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Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde abolishes fees in Oyo schools

New governor of Oyo State, Mr. Seyi Makinde, has abolished N3,000 school fees in the state-owned secondary schools, which was introduced by the administration of the immediate past governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi.
Abiola Ajimobi

Governor Ajimobi: We spent N61 billion on education in seven years

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State said the state had committed about N61bn to fund education in the state in the last seven years.

Group faults education minister, NBS report on Akwa Ibom

A socio-political organisation, Akwa Ibom Liberation Movement (AILM), has faulted claims made by the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, that Akwa Ibom State was second among States with the highest number of out-of- school children.

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.

Delta government frowns at unauthorised, illegal fees collection in public schools

The Delta State Government has frowned at the unauthorised levies and fees unilaterally imposed on pupils by Schools vis a vis sending children away from school with the added threat of being flogged for inability to pay ‘school’ fees.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti teachers get N146 million arrears of special allowances

Ekiti State government has released N146 million for the payment of Rural Teachers Allowance and Core Subjects Allowance to teachers in its employ.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

#HAPPYBDPMB: A dozen reasons for Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection

On Monday December 17, 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking re-election for a second term of office will be marking his 76th birthday and, in his own words, “still going strong.”
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Stakeholders call for declaration of state of emergency in education

Worried by the deplorable state of education in Nigeria, stakeholders have called on the three tiers of government to jointly declare a state of emergency to address the rots in the sector.

Experts: Youth development will secure the future of Nigeria

Experts on youth development have identified massive investment in the Nigerian youths and mentoring as keys to securing better future for the country.

65,818 applicants apply for 2,200 Lagos teaching jobs

The Lagos State Government has disclosed that 65,818 applications were received for the 2,200 teaching job vacancies offered by state government after the deadline for the submission of applications ended at midnight on Thursday, September 6.

Plateau to begin production of motorized wheelchairs

The Plateau State Government says it will commence the production of motorized wheelchairs, as part of efforts to revamp the state-owned Science and Technology Equipment production centres.

Women’s Day: Governor Obaseki harps on inclusive policies

Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has called for inclusive policies and stronger collaboration on programmes that will create spaces for women to be properly represented in politics and business.

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office on Monday, June secured the conviction of Okhiemwen Roland Ekata aka (Zamani, Baron Wellington) before Justice A. A. Demi-Ajayi of the Federal High Court sitting in Benin City, Edo State.

Internet fraudster bags one year imprisonment

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office on Monday, June secured the conviction of Okhiemwen Roland Ekata aka (Zamani, Baron Wellington) before Justice A. A. Demi-Ajayi of the Federal High Court sitting in Benin City, Edo State.
Imo Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the state governor-elect, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, to carry the youth along when he is sworn-in.

Governor Ihedioha reverses Imo university status, appoints new rector

Governor Emeka Ihedioha has reversed the status of the newly converted Imo State University of Agriculture and Technology, Umuagwo, to its earlier polytechnic status.

Three Cameroon soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack

Three Cameroonian soldiers and an unspecified number of civilians were killed during an overnight attack by Boko Haram on a military post manned by a multinational force, security sources said Monday.

Plateau university vice chancellor calls for calm after gunmen attack

Prof. Yohanna Izam, Vice Chancellor of Plateau State University (PLASU), Bokkos, has called for calm among fear-stricken students after attackers invaded a hostel and killed a student.
1 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

NAF aircraft neutralises several insurgents at Alafa, Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has neutralised several terrorists and obliterated a major tactical command centre of insurgents operating in Sambisa Forest in Borno.