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Education

BREAKING: Lagos govt shuts down Chrisland Schools

The Lagos State Government has shut down all Chrisland Schools in Lagos State indefinitely.This followed a controversy generated over an “immoral act” engaged in by the students during a tri...

Senate’s flippant approval of 18 medical varsities

RECKLESSLY, the Senate again advertised its penchant for mediocre interventions with its passage of a bill authorising the establishment of a Federal University of Medical Sciences and Biomedical T...

Why we allowed CBT centres to increase service charge – JAMB Registrar

The Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, has explained why the board allowed Computer Based Test Centres to increase the service charge to N1,000 for its Ap...

ASUU strike: NANS begins protest, orders students to occupy Abuja streets with cooking pots

The National Association of Nigerian Students on Friday ordered students to occupy the streets of Abuja with their cooking pots, mattresses and other personal effects to protest the strike embarked...

Invest in children’s education, Bridge appeals to Nigeria

The Managing Director, Bridge Nigeria, Foyinsola Akinjayeju, has advised Nigerians to invest in the educational needs of children, as it is the best means of impacting lives.Akinjayeju said ...

NYSC: No corps member will be posted to MDAs -Osun govt

Osun State Government has said National Youth Service Corps’ members would no longer be posted to its Ministry, Department and Agencies.The directive was contained in a circular signed by S....

Collapsed school building kills five children in Niger

Five children have been killed by a primary school building that collapsed on Saturday at UK Bello Memorial Primary School, Paiko, in the Paiko Local Government Area of Niger State.According...

UNIBEN 600-level pharmacy student hit by armed robbers’ bullet dies

Miss Susan Oboh, a final-year student of the University of Benin, who was hit by armed robbers’ bullet on March 3, in Benin, is dead.Oboh, a 600-level student at the Department of Pharmacy, ...

Implement agreement signed with ASUU, Reps tell FG

The House of Representatives has called on the Federal Government to implement the agreement it reached with the Academic Staff Union of Universities, failure of which has led to the ongoing strike...

Strike: FG moves to meet ASUU’s demand, constitutes White Paper panel

The Federal Ministry of Education has commenced a move to meet one of the demands of the Academic Staff Union of Universities.The ministry disclosed this in a press statement issued by its D...

Gridlock as UNIBEN students protest ASUU strike

Students of the University of Benin on Wednesday blocked the busy Benin/Lagos highway in solidarity with the members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities who began a one-month strike on Mond...

ASUU: COEASU threatens strike, says FG has no respect for peaceful resolution

Twenty-four hours after the declaration of industrial action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, the Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union has threatened to take action if the Preside...

Public hearing for NYSC Trust Fund Bill holds Feb 24

The House of Representatives would on Thursday, February 24, hold a public hearing on the National Youth Service Corps Trust Fund bill, the Director-General of NYSC, Major-General Shuaibu Ibrahim h...

Google launches academy for SMEs in Nigeria, others

Google has announced that 5000 small and medium-scale enterprises and entrepreneurs in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa will be receiving free training to help their businesses thrive through its ne...

Govt unconcerned, unresponsive to development, says ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has said the Nigerian government is against education and is unconcerned about development in the country.Speaking after a rally and congress at the ...

We prioritise corps members’ welfare, health -NYSC

The National Youth Service Corps has said it would continue to prioritise the welfare of corps members, saying it remained its cardinal policy thrust.The organisation was reacting to a repor...

Northern groups shelve planned protests over varsity fee hike

The Coalition of Northern Groups on Thursday announced the suspension of all planned protests against the Federal Government over what it described as “an indiscriminate hike” in tuition fees of Un...

Fee hike: Senate moves to avert crisis in tertiary institutions

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Wednesday that the Senate will intervene to avert possible crisis over allegations of hike in registration fees by some tertiary institutions parti...

Gov Bello carpets FG’s out-of-school policy, says it’s not achievable

The Niger State Governor Abubakar Bello has faulted the plan of the Federal Government to reduce the number of out-of-school children in the country, adding that it is an effort in futility....

Federal Poly Owerri bars students from driving on campus

The management of the Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Imo State, has barred students of the institution from driving on its campus.The school in a circular released on Friday noted that student...