Education

Buhari Celebrates Alhaja Erogbogbo, The ‘Kind Teacher’ At 90

Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has rejoiced with Alhaja Sadiat Abeke Erogbogbo, a retired teacher and businesswoman who turns 90 on June 7, 2020. President Buhari in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina felicitated with the children, grandchildren and great grandchildren of the woman, who was known as ‘Kind Teacher’ in the early part of ...

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KWASU VC, Prof Mustapha Akanbi Unveils Plans for the University

KWASU VC, Prof Mustapha Akanbi

… Pledges To Transform KWASU Into Financially Sustainable Institution The Vice Chancellor of the Kwara State University, KWASU, Professor Muhammed Mustapha Akanbi, given insights into his plans to transform the institution while restating his commitment to some of his core focus areas. Such core agenda include ensuring conducive learning environment, enabling policy oriented research, doubling efforts in community development and ...

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UNICEF, Airtel Partner on Remote Learning for African Children

UNICEF, Airtel Partner on Remote Learning for African Children 1

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) says it has partnered with Airtel Africa to provide access to remote learning for children in 13 sub-Saharan countries. Fayaz King, UNICEF Deputy Executive Director, Field Results, who made the disclosure on Wednesday said they would also provide cash assistance for their families via mobile cash transfers. King said that UNICEF and ...

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2020 Children’s Day: Gombe Governor assures of Govt’s commitment to children’s Welfare, Sound Education

2020 Children's Day: Gombe Governor assures of Govt's commitment to children's Welfare, Sound Education 2

As children in Gombe state join their counterparts all over the world to commemorate the 2020 Children’s Day today, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has reiterated that his administration will continue to prioritise children’s wellbeing and sound education for a brighter future. In a statement to mark the day, the Governor described children as the hope and essence of the state ...

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Buhari, Adamu Urged Not to Appoint Ujah as Vice Chancellor Over Breach of Civil Service Rule as DG NIMR

Professor Innocent Ujah

President Muhammadu Buhari and the Education Minister Adamu Adamu have been urged not to appoint  Professor Innocent Ujah as the Vice Chancellor of the newly established Federal University of Health Sciences, Otukpo, Benue state. A group, Coalition Against Corruption and Other Related Offenses, CACRO in a statement signed by its National Coordinator, Dr Kolawole Oladejo, stated that Ujah was sacked ...

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Rivers Govt Converts Demolished Hotel Site to School

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State

The Rivers State Government Wednesday announced the death of a member of its Taskforce on COVID-19 attacked by hoodlums at the demolished Prodest Hotel in Port Harcourt, the state capital. The state Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim, who though did not mention the name of the victim, said he died from injuries he sustained during the incident. Nsirim, ...

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SCAMMED! Buhari’s Government Disown Relief Disbursement Collation Form

Relief Disbursement Collation Form Stops_

…FG Warns of Relief Disbursement Collation Form The Federal Government of Nigeria has disowned a Federal Government of Nigeria relief disbursement collation form in circulation. The form which was purported to have emanated from the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. However, in a tweet, the Special Assistant to the President on Digital and New Media, categorically described the form as a ...

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Canon Student Development Programme Open for Entry to 48 Countries

Canon Video Grant

For the 31st year, Canon Europe has proudly announced that it will partner with Visa pour l’Image, one of the world’s leading photojournalism festivals. Taking place in Perpignan, France, between 29th August – 13th September 2020, this long-standing partnership highlights Canon’s commitment to photojournalism, from students learning the craft to professionals breaking boundaries. This prestigious festival brings together the world’s ...

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COVID 19 Impact: Mobile Classroom App Declare Portal free For Nigeria Students as FG Shut-down Schools Nationwide

Mobile Classroom App

Mobile Classroom, the first indigenous mobile Application which enables students to learn audio-visually through devices like phones and computers, has offered all Nigerian Secondary School students free access to its online portal without subscription for the period of suspension of academic activities in schools nationwide. According to the Chief Executive Officer of Save-A-Lot Limited and the originator of the App, ...

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