Education

Obi Laments Burning Of Anambra School, Extends Support

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has described the recent burning of the hostel of Patterson Grammar school, Awada, Onitsha, owned and managed by the Anglican Diocese on the Niger as a national calamity which should be treated as such. Obi said this during his visit to the school soon after the fire incident that gutted one ...

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Obi Donates Computers, Printers And Generator To School

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has donated 12 laptops with printers and a generator to power them to St. Patrick’s International Secondary School, Awka, Anambra State. Presenting the facilities to the Senior Prefect of the school, Miss Nwamba Childera, on Tuesday, Obi called on Nigerians and all men of goodwill to assist schools in any capacity ...

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IPPIS: ASUU Members Face Bleak Christmas

FG is universities’ workers’ employer, says UNN No pay, no work, Ibadan varsity lecturers tell FG There were indications on Tuesday that  university lecturers, who failed to register for the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System, might face a bleak Christmas as the Federal Government insisted on a directive of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on the payroll ...

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Sexual Assault/Exam Fraud: UNIABUJA Sacks Two Profs

The University of Abuja on Monday said it terminated the appointments of professors Adeniji Adedayo and Chibuzo Orji over sexual assault and examination malpractice, respectively. The university, in a statement, claimed that Adedayo, who is a former Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture, had an “inappropriate” relationship with a female student of the university, while Orji, a lecturer at the ...

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Crisis Cripples FG’s School Feeding Scheme

The Federal Government’s school feeding programme is still battling with teething problems three years after it was inaugurated,  investigations by The Punch have revealed. According to findings by The Punch, while the programme was irregular in schools it had started, many others were left out of it. It was also learnt that only pupils in primary one to three were being fed ...

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No Meaningful Growth Without Professionals Taking Part In Politics – Sanwo-Olu

…Lagos Gov delivers 3rd engineering alumni lecture at UNILAG Career professionals and politicians have corresponding roles to play in the struggle to set Nigeria on the path of sustainable development. Any effort to alienate professionals from politics may spell doom for the growth and development of the nation. This was the submission of Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on ...

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Distorted Narratives About Islamic Schools Deflect Ugly Truths About Nigerian Society

An Islamic school in Nigeria. shutterstock Dr Hadiza Kere Abdulrahman, Bishop Grosseteste University Recent reports about the mistreatment of children in Nigeria included news reports of “torture houses” at Islamic schools in a number of states. The catchy news headlines came close to invoking mass hysteria by linking events at the schools to kidnapping, child begging, Boko Haram and Nigeria’s ...

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100 Fake Professors Uncovered In Nigerian Varsities

The National Universities Commission has said it has uncovered about 100 fake professors across Nigerian universities. The NUC Executive Secretary, Prof Abubakar Rasheed, stated this in the November edition of the commission’s bulletin, obtained by our correspondent. The ES noted that the commission published the details of the fake professors on its website and also sent the names to the ...

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Unemployment: We Must Invest More In Technical Education – Elegushi   

Prominent Lagos monarch, the Elegushi of Ikate Kingdom, Oba Saheed Ademola Elegushi, has advised the government and other stakeholders in the education sector to invest more in technical education, noting that it is one of the panaceas towards addressing unemployment in the country. Oba Elegushi who made this call while addressing newsmen at the Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo State, noted ...

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2019/2020 School Closing/Resumption: Lagos Gives Reason For New Date

… says only primary schools are affected Lagos State Government has explained reasons for the new closing and resumption dates for schools in the State, emphasizing that the new dates only affect public primary schools. A Statement on Sunday from the Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso stated that the closing and resumption dates earlier given ...

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