Compulsory Covid-19 vaccination: Anxiety grips civil servants

October 22, 2021 BENJAMIN SAMSON 0

…Only 3.6m citizens’ve received vaccines – NPHCDA …Mandatory vaccination’ll limit virus spread – Experts …It violates existing labour terms, fundamental rights – Ubani ‘Govt should focus on entire population rather than its workers’ ‘…Civil servants now buy forged Covid-19 vaccination certificates’ Nigeria is currently witnessing a surge in Covid-19 infections largely due to the refusal of many citizens to adhere Read More

PTA rejects elongation of service for teachers, stipends to students

October 10, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The National Association of Parents/Teachers Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN), has rejected the federal government policies on education, particularly the elongation of service years and payment of stipends to students reading education in higher institutions. The National Publicity Secretary of NAPTAN, Dr. Ekundayo Ademola, in a statement made available to our correspondent Sunday, warned the federal government of Nigeria not to Read More

ASUU thumbs up FG over stipends for education students

October 8, 2021 Editorial III 0

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has commended the federal government for approving stipends for students of education in public tertiary institutions. The government had on Tuesday announced the payment of N75, 000 and N50, 000 stipends per semester for students pursuing a degree in education and a Nigeria Certificate in Education, respectively. “Undergraduate B. Ed /B.A. Ed / Read More

Independence: States should complement each other, not compete – Bagudu

September 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

As the country marks her 61st independence anniversary, Kebbi state governor and Chairman, Progressives Governors Forum (PGF) Atiku Abubakar Bagudu, has called on all states of the federation to complement each other instead of competing against each other. Bagudu also expressed satisfaction over the progress the country has made so far, especially under the current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. Read More

APC protesters storm Kadsiecom over Jema’a LG poll cancellation

September 12, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

All Progressives Congress (APC) supporters from Jema’a Local Government Area (LGA) have protested cancellation of the local government election in the council, while giving Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission ultimatum to declare APC chairmanship candidate as winner. Kadsiecom conducted the local government polls across 19 councils of the state on September 4, 2021 and announced result of 17 LGAs.  But Read More