School reopening: FG presents proposed guidelines to NASS

The Federal Government has submitted proposed guidelines for the reopening of schools across the country to the National Assembly. The Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba made the presentation on Tuesday during a meeting with the Senate Committee on Basic and Secondary Education. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, he intimated the lawmakers [...]

By |2020-06-24T10:16:20+01:00June 24th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

Kaduna evacuates 35,000 Almajiri children, receives more than 1,000

The Kaduna State Government has evacuated 35,000 Almajiri children to 17 states and some neighbouring countries. Hajiya Hafsat Baba, Commissioner for Human Services and Social Development in Kaduna State, who made this known in an interview with newsmen in Kaduna, said that the state equally received more than 1,000 Almajiri from other states. Baba explained [...]

By |2020-06-23T11:52:30+01:00June 23rd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

Kano: No plans to reopen schools soon

The Kano State Government has dismissed reports claiming that it was considering the reopening of its schools. The reports had claimed that government has set up a committee to consider the reopening of the schools closed down after the breakout of the Coronvirus pandemic. But the state’s education ministry, in a statement by the Chief [...]

By |2020-06-23T11:40:57+01:00June 23rd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

Clement Onyemelukwe: ‘Father Of Electricity’ In Nigeria Died At 86 (Photos)

Onyemelukwe, Nigerian Chief Electrical Engineer of the country’s Electricity Corporation, generated international attention when he married Catherine Zastrow, a white Peace Corps volunteer, who had just completed her service in 1964. Although his parents had rejoiced that, he had returned from nine years in the United Kingdom without a foreign white wife, in 1963 he [...]

By |2020-06-23T11:31:55+01:00June 23rd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

Lagos To Establish Fruit Orchards In 20 Secondary Schools

The Lagos State Government has announced plans to establish fruit orchards in 20 Secondary Schools to fast-track a development policy of the State, especially building the culture of tree planting and re-greening the environment among students and youths in Lagos. The State’s Acting Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya, who disclosed this over the weekend, [...]

By |2020-06-22T18:07:29+01:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

8 School Children Drown In A River In China While Trying To Rescue Each Other

Chinese state media say 8 children have drowned after one fell into a river and others jumped in to help. The deaths happened in Chongqing city in southwestern China. The children were described as elementary school age. State media said the children went to play at the river on Sunday and the bodies were recovered [...]

By |2020-06-22T17:53:41+01:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

Sonaiya calls for gender equality in education

A former presidential candidate of KOWA party, Prof Remi Sonaiya, has urged the government to introduce gender equality instructions into the primary school curriculum. Sonaiya, who spoke in an interview with our correspondent, said one of the ways to reduce sexual abuse and rape in the country was for children to be brought up to [...]

By |2020-06-22T15:02:28+01:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

Some Universities admitted students illegally in 2019 session — JAMB

SOME universities in the country did not comply with the rules set by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board in the 2019 session in the admission process. The institutions, according to the board which disclosed this in its 2020 policy document, flouted the process which requires that all admissions must be carried out under its [...]

By |2020-06-22T14:47:47+01:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

Embattled Ilaro polytechnic SUG president threatens to commit suicide

The embattled Students’ Union Government (SUG) President of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro (FPI), Ogun state, Adegboye Emmanuel Olatunji who was arrested by men of the state police command for alleged cultism on February 9, 2020 has threatened to commit suicide. Olatunji who was arrested alongside Olarewaju Taiwo in a suicide letter he posted on his [...]

By |2020-06-22T11:40:20+01:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

Falana seeks revitalisation of student unionism

Lagos constitutional lawyer Femi Falana has called on comrades and students to work together to adopt various methods of revitalising the students’ union movement. He said this was important because youths have a role to play in moulding the future. Falana said this while chairing the 20th Anti-Corruption Situation Room (ACSR) with the theme “Harnessing [...]

By |2020-06-22T11:21:50+01:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments