FG releases admission list for unity schools
Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Sonny Echono, has approved the release of the admission list of successful candidates into the Federal Unity Colleges (FUCs) for the 2019/2020 academic session.
Government blames mass failure in mathematics on poor teaching
The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has said that the generally poor performance of secondary school pupils in Mathematics examinations in recent times is due to poor teaching and lack of adequate infrastructure.
How discriminatory admission criteria, poor performance haunt unity schools
For many parents and stakeholders in the education sector, the public notice by the National Examination Council (NECO) may well be the start of another unending controversy over who eventually makes it onto the final admission list, and from what region of the country.
Out-of-school children’s figure drops, says minister
The Federal Government has said that the number of Out-of-School Children (OSC) in the country has reduced from 13.2 million to 10.2million, following various interventions of the government and development partners.
Educationist tasks FG on sports development
Principal, Federal Government College Ijanikin, Dr Olufunmilayo Essien has called on the federal government to pay more attention to sporting activities in secondary...
FG says "no plan to hike tuition fees "
The Federal Ministry of Education on Wednesday debunked the news trending on social media that the Federal Government had approved the hike in tuition fees of Nigerian universities to N350,000. Mr Sonny Echono, the Permanent Secretary in the ministry made the clarification at a symposium in Abuja. Echono, who said the Federal Government was not…