Friday , 21 October 2016


Photos: Gov Aregbesola Commissions Middle And High Schools


The Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola was in Ojo/Aro community to officially commission the Ojo/Aro Community Government Middle and High School in  Egbedore LGA of the state.

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Nasarawa Govt Removes 5 School Principals For Charging Fees

Nasarawa State governor, Tanko Almakura

The Nasarawa State Government says it has removed five principals from different schools for charging fees from students. Ramatu Ajuji-Abubakar, Nasarawa State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, made this known during an interview with newsmen in Lafia on Tuesday. “From our investigation so far, we discovered and have removed five …

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Sokoto Becomes First State To Initiate Bill For Right To Education

Aminu Tambuwal

The Sokoto State Government has become the first state in Nigeria to initiate the Right to Education Bill 2016 in recognition and protection of the rights of children between six and 18 years to education in the state. The Bill is one of the major components of the policy on the …

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We Have No Regrets Focusing Our Resources On Education – Aregbesola

Rauf Aregbesola

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State has said his government had no regrets whatsoever committing the largest chunk of the state’s resources to changing the face of education. He said his government was preparing the state’s future leaders for the next 25 years in what the government wants them to …

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UNILAG Expels 125, Rusticate 198 Students


About 125 students have been expelled by the authorities of the University of Lagos while 198 others were rusticated for various offences, including examination malpractices during last academic session. Confirming the development to reporters in Lagos on Sunday, Deputy Registrar (Information), Mr Toyin Adebule, said that the university “will soon publish and …

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LASG Set To Upgrade Schools In Slum Areas


The Lagos State Government at the weekend said it would commence total upgrade of schools in the State, especially in the slum areas, as well as evolve a robust Youth and Senior Citizens’ Policy by January 2017. Rising from an intensive three-day retreat for members of the State Executive Council …

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Benue State To Boost Educational Sector


The Benue state government has maintained its promise to raise the standard of education in the state by providing a conducive learning environment. This was made known by the Chairman of the Universal Basic Education Commission, Mr Philip Tachin, on the inspection tour of the 7.6 billion naira State Universal Basic …

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First Class Graduates Of Crescent University To Get Automatic Employment


The Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has promised automatic placement in the state civil service to the students of Crescent University that recently graduated with first class honours. Amosun made this asserting while speaking at the 8th graduation ceremony of the private institution in Abeokuta The event which was …

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125 Students Expelled From Unilag For ‘Misconduct’


125 students have been expelled by the University of Lagos (Unilag) over acts related to academic misconduct and forgery of results. The university published the names of the affected students on its website. 73 were also suspended for the same related offences. Those suspended had penalties ranging from two to …

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Recession: Sokoto Govt Transfer Students In Dubai To Abuja University


Sokoto State Government says it will save over N200 million annually with the recent transfer of 39 students from various universities in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) to BAZE University, Abuja. The state Commissioner of Finance, Alhaji Sa’idu Umar, made this known in Sokoto on Friday while briefing newsmen on …

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Mrs Roseline Obi Crowned The Maltina Teacher Of The Year


It was a rising wave of emotion, gratitude and excitement recently, as Roseline Nkemdilim Obi, winner of the maiden edition of Maltina Teacher of the Year was celebrated, as Nigerian Breweries Plc donated a block of staff quarters to the Federal Government Girl College, Onitsha, in honour of Obi, who …

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Egypt Donates Books To Ilorin School


  The Arab Republic of Egypt, has donated some research books and magazines  to the Darulkitab College, Ilorin, Kwara State, in a bid to boost education in the country. It noted that the educational materials would greatly assist students of the institution and others in their quest for productive research …

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FG To Revoke Contracts On Ongoing Projects In Tertiary Institution


Contractors handling projects at the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti in Ekiti State have been warned to complete the projects in November or risk revocation of their contracts. Mr Musa Odiniya, the Deputy Director of Procurement in the Federal Ministry of Education, gave the warning on Thursday when he led a team …

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Kwara Govt Seals 88 Illegal Schools


Kwara Commissioner for Education and Human Capital Development, Alhaji Musa Yeketi, on Thursday said the government has shut eighty-eight illegal schools in two months. Delivering his address at the 2016 Day of the National Association of Proprietors of Private School, (NAPPS), Alh. Yeketi threatened to shut more such schools in …

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Senate Extends JAMB Result’s Validity To Three Years



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  The Bill for an Act to amend the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Act 2016 was passed into the law by the Senate, on Thursday. The Bill was unanimously passed after the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Tertiary Education and TETFUND, Senator Jibril Barau presented the report …

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Gov Bello Hints At Stopping Payment Of WAEC/NECO Fees Over Poor Performance


The Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Bello has said that the government would cease to pay for prospective student’s WAEC And NECO examination fees due to the continued mass failures. The governor revealed this yesterday while on an inspection visit at the Justice Idris Legbo Government Secondary School, Kutigi. “As it …

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EFCC Arraigns Illegal Polytechnic Operator In Ekiti


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday arraigned one Johnson Babatola before Justice Taiwo O. Taiwo of the Federal  High Court sitting in Ado- Ekiti, on a 7-count charge bordering on Advance fee fraud and operation of illegal Polytechnic. He however pleaded not guilty when the charges were read …

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Abducted BUK Lecturer Regains Freedom


Mr. Saminu Aliyu-Kiri, a lecturer at the Department of Computer Science in Bayero University, Kano who was kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Kaduna State last Thursday has regained his freedom. Confirming his release, the Director of Public Affairs of the University, Malam Ahmed Shehu, said the lecturer was released on October 7 …

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Ebonyi Governor To Sack Consistently Truant Teachers


Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has directed that teachers who absented themselves from work for five times in a term should be sacked. Umahi, who gave the directive when he inaugurated the newly constructed headquarters of Nigerian Union of Teachers in Abakaliki on Friday, said those who absented themselves from …

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NANS Protests Detention Of Nigerian Students By Turkey


The National Association of Nigerian Students on Thursday protested against the detention of some Nigerian students by the Republic of Turkey at the Turkish Embassy, Abuja. Led by the NANS President, Aruna Kadiri, the protesters demanded the unconditional release of four students in prison custody in Istanbul as well as …

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