Shell Energy Entrepreneurs banner Yudala banner
Niger Govt. releases N50m monthly for students’ scholarships

By News Express on 24/10/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 690

•Governor Sani Bello
•Governor Sani Bello

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger State on Monday said N50 million was being released monthly for scholarships to address the falling standard of education in the state

He said an audit of students in the state would be conducted to ensure that the funds got to the right people.

Bello, who announced this on Monday at a public lecture, called on youths to equip themselves with skills that would enable them to contribute their quota to nation building.

The event was organised by the National Association of Niger State Students (NANISS) in Minna.

“The era of graduating and waiting to get a white collar job is over as such jobs are not available anymore.

“You need to pick up one skill or the other and be useful to yourself and the society as a whole,” he said.

He said acquisition of skills had become necessary as it was the only way forward for the country in its quest for economic prosperity.

He said the state government had concluded arrangements to train over 250 youths in various skills in 2018

According to him, the state is committed to creating an enabling environment for youths to realise their full potentials.‎

He ‎advised the youth to shun vices inimical to their growth and general well-being as potential future leaders.

Bello decried the falling standard of education in the state, saying his administration had established three teacher training institutes to arrest the situation.

“The education standard in the state is poor but we are putting all hands on deck to address the problem.

“We have lots of unqualified teachers and that is why we decided to set up three teacher training institutions in the state.”

He said the problem of infrastructure decay in public schools was also being addressed as nine schools were currently undergoing massive renovation under the whole school approach. (NAN)

 

Source News Express

Posted 24/10/2017 05:22:03 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

 

You may also like...
NCC unveils plan for communication industry

Give incompetent teachers 12 months to upgrade, El-Rufai...

NIMET predicts dust haze, poor visibility for North...

15,000 Nigerians battle Shell in London court

Family loses 3 children to inferno in Lagos...

Why Buhari did not attend emergency cabinet meeting:...

EFCC arraigns 9 foreigners for illegal oil bunkering...

Arms importers opt for plea bargain

Anambra governorship: Ngige seeks crisis talks with Obi...

African leaders declare war on Boko Haram

Oloyede wants VCs to chair JAMB Governing Board,...

Buhari, Biya to discuss war against terror, violent...

 

Latest News Foundation to create 1m jobs in Africa Senate to investigate $137m corruption case in NNPC Mobil, Lagos family at war over lease agreement Fulani herdsman apprehends militant on jailbreak mission to Ogwashi prison Asset declaration: Saraki’s trial resumes Feb. 6 500 junior police officers get motorcycles Reps probe IGP over unlawful arrest, detention of Elombah Brothers Lagos donates 30 power bikes to security agencies Our visit to Buhari unconnected with Obasanjo’s statement — Tinubu, Akande INEC sensitises Enugu communities on voters’ registration, accountability in governance Planning committee for Nigeria’s hosting of African Tourism Ministers inaugurated Oby Ezekwesili, BBOG activists not arrested — Police

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (316,786 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (307,479 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (245,843 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (201,980 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (190,551 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (180,139 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (156,218 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (140,642 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (136,455 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (124,957 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (122,393 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (119,250 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (33) Business (2,858) Business Verdict (32) Columnists (792) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (201) Entertainment (432) Features (542) Global Business Monitor (222) International (1,754) Interviews (139) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (100) News (32,135) Opinion (870) Pidgin (10) Politics (4,373) Religion (667) Sports (1,410) Stock Watch (26) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN Banner advert

CBN Words on marble

 

 

Football president George Weah puts Liberian army to the test

 

APO Group Partner

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement



 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!