Lagos records improved standard in competition

The efforts of the Lagos State Government to improve the general knowledge of the students across the state is already yielding results, as winners have emerged at the state’s maiden edition of the Current Affairs’ Quiz competition instituted by the state. The competition took at the Adeyemi Bero Hall, Alausa Secretariat, where the pupils’ knowledge was tested in historical and current affairs about Eko, Lagos State, Nigeria and the international community for which questions on all issues including politics, art, health, among others, were asked. The Deputy Governor, Dr. Idiat…

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Loyola Jesuit College sets records in Maths competition

The National Mathematics Competition, now known as Cowbellpedia Secondary School Mathematics Television Quiz Show, which was instituted 19 years ago by Promasidor Nigeria Limited, maker of Cowbell brand of milk, has recorded an unprecedented performance since its existence as one of contesting candidate won the junior category and repeat same in senior category. Munachi Ernest-Eze, a student of Loyola Jesuit College, who was the winner of the junior secondary school category of the competition in 2015, also won this year’s edition of the Senior Secondary School Category. The 2017 edition…

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Obiano to unveil new book on Anambra light bearers

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State will today unveil a book titled, ‘Icons of Anambra State’. The publication, sponsored by three leading banks, traces the resilience and enterprise that made the state to produce the highest number of achievers in Nigeria since the 20th century. The 317-page book written by a researcher and biographer, Mr. Uchechukwu Elugu, details the lives and times of some remarkable men and women, who made the difference to make Anambra the leading state in the South East. Anambra, which prides itself as “The Light of…

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Ekiti guber aspirant preaches unity among APC members

Ahead of the 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State, an aspirant, Mr. Yinka Akerele, yesterday advised members and leaders of the opposition party in the state, the All Progressives Congress (APC), to close ranks and ensure the party’s victory at the poll. According to him, the mission of taking over power from those he described as usurpers must dwarf other tendencies among the party members. He added that they needed to remain united until APC records success democratically. He spoke when he visited the party’s secretariat where he officially notified…

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Angst in APC over ‘marginalisation’

The bottled-up anger in the All Progressives Congress (APC) is gradually being let out with series of protests by members who feel marginalised, writes ONYEKACHI EZE   There is no doubt that all is not well in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Events in the last few weeks confirmed this. First, is the news making the rounds that the party’s planned April 29 midterm national convention might not hold due to lack of funds. In fact, many people had expected this to happen because the APC leadership has cried…

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Abuja airport runway ready today –FAAN

  NCAA: Project 99 per cent completed Airport opens Wednesday   The runway of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, would be ready today, two days ahead of the deadline. Managing Director Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Engr. Saleh Dunoma, gave the assurance in Abuja yesterday. “We will be ready April 17, but we are leaving the remaining two days for the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). They have to certify that what we have done is in accordance with their standards. “If there is any obseration as a…

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Aliko Dangote takes centre stage on 60th birthday

Like the sun lights up the sky, Kano born money bag, Aliko Dangote’s astounding record manifests as inscription for all and sundry; the requirements of business success. It’s awe-inspiring how his records tell of him. On the premise, no amount of celebration would be excessive to appreciate the rareness of Aliko, a fellow of remarkable standing. The doyen of the business world, who recently hit the milestone age of 60, many would readily agree possesses some traits that have endeared him, hence, it was all about him days ago when…

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Look up and live

The Bible speaking in the book of Numbers 21:6 says: “When the people of Israel sinned against God, God sent fiery serpents and their bites were fatal leading to death.” When they were bitten, no balm or human medication could prevent death; apart from looking up to the brazen serpent raised by Moses under divine directive of God. This was a spiritual solution to their problem: whosoever will look up to the brazen serpent shall live. From the time of Jeremiah till today, God has never imposed His solution upon…

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