Lagos Schools resumes October 8 – Fashola Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State on Sunday directed public primary and secondary schools in the state to start academic activities on October 8.     The schools were scheduled to open on September 22.     Mr. Fashola made the announcement at an interactive session with principals, vice principals, head teachers...... read more
Delta government spends N23bn on teachers' salaries Delta State Government has revealed that it is spending up to N23bn on payment of salaries of about 13,000 Secondary School teachers in the state every year. This information was made known by the State's Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Patrick Muoboghare. According to him, the amount being spent far...... read more
Niger Governor urges education bodies to be active Niger state Governor, Babangida Aliyu, has urged educational bodies to be alive to their duties of improving the standard of education in the country. The governor stated this recently at Minna when he received a delegation of educationists from the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), West African Examination Council (WAEC)...... read more
NUT Blames Government over WAEC Mass Failure The Nigerian Union of Teachers, NUT, has blamed the federal government for students’ dismal performance in 2014 West African Examination Council, WAEC.     The NUT said the government needs to solve the problem of failure by paying attention to Mathematics and English Language in schools.     The NUT president,...... read more
Chibok Girls’ WAEC Results Ready Chibok Girls’ WAEC Results Ready – Minister Nigeria’s education minister, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau has told the House of Representatives Committee on Education that the results of the Chibok schoolgirls that sat for the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is ready.  ... read more
House of Reps makes contacts for schools’ resumption Following the Ebola outbreak in the country, and the announcement of new resumption date for schools by the Federal Government, preparations are being stepped up across the country in readiness for it. The new resumption date is September 13, instead of the September 22, as earlier announced by the government, and...... read more
Schools to resume mid-September The earlier postponement of schools’ resumption across the country for October 13by the Federal Government has been changed to middle of this month. The federal government on Wednesday in Abuja announced the new development following the improvement in the management and control of the disease. The earlier declaration which was made due to the...... read more
Don criticizes Nigerian’s attitude to polices Don criticizes Nigerian’s attitude to polices   By Eberechi Obinagwam   A Professor of Theater Arts, at the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State,  Effiong Johnson has criticised what he saw as Nigeria’s unhealthy attitude in the implementation of polices. The professor disclosed this in Lagos recently while delivering a lecture...... read more
ASUP ENDS STRIKE, RESUMES WORK TUESDAY The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has decided to suspend  its drawn-out strike  by Tuesday.  ASUP president Chibuzor Asmugha, who confirmed the suspension  to Daily Trust said the decision was reached after the National Executive Council (NEC) of the union met at Labour House in Abuja today.  He said the...... read more
SHEKARAU WADES IN TO END POLY LECTURERS' STRIKE The Minister of Education, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, on Thursday met with the striking members of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), and pledged to make efforts towards the speedy resolution of the nine month strike. Shekarau, who met with the National Executive Committee of ASUP in his first official assignment...... read more
END STRIKE NOW - Reps tell FG The House of Representatives on Thursday asked the Federal Government to resolve the industrial action embarked upon by members of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics. It said every measure necessary should be taken to end the lengthy strike, which started in October 2013. The House passed the resolution after a...... read more
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