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Teachers In Kaduna Poised For Showdown As Govt Sacks 22,000

By Amos Tauna Kaduna (Nigeria) — Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) and Kaduna State government, north-west of the country are set for a showdown if the state government goes ahead to sack any of its members for allegedly failing a competence test administered on them. The teachers threat followed a competence test administered by the […]

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Nigeria: Kogi State University Crises: Elders Ask Government To Pardon Sacked Lecturers… Say Proscription Of ASUU Was Hasty

By Joseph Edegbo Kaduna (Nigeria) — Kogi East Elders Council in north central Nigeria has frowned at the lingering crises between the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Kogi State University Chapter, and the state government, leading to the termination of the appointment of 135 academic staff. Consequently, the Council wants the Government to review […]

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Nigeria: Cooperative Societies Converge on Kaduna State University to Brain Storm

By Amos Tauna Kaduna (Nigeria) — Kaduna State University (KASU) in north west Nigeria is to host the 1st Annual Kaduna Cooperative Societies Conference with a theme, “Advancing the frontiers of cooperative societies in Kaduna State,” It is  billed for Wednesday, 25th October, 2017 at the Enterpreneurship Hall, Kaduna State University. Organized by Partakers Consulting […]

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Unregistered Private Schools Pose Challenges In Nigeria’s Yobe State

By Ahmad Umar Gombe (Nigeria) — National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS), Yobe State Chapter in Northeast Nigeria, has described the increasing proliferation of unregistered private schools, as a great challenge to the advancement of education in the State.   Chairman of Potiskum Local Government Chapter of NAPPS, Usman Alhaji Saleh stated this […]

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World Teachers Day : Speaker Dogara Lauds Sacrifices of Nigerian Teachers 

By Joseph Edegbo Kaduna (Nigeria) — Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has hailed his country’s teachers for their service to the development of the Nigerian child, Dogara who made the commendation in a statement to mark the 2017 World Teachers’ Day called for improved welfare, including opportunities of continuous training and retraining, […]

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US Church To Sponsor Four Chibok Girls To University

By Auwal Mohammed Gombe (Nigeria) — A Church in the United States, Church of the Servant King, Gardena, California, is asking permission from the Nigerian Government to offer university scholarship to four Chibok girls from northeast part of the country, recently released by Boko Haram.   The four girls, though unnamed, were among the over […]

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Nigerian Students Rejoice As University Lecturers Suspend Strike Action

By Amos Tauna Kaduna (Nigeria) — Nigerian students have express delight with decision by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to suspend its two months strike, describing it as a welcome development to the educational sector of the country. The decision to suspend the strike followed a meeting between ASUU and the minister of […]

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Crisis In School Feeding Financing Puts Pupils In West & Central Africa At Risk, Says WFP

Lack of financing for nourishing school meals from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), has put more than 1.5 million vulnerable children across West and Central Africa risk going to school hungry or dropping out altogether. The WFP’s regional programme faces an US$76 million funding gap, the agency warned as experts were meeting in […]

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