WAEC fighting against exam malpractice – Registrar

As the stage is set for the Registrar of Council, West African Examinations Council, Dr. Iyi Uwadiae, to bow out of office later this month, he said he was convinced that he... Read more »

Anambra State Polytechnic Students Goes Indefinite Strike

September 17, 2019 News on Anambra State Polytechnic Students Goes Indefinite Strike. PROTEST FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE The Anambra state polytechnic( ASNPOLY) on 16th September,2019 trooped out en-mass to protest for good governance.... Read more »

JAMB registrar Oloyede wins 2019 exam ethics award

A non-governmental organisation, Exam Ethics Marshall International (EEMI), has voted the registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, as winner of the 2019 Exam Ethics Africa Leadership Impact award.... Read more »

LASU lecturers back sack of 3 ASUU officers, others

Some concerned lectures of the Lagos State University (LASU) have advised the dismissed branch Secretary of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Dr. Tony Dansu and Treasurer, Associate Prof. Oluwakemi Aboderin-Shonibare... Read more »

No Road No Joy: Anambra State Polytechnic Students Protest Over Bad Road Leading To The School

Anambra State Polytechnic Students shuts down Government House as students protest lack of accreditation, infrastructure, hike in school fees and bad roads leading to the school. The protest which was led by the... Read more »

Boko Haram attack on UNIMAID untrue: Officials

Boko Haram terrorists did not stage any attack on University of Maiduguri on Sunday night, officials and students said. According to them, the heavy gunshots, heard around 10.20 pm and which scared... Read more »

UNILAG releases cut off marks for admissions into various courses

Authorities of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has finally released the cut-off marks for the 2019/2020 admission exercise into various courses with Medicine and Surgery recording the highest marks. The cut off... Read more »

NYSC speaks on postings to religious organisations

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Ondo State has reacted angrily to the news that it posted corps members to religious organisations, especially churches. Mr Bankole Simeone, the state NYSC Public... Read more »

Bowen University emerges overall winner in computer programming contest

A team of three students from Bowen University, Osun State, on Friday emerged the overall winner of the 2019 Nigeria Universities Programming Contest (NUCPC), after slugging it out with 15 other teams.... Read more »

LASU governing council decides fate of 3 ASUU officials today

The Governing Council of Lagos State University (LASU) will meet today to decide the fate of three executives of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) LASU branch for alleged theft of... Read more »

Cows, herdsmen goes FUTO

The management of Federal University of Technology, Owerri, FUTO, has raised the alarm over herdsmen, cattle invasion in the school. Speaking exclusively to Vanguard on Tuesday, the Registrar, Mr. John Nnabuihe, wondered... Read more »

NYSC bids temporary camp bye in Anambra

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Anambra, says it will no longer hold Orientation Course for Corps members at its temporary camp in Umunya, Oyi Council Area of the state. Mr Kehinde Aremu, Coordinator... Read more »

UNICEF demand functional educational system for Nigerian youths

The UN Children Education Fund (UNICEF) and other stakeholders have called for a functional educational system to help Nigerian youths achieve their dreams. They also drew the attention of the Federal Government... Read more »

World Literacy Day: 70 Million Nigerians Cannot Read Or Write –Data

As the world celebrates World Literacy Day, latest data from the Ministry of Education has revealed that 70 million Nigerians, about 30 per cent of the country’s population, are still illiterate –... Read more »

19-year-old arrested for falsifying UTME scores

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has arrested a 19-year-old girl for falsifying her 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination score. The UTME candidate identified as Rejoice Mordi was arrested at JAMB... Read more »

The future of education in South West Nigeria By Bayo Onanuga

I thank you for inviting me to deliver this keynote speech at this event preparatory to the 70th anniversary of our alma mater, Ijebu Muslim College, famously known as MUSEDUCO Varsity. I... Read more »

Teacher Ripped Off Student’s Trouser For Disobeying Schools Rules And Regulation

A teacher ripped off the trouser of a student for disobeying school rules and regulations. Read more »

Osun Fedpoly ASUP to embark on strike for SUG president’s action

The Academic Staff Union (ASUP), Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Osun, says it will embark on strike over the proscription of the union activities by the school management. The ASUP Chairman, Mr Masopa Nurudeen,... Read more »

Gunmen kidnap Ondo varsity lecturer in Edo

A lecturer at the Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH) in Okitipupa, Ondo State, Prof. Gideon Okedayo, has been kidnapped at Akoko Junction on the Igara-Auch highway in Edo State.... Read more »

Anglican Church to establish skills acquisition school in Enugu

The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) Diocese of Nike, Enugu State, says it has begun the process of establishing a state-of-the-art skills acquisition school in the state. The Bishop in charge of the diocese,... Read more »

