Education

Why NECO sacked 89 staff in 3 months

Barely three months after the National Examinations Council, NECO, fired 70 of its staff for certificate forgery, the Governing Board of the Council, last week, approved the dismissal of 19 more staff form service over the same allegations.

NECO’s Head of Information and Public Relations, [...]

Sun, 01 March 2020


ACE gulp over $580 World Bank intervention

The World Bank’s intervention in 53 Africa Centres of Excellence, ACE, located in West, Central, East and South Africa, has risen to over $580 million.

World Bank Education Specialist for West and Central Africa, Ekua Bentil, disclosed this on the side-lines of the 2020 biennial workshop [...]

Sun, 01 March 2020


NECO fires 19 staff over certificate forgery

 

 

 

 

 

The National Examinations Council, NECO, has announced the dismissal of 19 of its staff from service for certificate forgery.

 

The council, in a state [...]

Wed, 26 February 2020


Funding: polys convert consultancy units to coys

Some polytechnics in the country have converted their Consultancy Units to limited liability companies to bolster their revenue generation.

Chairman of the Committee of Chairmen Governing Councils of Federal Polytechnics, Mohammed Abubakar, disclosed in Abuja during a visit to the Minister of E [...]

Sun, 23 February 2020


Over 1.9 million candidates register for 2020 UTME

As registration for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, ends nationwide, the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, has disclosed that over 1.9 million candidates registered for the exercise.

Oloyede, who revealed this while s [...]

Sun, 23 February 2020


ACE: 53 African varsities converge in Abuja to consolidate impact

As the first phase of the world Bank-funded African Centres of Excellence, ACE, project winds down, centres from 53 universities located in 12 West African countries are set to converge in Abuja to strengthen implementation and impact of the project.

 

Sun, 16 February 2020


Flooding: FEMA warns residents on early signs

Residents of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, have been asked to take precautionary measures against disaster especially during the rainy season.

Officials of the FCT Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, and other stakeholders particularly asked residents in the flood-prone areas to be consc [...]

Sun, 16 February 2020


Only 40% of 2019 education budget implemented- Adamu

As Nigeria’s education sector continues to grapple with enormous challenges, the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has revealed that only 40 per cent of the 2019 budget has so far been implemented.

Adamu, who has been Minister of Education for the fifth year, also decried inadequ [...]

Sun, 16 February 2020


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