No admissions into Nigerian Universities beyond October 31 — Ministry of Education The permanent secretary of the Ministry of Education, McJohn Nwaoibala, has said that admissions processes into higher institutions in Nigeria will round off on October 31.Mr. Nwaoibala gave the directive on Tuesday at the 2015 combined policy meeting, shortly after he pronounced the 2015 cut-off mark for admission into degree programmes, national...... read more
Governor Wike Sacks 344 poly workers The Governor Nyesom Wike-led government of Rivers State has ordered the sack of  344 employees comprising lecturers and non-academic staff of Rivers State Polytechnic, Bori.The action did not come to many as a surprise, considering the alarm the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state raised in April this year that...... read more
NECO to introduce CBT in subsequent exams – Board The National Examination Council (NECO) will introduce Computer-Based Test (CBT) in objective papers of its subsequent examinations, says Dr Paddy Njoku, the Chairman, NECO Governing Board. Njoku made this known on Thursday in Abuja during the board’s monitoring visit to the Model Secondary School, Maitama, centre of NECO Senior Secondary School...... read more
Jonathan appoints vice-chancellors for 5 new universities President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of vice-chancellors for the four federal universities of education and a Federal University of Health Sciences. Notice of the appointments is contained in a statement issued by the Federal Ministry of Education on Wednesday in Abuja. The statement was signed by Mr Sul Ya’u...... read more
Jonathan appoints Emir Sanusi Pro Chancellor The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, was on Monday appointed the pro-chancellor of the University of Benin, Edo State.Speaking at his palace on Monday, after receiving his letter of appointment from the Minister of Education, Ibrahim Shekarau, Mr. Sanusi said doing good always has its rewards.He explained, “I’m saying this...... read more
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
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