The Federal Government has approved an upward review of Education Tax from two per cent to 2.5 per cent. Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Arc. Sonny Echono, made this known said the weekend when he received Plateau Governor, Simon Lalong on a courtesy visit to his officeContinue Reading

A Nigerian scientist of Igbo descent, Professor Ugochukwu Anieto has made a groundbreaking discovery in the area of medicine. The smart scientist has discovered a new antibiotic drug used to treat drug-resistant infections. The drug is called “Anietocin”, named after his family name. Professor Ugochukwu Anieto, who is an InstructionalContinue Reading

By Blessing Effiong Following his unparalleled and pacesetting achievements as the fourth Medical Director of Federal Medical Centre Keffi which was established twenty two years ago, Dr Yahaya Baba Adamu has been re-appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari for the second and final term of four years. A statement, titled, “RenewalContinue Reading

Authorities say 250,000 people gathered for prayers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque to mark Laylat al-Qadr, or Night of Power. Islamic authorities in Jerusalem say 250,000 people gathered to attend prayers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque to mark Laylat al-Qadr, as the holy month of Ramadan continues. The faithful congregated at theContinue Reading

National Universities Commission (NUC) has accredited all three degree programmes run by the Federal Polytechnic Bida in affiliation with the Federal University of Technology (FUT) Minna. This was disclosed in a letter addressed to the vice chancellor of the University and forwarded to the Rector of the Polytechnic, Dr AbubakarContinue Reading

Famous Hausa singer, Dauda Kahutu Rarara, known for his numerous songs in honour of President Muhammadu Buhari has hit the President for his poor record on security in a new song. In the song, he led a group of other prominent Hausa singers under the 13-13 Kannywood, Daily Trust reports.Continue Reading

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state has approved the appointment of Prof. Bashir Garba as the new Vice Chancellor of Sokoto state University (SOSU). This follows the stellar performance of the appointee during an interactive session with the University Joint Council and the Senate Selection Board which puts himContinue Reading