Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Education

2019 WASSCE: Supervisors, candidates in trouble over alleged malpractice

The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, says it has arrested some supervisors and candidates who tried to undermine the integrity of its ongoing West...

Osun Poly crisis: Remain in your parents’ house – Management warns students

The management of Osun State Polytechnic, Iree, has warned all categories of students in the school to remain at home following the closure of...

Osun polytechnic student slumps, dies after writing exam

A Higher National Diploma student in the department of Applied Chemistry of the Osun State Polytechnic, Iree, Aminu Sheu reportedly slumped and died on...

Alleged rape: We had consensual sex – Ex-UNILAG lecturer tells court

Dr Afeez Baruwa, an ex-lecturer with the University of Lagos, accused of raping a 17-year-old admission seeker (name withheld), has said that he had...

BREAKING: NECO scraps use of scratch cards, announces new system

The National Examination Council (NECO) has scrapped the use of scratch cards, for the conduct of its Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE). Chairman of the...

UTME 2019: JAMB releases 4,536 withheld results [How to check]

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the results of 4,536 candidates earlier withheld by the board. JAMB) had earlier released result of...

2019 UTME: ICPC launches investigation into malpractices, reveals what will happen to culprits

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) has begun investigation into alleged malpractices during the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted...

UNICAL suspends three students for alleged forgery, cultism in Cross River

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Prof. Zana Akpagu, has approved the suspension of three students of the institution for alleged involvement...

ASUU hints on fresh indefinite strike, warns Nigerian govt

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Sunday, called on Nigerians to pressurise the Federal Government to honour their agreement to forestall fresh...

Only 57% of 1.5m basic education teachers are qualified – UBEC boss

Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission, Dr. Hamid Bobboyi has revealed that only 57 per cent of the nation’s basic education teachers...

UI short of 1,834 staff, lecturers overstretched – VC cries out

The Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan (UI), Professor Idowu Olayinka has declared that the university is currently understaffed with 1,834 in all category, making...

Buhari govt issues deadline to sack unqualified teachers

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has issued December 2019 deadline for teachers who fail to register and license with Teachers’ Registeration Council of...

JAMB names UniIlorin, ABU, UNIBEN as most subscribed universities

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has named the University of Ilorin (UniIlorin), as the most subscribed university by candidates in the 2019...

Charles Igwe emerges new UNN VC

This came after a final selection exercise conducted by the University’s Governing Council, today, Thursday. Professor Igwe, until his appointment was the Deputy Vice-chancellor Administration....

ASUU strike: Lecturers issue fresh threat to Buhari govt

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has threatened to embark on a fresh industrial action if the Federal Government fails to show commitment...

JAMB to honour five tertiary institutions

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has concluded arrangements for the presentation of awards to five tertiary institutions. The board’s Head, Media,...

N250,000 tuition: ‘Reduce or resign” now – Ondo undergraduates tell Gov. Akeredolu in protest

Students of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, AAUA, and their counterparts from the Ondo State University of Science and Technology, OSUSTECH, Okitipupa, on...

FEC approves N3.8bn for construction of School, other projects in FCT

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) at its extra-ordinary session, on Monday, presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo approved N3.8billion for the execution of various...

Akwa Ibom University suspends student for calling VC ‘foolish’

The Akwa Ibom State University, AKSU, has suspended indefinitely a 200 level student of the department of Performing Arts, Faculty of Art, Nkanang Joy...

Teachers commence indefinite strike in Oyo

The Oyo State wing of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) today (Monday) commenced an indefinite strike due to delay in payment of salaries...

OAU speaks on sudden death of student

The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, has announced the death of a part 3 student in the department of Microbiology,...

Kwara Poly staff, students threaten protest against Gov Ahmed over Rector’s appointment

Staff and students of Kwara State Polytechnic have threatened to stage a peaceful protest over the appointment of a new rector by the outgoing...

JAMB 2019: Education Minister speaks on conduct of UTME

The Minister for Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has commended the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, for ensuring service delivery to the public. Adamu stated...

ESUT returns to its original multi-campus structure

The Enugu State Executive Council has voted to return the Enugu State University of Technology (ESUT) to its original multi-campus structure as established by...

Unpaid salaries: Teachers threaten Oyo govt, issue 72-hour ultimatum

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Oyo State chapter, on Thursday, issued a 72-hour ultimatum to the Oyo state government to clear and settle...