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EDUCATION

South East State Universities That Had New VCs In 2021

There are currently fifty four state universities that are approved by the National Universities Commission (NUC) in Nigeria. Only seven of these universities are located in the South East. Three of these universities had new vice chancellors (VC) in 2021. Let us take a glimpse at these institutions and their new heads.

  3 months ago ago
South East State Universities That Had New VCs In 2021

POLITICS

16 Years After His Death, Will Imo State Ever Get a Governor Like Late Sam Mbakwe Or His Legacies?

Time they say teaches us to number our days and apply wisdom. It’s good to look back in history and also use it to judge whether we are moving forward or backward. For the people of Imo State, Late Sam Mbakwe cannot be easily forgotten. He was the governor that showed Imo people and indeed Nigerians that governance can be selfless. Late Sam Mbakwe stood out as a true Igbo man who loved the Igbo and served with commitment and dedication. The legacies he left in Imo State cannot be matched by any governor after

  1 year ago ago
16 Years After His Death, Will Imo State Ever Get a Governor Like Late Sam Mbakwe Or His Legacies?

POLITICS

Remembering Sam Mbakwe, A True Igbo Leader.

Remembering Sam Mbakwe: The Best Governor Of Eastern Nigeria. Samuel Onunaka Mbakwe was born on 5 January 1929 and he Died in 2004. He also known as Dee Sam was an Igbo politician and governor of Imo State, southern Nigeria from 1 October 1979 until 31 December 1983. The Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, located in Owerri, the state capital, was renamed after him. In 1981, Sam Mbakwe set up Imo State University. The campus was located in a territory that was ceded to Abia State in 1991 and wa

  1 year ago ago
Remembering Sam Mbakwe, A True Igbo Leader.

POLITICS

How Chief Sam Mbakwe Turned Imo Into The Cleanest State In Nigeria

Types of refuse bins and evacuation trucks used In 1979 chief Samuel Onunaka Mbakwe was elected as the first civilian governor of Old Imo State (made up of present Imo, Abia and parts of Ebonyi state). Chief Sam Mbakwe was burdened with the task of rebuilding this part of Igbo land that experienced the greatest destruction during the civil war. The road network was in complete state of utter disrepair. The environment was in a monumental mess. Infact, the entire infrastructure had broken down as a result of

  1 year ago ago
How Chief Sam Mbakwe Turned Imo Into The Cleanest State In Nigeria