Education

Police smash syndicate behind fake JAMB websites, admission letters

The Police have arrested three suspects identified as Leonard Mpama, Ibang Ernest Jerome and Eshiet Odotukana Benson alleged to be the masterminds of forgery, system Interference and schemes operating phishing websites to defraud candidates taking the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) examinations. The suspects who were the alleged masterminds of fake websites for JAMB […]

Concerns rise over teaching as over nine million fail UTME in seven years

The poor performance of students at the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination has raised concerns over system issues like unqualified teachers dotting the educational landscape,  ‘LAOLU AFOLABI writes About 9.17 million out of a total of 11.9 million candidates who sat the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination conducted by the Joint Admissions Matriculation Board between 2018 and 2024 scored […]

Lagos to activate feeding programme in public schools

The Lagos State Government has assured the public an activation of feeding programme in public primary and secondary schools. This was revealed by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Political, Legislative and Civic Engagement, Afolabi Abiodun at a ministerial press briefing on Monday at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre, Alausa, Ikeja. “Mr Governor has […]

2024 UTME: Pure water hawker scores 309, bags scholarship

A pure water hawker Ugwu Augustus, has reportedly scored 309 and secured a full scholarship into the university after scoring 309 in the 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. Alex Onyia, the founder of Educare, an organisation that prepares candidates for UTME, revealed that Augustus left school two years ago. He added that he was, however, challenged […]

Lagos Indian secondary school where Nigerians are denied admission

Gbenga Oloniniran writes about the discrimination experienced by some Nigerians on the premises of foreign businesses where they are met with restrictions despite being in Nigeria On Sunday, Nigerians expressed outrage over a discriminatory policy implemented by an Abuja-based Chinese supermarket, which restricted entry exclusively to its citizens and barred Nigerians. Our correspondent, who visited the […]

Why we charge N42m fees for primary school pupils — Charterhouse Lagos

Following a recent criticism and condemnation from members of the public over the report of N42 million as school fees per annum for each primary school student and N2 million as a non-refundable registration fee at the Charterhouse, a private-owned British school which is newly opened in Lagos and its first in Africa, the management […]

Poor remuneration: Pitiable condition of private school teachers

As the nation faces an economic crunch and the purchasing power of citizens decreases, some teachers in private schools are simply in pitiable condition. No thanks to the poor remuneration they are being paid. Most affected are teachers in semi-urban areas and low-cost schools. With a monthly salary of between N20,000 and N30,000 and the continual depreciation […]

Japa: Don’t waste your parents money – PCN tells students seeking admission abroad

The Registrar, Pharmacy Council of Nigeria, PCN, Pharmacist Ibrahim Babasheu has urged Nigerian students willing to go study abroad to seek advise from the body before embarking on wasteful sojourn. He disclosed that the body has record of foreign institutions with its accreditation to train Pharmacist, calling for proper orientation before accepting admission from schools […]

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