Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The National Examinations Council has said that 290,274 candidates who sat for its 2018 June/July examination failed to make five credits, including in both English Language and Mathematics. The NECO said that out of a total of 1,032,729 candidates who took the examination, 742,455, which represented 71.5 per cent, had five credits […]
THE West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says it has registered 1.5 million students to write its 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE). The Council’s Director of Public Affairs, Mr Damianus Ojijeogu, disclosed this to the News Agency
In its quest to enable school children have access to books and improve their reading skills, ‘Hope for African Children Initiative’, donated 540 textbooks and novels to equip a library which it had earlier began constructing for a Community Primary/Secondary School, Crystal Bridge Academy, in Ogbelle-Obollo Afor, Udenu Local Government Area of Enugu State.
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The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) has called on qualified Nigerians to take advantage of its overseas scholarship scheme to study in prestigious universities in the United Kingdom for Master’s and Doctorate degrees. A statement from PTDF says application process has already commenced with the invitation of qualified candidates to apply through PTDF to specific […]
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AS part of efforts to promote academic excellence, the Lagos State Government is considering a merit award scheme to personalities who have contributed immensely towards the development of the state in various spheres of life. This was revealed during a Public Hearing on a Bill for a Law to establish the Lagos State Awards Scheme, LSAS, to specify among other things, the privileges of the recipients and for connected matters.
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With the fast changing world, driven by innovation and technology, expectations of the 21st century world of work are becoming dynamic and so are the workplace skills’ requirements for employees to function. To this end, the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) is partnering with other sectors to train over one million Nigerian youths in […]
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Dr Ifeanyichukwu Abada, Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Nigeria Nsukka(UNN) chapter, says the Federal Government has released N1.3 billion as earned allowances of members of the union. Abada spoke to newsmen on Friday in Nsukka, at the end of an emergency congress of the union. He said the aim of the […]
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