Articles Posted in the " Students " Category

  • 11 FUNAAB students bag scholarships

    Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility initiative, the West African Gas Pipeline Company Limited (WAPCo), has awarded scholarships to eleven students of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB). The scholarship scheme is for selected community students, who secured admission into higher institutions during the 2015/2016 academic session. The beneficiaries for this […] Post from PM News

  • Mixed feelings as Nigerians react to Murtala Muhammed’s passing

    On February 13 1976, Nigeria’s then head of state, General Murtala Ramat Muhammed was assassinated as military ruler barely a year in charge as the number one citizen of Nigeria. Forty years on, Nigerian’s react to the passing of Murtala Muhammed with mixed feelings. While some have chosen to laud his efforts, others have condemned […] Post from PM News

  • Katsina govt. to pay NECO fees for students

    Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has assured that the government would pay fees for students taking this year’s National Examinations Council (NECO) examinations. Masari gave the assurance on Tuesday in Katsina, while he received the Registrar General of NECO, Prof. Abdurrashid Garba, who paid him a courtesy visit. According to him, the state government […] Post from PM News

  • Senate assures EFCC of improved funding

    Senator Godfrey Chukwuka Utazi, Chairman, Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes has again reiterated the commitment of the 8th Senate towards ensuring that Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, enjoys improved funding to effectively combat graft of all shades in the country. He gave this assurance on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 when he led […] Post from PM News

  • Army/Shiite Clash: Forum demands release of students’ corpses

    aky The Academic Forum of Islamic Movement of Nigeria has asked the Nigerian Army to release corpses of students allegedly killed during the Army- Shi’ite sect clash in Zaria, Kaduna State. A member of the movement, Mr Abdullahi Musa, made the call in an interview with NAN in Abuja on Wednesday. “We are demanding for […] Post from PM News

  • Traders stage comeback to Oshodi rail tracks

    Traders on the rail tracks at Oshodi, dislodged in 2008 by former governor of Lagos, Babatunde Fashola have started returning to the sport unmolested. NAN reports that the traders had in the meantime limited the display of their goods on the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) disused second track, abandoned since 2009. NAN correspondent who visited […] Post from PM News

  • Lagos Deputy Gov welcomes teachers, students back to schools

    As public schools in Lagos State resume for the second term of the 2015/2016 academic session Monday, January 11, 2016, the State Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Oluranti Adebule, ‎has commended principals, teachers and school administrators for helping government to implement polices that are bringing positive change in public schools. In a statement issued from her […] Post from PM News