Joy spreads as Philanthropist distributes educational materials in communities, preaches private support initiative

September 21, 2023 Editor 0

A philanthropist and educationist, Dr Chijioke Nwadavid, Wednesday, stated that government alone can not sustain education, hence well-spirited Nigerians and organisations should support the government. Nwadavid made the call while he and his team were in various schools in Awgu Local Government Area (LGA) of Enugu State to add value to the lives of both students and teachers with the Read More

Reports on gateman impregnating three students in our school is malicious, denigrating – Anambra College

September 15, 2023 Okechukwu Onuegbu, Awka 0

Queens Convent, a missionary secondary school owned by the Anglican Diocese of Awka, Anambra State, has dismissed a report making round in some media platforms that a gateman impregnated three students in the college, describing it as malicious, pedestrian and denigrating. A report had claimed that three students of the Senior School (SS2) class, in the institution were put in Read More

FG committed to basic education in Nigeria – UBEC 

September 10, 2023 Bayo Agboola 0

The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has disclosed that the Federal Government is committed to grassroots development of education in Oyo state. This was made known by the UBEC representative Mrs. Sherifat Lawal while speaking at the handing over of the newly constructed model smart school, Sogunro, Akinyele, Ibadan to the Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB. Mrs Lawal Read More

John Odigie-Oyegun academy aims to be institute of destination – DG

August 21, 2023 Suleiman Idris 0

 Imuwahen Ajoonu, Director General of the John Odigie-Oyegun Public Service Academy (JOOPSA), said the institute aim is to driving public service transformation, aimed at becoming the premier learning destination for public sector in Nigeria. Ajoonu said the public service academy, which symbolizes the commitment to equipping and empowering the men and women who dedicate their lives to serving Nigeria, was Read More

School writes WAEC over non-release of ex-student’s certificate

August 20, 2023 Bayo Agboola 0

An International College of Arts, Science and Technology (ICAST), Elebu in Ibadan at the weekend petitioned the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) over non release of certificate of one of its students in 2021. ICAST in a letter signed by its Principal, B.J. Adewumi, said one of the school students, Joseph-Oduntan, Oluwatomisin Daniel sat for WAEC in year 2021 with Read More

Principals urge education minister to intervene in unity school crisis

August 17, 2023 Emeka Nze 0

As parents are struggling to raise money to pay the recently hiked fees in Unity Schools, the nation may be in another shocker over the recent redeployment of school principals now causing tremors in the system. But some of the parents and principals of the Unity schols believe that the appointment of the Minister of State for Education Dr. Yusuf T Sununu Read More

BUK has redesigned 30% CCMAS developed for Nigerian varsities – Adamu-Abbas

August 13, 2023 Uji A. Iliyasu 0

The Vice Chancellor of Bayero University, Kano (BUK), Professor Sagir Adamu-Abbas, has disclosed that the University has redesigned its 30 per cent of the new Core Curriculum Minimum Academic Standards (CCMAS) for Nigerian universities to boost skill acquisition of students and employability of graduates. He also said that the university was forced to increase tuition fees due to the huge Read More

16-year-old Ogun student records nine A1s in WAEC

August 13, 2023 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Oloruntola Mutiu Oluwaseyi, a student of Taidob College, Asero in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital with examination number 4281613070 has recorded nine A1s in all his subjects at the 2023 West African Examination Council (WAEC). Speaking with Blueprint, the Director of the school, Obawunmi Jiboku, confirmed the result when our correspondent contacted him via telephone. The students, an indigene of Abeokuta Read More

Blackboard learning platform soon to benefit over 2m students – TETFund

August 7, 2023 Uji A. Iliyasu 0

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) said over two million students and staff of higher education institutions in the country will soon have massive access to online  academic resources through the deployment of Blackboard learning platform. Executive Secretary of TETFund, Mr Sonny Echono, made this known at the flag-off of a three-day workshop on “The Implementation of the Enhanced Blackboard Read More

ICICE DG named Prime Varsity pioneer pro-chancellor

August 2, 2023 Tope Sunday 0

A renowned academic, Dr. Kabir Kabo Usman, has been appointed the Pro-Chancellor of one of the 37 newly approved private universities, Prime University Abuja. Usman is also the Director-General of the International Centre for Islamic Culture and Education (ICICE), the custodian of Al-Noor Mosque, Abuja A statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday by the Advisor on Media and Strategy to Usman, Read More

NUC partners ACCESS to boost graduates’ employability skills

August 1, 2023 Uji Abdullahi 0

The National Universities Commission (NUC) said it is ready to boost programmes aimed at improving entrepreneurial skills of  graduates of Nigerian universities. Acting Executive Secretary of NUC, Dr Chris Maiyaki, stated this in Abuja Monday at the 2023 International Summer School and Conference of the African Centre for Career Enhancement and Skills Support (ACCESS). Maiyaki said the Commission was saddled Read More

School headboy outshines others at graduation 

July 30, 2023 Taiye Odewale 0

  Tahir Rayyan Salim, Head boy of Olumawu school, Wuse 11 Abuja, stole the show on Saturday at the graduation ceremony for 2022/2023 SSS 3 students with academic awards in Nine subjects. The brilliant headboy emerged the best student in English Language, Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography and Marketing. Also, the Head girl of the set, Olusanya Iyiolaoluwa Read More

