Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Education

UNIBEN announces resume date for 2021 session

The University of Benin (UNIBEN) has announced its resume dates for the 2020/2021 academic session. The institution's Public Relations Officer, Dr. Benedicta Ehanire, in a statement on Monday in Benin, said that new students must return to the residences on...

ASUU Strike: Details of FG’s meeting with professors emerge

The Federal Government has said that the meeting with the University Academic Staff Union (ASUU) aimed at evaluating the implementation of the Memorandum of Action (MOA) signed by the parties was successful. Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labor and Employment,...

ASUU strike: students call on FG and ASUU to find common ground

Sunday Asefon, President of the National Association of Students of Nigeria, has called on the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities, ASUU, to find common ground in the interests of the future of students in...

WASSCE: No More Late Enrollments – WAEC Warns Candidates and Schools

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says that late registration of candidates by schools for their West African High School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) will no longer be allowed from 2022. WAEC Head of the National Office (HNO), Mr. Patrick Areghan,...

MTN Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students (MTN SSBS) 2021

MTN Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students (MTN SSBS) 2021: The MTN Scholarships under the Youth Development Cause, is an annual award that seeks to recognize and reward qualified high performing students in Nigerian Public Tertiary Institutions. MTN Scholarship Scheme for...

Osun State Government Essay Competition 2021 [Independence Day]

Osun State Government Essay Competition 2021: Osun State Government is now accepting entries from secondary school and tertiary institution students for its 2021 Independence Day Essay Competition. The deadline for the submission of entries is August 31, 2021. About the...

You cannot be successful outside of your educational degree – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says it is difficult to succeed without education. The Nigerian leader spoke during a session Thursday at the Global Education Summit in London. The president noted that Nigerian parents do not joke about education. Buhari said they know that...

JAMB announces a new date for 18,000 candidates to write the UTME 2021

The Joint Admission and Enrollment Board (JAMB) has said it would conduct a Unified Tertiary Enrollment Examination (UTME) for 18,000 candidates in Nigeria. Candidates who are eligible for the exam will write it on Friday, August 6, 2021. They will be...

Confusion, panic when the Kaduna government contradicts the resumption of schools

Parents in Kaduna state were confused on Wednesday morning about the date for school to resume. There were previous reports that the Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir ERufai, at a stakeholder meeting that included members of the Nigerian Union...

Senate reinstates fired FUOYE registrar Olatunbosun Odusanya

On Tuesday, the Senate reinstated Mr. Olatunbosun Odusanya, whose appointment as Federal University Registrar, Oye Ekiti, was rescinded by the institution's council on April 25. Odusanya, who made it known during an interview with journalists, said the committee also ordered...

JAMB removes the candidate’s UTME result for impersonation

The Joint Admissions and Enrollment Board (JAMB) has withdrawn the result of an Attama Ikedichukwu for acts bordering on identity theft in the recently concluded Unified Tertiary Enrollment Exam 2021/2022 (UTME). This is contained in a statement issued by Dr....

NECO will be credible, internationally acclaimed – Prof. Wushishi

The Registrar and Executive Director of the National Examination Council (NECO), Professor Ibrahim Dantani Wushishi, has promised to reposition NECO to become a credible and internationally acclaimed examining body. Prof. Wushishi made this statement on Monday while officially taking over...

COVID-19: University of Ibadan bans visitors and squatters

The University of Ibadan, in the state of Oyo, has banned all unauthorized visitors and travelers from entering the institution. The institution pointed out that this decision was necessary in view of the 3rd wave of the coronavirus pandemic that...

Bauchi revokes licenses of private education colleges

In a move aimed at curbing the proliferation of private education colleges in the state, the Bauchi state government has revoked the licenses of all private institutions that award National Certificates of Education (NCE) across the state with immediate...

Buhari appoints Ibrahim Wushishi as new Registrar / CEO of NECO

President Muhammadu Buhari approved the appointment of Professor Ibrahim Dantani Wushishi as Secretary / Executive Director of the National Examination Council (NECO). Wushishi replaces Professor Godswill Obioma, who died in late May under questionable circumstances in less than a year...

CSO advocates varsity status for Yaba College of Tech, pleads Buhari

A civil society organization has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to pass a bill that seeks to convert the Yaba College of Technology in Lagos into a university. The Transparency for Development Defense Initiative (TADI), in a statement released Monday, said...

Massive UTME Failure: JAMB Killing Nigerian Education – Tutorial Operators

Following the massive failure of students who wrote this year's Unified Tertiary Enrollment Exam, UTME, across the country, the development has been blamed on the Joint Admission and Enrollment Board, JAMB. According to the Association of Tutorial School Operators in...

Third wave of COVID-19: UNIPORT directs the mandatory use of face masks

The management of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) made the use of face masks mandatory on its campuses on Monday due to concerns about the third wave of COVID-19 in the country. Recall that the Federal Government put six...

COVID-19: UNILAG students in limbo as management yet to discredit rumored Monday resumption

The closure of the University of Lagos due to the outbreak of suspected COVID-19 cases is creating more confusion for students and parents. The school had issued a circular that all students should vacate the residence halls no later than...

COVID-19: UNILAG extends term for student hostel vacations

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has extended the deadline given to students to vacate their shelters as a measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The institution made this known in a statement issued Thursday by its Principal Assistant Secretary,...
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Exposing Those Behind Gender Based Violence – Yobe Residents Accused

Yobe state residents have been accused of exposing and reporting anyone involved in gender-based violence (GBV) to the proper authorities for action. Potiskum Local Government...

Christian Eriksen finally returns to Inter Milan

Inter Milan midfielder Christian Eriksen has finally returned to the club for the first time since his collapse in the recently concluded Euro 2020. Sports...

Plateau Senator Condemns Relentless Attack on Communities

Senator Dame Nora Daduut, representing the Plateau South Senate District, has condemned the endless attacks on some communities in Plateau State that resulted in...

UNIBEN announces resume date for 2021 session

The University of Benin (UNIBEN) has announced its resume dates for the 2020/2021 academic session. The institution's Public Relations Officer, Dr. Benedicta Ehanire, in a...
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Exposing Those Behind Gender Based Violence – Yobe Residents Accused

Yobe state residents have been accused of exposing and reporting anyone involved in gender-based violence (GBV) to the proper authorities for action. Potiskum Local Government...

Christian Eriksen finally returns to Inter Milan

Inter Milan midfielder Christian Eriksen has finally returned to the club for the first time since his collapse in the recently concluded Euro 2020. Sports...

Plateau Senator Condemns Relentless Attack on Communities

Senator Dame Nora Daduut, representing the Plateau South Senate District, has condemned the endless attacks on some communities in Plateau State that resulted in...

UNIBEN announces resume date for 2021 session

The University of Benin (UNIBEN) has announced its resume dates for the 2020/2021 academic session. The institution's Public Relations Officer, Dr. Benedicta Ehanire, in a...
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