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Sudan protesters remain resilient, but President al-Bashir unbowed

Sudanese protester Osman Sulaiman has taken to the streets of Khartoum chanting "overthrow, overthrow" almost daily since demonstrations erupted against President Omar al-Bashir's iron-fisted rule in December.

Spanish victims of sex abuse by priests speak out

A trickle of accusations of sexual abuse against priests in schools and seminaries is starting to erode the wall of silence in Catholic Spain, whose Church representatives are set to attend a major Vatican meeting on child protection.
Sudanese men shout slogans during an anti-government protest following Friday noon prayers on January 18, 2019 outside a mosque in Khartoum’s twin city Omdurman. – Deadly protests have rocked Sudan since they first erupted on December 19 after a government decision to raise the price of bread. The rallies have since escalated into broader demonstrations against President Omar al-Bashir’s three decades of iron-fisted rule and triggered clashes with the security forces. (Photo by – / AFP)

Sudan protest organisers vow to oust President Omar al-Bashir

Organizers of anti-government demonstrations in Sudan have reiterated their determination to continue mobilizing people until they overthrow the regime, excluding any dialogue with Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Minister calls for governments intervention to revamp education

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has said stressed that the decay that pervades the country’s education sector requires urgent intervention by the three tiers of government to address the situation.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti teachers excited as Governor Fayemi unfolds welfare packages

Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi received loud ovations from teachers across the state as he unfolded plans to uplift their morale and make life more abundant for them.

Kogi government trains teachers on classroom management

The Kogi State government, in collaboration with the National Teachers Institute (NTI), on Monday started a training on effective classroom management for more than 100 teachers.

Governor Badaru promises more projects if re-elected

Jigawa State governor, Muhammad Badaru Abubakar, has vowed to make Jigawa one of the greatest states in Nigeria by executing more developmental projects if reelected to serve for second term.

Parents, teachers want Nigerian schools to teach STEM subjects in indigenous languages

Some parents, teachers, and students on Tuesday advocated that Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects be taught in indigenous languages in Nigerian schools.
President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that he would not be cowed to abandon the corruption war as steps have already been taken to insulate already recovered assets from looters-5

Election: President Buhari, Governor El-Rufai unstoppable in Kaduna – APC chieftain

Mr Ben Kure, Director-General, APC Campaign Council in Kaduna State, on Wednesday said the All Progressive Congress (APC) is sure of costing to victory in the forthcoming general elections in the state.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)

UNESCO: Nigeria, others will not achieve gender equality, poverty eradication without quality education

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has said Nigeria and other countries would fail to achieve gender equality and break the cycle of poverty that leaves millions of children, young people and adults behind, without inclusive and equitable quality education.

Official: Kaduna government committed to quality of education in public schools

The Kaduna State Government said it had commenced improvement in the quality of education in public schools as part of effort to ensure human capital development.

TRCN: Nigerian teachers to undergo digital literacy training

The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria says Nigerian teachers will undergo digital literacy training as part of their mandatory professional development programme in 2019.
Omar al-Bashir

Sudan police confront protesters as Bashir rejects accusations

Sudanese police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters who tried to march on parliament Sunday, as President Omar al-Bashir insisted demonstrators who died in anti-government rallies were not killed by security forces.
The Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Mr Jide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday said he chose Dr Obafemi Hamzat as his running mate because he would make a capable deputy.

Election: Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Femi Hamzat unveil development agenda for Lagos

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his running mate, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, on Friday unveiled their development agenda for the state ahead of the March 2, 2019 gubernatorial election.

Official: Why we introduced dress codes for Plateau teachers

The Plateau State Government has introduced a dress code for teachers in its primary school teachers as part of measures to promote acceptable values among the children.
A picture taken on January 15, 2019 shows anti-government demonstrators in the Sudanese capital Khartoum’s southern business district of El-Kalakla. – Sudanese police fired tear gas tioday at crowds of protesters chanting “Peace, justice, freedom” in the capital, witnesses said, after organisers of anti-government demonstrations pressed on with new rallies. (Photo by STRINGER / AFP)

Sudan police tear gas anti-government protest in Kassala

Sudanese police Wednesday fired tear gas at crowds of anti-government protesters in Kassala, witnesses said, in the first such demonstration held in the eastern town bordering Eritrea.

SUBEB employs 2,220 teachers, securitymen in Cross River

The Cross River Universal Basic Education Board says it has recruited 2,220 teachers and securitymen into primary schools in the state.

Zimbabwean government deploys riot police in ‘hot spots’ as labour union calls for strike...

The Zimbabwean government has reportedly deployed riot police in "hot spots" after the country's largest labour union called for a national strike over a sharp rise in fuel prices.

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The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

CDD cautions IGP Adamu against redeployment of CPs few days to election

The Centre for Democracy and Development has cautioned the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, against re-deployment of state Commissioners of Police few days to election.

Itse Sagay: If ballot box snatchers or election disrupters are armed, they are a...

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Council Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has listed instances in which a law enforcement officer is allowed to gun down a ballot box snatcher.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Elections: VP Osinbajo canvasses votes for APC in Ilorin

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday urged Nigerians not to be discouraged by the earlier postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections.

APC warns INEC to enlist its candidates or risk repeating national assembly election in...

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has warned that the February 23 National Assembly elections might be repeated in the state if the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fails to relist its candidates on the ballot.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE: Trading sways southward, down by 0.14 per cent

The Nigerian bourse swayed southward on Thursday dropping marginally by 0.14 per cent, amid profit taking ahead of the Presidential and National Assembly elections.