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WAEC GAVE APPROVAL FOR GOMBE COVID-19 PATIENT TO WRITE EXAM FROM ISOLATION CENTRE

WAEC GAVE APPROVAL FOR GOMBE COVID-19 PATIENT TO WRITE EXAM FROM ISOLATION CENTRE

Gombe State focal person on Covid-19 response, Dr Mohammed Kwami, has explained that the West African Examination Council gave the approval for a student of the Government Science Secondary School to write his examination from an isolation centre. The Gombe State Public Health Emergency Operations Centre had posted the photo of the unnamed candidate and...

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BREAKING: ENUGU REP EMPOWERS SSCE  CANDIDATES ACROSS HIS CONSTITUENCY

BREAKING: ENUGU REP EMPOWERS SSCE CANDIDATES ACROSS HIS CONSTITUENCY

The Deputy Minority Leader, House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Toby Okechukwu, has given a special examination empowerment to the terminal students of secondary schools across the Awgu, Aninri, Oji river federal Constituency, currently sitting for West African Examination Council (WAEC). The 56 Schools across the Constituency were given copies of a compilation of Past question...

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WAEC FAULTS RUMOURED PAPER LEAKAGE, EXAM SUFFERS DELAY

WAEC FAULTS RUMOURED PAPER LEAKAGE, EXAM SUFFERS DELAY

AS the West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination began across the country on Monday, the West African Examination Council has dismissed claims in some quarters that the Mathematics questions had leaked. It was gathered that  Mathematics questions and answers were being sold online. Describing the question papers sold in some places as fake, WAEC...

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CURBING LAWLESSNESS OF KILLER FACTORIES

CURBING LAWLESSNESS OF KILLER FACTORIES

A promising 300-level undergraduate of the University of Ibadan died recently in a cruel manner in an avoidable factory accident in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. The victim, Richard Gbadebo, lost his life after slipping into a soap-making machine at a factory owned by Henkel Nigeria Limited, producers of laundry and homecare products. The 21-year-old...

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12 MILLION NIGERIAN CHILDREN SUFFERING FROM STUNTED GROWTH

12 MILLION NIGERIAN CHILDREN SUFFERING FROM STUNTED GROWTH

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has raised the alarm that no fewer than 12 million Nigerian children are suffering from stunted growth. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammed Nanono, said the 12 million children who were too short for their  ages   were 37 per cent nationally . The Minister,...

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COVID-19 FEAR: MIXED REACTIONS PERSIST, CONCERN EASES AS WASSCE BEGINS TODAY

COVID-19 FEAR: MIXED REACTIONS PERSIST, CONCERN EASES AS WASSCE BEGINS TODAY

Parents lament additional financial burden, coronavirus charges Provide PPE for yourselves if government fails, NUT tells teachers Grace Edema, Olaide Oyelude, Chima Azubuike, Adeniyi Olugbemi, Raphael Ede, John Charles Patrick Odey and Dennis Naku Claims by state governments that they had made adequate preparations for students taking the West African Senior School Examinations, which would start...

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LAGOS GIVES SOFTWARE TO WASSCE, BECE CANDIDATES

LAGOS GIVES SOFTWARE TO WASSCE, BECE CANDIDATES

The Lagos State Ministry of Education has partnered the Chronicles Software Development Company to give out free practical software, SuccessBox, to pupils preparing for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination and Basic Education Certificate Examination. The Head, Public Affairs, Ministry of Education, Mr Kayode Abayomi, in a statement on Monday, said the state Commissioner...

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FIRM DISTRIBUTES PPE TO FCT SCHOOLS

FIRM DISTRIBUTES PPE TO FCT SCHOOLS

A humanitarian organisation, KAS Consult Limited, has commenced the distribution of Personal Protective Equipment worth N50 million to secondary school pupils in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The beneficiaries were pupils who would write the Senior School Certificate Examination conducted by the West African Examination Council. The organisation said the gesture was part of its...

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46 MILLION NIGERIAN CHILDREN OUT OF SCHOOL, SAYS NITDA

46 MILLION NIGERIAN CHILDREN OUT OF SCHOOL, SAYS NITDA

The National Information Technology Development Agency on Thursday put the number of Nigerian children forced out of school as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic at 46 million. NITDA’s Director-General, Kashifu Inuwa, disclosed this while speaking during a stakeholders meet-up and hangout webinar organised by his agency. He also noted that as a of Thursday...

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WHY WE SUSPENDED 20 EDUCATION SECRETARIES, SAYS BAUCHI COMMISSIONER

WHY WE SUSPENDED 20 EDUCATION SECRETARIES, SAYS BAUCHI COMMISSIONER

The Bauchi State Government says it has suspended all the Education Secretaries and some principal officers of the Local Education Authorities in the state. Malam Nuhu Zaki, the state Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, made the disclosure at a news conference in Bauchi on Thursday. Zaki said the suspension was due to alleged...