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Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

Abdullahi Ganduje commits to addressing out-of-school children in Kano

The Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, on Tuesday pledged his commitment to addressing the issue of out- of-school children in the state.

WAEC intensifies effort to introduce e-assessment for its examinations

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says it is intensifying efforts to introduce the application of e-assessment for its examinations in the near future.

WAEC records over 60% failure rate in private candidates exams

The Head of National Office of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), Mr. Olu Adenipekun, on Wednesday, announced this at a news briefing in Calabar, Cross River state.

WAEC advocates e-teaching in Nigerian schools

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is advocating the deployment of e-teaching in public schools in Nigeria in order to conform to global standards and also help usher in e-assessment of public examinations in Nigeria.

Court remands fake lawyer in prison custody

An Area Court in Jos on Friday remanded Lawrence Abiola in Jos Prison till Dec. 14 for allegedly parading himself as a professional lawyer.
From left: Health, Safety and Monitoring Officer, TOTAL, Kinsley Ezeonyia; Education Officer, Abimbola Oshikoya; Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Education Manager, Azu Azuike; Deputy General Manager, Government Relations, TOTAL, Sonye Allanah; Principal, Government Girls College (GGC), Maiduguri, Hajia Yagana Mohammed; General Manager, CSR, NNPC, Ahmed Laminu; and Science Teacher, GGC, Maiduguri, Baba Mohammed, during presentation of over 400 science textbooks and 5 computer systems to the College by NNPC/TOTAL as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility, in Abuja

Total, NNPC donate books, other items to Maiduguri college

Total Exploration and Production (E&P) Nigeria Limited, in collaboration with NNPC, has donated 400 science textbooks, five computers and accessories with printers to the Government Girls’ College, Maiduguri.
Adeleke Fakoya

Expert: Your language is your basic identity, speak it

A Professor of Applied Linguistics, Adeleke Fakoya, has said that an individual’s language is his basic identity, hence the need to master and speak it.

Nigerian Army sensitises Badagry residents on recruitment exercise

The Nigeria Army on Tuesday sensitised Badagry residents on the need to ensure they meet the general requirements of the forthcoming 2018 exercise into its Regular Recruitment Intake.
Muhammadu Buhari

PDP heads to court to challenge Muhammadu Buhari’s qualification to run in 2019

In spite of the clear provisions of the 1999 Constitution as amended that show that President Muhammadu Buhari is qualified to run for the nation’s presidency, the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said yesterday that it would challenge the president’s suitability in court.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI 2

Watch: What Nigerian Army said about Muhammadu Buhari’s certificate in 2015

The failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to attach his credentials to the forms he submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission to enable his seek reelection next year on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in 2019 has generated another round of interest in the issue.

PCN seals 343 Pharmacies in Kebbi

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN), on Friday, has sealed up 343 pharmacies, Patent and Proprietary Medicine Vendors (PPMVS), in Kebbi State, which violated the Council’s laws and regulations.
The quest for the best teacher in secondary schools in Nigeria in 2018 came to a glorious end on Thursday when Olasunkanmi Samuel Opeifa, a teacher from Government Day Secondary School, Karu, Abuja, emerged as the 2018 Maltina Teacher of the Year.

Olasunkanmi Opeifa emerges 2018 Maltina Teacher of the Year

The quest for the best teacher in secondary schools in Nigeria in 2018 came to a glorious end on Thursday when Olasunkanmi Samuel Opeifa, a teacher from Government Day Secondary School, Karu, Abuja, emerged as the 2018 Maltina Teacher of the Year.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Emir Sanusi calls for use of local language to teach in schools

The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, on Wednesday, advised the Federal Government to institute a policy that allows the use of local languages to teach in Nigerian schools.

Labour strike partially succeeds in Oyo

The nationwide strike declared by the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Trade Union Congress, TUC, and the United Labour Congress, ULC, which began on Thursday was partially successful in Oyo State.

Abubakar Gana: NECO ongoing reforms yielding results

The Acting Registrar of National Examination Council, Mr Abubakar Gana, says the ongoing reforms embarked upon by the council are beginning to yield results.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

WAEC: Senator Adeleke only sat for English Language in 1981, had F9

The West African Examinations Council has confirmed before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Bwari, Abuja that the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the governorship election scheduled to hold on Saturday in Osun State, Ademola Adeleke, sat for its examination in 1981.

WAEC reschedules English Language paper to September 29

West African Examinations Council has postponed the English Language paper earlier scheduled to hold on Saturday, September 22.
Gov. Karim Shettima of Borno

Borno government recruits 2,000 teachers for 40 schools

Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno has ordered the immediate recruitment of 2,000 teachers for 40 newly completed schools to fill the gap in the state’s education sector.

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IPAC advises old politicians to prepare for retirement

The Inter Parties Advisory Council (IPAC) has advised political old brigades to prepare their minds for retirement from active politics or be pushed out of the system.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP alleges fresh ‘plot’ to remove Bukola Saraki

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has claimed that there was a fresh plot to use the Police and the Department of State Services (DSS) to forcefully remove the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, from office.
Onofiok Luke

Onofiok Luke: Achievements, political calculation will return Udom Emmanuel

Onofiok Luke, Speaker, Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, has expressed optimism that Governor Udom Emmanuel’s achievements in office will return him to the Hilltop Mansion in 2019.
Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu

Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu appointed TEF chief executive officer

The Board of Trustees of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) recently announced the appointment of Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu as Chief Executive Officer.

Federal government recalls 2.5 million bottles of codeine

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Tuesday said no fewer than 2.5 million bottles of codeine had been recalled from circulation across the country by the Federal Government.