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.



Wed, 23 September 2020

NUC, others directed to develop digital platforms

The National Economic Council, NEC, has directed regulatory bodies of tertiary institutions in the country to develop digital learning platforms.

The council gave the directive during a virtual meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

It urged the National Universities Comm [...]

Mon, 21 September 2020

Blasphemy: UNICEF urges Nigeria to review sentence of 13-year old

The United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, has called on Nigeria and the Kano State Government to review the 10-year sentence handed a 13-year-old boy named Omar Farouq, by a Sharia court in Kano, over allegation of blasphemy.

UNICEF, in a statement, condemning the imprisonment of Farouq a [...]

Mon, 21 September 2020

UNILAG crisis: why Babalakin resigned

The leadership crisis rocking University of Lagos, UNILAG, has claimed another casualty as the Pro-Chancellor of the university, Dr. Wale Babalakin, on Tuesday, threw in the towel over differences with the Federal Government’s Visitation Panel.

Babalakin conveyed his resignation to the Mi [...]

Mon, 21 September 2020

9, 246 candidates fail teachers professional qualifying exam

The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria, TRCN, says  9, 246 candidates who sat for the July 2020, Batch A, Teachers Professional Qualifying Exam failed to scale through.




Registrar/Chief Executive of TRCN, Pr [...]

Sun, 06 September 2020

UNICEF partners defence ministry on schools safety

The United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, says it is partnering Ministries of Education, Defence and Humanitarian Affairs on its response to education emergencies and schools safety.


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Sun, 06 September 2020

JAMB lifts suspension on post-UTME services

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has lifted the suspension earlier placed on services in its centres nationwide such as processes and corrections before the year 2020.

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Sun, 30 August 2020

N59m fraud: JAMB delists 22 CBT centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has uncovered a N59 million fraud allegedly committed by 22 Computer-Based Test, CBT, centres against 11,823 candidates who sat for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME.


Fri, 28 August 2020


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