75.5% Nigerian Students Consider Studying Virtually- German Organization

Studies have shown that 75.5% of Nigerian Students consider getting a German Degree virtually through distance learning to traditional classes. This is according to a study conducted by Studying-in-Germany.org whereprospective Nigerian international students were asked whether they would consider getting an online German degree, to which a majority of 75.5% claimed that they would. This […]

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Kano Govt orders reopening of 6 colleges for NABTEB Exams

By Abbas Bamalli Kano State Government has ordered the immediate reopening of six Technical Colleges in the state to enable their students in the exit class to participate in the forthcoming  National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) examinations. The Commissioner for Education, Malam Sanusi Kiru, gave the order in a statement issued on Sunday […]

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Unical elects first female Vice Chancellor

By George OdokProf. Florence Banku-Obi has been announced as the first female Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar (Unical), 45 years after, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Announcing the result on Friday in Calabar, Sen. Nkechi Nwaogu, Pro- Chancellor and Chairman of Unical Governing Council, said the process of the selection was […]

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Insurgency: ‘WAEC Conducts Exams In Chibok Schools After 6 Years’

EDUCATION Insurgency: ‘WAEC Conducts Exams In Chibok Schools After 6 Years’ The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has successfully conducted the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in senior secondary schools in Chibok in Borno six years after closure due to insurgency. Brig.-Gen. Abdul-Khalifa Ibrahim, Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division, Nigerian Army, disclosed […]

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School reopening without adherence to COVID-19 protocols dangerous — ASUU

By Ibukun Emiola The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan Chapter, has warned against the reopening of schools without provisions for schools to meet COVID-19 precautionary guidelines. Its chairman, Prof. Ayo Akinwole, stated this in a release he made available to newsmen in Ibadan on Sunday. Akinwole stated that the negative impacts […]

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NDDC pays 197 stranded UK scholarship students N2.28bn

By Desmond Ejibas The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), says it has paid over 5.910 million U.S dollars (about N2.28 billion) for tuition and stipends owed stranded scholarship students in the United Kingdom. Mr Charles Odili, NDDC Director of Corporate Affairs, said in a statement in Port Harcourt on Monday that the commission disbursed the […]

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JAMB delisted 22 CBT centres for alleged fraud

By Funmilayo Adeyemi The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has delisted over 22 Computer-Based Test (CBT) centres for allegedly defrauding 11,823 of its candidates to the tune of N59 million. The Registrar of the Board, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede made this known during a virtual meeting with representatives of the affected centres on Thursday. Oloyede […]

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Commissioner for Education Niger State, suspended the Principal of Army Day Secondary School, Minna :By Mary Kolo

I learnt Mrs Hannatu Jibrin Salihu, the Honourable Commissioner for Education Niger State, yesterday 26th August 2020 suspended the Principal of Army Day Secondary School, Minna purposely because the school management didn’t abide by the rules and regulations set down by the Niger State Government governing COVID-19 for the students writing examinations. I think I […]

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NECO pledges efficient conduct of examinations

By Funmilayo Adeyemi The National Examination Council (NECO), has assured the public of its commitment to ensure effective and efficient conduct of all its examinations. This is following complaints by some schools whose candidates are unable to sit for the ongoing Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) that commenced on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020. In a […]

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‘IBB UNIVERSITY NEEDS URGENT ATTENTION’. :BY MARY KOLO

Where are the concerned Nigerlites, activists and comrades? Are we to fold our arms and watch the only State university we have got in Niger state collapsed? Below are the names of the lecturers that have just resigned due to lack of salary payment and other basic entitlements and more are still about tendering their […]

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