Thugs attack journalists covering Kogi polls
Thugs suspected to belong one of the political parties contesting in the Governorship and National Assembly elections in Kogi, have allegedly attacked Mr Sam Egwu of the Leadership newspaper and Mr Sunday Omachi of Radio Kogi.
‘Why Nigeria’s electoral politics is gender-exclusive’
Stakeholders have said that one of the growing concerns about democracy is the exclusion of women and other disadvantaged groups from structures of representation and decision-making.
Bill to improve local patronage at third reading phase, says Senate Committee
The Senate Committee on Industry has announced that the Procurement Act to ensure only locally produced goods are patronised by government agencies, parastatals and functionaries is at its third hearing.
Ex-minister calls for compromise between ASUU, FG
Sen. Sam Egwu, former Education Minister, has urged the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to make compromises, so as to resolve the current nationwide strike by ASUU.
ITF to remove non-technical students from SIWES
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Industries, Dr. Sam Egwu has directed the management of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) to verify and disqualify all non-technical undergraduate candidates from the Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) for better performances and transparency.
We must defend terms of our constitution, says Osinbajo
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday declared that the Federal Government would not shirk its responsibilities, just as he said the administration would do everything within...
‘Government reforms to strengthen institutions, aid ease of doing business’
The Federal Government has stated that concerns over investments inflow and ease of doing business are being addressed under new reforms that will see the emergence of strong institutions to implement set agenda.
‘Scholarships, bursaries critical to educating indigent Nigerians’
Former Minister of Education and Chairman, Senate Committee on Industry, Sam Egwu, has challenged governments at all levels to ensure that provisions for scholarships and bursaries are readily available in view of the impact they have on the populace.