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Nigeria to host 4th International Conference on school safety

Nigeria to host 4th International Conference on school safety

The Federal Government has announced plans to host the fourth edition of the International Conference on Safe School Declaration (ICSSD) in Nigeria. Being the first country to host the conference in the continent, Nigeria will be joined by other 112 member states to exchange experiences, learning, and present their strategies, progress, as well as challenges,…

Welfare, training, ICT gap resonate at World Teachers’ Day

Welfare, training, ICT gap resonate at World Teachers’ Day

• One year after, bureaucracy, funding stall Buhari’s promise to teachers• Govt has failed to deliver on its promises, NUT laments The popular refrain that teachers’ reward are in heaven, as acknowledgment that they are at the wrong end of the national reward stick, rings true today as Nigeria joins the rest of the world…

Ahman Pategi University is a Legacy Project – Pro-Chancellor

Ahman Pategi University is a Legacy Project – Pro-Chancellor

Hon. Aliyu Bahago Ahman-Pategi is the Pro Chancellor of Ahman Pategi University, Patigi, Nigeria. He was a member of the House of Representatives between 2007 and 2019 where he represented the people of Edu/Moro/Patigi Federal Constituency of Kwara North. Aliyu was two-time Chairman of the House Committee on Water Resources. The former National Assembly member…

Scorecard of FG’s school feeding programme across states

Scorecard of FG’s school feeding programme across states

• In Kano, FG reportedly feeds over one million pupils weekly, but millions not captured• Over 100,000 pupils await continuation of programme in Ondo• In Rivers, scheme increases enrolment, boosts academic performance• Osun vendors lament hike in food prices • Criticisms trail programme in Anambra The National Home Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) –is part…

Tears, grief as NYSC flies bodies of corps members to Uyo for burial

Tears, grief as NYSC flies bodies of corps members to Uyo for burial

There was free flow of tears and expression of grief in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital, as the bodies of five prospective National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members, who died in a road accident, in a cruel twist of fate, arrived the state for interment in a C-130 Nigerian Air Force jet marked NAF917 and…

School feeding: FG to enrol additional 5m pupils by 2023 – Minister

School feeding: FG to enrol additional 5m pupils by 2023 – Minister

Hajiya Sadiya Umar- Farouq, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, says the Federal Government will enrol about five million pupils into the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) by 2023. Farouq made the disclosure during a stakeholders meeting for the enumeration of beneficiaries and scaling up of the NHGSFP in Zamfara….

ASUU, SSANU threaten fresh strike over unpaid salaries, directives on staff school workers

ASUU, SSANU threaten fresh strike over unpaid salaries, directives on staff school workers

• Withheld salaries used to blackmail our members to enroll in IPPIS, says Osodeke Academic activities in the nation’s universities may again be paralysed as members of the Academic Staff Union Of Nigeria Universities (ASUU) warned of a fresh strike over alleged refusal of the Accountant General of the Federation (AGF) to pay salaries and…

Controversies over death of NECO registrar Godswill Obioma

Controversies over death of NECO registrar Godswill Obioma

The registrar of the National Examination Council (NECO) Professor Godswill Obioma was reportedly assassinated on Monday night, Peoples Gazette reported. Obioma, a professor of educational measurement and evaluation, has just returned to Minna from a trip to Abuja when the suspected assassins allegedly strangled him to death. “The assassins came in and killed him and…

UniAbuja female students accuse security men of invading their privacy

UniAbuja female students accuse security men of invading their privacy

University of Abuja female students have lamented the harassment and invasion of their privacy by security men monitoring the Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) camera in their hostels. The students in a viral video on social media alleged that the security personnel watched some of their colleagues bath naked. A lady in the video narrated that two…

Thomas Adewumi University, Oko Receives Provisional Licence

Thomas Adewumi University, Oko Receives Provisional Licence

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has presented provisional licence to Thomas Adewumi University (TAU) Oko, Kwara State. Thomas Adewumi University was one of the 20 new private universities in Nigeria presented with provisional licence by the National Universities Commission in Abuja Candidates  seeking admission  into  TAU have the opportunity to read the following courses  at…

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