Category: Education

Akeredolu denies abolishing free education in Ondo

Akeredolu denies abolishing free education in Ondo Akeredolu

Contrary to the reports trending in the media, the Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, said his government never announced cancellation of free education for public schools students in the state. The governor made the position known through a statement released to journalists by his Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Yemi Olowolabi, in Akure on Monday. […]

Group condemns suspension of member, others by OAU

Group condemns suspension of member, others by OAU OAU

The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) has condemned the suspension of its National Secretary, Omole Ibukun, and three others by the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife’s management over their participation in a recent protest at the university. The group, in a statement signed by its National Coordinator, Hassan Taiwo Soweto, sought immediate and unconditional release of the […]

Oyo Govt Committed N22bn to LAUTECH in 6years, says crisis to end soon

Oyo Govt Committed N22bn to LAUTECH in 6years, says crisis to end soon

PRESS RELEASE Oyo State Government has said that over N22bn has been expended on the Ladoke Akintola University (LAUTECH) since 2011, confirming that the recently inaugurated Governing Council is already finding a lasting solution to the crisis in the institution. The Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology Professor Adeniyi Olowofela, who made the disclosure on […]

FG feeds 1.3m pupils with N3.77bn, engages 14,574 cooks

FG feeds 1.3m pupils with N3.77bn, engages 14,574 cooks

The Federal Government of Nigeria said it has so far expended N3.77 billion on feeding of 1,287,270 school children in nine states under its Home Grown School Feeding Programme. The Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President, Laolu Akande, who disclosed this recently, also said the project has engaged a total of 14,547 cooks across […]