harassment of female students

17 male students of Kano University of Science and Technology has danced the unwanted music for harassing female students

The Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil has detained 17 pupils and recommended them for disciplinary actions for raping their female coworkers within their grooming. The institution started after verbal assaults on female pupils with a group of male pupils over”female dresses,” the college detained 17 members of their group. Read also: Over 70 people have sustained various degrees of …

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Children’s Day: Nasarawa Speaker Advocates more collaborative efforts to terminate Child Labour, Out-Of-School Children

The Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Balarabe Abdullahi, has advocated for more collaborative efforts to terminate the number of out-of-school kids, child labour, and the other types of violence against children in today’s society. The Speaker also called for the provision of quality education for children in order to create a brighter future for them and also develop a …

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Disabled Kids deserve equal access to basic education – UBEC

Kids with disabilities will have equal accessibility to schooling like their peers as the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC partners with the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities (NCPND) to supply special needs learning for kids The Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Dr Hamid Bobboyi who disclosed this at the weekend, also clarified that every disabled child of …

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NIN: Candidates Find It Hard To Register As 2021 JAMB Registration Closes Tomorrow

With less than 24 hours into the end of registration for your 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), scores of applicants are still finding it hard to complete the compulsory registration formalities. An analysis showed that many candidates are still being confronted with difficulties to create the essential …

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Nancy Fedina: Kingsville is a place to be, It is a place for every child

Nancy Fedina stated that “Kingsville school is a place to be. It is a place for every child. I’ve been able to meet parents, meet people and it’s been life-transforming. It’s a state of learning where parents who are aspiring to put their children in schools that are going to help brighten up or improve their progress. This is the …

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ASUP Strike: Auchi Poly postpones students’ resumption to new academic session indefinitely

Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, has stalled resumption for the new academic session forever. Registrar of the institution, Dr. Godwin Ihionkhan, made this known in a statement on Saturday. According to him, “this would be to inform staff and students that direction has postponed resumption to the new academic session indefinitely.” The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) had vowed to continue …

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Challenges of implementing e-learning in Nigeria educational system in the COVID-19 pandemic era with the support of digital tools

The question about how to deal with the real impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on Nigeria’s education system is a million-dollar and quite a difficult one to reply due to the severe damages that have been done to the education system in any way levels. The current curriculum may not be enough to repair the vast damages which have already …

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Niger government orders closure all public secondary schools

The Niger Ministry of Education has directed the closure of all public secondary schools for two weeks to enable the state government asses security threats and its impact on schools. The schools would be closed between Friday, March 12 and Friday, March 27, according to the state Commissioner of Education, Hajiya Hannatu Salihu. The commissioner is famous that the closure …

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Provide proofs governors are sponsoring our struggles – ASUSS replies NUT

The Academic Staff Union of Secondary School, (ASUSS), has faulted the claims by the Nigeria Union of Teachers, (NUT), that some state governors that are not paying teachers’ salary are misleading and using some breakaway members of ASUSS to destabilize the 90-year-old union. ASUSS also refuted the position of NUT that, the Supreme Court in its judgement of January 15, …

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Niger Gov, Bello shuts down schools as bandits kidnap students

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, has ordered the immediate closure of all boarding schools in Rafi, Munya, Shiroro and Mariga Local Government Areas of the State. Bello took the decision following the abduction of some students of the Government Science College (GSC) Kagara, in Niger State. It was gathered that gunmen stormed the school in military uniform and kidnapped …

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We Will No Longer Tolerate Unqualified Persons As Teachers ― NUT Chairman

The leadership of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has said that no new trade union has been registered as Academic Staff Union of Secondary Schools (ASUSS). It described as a baseless claim by ASUSS that its registration has been upheld by the Supreme Court ruling, saying that such matter was never before the apex court. Addressing a press conference …

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Kaduna has approved Monday January 25, 2021 as resumption date for all tertiary institutions in the State

Kaduna has approved Monday, January 25, 2021, as the resumption date for all tertiary institutions in the State. It also said assessment on COVID-19 for all secondary and primary schools are ongoing while resumption will be announced once the exercise is approved. Read also: 340 female students of Providence High School, Enugu, locked up by AMCON A statement on Sunday evening …

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Ekiti employs new teachers, releases list

Ekiti State Universal Basic Education Board has released the names of 600 newly-recruited primary school teachers. Director of Social Mobilization and Media, Ekiti SUBEB, Ado-Ekiti, Tope Babalola, made this known on Tuesday, titled, ‘Ekiti SUBEB releases a list of the first batch of newly-recruited teachers on state website’. The statement quoted SUBEB Chairman, Prof. Femi Akinwumi, as saying that “the …

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Dr. Hamid Bobboyi

Nigeria has a scarcity of 277,000 teachers – UBEC

The Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Dr. Hamid Bobboyi, mentioned on Sunday Nigeria has a scarcity of 277, 537 teachers on the primary level. Bobboyi, who disclosed this in an announcement issued by the fee’s Head of Public Relations and Protocol, Mr. David Apeh, mentioned the determine was the end result of a National Personnel Audit …

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JAMB opens portal for 2020/2021 admissions

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has opened its portal for the 2020/2021 admissions. The portal gives institutions access to upload names of shortlisted applicants for the 2020/2021 admissions. The admission processes must go through the Central Admission Processing System (CAPS) for approval. Earlier this week, JAMB warned the public not to fall prey to fraudsters and rumour mongers. …

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JAMB loses third ex-chairman in 2020 as Prof Mohammed passes on

Professor Isa Baba Mohammed, Chairman of the 5th and 6th Governing Board of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), is dead. Mohammed is the third deceased former JAMB Chairman in 2020. The 1st, Professor Oladipo Akinkugbe and 8th, Professor Samson Ukpabi, passed away earlier. Born on April 5, 1942, Mohammed died in his hometown, Ningi, in Bauchi State. Mohammed was …

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PGF DG gives resolution to ASUU’s strike

PGF DG gives resolution to ASUU’s strike Alhaji Salihu Lukman, Director-Normal, Progressives Governors Discussion board (PGF), says a holistic strategy is required to handle recurring Tutorial Workers Union of Universities (ASUU) strikes within the nation. Lukman mentioned this in an announcement in Abuja. The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) experiences that ASUU had been on strike since March 23, paralysing …

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2023: Public Schools Will Be Handed over to Investors to Run If I Am Elected Delta Governor, States Gbagi

A former Minister of State for Education, Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi, has vowed to hand over the running of public schools to private investors if the chosen governor of Delta country in 2023. Gbagi, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant, who talked in the weekend whilst introducing his regime labeled: “For the larger Delta Condition 2023,” while remembering in his …

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Nigerian govt blames ASUU for Extended universities strike

The federal government of Nigeria has blamed the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, for its prolonged university strike which has persisted for 2 months. The blame was placed at the doorstep of ASUU on Thursday by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige who said that strangely, ASUU asserts ‘patriotism’ as the foundation for its prolonged industrial action. …

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Resuscitate Education Trust Fund — CSACEFA Charges Oyo Govt

The initiative, to some large extent, can help accelerate growth in colleges and universities, on the long term, help the nation authorities achieve greater access to quality instruction, the coalition said. Oyo CSACEFA made this known in a media conference to romantic the general public through the media together with the nation of basic education programmes and jobs from the …

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