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2018/19 admissions: Lagos university to extend deadline for registration

Lagos State University (LASU) on Tuesday said there would be an extension of deadline for prospective candidates to register for the online 2018/2019 admission screening.

Kano university expels 24 final-year students over falsification of entry qualification

Twenty four final-year students of Bayero University, Kano (BUK), have been expelled from the institution for falsifying their entry qualifications.

Kano university expels 24 students

No fewer than 24 students of Bayero University (BUK) Kano, mostly in their final year of studies were expelled from the university for falsification of their entry qualifications.

JAMB to register candidates by NIM in 2020

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says starting from 2020, candidates will register for its examinations with their National Identity Management Number (NIM) to solve the challenges of multiple registration.

NANS applauds giant strides at NECO, wants Abubakar Gana confirmed as substantive registrar

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has commended what it described as the laudable achievements recorded at the National Examinations Council, and therefore wants President Mohammadu Buhari to urgently confirm the appointment of the acting registrar of the council, Alhaji Abubakar Gana to engender continuity in the system.
In a bid to create access to quality education, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced the abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public primary and secondary schools across the state.

Governor Wike abolishes fees, levies for public primary, secondary schools

In a bid to create access to quality education, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced the abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public primary and secondary schools across the state.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Interim report alleges former Governor Yari misappropriated over N250 billion

A Transition Committee set up by Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has alleged that the immediate past governor of the state, Abdulaziz Yari, had misappropriated the sum of N251.9 billion.

Tribunal re-orders service of subpoena on Colonel Sani Bello, three others

The Niger state Gubernatorial Election petition tribunal sitting in the State High Court complex, Minna, the state capital has ordered a re-service of its subpoena on the state Governors’ father, Col. Sani Bello (Rtd), who is the 1st defendant Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, the Director General (DG) National youth Service Corp (NYSC), the current Registrar of the National Examination Council (NECO), and its former Registrar, Professor Promise Okpala.
Nigeria Police

Police nab three teachers, student for exam fraud

The Nigeria Police Force in collaboration with West African Examination Council (WAEC) have arrested three teachers and one student for their alleged involvement in examination malpractice.

NECO: We released SSCE results in 43 days

The National Examinations Council has said it released the last Senior Secondary Certificate Examination results in 43 days.
prison

Gombe civil servant jailed for using forged NECO results

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Gombe zonal office, has secured the conviction of one Adamu Mudi, at the state High Court 2, on one count bordering on cheating and forgery.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Federal government releases criteria for admission into Unity Schools

The Federal government, on Tuesday, took delivery of the result of the 2019 National Common Entrance Examination (NCCE), into Federal Government Colleges (FGCs), otherwise known as Unity Schools.
Simon Lalong

Plateau government shuts down over 100 illegal schools

The Plateau State Government has shut down more than 100 illegal schools across 17 Local Government Areas (LGA) Mr Jude Dakur, the Commissioner for Secondary Education said.
Simon Lalong Plateau

Over 100 illegal schools shut down in Plateau

The Plateau State Government has shut down more than 100 illegal schools across 17 Local Government Areas (LGA) Mr. Jude Dakur, the Commissioner for Secondary Education said.

Common entrance exams: NECO restricts parents’ access to halls

Officials of the National Examination Council (NECO) who monitored the Common Entrance Examination held in different centres in Lagos State refused attempts by some parents of candidates to move closer to the examination venues.

NECO postpones National Common Entrance Examination

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has postponed the 2019 National Common Entrance Examination into unity schools to April 27.

NECO postpones unity school exam to April 27

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has postponed the 2019 National Common Entrance Examination into unity schools to April 27.
Is-haq Oloyede JAMB

No clash between JAMB, WAEC timetables – scribe

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says there is no clash between its timetable and the West African Examination Council (WAEC) as being widely speculated and criticised.

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Stakeholders seek end to incessant marriage break-up

Some stakeholders, on Tuesday, identified third-party influence and lack of trust among couples as factors responsible for the collapse of marriages nowadays.
Dave Umahi

Southeast governors write President Buhari over Enugu airport closure, herdsmen

Southeast Governors’ Forum on Tuesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to defer the closure of Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu to end of October 2019.

Expert: How indiscriminate Internet usage exposes children to pornography

An education technology startup, Mrs Deola Eka, on Tuesday in Lagos said that indiscriminate usage of Internet connectivity through phones and other gadgets was responsible for early exposure of children to pornographic contents.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Money laundering: Atiku Abubakar’s son-in-law released

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released from its custody Abdullahi Babalele, the son-in-law of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in 2019, Atiku Abubakar.

Suspected Taraba kidnap kingpin re-arrested

Hamisu Wadume, a suspected kidnap lord in Taraba State, has been re-arrested, according to reports.