Salary deductions: Fayose refunds monies over-deducted from Ekiti teachers’ salaries

Salary deductions: Fayose refunds monies over-deducted from Ekiti teachers’ salaries

Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Ayodele Fayose yesterday signed the documents directing the Accountant General of the state to immediately refund monies inadvertently over-deducted from the salaries of teachers who had bought some facilities from government during the previuos administration of Ex-Governor Kayode Fayemi, now Minister of Solid Minerals Development. A few years ago, teachers had bought cars and […]

Sexual Harassment: DELSU sacks six lecturers

Sexual Harassment: DELSU sacks six lecturers

Delta State University recently sacked six of its lecturers for their involvement in several offences including alleged sexual harassment of female students. The sacking of the lecturers at DELSU is a welcome development for stakeholders in the education sector. It is a step in the right direction and I believe it would sound a note […]

We can’t shift WASSCE for Edo governorship election – WAEC

We can’t shift WASSCE for Edo governorship election – WAEC

Folashade Adebayo The West African Examinations Council has said that shifting the date of the Mathematics examination in the September 10 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WAEC) for the governorship election, which is scheduled to hold on the same day, could lead to leakages. The council added that a relocation of the candidates, who […]

Civil Society advises Aregbesola to resign from office over poor WAEC rating

Civil Society advises Aregbesola to resign from office over poor WAEC rating

The Civil Societies Coalition for the Emancipation of Osun State (CSCEOS) has advised the State Governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola to resign from office with immediate effect following the poor performance of students of the state public schools in the just released result of the 2016 May/June West African Examination Council(WAEC). The group opined that the mass failure of students […]

Parents kick as FG hikes unity schools’ fees from N20,000 to N75,000

Friday Olokor, Abuja The National Parents and Teachers Association of the Federal Government Colleges has protested against the increase in the school fees of unity schools by the Federal Government, describing it as “commercialisation of education.” The organisation warned that the new fees, if not reversed, would force parents to withdraw their children from the […]

JAMB makes a U-turn, withdraws candidates’ lists sent to varsities

JAMB makes a U-turn, withdraws candidates’ lists sent to varsities

Friday Olokor, Abuja The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has withdrawn the list of recommended candidates for admission it earlier sent to universities and other tertiary institutions. The announcement was contained in a statement by the spokesperson for JAMB, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, on Sunday in Abuja. According to him, the decision was to ensure that […]

Niger State uncovers 22 ghost schools, 24 head teachers

Niger State uncovers 22 ghost schools, 24 head teachers

Enyioha Opara, Minna NO fewer than 22 ghost primary schools and 24 head teachers have been discovered in the Chanchaga Local Government Area of Niger State. Investigations showed that between the ghost schools and head teachers, a whopping N76m was being lost monthly. The discovery of the ‘ghosts’ followed a staff audit ordered by the […]

Iyamoh varsity takes off with 500 students

Iyamoh varsity takes off with 500 students

The new Edo University at Iyamoh in Estako West local government area of the state has taken off with 500 students. The state’s Commissioner for Education, Gideon Obhakhan, disclosed this when he appeared before members of the Edo State House of Assembly. Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor of the University of Benin had earlier been appointed as […]

Rivers Government announces free bus service for students

Rivers Government announces free bus service for students

The Rivers Government, on Monday, announced that plans were underway to provide a free bus service for students in the state. The Commissioner for transport, Mr Dagogo Fubara, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Port Harcourt. He said the service would begin before July, noting that the […]

Edo government bows to pressure, reduces Iyamoh tuition fee

Edo government bows to pressure, reduces Iyamoh tuition fee

Barely 48 hours the management of the newly established University in Iyamoh, and the state governor, Adams Oshiomhole went under attack over the outrageous tuition fee, a new fee has been fixed on Monday. NAIJA CENTER NEWS had published that Iyamoh University was the most expensive University in Nigeria haven’t compared its tuition fee with other […]