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Winners emerge in 2018 NNPC National Science Quiz for South West

Winners have emerged in the 2018 National Science Quiz organised by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for the South West Geo-political zone.

Governor Ajimobi secures N20 billion for Oyo basic, secondary schools’ education

The Governor Abiola Ajimobi-led government in Oyo State has secured over N20 billion for both ongoing and newly approved projects to enhance the infrastructural and other educational developments in the state.

Democracy Day: Kaduna government reels out successes in education sector

The Kaduna State Commissioner for Education Science and Technology, Ja’afaru Sani, said on Monday that the state has recorded unprecedented development in the education sector in the last three years.

Commissioner laments inadequate manpower in geophysics

Oyo State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Adeniyi Olowofela, has said manpower of less than 2,000 geophysicists is inadequate in a country with a population put at about 170 million.

Kaduna, IDB to spend N761.7 million on science, technology education

Kaduna State Government with support from Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is constructing six Science Secondary Schools at the cost of N761.7 million to promote science and technology education.

Kaduna government to employ 42 part-time teachers of capital school

The Kaduna State Government on Friday promised to offer full employment to 42 part-time teachers of Capital School, Kaduna.

MAPOLY: Females constitute 55% of matriculants for session – Commissioner

The Ogun State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Modupe Mujota, has asserted that the females represent 55% of students matriculated into Moshood Abiola Polytechnic for the 2017/2018 academic session.

Ekiti government approves N253.6 million bursary/scholarships for 3,516 students

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has approved N253.6 million for 2017/2018 Bursary and Scholarship awards to qualified students in the state, with 871 students getting scholarship award ranging from N60,000 to N1.5 million while 2,645 got bursary award ranging from N10,000 to N150,000.

Governor Bello promises zero tolerance to examination malpractice in Kogi

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Tuesday pledged the state government’s readiness to ensure zero tolerance to examination malpractice in both public and private secondary schools across the state.

Two students expelled for cultism, gangsterism

Two students of the Ogun State Institute of Technology, Igbesa, have been expelled for anti-social behaviours, while a few others were placed on suspension for various offences.

15,897 successful teachers to undergo further screening – Governor El-Rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State says that 15,897 successful applicants for teaching appointment in the state’s public primary schools would be subjected to another screening to fish out smuggled ones.

Kaduna govt announces tax waiver for teachers

Kaduna State Government has announced tax waiver for public secondary and primary school teachers in the state.

Kaduna govt begins construction of 594 classrooms

The Kaduna State Universal Basic Education Board on Thursday said it had awarded contracts for the construction of 594 classrooms across the 23 local government areas of the state.

Teacher flogs student to death in Zamfara

A teacher at Government Day Secondary School Sankalawa in Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara State has allegedly flogged a student to death.

Kogi to commence measles immunisation in March

The Kogi Government says it will commence the national immunisation for children from nine months to five years against measles and other childhood diseases from March 1 to 13.

Kogi govt bans 47 schools from 2018 WASSCE over exam malpractice

Kogi State government has banned 47 schools from presenting candidates in the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

Kaduna increases teachers’ salary by 32.5%

The Kaduna State Government on Thursday said it has increased the salary of public school teachers by 32.5 per cent.

Kaduna appropriates N377m for teachers training in 2018

Kaduna State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Ja’afaru Sani, said on Thursday that the state government has earmarked N377 million for the training of secondary school teachers in 2018.

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FERMA: Federal government completes 88 road projects captured in 2017 budget

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Governor Ortom makes U-turn after meeting APC chair Oshiomhole

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