WAEC urges Ministry of Education to appoint supervisors of integrity

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja West African Examinations Council,WAEC, has lamented the rate of examination malpractices among students, vowing to publish names of erring students,supervisors and schools as well as sanction them. According to the Head of Public Affairs WAEC, Demianus Ojijeogu, the decision to publish names of culprits was part of resolutions More...

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By new On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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Osinbajo meets 1,000 school girls over poor education, discrimination

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja The wife of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, is set to meet with 1000 schoolgirls drawn from private and public schools nationwide to discuss issues of gender discrimination More...

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ActionAid worried over shortage of qualified teachers

Mariam Sanni, Abuja Stakeholders in the education sector has expressed concern over the number of qualified Teachers in the country. While stating that this is one of the major challenge facing the Education sector More...

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WAEC vows to publish names of candidates involved in exam malpractices

By Mariam Sanni Abuja The Nigeria Examinations Committee of the West African Examinations Council has recommended that the names of candidates, schools, candidates, invigilators and supervisors caught aiding and More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 8th, 2018
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Nigeria needs 400,000 additional teachers for out of school children – NUT

Mariam Sanni, Abuja Due of the alarming increase of the numbers of out of school children, the President of Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Nasiru Idris has revealed that Nigeria needs additional 400,000 qualified More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 8th, 2018
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NUC set to make ICT mandatory in Universities

Mariam Sanni, Abuja The National Universities Commission (NUC) has disclosed that the commission has planned to make Information and Communication Technology (ICT) training compulsory in all Nigerian universities. This More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 8th, 2018
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UNICEF to meet stakeholders, traditional rulers on Out- of School Children

Mariam Sanni, Abuja In a bid to reduce the number of out- of – school children, The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, the sultan Foundation for Peace and Development, and the Universal Basic Education More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, September 24th, 2018
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NOUN VC open to new ideas – Ray Ekpu

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja The Co-founder of Newswatch magazine, Mr Ray Ekpu, has described the Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof Abdalla Uba Adamu, as a man who is receptive to More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, September 24th, 2018
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17,000 candidates to write PQE – TRCN

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja No fewer than 17000 candidates have registered to write the Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria Professional Qualifying Examinations (PQE). Addressing Journalists in Abuja on the Council’s More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, September 24th, 2018
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NBTE to address falling standards in polytechnics

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja The National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), says it will tackle issues that are negatively affecting the standard of technical and vocational training in the country The board’s Executive More...