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Oyo State Government in collaboration with the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, has selected 66 public primary schools from the three senatorial districts in Oyo State to benefit from UBEC School-Based Management Committee-School Improvement Programme, SBMC-SIP.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said that the education sector witnessed growth without development in 2019, likening the situation to ‘motion without movement’.
The report of the 2018 National Personnel Audit (NPA) unveiled in Abuja on Monday has revealed that Sokoto, Kebbi, Jigawa, Gombe and Yobe states have the highest number of unqualified teachers in their classrooms, with Ekiti, Benue, Oyo, Edo and Osun states having an impressive number of qualified teachers in their school systems.
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.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has said the payment of counterpart funds by his administration will facilitate transformation of basic education in the state.
The federal government says it has committed N10 billion to remove 10.2 million out-of-school children from streets in the next five years.
Federal and state governments have earmarked N10 billion to remove 10.2 million out-of-school children from the streets in the next five years.
Minister for Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has said under-recovery of premium motor spirit (PMS), popularly referred to as fuel subsidy, will gulp N450 billion in 2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday proposed a capital expenditure of N46 billion for the Ministry of Health in the 2020 appropriation bill he submitted to the National Assembly.
The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) yesterday handed-over a model school valued at $15 million to the Federal Capital Territory FCT Administration to boost quality education in the territory.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, on Thursday said the upper chamber will work to reduce the number of out-of-school children across the country.
The Federal Government has reiterated commitment to integrate the Qur’anic and Tsangaya education into the Universal Basic Education (UBE) programme in the country.
Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, National President, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called on governments at all levels to give priority attention to education.
The Delta State Executive Council (SEC), on Wednesday, approved the release of N1.5 billion counterpart fund to Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) for funding of primary education in the state for 2019.
The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has directed the Federal Scholarship Board to process the payment of scholarship stipends to Nigerian students studying in Russia.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday began moves to redevelop the Lagos Island with the taking over of the over 100-year-old Jankara Market in order to give it a facelift and total revitalization.
Nine civilians died in Western Chad after a female suicide bomber detonated explosives in an area targeted in the past by the Boko Haram armed group, officials said on Monday.
Iran has confirmed two missiles were fired at a Ukrainian airliner brought down this month, in a catastrophic error that killed all 176 people on board and sparked angry protests.
Authorities in Angola have said they will use "all possible" means to bring back Isabel dos Santos, the billionaire daughter of the country's former president, after thousands of leaked documents revealed new allegations she siphoned off hundreds of millions in public money.
The Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA, has condemned the decision of the Pan Niger Delta Elders’ Forum (PANDEF) to stop all forms of negotiation with the Federal Government on behalf of the Niger Delta region.
Rights activist and legal practitioner Kunle Adegoke has declared that the Federal Government is not being realistic with the security situation in the country.
The world’s shortest man who could walk, as verified by Guinness World Records, died Friday at a hospital in Nepal, his family said.
The governor of Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, will next month, February, receive good governance award from a Coalition of Civil Societies and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) under the auspices of Forum of Civil Society Organizations for Democracy and Good Governance (FCSODGG).
A seven-member panel of Justices of the Supreme Court on Tuesday struck out the appeal by the candidate of the Action Alliance (AA), Uche Nwosu, against the election of Emeka Ihedioha as the Imo State governor.
Tope Akinyode, lawyer to Mr Anthony Okolie, an Asaba-based businessman detained for 10 weeks by the DSS for owning a SIM card previously registered in Hanan Buhari’s name, has made good his threat to sue all the parties involved in Okolie’s ordeal.