Tuesday, April 20, 2021


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NECO releases Common Entrance results, says 24,416 students pass exams

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu has announced the results of the just concluded National Common Entrance Examination, NCEE, with 24,416 candidates scaling through, scoring a minimum of 66.

Buhari salutes Bauchi youths for shunning #EndSARS protests

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday commended the youths in Bauchi for resisting the temptation to partake in the #EndSARS protests that later degenerated into violence and looting of public and private property.

FEC approves N4.5bn for printing of exams papers

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved a total of N4.5 billion for the printing of both sensitive and non-sensitive examination materials by the Ministry of Education.

Nigerian govt orders probe of missing N2.67bn for school feeding

The Federal Government has ordered an investigation into the alleged missing N2.67bn meant for feeding school pupils during the COVID-19 lockdown.

BREAKING: Buhari approves special salary for Nigerian teachers, increases their service years

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a special salary scale for teachers across the country.

Death of 2 Borno emirs, ‘rare double tragedy’ – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the death of two Borno Emirs as a “rare double tragedy” and a painful loss to the people of Nigeria.

ASUU advises Nigerian govt on appointment of pro-chancellors

The Unilag Chapter of Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has advised the Federal Government that only persons with interest in public education should be appointed Pro Chancellors.

UNILAG Crisis: Nigerian govt inaugurates 7-member investigative panel

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu has inaugurated a seven-member presidential panel to look into the crisis in the school and submit recommendations that would put the school back on course.

TRENDING: Nigerian students stage protest over WASSCE cancellation, continued school closure

Thousands of Nigerian students on Friday began an online protest across social media platforms over Federal Government directives against school resumption, following an increase in COVID-19 cases across the country.

Private school owners beg Nigerian govt to review WASSCE suspension

The National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, NAPPS, has appealed to the Federal Government to review its stand on the suspension of 2020 West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination.

Reverse cancellation of WAEC exams, Reps tell Nigerian govt

The House of Representatives has appealed to the Federal Government to rescind on its decision cancelling this year’s West African Senior School Certificate Examinations, WASSCE, due to COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19: Nigerian govt commended for cancelling 2020 WAEC exams

Some stakeholders in the education sector have expressed support for the Federal Government’s decision not to allow students to sit for the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations, WASSCE, amid rising cases of COVID-19 in the country.

UPDATED: No WAEC this year, Nigerian govt declares

The Federal Government has declared that final year students won’t participate in the forthcoming West African Examination Council, WAEC, examinations.

Nigerian govt seeks World Bank’s assistance over out-of-school children

The Federal Government has called on the World Bank to assist Nigeria in slashing the number of out-of-school children from 10 to 5 million by the year 2023.

612,557 candidates offered admission in 2019 – JAMB

Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on Tuesday said that 612, 557 candidates were offered admission into various tertiary institutions in 2019.

Education Minister Adamu Adamu loses mother 

Fatima Adamu, the mother of Nigeria’s minister of education, Adamu Adamu, has passed on.

Ganduje bans ‘Almajiris’ from begging in Kano streets

In an effort to consolidate the free and compulsory primary and secondary school education program in Kano State, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has banned Almajiris from begging in the streets.

Nigeria’s education budget needs upward review – Adamu

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on Tuesday called for an upward review of the 2021 budget for the education sector.

Education ministry partners ICPC, EFCC to curb exam malpractices

The Federal Ministry of Education is partnering with anti-graft agencies and other stakeholders to curb examination malpractices in the country, Ike Onyechere, Founding Chairman, Exam Ethics Marshall International, EEMI, said on Thursday in Abuja.

Ganduje to merge Almajiri system into modern education in Kano

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State says the state government will integrate the Almajiri education system into the modern academic curriculum of the state.

Nigerians need dialogue not revolution — Igbo Youth Assembly

The Igbo Youth Assembly, IYA, has urged Nigerians to engage the government with a dialogue not revolution in the interest of peace and unity of the country.

Buhari’s ministerial list negates federal character principles, ex-IPAC chairman alleges

A human rights lawyer and former Nasarawa State chairman of the Inter-Party Advisory Council, IPAC, Haruna Iliya-Shuaibu, has alleged that the ministerial list submitted to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari negates the spirit of federal character.

Ministerial List: Buhari wants to distract Nigerians from Shiite, police tragedy – Atiku’s spokesman

Paul Ibe, a spokesman for a former vice president, Atiku Abubakar Tuesday accused President Muhammadu Buhari of shifting the attention of the country from the Shiite-police clash by releasing the much-awaited ministerial list.

Pantami, Sabo Nanono, Akpabio, Akume, Keyamo, 37 others make Buhari’s ministerial list [FULL LIST]

A former Akwa Ibom Governor Senator Godswill Apkabio, Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Festus Keyamo and Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency, Isa Ali-Pantami, and 39 others have made it to the much-awaited ministerial list of President Muhammadu Buhari.

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