The authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, have announced the closure of the university until further notice. A release by the Public Relations Officer of the University, Abiodun Olarewaju, on Friday, said this was in compliance with directives from the Federal Government.
Adamawa Government has directed all schools to close down academic activities on Friday, March 27 as a preventive measure against the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to the state. The directive was contained in a statement by the state Commissioner for Education, Mrs Wilbina Jackson...
The Federal Government has ordered the closure of all the 104 Unity Schools in the country from March 26 as a proactive step aimed at preventing the spread of the dreaded Coronavirus. The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Mr Sonny Echono who gave the order...
Following the first suspected case of Coronavirus in Katsina State, North-West Governors on Wednesday announced the closure of all schools in the zone. The governors, after a closed-door meeting held in Kaduna, said the closure was for 30 days, noting that it had become necessary in order...
The Ekiti State Teaching Service Commission’s Chairman, Babatunde Abegunde, said on Tuesday that the commission had dismissed a secondary school teacher, Mr Gbenga Owoosi, for allegedly impregnating a 17-year-old pupil. Abegunde said TESCOM, on getting a hint about the development, carried out a thorough investigation and followed the...
The National Examination Council has said it conducted examinations for candidates in 19 states on credit. The examination body revealed this when its officials appeared before the House of Representatives Committee on Finance in Abuja on Wednesday. The Director of Finance and Administration, NECO, Dr...
Dorothy Jean Tillman At 14, Dorothy Jean Tillman, a brilliant young teenager who resides in Chicago, is already a graduate with two degrees to her credit. Dorothy Jean Tillman received her bachelor’s degree from Excelsior College which also graduated a 72-year-old that...
Nigeria’s First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, says the population of out-of-school children in the North is disheartening. The First Lady who said this during the inauguration of her pet project, Future Assured Youth Education and Empowerment Programme, which would train 750 young persons in Adamawa, said the situation...
Students of the Delta State Polytechnic have protested against new policies introduced by their school management, The Punch reports. The protesting students of the state polytechnic in Ozoro started the protest in the early hours of Tuesday by blocking the school section of Ughelli/Asaba Expressway....
Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has approved N428.4 million for payment outstanding Earned Academic Allowance to members of staff of the state-owned University of Science and Technology, Aliero. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Higher Education, Hajiya Halima Dikko, in Birnin Kebbi on Thursday, in a statement, said...
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has called on the governors in the South-west to declare a state of emergency on education in the region. Kowe Abiodun, South-west Coordinator of NANS made the call in a statement in Abeokuta on Thursday. Abiodun...
NECO The National Examination Council (NECO) has urged Nigerians to disregard publication that it was planning to recruit new staff. NECO Head of Information and Public Relations Mr Azeez Sani, said this in a statement in Abuja on Thursday. Sani said the council...
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board said it had cautioned some universities offering admissions to candidates on their school portals, without following the guidelines on the Central Admission Processing System. The board stated this in a presentation by its Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, in Abuja, obtained by our...
President Muhammadu Buhari has asked universities in the country on the need for them to increase their internally generated revenue to enhance sustainable education. Buhari stated this during the 44th convocation ceremony of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, on Saturday. The president, who was...