FG reviews basic education system
Minister of State for Education, Professor Tony Anwukah at the weekend said the system of Basic education in Nigeria will soon be reviewed for the benefit of the Sector. The Minister stated this in Abuja while speaking to Journalists on the rot in the Nigeria Education system and specifically training.....
I’ll improve standard of education in Nigeria —Minister
Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwukah, has pledged to improve the standard of primary, secondary, polytechnic and teacher education in the country. The minister who spoke at a reception held for him in Imo State, noted that education was critical to achieving the change promised by President Muhammadu.....
UNESCO: Over 62m Nigerians are Illiterate
.Says, Nigeria needs 58 years to banish illiteracy United Nations  Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has disclosed that over 62 million Nigerians are illiterate, adding that  is inimical  to the nation’s growth. UNESCO also said it would take 58 years to eradicate illiteracy,  even with innovations  like Information and Communications.....
Killer of school prefect, 6 others in Police net
  Saka Hammed, the 19-year-old student of Gaskia College, Amukoko, Lagos, who allegedly stabbed a prefect, Saheed Jimoh, to death on Wednesday for punishing him over lateness, has been arrested by police. He was said to have been arrested by policemen attached to Amukoko Division, in his hideout somewhere around.....
Nigeria Human Rights chief, Odinkalu, to contest Unity Schools Old Students election
The Chairman, National Human Rights Commission, Chidi Odinkalu, has declared his readiness to lead Nigeria’s most populous alumni network, the Unity Schools Old Students Association, USOSA. Mr. Odinkalu, an old boy of Federal Government College, Okigwe, Imo State in a statement said education in Nigeria is under attack following pockets.....
TETFUND to spend N10bn on FUTO’s research
The Tertiary Education Trust Fund says it will spend over N10bn on the Research and Technology Park project at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State. The FUTO Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Chigozie Asiabaka, who stated this in an interview with journalists, said TETFund had released the initial N1bn for the.....
Post UTME: UNIZIK apprehends 167 impersonators
NO fewer than 167 persons,, who were alleged to be impersonators were apprehended during the just concluded Post University Matriculation Examination, Post- UTME, of the institution. It was gathered that the arrested persons have been handed over to security operatives .ion. The university’s director of information, Dr. Emma Ojukwu said.....
NCCE clears air on Alvan Ikoku varsity status
The National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE) Friday cautioned the Staff and students of the Alvan Ikoku College of Education in Owerri, the Imo State capital, to respect the directives of the Federal Government, which has put the upgrading of the College to a University on hold. The Executive.....
NUC releases list of illegal tertiary institutions (See full list)
The National Universities Commission has released a list of illegal degree awarding institutions operating in Nigeria. The schools were published in the NUC’s weekly bulletin dated August 24. According to the bulletin, the NUC Executive secretary, Julius Okojie, warned that those who patronise the schools, do so at their own.....
JAMB to commence sale of 2016 UTME forms on Aug. 31
  The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says arrangement has been concluded for the sale of its 2016 application documents. This is contained in a statement by the board’s Head of Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin and made available to newsmen on Monday in Lagos. According to the statement, the sales is.....
WAEC releases results, withheld 13 indebted states
The West African Examinations Council, WAEC has released the May/June 2015 WASSCE results, withholding the results of students in 13 states that are owing the Council. The Head of Nigerian Office, Mr Charles Eguridu who disclosed this at its Yaba Office said:”Out of 1,593,442 candidates who sat for the examinations,.....
1,805‎ intending lawyers fail Bar exams
The Council of Legal Education, yesterday, released the results of the Bar final examinations it conducted in April and May, 2015 which a total of 1805 candidates failed out of 5588 that sat for the exams. The Council, in a statement it issued in Abuja yesterday, disclosed that whereas only.....

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