Teaching of History to Be Restored in Primary, JSS, Says FG

The federal government yesterday disclosed that the processes aimed at restoring the teaching of history as a subject in Primary and Junior Secondary Schools would commence soon. President Goodluck Jonathan dropped the hint when the Historical Society of Nigeria (HSN) paid him a courtesy call at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The association had requested… Continue reading Teaching of History to Be Restored in Primary, JSS, Says FG

Microsoft 4Afrika Scholarship Programme

The Regenesys Foundation is pleased to introduce the Microsoft 4Afrika Scholarship Programme. This initiative is designed to groom future leaders by providing access to quality, online tertiary business education, from higher certificate to diploma. The programme will see 1,000 scholarships being made available to deserving candidates through Regenesys Business School, a global leader in management… Continue reading Microsoft 4Afrika Scholarship Programme

2014 Agbami Scholarship

Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited, a Chevron company and operator of the Agbami Field, in its continuous support for capacity building in the Health and Engineering sectors as a strategic feed into the national manpower pool, is offering a number of University Scholarships to qualified Nigerian students from ALL states of the Federation. The scholarship program, funded… Continue reading 2014 Agbami Scholarship

2014/2015 NNPC/Chevron JV National University Scholarship Award

Chevron Nigeria Limited, in collaboration with its Joint Venture partner, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), is offering a number of University Scholarship Awards to suitably qualified Nigerian students. Requirement/Eligibility E-applications are invited from full-time SECOND YEAR (200 LEVEL) degree students of the under-listed courses, in Nigerian Universities: Accountancy Agricultural Engineering/Agricultural Science Architecture Business Administration/Economics… Continue reading 2014/2015 NNPC/Chevron JV National University Scholarship Award

Amosun’s Wife Charges Students on Academic Excellence

Wife of the Governor of Ogun State, Mrs. Olufunso Amosun has charged students to always face their studies and put in their best at all times, saying there is a great reward for hard work. Speaking during the second edition of Public Unveiling of the 20 Best SS3 Students in 2012/2013 West African Examination Certificate from… Continue reading Amosun’s Wife Charges Students on Academic Excellence

WAEC Certificate Collection

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), is informing the general public, particularly candidates were are informed that certificates up to May/June  2012 West African Senior School Certificate  Examination (WASSCE) conducted by WAEC, have been printed and dispatched to schools for collection by candidates. Certificates up to November/December 2012 WASSCE diet, conducted by the Council, have… Continue reading WAEC Certificate Collection

West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) November/December 2013 Results Released

Today, gentlemen of the media, we are glad, as usual, to announce the release of the results of the November/December 2013 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private candidates. In the November/December 2013 WASSCE, a total of 308,217 candidates registered for the examination, out of which 299,784 candidates, consisting of 163,706 male and… Continue reading West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) November/December 2013 Results Released

Holiday Online Quiz Competition for Senior Secondary School Students

ASSURE Educational Services, an online learning/assessment company licensed to conduct measurement/evaluation activities for educational institutions and corporate organisations presents Holiday Online Quiz Competition. The competition is targeted at Senior Secondary 2 and 3 students in Nigeria (SS2 and SS3) to engage them in an healthy academic competition during this holiday period. Each participant has 40 or 50… Continue reading Holiday Online Quiz Competition for Senior Secondary School Students

Ogun Earmarks N1.4bn WAEC Fees, Unified Exam, Bursary, Other

The Ogun State Government said it had earmarked N1.4 billion for payment of examination fees for students sitting for the West African School Certificate in 2014. Mr Segun Odubela, the Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, made the disclosure in Abeokuta while defending the 2014 budget proposal of the ministry at the House of Assembly.… Continue reading Ogun Earmarks N1.4bn WAEC Fees, Unified Exam, Bursary, Other

Bells School to Run UK University Programme

Two Nigerian secondary schools: Whiteplains British School, Abuja and Bells School, Ota, Ogun State have been selected to run TRC Colleges (UK) University Foundation Programme from January 2014. At a press briefing in Lagos, the Director of the TRC Colleges University Programme, Keith Broomer said the choice of the two secondary schools was based on… Continue reading Bells School to Run UK University Programme

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JAMB Says no More Second Choice in UTME 2014

With 2014 fast approaching and a new academic session will begin especially for new universities, polytechnics and colleges of education, JAMB says there will be no more second choice for the UTME. What this means for candidates hoping to sit for the examination is that they are allowed to choose just one higher institution of… Continue reading JAMB Says no More Second Choice in UTME 2014

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National Overall Best candidate June/July 2013 National Examination Council (NECO) Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations.

Ogun Scholars and Teacher Win LearnAfrican – NECO Excellence Award

At the second edition of the LearnAfrica – NECO Excellence Awards for achievers who distinguished themselves in the June/July 2013 National Examination Council (NECO) Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations, 16-year-old Funmilayo Olayinka of Charis International College, Oke-Ata, Abeokuta, Ogun State, emerged as the National overall best pupil. She scored distinction in all her subjects. For the… Continue reading Ogun Scholars and Teacher Win LearnAfrican – NECO Excellence Award

Airtel Provides Safe Water for Ogun School

Six months after donating a block of classrooms and furniture to St. John Primary School in Ijebu Igbo community area of Ogun State, leading telecoms services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has further complemented the gesture by donating a borehole to the same school, in line with its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Managing Director and Chief Executive… Continue reading Airtel Provides Safe Water for Ogun School

Commonwealth Essay Competition 2014

The Commonwealth Essay Competition is the world’s oldest and largest schools’ international writing competition. It provides a platform for young people to compete with their peers in a truly global environment.  For 130 years (that is since 1883), the Commonwealth Essay Competition has inspired thousands of young writers from all over the world. Run by… Continue reading Commonwealth Essay Competition 2014

