I Tried My Best at Kwara Football Academy – Adepoju

By Abdulazeez Kayode A former International, Mutiu Adepoju,  who was the  Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Kwara Football Academy (KFA) until recently. Adepoju was  relieved of his duty as the Sole Administrator of the  academy by the company charged with the responsibility of overseeing the academy and other Kwara state owned companies and agencies, Harmony […]

NIPSS Graduates another set of 63

Peter Aware Azi, from Jos The National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) Kuru, which was established in 1979, has achieved a lot in policy formulation. The 2015 Peace Accord among the major political parties in Nigeria before the election emanated from the institute. The institution has graduated thousands of participants with the certificates […]

Why AOCAY must be adequately funded—Rector

Akperan Orshi College of Agriculture Yandev, Gboko (AOCAY) is  a Benue State-owned institution. The college was founded in 1926 as a Farm Training Centre by the Colonial Administration. In 1973, it was upgraded to a School of Agriculture offering programmes leading to the award of Ordinary National Diplomas (OND). In 1983, a Benue State House […]

Federal Polytechnic Ile-Oluji Taking-off in Grand Style

By Oyewale Oyelola In 2014, the people of Ile-Oluji, Ondo State, received the news of  the establishment of a federal polytechnic in their town by Federal Government under the leadership of Goodluck Jonathan with mixed feeling. Some people were skeptical about the establishment of the institution due to poor funding and other challenges facing existing federal […]

Wike: Working the Talk in Rivers State

Oyewale Oyelola Governor Nyeson Wike of Rivers state against all odds  defeated APC governorship candidate, Dakuku Peterside,  in last gubernatorial election in the state. Wike’s victory in April 11 poll is not  a surprise to many people familiar with Rivers state politics because Barrister Nyeson Wike is grassroots mobilizer and man of the people. Governor […]

NAIC: Redirecting Nigeria to Agric

By Samuel Oyejola The government is presently retracing its steps back to the good old days when agriculture was the mainstay of the Nigeria economy. The oil boom in its eventuality was a doom due to the minimal attention agriculture enjoyed in the past years. Truth be told, government did not absolutely abandon the sector. […]

T.Y Danjuma: The heroic war general as intellectual

By Peter Aware from Jos One time minister of Defence, Retired General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma, GCON, was recently honoured by the University of Jos with the Doctor of Science Honourary Causa for his meritorious contributions to the peaceful co-existence of the country and for his uncommon philanthropic gesture. The general was honoured alongside some other credible […]

UniJos uncommon convocation @ 40

By Peter Aware, Jos The 27th and 28th combined Convocation ceremony of the prestigious University of Jos came with its peculiar funfair. The convocation,   which coincided with the 40th Anniversary of the university, witnessed  the presentation of awards to Nigerians who contributed greatly to the socio-political and economic  development of the nation. The university that started […]

A president in waiting and its ricochet effect

Samuel Oyejola The presidential elections has come and gone but the ripples  it created would continue to be a major source of review for analysts as a result of the emergence of General Muhammadu Buhari as the winner of the presidential election. Out of the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory the PDP presidential […]