NYSC Mobilization For 2013 Batch A

  According to information obtained from the website of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, the Batch A 2013 Orientation Course is to begin on 26 March 2013, to 16 April.For foreign trained Nigerian graduates who wish to partake in the scheme, their registration, which has already commenced from Monday 10 December 2012, will end […]

Ogun School shut as students protest killing of Schoolmates

Students of Itori Comprehensive School and youth of the community poured into Abeokuta – Lagos expressway on Thursday, to protest the killing of eight students of the institution by a granite-carrying truck on Wednesday. The protesters barricaded the road with different objects to show their displeasure at the incident. Six others were also seriously injured […]

Edo considers recall of sacked teachers

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State says the government will revisit the case of teachers who were penalized, recently, for truancy and lateness to work. The Governor had ordered the suspension of some teachers and dismissal of forty-one Inspectors of Education for dereliction of duty. However, some others were also rewarded and promoted for being […]

Panel Recommnds Sacking Of Uni-Abuja VC, Management Team

Panel Recommnds Sacking Of Uni-Abuja VC, Management Team

The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Sunday Adelabu, and his management team have been recommended for sack by a Presidential Special Visitation Panel to the University of Abuja. The information obtained by newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday listed a series of systematic breaches of financial regulations and what the panel called “wasteful expenditures.” The 31-page document, which is […]

Oyo Teachers Not Paid Since July For No Reason

The teachers, who craved anonymity, said they could not understand the reason for the delay in the payment of their arrears since July (when they were suspended). The teachers who were sacked in June for alleged falsification of their age certificates were reinstated in September after the review of their cases. Some of the teachers […]

SSANU, NASU strike cripples UI

SSANU, NASU strike cripples UI

THREE unions in the University of Ibadan (UI) yesterday paralysed academic and administrative activities as they began a one-week warning strike over the non-implementation of the 2009 agreement by the Federal Government. The unions are the Senior Staff Association of Universities (SSANU), Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT). Although the […]

Atiku calls for free secondary education

  • Says cash alone can’t solve Boko Haram insurgency Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has called for a radical shift in the administration of education in the country, saying free and compulsory secondary education should be provided for all. Speaking yesterday in Abuja at the 2012 Shehu Musa Yar’Adua memorial lecture and presentation of the […]

WAEC release Nov/Dec SSCE result in two weeks

WAEC release Nov/Dec SSCE result in two weeks

Mr Yusuf Ari, Deputy Director, Public Affairs, West African Examination Council (WAEC), said on Friday that the result of the 2012 Nov./Dec. Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) would be released within two weeks time. Ari said this in an interview in Lagos. He said that the council of the examination body had ensured that the […]

Boko Haram: 900 Corpers Opt Out Of Kano, Niger

Boko Haram: 900 Corpers Opt Out Of Kano, Niger

Following the directive from the National headquarters of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, to redeploy any any corps member seeking transfer, 900 corps members have so far been redeployed from Kano and Niger states. The coordinator of the scheme in Kano State, Alhaji Bashir Yakasai, revealed that 800 corps members were redeployed out of […]

Ex-corps member sues NYSC, INEC for negligence

Ex-corps member sues NYSC, INEC for negligence

An ex-member of the National Youth Service Corps, Catherine Nzegwu, has dragged the National Youth Service Corps and Independent National Electoral Commission to court for allegedly neglecting her following an accident she sustained during the voters’ registration exercise. Nzegwu, who had the accident before the 2011 general elections, is therefore claiming N10m as exemplary damages […]