BREAKING: Academy Bars Will Smith From Oscars Ceremony for 10 Years After He Slapped Chris Rock On Stage Last Month

Smith had already resigned from the Academy, saying he had “betrayed” its trust with conduct that was “shocking, painful, and inexcusable.” Will Smith struck the comedian Chris Rock at the Academy Awards after taking offense at a joke, stunning viewers and overshadowing the awards ceremony.Credit…Ruth Fremson/The New The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and SciencesContinue reading “BREAKING: Academy Bars Will Smith From Oscars Ceremony for 10 Years After He Slapped Chris Rock On Stage Last Month”

African Union Education Agenda: TETFund, Pan African University Begin Partnership

The Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Architect Sonny Echono says the Fund is ready to forge a relationship with the Pan Afrian University to push the African Union (AU) agenda on education development and that of the university.TETFund Executive Secretary stated this in Abuja on Friday while playing host to aContinue reading “African Union Education Agenda: TETFund, Pan African University Begin Partnership”

UNICEF Challenges Nigeria Over inability of 70% Children Arround 10 Years Olds unable to Understand Basic Sentence, Numeracy Task

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is unhappy that the degree of poverty in Nigeria has forced abouy 70 per cent of 10-year-olds inability to understand a simple sentence or perform basic numeracy task.The Chief of UNICEF Field Office Kano, Mr. Rahama Farah who gave the indication at a Media Dialogue on Sustainable Development GoalsContinue reading “UNICEF Challenges Nigeria Over inability of 70% Children Arround 10 Years Olds unable to Understand Basic Sentence, Numeracy Task”

Confusion As Popular Nigerian Betting Site Bet9ja is Suspectedly Hacked By Russian Cybercriminals

Millions of customers since Wednesday, April 5, 2022 have been frustrated as they couldn’t bet in the UEFA champions league matches among others. See Bet9ja Official Statement: Just like so many market-leading global organisations, Bet9ja recently became a victim of a sophisticated criminal cyber-attack, which is restricting your access to our platform. We take thisContinue reading “Confusion As Popular Nigerian Betting Site Bet9ja is Suspectedly Hacked By Russian Cybercriminals”

FHA Lugbe Residents Give FCT Police 2 Weeks Ultimatum, Raise Alarm Over Continuous Criminality, Killing

Daring criminals who have resulting in kill have forced Residents of the Federal Housing Authority, FHA Lugbe, along the airport road,in Abuja, to give the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory and the FCT Police Commissioner a two-week ultimatum to address the alleged regular killing of their youths The Residents who spoke through the PresidentContinue reading “FHA Lugbe Residents Give FCT Police 2 Weeks Ultimatum, Raise Alarm Over Continuous Criminality, Killing”

Basic Education Delivery: UBEC Seeks Review of Consolidated Revenue From 2% to 4%

…As 50% of schools in Nigeria lack furniture, pupils sit on floors The Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, Hamid Bobboyi, has said emerging constraints in basic education delivery in the country may necessitate an increase in the consolidated revenue funds from the current two percent to four percent. He buttressed hisContinue reading “Basic Education Delivery: UBEC Seeks Review of Consolidated Revenue From 2% to 4%”

NASU Writes Education Minister Over 25% Deduction From NECO’s Account

…Threatens to embark on strike The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) has kicked against the 25% deduction from the Treasury Single Account (TSA) of the National Examinations Council (NECO) by the Federal Government. The union, in a letter to the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, called for an immediate stoppage ofContinue reading “NASU Writes Education Minister Over 25% Deduction From NECO’s Account”

NYSC Member Serving in Nasarawa State Has Slumped And Died

Reports say a 2022 Batch B Youth Corps member deployed to Nasarawa State, Friday morning, slumped and died at her place of primary assignment (PPA), Government Junior Secondary School, Mangar, Farin Ruwa Development Area, Wamba Council Area, Vanguard reports. Late miss Ajang Blessing Ajiji, with State Code Number, NS/21B/1800, and Call-Up Number, NYSC/FPV/2021127819 whose bodyContinue reading “NYSC Member Serving in Nasarawa State Has Slumped And Died”

Sokoto State Gets NUC Approval for upgrade of Shehu Shagari College of Education into a University

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the establishment of Shehu Shagari University of Education, Sokoto. Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, made this known while presenting a letter of recognition of the new university to Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State during a visit to the Commission on Monday in Abuja. Rasheed saidContinue reading “Sokoto State Gets NUC Approval for upgrade of Shehu Shagari College of Education into a University”

There Would Be No Extension of 2022 UTME/DE Registration Exercise Date… Says JAMB

