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Oyo Shuts School After Deadly Clash

Oyo Shuts School After Deadly Clash

The Oyo State Government on Monday closed the Community Grammar School, Olodo, Ibadan after deadly violence there. It was gathered that violence occurred during the school hours last week which later claimed one life. The decision to close the school was announced through a statement emailed to PREMIUM TIMES on Monday by the acting permanent […]

Letter From Africa: Were South African School Hair Rules Racist?

In our series of letters by African journalists, Nigerian novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani questions whether a South African school’s hair rules really were racist. As I followed the recent protests at a South African girls’ school where students insisted on being allowed to wear afro hairdos to school, I recalled my own days […]