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Explore Innovative Funding Models – Kalu To VCs

By Oduyemi Odumade   The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Benjamin Kalu, has called on Vice Chancellors of Universities in Nigeria to explore innovative funding models to finance education.  Speaking at the 61st anniversary and 36th Conference of the Committee of Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities, CVCNU in Abuja, Kalu emphasized the importance of leveraging the contributions of alumni associations and other endowment funds to provide financial […]

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CDS Seeks More Funding For Armed Forces

Edited By Aisha Adesanya   The Chief of Defence Staff, CDS, General Christopher Musa, has appealed to the Federal Government for increased budgetary provision for the Armed Forces of Nigeria. This is contained in a statement by the Director of Defence Information, Brigadier General Tukur Gusau in Abuja. According to the statement, the CDS appealed when he led a delegation of Senior Officers from the Defence Headquarters to visit the […]

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MAN Seeks More Funding For Solid Mineral Sector

  Edited By Georgina Humphrey As Nigeria marks its 63rd anniversary, the Miners Association of Nigeria, MAN, has appealed to the Federal Government to allocate more funds to the solid mineral sector. This is contained in a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary of the Association, Fatai Jimoh, in Abuja. "On this independence day of our beloved country Nigeria; I find it important to remind us all of the […]

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WASH : Funding Gaps Must Be Closed For Success

The UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, says for Nigeria to achieve the roadmap in Water Sanitation and Hygiene, WASH, the gaps in funding must be closed. Deputy Representative of the Programme, UNICEF Nigeria, Dr Rownak Khan stated this when she visited the Minister of Water Resources and Sanitation, Prof. Joseph Utsev, and the Minister of State, Alhaji Bello Goronyo, in Abuja. Khan also stressed that the government must be willing to […]

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