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March 16, 2018 7:32 AM JAMB: UTME 2018 candidate scores 311, highest so far

Aliyu Muhammad Sani Kaugama, a young candidate from Jigawa State has so far emerged the best candidate in the ongoing 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Kaugama, who finished his secondary school education from the Academy for the Gifted and Talented Bamaina School in Jigawa, reportedly scored 311. Mansur Ahmed, a media aide to the former 24

February 14, 2018 5:16 PM 150 Deputy Directors in federal MDAs fail promotion exams – Oyo-Ita

The Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita, on Wednesday disclosed that about 150 Deputy Directors in the federal ministries, departments, and agencies failed the promotion examinations to the position of Directors between 2015 and 2017. She revealed this while declaring open the second edition of her office’s quarterly meeting 20

January 6, 2018 8:48 AM WAEC reacts to increment of registration fee

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), has reacted to the reports on social media that it has increased its registration free from N13, 950 to N30, 000. The exam body said it did not at any point hike its fee as widely being speculated. WAEC was reacting to an inquiry by one Lagos driver @lagosuber on Twitter who wrote: “So @waecnigeria form cost 30k now. “This girl here wants 35

October 10, 2017 2:06 PM Kaduna to employ 25,000 teachers

The governor, who stated this when he received a World Bank delegation in his office in Kaduna on Monday said this would also entrench equity in the distribution of teachers across the state. He explained that recruiting teachers had became necessary due to the acute shortage of qualified primary school teachers in the state. The governor stated that his administration 20

October 5, 2017 5:18 PM Charge detained Ekiti commissioners to court now – NLC tells EFCC

The Ekiti State Chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to urgently charge the arrested Commissioner for finance, Toyin Ojo and Accountant General of the State, Mrs. Yemisi Owolabi to court if indeed it has anything against them. Ekiti NLC boss, Ade Adesanimi, said the anti-graft 19

October 3, 2017 7:36 PM Ogun students protest poor standard of education

Scores of students, under the aegis of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Ogun State axis, on Tuesday, stormed the Governor’s Office, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, to protest what they termed “parlous state of education in Ogun”. The protesting students, who had earlier driven around major streets in the state capital city in several buses 5

September 16, 2017 11:30 PM Why Nigeria needs Sagay in fight against corruption

When President Muhammadu Buhari, renowned for his integrity and anti-corruption stance, appointed a professor of law and civil rights activist, Itse Sagay, in August 2015, as head of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, close friends described it as one appointment whose time had come. Established to advise the Buhari administration 21

September 8, 2017 2:58 AM Strike: No Progress Without Quality Education, NLC Tells FG, ASUU

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities to embrace collective bargaining as there was no way progress would be made without quality education. Mr Ayuba Wabba, NLC President said this at a conciliation meeting with Executive of ASUU, officials of the Ministry of Education and other 29

September 2, 2017 7:23 PM Seven Girls Killed in Fire at Kenya High School

NAIROBI, Kenya — Seven girls died early Saturday when a fire gutted their dormitory at a high school in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, the country’s education minister said. The cause of the fire was not immediately known, the minister, Fred Matiangi, said. Moi Girls High School will be closed for two weeks for an investigation. “At 2 a.m., our matron came, telling 75

September 2, 2017 5:55 PM At least eight students killed in Nairobi school fire

Fire burns down dormitory at Moi Girls high school in Kenyan capital, killing eight teenage girls and inuring 10 others. At least eight students have been killed and 10 others taken to hospital after a fire broke out at a girls' school in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. The blaze, which broke out early on Saturday, burned down one dormitory of Moi Girls 56