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PMAN hails Governor Uzodimma_Femi Ehiabhi

The President of Performing Musicians Employers Association of Nigeria (PMAN), Obi Casmir has applauded Imo State Gov. Hope Uzodimma for giving a scholarship award to a nine-year-old hawker. Earlier, the governor sighted a video of the boy singing catholic hymns and promised to sponsor his education. Casmir lauded Uzodimma, saying that he did well by… Continue reading PMAN hails Governor Uzodimma_Femi Ehiabhi

EDUCATION · HEALTH

COVID-19: School licence revoked in Kaduna_Femi Ehiabhi

Kaduna State Government has revoked the license of Future Leaders International School, Unguwan Rimi, Kaduna for operating in defiance of the COVID-19 Quarantine Order. The government also said it would prosecute the proprietor of the school. It's been reported that the school was shut down on Wednesday for holding entrance examination into junior and senior… Continue reading COVID-19: School licence revoked in Kaduna_Femi Ehiabhi

EDUCATION

School Feeding Was Monitored by DSS,ICPC- FG _Ada Nkong

 The Federal Government says the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) which cost about N13bn during the COVID-19 lockdown was monitored by third parties, including the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, the Department of State Services and the World Food Pogramme.The Special Adviser to the President on the School Feeding Programme,… Continue reading School Feeding Was Monitored by DSS,ICPC- FG _Ada Nkong

EDUCATION

Schools Resumption: We are Not Taking That Risk Yet- Minister of State Education_Ada Nkong

Minister of state for Education Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba ,has debunked claims that schools will resume by 8 June 2020.Speaking during the daily briefing of the PTF in Abuja, Nwajiuba said, it is unthinkable how to retrieve the loss that would occur should Children be infected at school because of the rush to resume", We are not… Continue reading Schools Resumption: We are Not Taking That Risk Yet- Minister of State Education_Ada Nkong

EDUCATION

Private School Teachers Cry For Help_Ada Nkong

Private school owners and teachers have cried out for stimulus funding as the pandemic stretches.The National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, NAPPS, are seeking stimulus funding to turn around their businesses, tax relief, technical support to embark on online teaching among others while the teachers are asking the government to consider them in the… Continue reading Private School Teachers Cry For Help_Ada Nkong

EDUCATION

Covid-19: FCTA Warns Proprietors Against Reopening Schools_Ada Nkong

The FCT administration has warned against resumption of schools without government prompting.A statement signed by Umaru Marafa, acting secretary education says no school is permitted to resume whether physical or online. "It has come to the notice of the FCTA Education Secretariat that some private Schools in the FCT are disseminating information to parents and… Continue reading Covid-19: FCTA Warns Proprietors Against Reopening Schools_Ada Nkong

EDUCATION

Buhari Orders Lecturers Not on IPPIS to be Paid

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved immediate payments of salaries owed some lecturers who are not enrolled in the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS). Following the refusal to enrol in the IPPIS, some lecturers’ salaries were withheld, however, President Buhari in Abuja on Tuesday, asked that the arrears owed these lecturers be paid.President Buhari… Continue reading Buhari Orders Lecturers Not on IPPIS to be Paid

EDUCATION

Federal Government to Announce Resumption Dates For Schools in Due Course_Ada Nkong

The Federal Government says a new resumption date for educational institutions in the country will be communicated in due course. While briefing journalists Tuesday in Abuja over the virus, the Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba said the postponement of examinations conducted by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) and the National Examinations Council… Continue reading Federal Government to Announce Resumption Dates For Schools in Due Course_Ada Nkong

EDUCATION

ASUU Embarks on Indefinite Strike_Ada Nkong

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has embarked on indefinite strike action with effect from Monday ,March 23rd. The announcement was made by the President of Association, Professor Abiodun Ogunyemi in Abuja, on Monday.According to Ogunyemi,the action became necessary following the Federal Government’s refusal to address issues raised in its 2019 Memorandum of Understanding… Continue reading ASUU Embarks on Indefinite Strike_Ada Nkong