Back to school: Women group fetes over 1,000 children

September 23, 2022 Blueprint 0

It was a time of fun activities for children, when a Faith Based Organisation (FBO), Women With Answers Christian Ministry, hosted over 1,000 children in Aso Pada Community, Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa state, as they prepared to return to school, HELEN OJI, reports. For children in Aso Pada Community, Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa state, Saturday August Read More

Admonition to newly matriculated Ladokites

September 22, 2022 Blueprint 0

Over 7,000 new students of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Oyo state celebrated their matriculation ceremony with pomp and pageantry. This is a great success. There are two genres of students, they are the serious and the unserious ones. Serious ones will be ruminating on the godly techniques they can utilise to graduate with flying colour while those Read More

ASUU and the quest for qualitative education

September 11, 2022 Blueprint 0

The lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is quite worrisome and needs resolution because “an investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” The federal government has enough funds to meet the demands of ASUU since the amount they are requesting is to be used in improving the standard of public universities in Nigeria. ASUU as a Read More

No holiday extension for public schools – Kano govt

September 10, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Kano state government has refuted rumours of an extension of schools’ vacation by one week in the state. The government denied the rumours in a statement by the director of Public Enlightenment, State Ministry of Education, Aliyu Yusuf. The statement read,”The attention of the Kano State Ministry of Education has been drawn to a widely circulated rumour that the Read More

How I emerged as authentic NANS President, 300 level BUK student, Faruq

September 3, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The newly elected President of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Comrade Umar Faruq, explained how he defeated other candidates and was declared winner as number Nigerian student at the just concluded 2022 convention which held in Abuja. Faruq takes over from the outgoing NANS President, Comrade Sunday Asefon who was elected in 2020.  Faruq who is a 300 Read More

Osinbajo raises alarm over lingering ASUU strike, dwindling Nigerian economy [Pictures ]

August 30, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday, told the All Progressives Congress (APC) governors to act swiftly and proffer solutions to the current economic situation of the country and the ongoing indefinite strike embarked on by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). In a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the president on media and publicity, Laolu Akande, after Read More

ASUU strike: Adamu passes bulk to Lecturers

August 19, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has said it is the duty of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to compensate students for the time wasted during the six-month strike. He also said the government will not concede to the union’s demand to pay lecturers their emoluments for the six months of no academic activities. Adumu said this at Read More

Gov. Buni should attend to education

August 18, 2022 Blueprint 0

How long is it going to take Yobe state and Governor Mai Mala Buni’s zigzag map to improve the education l standard in the state? A state of emergency on education was introduced in 2019 as part of the so-called administration’s efforts to address the challenges in the education sector. Consequently Governor Buni recently organised a gigantic campaign in Abuja Read More

What education tax is doing in Nigeria’s public tertiary institutions

August 15, 2022 Blueprint 0

With funding of Nigeria’s public tertiary institution a subject that evokes passion, it is obvious that with the education tax, the situation would have spiraled out of control. Some of the most prevalent challenges confronting public tertiary institutions in Nigeria are funding, management problems, obsolete equipment, poor learning facilities and infrastructure. Chief among these that deals the worst blow is Read More

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How dev’t partners are helping to rebuild education in Zamfara state

August 14, 2022 Blueprint 0

The education sector which had suffered from serious setbacks in Zamfara state due to the activities of bandits is receiving attention from international partners and relevant agencies as a way of rebuilding the sector again. MOHAMMED SANUSI reports. Considering the importance of girls education in the country, but largely hampered by the activities of bandits especially in the North-west part Read More

FG excludes state universities on pay rise, ASUU kicks

August 4, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) worsened following the insistence of the Federal Government that its proposed agreement with the union will not be binding on state universities. The spokesman for the Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Goong, in an interview with in Abuja on Wednesday, explained that the Federal Government could not dictate to Read More

Breaking: Like ASUU, another Nigerian tertiary lecturers’ union extends strike

July 20, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Lecturers under the aegis of Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU) have extended their ongoing strike by three weeks. The lecturers, blamed their decision on the failure of the Federal Government to embrace the union’s preference for the University Transparency Accountability System (UTAS) and the failure of the state governments to address issues peculiar to state-owned colleges of education. Read More

