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Following the intervention of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, the full accreditation status of the School of Nursing Sciences of the College of Medical Sciences of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria has been restored.

Speaker Gbajabiamila ends accreditation rift between ABU, NMCN

Following the intervention of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, the full accreditation status of the School of Nursing Sciences of the College of Medical Sciences of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria has been restored.
L-R: Ekiti State Governor; Dr. Kayode Fayemi, presenting the MOU document to Bishop of Ekiti Anglican Diocese; Rt. Rev. Dr. Christopher Omotunde and Very Rev. F.O. Bankole during the signing of MOU of transferring Christ’s School, Ado Ekiti to the Anglican Communion, in Ado-Ekiti on Monday.

Ekiti governor returns school to Anglican church

Nigeria’s state of Ekiti has returned Christ School, Ado-Ekiti, to its original owner-the Anglican Communion, in fulfillment of its promise to return all mission schools to their original owners.

Wilfred Ndidi: I sold groundnuts on Lagos streets

Super Eagles and Leicester City midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, has revealed how staying in the military barracks helped shaped his life as a person, adding that he even had to hawk groundnuts on Lagos streets to help his family make ends meet.

NDLEA discovers, destroys two hectares of cannabis’ farms in Edo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Edo Command says it discovered and destroyed two hectares of cannabis farms in the State.

Panel indictments disqualify rector applicant in Nasarawa polytechnic

The dream of one of the applicants seeking for the headship of the Nasarawa State Polytechnic in the ongoing recruitment of a new rector has suffered huge setback following indictments by investigation panels.
Kayode Fayemi and Daniel Olutope 5

Ekiti set to prosecute parents who keep school-age children out of school

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has said parents who keep their school-age children out of school in the state risk being prosecuted, stressing that the State’s Child’s Right law provides that all children must be given access to education.

Another Nigerian killed in South Africa

With the murder of Mrs. Obianuju Ndubuisi-Chukwu, a Nigerian insurance chief, still fresh, another Nigerian has been killed in the former apartheid enclave.

Edo primary school teachers reject resumption date

The crisis rocking the primary school education in Edo State was further deepened on Sunday with the rejection of the new resumption date scheduled for September 2, by the State Universal Basic Education Board.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor bans use of English in traditional events

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has banned the use of English as a means of communication during any traditional event in the state.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor asks youth to build good character by delaying gratification

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says teenagers should build good character by delaying gratification.
Four students of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, drowned on Monday when a metallic bridge linking the hostels and the lecture halls collapsed.

ATBU bridge tragedy: NANS indicts school management, demands compensations

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has indicted the management of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi for the tragic collapse of a bridge in the school leading to death of three students and others injured.
Mai Mala Buni

Panel laments educational decay in Yobe

The Technical Committee to revitalise Basic and Secondary Education in Yobe State has submitted its interim reports to Governor Mai Mala Buni with shocking revelation on the state of education.

Group calls for investigation into 11-years-old pupil’s death

The Resource Center For Human Rights and Civic Education (CHRICED), on Sunday called for full-scale investigation on the death of a pupil following the collapse of a school building in Zaria, Kaduna State.
Qatar Charity Foundation

Qatari foundation to enroll 100 orphans in school

100 orphans from across the country are to be enrolled in a school built and to be commissioned today by the Qatar Charity Foundation.

Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa tasks Nass on new education qualification for president

Lawyer and human rights activist, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has tasked the 9th National Assembly to as a matter of urgency, review the education qualification for would-be Nigerian presidents from its current secondary school to at least a First Degree with minimum of Diploma in Law or Diploma in Political Science.
The assurance came yesterday, on the heels of a new General Officer Commanding (GOC), 2 Division of the Nigerian Army, Ibadan, Major-General Anthony Omozoje, during his courtesy visit to Governor Seyi Makinde in his office at Agodi, Ibadan.

Nigerian Army to synergise with government to tame security challenges

The Nigerian Army has again assured of its readiness to synergise with governments at levels to tame the spate of security challenges bedevilling the nation.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara governor holds budget review in special needs school

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq yesterday directed top civil servants to meet him at the state’s school of special needs for their budget review meeting.

Almajiri: Governor Ganduje constitutes committee to reform system of education

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has constituted a technical committee to remodel the Almajiri system of education in the state as a way of arresting the menace of of children roaming the streets and begging.

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Three arrested for ‘kidnapping’ Katsina council chief’s kids

The police in Katsina State have arrested three suspects in connection with the kidnap of two children of the Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Matazu Local Government Area of the state, Kabiru Matazu.
Nigeria will face five-time world champions Brazil, Portugal, and Oman in Group D of the preliminary round of 2019 Beach Soccer World Cup in Paraguay.

Emeka Ogbonna: Sand Eagles not fazed by Brazil, Portugal challenge

Sand Eagles player Emeka Ogbonna has told brila.net that there’s little to worry about Nigeria’s chances at the World Cup with the Eagles drawn against Brazil as well as Portugal and Oman.
A man waves as he disembarks from a plane as a first group of Nigerians repatriated from South Africa following xenophobic violence arrives in Lagos on September 11, 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI - AFP

Xenophobia: Nobody should blame those who don’t want to return – Jonathan Nnaji

Dr. Jonathan Nnaji, chairman board of trustees of Igbo speaking community in Lagos State, has said that Nigerians who have chosen to remain in South Africa than return to the country should not be blamed because the country has refused to set its priorities right.

Interim Falcons coach focused on Tokyo 2020 ticket

Coach of Nigeria’s women senior Christopher Danjuma has stated that his attention is solely on ensuring Nigeria qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Cristiano Ronaldo was an egotist in the Manchester United dressing room who always wanted to be near a mirror, according to Uruguay legend Diego Forlan.

Cristiano Ronaldo: I was one step away from Arsenal move

Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed that he was a step away from joining Arsenal prior to signing for Manchester United in 2003.