FG Begins Feeding 3.1m School Pupils at Home Tomorrow

The Federal Government said it would commence the feeding of 3.1 million schoolchildren at home from Monday, starting with those in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, Lagos, and Kano State. Recall that in March, the government shut down schools,…

Schools Remain Closed for Now says Lagos State Government

The Lagos State Ministry of Education has denied social media reports regarding a new set of guidelines for schools resumption in the state. The Ministry, through its Public Affairs Head, Mr Kayode Abayomi said “the Ministry wishes to clarify that…

FG orders Workers to stay at home due to Coronavirus

The Federal Government has asked public servants to work from home, as a step to effect social distancing and check the spread of Coronavirus. In a memo issued by Folashade Yemi Esan, Head of Service ​of the Federation, government-directed all…

Young Nigerian Scientists Presidential Award Competition 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has granted full scholarship up to doctorate degree level to three secondary school students who emerged winners at the 2020 Young Nigerian Scientists Presidential Award Competition. The scholarship is for them to study any science-related discipline of…

Professor Yemi Osinbajo to Attend Federal University Dutse 5th Convocation Ceremony

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is set to grace the 5th convocation of Federal University Dutse (FUD) Jigawa State and present a paper titled, “ Facing The New Decade”. The vice-chancellor of the university, Professor Fatima Batulu Mukhatar revealed this in…

Kano Govt Approved N100 Million for French Universities Scholarships

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has approved the release and disbursement of N100 million for French universities scholarship for Kano students undergoing various postgraduates programs in France. The Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the governor, Abba Anwar disclosed in…

Kaduna State Budgets N4.7bn for Scholarships, Sponsors 107 Students Abroad

The Kaduna State Government will spend N4.7bn on local and foreign scholarships in 2020 and it is presently sponsoring 107 students on various courses in foreign universities. A statement issued by Malam Hassan Rilwan, the Executive Secretary of the Kaduna…

Student and One Other Killed in Okada Police Clash in Iyana Ipaja Lagos

Okada ban led to clash between Okada riders and Policeman in the Iyana Ipaja area of Lagos state. An unidentified secondary school girl and one other person were said to have lost their lives yesterday when the fight broke out…

ITF and NYSC to Setup Technical Committee for Corp Members Empowerment

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) have agreed to set up a technical committee to reinvigorate their partnership on the empowerment of corps members for self-employment. A statement by the director, Press and Public…

FG Approved N33,000 NYSC Allowance for Corp Members

The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved the payment of N33,000 as NYSC Allowance for members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). The Director-General of NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, disclosed this during a session with some corps members…