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UNN veterinary alumni pledge to assist alma mater to attract funds for infrastructural development

September 22, 2023

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Alumni from Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) have pledged to use their connections to attract funds nationally and internationally to UNN, their alma mater, for rapid infrastructural development.

 

Dr Ejike Oji, a Guest Lecturer and an Alumus, made the pledge in Nsukka on Friday when the alumni members paid a courtesy visit to Vice-Chancellor of UNN, Prof Charles Igwe, in his office.

 

Oji said they were in...

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Enugu Senator To Boost Education Through Quiz Competition

October 02, 2023

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The Senator representing Enugu West Senatorial Zone, Osita Ngwu, (PDP),
says he is committed to boosting basic education in his constituency through quiz competition among students.

Ngwu told journalists on Monday in Enugu that the competition was in fulfillment of his campaign promises to the people during the electioneering. 

He said that the competition would kick-off on Oct. 4, 2023, in Awgu Local Government Area in Enugu State.

Ngwu, who spoke th...

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Enugu ENSUBEB Boss Charges Staff On Dedication, Innovation

October 06, 2023

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Dr. Gabriel Ajah, the Executive Chairman, Enugu State Universal Basic Education Board, (ENSUBEB) has changed the staff of the Board to embrace change and innovation so as to deliver on Governor Peter Mbah's policies on disruptive innovation.

Ajah also commended the ongoing efforts by the Governor to establish intergated, smart schools in all the 260 electoral wards in the state, noting that the pilot project was nearing completion.

He gave the charge while decl...

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Iloeje To Nigerian Professors: Purge Yourselves of Corrupt Elements, Fraud

October 06, 2023

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Mike Iloeje, a professor of Animal Genetics, has advised Nigerian professors to lead by example and create the desired change needed in the society.

Iloeje, emeritus professor of Animal Genetics at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) made the call at the 2nd Enugu Independence Lecture Series held on Tuesday.

The lecture series was organized by a group called the Agbaja Professors Worldwide to mark the 63rd Independence Anniversary with the topic “How...

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Soludo Gifts N1.5bn To Mission Schools

October 06, 2023

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Anambra State Governor, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, has presented cheques worth N1.524 billion to mission schools in the state as government support to improve quality of education and infrastructure.

Governor Soludo presented the cheques to owners/operators of Anambra Mission Schools during a meeting held at Government Lodge, Amawbia.

A total of 762 Anambra Mission Schools received N2,000,000 each from the government of Anambra State.

Eight (8) schools re...

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World Teachers' Day: Iwuanyanwu laments poor conditions of Nigerian teachers

October 07, 2023

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Ohanaeze has decried the poor conditions of teachers across the country. 

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, also said it is hard to find any profession that does not benefit from the sweat of teachers.

Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, the President-General of Ohaneze Ndigbo Worldwide, stated this in a statement issued by the group’s National Publicity Secretary, Dr Alex Ogbonnia, on Friday in Enugu.

He said Ohanaeze Ndigbo observed rightly that teac...

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Ending Open Defecation: NGO Inaugurates Toilet Facilities, Borehole In Enugu School

October 07, 2023

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The Umu-Igbo Unite Care, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has built a 10-room toilet facilities and overhead water tanks for Trans-Ekulu Girls Secondary School, Enugu, to end open defecation in the school.

The Project Coordinator of the NGO in Enugu, Miss Faith-Victor Onyekwere, disclosed this during the inauguration of the facilities at the school.

Onyekwere said that her organisation, based in USA, decided to build the facilities for the students because it...

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Groups work to improve education in rural communities in Enugu

October 10, 2023

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The South Saharan Social Development Organization (SSDO) and ActionAid Nigeria have fashioned out a work plan to improve education in rural communities in Enugu State.

 

The two Non-Governmental Organisations have decided to ensure that rural indigent children attend school notwithstanding their parents’ poverty or marginalised economic status.

 

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Be Good Ambassadors of Paul University, Okoye Charges Graduands

October 10, 2023

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The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council, Paul University, Awka,  Engr. Chris Okoye, has urged graduands of the institution to be good ambassadors of the school. 

He also advised them not to let the university down by their actions but be worthy representatives of the university wherever they find themselves.

Okoye gave this charge while speaking at the 4th Convocation Ceremony of the university in Awka, at the weekend. 

He admonished the...

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NDIC Trains 200 Students In Enugu On Savings

November 09, 2023

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No fewer than 200 students from Government Technical College, Enugu,  Wednesday benefited from savings and budget training organised by the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC).

The corporation trained the students while commemorating the “2023 World Saving Day” on Wednesday in Enugu with the theme:  "Conquer Your Tomorrow Through Savings".

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that World Savings Day is observed annually across th...

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6 - April 19, 2024

Enugu gov’t engaging investors to set up power plants– Mbah


Governor Peter Mbah of Enugu State says his administration is already engaging investors and developers in the power sector to set up electricity generation plants that will drive the state to achi...

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5 - February 03, 2024

Enugu Govt. lauds varsity for establishing Mother, Child Care Unit in hospital


Enugu State Government has commended the Godfrey Okoye University (GOUNI) Enugu for establishing Child and  Maternal Care Unit in its teaching hospital to reduce infant and maternal mortality....

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3 - January 21, 2024

EEDC Announces Date To Commence TID Rollover In S’East


The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has announced plans to go live with the Token Identifier (TID) rollover for all its prepaid meter customers by end of February 2024.

The...

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6 - September 02, 2023

Economic Summit: Soludo Meets Business Leaders In Anambra


Governor Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra State on Friday, met with manufacturers, importers and exporters in the state ahead of next week's economic and investment summit. 

The event...

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3 - October 01, 2023

FG Trains Enugu Farmers On Improved Cassava Stem Cultivation, Pest Control


The Federal Government through the Federal Minister of Agriculture and Food Security has trained no fewer than 50 Enugu farmers on improved cassava stem variety cultivation and its pest control.

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3 - May 17, 2024

Cleric tasks Christians on standing for truth, shunning materialism


An Anglican priest, Venerable Godwin Aneke, has tasked Christians on standing for the truth and shunning all forms of materialism that tend to bend the truth and uprightness.

Venerable An...

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13 - May 21, 2024

Nigeria's Future Is Now: Let's Build A Society That Works For All


As Nigeria grapples with the challenges of development, it's clear that the country's future is at a crossroads. For far too long, corruption, elite conspiracy, inequality, and poor governa...

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5 - October 02, 2023

Enugu Senator To Boost Education Through Quiz Competition


The Senator representing Enugu West Senatorial Zone, Osita Ngwu, (PDP),
says he is committed to boosting basic education in his constituency through quiz competition among students.

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5 - November 09, 2023

NDIC Trains 200 Students In Enugu On Savings


No fewer than 200 students from Government Technical College, Enugu,  Wednesday benefited from savings and budget training organised by the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC).

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4 - February 18, 2024

Sun Industrialist Man of The Year Award: IMT Alumni Association congratulates Dr Uche Ogah CON


The IMT Alumni Association through its National Vice President Hon Monday Diamond Ani JP has congratulated one of its most successful Members and renowned Philanthropist His Excellency Dr Uche Samp...