NOUN denies paying Obasanjo as facilitator

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) says it has never  made any payment to former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, for services he renders to the institution as one of its facilitators.The university was reacting to a story in a national newspaper which reported on Wednesday that the former President earned N40,000 per annum as […]

UTME: 24 inmates to write at the Ikoyi prisons school

By Chinyere Nwachukwu The Controller of Prisons, Lagos Command, Tunde Ladipo,  says that 24 inmates of the Ikoyi Prisons will participate in the forthcoming 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).f Ladipo disclosed this to  the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lagos. NAN reports that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) had […]

WAEC de-recognises 13 schools, warns 56 others in Kogi

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has de-recognised 13 secondary schools and warns 56 others in Kogi for their involvement in examination malpractice during the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE). Mr Ademu Amos, WAEC Desk Officer, Kogi Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, disclosed this at a meeting with the principals, vice […]

JAMB fixes new date for mock exam

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation (JAMB) has fixed Monday, April 1, 2019 for its 2019 mock examination earlier scheduled for Saturday, March 23, 2019. The change according to a statement by JAMB’s head of media, Dr. Fabian Benjamin was due to circumstances beyond the Board’s control. The statement urged candidates who had indicated interest in […]

School building collapse : 20 rescued victims on treatment – Official

Building Collapse The Lagos State Government says 20 victims of the collapsed school building located at Itafaji in Lagos Island, are receiving treatment in some hospitals in Lagos. Dr Titilayo Goncalves, the Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Health (MOH), made the disclosure  at a news conference at the hospital on Wednesday. Goncalves said that some of the victims had been […]

FG sends healthcare support to victims of Lagos school collapse

FG sends healthcare support to victims of Lagos school collapsei By Mustapha Yauri The Federal Ministry of Health has directed all the Federal health institutions in Lagos State to provide necessary healthcare support and ensure adequate services to victims of the collapsed school building in the state. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, gave […]

Firm resolves to train teachers in S/Sudan

Teacher and her pupils As part of its commitment to the socio-economic development of South Sudan, Oranto Petroleum has resolved to train 25 teachers in the most under-privileged parts of the country. The firm is to finance the educational programme in conjunction with the Ministry of Petroleum. The support from Oranto Petroleum has paved the […]

Schools in Nigeria and too much homework

After every hectic day at work, parents come back home to face another stressor called homework. In Nigeria, most schools believe that keeping children with lots and lots of homework is the best way to keep them busy at home. In our mentality, more homework equals academic excellence. In Nigeria, teachers are becoming lazy by […]

NYSC: Steps to register for 2019 Batch A National Youth Service Corps

Di National Youth Service Corps just announce say dem don start online registration for di 2019 Batch A of corp members. NYSC say dia registration dey start from Monday, 4 March and dem dey end am for Tuesday, 19 March, 2019. How you go do di waka for your 2019 Batch A registration Image copyrightNYSCImage […]

JAMB fixes March 23 for 2019 UTME mock exam

JAMB says the mock exam was introduced to familiarize candidates with the conduct of computer based tests. The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB has reportedly fixed Saturday, March 23, 2019 for the conduct of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) mock exercise. The exam body has therefore advised candidates to begin the printing […]