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Gboyega Isiaka: I never promised to return mission schools to owners

Prince Gboyega Isiaka, the governorship candidate of African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Ogun State, has said he did not promise to return mission schools to their former owners.

NANS hails federal government on reduction of JAMB, NECO form fees

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), on Thursday, applauded the Federal Government for reducing the cost of JAMB and UTME form fees for final year secondary school and post-secondary school examinations.

Strike: ASUU claims federal government unserious

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has vowed not to return to class until its demands are met.

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.

2018 SSCE: NECO extends registration

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has announced an extension for the registration of the on-going 2018 November/December NECO Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE).

JAMB to offer scholarships to best-performing foreign nationals

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it will offer scholarships to foreign nationals who perform “exceptionally” in its next Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
No fewer than 26 inmates of Agodi Prison, Ibadan, Oyo State, are set to write the 2018 National Examination Council (NECO) examination.

26 Agodi prison inmates to sit for 2018 NECO exam

No fewer than 26 inmates of Agodi Prison, Ibadan, Oyo State, are set to write the 2018 National Examination Council (NECO) examination.

Teacher’s Day: Akwa Ibom NUT decries poor performance in public schools

The Nigeria Union of Teachers, Akwa Ibom Chapter, has raised concern over the recent poor performance of students of the state in public and internal examinations.

Police commission bans promotion without examination, training

The Police Service Commission says henceforth police officers will no longer be promoted to the next rank without the requisite training programmes and examinations.

Osun guber: Court orders WAEC to produce Senator Adeleke’s results in five days

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Bwari, Abuja, has ordered the West African Examination Council to produce the results recorded by the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, in the May/June 1981 examinations conducted by the council.

Ministry denies alleged estacode scam

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has denied reports of fraud in the payment of estacode to officers who supervised the 2018 Promotion Examinations for officers and diplomats abroad.

Bayelsa, Borno, Edo rated high in NBC/NTC exams

The Registrar/Chief Executive, National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB), Prof. Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe, at the weekend, said Bayelsa, Borno and Edo states were the only states where the body failed to record examination malpractices in the just concluded May/June 2018 NBC/NTC examinations.

WAEC withholds results in Niger over N694 million debt

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has withheld results of candidates that sat for the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in Niger State over the state government’s indebtedness to the Council to the tune of N694 million.
Lagos State University - LASU

LASU sets 48-hour deadline for service delivery

The newly-appointed Registrar, Lagos State University, Mr Olayinka Amuni, said on Saturday that the institution has set a 48-hour time limit for all its employees to respond to the needs of its stakeholders.

Kayode Fayemi warns EKSU VC, INEC over alleged vote manipulation plot

The Kayode Fayemi Campaign Organisation has warned the Vice Chancellor of the Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado-Ekiti, Prof. Samuel Oye Bandele, and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), over alleged plot to concoct figures as valid votes in favour of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, in Saturday governorship election in the university.

NECO: One million pupils write 2018 SSCE

The National Examinations Council says over one million pupils participated in its 2018 Senior School Certificate Examination which commenced on May 21.

JAMB set to conduct recruitment test for FRSC

A few days after it conducted a test for applicants seeking recruitment into the Nigeria Police Force, the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board is set to conduct a similar test for the Federal Road Safety Corps.

Boko Haram: Security fears keep kidnapped schoolgirls at home

Hundreds of girls have refused to return to their school in northeast Nigeria because of security fears following a mass kidnapping by Boko Haram jihadists, parents and teachers said on Tuesday.

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Professor Biodun Ogunyemi

ASUU continues reconciliation meeting with federal government

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday continued with its reconciliation meeting with the Federal Government.
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National Assembly: Hold police, DSS responsible if Muhammadu Buhari can’t present budget

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Recruitment: PSC receives 158,773 applications in 18 days

The Police Service Commission says it has received 158,773 applications in the ongoing recruitment of 10,000 constables into the Nigeria Police Force.
Lagos State University - LASU

ASUU-LASU demands payment of earned academic allowance unpaid since 2009

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Lagos State University (LASU) Chapter, has demanded the payment of accumulated Earned Academic Allowance (EAA) unpaid since 2009 to lecturers in the institution.