Education

Stakeholders want inclusive education for the poor

Education stakeholders have called for inclusive education for indigent, rural, girl child and vulnerable Nigerian children.

Country Director, PLAN International, Dr Hussaini Abdul, who spoke at a public discourse in commemoration of the Day of the African Child, said children must not be denie [...]

Sat, 23 June 2018


54% of private varsities are faith-based – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has disclosed that 40 out of the 74 private universities in the country are faith-based.

ASUU president, Comrade Biodun Ogunyemi, who revealed this recently at the public hearing of two bills proposing the amendment of the Tertiary Education Trust [...]

Sat, 23 June 2018


2018 Unity Schools’ budget slashed by N3 billion

Despite high infrastructural deficit and surging insecurity in the 104 Federal Unity Colleges across the country, their 2018 budget has been slashed by N3 billion by the National Assembly.

President Muhammadu Buhari, who disclosed this in Abuja after signing the 2018 Appropriation Bill into law [...]

Sat, 23 June 2018


Private schools fear UBEC audit may check tax compliance

Some owners of private schools in the country are having a hard time with the ongoing National Personnel Audit, NPA, carried out by the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC.

Chairman of UBEC Board, Dr Mahmood Abubakar, said the proprietors fear the exercise could be a ploy to check on the [...]

Tue, 19 June 2018


NNPC sets September 24, 25 for quiz competition

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has scheduled the grand finale of its 2018 National Science Quiz Competition for September 24, 25, 2018.

A statement by the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of NNPC, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, said the grassroots segment of the [...]

Tue, 19 June 2018


4,000 teachers want TRCN qualifying exams in Arabic

No fewer than 4,000 Arabic teachers have requested the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria, TRCN, to administer its professional qualifying exams to them in Arabic language.

Executive Secretary of TRCN, Prof Josiah Ajiboye, who disclosed this in Abuja while monitoring the 2018 Professional [...]

Tue, 19 June 2018


OPM dedicates free restaurant to Dapchi school girl, Leah Sharibu

The General Overseer of Omega Power Ministries, OPM, Apostle Chibuzor Gift Chinyere, has rededicated and renamed its free restaurant after the lone Dapchi Schoolgirl in Boko Haram captivity, Miss Leah Sharibu.

Speaking during the rededication and renaming of the OPM Free Restaurant at Rumuaghol [...]

Tue, 19 June 2018


Children’s Day: Buhari advocates end to violence against children

President Muhammadu Buhari, has called on families, security agencies and other stakeholders to rise up and take urgent steps towards stemming the rising wave of violence against children.

Buhari, who stated this in his message on the 2018 children day, re-affirmed his administration’s co [...]

Sun, 03 June 2018


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