Tags : Education

“Education Policy Of Governor Makinde-Administration Is A Valuable Gift To

An Ibadan based Educationist, Chief Mrs. Bolajoko Doherty, has commended the Education policy of the present administration in Oyo State, describing it as a valuable gift to the people of the State. She made this remarks in Ibadan while featuring on BCOS Radio Network Daily live Programme, ‘Ọ̀rọ̀ Tó Ń Lọ’. According to Chief Mrs. […]

Covid-19: WAEC Postpones Conduct Of 2020 WASSCE For Candidates

The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) has postponed the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) till further notice. In the statement on Friday, March 20, 2020 by Patrick Areghan, Nigeria’s head of WAEC National Office, said the examinations scheduled to begin on April 6, 2020, has been postponed as a result of covid-19 […]

COVID 19: North West Govs Close Schools For 30 Days

Governors in the northwest region in an attempt to prevent the spread of coronavirus, (COVID-19) to the region, have announced the closure of all schools for the next 30 days. The Governors decision was contained in a communiqué read to newsmen by Chairman of the Forum and Katsina Governor, Aminu Masari. According to the Governors, […]

Introduce Disaster Management In School Curriculum – NEMA Urges FG

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has urged the federal government to introduce Disaster Management as compulsory courses in tertiary institutions. NEMA head of Imo/Abia operations office, Mr. Evans Ugoh  who made the proposal during a joint disaster stakeholders meeting organized by NEMA on Monday said the move is necessary in view of the rising incidences […]

Indian Hemp Discovered By NSCDC In Anambra School Farm

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps reported it had discovered a large farm of Indian hemp inside a school compound in Anambra State. A 45-year-old man, Obi Okafor, suspected to be the owner of the farm, the corps, said had been arrested, on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. This was disclosed by the Anambra State […]

SUBEB: Cross River vows to flush out fraudulent teachers

The Executive Chairman, Cross River Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Dr Stephen Odey, said the board would not tolerate any form of fraudulent activity by teachers in the state.  Odey gave this warning on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, in Calabar when he received an award from the participants of the Federal Teachers Scheme (FTS) on […]

Ace Newscaster, Ronke Fajemirokun Passes On

Ace Newscaster, Ronke Fajemirokun, is dead. Mrs Ronke Fajemirokun, aged 53, died in the early hours of Friday, January 24, 2020, at the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan as a result of brief illness. She was one of the sought after Newscasters at the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS) until her deployment to Simeon […]

SGF Visits Adamawa, Pleads With Youths To Shun Crime

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, has called on youths in Adamawa State to be more committed to education, hard work, patriotism, and discipline to facilitate their success in life. Mr Mustafa made the call over the weekend in Yola while commissioning a computer centre, borehole, and empowerment scheme […]

JAMB sets dates for 2020 UTME exams

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it will conduct its 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) between March 14 and April 4. The JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, who disclosed this while hosting State Commissioners of Education on Monday, December 23, 2019, in Abuja, said the registrations for its mock examinations would hold […]