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NECO extends Nov/Dec registration for walk in candidates

    The National Examinations Council (NECO) has announced an extension of time for applicants wishing to register as walk-in candidates for its November/December 2018 SSCE examination. Acting Registrar of NECO, Mr Abubkar Gana, who disclosed this in a statement over the weekend, said the extension became necessary following the …

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2019 Elections :Politician set agenda for Education

Bukola Afeni As the 2019 Elections is approaching, Experts in the Education sector has called on Politicians to set agenda in terms of improving access to quality Education in the country. While noting that Education is a critical channel to meet the Sustainable development goals. Education Consultant, Dr Dayo Ogundimu …

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115 Nigerian students benefit from Algerian and Russian scholarship

A total number of 115 Nigerian students has benefited from scholarships from the Russian Federation and the Algerian governemnt . The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu expressed the government’s profound gratitude to the government of Russia and Algeria for its immense contribution to Education in Nigeria. Mallam Adamu who …

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TETFUND mandates Colleges of Education to maintain high standard

The  Executive Secretary of TETFUND, Dr Abdullahi Baffa has advised Colleges of Education in Nigeria to work towards attaining high academic standard , rather than clamouring for upgrading into a University. The Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund stated this while receiving Fellowship award from Adeyemi College of Education. He …

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World Teachers day: NUT demands better welfare package

The Nigeria Union of Teachers is is demanding for improvement in the service conditions of teachers. The group also said that the teaching profession should be made special,  and attractive by adopting a professional salary package for all TRCN licensed teachers. The President of NUT,  Dr  Nasir Idris gave the …

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FG Says 13.2 Million Out of School children are in Nigeria

The Federal Government of Nigeria says there are  13. 2 Million Out of school children in Nigeria, which is the highest rate in the world. The Universal Basic Education  Commission gave the indication at a Pre Conference briefing with Northern Nigeria Traditional Rulers Conference on Out of School Children in Abuja. The …

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Over 24,000 Jamb Candidates gained Admission

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said 24,148  candidates have gained admission as at Wednesday August 29. The Registrar of JAMB ,Professor Ishaq Oloyede made the disclosure at the end of a computer based promotion exam for JAMB staff. According to the Registrar, JAMB had sold its 2018 Unified Tertiary …

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Unity school Alumni harps on restructuring the Education sector

  Bukola Afeni The Unity schools old Student Association (USOSA) is urging the Federal government to restructure the education sector . A trustee on the board of USOSA, Abdulrahman Shaibu noted that the member of the house of representatives have previously passed a motion for government to update infrastructure in …

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NUC reinstates need to reform the University system

The Executive secretary of the National Universities Commission, Professor Abubakar Rasheed has stressed the need to reform the university structure in the country. He said for the education sector to make considerable progress, the administrators must take laudable steps in moving forward. The NUC boss made the disclosure at the …

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Over 15,000 girls enroll for early school in 3 Northern states through the Girl for Girl, (G4G) Initiative; 1Million more targeted before 2020.

UNICEF says that more than 15,000 students have been captured  in the Girls For Girls initiative  project in three states in the country. The education Specialist at Unicef-Nigeria, Azuka Menkiti explained that the program is meant to address the issue of retention of girls in schools, as a recent research revealed that most …

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NUC harps on improving quality of education

  The minister of state for education ,Professor Anthony Anwukah,has stressed the need to improve the quality of tertiary education in the country . The minister said this at the opening ceremony of retreat of governing council of federal universities in Abuja . According to the minister ,there is need …

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