NANS Criticizes Fuel Subsidy Removal, Calls for Immediate Resolution of Fuel Crisis

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has expressed deep dissatisfaction with the removal of the fuel subsidy by President Bola Tinubu’s administration, stating that it has exacerbated the fuel crisis rather than alleviating it. The student body highlighted the increased hardships faced by Nigerians and the persistent fuel scarcity resulting from the policy change. […]

FG Faces Criticism for Unmet Agreements as ASSU Warns of Potential Strike

The Minister of Education, Prof. Tahir Mamman, convened a meeting with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to address ongoing issues within universities and prevent a looming strike. ASUU President, Osodeke, expressed dissatisfaction with the government’s failure to implement previously reached agreements. “At the meeting called by the Minister of Education, we agreed that […]

University Staff Unions Threaten Nationwide Strike Over Withheld Salaries

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) have announced plans for a nationwide strike starting Thursday, July 4, due to the federal government’s failure to pay withheld salary arrears. This decision was made during SSANU’s 48th regular National Executive Council (NEC) meeting at […]

FG Launches UBE Effective Schools Program Nationwide

In a significant educational development, the Federal Government has rolled out the Universal Basic Education (UBE) Effective Schools Program across 111 schools nationwide. This announcement was made by Dr. Hamid Bobboyi, executive secretary of UBEC, during a meeting in Abuja with State Universal Basic Education Boards (SUBEBs) Coordinating Directors and Head Teachers of UBE Effective […]

New Jersey: Teacher accused of having sexual relationship with student

A New Jersey teacher is facing charges for allegedly engaging in a sexual relationship with a student at the intermediate school where she works. Allison Havemann-Niedrach has been charged with aggravated sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child. Havemann-Niedrach has been teaching at Freehold Intermediate School in Monmouth County.  

NUT Urges FG to Reinstate Funding for Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has urged the Federal Government to reverse its decision to halt funding for the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN). During the public presentation of the Professional Standards for School Leadership in Abuja yesterday, NUT National President Audu Amba emphasized the council’s crucial role in developing the teaching profession. […]

ASUU President Osodeke Criticizes Governors for Establishing Underfunded State Universities

Emmanuel Osodeke, president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has raised concerns about governors establishing state universities without sufficient funding. During an appearance on Channels Television’s ‘The Morning Brief’ on Thursday, Osodeke accused many governors of duplicating universities in their states to access funds from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund). “Any governor […]

Federal Judges Halt Key Aspects of Biden’s Student Loan Repayment Plan Amid Legal Challenges

Two federal court judges in Kansas and Missouri have halted parts of the Biden administration’s student loan repayment plan introduced last year, which aims to lower borrowers’ monthly payments and expedite debt forgiveness. The injunctions stem from lawsuits filed by Republican-led states, claiming that the administration exceeded its authority with the SAVE (Saving on a […]

Louisiana Mandates Ten Commandments Display in Public School Classrooms

Louisiana has become the first US state to mandate that every public school classroom, from elementary to university level, must display a poster of the Ten Commandments. Governor Jeff Landry signed the Republican-backed measure into law on Wednesday, citing the commandments as “the foundational documents of our state and national government.” The new law is […]

Kano Govt Takes Steps to Improve State Education

Governor Abba Yusuf of Kano State has declared a state of emergency in the education sector. The announcement was made on Saturday during an event where the governor distributed educational materials to schools, awarded scholarships to students, and provided soft loans to teachers. Governor Yusuf revealed that the state government has recruited over 5,000 new […]