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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.
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.
An Illinois town has voted to ban the possession and manufacture of assault weapons and large capacity magazines.
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.
The Police in Borno on Thursday said they had deployed personnel to public schools in the state to enhance protection and security in them.
Nasarawa State Commissioner for Education, Ahmed Tijani, has banned corporal punishment in public schools in the state.
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.
The Federal Government on Thursday warned that N-Power volunteers caught or implicated in the sale of the programme’s tablets would be dismissed.
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.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), FCT command says it is poised to curb drug abuse and trafficking among youths in the territory through “Surprise Raiding Strategy” (SRS).
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.
The Chinese Embassy in Nigeria on Thursday offered scholarship to 47 students of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, a.k.a. UNIZIK, Awka, Anambra State.
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.
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.
The trial of nine current and former executives or contractors from Italy’s Eni and British-Dutch giant Royal Dutch Shell, including ENI Chief Executive Claudio Descalzi, over a 1.3 billion dollars oil deal in Nigeria, will begin in Milan on June 20.
Two of three Ebola patients who escaped quarantine in the Congo river port city of Mbandaka have died, the head of medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres’ (MSF) mission in the city said on Wednesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, applauded the appointment of the Director General of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, as President of World Craft Council, African Region, saying it is an indication that Nigeria’s arts and craft have come into international limelight.
President Donald Trump has notified Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, that he has canceled their much-anticipated meeting, which was set for June 12.
Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano, says it is time for the Igbo people to ask their fellow Nigerians what type of country they want.