IFC signs MoU to help Lagos improve infrastructure, revenue (Sun)

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has announced its readiness to provide advisory services to Lagos State government to enhance its infrastructure development and strengthen long-term financial sustainability. The advisory services to be offered by IFC will be designed to improve…

Atiku’s government will accord education the priority it deserves – Obi

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has assured that education would be accorded the priority it deserves if he and the party’s Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, are voted into office on March 16,…

I’ll grant autonomy to varsities, convert budgetary funding to grants – Ezekwesili

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has proffered solution to the frequent shut down of tertiary institutions over poor financing of education in the country. One of the ways she suggested was…

Nigeria rises on world prosperity index — first time ever (Cable)

Nigeria recorded a leap on the 2018 Legatum Prosperity Index (LPI) of most prosperous countries in the world. At 129, the most populous black nation moved up by three points from its 132nd position in 2017. Since the inception of…

My govt will solve Nigeria’s seven monstrous challenges – Ezekwesili

Obiageli ‘Oby’ Ezekwesili, the presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, has identified and proffered solutions to seven “monstrous challenges” facing Nigeria. This was part of her policy speech, which she read out to the media, on Monday…

Buhari sets ambitious targets for total broadband coverage of Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has set ambitious targets for a national broadband network to harness the potential of the internet and digital access for jobs, education, healthcare, identity management and to increase productivity in the public sector. To this end, the…

Ethics Challenge: FirstBank partners CFA Society

As a way of demonstrating its commitment to ethics, professional excellence, capacity building and inclusive growth of Nigerians, First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) is partnering with CFA Society Nigeria for this year’s edition of its Ethics Challenge. A statement…

No Subsidy for University Education in Edo, Says Obaseki (Guardian)

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has ruled out subsidising university education in the state. He said the bulk of the state budget for education was channelled towards funding basic education. Obaseki who stated this while inaugurating the Governing Council…

Obi salutes Nigerian teachers on World Teachers’ Day

Former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has lauded the great contributions of Nigerian teachers towards the country’s development and charged governments at all levels to take them serious by doing more to appreciate them. “I wish to use the…

2019: What I am contesting for — Peter Obi

Former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has reacted to increasing speculations about his political ambition as the 2019 elections draw nearer, explaining that he is only contesting for a better Nigeria, using his experience to offer ideas on…

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