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Insecurity: Osun To Construct Perimeter Fence In Public Schools
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Insecurity: Osun To Construct Perimeter Fence In Public Schools

The Osun government has concluded plans to construct perimeter fence in all public primary and secondary schools in the state to ensure the safety of pupils and students. Mr Ajibola Famurewa, the Executive Chairman, State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) said this at an enlightenment programme organised by the Ministry of Information and Civic Engagement on Wednesday in Ilesa. Famurewa said the initiative was part of Gov. Gboyega Oyetola’s security measures to ensure the safety of pupils, students and their teachers in all public schools in the state. The SUBEB boss, who noted that there were no doubt that Osun was very peaceful, said the issues of kidnapping of students by bandits in some parts of the country had necessitated the move by the government. “Government ...
Lagos Pegs Entry Age Into JSS1 At 12 Years
Education

Lagos Pegs Entry Age Into JSS1 At 12 Years

The Lagos State Government will from the next academic session enforce the entry age of 12 years for pupils seeking admission into junior secondary school (JSS1) to check the registration of under-aged kids. Also, a fine of N50,000 for first offenders, N100,000 for second offenders as well as warning letters to close the school in case of further violation. In a circular to Concerned Parents, dated March 17th, 2020, their state government said the new policy will be enforced in public and private schools to enhance compliance in the 2021 academic session. The circular signed by Mrs. A.A. Adebowale on behalf of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education acknowledged the myriad of disadvantaged embedded in the admission of under-aged children into junior secondary schools. ...
Governor Umar Ganduje Forms A Committee To End Street Begging In Kano
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Governor Umar Ganduje Forms A Committee To End Street Begging In Kano

Concerned by the plight of children begging and roaming in the street under the guise of attending Qur'anic schools as Almajiris, governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state, has constituted a powerful Technical Committee that would look into the Almajiri system of education, with the view to integrating it into the mainstream curriculum-based education system that complies with international best practice as manifested in Muslim countries across the globe. The new initiative will checkmate the menace of street begging among Almajiris. Because more measures would be put in place to bring forth the dignity and resourcefulness of pupils for the overall development of the state. With the recent pronouncement of free and compulsory primary and secondary schools education by the ...
Wike Declares Free Primary, Secondary Education In Rivers
Education

Wike Declares Free Primary, Secondary Education In Rivers

In a bid to increase access to quality education, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has announced the total abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public primary and secondary schools across the state. Wike directed state-owned primary and secondary schools to stop collecting fees and levies from students and pupils with immediate effect. He stated that henceforth, the State Government will be sending direct allocations to all primary and secondary schools management for their operations. The Governor spoke on Monday during a meeting with the heads of primary and secondary schools, Rivers State Senior Secondary Schools Board and State Universal Basic Education Board at the Government House Port Harcourt. He said: “From today henceforth, no child either in pri...
Lagos State Presents N475 million Cheque to 189 families of Deceased Staff
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Lagos State Presents N475 million Cheque to 189 families of Deceased Staff

The Lagos State government has presented insurance benefits worth Four Hundred and Seventy-Five Million Naira (N475m) to 189 family members of deceased staff of the State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB and Local Government Councils across the State. Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Muslim Folami who presided over the presentation ceremony, advised the beneficiaries of the Insurance benefits to utilise the money in securing the future of the bereaved children and also support other dependents.   He said that the approval for the payment of the benefits was in line with the inclusive policy of the State Government and also as a result of the determination of the present Administration to ameliorate the sufferings of the dependants of the deceased...
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Sacked Teachers: Kaduna Reveals When New Staff Will Resume

Kaduna government has announced when new teachers employed to replace the sacked 21,870 teachers will resume. Those affected were dismissed after primary competency test administered on them by the state government last year. The state chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) is currently on indefinite strike over the matter. On Monday, the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) disclosed after a meeting with the state Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, that the first batch of the 25,000 new teachers will be issued appointment letters in February. A statement issued after the meeting by spokesman of the governor, Samuel Aruwan, said the education secretaries presented reports on the conditions of schools in their localities. The secretaries said most teachers in ...
Kwara Govt Promotes Over 13,000 Teachers
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Kwara Govt Promotes Over 13,000 Teachers

The Kwara Government has promoted to 13,931 teachers across the 16 local governments area of the state. Alhaji Jimoh Lambe, the Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), disclosed this on Friday in Ilorin during the presentation of the promotion letters. While presenting the promotion letters to the Education Secretaries from each local government, Lambe expressed gratitude to the state governor for the approval of the 2015 and 2016 promotion letters. According to him, the promotion is long overdue, adding that the release of the letters will bring joy and succour to the beneficiaries and boost their morale to work. He reaffirmed the commitment of the present administration towards the development of education, especially at the grass-root despite the curre...
Badaru Blames Lamido Over Deplorable Jigawa Schools
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Badaru Blames Lamido Over Deplorable Jigawa Schools

Dutse — The governor of Jigawa State, Mohammed Badaru Abubakar, yesterday, said the footage that went viral depicting the deplorable condition of primary and junior secondary schools in his state was a clear testimony of how the education sector suffered years of neglect in the immediate past government of former governor Sule Lamido. Badaru said this at the commissioning of a constituency office of the House of Representatives member, representing Birniwa, Kirikasamma, Guri Federal Constituency, Abubakar Fulata in Kirikasamma. He dismissed linking the footage to his government. The governor accused the opposition of being responsible for the photographs and footage of pupils on the floor receiving lessons in the state in order to give his government a bad image. He said the admi...
Nasarawa Community Wants More Teachers Deployed To Only Primary School
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Nasarawa Community Wants More Teachers Deployed To Only Primary School

