Saraki donates N10million as WAEC fee for 432 Kwara state students Senate president, Bukola Saraki has put a smile on the face of 432 Kwara state students as he gave out the sum of N10million to help them pay their WAEC fees. The beneficiaries who were drawn from across Kwara Central Senatorial District were selected through the intervention of the Kwara State...... read more
FG renames Ebonyi Federal Varsity after Ekwueme The federal government has renamed the Federal University Nduflu Alike, Ebonyi state, after Alex Ekwueme, former vice-president, who died in London last year. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo announced this at a funeral service for the deceased in Oko, Anambra state. Osinbajo said the government decided to rename the school after the great Nigerian...... read more
Kaduna Govt Screens Teachers Ahead Of Deployment To Schools The Kaduna State Government has commenced the screening of over 22,000 new teachers ahead of their deployment to public primary schools across the state. This has put to rest the controversy generated from the sacking of over 21,000 unqualified teachers who failed a competency test in June last year. Our correspondent...... read more
Kaduna Teachers suspend indefinite strike The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) in Kaduna State has called off its indefinite strike. The chairman of NUT Kaduna state chapter, Titus Amba, announced the calling off of the strike in a statement jointly signed by himself and the assistant secretary of the union, Adamu Ango. The 10-day strike began on Monday, January 8th, in protest...... read more
BREAKING: Ebonyi Shutdown Schools Over Lassa Fever Ebonyi State government has shut down all private, government and mission schools in the state following the out break of Lassa Fever in the state which has claimed the lives of health workers in the state and left many critical at Irrua specialist hospital. The State Commissioner for Education, Prof John...... read more
Kaduna Govt threatens to sack any teacher that embarks on strike The Kaduna state government has vowed to dismiss any teacher that is absent from school today as all public schools in the state resume for the next academic session. This warning came on the heels of the state chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers beginning an indefinite strike in the state to...... read more
Dangote begins construction of job centre in Abia Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has performed the ground breaking ceremony of the Dangote Education for employment (E4E) job centre at Okpuala in Isiala Ngwa North Local Government Area of the state.The pilot project which is to be fully funded by Dangote Group, led by Alhaji Aliko Dangote, is aimed...... read more
12th December Declared as Abia Teens Day December 12th every year have been declared as Abia Teens Day. The declaration was made by the one day Abia Teens Governor, Her Excellency Joy Eze Chikamnayo in her maiden speech to the state. She thanked the Special Adviser to the Governor on Teens Matters, Chinemenma Umesaka for organising the competition...... read more
Paris Club Refund: Abia Prioritize Payment of Pensioners, Teachers Abia State Government has expressed it's willingness and commitment to prioritize the payment of outstanding pensions and teachers salaries while disbursing the expected third tranche of Paris Club refund.The State's Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu, gave the hint when the Chairman of Abia State Civil and Pensioners Association, Dr...... read more
Ikpeazu’s election was franchise exercised in the right direction - MOUAU VC, Otunta   The Vice Chancellor of the Micheal Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike in Abia State, Professor Francis Ogbonnaya Otunta, has extolled the leadership qualities of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, describing the Governor as a pragmatic and indefatigable leader. Delivering his address at the 8th Convocation ceremony of the University,...... read more
I want to be a farmer, says girl with First Class in Computer Science   Seriki-Sotayo, the sleepy host community of McPherson University, a faith-based tertiary institution established by the Foursquare Gospel Church in Nigeria, came alive last Saturday for the school’s second convocation where 46 graduates received their first degree. Four of them – all ladies – finished with First Class; a feat that...... read more
BREAKING: JAMB fixes dates for 2018 examination The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board said on Wednesday morning that the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in 2018 would hold on March 9 to March 17, 2018. The JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, announced this during an ongoing stakeholders’ meeting, saying that the dates were chosen “taking into cognizance the dates...... read more
El-Rufai makes teachers’ competency test scripts public Governor Nasir El-Rufai yesterday shared some  scripts of the primary four competency test conducted for primary school teachers on his personal twitter handle. While he shared a few scripts with the names of the teachers covered, he said, “We are putting these out in the court of public opinion for Nigerians...... read more
ASUP threatens to begin strike Nov. 13   The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) says it will embark on an indefinite strike with effect from Monday, Nov. 13, unless the Federal Government pays its 2016 shortfalls and all outstanding arrears. The National President of the Union, Mr Usman Dutse gave the strike notice while briefing newsmen on...... read more
NUT rejects recruitment of 25,000 Teachers in Kaduna, dares El-rufai Kaduna State Government and the state chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers are set for a showdown over the recruitment of 25,000 fresh primary school teachers in the state. The state chairman of the NUT, Mr. Audu Amba, said the sack of any teacher would force teachers in primary and...... read more
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