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Rivers sets up committee on proposed environment university

The Rivers State has approved the setting up of an ad hoc committee to examine and advise the state government on the proposal for the establishment of a University of Environment in the state.

Bayelsa government suspends seven secondary school students over cult related activities

The Bayelsa Government has announced the indefinite suspension of seven senior secondary school students for engaging in cult related activities.

Anambra government rewards 2017 national best teacher with N1 million

The Anambra State Government on Friday presented N1 million cheque to the winner of the 2017 Best Teacher in Nigeria award, Mr Clement Okodo.

Visually impaired persons urge Governor Okorocha to fulfil promises

The Chairman, Imo Chapter of Nigerian Association of the blind, Mr Christopher Kalu, has urged Gov. Rochas Okorocha to fulfil the promises he made to visually impaired persons in the state.

Dapchi SS3 students to relocate to Nguru for SSCE

Final year students of the Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe, will be temporarily relocated to Government Girls Secondary School, Nguru, to enable them prepare for the forthcoming senior secondary school certificate examination.

Imo govt investigates death of pupil frogmarched by soldiers

The Imo State Government said it had started investigation into the death of Queendaline Ekezie, a 15-year-old pupil of Army Day Secondary School, Obinze, Owerri, who collapsed and died during an intense punishment by soldiers in the school.

Send your child to school or risk imprisonment – Bayelsa govt tells parents

The Bayelsa State Government has vowed to arrest and prosecute any parent who refuses to allow his child to acquire formal education.

Yobe: 48 of 94 missing school girls return

The Yobe state government has announced the return of Forty-Eight out of the missing ninety-four students from Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi.

Bayelsa education tax fund hits N800m as board submits report

The Chairman of the Education Development Trust Fund Board, Prof. Turner Isoun, has announced that the board had raised about N800 million from deductions and contributory taxes from individuals, workers and political appointees.

Zamfara Assembly confirms appointment of 4 PDP defectors

Zamfara House of Assembly on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of five new special advisers to Gov. Abdul’aziz Yari.

Bayelsa govt orders compulsory measles vaccination

The Bayelsa State Government has ordered a compulsory 13-days aggressive measles immunisation for children between the ages of 9 months and five years.

Anambra govt promises brighter future for teachers

The Anambra State government says it will employ and empower more teachers as part of measures to complement its effort in the education management.

Bayelsa flags-off 13-day measles vaccination campaign

Bayelsa State Government on Friday kicked off a 13-day aggressive measles immunization for children between the ages of 9 months and five years across the state.

Ondo bans unapproved books in schools

The Ondo State Government has declared that any author or publisher that fails to submit his or her book for the forthcoming review stands no chance of having such book recommended for usage in public and private schools in the state.


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Police arrest bride on wedding day for drink-driving

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Suspected robbers snatch N16m from NNPC filling station staff

Some suspected armed robbers on Monday in Kano attacked staff of NNPC Mega filling station in Hotoro area and made away with N16 million.