The President, Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration has started an initiative, the Alternative School Programme an initiative targeting out-of-school children across the country. This information was obtained from the verified twitter handle of the President, @MBuhari. @MBuhari wrote: "We have just commenced work on an Alternate School Programme (ASP)...
Students, teachers and other stakeholders in the academic environment have been urged to prioritize health safety as schools resume today. This is important to ensure safety amidst widespread of COVID-19 second wave. Wife of Ondo State Governor, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu–Akeredolu, said this in her message to Ondo State students as...
Three students of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka have emerged National winners of the 2020 edition of the African Organisation for Standardisation (ARSO) annual essay competition in Nigeria. A statement from the office of the Director General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Mallam Farouk Salim named the winners as James...
Barely a week after the Federal Ministry of Education announced the reopening of schools across the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Proprietor of Roteps International School, Abuja, Mr Michael Prince has cancelled the debts of some Pupils. The debts, according to Michael Prince, accumulated as a result of non-payment...
The Federal Government has ordered the reopening of all Unity Schools from October 12, 2020. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, who disclosed this while briefing newsmen in Abuja, explained that the COVID-19 curve has been flattened. He therefore, enjoined all states and private schools to fix their resumption date in line...
The Federal Capital Territory ( FCT) Universal Basic Education Board ( UBEB) has commended a non-governmental organisation, the Queen Agnes Foundation, for donating a sick bay to Junior Secondary school, kurudu. The Deputy Director, Academic support services of the FCT Basic Education, Bashiru Abubakar, applauded gesture at the commissioning of...
The President, All Nigeria Conference of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Alhaji Abdulkarim Abdulrahman yesterday disclosed that schools in the Territory are safe and ready for reopening of classes. Abdulrahman said the school principals are satisfied with the arrangements put in place by the...
The Vice-Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Prof Kabir Bala, said in Zaria on Friday, said that plans are afoot to launch an endowment for the sustainability of the University. Receiving a report of the Committee on Upgrade of University Laboratories at the Council Chamber, the Vice-Chancellor explained that establishment of...
…WAEC examinations slated for August 17 The Federal Government has said secondary schools will resume on August 4 as students have been given two weeks to prepare for the West African Examination Council (WAEC) examinations slated for August 17, 2020. A statement by the Director, Press and Public Relations in the...
The National Association of Private School Teachers (NAPST), which is the umbrella body of private teachers in Nigeria, has raised the alarm that things are getting really bad and unbearable for them, financially, due to the prolonged closure of schools as a result of coronavirus pandemic. The body said that...