• Ebonyi varsity lecturer, principals disciplined over sex abuse, misconduct

    Ebonyi varsity lecturer, principals disciplined over sex abuse, misconduct

    A senior lecturer with Ebonyi State University was suspended over alleged involvement in sexual harassment of students.

    The Commissioner for Education Professor John Eke, addressing journalists, also disclosed that four principals of secondary schools were demoted for various misconducts ranging from absenteeism and other acts inconsistent with their mandate.

    Eke said the Ministry was investigating the sex scandal rocking schools across the state, adding that one lecturer in the Ebonyi State University had been placed on indefinite suspension pending the outcome of […]

  • Nasarawa sacks five principals for charging fees from students

    Nasarawa sacks five principals for charging fees from students

    According to reports, the Nasarawa State Government says it has removed five principals from different schools for charging fees from students.

     

    Ramatu Ajuji-Abubakar, Nasarawa State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, made this known during an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Lafia on Tuesday.

    “From our investigation so far, we discovered and have removed five principals of different schools for charging students fees,” she said.

    She further threatened to sanction any principal in public schools caught collecting fees from students.

    According […]

  • Tax waiver: Obiano orders principals to refund all illegal levies or be sacked

    Tax waiver: Obiano orders principals to refund all illegal levies or be sacked

    It was gathered that the Anambra State Government has ordered principals of public secondary schools in the state to immediately refund all illegal levies collected from students or face sanctions.

    The Chairman of the state Post Primary Schools Services Commission, Mrs. Joy Ulasi, announced this in a joint management meeting with principals of schools held at the commission’s headquarters in Awka monday.

    It was gathered that this might not be unconnected with the abolition of some taxes and levies in the state […]

  • Minister threatens to sack principals over unauthorised fees

    Minister threatens to sack principals over unauthorised fees

    Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has threatened to sack the principal of any Federal Government College who charges above authorised fees.

    The warning comes on the heels of reports of hike in fees at some Unity Schools nationwide.

    A statement issued yesterday by the ministry quoted the minister as saying that principals must adhere strictly to government-approved fees or be sacked.

    There had been reports that some principals have increased fees and had disallowed pupils and parents who refused to pay into […]

  • You’ll lose your jobs if your schools are bushy – Governor Umahi tells Principals

    You’ll lose your jobs if your schools are bushy – Governor Umahi tells Principals

    Governor of Ebonyi State, Chief Dave Umahi, has decried the dirty environment of some schools in the state.

    Addressing Principals of boarding schools in the state at Government House, Abakaliki, at the weekend, Umahi, who expressed dismay over the growing dirty environment of schools in the state, said he will not hesitate to sack any Principal whose school is bushy and unkempt.

    “I will break the law to ensure that our schools are kept clean. If your school is bushy, you will […]

  • Osun Government warns principals against aiding exam malpractice among students

    Osun Government warns principals against aiding exam malpractice among students

    The Osun State Government on Friday warned school principals and teachers against aiding and abetting examination malpractice among their students.

    Festus Olajide, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, gave the warning against the backdrop of the ongoing Unified and Promotion Examination for Grade II (SS2) students in the state.

    Olajide said: “It has come to the notice of the government that some school principals are pressurising examination supervisors to compromise the ongoing promotion examination for their students.

    “It is expected […]