Tag: Ministry of Education

Federal Government bans SS1, SS2 students from taking NECO, WASSCE, NABTEB

The Federal Government has barred Senior secondary school students 1 and 2 (SS 1 and 2) from sitting for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), National Examination Council (NECO) and National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB). The directive was conveyed in a circular signed by Binta Abdulkadir,[Read More…]

Jigawa orders closure of schools over rising COVID-19 cases

The Jigawa State Government on Tuesday announced the closure of public and private primary and secondary schools across the state. It directed that the schools should be closed effective Tuesday following the increasing cases of coronavirus in the country. The acting Permanent Secretary at the State Ministry of Education, Science[Read More…]

Federal government announces dates for NECO, NABTEB, other examinations

The federal government has released a comprehensive schedule for various national examinations for exit classes including Junior Secondary School (JSS) 3 and Senior Secondary School (SSS) 3. The examinations are to hold from August 17 to November 18. These include the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) for SSS3 students conducted[Read More…]

310,000 IDPs in Borno Return Home – NEMA Says

  The National Emergency Management Agency(NEMA), says about 310,000 Internally Displaced Persons(IDPs),from seven local governments areas of Borno have returned home following liberation of their communities and return of peace. Mr Muhammad Kanar, the NEMA North-East Coordinator, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on[Read More…]

Federal Government To Commit N1.3 trillion Grant Into Public Varsities

The Federal Government has restated it’s commitment to education in the country, as plans to earmark N1.3 trillion as intervention grant to public universities on the platform of National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy, NEEDS, Assessment Programme. The Minister of Education, Ibrahim Shekarau, said this in an interactive dinner in[Read More…]