510,957 admission spaces unutilised in 2019- JAMB

About 510,957 admission spaces were left unutilised by Nigeria’s tertiary institutions in 2019, as only 612,557 candidates were offered admission.


Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, disclosed this at the 2020 stakeholders’ po [...]

Wed, 17 June 2020

FG gives int’l schools leeway to conduct 3rd term exams online

The Federal Government has said private schools running international curriculum are free to conduct their third term examinations online. 




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Sun, 14 June 2020

ASUU, FG stand-off persists as parties shun meaningful engagement

The stand-off between the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, and the Federal Government is far from over as both parties are yet to have any meaningful engagement on the resolution of the crisis.

ASUU had on March 23, 2020 commenced an indefinte strike after the expiration of its two-w [...]

Sun, 07 June 2020

Rep hails Buhari’s on Obioma as NECO Registrar

Spokesman of the House of Representatives, Hon. Benjamin Kalu, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari's appointment of Prof. Godswill Obioma as Registrar of the National Examinations Council, NECO.

Kalu, who represents Bende Federal Constituency, Abia State, APC, gave the commendation in [...]

Sun, 07 June 2020

UBEC canvasses independence of state UBEBs

In a bid to ensure effective delivery of the Universal Basic Education, UBE, programme across the states, the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, has advocated for independence of the State Universal Basic Education Boards, SUBEBs.

Executive Secretary of UBEC, Dr Hamid Bobboyi, made the [...]

Sun, 07 June 2020

USAID aims at improving adolescent health in Nigeria

The U.S. Agency for International Development, USAID, has designed a new activity aimed at improving the health and well-being of poor, urban adolescents using a new, inclusive “co-creation” method to better understand the challenges young people face in leading healthy and productive live [...]

Mon, 25 May 2020

FG clarifies locations of 6 newly-approved FCEs

The Federal Government has clarified location of the six newly-approved federal colleges of education in Bauchi, Benue, Edo, Ebonyi, Osun and Sokoto.

A statement by the Director of Press and public Relations, Federal ministry of Education, Mr. Ben Goong, said in statement that letters have alre [...]

Sun, 24 May 2020

Buhari appoints Godswill Obioma new NECO Registrar








President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Prof Godswill Obioma as the substantive Registrar and Chief Executive of the National Examinatio [...]

Fri, 22 May 2020


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