Education

Education stakeholders disagree with FG’s position on WAEC

Some education stakeholders on Thursday expressed divergent viewpoints on Federal Government’s postponement of the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination in Nigeria due to the raging COVID-19 pandemic. In separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

Nigerians In US universities express worry as US moves to deport Int’l students

Nigerians, who are studying in institutions across the United States of America are worried over comments by US immigration authorities. The US immigration authorities have said that international students whose institutions have resorted to...

ASUU decries proliferation of government universities

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has accused the Federal and State Governments of proliferation of universities in the country. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, the National President of ASUU, expressed their concern at a Town...

West African Senior School Council Exam (WASSCE)2020 is it still feasible?

       The West African Senior School Exam as scheduled to begin on August 4 has been cancelled as seen in a tweet posted by the aide to the President Muhammadu Buhari through...

Your IPPS has failed, try our own alternative, ASUU tells FG

The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Friday said the Integrated Payroll and Personnel System had failed in its implementation and called on the Federal Government to adopt an alternative system. The National President of...

COVID-19 Threatens To Set Aid To Education Back By Six Years – UNESCO

A new policy paper by UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report released on Friday has shown that total aid to education reached its highest ever levels in 2018, the latest available year. It, however, estimated...

House of Representatives faults FG’s decision to cancel WASSCE examination

The House of Representatives Committee on Basic Education and Services has faulted the Federal government's decision to cancel the 2019/2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination WASSCE due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Recall that the...

Atiku Abubakar and Reno Omokri kick against FG’s decision to cancel WASSCE

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, and former presidential media aide, Reno Omokri, have kicked against the Federal government's decision to cancel the West African Senior School Certificate Examination WASSCE for this year. Minister of Education,...

Afenifere demands ministers’ sacking over school resumption

Afenifere, the pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, has condemned the decision of the Federal Government to shut schools until further notice. The group called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the ministers of education. The sack was...

WAEC May/June 2020 New Exam Date Announced

O'Level News The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajuiba, has disclosed that the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) will now hold from August 4 to September 5, 2020. He made this known...

WAEC May June 2020: Candidates to Wear Face Masks

O'Level News The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has stated that the use of face mask will be compulsory for candidates that will be taking the Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE), which is to commence...

Afenifere demands ministers’ sacking for stopping school resumption

The pan- Yoruba socio- political organisation , Afenifere has condemned the decision of the Federal Government that schools should remain closed in the country until further notice . The group called on the President ,...

Stop Saying “Thank You”, It’s becoming too shallow – See all other sweet words to use, And 10 Other...

  Most people feel comfortable using the wrong English word despite knowing the right word to use, only few will correct themselves immediately they find out they have been using the wrong words.   Yes its true...

Waec GCE(2nd series)2020 Registration Has commenced

This is to inform intending candidates for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private Candidates, 2020 – Second Series are hereby informed that the registration commenced June 10th, 2020 The examination will...

WAEC reacts as Nigerian government cancels 2020 WASSCE Exam

The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, has recognized the decision of the Nigerian government to stop final year students from writing the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). Recall that the Minister of...

Our SS3 students are still in school preparing for wace – Oyo state governor

following the federal government stance on West Africa Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) this year, oyo state commissioner for education, Mr olasunkanmi olaleye has said that the Oyo state  Government are still assessing...

Makinde dares FG, says SS3 students in Oyo will go ahead with WAEC

Despite the federal government’s stance on 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), the Oyo state has said that the students would continue their preparation for the examination.   Nigerian Tribune reports that the state...

Universities can be midwife to a post-pandemic education renaissance

The Covid-19 pandemic will shape our collective future in the coming decades. It is not just the horrifying death toll from the disease itself that will impact individuals, families and communities: the consequences of the...

24 new European Universities reinforce the European Education Area

European Universities are transnational alliances of higher education institutions from across the EU that come together for the benefit of students, teachers and society. Today, the European Commission has unveiled the additional 24 European...

Top University in the US Government over VISA decisions.

Two elite US universities are suing immigration services over a decision to withdraw visas from foreign students whose courses move fully online. Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology filed the lawsuit against Homeland Security...

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