UNICEF criticizes significant lack of infrastructure in schools in northern Nigeria.

UNICEF recently highlighted the concerning high level of infrastructural deficiencies, physical instability, and psychological challenges in schools in northern Nigeria. A 2023 survey conducted by the UN agency revealed significant underperformance in critical areas such as infrastructure, Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH), and student nutrition. States like Kaduna, Zamfara, Sokoto, and Adamawa were identified as…

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We’re Not Selling Off Varsities To Foreign Investors — Federal Gov’t

The Federal Government has debunked news report making the rounds about its purported decision to hand over public universities to private investors. Minister of Education, Prof. Tahir Mamman, stated this on Tuesday at the Quarterly Engagement of Education Ministers with Directors, Heads of Agencies and Parastatals under the Ministry of Education held in Abuja. It…

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Jigawa government establishes peace and reconciliation committees to address farmers and herders conflict

The Secretary to the Government of Jigawa State, Malam Bala Ibrahim, recently inaugurated peace and reconciliation committees in the Janwawa and Bagadaza communities in Birnin Kudu and Gwaram Local Government Areas. This initiative aims to promote peaceful coexistence between farmers and herders in those areas and address the ongoing crisis between the two groups. During…

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The US and NATO confirm that Ukraine will use F-16 jets to protect itself from Russia.

The United States Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, announced on Wednesday that Ukraine will be receiving a batch of US-built F-16 fighter jets to help defend itself against Russian aggression. Blinken revealed that the F-16s, acquired from Denmark and the Netherlands, will be deployed to ensure Ukraine’s ability to resist Russian incursions effectively. This development…

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MOUAU Vice Chancellor cautions Registry staff against concealing files or causing inconvenience to students

The Vice-Chancellor of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Professor Maduebibisi Iwe, has emphasized the importance of efficient service delivery to the staff of the Registry Department. He made this statement during the opening of the inaugural Registry Week organized by the University. Prof. Iwe warned the staff against engaging in behaviors that could hinder…

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General Adewinmbi replaced by Omoyele as head of Osun Amotekun Corps

Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, has appointed Chief Superintendent of Police Adekunle Omoyele (rtd) as the new Corps Commander of Osun Amotekun Corps, following the expiration of Brigadier General Bashir Adewinmbi’s tenure. The announcement was made by the governor’s spokesperson in a statement on Thursday. Omoyele, a retired officer with 35 years of meritorious service…

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Oyo State Representative appoints 500 assistants to oversee local development projects

Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Ethics and Privileges, Tolulope Akande-Sadipe, has appointed 500 aides to monitor her constituency projects in Oyo State. The All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmaker, representing Oluyole federal constituency, announced this through a statement released to journalists. According to Akande-Sadipe, the main task of these aides is to report…

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Osun Governor Adeleke suspends his assistant

Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State has taken the decision to suspend his Senior Special Assistant on Civil Societies, Emmanuel Adebisi, with immediate effect. The suspension is pending the outcome of investigations to be conducted by the governor’s Chief of Staff, Kazeem Akinleye. In a statement released by Adeleke’s spokesperson,Olawale Rasheed,the governor also issued a…

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