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WAEC Releases 2016 WASSCE Results

The West African Examinations Council has officially announced the release of the May/June 2016 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) results. Speaking during a press conference in Lagos, the Head of National Office (HNO), Mr. Isaac Adenipekun, said that …

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Governors urged to access education grants

Nigeria`s Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu has told state governments to provide  matching grants to the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, to enable them gain access to additional funds. He said a situation where billions of naira were left unaccessed …

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FG To Recruit 500,000 Teachers Into Basic Education Sector

The Federal Government has restated its commitment to revamping Nigeria’s education sector through the recruitment of 500,000 teachers into the basic education sector across the country. The Minister of Education, Mr Adamu Adamu, made the disclosure at the launch of …

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Parents Want Borno Schools Re-opened—

Some parents in Borno on Sunday appealed to the State Government to re-open public schools closed since May 2014, to allow their children continue with their education. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the schools were closed in …

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FG cancels 2nd NECO test for Unity Schools

Federal Government Monday, cancelled the second test, otherwise known as National Common Entrance screening test conducted by the National Examination Council (NECO) for admission into Federal Government Colleges. The cancellation is with effect from the 2017/2018 academic year. Minister of …

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Beg me before I open your schools, Ajimobi tells Oyo pupils

Abiola Ajimobi, governor of Oyo state, has requested for a letter of apology from schools whose pupils took part in a protest against government’s proposed education initiative — else their schools will remain locked. Abiodun Jimoh, the chairman, National Parents Teachers …

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