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REVIEW

TEACHERS DEMAND CURRICULUM REVIEW FOR EDO

The Edo State Wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) and the Association of Primary School Heads of Nigeria (AOPSHON) are demanding a review of the education curriculum in Edo. The two bodies made the review demand in a communique jointly signed by the state’s Chairman of the NUT, Mr...

ELEKAHIA

UNIPORT STUDENTS ATTACKED IN ELEKAHIA AREA

The students of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) residing in Elekahia community, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State have raised an alarm over what they termed the growing criminal activities in the area. The students said they are constantly being robbed of their valuables and cash by armed...

INAUGURATION

UNIUYO SUG INAUGURATION DATE FIXED.

University Of Uyo specially invite the student and the public to the Inauguration of the newly elected executives of the student Union Government (SUG], Of the University Of Uyo, Uyo. Date; 25th September, 2018 Venue; Onyeama Ogochukwu Hall, Town Campus, University of Uyo. Time; 10am prompt. The University Of Uyo...

LUNATIC

LUNATIC STUN TEACHERS & STUDENT IN AKWA IBOM

Teachers and the students of MC’intire Secondary School in Utu Abak, Abak Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state were; seen scampering for safety as they were being; chased away with a cutlass by a middle-aged lunatic who has taken over one of the classroom blocks of the school. Sources...

STIPENDS

STIPENDS: Edo Govt. To Pay N20, 000 TO STUDENT.

Edo state government has said that it has concluded plans to commence the payment of N20,000 monthly stipends to students of its state-owned College of Agriculture, Iguoriakhi, in Ovia North East Local Government Area of the state. File: Farmers Addressing journalists in Benin city , Mr Monday Osaigbovo; Edo State...

shittu

Adebayo Shittu: Another Minister In NYSC Scandal

Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu, did not answer call-up in the  National Youth Service Scheme, NYSC, according to an online portal, Premium Times. Mr. Shittu failed to participate in the NYSC scheme despite graduating from the then University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) at age 25. The revelation...

Marshall University

Marshall University Campus Stalker, Arrested & Charged

A man arrested near the Marshall University campus after he was reported for allegedly stalking a student is facing additional charges. Michael Hankins, 40, was; charged with trespassing (misdemeanor) and forgery (felony). On Tuesday, he was; charged with stalking (following), stalking (harassment) and; two counts of possession of a controlled...

MTSU

MTSU promises to end parking woes as campus grows

Middle Tennessee State University, MTSU broke ground on a new, $39.6 million-dollar building Tuesday. The three-story Behavior Health & Science building will put criminal justice, psychology and social work students in one building for the first time. Those are some of the fastest-growing majors on the campus, according to MTSU...

salaries

TEACHERS BOYCOTT RESUMPTION OVER SALARIES

Kwara state Universal Basic Education Board; SUBEB teachers on Monday failed to resume for the 2018/2019 academic session over non-payment of four months salaries and pensions. The teachers staged a peaceful rally from the Ilorin Grammar School (IGS) around Gari-Alimi area to the headquarters of the state’s Nigeria Union Teachers...

wage

SSANU CAUTIONS GOVERNMENT ON DELAY OF WAGE

Inconsistencies by representatives of the Federal Government on the minimum wage committee may be a ploy to delay the take-off of a new wage in the country, the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), has said. The senior staff union of the Nigerian universities warned the Federal and state...

Kemi Adeosun

KEMI ADEOSUN RESIGNS AS MINISTER OF FINANCE

Former Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has given reasons for her decision to resign from her position in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet. In her resignation letter sent to Mr President, the former minister, Kemi Adeosun, noted that she was shocked by the outcome of the investigation done on the allegation that...

Bugaje

Bugaje – Protecting Students From Educator Misconduct

The spate of teacher malpractices in Kaduna Polytechnic, including sexual abuse, doctoring in exams and falsification of documents, has come under the spotlight of Professor Bugaje as acts detrimental to the education pursuit of students and capable of corrupting values in the wider society. The account that many lecturers have...

