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Strike: Abia teachers defy NUT resumption order

Teachers in public primary schools in Abia on Monday defied the order by the state chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), suspending the three-month old statewide strike.
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.
Dapo Abiodun

Dapo Abiodun: I’m ready to submit to Ogun people’s will, aspirations

The Ogun State governor-elect, Dapo Abiodun, on Thursday, declared that he was ready to submit himself to the will and aspirations of the people of Ogun State when the reins of power are handed over to him on May 29.

Oyo public primary school teachers begin strike

Oyo State public primary school teachers on Monday commenced an indefinite strike to press for the payment of promotion arrears from 2011 to 2016 among other demands.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo government to deal with parents of pupils loitering during school hours

The Edo state government says it will dealt with parents and guardians whose children are found loitering around during school hours.

APC passes vote of confidence on Governor Akeredolu despite alleged anti-party activities

Leaders of the Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have passed a vote of confidence on Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

Delta government inaugurates seven-man board to probe illegal collection of levies in public schools

The Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr Chiedu Ebie, has inaugurated a 7-man Board of Enquiry to investigate the allegations of the collection of unauthorised levies in public primary and secondary schools in Delta State.

Kaduna government recruits 13,606 additional primary school teachers

The Kaduna State Government has recruited additional 13,606 qualified teachers for its public primary schools.

Flood: SEMA sensitises Kaduna residents

The Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) says it has started sensitising residents to early-warning flood signals in the flood-prone areas of the Kaduna metropolis.

Vice President Osinbajo: How we feed 7.6 million children daily

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday said that about 7.6 million children in 22 states across the country were being fed daily under the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP).

Governor El-Rufai: ‎Free education saves Kaduna parents N3 billion yearly

The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, said the free basic education policy in the state is saving parents N3 billion every year.

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.

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.

School feeding: 10.27 million pupils enrol in public primary schools in North West, North...

No fewer than 10.27 million children have been enrolled into public primary schools in the North West and North Central Zones of the country in the last one year, a survey by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reveals.

Strike will not stop education reforms in Kaduna – Governor El-Rufai

The Kaduna State Government on Monday commended teachers who shunned the strike called by their union and reported for duty in their schools. The government vowed that the strike will not affect its education reform.

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