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Hundreds of schools shut in Burkina Faso over jihadi attacks

In Burkina Faso, a country struggling to contain jihadist violence, education is one of the victims of the insurgency, with hundreds of schools closed, teachers in hiding and pupils kept indoors over the fear of attacks.

China issues new codes of conduct for teachers

China has issued three 10-point codes of conduct for teachers at different levels of Educational Institutions, according to the ministry of education on Friday.

Activities resume fully at Dapchi girls college, 9 months after abduction saga

Academic activities have resumed in full force at the Government Girls’ Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe, where Boko Haram insurgents abducted 110 schoolgirls on Feb.19.

Ben Ayade kicks off construction of advanced teachers’ training college

The Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade, has flagged off construction work on the state’s West Africa Advanced Teachers’ Continuous Training College.

TRCN: 11,550 pass professional qualifying examination for teachers

The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria says 11,550 candidates passed the Professional Qualifying Examination for teachers, representing 68 per cent of the total number of candidates.
The house of representatives has resolved to probe the alleged importation of Chinese drugs containing human parts into the country.

Bill to extend retirement age for public school teachers passes second reading

A Bill for an Act to make provision for retirement age of teachers in Nigeria and for related matters on Tuesday passed second reading at the House of Representatives.
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Federal government to improve remuneration for teachers, other workers

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that a comprehensive policy for improved remuneration for teachers and all public servants is being developed.

Abdulfatah Ahmed pledges to offset allowances of ex-political office holders

The Kwara State Governor, Dr. Abdulfatah Ahmed, has pledged to offset the allowances of ex-political office holders in the state to improve their welfare and ensure further contributions to the development of the state.
Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Adebule with winners at the 2018 Current Affairs Quiz competition on Friday in Alausa.

Idiat Adebule urges Lagos State teachers, students to embrace history

Dr Idiat Adebule, the Deputy Governor of Lagos State, has urged pupils and students to embrace history to deepen their knowledge.

70 LASU programmes undergoing accreditation – VC

The Lagos State University (LASU) on Friday says it has submitted about 70 of its programmes for accreditation by the National University Commission (NUC).

Katsina government earmarks N19 billion for education in 2019

Katsina State Government has earmarked N19 billion toward boosting education sector in the 2019 fiscal year, Alhaji Abdullahi Imam, the Special Adviser to Gov. Aminu Masari on Budget Matters, said on Tuesday.

PCNI trains 3,100 teachers on trauma control in the North East

As part of efforts to address the psychological trauma experienced by teachers affected by the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-east, the Presidential Committee on Northeast Initiative (PCNI) has begun the training of about 3,100 teachers in the zone to control the trauma and enhance teaching in schools across the six states that make up the region.

Rape victims shouldn’t delay seeking help – lawyer

A legal practitioner and former legal adviser, Delta State Post Primary Education Board, Dr. Irene Ofili, has said that victims of sexual molestation should not delay in seeking proper help.
Aguila Saleh Issa

Libyan parliament approves law to increase teachers’ wages

Libya’s House of Representatives has approved a law to increase teachers’ wages following threats by the teachers’ union to launch a strike.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo: Federal government’ll probe Customs, electricity firm’s exploitation

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has promised to investigate some Customs officers over allegation of bribery.
Abiola Ajimobi

Abiola Ajimobi approves payment of outstanding salaries

Oyo Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has approved, with immediate effect, payment of outstanding salaries to the state’s civil servants and teachers.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: Nigeria accounts for 45% out-of-school children in West Africa

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has disclosed that Nigeria accounts for 45 per cent of the growing number of out-of school children in West Africa.

Elizabeth Ochanya: NAPTIP condemns rape, seeks punishment for aunt

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), yesterday condemned the rape and death of Elizabeth Ochanya Ogbaje, and has promised to probe the victim’s aunt whose silence may have contributed to the girl’s demise.

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Fleeing robbers push out injured member from moving vehicle

The Lagos State Police Command said a suspected robber, Yusuf Nasiru, has started giving information to detectives because he is angry that his gang members gave up on him when he needed them most.
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AWCON: Dennerby optimistic of World Cup ticket

Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby says he remains optimistic that the eight-time African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) champions would secure a ticket to the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France.

APC: We won’t substitute Abdullahi Ganduje over alleged bribery videos

Amidst the brouhaha still trailing the allegation levelled against Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, of collecting kickbacks from contractors, the National secretarial of the All Progressive Congress (APC) said it would not substitute his name in 2019 election.

Bayern Munich post record financial returns for 2017/18

Bayern, chasing a seventh straight league title sit fifth in the Bundesliga table, trail leaders Borussia Dortmund by seven points, but are in rude health off the pitch.

Nigerian Army urges families of kidnap victims to intimate security agencies of demand for...

The Nigerian Army has urged the family members of kidnap victims to intimate security agencies of demand for ransom payment from kidnappers.