WAEC: 41 teachers sanctioned for WASSCE malpractice

Delta State Government has sanctioned 41 teachers for examination malpractice. The offences were committed during the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Patrick Ukah, made the announcement in a statement on Monday. He said the decision was sequel to recommendations by the …

School resumption: Lagos releases 2020/2021 calendar

The Lagos State Ministry of Education has approved school calendar for 2020/2021 session. Olaniran Emmanuel, Head of Public Affairs, Office of Education Quality Assurance (OEQA) released the details in a statement at the weekend. Public and private schools below tertiary level will resume First Term academic activities on Monday, 21st …

UNICEF identifies 544,951 out of school children in Adamawa

Five hundred and forty-four thousand, nine hundred and fifty-one (544,951 out of school children have been tracked and about 94 percent of them (514,743) returned to school in Adamawa State. northeast Nigeria. The United Nations Children’s Education Fund (UNICEF), working in Adamawa State tracked the out of school children. It …

ASUU gives update on reopening of Universities

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said universities in the country will not reopen until the Federal Government honours the agreement it struck with the union. ASUU National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, stated this while speaking at a town hall meeting at the African Hall, the University of …

2020 WASSCE: WAEC reveals when results will be released

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has said it will release the results of the just concluded West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) within. 45 days after the exam has ended. The examination ended on Saturday nationwide and in other four West African member countries of WAEC – …

WASSCE 2020: All COVID- 19 positive students test negative

The Minister of State for Education, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has announced the discharged of students who tested positive for COVID- 19 during the ongoing 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination. Nwajiuba, who made the announcement at the 62nd Joint National Briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID- …

JAMB relaxes ban on services to cover pre-2020 candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has lifted the ban placed on some processes on its platforms to accommodate more requests from candidates who took the UTME prior to 2020. The Public Relations Officer of the exam board, Dr Fabian Benjamin disclosed this in a statement made …