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WAEC examination to hold from August 4 to September 5 – Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba

The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, has announced that the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) 2020 will hold from August 4 to September 5.   The examination which was earlier scheduled for April this year, was postponed due to the Coronavirus pandemic.   Speaking at the daily …

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2020 UTME: JAMB reveals top 10 candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released a list of the best candidates in the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination ( UTME). Top on the list were two candidates from Anambra state with 365 and 363 scores respectively.   “They are 10 in number and if you notice, some of the …

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2020 Admission: JAMB sets 160 as cut-off mark for universities

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has set 160 as the minimum cut-off mark for universities across the country in the 2020 admission session.   JAMB’s registrar Ishaq Oloyede made the announcement on Tuesday June 16, after the 20th policy meeting on admissions to tertiary institutions. The cut-off mark for polytechnics was pegged at 120, …

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Buhari appoints Prof. Obioma as new NECO Registrar

Professor Godswill Obioma has been appointed as the new Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the National Examinations Council (NECO) by President Buhari.   Prof. Obioma who was Ebonyi State Resident Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, officially took over the affairs of the Council from the former Acting Registrar Mallam …

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FG Warns Vice-Chancellors Against Reopening Universities

THE Federal Government has warned against resumption of any school at any level, saying all schools remained closed. Acting on the government’s directive, National Universities Commission, NUC, has warned vice chancellors against reopening universities for any activities. The government, in a circular dated Friday, May 8, 2020, to heads of …

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COVID-19: FG to disinfect schools nationwide

The Federal Government has announced plans for the disinfection and decontamination of schools nationwide. Muhammad Mahmood, the Minister of Environment disclosed this at the Presidential Task Force briefing on COVID-19 in Abuja. He said the Federal Ministry of Environment would get the data of schools nationwide from the Federal Ministry …

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