Saturday, 23rd September 2023

Sonny Echono

12 May 2022
Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Sonny Echono, has called for more investment in primary and secondary schools to enhance the pursuit of purposive tertiary education, which is tailored towards meeting society’s needs. Echono, who spoke, while receiving education correspondents on a visit to his office, noted that if Nigeria could address its…
5 May 2022
Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Sonny Echono, has called for more investment in primary and secondary schools to enhance the pursuit of purposive tertiary education, tailored towards meeting the needs of the society.
8 Nov 2021
Arc. Sunday Sylva Togo Echono, a name synonymous with excellence, has left an indelible mark on architecture, civil service, and education. Born on December 16, 1962, in Otukpo, Benue State, his life story unveils a path of achievements and leadership. Echono's educational journey began at St. Mary’s Primary School in Otukpo and continued at St.…
11 Oct 2021
The President, Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA), Sonny Echono, has charged practitioners to adopt proper approaches and trends that will shape the built environment.
6 Dec 2020
Worried by the alarming rate of building collapse in Nigeria, the National Institute of Architect (NIA) said it has developed and submitted to the Federal Government, a national building code to end the ugly trend.
9 Nov 2020
As shelter is a basic human need, it is imperative for every country to domesticate its housing production systems. You cannot rely on others to produce materials and technology you need to provide housing for the people.
30 Dec 2019
To stave off foreign incursion and ensure continuous patronage in housing delivery, architects have been urged to improve the quality of their services to clients.
19 Dec 2019
A reported move by the Federal Government to revive the adult literacy programme to boost quality of education in the country is worthwhile.
8 Aug 2019
As part of efforts to boost the sector, the Federal Government has spent about N1.3 trillion on education in the last four years to provide critical education infrastructure.
4 Jul 2019
Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Sonny Echono, has approved the release of the admission list of successful candidates into the Federal Unity Colleges (FUCs) for the 2019/2020 academic session.
31 May 2019
The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has said that the generally poor performance of secondary school pupils in Mathematics examinations in recent times is due to poor teaching and lack of adequate infrastructure.
23 May 2019
For many parents and stakeholders in the education sector, the public notice by the National Examination Council (NECO) may well be the start of another unending controversy over who eventually makes it onto the final admission list, and from what region of the country.


7 mins ago
The Federal Government has appealed to members of the Association Advertising Agencies of Nigeria (AAAN) to key into the Renewed Hope Agenda of the present administration and support the government’s commitment to re-orientate the people.
9 mins ago
FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, and the Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation’s (UNIDO), Gerd Müller, have met to look at ways to explore opportunities for African cotton-producing nations...
12 mins ago
The highly anticipated event in the Nigerian and international fashion industry, GTCO Fashion Weekend is set to hold its 6th edition billed to commence on November 11-12, 2023 at the GTCentre, Plot 1 Water Corporation Drive, Oniru, Lagos.
13 mins ago
The FCT Police Command has cautioned residents against sharing false information about the alleged disappearance of male organs in the territory. The Commissioner of Police, CP Haruna G. Garba, noted that the false rumours trigger public anxiety and disrupt public peace.
17 mins ago
Dr. Olayemi Michael Cardoso and other four deputy governors have assumed office at the apex bank. Director, Corporate Communications, Isa AbdulMumin, who revealed this in Abuja, said Dr Cardoso took over at the CBN yesterday.