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Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo government to recruit more teachers soon – governor

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State says his administration would soon recruit more teachers to enhance quality education delivery in public schools across the state.
Students of some public secondary schools in Lagos State have been protesting against mass failure following their promotional examination from SSSII to SSSIII. 2

Students protest over mass failure in Lagos public schools — in pictures

Students of some public secondary schools in Lagos State have been protesting against mass failure following their promotional examination from SSSII to SSSIII.

SMEDAN trains teachers in Imo on entrepreneurship skills, economic enhancement

The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) has explained that entrepreneurship training for teachers in the country was meant to shift students’ desire from job seeking to the acquisition of entrepreneurial skills for economic enhancement.
Mr Danielson Akpan, NANS’ National President, made the disclosure in Abuja on Friday.

NANS threatens Governor Fayemi over Oye Ekiti fracas

The National Association of Nigerian Students has threatened the Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, to stay away from Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, where he is billed to address a convocation lecture on Thursday.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari signs five bills passed by eigth assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday signed five Bills passed by the 8th National Assembly into law more than six months after there were transmitted to him.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

Minimum wage: NLC shuts down offices, schools in Asaba

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Delta chapter, has started to shut offices and schools in Asaba ahead of the planned strike over delay to implement the new minimum wage.

Troops rescue four more abducted students in Kaduna

Troops of Operation Thunder Strike have rescued the remaining four students of Government Day Secondary School Gwagwada in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, who were abducted on their way to school on Oct. 10.Troops of Operation Thunder Strike have rescued the remaining four students of Government Day Secondary School Gwagwada in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, who were abducted on their way to school on Oct. 10.

FUNAAB students flee as armed robbers invade hostels

Students of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) in Ogun State can no longer sleep with their two eyes closed over fears that they may be robbed overnight.
Depressed parents of the six students and two teachers of Engravers College, Kakau Daji, Kaduna, have blamed the continuous hostage of their children in the kidnappers’ den on the government’s pronouncement on the development.

Parents of abducted Kaduna schoolgirls blame government

Depressed parents of the six students and two teachers of Engravers College, Kakau Daji, Kaduna, have blamed the continuous hostage of their children in the kidnappers’ den on the government’s pronouncement on the development.

NANS presidential aspirant opens online sexual assault register

Mr Sunday Asefon, an aspirant for the position of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) president, has opened an online register for students who had been sexually assaulted by lecturers.
ActionAid Nigeria

ActionAid tasks National Assembly on quick passage of bill prohibiting sexual harassment in schools

ActionAid Nigeria, has called on the National Assembly to urgently pass into law, the Sexual Harassment in Tertiary Schools Prohibition Bill to arrest the immoral activities of some lecturers against their female students.

Official: 45 percent of under-five mortality preventable

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Mohammed Umar, said on Friday that 45 percent of death of children under five years old was preventable with a healthy diet.
Nigeria Football

Zenith Bank partners Akwa Ibom government to revive Principals’ Cup

Succour has returned to football-craving students of secondary schools in Akwa Ibom State, with the rebirth of Principals’ Cup billed to start later in the month.

e-Learning: 900 students get free tablets in Abuja

No fewer than 900 students of Glisten International Academy, Abuja on Thursday got free Tecno tablets to enhance e-learning and attain global standard of academic excellence in the school.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen attack another Kaduna school, kidnap principal

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have attacked the Government Technical Secondary School located at Maraban Kajuru community in Kajuru local government area of Kaduna, abducting the principal of the school.
Mr Danielson Akpan, NANS’ National President, made the disclosure in Abuja on Friday.

Sex for Grades: I’ve received over 70 complaints from victims – NANS President

The public outcry over the BBC Africa Eye “Sex for Grades” exposè is yet to abate, with the National President of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Danielson Bamidele Akpan, saying he has received over 70 complaints in the 24 hours since the documentary was released online on Monday from students who say they have been victims of sexual harassment by lecturers in Nigerian universities.
Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, Vice Chancellor, UNILAG

UNILAG vice-chancellor advocates more measures to tackle sexual harassments in varsities

The University of Lagos has emphasised the need for management of universities across the country to intensify efforts in ensuring effective measures to tackle sexual harassments.

UNILAG suspends lecturer, shuts down staff club ‘cold room’ over alleged sexual harassment

The University of Lagos, UNILAG, has suspended lecturer, Boniface Igbeneghu, a former sub-dean of the Faculty of Art and head pastor of local Foursquare Gospel Church over a viral video where he was caught on camera allegedly demanding sex from a lady “seeking admission.”

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

President Buhari threatens to relocate projects from states creating impediments

President Muhammadu Buhari has threatened that henceforth the Federal Government might be forced to re-allocate projects elsewhere if any state government or communities create unnecessary impediments in the allocation of land or access to such lands for federal projects.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

Torture chambers: I don’t support criminality – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday commended the Nigeria police for the discovery of what he described as “child-theft racket in Kano State” and “fake correctional centers in Kaduna and Katsina states”, saying he does not support criminality, abduction, child theft, and torture chambers.
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Rafael Nadal marries partner of 14 years in Mallorca

Rafael Nadal married his partner of 14 years, Xisca Perello, at a castle in Mallorca on Saturday.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo government to recruit more teachers soon – governor

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State says his administration would soon recruit more teachers to enhance quality education delivery in public schools across the state.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has underlined his determination to continue at the helm despite suffering another painful defeat, this time at the hands of West Ham.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to resign if Manchester United woes continue

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is reportedly prepared to resign as Manchester United manager if he cannot overturn the club’s recent poor form.