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UNIJOS Shut Down Indefinitely As Students Protest Over Imposition Of Levy


The University of Jos have been shut down indefinitely, following prolonged protest by students of the institution over imposition of N10,000 development levy. The students had on Monday filed out and barricaded all roads leading to the two campuses of the university, chanting anti-authorities slogans while others carried placards with ... Read More »

Never Again Will Schools Go On Strike In Nigeria – Shekarau


Minister of Education, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau has promised Nigerians that the era of strike in the country’s education sector was over. Speaking yesterday during his official visit to Federal Government-owned institutions in Lagos State, Shekarau said that the government had released N500 billion to the education sector for the settlement ... Read More »

Ebola: Lagos Shifts Schools Resumption Date To October 8


Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola has approved October 8 as the new resumption date for private and government-owned schools in the state despite having cleared the last suspected case of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the state. Fashola made the approval at a stakeholders’ forum held on Sunday at Lagos ... Read More »

Lawmaker Cautions Rivers On FG’s School Project


A lawmaker in Rivers State, Mr. Evans Bipi, has cautioned the state government against stopping Federal Government from going ahead with its plan to construct a model school in Ogu community, Ogu/Bolo Local Government Area. Reacting to a call by the state on the Federal Government to stay off schools ... Read More »

Ebola: Teachers Must Be Sensitized On Before Schools Resume – LASG


Lagos State government has stressed the need for stakeholders in the education sector to be knowledgeable on management of the risks associated with the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and apply it accordingly when schools resumes next week Monday. Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye, at a sensitization meeting yesterday, with ... Read More »

Ebola: NUT Asks Teachers To Ignore Sept. 22


Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has directed its members to ignore the 22nd of September, 2014 resumption date of primary and secondary schools in Nigeria announced by the federal government. National President of NUT, Comrade Micheal Olukoya, gave the directive while briefing journalists in Abuja on Tuesday. According to him, ... Read More »

WAEC Releases Results Of Abducted Chibok Girls


The results of the over 200 girls abducted by Boko Haram insurgents from their school in Borno State where they were writing their West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on April 14 2014, are now out. Nigeria’s Education Minister, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau made this known on Monday when he appeared before ... Read More »

Rivers Warns FG Off Schools In The State


The Rivers State government has reacted angrily to the moves by the federal government to renovate and build some blocks in the state-owned secondary schools. According to the state, any attempt by the federal Government to corrupt the standard already set by the state will be resisted. This came as ... Read More »

Ebola: Stay In Your Countries For Now, OAU Tells Foreign Students

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The management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), yesterday, barred foreign students of the institution from returning for the current semester to prevent the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) to the university. The management took the decision following the report that a female student of the university showed symptoms ... Read More »

Ebola: Lagos Schools May Not Honour FG’s September 22 Resumption Date – Fashola


Lagos State Government may extend the resumption date for schools in the state if ongoing scientific risk evaluation recommends that September 22 announced by the federal government would not be totally safe. Governor Babatunde Fashola gave this hint when he received the Country Representative of the World Health Organization, Mr. ... Read More »

Ebola: FG Insists On Sept. 22 Resumption Date For Students; NUT, Others Disagree

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The Federal Government said yesterday, that the September 22 resumption date for primary and secondary schools in the country would not be extended because there are no strong reasons for such an extension. Minister of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu, who stated this while briefing State House correspondents after the weekly ... Read More »

NERDC Launches Electronic Curriculum


The Nigeria Education Research and Development Council (NERDC) in partnership with Sidmach Technologies Nigeria Limited has launched an innovative e-Curriculum that will make educational curriculum both for students and teachers available online.  The innovation will be powered by Intel processor and will run on Microsoft computer software.   The launch ... Read More »


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Admissions into reputable and affordable universities in Ghana is on for B.Sc, B.A, B.Eng, B.Ed for 2014/15 session. Gain admission into any of these Universities in Ghana with just 6 credit in WAEC / GCE/ NECO result: University of Ghana, Legon, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, University of ... Read More »

JAMB Bars Candidates Without ICT Knowledge From UTME


Candidates who are not computer literate will not be allowed to write any examination coordinated by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), starting from 2015, Registrar, Professor Dibu Ojerinde has revealed. The JAMB Registrar, who spoke at the closing ceremony of the 2014 Professor Odusola Ojerinde – his late ... Read More »

University Of Ibadan Offers 6 Post-UME Candidate Scholarship


The University of Ibadan has offered scholarship to the six candidates that scored 88 percent and above in its Post-UME test. The vice-chancellor of the university, Prof. Isaac Adewole, stated this at a news conference held on Friday in Ibadan to announce the result of the examination which was conducted ... Read More »

Students, Police Clash In Abeokuta


Students of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye and Police in Ogun state, yesterday clashed in Abeokuta, leaving four people hospitalised. The clash came following a protest which was staged by the students for further reduction of school fees after government had earlier reduced the fees. The students had on Thursday ... Read More »

Dear Parents – You’ll Never Guess What Really Makes Students Succeed…

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Some children are born sharp, others need some extra effort, while some are just plain lazy. But every parent wants their children to become engineers, lawyers, doctors etc. They want their kids to get straight A’s, well you’ll never guess how to make it happen till you read this   ... Read More »

WAEC Releases Results Showing Another Mass Failure


The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) has released its May/June 2014 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) results, recording mass failure in Mathematics and English Language. Head of National Office, WAEC, Mr. Charles Eguridu, while announcing the result said “A total of 529,425 candidates, representing 31.28 percent, obtained credits ... Read More »

LASU School Fees Slashed To N25,000


Gov. Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State on Thursday announced the reversal of the Lagos State University (LASU) fee from N350,000 to the old rate of N25,000 across board. Fashola made the pronouncement at the 19th convocation ceremony of the higher degree award in Lagos. The governor said he had met ... Read More »

FG Pleads With COEASU To End Strike


The Federal Government has urged the striking members of the Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU) to shelve their six month old strike and return to the classrooms in the interest of the nation. The Supervising Minister of Education, Chief Nyesom Wike reiterated the government’s plea when he inaugurated ... Read More »