Korean Cultural Centre Nigeria’s 10 Years History and the New Upcoming 10 Years

May 28, 2020 Lee Jin Su 0

24th May, 2020 marks the 10th anniversary of Korean Cultural Centre Nigeria. Korean Cultural Centre Nigeria (KCCN) opened in Abuja, the capital of Nigeria, to promote cooperation through the expansion of cultural exchanges between Korea and Nigeria in 2010, which was the 30th anniversary of Korea-Nigeria diplomatic relations. This year marks the 40th anniversary. There are a total of 32 Read More

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Curtains fall on AFFAN sports tourney

January 27, 2020 Editor 0

The #GirlsRGame competition organised by the Association of Former Female Athletes (AFFAN) climaxed to a great spectacle at the Government Girls Secondary School Dutse, Abuja on Thursday. The three-day competition aimed at mentoring and empowering girls through sports featured over 50 students across four departments who participated in Volleyball, Basketball and Football. The Inter-departmental competition saw Humanities clinch the gold Read More

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Nasarawa lawmaker pays N33.9m WAEC fees for 2,428 students 

January 14, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The Emir of Nasarawa, Ibrahim Usman-Jibril, has lauded  a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Ari, for paying WAEC fees for 2,428 indigent public secondary school students in his constituency, totalling N33.9 million. Mr Usman-Jibril gave the commendation on Tuesday while Mr Ari, representing Nasarawa/Toto federal constituency and his entourage paid a courtesy visit to his palace in Nasarawa, Nasarawa Read More

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14, 000 apply for 7,600 teaching jobs in Kaduna

January 14, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The Kaduna state Teachers Service Board (TSB) said it had concluded the screening of more than 14,000 applicants for 7,600 teaching jobs in the public secondary schools. The chairperson of the board, Mary Ambi, said this in an interview  in Kaduna  Monday. Mr Ambi said more than 62,000 applicants, including holders of Masters and Ph.D. degrees, sat for the aptitude Read More

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Projects: Nigerian Air Force gives contractors 8-week ultimatum 

November 26, 2018 Blueprint 0

Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has given eight weeks ultimatum to the contractors who are handling some of the 19 projects at the Nigerian Air Force Comprehensive Secondary School, Agbani, Enugu.  Abubakar,  who was represented by the Chief of Logistics, Nigerian Air Force Headquarters, Abuja, Air Vice Marshal Ibrahim Yahaya, gave the ultimatum at the weekend during an Read More

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31 students injured in Yobe girls’ schools clash

November 15, 2018 Blueprint 0

No fewer than 31 students is said to have been injured in a clash between students of Government Girls’ College (GGC), Damaturu, and Government Girls’ Secondary School (GGSS), Buni-Yadi, all in Yobe state. The event occurred in the early hours of yesterday when one student was caught urinating near a water reservoir which subsequently resulted to their clash. When our correspondent visited the Read More

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Teachers’ Day: NUT demands better remuneration

October 5, 2018 Editorial III 0

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has called on government at all levels to ensure teachers are remunerated properly and promptly to enable them to offer quality and effective service. The Secretary General, NUT, Dr Mike Ike-Ene, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Thursday against the backdrop of the celebration Read More

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Kaduna secondary schools now free for girls

September 28, 2018 Blueprint 0

Kaduna state governor, Malam Nasiru el-Rufai has made secondary schools in Kaduna state free for girls. The governor said the free education for female students in the state was meant to rid the state of the barriers to girl-child education, therefore the need to for the government to declare free education for all female students in public secondary schools in Read More

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Hijab: Lagos seeks stakeholders’ understanding

September 28, 2018 Blueprint 0

Lagos state government has, on Saturday, appealed to all stakeholders in the contentious issue of wearing Hijab in public schools to maintain peace, law and order while awaiting Supreme Court ruling on the matter. Speaking with journalists on the refusal of entry for five students of Isolo Senior Secondary School on Wednesday, the state deputy governor, Dr. Idiat Oluranti Adebule Read More

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ANCOPSS condemns ‘dual career’ studentship in educational system

September 25, 2018 Blueprint 0

The All Nigeria Conference of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS) has condemned the involvement of Nigerian youths in politics at the expense of formal education. In a communiqué issued Thursday at the end of its five day National Executive Meeting in Gusau, ANCOPSS said there is advent of “Dual Career” studentship in Nigeria’s educational system and something urgent must be Read More

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Kano SERVICOM, stakeholders partner to improve education

September 25, 2018 Blueprint 0

In its bid to enhance effective service delivery at conventional schools in Kano, the state SERVICOM directorate in conjunction with education stakeholders, has constituted two committees to improve the sector. The committees are teachers training and Kano State Old Students Association (KANOSA). The teachers training committee has 9 members under the chairmanship of Dr. Auwalu Musa with Hajiya Hadiza Magagji Read More

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2019: I’ll build on Gov Shettima’s legacy – Aspirant

September 21, 2018 Blueprint 0

A 2019 gubernatorial Aspirant in Borno state, Matawalle Kashim Ibrahim Imam has said that as part of post insurgency project and programmes, he would build on what Governor Kashim Shettima has done on the reconstruction, rehabilitation and resettlement processes by introducing free and compulsory education at the primary and secondary school levels. He said if elected, he will introduce a Read More

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Edo teachers begin indefinite strike over minimum wage tomorrow

September 13, 2018 Blueprint 0

Primary school teachers under the aegis of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) in Edo state will tomorrow begin indefinite strike over non implementation of N25, 000 minimum wage. The teachers said the minimum wage was approved by the state government for all workers in the state in May 2016. The industrial action, according to a statement issued by the Read More

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Rufai storms Umuahia replacement in Eagles for grassroots coaches

September 13, 2018 Blueprint 0

Former Super Eagles captain, Peter Rufai will on Friday tutor some Grassroots coaches in Abia State on recent trends in developing grassroots players. The Football Coaching Clinic which is being packaged by Carl Academy and Football College Umuahia, a brain child of Abia Warriors chairman, Pastor Emeka Inyama is expected to be declared open by the Abia State Sports Commissioner Read More

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Al-Makura donates hostel to Police Secondary School

September 7, 2018 Blueprint 0

Nasarawa state government has donated a 2,000 capacity boarding block to police secondary school in Lafia. The state Governor, Umaru AlMakura, disclosed this at the formal presentation of the 2,140 secondary school teachers employed by the state government. He said that the donation of the school was in line with the state government’s support and collaboration with the Police, adding: Read More