Tagged: federal government

Nigerian Senate

NIGERIAN SENATE PASSED A BILL, NEW INSTITUTION

Nigerian Senate; On Friday passed into third reading the bill seeking for the establishment; of a Specialised University of Science and Technology in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja. Its passage came; 17 months after the federal government had earlier approved the establishment; of the University at its weekly Executive...

ministry

MINISTRY ESTABLISHES SIX LIBRARIES CENTRES

The Federal Ministry; of Women Affairs and Social Development, (FMWASD) has established Braille press and libraries in six locations; in Nigeria in efforts to make the visually impaired marketable in the society and encourage Braille literacy. The Minister, FMWASD, Aisha Abubakar in a road work to celebrate this year White...

minister

MINISTER OF HEALTH INVEST ON EDUCATION 2019

The Minister of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole has assured Nigerians that the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration would invest more on health and education in 2019. The Minister gave the assurance in a statement issued by Mrs Boade Akinola, Director Media and Public Relations of the Ministry on Sunday in Abuja....

apc

NYSC CERTIFICATE, SHITTU TAKES APC TO COURT

Minister of Communications Adebayo Shittu, Has sued the All Progressives Congress(APC), For disqualifying him as a governorship aspirant in Oyo state. On account of not presenting the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme discharge certificate. Minister of Communications, Dr Adebayo Shittu,  He claimed it was wrong for APC to disqualify...

UBEC

N142.58B RELEASED BY UBEC TO NIGERIAN STATE.

N142.58B, released by The Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC to Nigerian state in support of educational growth in Nigerian states,. Minister of Education Malam Adamu Adamu said yesterday. Adamu spoke in Kaduna at the opening of a two-day Northern Nigeria Traditional Leaders’ Conference on Out-of-School Children. The conference was; organised...

Disrupt

Disrupt Berlin 2018: Conference For Students

In less than two months, thousands of the best and brightest minds from the European and international tech startup scene will attend Disrupt Berlin 2018. The conference, which takes place November 29-30, draws participants from more than 50 countries across Europe, Asia and beyond. It’s two full days of connection,...

nlc

NLC shut lecture rooms as ASUU, NASU join strike

Academic and non-academic activities were; on Thursday disrupted at the University of Ibadan when the Academic Staff Union of Universities; Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and other unions in the institution; joined the strike declared by the Nigeria Labour Congress NLC. The NLC, DAILY POST learnt had directed all workers across...

University Fees

ASUU Rejects Proposed Hiking Of University Fees

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has rejected the hiking of university fees for students as proposed by Dr Wale Babalakin, the chief government negotiator in the ASUU/Federal Government renegotiation exercise. Prof. Lawan Abubakar, the Bauchi Zonal Coordinator of the Union made the disclosure about University Fees at a...

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

ASUU Accuses Federal Government Of Blackmail

ASUU’s Lagos state chapter, says it is disappointing that the federal government has not disbursed up to N220b to universities since 2013 Olusiji Sowande, the zonal coordinator of the chapter, calls on Nigerians to urge the government to fulfill its promises made to higher institutions The Lagos state chapter of...

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...

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...

KPMG

KPMG NIGERIA UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP

Applications are currently invited for the 2018 KPMG Nigeria University Scholarship. This scholarship program is awarded to Nigerians who are interested in pursuing a degree program in any Nigerian Institutions. This scholarship program is; committed to Improving Communities and contributing towards Education Advancement. 2018 KPMG Nigeria University Scholarship Program For...

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...

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,...

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...

School of Medical Laboratory Technology in Jos Established

The Plateau Government has lauded the efforts of the Federal Government for signing into law, the Act establishing the Federal School of Medical Laboratory Technology in Jos. Plateau Commissioner for Science and Technology, Dan Manjang, gave the commendation in a press statement issued, in Jos. He said that the signing...

SERAP

SERAP SUES NYSC OVER EXEMPTION CERTIFICATION

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP has sued the Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Brigadier-General Sule Kazaure and the NYSC over “failure to publish specific documents and information on Minister of Finance Mrs Kemi Adeosun’s application for NYSC exemption, and seeking to compel them to explain if Adeosun obtained...

OLANIYI

OLAYINKA OLANIYI DEFRAUDS US UNIVERSITIES

A Nigerian man, identified as Olayinka Olaniyi, has been been; pronounced guilty of defrauding universities in the United States, and is; due to be sentenced to jail. The 34-year-old was living in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, at the time he committed the fraud, alongside his partner-in-crime, 29-year-old Damilola Solomon Ibiwoye. Both...

EMIR

EDUCATION BOARD LAUDS EMIR OF GOMBE

The State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) in Gombe has commended the Emir of Gombe, Alhaji Abubakar Shehu-Abubakar, for his numerous contributions towards education in his domain. Mrs Zulaihatu Madugu, Acting Secretary of the Board, gave the commendation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Monday...

babalakin

ASUU Demands Babalakin Sack or Union Embarks on Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) rose from its National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting in Calabar yesterday and said it could no longer guarantee that its members would continue to work if Wole Babalakin, negotiating on the part of the Federal Government, was not sacked. Addressing journalists at the...

IMOPOLY

IMOPOLY PROTEST KILLING OF THEIR COLLEAGUES

Students of the Imo state Polytechnic, Imopoly, on Monday staged a demonstration on the Owerri- Port Harcourt Expressway to protest against the killing of three of their colleagues by a speeding truck. The Imopoly students claimed that the deceased were; knocked down by the driver of the vehicle on Sunday...

DEFECTIONS

DEFECTIONS: Lecturer Says Low Political Development

A university lecturer, Dr Olakunle Lawal, has described the massive defections between political parties by Nigerian politicians as indication of low political development. Lawal, of Diplomacy and Foreign Policy at the Lagos State University (LASU), made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday...

FRENCH

FRENCH PARLIAMENT BANS PHONES IN SCHOOLS.

The French parliament has approved a far-reaching ban on mobile phones in schools, radio broadcaster Franceinfo reported on Monday following the result of the vote in the National Assembly. The law fundamentally bans the use of mobile phones in all preschools and primary schools, as well as middle school. The move...