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Serap drags senior Nigerian officials to ICC ‘for leaving 13.2 million children out of...

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a petition to Mrs. Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor, International Criminal Court (ICC), urging her to use her “good offices to investigate whether the problem of out-of-school children in Nigeria, and the failure of the Nigerian authorities over the years to address it amount to violence against children and crimes against humanity within the jurisdiction of the ICC.”

Anambra to sack unqualified teachers

The Anambra State government has said teachers without requisite qualifications will be disengaged by December 31.
Aisha Muhammed Oyebode

Unity School alumni seek ministerial position

The Chairman, Board of Trustees of Unity School Old Students Association (USOSA), Mrs. Aisha Muhammed-Oyebode, has decried the worsening state of Federal Government Colleges.
Oby Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili urges federal government to tackle insecurity

A former Minister of Education, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, on Saturday decried the spate of killings and other violent crimes in the country.
Obiageli Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili: President Buhari ruling a divided nation

Former Minister of Education and Ex-Presidential candidate Oby Ezekwesili has said Nigerians reaction to Ruga settlements revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari is ruling a divided country, adding that it’s time for President to call for a ‘ frank and deep conversation’.

JAMB approves cut-off marks for 2019/2020 admission

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has approved cut-off marks for 2019/2020 admission into tertiary institutions in the country.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Mass literacy: Federal government engages 999 facilitators nationwide

The Federal Government has disclosed that a total of 999 facilitators have been engaged to man the adult and literacy campaign in the country.

ASUU urges Nigerians to tell federal government to honour agreement

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called on well-meaning Nigerians to caution the federal government to honour its agreement with the union to forestall further industrial crisis in the nation’s tertiary education sector.

Miyetti Allah hails proposed Fulani radio

The move by the Federal Government to establish a radio station to reach Fulani herdsmen has elicited some strong reactions.

Southern, Middle Belt leaders reject federal government’s proposed radio station for Fulani herdsmen

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum has opposed the plans of the Federal government to set up a radio station which will broadcast in Fulfulde language.
Oby Ezekwesili

Ex-minister Ezekwesili harps on importance of quality education

Former Minister of Education, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, on Thursday said quality and relevant education were necessary for transformation of a country

ASUU threatens strike over implementation of 2019 agreement

The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Wednesday said that its members should not be held responsible if there is any disruption in the university system, as the Federal Government had not shown commitment to carrying out the 2019 Memorandum of Action.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Minister: Education ministry should get not less than N1 trillion annually

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has stressed the need for the Federal Government to provide adequate budgetary allocations to the Ministry of Education, saying that the ministry should not get less than one trillion naira annually.

President Buhari, ministers in valedictory FEC session today

President Muhammadu Buhari will preside over the valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday, exactly a week before his inauguration for another four-year tenure.

ASUU chairman sues university over suspension

Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), has dragged the institution’s management before the National Industrial Court in Akure over his indefinite suspension.
Abdullahi Godah Barre

Somalia cancels national exams after vast social media leaks, students protest

National secondary exams in Somalia have been cancelled by authorities after papers were leaked on social media platforms, the Minister of Education confirmed late Monday.

Council to weed out unqualified teachers in December

The Registrar of the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Josiah Ajiboye, has said the December 2019 deadline for unqualified teachers to be weeded out of the system would not be changed.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Federal government releases criteria for admission into Unity Schools

The Federal government, on Tuesday, took delivery of the result of the 2019 National Common Entrance Examination (NCCE), into Federal Government Colleges (FGCs), otherwise known as Unity Schools.

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National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Dr Gloria Obioh, Head of Department of Environmental Biotechnology and Bio- conservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) stated this in an interview with newsmen.

Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.