Governor appeals to TETFund to transform Zamfara education

July 29, 2023 Uji A. Iliyasu 0

Governor of Zamfara state, Dauda Lawal has urged Tertiary Education Trust Fund’s (TETFund) to help transform education sector in his state. The governor, who made the call during a visit to TETFund’s Executive Secretary, Arc Sonny Echono, Friday in Abuja, said Zamfara was not doing too well in education, hence, the need to support the state. “As you are all Read More

2023: Winners emerge as KCCN stages speech, writing contests 

July 20, 2023 Editor 0

Five Nigerians have emerged tops at the end of Korean speech and writing competition organised by the Korean Cultural Centre in Nigeria (KCCN). The contest which held virtually witnessed participants from Lagos, Kano, Kaduna, and Ibadan between July 11 and 12, 2023. According to a statement by the KCCN, the speech contest held under the theme “Cities in Korea that Read More

Forgery: Mmesoma apologises to JAMB, begs for forgiveness 

July 19, 2023 Joshua Egbodo 0

  The young girl involved in the controversial highest scorer in the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) saga, Ejikeme Mmesoma, has tendered a formal apology to the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB). The 19-year-old had stired controversy when she claimed she scored the highest marks with an aggregate of 362, against the 249 JAMB insisted was her original Read More

We will not succumb to blackmail – TETFund

July 18, 2023 Uji A. Iliyasu 0

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) says some fraudulent individuals have perfected plan to continuously wage campaign of calumny against the agency, saying no amount of such malicious act will force it to succumb to corruption in its activities. TETFund also warned against the antics of some persons who masquerade as either officials of the organisation in social media or Read More

……TETFund set to bridge digital skills gap

July 11, 2023 Uji A. Iliyasu 0

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) said it has put all necessary measures to fill the digital skills gap between industries and tertiary institutions of learning. The Executive Secretary of TETFund, Arch. Sonny Echono, in his opening remarks at the 2023 Train the Trainers ICT Capacity Workshop for Beneficiary Institutions in North Central Zone, in Abuja on Monday. The workshop Read More

TETFund donates 30-seater bus to Nigerian students

July 11, 2023 Uji A. Iliyasu 0

The Tertiary Education Trust  (TETFund) has donated a 30-seaterToyota Coaster bus to the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) in a colourful ceremony at the corporate headquarters of the Fund in Abuja Monday. Presenting the bus to the student leaders, TETFund’s Executive Secretary Arch. Sonny Echono said the bus will ease the transportation and movement of the union leaders across Read More

Appoint professionals, increase funding to improve standard of education – Principal charges govt

July 10, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

The Principal of British Nigerian Academy, Anthonia Atebe-Ekah, has urged the government at all levels to appoint professionals with proven integrity in the education sector if it wants to get it right. She also called for adequate funding of the sector by the government at all levels. She stated this during the 13th Graduation, Speech and Prize Giving Day 2023 Read More

Erudite student wins British Council’s award for Cambridge A’ level  

July 9, 2023 Bayo Agboola 0

The Founder/Chief Executive Officer, Erudite Millennium, Mr Saheed Oladele, on Saturday hinted that a student of the school, Miss Aisha Boladale, has won the British Council’s Country Best Award for Cambridge A’ Level Biology. Mr Oladele dropped this hint in Ibadan while speaking with journalists. He said Boladale scored 91% to beat all other Cambridge A’ Level scholars in Nigeria Read More

JAMB gives fresh update on Mmesoma’s UTME manipulated result

July 8, 2023 Uji A. Iliyasu 0

JAMB said the report of the commission of inquiry set up by the Anambra state government, an independent and unbiased body, as demanded by some Nigerians to look into the Mmesoma UTME result saga, has vindicated the Board, and has further reinforced the position of the board that its system was not and cannot be compromised. Ms. Mmesoma has owned Read More

Kefas offers free education to primary, secondary schools in Taraba

July 7, 2023 Andrew Ojih 0

Taraba state governor Agbu Kefas on Friday announced free education in all state government-owned primary and secondary schools with effect from the next academic session. According to the governor, this is to address the effects of the removal of subsidies on petrol. Kefas made the announcement during an assessment tour of primary and secondary schools in Wukari, his home town. Read More

NECO unveils e-platform to verify, confirm results globally 

July 6, 2023 Uji A. Iliyasu 0

The National Examinations Council (NECO) Thursday, in Abuja, launched its result verification and confirmation portal tagged, “e-Verify”. The portal can be reached via NECO Registrar, Prof. Ibrahim Dantani Wushishi, at the unveiling of the platform, said the platform is designed to perform dual function of instant result verification and institutional bulk verification and confirmation of all results obtained from NECO. He Read More

Breaking: NECO launches result verification portal *See link to log in

July 6, 2023 Uji A. Iliyasu, Abuja 0

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has launched its result confirmation portal tagged, “e-Verify”, Thursday July 6, 2023, in the auditorium of National Universities Commission (NUC), Abuja. The portal can be reached via The Registrar of NECO, Professor Dantani Wushishi, said NECO e-verify is an online result verification or confirmation platform which is designed to perform dual function of instant result verification Read More