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NSCDC arrests two over diversion of UNICEF materials

The Borno Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has paraded two men over alleged diversion of learning materials distributed to displaced pupils by the UNICEF.
Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised the support of his administration for creative industry with a view to making the sector achieve a sustainable economic status. 2

Lagos government adjusts closing, resumption dates for public primary schools

The Lagos State Government has announced the adjustment in closing date for first term year 2019/2020 and resumption date for second term Y2019/2020 school calendar.

N5.4 billion contracts up for grab as Nasarawa SUBEB opens bid

The Nasarawa State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), has opened bid for the award of N5.4 billion contracts for construction of new school blocks.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara governor urged to pay salary arrears

Teachers under the Kwara State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) yesterday urged Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq to pay their four months’ salary arrears.
The election tribunal in Kogi state has, on Friday, sacked Senator Dino Melaye as the senator representing Kogi west district.

Kogi guber: This election is militarised – Senator Melaye

Melaye while speaking with journalists in his house said some thugs allegedly sent by the ALGON Chairman Taofeek Isa and the deputy chief of staff to the governor, one Samuel Faleke said they brought some thugs in two vehicles shooting sporadically and carted away the ballot boxes
The governorship and senatorial elections holding in Kogi State have witnessed a large turnout of voters. 5

Kogi guber: INEC official abducted in Lokoja

An unidentified official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been abducted in SUBEB polling unit in Lokoja.

Court fixes hearing for December 13 over N1.5 billion SUBEB fraud

An Edo State Criminal Court Division sitting in Benin City has fixed December 13 for hearing in a N1.5bn fraud case instituted against some former officials of the Edo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) by the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Court fixes date for Senator Jang’s ‘N6.2 billion fraud’ trial

Justice Daniel Longji of the Plateau State High Court, sitting in Jos, has adjourned to November 11, 2019 for continuation of trial in the N6.2bn fraud charge brought against a former governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has also intervened to ensure prompt settlement of the salary arrears that the local government councils owe to about 8500 primary school teachers that were employed in the second batch of recruitment of new teachers.

Kaduna government earmarks N1.8 billion to pay 8,500 teachers’ minimum wage

The 23 local government councils in Kaduna State have paid salaries for September and October 2019 in accordance with the new national minimum wage.
The sixteen Kwara state Council Chairmen invited for questioning by the Ilorin Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday November 1, 2019 were released after volunteering statements to the Commission.

Kwara council chairmen quizzed, released

The sixteen Kwara state Council Chairmen invited for questioning by the Ilorin Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday November 1, 2019 were released after volunteering statements to the Commission.

EFCC: Why we arrested 16 Kwara council chairmen

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Ilorin, the capital of Kwara State, have taken in 16 council chairmen in Kwara state for questioning over alleged theft of N100 million from N4billion loan they obtained to pay arrears of salary of teachers
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC detains 16 Kwara council chairmen over ‘misappropriation’

The embattled Sixteen Local Government Chairmen of Kwara State are presently being interrogated by the Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged misappropriation of part of N4 billion Naira Loan and ten percent of state internally generated revenue.
Godwin Obaseki

Contractors urge Edo residents to give Governor Obaseki second term

Those working against Governor Godwin Obaseki’s second term bid ahead of 2020 governorship election in Edo State have been urged to have a rethink.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has felicitated with the people of the state and Nigerians in general on the occasion of the nation’s 59th independence anniversary.

Oyo government approves N526 million as running costs for primary, secondary schools

The government of Oyo State has approved the release of the sum of N526 million as running costs for its 2,500 primary schools and about 640 secondary schools.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Niger government trains teachers, facilitators to enroll out-of-school children

The Niger state government said that it had trained 5, 428 teachers and facilitators under the Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA).
Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Adebo Ogundoyin

Oyo Assembly grants governor access to N1.5 billion UBEC fund

Oyo State Assembly on Thursday granted the request of Governor Seyi Makinde to access the over N3billion 2019 FGN UBEC/Oyo SUBEB Intervention counterpart funding.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti governor pays N4 billion UBEC counterpart funds

Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has said the payment of counterpart funds by his administration will facilitate transformation of basic education in the state.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor sets target for teachers in 2020 WAEC, NECO

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has tasked the teachers to be focused and diligent for the state to be ranked among the best five states in the country in public examinations in 2020.

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FAAN seeks review of service tariffs

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is seeking the review of its service rates and tariff to reflect current economic realities.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF to improve literacy level of Nigerian children through advocacy

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), on Friday said it would help improve literacy level among Nigerian children in rural areas through sensitisation and advocacy.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA restates commitment to rid Kogi of illicit drugs

Mr Alfred Adewumi, the new National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Commander in Kogi, says the agency will collaborate with sister security agencies and the state government to rid the state of illicit drugs.

NAF offers free medical services to 3, 000 persons in Sokoto

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), has began free medical outreach for Mabera Community in Sokoto Metropolis, targeting 3, 000 persons in the two-day exercise.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is enmeshed in another $150,000 scandal as grant received from World Athletic to assist the Federation in the hosting of the 21st African Championships in Athletics held in Asaba in August 2018,

Olamide George: Prince Beyioku remains AFN secretary general, backed by constitution

Acting president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Honourable Olamide George has affirmed Prince Adisa Adeniyi Beyioku as the authentic and substantive Secretary General of the federation.