UNILAG: ASUU, SSANU, NASU appear before visitation panel

Leaders of three of the four workers’ unions at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) are currently before the special Visitation Panel investigating the institution’s...

Minister: Tertiary institutions will open very soon

Students in tertiary institutions will resume “very soon”, Minister of State for Education, Hon. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, on Saturday, assured. Speaking on NTA programme ‘Nigeria Policy...

No resumption date yet for students – Unilorin VC

Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, Vice-Chancellor, University of Ilorin, says no date has been fixed for resumption of academic activities for students of the university who...

JAMB to higher institutions: start 2020/2021 admission processes

Frank Ikpefan, Abuja The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Monday gave heads of tertiary institutions the green light to begin the 2020/2021 post-Unified...

Exam malpractice: Coronavirus will check cheating among students – Governor Umahi

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state has said that COVID-19 will help in checking ‘giraffing’ among students during examinations. Giraffing, a malpractice, is used to...

Private school owners fear ‘mass failure’ in WASSCE

Association of Private School Owners of Nigeria (APSON), on Thursday, expressed fears that there will be ‘mass failure’ of students in the West African...

Nigerian government releases schedules for SSCE, NECO, NABTEB exams

The Federal Government on Wednesday released the schedule for various national examinations for exit classes from August 17 to November 18, 2020. The government said...

Only SS3 pupils to resume in Lagos, Ogun

Kofoworola Belo-Osagie and Uja Emmanuel, Makurdi ONLY pupils in Senior Secondary School (SSS) 3 class will resume to sit for the West African Senior School...

Nigerian government says only schools designated as WASSCE centres will reopen

The Federal Government on Monday said only schools designated as centres for the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) and in respect of...

Federal, states, others review terms for schools reopening

Kofoworola Belo-Osagie, Lagos, Frank Ikpefan, Abuja, Toba Adedeji, Osogbo, Ernest Nwokolo, Abeokuta, and Rasaq Ibrahim, Ado Ekiti ANOTHER step towards the reopening of schools will...

JAMB conducts first, second choice admissions next month

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on Sunday, confirmed that 1st and 2nd choice admission exercise would be conducted for all institutions from 21st...

Peter Okebukola: Nigeria not safe yet for WASSCE

Former executive secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Professor Peter Okebukola, has expressed support for the sudden U-turn by the Federal Government not...

Nigerian government reverses resumption of schools

The federal government has reversed its earlier announcement on school resumption. It also said no Nigerian school will participate in the West African Senior School...

1,864 pass Law School’s Bar final exams, says DG

The Council of Legal Education has said 1,864 students of the Nigerian Law School passed the Bar Final Examinations conducted in January. The council announced...

Governor Oyetola: We’ll ensure smooth take-off of Federal College of Education in Osun

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun says his administration will ensure smooth and effective take-off of the proposed Federal College of Education in the state. Oyetola...

Governor Zulum: Only qualified teachers will teach in Borno

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno says only qualified primary and secondary school teachers will henceforth be allowed to teach in the state. Zulum made this...

Covid-19 pandemic and re-opening of schools

Nike Yetunde Ijaiya SINCE the Coronavirus pandemic intruded into human private and public space, a lot has been said about its highly contagious and deadly...

ASUU blames low ranking of Nigerian universities on government

Academic Staff Union of Universities has blamed the unimpressive ranking of Nigerian universities by the Center for World University Ranking on the failure of...

JAMB: 612,557 candidates offered admission in 2019

The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Is-haq Oloyede, on Tuesday said that 612, 557 candidates were offered admission into various...

Oyo to reopen schools June 29

Yinka Adeniran, Ibadan The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force on Monday said it has relaxed the curfew imposed on the state following the advent of...
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