Kogi Government proposes 20% of annual budget for education sector
Kogi Government has proposed a 20 per cent allocation to the education sector out of the state’s 2021 annual budget. The state’s Commissioner for Education, Science, and Technology, Hon. Wemi Jones, disclosed this when a team from the Federal Education Qualify Assurance Service paid a courtesy visit on Friday in Lokoja. According to Jones, Gov.…
2021 science ministry’s budget majorly for youths, says Onu
Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has said the ministry’s 2021 budget is centred on addressing the various demands of Nigerian youths, employment and wealth creation. He spoke when he appeared for the budget defence session of the House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology in Abuja yesterday. The minister said some…
COVID-19 exposes frailty of Nigeria’s ICT policy on education
The outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic has once again exposed the fragile state of Nigeria’s educational system. A messy system which lacks information and communications technology (ICT) ingredients
Easing of lockdown driven by politics, not Science - Olurode
Professor Lai Olurode has said the easing of the lockdown announced by the Federal Government was not science-driven, but mere politics.
Sanusi‘s date with destiny
Our worst fears have come to pass. On Wednesday, March 9, in the year 2020, the Kano State Government sacked the embattled Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II. Meaning he has been dethroned.
Stakeholders urge inclusive growth through women participation in science
The Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN) yesterday advised political leaders and other stakeholders in Nigeria to put in place an enabling environment
‘I believe women are breaking grounds now in the field of scientific research’
Dr. Stella Smith holds a PhD in Medical Microbiology from the College of Medicine, University of Lagos, (1996). She is currently the Director of Research Molecular Biology and Biotechnology at the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research
Chief Isaac Delano: The memory of a great legacy
Without necessarily allowing the discovery of the former to affect his commitment to the latter, he diplomatically assents that clearly there are certain parts of his scriptural conclusion