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Anglican Church asks President Buhari to resign

After reviewing the alleged gross incompetence being displayed by the Presidency in providing security for the citizenry, the Umuahia Diocese, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign from office and forget about vying for re-election.

FRSC to introduce safety education in Plateau public schools

The Plateau Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said it would soon introduce road safety education in public primary and secondary schools in the state.

Sierra Leone’s Maada Bio announces free education for kids

Sierra Leone's new President Julius Maada Bio on Thursday announced the introduction of free education for both primary and secondary school age children, in line with a major campaign pledge.

Lagos government advises schools principals on standards

As primary and secondary schools prepare to resume academic activities, the Lagos State Government has reiterated its commitment to providing quality education and an enabling environment for teaching and learning in both public and private schools in the state.

Kaduna deploys 11,395 newly recruited teachers to primary schools

The Kaduna State Government has deployed 11,395 newly recruited teachers to public primary schools in the state.

Plateau government threatens to sack 155 newly employed teachers with dual appointments

The Plateau State Government has threatened to sack 155 teachers holding dual appointments with both the Local and State Government.

876,000 pupils for free feeding in Katsina

No fewer than 876,000 primary one to three pupils of government schools across Katsina State are to be fed as the state Government, yesterday, flagged off its free school feeding programme.

Kaduna House of Representatives caucus faults Senate rejection of $350 million loan request

Fifteen members of the House of Representatives from Kaduna state have faulted the Senate’s rejection of the $350m World Bank loan request by the Kaduna State Government.

Nasarawa college expels 20 students over exams malpractice

Twenty students of College of Education, Akwanga, in Nasarawa state, have been expelled over examination malpractices.

President Buhari orders completion of multi-billion naira national library

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that all necessary arrangements should be made to ensure speedy completion of the multi-billion naira National Library of Nigeria Headquarters, which has been under construction for about 15 years ago.

Plateau recruits 834 teachers for primary, secondary schools

The Plateau State Government says it has recruited a total of 834 teachers for its Primary and Secondary Schools.

Kwara Assembly probes cut in workers’ salaries

The Kwara House of Assembly on Monday began an investigation into the alleged cut in the January 2018 salaries of workers in the 16 local councils and teachers in Primary and Junior Secondary Schools in the state.

School feeding programme, other factors boosting enrolment across Southern Nigeria – Survey

The Home Grown Feeding Programme is boosting school enrolment across the country, a survey by the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, has revealed.

Pupils’ enrolment up in North-east after Boko Haram disruption

States in the North-east sub-region have intensified efforts to encourage enrolment of pupils into primary schools following the return of peace to the area.

Kogi govt threatens contractors over SUBEB projects

The Kogi state government on Tuesday threatened to blacklist contractors handling projects in primary schools in the state that engage in the shoddy and substandard job.

Katsina to recruit 5,000 teachers for public primary schools – Governor Masari

The Katsina State Government says it will recruit no fewer than 5,000 teachers into the state-owned primary schools to enhance the manpower in the education sector.

Pensioners urge Governor Ambode to pay outstanding gratuities

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners, Lagos State Primary Schools chapter, has appealed to Gov. Akinwumi Ambode to pay outstanding gratuities of its members who retired 13 years ago.

Yobe schools resume after alleged injection rumour

Primary schools in Damaturu, Yobe State, re-opened on Tuesday, 24 hours after they were hurriedly closed following rumour of alleged injection of pupils on the head and navel.

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Minister: Nigeria records $83 billion investment commitment in 15 months

Nigeria recorded a total investment commitment of 83 billion dollars between January 2017 and March, Mr Okechukwu Enelamah, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, said.

NiMet predicts cloudy skies, rainy activities for Wednesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy morning conditions over the Central states of the country on Wednesday with prospects of localised thunderstorm over Yola, Jos, Lafia, Ibi, Makurdi and Abuja.

Police arrest cattle rustlers, recover 32 cows, 26 sheep in Niger

Two suspected cattle rustlers terrorising Eregi Fulani Camp in Katcha Local Government Area of Niger state, have been arrested by the state Police Command.