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Covod-19: WAEC and NECO 2020 postponed till further notice

The Nigerian government has postponed the Senior School Certificate Examination organised by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) and the National Examinations Council (NECO)...

How to check JAMB admission, as students get warning of losing admission

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

NECO postpones common entrance examination indefinitely

The National Examinations Council, NECO, has postponed the 2020 National Common Entrance Examination scheduled for the 28th of March, 2020. The examination, which is conducted...

Coronavirus: Why JAMB will not postpone 2020 UTME — Oloyede

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has stated that it will not shift the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) even as many academic...

Harvard university indefinitely postpones graduation, other exercise

The Harvard University authority has announced postponement of its 369th Exercises, which includes graduation students from the College, Harvard’s graduate schools, and the Extension...

JAMB releases another 450,000 UTME results

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has released the Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination results of over 450,000 candidates who took the exam nationwide on...

JAMB releases results of candidate

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has released the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination results of about 312,000 candidates who sat for the UTME on...

NECO sacks 19 staff over certificate forgery

The Governing Board of the National Examinations Council (NECO) has dismissed another 19 staff of the institution over certificate forgery. A staff Certificate Verification Committee...

Osinbajo commended for his dedication to education

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has been commended for supporting education. The commendation was made during the 5th convocation ceremony of the Federal University Dutse on...

FG stops lecturers’ salaries not on IPPIS

The Federal government has reportedly asked the Ministry of Finance not to pay January salaries of lecturers and all workers of tertiary institutions...

Osun to peg secondary school leaving age at 18

Speaker of Osun State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Timothy Owoeye, has said the parliament would soon come up with a law that would...

SERAP drags senior Nigerian officials to ICC ‘for leaving 13.2 million children out of school’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a petition to Mrs. Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor, International Criminal Court (ICC), urging her to use her...

JAMB: Many corrupt Nigerian leaders experimented with exam fraud

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has said it is determined to sanitise the examination sub-sector in Nigeria, noting that many corrupt leaders started...

UNILORIN debunks report that students died during CBT exam

The University of Ilorin has said no student died during the CBT exams, though admitting that some students fainted out of exhaustion. The varsity, calling...

UNILORIN reconciles with ASUU national body after decades of feud

  There is an indication that the two decade-long feud between the University of Ilorin Chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities and the...

KAMWIRE donates N3million to KWASU enterprenuership programme

KAM Industries Nigeria Limited, a leading indigenous steel company, has restated its commitment to the development of research, scholarship and entrepreneurship in tertiary institutions...

University of Ibadan insists on 200 cut-off mark for admission

The management of the University of Ibadan (UI) has insisted that their cut-off mark remains 200. This comes a day after the Joint Admissions Matriculation...

Makinde cancels midterm break in Oyo schools

Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, has announced the cancellation of Thursday and Friday mid-term break for public primary and secondary schools in the state. The...

Education: Nigeria needs to start again– Don

A legal practitioner, Dr Wale Babalakin, has said that Nigeria needs to start again to restructure the nation’s educational system. Babalakin said this on Saturday...

Stakeholders advocate functional vocational studies in curriculum

Some stakeholders in the nation’s education sector have called for functional vocational studies in the school curriculum to meet with the 21st century...

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Bayelsa records 2 COVID-19 related deaths, 7 infections

By Christian Ogbonna Bayelsa has recorded two additional COVID-19 related deaths and seven new infections as announced by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Dr...

WHO warns against use of masks during exercise

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned people against wearing masks while exercising, saying masks may reduce the ability to breathe comfortably. WHO gave the...

Kwara sets up post-COVID-19 Recovery Committee

Kwara State Government has inaugurated a seven-member Committee on Action Recovery Economic Stimulus Programme (CARES), to cushion the effects of COVID-19 pandemic on businesses. Gov....

Gov Lalong calls for digitisation of courts

By Martha Agas Gov Simon Lalong of Plateau has called for investment in the digitisation of courts to enhance its efficiency in the country. The governor...

Interstate travel: Not our intention, place to increase fares -NURTW

By Lucy OgalueThe National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), on Wednesday, says it is not the intention of the union or in its...

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