WAEC says delay in collection of GCE certificates attracts custody fee

WAEC says delay in collection of GCE certificates attracts custody fee

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has urged GCE candidates to endeavour to collect their certificates within four years of writing the examination as any delay beyond that will attract custody fee. Mr Demianus Ojijeogu, the Head of Public Affairs...<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --> <!-- AddThis Advanc...
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Nigerian has strong universities that are not internationally recognised — World Bank chief

Nigerian has strong universities that are not internationally recognised — World Bank chief

Mr Andreas Blom, a Task Team Leader with the World Bank Academic Centre of Excellence, says Nigeria has strong Universities that do not enjoy international recognition. Blom disclosed this at the Opening of the 7th Regional Project Workshop of Excellence...<!-...
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UTME: Candidates, parents in Bayelsa want more CBT centres

UTME: Candidates, parents in Bayelsa want more CBT centres

Some parents and candidates in the on-going Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in Bayelsa have called for more centres to ease hardship experienced in sitting for the examination. Those who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at the Com...
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Educationist calls for review of school curriculum

Educationist calls for review of school curriculum

An educationist, Mrs Toyin Oboh has appealed to the Federal Government to review the education curriculum in the country to tally with the modern realities. Oboh, proprietress of Jawels Leading Light Academy, Gwarinpa, made the call in an interview with...<!--...
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House of Representatives probes alleged unpaid SIWES allowances to students

House of Representatives probes alleged unpaid SIWES allowances to students

The House of Representatives on Wednesday, resolved to probe Industrial Training Fund (ITF) over alleged unpaid allowances of students who participated in the Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES). This followed a motion by Rep. Kingsley Chinda (Ri...
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NSCDC resolves 12,000 community disputes in 2016 -UNDP

NSCDC resolves 12,000 community disputes in 2016 -UNDP

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) says the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has resolved 12,000 community level disputes in 2016 as part of its conflict prevention strategy. Mr Mandisa Mashologu, UNDP Country Director, disclosed t...
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FG tasks governing council of 23 federal universities on funding

FG tasks governing council of 23 federal universities on funding

Malam Adamu Adamu, Education Minister The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu has urged the newly inaugurated governing councils of 23 federal universities to look inward to broaden the Internally Generated Revenue Base (IGR) of the universities. Adamu ga...
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Include security education in schools’ curricula, security consultant tells government

Include security education in schools’ curricula, security consultant tells government

A security consultant,  Mr Micheal Sam-Wobo, has called on governments at all levels to include security education in the curricula of primary and secondary schools in the country. Sam-Wobo told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Monday...<!-- AddTh...
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NGO begins public awareness on climate change impact in FCT schools

NGO begins public awareness on climate change impact in FCT schools

The Ecolife Conservation Initiative, an NGO says the organisation has started its public awareness on impact of climate change in Federal Junior Secondary Schools in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Mr Chibuzo Akubuike, the Programme Officer of the organis...
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Maritime varsity takes off in October -Okowa

Maritime varsity takes off in October -Okowa

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta said in Abuja on Friday that the Maritime University would commence academic activities in Okerenkoko in October. The governor announced this to State House correspondents after a closed door meeting with Vice-President Yemi Osinbaj...
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