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WAEC to release 2020 SSSCE results late October

The West African Examinations Council has said that it has a 45-day timeline from its last paper to release the results of the 2020 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination. This indicates that the results should be released by late...

ASUU Seeks Stakeholders’ Intervention to end strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil (ASUU-KUST), has urged stakeholders to prevail on the Federal Government to fulfill its promises towards ending the ongoing strike.‎ The call was made in a statement jointly...

Adamawa, Gombe govts announce date for schools reopening

The Gombe State Government has approved the reopening of all public and private schools in the state with effect from Monday, October 5, 2020. Boarding schools are to open on Sunday, October 4, while Day schools including Nursery, Primary and...

Four PhD Thesis published by ATBU lecturers to be converted into textbooks

Four PhD thesis of the staff of Abubakar Tafawa- Balewa University, ATBU Bauchi have scaled through selection Board of Tertiary Education trust Fund, TEDFund for conversion to textbooks. The board is to support the conversion of some of the quality...

Benue fixes Sept. 21 for school reopening

The Benue State Government has approved Monday, Sept. 21, 2020 for the resumption of all schools in the state. The Commissioner for Education, Prof. Dennis Ityavyar, told journalists on Wednesday in Makurdi that both public and private primary, secondary and...

NABTEB exams: Kano directs re-opening of six Technical Colleges for exit class student’s

  Kano State Commissioner for Education, Malam Muhammad Sanusi Sa’id Kiru, has directed for the immediate re-opening of six technical colleges in the state to enable students in the exit classes to participate in the forthcoming NABTEB examinations. Kiru in a...

No date for reopening of schools – FG

Federal Government on Thursday said it has not come to a point where it is convinced that schools should be re-opened for academic exercise after their closure due to COVID-19 pandemic. Minister of State for Education Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba stated this...

Kaduna Govt sponsored 2 PWDs with foreign scholarship, disburses N18.5 to 27 others

By Yusuf Kumo Kaduna State Scholarship and Loans Board, has supported 27 law students with N18.5 million for their Law School programme, out of the 90 candidates that applied. In a statement by the Executive Secretary of the board, Malam Hassan...

Strike may soon be suspended as FG, ASUU resume negotiation

The Federal Government has on Monday assured that the perennial crisis in the nation’s university system, which has resulted in the on-going strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) would soon be permanently laid to rest. The Hon....

NUT Tells Teachers not resume classes if Schools reopen

The Chairman of the FCT wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Comrade Stephen Knabayi, has directed primary school teachers in the territory not to resume classes anytime schools are reopened for academic activities. Comrade Knabayi made the call...

Borno Govt to reopen Schools Sept 14

The Borno State Government has announced that educational institutions at all levels across the state will reopen on September 14, 2020. This was disclosed by the State’s Commissioner for Education, who made the announcement at a press briefing on Tuesday...

The Importance of Educating Girls

Girls who belong to the families who think that girls are a burden that they have to off load to the groom and his family’s shoulders, a mindset according to which girls are considered as a mere commodity and...

FG Signals full reopening of schools , NYSC orientation camps

The Federal Government says state governments and school administrators should start making preparations for the full reopening of schools in the country. Arewa Affairs recalls that schools in the country had been shut in March as part of measures to...

ASUU Kano zone wants Schools Re-Opened

The Kano zone of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU has asked both federal and state governments to speed up the process of re-opening schools, but not without putting in place necessary anti-corona virus measures. ASUU’s acting zonal coordinator,...

FG , UNICEF begin process of reopening schools

The Federal Ministry of Education in conjunction with the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, Committee on Safe School Re-opening, on Monday, began a process for the development of school reopening readiness template. Azuka Menkiti, Education Specialist, UNICEF, made this known...

NECO fixes registration deadline for Sept 10

The National Examination Council (NECO) on Monday fixed Sept. 10 as the deadline for the registration of schools and examination candidates for the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE). A statement by the Registrar/Chief Executive of the council, Prof. Godswill...

GSYP Congratulates Babawuro Kumo over his appointment as Provost Fed. College of Horticulture Dadinkowa

Gombe State Youth Parliament, GSYP has congratulated Dr. Babawuro Mahmoud Ali Kumo over his appointment as Substantive Provost of Federal College of Horticulture Dadinkowa. In a Congratulatory Messages signed by Speaker of GSYP, Rt. Hon. Khalid Ahmed Kumo and made...

FG gives updates on reopening Varsities, Polytechnics, others

The Minister of state for Education, Chukwuemeka meka Nwajiuba on Monday spoke on the reopening of universities, polytechnic, college of education in the country. Nwajiuba, speaking at the Presidential Task Force (PTF) briefing in Abuja said they have discussed with...

NECO: Kano govt approves N488,250,000 for 29,126 students

The Government of Kano State has approved the payment of N488,250,000 as registration fees for 29,126 students’ participation in this year’s National Examination Council (NECO) and National Board for Arabic and Islamic Studies (NBAIS) examinations. Kano State Commissioner for Education...

We won’t call off strike until FG implement 2012 need assessment report – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has reiterated its resolve to go on with the ongoing industrial action until the Federal Government implements the recommendations of the 2012 Universities Need Assessment report. Speaking during an interactive session with critical...

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COVID-19: Bauchi Schools Record Partial Compliance with closure order

As the coronavirus sparks fear across the world forcing total lockdown in some countries, public and private schools...

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