Category: Education

Kogi Poly Students Resume As Rector Tightens Up Security

Students of Kogi State Polytechnic returned back to school after been rip apart by the killing of a lecturer following a student riot last week amidst tight security at...

Shut down: Kaduna closes 457 illegal schools

The Kaduna State commissioner for education, Mallam Mohammed Usman, has disclosed that the state government has closed 457 illegal private schools out of the 642 schools...

NUT Strike: CSOs Declare Black Mondays in Kogi

The Coalition of Civil Society Organisations in Kogi on Tuesday declared every Monday beginning from August 9, as “Black Monday’’, to protest the lingering primary...

Okonjo-Iweala: Govt can’t meet ASUU Demands, 61 Varsities Gets N100m

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is pushing for, among others, better pay, but Finance Minister Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iwela said yesterday that the Federal...

Verification: Edo Teacher can’t read own Certificate

It was a drama of sorts at the verification of certificates of Primary School teachers in Edo State yesterday as a teacher at Asologun Primary School, Ikpoba Okha Local...

130 cultists Get Born Again in Ughelli

At least 130 cultists have renounced their association with various cult groups in Ughelli, Ughelli North Local Government Area, Delta State. The former cultists...

Fayemi wants Yoruba language usage in schools

Ekiti State Governor,Dr. Kayode Fayemi has renewed his call for the introduction of Yoruba language as a means of education and communication in schools across the...

ASUU Vows To Continue Strike

The president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Professor Nasir Faggae has vowed that the union would not succumb to any pressure to call off its six...

WAEC Releases May/June 2013 Examination Results

The WAEC on Wednesday released the full results of 1,543,683 candidates who sat for its May/June 2013 Secondary School Certificate Examination. The number represents...

1 GAME empowers 10,000 pupils in Cross River LG

The 1 GAME campaign has announced its intention to contribute to the Cross River State Government’s fight towards enhancing ‘Education for All’ by indicating it...

EU urges Maltese Authorities to allow in African Immigrants

The European Union (EU) has asked Malta to allow into the country some 102 African immigrants on board a tanker from Libya, after the Maltese authorities decided to turn...

Cold War: Laptops supply fallout Pitches Teachers against Govt in Kogi

The efforts to make teachers computer literate in Kogi State is generating cold war between the beneficiaries and the government. The grouse, according to the Basic...

University of Ilorin targets Uninterrupted Power Supply

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Ilorin, Prof. Abdulganiyu Ambali, on Tuesday, said that the institution was planning uninterrupted power supply on its campus. Ambali,...

Edo screens 1300 Teachers’ Certificates

Edo State Government has invited 1,300 Primary School teachers who have irregularities in their education certificates and age records to appear before a verification...

Edo varsity gets N500m boost for facilities

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has approved the sum of N500 million for the Ambrose Alli University to upgrade its facilities. Speaking at the inauguration of...