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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 minute 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 minute 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…

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Kidnappings in nearby states force Abuja schools to delay resumption

Reading Time: < 1 minute Image Credits: Alamy. The resumption of schools in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, hitherto considered a safe haven, has been postponed by a week, perhaps, owing to the growing spate of kidnappings in neighbouring states. There have been no explanations but many parents have told the international news agency, Reuters, that the children presented Read More…

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Sanwo-Olu commissions 66 classroom blocks in four Lagos schools

Reading Time: 5 minutes Image Credits: LASG. As Governor connects 100 schools to broadband Internet to aid learning, state to unveil 300 more education projects next week Four magnificent newly completed school buildings were unveiled on Thursday by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. This was across three Local Government Areas (LGA) in Lagos State. The multi-level ultra-modern buildings are part of Read More…

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King’s College’s decaying facilities worry PTA as it elects new executives

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sunday Ameh, newly-elected Chairman, King’s College, Lagos,  Parent-Teacher Association, has promised to explore a Public/Private Partnership (PPP) in rebranding the foremost unity college to restore its glory. The all-boys college was founded in 1909 under the British Act. Ameh made the promise shortly after election as the PTA chairman. He said that the aim of Read More…

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We will fuse sports with education in Lagos schools — LSSC

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: YNaija, Guardian Nigeria. The Lagos State government has announced plans to fuse education and sports in its schools, with a view to revamping School Sports in the state, the Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), Mr Sola Aiyepeku, has said. Aiyepeku, who stated  this at a stakeholders’ meeting in Lagos, was quoted by Read More…