Posted on Thu 29 Oct 2020, 12:52 PM

Kano State Government has urged proprietors of private schools to reduce school fees by 25 and 30 per cent for the 2019/2020 Third Term academic session.

The state’s Commissioner for Education, Sanusi Kiru, stated this in a statement signed by Aliyu Yusuf, the Public Relations Officer of the ministry, on Thursday in Kano.

Kiru said the ministry was considering cancellation of the Third Term session, if the school proprietors remained adamant to reduce the fees.

He said the measure was imperative in view of the economic realities ocassioned by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted on Wed 14 Oct 2020, 11:34 AM

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), an advocacy group in Lagos, on Wednesday called on the #EndSARS protesters against police brutality to disperse since the Federal Government has disbanded the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
In a statement, MURIC warned hoodlums and politicians from turning the protest into their parochial agenda.

Posted on Sun 4 Oct 2020, 06:51 AM

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II, has called on government to return public schools to their original owners to allow stakeholders, including alumni associations, contribute fully towards the development of the institutions.

Ogunwusi made the call on Saturday, during the inauguration of projects worth N50 million at the St. John Grammar School, Ile-Ife, in Osun.

The projects were executed by members of the St. John Old Boy’s Association (SJOBA).


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