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Private Registration Centres: TUC Faults FG’s Proposed Ban

Private Registration Centres: TUC Faults FG’s Proposed Ban

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC has expressed displeasure at the plan of the Federal Government to proscribe private registration centres for the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board, JAMB, the West African Examinations Council, WAEC, the National Examinations Council, NECO and other examination bodies in the country, describing the plan as a move in

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FG Releases Unity Schools’ Admission List

The federal government has announced the release of the 2014 admission list into Federal Unity Colleges across the country. Announcing the result, Nyesom Wike, Minister of Education directed all prospective candidates to check their admission status online at http://www.fmeinterviewtest.com. The Minister stated that merit would henceforth be a major requirement in admitting students into the

FG introduces e-curriculum for schools

The Federal Government has introduced e-curriculum for senior secondary school education as part of efforts to reform and strengthen the quality of education in the country. While briefing newsmen at a news conference ahead of the formal launching of the e-teaching and learning platform on Tuesday, Professor Godswill Obioma, the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian

FG Recalls Sacked Resident Doctors

The Federal Government has lifted the suspension of Residency Training Programme in all Federal hospitals across the country with effect from Thursday, August 28, 2014. The FG has also reinstated all resident doctors that were disengaged as a result of the suspension with effect from the same date. Accordingly, all Chief Medical Directors and Medical Directors

Power Supply to Drop As FG Shuts Gas Stations

The power supply situation in Nigeria is expected to worsen over the next three weeks as the Federal Government, yesterday, announced plans to shut down the gas power plants in Utorogu and Ughelli East, Delta State for maintenance. Chinedu Nebo, Minister of Power, who made the announcement in Abuja, explained that the action was in

FG Set to Float New National Shipping Carrier

The Federal Government has approved the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA’s bid to float a new national shipping line in the country setting a six-month deadline for the project. Patrick Akpobolokemi, Director General of NIMASA, disclosed this during a recent national workshop for infrastructural development and modernization in the Nigerian maritime industry. Akpobolokemi

New Initiatives Of FMBN In Housing Finance And Development

The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) was established in 1956, then known as the Nigerian Building Society, NBS, a joint venture of the Commonwealth Development Corporation and the Federal and Eastern governments of Nigeria. —     It operated to fund individual mortgage loans from savings mobilized from the public. Following the introduction of the Indigenization

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Elumelu Commends FG Over Transcorp, NNPC Contract

The Federal Government has been commended for opening the petroleum sector to local participation. Tony Elumelu, chairman, Transnational Corporation of Nigeria, Transcorp Plc, made the commendation last weekend as Transcorp and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, signed a production sharing contract for the exploration and production of OPL 281, under which officials said Transcorp

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