EDUCATION : FCE Zaria gets new NASU EXCO, wants provost retained as VP.

The Non Academic Staff Union of the Federal College of Education, Zaria has called on the Federal Government to retain its current provost as Vice Chancellor following the recent upgrade of the college to University Status. Making the call, Comrade Lawal Me Dani, the Union’s new chairman, said the current Provost, Dr M. I. Maccido […]

‘An Educated Society Cannot Be Taken For Granted’ – Governor Aliyu

Fodio Ahmed Governor Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu of Niger State has reiterated the importance of education in our society. He said an Educated Society cannot be deceived or taken for granted. Aliyu made this statement while commissioning new projects at the Newly established Niger State University of Education today. In his words “I am very delighted […]

UTME: Over 97,000 candidates got results overnight – JAMB boss

Candidates sitting for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination(UTME) will henceforth get their results two hours after leaving the examination hall. Already, over about 97,000 candidates who sat for the exams recently have seen their scores. Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board(JAMB), Prof Dibu Ojerinde, on Wednesday told newsmen during a supervision exercise that the scores […]

Obama Recognises, Commends 19-year-old Nigerian Harvard Finalist

Nigerian genius, Saheela Ibraheem, 19, made history On Thursday, February, 26, when she was honoured with an official reception in the White House by the US President, Barack Obama and the First Lady, Michelle. Saheela Ibraheem got into the Ivy League Harvard at the age of 15, where she is currently studying neurobiology — a […]

Bishop Oyedepo’s Covenant University to reduce tuition fees

By Ameh Comrade Godwin  The Vice-Chancellor, Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, Prof. Charles Ayo, has disclosed that the institution may likely slash its tuition fees in a bid to accommodate more students who will want to benefit from the quality of education it offers. Speaking at a news conference on Friday over the school’s recent […]

Amaechi hailed for fulfilling promise

It was celebration galore in Part Harcourt as pupils of Banham Primary School, Aggrey Road, were during the week moved to the UNESCO World Book Capital Model Primary School situated at Moscow Road in the Rivers State capital. The formal commencement of academic activities in this world-class school ranked as one of the best in […]

Niger Education University ready for accreditation in March

  Prof. Faruk Haruna, Provost, Niger State College of Education (COE), said the final inspection and accreditation of Niger State University of Education would be done in March. Haruna announced this when a delegation from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, visited the institution in Minna on Friday. He said the State Government would make the […]

FG directs all public, private schools to remain open during elections

By Wale Odunsi The Federal Government on Monday directed that all schools from the primary to the tertiary level should remain open during the period of the general elections. It also directed all private schools in the country to comply. This decision was reached at the end of a meeting between the Minister of Education, […]

2015 JAMB (UTME) CBT Commencement Date Announced

The management of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the date for the 2015 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) Computer Based Test (CBT). The JAMB PRO, Mr Fabian Benjamin, who made the announcement said that the exam is scheduled to commence on Wednesday, 4th March, 2015. He said that the computer mode […]