September 2010 Blog Posts (187)

Free education in Rivers, Oct 1

By George Onah

PORT HARCOURT—ALL children in Rivers State would be offered free education from October 1, 2010 and any parent who denies his child of school age the opportunity to go to school would be thrown into jail, the state Governor, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi said, yesterday.



He added, however, that only four children per parents would be allowed to benefit from the compulsory school arrangement.



Amaechi who disclosed government’s plan at Abonema in Akuku Toru Local… Continue

Added by Just NEWS on September 2, 2010 at 9:00am — 7 Comments

Iweala, Duke, Utomi blame nation's ills on poor leadership

By Luka Binniyat & Adamu Shuaibu

ABUJA—FORMER Minister of Finance and Managing Director of the World Bank, Mrs Ngozi Okonjo_Iweala, yesterday, joined forces with the former Governor of Cross River State, Mr. Donald Duke and Prof. Pat Utomi of Lagos Business School, among others, to carpet the Nigerian leadership for letting down its people in the past 50 years.



Okonjo-Iweala who was speaking at the public presentation of Next Generation Nigeria Report in Abuja which they took… Continue

Added by Just NEWS on September 2, 2010 at 8:30am — 12 Comments

INEC excludes 4 states from Jan guber polls

By Dayo Benson, Samuel Oyadongha & Gbenga Ariyibi

LAGOS—AMID speculations that next year’s governorship election will not take place in states where by-elections were conducted following nullification of elections by Courts of Appeal, the Independent National Electoral Commission, yesterday, clarified that governorship poll will take place in only 32 states.



States where governorship election will not take place in January 2011 are Edo, Ondo, Rivers and Anambra. Rivers poll… Continue

Added by Just NEWS on September 2, 2010 at 8:30am — 5 Comments

2011 in God's hands — IBB

By Henry Umoru

ABUJA—FORMER Military President, Ibrahim Babaginda, said yesterday that he was not afraid of pockets of opposition across the county against his interest for the 2011 Presidential election, just as he said the entire process was in the hands of God.



He, however, expressed confidence in his ability to pick the PDP’s presidential ticket, just as he said he will be a fool to expect everyone in Nigeria to love him.



Answering questions from newsmen yesterday when… Continue

Added by Just NEWS on September 2, 2010 at 8:00am — 27 Comments

BAT Nigeria 2010/ 2011 Undergraduate University / Polytechnic Scholarship Awards Scheme

Welcome to BATN / BATIA Scholarship Awards 2010 / 2011



The British American Tobacco Nigeria (BATN) in conjunction with British American Tobacco Iseyin Agonomy Limited (BATIA) invites applications from qualified Nigerians for the 2010/ 2011 Undergraduate University/ Polytechnic Scholarship Awards Scheme.



Instituted in 2004 by British American Tobacco Iseyin Agronomy (BATIA) Limited, a subsidiary of

British American Tobacco Nigeria… Continue

Added by Hotnigerianjobs.com on September 1, 2010 at 7:21am — 1 Comment

Nigeria's General Elections Is Jan. 2011; Where Are The Candidates, Manifestoes?

Nigeria, General Elections Is Jan. 2011 ; Where Are The Candidates, Manifestoes?

Written by Paul I. Adujie







Nigerians and Nigeria now have barely four and a half months to a general elections scheduled for January 2011. And so, after 50 years of flag-political independence from British illegal colonial regime, Nigerians and Nigeria is facing a wonderful opportunity to start afresh and anew, better and greater.



After these past decades of missed opportunities… Continue

Added by Paul I. Adujie on September 1, 2010 at 2:43am — No Comments

Nigerians Have Met Enemies of Nigeria, Enemies of Nigeria Are Nigerians!

Nigerians Have Met Enemies of Nigeria, Enemies Of Nigeria Are Nigerians!

Written by Paul I. Adujie









Who are we as Nigerians? What exactly do we stand for these days? Nothing perhaps?



Nigerians are now fanatical about Arsenal , Liverpool and Manchester United etc; all clubs of the English Football Association, as if these teams are Nigerian teams! Our Super Eagles have no wins, and so, they are no longer attractive, our… Continue

Added by Paul I. Adujie on September 1, 2010 at 2:36am — 1 Comment

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