I will sustain the ongoing efforts to end child marriage, support girl-child education – Pres. Buhari said

Muhammadu Buhari, the president of Nigeria, has on Thursday said that the Federal Government will sustain the on-going efforts to end child marriage and improve girl-child education in the country. He said it was the collective duty of all to ensure that mothers of today and tomorrow are educated, encouraged …

NYSC issues stern warning to service evasion offenders

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has issued a stern warning to corps members who have the habit of avoiding or stalling their service year. According to the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), those who fail to report for service in the Service Corps in the manner directed by the …

NYSC gives fresh warning to corps members on Wednesday

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has warned corps members against embarking on frivolous journeys especially in the festive period. The NYSC Coordinator in Enugu State, Mr. Stephen Dewan gave the warning on Wednesday during the closing ceremony of 2019 Batch ‘C’ Stream Two NYSC Orientation Course in the state. …

WAEC withdraws 1992, 1993 candidates’ certificates, states why

The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, has released the list of withdrawn certificates of candidates, who were believed to have engaged in malpractices during its examinations held as far back as December 1992 and 1993. WAEC released the examination years and certificate numbers of the affected candidates and revealed that …

Sex for Grades: Poly sacks 10 lecturers, suspends 7

The Rector of the Institution, Onengiye Georgewill disclosed this when the Rivers State House of Assembly Committee on Education visited the school on oversight function. The Kenule Beeson Polytechnic, Bori formerly known as Bori Polytechnic, has sacked 10 lecturers in connection with sex for grades. Georgewill said apart from the …

NYSC to punish corps members defacing their uniform

The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has warned corps members against defacing the NYSC uniform. According to NAN, Ibrahim, in a statement issued on Wednesday in Umuahia, gave the warning when he paid an unscheduled visit to the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, in Umunna. According …

Pres Buhari administration to close down some secondary schools

The Minister of State for Education, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajinba, has disclosed that the Federal Government would work very closely with states and local governments towards closing down secondary schools found to be sub-standard. Nwajinba, in a statement signed by Ben Bem-Goong, Deputy Director, Press and Public Relations Unit in the …