Category Archives: Education

JONATHAN SACK 9 MINISTERS IN RECENT CABINET RESHUFFLE

President Goodluck Jonathan has dropped 9 ministers in a recent cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday afternoon. The ministers affected are Ruqayat Rufai (Education); Zainab Kunchi (Power, [state]); Buka Tijani (Agriculture [state]), Shamsudeen Usman (National Planning; Ita Okon (Science and Technology);  Olugbenga Ashiru (Foreign Affairs); Ama Pepple (Lands) and Hadiza Mailafia (Environment).    Nigerians had long expected President Jonathan to rejig his

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WHEN A MAN’S GOOD DEED IS NOT APPRECIATED: THE EMEKA OFFOR STORY

   Emeka Offor is a man who rarely talks; rather he prefers his philanthropy and hard work to speak for him.  This son of a Policeman who was born in Kafanchan braved the odds to become the successful businessman that he is today. He has dealt poverty a great blow and has tried his best to ensure that the pangs

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SIR EMEKA OFFOR FOUNDATION TO REWARD FIRST CLASS DEGREE HOLDERS WITH BRAND NEW CARS

Sir Emeka Offor Foundation, SEOF, has said any undergraduate on its scholarship who obtains a first class degree in his or her discipline would be presented with a brand new car. Secretary of SEOF, Mrs C. N. Ufondu, made this known while presenting cheques worth millions of Naira to another batch of 42 students who are beneficiaries of the foundation’s

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PROFFESSOR CHINUA ACHEBE DIES IN AMERICAN HOSPITAL AT THE AGE OF 82

Chinua Achebe, one of the world’s most celebrated writers and author of the classic novel “Things Fall Apart”, has passed away. The 82 year old Proffessor who has been sick for some time, was a David and Mariana Fisher Professor of Literature at Brown University, until his death last night in a hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. May his soul rest

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SIR EMEKA OFFOR BECOMES AFRICA’S LARGEST DONOR TO ROTARY INTERNATIONAL WITH $1. 31 MILLION ENDOWMENT

Philanthropist and Vice-Chairman of Chrome Group, Sir Emeka Offor, has assumed the status of Africa’s single largest donor to the Rotary International with an endowment of $1.31 million into four different causes of the charity organisation. The endowment, which has also elevated Offor into the prestigious status of the Arch C. Klumph Society (AKS) reserved for highest donors to the

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