The ongoing 2022 UTME/DERegistration Exercise scheduled to end on March 26, 2022 would not be extended. A statement by the joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB says this is because the time scheduled for the registration exercise from February 19 to March 26, 2022, is the only window allotted by relevant authorities to the BoardContinue reading “There Would Be No Extension of 2022 UTME/DE Registration Exercise Date… Says JAMB”

Opu-Nembe King,HRM Biobelemoye Josiah Hails Bayelsa Gov. Diri For Completing, Commissioning Nembe Unity Bridge

The Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has been asked to remain dedicated to completing unfinished people-oriented projects by past administrations as a demonstration of his “broad minded” brand of politics as well as adopting the “Politics Without Bitterness” slogan of the defunct Great Nigeria Peoples Party(GNPP) leader, late Alhaji Ibrahim Waziri. This Call, cameContinue reading “Opu-Nembe King,HRM Biobelemoye Josiah Hails Bayelsa Gov. Diri For Completing, Commissioning Nembe Unity Bridge”

2022 UTME: 99% Of Registrations Problems Are Self-inflicted…Oloyede

JAMB registers over 500,000 candidates, targets 1.5m The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has, so far, registered over 500,000 candidates for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). JAMB Registrar, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, who disclosed this while monitoring the registration exercise in Bwari, Abuja, on Thursday, said the board’s target is toContinue reading “2022 UTME: 99% Of Registrations Problems Are Self-inflicted…Oloyede”

Engineering Regulatory Council Patnering With UBEC To Execute Quality Projects

The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) to ensure proper execution of projects. The Executive Secretary of UBEC, Dr Hamid Bobboyi, who spoke while signing the MoU in Abuja on Wednesday, said the whole idea is to provideContinue reading “Engineering Regulatory Council Patnering With UBEC To Execute Quality Projects”

Apart From Ongoing ASUU Warning Strike, SSANU, NASU Threaten Industrial Action, Issue Red Alert…

The Joint Action Commitee of the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational andAssociated Institutions (NASU) and the Senior Staff Association of NigerianUniversities (sSANU) at its meeting held on Thursday, 24 February 2022, reviewedthe status of the Memorandum of Understanding reached with the FederalGovernment following our Industrial Action of January and February 2021. JAC In a statementContinue reading “Apart From Ongoing ASUU Warning Strike, SSANU, NASU Threaten Industrial Action, Issue Red Alert…”

36,116 Candidates Made Credit in English in NECO 2021 SSCE External

The National Examinations Councils (NECO) has released the 2021 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) external candidates results. Announcing the results in Minna on Thursday, Registrar/Chief Executive of NECO, Prof. Dantani Ibrahim Wushishi, said the results were released just after sixty-four (64) days the last paper which was written. According to the NECO boss, “the NumberContinue reading “36,116 Candidates Made Credit in English in NECO 2021 SSCE External”

UBEC to Conduct NALABE In Line With International Best Practices­­- Dr Bobboyi

The Executive secretary Universal Basic Education Commission UBEC Dr Hamid Bobboyi has concluded plans to conduct an internationally accepted National assessment. Head Public Relations/Protocol, David Apeh said the Executive secretary disclosed this at a 5 day workshop for the development of test items for 2022 National Assessment of Learning Achievement in Basic Education (NALABE) inContinue reading “UBEC to Conduct NALABE In Line With International Best Practices­­- Dr Bobboyi”

50 IBB University Student Escape Death Narrowly, As NSUK Final Year Student Gun Down

Lock was at work as over fifty students of the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Niger State north-central Nigeria escape from a near death situation, as a bus conveying them for a sporting event went ablaze The Students were sports contingents going to participate in some activities in Kogi State. Report says, No life wasContinue reading “50 IBB University Student Escape Death Narrowly, As NSUK Final Year Student Gun Down”

NUC REVEALS 203 UNIVERSITIES NOT ENOUGH FOR NIGERIA, APPROVES 2 MORE FOR LAGOS

The National Universities Commission (NUC) says the number of universities in the country can not meet the present demand for higher education in the country. Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, made this known on Tuesday in Abuja while presenting operational licences for two new universities to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State. TheContinue reading “NUC REVEALS 203 UNIVERSITIES NOT ENOUGH FOR NIGERIA, APPROVES 2 MORE FOR LAGOS”

2022 UTME/DE REGISTRATION: JAMB SHIFTS START DATE TO SATURDAY, 19TH FEBRUARY, 2022

The commencement of the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination(UTME) and Direct Entry(DE) Registration exercise earlier scheduled for Saturday, 12th February, 2022, has now been postponed to Saturday, 19th February, 2022 and to end on Saturday, 26th March, 2022 The one-week postponement is to allow for more fine-tuning of the upgraded and more user-friendly procedures forContinue reading “2022 UTME/DE REGISTRATION: JAMB SHIFTS START DATE TO SATURDAY, 19TH FEBRUARY, 2022”