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Ibadan schools demolition: Oyo Govt to investigate, prosecute offenders

The Government of Oyo State said on Friday that it has launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the illegal demolition of classrooms in two state-owned Primary schools within Ibadan metropolis. Information had reached the Government early on Thursday to the effect that some unknown individuals in Egbeda and Ona-Ara Local Government Areas of the…

JAMB suspends use of NIN for 2020 UTME/DE

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on Saturday said it had suspended the use of the National Identity Number (NIN), for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The Registrar of the board, Prof. Ishak Oloyede, disclosed this to newsmen during a press conference at the board’s Headquarters in Abuja. He said that the…

FG begins payment of School Feeding vendors ahead of Jan resumption

The Federal Government has started the payment of suppliers of foodstuff and cooks under the Home Grown School Feeding Program for January 2020 to ensure that feeding the 9.9 million pupils in the participating states and the FCT. The programme starts immediately schools resume in the next two weeks. The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster…

Senate passes bills seeking to establish Fed. University Gashua, Fed. Polytechnic Orogun, others  

The Senate on Wednesday passed six bills seeking to establish and give legal backing to Federal Universities and Polytechnics across several States of the Federation. The upper chamber also passed an amendment bill on the Federal Polytechnic Daura Act. The bills passed by the Senate seek to establish the Federal University of Gashua; Federal Polytechnic,…

Sanwo-Olu reveals plan to upgrade AOCOED to university

…Says Govt Determined To Reduce Cultism, Other Vices Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has revealed plans by the State Government to upgrade Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education to a University of Education. The Governor disclosed this on Monday when he received the newly elected Zonal Coordinators of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS),…

NDA Commandant Vows to Expel Cadets Engaged in Misconducts

….. Says Academy reeks of indiscipline, drug abuse, parental nuisance The new Commandant of Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Maj-Gen. Jamil Sarham, has declared war against indiscipline and vowed to expel any cadet found wanting for misconducts. The 27th Commandant of NDA who was the immediate General Commanding Officer (GOC) 6 Division Nigerian Army Port Harcourt…

N500m grant: LAUTECH students appreciate Makinde

…commends 22.3 per cent allocation to education in 2020 budget  Students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso have appreciated the commitment of the Oyo State Government towards resolving the crisis rocking the University. They particularly commended the Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, for taking time off his busy schedule to visit the University…

Gov Zulum delivers 20 bungalows to UNIMAID   

… Announces 50 houses for junior staff Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum on Thursday commissioned 20 units of semi-detached bungalows, designed with courtyards, expressly built by the state government as intervention that will increase access to staff housing at the University of Maiduguri. The Governor also commissioned ‎solar-powered water system and electricity installations to…

Bills for establishment of Funtua University, FCE Sabon Birni scale second reading in Senate

The Bill for establishment of Federal University of Agriculture and Technology (FUAT) in Funtua, Katsina State, on Wednesday scaled second reading in the Senate. Similarly, the bill for establishment of Federal College of Education, Sabon Birni in Sokoto State sponsored by Senator Abdullahi Gobir (APC, Sokoto East) also scaled second reading. Presenting the bill for…

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