Tagged: federal government

EFCC ARREST

EFCC ARREST EX-JAMB STAFF FOR STEALING 10M

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC arrest, Ibadan Zonal Office has arrested one Kola Al-Amin, a former staff of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB over; alleged forgery and obtaining money by false pretences. His EFCC arrest followed a petition alleging that; sometime in November, 2010, Kola who...

SCHOOL FEEDING PROGRAMME

SCHOOL FEEDING PROGRAMME IS CORRUPTION

The Niger State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says the Nigerian government’s school feeding programme is “total corruption” aimed at; wastage. Comrade Yahaya Ndako Idris, Chairman of the Niger State chapter of the NLC, said this in his remarks at a ‘Solemn Assembly’ organized by the Niger state...

CRS

CRS RESTORED AS A SUBJECT IN SCHOOL BY FG

The Association of Christian Schools in Nigeria (ACSN) has; commended the Federal Government for restoring Christian Religions Studies (CRS) as a subject on its own in schools curriculum. The association, which gave; the commendation in a communiqué signed by its Chairman, Dr Ekaette Ettang and other stakeholders after a general...

TIPS FOR FRESHERS ON CAMPUS

TIPS FOR FRESHERS ON CAMPUS

TIPS FOR FRESHERS ON CAMPUS   Choose friends wisely You have probably heard it time and time again that bad company corrupts good manners. It might sound like a cliché to you; but it’s probably ageless because it’s true. No, you will not get special grades for making friends with...

10 VALUABLE SKILLS

10 VALUABLE SKILLS TO PUT ON YOUR CV

This post contains “top 10 Most Valuable Skills To Put on Your CV”. There are reasons that an employer may request for a CV or resume before calling an applicant for a job interview. The best of resumes are those that incorporate simplicity at the same time convey a lot...

NIGERIAN STUDENTS SHOULD VOTE

4 REASONS WHY NIGERIAN STUDENTS SHOULD VOTE

There are several reasons why Nigerian Students should vote for the 2019 Presidential elections and the turnout of of youths will decide who leads Nigeria and how the Future of millions of people will be in the future. REASONS WHY NIGERIAN STUDENTS SHOULD VOTE 1  FOR A GOOD LEADER Good...

school rehabilitation

SCHOOL REHABILITATION TAKING PLACE IN NIGERIA

donate 15m for school rehabilitation By; Esther Onyegbula Nigerians have been; called to assist in fostering development of primary and secondary schools across the federation, as government cannot do it alone. The call was; made by Stanza 789 of St Charles grammar schools rehabilitation  in osogbo during the donation of...

APC AND PDP

APC AND PDP EDUCATION POLICIES FOR NIGERIANS

Following controversies that; trailed the performances of the Presidential candidates of the APC and the PDP during the NG The Candidates on the 10th and 30th of January respectively. A video have just emerged of the moment President Buhari and Atiku Abubakar talked about their education policy and how they...

National Examination

National Examination Council Releases 2018 SSCE Results

The National Examination Council (NECO) has released the 2018 November/December Senior School Certificate Examination ,SSCE, with 62.48% of the candidates scoring at least five credits and above in both English Language and Mathematics. This was; made known by the Acting Registrar of NECO, Abubakar Gana, in a statement on Friday....

Staff Union

Academic Staff Union – Why we called off strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has, Thursday, suspended the over three months-old strike it embarked upon since Sunday, 4th November, 2018. The union suspended the strike after a memorandum of Action, MoA, it reached with the Federal government towards the revitalisation of public universities. The Academic Staff Union...

Fake university

Fake Farmington university sting by ICE was entrapment

About 10 years ago, Phanideep Karnati immigrated from India to the U.S. on an H1-B visa in search of the American dream. He became an IT engineer, was; earning a masters degree at the University of Louisville in Kentucky and is; today married with two sons, ages 2 and 9....

Fake university

Fake University Set Up By US Immigration And Customs

A fake university was set up by the Department of Homeland Security to lure suspects alleged to have recruited undocumented immigrants who wanted to use student visas to stay in the US. Eight suspects were; arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit visa fraud and harboring undocumented immigrants for profit....

