Professor Christopher I. Chalokwu is the Vice President for Academic Affairs and professor of geochemistry and physical science at Saint Xavier University, Chicago, United States (US). He was the Vice Chancellor of the University of Tennessee, US and presently a co-founder of Three Rivers Academic Consulting and Assessment Group in Africa as well as President/CEO of Medical Assay Laboratory, Chicago, US.
Federal Government has demanded an unreserved apology
from the Indian authorities over the death of a Nigerian, Obodo Simeon
and discriminatory attacks on Nigerians afterwards.
of Foreign Affairs, Prof. Viola Onwuliri, said this while answering
questions from journalists at the Pre-Commonwealth Head of Government
Meeting press briefing in Abuja on Monday.
Nigerians and Indians have escalated since Simeon was found dead in Goa,
a popular tourist destination in the country’s west. Simeon, according to reports, was stabbed to death on October 31 in Panaji, Goa state’s capital.
ABUJA- CRISIS rocking the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Monday got messier as the National leadership of the Party wielded its big stick and suspended the former governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola who was on Wednesday last week re-instated as National Secretary of the party through a judgment by an Appeal Court sitting in Abuja.
The Lagos State Police Command has
arrested a 23-year-old robber, Prince Nwafor, with a visual recording of
a robbery operation that he took part in. According to police authorities, the
suspect is part of a robbery gang that specialises in snatching vehicles
in Lagos and selling them at low prices. The gang was also alleged to have robbed in Ebonyi and Anambra states.
Mrs. Clara Chime on Monday stated that she was forced to remain as wife of Governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu State. She said she would have walked away from the marriage during the
period Chime was sick and away for five months, but remained on “very
Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye who disclosed
this over the weekend at an interactive meeting with Parents Forum of
public secondary schools in Lagos State explained that the placement
tests are necessary in order to ensure that lofty standards are not only
maintained but set in public secondary schools in the state.
Oladunjoye who was represented by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry
of Education, Mrs. Omolara Erogbogbo urged parents to desist from
approaching teachers and other people for the placement of their wards
into model colleges and upgraded schools.
She affirmed that students who failed to meet the promotion criteria set out in the state would not be promoted.
It was both a show of hypocrisy and shame as an operative of the
State Security Service; SSS posted to Ebonyi State Government House,
Abakaliki, Mr. Emeka allegedly pushed and punched the cameraman of
Africa Independent Television, AIT, in the State, Mr. Chineye Sunday on
the face as he (cameraman) was trying to establish shots of dignitaries
at an event in Ikwo local government area of the state, Saturday.
event which was the traditional marriage ceremony of the former
President of Nigeria, General Olusegun Obasanjo’s son, Bisoye Obasanjo
and his wife, Chigozie Nwenyi at Okpuitumo, Ndufu Ikwo Development
Centre of Ikwo LGA was almost ruined, if not for the display of
comportment and maturity exhibited by the AIT cameraman during and after the attack on him.
Authorities report show that a 10-year-old girl whose malnourished
human body was within a suburban Atlanta trash bin had tried to run abroad a year ago and turned up at college years earlier with
bruises and welts on her behalf body.Gwinnett County Authorities say
Emani Moss'malnourished human body was found Saturday.
A 46-year-old woman, Mrs. Eunice Titilayo Ogundele, has been murdered after allegedly being r*ped by yet to be identified persons, at Igede Ekiti, weekend. According to the husband of the deceased, Mr. Michael Ogundele, his wife left home in the early hours of Friday for a church service at her pastor’s residence.
The most up-to-date innovations in the next home industry will be the introduction and rapidly increasing popularity of luxury fractional property and the condominium hotel, two of the fastest growing segments of the real estate industry today. It has been noted that the luxury fractional or private residence club concept has become attractive because property values in popular resort areas has skyrocketed out of reach for all but the wealthiest buyers. Buyers benefit by owning a house in a luxury resort that they can use for themselves, and take advantage of the advanced level amenities.
Hardly a week after the death of Speaker of Taraba State House of
Assembly Haruna Tsokwa under circumstance that is however generating
different understandings in their state, his deputy Adamu Tanko Maikarfi
in addition has escaped being killed by as yet not known assassins who
trailed him to a particular area in Jalingo. SaharaReporters proved the
history from the Deputy Speaker through our source.
17-year-old secondary school student, Ismaila Suraju, has built a
planting machine and a locally-made power generator that uses water and
batteries, among others.The boy doesn't plan to prevent, he says his
next goal is to build an aeroplane. Ismaila also claims to truly have a
know-how to create a gadget that may frustrate election riggers in
When the student was younger, he had to produce
a pair of slippers out of a cardboard to protect his feet from the
scorching soil of the farm path.The necessity of protecting his face
from sunlight also made him create a baseball cap, then cars, train,
grinding machines, all with the exact same cardboard.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said Sunday there will be no confrontation with Russia.“It is not simply that we; 'do not want' confrontation [with Russia], but that we will 'never allow' it,” he told the Ukrainian TV channel Inter.
“There will be no enmity between Russia and Ukraine, at least while our Government and our President are at the helm. ”