Education

Obaseki To Spend N20.8B On Education In  2021

  The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has earmarked N20.8 billion for the education sector in 2021 to sustain the gains recorded in the sector by the administration in the first term. The governor, in a statement, said the government will be committing 12.9bn to expanding the Edo Basic Education Sector Transformation (EdoBEST) programme […]

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#EndSARS Protests: NECO Postpones Exams Indefinitely

        The National Examinations Council (NECO) said it has postponed the ongoing nationwide Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations (SSCEs) indefinitely following the security challenges caused by the #EndSARS protests across the country. The postponement  was made known in a statement issued  by the Head of Information and Public Relations Division NECO, Azeez Sani […]


LASG Announces Resumption Of All Remaining Classes

      The Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo has announced the resumption of all remaining classes in both public and private schools in the state beginning from Monday, October 19, 2020. The physical resumption which is for 2020/2021 academic session will now include pupils in pre-primary i.e,daycare, kindergarten and nursery schools. The Commissioner […]


Edo Govt. Begins Recruitment Of Teachers For Rural, Riverine Communities

  … Says Minimum Qualifications Are NCE, HND, B.ED, B.Sc. … Programme Open To Applicants  With, Without Teaching Credentials       The Edo State Government has commenced the recruitment of teachers to teach in rural and remote communities under the Edo Supporting Teachers to Achieve Results (Edo STAR) Teaching Fellowship Programme across the state’s […]


NCAT Begins Phased Resumption  Of Training Activities October 12

    The Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) has obtained the approval of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) for resumption of training activities post COVID-19 lockdown. A statement by the college said that NCAT will commence phased resumption of training activities from Monday, October 12, […]


Obaseki Constitutes 7-Man Visitation Panel To Look Into Affairs Of Ambrose Alli Varsity

    The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has constituted a seven-man Special Visitation Panel to look into the affairs of Ambrose Alli University (AAU) and submit its report within six weeks. A statement issued by the Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie Esq., said the Committee will be inaugurated on Friday, October […]


Obaseki Approves September 28 Resumption Date For Primary, Secondary Schools

        The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has approved resumption of primary and secondary schools for the 2020/2021 academic session on Monday, September 28, 2020 across the state. A  statement issued by  the Commissioner for Education, Hon. (Barr.) Jimoh Ijegbai, said the Governor of Edo State has graciously approved the resumption […]


FG Suspends Babalakin, Ogundipe, Acting VC

  —Directs Senate To Appoint Acting VC The Federal Government today asked the Wale Babalakin-led Governing Council of the University of Lagos(UNILAG), the embattled Vice Chancellor, Prof Toyin Ogundipe and the Acting Vice Chancellor appointed by Babalakin, to step aside  pending the outcome of a probe into happenings in the school. This is jusT as […]


Sacked VC Used N42M To Renovate Official Residence Without Approval From Governing Council–Babalakin

  ….Says Prof. Ogundipe Indicted In Two Reports …Problem Of Unilag Is Not Money But Mismanagement As the crisis in the University of Lagos rages on, following the purported sacking of the Vice Chancellor of the institution, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe by the Pro Chancellor, Dr. Babawale Babalakin, the latter has stated that one of the […]


FG Releases Dates for National Examinations

  The Federal Government has released a comprehensive schedule for various National Examinations for exit classes, spanning from August 17 to 18th November 2020. Minister of State for Education, Hon Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, who made this known  yesterday in Abuja after a series of meetings with Chief Executives of examination bodies in the country, stated that […]