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ICPC quizzes NECO staff for alleged fake certificates

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) is set to prosecute some staff of the National Examination Council (NECO) over alleged fake certificates.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said the federal government will provide relief materials for residents of Lagos and Abuja whom he ordered to stay-at-home as part of measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

President Buhari: It’ll be dangerous to go back to fuel subsidy era

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that it would be economically dangerous for Nigeria to go back to the era of fuel subsidy, citing grave financial cost and a return to the era of long fuel queues as certain results.
Ebonyi State Resident Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Godswill Obioma, has been named the new Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the National Examinations Council, NECO.

SSCE/NECO fixes registration deadline for September 10

The National Examination Council (NECO) on Monday fixed Sept. 10 as deadline for the registration of schools and examination candidates for the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE).
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano to establish 130 girl secondary schools

Kano State Government says it has concluded arrangements to establish additional 130 Girls Secondary Schools in the state.

NECO pledges efficient conduct of examinations

The National Examination Council (NECO), has assured the public of its commitment to ensure effective and efficient conduct of all its examinations.

Delta approves three additional private schools for JSS exams

The Delta State Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education has approved additional three private schools as centres for the 2020 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) being organised by the National Examination Council (NECO).

Delta approves 10 private schools as centres for BECE

The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education in Delta has approved 10 private schools as centres for the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) organised by the National Examination 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 directs JSS3 students to resume Monday

The Lagos State Government has directed Junior Secondary School (JSS) 3 students who are registered for National Examination Council (NECO) Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) to resume on Monday.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo to reopen schools on August 10

Edo State Government has said graduating pupils would resume effective August 10, a week before the commencement date of the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination.
The state Commissioner for Education, Dr Shehu Makarfi, said in a statement in Kaduna on Monday, that the directive was in compliance with the Federal Ministry of Education resolution for schools to open on August 4.

Kaduna to reopen schools from August 8

The Kaduna State Government has directed secondary schools to open from August 10 to enable Senior Secondary School Three students to write their Secondary School Certificate Examination.

WAEC exams start August 17 as Nigerian government approves reopening of schools for senior...

The West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) will commence on August 17, 2020, according to the Nigerian government.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday asked Health Minister, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, the whereabouts of visiting Chinese medical personnel, saying their activities in the country must the oversighted by the parliament.

Nigeria may approve local herbs to battle coronavirus – minister

Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, told the House of Representatives on Tuesday, that the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, is open to the possibility of using local herbs to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, but insisted that the Nigeria Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development must first certify any such remedy.
In his broadcast to the nation on Sunday, March 29, 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari declared that “in Nigeria’s fight against Covid-19, there is no such thing as an overreaction or under-reaction.

Coronavirus: What President Buhari has done and still doing

In his broadcast to the nation on Sunday, March 29, 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari declared that “in Nigeria’s fight against Covid-19, there is no such thing as an overreaction or under-reaction. It is all about the right reaction by the right agencies and trained experts.”
The Senator representing Anambra South, Ifeanyi Ubah, has said he has implicit confidence in the Court of Appeal to set aside Friday’s pronouncement of the Federal High Court, Abuja.

Anambra South: Appeal Court affirms Ifeanyi Ubah as senator-elect

The Court of Appeal in Abuja, on Thursday affirmed the election of Ifeanyi Ubah of the Young Progressive Party as the representative of Anambra South Senatorial District.
Court of Appeal Abuja

Appeal Court reserves judgement in Senator Ifeanyi Ubah’s appeal

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has put Anambra senator Ifeanyi Ubah in suspense after reserving judgment in the appeal filed by him against the judgment of a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Debts from 19 states delay NECO remittances to federal government

The National Examination Council (NECO) Wednesday disclosed that the debt owed it by 19 states has affected its remittances to the Federation Account.

House of Reps uncovers N6.6 billion unremitted revenue by NECO

The House of Representatives on Wednesday quizzed the management team of the National Examination Council of Nigeria (NECO) over non-remittance of N6.6 billion revenue for two years.

NECO releases November/December 2019 SSCE result

The National Examination Council (NECO) has released the results of the 2019 November/December Senior School Certificate Examinations (SSCE).

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Ms Comfort Lamptey, UN Women Country Representative to Nigeria, gave the commendation during the launch of activities to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the UNSCR 1325 in Abuja.

UN lauds Nigeria for implementing programmes on women

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