Education

2019 polls: schools shut down nationwide

As Nigerians go to the polls to elect a new President and Members of the National Assembly, on Saturday 16th February, 2019, schools across the country have been shut down.

The shutdown is part of efforts by public and private school owners to ensure that students are not caught in the mix shou [...]

Fri, 15 February 2019


Nexford varsity launches online degrees, targets Nigerian students

Nexford University has disclosed plans to launch affordable online degree programmes which will target Nigerian students.

In a statement, CEO Nexford, Fadl Al Tarzi, said the institution has acquired $6 million funding to provide affordable and quality education [...]

Sat, 09 February 2019


Korea pledges improved collaboration with Nigeria on UBE

The Korean Government has pledged increased collaboration and partnership with the Nigerian Government towards improved Universal Basic Education, UBE, delivery.

A statement by the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, said the commitment was the outcome of the parley between Nigerian and [...]

Sat, 09 February 2019


Why we suspended 3-month old strike- ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said it suspended its three-month-old strike conditionally after carefully reviewing its engagement with the federal government.

ASUU National President, Comrade Biodun Ogunyemi, who spoke at a Press Conference in Abuja, said the union’s [...]

Sat, 09 February 2019


NECO releases Nov/DEC 2018 examination results

The National Examinations Council, NECO, has announced the release of the 2018 November/December Senior School Certificate Examination, SSSCE, for external candidates.

Acting Registrar of NECO, Mr Abubakar Gana, who made the announcement in a statement available to newsmen in Abuja, said 59,963 [...]

Sat, 09 February 2019


Buhari flags off oil drilling in Gongola basin

The search for commercial hydrocarbon deposits in Nigeria’s frontier explorations basin commenced last Saturday with the official flag-off of drilling activities in the Kolmani River II Oil Well in the Gongola basin of Benue Trough by President Muhammadu Buhari.

 

Mon, 04 February 2019


TETFund: varsities, others get N727b in four years

The Federal Government has said it allocated a total of N727, 225,862,128.86 to universities, polytechnics and colleges of education through the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, between 2015 and 2018.

 

 

 

Mon, 04 February 2019


JAMB: UNIBEN must apologise over shady CBT centre

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has said the University of Benin shall be required to apologise to the Board and the nation at large, if evidence is adduced to prove the infraction committed on the ground of a highly respected institution as UNIBEN.

JAMB’s remarks foll [...]

Mon, 04 February 2019


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