Grant us scholarship, PWs beg AGILE 

October 15, 2023 Hamidu Sabo 0

Two physically challenged persons studying in Government Day Secondary School in Katsina have appealed to the management of AGILE to grant them scholarship. The twosome; Salmanu Aliyu, 17, and Halimatu Aliyu 15, are in JSS two and badly needed the assistance of AGILE to actualise their dreams. Salmanu spoke to newsmen on behalf of the two of them on Sunday Read More

Cultism, cybercrime prevalent in basic schools — Bobboyi

March 29, 2023 Uji A. Iliyasu 0

The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has lamented the upsurge in cultism, cybercrime and other social vices in the nation’s education system. Executive Secretary of UBEC, Dr Hamid Bobboyi, expressed the commission’s concerns over the ugly development while declaring open a stakeholders’ meeting on moral regeneration and re-orientation at basic education level Tuesday in Abuja. Bobboyi, who likened cultism to Read More

VIDEO: Secondary school students caught in s3xual act inside classroom

January 4, 2023 Admin III 0

Four yet to be identified students of Community Secondary School, Nkpolu Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital, have been arrested by the state police command for allegedly engaging in s3xual acts in an isolated classroom within the school premises. They were arrested after being recorded on video by one of their classmates. The attention of the school management was Read More

Largest UK boarding schools storm Nigeria in January 

December 21, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Certain United Kingdom based Boarding schools will storm  Nigeria in January in a hunt for talented students enrolment. The session with parents anxious to see their wards receive education in the UK will hold at The Wheatbaker Hotel, Ikoyi, Lagos, on Saturday 14th January 2023. It is tagged “UK Boarding Schools Week”.  The exhibition is in association with the UK’s Department Read More

Pictures: Primary school head teachers back Sokoto PDP guber candidate

November 30, 2022 Editor 0

The PDP governorship candidate in Sokoto state, Mallam Saidu Umar FCNA, has continued to receive endorsements from key stakeholders across the state. The latest of such came from Sokoto state chapter of Association of Primary School Head teachers of Nigeria led by Alhaji Abubakar Moyi Gidadawa who paid him a visit at his residence earlier on Tuesday November 29, 2022. Read More

Zulum appoints Executive Secretary for Borno Scholarship Board

November 3, 2021 Sadiq Abubakar 0

Governor Babagana Umara Zulum has approved the appointment of Bala Isa as Executive Secretary of the Borno State Scholarship Board. The appointment was announced on Monday morning by Governor Zulum’s Special Adviser on Public Relations and Strategy, Malam Isa Gusau in a statement. The 50-year old Bala Isa hails from Bayo local government area, and until his appointment, was a Read More

Jigawa establishes 545 nomadic schools

October 19, 2021 Bayo Muhammad Alabira 0

Jigawa state Commissioner of Education, Dr Lawan Inusa Danzomo, has said disclosed that the Governor Mohammed Badaru Abubakar-led administration has established 545 nomadic schools across the 27 local government areas of the state. Speaking at the weekly Correspondents media engagement forum, the commissioner stated that since the inception of the government six years ago, a lot had been achieved regarding Read More

Sit-at-home: IPOB sends residents off streets, markets, banks, other places on Nigeria’s Independence Day

October 2, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

The usual glitz and glamour associated with Nigeria’s Independence Day celebrations completely deserted the entire South eastern part of Nigeria on Friday following sit-at-home order by the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB). In Imo state, the situation was not different. A glimpse of what to expect in a state that has been plagued with enormous crisis in recent times witnessed the Read More

Ex-CBN governor reveals what will happen to Nigerian economy

September 25, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu, Kaduna 0

Former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Khalifa Muhammad Sanusi has sounded the death knell for Nigerian economy, noting that crude oil on which the economy is anchored has no future and is no longer sought after globally.  Addressing the sixth Kaduna Investment Summit, after inaugurating the state development plan 2021 to 2023, to transform the state into a knowledge-based economy, the Read More

Breaking: Zamfara governor reveals how kidnapped students were rescued

September 18, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, has said that a repentant bandit led to the rescue of the abducted students of Kaya Maradun from the bandits. Governor Matawalle made the disclosure Saturday morning in a BBC Hausa exclusive programme, “Ganimun hanya.” On September 1, 2021, armed bandits stormed Government day Secondary School Kaya in Governor Matawalle’s Maradun local government area, and Read More