SUPERVISOR

UNIABUJA Student Threatens His Supervisor With Gun

A final year student of the Department of Sociology, University of Abuja was allegedly caught in the office of a female Lecturer, his project supervisor at gunpoint. According to reports, the lecturer was said to be his project supervisor. The accused was seen by another student who raised the alarm...

Retirement

Compulsory Retirement Of Teachers Over Age Fabrication

The Bayelsa State government has recommended compulsory retirement for about 158 staff of the Post Primary School Board over age fabrication and other offenses. The Executive Chairman of the board, Dr Asiam Blessing Ikuru, disclosed this in Yenagoa during a press conference on the state of schools in the state....

DAURA

TRANSPORT UNIVERSITY IN DAURA TO COMMENCE.

Minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has defended the planned construction of Transportation University in Daura, Katsina State. Daura is the hometown of President Muhammadu Buhari and the construction of the N18 billion project is scheduled to start in 2019 Addressing journalists in Abuja on Tuesday, Amaechi said there is nothing...

Edo State

Edo State Public Teachers Begins Indefinite Strike

There are indications that students of public schools in Edo State who just resumed after the long vacation, would begin another indefinite vacation, following a strike notice sent to the state government by the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) over its failure to meet its demands. The notification which follows...

SOWETO

SOWETO – No State In Nigeria Can Boost On Free Education

Founder, Education Rights Campaign, ERC Mr Hassan Soweto has described the claim of free education offered by states in Nigeria as insincere and dishonest. He said this at the closing of 2018 ERC free holiday coaching lesson organized for students in Ajegunle, and held in Nawair U Deen Primary School,...

CATEGORIES

N-POWER ADDS TWO MORE SKILLED CATEGORIES.

N-Power, the federal government’s National Social Investment Programme has announced that applicants yet to be shortlisted will be considered for recruitment in two other categories. The scheme gave the information via its Twitter handle, @npower_ng. “If you applied for any of the N-Power Graduate programmes and you were; not shortlisted,...

COEASU

COEASU Urges FG To Implement Reached Agreement

The Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU has called on the federal government to implement the FGN & COEASU 2010 agreement. The union made this call in a communiqué jointly signed by its President Nuhu Ogirima and General Secretary Taiwo A. Olayanju at the end of its Expanded National...

beneficiary

N-POWER BENEFICIARY ORGANIZES SKILL TRAINING

A beneficiary of the Federal Government Social Investment Programme, N-Power, in Edo State, Mrs. Haruna Fausat has completed a 4-week intensive training programme on basic fashion design, bag and shoemaking for 42 students, drawn from six Junior Secondary Schools in Benin City. The training programme themed: “The Importance of Skill...

Gin

Student Hospitalised After Drinking Gin Over 5k

A student of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun state (FUNAAB), was on Friday, September 7 hospitalised after consuming a bottle of gin following a N5k bet with his friend. According to reports, the 300 level Biochemistry student, identified as Hassan Faruk, had entered the bet with a colleague....

ISAH

KOGI POLY RECTOR, ISAH FINALLY STEPPED DOWN .

Following much pressure mounted by different bodies in the institution that his leadership style is no longer acceptable, the Rector of Kogi State Polytechnic, Mr Isah Mohammed has finally stepped down. Mr Isah Mohammed has officially handed over to the Deputy Rector, Dr Attah Haruna who will be on acting...

Holiday

Ekiti Extends Holiday For Primary & Secondary Schools

Ado Ekiti – Ekiti State Government on Saturday announced extension of the current long term holiday for students in public and private primary and secondary schools. Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose dressing a two year old girl during the flag off of distribution of Christmas/ new year clothing for...

Yam

Best Graduating Student Rewarded With Yam & Chicken

The Best Graduating Student of the Department of Mass Communication, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), formerly Anambra State University, Best Somadina Nwabuwa has been celebrated for his exceptional feat. Nwabuwa was; given award by an online news platform, massmediang to celebrate his achievement. He was; given an undisclosed sum of...