Education

Nigeria Flags Off 2019 School Census

By Yakubu Lawal The Federal Government has flagged off the 2018/2019 annual school census (ASC) for schools in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, who flagged off the exercise, said the ASC signaled the simultaneous commencement of the enumeration of all schools, pupils, teachers and facilities in the Basic and Post ...

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JAMB Insists On Biometrics For UTME

By Biola Adebayo The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), says it will not rescind its decision on the use of biometrics in the conduct of its Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). This is contained in the board’s weekly bulletin issued on Sunday in Lagos. According to the bulletin the importance of biometrics in the conduct of the board’s examination ...

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NOUN Matriculates 17,000 Students For 2019 Session

By Talatu Bala The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), on Saturday matriculated no fewer than 17,000 new students for the 2019 Academic Session. The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Abdalla Adamu, disclosed this during the matriculation ceremony at the institution’s headquarters in Abuja. Adamu who was represented by the Center Director, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Special ...

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ASUP Suspends Indefinite Strike

By Emma Peters The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics has suspended its two-month strike. Mr Usman Dutse, ASUP, National President said this at a news conference on Tuesday in Abuja. According to him, “we have hereby decided to suspend our two-month strike, this decision was taken at the end of our National Executive Council meeting. “We shall not hesitate to ...

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JAMB Set For 2019 UTME

By Yakubu Lawal The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Monday said that it was fully prepared for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The board made this known in its weekly Bulletin of the Office of the Registrar in Abuja. According to the report, the board concluded preparation following the Governing Board’s consideration of all items on ...

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2019 UTME Registration Deadline Not Likely To Be Extended

By Biola Adebayo The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says there may be no extension of the deadline for registration of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in view of the successes recorded so far. Chairman, Governing Board of JAMB, Dr. Emmanuel Ndukwe, disclosed this to newsmen during an inspection of selected accredited Computer-Based Test centres in Lagos on Friday. ...

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NECO Releases 2018 Nov-Dec Examination Results

By Yakubu Lawal The National Examinations Council, (NECO), has released the result of the 2018 November/December Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) for external candidates. The Acting Registrar, NECO, Mr Abubakar Gana, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Friday. According to Gana, 59,963 candidates registered for the examination and were examined in about 28 subject areas. He noted that ...

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Unity Schools To Embark On Mid-Term Break Feb 15- FG

By Biola Adebayo The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on Friday officially announced February 15-19 as the mid-term break for students of all the Unity schools across the country. Adamu made the announcement at the Seventh edition of the Ministerial News Briefing  in Abuja. “Our students in unity schools are not of voting age but we adjusted the mid-term break ...

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BREAKING: ASUU Suspends Nationwide Strike, Directs Members To Resume Friday

By Fatai Abdullahi The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU on Thursday suspended its nationwide strike that started three months ago. ASUU then directed its members to resume duty from tomorrow, February 9th . The Union President Prof.  Abiodun Ogunyemi announced the suspension of the strike on Thursday evening after a meeting between the ASUU leadership and a government delegation ...

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JUST IN: At last, FG, ASUU Reach Agreement, Sign Deal

By Biola Adebayo The federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, have reached an agreement and signed a deal to end the ongoing strike after meeting for the tenth time. According to TVC, the meeting was held at the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment in Abuja on Thursday ASUU commenced a nationwide strike late last year ...

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