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…

TETFUND Increases Research Funds to N7.5 Billion for Nigerian Universities

According to Professor Suleiman Bogoro, who is the Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), he disclosed that funds for National Research have been increased from N5 billion to N7.5 billion in the 2020 budget to boost the…

UBEC Says 2.6 Million Children Can’t Access Basic Education

UBEC, The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has stated that 2.6 million children nationwide are out of school due to distance from their homes and the location of schools, which is not in line with the two kilometer radius given…

Ganduje, Kano State Governor Declares Free Education for Almajiris

Ganduje, Kano State Governor, on Saturday, declared free and compulsory education for almajiris and vowed that his administration would ensure that every child in Kano had unhindered access to qualitative education. Ganduje also reiterated his commitment to ensuring that almajiris…

Anambra Host NYSC Batch C Members At Permanent Camp

Anambra State Government says it is set to host the first set of National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) members at the permanent orientation camp located in Mbaukwu/Umuawulu, Awka South Local Government Area. Commissioner for Youth Empowerment and Creative Economy, Dr…

National Youth Service Corps Members Abandoned Service in Ondo State

The Ondo State Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps, Mrs Grace Akpabio on Friday disclosed that no fewer than 1,313 corps members had completed the one-year mandatory service to their fatherland in the state. The coordinator, however, said 18…