Teachers Differ Over Proposed Extension of Retirement Age

[Guardian] The recent pronouncement by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, that the National Assembly will increase teachers retirement age from 60 to 65 years has generated disagreement in the industry, with many describing…

[Guardian] The recent pronouncement by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, that the National Assembly will increase teachers retirement age from 60 to 65 years has generated disagreement in the industry, with many describing it as the worst package for teachers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ambode Supports SMEs With N1 Billion

[Guardian] Over 1430 business owners got about N925 million yesterday from the Lagos State Government through the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) to grow their businesses.

[Guardian] Over 1430 business owners got about N925 million yesterday from the Lagos State Government through the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) to grow their businesses.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kanu, Biafra and the Rest of Us

[Guardian] For the second time in a few months, the alert had gone out again on the social media to the effect that there was some big brother lurking around in the corridors of power seeking to know what goes on in our private lives.

[Guardian] For the second time in a few months, the alert had gone out again on the social media to the effect that there was some big brother lurking around in the corridors of power seeking to know what goes on in our private lives.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Osinbajo and the Troublemakers

[Guardian] It is a predictable path that Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has taken in his response to threats that are nibbling away at the nation’s unity. Unfortunately, this path has consistently failed to engender national healing and boost the prosp…

[Guardian] It is a predictable path that Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has taken in his response to threats that are nibbling away at the nation's unity. Unfortunately, this path has consistently failed to engender national healing and boost the prospect of fidelity to the vision of a united people. For, what our leaders like Osinbajo are unable to successfully disguise is their insincerity in responding to the overarching challenges of our contemporary society.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sworn Affidavits Key Focus of Grants Crisis Probe

[News24Wire] Affidavits containing counter allegations between Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini, her former director general and the Sassa CEO will be at the centre of a probe ordered by the Constitutional Court to determine whether she sh…

[News24Wire] Affidavits containing counter allegations between Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini, her former director general and the Sassa CEO will be at the centre of a probe ordered by the Constitutional Court to determine whether she should be held personally liable for the social grants payment debacle.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

NLNG Doesn’t Owe Govt U.S.$15.8 Billion – Neiti

[Daily Trust] The Nigeria Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has clarified that it never accused the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) company of owing the Federal Government $15.8 billion being the government’s dividends share f…

[Daily Trust] The Nigeria Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has clarified that it never accused the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) company of owing the Federal Government $15.8 billion being the government's dividends share from the NLNG venture.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lai Mohammed Opposes Move to Establish Tourism Institute

[Guardian] Abuja -The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has rejected the plan by the Senate to pass the bill seeking to establish the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR).

[Guardian] Abuja -The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has rejected the plan by the Senate to pass the bill seeking to establish the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Educationist Stresses Importance of Completing Elementary School

[Guardian] For the umpteenth time parents have been advised to allow their wards complete their elementary education up to grade six level, no matter the intellectual ability of the child.

[Guardian] For the umpteenth time parents have been advised to allow their wards complete their elementary education up to grade six level, no matter the intellectual ability of the child.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Peace in Nigeria – a Mission Impossible

[Guardian] A throwback into history paints that dreadful picture of how past heroes across Africa sweated blood to make the continent autonomous–a celebrated achievement through which the dreams of their children were to be fulfilled. The query as to …

[Guardian] A throwback into history paints that dreadful picture of how past heroes across Africa sweated blood to make the continent autonomous--a celebrated achievement through which the dreams of their children were to be fulfilled. The query as to whether the attained freedom is for the benefit of all, however, is one stone that should rather be left unturned perhaps as a result of the economic recession our governments claim is over (of which the prices of pens and papers which recently went up still haven't com

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

In Oyo, the Race for Agodi Gets Crowded

[Guardian] Ibadan -As the administration of Governor Abiola Ajimobi enters the last quarter of its run of governance of Oyo State, several aspirants have signified their intention to contest the election for the gubernatorial post and have actually com…

[Guardian] Ibadan -As the administration of Governor Abiola Ajimobi enters the last quarter of its run of governance of Oyo State, several aspirants have signified their intention to contest the election for the gubernatorial post and have actually commenced preparations to succeed the incumbent.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria