JAMB: Surprised Non-Prisoners Sat For UTME In Prisons

JAMB: Surprised Non-Prisoners Sat For UTME In Prisons

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board(JAMB) has withheld results of candidates who sat for the 2020 UTME at prisons. JAMB registrar Professor Ishaq Oloyede said today the results were withheld over suspected... Read more »
JAMB announces date for polytechnics, university post-UTME

JAMB announces date for polytechnics, university post-UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (post-UTME) screening for the 2020 admission processes will now begin not earlier than 7 September, 2020 in universities, polytechnics and colleges... Read more »
Hausa language tops articles content on Wikipedia writing contest

Hausa language tops articles content on Wikipedia writing contest

Wikimedia Nigeria Foundation has said that the Hausa language topped the list of articles created by language category on Wikipedia women writing contest. Mr Olushola Olaniyan, Chairman, the board of trustees of... Read more »
Lagos State govt directs JSS 3 pupils to resume on Monday

Lagos State govt directs JSS 3 pupils to resume on Monday

The Lagos State government has directed Junior Secondary School 3 pupils registered for the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) organised by the National Examinations Concil (NECO) to resume on Monday, August 10.... Read more »
NASU, SSANU Declare Strike Over IPPIS

NASU, SSANU Declare Strike Over IPPIS

The Joint Action Committee (JAC) of the Non Academic Staff Union (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) has embarked on an industrial action with effect from school resumption. The... Read more »
5666 Teachers Sacked By Abia State Government

5666 Teachers Sacked By Abia State Government

The Abia State Governor, Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, Ph.D. has received the Report of the Committee on the supposed employments without waiver at the Secondary Education Management Board (SEMB). The Governor has equally... Read more »
Universities

Fg Says Universities Can Reopen When Covid-19 Guidelines Are In Place

The federal government has said universities in the country can resume classes once they have put the necessary COVID-19 guidelines in place. The statement was made by, Suleiman Yusuf, the deputy executive... Read more »
NUT, PTF express fear as schools reopen today

NUT, PTF express fear as schools reopen today

Nigeria Union of Teachers and Presidential Task force on COVID-19 yesterday expressed anxiety as schools across the country reopen today. The reopening comes after four months of closure following the COVID-19 pandemic.... Read more »
Final Year Students Resume To Class In Lagos State (Photos)

Final Year Students Resume To Class In Lagos State (Photos)

Most final year students around the country returned to school today to prepare for their exams. P.M News reporter went around to check the turnout of students and how prepared Lagos is... Read more »

“We Are Not Paying Any Kobo” — Parents Protest Over N25k COVID-19 Test Fee (Photos)

With schools reopening for graduating pupils this week after months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic, parents of pupils in private secondary schools in Ogun State on Sunday kicked against the... Read more »
29 First-class Graduates Get Scholarships In Kaduna State

29 First-class Graduates Get Scholarships In Kaduna State

Kaduna State scholarship and loans board has awarded foreign scholarship to 29 First Class degree holders under the Merit-based Foreign Scholarship scheme. Among them are two female candidates who came tops in... Read more »

Reopening for WASSCE: Lagos to sanction schools without Quality Assurance clearance

By Adesina Wahab AS secondary schools in Lagos State are to reopen on Monday to prepare final year students for the West African Secondary School Certificate Examination, WASSCE, schools that fail to... Read more »

Checkout The New Face Of Ekulu Primary School, GRA Enugu State (Photos)

As part of the ongoing inspection of public schools in Enugu State, preparatory to resumption of academic activities, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, on Wednesday, visited the popular Ekulu Primary School, GRA, Enugu, which... Read more »
FG, Teachers Finally Agree On Schools’ Reopening

FG, Teachers Finally Agree On Schools’ Reopening

Graduating students in secondary schools across the country can now heave a sigh of relief as the federal government and the National Union of Teachers (NUT) yesterday resolved to reopen schools to... Read more »

NANS Gives FG, NDDC 14 Days Ultimatum, Otherwise Students Shall Occupy NDDC

The meeting was called at the instance of the leadership of the NANS Zone ‘B’ concerning the recent happenings and state of the nation especially bordering the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).... Read more »
Final Year Students May Sit For November GCE Instead Of WASSCE - FG

Final Year Students May Sit For November GCE Instead Of WASSCE – FG

The Nigerian Government on Thursday said final year secondary school students may have to sit for the General Certificate of Education (GCE) in November if there is no shift in the timetable... Read more »
If Edo And Ondo Elections Hold, Students Can Take WASSCE

