• Kwara State Government shuts down 132 illegal private schools

    Kwara State Government shuts down 132 illegal private schools

    According to reports, the Government of Kwara State said on Thursday that it had closed 132 illegal private schools operating in the state.

    Hajia Zainab Bello, the Director of Quality Assurance in the Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development, said apart from being illegal, the schools were operating within unhygienic environments.

    Bello, who spoke on behalf of Alhaji Musa Yeketi, State Commissioner for Education and Human Capital Development while closing 19 other private schools, said the government had begun verification of […]

  • Private schools to raise fees as fuel price goes up

    Private schools to raise fees as fuel price goes up

    Private school operators may be grappling with a groundswell of challenges in their operational environments, but the recent removal of subsidy from Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), better known as petrol, by the Federal Government, has certainly added to their burden.

    With constant power outage placing tops among niggling problems faced by these education providers, last week’s jerking up of the pump price of fuel from N86. 50, to N145. 00 certainly makes their case worse since they still have to buy […]