• NCCE concludes verification of Private Colleges of Education

    NCCE concludes verification of Private Colleges of Education

    According to reports, the National Commission for Colleges of Education on Thursday said it has concluded the verification of almost all the Private Colleges of Education across the federation.

    Suleiman Garba, the Deputy Director Press of the NCCE, made the assertion on Wednesday in Abuja in a statement.

    More than 35 of the 62 private colleges of education verified were given provisional approval to operate by the commission.

    The statement said that the verification was part of the commission’s initiative to improve the […]

  • Verification: Jigawa government to sack 700 teachers

    Verification: Jigawa government to sack 700 teachers

    About 700 primary school teachers in Jigawa State stand the risk of losing their jobs, following ongoing verification across the 27 local government areas of the state.

    The state government had inaugurated a special verification committee to fish out ghost teachers and absentees, especially teachers who went for in-service courses in universities across the world, but had graduated and refused to report to their place of work.

    It was gathered that the action of those teachers compelled the government to further suspend […]

  • Ebonyi begins verification of teachers’ credentials

    Ebonyi begins verification of teachers’ credentials

    Ebonyi State Government at the weekend commenced verification of teachers’ certificates with a view to ascertaining those with fake ones.

    The state Chairman of Universal Basic Education Board (UBEB), Chief Hycinth Ikpor, made this known in his office during the inauguration of committees in the three senatorial zones of the state to screen the credentials of all teachers in the state.

    He noted that the exercise became necessary to sanitise the school system and rid it off fake teachers.

    Ikpor said the present […]

  • We’ll partner church on genotype verification for intending couples – Obiano

    We’ll partner church on genotype verification for intending couples – Obiano

    Anambra State government says it will partner churches in the state to ensure that intending couples verified their genotype before marriage to avoid issues of sickle cell disease.

    The state governor, Chief Willie Obiano, who spoke through his commissioner for health, Dr. Joe Akabuike at a ceremony to mark this year’s sickle cell day in Awka, said it was part of the state government’s efforts to eradicate sickle cell disease.

    According to him, churches would play a major role in the fight […]

  • How pensioners slumped during verification exercise in Lagos

    How pensioners slumped during verification exercise in Lagos

    Tragedy was averted weekend as three unidentified aged pensioners slumped during the verification exercise organised by the Lagos State Local Government Pension Board, for pensioners.

    The incident which temporarily halted the verification exercise occurred when the pensioners were struggling to submit their forms to government officials for verification.

    The exercise which took place at the old Lagos Secretariat, adjacent the Nigeria Police College, Ikeja, attracted hundreds of elderly persons in their 70s and 80s.

    Some of the fragile looking pensioners were assisted to […]