Category : Education

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Benue govt upgrades State Colleges of Education to Polytechnics

The Benue State Executive Council on Monday approved the conversion of Akawe Torkula College of Advanced and Professional Studies, ATCAPS, Makurdi to Akawe Torkula Polytechnic, ATP, Makurdi. The Council made this known in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, James Agbo. It also approved the conversion of […] Benue govt upgrades State Colleges of Education to Polytechnics

Other News / Education - 1 day ago

Kaduna govt approves free primary, secondary education

The Kaduna State government has approved free education for primary and secondary school students in the state. This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary of the state ministry of education. The government said that students irrespective of gender and economic status are not expected to pay any form of fees in […] Kaduna govt approves free primary, secondary education

Other News / Education - 2 days ago

Group threatens to sue Auchi Polytechnic, issues 14 days ultimatum

A civil society organisation, the Civil Empowerment and Rule of Law Support Initiative (CERLSI) has threatened to institute legal actions against the Management of Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi if they fail to repeal the decision to revoke admission of new students of the institution. The Management of the institution had earlier revoked the names of students […] Group threatens to sue Auchi Polytechnic, issues 14 days ultimatum

Other News / Education - 5 days ago

Kwara Gov reads riot acts on exam malpractices, warns school heads

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, Thursday, threatened heavy sanctions against any school heads or officials caught aiding and abetting examination malpractices, saying such action in the 2019 WAEC has led to the blacklist of 165 schools in the state and financial penalties from the examination body. The examinations were held between 8th April and 31st […] Kwara Gov reads riot acts on exam malpractices, warns school heads

Other News / Education - 5 days ago

2020 UTME: JAMB suspends registration in 243 centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the suspension of the ongoing registration exercise for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in 243 centres across the country. The board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, who disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday, in Lagos, said the […] 2020 UTME: JAMB suspends registration in 243 centres

Other News / Education - 1 week ago

Buhari, ASUU leaders meet in Aso Rock amid IPPIS controversy

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met with the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. The meeting was held behind closed-doors at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Disclosing this in a tweet, Buhari’s Special Assistant on New Media, Tolu Ogunlesi wrote: “ASUU meeting with the President this afternoon. Ministers of Education and Finance […] Buhari, ASUU leaders meet in Aso Rock amid IPPIS controversy

Other News / Education - 2 weeks ago

2020 UTME: JAMB announces exam day, date to begin sale of forms

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), says over 650 Computer Based Test (CBT), centres have so far been accredited for its upcoming 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The board has fixed this year’s examination for March 14 to April 4, while an optional mock examination for candidates is scheduled for Feb. 18. Similarly, […] 2020 UTME: JAMB announces exam day, date to begin sale of forms

Other News / Education - 4 weeks ago

Education: Govt closes down schools operating in residential buildings in Abia

The Abia state government has closed down all private Nursery, Primary and Secondary Schools presently operating in Residential buildings, Warehouses, Church halls, Village and Town halls in the State. Commissioner of Education in Abia state, Dr. Kanelechi C.K. Nwangwa, in a statement issued to newsmen at the weekend in Umuahia, disclosed that the State government […] Education: Govt closes down schools operating in residential buildings in Abia

Other News / Education - 1 month ago

JAMB to use CCTV, drones for UTME 2020

Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), says the board will use drones and CCTV cameras to monitor the 2020 University and Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME). He made the disclosure during a two-day meeting with Computer Based Test (CBT) Centre Operators, State Coordinators of the Board, Financial Institutions and Internet Service Providers […] JAMB to use CCTV, drones for UTME 2020

Other News / Education - 1 month ago

ASUU threatens nationwide strike, gives reason

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has threatened to embark on nationwide strike soon. ASUU national president, Biodun Ogunyemi, declared this on Wednesday after a National Executive Council (NEC) meeting, held at the Federal University of Technology, Minna Ogunyemi said the union shall activate its standing resolution of “No pay, No Work’ if federal […] ASUU threatens nationwide strike, gives reason

Other News / Education - 1 month ago

Buhari’s government is specialised in fake news- ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Sunday, said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is a government specialised in the spread of fake news. ASUU made this declaration via a statement made available to DAILY POST in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital by the ASUU Chairman, University of Ibadan chapter, Professor Deji Omole. DAILY […] Buhari’s government is specialised in fake news- ASUU

Other News / Education - 1 month ago

IPPIS Controversy: ASUU debunks FG claim on enrolment of 39,000 lecturers, says Buhari’s government is specialised in fake news

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Sunday, said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is a government specialised in the spread of fake news. ASUU made this declaration via a statement made available to DAILY POST in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital by the ASUU Chairman, University of Ibadan chapter, Professor Deji Omole. DAILY […] IPPIS Controversy: ASUU debunks FG claim on enrolment of 39,000 lecturers, says Buhari’s government is specialised in fake news

Other News / Education - 1 month ago

‘Trafficking in Persons’ to form part of school curriculum – Min of education, Adamu

The Minister of Education, Alhaji Adamu Adamu says the Federal Government will review school curriculum to include studies in Trafficking in Persons (TIP) at all levels of education. Adamu disclosed this on Tuesday in Enugu during the train-the-trainers workshop on Trafficking in Persons Issues mainstreamed into Nigeria College of Education (NCE) Minimum Standards. The minister […] ‘Trafficking in Persons’ to form part of school curriculum – Min of education, Adamu

Other News / Education - 1 month ago

WAEC: Nigerian emerges best 2018 WASSCE candidate

An 18-year-old Nigerian, Peter Arotiba from Kogi State, has been awarded the National Distinction and Merit Award by the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) for emerging overall best student in the 2018 examinations. Arotiba, who is currently studying Medicine and Surgery at the University of Ibadan, graduated from the Nigeria Air Force Secondary School, Ikeja, […] WAEC: Nigerian emerges best 2018 WASSCE candidate

Other News / Education - 2 months ago

Panic as Ekiti Varsity moves to sack 500 Staff

Fear has gripped the staff of Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti, as the university management is allegedly making surreptitious efforts to sack about 500 staff of the institution. The staff, according to multiple sources, were those that were employed by the immediate past Vice-Chancellor, Prof Samuel Oye Bandele during his tenure. Again, some professors, […] Panic as Ekiti Varsity moves to sack 500 Staff

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