Category: Education
    WAEC reveals date for 2020 WASSCE
    The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has revealed that the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) will now commence on the 4th of August. The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajuiba, disclosed this on...
    By Dheeyha July 6, 2020 1410
    Secondary, primary schools reopen as students comply with COVID-19 protocol in Oyo [PHOTOS]
    Students in Primary and Secondary schools in Oyo State on Monday resumed after over two months of staying at home. CANDYNEWS correspondent who went to some schools in Ibadan, the state capital, observed that both public and private schools in...
    By Dheeyha July 6, 2020 944
    WAEC gives update on examination timetable
    The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) has debunked examination timetable circulating in Nigeria. An alleged timetable for 2020 WAEC had circulated on social media over the weekend. Reports had it that the timetable was released shortly...
    By Dheeyha July 6, 2020 751
    COVID-19: Buhari govt okays reopening of schools, gives condition
    The Federal Government on Monday said schools are allowed to reopen amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, who made the disclosure, however, said only graduating students are allowed to...
    By candynews June 29, 2020 2551
    BREAKING: COVID-19: Buhari govt okays reopening of schools, gives condition
    The Federal Government on Monday said schools are allowed to reopen amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, who made the disclosure, however, said only graduating students are allowed to...
    By candynews June 29, 2020 2476
    COVID-19: Nigerian govt lists fresh conditions for reopening of schools
    The Federal Government has listed fresh conditions for the reopening of schools and learning institutions in the country. The guidelines are contained in a 36-page document titled “Guidelines for schools and learning facilities reopening after...
    By candynews June 26, 2020 1614
    My life is under threat – ASUU Chairman alleges
    The Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma chapter, Monday Igbafen, on Wednesday alleged threat to his life and property for carrying out his union’s activities. He alleged that the threat is...
    By candynews June 26, 2020 1284
    Bowen: Baptist convention university sacks over 100 staff
    No fewer than 100 staff of the Bowen University Iwo, Osun State, have been reportedly laid off by the governing council of the institution. The University said it reached the decision due to the unease the lockdown brought to the institution....
    By candynews June 26, 2020 1168
    COVID-19: Nigerian govt discloses parents position on school re-opening
    The federal government has revealed that 80 per cent of parents have kicked against the reopening of schools. This was stated by the Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, while speaking at Thursday’s briefing of the Presidential Task...
    By candynews June 26, 2020 1170
    Islamic group issues strong warning to WAEC, reveal why terrorism has continued in Nigeria
    An Islamic human rights association, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has reminded the West African Examination Council, WAEC to take cognizance of the Muslim worship period on Fridays when it finally prepares its WASSCE timetable. WAEC...
    By candynews June 23, 2020 3083
    COVID-19: Nigerian govt gives schools permission to write third term exams
    The Federal Government has said schools who are running an international curriculum, will be allowed to write their third term exams online. This was confirmed by the Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, while speaking on Monday...
    By candynews June 20, 2020 3097
    JAMB announces cut-off mark for 2020 admissions
    The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board, JAMB, has announced 160 and above as the national minimum cut-off mark for 2020 admissions into public universities. JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, announced this during a presentation of...
    By candynews June 17, 2020 2723
    JAMB confirms commencement date for admissions, peg post UTME fees
    The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said that the 2020 admissions process would commence by August 2020. The exam board said due to the outbreak of coronavirus, dates for the deadline have not been fixed. JAMB Registrar,...
    By candynews June 17, 2020 2277
    Why we are on strike – ASUU
    The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Tuesday, revealed why the union is on strike. ASUU noted that the ongoing industrial action was predicated on getting revitalization funds and unpaid earned academic allowances. The union...
    By candynews June 17, 2020 2153
    Boko Haram: Gov. Zulum orders reopening of secondary schools in Bama
    Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has ordered the reopening of three Secondary Schools in Bama town. Bama Local Government Area is about 60km from Maiduguri, the Borno State capital and the second largest town in the state....
    By candynews June 15, 2020 4115
    IPPIS: Bayero University terminates appointment of lecturers on contract
    The Bayero University Kano has in line with the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System IPPS guidelines, terminated the appointment of all its Lectures on contract with the University. The University alluded that the termination of...
    By candynews June 15, 2020 3503
    ASUU Alleges harassment, intimidation by Ambrose Alli University Management
    The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University (AAU) chapter, Ekpoma have expressed worry over alleged harassment and intimidation of leaders of staff unions and disrespect of trade unions by the University management....
    By candynews June 15, 2020 3221
Quick Login
Forgotten password?
Not registered? Create an account
Quick Search
Nigeria Covid-19 Live Statistics