School threatens foundation over bible gifts to students

Gideon Bibles A public school district in Illinois, U.S. has sent a “cease and desist” letter to an unnamed person who gave away Bibles to boys and girls on a public street owned by the district. “This individual was warned that law enforcement would be called should he or any affiliated persons come onto the […]

Nasarawa Poly graduates 23,000 to be ‘self reliant’ – AG Rector

Registrar, Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa, (Centre), Alhaji Alhassan Ahmed, with Hajiya Fati Sabo, Acting Rector, (left) and Director of Works, Malam Usman Jibrin (Right) addressing newsmen on Thursday. By Salisu Sani-Idris Alhaji Abdullahi Alhassan, acting Rector, Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa, Nasarawa State, on Wednesday said the institution was giving priority attention to training of its students to […]

FG to disengage unqualified teachers by 2019

A Teacher and her pupils as FG set to disengage unqualified teachers by 2019 By Okeoghene Akubuike The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has urged teachers to ensure they were qualified, licensed and registered before 2019 or be flushed out of the classrooms. Adamu gave the warning while monitoring the 2018 Batch A Teacher […]

UNICEF school enrollment programme threatened in Sokoto

Pupils of New Rimawa Model Primary School, Goronyo Local Government Area, Sokoto State, in the classroom. (NAN/Picture) By Funmilayo Adeyemi/Felicia Imohimi Poor infrastructure and lack of furniture in some schools in Sokoto State have threatened the sustainability of the Cash Transfer Programme (CTP) introduced by UNICEF in 2014. This followed an appeal to the government […]

FG urged to reduce number of Universities from 152

Candidates seeking admission into universities surge as Don asks FG to reduce number of Varsities from 152 By Desmond Ejibas Rivers state Head of Service, Rufus Godwins, has urged Federal Government to reduce the number of universities in the country to enhance quality and performance. Godwins made the call at a public lecture organised by […]


I wish to Congratulate the Twenty one out of the fourty three Students we Sponsored to study different Medical Courses at Newgate College of Health Technology Minna Niger State.As you Graduate today I pray May Allah SWA Bless your Knowledge to Impact on the People of Suleja/Tafa/Gurara Federal Constituency. You May Recall Three years back […]

NANS wants FG to check activities of university lecturers

Federal Government has been called upon to put proper mechanism to check the activities of the university lecturers instead of forcing students to spend extra year in specialized institutions after graduation. The Minister of State for Education, Anthony Anwukah proposed that university graduates should spend extra one year in specialized institutions to make them employable. […]

University of Ibadan medical school shut down

University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan By Olabisi Akinbode The University of Ibadan (UI) on Sunday closed its medical school, directing students to vacate hostels by noon on the same day. The directive is contained in a release signed by the institution’s Registrar, Olujinmi Olukoya, and made available to newsmen in Ibadan. The News Agency of Nigeria […]

63 IDPs write JAMB in Edo

No fewer than 63 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Edo state’s camp sat for this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) organised by  the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB). The Coordinator, International Christian Mission Centre, Uhogua, Ovia North East local government area of the state where the camp is located, Pastor Solomon Folorunsho, disclosed this […]

Auchi Polytechnic expels 18 students, sanctions 62

Auchi Polytechnic By George Edomwonyi The Federal Polytechnic, Auchi in Edo has expelled 18 students and rusticated 62 others for misconducts in the 2016/2017 academic session. The Rector of the institution, Dr Sanusi Jimah, said at the 36th matriculation of the 2017/2018 students in Auchi. Jimah, who was confirmed Rector last week, said the institution […]