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Why FCT primary school teachers embarked on indefinite strike – NUT chairman

TEACHERS in primary schools supervised by the local government areas in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) embarked on an indefinite strike because area council...

Why we sustained 5-day warning strike despite promise to return to class – FCT NUT

THE Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) said it sustained its five-day warning strike despite promising to resume...

Nigerian universities need more money for research, not to build guest houses – Afe Babalola

A SENIOR lawyer Afe Babalola has said Nigerian universities should be given more funds for research purposes and not for building guest houses. Babalola, the...
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Abuja teachers return to class, call off five-day warning strike

TEACHERS in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, under the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), have called off the five-day warning strike, which started...

Emefiele berates FX requests for secondary students studying abroad

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor Godwin Emefiele has berated Nigerian parents seeking foreign exchange to pay fees for their kids in secondary schools...

Non-payment of stipends mars SIWES training in Nigerian schools

MOST undergraduates of tertiary institutions across Nigeria engage in the  Students' Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) to acquire more practical knowledge of their studies....
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Borno teachers earn as low as N11,000 monthly – Governor

SOME primary school teachers in Borno State earn as low as N11,000 monthly, Governor Babagana Zulum said on Tuesday. Zulum blamed the low salary on...

Nigeria gets lowest education budget size in six years, months after president’s promise to double funding

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has reneged on his promise to raise Federal Government's budget for education by 50 per cent, effective from 2022. The education sector...

Nigeria to access $105m grant from Global Partnership for Education -British High Commissioner

THE British High Commissioner to Nigeria Catriona Laing, on Tuesday, said the Federal Government would benefit from a $105 million grant from the Global...
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