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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,...

cross river

APPLY? CROSS RIVER RECRUIT 2,000 TEACHERS.

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) to commence immediate recruitment of 2,000 primary school teachers and 500 security men across the State. Dr Stephen Odey, Executive Chairman of SUBEB, who made this known at a press briefing in Calabar; said it...

october

JAMB 2019 REGISTRATION BEGINS BY OCTOBER.

The Registrar of JAMB, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, has confirmed that Registrations for the 2019 JAMB UTME will begin by the end of October. This directly translates that 2019 JAMB Forms should be on sale before 31st October, 2018. This was confirmed while he was fielding questions from Journalists in Abeokuta....

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...

GRADUATES

2,835 GRADUATES APPLIED FOR NDDC SCHOLARSHIP

A total of 2,835 graduates from the Niger Delta region, have successfully participated in the computer-based test for the foreign scholarship of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC for 2018. Over 4,000 graduates from the region had applied for the annual post-graduate scheme, where those who qualified participated in the...

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...

Ebonyi

EBONYI STATE GOVT PAYS NYSC MEMBERS.

The Ebonyi State Government says it will from September this year pay each member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the state N10,000 allowance. Governor David Umahi made the assertion on Sunday in Abakaliki while opening the maiden David Umahi Tertiary Institution Games (DUMTIGA) at the Pa Ngele...

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...

Additional

NUC Approves 23 Additional Courses UNIOSUN

The Nigeria Universities Commission (NUC) has approved additional 23 undergraduate and postgraduate courses for Osun State University, UNIOSUN, Osogbo. According to the letter of approval from the NUC Executive Secretary Professor Abubakar Rasheed, the new courses include nine undergraduate programmes, eight Masters degree and six Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programmes....

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...

Apples

AUN Students Begins Knowledge Quest, Eating Apples

Growing up, I learnt in time that eating during class hours was not permitted but that was different for the freshmen at the American University of Nigeria (AUN) in their first day in class,they eat apples. Almost oblivious of what would happen, the students barely over 35 in Class 113,...

Fighting

Fighting Corruption Starts With What Children Learn

Fighting corruption starts with what children are taught, anti-corruption expert Onyinye Ough has argued. Author of Emeka’s Money, a modern parable to teach young people about the impact of corruption; Ough said corruption cannot be; won just by going after high-profile convictions. The need to go beyond the obvious like...

Nasir

Governor Nasir To Resume School Feeding in Kaduna

The Kaduna state government led by Governor Nasir el-Rufai has said that the school feeding programme which was; suspended will now continue when school resumes for primary four to six. The Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Alhaji Ja’afar Sani disclosed this when he appeared before the committee on Education,...

Chemical

Chemical Engineering Programme in Edo by Tianjin

The modular refinery deal signed by the Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki and representatives of Peiyang Chemical Equipment Company (PCC) in China few days ago, has earned the state a chemical engineering programme. The programme to be domiciled in a university in the state, will be; run in...

Bank

UNION BANK CAMPUS WRITING CHALLENGE. APPLY

Then enter the inaugural edition of the Union Bank Campus Writing Challenge for a chance to win N500,000 and get published in the 1st edition of the Collegiate Anthology compiled by OkadaBooks. The Union Bank Campus Writing Challenge is; an OkadaBooks initiative sponsored by Union Bank. The contest is focused...

Trade

Council Conduct Pilot Study On 34 Trade Subjects

Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) has conducted the first in-service teacher training workshop on the pilot-testing of the revised 34 trade subject curriculum and Teachers’ Guide in Abuja. Executive Secretary of the council, Professor Ismail Junaidu said the training which involved teachers; from Adamawa, Bauchi and Gombe states...

DIRECTORATE

NUC TO CREATE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTORATE

THE National Universities Commission (NUC) has said it will soon establish a new Directorate of Skills Development in line with the desire to close the skill gaps in the country. Executive Secretary of NUC, Professor Abubakar Rasheed, made this known in Abuja when he received a delegation from the Nigeria...

Grace

Grace School Partners University In Admission Programme

Grace Schools, Gbagada has partnered Loyalist College of Applied Art and Technology, Ontario, Canada to enhance the chances of Nigerian students seeking opportunities to study professional courses abroad at a reduced cost. Grace school administrator, Mrs. Iyiola Olatokunbo Edun who disclosed this in Lagos during a media chat said the...

Abuse

School In Kenya Closed Over Sexual Abuse Allegation

The 72 students of a Nigerian school in Kenya, Caritas Mariana Secondary School in Thika, were; sent home after the institution was; closed over allegations of sexual abuse and extreme religious practices. The school that is run by a Nigerian priest is; now embroiled in damning allegations that also include...

Edo

Edo University Supplementary Post-UTME Admission

The management of the Edo State University have commenced the sale of her 2018/2019 Supplementary Admission form the 2018/2019 academic session. Direct Entry Candidates: All Direct Entry candidates are; required to buy and process the JAMB Direct Entry Form. Requirements are: `A` level passes or its equivalent in relevant subjects....