We will educate 100 out-of-school girls – AYEEI

You recently held a seminar, what were its objectives?  This year we are concentrating on girls’ education and women empowerment due to the situation girls have found themselves. If you look at UNESCO statistics you find that out of over 10 million out of school children over 5.5million are girls …

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Burglary: Court slams N2m bail on driver

An Okitipupa Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State on Thursday granted a bail of N2 million to a 22-year-old driver, Blessing Egbayelo, over alleged burglary and stealing of N1.9 million. Egbayelo, of no fixed address, is standing trial on a three-count charge of felony, burglary and stealing. The Magistrate, Mr Banji …

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Schools told to be prudent in spending SDGs fund

The Director, Policy Planning and Research Development in the Ministry of Education, Magdalene Maidor, has asked unity schools to be prudent in spending monies earmarked for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) projects. She made the remark at the 2017 SDGs’ projects and programmes meeting in Abuja. She said lack of …

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Students worry as lecturers strike

It is over a week since the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) went on strike nationwide over inability of the Federal Government to meet up with the agreement it had with the union. The union has said it opted for total, comprehensive and indefinite strike after exhausting all avenues …

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Mixed reactions trail varsity admission’s cut-off mark

Mixed reactions on Wednesday trailed the decision of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), to peg the minimum cut-off mark for admissions into universities at 120. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that most Nigerians decried the reduction in the cut-off describing it as `too low a requirement …

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Emir Sanusi tasks wealthy individuals on youth’s education

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II has charged wealthy individuals in the society to use their wealth in sponsoring qualified youths to further their studies. Sanusi made the callon Tuesday at the 43rd Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference of the Nigerian Society of Haematology and Blood Transfusion (NSHBT) held in Kano. …

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