Ministry of Education
Nigeria reopens secondary schools for exit classes August 4
The Nigerian Government on Monday announced that secondary schools will reopen for students in exit classes from Tuesday, August 4. “Students will have two weeks within which to prepare for the West African Examination (WAEC) due to start on the 17th of August 2020,” spokesman to the education ministry Ben Ben Goog said in a…
Controversy dogs new library project as UNILAG halts contractor
There was a strong indication that the collapse last year of a seven-storey building belonging to the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has been dogged in controversy following claims
‘FG spent N1.3tr on education projects in four years’
Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has disclosed that the Federal Government spent N1.3 trillion on capital projects in the education sector in the last four years.
Adamu’s scorecard and his second coming
In Nigeria’s fleeting political arena, to be re-appointed in the president’s cabinet is a feat, which some consider more important than effectively carrying out national service. Head, Education Desk, IYABO LAWAL, examines the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu’s first term in office and what to expect in his second tenure.
FG releases over N9b to clear backlog of scholarship allowances
The Federal Government says it has released N9.5 billion for the payment of backlog of scholarship allowances owed Nigerian students at home and abroad up to December 2018. The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who was represented by Alhaja Asta Ndajiwo, the Director, Federal Scholarship Board, disclosed this during a press conference in Abuja…
Lagos gives private schools ultimatum to register
To ensure the delivery of high quality education to pupils in the state, the Lagos State government, has directed proprietors of private schools, irrespective of their accreditation status, to register their institutions at the education district...
Ministry raises the alarm over fake recruitment of teachers
As unemployed graduates await the commencement of the recruitment of 500,000 Nigerians as classroom teachers nationwide, fraudsters have cashed in on the programme to defraud many ...