Tagged: state government

SOKOTO

DRUG ABUSE, SOKOTO CAUTIONS STUDENTS

The Chairman of Sokoto State Scholarship Board, Alhaji Altine Shehu Kajiji, Wednesday cautioned 100 scholarship awardees against engaging in drug abuse. Kajiji gave the warning at a two-day orientation programme organised in Sokoto for the 100 students that were offered scholarship to study medicine and other medical-related courses in India....

OLUWAGBEMI

OLUWAGBEMI WANTS POPULATION CONTROL LAW

Professor Tai Oluwagbemi of Kogi State University; Anyigba has called for a series of Marxist legislative policies, including adoption of population control and constitutional amendments; to achieve a policy of food sufficiency in the country. Oluwagbemi canvassed this position in his inaugural lecture titled, “Scientific Elegance and Political Naivety of...

BAYELSA

BAYELSA TO PAY MEDICAL BILLS OF NYSC MEMBERS

Bayelsa Government on Thursday pledged to settle the medical bills of four National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members involved in an auto crash on Monday in which two of them died. Mr. Suoyo Appah, the Senior Special Assistant to Gov. Seriake Dickson on NYSC Matters, made the pledge in Yenagoa...

Emmanuel

EMMANUEL INTERVEN ON STUDENTS TUITION FEES.

Students in the University of Uyo have expressed satisfaction over the conduct of Governor Emmanuel Udom’s Tuition Intervention Programme which took place weekend, at the Town Campus of the University. The programme which was; organized by the Special Assistant to Governor Emmanuel on Students Matters, Comr. Otobong Aquilla, popularly known...

Wike

WIKE ORDERS UNIVERSITY TO PUNISH LECTURERS

Governor Nyesom Wike ordered Rivers State University to deal with lecturers involved in sexual harassment of students. Wike, who spoke at the 30th convocation of the university held in Port Harcourt; also directed sanction against management staff involved in admission fraud. The governor stated that his administration would not tolerate any...

Fayemi

EKSU PRAISES FAYEMI FOR GOOD PERFORMANCE.

The Kayode Fayemi Campaign Organisation has praised lecturers and graduating students of the Ekiti State University Ado- Ekiti over performance in their degree programmes. The Director of Media and Publicity of the Kayode Fayemi Campaign Organisation Wole Olujobi had said. He said the performance is; a reflection of resilience and...

PARENTS TO EMBRACE SCHOOL ENROLLMENT POLICY

The Chairman of the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (LSUBEB), Ganiyu Sopeyin has challenged parents to embrace the school enrollment policy of the state government. He gave this advice on the sidelines of the Children’s Day party organised for public school children in Lagos by Ovie Brume Foundation (OBF)....

UNQUALIFIED

UNQUALIFIED TEACHERS SACKED BY BAUCHI GOVT.

Bauchi State Government says it has given; unqualified teachers in the state a 3 year grace to obtain the necessary teaching qualification or be; sacked. The Executive chairman of the state Universal Basic Education Board; Professor Yahaya Ibrahim disclosed this during an interview with newsmen in Bauchi. Professor Ibrahim stated...

Gombe

NEW VC IS BEEN APPOINTED IN GOMBE UNIVERISTY

The Governor of Gombe state Ibrahim Dankwambo has appointed Prof Abdullahi Mahdi as the pioneer Vice Chancellor of the newly created Gombe State University of Science and technology, Kumo. The appointment was; contained in a single- paragraph statement issued friday by the state commissioner for higher Education, DrIsa Muhammad Wade....

taxation

BAYELSA ELIMINATE MULTIPLE TAXATION

The Bayelsa chapter of National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) has commended the State Government for harmonising the taxes paid by its members and eliminating multiple taxation in the system. The state Chairman of NAPPS, Mr Jerry Moses who gave the commendation in an interview in Yenagoa, said...

JIGAWA

NYSC APPEALS FOR SUPPORT FROM JIGAWA.

The Jigawa state Coordinator of National Youth Service Corps [NYSC] Ibrahim Abdul; has appealed to the state government for the provision of sufficient accommodation for corps members that would be; posted into the hinterland. Abdul made the appeal over the weekend during his familiarization tour, adding that as part of...

crammed

SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS CRAMMED IN CLASS.

The educational sector in Kaduna state primary schooling Rigassa district of the state where; 400 pupils are crammed into 14 feet by 16 feet primary classroom.. EL Rufia inherited previous administrations and is; racing against time to remedy pupils being crammed. The pupils sprawled on the bare floor and their...