Education

Why we postponed common entrance into FGCs- NECO

The National Examinations Council, NECO, has said it postponed the 2019 National Common Entrance Examination into unity schools to give states with low registration of candidates the opportunity to register for the examination.

In a statement by its Head, Information and Public Relations Divisi [...]

Sat, 13 April 2019


FG dissolves Governing Council of Federal Polytechnic Oko

President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the dissolution of the Governing Council of the Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra State.

A statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Arc. Sonny Echono, says the dissolution is with immediate effect.

It says furthe [...]

Sat, 13 April 2019


2019 UTME: JAMB uncovers fraud in schools, warns candidates

Some elite schools in the country have been fingered in allegations of illegally collecting exorbitant fees from students under the pretext of carrying out bulk Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, registration for them.

 

 

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Mon, 08 April 2019


2019 budget: FG to shore up revenue via TSA, others

In order to meet its financial obligations and significantly reduce deficit in this year’s budget, the federal government said it is taking a number of steps to shore up revenue to fund the 2019 budget.

Among the initiatives aimed at expanding the fiscal space, includes plans to improve p [...]

Sat, 06 April 2019


World Bank to support Nigeria on TVET

World Bank Education Specialist, Dr Tunde Adekola, has assured Nigeria of the readiness of the global bank to support the revival of Technical Vocational Education and Training, TVET, in the country.

Adekola spoke in Abuja at inauguration of the National Steering Committee of Innovation Develop [...]

Sat, 06 April 2019


TRCN integrates teachers’ professional standards in NCE curriculum

The Teachers Registration Council, TRCN, has included the “professional standards for Nigerian Teachers” in the curriculum of colleges of education as a course of study at the NCE level.

TRCN, in a statement by its spokesperson, Mr. Ojewuyi Olumuyiwa, said the Registrar and Chief Ex [...]

Sat, 06 April 2019


JAMB to commence 2019 UTME Thursday- FG

The Federal government has said the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, is prepared to commence the conduct of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, slated to start on April 11, 2019.

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who sated this in Abuja while monito [...]

Sat, 06 April 2019


NGO to fish out orphanage homes abusing children

 Alarmed by the growing outcry over incessant abuse of children in orphanage homes across the country, the Association of Vulnerable Children, Widows and Elderly Home Operators in Africa, AVCWEHOA, has indicated plans to fish out bad orphanage homes.

 

Speaking at a ceremony to [...]

Sat, 06 April 2019


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