EDUCATION

Minister bans collection of PTA levies in Unity Schools

The Federal Government has banned the collection of development levies by Parent-Teacher Associations (PTA) in the 104 unity colleges across the country, the Federal Ministry of Education says.The ministry in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday, said the ban, aimed ...

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WAEC releases May/June 2016 results, records 52.97% pass

The West African Examinations (WAEC), on Friday in Lagos released results of its 2016 May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), withholding the results of 8.89% of the candidates (137,295 candidates).A total of eight hundred and seventy eight thousand ...

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Buhari sacks JAMB registrar, heads of 16 other education agencies

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday approved the replacement of 17 chief executives of various parastatals under the Federal Ministry of Education.The new appointees are Abubakar Rasheed (National Universities Commission); Lilian Salami (Nigerian Institute For Educational Planning and Administration); Hameed Boboyi ...

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FG extends N-Power Jobs & Training Application For One Month

In order to pull in more potentially qualified candidates and expand the opportunity base around and across the country, the deadline for N-Power online jobs and training applications has been extended till the end of August.The application process commenced on ...

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JAMB withdraws 2016 candidates’ lists sent to universities

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has withdrawn the list of recommended candidates for admission it earlier sent to universities and other tertiary institutions.The announcement was made by the spokesperson for JAMB, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, on Sunday in Abuja, ...

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COUP: Turkish government wants Nigerian government to shut down 17 schools

The Turkish Ambassador to Nigeria, Hakan Cakil, has urged the Nigerian Government to shut down seventeen Turkish schools in Nigeria for their alleged links to the failed military coup in Turkey on July 15. Cakil disclosed that the Turkish government ...

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Nigeria set to launch new 4-year education strategy — Minister

The Federal Government said on Saturday that it would soon launch a new education strategy, 2016 to 2020, to serve as a guiding framework for transforming the sector.The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, said at the 32nd combined convocation and ...

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Beware! JAMB is to approve admission henceforth

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the recent lists forwarded to various tertiary institutions was for candidates that qualified for screening based on institutions’ capacity. The board’s Registrar, Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, made the clarification on Sunday Lagos in ...

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NUC suspends admission into NOUN’s law programme

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has put on hold admissions into the law programme of the National Open University of Nigeria(NOUN), Prof. Julius Okojie, NUC’s Executive Secretary has, said.Okojie said at an interactive dinner with newsmen on Thursday that the ...

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AW! No Nigerian University in the world’s top 1,000

The 2016 Ranking of universities across the world, has just been released by the Centre for World University Rankings (CWUR).unfortunately, no university in Nigeria made the list of the world’s top 1,000. The ranking, released on Monday, placed Harvard University, ...

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