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Insecurity: cleric tasks preachers on salvation message

As Nigeria grapples with insecurity within its borders, the President and Founder of Afri-Mission and Evangelism Network, Mr Oscar Amaechina, has charged preachers of the gospel to lay more emphasis on salvation and love for humanity.

Amaechina, who spoke in Abuja at the public presentation of [...]

Tue, 17 November 2020


FG directs FUCs principals to complete 90% admissions in 3 days

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has directed principals of the 110 Federal Unity Colleges, FUCs, to complete 90 per cent admissions into the colleges within 72 hours.

Adamu gave the directive while receiving results of the 2020 National Common Entrance Examination, NCEE, from the [...]

Tue, 17 November 2020


FG approves N4.5bn for exam materials

The Federal Government has approved N4.5 billion for printing of examination materials for the Basic Education Certification Examination, BECE, Senior Secondary Certificate Examination, SSCE, and National Common Entrance, NCE.

The approval was made by the Federal Executive Council, FEC, preside [...]

Sat, 07 November 2020


Withheld salaries: ASUU vows to sustain strike

Seven months into its industrial action, the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has vowed to continue to down tools as long as the Federal Government keeps withholding salaries of its members.

ASUU’s position comes in spite of pleas by stakeholders and Nigerian students to end th [...]

Sat, 07 November 2020


Research: TETFund seeks NASENI’s partnership with defence

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, has called for cooperation between the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure, NASENI, and the defence and security sector on research that will address technological challenges in military operations.

 

Executive Secre [...]

Fri, 06 November 2020


Why Nigeria can’t run 100% e-learning- NUC

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has restated its position on e-learning in Nigeria, noting that the country cannot operate 100 per cent e-learning in view of challenges of infrastructure, power, and internet access. 

 

 

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Wed, 28 October 2020


NECO reschedules SSCE over EndSARS protests

The National Examinations Council, NECO, has rescheduled its Senior  School Certificate Examination, SSCE, Paper 1, Computer Studies Practicals earlier slated for Monday, October 19, 2020.

 

NECO's Head of Information and Public Relations, Mr Azeez Sani, said in a statement [...]

Sun, 18 October 2020


NECO: what Gana met, did and left

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Over N2 billion was returned to government coffers in 2018 and 2019. Same year, release of SSCE results took place within 40 days, over one hundred staf [...]

Sun, 11 October 2020


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