Tag Archives: Education

Federal Government Halts Reopening Of Schools, Suspends WAEC Examinations

The Federal Government has halted its earlier plans to reopen schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, disclosed this while speaking with journalists at the end of the Federal Executive Meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday. Adamu said that Nigerian schools will not reopen any time soon until it was safe…

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Senate Passes Bill Prohibiting Sexual Harassment In Tertiary Institutions

The Nigerian Senate has passed a bill that will curb sexual harassment in tertiary institutions around the country, according to The PUNCH. The bill which was sponsored by Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege during the 8th Senate prohibits the offense of sexual harassment of university students by predatory educators. It also criminalizes the act of neglect or…

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NBA Legend, Michael Jordan Donates $100m To Organizations Fighting For Racial Equality & Social Justice

Legendary NBA player, Michael Jordan and his Jordan Brand are stepping up to the plate to do their part when it comes to fighting for racial equality and social justice. On Friday, the Jordan Brand company released an official statement where they announced their $100 million donation. The money will be donated over the next 10 years to…

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Nigerians React After FG Cuts Health & Education Budgets, Grants N27bn For NASS Renovation

Nigerians have condemned the cuts in budgetary allocations to critical sectors in the federal government’s revised 2020 budget proposal. In the revised 2020 budget approved, the Buhari administration reportedly gave NASS N27billion for the renovation of its complex which has resulted in a huge backlash towards the Federal Government. According to several reports, there’s cut…

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Nigerian Singer, 2Baba Idibia Blasts Religious Leaders: ‘”Don’t Be Embarrassing God Everywhere”

Popular Nigerian singer, 2face Idibia popularly known as 2Baba has taken to Twitter to express his anger at religious leaders who have failed in their duties amid all the sad happenings around the world. In a Twitter thread shared early Thursday morning, the legendary artiste asked clergymen to stop “embarrassment God everywhere.”  ”Fuck all PASTORS & IMAMS and all so called…

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Buhari Approves Establishment Of Federal Colleges Of Education In 6 States

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of six Federal Colleges of Education across the country. The Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, announced the news on Thursday via Twitter, noting that the colleges are to be spread across the six geopolitical zones of the country. The tweet reads: “President Muhammadu Buhari has…

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Lockdown: FG Insists All Schools Remain Closed Amid COVID-19 Spike

The Federal Government has warned all stakeholders in the sector that schools across levels remain closed amid the spread of Covid-19 across the country. The Ministry of Education made this known through a memo dated Friday, May 8, channeled to heads of commissions and regulatory bodies in the education sector. They also told authorities including…

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Lockdown: Lagos Warns Private Schools Against Third-Term Resumption

The Lagos State Government has restricted all private school owners who are planning  to resume academic activities for third term, 2019/2020 session. According to the Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, she stated categorically that all schools in Lagos State remain closed and barred from opening for the third term, stressing that the State continues to offer free…

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Lockdown: FG Introduces Free E-Learning Portals For Primary, Secondary School Students

Following the closure of schools nationwide to curtail the spread of coronavirus pandemic, the Federal Government has launched free e-learning portals for all students in primary and secondary schools. According to Tribune Online, the Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, announced this on Friday in Abuja during the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19.…

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Actor Yul Edochie Recounts How Pete Edochie Beat Him For Wanting To Leave School

Yul Edochie has narrated one of his not-so-nice childhood memories involving his veteran actor father, Pete Edochie. Yul Edochie who is the last child of the Nollywood icon took to his Twitter page on Thursday, April 23, 2020, where he shared the story of how he was mercilessly beat en by his father after telling him he was…

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