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Police officers line up during a protest against what the activists see as excessive police force against protesters during previous demonstrations, near China's Liaison Office, Hong Kong, China July 28, 2019. REUTERS-Edgar Su-File Photo

China wields patriotic education to tame Hong Kong’s rebellious youth

Cua Chiu-fai is on a mission to rid Hong Kong’s classrooms of what he sees as poisonous anti-China bias. His soldiers: mainly parents. He has recruited hundreds of mothers and fathers to monitor and report on teachers deemed guilty of filling their students with hate for China and urging them to take to the streets in protest.
The state Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, recently announced that the Academy was in the recruitment stage.

Lagos Creative Academy begins classes 2021

At the ongoing The Entertainment Fair and Festival (TEFFEST), the founder of EbonyLife Films, Mo Abudu, disclosed that the Lagos Creative Academy is scheduled to begin classes next year; first quarter of 2021 specifically.

AU commited to providing education for youths – official

Prof. Sarah Agbor, the Commissioner Human Resources, Science and Technology, African Union (AU), says the union will continue to facilitate education among African youths.

Expert tasks Nigerian government on technology hubs

Mr Yemi Odutola, Head, Communications, Women Technology Empowerment Centre (WTEC) has urged Federal Government to formulate laws and policies that would boost the development of local technology hubs in the country.
The Oyo State chapter of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) says Governor Seyi Makinde disappointed himself for failing to fulfil the promises made to the party few days to the 2019 gubernatorial election.

Oyo libraries are cemeteries of dead books – club

The Ibadan Book Club (a book reading arm of the Society of Young Nigerian Writers – Oyo State Chapter) has described the Oyo state government owned libraries which are spread across the nooks and crannies of Oyo state as Cemeteries of dead books.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Nigerian government addressing ASUU strike holistically – minister

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, yesterday said the Federal Government was addressing the strike by Academic Staff Union of Universities holistically to ensure that all other unions in the university system were carried along.
The national, who has not been identified, worked for the British Council and was in charge of the Iran desk.

Nigerians embrace British Council digital library

As part of efforts to restore and encourage a reading culture among Nigerians, the UK embassy’s British Council in Nigeria has launched a globally renowned digital library following temporary closure of its physical libraries.
The national, who has not been identified, worked for the British Council and was in charge of the Iran desk.

British Council launches digital library in Nigeria

The British Council has launched its globally renowned digital library in Nigeria.

TUC: Nigeria workers deserve three months tax holidays

The President of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), Mr Quadri Olaleye, has called on the three tiers of government to grant three months tax holidays to Nigerian workers.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Chinese, Indian language, compulsory in Ebonyi schools

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has declared Chinese and Hindu languages, as well as Climate Change compulsory courses for students studying in Ebonyi vocational institutions.

Federal government moves to rescue Nigerians trapped in Mali

The Federal Government (FG) is making moves to rescue Nigerians trapped in various mining areas in Mali. The government through the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has begun profiling the victims and working out modalities for evacuating them back to Nigeria.

Federal government moves to rescue Nigerians trapped in Mali mining areas

The Federal Government is making moves to rescue Nigerians trapped in various mining areas in Mali.
Nigerian founder Sim Shagaya is back with a new startup — uLesson — that has raised a $3.1 million seed round led by TLcom Capital. 3

Konga founder Sim Shagaya raises $3.1 million for new venture

Sim Shagaya, Nigerian founder of e-commerce platform Konga, is back with a new startup — uLesson — that has raised a $3.1 million seed round led by TLcom Capital.

SMEDAN trains teachers in Imo on entrepreneurship skills, economic enhancement

The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) has explained that entrepreneurship training for teachers in the country was meant to shift students’ desire from job seeking to the acquisition of entrepreneurial skills for economic enhancement.
Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA)

ECWA set to review educational curriculum

The Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) says it will review the curriculum of its educational institutions across the country to make more impact in the world of science and technology.
The MacArthur Foundation says it has made available grants of more than $6.3 million to nine journalism and media organisations to strengthen Nigeria’s anti-corruption efforts.

MacArthur Foundation grants nine institutions $6.3 million to strengthen anti-corruption campaign

The MacArthur Foundation says it has made available grants of more than $6.3 million to nine journalism and media organisations to strengthen Nigeria’s anti-corruption efforts.

Educationist hails reintroduction of history in school curriculum

An educationist and Chairperson of Lindel Global Resources, Mrs. Onyia Loretta Iwarah, has hailed the sacrifices made by historians and well meaning erudite scholars of historical interest in the reintroduction of History as a subject in the nation’s educational system.

NYCN charges federal government to declare state of emergency on education now

The National Executive Council, NEC, of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, in celebration of this year’s International Youth Day, IYD, Monday called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government to declare a state of emergency on education and ensure adequate security for all.

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Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has expressed his administration’s commitment to the development of the education sector as the key to high-level human capital development needed for emancipation of the people.

2023: Governor Bello under pressure to run for presidency – Kogi commissioner

The Kogi State commissioner for Information and Communication, Mr. Kingsley Fanwo has said that many people have asked Kogi State governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, to contest the 2023 presidential race.
Inflation in Sudan has risen to one of the highest levels in the world, and the country risks slipping into hyperinflation unless it gets its budget deficit and money supply under control, economists say.

Sudan inflation soars, raising spectre of hyperinflation

Inflation in Sudan has risen to one of the highest levels in the world, and the country risks slipping into hyperinflation unless it gets its budget deficit and money supply under control, economists say.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has slammed his club’s grueling schedule.

Pep Guardiola: There’s no joy in this season’s football

Guardiola watched Manchester City hit five past Burnley – and then claimed this season is leaving him joyless.
Dave Prowse, the British actor behind the menacing black mask of Star Wars villain Darth Vader, has died, his agent Thomas Bowington said Sunday.

Darth Vader actor Dave Prowse passes onat 85 – agent

Dave Prowse, the British actor behind the menacing black mask of Star Wars villain Darth Vader, has died, his agent Thomas Bowington said Sunday.

Expert warns against inserting objects in mouth during seizures

A Neurologist at the National Hospital, Abuja, Dr Yusuf Zubairu, on Sunday warned that inserting objects and forcing liquid into the mouth of an...