2,000 scholarships to politicians’ children waste- NNDC

Over 2,000 scholarships previously awarded to children of politicians and their associates by the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, have been described as a waste.

Acting Managing Director and Chief Executive of NDDC, Dr Joi Nuneih, who disclosed this in Umahia, said the scholarships we [...]

Fri, 06 December 2019

Echono emerges national president NIA

The Permanent Secretary of Federal Ministry of Education, Arc. Sonny Echono, is set to resume duties as the 28th President of the Nigerian Institute of Architects, NIA.

Echono, who takes over from Arc. Adibe Njoku, recently organised an investiture in his honour in Abuja where he pledged to wor [...]

Fri, 06 December 2019

Nigerians spend $1bn yearly on education abroad - Atiku

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has decried inadequate access to education in Nigeria, saying Nigerian parents spend $1 billion per annum educating their children abroad, with much of that amount going to Ghana.

Atiku, who spoke at the 14th Founders’ Day Ceremony of the American Un [...]

Fri, 06 December 2019

WAEC says its certificates can’t be falsified

The West African Examination Council, WAEC, says it has deployed quick response code, QR-Code, on its certificates, making it impossible to falsify certificates issued by the council.

Chairman, Nigeria National Committee of WAEC, Mrs Binta Abdulkadir, who disclosed this at the 57th Annual Meeti [...]

Sun, 24 November 2019

Samuel Ojo wins 2019 NNPC quiz competition

A student of Apt Scholars Universal College, Ota, Ogun State, Samuel Oluwatobi Ojo, has won the 19th edition of the NNPC National Science Quiz Competition which held last Thursday in Abuja.

Ojo emerged the overall winner of the competition after beating 18 participants to the top, with 75 marks [...]

Sun, 24 November 2019

State legislators want UBE Act amended

Education Committees of State Houses of Assembly from the North East and South-South have called for the amendment of the Universal Basic Education, UBE, Act 2004, to prescribe penalties against non-adherence to basic education policies, plans and programmes.

In a communique issued at the end o [...]

Sun, 24 November 2019

NECO dismisses 70 staff over certificate forgery

The National Examinations Council, NECO, on Friday approved the dismissal of 70 of its workers for certificate forgery.

The dismissal which followed a report submitted by a management committee constituted to verify certificates of staff, was approved by the Governing Board of the Council.  [...]

Fri, 15 November 2019

UBEC pledges total compliance with UBE financial rules

The Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, Dr Hamid Bobboyi, has reiterated the commission’s resolve to ensure total compliance with stipulated rules and regulations that guide the day-to-day UBE financial operations.

Bobboyi made the commitment at a 4-day [...]

Fri, 15 November 2019


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