Monday, December 9, 2019

Education

Rivers: Wike abolishes fees and levies in schools

In a bid to create access to quality education,  Rivers State Governor,  Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has announced  the total abolition of all forms of fees and levies  in public primary and secondary...

Nipsey Hussle honoured at BET Awards

The late Eritrean-American rapper Nipsey Hussle was given the award for best male hip hop artist at the Black Entertainment Television (BET) awards at the weekend. He was shot dead aged...

Benue: Ortom orders SUBEB to lift restriction on contractors

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has directed the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) to immediately reverse the restriction placed on contractors who bidded for the procurement and supply of plastic tables...

Buhari charges SG’s to enforce free and compulsory basic education

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged State Governors to “enforce very vigorously” free and compulsory basic education for every child of primary and junior secondary school age. The President also...

UPDATE: Pupils accuse 7 teachers of sexual assault in FCT

Guardian of 14 year old Mercy Usang, one of the 3 underage students of Junior Secondary School, Gwarinpa Estate, who was allegedly abused sexually by 7 teachers of the school says medical...

Pupils accuse 7 teachers of sexual assault in FCT

Seven teachers of the Junior Secondary School, Gwarinpa Estate, Abuja have been accused of sexual misconducts against three pupils of the school. Two out of the three pupils who...

300-Level female Medical Student commits suicide in Benin

A 300 level female Medical Student of the University of Benin, (name withheld), on Tuesday took her own life at her hostel located at the Ekosodin area of Benin the Edo State...

Buhari signs polytechnic amendment bill into law

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Polytechnic Amendments Bill and the National Institute for Security Bill into law. According to Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly...

Kebbi Poly: 7,000 students banned from writing exams

The Kebbi Government has appealed  to the management of Umaru Waziri Polytechnic, Birnin Kebbi to reconsider the banning of 7,000 Kebbi students from writing semester examinations over the government failure to settle...

Nasarawa versity to tackle sex for marks, extortion

Prof. Suleiman Mohammed, Vice Chancellor, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, says he is committed to tackling vices such as  sex for marks, extortion and other unethical conducts in the institution.