NCAT denies sacking 37 teachers

NCAT denies sacking 37 teachers

NCAT denies sacking 37 teachers By Newsdesk with agency report The Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria, Kaduna State, has denied sacking 37 teachers from its staff school. The Spokesperson for NCAT,  Jude Amadi, made the denial in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Lagos. It would be recaled that some aviation unions recently petitioned the Federal Government, alleging that the NCAT sacked 37 teachers. The petition was jointly issued by the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), Air Transport Services…

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Dogara showers praise on IDPs over good performance in 2018 UTME results

Dogara showers praise on IDPs over good performance in 2018 UTME results

Dogara showers praise on IDPs over good performance in 2018 UTME results By Alfred Ifemosun The Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has  showered praised on the students of Ohogua Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp, Benin City,Edo State for their impressive performance in the recently released Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results released by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB). The speaker said this in a statement made available to newsmen by his Special Adviser (Media & Public Affairs), Turaki Hassan over the weekend According to the General Overseer…

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Ikeja Electric takes safety campaign to higher institutions

Ikeja Electric takes safety campaigns to higher institutions

Ikeja Electric takes safety campaigns to higher institutions By Duru Emeka,Lagos Ikeja Electric Plc, Nigeria’s largest electricity distribution company, has taken its safety campaign to tertiary Institutions in a move designed to promote tenets of electrical safety in Campus Communities across Lagos State. The company,  recently paid a visit to two frontline Institutions in Lagos; The University of Lagos and the Federal College of Education (Technical), both situated in Akoka, where her proprietary Board Game, PowerPlay was presented to the Leadership of both Institutions. Speaking on behalf of his Management Team,…

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FUTO student disappears 15 minutes after calling his mother

By ADA DIKE A 300 level student of the Department of Petroleum Engineering of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), has been declared missing. Daily Mandate gathered that the man identified as Chibueze Ezenwafor was last seen or communicated with since Thursday, March 29. It was gathered that he called his mother around 3.30pm on Thursday, but his mother, who wasn’t available saw his call she missed around 3:45 pm and dialled his phone number, but it was switched off. His roommate said he left for his friends place…

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UI to expel 328 students over poor academic performance

UI to expel 328 students over poor academic performance

UI to expel 328 students over poor academic performance By Newsdesk The Vice Chancellor of University of Ibadan,Professor Idowu Olayinka has disclosed that  the istitution would expel about 328 students for what it called ‘shameful academic results’ in the recently concluded 2016/2017 academic session. Professor Olayinka, who stated this in a statement made available to Daily Mandate, however, blamed the situation on the absence of Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination test before the affected students and others in their set were admitted. Olayinka said that the university compiled the list of the affected…

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FG trains 300 teachers on trauma counseling

Plateau elders urge Nigerians to take TY Danjuma’s alarm serious

FG trains 300 teachers on trauma counseling By Newsdesk with agency report The Federal Government has started to train 300 primary school teachers on psycho-social support and peace building skills in the restive northeastern state of Adamawa. The one-week training reportedly aims to enable the teachers to better support parents and pupils affected by insurgency. Chairman of the Presidential Committee on North East Initiative (PCNI) Retired General Theophilus Danjuma said on Monday that the training became necessary in view of the disadvantaged position of the sub-region particularly in education and…

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Yobe governor offers jobs to 38 state’s university first class graduates

Yobe governor offers jobs to 38 state's university first class graduates

Yobe governor offers jobs to 38 state’s university first class graduates By Yakubu Muktar,Yobe Governor Ibrahim Gaidam  has offered jobs to 38 first class graduates of the Yobe State University(YSU). Gaidam made the offer on Saturday  at the maiden convocation of the university, during which he was also awarded an honorary doctorate degree. The graduates will become graduate assistants, if they accepted the job offers. The  convocation covered five sets of over 2000 graduands who completed their studies in the last five years. Speaking at the event, Gaidam restated  his administration’s…

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 Shift to practical education-Saraki urges African leaders

Saraki advocates for review of tax laws

 Shift to practical education-Saraki urges African leaders By news desk with agency report President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has urged African leaders to shift emphasis from the current theoretical system of impacting knowledge in her education system to practical skills based approach so as to  turn around the fortunes of the continent. Saraki made the call while delivering a keynote address at the 2018 Georgetown Africa Business Conference in Washington DC, United States of America. The conference was hosted by the Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business in…

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Rihanna visits Senegal, vows to help kids back to school

By our reporter with agency report Rihanna visits Senegal, vows to help kids back to school British singer, Rihanna on a visit to Dakar,Senegal has vowed  she would never stop fighting to get millions of children back in school. She spoke on Friday at a conference co-hosted by President Emmanuel Macron of France and Senegalese President Macky Sall. The conference was organised by the Global Partnership for Education. Rihanna attended as the organisation’s global ambassador. “We have made tremendous progress today but of course our work is never done, we…

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