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Nigeria has the highest number of out-of-school children in the world -UNICEF

Nigeria has the highest number of out-of-school children in the world -UNICEF

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Nigeria still has 10.5 million  out-of-school children – the world’s highest number the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) says. It  reiterated that in 2018 the primary school enrolment had increased in recent years, with net attendance of about 70 per…

TraderMoni: FG advises Nigerians to report illegal deductions

TraderMoni: FG advises Nigerians to report illegal deductions

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The Federal Government has called on Nigerians to report cases of illegal deductions in the ongoing TraderMoni scheme once they experience any. Launched earlier this year as part of President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s social investment programme, small-scale business owners under TraderMoni are…

NCC assures 160m subscribers of operators’ continued service

NCC assures 160m subscribers of operators’ continued service

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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has assured the general public that none of the over 160 million telecoms subscribers in Nigeria will be disconnected or suffer service disruptions as a result of its recent order to permit the disconnection of indebted operators…

NLC rejects Buhari’s technical panel on new minimum wage

NLC rejects Buhari’s technical panel on new minimum wage

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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has rejected the proposed composition of a technical committee on the implementation of new minimum wage by President Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari had, while presenting the 2019 appropriation to the National Assembly yesterday in Abuja, indicated plan to…

1,720 Deltans get Okowa’s N320m scholarship for the 2019 academic year

1,720 Deltans get Okowa’s N320m scholarship for the 2019 academic year

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The government of  Delta State has given 1,720 indigenes scholarship worth N320 million to studying in different higher institutions in the country for the 2019 academic year. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa made this known during the official flag-off of the payment to beneficiaries of various schemes…

”Number of unemployed Nigerians rises to 20.9m- Statistician general of Nigeria, Yemi Kale, says

”Number of unemployed Nigerians rises to 20.9m- Statistician general of Nigeria, Yemi Kale, says

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A new report released by the Statistician General of Nigeria, Yemi Kale, says the number of unemployed Nigerians has increased from 20.34 million in the 2nd quarter of 2018 to 20.93 million in the 3rd quarter of 2018.   Loading…

ASUU ‘walks out’ as reconciliation meeting with FG gets adjourned indefinitely

ASUU ‘walks out’ as reconciliation meeting with FG gets adjourned indefinitely

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The reconciliation meeting between the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Federal Government over the ongoing strike by university lectures has been adjourned indefinitely.   Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, ASUU President who refused to speak with journalist after a two-hour meeting…