National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Mobilization Time Table For 2017 Batch A

NYSC members during Orientation Course(PHOTO: Online) NYSC Mobilization Time Table For 2017 Batch A S/NO Event Date 1 Briefing/Sensitization of Final year students/prospective corps Members. 4th – 16th April 2017 2 Display of list of all approved programmes for institutions on NYSC portal for cross checking feedback. 3rd – 7th April 2017 3 Collation of…

How To Make Payment On NYSC Portal Using Remita Pay Engine

HOW TO MAKE PAYMENT ON NYSC PORTAL USING REMITA PAY ENGINE The PCM should go to the portal home page and follow the following steps: STEP 1 Click on “already Have Account”-Click here to login. STEP 2 PCM enters Email id and password to login STEP 3 PCM clicks on “click here to make payment”….

Niger Assembly Urges Creation of JAMB Centre in Kontagora

    The Niger State House of Assembly on Thursday passed a resolution urging the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), to establish an examination centre in Kontagora. The House passed the resolution following a motion moved by Nura Garba (APC/Kontagora II). Garba said that the motion had become necessary “because Kontagora town plays an…

Lagos announces resumption dates for public, private schools

Lagos State Ministry of Education on Thursday announced that public and private primary and secondary schools operating in the state would resume on April 18. Dr. Idiat Adebule, the Deputy Governor of the state, who is also the Commissioner for Education, made this announcement in a statement in Lagos. Adesegun Ogundeji, the Assistant Director, Public…

WAEC approves new examination for private candidates

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Thursday said it had approved the commencement of an additional diet in its examination for the private candidates every year. The council’s Registrar, Dr Iyi Uwadiae announced the approval at a news conference in Lagos. Uwadiae said the move was in connection with the growing concerns among stakeholders……

Unqualified teachers bane of poor students’ performance in WAEC, NECO says Don

Prof. Stephen Onah, the Chief Executive Officer, National Mathematical Centre (NMC), has blamed dismal performance of students in WAEC and NECO examinations in successive years on unqualified teachers in Mathematics. Onah said in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja that school proprietors draft non-professional teachers into teaching senior……

Why students fail maths in WAEC, NECO – Prof. Onah

The Chief Executive Officer at the National Mathematical Centre (NMC), Prof. Stephen Onah, has blamed dismal performance of students in WAEC and NECO examinations in successive years on unqualified teachers in Mathematics. Onah said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja. He said that school proprietors draft…

WAEC approves new examination for private candidates

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has approved the commencement of an additional diet in its examination for private candidates. WAEC Registrar, Dr Iyi Uwadiae, confirmed this at a news conference in Lagos on Thursday. Uwadiae explained that this was to remedy the issue of perceived discrimination or denial of equal opportunity to private candidates….

JAMB, Army strike deal security for UTME

Ahead of the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has reached a deal with the Nigerian Army to secure the the Computer Based Tests (CBT) centres with a view to having a hitch free examination. A statement issued on Thursday by the spokesperson of JAMB, Dr. Fabian Benjamin,…

Nigeria’s inflation dropped by 0.52% in March says Bureau of Statistics

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Thursday said that inflation dropped by 0.52 per cent in March, the second decline recorded on the year- on- year basis. The first decline was recorded in February when inflation dropped by 0.94 per cent. In its latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) for March released in Abuja, the…

Corruption: SSANU demands sack of 4 V-Cs

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) on Wednesday in Abuja called for the sack of four Vice Chancellors of Nigerian universities over alleged corruption leveled against them. Mr Samson Ugwoke, SSANU National President, made the call when the union picketed the University of Abuja. Ugwoke listed the alleged corrupt vice-chancellors as those of……