Niger Govt Quits Tripartite Agreement on Madalla Housing Estate  …as schools in the state set to reopen 

Niger State Government has officially and mutually exited the tripartite agreement on the Madalla Housing Estate in Suleja Local Government Area. The Commissioner for Lands and Housing, Barrister Muhktar Nasale announced this while briefing Journalists on the Council’s resolutions on some issues. Barrister Nasale explained that the agreement was between the State Government, a private construction firm and the Federal Mortgage Bank added that the project has lasted more than 17 years without completion. Barrister Nasale said that the three parties involved have agreed to wave the investment that have…

NECO Registrar visits Gov Sani Bello , reels out eleven point agenda

The newly appointed Registrar and Chief Executive Officer National Examinations Council, NECO Professor Godswill Obioma said he has came up with an 11 point agenda to move the examination body forward Professor Obioma stated this when he led a delegation on a courtesy visit to the Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello after assuming office as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Examination body. Professor Godswill Obioma who explained that he has seen COVID-19 pandemic as an opportunity to formulate practicable ideas for online studies as exemplified by most…

Oyetola constitutes Osun SUBEB …names ex-federal lawmaker, Famurewa as Executive Chairman

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of the State of Osun has named ex-Federal lawmaker, Hon. Ajibola Famurewa, as the Executive Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB). This is contained in a press statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan. Other members of the board are: Chief Moshood Adekunle Oluawo, Commissioner, Technical; a former State lawmaker, Hon. Amos Akindiya, Commissioner, Services; Barrister Ayo Olajolo, Member representing Osun East Senatorial District; and Hon. Rafiu Olaide Fatoki, Member representing Osun West Senatorial District. The governor further said the appointments, which…

JAMB announces cut-off marks for universities, others  

The 20th Policy Meeting on Admissions into Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria has approved 160 and above as the national minimum benchmark for admissions into public universities for the year 2020.  This was disclosed in a virtual meeting held on Tuesday. 140 was also approved as the minimum Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) score for admission into private universities. While 120 UTME score was approved for public polytechnics, a minimum of 100 UTME score was also approved for Colleges of Education, innovative enterprises and institutes DailyTrust Please follow and like us:

Matriculation: NOUN VC tasks students on challenges

Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Professor Abdalla Uba Adamu, has enjoined new students of the university to rise to the challenges of the modern world in their quest for knowledge, including eradicating future diseases like the current Covid-19. He made the call during the university’s 19th matriculation ceremony, which was held online this Saturday, 13th June, 2020. In a welcome address to the over 15,000 new students, which he read over the Zoom application to which many of the students logged on from all over the…

EMAN felicitates with Prof.Abere over his appointment as Ag.Academy Provost of NDA

The National Executive Council of El-Birru Muslim Association of Nigeria (EMAN), on behalf of its members has rejoiced Prof. Adam Ahmad Abere over his  appointment as the Acting Academy Provost of Nigeria Defence Academy, NDA. EMAN in a statement jointly signed by Arc. Abdulyakeen Mamman ,National Ameer and Salahudeen Ustaz Yunus,National Secretary said Ptof. Abere appointment came at a crucial period in the life of the Nation during which his wealth of experience, wisdom, intellectual capacity and Leadership qualities will be most specially exhibited. The statement read in part: “It…

NOUN to conduct virtual matriculation for new students

National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has concluded arrangements to conduct online matriculation ceremony for its new students on Saturday, June 13, 2020. It would be one of the first times in history a Nigerian university is conducting such virtual ceremony. A press release signed by the NOUN director of media and publicity, Mr. Ibrahim Sheme, stated that the development was due to the ongoing lockdown of the Nigerian education system because of the global Covid-19 pandemic. Sheme explained that during the event, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Abdalla Uba Adamu, would…

Meet Osun Monarch, Oba Adedokun Abolarin ,An Icon of Free Education for less privileges

Oba Adedokun Abolarin is the traditional ruler of Oke-Ila, Osun State.A great product of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife ,Osun state. He was one time legal aide to former President of Senate ,Ayim Pius Ayim. While some affluent Nigerians who stole from our Commonwealth chose only to display their idiocy in the number of State of the art galleries, buildings, cars, private Jets and other cursed materialism!. HRM Oba Adedokun Abolarin chose to give hope to the hopeless through the best of it all…Education with Substance. This Nigerian monarch built school…

FG to reopen schools on July 13th for final year, SSCE, Primary six students 

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chairman, Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha has revealed that schools will be reopened on July 13th 2020 to enable final year, SSCE and Primary Six students take their exams. This announcement came today in the meeting held in Abuja on daily COVID-19 briefing. Boss Mustapha on Monday said schools remain closed until further evaluations but on Wednesday revealed the Federal Government intention to reopen schools for the sake of final year students, SSCE students and Primary six students. This…

NECO : Reps Spokesman commends Buhari over Prof. Obioma’s appointment 

The Chairman Federal House of Representatives committee on Public Affairs and member representing Bende Federal Constituency of Abia State, Hon. Benjamin Kalu, has commanded President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of Professor Goodwill Obioma as Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council (NECO). President Muhammad Buhari had on 23rd May, 2020, approved the appointment of Prof. Obioma, a native of Bende, Abia State. His appointment was contained in a statement issued in Minna by the NECO Head, Information and Public Relations Division, Azeez Sani. Rep. Kalu in a statement signed…