Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Education

2019 International Day of Women and Girls in Science

On Monday, February 11, 2019, the world marks the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. The United Nations has set aside this day in order to reflect on the wide gaps between...

JAMB leaves students stranded

It was a tale of disappointments at the Model Secondary School Maitama, Abuja, as students who are scheduled to write the computer-based JAMB test were left stranded all morning without any explanation...

Rivers: Wike reconstitutes UBEB

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has approved the re-constitution of the Rivers State Universal Basic Education Board as follows: 1. Venerable Fyneface Akah (Chairman: Obio/Akpor LGA)

2019 Jamb Registration: One phone number can only be used to register one candidate

As registration for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) began on Monday, the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) has warned that a phone number can only be used to register one candidate. The...

Teachers ‘should not think of money’

The Kenyan science teacher who has won a $1m prize (£760,000) after being voted the world's best teacher has urged his colleagues to teach with passion - and not to think about...

Nestle trains 30,000 farmers

In its effort towards sourcing 100 percent of its raw materials locally, Nestle Nigeria, in partnership with the International Fertiliser Development Centre (IFDC), said it has trained more than 30,000 farmers on resilient...

Sacked TETFUND boss says minister demanded N200m bribe

Former Executive secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), Dr. Abdullahi Baffa Bichi, has alleged that he was sacked from office for refusing to give out kickback to the minister of education Mallam Adamu Adamu. Baffa’s...

JAMB de-lists 14 Computer Based Test centers

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has de-listed 14 Computer Based Test centers out of the 712 accredited due to infractions like technical hitch and deceit. JAMB Registrar,...

300-Level female Medical Student commits suicide in Benin

A 300 level female Medical Student of the University of Benin, (name withheld), on Tuesday took her own life at her hostel located at the Ekosodin area of Benin the Edo State...

PMB will focus on prosperity agenda in the next 4yrs -Osinbajo

President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in the next four years will address, among other things, the deficiencies in the quality of human resources caused by poor education and healthcare, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo...