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Private schools’ owners assure FG of readiness to resume

The National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) has assured the Federal Government of the readiness of the schools under its fold to resume for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and other terminal examinations. The association’s clamour for resumption follows the withdrawal of Nigeria’s participation in the sub-regional examination on Wednesday by

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Covid-19: NUC Partners NDBRG on Biomedical Research

As the race to find a cure for the deadly COVID-19 continues, the National Universities Commission (NUC) says it is combining efforts with the Nigeria Diaspora Biomedical Research Group (NDBRG) to build the capacity of Nigerian scientists on biomedical research. The partnership which is being facilitated by a Nigerian scientist at the University of Florida,

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FG Lifts Ban On Interstate Travel, Approves School Opening for graduating Students

The federal government on Monday lifted the ban on interstate travels, and also approved "safe reopening" of schools nationwide in the next phase of the gradual easing of lockdown ordered to curtail further spread of COVID-19. Interstate travels can, however, only be done outside curfew hours with effect from July

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JAMB sets cut off marks for 2020/21 admissions into Nigerian tertiary institutions

Anietie Udobit, Abuja The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has set cut off marks for 2020/21 admissions into Nigerian tertiary institutions.  The Registrar of the board, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, disclosed this during a presentation of the policy considerations at the 2020 Policy Meeting on Admissions to Tertiary Institutions on Tuesday in Abuja. Oloyede said that 160

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Covid-19: Senate considers bill to establish College of Traditional medicine

The Senate on Wednesday considered a bill seeking to give legislative backing for the establishment of the Federal College of Traditional, Complimentary and Alternate Medicine as an agency under the Federal Ministry of Health. The bill which was sponsored by Senator Yahaya Oloriegbe (APC – Kwara Central) scaled second reading during

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WAEC starts registration for private candidates June 10

Anietie Udobit,Abuja The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says it will soon conduct the second series of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates. This was made known in a press statement by the spokesperson of the council, Demianus Ojijeogu, on Wednesday June 10. According to the council’s statement, registration starts June 10

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Children may NOT catch or spread coronavirus as adults, scientists say as authorities plan to reopen schools

Experts from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) have told members of the House of Lords that there was growing evidence that children are in general much less affected by the virus than adults. Data already shows that people under the age of 20 are considerably less likely to end up

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Free Webinar on Successful Career Planning with Renowned Educationist Nitil Gupta

Students, Parents, teachers are invited to join NITIL GUPTA, a RENOWNED CAREER COUNSELOR AND EDUCATIONIST ON FREE VIRTUAL CAREER PLANNING SESSION via Zoom. Topic: Tips on Successful Career Planning, Date:Tuesday May 26, 2020, Time 11am West Central Africa Time. Register in advance to join the webinar. Please click the link below https://­us02web.zoom.us/j/­83032132809?pwd=SXhxR­GxMUUp4NWtmSkZMWWl6c­TdFQT09 Password: 146261 Nitil

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