Professor Gwarzo Is A Generous Man – Registrar, Council Of Nursing, Midwifery Of Nigeria,...

IN the interest of nursing and midwifery education, Professor Adamu Abubakar Gwarzo, the President of the Group of MAAUN Universities has earned praise for...

Tinubu Reintroduces School Feeding Programme

PRESIDENT Bola Ahmed Tinubu has directed that school feeding programme be reintroduced to address the challenges of out-of-school children. Former President Muhammadu Buhari’s government had...

Northern Nigeria’s Out-Of-School Children Number ‘Disheartening’ – Minister

THE Minister of State for Education, Yusuf Sununu, has lamented the growing number of out-of-school children (OOSC) in Northern Nigeria, deeming it “unacceptable” and...

Tinubu Congratulates Ijeoma Uchegbu On Election As Cambridge Varsity College President

PRESIDENT Bola Tinubu has congratulated Nigerian-born Professor of Pharmaceutical Nanoscience and top-flight researcher, Ijeoma Uchegbu, on her election as President of Wolfson College, one...

FG Gives Heads Of Varsities, Polytechnics Go Ahead For Automatic Recruitment

THE Federal Executive Council (FEC) has exempted universities, polytechnics, colleges of education and other tertiary institutions from the Integrated Personnel Payroll Information System (IPPIS)...

Katsina Gov Orders Suspension Of Teacher Over Alleged Sexual Harassment Of Female Student

GOVERNOR Dikko Radda of Katsina State has directed the Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education Hadiza Yar’adua to suspend a teacher Lawal Ibrahim for...

University Of Abuja Researchers Win N3bn Grant From Donor Agencies

THE University of Abuja (UniAbuja) says its researchers have won over N3 billion in grants in 2023 following their applications to donor agencies for...

Kano To Get Three New Universities As Lawmakers Push For 32 Federal Institutions

NO fewer than 32 bills have been tabled before the Senate and the House of Representatives for the creation of new universities, polytechnics, and...

Tinubu Cancels 40% IGR Deduction From Universities

PRESIDENT Bola Tinubu has cancelled the controversial deduction of 40 per cent of Internally Generated Revenues from federal universities across the country. The President who...

Canadian University Of Nigeria To Commence Session In 2024 – Prof Gwarzo

CANADIAN University of Nigeria in Abuja will commence its academic session in 2024. The founder, a university entrepreneur, Professor Abubakar Adamu Gwarzo confirmed the development...

Nigerians Spend $340.84m Forex On Foreign Education In Six Months – CBN

NIGERIANS seeking admissions to foreign universities spent $340.84m to fund their application between January and June 2023, findings by this newspaper have shown. This figure...

Gov Radda Disburses N640m Scholarship Allowance To Katsina Students

KATSINA State Governor, Mallam Dikko Umaru Radda, has flagged off the disbursement of over N640m as scholarship allowances to students from the state at...

Matriculation: Be Worthy Ambassadors Of NOUN, VC Tells 18,679 Freshmen

The Vice-Chancellor, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Professor Olufemi Peters, has implored new students of the university to exhibit exemplary character as they sojourn in...

Kano Govt Spends N1.3bn On NECO, NBTE Fees For 57,000 Students

KANO state government said it has spent N1.3 billion on payments to the National Examination Council and National Board for Technical Education registration fees...

NECO Indicts 93 Schools For Cheating, Blacklists 52 Supervisors

THE National Examinations Council, on Tuesday, released the results of the 2023 Internal Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination with a record of 61.60 per...

Finally, NECO Releases June/July 2023 SSCE Results

THE National Examination Council will today release the results of the 2023 Senior Secondary School Certificate to anxious students and parents. The delay in releasing...

FG Promises 25% Of National Budget For Education

THE Federal Government says 25 percent of the national budget will henceforth be dedicated to education in order to meet global standards, boost the...

48% Of Out-Of-School Girls In Nigeria From North East, North West – UNICEF

MORE than 50 per cent of girls in Nigeria are not attending school at the basic education level, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)...

Taraba Varsity Threatens Strike Over Six Months Unpaid Salaries, Others

THE Taraba State University chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is threatening to embark on an indefinite strike action if its...

