El-Rufai: 99 Political Appointees Sacked, No Civil Servant Affected

Posted by - June 18, 2021

Governor Nasir El-Rufai has said Kaduna state has started implementing its rightsizing policy by disengaging 99 political appointees, but is yet to disengage any state civil servant. The governor disclosed that only agencies connected to the local government system have disengaged staff and these include the 23 Local government councils, SUBEB and the primary Health Care Board. El-Rufai who made the disclosure

WAEC Releases 2021 WASSCE Results For Private Candidates

Posted by - April 6, 2021
West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Tuesday, released results for the first series of the 2021 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates. Head of the Nigeria National Office, WAEC, Patrick Areghan, stated this at a press briefing on Tuesday. He said of the 7,289 candidates that sad for the examination, 2,938

NCS to Honour Tinubu With ICT Enabler Award

Posted by - November 9, 2020
The Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) on Monday said it would honour the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Senator Bola Tinubu, for leveraging ICT to improve revenue generation in Lagos State. NCS Lagos Chapter Acting Chairman,  Kunle Oladipupo, told a news conference in Lagos that Tinubu would be conferred with the ICT Enabler Award during

WAEC: Kano Govt Explains Pardoning of 200 Indicted Students

Posted by - August 14, 2020
Kano Sate Government said it has granted pardon to 200 exit students indicted in a school riot, to enable them write the West African Examination Council (WAEC) Examinations, billed to begin on Aug. 17. The affected students were indicted and suspended sequel to a riot at Ibrahim Ayagi Science College, in Dawakin Tofa Local Government

School Closure: Nasarawa Govt to Revoke Operational Licences of Erring Private Schools

Posted by - August 10, 2020
Nasarawa State Government has threatened to withdraw the operational approval for any private schools caught violating the lockdown order by reopening  schools for all category of students. Mr Usman Abu, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, made the threat in a statement on Monday in Lafia. ”It has come to the notice of

Schools Reopening: JAMB to Give New Commencement Date for Admission

Posted by - August 10, 2020
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it is considering new date for the commencement of the 2020 admission processes from the earlier announced date of Aug. 22. The board disclosed this in its bulletin made available to newsmen in Abuja on Sunday. According to the Board, it will be meeting all the tertiary

LASG Directs JSS 3 Students to Resume Monday

Posted by - August 7, 2020
The Lagos State Government has directed Junior Secondary School (JSS) 3  students who are registered for National Examination Council (NECO) Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) to resume on Monday. An earlier pronouncement issued by the state had directed SS3 and Technical Studies (TEC3) Students to resume on Aug. 3, to enable them revise and sit

COVID-19: Police Postpones Academy Selection Exams

Posted by - August 5, 2020
The Nigeria Police says it has postponed its planned 8th Regular Course of the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil-Kano selection examination till further notice. The Police command in Enugu State, said this in a statement signed by its Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, in Enugu on Wednesday. Ndukwe said that the postponed selection examination was

COVID-19 May Affect Educational Sector for Five Years, Says Don

Posted by - August 3, 2020
Prof. Abdulrazak Oniye of the Department of Educational Guidance and Counselling, University of Ilorin, says the impact of Coronavirus pandemic on Nigeria’s educational sector may span five years before any recovery. Oniye, who said this while speaking with newsmen in Ilorin on Monday, added that this was evident as the raging COVID-19 pandemic was not

Only Schools Designated as WASSCE Centres Will Re-Open — FG

Posted by - July 28, 2020
The Federal Government has said only schools designated as centres for the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) and in respect of the exiting classes would re-open. Minister of State for Education, Mr Emeka Nwajiuba, said this at a briefing with the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 on Monday, in Abuja. ”All primary schools and all other classes were excluded”. According