COVID- 19: Nigerian Govt orders closure of schools

Federal Government, on Thursday ordered the closure of all the 104 Unity Schools in the country from March 26 in order to prevent the spread of the dreaded Coronavirus. The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Mr. Sonny Echono who gave the order through the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu …

ASUU strike: Nigerian Govt vows ‘no work, no pay’

The Federal Government has said the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)’s two-week warning strike is illegal. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, stated this while speaking with State House correspondents at the end of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday. The FEC meeting was presided …

Praise God: NYSC DG reveals corps members new ‘allawee’

The Director-General of the National Youths Service Corps, NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has revealed the amount Corps Members’ will receive as monthly allowance from the Federal Government. Shuaibu who disclosed this while speaking to Corps Members at the NYSC Bauchi State Secretariat said that in line with the new …

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The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, has released the list of withdrawn certificates of candidates, who were believed to have engaged in malpractices during its examinations held as far back as December 1992 and 1993.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