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New Date For Student Loans Scheme Coming Soon — Presidency

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New Date For Student Loans Scheme Coming Soon — Presidency

The presidency has restated its commitment to the implementation of the student loan scheme, indicating that a new take-off date would be determined soon. This clarification follows a statement by the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Education Loan Fund, Akintunde Sawyer, suggesting that the implementation of the scheme had been put off indefinitely. Fielding questions from State House Correspondents at the...

Gov. Otti Wants Transparency As Investigation Into Students’ Protest In Michael Okpara University Commences

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Gov. Otti Wants Transparency As Investigation Into Students' Protest In Michael Okpara University Commences

Abia State Governor, Dr. Alex Otti has charged management of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU) to be open-minded in their investigation to ascertain the real cause of the recent protest by students of the institution, which led to the closure of the school, ABN TV reports. Governor Otti said it was important that the panel set up...

Alleged Privacy Preach: JAMB Cautions Against Enlisting Minors

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Alleged Privacy Preach: JAMB Cautions Against Enlisting Minors

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has cautioned against enrolling minors in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. The Registrar of JAMB, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, issued this warning while reacting to a suit filed by one Mrs Ifeanyi Eke against the Board over alleged inappropriate text messages sent to her 15-year-old daughter during her registration. Recall that Eke had filed a...

We’re Fine-Tuning Student Loan, Says Tinubu

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Naira Appreciation: Price Of Goods Not Reducing – Accord Party Tells FG

President Bola Tinubu says the much-awaited Student Loan Scheme and other programmes of his administration which ought to have commenced are being fined-tuned. “The Student Loan Programme will commence. There will be employment benefits for our graduates. The social security programme for the elderly and vulnerable will commence. We are fine-tuning all of that,” the President said on Monday at...

Neya Kalu Foundation Donates Study Materials To St. Saviour’s School Ikoyi

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Neya Kalu Foundation Donates Study Materials To St. Saviour’s School Ikoyi

Founder of Neya Kalu Foundation (NYF) and Publisher of The Sun Publishing Limited, Neya Kalu, has donated boxes of various science study items to St.Saviour’s School, Ikoyi. She made the announcement at the launch of a Science, Technology, Engineering Mathematics (STEM) Project called FEMGINEERS, on Wednesday. It is designed to promote the study of sciences among young girls, stimulate the study...

NASU Requests Payment Of Withheld Salaries

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NASU Requests Payment Of Withheld Salaries

The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) has asked the Federal Government to pay the four months withheld salaries of its members. The union threatened to embark on strike over the non-payment of the withheld salaries. The union accused the Federal Government of favouring the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) by paying four of the eight months...

Students Loan: FG Updates New Date Explains Delay In Take-Off

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Students Loan: FG Updates New Date Explains Delay In Take-Off

The Federal Government has stated that the Nigeria Education Loan Fund portal for eligible students would open in March. The Executive Secretary, NELFund, Dr. Akintunde Sawyer, who disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Abuja, urged eligible students to register to access the fund. President Bola Tinubu on June 12, 2023, signed the Access...

Withheld Salaries: SSANU, NASU Threaten Strike

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SSANU, NASU Commence Strike, Ground Varsities

The Joint Action Committee of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities(SSANU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) of Educational and Associated Institutions have threatened to disrupt industrial peace in universities should the government fail to release the withheld salaries of members. The salaries were seized by the administration of former President Muhammadu Buhari during their strike in 2022. The unions,...

NECO Releases 2023 SSCE External Results

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ANECO Releases 2023 SSCE External Results

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the results of the 2023 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) results. The examination body also said that it blacklisted two supervisors in Oyo and Lagos states and one examination centre in Borno state for being involved in examination malpractices in the 2023 SSCE external. NECO’s Registrar/Chief Executive, Professor Dantani Wushishi disclosed this while briefing...

National Image Consult Denies Scam With Scholarship Scheme

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An educational consultancy firm, the National Image Educational Consult has denied scam with its scholarship scheme, saying such allegation is a campaign of calumny against the project. This is in response to a report to the Nigerian police that the claim of the promoters, of offering scholarships to students to study at designated universities and polytechnics is untrue. However, reacting to...

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