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Union Bodies In Maiduguri Varsity Call For Help Over Regrouping Of Boko Haram

Says It Is A Threat To The Institution Trade unions of the University of Maiduguri (Unimaid) in northeastern Nigeria have described Federal Government as insensitive to the security threats by Boko Haram in the varsity, alleging that the government inaction on the security situation was helping in giving boost to Boko Haram ideology. Briefing newsmen […]

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Schools Closure: Southern Kaduna Students Ready For Showdown With Gov. El-Rufai

By Amos Tauna Southern Kaduna Youth and Students Forum in northern Nigeria have reiterated their resolved for a showdown with governor El-Rufai if the closed schools in the area are not reopen for academic activities. They have also called on the governor to reopen the schools or face vote of no confidence from them. Kaduna […]

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Nigeria: National Open University Admits 13 Inmates For Decree Programmes

13 inmates from the Umuahia Prisons in Abia State, southeastern Nigeria, have been matriculated into the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) for the 2016 /2017 Academic year. The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) after inspection of facilities in the prison earlier in the year approved the Study Centre as part of its partnership […]

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World Bank Approves $961 Million Programs To Enhance Education And Development In Nigeria

By Longtong Ibrahim The World Bank has on Tuesday approved two Program-for-Results operations totaling $961 million to support the Nigerian federal and state authorities in their effort to foster inclusion and revive growth, in alignment with the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) of the Federal Government of Nigeria for 2017–2020. Senior Communications Officer, World […]

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Underfunding Of Southern Kaduna College Prevents Institution From Securing Accreditation

By Iliya Kure There are indications that Kaduna State College of Education, located in Gidan Waya, Southern Kaduna fails to secure accreditation owing to huge infrastructural gap and inadequate lecturers. Most of the college buildings are dilapidated, leading to shortage of office accommodation for academic and other staff. The development has led to high migration […]

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Kaduna Government Says It Spent N6.5bn On Schools Infrastructure In Southern Kaduna

By Iliya Kure Kaduna State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Andrew Nok says the state government had spent over N6.5 billion on development of infrastructure in schools in Southern Kaduna, adding that part of the money was spent on renovation to improve the quality of teaching and learning. “Addressing school infrastructure is key in […]

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We Say NO To Closing Of Institutions In Southern Kaduna — SKYSFOM

By Amos Tauna Higher Institutions of learning in Southern Kaduna, northern Nigeria have been closed-down since last year. The area have witnessed series of crises and several attacks by Fulani herdsmen on communities giving rise to high level of insecurity. The long stay of students at home became a concern and  has led Kaduna state […]

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Students Of Tertiary Institutions In Southern Kaduna, Urge Gov El-Rufai To Reopen Closed Schools

By Amos Tauna Students of tertiary institutions in Southern Kaduna, northwest Nigeria have appealed governor Nasir El-Rufai ro reopen their schools in three weeks or face their wrath following a prolonged closure of the schools. In a  press statement,  the students under the umbrella of the Southern Kaduna Youth and Students Forum, SKYSFOM, jointly signed […]

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