UNILORIN denies stripping graduands

University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) has debunked reports that the vice-chancellor “suddenly canceled and stripped graduands off (sic) their gowns.” The Director of Corporate Affairs, Mr. Kunle Akogun, said: “Hiding behind the faceless... Read more »

Ihedioha pledges to invest N3.9b in basic education

The Imo State government has earmarked N3.9 billion for renovation and the building of new infrastructure in the state’s basic education sector. Governor Emeka Ihedioha disclosed that some of the projects to... Read more »

Return Of Schools To Missionary Reawakens Anambra Education Sector

Schools across Anambra State are beginning to take new shape following their return to the missions that originally established them prior to the civil war. It would be recalled that the then... Read more »

AOCOED lecturers begin strike on Friday

The Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education (AOCOED) Ijanikin Chapter of Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU) says it will resume its suspended strike, on Friday, Aug. 30. The strike notice signed... Read more »

Committee spends N1m on classrooms, learning materials, boreholes

The School Based Management Committee ( SBMC) of Ja’en Special School in Gwale Local Government Area in Kano city says it has  spent over N1 million on renovation of classrooms and purchase of learning... Read more »

40,630 cheated during June/July exams –NECO

The National Examinations Council on Tuesday released the June/July 2019 Senior School Certificate Examination results. Acting Registrar of NECO, Mr Abubakar Gana, announced  this  in Minna, Niger State. Gana said 40,630 cases... Read more »

NECO releases May/June 2019 exam results

The National Examination Council (NECO) has released results of the June/July 2019 examination. 829,787 candidates representing 71.59 per cent made five credits and above including English language and Mathematics, according to The... Read more »

Protest Rocks Federal College Of Agriculture Over Sacking Of Provost

Workers of the Federal College of Agriculture (FECA) Akure, Ondo State, has protested the alleged sacking of the institution’s acting Provost, Dr. Emmanuel Moyinjesu, by the Agriculture Research Council of Nigeria. Punch... Read more »

LASUTH debunks internship opening

The management of Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) has debunked the message circulating on social media that it has opened for an internship at a N5,000 application fees and N1,800 parcel... Read more »

Edo primary school teachers reject resumption date

The crisis rocking the primary school education in Edo State was further deepened on Sunday with the rejection of the new resumption date scheduled for September 2, by the State Universal Basic... Read more »

JAMB plans mobile courts for exam fraudsters

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board may soon partner law enforcement agencies in the country and the judiciary to set up mobile courts for the trial of examination fraudsters and offenders. A... Read more »

NGO takes ‘Back to School’ campaign to Ibadan

As part of efforts to reduce the rate of out-of-school children and assist parents, an NGO on Saturday took its ‘Back to School’ campaign to Lalupon area of Ibadan in Oyo State. The Nigeria News Agency reports that... Read more »

Varsity unions may declare indefinite strike if…

The Joint Action Committee (JAC) of Non Academic Staff Union of Educational and Allied Institutions (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) have threatened to go on an indefinite and... Read more »

Nigerians should support Chevening Scholarship awards — UK

Ms Harriet Thompson, the new British Deputy High Commissioner in Lagos on Wednesday night enjoined individual Nigerians and organisations to support the U.K. government’s scholarship awards to young Nigerians. Thompson made the appeal at... Read more »

UNICAL-JUPEB 2019/2020 ADMISSION IN PROGRESS

University of Calabar offers admission for the Joint University Preliminary Examination Board (JUPEB) which starts this September at ANEROBI International College, Amansea Awka, Anambra state. Admission Forms are already on sale at... Read more »

NGO harps on need for financial empowerment of youths

Basic Economics and Entrepreneurship Education (BEEE) Initiative, a non-governmental organisation, has underscored the need for youths to be financially included in the nation’s agenda to stimulate self-reliance. Dr Ngozi Egbuna, the Founder... Read more »

UNICEF, Bauchi Collaborate on Out-of-school Children’s Challenges

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is collaborating with the Bauchi State government to tackle the challenges of out-of-school children in the state. To this end, it has sensitised stakeholders on household... Read more »

Kaduna varsity produces first batch of pharmacists after accreditation

The Kaduna State University (KASU) has said that its Faculty of Pharmacy will induct its first batch of Pharmacy graduates next Friday after its full accreditation by the Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC)... Read more »

12,209 candidates sit for BUK post-UTME Test

A total of 12,209 candidates on Saturday sat for the 2019 Bayero University Kano Post-UTME Aptitude Test (BUKAT). According to a statement signed by the Information officer of the University, Alhaji Lamara... Read more »

PAPADEF donates boreholes to two public schools

Pa Philip Akintoye Development Foundation (PAPADEF) has donated boreholes to two public primary schools-Ansar-Ud-Deen (AUD) and United Africa Methodist Church Primary Schools in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State. The gesture... Read more »

