Saturday, January 16, 2021

Education

Nipsey Hussle honoured at BET Awards

The late Eritrean-American rapper Nipsey Hussle was given the award for best male hip hop artist at the Black Entertainment Television (BET) awards at the weekend. He was shot dead aged...

Boko Haram inmates embrace western education

Boko Haram inmates jailed for their activities and membership of the deadly sect have embraced western education while in the prison. Controller General of Prisons Ja'afaru Ahmed disclosed this...

No clash between UTME and WAEC timetable -JAMB

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says there is no clash between its timetable and the West African Examination Council (WAEC) as being widely speculated and criticized. The...

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...

50% of FCT residents defecate openly

The Federal Ministry of Water Resources claimed that no less than 50 per cent of residents of Nigeria’s capital, Abuja defecate openly, because of the non-availability of public toilets.

FG releases N16.8 billion to settle salary arrears

The Federal Government says it has released 16.8 billion-naira to settle outstanding salary arrears of staff in tertiary institutions. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, who announced this during the Sixth Edition of the Ministerial Press Briefing’’ in...

Nasarawa versity to tackle sex for marks, extortion

Prof. Suleiman Mohammed, Vice Chancellor, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, says he is committed to tackling vices such as  sex for marks, extortion and other unethical conducts in the institution.

Breaking: JAMB shifts UTME Mock exams indefinately

Reports reaching Greetings news desk says that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has shifted the  UTME dates indefinately. The board also announced a postponement of the mock examination earlier scheduled for February 23. The postponement...

Kebbi Poly: 7,000 students banned from writing exams

The Kebbi Government has appealed  to the management of Umaru Waziri Polytechnic, Birnin Kebbi to reconsider the banning of 7,000 Kebbi students from writing semester examinations over the government failure to settle...

Buhari signs polytechnic amendment bill into law

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Polytechnic Amendments Bill and the National Institute for Security Bill into law. According to Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly...