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The Edo Government is to recruit 1,000 teachers for secondary schools in the state under the EdoSTAR fellowship as part of the reform in the post-basic education sector. Dr Joan Osa-Oviawe, the state Commissioner for Education, announced this on Friday in Benin while briefing newsmen on the launch of reform...
The Proprietor of a private school in Ilorin, Mr Thomas Adewale, has advocated for female participation in sporting activities in the country. Adewale, who made the call in Ilorin on Friday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said sports is not restricted to male child as...
The Federal Government has obtained a 134-million-dollar loan from the Africa Development Bank to boost wheat production. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Muhammad Mahmoud, said this in Abuja, while briefing State House correspondents on the implementation of the presidential mandate given to the ministry. He explained that the aim...
The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has said that it recorded over N60 billion decline in revenue available for its operations.   The Executive Secretary of the Fund, Mr Sonny Echono, said this on Thursday in Abuja.   This was when members of the House of Representatives Committee on Tertiary Education and Services,...
) University lecturers in the South-South have received with mixed feelings, the recent lowering of cut-off marks for admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria, by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). While majority of them have discribed the new JAMB decision as counter productive and dangerous, others see it...
Maureen Chigbo,  publisher of Realnews Magazine Online, has enjoined medical students of Bingham University, Karu, Nasarawa State, to shun spending hours on social media so as not to perform poorly in their academic studies. Chigbo, who is also the president of the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers, stated this while...
Bauchi State stakeholders in education  have tasked School Management Based Committee (SBMCs) and teachers to play constructive roles in ensuring quality of education in the state.   This is contained in a communique at the end of a one day citizens dialogue meeting on Friday, signed by Mr Toshin Zuberu, Communication...
The Abia Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Eze Chikamnayo, says that plans are underway to restore the accreditation of the Abia State Polytechnic, Aba within 30 days. Chikamnayo said this on Thursday, while briefing newsmen on the outcome of the State Executive Council meeting at the Government House, Umuahia. The...
The Abia State Government has announced the immediate dissolution of the governing council of Abia State Polytechnic and suspension of the institution’s management. Mr Chris Ezem, the Secretary to the State Government, said this in a statement on Thursday in Umuahia. Elem said that the move was to reposition the polytechnic...
Kwara Universal Basic Education Board has commenced the construction of 39 Digital Literacy Centres (DLC) in basic education schools across the state. A statement from the board’s Press Secretary, Amina Atere, on Thursday in Ilorin said the project would also deepen students’ interest in information and communication technology. “The centres across...
The Kaduna Basic Education Accountability Mechanism (KADBEAM), an accountability platform, sought the partnership of the World Bank-supported Adolescent Girls’ Initiative for Learning and Empowerment (AGILE) to monitor implementation of the project. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the World Bank supported the initiative to promote the transition of adolescent girls...
The Kaduna State Government has spent a total of N158.1 billion out of the N225.1 billion budgeted for the education sector between 2017 and 2021, the sector budget trend analysis has shown. The analysis, indicating a 70.2 per cent performance, was conducted by the Kaduna Basic Education Accountability Mechanism (KADBEAM)...
The Kaduna State University (KASU) has sought for collaboration with 44 Nigerian Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna on training and research. The acting Vice-Chancellor of KASU, Prof. Abdullahi Ashafa, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna on Thursday. Ashafa said the collaboration was imperative...
The acting Vice-Chancellor, Kaduna State University (KASU), Prof. Abdullahi Ashafa, has constituted a University Community Consultative Committee (UCCC) to promote dialogue and harmonious relationship. The university Public Relations Officer, Mr Adamu Bargo, said this in a statement in Kaduna. Bargo explained that the aim was to bring KASU communities in all...
The Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP), an NGO has called on the media to champion and promote the right to basic education in Kaduna State. The State Coordinator, Mr Michael Aboh, made the call at a one-day meeting with newsmen on Tuesday in Kaduna. The meeting with support from the Malala...
Katsina State Government says that shortage of funds has contributed a lot to the delay in development of some parts of the education sector since the inception of Gov. Aminu Masari’s administration. The state’s Commissioner for Education, Prof. Badamasi Lawal who disclosed this while speaking to newsmen on Monday in...
Some community leaders in Sake Gari and Ganuwa villages, Charanchi Local Government Area, Katsina State, have called for the rehabilitation of dilapidated public primary schools in their communities. The community leaders made the call when they spoke to newsmen, who were on a visit to the villages on Wednesday. One of...