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FG to prosecute parents who refuse to enroll children in school ― Minister

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu says Nigeria will soon effect policy to prosecute parents who refuse to enrol their children of school age in schools across the country. Adamu made this known in Abuja on Monday while addressing newsmen during the 9th edition of the Weekend Ministerial briefing. He said parents who sabotage […]
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UBEC holds workshop on instructional materials provision

THE Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has organised a two-day workshop in Abuja, focused on provision and use of instructional materials in UBE schools. Mr Ossom Ossom UBEC, Head of Public Relations and Protocol, said on Friday that the workshop was for Directors and Desk Officers in charge of instructional materials in the 36 State […]
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Buhari supports 65-year retirement age for teachers, says Minister

Buhari supports 65-year retirement age for teachers, says Minister

NAN The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, on Thursday said the Muhammadu Buhari administration was in support of jacking up the retirement age for teachers from 60 to 65 years. The minister made this known at a public hearing on the need to insulate teachers from the retirement age for public servants organised by […]
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Appeal Court jails UBEC boss 41 years

Buhari, Dogara hail Ajunwa-Okpara Foundation initiative

A five-man panel of the Court of Appeal sitting in Sokoto and presided over by Justice Hannatu Sankey has sentenced the Chairman of the Zamfara State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Murtala Adamu Jengebe, to a cumulative jail term of 41 years. The acting spokesman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Tony Orilade, […]
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I never said I will probe Fayose —Gov. Fayemi

I never said I will probe Fayose —Gov. Fayemi

NAN Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has clarified his stance on the fate of the immediate past governor of the state, Ayodele Fayose. Fayemi spoke with State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Fielding questions whether he would probe his predecessor, Fayemi explained […]
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ASUU wants FG to negotiate with union to end strike

ASUU wants FG to negotiate with union to end strike

NAN The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), says it is ready to negotiate with government toward ending its one-week old industrial action. Its President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, who was guest on TVC News Breakfast show on Tuesday, also advised government to establish an education bank for proper funding of universities. He regretted the attitude […]
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FG to pay N71bn outstanding counterpart fund to UBEC

Pathway for Greater Efficiency in BDC Transactions

The Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Dr Hamid Bobboyi, has said that the Federal Government would pay N71.29 billion directly to the commission being the outstanding counterpart funds. Bobboyi made this disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja. According to him, the Federal Government will […] …

UNICEF: Northern elites have not done enough on education

UNICEF: Northern elites have not done enough on education

Fred Ezeh, Abuja United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), has said that some obsolete cultural practices and religious misinterpretations has been the reasons for poor access to education and increased poverty in northern Nigeria. The global body believed that political, traditional and community leaders in the region need to put more effort to change the statistics […]
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