Ake Arts and Book Festival: Maiden Edition

The maiden Ake Arts and Book Festival themed ‘The Shadow of Memory’ ended last Sunday with guests commending its programming and organisatio. THE festival was amazing. Lola Shoneyin [Festival Director] has done a great thing. It had everything. It was a true writers’ festival,” writer Molara Wood said while appraising the recently concluded Ake Arts… Continue reading Ake Arts and Book Festival: Maiden Edition

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Ogun Moving to Boost ICT Teaching in Public School

The present administration in Ogun State is determined to enhance the knowledge of students in its public secondary schools in Information and Communication Technology as well as its applications in everyday living. To this end, it is making plans to provide more state-of-the-art computers and their accessories in all the schools across the State. Commissioner… Continue reading Ogun Moving to Boost ICT Teaching in Public School

Ogun Emerges Second Best in National Quiz Competition

Ogun State has emerged as the overall second best among the 36 States of the Federation and the FCT that participated in the 2013 NNPC annual national quiz competition. Addressing representatives of the State in the competition in his office in Abeokuta, Commissioner for Education, science and Technology, Barrister Segun Odubela charged them not to… Continue reading Ogun Emerges Second Best in National Quiz Competition

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2014 SevenUp Harvard Business School Scholarship

Launched in January 2011, the scholarship program is SevenUp Botling Company’s way of contributing towards building a greener future for Nigeria. Each year, a deserving Nigerian youth, resident within the country, will be selected and given the privilege of the best quality education at the Harvard Business School for the MBA Class of 2015. The… Continue reading 2014 SevenUp Harvard Business School Scholarship

JAMB Increases CBT Centres to 256 for 2014/2015 Examination

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has designated 256 centres for the 2014/2015 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) Computer Based Test (CBT) across the country. Mr Fabian Benjamin, the board’s Head of Public Relations, made the disclosure in a telephone interview  on Monday in Lagos. Benjamin said that the centres were increased… Continue reading JAMB Increases CBT Centres to 256 for 2014/2015 Examination

2013 Education Scorecard: Ogun state Government

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has assured that his administration would not retrench any cadre of teachers in the state’s education sector notwithstanding the huge amount being expended on their monthly salaries. The governor gave the assurance on Tuesday in Abeokuta, the state capital while presenting the year 2014 budget proposal to the state… Continue reading 2013 Education Scorecard: Ogun state Government

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The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship

Google Anita Borg Scholarship recipients will each receive a € 7,000 (or equivalent) award for the 2014-2015 academic year. A group of female undergraduate and graduate students will be chosen from the applicant pool, and scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate’s academic background, passion for increasing the involvement of women… Continue reading The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship

Ministry of Education Introduces ‘Synthetic Phonics’ as New Method of Teaching English

A new method of teaching English Language has been introduced into the country’s basic educational level. The new method called “synthetic Phonics” is to help improve reading, Writing and speaking skills among pupils. The Supervising Minister of Education, Mr. Nyesom Wike stated this in Abuja at a meeting with State Commissioners of Education, Chairmen State… Continue reading Ministry of Education Introduces ‘Synthetic Phonics’ as New Method of Teaching English

2014 Budget, Again Ogun Allocates Lion Share to Education

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State on Tuesday, November 19 presented a proposed budget of N210.21 billion for the 2014 fiscal year; which is N1.57 billion less than last year’s budget. Presenting the budget at the Assembly Chambers, Abeokuta, Amosun explained that the budget comprised N117.51 billion Capital Expenditure which represents 55.90 percent and N92.70… Continue reading 2014 Budget, Again Ogun Allocates Lion Share to Education

NNPC Pledges to Support Promotion of Science in Schools

The NNPC has pledged to continue to sponsor its annual national quiz competition among secondary school students to encourage science based subjects. This was contained in a statement issued by the acting Group General Manager, Public Affairs of the NNPC, Tumini Green, on Sunday in Abuja. Green said that the NNPC was committed to encouraging… Continue reading NNPC Pledges to Support Promotion of Science in Schools

Second Annual Edition of Human Jewel

It was a gathering of academics on the restoration of quality education, mother tongue and cultural values among school leavers, the younger generation in Nigeria at the 2nd annual edition of Human Jewel. Virtually all secondary school students in Abeokuta were beneficiaries of the seminar making the second movement of the NGO’s enthusiasm to re-awaken… Continue reading Second Annual Edition of Human Jewel

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Covenant University Develops Software to Check Illegal Arms Possession, Proliferation

Covenant University, a private institution, has developed a software that can help to check the menace of illegal possession of arms and its proliferation in the country. The software is known as the “Radio Frequency Identification (RID) Enabled Ammunition Depot Management System’’. It was on display at an exhibition organised by the Nigerian Air Force… Continue reading Covenant University Develops Software to Check Illegal Arms Possession, Proliferation

JAMB Introduces Reading Culture in Varsity Exam

The 2014 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) usually conducted by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for students applying for first degree studies in Nigerian universities will include a test on the reading culture of applicants. A statement from JAMB Friday in Abuja to announce the early roll out the 2014 UTME application documents… Continue reading JAMB Introduces Reading Culture in Varsity Exam

Private School Owners Want Autonomy to Checkmate Fake Schools

National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) has called for autonomy to enable them regulate the affairs and activities of private schools in the country, pointing out that the association is in a better position to flush out bad eggs in the educational system involving private school owners. The call came at the South-West… Continue reading Private School Owners Want Autonomy to Checkmate Fake Schools