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19 Aug 2019
Some worshipers at St Dominic Catholic Church, Yaba and other Lagos road users have begged the Federal Government to replace the damaged footbridge on Herbert Macaulay Way and others on the axis.
15 Aug 2019
It is always heartwarming to know that the Nigerian government is working tooth and nail to confront the cankerworm called corruption. Indeed it’s a battle that calls for a concerted effort by all well-meaning Nigerians considering the fact that no nation can move forward in the midst of impunity.
3 Aug 2019
In line with technological trends and to continually deliver on its mandate, the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is set to acquire “Magic Scanners” for authentication of documents.
1 Aug 2019
A Federal High Court sitting in Maiduguri Borno State has sentenced the Proprietress of Dala Standard Secondary School Josephine Udeh for squandering the West African Examination Council (WAEC) registration fees of 284 students of the school. “Josephine Udeh being the director of Dala Standard Secondary School, Maiduguri, sometime between 2017 and 2018 at Maiduguri, Borno…
31 Jul 2019
Mr Henry Adewumi, Deputy Registrar of West African Examinations Council (WAEC) in charge of School Registration on Wednesday said that President Muhammadu Buhari obtained a Cambridge University West African Examination certificate with five credits.
27 Jul 2019
The West African Examination Council (WAEC), yesterday, released results of this year’s West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), with 64 per cent pass rate.
26 Jul 2019
A total of 1,020,519 candidates who sat for the 2019 May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for schools obtained credits and above in a minimum of five subjects including English Language and Mathematics. Mr Olu Adenipekun, Head of National Office (HNO), West African Examinations Council (WAEC), gave the figure while announcing the release…
29 May 2019
Today, President Muhammadu Buhari begins another term of four years in office. Head, Education Desk, Iyabo Lawal examines how he fared in the country’s education sector in the last four years spotlighting his administration’s policies, achievements and unfulfilled aspirations. Towards the end of 2017, the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, said the President Muhammadu…
15 Apr 2019
A senior advocate of Nigeria and spokesman for President Muhammadu Buhari's campaign, Festus Keyamo said a certificate of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) is not a criterion to contest an election and emerge Nigeria president or governor in any state in the country. "By the definition of "School Certificate or its equivalent" in section…
11 Apr 2019
The Nigeria Examinations Committee (NEC) of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) has frowned at the continuous poor performance of candidates in Literature-in-English subject....
9 Apr 2019
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says there is no clash between its timetable and the West African Examination Council (WAEC) as being widely speculated and criticised. The JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is’haq Oloyede, said at an interactive session with Editors in Lagos on Tuesday, that there was no basis for such speculation because the…
30 Mar 2019
A student of Nigerian Air Force Secondary School, Ikeja, Lagos, Master Peter Seunara Arotiba, has been honoured with the West African Examination Council's (WAEC) International Excellence Awards for his outstanding performance in the 2018 May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). Arotiba received the honour alongside Miss Wilhermina Opoku and Miss Brago Sarpong Afrifa,…


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Lagos, Nigeria, with its bustling energy and vibrant culture, is a fantastic destination for family travel. While exploring this bustling city, parents often seek exciting and kid-friendly attractions to keep their little ones entertained. Luckily, Lagos is home to a variety of fun parks that offer a perfect blend of entertainment, education and adventure for…
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Israeli forces shot dead two Palestinians in a pre-dawn raid Sunday in the West Bank, the Palestinian health ministry said, as the army confirmed "counter-terrorism" activity in the occupied territory.
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One policeman was killed and another wounded in north Kosovo early Sunday, according to authorities, during an armed attack on a patrol as it approached a blocked road near the border with Serbia.
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Mali "will not stand idly by" if foreign governments intervene in neighouring Niger, Bamako's top diplomat warned the United Nations on Saturday, after both countries' juntas joined a mutual defense pact.
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Filipino fisherman Arnel Satam guns the motor of his tiny wooden boat as he makes a dash for the shallow waters of Scarborough Shoal in the disputed South China Sea, with Chinese coast guard speedboats in hot pursuit.