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As the National Examinations Council (NECO) released the timetable and guidelines for the conduct of its 2020 examinations for Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination for students in exit class, it also announced that examination officials will be made to sign an oath of allegiance.
After months of opposition to the implementation of the Integrated Payment and Personnel Information System (IPPIS), the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is set to make an initial presentation of its own platform known as University Transparency and Accountability Solution (UTAS) to the Federal Government.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, has relieved the Commissioner for Works, Infrastructure and Transport, Professor Raphael Afonja of his appointment.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai has appointed new members of the management team and boards of some agencies, as part of continuous efforts to strengthen Kaduna State Government structures.
He disclosed that the major reason for such interest is to get favour, warning that “if we leave it to the system that is going on at the moment; we are clearly headed in the wrong direction because interest whether private, political or group influences how judges are appointed.”
A two-time Katsina State governorship candidate of All Nigeria People’s Party (ANPP), Engr. Nura Khalil, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the decision to overhaul Nigeria’s security apparatus.
As part of its contributions to the ongoing efforts aimed at combatting the ravaging COVID-19 Pandemic, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), in collaboration with the Nigerian Defence Academy and Premium Times, would be hosting a virtual colloquium on Tuesday, August 11, 2020.
The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union has said that contrary to the claim by the police, 33 persons were on Wednesday and Thursday killed by Fulani militia in some villages in Zango Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities, the University of Maiduguri chapter, has decried the nonpayment of salary of its members.
The US election plunged deeper into unprecedented territory Wednesday when challenger Joe Biden announced he would accept his nomination virtually and President Donald Trump suggested breaking tradition by holding his own ceremony at the White House.
The Kwara State Commissioner for Tertiary Education, Science and Technology, Sa’adatu Modibbo-Kawu, said on Wednesday that the government had spent about N1.592 billion to clear the arrears of salaries and subventions of tertiary institutions in the state.
Professor of Broadcast Management and Media Law, Tonnie Iredia, says the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has hijacked the duties of the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission hence the hasty review of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code.
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Akwa Ibom State Council, has hailed the appointment of Mr. Ini Ememobong as the new Commissioner for Information & Strategy in the State.
The Presidential Artisanal Gold Mining Development Initiative, PAGMI, has assured that Central Bank of Nigeria’s purchase of locally produced gold will boost the nation’s foreign reserves.
Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, on Monday approved the appointment of the outgoing Vice Chancellor, Bayero University, Kano (BUK), Professor Muhammad Yahuza Bello, as Pro Chancellor and chairman Governing Council of Yusuf Maitama Sule University.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has promised to soon reveal his running mate.
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State will on Monday, August 3, 2020, swear-in eight new members of the State Executive Council recently cleared by the State assembly for Commissioner and Special Adviser posts.
South Africa will not implement a universal basic income grant until at least March, Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu said in an interview on Friday, rolling back a pledge to have it ready by October.
Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard has said goodbye to posting bikini pictures on Instagram, revealing that it is taking the shine off her tennis career.
Super Eagles midfielder Joe Aribo says he is being a sponge – a keen learner from his fellow Glasgow Rangers midfield players; Steven Davis, Ryan Jack and Glen Kamara who are also national team players.
Imo State Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyede Wednesday said one native doctor and 67 Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) members have been arrested for unlawful assembly.Imo State Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyede Wednesday said one native doctor and 67 Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) members have been arrested for unlawful assembly.
A Nigerian court made the first convictions under a new anti-piracy law, giving hope to the world's shipping fleets that legal reforms will help stem rising attacks in the Gulf of Guinea.
The head, national officer of the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC), Patrick Areghan, Wednesday said that 1,549,731 candidates are qualified to write West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
A group known as Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF) has called on Ndigbo to unite to produce president of Igbo extraction by supporting a strong candidate that will be acceptable by the Northernmost and Southern leaders.
Big Brother Naija housmate, Erica, on Monday, said her choice of Deputy Head of House made her feel like she had betrayed her friend, Laycon.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government intends to examine every possible option in the development and distribution of a vaccine against the COVID-19 disease.
Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, is awaiting a response from the Sports Ministry and Presidential Task Force on the COVID-19 to a request to begin camping for the qualification matches of the FIFA U-20 and U-17 Women Cups.
An Upper Area Court in Makurdi on Wednesday ordered that Ushahemba Terkula, 18, who allegedly assaulted a Police Constable, be remanded in a correctional facility, pending legal advice.