Federal Government Officially Declares Resumption Date for Schools

The Federal Government of Nigeria (FG) has announced Monday,June 8,2020, the official resumption date for Universities,polytechnics, and other schools. this was disclosed by Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the... Read more »
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Get Google Assistant To Help Your Kids During Lockdown

With schools on lockdown and children at home, parents may be running out of ideas for playtime. The Google Assistant offers ways to sneak play into your child’s daily routine while they... Read more »
Chris Ngige

Chris Ngige And His Diatribe Against University Lecturers

The attention of ASUU-UNILAG has been drawn to a most disparaging statement credited to the Minister of Labour and Productivity, Senator Chris Ngige to the effect that “the Federal government has demonstrated... Read more »

No Resumption Date Yet For Schools

Disregard any information stating schools to resume on 1st of June. Here is a letter from ministry of education concerning the fake news Read more »

Nigeria: E-Learning Sites Get Free Data

The Federal Ministry of Education says a mobile service operator, 9mobile, has offered free data access to online education sites.The Director, Press and Public Relations, Ben Bem Goong, said the move was... Read more »

NUC Approves 15 Anchor University Programmes In Maiden Accreditation

The vice chancellor of Anchor University, Lagos, Professor Joseph Afolayan, says the National Universities Commission has given its approval to the university’s 15 programmes presented during its maiden accreditation exercise.Professor Afolayan made... Read more »

5 Anambra Students To Represent Nigeria At World Debate In Bali Indonesia

Anambra nearly came last position at World School Debate but mysteriously took pictures with the governor of Anambra State while brandishing placards bearing “we won” only to be exposed on the website... Read more »
University lecturers

Submit BVN to Avoid Double Payment, FG To University lecturers

University lecturers, whose February and March salaries were withheld, were asked to submit their bank verification numbers (BVNs) to avoid double payment. The federal government had embargoed the salaries of Academic Staff... Read more »
Harvard University

Harvard University Under Fire For Accepting Nearly $9 Million In Coronavirus Relief Funds

Harvard University received nearly $9 million in funding under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, despite having the largest endowment of any university in the world, valued at $40.9... Read more »
gombe NYSC camp

Quarantine Gombe visitors in NYSC camp –Assembly

Following the index cases confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, the Gombe State House of Assembly, on Tuesday, resolved that passengers coming from neighbouring states would be quarantined for two... Read more »

ASUU Tasks FG On Widespread Distribution Of Palliatives

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) yesterday tasked the federal government on the need to make provision for the needs of the people, with a view to cushioning their hardship which... Read more »
teachers in Kaduna

Fear of sack grips teachers in Kaduna as COVID-19 spread persists

Fear of job loss has grips private school teachers in Kaduna State as school owners may not cope with payment of salaries due to the COVID-19 lockdown. Some teachers, who spoke to... Read more »

ASUU knocks Buhari for slashing health, education budgets

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has accused the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) of slashing budgets for health and education in the proposed 2020 revised budget. ASUU also frowned on... Read more »
Students in imo state

Students groan under lockdown in Imo State

Students of tertiary institutions caught in the web of the nationwide lockdown following the outbreak of the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic in Imo State have complained of the difficulties they face. Our correspondent... Read more »

Covid-19: No Plan to Shift Examinations Says NECO

National Examinations Council (NECO) has ruled out a shift in the conduct of the Senior Secondary School Examination (SSCE) and the Basic Education Common Entrance Examination (BECE). NECO Head of Information and... Read more »

JAMB clears air on cut-off marks for admission

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Sunday urged Nigerians to disregard reports that cut-off marks for this year’s admission have been fixed. A statement signed by JAMB’s Head of Media and... Read more »

ASUU strike and Covid19 PANDEMIC: Matters Arising

As cases rise exponentially our Universities are shutdown due to strike. Who has bewitched us as a nation? Do you know, base on our mathematical model, the PANDEMIC in Nigeria will extend... Read more »

The Imperative of ASUU Struggles in Nigerian Universities

In Nigeria, governmental insensitivity is legendary, even though it became worse during the several years of military interregna. It does not matter which government is in power, Party A or Party B, as... Read more »

COV1D-19: NECO Postpones National Common Entrance Exam Indefinitely

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has postponed the 2020 national common entrance examination indefinitely over the Coronavirus outbreak in the country. In a statement by the Head, Information and Public Relations Division,... Read more »

JAMB Arrests 149 Candidates For UTME Fraud

JAMB published the names and states of the 149 candidates in its weekly bulletin obtained by our correspondent with Imo, Anambra and Enugu States topping the list with 26, 12 and 12... Read more »
Sir Emeka Offor