BIKOBA Partners Jigawa Govt On Development Of Birnin Kudu Unity School

AS as new academic session begins for primary and secondary schools in Jigawa state today,  the leadership of Birninkudu Old Boys Association (BIKOBA)  reiterates...

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JUST IN: Tinubu Appoints Kemi Nandap As CG Of Nigeria Immigration Service

PRESIDENT Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of DCG Kemi Nanna Nandap to serve as the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), effective...

Gombe SEC Celebrates Inuwa Yahaya’s Governor Of The Year Awards, Other Accolades

GOVERNOR Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya CON, has been presented with several prestigious awards earned by him and other MDAs in recognition of his outstanding leadership...

Na’Allah Congratulates Emir Gambari Over His Conferment As 5th Chancellor Of...

AS Bayero University Kano prepares  to install the  Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji  Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari as its 5th Chancellor  on Saturday 2nd March 2024, the...

Defamation: Emefiele Slams Akpabio With N25bn Lawsuit

THE immediate-past Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has vowed to sue the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, for alleged defamation. The Senate president had...

Niger State Workers Begin Indefinite Strike Today

WORKERS in Niger State have downed tools this morning following a directive by the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress. The indefinite strike came...

State Police Bill: Governors’ Role, Commissioners’ Appointment, Sacking, All The Key Sections

A BILL seeking the amendment of the 1999 Constitution to empower governors to appoint state commissioners of police scaled second reading on the floor...

Kano Unseals 10 Warehouses Accused Of Hoarding Food Items

THE Kano State Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission said on Tuesday that it had unsealed the 10 warehouses sealed last week for alleged hoarding...

A World, A Continent In Transition – By Bola Ahmed Tinubu

THE world exists in a period of fundamental transition. Neither Africa nor Nigeria is exempt from realities of this transition. Where there is transition, there...

Algeria Snub Super Eagles’ Peseiro, Set To Name Petkovic Coach

ACCORIDNG to multiple reports, Algeria’s Football Association has opted not to continue negotiations with Jose Peseiro and is set to announce the appointment of...

Haaland Breaks Brentford’s Resistance As Man City Close On Liverpool

ERLING Haaland took Manchester City to within one point of Premier League leaders Liverpool but the champions were made to sweat for a 1-0...

Israel’s Rafah Deadline Raises Stakes As Ramadan Approaches

ISRAEL's sudden threat to unleash its controversial ground operation in the southern Gazan town of Rafah unless all hostages are freed by 10 March...

Estonia Detains 10 Russian Spy Suspects Since December

THE Estonian Internal Security Service (ISS) said Tuesday that it had detained 10 people since December on suspicion of acting on behalf of a...

South Africa Will Go To Polls May 29, President Ramphosa Announces

SOUTH Africa will go to the polls on May 29 to choose a parliament, which will in turn pick a president, President Cyril Ramaphosa...

Guinea’s Military Junta Dissolves Government, Seals Borders

GUINEA's military junta, which seized power in a coup in September 2021, has dissolved the government. The announcement was made through a presidential decree read...

Tinubu Appoints Hafsat Bakari As CEO Of Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit

PRESIDENT has approved the appointment of Ms. Hafsat Abubakar Bakari to serve as the Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU),...

Sadiya Umar Farouq: The Villified Heroin – By Mamman Nasir

FOR the more than sixty years of self-governance in Nigeria, there had never been a government that brings out multiple, fantastic and workable social...

Tinubu Directs Payment Of Presidential Villa Electricity Bill After Power Company Disconnection Notice

PRESIDENT Bola Tinubu has directed immediate settlement of outstanding electricity bill due to the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company. The President's directive follows the reconciliation of...

Bandits Block Gusau-Sokoto Highway, Abduct 26 Travellers

BANDITS on Tuesday afternoon kidnapped over 26 travelers along the Gusau-Sokoto highway. The bandits who were said to have blocked the road around Kwaren Kirya...

Economic Hardship: Customs To Distribute Seized Food Items To Nigerians

THE Nigeria Customs Service said it has concluded plans to commence the direct disposal of seized food items to Nigerians. The National Public Relations Officer...

Elumelu Expresses Readiness To Support, Partner Finance Ministry To Boost Economy

THE Chairman of Heirs Holdings Group, Transcorp Group and UBA Group, Tony Elumelu, has declared his readiness to support and partner with the Ministry...
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