Wednesday, August 12, 2020

NECO Officials To Swear Oath Of Allegiance Before Taking Part In Exams – Registrar

The National Examination Council, NECO, has disclosed that it is now compulsory for all examination officials to swear an oath of allegiance before participating in its forthcoming examinations. The Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the examination body, Prof. Godswill Obioma disclosed this during a press briefing to unveil the examination time table for the...

JAMB Announces Date For Polytechnics, University Post-UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (post-UTME) screening for the 2020 admission processes will now begin not earlier than 7 September, 2020 in universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in the country. The board said the shift in the date of the admission process from the earlier announced 21 August,...

2020 WASSCE: Why Students May Record Mass Failure

Based on the short period given to schools to prepare their students for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), stakeholders are jittery, expressing great concern over the likely performance of the students. They are worried that their results may be the worst ever recorded. The examination is scheduled to commence on Monday, August...

FG, ASUU Set to Resume Negotiations to End Strike

Strong indications emerged at the weekend that the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will soon resume negotiations to end the four-month strike by lecturers. Our correspondent's investigations revealed that both sides are making moves to restart discussions that were abandoned following the disagreement over the introduction of the Integrated Payroll...

FG spends N14bn on CCT, school feeding in Jigawa within 29 months

The Federal Government has, in 16 cycles’ disbursement, spent N9.074billion on Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) and another N5.178billion on School Feeding Programme from inception in 2017 till date in Jigawa. Alhaji Bala Chamo, the state Coordinator, Social Investments Programme (SIP), who made this known at a news conference in Dutse on Saturday said the N9.074...

WAEC Timetable Anti-Muslim – MURIC

Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has rejected the timetable of the 2020 West African Secondary School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE). The body said the dates clashed with Muslims’ Friday prayers. The examination will commence on the 17th August 2020. MURIC Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola, in a statement on Monday, accused WAEC of creating a wedge between young Muslims and...

Using Technology to Innovate Nigeria’s Education System

Technology can be used to innovate an educational system for Nigeria A mind is a powerful tool. It is in the mind our imaginations are allowed to run wild. So much happens in our mind beyond our imagination, but it is the act of educating that develops our brain to think in different ways. It broadens...

Enugu Begins Schools Decontamination Ahead of Resumption

The Enugu State Government, yesterday, started comprehensive decontamination and fumigation of secondary schools in the state ahead of resumption of academic activities. The exercise is being carried out by the State Fire Service. Enugu State Government, on March 24, 2020, closed all educational institutions in the state, as part of proactive measures to contain the...

Message From The Office Of Vice-Chancellor Ajayi Crowther University

Dear Parents and Students, Praise to God for the successful take-off of the rescheduled Mid-Semester examinations following the acquisition of our own dedicated Server. The capacity is so large that when 2000 students logged on today, there was no congestion as they used only 2% of the capacity. With this, we can confidently announce that the...

Nigerian Govt Reveals Exam Students May Write Instead Of WASSCE

The Nigerian Government, on Thursday, said it was considering asking students to sit for the General Certificate Examination, GCE, should it fail to meet up with the West African Examination Council, WAEC’s timetable for the 2020 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination. This was disclosed by the Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba during the...

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