Don urges alumni, parents to invest in reviving public education sector

Dr. Mansur Buhari, a lecturer at the Department of Linguistics, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, has called on alumni associations and parents to support government in reviving public education sector in Sokoto State. The... Read more »

NYSC tasks residents on peace, hospitality to corps members in Plateau

The people of Plateau have been tasked to show hospitality to the ‘B’ Stream 11, National Youth Corps members, who will be arriving the state on Aug 20. The Nigeria News Agency reports that the National... Read more »

Borno Govt. to offer scholarship to 2, 700 indigent students

The Borno Government says it will offer scholarship to 2, 700 indigent students to study science courses in its newly established state university. Mr Pindar Sawa, the Director of Press, Government House, made the... Read more »

LASU enjoying relative peace – Mgt

  Lagos State University (LASU) has said that relative peace is currently being enjoyed in its campuses, contrary to reports by a group of people about a purported ‘perennial crisis’ in the institution. The university,... Read more »

Non-teaching university workers begin 5-day warning strike Monday

Non Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) will begin a five-day warning strike from Monday, August 19, following alleged delay of the Federal Government... Read more »

NYSC deploys 1,400 corps members to Gombe State

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course. Mr David Markson, the NYSC State Coordinator, disclosed this in a statement signed... Read more »

UNIMAID Speaks On Physics Lecturer’s Award Controversy

The University of Maiduguri has reacted to ‘reports and commentaries’ that Dr Yakubu Nura, a lecturer in the institution’s Department of Physics won the ‘World Physics Competition.’ The university management said the... Read more »

Energising Education with Renewable Power

The Federal Government commissioned a 2.8MW solar hybrid power plant at Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Ikwo (FUNAI), Ebonyi State, on August 2, signalling a resolve to provide uninterrupted electricity to university campuses... Read more »

Gov. Zulum Approves N152.6m WAEC Fees For 24, 323 Indigent Students In Borno

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has approved the release of N152.6 million for payment of May/June 2019 West African Examination Council (WAEC) registration fees to 23, 323 indigent students. The Special Adviser... Read more »

Stakeholders task FG on review of quota system in education

Stakeholders at a National Conference on education on Friday called on the Federal Government to revisit and review  the quota system in the nation’s education sector  as a measure to enhance its standard. They  made... Read more »

The Deplorable State Of Community Secondary School Mgbakwu And The Cry For Urgent Government Interventions

Community secondary school Mgbakwu (henceforth referred to as CSSM) is one of the foremost secondary schools in the then Ezu local government and the present day Awka north local government area. According... Read more »

NYSC, NUC to detect fake graduates, certificates

The National Youth Service Corps has entered into partnership with the National Universities’ Commission to assist in detecting illegal certificates being presented by fake graduates at its orientation camps. The NYSC Director-General,... Read more »

Strike: Plateau varsity begins payment to staff

The Vice Chancellor of Plateau State University, Bokkos, Prof. Yohanna Izam, says the institution has commenced payment of earned allowances to its staff whose claims have been verified. Izam disclosed this in... Read more »

OAU post UTME to hold from August 31

Post UTME screening exercise of the Obafemi Awolowo University will hold from Saturday, 31st of August to Wednesday, 4th of September, 2019. In a press release by the university’s Public Relations Officer,... Read more »

Imo State University Alumni Association To Hold 3rd Annual Global Convention In Owerri Imo State

All is now set for Imo State University Alumni Association to host the 3rd Annual Global Convention of the Association in Owerri. According to programme of event which was approved by the... Read more »

Gunmen invade University of Uyo female hostel

Suspected gunmen invaded a female hostel in the Town Campus of the University of Uyo late on Wednesday, dispossessing students of money and other valuables. The incident occurred at W6 Hostel on... Read more »

School owner jailed for squandering students WAEC fees

A Federal High Court sitting in Maiduguri Borno State has sentenced the Proprietress of Dala Standard Secondary School Josephine Udeh for squandering the West African Examination Council (WAEC) registration fees of 284... Read more »

Photos: Governor Ihedioha Awards Scholarships To The Best 2 WAEC Students In Imo

Imo State Governor Emeka Ihedioha has awarded full academic scholarship to study in any university to the two best students from the state who came first and second in the 2019 West... Read more »

How state governments caused Almajiri education system menace — Buhari

It is not proper to blame the Federal Government for the menace of the Almajiri system of education as the responsibility is that of state governments, President Muhammadu Buhari says. The president... Read more »

Imo State: 16 Years Old Girl Emerges Youngest Best WAEC Candidate 2019

A teenage damsel may have just entered Guinness Book of Records with the most amazing result the West African Examination Council (WAEC) has ever seen. Ugboaja Chizobam Stephany 16 years old Ezinihitte... Read more »