FG shutdown

FG SHUTDOWN 66 ILLEGAL UNIVERSITIES

Federal Government is launching a new crackdown on; FG shutdown dozens of illegal higher institutions, including 66 universities and 68 polytechnics. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, made the remarks at; a media conference in Abuja, where he provided the list of 66 illegal universities and 68 polytechnics, monotechnics and specialised...

SCHOLARSHIP ALLOWANCES

9.5B RELEASED FG FOR SCHOLARSHIP ALLOWANCES

The Federal Government says it has; released N9.5 B for the payment of backlog of scholarship allowances owed Nigerian students at home and abroad up to December 2018. The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who was; represented by Alhaja Asta Ndajiwo, the Director, Federal Scholarship allowances Board, disclosed this;...

JAMB STATED

JAMB STATED WHAT WILL HAPPEN THIS YEAR

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board JAMB stated that; any candidate with biometric challenge will now have to come to its Headquarters in Abuja to resolve the issue, as well as write the examination. JAMB stated that it took; the decision after it discovered that many candidates use issues of...

teacher arrested

TEACHER ARRESTED FOR RAPING OF TWO GIRLS

Teacher arrested with a private school in Ogun State has been; arrested by the police for taking advantage of his position to sexually abuse two underage girls, and had carnal knowledge of them sequentially. The randy suspect, Akinsoku Love Olomi, 33, it was gathered, lured his six-year-old neighbor’s daughter and...

NIGERIAN DIASPORA

NIGERIAN DIASPORA ARE PAYING WITH EDUCATION

Nigerian Diaspora has no shortage of high-achievers. From Achebe to Adichie, the country has been a prolific producer of noted writers, academics, scientists, and more. In the UK, children of Nigerian immigrants out perform their white British peers. Meanwhile, in the United States, home to the second-largest Nigerian diaspora community...

PDP assures

PDP ASSURES UNINTERRUPTED SCHOOL CALENDAR

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP assures, has given assurance that; if elected back to power in 2019, it will ensure an uninterrupted education calendar in the sector. Mrs Jennifer Atiku, wife of the PDP presidential candidate, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, gave the assurance in her remarks at the flag-off of the...

inec chairman

INEC CHAIRMAN CONFIRMS ASUU IN 2019 ELECTIONS

In spite of the on-going strike action, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has confirmed that; the ASUU has agreed to participate in 2019 General Elections. This is coming after; the two ad hoc committees set up to meet ASUU and NLC wrapped up a meeting...

N15.89Billion

N15.89Billion RELEASED TO ASUU BY FG

N15.89Billion released to ASUU by  FG to end strike, ASUU strike update Wednesday 2nd; JAN 2019 FG provides funds to meet ASUU demands. The protacted strike by the Academic Staff Union Of Universities(ASUU) may; soon; to be called off on wednesday. Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr.Chris Ngige, who gave...

teachers fight

TEACHERS FIGHT TO EXTEND RETIREMENT AGE

A bill seeking for the extension of the retirement age of basic and secondary schools’ teachers fight from 60 to 65 years has been presented to the National Assembly, with Minister of Education Adamu Adamu saying, at a public hearing on the proposed bill that allowing teachers stay longer in...

unicef said

UNICEF SAID 10.5M STUDENT DROP FROM SCHOOL

UNICEF SAID it has reiterated that in 2018, while the primary school enrolment had increased in recent years, with net attendance of about 70 per cent, Nigeria still has10.5 million out-of-school children – the world’s highest number. It said: ‘’Sixty-nine per cent of those children are; in northern Nigeria, just...

skills

SKILLS TO LEARN DURING ASUU STIKE

It has been a few years since students learn skills, in Nigeria had to deal with long-term strikes; and just at the moment we thought the era of students having to stay an extra 2 to 3 years in school due to unnecessary strikes by championed by the Academic Staff...

GOVERNORS THAT IMPACT MORE ON EDUCATION

GOVERNORS; Education is a vital sector of national development, particularly in a populous country like Nigeria where youths below 24 years of age constitute majority of the population. The challenge of education in Nigeria is both quantitative and qualitative. The educational policies and priorities of the Federal government have evolved...