Zamfara: How we rescued students from bandits’ den – Matawalle

September 18, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, has said that a repentant bandit led to the rescue of the abducted students of Kaya Maradun from the bandits. Governor Matawalle made the disclosure Saturday morning in a BBC Hausa exclusive programme, “Ganimun hanya.” On September 1, 2021, armed bandits stormed Government day Secondary School Kaya in Governor Matawalle’s Maradun local government Read More

Breaking: IPOB operatives ‘go berserk’, stop students from writing WAEC exam

September 13, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

Students of Comprehensive Secondary School Nkume Njaba in Njaba local government area of Imo state suffered humiliation on Monday when they were chased of the examination hall by suspected Indigenous Peoples of Nigeria (IPOB) operatives. Blueprint gathered that immediately the gunmen entered the school, they started shooting sporadically and both students and teachers who were at the time concentrating on Read More

Breaking: Zamfara govt imposes dusk-to-dawn curfew, shut down schools

September 1, 2021 Admin III 0

Reports say the Zamfara state government has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew throughout the state. The government has also shut down all schools, operating in all the local governments in the state. The latest development is happening following bandits’ invasion of Kaya town in Maradun Local Area of the state on Wednesday morning, where a yet-to-be-ascertained number of pupils were abducted from Read More

Breaking: Bandits kidnap many students, teachers in Zamfara

September 1, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad, Gusau 0

Suspected group of recalstrant unrepentant Bandits on Wednesday stormed Government Day Secondary school Kaya in Maradun local government area, and kidnapped over 100 students alongside some of their teachers during school hours. A resident of the area who pleaded anonymity told our Correspondent via telephone conversation that the Bandits stormed the school premises around 11:00am began shooting indiscriminately on air Read More

Alleged deductions: FUTA never tempered with pension funds – Mgt

August 30, 2021 Admin III 0

The management of Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), Ondo state has debunked allegations that the school management had failed to remit pension deductions to some of its staff. Some former staff of the institution who are now retirees had petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against FUTA management over the allegations. The then teachers of the secondary Read More

COVID-19: NYSC DG warns prospective corps members against protocol violation

The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig-General Shuaibu Ibrahim, said the scheme is committed to the sustenance ofCOVID-19 preventive and safety protocols in order to guarantee seamless service year. The Director-General who stated this Friday during a WEBINAR session on COVID-19 measures for safe orientation camp, jointly organised by the Nigeria Centre for Disease (NCDC)/NYSC, and supported Read More

CIIN releases new textbooks on insurance education

August 13, 2021 Admin III 0

The Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN) has initiated the second edition of its insurance textbooks for both secondary school and college students. The move, according to the institute, is to promote insurance education and sensitisation to the next generation. The second edition of the textbooks is an improvement on the first edition in terms of quality, design, and contents. Read More

How Bauchi varsity has transformed to world class institution – Staff

August 7, 2021 Admin III 0

Staff of the Bauchi State University Gadau (BASUG) have praised the Vice Chancellor, Auwalu Uba, for what they described as an all-around transformation that has seen the university grow from a glorified secondary school before his assumption, to a worldclass Institution of higher learning. Speaking during a tour of the institution on Friday August 6, 2021, the Dean Students Affairs, Read More

Yobe state education and Fika Old Students Association

August 3, 2021 Admin III 0

Yobe state had its own bitter taste of the Boko Haram insurgency, which destroyed many schools across the state. According to the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, more than 1, 500 primary and secondary schools in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states had been destroyed and over 2, 295 teachers had been killed by the Boko Haram insurgents since 2014. It Read More

Nasarawa assembly uncovers purported employment of 366 teachers

August 2, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has directed its committee on education, science and technology to investigate the purported employment of 366 secondary school teachers by the office of the state Accountant General. The speaker gave the directive after Hon. Daniel Ogazi, the chairman, house committee on education, science and technology, raised the issue on the matters of public interest Read More

Keystone Bank donates sanitary kits to over 3000 marginalized girls in North-east

August 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Keystone Bank Limited, through its ‘Pink Network’ initiative, in partnership with Hayat Holdings (Producer of MOLPED Pad) and WHAI (Whispering Hope for Africa) Nigeria, has donated menstrual period kits to over 3000 marginalized girls in IDP camps and secondary schools within the North-Eastern region of Nigeria. A statement by the lender said the gesture was part of the bank’s corporate Read More

Contextualising the unholy parable of the Fika school video

July 29, 2021 Abubakar Aliyu Bawa 0

James Thurber, an American author, sums it up when he said, quite rightly so that, “nowadays men lead lives of noisy desperation”. And in the midst of rising tide of such desperation such men get blind to the obvious, and hence blind also to their blindness, apologies to Daniel Kahneman a world famous psychologist. These are some of the thoughts Read More