If Edo And Ondo Elections Hold, Students Can Take WASSCE

An Abuja-based non-governmental organisation, OpenFees, has said there is no reason why Nigerian students cannot sit the 2020 West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination. The group argued that if the country can... Read more »
2020 UTME: Admission Exercise To Commence August 21-JAMB

2020 UTME: Admission Exercise To Commence August 21-JAMB

Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB) has directed allinstitutions to begin the conduct of the first and second choiceadmission exercise with effect from August 21, 2020. While directing institutions to desist from advertising... Read more »
JAMB warns tertiary institutions against charging over N2000 for post-UTME screening

JAMB warns tertiary institutions against charging over N2000 for post-UTME screening

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has warned tertiary institutions against charging more than N2,000 for post- Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) screening. It maintained that it was unlawful to make... Read more »

Gov. Ugwuanyi approves Bursary for 246 Enugu Law School Students

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has approved the release of the sum of N24,600,000.00 (Twenty-four million, six hundred thousand naira only) to the Enugu State Scholarship and Education Loans Board (ESSELB)... Read more »
COVID-19: WAEC Bows to Nigeria, Shifts Examination

COVID-19: WAEC Bows to Nigeria, Shifts Examination

The West African Examination Council (WAEC), has bowed to pressure from Nigeria to shift forward the date of its 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE), following a meeting with federal government officials... Read more »

FG Gives School Operators 12 Days To Meet COVID-19 Guidelines

The Federal Government has given school owners till July, 29 to meet specific guidelines for safe reopening of schools. It said schools are expected to undertake self-assessment and send feedback to State... Read more »
858 Corps Members Conclude Service in Sokoto

858 Corps Members Conclude Service in Sokoto

The Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Sokoto State, Mr Philip Enaburue, has said that a total of 858 corps members in the 2019 Batch B stream 2 have... Read more »
Muslim Community Establishes Varsity In Abuja

Muslim Community Establishes Varsity In Abuja

A religious organisation, Muslim Community Centre (MCC), Abuja, has proposed the establishment of Monument University, Bwari, Abuja. In a statement, a member of MCC’s University Planning Committee (UPL), Prof. Ismail Junaidu, said... Read more »
COVID-19: Finally State Governors Agreed To Reopen Schools

COVID-19: Finally State Governors Agreed To Reopen Schools

Contrary to federal government’s directive, the six South West states of Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and Oyo have agreed to reopen schools to enable Senior Secondary School 3 students write the... Read more »
FG and dilemma of reopening schools for WAEC

FG and dilemma of reopening schools for WAEC

The realities of COVID-19 and the havoc it wreaks defy conventions and threaten the future of tomorrow’s leaders. With the West African Examination Council (WAEC) slating its examination between August 5 and... Read more »
Double rape charge: UNILAG alumnus John Otema gets judgment day

Double rape charge: UNILAG alumnus John Otema gets judgment day

John Otema, an alumnus of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) accused of raping two undergraduates of the institution has been given a judgment day. Justice Abiola Soladoye of the Ikeja Sexual Offences... Read more »
We’ll participate In WASSCE, others, when it’s safe Says commissioners

We’ll participate In WASSCE, others, when it’s safe Says commissioners

Rising from a virtual meeting on school reopening and other matters related to education, Commissioners of Education from the 19 Northern States have agreed to participate in the West Africa School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)... Read more »
UNILORIN awaits FG’s approved resumption date

UNILORIN awaits FG’s approved resumption date

The Management of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) has said that the institution has put all necessary COVID-19 prevention strategies in place and awaiting Federal Government’s directives to resume academic session. Prof.... Read more »
1.5m students for 2020 WAEC exams

1.5m students for 2020 WAEC exams

The 2020 West African School Certificate Examination is to be taken by 1,549,463 candidates in 19,129 centres nationwide. The participants comprise 786,421 males, while the balance 763,402 are females. The Head of... Read more »
FG Announces WAEC Date

FG Announces WAEC Date

Federal Government has announced date for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination . The Minister of State for Education , Emeka Nwajiuba , stated this on Monday at a briefing... Read more »
FG Meets State Govts Tuesday To Discuss School Resumption

FG Meets State Govts Tuesday To Discuss School Resumption

The Federal Government will meet with states on Tuesday to discuss the modalities for the safe reopening of primary and secondary schools. Schools across the country have remained shut since March in... Read more »
UNN-ASUU warns members to boycott July 6 Deanship election

