Police have confirmed the abduction by gunmen of three students of the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, in Benue State. Police spokesperson in the State, DSP Sewuese Anene, said that the students were kidnapped at about 10.20 p.m., Saturday, 24th April, while studying close to a school hall, adding that...
The Katsina State Government has directed the re-opening of six boarding schools from Sunday, March 28, 2021, for the continuation of the 2020/2021 academic session. This was made known in a press statement signed by the State Commissioner of Education, Badamasi Charanchi. TheFact Nigeria gathered that the boarding schools directed to...
The House Committee on Basic Education and Services on Friday said that the 2020 West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE) should not be cancelled in Nigeria. The Chairman of the committee, Prof. Julius Ihonvbere (APC-Edo), made the committee’s position known in a statement in Abuja. Ihonvbere said that committee was...
The governor of Rivers State, Mr. Nyesom Wike has offered automatic employment and scholarships up to Masters and Doctor of Philosophy degrees to three indigenes of the state. The beneficiaries were recipients of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Presidential Honour Award, who had impacted positively on their communities of...
One Nigerian teenager must feel like she has the world at her feet after receiving 19 full-ride scholarship offers from universities across the United States and Canada. Victory Yinka-Banjo, a 17-year-old high school graduate, was offered more than $5 million dollars' worth of scholarship money for an undergraduate program of...
With the approval of three new universities by the National Universities Commission, (NUC), Delta State has crossed the final hurdle in its quest to providing tertiary education to its citizens. This approval may have placed Delta State in the league of states in Nigeria with the highest number of Universities. This...
The Federal Government has ordered the reopening of all Unity Schools from October 12, 2020. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, who disclosed this while briefing newsmen in Abuja, explained that the COVID-19 curve has been flattened. He therefore, enjoined all states and private schools to fix their resumption date in line...
Students, teachers and other stakeholders in the academic environment have been urged to prioritize health safety as schools resume today. This is important to ensure safety amidst widespread of COVID-19 second wave. Wife of Ondo State Governor, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu–Akeredolu, said this in her message to Ondo State students as...
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) revealed that it has concluded all arrangements to commence the sale of 2021/2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) registration forms. The board disclosed this in its Vol. 2, No. 15 Weekly Bulletin of the Office of the Registrar and...
…WAEC examinations slated for August 17 The Federal Government has said secondary schools will resume on August 4 as students have been given two weeks to prepare for the West African Examination Council (WAEC) examinations slated for August 17, 2020. A statement by the Director, Press and Public Relations in the...