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
28 states haven’t employed teachers since 2015 –NUT The Nigeria Union of Teachers on Monday disclosed that about 28states have failed to recruit primary school teachers, adding that only eight states employed primary school teachers since 2015. Speaking to newsmen, the union’s National Publicity Secretary, Audu Amba, said apart from Gombe, Kaduna, Imo, Katsina, Kano, Lagos, Plateau and Sokoto...... read more
ASUU threatens strike, says FG reluctant over 2019 agreement The Academic Staff Union of Universities said late on Wednesday that its members should not be held responsible if there is any disruption in the university system. This, the union said, was because  the Federal Government had not shown commitment in carrying out the 2019 Memorandum of Action. The ASUU National...... read more
Abia produces best 2019 UTME candidates as 15-year-old scores highest As the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, released the results of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations, UTME, a 15-year-old boy from Abia State emerged the best candidate by scoring 347 marks considered as the highest by board. Similarly, a 16-year-old boy from Abia State came second by scoring 346...... read more
University degree does not guarantee an El Dorado - Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has reminded Nigerian graduates that earning a university degree is no longer a meal ticket. Buhari stated this on Friday at the 13th Convocation for the conferment of higher degrees, postgraduate diplomas and honorary degrees of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State. He told the graduates that...... read more
Gov. Akeredolu told us to go to hell if we can't pay school fees, NANs alleges The National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS) has said it was prepared to draw a battle line with the Ondo state government if the tuition fee of the four state-owned higher institution increase astronomically, are not reverse. Mr. Bamidele Danielson-Akpan, the President of NANS, who stated this in Akure, the Ondo...... read more
FG releases criteria for admission into Unity Schools The Federal government, on Tuesday, took delivery of the result of the 2019 National Common Entrance Examination (NCCE), into Federal Government Colleges (FGCs), otherwise known as Unity Schools. The government, in addition to that, released the criteria for admission of candidates that passed the examination. It said that 60 percent of...... read more
JAMB arrests children of CBT centre owner in Lagos over malpractice The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on has arrested two biological children of an accredited Computer Based Test (CBT) centre owner in Lagos, over alleged examination malpractice.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the arrest was made during a monitoring tour of various CBT centres in Lagos State on...... read more
Abia School records milestone with Biogas production ....School depends on solar energy Mercy Girls High School, Mbawsi, in Isiala Ngwa North Local Government Area of Abia State has recorded a breakthrough in the production of biogas, the Principal of the school, Rev. Sister Lilian Ifeoma Chibiko, has disclosed. According to report by OracleNews, Rev. Sister Chibiko said the...... read more
Ugwuanyi performs ground-breaking of first University of Education in Southeast   ...Reiterates commitment to rapid development of Enugu Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Tuesday performed the ground-breaking ceremony for the administrative building of the first University of Education in the South East geo-political zone, the Enugu State University of Education in Ihe, Awgu Local Government Area amid jubilation and...... read more
Parents now pay school fees with plastic bottles in Lagos At a time plastic bottles are causing nuisance in the environment, parents in Morit International School, Ajegunle, Lagos have found an economical use for them. The school now allows parents to pay their children’s fees with cleanly sorted plastic bottles gathered from the environment.  This became possible after the school adopted...... read more
Abia Poly reintroduces Mass Communication programme Nearly two decades after delisting Mass Communications as a course of study in the Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, the management of the institution has reintroduced the department. The AUTHORITY in its findings, reports that the department which has an erudite scholar, Associate Prof. Uwaoma Uche as its Head of Department is poised...... read more
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