UNN-ASUU warns members to boycott July 6 Deanship election

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), chapter, has warned its member not to participated in the university’s Deanship elections beginning July 6. Dr Christian Opata, the Chairman of UNN-ASUU, who issued the... Read more »
COVID-19: Edo Govt. warns against reopening of schools

COVID-19: Edo Govt. warns against reopening of schools

The Edo Government says it has not authorised the reopening of schools in the state for the third term academic activities. The state Commissioner for Education, Mr Jimoh Ijegbai, made the clarification in a statement... Read more »
Covid 19: Again, ASUU Warns FG against Reopening of Schools

Covid 19: Again, ASUU Warns FG against Reopening of Schools

Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has cautioned against the reopening of schools, insisting that it’s not ripe for schools to reopen. The union said the federal government’s directive for schools to... Read more »
We Can't Resume, We Don't Want To Die - Teachers Tell FG

We Can’t Resume, We Don’t Want To Die – Teachers Tell FG

The Nigerian Medical Association and the Nigeria Union of Teachers, on Tuesday, took a swipe at the Federal Government over its “safe reopening of schools”. The apex organisations of medical doctors and... Read more »
ASUU To FG: Don’t Reopen Schools Now

ASUU To FG: Don’t Reopen Schools Now

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday kicked against the reopening of schools by the Federal Government due to the COVID-19 pandemic currently ravaging the country. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, ASUU... Read more »
COVID-19: Nigerian govt gives update on reopening of schools

COVID-19: Nigerian govt gives update on reopening of schools

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has disclosed why the federal government is reluctant in reopening schools in the country NCDC’s Head of Risk Communication, Yahya Disu said poor public perception... Read more »
Meet Girl With The Highest 2020 JAMB Score

Meet Girl With The Highest 2020 JAMB Score

Miss Maduafokwa Agnes Egoagwuagwu is currently trending following the unveiling of her details after she had the highest JAMB score in 2020 UTME. Miss Agnes emerged as the candidate with the highest... Read more »
We are dying from rapists not COVID-19, Students lament

We are dying from rapists not COVID-19, Students lament

The horrific stories of rape and murder of students since the pandemic have heightened tension and panic among parents and guardians. The development has also become a source of worry to students,... Read more »
COVID-19: NANS Wants Schools To Reopen

COVID-19: NANS Wants Schools To Reopen

National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has urged both federal and state governments to expedite action on reopening of schools for academic activities, saying the continued closure ofschools would have negative impact... Read more »
Isolation Centres Mandatory For Reopening Of Schools - FG

Isolation Centres Mandatory For Reopening Of Schools – FG

The Federal Government has rolled out conditions schools and learning institutions in the country must meet before reopening. The conditions are contained in a 36-page document submitted to the Senate by the... Read more »
NYSC Camps Should Be Closed For Two Years –Osinbajo

NYSC Camps Should Be Closed For Two Years –Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says all camps where the National Youth Service Corps orientation exercises are usually undertaken should be closed for two years because of the Covid-19 protocol which demands social distancing.... Read more »
COVID-19: Education Can’t Take Back Seat — Buhari

COVID-19: Education Can’t Take Back Seat — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says in dealing with the threat posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Government cannot allow education and learning to take the back seat. He decried that the pandemic... Read more »
Asuu president

IPPIS: ASUU Kicks As FG Sacks Contract Lecturers

The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Friday said the “forced enrolment of university lecturers” in the Integrated Payment and Personnel Information System platform by the Federal Government has resulted in the... Read more »
Students return to schools in France

Students return to schools in France

A student works at Eucalyptus technical high school in Nice, southern France, on June 2, 2020. Students are returning to schools in France during the second phase of de-confinement in the country. Read more »
Ebonyi govt

Protest: Ebonyi govt. says military in to secure protesters at federal college of agriculture Ishiagu

The Ebonyi government on Tuesday defended the presence of the Nigerian Army and Police at the Federal College of Agriculture Ishiagu (FECAI) as its worker’s protest entered second day. Akelicious recalls that the insttution’s unions... Read more »
Ngige

Return to roundtable or face consequences, FG tells striking ASUU

Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige says there will be consequences if the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) refuse government’s overture to return to the negotiating table. Ngige disclosed this on Sunday... Read more »

Children’s Day: Covid-19 Cannot Kill your Dreams – Obiano Tells Anambra Children

Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano has assured Anambra children that the rampaging Covid-19 pandemic which has led to the shutdown of schools across the world would not kill their dreams.... Read more »

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 »
Google Assistant

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

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 »