Buhari appoints Godswill Obioma new NECO Registrar



President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Prof Godswill Obioma as the substantive Registrar and Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council, NECO.

The appointment, which wa [...]

Fri, 22 May 2020

Nigeria’s research system in a Covid-19 era

As the scientific race towards finding a cure for Covid-19 intensifies, institutions, nations and organisations are standing up to be counted. In Nigeria however, research activities have remained uninspiring and lacking in national coordination. Predictably, the system in its usual languor may fa [...]

Mon, 18 May 2020

Covid-19: JAMB orders disinfectant sprayers from NASENI

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has placed an order for locally-produced disinfectant sprayers from the National Agency for Science Engineering Infrastructure, NASENI, to combat the deadly Covid-19 pandemic.

Sun, 17 May 2020

JAMB releases list of 2019 admitted candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, says it has published on its website the 2019 Provisional Matriculation List of admitted candidates who have been offered admission by the various tertiary institutions in Nigeria, in compliance with statutory admissions requirements.

JAMB dis [...]

Sat, 25 April 2020

Our salaries still withheld despite presidential directive- ASUU

President Mhammadu Buhari’s directive to pay February and March 2020 salaries of lecturers of federal universities withheld over their failure to comply with the Integrate Payroll Personnel Information System, IPPIS, is yet to be complied with as the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, s [...]

Sat, 25 April 2020

Covid-19: FG dismisses rumours of reopening schools in November

Online reports purporting a Federal Government directive to reopen schools in November has been dismissed by the country’s educational authorities as fake.

Nigeria’s Ministry of Education, in a statement, disowned the report on resumption of schools, describing it as the handiwork o [...]

Sat, 25 April 2020

FG indefintely postpones 2020 WAEC, NECO

The Federal Government has announced the indefinte postponement of the May/June 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE, and the June/July Senior School Certificate Examination, SSCE, conducted by the West Af [...]

Tue, 21 April 2020

NECO denies postponing 2020 BECE, SSCE

The National Examinations Council, NECO, has refuted online reports purporting  the postponement of its 2020 Basic Education Certificate Examination, BECE, and the Senior School Certificate Examination, SSCE, over Cov [...]

Thu, 09 April 2020


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