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Police arrests three for falsification of thousands of JAMB results, recovers 4 fake domain and website

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested three men behind the proliferation of fake websites for JAMB registration, falsifying fake JAMB Admission Letters, System Interference and schemes operating phishing websites to defraud unsuspecting JAMB candidates. Confirming their arrest to newsmen, the spokesperson of the Police force, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said the suspects identified as Effa…

FG says only applicants from federal institutions can access student loan for now

Akintunde Sawyerr, Managing Director of the Nigerian Education Loan Fund (NELFUND) has said that a maximum of 1.2 million students across federal tertiary institutions will access the student loans in its opening phase. Addressing reporters ahead of the loan portal’s formal launch for applications on Friday, May 24, Sawyerr said only students enrolled in federal…

Why I didn’t build new schools in Anambra as governor – Peter Obi opens up

Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, addressed allegations that he didn’t construct any new schools during his tenure as Governor of Anambra State. In response to criticisms from social media influencer Reno Omokri, who challenged Obi and his supporters to point out a single school he initiated and completed during his eight-year tenure, Obi defended…

Low Enrollment: NECO Reschedules National Common Entrance Examination into Unity Colleges

Due to low enrolment, the National Examinations Council (NECO) has made changes to the schedule for the 2024 National Common Entrance Examination into the 110 Federal Unity Colleges and the entrance examination into Federal Government Academy, Suleja. In a statement released by the acting Director, Directorate of Information and Digital Communication, Azeez Sani, the…

FG Has so Far Enrolled 2m out-of-school “Almajiri” Children in Basic Education, Says Minister

On Tuesday, April 2, the Federal Government announced the successful removal of 2 million Almajiri children from the streets, facilitating their enrollment in schools for both basic education and vocational training. Minister of Education, Prof. Tahir Mamman, made this disclosure during the inaugural quarterly Citizens and Stakeholders Engagement on Nigerian Education Sector Ministerial deliverables. He…

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