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Mock UTME: JAMB officials escape death in Lagos

Two officials of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, deployed to conduct the mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, earlier today, escaped being killed by unknown men at Lagos State Polytechnic, LASPOL.

JAMB Registrar, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, told reporters that the [...]

Tue, 02 April 2019


Alleged sodomy: police remands abuser of Muhamad

A culprit at the centre of a horrendous sexual assault on a six-year old deaf student of School for the Deaf located in Kuje, Abuja, one Sani Isah Filo, has been remanded by the police in Keffi Prison.

Filo, a primary five pupil, was apprehended by the police following a petition by Dr. Hannatu [...]

Sun, 31 March 2019


Senate lauds NECO for prudent management of resources

The Nigerian Senate has commended the National Examinations Council, NECO, for effectively deploying and utilizing resources allocated to it for the conduct of examinations across the country.

Chairman Senate Committee on Basic Education, Senator Aliyu Wamako, who gave the commendation, on beha [...]

Sun, 31 March 2019


2019 school census: FG drafts principals as enumerators

As the federal government flags off the 2018/2019 annual school census in Abuja, Head Teachers and Principals of primary and secondary schools across the country have been drafted to serve as enumerators during the exercise.

 

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who disclosed [...]

Sun, 31 March 2019


NECO may not require FG allocation soon- Registrar

The Acting Registrar of the National Examinations Council, NECO, Mr Abubakar Gana, has said the way the Council is currently managing its resources, it could soon be self-sufficient without allocation from the federation account.

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Fri, 29 March 2019


2019 UTME: JAMB to publish names of impersonators

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has vowed to publish names of impersonators who took part in its examinations within the last 10 years to shame them and deter others from committing the unwholesome act.

Speaking at a meeting of critical stakeholders on strategic planning and [...]

Fri, 22 March 2019


UBEC trains 137 on community-based school programme

The Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, has trained 137 teachers on Community-Based School Improvement Programme, an initiative aimed at mobilising grassroots actors for the development of the basic education subsector.

UBEC, in a statement by its spokesperson, Mr Osom Osom, described t [...]

Fri, 22 March 2019


NECO seeks NSCDC partnership to curb exam malpractice

The National Examinations Council, NECO, has sought the collaboration of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, to curb examination malpractice during the conduct of its Senior School Certificate Examination, SSCE.

A statement by the Council’s Head, Information and Public R [...]

Fri, 22 March 2019


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