Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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    FG releases admission list into unity schools

FG releases admission list into unity schools

Adamu Adamu, minister of education, has approved the release of admission into Junior Secondary School 1 of the 104 federal government colleges in the country.This was disclosed on Monday in a statement signed by Sonny Echono, permanent secretary in the ministry.Echono said the release of the admission list followed the 2018 selection exercise for placement of qualified candidates which was [...]

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    SHAME! N’assembly cuts Unity Schools’ budget by N3bn — despite high insecurity

SHAME! N’assembly cuts Unity Schools’ budget by N3bn — despite high insecurity

The national assembly slashed the allocation for security infrastructure in the 104 Unity Schools across the country by N3 billion -- despite the security challenge plaguing these schools.Schools, particularly in the northern part of the country, have been attacked by Boko Haram insurgents, with students killed and kidnapped.On February 25, 2014, suspected Boko Haram insurgents invaded Federal Government College, Buni [...]

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    Who will save Nigeria’s rotting unity schools?

Who will save Nigeria’s rotting unity schools?

BY ALEXANDER ONUKWUEYou cannot read the story in TheCable about the pimping of 14, 15 and 16 year old students of Federal Government Girls College Langtang and not have something crawling up to and growing in your throat.Even for those like me who passed through Nigeria’s Unity schools as recently as ten years ago (when it was already becoming bad), [...]

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    FG to sanction principals for poor performance of students

FG to sanction principals for poor performance of students

The ministry of education says from the 2016/2017 academic session, principals of unity schools whose students perform below expectation in external examinations will be sanctioned.Ben Goong, the deputy director (media), disclosed the ministry’s directive in an interview with NAN.He said the ministry had directed principals of the 104 unity colleges to intensify efforts toward standing out as flagships in the [...]

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    FG, parents of unity schools clash over fees

FG, parents of unity schools clash over fees

The federal ministry of education on Tuesday banned development levies imposed by Parent-Teacher Associations (PTA) in the 104 unity colleges across the country. Bem Goong, deputy director, press of the ministry, said this in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday.He said the ban, which aims to alleviate the sufferings of parents, would take effect immediately.“No PTA of any unity college is [...]

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