NiMet predicts 3 days cloudiness, sunshine from Monday
Half world’s population will be exposed to flooding, storms, tsunamis by 2030 ― UN Chief
Exposing children to lead costs Nigeria $16.2bn — UN official
FG restates commitment to job creation
Thousands join Thunberg in Brussels to march for climate
Half of world’s beaches could vanish by 2100
FMBN applauds Umuahia CBN Solar City Estate
Collapsed Enugu Prisons sewage unsettles traders, residents
Demolition: Aba landlords demand compensation from Abia govt
Confab on waste management gets under way
Menace of smoky vehicles on Lagos roads, implications to health
When NDDC refused to commission N10.4b bridge
Anambra awards N1.5bn anti-erosion contracts
Erosion cuts off Enugu oil community for 45yrs
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Ikot Ekwere Itam: Rainy seasons scare this Akwa Ibom community
IKOT EKWERE ITAM—THE people of Ikot Ekwere Itam, an agrarian and business community in Itu Local Government Area of Akwa-Ibom State have cried out over the lack of access road and appalling road network in the community. Community leader, Chief Enang Udo, who spoke with the Niger Delta Voice, lamented that during the rains, the community was always waterlogged, thereby impairing mobility.
A MISSING LINK ROAD: 11 villages abandoned by gov, reps, minister
IKOT EDEM UDO—THE people of Ikot Edem Odo community, comprising 11 villages in Akpabuyo Local Government Area, Cross River State, routinely cut off from other parts of the state by flood and bad road, during the rainy season, are sad that Governor Liyel Imoke failed to construct a link road to the agricultural area, a month to his exit from power.
Akwa Ibom community spoils for showdown with construction firm
EDEM EKPAT— RESIDENTS of Edem Ekpat, Etinan Local Government Area, Akwa-Ibom State are at daggers drawn with E. T. Dicks Construction Company, the firm handling the Ikot Akpabio-Edem Ekpat/Ndon Eyo-Oniong Road projects in the state over alleged destruction of their property and contamination of their only source of drinking water.
Limited admission spaces: Way out of admission problems, by stakeholders
In the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, (UTME) brochure, candidates seeking admission into Nigeria’s tertiary institutions are listed under the following categories: University, Polytechnic/Monotechnic, College of Education (CoE) and Innovation Enterprise Institutions (IEIs). Innovation Enterprise Institutions are institutions approved by the Federal Government of Nigeria to provide a veritable alternative route to higher education.
Varsities Talk: Are Nigerian private universities in trouble? (2)
Igbinedion University illustrates the long and difficult road to travel by proprietors of new private universities. It was one of the first three private universities to be approved in 1999. The other two being Babcock University, Ilishan which received 2,139 applications and Madonna University, Okija, to which 1,021 applied. Thus, almost 15 years after opening its doors, Igbinedion is still struggling to fill its classrooms.
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