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Official: Kogi government recruits 1800 caterers for school feeding programme

Mrs Kadijat Karibo, the Unit Head of Home Grown School Feeding Programme (HGSFP) in Kogi, says the state government has recruited 1800 caterers to handle cooking in the first phase of the programme in the state.

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.

Illinois town bans assault rifles, high-capacity magazines

An Illinois town has voted to ban the possession and manufacture of assault weapons and large capacity magazines.

Kano govt announce 20 per cent salary increase for teachers

In its determination to improve the quality of education in its public schools, the Kano State Government is set to increase teachers salaries by 20 per cent.

Police: Schools should encourage use of security dogs in Borno

The Police in Borno on Thursday said they had deployed personnel to public schools in the state to enhance protection and security in them.

400 French teachers undergo training in Lagos

The Lagos State Government on Friday commenced the training of 400 teachers of French Language to further improve the teaching and learning of the language in the state public schools.

Nasarawa govt bans corporal punishment in public schools

Nasarawa State Commissioner for Education, Ahmed Tijani, has banned corporal punishment in public schools in the state.

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.

Fed govt warns volunteers against selling N-Power devices

The Federal Government on Thursday warned that N-Power volunteers caught or implicated in the sale of the programme’s tablets would be dismissed.

Edo govt restates ban on using public schools for social activities

The Edo State government has restated its ban on the use of premises of public schools for social activities, as part of efforts to check vandalism and provide a more conducive learning environment.

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NDLEA to curb drug abuse through “special raids”

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AfDB assists TCN to modernise transmission equipment

The African Development Bank (AfDB), said on Friday in Busan, South Korea, that it was assisting the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to invest in modernisation of its transmission network to improve the energy sector of the country.

China offers scholarship to 47 Nnamdi Azikiwe University students

The Chinese Embassy in Nigeria on Thursday offered scholarship to 47 students of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, a.k.a. UNIZIK, Awka, Anambra State.

Simona Halep: Serena Williams can come back and win tournaments

World number one Simona Halep said on Friday that she thinks Serena Williams is still capable of challenging for titles, as the American prepares to make her Grand Slam return at the French Open.

Court dissolves 18-year marriage over abandonment

An Idi-Ogungun Customary Court, Agodi, in Ibadan, on Friday dissolved the 18-year marriage between one Fatimo Taiwo, 35, and her husband, Lukman, on ground of abandonment.