News - Education

Cross River Students Lament Postponed Examination over Teachers Strike

2 months ago /

The ongoing strike by teachers in public primary and secondary schools in cross river state is taking its toll on the students as their ongoing promotion examinations have been postponed indefinitely.

Strike By Cross River Teachers Disrupts Examinations

2 months ago /

Students currently writting Examinations in Public primary and secondary schools in Cross River State will have  to stay in their homes due to the commencement of strike by the Nigeria Union of Teachers NUT to protest alleged Government insensitivity to their demands. 

JAMB Gets Approval To Acquire Its Own Computer Based Centre

2 months ago /

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board, JAMB may no longer need the services of Information Technology consultants in conducting its examinations. 

Ekiti Gives Grants to Schools

2 months ago /

As part of efforts to ensure that primary and secondary schools in Ekiti state maintain leading positions in education in Nigeria, the state government has given direct grants to support government schools in the state. 

Panel Indicts, Suspends NABTEB Registrar,

2 months ago /

A special investigative panel constituted to probe activities of the Registrar and Chief Executive of the National Business and Technical Examinations Board, NABTEB, Professor Ifeomaisuigo-Abanihe, by the Governing Board, has uncovered irregularities in contract awards and abuse of office by the Registrar.

Sex-For-Marks Lecturer Akindele Dismissed By OAU

3 months ago /

The Governing Council of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) has dismissed Professor Richard Akindele from the services of the University.

OAU Sacks Mark-For-Sex Lecturer

3 months ago /

The Governing council of the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, has relieved Professor Richard Akindele from the services of the University for gross misconduct.

CMS Old Boys Decry Falling Standard Of Education

3 months ago /

The Abuja Chapter of the old boys association of the CMS grammar school Lagos wants something done urgently about  what they described as the rapid fall in the country’s standard of Education.

E.U. Donates Solar Water Heater To GSS, Kuru

3 months ago /

The Nigerian government will need to do more in its efforts at increasing the adoption of renewable energy in schools so as to improve the ability of science students and education development generally.

Nigerian Air Force Upgrades Institute Of Technology

3 months ago /

The Nigerian Air Force says it is working to increase its capacity to end over-dependence on foreign countries for technical aid.

Former VC, Blames Falling Education Standards On Indiscipline Among Lecturers

3 months ago /

A renowned academician and former vice chancellor of university calabar, Professor Kelvin Etta says indiscipline among university lecturers and their desperation for money has led to the breeding of unproductive graduates and falling standards of education in the country.

NANS Seeks Benchmark For Fees, Advocates Electronic Voting System

3 months ago /

The National Association of Nigeria Students, NANS is calling on the FEDERAL GOVERNMENT to set a twenty-thousand-naira benchmark for tuition fees to avoid exorbitant charges by some public universities

Former ASUU President Asobie Advocates More Youth Activism In Politics

3 months ago /

Former President of The Academic Staff Union of Universities,  Professor Assisi  Asobie says the move  to  give young people more leadership opportunities in the country, should not be for just anyone but youths with the right consciousness for redirecting Nigeria towards the path of rebirth and the much needed transformation.

Kwara College Of Arabic And Islamic Legal Studies Threaten Strike Over Non-Accreditation Of Courses

3 months ago /

Staff of the Kwara state college of Arabic and Islamic legal studies have threatened to embark on indefinite strike over non-accreditation of the college programmes.   

Dogara Assures Of Bill To Reform Education Sector

3 months ago /

SPEAKER OF NIGERIA'S HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, YAKUBU DOGARA HAS ASSURED NIGERIANS THAT THE HOUSE IS PROCESSING EDUCATION RELATED BILLS AND MOTIONS THAT WILL IMPROVE AND IMPACT GREATLY ON THE SECTOR.

NOUN Alerts Public To Fake Examination Questionnaire

4 months ago /

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has alerted students, security agencies and the general public to the circulation of fake examination questionnaire purportedly from the institution on social media.

NUC Denies Compulsory Arabic Course

5 months ago /

The National Universities Commission, NUC says it is not true that the Arabic language has been a compulsory course topic of study in the general studies course for 100 level students.

Over 70,000 Candidates Sit For 2018 Common Entrance Into Unity Schools

5 months ago /

Over 70,000 pupils sat for the 2018 National Common Entrance Examination into the one hundred and four unity schools across Nigeria.

SERAP To UI, AAUA: Reverse Increased Fees Or Face Legal Actions

5 months ago /

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the authorities of the University of Ibadan (UI) and Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba (AAUA) to immediately reverse the increases in fees at the institutions or face legal action.

Sagay Recommends JAMB Anti-Corruption Model To MDAs

5 months ago /

Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption, PACAC, prof. Itse Sagay has advised ministries, departments and agencies to adopt the model of the Joint Admissions And Matriculation Board, JAMB, in the fight against corruption.