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Commissioner for Education in Akwa Ibom State, Idongesit Etiebet, said the state government spends N1.5 billion yearly on external examinations in public secondary schools in the state.
Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi, president of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), says Senator Chris Ngige, minister of labour, has lost “touch with medicine”.
Students of The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyo State, have threatened to publicly protest continuous extortions by lecturers as well as the recurrent mass failures typifying their examinations, saying their future was hanging in the balance.
The management of Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja, has banned end of examination celebrations on its campuses with immediate effect, to forestall the break down of law and order in the institution.
Oluremi Olaleye, Rector, Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), Ikorodu, on Saturday charged students of the institution to abide by its dress code and other rules and regulations in their best interest.
There was tension in Ilorin, Kwara State capital on Monday as violence erupted when hoodlums, suspected to be Muslim youths, invaded C&S College, Sabo-Oke, Ilorin, with cutlass and dane guns. The students of the college were also chased away.
Pandemonium erupted on Friday at the Mafoni Primary and Junior Secondary School, Maiduguri, as pupils and students fled classrooms and abandoned their examinations over fear of COVID-19 vaccination.
Kwara State government on Thursday directed the Principals, teachers and all staff of the 10 grant-aided secondary schools embroiled in hijab controversy to report for duty Friday unfailingly.
The Group Managing Director of Eleta Eye Institute, Dr Benedictus Ajayi, says that smart phones may help in carrying out eye tests for early warning signs of glaucoma, the leading cause of irreversible blindness in Nigeria.
The Niger House of Assembly has mandated the House Committee on Education and Legislative Compliance to investigate the non-release of 2019/2020 National Examinations Council (NECO) results of more than 30,000 students in the state.
In commemoration of the “International Day of Mathematics’’, a professor of mathematics, Stephen Onah, says the importance of mathematics could not be overemphasised across the world today.
Students of the Isa Mustapha Agwai Polytechnic, Lafia, on Thursday barricaded the Lafia-Jos Road for several hours, to protest the closure of the school’s registration portal by its management.
The Imo State College of Nursing and Midwifery, Orlu, may come under the hammer of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN), following reports that the state government is interfering with the administration of the institution.
The Ekiti State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has said it would henceforth urge public primary school teachers who are refusing posting to rural areas to tender their resignation.
The University of Lagos says its current non-physical Post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (PUTME) has achieved 95 per cent success as against reports in some quarters that it was unreliable and inefficient.
The Kwara State government has said it will hold examinations for applicants for vacant positions at the Kwara State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) and Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM) between Feb. 22 and Feb. 25.
Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, and the governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, were on Wednesday in Abuja presented with the Honourary Fellowship Award of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) alongside a former Minister of Defence, Brig-General Mansur Dan-Ali (rtd) and the Emir of Nasarawa, HRH Alh. Ibrahim Usman Jibril, at the institution’s 2021 investiture ceremony.
Academic Staff from public institutions across the country have so far accessed over N120 billion for training, within and outside Nigeria, from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) since its inception in 2008.
The Gombe State Government has approved the sum of N1.499 billion for the supply and installation of biometric attendance system to check payroll fraud in the state’s civil service.
The national caretaker/extraordinary convention planning committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has disowned a zoning arrangement list in circulation on the social media.
Rome’s Stadio Olimpico has been “fully confirmed” as a venue for Euro 2020 matches after the Italian government guaranteed the presence of at least 25 per cent of fans, UEFA announced on Wednesday.
The Department of Petroleum Resources has said companies whose refinery project licences have become invalid can reapply for revalidation.
The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo (SAN), has expressed pity for those who allow themselves to be influenced by the opinions of certain people on social media.
Ondo state boxer, Adedeji Adegbola, on Friday, knocked out his opponent, Oluwafemi Adetoye of Yobe state, in a record 15 seconds of their first round heavyweight boxing bout at the ongoing National Sports Festival in Benin.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ibrahim Pantami, has stressed the need for Nigerians to migrate from the use of Internet Protocol version four (IPv4) address system to Internet Protocol version six (IPv6), in order to diversify Nigeria’s economy and prepare it for a digital economy transformation.
Gun salutes will be fired across Britain on Saturday to mark the death of Prince Philip as tributes flooded in for a man who was a pillar of strength for Queen Elizabeth during her 69-year reign.