Education

FG restates commitment to inclusive education

As Nigeria joins 52 member states to celebrate the 2016 Commonwealth Day, the Federal Government has restated commitment towards ensuring inclusive education to all segments of the society.

Speaking during the event in Abuja, the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, said the government ha [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016


JAMB: CBT comes under attack

As the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, concludes the 2016/2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations, UTME, the Computer Based Test, CBT, used for the exercise has been decried as full of technical flaws.

This follows alleged poor conduct and outcome of the 2016 exercise w [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016


USAID Mission Director

USAID Mission Director, Mr. Michael Harvey, presenting a water bottle to one of the students at USAID-supported Informal Learning Center for internally displaced children in Kagadama, Bauchi, recently.

Mon, 14 March 2016


Group tasks FG on education-related SDGs

A Non-Governmental Organisation, Theocy Charity Foundation, has charged the federal government to lay more emphasis on implementation of Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, 4, which focuses on ensuring quality education.

Speaking during a campaign in Abuja to boost the confidence of private an [...]

Sun, 13 March 2016


Varsities, others can’t admit up to 20% - minister

Due to low absorption capacity, conventional tertiary institutions in the country cannot admit up to 20 per cent of candidates, Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwuka, has disclosed.

Anwuka stated this in Abuja during a ministerial press briefing to mark the 2016 Commonwealth Day [...]

Sun, 13 March 2016


Report shows no progress in Nigeria’s educational outcomes

An education data survey conducted by the National Population Commission, NPC, in 2015 indicates a gradual slide in educational outcomes among primary school students across the country.

According to the survey, which was conducted in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and the United [...]

Sun, 13 March 2016


The cultural day performance by students of Glory and Praise International School, Kuje, Abuja.

L-R: Vice Principal, Academic, Mr. Gbenga Moses, chairman, Dr. Oladeji Michael, his wife, Mrs. Tola Oladeji and school administrator, Mr. Olaniyi Adeniji applauding students during the cultural day performance by students of Glory and Praise International School, Kuje, Abuja. 

Mon, 07 March 2016


1.8 million candidates, 343 prisoners participate in 2016 UTME

Over 1,850,000 candidates were registered for the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, nationwide.

Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board, JAMB, Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, who disclosed this in Abuja while monitoring the on-going exams, said the figures represent [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016


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