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BPE cautions ex-PHCN staff over purported verification exercise

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), says it is not conducting another verification exercise for the defunct staff of Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) as is being circulated in some quarters.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi government to empower 200 professionals

The Ebonyi government says it has concluded arrangement to empower 200 young professionals who are indigenes of the state under its Stimulus Development Project (SSDP).

Festus Keyamo: You don’t need WAEC to be president or governor

A senior advocate of Nigeria and spokesman for President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign, Festus Keyamo, said a certificate of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) is not a criterion to contest an election and emerge Nigeria president or governor in any state in the country.

JAMB candidates expect good UTME results

Some candidates of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) have expressed optimism in their results as the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) commences the 2019/20 exercise.

JAMB: Admissions will only be offered to qualified candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has explained that admissions would only be given to qualified candidates who apply for courses into the various institutions in the country.

JAMB explains admissions process, give statistics

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has explained that admissions would be given only to qualified candidates who applied for courses into the various institutions of the country.
A 17-year-old former pupil of Nigerian Airforce Secondary School, Ikeja, Lagos, Peter Arotiba, has emerged the best overall candidate in the May-June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in West Africa.

17-year-old emerges WAEC’s best candidate with 8 A1s

A 17-year-old former pupil of Nigerian Airforce Secondary School, Ikeja, Lagos, Peter Arotiba, has emerged the best overall candidate in the May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in West Africa.

Official: Only 26% pass WAEC January examination

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has recorded mass failure in its 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates held in January.

WAEC withholds results of 376 candidates, plans computer-based test

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has withheld results of 376 candidates for its January/February First Series WASSCE for private candidates, over examination malpractice.

Nigerian Army warns fraudsters on recruitment exercise

The Nigerian Army on Thursday warned fraudsters against using its recruitment exercise to defraud Nigerians, saying those caught would face the full wrath of the law.
Registrar:Chief Executive of the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB), Professor Ifeoma Mercy Isuigo-Abanihe

NABTEB hails increased interest in technical education

The National Business and Technical Education Board, (NABTEB), has expressed satisfaction with the increased interest shown in recent times by the federal and state governments in technical education.

NECO: 12,084 cheated in 2018 November/December examination

National Examination Council (NECO) has said that no fewer than 12,084 were caught in exam malpractice in its 2018 November/December examination.

TY Danjuma donates N197 million for 17 projects in 9 states

Board of Trustees of the TY Danjuma Foundation, a not for profit organisation, has presented a cheque of N197 million to 24 non-governmental organisations in Nigeria for the execution of 17 projects in parts of the country.
National Universities Commission (NUC),

NUC grants full accreditation to AE-FUNAI’s 26 academic programmes

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted full accreditation to 26 academic programmes of Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Ikwo in Ebonyi State.

Educationist: Igbo language may go extinct

Mrs Anulika Abbu, an educationist in Enugu state, has warned that the Igbo Language faces imminent threat of going extinct in Nigeria, should parents continue to discourage their children from speaking the language.
James Hope College

James Hope College records remarkable 100% scores in IGCSE results

James Hope College is one of the educational initiatives under the Jim Ovia Foundation, which offers its students world-class education at a subsidized rate. James Hope College is also supported by an endowment fund and currently has 40% of its students on full scholarship.
SERVICOM

Servicom to synergise with NYSC in Kano for quality service

The Permanent Secretary, Kano state Servicom Directorate, Alhaji Abdullahi Musa said the organisation would synergise with the state the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) to enhance service delivery, by the scheme, in the state.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti teachers get N146 million arrears of special allowances

Ekiti State government has released N146 million for the payment of Rural Teachers Allowance and Core Subjects Allowance to teachers in its employ.

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Ikechukwu Ezenwa: Experience is key to Eagles success in Egypt

Super Eagles and Katsina Utd goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezinwa has expressed confidence that the players picked by head coach Gernot Rohr for the CAF Total Africa Cup of Nations scheduled to kick start June 21st, in Egypt are capable of lifting the trophy.
President Buhari spoke on Monday when he received a delegation from the Italian parliament led by Senator Vito Petrocelli, Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, at State House, Abuja.

Italy offers to help Nigeria recover stolen funds

President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the support of the Italian government to help recover and repatriate illegally deposited Nigerian assets in foreign countries.
Vimbai Tsvangirai-Java

Morgan Tsvangirai’s daughter dies

The daughter of late Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, Vimbai Tsvangirai-Java, 36, died on Monday following a car crash about a month ago.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the nation that security and law enforcement agencies are capable of safeguarding the country, its people and property.

President Buhari alleges involvement of traditional rulers in bandits’ attacks

President Muhammadu Buhari has lamented traditional rulers’ aiding and abetting of banditry in Zamfara State.
Victor Umeh

Anambra Central: Uche Ekwunife not eligible to contest election – Senator Umeh

Senator Victor Umeh, who contested the February National Assembly election on the platform of All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, said yesterday that Senator Uche Ekwunife of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who was declared winner for Anambra Central senatorial zone by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, was not eligible to contest the election.