[Guardian] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said there is urgent need for alumni and private sector support for tertiary education in Nigeria, as government alone cannot fully fund universities.
[This Day] The spread of a new disease called monkeypox is disturbing and government must avoid its politicisation, writes Olawale Olaleye
[This Day] Lately, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has been a guest of many prominent political, traditional and religious leaders across the country, including former President Goodluck Jonathan, advancing and consolidating his presidential bid through nationwide consultations. Iyobosa Uwugiaren examines his strategic political moves
[This Day] Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; the Pro-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Dr. Wale Babalakin, and the Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof.Rahmon Bello, have said that government alone cannot fund education.
[This Day] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN has reiterated the commitment of the Buhari administration to addressing the prevailing challenges concerning development in the Niger Delta region, even as he expressed the desire of the Federal Government towards sustainable peace in the oil-rich region.
[Democracy Works] Kenya’s recently annulled elections will soon be re-run, but the long-term questions they raised about election management are still unanswered. The spotlight is on the work of international observer teams, but there are also much wider questions of electoral capacity – problems that extend to the top of the African Union, and thence across the whole continent.
[Premium Times] A Nigerian senator, Ben Murray-Bruce, has said that it is “silly for certain Nigerians to come to him with questions on the salaries of senators.”
[News24Wire] President Robert Mugabe’s government has threatened a blitz on Harare’s street vendors, similar to one that left hundreds of thousands of people without homes or jobs 12 years ago.
[Daily Maverick] Experts believe that Nigeria’s capital city, Lagos, can be energy-sufficient if it can tap into the latent power of its organic garbage, so why has an innovative project to turn food waste into power been abandoned, leaving millions of Nigerians in the dark? By ADELANA OLAJIDE.
[Daily Trust] The United Kingdom says it has not received any request from the Nigerian government to shut Radio Biafra.