Tagged: state government

Degree programmes

Degree programmes Approve for College of Education

The Akwa Ibom State Government has given provisional approval for the commencement of Degree Programmes in the State College of Education. This was top of the agenda during the Executive Council, EXCO, meeting presided over by Governor Udom Emmanuel, at the Council Chambers, Government House, Uyo. Briefing Government House Correspondents...

Israel Galadima

Israel Galadima: Investing in future of Borno children

Israel Galadima, who scored 364 marks to come first in the 2018 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) examination, is from Biu, in the Southern part of Borno State. Upon hearing the good news, Governor Kashim Shettima hosted Israel Galadima and his mother, Jummai Galadima, a Lagos based banker at...

Bayelsa Medical University

Bayelsa Medical University Approved By NUC

The National Universities Commission has approved the take-off of the Bayelsa Medical University, the third university in the state and the 48th state-owned university in the country. The approval was given by the Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, in Abuja yesterday. Rasheed said it was necessary to have...

Non-Teaching

DELSU Non-Teaching Staff Issue Strike Warning

Due to unresolved welfare issues affecting the non-teaching staff of the Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of the non-teaching staff union, have issued a 7-day ultimatum to the institution to meet its demands or face indefinite industrial strike action. The Joint Action Committee is; made...

abia poly

ABIA POLY LECTURERS CRIES UNPAID SALARIES

ABIA POLY: CHAIRMAN Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Polytechnics (SSANIP), Mr Chucks Nwachukwu has begged Abia state government to pay their salaries and not politicize it because they and their families were hungry. Ikpeazu Nwachukwu addressing on Monday Abia poly said; that the state government was insensitive to the plight...

Jewish

Jewish Student – Tackling Hatred On Campus Is TOGETHER

Being a Jewish student on campus in 2018 is not always easy. We face the same antisemitism we have seen creeping into everyday life in wider society, from both far left and far right, but on a more intense scale. The threat from groups such as Generation Identity, who openly...

OSCOTECH

OSCOTECH Worker Killed Days To His PhD Convocation

The gloom of the killing and abduction of workers and students of the Osun State College of Technology (OSCOTECH), Esa-Oke on Tuesday evening is a tragedy that has cast a shadow on the college. While OSCOTECH community await with bated breath for positive news on those abducted, the killing of...

Makanjuola

Makanjuola Donates Lecture Theater To LASU

The need for the private sector to cooperate with the government to develop the country’s education sector was the focus last week Thursday, when businessman, philanthropist and Chairman, Caverton Offshore Support Group, Mr. Aderemi Makanjuola donated a 500-seater Ultra- Modern Lecture Theatre to Lagos State University to commemorate his 70th...

TASUED

TASUED secures N420M TETFUND grant, others -VC

The vice-Chancellor of Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED), Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu has said that the university has secured about N420 million grant from Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) to provide Smart Classrooms and Micro-Teaching Laboratory and also teaching and learning equipment and resources in the institution. He claimed TASUED...

Sports

Establish Sports University, Parents Tell FG

Parents of Ladela School, Abuja have called on the federal and state governments to establish a specialised university that will concentrate solely on sports. The Chairman of the Parent Teacher Association (PTA), Dr. Joshua Usman, who made the appeal during the school’s annual inter-house sports competition, said the government is...

Auditorium

NDDC To Build Auditorium At University Of Uyo

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is to build an auditorium at the University of Uyo in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. According to a statement, the Managing Director of the commission, Mr. Nsima Ekere, announced this on Sunday night during an interactive session with members of the university’s senior staff...

Sergeant

Bayelsa Police Sergeant, Murders University Student

The Bayelsa State Police Command has disarmed and arrested a Police Sergeant attached to Akenfa Division, Timadu Emmanuel over the alleged murder of a Petroleum Engineering Student of the Niger Delta University,NDU, Tariela Nikade during a raid of criminal hideouts at Tenacious Road, Edepie in Yenagoa. The Bayelsa State Police...

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...