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We’ll ensure smooth take-off of Federal College of Education in Osun – Oyetola

We’ll ensure smooth take-off of Federal College of Education in Osun – Oyetola Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun says his administration will ensure smooth and effective take-off of the proposed Federal College of Education in the state. Oyetola said this when members of the technical team of the Federal Ministry of Education and the National Commission for Colleges of Education visited him on Saturday in Osogbo. The governor said the state government would do everything possible to support the Federal Government in its plan to establish the college in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Federal Government had, in January, approved the establishment of six federal colleges of education in the six geo-political zones of the country. NAN also reports that

Girl, 17, wins COVID-19 essay competition in Lagos

Girl, 17, wins COVID-19 essay competition in Lagos By Raji Rasak A 17-year-old girl, Barakat Adeoti, has emerged the winner of a COVID-19 essay competition for secondary schools in Badagry, Lagos State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the competition was organised by an NGO, Real Act of Kindness (RAK) Development Foundation. Adeoti, of Araromi Ilogbo Senior Secondary School, Oko-Afo, won the final round of RAK COVID-19 Essay Competition held on Wednesday at Ajara Vetho, Badagry. The topic of the essay writing was “The Lessons I Learnt During The COVID-19 Pandemic”. NAN reports that Olufisayo Sorungbe  and Faith Ojerinde, both SS3 and SS2 students of Lagos Senior Model College, Kankon, came second and third, respectively. Adeoti received a cash award of N10, 000, Sorungbe got

Kano State offers free education to 1,000 repatriated “Almajiri” children

Kano state offers free education to 1,000 repatriated “Almajiri” children Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of KanoBy Muhammad Nur TijaniKano State Government says it will enroll the over 1,000 repatriated Quranic education pupils, generally known as “Almajiri” into formal school system.This is in line with its free and compulsory education policy.“Every child in Kano state, including Almajirai must go to school,” Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje said on Wednesday during media briefing by the State Task Force on COVID-19, held at the Government House, Kano.According to him, the government had concluded plans to incorporate the children into conventional schools to chart a better future for them.Ganduje warned that the government would not allow Almajiri schools to operate in any part of the state unless they

Navy destroys 2,287 illegal refineries in 4-years

Navy destroys 2,287 illegal refineries in 4-years Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok-Ete Ibas The Nigerian Navy says its anti- crude oil theft operations has destroyed a total of 2, 287 illegal refineries between 2015 to 2019. The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok-Ete Ibas, disclosed this at  a news conference on Friday in Abuja. Ibas, who was represented by Rear Adm. Ifeola Mohammed, Chief of Policy and Plans, Naval Headquarters, also disclosed that all was set for the Nigerian Navy’s 64th anniversary scheduled to hold from May 25, to June 1. He noted that the Service had performed credibly well in the fight against crude oil and illegal oil bunkering through operations conducted by its ‘Operational Bases and Forward Operating

FG Direct Tertiary Institutions To Resume Academic Activities Through E-Learning Classroom 

FG Direct Tertiary Institutions To Resume Academic Activities Through E-Learning Classroom FG DIRECT TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS TO RESUME ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES THROUGH E-LEARNING CLASSROOM AS FG SET TO PARTNER WORLD BANK & UNICEF TO CREATE VIRTUAL LEARNING CLASSROOM The minister of Education Mallam Adamu Adamu on Thursday during an open talk with 237 Vice Chancellors, Rector's and Provost has directed all Varsities, polytechnic and College of Education to activate virtual learning environment to enable students continue their studies. He noted that, although the Academic staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is on strike, government will do it's best to resolve the labour crisis. Adamu in Teleconference meeting which lasted four and half hours with the Vice Chancellor and other heads of Varsities/polytechnic from his home in Abuja

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