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2019: Delta govt restates commitment to corps members’ safety

Delta State government, on Monday, assured the corps members serving in the state of their adequate security in the 2019 general elections. Commissioner for Higher Education, Engr Jude Sinebe, gave the assurance during the passing-out ceremony of the combined Delta, Edo and Bayelsa orientation course. Sinebe noted that the corps members might be the batch…

Kano schools enrol 4m pupils- Gov Ganduje

The total school enrolment figure in Kano state has continued to rise, with the number reaching 4, 084, 965 pupils at the moment, the state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has announced. This, he said, “comprises 3, 695, 402 pupils at pre – primary and primary, and 389, 293 pupils at Junior Secondary school respectively,…

FG will ensure Nigerian students in Malaysia get proper attention -Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja assured the Malaysian government that issues relating to the documentation and welfare of Nigerian students in the country will be properly handled to avoid hitches during their stay. Receiving Letters of Credence from High Commissioner of Malaysia to Nigeria, Mrs Gloria Corina Peter Tiwet, at the Presidential Villa, President…

NPS wins UNESCO Award for Literacy, Skills Development

The Nigerian Prisons Service has been formally declared winner of the 2018 United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Confucius Award for Literacy and Skills Development. Making the presentation at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, the Director General of UNESCO, Ms Audrey Azoulay noted with satisfaction the uniqueness in enhancing the capacity of prisoners…

Borno Gov orders immediate recruitment of 2,000 teachers, 300 others

Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, has given approval for immediate recruitment of two thousand teachers who will teach in more than 40 newly built and other reconstructed schools, Architect Yerima Saleh, the State’s head of service has announced. Saleh, in a public announcement, said forms are already available at the State civil service commission in…

Abstain from cultism, drug abuse, Ambode’s wife tells students

Wife of the Lagos State Governor, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode, on Tuesday, appealed to students to abstain from cultism, drug abuse and other career-ruining ventures, stressing that no excuse could justify indulgence in social vices. Mrs. Ambode, who made the appeal in her keynote address at the second Distinguished Lecture of the Lagos State University (LASU)…

OAU suspends six students over cultism

The Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile Ife, Osun State, has suspended six students over their confirmed membership of a proscribed cult group in the university. The students are: Onyekwusi Praise Chinemerem (Matriculation number ASE / 2014/218); Ojo Abiodun Olamide (Matriculation number MCB /2012 /149); Ude John (Matriculation number ASE /2015 /362); Oladoye Tobi Olakunmi (Matriculation number…

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