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Buhari raises committee to address 13 million out-of-school children challenge

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs to lead the deployment of a National Plan to address the issue of out-of-school children in Nigeria. He inaugurated the 18-member Presidential Steering Committee on Alternate School Programme (ASP) on Tuesday in Abuja. The team is co-chaired by the Ministers of Humanitarian Affairs and Education. …

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ASUU: Popular rapper, Illbliss blasts Buhari govt, those responsible for eight months strike

Popular Nigerian rapper, Illbliss, on Saturday called out those responsible for the eight months strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. Illbliss said Karma would visit all those in the position of power who allowed ASUU strike to linger for eight months. The rapper was reacting to reports that ASUU may call off …

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Buhari approves re-appointment of Emaimo, Rector, College of Dental Technology

Agency Reporter President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Dr John Emaimo, as Rector, Federal College of Dental Technology and Therapy, Enugu State, with effect from Nov. 27. The approval is conveyed in a letter signed by the Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunnimbe Mamora on behalf of President Buhari. Mamora said that …

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World Bank advises Buhari government

The World Bank has advised President Muhammad Buhari’s administration to strengthen the education system and ensure transparency in Nigeria. The President, David Malpass, gave the counsel at the 2020 Annual Meetings press conference. He spoke while stating the position of the World Bank regarding human capital in Africa, Nigeria in particular. “We have an enormous …

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ASUU strike: Buhari govt agrees to release N30 billion to lecturers

The Federal Government has agreed to release N30 billion earned academic allowance to the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. The Government will pay the money in tranches between May 2021 and January 2022. As part of the concession to end the seven-month strike, the government also pledged to spend N20bn on the revitalisation of …

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Save students, staff plying Ogbomoso-Oyo Road – Vice Chancellor tasks Buhari, Makinde

The Vice-Chancellor of Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, Professor Timothy Adebayo has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State to save students and staff of the university plying the Ogbomoso-Oyo road. The Vice Chancellor noted that this is necessary to reduce the suffering of staff and students and other road users. Adebayo, …

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ASUU warns Buhari against reopening universities, lists consequences

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has warned the Federal Government against opening the Nation’s Universities without fully equipping them against COVID-19. Speaking during a Press Conference on various national issues including the ASUU unsettled finance’s, the zonal Chairman of the Union, Comrade Abdulkadir Muhmud, said that they are not averse to the opening …

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COVID-19: Buhari govt gives update on university resumption

The Minister of State for Education, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, on Monday, said discussion on resumption of schools in the country was still ongoing. Nwajiuba disclosed this during the Presidential Task Force on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) briefing on Monday in Abuja. He said the Buhari-led government has received feedback from all universities on its preparedness to …

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