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Kaduna Polytechnic ASUP Shuts Down Academic Activities

By Amos Tauna The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, Kaduna Polytechnic, has resumed an indefinite industrial action, shutting down all academic activities in the institution. A statement by the Publicity Secretary of the union, Abbas Muhammad, explained that the return to an earlier suspended strike by the union last Tuesday became inevitable following a […]

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Nigeria’s Information Minister Inaugurates Broadcasting Buildings at Bayero University Kano

By Amos Tauna Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has inaugurated Broadcasting building by Bayero University, Kano, praising elevation of Mass Communication to a level of a faculty through the provision of the necessary infrastructure. “They (BUK) have elevated Mass Communication to a level of a Faculty but they did not just do […]

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Nigeria: Kaduna State In Deficit Of 25,000 Teachers, N93bn Worth Infrastructure Deficit

By Amos Tauna The Executive Chairman, Kaduna State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, Nasiru Umar, says the state has a deficit of about 25,000 teachers based on the current primary school enrolments. He added that N93 billion is needed to address infrastructural deficit in the state’s primary schools. Speaking when the National Assembly Committee on […]

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Kaduna State Tertiary Institutions To Operate Multi-Campus Structure

By Amos Tauna Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai of Kaduna State in northern Nigeria has announced that all tertiary institutions owned by the State government will henceforth operate a multi-campus structure – a decision that will assign at least one tertiary institution to every local government area. He said the new policy has been approved by the […]

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Nigeria:- Lottery Fund Donates Sports Equipment To 53 Schools In Gombe

 By Auwal Mohammed Gombe (Nigeria) — National Lottery Trust Fund donated sports equipment to 53 public primary schools in Gombe State northeast with strong warning to the Head Teachers of the beneficiaries schools. Executive Secretary of the Fund, Habu Gumel, stated this while speaking during the presentation of the sport equipment to the Primary schools […]

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Lowering Cut Off Into Tertiary Institutions Will Make Students Unserious — UNYF Tells FG

By Amos Tauna United Nigerian Youth Forum, UNYF, has noted that reducing cut off marks for admission into tertiary in 2017/2018 academic session by Joint Admission Marticulation Board, JAMB, will affect students performance in all levels of education in the country. The forum therefore rejected the recent pronouncement of the cut off mark for 2017/2018 […]

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Nigeria: NASU Federal University Kashere Allege Victimization And Non-Payment Of Hazard Allowances

By Auwal Mohammad Gombe (Nigeria) – Non-Academic staff of Federal University Kashere, in Gombe State, northeast have alleged victimization, intimidation, withdrawal of staff buses, water Tanker and non-payment of hazard allowances by the management of the Institute.  The allegation was made in a Union congress report signed by the Chairman, Mustapha Muktar and the Secretary, […]

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Librarian Urges Nigerian Youths To Take Reading Serious

By Amos Tauna A librarian with Library Board of Kaduna State, northern Nigeria, Mohammed Sabiu Danbala, has observed that to reduce ignorance and poverty in Nigeria, the youths must desist from the distraction and gradual derail from serious learning activities and reading values being demonstrated in the form of love for electronic gadgets. He noted […]

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