Education

The State Coordinator, Kada City Interschool’s Competition (KCIC) Spelling Bee, Mr. Pius Greggory decried the need to prioritize education in Kaduna state and the country at large. He lamented on the poor state of education at the finals of the competition which held at Kaduna Polytechnic Tudun Wada, attributing the menace to lack of funding […]

The National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) members batch B, stream 2 held their Passing Out Parade today, after completing the mandatory one-year service period. The Corp members were excited about their experiences and expressed hope of contributing their quotas on a larger scale as the opportunities present itself. A cross section of outgoing Corp members […]

The management of Kaduna State University (KASU) on Monday resumed the second semester of the 2020/2021 academic session for its undergraduate and post-graduate students, more than five months after the strike action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The resumption is for the continuation of the second semester examination which was suspended due […]

Women in Technical Education and Employment (WITED) has been commended for its giant strides in the area of inclusivity and diversity. The wife of the Kaduna State Governor, Arc, Hadiza isma, Elrufai, represented by Mr Stephen joseph who stated this on Tuesday in Kaduna, said the state government has been deliberate in its policies and actions. On […]

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called for a bill to regulate how children of public officers enroll in schools outside the shores of Nigeria. Chairman of Niger Delta University Wilberforce Island chapter of the union, Prof. Kingdom Tombra made this known at the solidarity protest organised by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on […]

The Nigeria Labour Congress and its affiliate unions on Tuesday defied warnings by the Federal Government and took to the streets of major cities in the country to protest against the failure of the Federal Government to resolve the five-month strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. Specifically, the NLC said the money the […]

The Federal Government and labour unions on Wednesday clashed over the groups’ refusal to back down on its planned two-day nationwide protests scheduled for July 26 and 27. No fewer than 40 unions, including the aviation workers are expected to participate in the rally called in solidarity with the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities […]

The President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, on Tuesday, slammed the Federal Government for failing to prioritise education in Nigeria, stating that the woes bedevilling the sector will not end until the ruling elite are forced to train their children in public schools. Osodeke, while dismissing the two-week ultimatum […]

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday gave the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu marching orders to end the industrial actions by university-based unions within two to three weeks. The President also directed the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, to hands off negotiations with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Ngige’s role will […]

Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has said that the Federal Government has not reached a Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The minister’s comments were contained in a statement by the Head of Press and Public Relations in the Ministry, Olajide Oshundun, on Wednesday. According to the […]


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