Obi looks beyond lockdown, proposes template for Nigeria’s economic recovery

Following the relaxation of COVID-19 lockdown in many parts of the country, the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Mr Peter Obi, has suggested what he described as a pathway to national economic…

Support to education better than lavish burials, naming ceremonies – Obi

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Peter Obi, has charged the students of Rev. Fr. Ekwu Memorial Secondary School, Owerre Ezukala, Anambra State, to face their studies seriously, telling them that what they will become…

Obi, Ezeemo seek better future for Nigerian students

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last general election, Mr. Peter Obi, has stressed the need for increased access to formal education for all Nigerians, irrespective of gender or economic status. He noted that high…

Zinox, EdVigor partner to revolutionise education in Nigeria

Sub-Saharan Africa’s technology giant, Zinox Technologies Ltd. has underlined its commitment towards improving the standard of education in the country. To this end, Zinox has partnered with EdVigor, an outreach of Harvard-trained resource experts versed in the development of learning…

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…

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