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April 19, 2018 12:37 PM Nigerians react to Buhari’s comments that ‘youths are lazy’

Buhari, speaking at the Commonwealth Business Forum in Westminster on Wednesday, said youths prefer to do nothing because they feel Nigeria is an oil-rich nation. According to Buhari, a lot of Nigerian youths have not been to school, yet they want everything free. This did not go down well with some Nigerians on social media as they are of the opinion 22

March 26, 2018 3:08 PM WAEC registers N1.5m candidates for 2018 WASSCE

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says it has registered 1.5 million students to write its 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE). The Council’s Director of Public Affairs, Mr Damianus Ojijeogu, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos. He said the council had concluded arrangements for the conduct 21

March 17, 2018 11:39 AM WAEC bows to pressure, amends May/June timetable

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has bowed to pressure and amended the part of its 2018 May/June Examination that clashed with the Friday Juma’at prayer. The affected subject is Chemistry 1 and 2, which was originally slated for 2pm to 5pm on Friday, April 20, 2018. The Director of Public Affairs, WAEC Nigeria, Mr Demianus Ojijeogu confirmed 22

March 15, 2018 4:44 PM Lagos govt to shut schools indicted for exam malpractice

The Lagos State Government has reached an agreement with private school proprietors to shut down any school indicted by the West Africa Examination Council, WAEC for examination malpractice. The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr Idiat Adebule while meeting with the private school proprietors said that some private schools in the state were serial offenders 24

February 28, 2018 7:09 PM Dapchi SS3 students moved to Nguru for WAEC

Final year students of the Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe, will be temporarily relocated to Government Girls Secondary School, Nguru, to enable them prepare for the forthcoming senior secondary school certificate examination. Yobe State commissioner for education, Mohammed Lamin, disclosed this to newsmen on Wednesday in Damaturu 34

February 7, 2018 11:12 AM Jamb Announces Extension Of 2018 UTME Registration

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has disclosed that it would extend the closing date for the registration for 2018 UTME till February 11, 2018. This was revealed in a press statement on Tuesday by the spokesperson of the board, Fabian Benjamin. Recall that in December the board had said that the sale of form and registration for all candidates 22

January 11, 2018 2:53 PM New minimum wage should be at least N50,000 – Muslim group tells Buhari

Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has reacted to the readiness of the Buhari’s administration to increase workers’ minimum wage. Professor Ishaq Akintola, MURIC Director, in a statement, lamented that the average Nigerian worker is deliberately impoverished by ​elected leaders. ​”​Yet on top of this economically gloomy scenario, prices of goods and services 51

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 31, 2017 11:33 PM Anambra poll: What Nwoye has going for him

OF all the candidates that would contest the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State, the candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, Dr. Tony Nwoye stands out. Apart from being the youngest candidate among the major political parties (he is 43 years), Nwoye had garnered enough political experience which, perhaps, is what had propelled his ambition 36

October 29, 2017 1:33 AM Nigeria’s unity is desirable, but don’t tell me it is non-negotiable –Gov. Dickson

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson made history when he drove to Aleibiri in Ekeremor local government area of Bayelsa State, the first time a vehicle would reach the community, thanks to the construction of Sagbama, Ekeremor, Agge Road. The governor took time off after the historic drive to speak on a number of national issues, including the failure of the Federal 41