Sir Emeka Offor Conferred With Doctorate At COOU Anambra State (Photos)

Sir (Dr) Emeka Offor was on the 21st of March 2020 conferred with Doctorate Degree – Honoris Causa in Business Administration by Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Anambra State. Sir (Dr) Emeka Who... Read more »

COVID-19: Bayelsa, Oyo State Govt Shut Down Schools

Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, yesterday announced the closure of all public and private schools with effect from Thursday, March 26 as part of measures to curb the spread of the... Read more »

WAEC Postpones Conduct Of WASSCE For School Candidates 2020

The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) has postponed the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) to a time undisclosed. This is according to a statement on Friday, March 20, 2020.... Read more »

UNILAG student beats OAU, others in SYTA 2020 to emerge best pharmacy brain in Nigeria

Final year student of the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lagos (UNILAG) – Adeleke Adekunle has emerged as the best pharmacy brain in Nigeria, winning the 2020 edition of Shalina Young Talents... Read more »

NUC orders closure of all universities nationwide

National Universities Commission (NUC) on Friday ordered the closure of all universities in Nigeria to prevent further spread of coronavirus. “As part of the measures to contain and prevent the spread of... Read more »

Reps Host Pupils, 24 Hours After Passing Resolution To Stop Visitors

The Federal House of Representatives hosted schoolchildren on Thursday at its complex in Abuja. On Wednesday, the lawmakers had passed a resolution to stop visitors due to the coronavirus outbreak across the... Read more »

Ippis: ASUU Begs Fg For 18 Months To Develop Utas

 The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has pleaded with the Federal Government to give them 18 months to develop their payment applications , the University Transparency and Accountability System, UTAS, as... Read more »

Poly Ibadan Staff Demands Sex From Female Student To Issue Industrial Attachment

After the final examination of her two-year National Diploma (ND) programme, Laide Johnson (not real name), a 21-year-old student of Geology at the Polytechnic Ibadan travelled home to Ilaro, Ogun State, for... Read more »

LASPOTECH’S Best Graduating Student Gets Automatic Job Offer

With a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.93 on a scale of 4.0, Ms Nkechi Alexandra Kingsley – the overall best graduating student of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) – gets... Read more »

Gbajabiamila Begs ASUU, Lecturers Vow To Continue Strike

The House Representatives on Thursday met with officials of the Federal Government and leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities over the ongoing two – week warning strike by ASUU .The... Read more »

FG, ASUU Meet over Warning Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will thursday meet with the federal government team to find ways of resolving the dispute between the two parties. The Minister of Labour and Employment,... Read more »
Naira Marley

Naira Marley Appeared As An Exam Question In University Of Ilorin

A student of Unilorin who sat for à post graduate examination in The department of ‘performing arts’ shared the question set by a lecturer in an exam which focuses on Naira Marley.... Read more »

Breaking: ASUU begins 2 weeks warning strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday declared a two-week warning strike to protest the non-payment of salaries of lecturers not enrolled in the Federal Government’s Integrated Personnel and Payroll... Read more »

ASUU, others kick over suspension of UNILAG convocation

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) chapter of the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) and other members of staff have condemned the indefinite postponement of the institution’s 51st convocation ceremony. The denunciation... Read more »

Kogi-Born Corps Member Sacrifices Allawee To Restore Hope To 50 Schools, Campuses And Communities in Kwara

According to the popular assuim, “It is not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving”. A perfect example is a selfless act demonstrated by a Kogi-Born corps... Read more »

Stakeholders worried as Unilag postpones convocation

Some education stakeholders have expressed worries and called for cordial working relationship between management and governing council of the University of Lagos. The stakeholders spoke against the backdrop of the recent postponement... Read more »

200 Akwa Ibom Teachers Sacked From Cross River

About 200 primary school teachers of Akwa Ibom State origin sacked from the employ of Cross River State government in the wake of the disputed 76 oil wells, Wednesday, protested the alleged... Read more »

How sporting activities can improve academic excellence

Chairman, Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (LASUBEB), Wahab Alawiye-King has pointed out that sporting activities can foster academic excellence, instill discipline and character building. According to him, sport activities, when combined... Read more »

Lawmaker earmarks N15.4m for Islamic schools in Daura

Alhaji Nasir Yahaya, member representing Daura constituency in Katsina State House of Assembly, says he has earmarked N15.4 million for the construction of three additional Islamic schools in his constituency. Yahaya told Akelicious in... Read more »

NECO sacks 19 for alleged certificate forgery

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has sacked 19 of its workers for forging their certificates. The Head, Information and Public Relations Division of the organisation, Azeez Sani, yesterday said the dismissal was... Read more »

