Education

Akwa Ibom First Lady, Patience Eno Decries Negative Effect Of Electricity On Nigerians

The Wife of Akwa Ibom State Governor, Pastor Patience Umo Eno has decried the negative effect of poor access to electricity by many Nigerians which she said has hindered progress and growth in the country. Patience Eno stated this during the Family Empowerment and Youth Reorientation Path-Initiative (FEYREP) launch of …

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Police Launch Investigation into Missing Body Parts After Suspected Ritualists Kill Young Lady in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command said it had commenced an investigation to unravel those behind the dumping of a dead human body in the Uyo metropolis. According to reports, residents of Ekpri Nsukara in the Uyo metropolis woke up on Monday morning to the sight of the gory body …

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Akwa Ibom Government Takes Steps To Bring Down Cost Of Governance

Akwa Ibom Government has adopted drastic measures aimed at curbing the cost of governance in the state. The decision was taken at the January edition of the State Executive Council Meeting on Monday at the Executive Council Chambers of the Governor’s Office in Uyo, the state capital. The meeting presided …

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President Tinubu Directs Expansion of Student-Loan Programme to Include Skill Development

President Bola Tinubu has directed the management of the Nigeria Education Loan Fund (NELFUND) to expand its focus area by extending interest-free loans to Nigerian students interested in skill-development programmes. The President issued this directive at the State House on Monday after a briefing from Mr. Akintunde Sawyerr, Executive Secretary …

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‘We Will Work Diligently To Make Sure Nigerians Feel The Impact Of Our Government’ – President Bola Tinubu

President Bola Tinubu has reassured Nigerian workers that his government will implement a new National Minimum Wage to alleviate their plights this year. President Tinubu, in a Nationwide broadcast on New Year’s Day, Monday, said his administration would work diligently to make sure every Nigerian feels the impact of their …

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President Tinubu Underscores Significance of Quality Education and Job Opportunities in Nation-Building

President Bola Tinubu says democracy must be progressive and inclusive with a primary focus on addressing poverty by providing job opportunities for youths and quality education for all Nigerian children. President Tinubu stated this while receiving members of the National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Thursday, …

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JAMB Increases 2024 UTME Registration Fees

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has increased the registration fees for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for 2024. JAMB announced this in a statement issued on Sunday, December 18, 2023. The updated registration fees are outlined as follows: Seven Thousand, Seven Hundred Naira Only, (N7,700) for UTME …

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House of Reps to Sanction Institutions Breaching Provisions of TETFUND Procurement Act

The House of Representatives Committee investigating the alleged abuse of 2.3 trillion Naira generated as Tertiary Education Tax by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND, has warned Institutions breaching the Provisions of the Procurement Act. Leader of the Delegation and Member Representing Ukanafun/Oruk Anam Federal Constituency, Unyime Idem, handed down …

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Teachers Charged to Focus on Improving Academic Performance of Children at Formative Age

Teachers have been tasked to focus on improving every child’s academic performance, especially children between the ages of one to five. A Retired Inspector of Schools in Akwa Ibom State,  Magdalene Peters gave the advice while featured on ADBN Television Breakfast Delight Program when she spoke on ‘Nigeria’s Pre-Primary Education …

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JAMB Gives Deadline For Direct Entry e-PIN Sales

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has announced that sales of 2023 Direct Entry and Direct Entry e-PINs will end on Saturday, May 26, 2023. Those who acquired the e-PIN must register by Tuesday, May 30, 2023. This comes after it was briefly suspended to allow for the incorporation of certain measures …

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