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Issa Aremu calls for massive recruitment, motivation, training of teachers

The General Secretary, National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria (NUTGTWN), Comrade Issa Aremu, has called on the federal and state governments to commence massive recruitment of teachers; motivate and train them for Nigeria to be able to meet the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.

NCC to prosecute institutions, schools that use pirated books

The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) Tuesday vowed to prosecute institutions and schools that use pirated books.

NUT urges federal, states governments to allocate 15% of annual budget to education

The leadership of Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has called on the Federal and State Governments to ensure that at least 15 per cent of their annual budget is allocated to the education sector.
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US, Israel formally quit UNESCO

The United States and Israel have officially quit the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Day, the culmination of a process triggered more than a year ago.
The National President of the League of Muslims School Proprietors Worldwide (LEAMSP), Tijani Taiwo has challenged the Federal Government and relevant agencies to put in strict measures to stem abuse of drugs by students in the country.

Muslim school owners demand strict control to curb drug abuse

The National President of the League of Muslims School Proprietors Worldwide (LEAMSP), Tijani Taiwo, has challenged the Federal Government and relevant agencies to put in strict measures to stem abuse of drugs by students in the country.

NANS bans student awards

The National Association of Nigerian Students has banned the conferment of awards on individuals and organizations by all student union bodies in the country.
Israeli UNESCO ambassador Carmel Shama Hacohen

Israel may reconsider UNESCO exit – envoy

Israel’s ambassador to UNESCO said Tuesday he was urging his government to reconsider its decision to quit the UN cultural body, saying it had halted its “anti-Israeli resolutions” over the past year.

UNESCO absolves Nigerian teachers of drop in quality education

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), in its latest global education monitoring report summary, exonerated teachers from the drop in quality of education in Nigeria.

Kwam 1: Yoruba music facing extinction

The popular Fuji musician, Wasiu Ayinde Marshal, also known as Kwam 1, has called for concerted action to save the Yoruba Music genre from going extinct.

Federal govt committed to safety of journalists – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to ensuring that the safety and freedom of the media professionals are not compromised in any way.

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IPMAN hails automation of downstream sector

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) Kano unit, has commended the launching of the automation of the downstream sector of the petroleum industry.

Southwest farmers accuses federal government of neglecting them

A group of farmers under the aegis of Federation of Ethics and Values Cooperative Multipurpose Union, South West Zone, has accused the Federal Government of neglecting in its agricultural policy.
Nigeria’s energy management giant, Schneider Electric, in partnership with Agence Francaise de Development (AFD) and the National Power Training Institute (NAPTIN) yesterday unveiled the second phase of its up-skill training programme for Nigerian electricians across the country.

Schneider Electric: 90 per cent Nigerians lack access to efficient electricity

An estimated 90 per cent of Nigerians and 2.3 billion people globally lack access to safe and efficient electricity, according to Schneider Electric.
Cosmas Ilechukwu

Cleric wants unity among Christians

Dr Cosmas Ilechukwu, General Overseer, Charismatic Renewal Ministries (CRM), has called on the various denominations that make up the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to be united for the growth and development of the country.
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Cabo Verde airline launches in Nigeria

Cabo Verde Airline, the national carrier of the Cape Verde Islands, will commence direct flights from Lagos, Nigeria to Cape Verde on December 9, 2019.