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38-year-old Chizuruoke Collins Ezem, a teacher with the Royal Academy, Wuye, Abuja has emerged the 2019 Maltina teacher of the year.

Abuja teacher emerges Maltina Teacher of the Year

38-year-old Chizuruoke Collins Ezem, a teacher with the Royal Academy, Wuye, Abuja has emerged the 2019 Maltina teacher of the year.
Senator Philip Aduda

Senator calls for closer Nigeria-Israel relations for sustained investment in education

Sen. Philip Aduda (PDP-FCT) has called for closer bilateral relations between Israel and Nigeria to sustain investment in the education sector and promote youth development.
Nasir El-Rufai

587,000 pupils, students to be enrolled into public schools in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Government says it is set to enroll not less than 587,000 pupils and students into its public primary and junior secondary schools in the 2019/2020 academic year.
Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe on Friday presented cheques to nine beneficiary communities of the World Bank-supported projects.

World Bank projects: Yobe governor presents cheques to beneficiaries

Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe on Friday presented cheques to nine beneficiary communities of the World Bank-supported projects.
Federal University Wukari

Jukun/Tiv crisis: Academic activities resume at Wukari university

Academic activities have fully resumed at the Federal University Wukari in Taraba State after two weeks break, following the protest by Tiv students over the killing of two of their members.
Mai Mala Buni

Panel laments educational decay in Yobe

The Technical Committee to revitalise Basic and Secondary Education in Yobe State has submitted its interim reports to Governor Mai Mala Buni with shocking revelation on the state of education.

Group calls for investigation into 11-years-old pupil’s death

The Resource Center For Human Rights and Civic Education (CHRICED), on Sunday called for full-scale investigation on the death of a pupil following the collapse of a school building in Zaria, Kaduna State.
Bello Matawalle | Bello Matawallen-Maradun

Zamfara government to spend N4.5 billion on new classrooms

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara state, says his administration is ready to commence the construction 613 new classrooms in public primary schools across the state.
A girl in Ivory Coast looks at the construction of her new school made of plastic bricks, in Sakassou, a village in the center of Côte d’Ivoire. UNICEF Côte d’Ivoire fights plastic pollution and ensure that every child learns in a supportive environment by building classrooms made of plastic bricks.

UNICEF converts plastics to bricks to build Ivory Coast schools

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has announced an innovative partnership to build a factory in Ivory Coast to convert plastic waste into bricks for school construction, a UN spokesman has said.

Oando records six per cent increase in turnover

The oil giant, whose operation was grounded by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) when it laid siege to its head office with the police, weathered the storm and recorded a six per cent increase in revenue of N315.4 billion, from N297.3 billion, in comparative period of 2018.
President @MBuhari received members of Nigerian Medical Association @nmanigeria led by the new President, Dr Francis Adedayo Faduyile. 3

President Buhari: States must do more to end ‘almajiri’ system

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said the responsibility for the education of ‘almajiri’ kids rests on the shoulders of state governments.
Oando Foundation (OF) on Tuesday commissioned various infrastructure and sanitation projects in its adopted school – Bungha Gida Primary School, Mangu Local Government Area, Plateau State, as well as other completed school improvement projects across its five (5) other adopted schools within the state.

Oando Foundation commissions classroom blocks and sanitation facilities in Plateau

OF supports the Nigerian Government in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 4 (Basic Education) through its Adopt-A-School Initiative (AASI), aimed at holistic improvement of public primary schools. The condition, location and nature of school infrastructure has direct impact on access, quality of education, and also influences learning outcomes.

Out-of-school children: Federal government set to introduce open schooling programme

The Federal Government has announced a plan to introduce Open Schooling Programme as a means of providing”accessible and flexible” quality basic education to children and youth in the country.
Alhaji Hadi Sirika, Minister of State for Aviation commissioning Airfield Ground Lightening Laboratory at NCAT, Zaria, Kafuna State on Monday. He is being assisted by the Rector of the college, Capt. Abdussalami Mohammed. (NAN)

Minister: Training, retraining prerequisites for aviation safety

The Minister of state for Aviation, Alhaji Hadi Sirika, on Monday identified training and retraining of personnel as a critical component for aviation safety.
Lee Jin Su

KCCN: Korea-Nigeria drawing competition to enhance relationship

The Director of Korean Cultural Centre in Nigeria (KCCN), Mr Lee Jin Su, says the annual Korea-Nigeria Drawing Competition is to further enhance relations between the two countries.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Firm donates class room block to school in Abia

Star Deepwater Petroleum Limited, the Nigeria affiliate of Chevron Corporation, and its Agbami partners on Thursday donated a model classroom block to Community Model High School, Isieke-Ibeku in Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Minister: Out-of-School children’s figure drops

The Federal Government says the number of Out-of-School (OSC) Children in the country has reduced from 13.2 million to 10.2million, following various interventions of the government and development partners.
Ahmed Babba Kaita

Senator Babba-Kaita: I have constituency projects in 12 local councils

Sen. Ahmad Babba-Kaita (Katsina North) says he has covered the 12 local government areas of his district in the provision of constituency projects.

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The former head of the Philippine Police, Gen. Oscar Albayalde, has been named in a criminal complaint by his own Force over drugs raid that he oversaw six years ago.

Ex-Police boss swaps innocent person for drug suspect after taking bribe

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Mohammed Shami

Mohammed Shami wrecks S/Africa after India enforce follow-on

India subjected South Africa to the ignominy of a follow-on for the second test in a row and then reduced them to 26 for four wickets in the third and final test to inch toward a series whitewash on Monday.

Group: Governors funding pilgrimages, instead of HIV/AIDS treatment

The Coalition of Civil Society Network for HIV/AIDS in Nigeria has said that increased funding for curative and preventive intervention for HIV/AIDS will give rise to zero level response in Nigeria.

Lebanese protesters vow to stay in the streets

Anti-austerity protesters vowed to stay in the streets across Lebanon for a fifth straight day on Monday.