By Alice Etuka, Abuja The National Examinations Council (NECO) has re-scheduled the 2024 National Common Entrance Examination into Federal Unity Colleges and the Entrance Examination into Federal Government Academy, Suleja, NECO Spokesperson, Azeez Sani announced the development in a statement issued on Tuesday, April 16, 2024. According to Sani, the National Common...
By Alice Etuka, Abuja According to a report released by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), only 37 per cent of schools across 10 states have early warning systems in place to identify threats, such as school attacks. The report, titled ‘Minimum Standards for Safe Schools (MSSS) Monitoring Report,’ released on Monday,...
By Alice Etuka, Abuja The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released guidelines to be strictly adhered to for the successful conduct of the 2024 Unified Matriculation Examination (UTME) scheduled to hold between Friday, 19th April, 2024, and Monday, 29th April 2024, in over 700 CBT centres nationwide. This was...
By Alice Etuka, Abuja The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said that the 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) Notification Slip, which shows candidates the date, venue and time of their examination was ready for printing. JAMB Spokesperson, Fabian Benjamin announced the development in a statement issued on Thursday,...
By Alice Etuka, Abuja Minister of Education, Prof. Tahir Mamman has disclosed that the Federal Government enrolled over two million out-of-school children into Basic and Arabic literacy programmes within six months. Mamman stated this on Monday, April 2, 2024, at the quarterly citizens' and stakeholders’ engagement on Nigerian education sector ministerial...
By Alice Etuka, Abuja The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has uncovered over 1,665 fake A’level results during the 2023 Direct Entry (DE) registration exercise. The Board disclosed this in its weekly publication, JAMBulletin on Tuesday, April 2, 2024. According to the Bulletin, Registrar of JAMB, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, announced the...
By Alice Etuka, Abuja The University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) has rusticated and expelled 19 students, including six final-year students of the institution, for their alleged involvement in various offences. Director, Corporate Affairs of UNILORIN, Mr Kunle Akogun disclosed this in a statement issued on Monday, April 1, 2024. Akogun said, the approval...
By Alice Etuka, Abuja The National Examinations Council (NECO) has said that arrangements have been concluded to conduct the Senior School Certificate Examinations (SSCE) internal in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Acting Director, Directorate of Information and Digital Communication of NECO, Azeez Sani announced the development in a statement issued on...
The National Universities Commission (NUC) and the British Council have called for an overhaul of the Curriculum of Nigerian Universities to accommodate recent global reality. The development was announced at the British Council Workshop on Enhancing Curriculum and Pedagogical Approaches in Nigerian Universities held on Monday, March 25, 2024 in...
The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has said that it spent nothing less than 23 billion naira on 912 research projects yet it had not yielded viable outcomes to move the country forward. TETFund representative at the validation workshop for the project, "Strengthening Research and Innovation Funding Agencies in West Africa",...