NECO postpones 2020 Exam Indefinitely over Security Challenges

Maryam Abeeb, Abuja The Governing Board of the National Examination Council has resolved to postpone 2020 SSCE(Internal) indefinitely over the current security challenges occasioned by the ENDSARS protests, which disrupted the smooth conduct of the examinations in some parts of the country. In a statement by the Director of Information and Public Relation, More...

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By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 26th, 2020
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Govt distributes instructional materials worth N1.5b to schools

Maryam Abeeb The Kano State Government says it has begun the distribution of instructional materials worth over N1.5 billion to primary and junior secondary schools in the 44 Local Government Areas of the state. Gov. More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 26th, 2020
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Emir, UNICEF train 100 teachers in Zamfara

  Maryam Abeeb Gummi Emirate Council in Zamfara, has organized a training programme for 100 Primary and Islamic schools teachers in the area, to enhance effective teaching and learning. The training was in More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 26th, 2020
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FG lauds Sokoto Govt for enroling 75,650 out-of-school children

Maryam Abeeb The Minister of State for Education, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has lauded the Sokoto State Government for successful enrolment of 75,650 out-of-school children. Nwajiuba gave the commendation at the More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 19th, 2020
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Over 92,000 candidates sit for NECO 2020 common entrance examination

Maryam Abeeb, Abuja Over 92,591 candidates sat for the 2020 National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE), conducted by the National Examinations Council (NECO), in 639 centers across the country. However, only 30,000 More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 19th, 2020
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ICAN to review accounting curriculum to compete international standard

Maryam Abeeb, Abuja The institutes of chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) have reiterated its commitment in reviewing the Accounting curriculum of the National Universities commission (NUC) meet international More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 19th, 2020
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NANS President urges school fee waiver as gov’t palliative to students

Maryam Abeeb President of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Mr Chidi Ilogebe, has urged Federal and States Governments to waive school fees in tertiary institutions as a palliative to students. Ilogebe More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 12th, 2020
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Open University resumes academic activities Monday

Maryam Abeeb, Abuja The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) says normal academic activities will resume on Oct. 12 (Monday) after six months of break following the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic which affected More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 12th, 2020
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Kano Govt to establish 5 mega unity schools

Maryam Abeeb, Abuja Kano State Government, says it has concluded plans to establish five mega unity schools, to further boost the educational development in the state. Muhammad Sanusi-Kiru, the state’s Commissioner More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 12th, 2020
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UNICEF commences implementation of ‘Girls-for-Girls’ programme in Adamawa schools

  Maryam Abeeb, Abuja The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is set to commence the implementation of ‘Girls-for-Girls’ (G4G) intervention Programme in 275 selected schools More...