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School Reopening: Edo Students To Wait for One More Week

School Reopening: Edo Students To Wait for One More Week

…Authorities Want Better Preparation. The Edo State Government has fixed August 10, 2020 as resumption date for secondary school students in graduating classes in the state as against the August 4, 2020 announced by the Federal Ministry of Education. In a statement on Monday, Commissioner for Education, Jimoh Ijegbai, emphasised that only senior secondary school

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FG Announces Mid Term Break For Schools Ahead of the Presidential Election

Ahead of the forth coming presidential election, the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu has announced February 15 to 19 as midterm break for students in unity schools across the country. The break which is to enable parents have maximum time to go and cast their votes is only limited to the Presidential elections.

ASUU Vows Not To End Strike As Meeting With FG Ends In Deadlock

The meeting between the federal government delegation led by Education Minister, Adamu Adamu; and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU on Monday, which was aimed at ending the ongoing strike embarked upon by university lecturers ended in a deadlock. But ASUU president, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, told journalists at the end of the closed door

FG Approves 9 New Private Universities

The Federal Executive Council, on Wednesday, approved nine new private universities for the country. The approval was given at a meeting presided over by Namadi Sambo, vice President. Osita Chidoka, Minister of Aviation announced the decision at a post-FEC press briefing. The new private universities, according to Chidoka, include Hallmark University, Michael and Cecilia Ibru

Lagos Urges Principals To Ensure Proper School Census

Olayinka Oladunjoye, the Lagos State Commissioner for Education has urged principals and head teachers of public and private schools in the state to cooperate with enumerators for the success of the State’s 2014/2015 Annual Schools Census, ASC,which kicked off on Wednesday. While speaking at the flag-off of the 2014/2015 ASC Sensitization Program for stakeholders in

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Tackling Terrorism

By Fadare Olushola Peter – Intelligence and Security Constituency. One of the major reasons for people becoming terrorists is unemployment, social injustice, social inequality and lack of education. Those innocent minds that are facing such problems are brainwashed and forced to indulge in these kinds of threatening activities. People who are denied their fundamental rights

TETFund Bemoans Low Funding for Education

The Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Fund, TETFund has bemoaned the growing inadequacy of fund for tertiary institutions in Nigeria. Elizabeth Evoh-Gardner, a Professor representing the executive secretary, stated this on Tuesday, which was day two of TELL’s tertiary education forum held in Abuja. Evoh-Gardner blamed the development on the establishment of additional public and private

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