Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has said his administration would prioritise investment in the education sector as it remains the bedrock for development of any society.
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has hailed Irenosen Okojie, an indigene of Edo State, for winning the 2020 AKO Caine Prize for African Writing with her short story, ‘Grace Jones’, from Nudibranch, a collection of short stories published by Dialogue Books (2019).
The Edo State Government has insisted that it is not owing the protesting workers of the defunct Edo State College of Education, Ekiadolor, noting that salary arrears owed at the termination of the immediate past government have been cleared. In a statement, Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, said the protest is politically motivated by interests bent on embarrassing the government.
The Edo State Government has commenced online and Television broadcast of its skills development programmes as well as job creation strategies, entrepreneurship and personal development, among others, as part of efforts to equip the youth with new skill set to function optimally in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The management of Federal University of Technology Akure, Ondo State, has expelled the six students, who physically assaulted a female undergraduate, Boluwatife Adekunle, inside a private hostel on November 16.
ABUJA - Worried by worsening nutrition indices among children in Abuja, Nestlé Professionals has partnered the Federal Capital Territory Universal Basic Education Board to train 30 school pupils on healthy feeding practices.
The Abia state House of Assembly, led by the Speaker, Rt Hon Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji MNSE, is currently in session where it ruled that Wifi fees be abolished in tertiary institutions.
The Abia State House of Assembly has ordered the immediate suspension of fees charged fresh students by the Abia State University (ABSU), noting that the fees did not reflect the current dire economic situation of the country.
Members of the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities, SSANU, and those of the Non-Academic Staff Union, NASU, have begun a warning strike to press home their demands from the federal government.
There was confusion at the University of Ilorin in Kwara State on Friday as no fewer than 10 students fainted during their examination.