This renewed push is aimed at ensuring that more Nigerians, especially women and youth become literate. The Federal Government, in its Education for Change: A Ministerial Strategic Plan (2018-22) roadmap document for the sector is pushing to reduce the number of Nigerians that are illiterate this year and eradicate it by 2025. According to the […]

The National Commission for Mass literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education says over 60 million Nigerians are unable to read and write in any language. The executive secretary of the commission, Prof. Abba Abubakar Haladu, said this in Abuja last weekend at the literacy roundtable discussion tagged “Literacy and Multilingualism: A Bedrock for Sustainable National Development.” […]

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board has said it would be holding the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination between March 14 and April 4. It noted that an optional mock examination for candidates takes place on February 18, 2020. The JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, stated this at a stakeholders’ meeting on Monday in Abuja, […]

Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, has said the board generated N20 billion from University and Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) between 2016 and 2019. Oloyede spoke on Thursday at a two-day meeting with Computer-Based Test (CBT) centre operators, state coordinators of the board, financial institutions and internet service providers […]

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, has said the crisis rocking Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso is unfortunate but surmountable. Dare made the disclosure during a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Michael Ologunde, on Saturday in Ogbomoso. it was reported that the institution co-owned by Oyo […]

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