Tagged: state government

Wearing

Crisis Over Wearing of Hijab at University of Ibadan School

The crisis over the wearing of hijab by female Muslim students of the University of Ibadan International School (ISI) worsened yesterday as the Muslim Parents Forum insisted on enforcing the wearing of hijab in deference to the decision of the school’s management. The Board of Governors of the 55-year-old school...

Kayode

Kayode – Universities Under Buhari Professors Earn More

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi on Monday criticised the decision of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to embark on strike. According to him, tertiary institutions in the country had fared better under President Muhammadu Buhari. Kayode Fayemi said this in Paris at the end of the President’s interactive...

Ultimatum

Students Give State Government Ultimatum over Scholarship

The National Association of Kaduna State Students (NAKASS) has given the Kaduna state government 21 days Ultimatum to pay its members their 3 years scholarship allowances or have the state’s institutions shut down. Speaking at a news briefing held in Kaduna, the Secretary General of the association; Jeremiah Gwaza, said...

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...

Poor performance

AKWA IBOM NUT CRIES OVER POOR PERFORMANCE

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) Akwa Ibom Chapter, has raised concern over the recent poor performance of students of the state; in public and internal examinations. Teachers training The State Chairman of NUT, Comrade Etim Ukpong, said this while speaking with newsmen that poor performance has affected the student...

ADULT EDUCATION

AKWA IBOM GETS 888 ADULT EDUCATION CENTRES

Akwa Ibom State has established over 888 adult education centres across its 31 local government areas. Speaking during the South-South meeting of Non-Governmental Association for Literacy Support Services (NOGALSS) held in Uyo, the Commissioner for Education, Prof. Victor Inoka, said the government would ensure that Sustainable Development Goal 4, aimed...

Okowa

Okowa To Engage Children In Academic Activities

Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has directed the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education, to organise academic activities for flood-displaced school children taking temporary shelter at the different Holding Camps in the state. Okowa revealed  during an interactive sessions with the children during a visit to Holding Camps for...

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...

FREE EDUCATION FOR FEMALE STUDENTS IN KADUNA

Governor Nasir El-Rufai has declared free education for all female students in public secondary schools in Kaduna state. The commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Malam Ja’afaru Sani, disclosed this on Friday at a training for primary school teachers in the state. According to him, the development was; aimed at...

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...

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...

GSTC

GSTC, Edo State To Issue International Certificate

The Edo State Government has said that the ongoing revamp of the Government Science and Technical College, GSTC, formerly known as Benin Technical College is to position the college to offer quality Technical and Vocational Education and Trainings (TVET) that meet global standards. Speaking during an inspection tour of ongoing...

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....

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,...

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...

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...

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...

SUBEB

SUBEB TERMINATES 79 SCHOOL PROJECTS IN BENUE

Benue State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB has terminated a total of 79 primary schools projects supposed to be under construction and rehabilitation. Daily Trust reports that the present administration of Governor Samuel Ortom on assumption of office in 2015 paid N3.8 billion as counterpart funding to match the Universal...

Obiano

Govt. Obiano Gives 1m To Student Who Won Gold

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano reportedly rewarded six students of the Regina Pacis Secondary School who won Gold Medal at the just concluded World Technovation Pitch with a sum of N1m each and scholarships up to their first University Degrees. The competition was; held at the Silicon Valley, San Francisco,...

cross river

Lagos State To Begin Recruitment Of 2,200 Teachers

Lagos State Government on Wednesday said it is; set to recruit over two thousand teachers into its primary and secondary schools. The recruited teachers will be; posted to government-owned primary and secondary schools across the 20 local governments and 37 local council development areas in the State. Lagos State Government...