Education

HND, Bsc dichotomy: stakeholders vow to shut down OHCSF

A coalition of Higher National Diploma, HND, holders has vowed to shut down activities at Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, OHCSF, over its failure to implement the white paper on the removal of undue dichotomy and ceiling on the career progression of HND holders in the public ser [...]

Fri, 28 August 2020


UniLag: FG’s visitation panel to sanction erring officials

The Federal Government has mandated its 7-man special visitation panel to the University of Lagos, UniLag, to probe the process that led to the ouster of the former Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof Oluwatoyin Ogunndipe, and recommend sanctions for anyone culpable of allegations contained in th [...]

Thu, 27 August 2020


BECE: schools wasted opportunity to register candidates- NECO

The National Examinations Council, NECO, says it provided adequate opportunity, well in advance, for schools to register candidates for the ongoing Basic Education Certificate Examination, BECE.

Thu, 27 August 2020


ASUU urges compliance with guidelines on reopening of schools

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has advised federal and state governments to comply with specified guidelines for re-opening of educational institutions recommended by the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19.

Speaking at a press conference in Abuja, the National President of ASUU [...]

Sun, 23 August 2020


Covid-19: experts doubt efficacy of safety tunnels, fumigation

Some scientific experts have described the use of safety tunnels and fumigation for the prevention of Covid-19 as a useless enterprise.

 

Speaking during a virtual colloquium organised by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB in collaboration with the Nigerian Defe [...]

Mon, 17 August 2020


TRCN: why Kaduna failed to take 2020 teachers PQE

Registrar of the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria, TRCN, Prof Josiah Ajiboye, has said a surge in cases of Covid-19 prevented the council from conducting its Teachers Professional Qualifying Examination, PGE, in Kaduna state.

Ajiboye, who disclosed this at a One-Day Media Workshop organ [...]

Mon, 17 August 2020


VCs fault sack of UniLag colleague without due process

Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities under the aegis of the Committee of Vice Chancellors, CVC, have faulted the removal of the Vice Chancellor of University of Lagos, UniLag, Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, without due process.

 

Secretary General of CVC, Prof Yakubu Ochefu, who dec [...]

Mon, 17 August 2020


NECO releases 2020 SCCE, BECE, NCE timetables

The National Examinations Council, NECO, has released the timetable and guidelines for the conduct of its 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination, SSCE, Basic Education Certificate Examination, BECE, and National Common Entrance, NCE.

NECO Registrar, Prof Godswill Obioma, who released the ti [...]

Wed, 12 August 2020


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