Education

History Of Regina Pacis Not Complete Without Obi, Says Manager

The Manager of Regina Pacis Model Secondary School, Onitsha, Rev. Fr. Paschal Okonkwo, has said that the history of the institution would not be complete without Mr. Peter Obi. Fr. Okonkwo was speaking on Thursday during the pastoral visit of the Proprietor of the School and the Catholic Archbishop of Onitsha, Most Rev. Dr. Valerian Okeke.  The occasion also witnessed ...

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Anambra School Where Snakes Cohabit With Teachers And Students

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Community High School Adazi in Anaocha local government area of Anambra state is one of the oldest schools in the state but the state of facilities in the school calls for an emergency response by the state government to rescue teachers, students and corps members on national assignment from incessant attacks by snakes and other rodents. The ...

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Anambra Sets Up Community Reading Hubs For Literacy Enhancement Of Children 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Anambra state commissioner for Basic Education Prof. Kate Azuka Omenugha has said that the state government is currently setting up Community Reading Hubs across the 21 local government areas of the state to improve literacy level of school children. The commissioner stated that the initiative of reading and literacy culture began from the inception of the present ...

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NECO Releases Nov/DEC 2018 Examination Results

The National Examinations Council has released the result of the 2018 November/December Senior School Certificate Examination for external candidates. The Acting Registrar, NECO, Mr. Abubakar Gana, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Friday. According to Gana, 59,963 candidates registered for the examination and were examined in about 28 subject areas. He noted that a total of 37,069 candidates ...

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Elections: FG Orders Closure Of Schools

Pupils of the 104 Federal Government Colleges may be asked to proceed on a break by Wednesday as a result of the February 16 presidential election in the country, sources at the Federal Ministry of Education have said. Our correspondent learnt that the anticipated holiday would allow pupils to stay safely at home and prevent them from becoming victims of ...

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BREAKING: ASUU Suspends Three-Month Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has reached agreement with the Federal Government. Consequently, it has called off its three-month strike. Below is the full text of a press statement by ASUU President  ACADEMIC STAFF UNION OF UNIVERSITIES (ASUU) NATIONAL SECRETARIAT THE TEXT OF A PRESS CONFERENCE BY THE ACADEMIC STAFF UNION OF UNIVERSITIES (ASUU), THURSDAY, 7TH FEBRUARY, 2019, ...

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Not Even Campaign Will Stop My School Visits — Obi

The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has said that not even electioneering in preparation for the February election would stop him from his routine visit to schools. Obi said this on Wednesday during his visit to St. Patrick’s Secondary School, Ugwuagba, Obosi. Obi, who encouraged students to remain focused in their academic pursuits, ...

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ASUU Conducts Referendum On Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Tuesday conducted a referendum to decide whether to suspend its three-month  strike or not. The national leaders of the union on Monday directed its zonal coordinators  to meet and  conduct the referendum. Over 200 members of the University of Ibadan chapter,  who attended the  congress allegedly voted for the continuation of the strike ...

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FG, ASUU Inch Closer To Final Agreement

The dispute between the Federal Government and lecturers of tertiary institutions may end this week. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, told journalists at a briefing in Abuja on Sunday that issues which led to the industrial action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities and their counterparts in polytechnics had been resolved. Adamu said, “I should comment now on ...

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School Feeding Programme: 9.3 Million Children Now Take One Nutritious Meal A Day, Says Osinbajo

‘Buhari administration’s Next level plan would make young Nigerians competitive in the global economy’ The Muhammadu Buhari administration would expand the Social Investment Programmes to improve the welfare of more Nigerians, according to Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. Prof. Osinbajo stated this on Thursday in Benin, Edo State during the official flag-off of the National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHSFP) ...

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