Breaking: Buhari issues fresh order on ASUU strike

July 19, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has given two weeks ultimatum to the education minister, Adamu Adamu, to resolve the over five months strike embarked upon by the university lecturers. Buhari gave the directive, Tuesday, after receiving briefings from concerned agencies, ministries and departments involved in resolving the disagreement between the striking unions and the government. The President also directed the minister of Read More

Educating Nigerian children on the right values

July 15, 2022 Blueprint 0

Speaking as a matter of fact and reeling out what can be described as the gospel truth, President Muhammadu Buhari in Daura, Katsina State, implored parents to inculcate the right values in their children. He outlined some of the right values parents should inculcate in their children including deep fear of God, respect for constituted authorities and living a purposeful Read More

How e-learning can boost primary education

July 1, 2022 Blueprint 0

The government is aiming at providing education through every available means to the citizens. One of such is a high-powered e-learning platform, judging from its inherent advantages. How sustainable is this judging from obvious challenges with power and connectivity in the country. IDACHABA SUNNY ELEOJO writes. Call it one of the fall-outs of Covid-19 pandemic, you may not be wrong, Read More

GetBundi, educational technology platform for launch June 30 in Lagos

June 28, 2022 Blueprint 0

GetBundi, an educational technology platform designed to ease access to high quality education to young Africans, is to be launched on Thursday in Lagos. A statement by Mr Osita Oparaugo, founder of the outfit, said that GetBundi would be dedicated to Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) learning with special focus on six years of post-primary school. The outfit will Read More

ADC hits FG government, demands immediate end to ASUU strike

June 27, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The national leadership of the opposition African Democratic Congress (ADC) has criticised the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) administration led by President Muhammadu Buhari over the ongoing strike, demanding an immediate end. The ASUU strike crisis has been lingering for months now. In a statement signed Monday in Abuja by the ADC’s national chairman, Chief Ralphs Nwosu, expressed extreme disgust Read More

Bauchi nursing college matriculates 501 students for 2021/2022 session 

June 20, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

Aliko Dangote College of Nursing Sciences Bauchi has matriculated 501 students for midwives, community midwives and direct entry community midwives into basic midwifery program for its 2021/2022 academic session. Provost of the college, Rakiya Saleh at the matriculation ceremony reemphasized the need for the matriculated students to take their studies seriously as the government and the college are doing their Read More

We’re committed to addressing out-of-school kids’ plight – FG

June 17, 2022 Blueprint 0

The federal government has reiterated its commitment to address the plight of out-of-school children and other vulnerable young people, using the platform of the At-Risk-Children Programme (ARC-P). The special adviser to the president on social investments, Mrs. Maryam Uwais, said this while speaking at the closing ceremony of a three-week capacity building programme for 649 ARC-P youth facilitators in Kaduna. Read More

How selling books is booming in Nigeria

May 24, 2022 Blueprint 0

Books continue to be in huge demand for different reasons. This is why the bookshop business in Nigeria is a very profitable one give or take. Children, teens, adults and old people read books at every stage of their life . ADEOLA TUKURU reports. Books are one of the fastest selling items in the Nigerian market today due to the Read More

UNICEF provides 102,859 children access to education

The United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF) has provided 102,859 children access to inclusive, equitable and quality education in safe and protective learning environments during insurgency, Education Manager, UNICEF, Maiduguri Field Office, Ms Paola Ripamonti has said. She also said that UNICEF supported a total of 29,985 out-of-school youth and adolescents, mostly females with vocational skills, including poultry farming, shoe Read More

KadPoly: Open letter to education minister

May 15, 2022 Blueprint 0

Hon. Minster, you may recall that I wrote you the first letter on February 28, 2022 after subterranean efforts were deployed by the Kaduna Polytechnic Governing Council to justify the exclusion of Professor Muhammad Sani Yahaya from the recruitment exercise through recommending the appointment of the Acting Rector, Dr Suleiman Umar, as the substantive rector for the institution. The exclusion Read More