Monday, 12 April, 2021

Category: Education


The Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes has tasked well- to-do Nigerians to emulate former Imo Governor Rochas Okorocha, who has been assisting the government to reduce the number of out- of- school children through his free education programme. The Council Read more…


WAEC spokesman Demianus Ojijeogu in a statement said the exams earlier scheduled for May/June, will now hold between August 16 and September 30. The exam body denied media reports that the 2021 WASSCE in Nigeria has been postponed. But informed, Read more…


The minister says a total 382,765 pupils, 124,589 households, and 2,859 schools in Ogun State, Lagos State, and Abuja, benefited from the school feeding programme during COVID-19 lockdown. The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, Read more…


Indigenes of Ilorin, Kwara State capital have  urged President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the hijab crisis rocking the state. The people of Ilorin specifically asked Buhari to prevent on Christians Association of Nigeria (CAN) “to allow the unique harmonious Read more…


Archbishop of Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Kwara state, the Most Reverend Israel Amoo, has advised the Kwara state government to return to the negotiating table with all stakeholders in the hijab controversy towards finding a lasting solution to the Read more…


Seventy-Eight Ebonyi State First class graduates have called on the state government to come out openly and give the public a proper account of the alleged scholarship given to them. According to them, the constant radio jingles that said the Read more…


March 8, 2021 Danlami Nmodu About 600,000 hitherto out of school children in Sokoto State are now pursuing their education as a result of the state government’s socio-economic intervention to encourage parents to support their children and wards to enrol in schools. Prior to this development, about 900,000 children Read more…


UNICEF Nigeria Representative, Peter Hawkins has expressed relieve on the release of the schoolboys in Kagara, Niger State describing the development as a positive outcome.  In a release made available to news men in Bauchi on Saturday, Peter Hawkins stated Read more…


The Acting Chief Medical Director of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital Nnewi, Dr. Ugboaja Joseph, has been promoted to an Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The University Senate made the announcement during its meeting held on Wednesday, 24th February Read more…


The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has opened a study centre in Asaga-Ohafia community in Abia to expand access to higher education in the area through the open and distance learning programme. A statement by Mr Ambrose Gowong, Communications Read more…


An SS3 student of Oduduwa Secondary School, Ile-Ife, Adeyeni Adejuwon and his father allegedly stormed school premises and beat the principal identified as Sanusi Ademola to a pulp. The student and his father came in the company of some hoodlums Read more…


There was pandemonium in Abakaliki, capital of Ebonyi state on Monday as police and a faction of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) clashed at the party secretariat. This followed attempts by the Fred Udogu led faction to take over the Read more…