W’Bank to Invest $2.5bn in Education Projects for Girls

  World Bank Group President, Jim Yong Kim on Wednesday announced that the Group would invest $2.5 billion over five years in education projects that directly benefit adolescent girls. Kim, said empowerment of girls remains central to the group’s development efforts. The announcement, made at the ‘Let Girls Learn’ event during the on-going World Bank-IMF […]

School where prostitutes assist male students to get marks

  There is only one option for the female students to get an A grade in their courses — sleep with the male lecturer taking the course or refuse to do so and keep failing. It’s either sex or no marks. For a male student, because he is sexually unattractive to the lecturer, the only […]


By Fodio Ahmed The Niger State Commissioner for Health and Health Services, Dr. Mustapha Jibril along Dr. Ibrahim Umar Tiffi, the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary and Directors of the Ministry, received a delegate of Newgate College of Health Technology led by the College’s Executive Director, Alhaji Hassan Nuhu at the Ministry’s Conference Hall in Minna, Niger […]

Why Buhari wants to address underfunding of polytechnics – Minister

  Mallam Adamu Adamu, Minister of Education, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration would address poor funding of polytechnic education to boost technical and vocational education in the country. Adamu who spoke in Ado Ekiti at the weekend during the convocation of the Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti, said President Buhari would do so through […]

How I run 80 schools for married women – Fatima Muhammad

  Malama Fatima Muhammad Fagge, a deputy zonal coordinator with the Kano State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), facilitated the establishment of about 80 women Islamiyya schools where women are taught religious and western education across the state. Malama Fagge is the proprietress of Manarul Huda Islamiyya schools. In this interview, she explains how she […]

NUT urges govs to pay teachers’ salaries

  The Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) has accused some state governors of  deliberately refusing to pay teachers’ salaries. The Director, Industrial Training and Professional Development at the NUT in Abuja, Hon. Simon D. Shinpu, spoke with Daily Trust on the sideline  of a workshop organized by NUT in Abuja Yesterday. He said the delay […]

Mathematician Recommends Cartoons For Teaching Maths

  Mr Innocent Nwume, a Mathematician and Information Communication Technology (ICT) expert, on Wednesday advised Mathematics teachers to use cartoons as a teaching aid to make the subject more interesting to their pupils and students. Nwume told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that this could be introduced at the kindergarten and primary […]

NECO releases Nov/Dec 2015 results

  The National Examinations Council (NECO), has released the results of the November/December 2015 Senior School Certificate Examinations. Prof. Abdulrashid Garba, NECO’s Registrar and Chief Executive, disclosed this on Wednesday in Minna while addressing newsmen. He said that a total of 50,060 candidates registered, out of which 47,507 sat for English Language while 47,554 sat […]


The Governor of Niger State,Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello few days back brought smiles to the faces of the people of Kusheriki town when he promised to activate the the electricity project that have been abandoned for years. Thank you Mr Governor. However, I was in this beautiful and serene town sone days back and what […]