Education: Wike is destroying the future of our children – APC alleges

The Rivers State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the total collapse of the educational sector in Rivers State under the watch of Governor Nyesom Ezebunwo Wike as unacceptable, unfortunate, condemnable, wicked and unjust.

Education: Wike is destroying the future of our children – APC alleges

…Describes Wike as a calamity and colossal failure in governance The Rivers State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the total collapse of the educational sector in Rivers State under the watch of Governor Nyesom Ezebunwo Wike as unacceptable, unfortunate, condemnable, wicked and unjust. The APC in a  press statement circulated on Sunday […]

JUST IN: WAEC releases Nov/Dec 2016 examination results

The West African Examination Council WAEC) on Friday announced the release of the results of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates (November / December) 2016.

JUST IN: WAEC releases Nov/Dec 2016 examination results

The West African Examination Council WAEC) on Friday announced the release of the results of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates (November / December) 2016. Addressing journalists at the Council’s National Office in Lagos, the Head of the National Office, Mr Olu Adenipekun, said a total of 176, 621  candidates […]

No time for academic pursuit in my military days – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, said there was no time for officers to further their education during his days in the military.

No time for academic pursuit in my military days – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, said there was no time for officers to further their education during his days in the military. He said military men were only preoccupied with war, coups and counter-coups at the time. A statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, quoted the President as speaking […]

Nigerian students abroad apply to home universities over forex crisis

Fisayo Falodi, Success Nwogu, Jesusegun Alagbe, Enyioha Opara, Peter Dada, and Armstrong Bakam Many Nigerian students studying abroad have been seeking transfer to Nigerian universities to complete their education at home because of the scarcity of foreign exchange. Saturday PUNCH gathered that the students were forced to take the decision following the huge exchange rate […]

Wike completes his war on education – Rivers APC

Wike completes his war on education – Rivers APC

[paypal_donation_button] …….set to terminate RSSDA overseas scholarship for Rivers youths The Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has received with utter sadness the shocking news of the decision by Gov. Nyesom Wike to summarily terminate the overseas scholarship scheme established by the former Governor of Rivers State, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, for […]

Boost for education in Edo community

Boost for education in Edo community

Education in Uhonmora-Ora community in Owan East Council Area of Edo State has received a boost when an indigene of the community, Captain Victor Iriobe donated a block of fully equipped classroom block. It was to commemorate his and his wife’s investiture as Knight of Anglican Communion by the Anglican Diocese of Sabon-Gida Ora. The […]

Undercover reporter exposes mass cheating at NECO ‘Miracle Centre’

Undercover reporter exposes mass cheating at NECO ‘Miracle Centre’

Punch Reporter, TOBI AWORINDE went undercover to sit for the 2015 Senior Secondary Certificate Exams conducted by the National Examination Council at a private secondary school in Lagos Earlier this year, I bought the form for the Secondary School Certificate Examination and registered for the examination with a fake name, Oluwatosin Joseph Adedayo. The home […]

In Nigeria, education is both a debt and death sentence

In Nigeria, education is both a debt and death sentence

THE Education Rights Campaign, ERC, applauds the victory of South African students over attempts to impose a steep rise in registration, tuition and accommodation fees ranging from 8% to 12%. Playing active role in this important struggle is the Socialist Youth Movement, SYM, – the ERC’s sister organisation in South Africa that also campaigns for […]

WAEC rules out adoption of CBT for examinations

WAEC rules out adoption of CBT for examinations

Abuja – The West African Examination Council (WAEC) says it is not considering adopting a Computer-Based Test (CBT) mode for its examinations. Its Head, National Office, Mr Charles Eguridu, made the clarification at an interactive forum with the Education Correspondents on Thursday night in Abuja. Eguridu said it would amount to “intellectual dishonesty’’ for him to […]

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