Katsina state government has began the recruitment of 5,000 primary school teachers, NAIJ.com has been informed, stressing that the exercise will be based on merit, devoid of sentiment including political affiliation.
The presidency has denied allegations in a media report that the Federal Government abandoned some Nigerian students, who were supposed to be on scholarship under the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), in Russia.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Sunday, May 20, said that it had set May 26 for rescheduled Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) for more than 12, 000 candidates across the country.
Atiku Abubakar, the former vice president and founder of American University of Nigeria (AUN), has said that investing greatly in the education of Nigerians will lead to unlocking and utilising massive potentials for development.
Malam Usaini Karaduwa, the special adviser on employment, promotion and vocational training to the Katsina state governor, disclosed this during the commencement of the three-day exercise in Daura on Thursday, May 17.
The non-teaching workers of Nigerian universities have lamented non-implementation of agreement by the federal government of Nigeria and has threatened to resume their strike, which was suspended on March 15, 2018.
NAIJ.com gathered that sustaining the scheme was accentuated by the geometric rise of students in the state making it difficult for the state government to operate and maintain a regime of student’s allowances due to other demands
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says it hopes to expand access to quality education for 501,749 out-of-school children in four states in the northern part of country by 2020 under its Cash Transfer Programme (CTP).
The Philosophers Association of Nigeria (PAN) has said that for the purpose of national development, pupils should be taught philosophy. According to the body, the idea is to embed ethics into their curriculum.
Anaya Ellick, a 9-year-old has achieved an outstanding feat after she received two national awards for her exceptional writing skills. The girl who is a 3rd-grader in Chesapeake, Virginia, United States, was born with no hands.
Governor Ugwuanyi of Enugu state explained that 20 indigent students in each of the 17 L.G.As will benefit from the scholarship scheme, which will cover their tuition fees for four years of study at a total cost of N41.6 million.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has paid about N1 billion to owners of Computer-Based Test (CBT) centres nationwide for their services for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Sunday, May 13, in a statement announced that it would soon conduct the second series of the West African Senior School certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates.
Regina Askia-Williams, a former Nollywood actress and beauty queen turned nurse has bagged her nursing degree. She graduated from Wagner College in New York, United States, on Friday, May 11. Read full story on NAIJ.
In 2017, the registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, Is-haq Oloyede, allowed candidates who experienced technical issues while sitting for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, to resit for the exam.
Some historians in Nigeria have said that the absence of history in school curriculum for 34 years has caused serious damage to the country. They said that the absence of the subject can be linked to the Boko Haram insurgency.
One week after Osun state government authorities shut Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, over tax default (N1.8bn), workers returned on Tuesday, May 8, to the reopen Senate Building and other administrative blocks.
The Coordinator of NYSC in Mallam Abubakar Mohammed said about 1,596 corps members of the 2,126 posted to Adamawa State under the 2018 batch “A” for the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) scheme have rejected their postings
Teachers in the Zabzugu Senior High School in the Zabzugu District, Ghana, were attacked with stones by final year students of the institution, for not being allowed to cheat during their final year examination.
The Batterjee Medical College, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on May 5, honoured a female Nigerian student, Ummukhulthum Abubakar Sadiq, as one of its best graduating students. Sadiq was conferred with Bachelor’s in Medicine and Surgery.
The federal executive council has reportedly condemned the paying of school fees in federal universities describing it as illegal. Anthony Anwuka who is the minister of state for education revealed this on Wednesday.
The proposal was tabled by the minister of state for education, Professor Anthony Anwukah, at the ongoing retreat for Governing Councils of Nigerian Federal Universities, organized by the National Universities Commission (NUC).