Echoing girl-child education challenges

Decades past, training female children was not common. Parents preferred to give their female children into marriage than allow them to go to school. GLORIA IRABOR writes that the belief has changed. The low exposure of girls to education is endemic and problematic to national development. Girls are taken as misfit among their male peers, they are only More...

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By Muhammed Adamu On Friday, January 6th, 2017
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Nasarawa police arrest VP, 3 others rape

The Police in Nasarawa state have arrested a Vice Principal of secondary school suspected of raping his female student. A statement issued in Lafia by Idrisu Kennedy, the Police Public Relations Officer, Nasarawa More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Friday, January 6th, 2017
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Kadpoly lecturers strike over N260m ‘fraud’ enters 4th day

By AbdulRaheem Aodu Kaduna Kaduna Polytechnic lecturers are on the fourth day of indefinite strike embarked upon over what they described as misappropriation of N260 million and non-payment of five months peculiar More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Friday, January 6th, 2017
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Oloyede debunks corruption allegations

Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Is-haq Oloyede, has condemned the allegation by the Ibadan zone of Academic Staff of Universities (ASUU), linking him with corruption scandals More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Friday, January 6th, 2017
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UNIABUJA senior staff drum support for VC

Stories By Martin Paul Abuja The University of Abuja branch of the Senior Staff Association of Universities (SSANU) has thrown its support on the Vice-Chancellor of the university, Professor Micheal  Adikwu. The More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Friday, January 6th, 2017
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Unilorin produces automobile speed limiter

Promotes 583 staff across board  The University of Ilorin has become the first university to produce an automobile speed limiter, according to its bulletin at our disposal. The institution said this was in response More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Friday, December 23rd, 2016
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Kwara varsity congratulates Amina Mohammed on UN appointment

By Umar Bayo Abdulwahab Ilorin The Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, has joined Nigerians, home and abroad, in congratulating the Minister of Environment, Mrs. Amina Mohammed, on her appointment as United More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Friday, December 23rd, 2016
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Kaduna takes school feeding to boarding secondary schools

Following the success of the school feeding programme that attracted 67% increase in enrolment in the over 4, 000 state-owned government primary schools within a year, Governor Nasir el-Rufai has earmarks N2.25 More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Friday, December 23rd, 2016
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Declining candidates registration in WAEC exams

Nigeria’s population, in all ramifications is increasing daily and the number of children going to school multiplying, yet registration for certificate examination is declining. MARTIN PAUL attempts to exhume More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Friday, December 23rd, 2016
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Saraki to commission first girls’ private boarding school in Ilorin

By Umar Bayo Abdulwahab Ilorin The Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki will on Monday December 26, commissions the Royal Crescent Valley International Girls School, Kulende, Ilorin, Kwara state. The school, More...

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