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60.62 is Yabatech cutoff mark

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH) has approved the cut-off marks for 2021/2022 Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (Post-UTME) for its National Diploma programme. The Deputy Registrar of the college, Mr Joe Ejiofor, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos. Ejiofor said that the admission cut-off marks Read More…

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WAEC reverses No NIN No Exam policy for 2022 WASSE

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: BBC. The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says that prospective school candidates without National Identification Number (NIN) will be allowed to write this year’s West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). The council’s Head of National Office (HNO), Mr Patrick Areghan, gave the assurance at a news conference to announce the release of Read More…

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YABATECH emerges best polytechnic for third time

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH) has emerged the best polytechnic in Nigeria for the third consecutive time in the Webometrics ranking released in January 2022. The Deputy Registrar, YABATECH, Mr Joe Ejiofor, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos. Ejiofor attributed the success to the Read More…

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UNILAG postpones 2021/2022 matriculation, deploys 500 tabs to library

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The University of Lagos (Unilag) has postponed the 2021/2022 matriculation ceremony earlier scheduled for Friday, Jan. 15. Dr Musa Obalola, Acting Dean, Student Affairs Division of Unilag, said in a statement that the postponement was due to what he described as “unforeseen circumstances”. He noted that the university had fixed Friday, Jan. 28, as a Read More…

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WAEC hands ‘best school’ award to private rural school in Abia

Reading Time: 3 minutes In picture above: Founder TEDA Dr Godson Dinneya receiving the Trophy for producing best overall results in WASSCE 2020; third winner in WASSCE for 2020 in Nigeria, Miss Nwaozuzu Confidence Chinaza; TEDA Principal, Mr. Bethel Agozie; donor of the Award, Prof ABO Oyediran and representative of Oyo State Governor, Mr. Olawale Mogbonjubola. Eke-Owerri is one Read More…

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[Pictures] Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai marries

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Malala Yousafzai/Twitter. LONDON, Nov 9 (Reuters) – Malala Yousafzai, the campaigner for girls’ education and Nobel Peace Prize laureate who survived being shot aged 15 by a Taliban gunman in her native Pakistan in 2012, has got married, she said on social media on Tuesday. The 24-year-old, who lives in Britain, said she Read More…

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Lagos releases 2021 BECE exam results

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State Government has released the Year 2021 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) results. A statement signed by the Director, Lagos State Examinations Board, Mr. Supo Gbadegesin, informed all Principals of Public Junior Secondary Schools to visit their respective Education District Headquarters to collect the results. He also implored the Principals of Approved Private Read More…

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Lagos Model Schools students to pay “experimental fees” of N35,000 in each of 2 terms

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Sunday Alamba/AP. Lagos, Sept. 19, 2021 (NAN) – Boarding house students of Lagos State Model Colleges and Upgraded Schools will pay N35,000 in each of the next two terms. Mrs Folasade Adefisayo, Commissioner for Education, made the clarification in a statement issued in Lagos on Sunday by Mr Ganiu Lawal, an assistant director Read More…

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Age limit for Lagos Junior Secondary Schools is fake news – Ministry

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Daily Post. The Lagos State Ministry of Education has debunked a social media report alleging that the State Government will, from the next academic session, enforce the entry age of 12 years for pupils seeking admission into Junior Secondary School (JSS1) in a bid to deter underage registration. A statement signed by the Read More…

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One million Nigerian children to miss school due to mass kidnappings, UNICEF says

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde. In picture above: A view shows an empty classroom at the Government Science school where gunmen abducted students, in Kankara, in northwestern Katsina state, Nigeria December 14, 2020. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde ABUJA, Sept 15 (Reuters) – At least one million Nigerian children could miss school this year as the new term begins Read More…