Education

Buhari Hosts Moroccan Diplomat

President Muhammadu Buhari, received Shakib Ben Musa, a Special Envoy of King Mohammed the VI of Morocco, at the State House, Abuja. Mr Musa is also the Minister of National Education, Pre-School, and Sports of the Kingdom of Morocco. The Envoy was at the State House to convey a message …

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CONUA To Sue FG Over Withheld Salaries

The Congress of University Academics has expressed its disappointment with the Federal Government, especially the Ministry of Labour and Employment, over the non-payment of its members’ withheld salaries “even when the government knew that the union did not call for strike action and its members were not involved in the …

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FG To Review University Autonomy Laws- Osinbajo

In the light of recent agitations by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said the Federal Government is planning to review the university autonomy laws. This comes weeks after ASUU called off an eight-month strike, which saw its members demanding improved welfare, revitalisation of public …

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NDDC Sensitises A’Ibom Students To Dangers Of Cultism

The Niger Delta Development Commission has vowed to tackle the menace of drug abuse and cultism among students in Akwa Ibom schools. The campaign is intended to sustain the peace in the region by sensitising youths especially secondary school students to the dangers of cultism and drug abuse. Speaking during …

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ASUU To Hold NEC Meeting Over Half-Pay

The Academic Staff Union of the University is set to hold a quarterly National Executive Council meeting at the University of Calabar on Sunday. A member of the NEC confirmed this. “There is a quarterly NEC and it’s for the fourth quarter. Lots of issues will come up and definitely, …

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ASUU Holds NEC Meeting Over Half-pay

The Academic Staff Union of the University is set to hold a quarterly National Executive Council meeting at the University of Calabar On Sunday. A member of the NEC confirmed this on Saturday in Abuja. “There is a quarterly NEC and it’s for the fourth quarter. Lots of issues will …

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161 Bag First Class In UNIPORT

The management of the University of Port Harcourt has said 161 students of the institution bagged first class honours within the 2018/2019 and 2019/2020 academic sessions. The Vice Chancellor, Prof Owunari Georgewill, disclosed this during a press briefing to herald the 33rd convocation of the institution held at the Council …

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FG Approves Mother Tongue In Primary Schools

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the adoption of the mother tongue as a compulsory medium of instruction in primary schools in the country. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, disclosed this after the Council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Adamu said …

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FG Approves Teaching In Mother Tongue

The Federal Executive Council has approved a new National Language Policy making the various mother tongues compulsory medium of instruction from Primary one to six. Briefing state house correspondents, the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, who noted that the policy takes immediate effect, stated that the government is aware that …

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Kwara Goes Tough On Illegal WAEC Exam Fees

Kwara State Government has vowed to sanction any principal who collects extra fees above the approved for external examinations from secondary school Students including the West Africa Examination Council and the National Examination Council. The decision to again outlaw any form of extortion is part of the ongoing reform agenda …

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