The Ungwar Mallam Magaji community in Kokona Local Government Area of Nasarawa State has appealed to the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) to deploy more teachers to its only primary school. Its spokesperson, Mr Chidawa Tanko, made the appeal when the management of SUBEB visited the school. Newsmen report that the primary school has only one teacher to cater for its 80 pupils. The teacher doubles as the head and class teacher. Tanko said that the deployment of more teachers would improve standards in the school and encourage more parents to register their children. He also appealed for social amenities that would shore up the living standard of the people, and commended Gov. Tanko Al-Makura for awarding a contract for the construction of class rooms with motorize...
APC Woman Leader Aisosa Amadasun Gets Bail Over Alleged N1.5bn Fraud
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APC Woman Leader Aisosa Amadasun Gets Bail Over Alleged N1.5bn Fraud

Justice Ohimai Ovbiagele of a Benin High Court on Friday granted Mrs Aisosa Amadasun, the Edo Woman Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) and four others N1 million bail each. The other defendants are Adama Osabuohien, Prince Stephen Alao, Dove Momodu and Mallam Ali Sulayman. Ovbiagele also ordered the defendants to produce a surety each in like sum. The judge ordered that the sureties must be gainfully employed, reside within Benin metropolis and must be deposed to an affidavit of means as part of the bail condition. Ovbiagele adjourned the case until Oct 26 and October 27 for hearing. The defendants, all former board members of the Edo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), are facing alleged N1.5 billion fraud charges. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commiss...
Subeb Chairman Locks Out Directors, Other Staff For Lateness
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Subeb Chairman Locks Out Directors, Other Staff For Lateness

The Executive Chairman Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board, Dr Stephen Odey has locked out staff of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) for coming late to work today, Friday 28th July 2017. Expressing his disappointment Dr Odey said he was displeased with the attitude of staff towards work and that the action was to instil discipline among staff and ensure quick service delivery to all stakeholders “I was not impressed when I got here by 8 o’clock and most offices were locked, nobody should force us to do our work. People are looking for this job, you have it and you are taking it for granted,” he said. He advised staff to be punctual and remain committed, while warning that those who go against the rules will face disciplinary action. According to Dr O...
Sallah: Lagos Govt Resumes Sales Of LAKE Rice
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Sallah: Lagos Govt Resumes Sales Of LAKE Rice

The Lagos State Government said it would resume the sales of LAKE Rice at approved retail outlets across the state from Monday, June 19, ahead of the Eid-el-fitr. The state’s Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr Oluwatoyin Suarau, said this on Sunday while reviewing the modalities for the distribution of the rice across the state. Suarau said that the sales would be part of the state government’s commitment to ensure food security and help residents sail through the current economic recession. According to him, the rice which has been subsidised to ensure affordability is fresh and safe for consumption. “The selling of the rice is auspicious, especially, with regards to the forthcoming Eid-el-fitr. “The ministry will ensure a fair distribution of the rice across the state and en...
Stakeholders Back Bayelsa Compulsory Education Bill
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Stakeholders Back Bayelsa Compulsory Education Bill

The compulsory primary and secondary policy of the Governor Henry Seriake Dickson-led administration in Bayelsa State received a boost, over the weekend, as stakeholders endorsed the policy during a Public Hearing organised by the state’s House of Assembly. The bill was coming five years after Governor Dickson declared a state of emergency on education with a pronouncement of free and compulsory education during his inauguration for first term in office in 2012. The stakeholders advised the state government to ensure proper funding of the scheme including adequate provision of teaching aids to avoid the temptation by any school management to collect any form of fee from the students. The public hearing organized by the State House of Assembly Committee on Education on the ‘Compuls...
Gov. Dickson Tasks Parents On Upbringing Of Children
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Gov. Dickson Tasks Parents On Upbringing Of Children

Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has called on parents to take advantage of the state government educational policies to provide sound and quality formal education to their children. Dickson made the call on Tuesday in Yenagoa, while inaugurating an eight-member State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB). He decried the attitude of some parents toward the education of their children, saying that the infrastructure and personnel provided by the government were good enough for learning. Dickson urged parents, guardians and other stakeholders in the state to work towards complementing the efforts of the government. The governor urged members of the board to work hard to effectively discharge their duties. Mrs Flora Ebi-William, Chairperson of SUBEB, gave assurance that the bo...
Delay Of Payment And Posting Of Lagos Npower Volunteer Corps Members
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Delay Of Payment And Posting Of Lagos Npower Volunteer Corps Members

23rd February, 2017 The Lagos State Government, State Secretariat, Alausa-Ikeja, Lagos Nigeria. Dear Sir/Madam, DELAY OF PAYMENT AND POSTING OF LAGOS NPOWER VOLUNTEER CORPS MEMBERS Permit us to start this letter with this words: " We firmly believe that one of the primary responsibilities of government is to implement poverty alleviation program that lift millions of our citizens out of poverty and to use the resources at its disposal to create safety nets for the poor and vulnerable youth in our society". "Every Nigerian should not live below the minimum standard".- Senator Ashafa N-Power is a Federal Government’s project in the economic, employment and social development areas.  N-Power addresses the challenges of youth unemployment by providing a structure for large sc...

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