Education

The Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Dr Hamid Bobboyi, said the ongoing 2022 National Personnel Audit (NPA) is not aimed at increasing taxes. Dr. Bobboyi made this known in Abuja, while briefing newsmen on the progress of the process, which began on Monday, June 6. He said the exercise was meant […]

Primary and Secondary schools in Kaduna State have been encouraged to promote reading and writing competition so as develop better students in the society for national development. The Kaduna State Commissioner of Education, Mrs Halima Lawal who was represented by Mercy Bainta Kude stated this at a Super Spellers and Creative Writers Competition organized by […]

A Non-Governmental Organization, ActionAid Nigeria in continuation of its system and structure strengthening approach against radicalization to violent extremism(SARVE3) project, has selected 6 local governments towards building community peace through youth radio listener’s session. The Resilience Programme Coordinator, ActionAid Nigeria, Anicetus Atakpu, disclosed this during the third phase of the programme in Kaduna, on Friday. […]

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ruled that the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) cannot regulate the practice of advertising in Nigeria contrary to the provisions of the extant Advertising Practitioners (Regulation) Act of 2004. The court also declared that the NBC lacks the power to prohibit exclusivity on privately acquired intellectual property rights […]

A Member of the Nigerian Bar Association National Executive Committee (NBA-NEC), Mr Promise Ademi-Akpeto, on Friday condemned acts of child labour in society. Ademi-Akpeto spoke in an interview with newsmen on the occasion of the 2022 Children’s Day celebration. He said that a good number of parents in society were responsible for promoting child labour […]

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) has added a tracking system for passport processing and issuance in the country. The Acting Comptroller General of the NIS, Isah Jere Idris, who announced this in a press release, explained that the tracking system was put in place by the NIS to help applicants monitor the statuses of passport […]

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, travelled to Equatorial Guinea to participate in the African Union Extra-Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government in Malabo. President Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, who disclosed this, said that the President will join other Heads of State and Government to […]

The Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU), North Central Zone, has appealed to the Federal Government to address the union’s legitimate demands to avert an industrial action. The union made the appeal in a statement signed by its Vice President and Zonal Coordinator, Mr. Noah Danlami, in Kaduna on Thursday. It cautioned the Federal […]

Top officials of the African Union and United Nations have said in messages for Africa Day that the continent has become a collateral victim of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, further denting the continent’s ability to fulfil its enormous promise and potential. Every year, May 25 is marked as Africa Day, the anniversary of the founding of […]

A Junior Secondary School 2 pupil of Simple Faith Schools, Agbara, Lagos State, Emmanuel Amidu, has died at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Surulere. The victim’s father, Akinola Amidu, claimed that the 12-year-old was flogged by a teacher when he went to school on Thursday, May 12, 2022. He said his son started vomiting shortly […]


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