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Kaduna: Joy Int’l College dragged to court for expelling 5 final-year students

…Proprietor alleges “30 involved, 5 expelled, 3 pardoned;” …“School given 48 hours to withdraw letter.” by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna A Christian co-education boarding school, popularly known as ‘Joy International College, Kaduna,’ has been dragged to court over expulsion of final-year students of the college. The school authority is being accused by a parent of

Implement UBE Act 2004 for over 13.5m out-of-school children – LEDAP

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) says it has been advocating for the implementation of the Universal Basic Education (UBE) Act 2004 so as to increase access to free, quality and safe basic education for children in four Northern states, which constitute the over 13.5 million out-of-school

Tafawa Balawa University matriculates 3,063 students

…Warns against violation of institution’s rules and regulations governing its conduct. by Christiana Gokyo, Jos The Abubakar Tafawa Balawa University (ATBU) has matriculates 3,063 students, who were admitted for the new academic year, in various degree programs. Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Muhammed Ahmad Abdulazeez, disclosed this during the Matriculation recently in

Plateau Govt calls for creation of Nigerian Law School Campus

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos The Plateau State Government has welcomed the decision of the Nigerian Senate to create a Campus of the Nigerian Law School in Plateau State as it passed the Bill amending the Legal Education Act to create 6 new campuses across the country.  While appreciating the development, the state

RECTORSHIP TUSSLE: Don Petitions Education Minister, Kadpoly Governing Council

…Alleges ‘illegal exclusion’ from Rector Interview. by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna The Minister of Education and the Governing Council of Kaduna Polytechnic have been petitioned over alleged discrimination and illegal exclusion from interview for the post of Rector of the polytechnic, Prof. Mohammed Sani Yahaya has revealed. Prof. Yahaya made the disclosure during a

Include “morality values” in Nation’s Curriculum – Faith Based Awareness Initiative

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos A ‘Faith-Based Awareness Initiative’ has harped on “morality” as core values in the society. Stakeholders in the country have joined chorus in advocating for the need for the inclusion of morality as a course in the Nigerian curriculum.  Executive Director of Faith-Based Aids Awareness Initiative, Folorunsho Oloruntunde, made the