Monday, 4th December 2023

Prof. Idris Bugaje

3 Oct
Polytechnic enrollment, over the years, has been on downward spiral as admission seekers prefer university education.
2 Apr
The Federal Government has blamed the increasing unemployment rate among Nigerian youths for the high level of social unrest, crime, banditry and illegal migration to Europe, adding that: “something must be done to stem the tide.”
8 Dec 2022
The Executive Secretary, National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Prof. Idris Bugaje has said that the board made a proposal for the provision of funding for National Occupational Standards (NOS) to drive skills development at the highest point.


Nigerian music sensation Asake has cemented his status as one of the most dominant forces in the African music landscape, emerging as the most streamed artist on Boomplay in 2023. Asake has enjoyed unprecedented commercial success since breaking into the mainstream in 2022 with his hit single "Omo Ope." 2023 has been no different, with…
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The Nigerian Air Force has dismissed claims that its aircraft accidentally bombed some villagers in Kaduna State. The Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, dismissed the report in a statement on Monday in Abuja. Gabkwet said that the NAF had not carried out any air operations within Kaduna State and…
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A Dei-Dei Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, ordered on Monday that a 30-year-old man, Benjamin Mu’azu, who allegedly presented himself as a mobile police officer, be remanded in a correctional centre. The police charged Mu’azu, who is from Bauchi State, with impersonation and wearing a dress belonging to a public servants. The judge, Saminu Suleiman,…
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New York, USA, December 4, 2023-/African Media Agency(AMA)/-  Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) is pleased to announce the commencement of nominations for the Most Influential 100 Export and International Trade Edition, dedicated to supporting the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). In alignment with the African Union’s proclamation of 2023 as the “Year of…
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A teenager suspected of killing his parents and setting their home on fire was arrested at the weekend, plunging a village in southeastern France into a state of shock. A 15-year-old, named only as Valentin, was arrested on Saturday after two bodies were discovered in the family's burnt-out house in Chateauvilain, a village of nearly…
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Two landlords were kidnapped by suspected gunmen on Sunday in the Asokoro extension area in Abuja.
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A Philippine military commander said Monday that a "massive" manhunt was underway for the assailants who bombed a Catholic mass in the country's restive south, killing four worshippers and wounding dozens. The blast, claimed by the Islamic State group, happened Sunday at Mindanao State University's gymnasium in Marawi, the country's largest Muslim city, which was…
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Germany has opened an investigation into the fatal stabbing this weekend of a German-Filipino tourist in Paris, prosecutors told AFP on Monday. A spokeswoman for the federal prosecution service confirmed a report in Der Spiegel magazine of a probe into the attack, in which the 23-year-old tourist was killed by a man known to authorities…
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A Russian general has died while deployed in Ukraine, the governor of Russia's Voronezh region said on Monday, the latest high-ranking Russian military figure to die during the 21-month offensive. Russian authorities rarely speak of their losses in Ukraine but they have acknowledged the death of several high-ranking officers. "A piercing pain. Major General Vladimir…
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A French court on Monday opened the appeal trial for a Chilean man who was sentenced to 28 years in prison last year for murdering his Japanese ex-girlfriend, Narumi Kurosaki. The trial opened shortly after 9:00 a.m. (0800 GMT) in the town of Vesoul in eastern France. Nicolas Zepeda spoke French to Judge Francois Arnaud,…