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ASUU Strike To Continue For The Next Two Months

ACADEMIC Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has extended its warning strike for another two months. The decision to extend the strike was taken at the union’s National Executive Council, NEC meeting held in Abuja last...

What Nigeria can do to get education right – Obasanjo

“One of the things we haven’t gotten right in Nigeria is education and if we get it right, it will be the basis of getting a number of other things right. If you think...

Usman Dalhatu: ABU Student Built Solar-Powered Cooker With TV, Gets $10000 Grant

A Student of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria named Usman Dalhatu, has won a $10,000 (N4 million) start-up grant for his clean energy innovation of a solar-powered cooker that also has an in-built television,...

Adamawa varsity seeks Gov. Fintiri’s approval to recruit 70 lecturers

The Adamawa State Polytechnic has urged Governor Ahmadu Fintiri to approve the recruitment of 70 academic staff to fill vacancies in departments of the institution. Rector of the higher institution, Ibrahim Umar, made the call...

Bandits: Katsina schools reopen October 3, says govt

The Katsina state government has announced October 3, 2021, as the official resumption date for all public and private schools. The spokesperson for the education ministry, Sani Danjuma, announced this in a statement. In the statement,...

Sit-At-Home: Candidates taking exams under trauma, WAEC says

The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) says many of its candidates sitting the ongoing senior school certificate examinations are doing so under traumatic conditions due to sit-at-home order by IPOB. No candidate in Enugu State...

Lagos introduces N35,000 “experimental fee” for boarding students

Boarding house students of Lagos State model colleges and upgraded schools are to pay N35,000 in each of the next two terms. Folasade Adefisayo, the Commissioner for Education, said on Sunday that the “experimental fee...

Adult Education: Jigawa introduces new literacy radio programme for 1,000 adult learners

The Jigawa Government has introduced a new literacy radio programme for adult learners in the state. According to the executive secretary of Jigawa State Agency for Mass Education, Abbas Abubakar, the aim is to boost...

ABU gets new registrar, bursar

The governing council of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, has approved the appointment of Rabiu Samaila as the substantive registrar of the institution and Mohammed-Bello Gurin as the new bursar. The spokesman of the...

Students’ Protest: UNIBEN removes N20,000 late registration fee

The Senate of the University of Benin has approved removing the N20,000 late registration fee that led to a two-day mass protest by students of the institution. Ademola Bobola, the University’registrar, announced the removal in...