FG to include robotics, AI in school curriculum

The Federal Ministry of Education has said it will work on the inclusion of coding, robotics and artificial intelligence in the country’s school curricula so as to take pupils to the 21st... Read more »

Gang War: Ewet Technical College Shut Down, DPO Injured, 34 Students Suspended

Akwa Ibom government has shut down a secondary school in Uyo metropolis over a cult war that resulted in critical injuries to a divisional police officer in one of the divisions in... Read more »

Ex-Unilag Lecturer Jailed 21 Years For Raping Admission Seeker

An Ikeja High Court on Thursday sentenced a former part-time lecturer in the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akin Baruwa, to 21 years imprisonment for raping an 18-year-old admission seeker. The News Agency... Read more »

JAMB and the quest to end admission fraud in varsities

Denying graduates opportunity to enrol for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), due to irregular admission process committed by their various institutions of higher learning, many academics affirm is like using a... Read more »

Mallam Adamu warns tertiary institutions against flouting JAMB template in admissions

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has warned tertiary institutions against admitting candidates outside the Central Admission Process System (CAPS) of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). In his address... Read more »

ASUU Seeks Review Of Existing Laws On Sexual Harassment

National president, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, has called for a review of existing laws on sexual harassment in tertiary institutions rather than formulating new ones. He made... Read more »

We Are Running Out Of Patience, Islamic Group To WAEC

The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has warned that Nigerian Muslims are running out of patience concerning the West African Examinations Council, alleged contemptible treatment of Muslim girls, saying that the examination body... Read more »

Education Still Underfunded In States

Fresh facts from across the states of the federation have shown that the education sector is still underfunded by most state governors. With the exception of a few states, topped by Imo... Read more »

2020 UTME: 1.9m register as exercise ends February 17

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, says it has so far registered over 1.9 million prospective candidates for its 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, with a few hours to the... Read more »

FCTA to domesticate national teacher education policy

Malam Muhammad Bello, the Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), says the FCT Administration is making efforts to review and domesticate the National Teacher Education Policy to enhance teachers’ welfare for better... Read more »

UTME: Kwara Govt. pays N5m for indigent students

The Kwara Government has presented a cheque of N5 million to All Nigeria Confederation of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSs) for the purchase of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) forms for 1,000 indigent... Read more »

Edo varsity trains staff on modern learning tools

The management of the Edo University, Iyamho, Edo State, has organised a training workshop for members of staff of the University on the use of CANVAS LMS/AIS and Smart/Electronic Boards for effective... Read more »

ASUU Opens Talks with FG over 2009 Pact, IPPIS

As part of moves to halt an impending strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over its standoff with the federal government on the non-implementation of the February 2009 agreement... Read more »

Kogi Gov suspends VC, Rector

Vice Chancellor of the Kogi State University, Prof Abdulkadir and the Rector of the state’s polytechnic, Prof Atureta have been suspended from office. Our correspondent gathered that the duo were suspended for... Read more »

Kogi Polytechnic to convocate 5 sets of graduates in April

Prof. Mohammed Atureta, Rector, Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja,  says plans are ongoing to convocate five sets of graduates of the institution in April. Aureta disclosed this while interacting with members of the Correspondents’ Chapel of... Read more »

Fed. Poly Nasarawa matriculates 3,185 students

The Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa on Saturday matriculated 3,185 freshers, with a call on them to always be security concious, Among the students were 2,585 admitted to undertake National Diploma courses, while 600 were admitted into Higher... Read more »

Young Africans benefit from $500,000 Scholarship funding under the Africa Industrial Internet Programme

General Electric (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com) and the Africa Leadership University (ALU) have announced the kick-off of the 3rd cohort of the Africa Industrial Internet Programme (AIIP)  which is aimed at equipping young Africans... Read more »

NECO releases November/December 2019 SSCE result

The National Examination Council (NECO) has released the results of the 2019 November/December Senior School Certificate Examinations (SSCE). Mr Abubakar Gana, Acting Registrar of the council, made this known in a statement... Read more »

UTME candidates to benefit from online intensive coaching

Students preparing for the 2020 tertiary matriculation examinations accross the country will benefit from Ready Learning Systems Concepts’ innovative approach to change the narrative of poor performance and frustration with gaining admission success.... Read more »

Nigerian Army, Nasarawa Govt Partner Together To Improve The Quality Of Education

The Nigerian Army has pledged to partner the Nasarawa State Government to improve the quality of education in the state. Maj. Umar Idris-Ja’afar, Commandant, Command Science School Lafia, said this during a courtesy visit to Hajiya Fatu... Read more »