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The Principal of Queens College, Lagos, Dr Tokunbo Yakubu-Oyinloye, has called on the Federal Government to establish more girls secondary schools in an effort to enhance girl-child education in the country.
The Delta State Government has frowned at the unauthorised levies and fees unilaterally imposed on pupils by Schools vis a vis sending children away from school with the added threat of being flogged for inability to pay ‘school’ fees.
Selfishness, the pursuit of self-interest and self-aggrandisement are the driving forces of Nigerian politicians. From bottom to top and back again, of those emotions, not one is free, not one is clean, not even President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s widely touted emblem of what is sane and altruistic in the polity.
The Federal Government Monday stated that the 104 unity schools are not affected by the shift in the dates of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Akeredolu made the call in Akure when a delegation of the Ondo Boys High School Alumni Association visited him.
The Chief Executive Officer of Channels Television, Mr. John Momoh, has identified ethnicity as the greatest impediment facing the country’s cohesion and transformation, saying that has prevented quality leaders, to emerge in Nigeria.
Prof. Olusegun Ajibola, immediate past president, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), on Thursday criticised the National Assembly for tampering with provisions for critical projects in the 2018 budget.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he was compelled to sign the the 2018 appropriation bill containing budget estimates as approved by the National Assembly into law in other not to keep the economy continuously on standstill.
The Budget was increased by the legislature by N508 billion, from N8.61 trillion proposed by President Muhammadu Buhari in Appropriation Bill presented to the assembly in November, 2017.
The National Examinations Council (NECO) on Saturday said it was working hard to surpass the standards and integrity of its examinations through quality human resources just as 53 candidates wrote one of its exams in Cotonou.
No fewer than 79,878 candidates, sat for the 2018 National Common Entrance Examination, to enable them to gain admission into the 104 Federal Government Colleges also known as unity colleges across the country.
Education may, at last, be receiving some attention in Nigeria. In Kaduna State, Governor El-Rufai is wielding the broom of his ruling All Peoples Congress (APC), against teachers in a controversial proposal to sweep away an estimated 22,000 of them who’re apparently unfit for the vocation. The supply line for competent replacements on this scale is unclear.
A former Minister of Education, Professor Chinwe Obaji, has called for an amendment of the Universal Basic Education Act to make room for better funding of unity schools in the country.
Wales manager Ryan Giggs said midfielder Aaron Ramsey missing his country’s opening Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia on Sunday due to injury is a “blow”.
The Corps Marshal, FRSC, Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi, says the commission will not rest on its oars until the campaign against vehicle overloading is achieved.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State has dismissed the People’s Democratic Party (PDP)’s allegation on the importation of political thugs from neighbouring states.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the alleged violent attacks and alleged killing of its agents and members by thugs allegedly unleashed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Kano supplementary election.
Chad President Idriss Deby has fired his armed forces chief of staff following the latest bout of unrest which culminated in a Boko Haram attack that left 23 dead.
Oyo state Governor Abiola Ajimobi has sympathised with victims of the building collapse in Ibadan, and ordered free treatment for the injured at government hospitals.
A 48-year-old motorist, Sanni Bashorun, who allegedly doused a man with petrol inflicting injuries on him, on Monday, appeared in an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
US tabloid National Enquirer bought revealing messages between world’s richest man, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his then-secret girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez, for $200,000.
Dubai-based Nigerian boxer Aliu Lasisi will defend his World Boxing Council (WBC) International Silver Super Flyweight title against Keyvin Francisco Lara of Nicaragua on the 5th of April, 2019 at the Emirates Golf Club in Dubai, UAE.
Money market rates are expected to trade slightly lower following system liquidity boost, dealers have said.