WAEC: Inflation Responsible For Increased Registration Fee from N13,950 to N18,500 -WAEC

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) says the increase in its registration fee from N13,950 to N18,000 was due to the rising inflation in the country. In November last year, WAEC raised the registration fee by 29 percent — a development that elicited a wave of criticism against the exam body. But on Thursday, Patrick Areghan, head of WAEC’s national office, spoke on the increment during a courtesy visit to the council’s marking centres in Abuja. Areghan said the worsening inflation rate in the country was to be blamed for the hike…

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JULIUS BERGER Brings Joy to Students in Lagos, Ogun States, Donates Books/Writing Materials

Engineering construction leader donates books, writing materials to schools within Lagos Shagamu Expressway, LSE, project corridor It was excitement galore during the week, when the nation’s engineering construction frontrunner, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, hiked up its Corporate Social responsibility efforts by donating literary materials to students in Lagos and Ogun state schools. The effort was designed to fulfil its contributory obligations to communities in its operational environment.At Iponri Estate Junior High School in Lagos State Wednesday, no fewer than 600 students got a bag each of the literary materials comprising…

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CSR: FCT SCHOOLS EXCITED OVER JULIUS BERGER ABUMET’S DONATION OF BOOKS/STUDY MATERIALS

Students in Government Junior Secondary School, Jabi 1, FCT, Abuja, were full of excitement last Tuesday, when Abumet, Julius Berger’s premium quality and full-service aluminium and glass solutions subsidiary, donated books and study materials in its sustained corporate social responsibility contributions to schools in its host communities. L-R: COMMERCIAL MANAGER, ABUMET NIGERIA LIMITED, MR. AWWAL ABUBAKAR; PRINCIPAL, GOVT. JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL, JABI 1, MR. AKEEM SIKIRU ADEOLA; VP ACADEMICS, MRS. NUHU AISHATU; ACTING VP ADMIN, MRS. EBERE OKON; SENIOR MISTRESS ACADEMICS, ADEYEMI ADEYANJU. Addressing pupils and staff of the school, the Commercial Manager of Abumet, Mr.…

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British Computer society endorses CDDTECH Academy…to Launch IT certificate programmes in Nigeria!

CDDTech Academy, the parent company of CDDTech UK Sets to launch BCS certifications and IT Diploma Programmes in Nigeria. Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” – Nelson Mandela. Education is indeed the first step we need to gain the insightful knowledge, self empowerment, useful life skills etc and CDDTech Academy is here to contribute to global Education through IT certification programmes and Higher Education qualifications. The founder and CTO of CDDTech Academy, Mr. Jelili Alao, noted that: “It has been his dream…

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Female inmate, Okike Chinyere emerges NOUN best graduating student

Okike Chinyere, emerged as the best graduating student of the Peace and Conflict Resolution Department of National Open University  A female inmate serving at the Lagos State facility of the Nigerian Correctional Service, Okike Chinyere, has emerged as the best graduating student of a department of the National Open University (NOUN).- Advertisement – She finished with a second-class upper degree in her course of study, ahead of students who were not incarcerated like her.  Okike Chinyere was not the only inmate who bagged an MSc degree in Peace and Conflict…

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FG, ASUU meet again today over strike

Following the seemingly unproductive state of the last negotiation meeting between the Federal Government and leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over the latter’s ongoing one month warning strike, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has slated a new date for continuation of the meeting. A press statement signed by Deputy Director/Head Press and Public Relations of the ministry, Charles Akpan, and made available to journalists in Abuja over the weekend, stated that the meeting, which hopes to bring an end to the industrial…

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