Education

WAEC limits exam towns for WASSCE second series

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has opened registration for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private Candidates, 2020 – Second Series with a note to candidates to check the examination towns’ list before registering. According to the advert for the examination signed by the Council’s Head of National Office (HNO), Mr. [...]

By |2020-06-26T11:03:07+01:00June 25th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

UNILORIN emerges most picked by UTME candidates

University of Ilorin has again led in the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination institutional first choice statistics. A statement signed by the university’s Director of Media and Publicity, Mr. Kunle Akogun, said for the seventh year running, the University of Ilorin had maintained its position as Nigeria’s university of first choice. “With not less than [...]

By |2020-06-25T17:28:51+01:00June 25th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education|0 Comments

Nigerian youths tasked to exploit digital skills as means of survival

Nigerian youths have been advised to join hands with the government to acquire necessary digital skills for self-reliance, post-COVID-19 era. They have also been warned to remain committed to their talents as educational qualifications without prerequisite skills may no longer guarantee success considering changes in global trends. The Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), [...]

By |2020-06-25T17:25:00+01:00June 25th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

Schools must create isolation spaces before reopening – FG

The Federal Ministry of Education has proposed that schools must create isolation spaces before reopening. This was contained in the ‘Guidelines for schools and learning facilities reopening after COVID-19 pandemic closure’, submitted to the National Assembly on Tuesday. The document noted that each school is “required to create temporary isolation spaces and fully-equipped clinics before [...]

By |2020-06-25T12:03:30+01:00June 25th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

MURIC issues strong warning to WAEC, reveal why terrorism has continued in Nigeria

An Islamic human rights association, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has reminded the West African Examination Council, WAEC to take cognizance of the Muslim worship period on Fridays when it finally prepares its WASSCE timetable. WAEC yesterday debunked the report that it had released the May/June 2020 West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) [...]

By |2020-06-24T17:04:55+01:00June 24th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

Osun SUBEB boss resumes office, endorses new education policy

Osun State Universal Basic Education (SUBEB), Hon. Ajibola Israel Famurewa The newly appointed Executive Chairman of Osun State Universal Basic Education (SUBEB), Hon. Ajibola Israel Famurewa has endorsed the new education policy of the state government of Osun. Famurewa, ex-lawmaker who was a member of House Committee on Universal Basic Education said his [...]

By |2020-06-24T15:21:55+01:00June 24th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

COVID-19: Oyo State govt modifies resumption dates for schools

The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force has modified the resumption date for Primary Six, Junior Secondary School 3 and Senior Secondary School 3 students in the state. This follows a meeting of stakeholders which lasted over two hours on Monday. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, confirmed [...]

By |2020-06-24T15:10:12+01:00June 24th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

UTME 2020: JAMB lists universities that will not admit candidates with less than 200

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has made it clear that some universities will not offer admission to candidates that score less than 200. They include: University of Lagos, University of Ibadan, Covenant University, Obafemi Awolowo University and University of Benin. This was disclosed in a statement signed by JAMB’s spokesperson, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, [...]

By |2020-06-24T13:12:31+01:00June 24th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

School reopening: FG presents proposed guidelines to NASS

The Federal Government has submitted proposed guidelines for the reopening of schools across the country to the National Assembly. The Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba made the presentation on Tuesday during a meeting with the Senate Committee on Basic and Secondary Education. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, he intimated the lawmakers [...]

By |2020-06-24T10:16:20+01:00June 24th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

Kaduna evacuates 35,000 Almajiri children, receives more than 1,000

The Kaduna State Government has evacuated 35,000 Almajiri children to 17 states and some neighbouring countries. Hajiya Hafsat Baba, Commissioner for Human Services and Social Development in Kaduna State, who made this known in an interview with newsmen in Kaduna, said that the state equally received more than 1,000 Almajiri from other states. Baba explained [...]

By |2020-06-23T11:52:30+01:00June 23rd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments
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