EDUCATION

UniAbuja to make study of foreign languages compulsory – VC

UniAbuja to make study of foreign languages compulsory – VC

The Vice Chancellor of University of Abuja (UniAbuja), Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah, says the institution will soon make study of foreign languages mandatory for all students of the University. Prof. Na’Allah, who made this known at a media parley with Education Correspondents Association of Nigeria (ECAN)  in Abuja on Tuesday, said the move is part of […]

Wits University’s Short Courses To Boost Capacity Building In Nigeria

Wits University’s Short Courses To Boost Capacity Building In Nigeria

Capacity building in Nigeria will receive a boost from early next year as the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa is bringing its acclaimed short courses to the country. The university, which offers highly competitive, globally-standardised courses across different sectors of the economy, has concluded plans to introduce programmes that would help young Nigerian […]

NECO wants policy promoting discipline, honesty in schools

NECO wants policy promoting discipline, honesty in schools

Chris Steven, Abuja The National Examinations Council, NECO, has urged the Federal Government to formulate a deliberate policy aimed at promoting discipline and a culture of honesty among teachers, school administrators and students. Acting Registrar of NECO, Mr Abubakar Gana, who stated this in a brief submitted to the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, […]

NECO releases 2019 SSCE results, sanctions 18 supervisors

NECO releases 2019 SSCE results, sanctions 18 supervisors

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the June/July 2019 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) barely a month after the exercise was conducted. Acting Registrar and Chief Executive of the NECO, Mr Abubakar Gana, while announcing the results at the NECO Headquarters in Minna, Niger State, said the number of candidates who made five credits […]

Zenith Bank Offers ZECA Education Loan For Children

Zenith Bank Offers ZECA Education Loan For Children

Nigeria’s leading financial institution, Zenith Bank Plc, has introduced the Zenith Children’s Account (ZECA) Education Loan to assist parents pay their children/ wards school fees as the new school session begins. The loan offering, which is disbursed directly to the account of the beneficiary’s school, comes at a very competitive interest rate and flexible repayment […]

NUC gets two new Deputy Executive Secretaries

NUC gets two new Deputy Executive Secretaries

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the appointment of Dr Suleiman Ramon-Yusuf and Dr Kidado Kumo as Deputy Executive Secretaries Academic and Administration respectively. The appointment which took effect from 20th of June 2019, were approved by the Governing Board of NUC following nominations by the Executive Secretary of the Commission, Prof Abubakar Rahseed. […]

NYSC To Partner ICPC In Mobilization Of Corps Members

NYSC To Partner ICPC In Mobilization Of Corps Members

Chris Steven, Abuja The Management of the Nation Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and that of Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) have agreed to partner in ensuring that graduates mobilized for national service are genuine. This came at the instance of a courtesy visit to ICPC Headquarters, Abuja by NYSC’s Director General, […]

JAMB Intelligence Committee Clears 3,736 Candidates, Withdraws, Invalidates Results Of Four For Results Manipulation

JAMB Intelligence Committee Clears  3,736 Candidates, Withdraws, Invalidates Results Of Four For Results Manipulation

Chris Steven, Abuja The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has cleared 3,736 candidates who were suspected to have engaged in examination malpractice during the conduct of the 2019 UTME. A statement by JAMB Spokesperson, Fabian Benjamin, said the results of these candidates have also been released. Fabian however said the Board has withdrawn and […]

JAMB Apprehends Candidate Who Allegedly Upgraded UTME Score From 153 To 290

JAMB Apprehends Candidate Who Allegedly Upgraded UTME Score From 153 To 290

Chris Steven, Abuja THE Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has apprehended one Adah Eche for dubiously upgrading his scores in the recent Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) from 153 to 290. The 19- year -old candidate was alleged to have engaged the services of some cum men through Facebook and Whatsapp platforms, having come […]

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