Education

Kano, Akwa Ibom, others endemic areas with out-of-school children

A survey by the Federal Government has revealed that the out-of-school children menace is endemic in Kano, Akwa Ibom, Katsina, Kaduna, Taraba, Sokoto, Yobe, Zamfara, Oyo, Benue, Jigawa and Ebonyi states.

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who disclosed this in Abuja at a weekly press bri [...]

Sat, 13 April 2019


2019 UTME: JC Best Schools to upgrade JAMB CBT centre

An Abuja based private school, JC Best International School, Life Camp, has procured furniture and relevant equipment to upgrade its JAMB-approved Computer Based Test, CBT, Centre after the ongoing UTME. 

Director of the school, Mr. Kingsley Onuorah, said efforts to upgrade the already wel [...]

Sat, 13 April 2019


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


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