Kankara: Education Under Attack In Northern Nigeria – Amnesty International

Amnesty International has strongly condemned Friday’s attack on Government Science Secondary School in Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State and the abduction of over five hundred boys by Boko Haram Terrorists. Osai Ojigho, Director of Amnesty International Nigeria, in a statement on Tuesday, said the abducted students risk being harmed or being forced to... Continue Reading →

I Was Jailed Five Years Because I Couldn’t Give Police N10,000 Bribe – Man Tells Lagos Panel

A 39-year-old man, Marc Nwadi, has lamented how he was arrested by the policemen and convicted for armed robbery because he did not have N10,000 bribe to give to the policemen. Nwadi was in Kirikiri Prison for five years. He narrated his ordeal to the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry probing allegations of human... Continue Reading →

ASUU Strike: We now beg, drive taxi to survive – Lecturer laments

A lecturer with the University of Calabar, Samuel Odey, on Monday said many lecturers have now resorted to begging due to the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. Odey also claimed that some lecturers have started driving taxis to survive. The lecturer with the Department of Curriculum and Teaching in UNICAL... Continue Reading →

ASUU strike: Group raises alarm, says students losing what they know

An International Organisation, Dollar Club Exclusive, has raised the alarm over the lingering crisis between the Academic Staff Union of Universities, and the Federal Government which has stalled academic activities in Nigerian Universities. The association added that the strike which has lasted for about seven months has made students to forget what they were taught... Continue Reading →

End SARS: Ikpeazu explains why he did not address protesters at govt house

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has revealed why he did not openly address the End SARS protesters that converged at the main entrance of the Government House, Umuahia during the heat of protest. Speaking at a radio programme in Umuahia, Governor Ikpeazu represented by his Chief Press Secretary, Onyebuchi Ememanka, dismissed fears of being attacked... Continue Reading →

COVID-19: Kwara Govt threatens principals, private schools owners

Principals of public schools and private schools owners in Kwara State risk severe sanctions if they fail to adhere strictly to the safety guidelines of Covid-19 as spelt out by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC. The state Commissioner for Education and Human Capital Development, Hajia Fatimah Bisola Ahmed, handed down the warning while... Continue Reading →

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