Education

Shun Malpractice, WAEC Warns Students Ahead Of Exams

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), has warned students, as well as schools, to shun all forms of exam malpractice ahead of the commencement of the examinations.   At a briefing on Tuesday in Yaba, Lagos State, the Head of the Nigeria National Office of WAEC, Mr Patrick E. Areghan, said regardless of the challenges …

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COVID-19: WAEC RELEASES GUIDELINES FOR 2020 WASSCE

Following the announcement of the date for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination, the West African Examination Council on Tuesday announced guidelines For the conduct Of the examination Amid The Coronavirus Pandemic. Ojijeogu The statement quoted the Head of the Nigeria National Office of WAEC, Patrick Areghan, as saying the examination would hold …

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Police Service Commission Dismisses 10 Officers, Demotes 8 Others

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has dismissed 10 senior police officers and demoted eight others over cases of misconduct.   The Head of Press and Public Relations of PSC, Mr Ikechukwu Ani, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja.   Ani said the decision for the dismissal of the police officers was reached …

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SCHOOLS DISINFECTION BEGINS JULY 7 – FG

The disinfection of schools against the spread of COVID-19 in preparation for the resumption of class activities will begin on Tuesday, the Federal Government announced on Monday. It also explained why it delayed the decontamination process, adding that it had enough teams on ground to carry out the disinfection exercise. The Minister of Environment, Muhammad …

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WASSCE 2020: WE DIDN’T ISSUE ANY TIMETABLE, SAYS WAEC

  The West African Examination Council has advised Nigerians to disregard the purposed timetable for the 2020/2021 West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination timetable circulating online. The Head of Public Affairs, WAEC, Nigeria, Mr Demianus Ojijeogu, told journalist on Sunday that the timetable circulating online was not from the examination body. He said, “The timetable in …

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NSE Rewards Outstanding UTME Candidates with Scholarship

The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has rewarded 16 secondary school students for their outstanding performance in the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB).   The NSE this year, instituted a scholarship award to encourage candidates who intend to study Engineering and STEM related courses in …

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COVID-19: WAEC Timetable Not Determined By Nigeria – Aliyu

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Sani Aliyu, says the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) timetable is not determined by Nigeria.   PTF Coordinator, Dr Sani Aliyu said the current COVID-19 pandemic that has ravaged the world will eventually go away.   Speaking during an interview on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily, he noted that the …

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Group Details How 35 Nigerians Languish In Ghana Prison After Illegal Arrest, Calls For Investigation

The Concerned Citizens Rights, a human rights organisation, has alleged that no fewer than 35 Nigerians are illegally detained in Ghana   This was contained in a letter its National President, Dr Olusegun Adeola, addressed to the Chairman, Nigeria in Diaspora Commission (NiDCM), Abike Dabiri on June 26, detailing the plight of Nigerians in Ghana. …

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DAYCARE CENTRES, PRIMARY SCHOOLS REMAIN CLOSED – FG

The Federal Government has said all primary schools and daycare centres across the Federation remained closed. The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19, Sani Aliyu, stated this in Abuja on Monday. He said, “For educational activities, all daycares and primary schools to remain closed till further evaluation. “Schools are encouraged to continue …

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