Edo not against Mission schools – Oshiomhole

Edo not against Mission schools – Oshiomhole

  By SIMON EBEGBULEM, Benin GOVERNOR Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State says the state government is not hostile to the return of mission schools to their original owners but that some knotty issues must be resolved before that is done. The Governor disclosed this on Thursday during the presentation of the laurels won by Lumen Kristi […]

Sheila Solarin for burial in November

Sheila Solarin for burial in November

The late Sheila Solarin who died at the Babcock University Teaching Hospital, Ilisan, on Sunday would be buried in Ikenne, Ogun State, in two weeks time, her son, Mr. Tunde Solarin has said. He told The Nation that he is “very proud” to be the son of Sheila, whom he described as a “great woman, […]

Tai Solarin’s (Co-founder of Mayflower school) widow Sheila dies at 88

Tai Solarin’s (Co-founder of Mayflower school) widow Sheila dies at 88

Humanist and co-founder of Mayflower School in Ikenne, Ogun State, Mrs Sheila Solarin, died yesterday. She was 88. The wife of the late educationist and activist, Dr. Tai Solarin, passed on at the Babcock University Teaching Hospital (BUTH), Ilisan, Ogun State of osteoporosis (weak bone). She co-founded the famous school with her husband in 1956. […]

EKSU shut as students loot farm

EKSU shut as students loot farm

  The agricultural farm of the University of Ado Ekiti was yesterday looted. About 3,500 birds, 120 crates of eggs, 10 goats, 75 sheep, 25 rabbits, 30 pigs were carted away by students protesting the crushing to death of one of them by a hit and run driver. They also torched the institution’s Information and […]

Nigeria: NUT Suspends Strike in States

Nigeria: NUT Suspends Strike in States

Abuja — The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has suspended its strike in some states over the non-implementation of 27.5 per cent increase on the prevailing basic salaries of teachers. A statement signed by the Assistant Director of Press, Mr Samuel Olowookere, on Friday in Abuja, said the suspension followed the intervention of the Minister […]

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