Education

UBEC trains 137 on community-based school programme

The Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, has trained 137 teachers on Community-Based School Improvement Programme, an initiative aimed at mobilising grassroots actors for the development of the basic education subsector.

UBEC, in a statement by its spokesperson, Mr Osom Osom, described t [...]

Fri, 22 March 2019


NECO seeks NSCDC partnership to curb exam malpractice

The National Examinations Council, NECO, has sought the collaboration of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, to curb examination malpractice during the conduct of its Senior School Certificate Examination, SSCE.

A statement by the Council’s Head, Information and Public R [...]

Fri, 22 March 2019


UBE: FG disburses N350bn to states in four years

The Federal Government has said it disbursed the sum of N350 billion to the 36 states and the FCT between 2015 and 2019 under its Universal Basic Education, UBE, intervention.

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who disclosed this at a weekly press briefing in Abuja, noted that the feat, [...]

Fri, 22 March 2019


Tutorial centers breeding exam malpractice- JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has raised the alarm over the unwholesome activities of tutorial centres across the country.

 

 

 

 

Speaking at a m [...]

Mon, 18 March 2019


UniAbuja gets two new deputy VCs

The University of Abuja has appointed Prof Clement Barikuma Alawa and Sani Muhammad Adam to fill the positions of Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic and Deputy Vice Chancellor, Administration.

The Appointments were approved by the Governing Board of the University at its 50th extra-ordinary meetin [...]

Sun, 17 March 2019


FG tasks youth on skills acquisition

Youths in the country have been urged to embrace skill acquisition to address the problem of unemployment.

Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Arc. Sonny Echono, who gave the advice in Abuja at a workshop on cultural creativities for youth skills development, stressed the need f [...]

Sun, 17 March 2019


Agriculture records lowest applications for 2019 admissions

Despite huge emphasis on diversification of the nation’s economy with Agricultural sector as the spine, the sector has become unattractive to majority of Nigerian students.

Application statistics released by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, for admission in 2019/2020 se [...]

Sun, 17 March 2019


JAMB conducts 2019 UTME from April 11

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has fixed Thursday April 11, 2019 to commence the conduct of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME.

JAMB, in a statement by its Head of Media, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, said candidates are to begin the printing of the 2019 UTME notif [...]

Sun, 17 March 2019


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