian Consulate in the countries of study. The Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim stated this in his keynote address at the one day interactive meeting between NYSC Management and Registrars of…

NIDCOM Chair Meets Embattled Prof Augustine Nwagbara ….Describes Him As Asset To Nigeria

The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM)  Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, today Thursday met in Abuja with the embattled Professor Augustine Nwagbara who was sacked by Ghanaian university authorities. The university don who was on a courtesy visit to Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa office,  narrated the ordeal he went through in the hands of Ghanaian authorities through the University he served as well as the hostile media and harassment by the Ghanaian security agencies. Nwagbara said the video of him that went viral on the social media where he was said to be…

Zamfara Govt Seeks NYSC Support On Education Policy

Zamfara State Government has called for the support of the National Youth Service Corps NYSC for the success of its education policy. The State Governor, Dr Bello Mohammad, made the request today when he hosted the Director-General of NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, at the Government House in Gusau. He said his administration had declared free education, and would need the deployment of more Corps Members to assist in its implementation. The Governor said the state, which was bedevilled by the problem of armed banditry, had started enjoying renewed peace.…

ISI HIJAB SAGA : Welfare Foundation Calls For FG Intervention

The Islamic Welfare Foundation has condemned and described what it termed the authoritarian and dictatorial tendency of the Management and Staff of International School, Ibadan as depicted in a video trending on the social media The Islamic welfare Foundation in a statement signed by its National Coordinator, Engr.Abu Salami and National Secretary, Prof Suleiman Salami accordingly said “If this video is true, then we need to examine and re-examine the pretense to civility and diversity in our society. Where is our culture of tolerance and what kind of future are…