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Breaking: Abducted Kagara Students Released
Breaking: Abducted Kagara Students Relea...

Breaking: Abducted Kagara Students Released

Bandits have released the students and staff of Government Science College Kagara, in Niger State who were kidnapped Wednesday, February 17, 2021. Their release was confirmed by a top security source involved in the counter-kidnapping operation in the State who spoke to Punch. Recall that the... read more »

Gunmen Kidnap 300 Girls in Zamfara School
Gunmen Kidnap 300 Girls in Zamfara Schoo...

Gunmen Kidnap 300 Girls in Zamfara School

Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in the Talata-Mafara Local Government of Zamfara State has been raided by gunmen suspected to be bandits and abducted about 300 schoolgirls in the early hours of Friday, 26th February, 2021. According to a staff of the school who spoke to Punch on the... read more »

NASU, SSANU Suspend Strike after Agreement with Fed Govt.
NASU, SSANU Suspend Strike after Agreeme...

NASU, SSANU Suspend Strike after Agreement with Fed Govt.

The leadership of the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of the non-teaching staff unions of universities has suspended its three-week-old strike after signing a Memorandum of Action (MoA) with the Federal Government team. The suspension of the strike takes effective from today, the JAC said. Both... read more »

Kagara Students Yet to be Released — Niger Governor
Kagara Students Yet to be Released — Nig...

Kagara Students Yet to be Released — Niger Governor

Governor Sani Bello of Niger State has debunked speculations that about 42 persons kidnapped by bandits from the Government Science College, Kagara, in the state have been released. Speculations on Sunday night suggested that the schoolchildren have been set free. In his reaction, the governor in a... read more »

Kagara Abduction: Govt Plans to Swap Schoolchildren for Arrested Bandits
Kagara Abduction: Govt Plans to Swap Sch...

Kagara Abduction: Govt Plans to Swap Schoolchildren for Arrested Bandits

Speculations are rife that the government might cave into releasing some arrested bandits as part of the deal to secure the release of 27 pupils and 15 workers of Government Science College, Kagara, in the Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State. Reports on Friday say the bandits that perpetrated... read more »

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IPPIS is a Scam, Fed Govt Deceived Us - NASU Chair

IPPIS is a Scam, Fed Govt Deceived Us – NASU Chair

Chairman of the University of Lagos chapter of the Non Academic Staff Union of Universities and Allied Institutions, Mr. Kehinde Ajibade, has described the Integrated Personnel Payroll... read more »

WAEC Extends Registration Deadline for WASSCE

WAEC Extends Registration Deadline for WASSCE

 The West African Examination Council, WAEC, has announced the extension of registration for its private West African Senior School Certificate Examination to February 5, 2021. This was... read more »

Nigerian Politicians, Other West African Leaders Responsible for Over £30m Annual Funding to UK Education Sector – Report

Nigerian Politicians, Other West African Leaders Responsible for Over £30m Annual Funding ...

A report published by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, CEIP, has disclosed that politicians in West Africa, majorly Nigeria, contribute over £30m annually to the United... read more »

University of Calabar Resumes February 5

University of Calabar Resumes February 5

The University of Calabar will resume on February 5 for the 2019/2020 academic session. A statement by the Registrar & Secretary to Council, Gabriel Egbe, announced the resumption date... read more »

School Resumption: Pupils Sent Home From School in Plateau Over Teachers’ Unpaid Salaries

School Resumption: Pupils Sent Home in Plateau Over Teachers’ Unp...

Primary school teachers in Plateau State have refused to return to the classroom over unpaid salaries by the government saying they would not return to work on an empty stomach. This came as schools... read more »