FG Speaks On Selling off Public Universities To Private Investors

THE Federal Government has said there is no plan to hand over public universities to private investors. The Minister of Education, Prof. Tahir Mamman, made the clarification at the Second Quarterly Engagement of the ministry with Heads of units and Chief Executive Officers of parastatals and agencies under the ministry. …

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UNILORIN Retains Top Spot in JAMB Institutional Rankings

THE University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) has again, emerged as the “Most Subscribed Institution” by candidates in the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Institutional Ranking for the 2022/2023 admission exercise. Mr Kunle Akogun, the Director of Corporate Affairs, UNILORIN, who spoke with newsmen in Ilorin on Tuesday, said the university …

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“I Will Leave The NSITF Better Than I Met it”– New MD/CEO

THE new Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Barr. Oluwaseun Faleye and the Executive Director, Operations, Rt. Hon. Mojisolaoluwa Alli-Macaulay have assumed duties. In a short handover ceremony at the headquarters of the Fund on Tuesday, Barr. Faleye said his mission was to …

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UN Deputy Chief on West Africa Mission to Review SDGs Challenges

UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed arrived in Senegal on Tuesday, the first stop on a mission to West African countries. Mohammed is in West African countries to take stock of the challenges in delivering the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and work with the stakeholders to find pathways towards acceleration. Her …

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Access Bank Raises N442 billion Through Syndicated Tier II Facility

Access Bank has collaborated with the Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank (FMO) to sign a syndicate Tier II Facility agreement valued at $295 million (approximately N442,500,000,000). According to a statement from the Bank, the agreement highlighted a longstanding and successful relationship that had spanned over two decades and represented a crucial …

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IMF Downgrades Nigeria’s Economic Growth Forecast to 3.1%

THE International Monetary Fund, IMF, on Tuesday downgraded its forecast for Nigeria’s economic growth in 2024 to 3.1 percent citing weaker growth recorded in the first quarter of the year, Q1’24. The new forecast was contained in the July 2024 World Economic Outlook of the IMF released, on Tuesday. The …

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