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Oil company donates youth empowerment centre to Akwa Ibom

Oriental Energy Resources Limited, an indigenous oil exploration and production company in Nigeria, Friday, said it has donated a youth empowerment centre to the Mbo Empowerment Foundation.

NECO releases date, guidelines for 2020 exams

The National Examinations Council has released the date and guidelines for the conduct of its 2020 examinations.

WAEC releases 2020 WASSCE timetable

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released the timetable for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano to establish JAMB centres in five emirate councils

Kano State Executive Council has approved the establishment of Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Computer-Based Testing Centres (CBTCs) in the five Emirates Councils as zonal offices and 44 local government areas in the state.
MURIC Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, said this in a statement on Monday in Lagos.

MURIC: WAEC timetable anti-Muslim

An Islamic human rights organisation, Muslim Rights Concern, has rejected the examination timetable recently released by the West African Examinations Council for the 2020 West African Secondary School Certificate Examinations scheduled to begin on August 11, 2020.
The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has reacted to claims making the rounds that COVID-19 and Malaria are similar.

NCDC lauds Kwara over testing centre

The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has commended efforts of the Kwara State Government in the fight against Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the state.

Coronavirus: Edo begins televised classes for SSCE, NECO students

Following the disruption in academic activities by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Edo State Government will on Monday, April 6, 2020, begin state-wide broadcast targeted at students in Senior Secondary Schools preparing for West African Senior School Examination (WASSCE) and National Examinations Council (NECO).
Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo has warned parents against allowing their wards to patronize private tutorial centres during the period of schools closure.

Lagos initiates audio/visual learning programmes

As parts of measures to control the spread of Coronavirus, the Lagos State government is set to launch learning media programmes to keep children busy while schools are closed indefinitely.
Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo has warned parents against allowing their wards to patronize private tutorial centres during the period of schools closure.

Lagos warns parents against patronising tutorial centres

Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, has warned parents against allowing their wards to patronize private tutorial centres during the period of schools closure.
The Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo, said in a statement on Saturday, that the programmes would ensure that students were engaged during the period of school closure.

Lagos to teach students via broadcast, social media

The Lagos State Government says it will be teaching students eight subjects, through the television and radio, as school activities are suspended due to the coronavirus disease.
Kebbi State Gov. Abubakar Atiku Bagudu.

Governor Bagudu pledges N100,000 reward for 13 best graduating students of Gusau university

The Kebbi State Governor, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, has pledged to reward the best female graduating students of the Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara State, with N100,000 in thirteen programmes annually in honour of late Marafan Sokoto, Alhaji Umaru Shinkafi.
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has expressed deep sadness over the distressing video released by the Islamic State West Africa Province, showing the purported execution of Mr. Ropvil Dalyep, a student hostage from Plateau.

Boko Haram: We leave our son’s killers to God – UniMaid student’s father

Sympathisers on Thursday in Jos continued to throng the family house of Pa David Dachiya following the execution of his son, Mr Dachiya Dalep, by Boko Haram insurgents.

Plateau lawmaker condemns murder of UNIMAID student by Boko Haram

A member of the House of Representatives, Yusuf Gagdi, has condemned the killing of Daciya Dalep, a student of University of Maiduguri by Boko Haram terrorists.
National Mathematical Centre

Centre honours 69 students after mathematical sciences Olympiad competition

The National Mathematical Centre (NMC) on Thursday honoured 69 students of both junior and senior secondary schools with various awards for their outstanding performances in the 2018/2019 Nigeria National Olympiad competition.
Nigerian founder Sim Shagaya is back with a new startup — uLesson — that has raised a $3.1 million seed round led by TLcom Capital. 3

Konga founder Sim Shagaya raises $3.1 million for new venture

Sim Shagaya, Nigerian founder of e-commerce platform Konga, is back with a new startup — uLesson — that has raised a $3.1 million seed round led by TLcom Capital.
Federal University, Oye (FUOYE)

Lawyer drags police to court over killing of FUOYE students

An Ekiti based human rights lawyer, Mr Morakinyo Ogele, has sued the Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, over the alleged shooting of two students of the Federal University Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) by cops during a protest held in the town recently.
The Kano State House of Assembly has amended the law establishing the state College of Nursing and Midwifery to enable it commence award of Degree, Diploma and Higher National Diploma (HND).

Kano School of Nursing upgraded to degree awarding institution

The Kano State House of Assembly has amended the law establishing the state College of Nursing and Midwifery to enable it commence award of Degree, Diploma and Higher National Diploma (HND).

Delta employs 1000 secondary school teachers

Chief Patrick Ukah, the Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education in Delta State, has said that the recruitment of 1000 teachers into the Post Primary Education Board (PPEB) was to bridge the gap in the number of teachers in public schools in the state.

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Facebook on Tuesday said the coronavirus pandemic has users flocking to its services while it undermines ad revenue on which the world’s biggest social network depends.

Facebook opens office in Lagos

Social Media giant, Facebook, said it would be opening an office in Lagos as part of its continued commitment and ongoing investment in Africa.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government needs to revisit the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) amendment of the broadcasting code. 2

NBC: VP Osinbajo calls for review of amended broadcasting code

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government needs to revisit the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) amendment of the broadcasting code.
The governorship election in Edo begins peacefully with impressive voters’ turnout in most wards across the state.4

Edo election: No face masks, no voting – POs

Presiding Officers in the Edo governorship election have said that no electorate will be allowed to vote without wearing a face mask in compliance with the COVID-19 safety protocols.
Eberechi Eze shone on his Crystal Palace debut as the Eagles cruised to a 3-0 win over Charlton in a pre-season clash with their south London rivals.

Amaju Pinnick: NFF won’t beg Eberechi Eze to play for Nigeria

NFF President Amaju Pinnick said he is in contact with the Eberechi Eze over the possibility of switching allegiance to Nigeria.
A worker with the United Nations providing aides.(Photo by MAHMUD HAMS - AFP)

UN marks 75th anniversary facing world split by pandemic

The United Nations will mark its 75th anniversary Monday, celebrating the mantra that “multilateralism is not an option but a necessity,” even as the coronavirus underscores the fragility of international cooperation.