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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

50,000 applicants for 1,000 teaching jobs in Lagos – official

Mr Suru Avoseh, a member, Lagos State Civil Service Commission, says no fewer than 50, 000 applicants had applied for one thousand vacant teaching jobs announced by the state government in 2019.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor reduces number of ministries to 13

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule has reduced the number of existing ministries in the state to 13.

Autism: Zeebah Foundation set for official launch

The Zeebah Foundation, a not-for profit organization established to help provide services for individuals living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), will hold its official Launch & Fund Raising on Thursday in the nation’s capital, Abuja.

Benue spends N16 billion to renovate, upgrade schools

The Benue State Government spent N16 billion to renovate and upgrade its primary and secondary schools in the last four years, according to Prof Dennis Ityavyar, former education commissioner. =
Edo State College of Education, Ekiadolor

Shut Edo College of Education reopens September

The Edo State owned College of Education, Ekiadolor in Ovia North East local government area that was closed in 2015 would be reopened for academic activities this September.
The reinstated Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Suleiman Bogoro, has said most Nigerian professors are not capable of getting global grants for research because of poor research proposals.

TETFund: Why professors aren’t getting research grants

The reinstated Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Suleiman Bogoro, has said most Nigerian professors are not capable of getting global grants for research because of poor research proposals.

UTME: 390 visually impaired participate across Nigeria

No fewer than 390 visually impaired candidates are participating in the ongoing 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) organised by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

University of Ibadan announces new professors

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, UI, Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka, on Thursday announced that 23 academic staff has been promoted to a substantive professorial cadre.
L-R: MS FATMA KYARI-MOHAMMED, AU AMBASSDOR TO THE UN; PROF. TIJJANI BANDE, NIGERIA’S AMBASSADOR TO THE UN; DR MAMADOU TANGARA, MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE GAMBIA; AND MS VALERIE IGBINOGHENE, ORGANISERS OF THE UN PANEL ON SPECIAL EDUCATION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES AT THE UN HEADQUARTERS IN NEW YORK

UN panel draws attention to special needs children in Nigeria

A UN Panel discussion on Nigeria has stressed the need for quality education for children with special needs from low income families in the country.

President Buhari: Federal government disburses N42 billion UBE matching grant to 26 states, FCT

The Federal Government has disbursed N42.2 billion Universal Basic Education (UBE) Matching Grant to 26 States and the FCT to ensure proper funding at the country’s basic education level.

1000 applicants jostle for 135 teaching jobs in Lagos

No fewer than 1,000 applicants have applied for employment in the State Universal Basic Education Board Federal Teachers Scheme in Lagos.

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