• 12 states owe N2bn for 2016 WASSCE fees

    12 states owe N2bn for 2016 WASSCE fees

    Twelve states currently owe the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) about N2 billion exam fees for the May/June 2016 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) Daily Sun has learnt.

    WAEC management, during release of results for the school examination taken by over 1,544,234 candidates nationwide declined to mention the states, numbers of candidates affected and the amount owed.

    Rather, WAEC Head of National Office (HNO), Mr. Olu Adenipekun said at a press briefing that state-sponsored candidates would not access their results […]

  • World Bank extends erosion projects to 12 states

    World Bank extends erosion projects to 12 states

    To further strengthen its operations aimed at controlling gully erosion in Nigeria, the World Bank, through its Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Project (NEWMAP), has extended its services to 12 states.

    The states are Akwa Ibom, Bauchi, Borno, Delta, Gombe, Kano, Katsina, Kogi, Nasarawa, Plateau, Oyo and Sokoto states.
    A statement signed by an official of the Aries Concept Nigeria Limited, a communication consulting firm for the bank, Bankole Ebisemiju, said the states will benefit from funds made available to NEWMAP by the […]