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WAEC Releases 2020 WASSCE Timetable

The West African Examinations Council, WAEC has released the timetable for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination, The PUNCH has gathered. The Federal Government had announced the resumption of graduating pupils beginning August 4, noting that WASSCE would

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School Absenteeism Has Surprising Consequences Later In Life- Study

Kids who miss a lot of school from kindergarten to eighth grade may suffer surprising/unexpected costs as young adults, a new study finds. Researchers found that those who were more regularly absent in these early years of school were less

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2020 WASSCE: FG Gives Update, Reveals Only Schools Permitted To Reopen

The Federal government has warned that not all schools are allowed to re-open for students to write the 2020 WASSCE. The federal ministry of education, according to Vangaurd gave the update saying that the schools permitted to reopen are those

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Child Rights Advocate, Lolo Cynthia, Lists 7 Ways Parents Can Teach Children About Consent Without Mentioning Sex

The growing incidents of child molestation and sexual abuse can definitely make any parent /guardian paranoid about their child’s safety. As intimidating as the menace appears, there are proactive, simple steps you can take to build your child’s confidence to

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Inspirational: Here’s Why 10-Year-Old Emmanuela Mayaki Is In The News

A Nigerian girl has made a name for herself after she was recently hired by a school in the United Kingdom to be a coding instructor. 10-year-old Emmanuella Mayaki is a coding and programming prodigy who recently received her first

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2020 UTME: JAMB Announces Date For Admission Exercise To Begin Nationwide

The Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB) has drawn guidelines to the heads of the nation’s higher institutions on the 2020 admission. According to Vanguard, the board says it has directed higher institutions to commence first and second choice admission exercise

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FG Gives Fresh Update On Schools Resumption And WASSCE Cancellation

Following the decision by six South-west states to go ahead with school reopening in order to allow students write the forthcoming West African Senior School Certificate Examinations, WASSCE, the federal government has maintained that the government’s position remained unchanged. The

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COVID-19: FG Issues New Guidelines On Safe Resumption Of Schools

The Federal Government has released new guidelines ahead of the planned resumption of schools in the country. The guidelines, which failed to disclose the date of school resumption, according to PUNCH, was signed by the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu

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BREAKING: FG Makes U-turn On Schools Resumption, Stops WASSE 2020

The Federal Government has just reversed its earlier announcement on schools resumption and has instructed that no Nigerian students will not be participating in the forthcoming West African Senior School Certificate Examinations, WASSCE earlier scheduled for August 5th and September 5th.

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COVID-19: WAEC Issues Guidelines That Students, Schools Must Follow For 2020 WASSCE

A few days ago, the Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, announced that the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) 2020 for graduating students amid the coronavirus pandemic, will hold from August 4 to September 5. The examination

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BREAKING: WAEC Examinations To Commence In August | Details

Parents/guardians are advised to encourage and prepare their wards for the Senior School Certificate Examinations scheduled to hold in August. The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba has announced that the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) 2020 will

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Police Boss, Dolapo Badmus Counsels Nigerians On How To Identify Scammers To Avoid Being Victims

CSP, Dolapo Badmus has warned Nigerians about falling victim to scammers as she disclosed how people can identify a business that’s likely a scam. The police boss and mom-of-three also warned about falling for money doubling schemes, adding that “only

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Discipline: Parents & Educators Share Their Divergent Views On The Use Of Cane

Some parents and education professionals have held divergent views on the use of cane as a means of instilling discipline in erring learners. The use of cane as corporal punishment in Nigerian schools has been a controversial issue across the

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Minister of State For Education, Emeka Nwajuiba Gives Update On Schools Reopening

Minister of State for Education Emeka Nwajiuba who spoke ahead of the planned reopening of schools, has disclosed that that graduating pupils in Primary 6, JSS 3 and SSS 3 resuming school is not a matter of compulsion, said the decision

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FG Postpones Plan To Reopen Schools Nationwide | Gives Reasons

The federal government has revealed that it will not be reopening schools nationwide as earlier stated, DailyPost reports. This was stated by the Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, while speaking at Thursday’s briefing of the Presidential Task Force

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Sex Education For Boys: NGO Founder, Adebimpe Adebari Calls For Early Introduction Of Boys To Curb Sexual Violence Incidents

A Lagos-based non-governmental organisation, Piece of My Heart Foundation has urged parents, educators and the government to ensure that male children are introduced to sex education early enough. Founder of PMOH, Adebimpe Adebari, said that it was erroneously believed that

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UPDATE: FG Issues New Guidelines On Reopening Of Schools

The Federal Ministry of Education has presented new guidelines for the reopening of schools nationwide. Recall that schools in the country were shut down in March by the Federal Government to curb the spread of Coronavirus. According to the ministry,

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Nigerian Girls Who Suffered From Period Poverty Describe Their Horrible Experiences

Period Poverty is when girls cannot afford a sanitary pad or tampons mostly because of financial constraints. It is a cogent issue affecting women and girls who don’t have access to safe, hygienic sanitary products, and/or who are unable to

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Specialist, Dr Adesida Adewumi, Issues Vital Information To Victims On How To Preserve The Evidence Of Rape

The reporting of rape cases is very challenging in developing countries like Nigeria, especially when the victims report the abuse years later. Rape cases are the most difficult cases to prove in court. However, a family medicine specialist, Dr Adesida Adewumi is

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Grandmum & Former Presidential Candidate, Prof. Remi Sonaiya On Why Gender Equality Instructions Should Be Taught In Schools Promptly

A former presidential candidate of KOWA party, Prof Remi Sonaiya, has urged the government to introduce gender equality instructions into the primary school curriculum. Sonaiya, who spoke in an interview with a Punch correspondent, said one of the ways to

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2020 Admission: JAMB Sets Cut-off Mark For Polytechnics & Universities

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB has set minimum cut-off mark for universities and polytechnics across the country in the 2020 admission session. JAMB’s registrar Ishaq Oloyede made the announcement on Tuesday June 16, after the 20th policy meeting on

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10 Water Safety Tips From A Mom Who Investigates Drownings

Natalie Livingston, vice president of Oostman Aquatic Safety Consulting (OoASC) in California, posted her expert knowledge on Facebook, where it has been shared 37,000 times. People commented by the thousands, thanking Livingston for her clever advice. Livingston told “Good Morning

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Minister Of State For Education, Emeka Nwajiuba Speaks On When Schools May Re-open

Emeka Nwajiuba, Nigeria’s Minister of State for Education, has suggested when schools may re-open nationwide. Speaking during a briefing by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja on Monday, the minister disclosed that schools may reopen after the ban

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Police PRO, Frank Mba Makes Strong Points On Rape, Reasons Why Most Rapists Go Unpunished In Nigeria And Tips To Ensure Justice For Rape Victims

The spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force, Frank Mba has points out major reasons why many rapists in Nigeria go unpunished. In a chat on TVC on Friday morning, the PRO stated that the number one reason why rape cases

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COVID-19 Pandemic: Edo State Pupils And Parents Share Interesting Experiences With WhatsApp, Zoom Lessons

For the past few months, schools nationwide have been on lockdown as a result of the ravaging coronavirus pandemic and in a bid to keep the academic calender running without any disruption, many schools opted for E-learning. According to reports,

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