President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja granted full scholarship up to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree level to three secondary students who emerged winners at the year 2020 Young Nigerian Scientists Presidential Award Competition.
Students and staff of St. Domnic Savio Seminary Akpu, Anambra State have commended former Governor of the state, Peter Obi, for what they called his unquantifiable support to schools throughout the country, especially in Anambra State.
The Academic staff Union of Universities, Kano State Zone has called on the Federal Government to declare a five-year state of emergency in the education sector.
The management of Lagos State University, Ojo said 76 students would be awarded with first class degrees as the university holds her 24th convocation ceremonies this month.
A senior scientist defended the British Government’s policies for fighting the spread of coronavirus amid growing criticism on Friday of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s refusal to close schools and cancel large events.
Samson Igbokwe, National President, Senior Staff Union of Universities, has urged union leaders to always engage in dialogue on issues with the management to ensure peace and harmony on campuses.
The Katsina State Government has removed the Principal of Government Girls Arabic Secondary School Fago in Sandamu Local Government Area, Hajiya Fatima Yakubu, over death of a student allegedly subjected to corporal punishment.
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday revealed plans to partner with the private sector in a bid to transform the education sector of the State in line with his T.H.E.M.E.S agenda.
The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, on Tuesday called for an upward review of the 2021 budget for the education sector.
Pan-African financial Institution, United Bank for Africa Plc, once again got double recognition as it emerged the best institution in support of Education (CSR) 2019 as the Chief Executive Officer, UBA Foundation and Group Head, Corporate Communications, Bola Atta, also received the award as Top Corporate Affairs professional 2019, at the 7th Annual Brands and Marketing Conference. The event was held at the Lagos Chamber of Commerce Exhibition centre on Friday.
Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, says progressive governance entails spreading education, providing healthcare services, employment among other services.
Recently, the wife of the governor of Ekiti state, Bisi Fayemi, was quoted as saying that it is discriminatory for pregnant girls to be expelled from schools whereas, the boys who impregnated them are allowed to continue with their studies. And she is right.
Femi Adesina, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, in a statement in Abuja on Thursday, said the President disclosed this at the inauguration of the Post Graduate Centre of Excellence at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State.
The governor, who made this revelation at a Stakeholders’ Interactive Meeting on Education in Owerri, the state capital, on Tuesday, said the State Government will not play politics with the future of the younger generation.
President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged state governors to pay more attention to the areas of security, health, education and agriculture so as to address the menace of poverty in the society.
Governor Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi has promised to improve on the economy, agriculture and education in the state.
Former President, Goodluck Jonathan on Friday described education as a veritable tool against militancy in the Niger Delta and the country at large.
The Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos State for the 2019 election, Jimi Agbaje, has stated that his government would ensure the development and wellbeing of the residents of the state when voted into office.
Vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Peter Obi, has assured that education would be accorded the priority it deserves if he and the party’s presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, are voted into office on February 16, 2019.
Adamu made the assertion on Thursday at the 2018 Education Convergence Summit organised by Educorp World, in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Education in Abuja.