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Buhari appoints Prof. Obioma as new NECO Registrar

Professor Godswill Obioma has been appointed as the new Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the National Examinations Council (NECO) by President Buhari.   Prof. Obioma who was Ebonyi State Resident Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, officially took over the affairs of the Council from the former Acting Registrar Mallam …

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Buhari sacks NECO Registrar, four other senior officials

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the sack of Prof Charles Uwakwe as the registrar and chief executive officer of the National Examinations Council (NECO).   The NECO registrar who has been suspended since 2018 following a probe of allegations of unsatisfactory conduct against him with one involving the mismanagement of N25 …

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FG Warns Vice-Chancellors Against Reopening Universities

THE Federal Government has warned against resumption of any school at any level, saying all schools remained closed. Acting on the government’s directive, National Universities Commission, NUC, has warned vice chancellors against reopening universities for any activities. The government, in a circular dated Friday, May 8, 2020, to heads of …

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COVID-19: FG to disinfect schools nationwide

The Federal Government has announced plans for the disinfection and decontamination of schools nationwide.   Muhammad Mahmood, the Minister of Environment disclosed this at the Presidential Task Force briefing on COVID-19 in Abuja.   He said the Federal Ministry of Environment would get the data of schools nationwide from the …

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WAEC postpones examinations indefinitely due to Coronavirus

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has postponed the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination indefinitely. The examination body announced this in a statement on Friday. In the statement, Patrick Areghan, Nigeria’s head of WAEC national office, said the examination scheduled to begin April 6, 2020, was postponed as …

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