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Michael Okpara university students protest against govt policy

Students of the College of Management Sciences (COLMAS) of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike in Abia, on Thursday  protested against the Federal Government’s policy scrapping seven courses in the college. The affected courses are Accounting, Banking and Finance, Marketing, Economics, Entrepreneurial Studies, Industrial Relations and Business Administration. The students …

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Ghana to introduces free secondary education by September

The President of Ghana, Mr. Nana Akufo-Addo, has promised that the government will introduce free secondary education beginning from September. President Akufo-Addo said the government would fund the cost of public Senior High Schools (SHS) for all those who qualify from the 2017/2018 academic year. “By free SHS, we mean …

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WAEC to conduct ‘GCE’ twice a year

The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, says it will soon begin the conduct of its examination for private candidates, popularly called GCE, twice in a year with effect from 2017. The council Registrar, Iyi Uwadiae, spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria on the sidelines of the council’s “Registrar’s Staff …

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Buhari’s school feeding programme takes off in Anambra

in another rollout of one of the Social Investment Programmes of the Buhari administration, the National Homegrown School Feeding scheme has entered implementation stage with the feeding of primary school pupils in Anambra State Thursday. Last month, the N-Power scheme kicked off with the selection of the first batch of …

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Education: S/East govs doing better than FG – Kukah

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah, has commended the governors of the South East states for giving priority to education in spite of the economic challenges. Kukah made the commendation at Nwa­for Orizu College of Education, Nsugbe, Anambra on Thursday while delivering its 17th convocation lecture. …

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Recession: Buhari urges graduates to create jobs

President Muhammadu Buhari has advised graduates of tertiary in­stitutions across the country to commence the process of creating jobs for themselves with the understanding of the current economic crises facing the nation. President Buhari spoke at the 32nd convocation cer­emony of the University of Ilorin at the weekend. He further …

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FG reintroduces History in schools’ curriculum

At last, the federal govern­ment has re-introduced History as a subject in the primary and secondary schools curricula. The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who disclosed this in Abuja on Thursday during an event to mark the re-introduction of the subject, said the move will en­able children to know …

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Vice Chancellors Sack: Group insists on Education Minister’s removal

A group, under the aegis of Con­cerned Citizens for Educational Devel­opment has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately sack the Minister of Ed­ucation, Mallam Adamu Adamu, for removing 13 Vice Chancellors of Fed­eral Universities in con­tradiction of Academic processes. A statement by its Na­tional Convener, Com­rade Solomon Adodo described …

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