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UniMaid draws over N11bn TETFund allocation - Baffa

The University of Maiduguri, UniMaid, has accessed over N11billion allocation from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, out of the over N12billion allocated to it from 1999 till date.

 

Executive Secretary of TETFund, Dr. Abdullahi Baffa, disclosed this while commissioning an [...]

Sat, 21 July 2018


Insecurity hampering girls’ education in Zamfara

The wave of bloody attacks on Zamfara communities by bandits and cattle rustlers is weighing heavily on the education of girls in the affected communities.

The violent attacks which have shut down some schools, have forced many young children of school age to relocate to safer communities along [...]

Sat, 21 July 2018


Short stories The boy who cried wolf

Once upon a time, there lived a shepherd boy who was bored watching his flock of sheep on the hill. To amuse himself, he shouted, “Wolf! Wolf! The sheep are being chased by the wolf!” The villagers came running to help the boy and save the sheep. They found nothing and the boy just laughed [...]

Sat, 21 July 2018


Group tasks FG on Ukelle-Izzi communal clash

A community-based group, Project 1000, has called on the Federal Government to take drastic action in ending the protracted communal clash between communities in Cross River and Ebonyi states without further delay.

This was contained in a s [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018


How UNICEF’s G4G inspires girls’ retention in schools

So far, 15,303 girls in Bauchi, Katsina and Zamfara states have been enrolled in UNICEF’s Girls For Girls, G4G, initiative aimed at improving enrolment, retention, completion and transition of the girls from primary to junior secondary schools. T [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018


SHORT STORY When Adversity Knocks

Mary was a young girl. She used to get annoyed with everything. She had a negative attitude towards life.

 

 

 

Once, when she felt that life was unbearable, she asked her father what to do. She told him tha [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018


NUC will not allow 100% online degrees- Rasheed

The Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission, NUC, Prof Abubakar Rasheed, has said the commission will not allow 100 per cent running of online degrees in Nigeria as it could spell doom for the university system.

Rasheed, who [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018


Who will stop these killings?

Again, the specter of anarchy haunting Nigeria’s corporate existence resurfaced as the country grieves over the gruesome massacre of at least 86 persons in 11 Plateau villages.

 

 

 

The Plateau carnage [...]

Sat, 14 July 2018


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