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The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, says restriction measures like social distancing, and wearing of face masks need to continue during the period of Ramadan, which is around the corner.

PTF: Only Primary 6, JSS3, SS3 to resume schools

The Coordinator of the Presidential Tasks Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, announced on Monday that only pupils in Primary 6 and students in JSS 3 and SS3 are allowed to resume school in preparation of their examinations.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has lifted the ban on congregational prayers in Mosques and Churches placed to curtail the spread of the coronavirus in the state.

Zamfara expresses readiness to reopen schools

Zamfara state government says it is ready to reopen all its schools shut down some months ago due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
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.

Godswill Obioma’s resolve to reposition NECO not in doubt – Reps member

A lawmaker representing Bende Federal Constituency in Abia State in the House of Representatives, Hon. Benjamin Kalu, has hailed the appointment of Prof. Godswill Obioma as Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the National Examinations Council, NECO.
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.

Godswill Obioma named new NECO registrar

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.
President Muhammadu Buhari has terminated the appointment of Prof. Charles Uwakwe as the Registrar-Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council, (NECO).

NECO registrar, four other management staff sacked

President Muhammadu Buhari has terminated the appointment of Prof. Charles Uwakwe as the Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council, (NECO).
The Registrar, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Prof. Segun Ajiboye, made this known in Ibadan on Wednesday while speaking with newsmen.

TRCN: 1.7 billion children can’t attend schools globally

The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria, TRCN, yesterday, lamented that about 1.7billion children have been forced to stay away from schools across the world as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Delta seeks collective involvement in providing quality education

The Delta State Government on Thursday called on old students associations, corporate bodies and well-meaning individuals to assist it in providing quality education for children.
The National Business and Technical Examinations Board, NABTEB, has released the 2019 May-June NBC-NTC examinations

NABTEB postpones examinations

The National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) has postponed it’s 2020 May/June Ordinary Level Certificate Examinations until further notice due to the raging COVID-19 pandemic.
Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba

Nigeria: WAEC, NECO remain postponed indefinitely

The Nigerian government has reiterated the indefinite postponement of this year’s West African Examinations Council (WAEC) and the National Examinations Council (NECO) due to the COVID-19 outbreak in the country.

NECO denies postponing 2020 BECE and SSCE

National Examinations Council (NECO) has stated that it has not postponed the 2020 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) due to the prevailing situation in the Country.

Coronavirus: Edo begins televised classes for SSCE, NECO students

Following the disruption in academic activities by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Edo State Government will on Monday, April 6, 2020, begin state-wide broadcast targeted at students in Senior Secondary Schools preparing for West African Senior School Examination (WASSCE) and National Examinations Council (NECO).

NECO to sanction schools charging above N9,850 for registration

The National Examinations Council (NECO), has vowed to sanction schools charging above the government-approved fee of N9,850 as registration fee for the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination.
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).
The male hostel of Government Secondary School (GSS) in Gboko area of Benue state was on Wednesday gutted by fire.

Fire razes Benue school hostel

The male hostel of Government Secondary School (GSS) in Gboko area of Benue state was on Wednesday gutted by fire.

NECO dismisses 19 staff over certificate forgery

Barely four months after it dismissed 70 staff for engaging in certificate forgery, the National Examinations Council, NECO, has sacked another 19 of its staff on similar offence.

Villagers kill, burn native doctor, three others for ‘killing female student for ritual’

Angry residents of Otuo, an agrarian community in Owan East local government area of Edo state on Monday murdered and set ablaze four persons for involvement in alleged killing of a female student for ritual.

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.

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Ondo guber: PDP disqualifies two aspirants

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NLC demands intervention funds for schools

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Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Churches, mosques remain closed in Lagos

The Lagos State Government has said worship centres would remain closed in the state.