16 May 2013

Reckoning Days for illegal University operators, Lagos ban Hijab other appendages in schools

TERTIARY EDUCATION NEWS:
From the dailies today, PUNCH reports ICPC's clampdown on illegal Universities in Nigeria, also features a piece on the success or otherwise that could befall operations of the proposed Nigeria Education Bank which will grant zero-interest loans to indigent students. CHANNELS has a story where Ekiti University VC denied any increment in school fees just as University of Ibadan enters into partnership with University of Witwatersrand.
Meanwhile, Nigeria's House of Representative has intervened to sort the predicament of Nigerian students studying abroad being owed allowances by the Federal government.

PRIMARY/POST-PRIMARY NEWS:
From the PUNCH is a story on the arrest of a secondary school teacher accused of fondling his student, also  has an opinion piece canvassing an end to corporal punishment in schools
. Lagos state has banned the use of Hijab or any appendages in its public schools, THISDAY has statistics of pupils who benefitted from Lagos state schools health programme. CHANNELS reports that Ogun state government has shut down about 160 illegal schools. US Agency backs Nigerian basic education with N17bn.


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