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UBEB Trains teachers in oyo on safe reopening

Ahead of the September 21 schools resumption in Oyo State, the State Universal Basic Education Board has concluded the training of 2,454 Head Teachers in the State, on Covid-19 preventive measures. The Training session which held across all Educational zones in the State, started on Tuesday and ended on Thursday. Speaking at the closing of

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Prof Ogunsola emerges UNILAG acting VC

Professor Folasade Ogunsola has secured the highest number of votes in the election held by members of the University of Lagos Senate to choose an acting Vice-Chancellor. She was the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Development Services at UNILAG before her emergence. Ogunsola’s nomination took place on Monday during a Senate meeting attended by 167 professors. The result of the

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NECO releases timetable

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has announced that the Basic Education Certificate Examinations (BECE) will now end on the 4th of September and no longer 7th September as earlier announced. The Registrar/Chief Executive Officer of the National Examinations Council, Professor Godswill Obiora disclosed this while briefing Journalists at the Council Headquarters in Minna, Niger state. He

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Private school teachers can access N100b intervention fund- Minister

Minister of State for Education Emeka Nwajiuba said on Monday that private school teachers are eligible to access the Federal Government’s N100 billion COVID-19 intervention fund. He expressed satisfaction with the level of compliance with virus prevention protocol by schools that have resumed for exit classes. The minister spoke during the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 briefing

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WASSCE 2020: WAEC releases dates for exams

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has published the full timetable for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). In a post on Twitter, the examination body said it was the ‘Final International Timetable for the Conduct of WASSCE for School Candidates, 2020’. The Nigerian government on its part, had approved Monday, August 17 as

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We have not announced any job vacancies- UNIPORT

The University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has dismissed reports of ongoing recruitment of academic and nonacademic employees in the institution. Its Public Relations Officer (PRO), Samuel Kpenu, said an online publication purportedly asking members of the public to apply for jobs did not emanate from the university. Kpenu said the university had not advertised for

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Zambia Education Minister sacked over viral nude video

Minister of Education in Zambia, David Mabumba was on Wednesday sacked by the country’s President Edgar Lungu after nude video clips of him went viral on social media. The Minister’s dismissal was contained in a statement from the Presidency, signed by Lungu’s spokesperson Isaac Chipampe. Although no reason was pinpointed for his sack but it

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