Education, your greatest weapon to freedom, Obi tells students The former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has advised Nigerian students to focus on their education, as that is the greatest weapon to liberate people and society from ignorance, slavery and prepare them for competition in the world. He gave the advice while celebrating “My Freedom Day”, with students...... read more
BREAKING: After three months, Varsities non-teaching Staff suspend strike The non-teaching staff of Nigerian universities comprising of NASU, SSANU, and NAAT have suspended their strike. The staff and members of three unions announced the suspension of the three month and 10 days old strike on Wednesday. National chairman of the Joint Action Committee of the three unions, Samson Ugwoke announced the suspension...... read more
UPP to Ekweremadu: Your hard work and dedication has paid off The United Progressive Party (UPP), is full of praises for Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, joining other Nigerians in congratulating the Senator from Enugu State, who recently scored another milestone in the academia. Ekweremadu, a lawyer, author and scholar, was recently appointed Professor and Senior Mentoring Scholar of E-Governance and Strategic...... read more
Stop taxing schools, Obi tells governments *Endorses free education The former Governor of Anambra State, Mr.  Peter Obi, has called on federal, state and local governments to stop all forms of taxations and levies on voluntary agencies and privately-owned primary and secondary schools across the country that render services for the common good. He made the call during his recent...... read more
JAMB: UTME results won't be out immediately The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said it will not release the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results immediately, unlike it did in 2017. The examination is scheduled to begin on Friday, March 9, to March 17. The registrar of the board, Ishaq Oloyede, said this during a press conference titled “Conduct...... read more
Mystery Snake reportedly swallows N36 million cash in JAMB office A mystery snake is said to have sneaked into the accounts office of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, in Makurdi, the Benue State capital and made away with N36 million cash. Before now, JAMB candidates purchased scratch cards from JAMB state offices and other designated centers, to gain access...... read more
Moment of glory, as MD School, gets British Council International School award MD Nursery and Primary School, Lagos has been awarded the prestigious British Council International School Award. The British Council conveyed its decision to the school via a letter dated January 16, 2018. According to the letter, signed by the Council’s Project Officer in charge of Schools Education, Olumide Akintunde: “We are...... read more
Teachers' mass sack: Kaduna NUT surrenders, calls off strike The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) in Kaduna State of has called off its indefinite strike. NUT Chairman in the state, Mr Titus Amba, announced this in Kaduna State, barely two weeks after the industrial action began. The announcement was contained in a statement jointly signed Mr Ambah and the assistant...... read more
Teachers'sack: NLC shuns El -Rufai, Police, shuts down Kaduna with protests *Journalist's car rams into cordon area Members of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), on Thursday, went ahead with their protest in Kaduna despite warnings and tightened security by the Police. The protesters were seen marching through the major roads in the state capital and insisted on proceeding to the Government...... read more
Tragedy in Kaduna as Messenger slumps after collecting sack letter from State govt A messenger, Malam Abubakar Shu’aibu, 45, of Government Secondary School, Aminu Marmara, Sabongari Zaria, Kaduna State, on Tuesday slumped into coma shortly after receiving his sack letter. A credible witness in the area confirmed this on condition of anonymity for fear of victimisation. The source said the incident happened Tuesday morning shortly...... read more
Plateau, Adamawa top list of malpractice offences as NECO releases 2017 Nov/Dec SSCE results The National Examination Council (NECO) has announced the release of the 2017 November/December Senior School Certificate Examination results. The Registrar of the Council, Prof. Charles Uwakwe, announced the results on Tuesday at its headquarters in Minna.  ‎‎Uwakwe said that a total of 42, 985‎ candidates registered for the examination and 42,...... read more
Pandemonium in Akwa Ibom as Gunman kills Corp member in Eket A National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, member has been shot dead in Akwa Ibom State, the police have said. A statement issued on Monday by the police in the state said the Corps member was shot on Sunday in Eket by unknown assailants who were on a motorcycle. The statement, signed...... read more
Despite court order, defiant El-Rufai carries on with recruitment process for 25,000 teachers in Kaduna The Kaduna state government has commenced the employment process for those who applied for teaching appointments in the state’s public primary schools.  The Kaduna state Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) stated that the aptitude test for the applicants will be conducted on Wednesday. In a message on Monday, December 18, Nasiru...... read more
Hijab controversy: Why I remained defiant -Ejected Law Graduate The Nigeria Law School graduate, Amasa who was refused her call to bar for failing to remove her hijab, has disclosed that her defiance was to challenge the status quo. The incident, which took place at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, has generated intense debate on the internet. Firdaus, who has been asked...... read more
NECO make public 2017 Nov/Dec exam results The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released 2017 November/December External Senior School Certificate Examination results. Prospective candidates are expected to purchase NECO result checking scratch card before proceeding to check their results online, Cards are available in all NECO offices. How To Check Result… 1)Go to NECO result checking portal read more
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