The members of the state House of Assembly will decide the fate of Enugu State deputy governor, Mr. Sunday Onyebuchi, within the week.
Onyebuchi was elected alongside Governor Sullivan Chime in 2007 on the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, by former governor of the state, Senator Chimaroke Nnamani. They were re-elected in 2011.
Examination malpractice has spontaneously dominated Nigerian schools due to laziness of students. Seriousness is thrown to the wind by many students. Most of them have little time for their studies as they attend parties and form gangs who engage in untoward behaviour, which leads to inadequate preparation for the examination.
If your intention is to travel out of the country and you are seeking to get a visa to your destination by all means, if you are not careful, you may end up in jail. And if you are among those involved in touting to get visa for desperate prospective travellers, whether you work within or outside the embassies in Nigeria, if you do not stop right now, your days on the streets are numbered because jail is also waiting for you. It does not matter whether you are a “legal tout” or “illegal tout”, jail is clearly written on the horizon for you.
With less than one week to the conduct of August 9, 2014 governorship election in Osun, various political parties continue to woo electorates to their side. Most of the parties have started campaigning from one local government to the other for them to have enough voters on their side. Apart from campaigning to the people, they have also pasted posters to some major roads for the people to read while they are also mapping out strategies of winning the election.
The ineffectiveness of the Public Procurement Act, in many states in Niger Delta region of Nigeria, has been blamed for its haphazard enforcement. A development, which has left procurement activities and fiscal management systems below accepted best practices.
Notwithstanding, the level of transparency and accountability in public administration appear to have increased since the introduction of good governance laws in the region.
When the Federal Government of Nigeria, established the National Biotechnology Development Agency, NABDA in 2001, with the mandate to coordinate and deploy the technology for the country’s well-being, the expectation of many was that the agency would draw framework for the application of the technology.
Psychologists might call it a momentary madness but when an ordinary slap triggered magna of anger and resulted in a son killing his own father, then it might be argued that the killer might have successfully planned the crime if not a result of chronic psychology disquiet.
The Edo State government’s decision to jettison the planned competency test for teachers in the state has come with euphoria amidst total disregard for the events before and during the test.
Also, the claim by the government that it was unaware of a court order preventing it from holding the tests even as it conducted a public hearing where majority of supporters as well as traditional authorities approved the test.
While the Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, Enugu State chapter is lamenting the poor and decaying infrastructure in the Enugu State. The union equally lamented the poor remuneration for teachers in the state. There are emerging indications that some people at the corridors of power in the state are misappropriating the Universal Basic Education Funds accruing to the state from the federal government.
Master Vincent Uchenna Anioke is a 17 year old boy from Amoli community in Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu state. But it is suprising that age has not posed a hindrance to his cause and ambition tofight against social vices in Nigeria. It is also amazing that he presently stays outside the shores of the country, specifically in the United States of America, where he is under a scholarship scheme studying Electrical Engineering/Computer Sciences at the prestigious ‘Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT. But another aspect of his life is his craze for creative writing.