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 …

Nigerian Govt effects some shake-up in Education Sector

Adamu Adamu, the Minister of Education, has approved the redeployment of 11 directors and principals of unity colleges. In a statement by the spokesperson of the ministry, Ben Bem Goong, the action was to “strengthen service delivery and fill existing vacancies”. The statement reads, “Mrs. Abdulkadir Binta, Principal, Federal Government …

WAEC Registration: Proprietress sentenced for diverting N5m meant for 2017/2018 WAEC from 284 students in the North

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the conviction and sentencing of Mrs. Josephine Udeh before Justice Aisha Kumaliya of the Borno State High Court, sitting in Maiduguri, on a one-count charge of obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of N5,059,000. Josephine, who serves as the …

Nigerian Government threatens to relocate FUTO, other institutions

The Federal Government has threatened to relocate the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO), and other government Institutions experiencing crisis of land encroachment to other states. The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Mr Sonny Echono, said this in Abuja on Thursday when the Governing Council of FUTO visited him …