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NECO: Gana’s lawyers write SaharaReporters over ’defamation’

Lawyers representing Former Acting Registrar of the National Examinations Council, NECO, Mr Abubakar Gana, have lodged a formal request to SaharaReporters for a public apology and retraction of it's 3 defamatory publications.

 

 

Mon, 05 October 2020


We consulted widely before reopening schools- Adamu

As schools across the country brace for reopening next week, the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, says he widely consulted stakeholders in the sector before ordering resumption of the institutions.

Adamu, who spoke at a briefing in Abuja, said he was initially skeptical about ordering the re [...]

Sat, 03 October 2020


World Teachers Day: FG to reward 774 teachers

As Nigeria joins the world to celebrate the 2020 World Teachers Day on Monday October 5, the Federal Government has disclosed that it would reward 774 outstanding teachers, one from each local government, in addition to five award categories for 24 winners.

Minister of State for Education, Hon. [...]

Sat, 03 October 2020


JAMB: FG mounts checks against UTME fraud

…impersonation drops from 74,000 to 4,900

The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, on Friday said effective checks have been mounted by the Federal Government against incidents of identity theft in the admission process into the co [...]

Sat, 03 October 2020


NECO: Gana pushes back on allegation of siphoning N368.8m

Former Acting Registrar of the National Examinations Council, NECO, Mr. Abubakar Gana, has refuted allegations of siphoning N368, 875,000 brought against him by an online news platform, SaharaReporters.

 

 

 

Sun, 27 September 2020


Don calls for rebranding of TVET

A lecturer with Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Prof. Marshall Azeke, has called for the rebranding of Technical and Vocational Education and Training, TVET, to boost acquisition of technical and vocational skills among students.

Azeke stated this while presenting an overview of the Federal Go [...]

Fri, 25 September 2020


12 states fail to submit nominations for best teacher awards

Ahead of the October 5, 2020 World Teachers Day celebration, the Federal Government says only twenty-four states have submitted candidates for all five award categories, despite sending instruments for the nomination of potential awardees to all state ministries of education and FCT.

While addr [...]

Fri, 25 September 2020


TETFund seeks NASS legislation for research foundation

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, has advocated the speedy enactment of a National Assembly legislation to establish a national research and development foundation, NRDF, which will coordinate research efforts across the country.

Speaking at the inauguration of TETFund’s Standin [...]

Fri, 25 September 2020


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