Category Archives: Education

Religious Tension Forces Closure Of University In Katsina

 

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brewing tension between minority Christians and a larger body of Muslim students has resulted in the closure of the Federal University in Dutsin-ma in Katsina State by the university’s management.

Our correspondent reported that today’s tense atmosphere arose when, just after their Friday prayers, Islamic students at the university mobilized and began protesting against Christian employees at the university.

Andrew Moses, a security guard at the University, told our correspondent, “We saw strange faces stationed at Academic Department housing the university management staff, including the Vice Chancellor. When we inquired about their mission, they simply said, ‘We are here for jihad against Christians in the university.’” Continue reading Religious Tension Forces Closure Of University In Katsina

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Katsina State Govt Has Suspended Screening Of Teachers Indefinitely

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Prof. Halimatu

The Katsina State government has finally bowed to pressure and succumbed to the State House of Assembly’s directive earlier on that upcoming screening exercise of teachers scheduled to hold between 1st May to 3rd May be suspended. Continue reading Katsina State Govt Has Suspended Screening Of Teachers Indefinitely

Senator Kurfi Sponsored Over 1000 Students With Jamb Forms

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Sen. Umar Kurfi

Senator Umaru Kurfi has pledge to compliment government effort towards promoting education and unemployment for continued development of his constituency.

Sen. Kurfi stated this in a press briefing in Katsina where he reiterated his commitment to the education through provision of special scholarship to students aspiring to go to higher institution Continue reading Senator Kurfi Sponsored Over 1000 Students With Jamb Forms

EDUCATION | Katsina & Zamfara Described As Front-Runners In ‘RANA’ Project Implementation

Katsina and Zamfara state described as front-runners in implementation of reading and numerous projects known as ‘RANA’.

The was disclosed by the project policy expert Dr. Suleiman Adediran at Hausa early grade reading implementation guidelines, feedback session for Katsina held in Sokoto.

He stated that the project was designed to the mother tongue as the language foe teaching primary 1-3 pupils to read & write.

According to him the 2013 National policy on education stated that the medium of teaching instruction in primary schools should be the language of the immediate environment in the first 3yrs. Continue reading EDUCATION | Katsina & Zamfara Described As Front-Runners In ‘RANA’ Project Implementation