The witchcraft conference at Nsukka
It was with a sense of tragic sorrow that I read the vacuous reactions of some Nigerians to an announcement by the B.I.C. Ijomah Center for Policy Studies and Research at the University of Nigeria Nsukka
Police vows to rescue another abducted Catholic Priest in Nsukka
The Police Command in Enugu State says it has activated the mechanism and heightened efforts to rescue abducted Catholic Priest, Rev.Fr. Malachy Asadu, serving under the Nsukka Catholic Diocese in Enugu State.
Stakeholders brainstorm on maximising potential of agric policies
To maximise the potential benefits of the current government policies of low tolerance for food importation and effective control of the porous borders, stakeholders are brainstorming to identifying ways to effectively emplace the country as a food basket of Africa.
Biodiversity conservation and the rest of us
Recently a Director of Finance in the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Mr. Tony Okecheme was reportedly swept away by flood at the Galadimawa area of Abuja and as the tragic incident was sinking in, four students of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi, were also lost to flood while returning to their hostels.
Alarming state of university hostels
The pathetic state of infrastructure, especially as it affects the hostels in our public universities across the country is alarming as recently depicted in a section of the media.
Suicide and battle for the soul of Nigerian students
The federal and state governments have not said anything. For the politicians, pretentious technocrats and eggheads in the corridor of power, it is a season of jamboree. For Nigerian youths in various tertiary institutions, it is a season of anomie, writes Head, Education Desk, IYABO LAWAL on the rising cases of suicide among Nigerian students.…
Horror of suicide
There have been disturbing cases of suicide in the country in recent times. The phenomenon is believed to be on the rise. Otherwise, how does anybody explain six cases of suicide within 72 hours! What is more those who willfully terminated their lives were those one would think had every cause to live. Everything seems…
Humboldt Fellows call for regreening of northern Nigeria to curb resource wars
Alexander Humboldt Fellows rose from a conference at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, calling on the federal, state and local governments to embark on regreening Northern Nigeria, revisiting issue of political, social and economic formations of the country and prioritising education as the best way to address Nigeria’s problems of growing resource conflicts. The Humboldt…
Group tasks UNN’s management on appointment of new VC
Caoalition for Quality Education Sustainability and Leadership (QESL) has urged the five-man selection committee of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) governing council to save the institution from internal crisis by ensuring that the best candidate emerges as the next vice chancellor. The non-governmental organisation (NGO) also cautioned the committee to be wary of some…
The essential Ebri
Chief Clement Ebri did not keep the shop for a long time as Governor of Cross River State because President Ibrahim Babangida’s transition programme was pure mago mago. Every Governor who contested and won the election could only stay for two years because Babangida’s maradonic maneuvers ended in a disaster. The annulment of the June…
International confab on teaching innovations holds in Abuja
On Thursday, April 25, 2019, key stakeholders will be in Abuja to discuss innovations towards improving the country’s education sector. The event, tagged: 2019 National Conference for Students, Teachers and Educational Institutions, will have renowned educationists, Prof. Emmanuel Osinem of the Faculty of Vocational and Technical Education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and Dr. Katrina Korb…