Category : Education

Other News / Education - 5 days ago

COVID-19: Nigerian govt clears air on June 8 reopening of schools, gives conditions

Nigeria’s Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, has denied that schools will reopen on June 8. Nwajiuba, speaking at the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Wednesday, asked parents and guardians to disregard the rumours making the rounds. “June 8 school resumption date report is false,” he said. The minister […] COVID-19: Nigerian govt clears air on June 8 reopening of schools, gives conditions

Other News / Education - 5 days ago

Children’s Day: Nigerian govt gives update on reopening of schools

Secretary to the government of the federation, Boss Mustapha, on Wednesday said the Federal Ministry of Education will soon issue guidelines for the reopening of schools in the country. Boss Mustapha made this known during Wednesday’s daily briefing by the COVID-19 task force. Recall that the Lagos State government had explained that it does not […] Children’s Day: Nigerian govt gives update on reopening of schools

Other News / Education - 1 week ago

Buhari Sacks NECO Registrar, Prof. Uwakwe, dismisses four top officials

President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the Registrar, National Examination Council, NECO, Prof. Charles Uwakwe and outright dismissal of four top management officials of the council over series of allegations. This was contained in a letter dated May 11, 2020 signed by the Permanent Secretary Federal Ministry of Education, Arc. Sonny Echono, on behalf of the […] Buhari Sacks NECO Registrar, Prof. Uwakwe, dismisses four top officials

Other News / Education - 2 weeks ago

FG reveals why salaries of lecturers reduced after IPPIS

The Federal Government of Nigeria has explained why lecturers have been receiving reduced salaries, following the introduction of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS). Lecturers have complained about not receiving full pay in February, March and April. The Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, in a statement on Monday, said the IPPIS made […] FG reveals why salaries of lecturers reduced after IPPIS

Other News / Education - 2 weeks ago

Akwa Ibom Govt threatens to withdraw licence from schools running 3rd term programme

The Akwa Ibom State Government has threatened to prosecute as well as withdraw the licence of any private school in the state that reopened for the 3rd term 2019/2020 school year either in school environment or online before authorized to do so. It added that it would announce the resumption of both public and private […] Akwa Ibom Govt threatens to withdraw licence from schools running 3rd term programme

Other News / Education - 3 weeks ago

Use COVID-19 holiday to study for WAEC, NECO – TRCN tells Nigerian students

Registrar, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Professor Segun Ajiboye, has appealed to students preparing for major examinations to use the opportunity of COVID-19 lockdown to study well. Ajiboye made this appeal while featuring on a radio program monitored by DAILY POST in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. Ajiboye, while speaking, maintained that students in […] Use COVID-19 holiday to study for WAEC, NECO – TRCN tells Nigerian students

Other News / Education - 4 weeks ago

JAMB remits N3.5b into federal govt accounts

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has made an interim remittance of N3.5b to the Federal Government consolidated account for 2020. This is in line with the exam body’s established tradition of remitting excess funds generated from its operations to the federal government. According to a statement signed by JAMB’s Head of Media, Dr. […] JAMB remits N3.5b into federal govt accounts

Other News / Education - 1 month ago

COVID-19 lockdown: UNIBEN clears air on resumption of work

The Management of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) has told members of staff to continue to work from home until further directive from the Ministry Education. The institution’s Public Relations Officer, Benedicta Ehanire, in a statement on Friday, urged staff members to maintain the status quo and work from home for now despite ease of […] COVID-19 lockdown: UNIBEN clears air on resumption of work

Other News / Education - 1 month ago

WAEC clarifies rumours of 2020 WASSCE cancellation

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has reacted to reports that the Senior School Certificate Examination for 2020 has been canceled Reports had emerged over the weekend that the exam had been canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak. But speaking on Sunday, a statement signed by the Head of WAEC, Nigeria, Mr. Patrick Areghan, urged […] WAEC clarifies rumours of 2020 WASSCE cancellation

Other News / Education - 1 month ago

NABTEB postpones 2020 May/June certificate exams

The National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB), has announced the indefinite postponement of the board’s 2020 May/June Ordinary Level Certificate Examinations. Registrar/Chief Executive Officer of NABTEB, Prof. Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe, made known in a statement on Thursday in Benin. “The 2020 May/June series of the NABTEB Certificate Examinations, which are for in-school candidates, originally scheduled […] NABTEB postpones 2020 May/June certificate exams

Other News / Education - 1 month ago

WAEC, NECO postponed for 2020 indefinitely – FG

The Nigerian government has postponed the Senior School Certificate Examination organised by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) and the National Examinations Council (NECO) for the year amid coronavirus outbreak. Emeka Nwajubu, Minister of state for education announced this during a press briefing monitored by DAILY POST on Channels Tv. “WAEC and NECO for the […] WAEC, NECO postponed for 2020 indefinitely – FG

Other News / Education - 1 month ago

JAMB releases 2019 provisional admission list of successful candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has released the 2019 provisional matriculation list of admitted candidates The board disclosed this in its weekly bulletin made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday, in Abuja. The board also advised candidates who were yet to accept their offers of admission on the Central […] JAMB releases 2019 provisional admission list of successful candidates

Other News / Education - 1 month ago

UniJos lecturers urge Reps committee to investigate all Federal Universities

Professors and lecturers of the University of Jos have urged the House of Representatives Committee on Federal Character to in the interest of justice, retrace its steps and ensure a thorough investigation of all Federal Universities and make their findings public. University dons made the request while addressing journalists in Jos the Plateau State Capital. […] UniJos lecturers urge Reps committee to investigate all Federal Universities

Other News / Education - 1 month ago

Adamawa students give Dangote Group 7 days to redress killing of mate

The National Union of Adamawa State Students (NUADSS) has given the Dangote Group of Companies seven days to redress the killing of one of its members, a company truck driver. According to NUADSS, Kamaluddeen Hussain, a final year student of the Modibbo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH), Yola, was on March 3 hit and killed […] Adamawa students give Dangote Group 7 days to redress killing of mate

Other News / Education - 1 month ago

COVID-19: Uniben extends resumption date indefinitely

The University of Benin has extended its resumption date till further notice due to the continuous spread of the deadly COVID-19 globally. The tertiary institution made this known at the official Facebook page of its Public Relations Office in a letter signed by the P.R.O, Benedicta Ehanire, Phd. According to the letter, ‘In the wake […] COVID-19: Uniben extends resumption date indefinitely

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