Tag: Ibrahim Shekarau

“After Taking Critical Look At The Credentials of Others” – Arewa Youths Beg Ibrahim Shekarau To Run For 2019 Presidency

A Northern group under the auspices of Arewa Youth Development Association (AYDA) an umbrella body of about 35 youth and community based association and organizations has called on former Governor of Kano State and one time presidential aspirant, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau to declare his intentions to contest the 2019 presidential[Read More…]

Presidency Slams Ibrahim Shekarau For Saying Buhari Is Insensitive To The Plight of Nigerians

The Presidency on Saturday faulted a report credited to former Governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau, that the Muhammadu Buhari administration is insensitive to the plight of Nigerians. In a statement made available to journalists, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said it[Read More…]

2015 Election: Government May Shutdown Schools

They are strong indications that the Federal Government may order the closure of both private and public schools which allow for hitch-free elections in the forthcoming Presidential election. The Minister of Education, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau while speaking with newsmen announced  on Saturday that all commissioners of Education have been summoned[Read More…]

Federal Government To Commit N1.3 trillion Grant Into Public Varsities

The Federal Government has restated it’s commitment to education in the country, as plans to earmark N1.3 trillion as intervention grant to public universities on the platform of National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy, NEEDS, Assessment Programme. The Minister of Education, Ibrahim Shekarau, said this in an interactive dinner in[Read More…]

Femi Ayelabowo: As Bola Ahmed Tinubu Endangers Democracy

The presence of a vibrant opposition is essential for democracy to thrive in any given system. It is even the more so in societies where free government is still taking root after a long military interregnum such as ours. While it is easy to argue that the long history of[Read More…]

Nigerian Govt Orders Both Private And Public Schools To Remain Closed Till Oct 13

Minister of Education,Ibrahim Shekarau, Tuesday directed all primary and secondary schools both private and public owned to remain closed till October. Minister of Education, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, stated this when he briefed journalists after meeting with States Commissioners of Education, on the risk posed by the dreaded Ebola virus disease[Read More…]

Polytechnic Lecturers Suspend Strike 10 Months After

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has decided to suspend its drawn-out strike by Tuesday. ASUP president Chibuzor Asmugha, who confirmed the suspension to Daily Trust said the decision was reached after the National Executive Council (NEC) of the union met at Labour House in Abuja today. He said[Read More…]

Ibrahim Shekarau Resumes, Meets Striking Polytechnic Lecturers

Former Kano State Governor, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, on Thursday, resumed office as the new Minister of Education and immediately met with the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP. The Polytechnics have been on strike since October last year. Mr. Shekarau’s resumes and immediately moves to resolve the strike by[Read More…]

Boko Haram Kill 15 In Borno

NAN No fewer than 15 persons were feared killed after gunmen, suspected to be Boko Haram militants, attacked Kawuri town in the Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State on Sunday. Some unconfirmed reports however said the casualty figure could be as high as 52. Some survivors told newsmen in[Read More…]

Of Kwankwaso, Greed and Political Detractors

By Atim Asim Politics and corruption, have for as long as we care to remember, been intertwined in the history of Nigeria, moreso since the birth of democracy on these shores. Catch a politician with his hand in the cookie jar and he’ll squeal about witchunts and slander by political[Read More…]