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Soyinka lauds UNN for honouring him with Lifetime Achievement award

Soyinka lauds UNN for honouring him with Lifetime Achievement award

Soyinka lauds UNN for honouring him with Lifetime Achievement award
Katsina state government begins recruitment of 5,000 primary school teachers

Katsina state government begins recruitment of 5,000 primary school teachers

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.

Katsina state government begins recruitment of 5,000 primary school teachers
Scholarship: FG didn’t abandon 19 Nigerian students in Russia - Presidency

Scholarship: FG didn’t abandon 19 Nigerian students in Russia - Presidency

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.

Scholarship: FG didn’t abandon 19 Nigerian students in Russia - Presidency
JAMB sets new date for rescheduled examinations for over 12,000 candidates

JAMB sets new date for rescheduled examinations for over 12,000 candidates

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.

JAMB sets new date for rescheduled examinations for over 12,000 candidates
Atiku points FG's attention to education, says it is the key tool to curb terrorism

Atiku points FG's attention to education, says it is the key tool to curb terrorism

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.

Atiku points FG's attention to education, says it is the key tool to curb terrorism
Katsina state government emulates El-Rufai's education policy, screens 1,356 youths for teaching job

Katsina state government emulates El-Rufai's education policy, screens 1,356 youths for teaching job

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.

Katsina state government emulates El-Rufai's education policy, screens 1,356 youths for teaching job
Another strike looms as Nigerian university workers lament non-implementation of agreement

Another strike looms as Nigerian university workers lament non-implementation of agreement

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.

Another strike looms as Nigerian university workers lament non-implementation of agreement
Over 50,000 students to benefit as Katsina state earmarks N600 million for scholarship

Over 50,000 students to benefit as Katsina state earmarks N600 million for scholarship

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

Over 50,000 students to benefit as Katsina state earmarks N600 million for scholarship
UNICEF targets enrollment of 501,749 out-of-school children in 4 northern states by 2020

UNICEF targets enrollment of 501,749 out-of-school children in 4 northern states by 2020

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).

UNICEF targets enrollment of 501,749 out-of-school children in 4 northern states by 2020
Body of scholars proposes how Nigeria can solve ethnic and religious conflicts, says the process begins in secondary school

Body of scholars proposes how Nigeria can solve ethnic and religious conflicts, says the process begins in secondary school

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.

Body of scholars proposes how Nigeria can solve ethnic and religious conflicts, says the process begins in secondary school
9-year-old girl who was born without hands wins 2 national awards for her exceptional writing skills

9-year-old girl who was born without hands wins 2 national awards for her exceptional writing skills

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.

9-year-old girl who was born without hands wins 2 national awards for her exceptional writing skills
Gov Ugwuanyi grants scholarship to 340 students, inaugurates School of Engineering complex

Gov Ugwuanyi grants scholarship to 340 students, inaugurates School of Engineering complex

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.

Gov Ugwuanyi grants scholarship to 340 students, inaugurates School of Engineering complex
JAMB pays N1 billion to owners of CBT centres nationwide for 2018 UTME

JAMB pays N1 billion to owners of CBT centres nationwide for 2018 UTME

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).

JAMB pays N1 billion to owners of CBT centres nationwide for 2018 UTME
WAEC begins second series of WASSCE for private candidates

WAEC begins second series of WASSCE for private candidates

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.

WAEC begins second series of WASSCE for private candidates
Regina Askia bags family nurse degree at a college in United States (photos)

Regina Askia bags family nurse degree at a college in United States (photos)

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.

Regina Askia bags family nurse degree at a college in United States (photos)
Why 2017 examination was rescheduled by JAMB

Why 2017 examination was rescheduled by JAMB

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.

Why 2017 examination was rescheduled by JAMB
Nigeria has lost much due to the absence of history in school curriculum - Historians

Nigeria has lost much due to the absence of history in school curriculum - Historians

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.

Nigeria has lost much due to the absence of history in school curriculum - Historians
Osun state reopens OAU after alleged N1.8bn tax default

Osun state reopens OAU after alleged N1.8bn tax default

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.

Osun state reopens OAU after alleged N1.8bn tax default
NYSC batch A: 1,596 corps members reject their postings

NYSC batch A: 1,596 corps members reject their postings

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

NYSC batch A: 1,596 corps members reject their postings
It is our right to copy - Students declare as they destroy property, threaten to kill teachers after being prevented from cheating

It is our right to copy - Students declare as they destroy property, threaten to kill teachers after being prevented from cheating

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.

It is our right to copy - Students declare as they destroy property, threaten to kill teachers after being prevented from cheating
Nigerian senator's daughter becomes one of the best graduating students from Saudi Arabia medical school (photo)

Nigerian senator's daughter becomes one of the best graduating students from Saudi Arabia medical school (photo)

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.

Nigerian senator's daughter becomes one of the best graduating students from Saudi Arabia medical school (photo)
FG reportedly bars federal universities from charging tuition fees, describes it as illegal

FG reportedly bars federal universities from charging tuition fees, describes it as illegal

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.

FG reportedly bars federal universities from charging tuition fees, describes it as illegal
FG proposes extra one year of study for fresh graduates before NYSC

FG proposes extra one year of study for fresh graduates before NYSC

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).

FG proposes extra one year of study for fresh graduates before NYSC
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