Kaduna state assures physically challenged persons of qualitative learning
The Kaduna State Government has assured physically challenged persons of qualitative education, saying no one will be left behind in its inclusive learning plan. The Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Ja’afaru Sani who disclosed this when he visited Demonstration School for Deaf Children (DSDC), Kawo and the Special Education School in the state capital…
WAEC records ‘mass failure’ in February diet exam
The West African Examination Council (WAEC) yesterday released the result of its newly-introduced February diet for private candidates with only 1,937 out of 11,727 candidates who sat for the examination, obtaining minimum credits and above in five subjects, including English and Mathematics.
2018 UTME: Candidates complain over use of computer
Some candidates who sat for the ongoing 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) say they found the use of computers challenging.The candidates spoke in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent who monitored the exercise on Monday in Abuja.
Commonwealth Day: FG restates commitment to strengthen early childhood education
The Federal Government has expressed its commitment to develop and strengthen human capital resources by institutionalizing early childhood care and prompting girl-child education.The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu made this known in Abuja on Monday at the 2018 Commonwealth Day with the theme: “Towards a Common Future”.
Experts want government to return study of history
Some public policy experts have called on the Federal Government, especially the National Assembly to restore and make the study of history, a compulsory subject at both elementary and secondary levels. In a communiqué on ‘Nigeria In The Twentieth Century: History, Governance And Society’ after a book reading held at the Ibadan School of Government…
UBEC laments poor condition of vocational schools in Southeast, South south
The Federal Government has lamented the poor condition and neglect of special vocational schools for out-of-school children by some state governments. Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Dr. Hamid Bobboyi who stated this during an advocacy visit and monitoring of projects executed by the commission in Abia and Akwa Ibom states, said the centres…
Commission, stakeholders task government on nomadic education
The National Commission for Nomadic Education (NCNE) as part of its mandate of promoting educational access and equity among the nomads has called on government at all levels to give priority attention to nomadic education by providing sufficient resources in order to ensure the sustainability and institutionalisation of the programme in the country. Acting director,…
Connectivity, software issues persist as 2018 UTME begins
Even some parents, who escorted their wards to the centres admitted that there was a great improvement in the exercise, when juxtaposed with previous editions. For instance, most centres started on time and the general atmosphere was orderly and the conduct peaceful.
FG names Obafemi Omokungbe new Yabatech rector
The Federal Government has announced Obafemi Omokungbe as Rector of Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech). He is the first alumnus of the 70-year old institution to be appointed Rector. He succeeded Dr Margaret Kudirat Ladipo, who completed her tenure on December 10, 2017.
How insecurity is ruining education in Nigeria
“I saw them with my own eyes. They blocked school gates so we tried to climb over the fence. There were three cars at the gate and they asked us to get in, saying they would help us. Some of us went in and some of us refused. The gunmen shot at the gate and were firing into the air.