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KADUNA TO RECRUIT ADDITIONAL 13,665 PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS

Kaduna State Commissioner for Education Science and Technology, Ja’afaru Sani, has said that the state government will commence the recruitment of 13,665 teachers for its primary schools soon. Sani, while addressing a news conference in Kaduna, also said that efforts were on to adopt technology-based teaching in its public/primary and secondary schools to enhance quality teaching and learning. To achieve technology-based teaching, the commissioner noted, the state had started distributing tablets and computers to teachers…

Dangote Committed To Education, Healthcare Development

Alhaji Aliko Dangote, the Chief Executive Officer, Dangote Group, has pledged his commitment to the development of education and healthcare sector, as he bagged the Ahmadu Bello University’s top Corporate Award. Mr Tony Chiejina, the Head, Corporate Communications, Dangote Group, in a statement on Monday in Lagos, said that Mr Ahmed Mansur, the Executive Director, Stakeholders Management and Corporate Communication, represented Dangote at the award. The award was presented by the University’s Alumni Association in…

15-year-old boy makes history; shatters JAMB’s 2018 record with unbelievable score

With a total score of 349 points, Ajibola Oluwatosin Olumayowa is believed to have the highest score so far in the 2018 UTME - The 15-year-old boy from Ogun state reportedly scored 78 points in the Use of English, 94 in Mathematics, 88 in Physics and 89 in Chemistry 15-year-old Ajibola Oluwatosin Olumayowa has emerged as the best candidate so far in the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), following the release of results, Vanguard reports. It was initially believed that a Corona Secondary School student,…

Minister inaugurates governing boards of education agencies

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on Thursday inaugurated board chairmen and members of 19 parastatals under the ministry. Mr. Adamu at the ceremony in Abuja said education is ”a major and tallest pillar” needed in building a strong economy. The minister charged the chairmen to carry out their assignments with professionalism, dedication, sincerity and patriotism while calling on members to join the trend in strengthening the education sector. He urged them to provide governance and leadership that would engender…

Jigawa-born JAMB candidate scores highest with 311 (photos)

Joint Admissions Matriculation Board candidate who scored the highest in the exam has received praises from all over the country - The young student who is from Jigawa state scored 311 in his exam - Nigerians have called on Jigawa state governor to sponsor the brilliant student’s education A young boy from Jigawa state has emerged has the student with the highest score in the recently concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination for 2018. The boy identified as Aliyu Muhammad Sani Kaugama scored 311. The student had…

17% pass get 5 credits and above as WAEC releases 2018 results.

WAEC released the 2018 results of its examination' - The exam body noted that the performance of the candidates was poor - Only 17 per cent obtained minimum of five credits The West African Examinations Council on Tuesday announced the release of its January/February series of the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examination. The council’s Head of National Office, Mr. Olu Adenipekun who announced the release in Lagos, said results of 1,021 candidates were, however, withheld. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that…

I was caught with a phone in exam hall – Female student writing JAMB confesses to hiding phone in her lady part (photo)

- A young Nigerian lady was recently caught while she attempted to cheat with her phone in an exam hall - Miss Joy Apkabio was registered to take the JAMB examinations in Baptist Academy, Karu, Abuja - At the exam venue, Apkabio reportedly hid her phone in her lady part and smuggled it into the hall - The student who revealed she had failed the UTME four times was caught by NSCDC officers in the hall and arrested along side her accomplice A young Nigerian lady named Joy Apkabio was recently caught red handed while…

51 first class graduates of Gombe university get automatic employment, N100,000 each

Fifty one first class graduates of the Gombe State University have been offered automatic employment by the state governor, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo - Each of the first class graduates were also given donation of N100,000 - A total of 3, 958 students graduated at a combined convocation ceremony for four academic sessions Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo of Gombe state, on Saturday, March 10, offered automatic employment to 51 graduates of Gombe State University who graduated with a first class degree . This was announced by…

President Buhari awards scholarship to PhD level to 3 secondary school students

Three secondary students were awarded cash prizes by President Buhari - They also received scholarship to PhD level - The students performed excellently at the Young Nigerian Scientists Presidential competition President Muhammadu Buhari has awarded cash prizes and scholarship up to PhD level to three secondary school students. The Nation reports that the three students were given the award in the just concluded Young Nigerian Scientists Presidential competition. The students came out as the best in the 774 local government…

Actress Grace Anna is a year older with a message to President Buhari

Actress Grace Ama is extremely happy  and grateful to be alive has she clocked a year older yesterday being the 23rd of February 2018 The beautiful and extraordinary actress wrote a beautiful post to herself  and reminded everyone that no matter what we should not wait for tragedies to happen before we thank God. The actress also pleaded with the President Muhammad Buhari not to let the recent abducted girls in Yobe to turn to casualties like the Chibok girls. She also shared new photos of herself for herself. She wrote on…

Unilag matriculates 9,204 for 2017/2018 academic session

Tweet Share Pin it +1 A cross section of the matriculating students on Friday. NAN photo A total of 9,204 students who have been screened were formally admitted into various academic disciplines of the University of Lagos for the 2017/2018 academic session on Friday. Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, administered the oath of honour to the new students. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the ceremony was held amidst tight security, as armed personnel were seen at strategic places around the…

Principal resigns after videos of his ‘sexcapades’ with students leaked online

A school principal, who was implicated in sexual relationships with his young students, has resigned - The department of education confirmed the school head stepped down following the release of multiple videos and photos showing him in various sexual acts with different girls - A mother of one of the students spoke out, accusing the man of taking her daughter’s purity The principal of Reiger Park NR 2 High School in Boksburg has officially resigned following the release of videos and photos online, which showed him having…

NYSC announces date for 2017 B Stream 2 orientation course Read more

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has announced that the 2017 Batch B Stream 2 orientation course will only hold in fifteen states - The management of the scheme said registration for the orientation course will begin on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - Prospective corps members are advised to go to camp with the original call-up letter or call-up letter printed on-line The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has announced that the 2017 Batch B Stream 2 orientation course is scheduled to hold in fifteen states NYSC…

Nigerian kid Segun Wire goes back to begging after benefactor allegedly dumps him (photos)

Nigerian kid, Segun Wire, who was picked off the street by a good Samaritan has gone back to base The young boy was spotted by a social media user who called out his sponsors for lying to the public about improving his life - Segun Wire had been picked up by Zlatan Ibile but has been allegedly dumped back on the street To clear the air, Ibile defended himself, saying the accusations are all false An angry social media has exposed the benefactor of Nigerian kid, Segun Wire who had confessed publicly he would love to do…

Davido Wins Big At 2017 MTV EMA [See Full List Of Winners]

DMW Boss Davido emerged the winner of the “Best African Act” category at the 2017 MTV EMAs which took place last night. Davido who was announced the winner ahead of the show, beat out Wizkid, Babes Wodumo, C4 Pedro, Nasty C and Nyashinski. It has surely been a “Fia” year for Davido. See full list of winners below: Best Song Clean Bandit – Rockabye ft. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie DJ Khaled – Wild Thoughts ft. Rihanna, Bryson Tiller Ed Sheeran – Shape of You Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee – Despacito (Remix) ft. Justin Bieber…