APC best platform to realise Urhobo political aspirations, says Omo-Agege
President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration and the All Progressives Congress (APC) represent the most viable avenue to realise the collective aspirations of Urhobo, deputy president of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, has said.
Despite odds FUPRE takes the lead in Africa, says Buhari
President Mohammadu Buhari has drummed support for the Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE), Effurun, calling on industry and private sector operators to assist the institution actualise its mandate. Already, Buhari has directed the education minister, Adamu Adamu to look into the issue of non-release of the take-off grant to the university. “We also appeal…
Varsity honours Nwoko, others at convocation
Former member, Federal House of Representatives and founder Stars University of Sports, Ugboko, Delta State, Ned Nwoko alongside oil and gas mogul, Abiola Oyedotun were honoured by the Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun (FUPRE) at its just concluded convocation. The event was attended by the Emir of Zamfara, Alhaji Attahiru Mohammad Ahmad and other…
Tales, pains, lamentations of unemployed graduates
Everyday, there are job advertisements for the teeming job seekers, yet in the midst of these vacancies, the unemployment rate in the country has been on the rise. There are also numerous programmes and projects around vocational education and entrepreneurship in secondary schools and higher institutions, yet a lot of our youths are still idle.…
FUPRE as bridge between education and innovation
When a team from the Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE) recently visited Equatorial Guinea’s Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons to build a partnership that would launch the institution as an international petroleum technology innovation centre in Africa
ISCDN nominates Dikwa for fellow award
The International Centre for Sustainable Development Nigeria, ISCDN has nominated the Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Finance, Dr. Mohammad Kyari Dikwa for the award of Financial Management Excellence. Dikwa was nominated a distinguished fellow of the ISCDN based purely on his professional prowess. According to the group, “this nomination is in line with…
Niger Delta militants caution government over non-appropriation for FUPRE
The Ijaw People’s Development Initiative (IPDI), a Niger Delta rights group, has cautioned the Federal Government over its failure to allocate funds for the Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE), Effurun, Delta State. It said Federal Government’s continued failure not to compel Niger Delta militants to return to the creeks over its alleged refusal to…
VC cautions against cultism as FUPRE maltriculates 1, 263 students
The Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE), Prof. Akii Ibhadode, has urged the new students to shun cultism.
Niger’Delta youths caution FG, National Assembly against non-implementation of FUPRE Act in 2018 budget
Youths of the Niger Delta region have cautioned the Federal Government and the National Assembly against failure to implement the Act establishing the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE), Delta State and release funds to it in the 2018 budget.
FUPRE accuses agencies of starving it of funds
The slow pace of development at the Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun (FUPRE), Delta State has been blamed on lack of funding by relevant agencies. Its pro-chancellor, Prof. Shehu Abdullahi Zuru, said the law establishing the university mandates the Petroleum Technology Development Fund...