President Jonathan approves the appointment of new NECO CEO President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of Professor Monday Joshua as the Registrar and Chief Executive of National Examinations Council.Azeez Sani, Head,Information Division of NECO who announced this said the appointment which takes immediate effect follows the expiration of the tenure of Professor Promise Okpala,who served for eight years.The appointment letter, signed...... read more
Fed. Govt approves #1.5trillion presidential support on education Nigeria's Vice President,Namadi Sambo has disclosed that the federal government spends #1 billion annually on education projects across Nigerian Universities. Sambo who stated this at the foundation laying ceremony of a 360 bed female hostel block and Modern International Conference Centre at the Bayero University Kano, noted that #1.5 trillion from...... read more
Nationwide strike looms in Nigerian Polytechnics Baring any urgent intervention by the federal government, the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics,ASUP,may resume their earlier suspended strike.The decision to embark on another industrial action followed an alleged suspension of the implementation of CONTISS 15 salary structure in the Polytechnics, through a circular by the Education Minister, Ibrahim Shekarau,directing the...... read more
Entreprenuership programmes in tertiary institutions; TETFUND release N100m To articulate appropriate strategies for growing entrepreneurship skills for national development, the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TetFund) has released N100 million for the establishment of entrepreneurship centers in each federal and state universities across the country.   The Executive Secretary Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TetFund) Professor Sulaiman Elias Bogoro, while disclosing this at...... read more
Gov. Orji Emerges Best Performing Governor in Education and Youth Empowerment in 2014 Abia State Governor, Chief Theodore Orji, has won BusinessDay States’ Competitiveness and Good Governance Awards as the best performing Governor in education and youth empowerment in 2014.The awards, which took place at the prestigious EKO Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, makes it the second time that the Abia State Governor...... read more
Abia Commissions Model Schools Few months to leaving office, Abia State Governor, Theodore Orji, is still going on strong in his service to the people and state as he commissioned some schools in the state. He told people of the state that the essence of providing model schools for pupils and students in the state...... read more
Rivers State to Sanction Schools for Re-opening Before October 6th Port Harcourt (NAN) – The Rivers Government said on Monday that any school that reopened before October 6th would be sanctioned.Michael West, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, told newsmen in Port Harcourt that the government decided to re-open schools on October 6th to ensure that measures were put in place against the spread of Ebola...... read more
Lagos Schools resumes October 8 – Fashola Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State on Sunday directed public primary and secondary schools in the state to start academic activities on October 8.     The schools were scheduled to open on September 22.     Mr. Fashola made the announcement at an interactive session with principals, vice principals, head teachers...... read more
Delta government spends N23bn on teachers' salaries Delta State Government has revealed that it is spending up to N23bn on payment of salaries of about 13,000 Secondary School teachers in the state every year. This information was made known by the State's Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Patrick Muoboghare. According to him, the amount being spent far...... read more
Niger Governor urges education bodies to be active Niger state Governor, Babangida Aliyu, has urged educational bodies to be alive to their duties of improving the standard of education in the country. The governor stated this recently at Minna when he received a delegation of educationists from the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), West African Examination Council (WAEC)...... read more
NUT Blames Government over WAEC Mass Failure The Nigerian Union of Teachers, NUT, has blamed the federal government for students’ dismal performance in 2014 West African Examination Council, WAEC.     The NUT said the government needs to solve the problem of failure by paying attention to Mathematics and English Language in schools.     The NUT president,...... read more
Chibok Girls’ WAEC Results Ready Chibok Girls’ WAEC Results Ready – Minister Nigeria’s education minister, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau has told the House of Representatives Committee on Education that the results of the Chibok schoolgirls that sat for the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is ready.  ... read more
House of Reps makes contacts for schools’ resumption Following the Ebola outbreak in the country, and the announcement of new resumption date for schools by the Federal Government, preparations are being stepped up across the country in readiness for it. The new resumption date is September 13, instead of the September 22, as earlier announced by the government, and...... read more
Schools to resume mid-September The earlier postponement of schools’ resumption across the country for October 13by the Federal Government has been changed to middle of this month. The federal government on Wednesday in Abuja announced the new development following the improvement in the management and control of the disease. The earlier declaration which was made due to the...... read more
Don criticizes Nigerian’s attitude to polices Don criticizes Nigerian’s attitude to polices   By Eberechi Obinagwam   A Professor of Theater Arts, at the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State,  Effiong Johnson has criticised what he saw as Nigeria’s unhealthy attitude in the implementation of polices. The professor disclosed this in Lagos recently while delivering a lecture...... read more
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