FUT Minna orders withdrawal of 44 students

A total of 44 students from various faculties were on Friday asked to withdraw from the Federal University of Technology, Minna over poor academic performance and examination malpractice. The university’s spokesperson, Mrs Lydian Ledgu, said in a statement in Minna that the affected students have been ordered to vacate the …

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U-15 not ripe to leave secondary school – Expert

Under 15 secondary school leavers are ill-equipped to cope with social and psychological pressures associated with after school life, an educationist, Mrs Anastasia Okobi, said on Friday. “Under-15 young people still need to be tutored, guided and cultivated in many aspects of adult life. “They are still not mature enough …

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Teach for Nigeria to place 1,000 fellows in classrooms

Folashade Adebayo The Chairman, Teach for Nigeria, Mr. Gbenga Oyebode, has said that the initiative will recruit 60 fellows to teach in low-income communities in Lagos and Ogun states in the first year. He added that the aim of the project was to ensure that brilliant 1,000 fellows and alumni …

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FCT school where teachers buy learning aides

Pupil of primary 3 and 4 during class hour The LEA Nomadic Primary School in Wasa village of the FCT presents two sharp contrasting tales. The structure is a beautiful and heart-warming one, because the buildings were recently renovated and the environment looks serene, but the school’s function with regard …

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AIRAD wants private sector in farmers’ access to credit

AIRAD The African Initiative for Rural and Agriculture Development (AIRAD) has urged the federal government to involve the private sector in the disbursement and recovery of loans to farmers in the country.  Chairman and Countries Coordinator of AIRAD, Alhaji Boboi Aliyu, stated this while addressing journalists ahead of the Agriculture …

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Court jails man 3 months for stealing N3,500

A Grade 1 Area Court, Karmo, Abuja, yesterday sentenced a 28-year-old man, Abdul Mohammed, to three months in prison for theft. The judge, Alhaji Abubakar Sadiq, however, gave him an option to pay N10,000 as fine, and warned him to desist from crime. Sadiq said the sentence would serve as …

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