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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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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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