Education

Kwara has N7bn of N73bn un-accessed UBEC fund

The Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, says a total of N73 billion has not been accessed by states with Kwara having N7 billion which accumulated from 2014 to 2019.

 

 

 

 

 

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Tue, 11 February 2020


NUC wants synergy between varsities, affiliate institutions

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has emphasised the imperative of synergy between parent universities and their affiliate institutions for effective delivery of quality university education.

Executive Secretary of NUC Prof Abubakar Rasheed, who stated this in Abuja while interacting w [...]

Sun, 09 February 2020


Shun corruption, ministry enjoins staff

Officials of the Federal Ministry of Education have been challenged to shun acts of corruption inimical to the dream of the present administration to have a refocused, integrity-driven civil service.

Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Arc. Sonny Echono, gave the charge in Abuja a [...]

Sun, 09 February 2020


Nigeria partners Netherlands on educational development

The Nigerian Government has expressed interest to foster cooperation with the Kingdom of Netherlands on educational development.

Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Arc. Sonny Echono, said the move would deepen the longstanding relationship of the two countries.

Echono, w [...]

Sat, 01 February 2020


2020 UTME: how CBT centres illegally registered candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has shut down 38 Computer Based Test, CBT, centres and ordered the arrest of their operators over alleged cyber-crimes and fraudulent registration of candidates for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME.

The CBT owners were [...]

Sat, 01 February 2020


NECO partners DSS to check examination malpractice

The National Examinations Council, NECO, has solicited the partnership of the Department of State Services, DSS, to check examination malpractice in the conduct of NECO exams.

 

Sat, 01 February 2020


JAMB uncovers massive fraud in 2020 UTME registration

Men of the FCT Police Command have arrested several e-pin vendors over alleged cyber-crimes and fraudulent registration of candidates for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, in 38 centres across the country.

Sat, 01 February 2020


Dalep: NANS want Service Chiefs sacked

The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has condemned the brutal murder of Ropvil Daciya Dalep, a student of University of Maiduguri, calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately sack the Service Chiefs as they have lost touch with reality.

NANS, in a statement by its Natio [...]

Sun, 26 January 2020


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