WAEC: Abia maintains first position for the fifth time Abia, Anambra and Edo states led other Nigerian states in the 2019 performance ranking chart of the West African Examination Council. The chart, as released by the examination board, ranked the performances of all 36 states including the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja in the country. While Abia, Anambra, and Edo states...... read more
Nigeria's security challenge caused by under investment in education - Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has blamed the insecurity menace ravaging the country on under investment in the education and healthcare sector. He made the statement while receiving a delegation from Adamawa State led by Governor Ahmadu Fintiri at the State House in Abuja.       The President in his speech at the...... read more
Governor Seyi Makinde approves N500k bursary for Oyo students in law school Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde, has announced the approval of the sum of N500,000 as bursary for every indigene of the state currently at the Nigerian Law School.   The governor made the announcement when he received in his office some indigenes of the state currently in Law school. According to the governor, the...... read more
We will support your initiatives on educational development, Ikpeazu assures Abians in diaspora The Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has commended Abia indigenes in diaspora for thinking home and deciding to support his education development through their planned provision of scholarship for Abia children. The Governor was speaking yesterday at his Country Home,Umuobiakwa when he received a delegation of Abia State Indigenes...... read more
WAEC releases 2019 May/June examination results The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has said it would release the 2019 May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) result on Friday. This was made known in a statement signed by the spokesperson of the board, Demianus Ojijeogu, and released on the council’s official Twitter page on Thursday, @waecnigeria. ”This is...... read more
5 inmates of Kirikiri prison bag University degrees from NOUN Five inmates of Maximum Security Prison in Kirikiri, Lagos, have bagged university degrees from National Open University (NOUN).     The Vice Chancellor of NOUN, Prof. Abdalla Uba Adamu, disclosed this in Lagos on Friday during the graduation ceremony and presentation of certificates to the five inmates at Maximum Security Prison,...... read more
Abia: From E4E To YESSO, Ikpeazu In Job Creation’s Drive Apparently, job creation is the most effective elixir to the menace of unemployment. And there is no doubt that unemployment is a major contributor to social vices world over. In Nigeria, the frightening consequences of the high level of unemployment especially among the youths is overwhelming. While the call by many...... read more
ABSU to establish Faculty of pharmaceutical science in Aba Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has stated that the Abia State University will establish a Department of Pharmacy in the planned Aba Campus of the University. The Pharmacy Department and that of Engineering will form the nucleus of the Aba Campus of the University which is expected to take off fully by the...... read more
Abia Assembly commences investigation into AbiaPoly Operations The Abia State House of Assembly has commenced investigations into the operations of Abia State Polytechnic with a view to unravelling why the institution is not being efficiently run to the extent that it is owing its workers multiple months in salary arrears despite the revenue it generates and the subventions...... read more
JAMB calls for embargo on creation of new varsities The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has called for an embargo on the creation of new public and private universities in the country. The JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, stated this, noting that emphasis should be placed on developing the existing universities in the country, which currently stand at 170. According...... read more
Nigerian Prof sacked by Ghanaian university denies allegation of public incitement Embattled visiting Nigerian Professor, Augustine Uzoma Nwagbara who has been sacked by the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), Ghana, has said the videotape that has led to his dismissal was doctored. According to him, he did not utter some of the things attributed to him on the video which are considered to...... read more
Guard your certificates well, we’ll not issue twice – WAEC The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Sunday advised people in possession of its certificates to guard them well, saying it will not re-issue on account of misplacement, fire, flood or theft. The council’s Head of National Office, Olu Adenipekun, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of...... read more
Eight million out-of-school children in 10 Nigerian states and Abuja – UNICEF The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said 10 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have eight million out-of-school children. The states are Bauchi, Niger, Katsina, Kano, Sokoto, Zamfara, Kebbi, Gombe, Adamawa and Taraba states. In a statement it issued on Sunday to mark the Day of the African Child,...... read more
NANS laments state of higher education in Nigeria The leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students has lamented what it described as the poor state of education across the states of the federation. Mr. Adeyemi Azeez, Public Relations Officer of the association made this known in a statement in Abuja on Saturday. Azeez noted that it was imperative...... read more
Jigawa school for the blind abandoned, official says students prefer begging The Jigawa State school for the blind has become virtually unattended with an official suggesting visually impaired children prefer begging to school. The school was founded in 2013 to cater for blind children across the state. The boarding school, located at Limawa community in Dutse Local Government Area, is for the...... read more
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