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...

Lagos has hired 3,000 teachers in one year

Kofoworola Belo-Osagie Lagos State Education Commissioner, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo said the state hired 3,000 Primary and Secondary school teachers to boost teaching and learning in...

‘College will boost technical education’

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has said the Federal College of Education at Ekiadolor will boost technical education. The institution is one of the six...

FCTA rejects plan for online resumption by private schools

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has rejected the plan for online resumption of the 2019/2020 third term by private school owners in the...

SSCE not cancelled, says WAEC

Kofoworola Belo-Osagie The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has said it has not cancelled the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for school candidates...

Lagos approves e-lecture portals for state-owned tertiary institutions

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved special e-portals that will allow Lagos State tertiary institutions to commence online lectures as part of measures to reduce...

ASUU rejects BVN condition for salary payment

Varsity teachers under the aegies of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)  have rejected the submission of Bank Verification Numbers (BVN) as part...

Nigeria disowns report on alleged postponement of resumption of schools

The federal government, Wednesday, dismissed report in some quarters that it has postponed resumption of schools any time soon until November, this year. The government...

JAMB releases 2019 provisional admission list of successful candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has published the 2019 provisional matriculation list of admitted candidates on the official website of the board. The...

JAMB develops mobile application to ease admission process

In order to make the admission process easier and accessible for candidates, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has developed a mobile app...

ASUU declares indefinite strike

Frank Ikpefan, Abuja The leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday declared an indefinite strike over the Integrated Personnel and Payroll...

Nigeria’s diversity good for unity, says Oshun

Musa Odoshimokhe Afenifere chieftain Olawale Oshun has said Nigeria would be better, if its leaders take advantage of its diverse culture and values by pursuing...

Fed Govt to release fund for revitalisation of varsities

The Federal Government has agreed to provide funds for the provision of critical infrastructure in public universities, as a first step towards calling off...

Exorbitant fees: NECO petitions commissioners of education in 36 states

Frank Ikpefan, Abuja Acting Registrar of the National Examination Council (NECO), Dr Abubakar Gana, has petitioned Commissioners of Education in the 36 states and Federal...

Anambra proscribes 12 private schools

Anambra State government has proscribed 12 private schools for alleged irregularities. Commissioner for Basic Education Prof. Kate Omenugha said the schools do not have conducive...

UNICEF hails Osun’s return to 6-3-3-4 education system

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has hailed Osun State government for returning to the 6-3-3-4 system of education. Former Governor Rauf Aregbesola introduced the...

ASUU Begins 2 Weeks Warning Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday declared a two-week warning strike to protest the non-payment of salaries of lecturers not enrolled in...
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