Category: Education

  • Federal Government Releases Schedules for SSCE, NECO, NABTEB and Other Exams.

    The Federal Government on Wednesday released the schedule for various national examinations for exit classes from August 17 to November 18, 2020. The government said the Senior School Certificate Examination conducted by the West African Examinations Council would commence on August 17, 2020. Also, the examination conducted by the National Business and Technical Examination Board […]

  • A Very Painful Lesson My Mother Learnt The Hard Way – Harry Daniyan

    My mother graduated in 1965 & got a teaching job at Government College, Ibadan. The teachers were given car loans & she bought a brand new Opel Kadett. They were to pay back the loan over 4 years.However, one of the teachers took half of the money the others took as loan. Bought a fairly […]

  • Secondary Schools to Reopen August 4 for exit Students.

    The Federal Government has announced that secondary schools would reopen on August 4 for students in SS3 to sit for their WASSCE. The students would be given two weeks to prepare for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination which is organised by the West African Examination Council. The Examination would begin on 17th August, […]

  • JAMB fixes date for commencement of 2020 admissions, releases guidelines

    The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released guidelines to all heads of tertiary institutions for the 2020 admission exercise. The board also told all institutions to begin admission for candidates for first and second choices on August 21, 2020. In the document, seen by PREMIUM TIMES, and sent to all vice-chancellors, rectors, and […]

  • Ekiti Labour Union Gives Fayemi 14-day Ultimatum.

    The Ekiti State organised labour, has given a 14-day notice to Governor Kayode Fayemi to pay all outstanding benefits to workers or face indefinite industrial action. A letter dated July 16 and addressed to Fayemi, said the ultimatum commences from Monday, July 20 and elapses on August 3 , within which the governor is expected […]

  • Buhari directs ministries to take inventory of indigenous inventions

    The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Federal Ministry of Science Technology to take full inventory of all indigenous inventions and innovations. gathered that the order was given to the ministry for possible assistance to inventors and innovators in the bid to reposition the economy. Usman Dalhatu, a Chemical Engineering student of […]

  • Six corps members to repeat service year in Kano

    Wonders will never cease, especially in a country like Nigeria. Has it ever been recorded that some corp members would repeat their service year? But it is happening now. According to, The Kano State Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps, Mrs. Aisha Mohammad, says six corps members would repeat the service year, while sixteen others […]

  • Federal Government Stands Firm On WASSCE 2020 Decision.

    The federal government has given an update to remain unmoving regarding its decision to suspend school reopening and stop unity schools from participating in the forthcoming West African Senior School Certificate Examinations. The Nation reports that the minister of state for education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, said the government’s position remained unchanged. Nwajiuba, however, said the ministry […]

  • House of Reps reject minister’s cancellation of WASSCE

    The House Committee on Basic Education and Services, on Friday has disagreed with the Federal government’s decision not to let students of secondary schools in Nigeria to participate in this year’s West African Secondary School Certificate Examinations, WASSCE. “The House Committee on Basic Education and Services, received with amazement the announcement by the Honourable Minister […]

  • More Benue State University Staffs Test Positive for COVID-19.

    The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Benue State University, Makurdi, Prof. Zacharys Gundu has tested positive for COVID-19.Prof. Gundu made his status known in a letter he wrote to the Vice Chancellor of the institution and university community. This came after the Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Msugh Kembe last week announced he tested positive […]