Monday, July 22, 2019

Education

NYSC: Sanwo-Olu govt to involve corps members in construction work

The Lagos State Government has disclosed of its plans to involve the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, members serving in the state in the...

UTME 2019: JAMB releases more 15,490 results

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Monday released the results of 15,490 candidates earlier withheld by the board. According to the Nation, the...

JAMB, Universities set cut-off marks for 2019 admission Tuesday

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) will hold a policy meeting with universities and other tertiary institutions on Tuesday, to decide the cut-off...

2019 UTME: Why some candidates have multiple results – JAMB explains

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says no candidate of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) has more than one result. The board...

Ondo university talks tough ahead of planned resumption, warns students

Students of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, AAUA, in Ondo State have been warned by the institution’s management against breaching the peace on campus upon...

AAUA crisis deepens as NANS counters varsity management on students’ resumption

Following the directive by the management of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, AAUA, Ondo State for students of the institution to resume on Sunday, the...

We are still facing discrimination despite Buhari’s order – NOUN graduates cry out

Law Graduates of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) say they are yet to know their fate of gaining admission into the Nigerian...

Why social media should be banned in Nigeria- Ex-BBNaija housemate, Tboss

Ex-BBNaija housemate, Tokunbo Idowu, popularly known as Tboss, has called for a ban of social media in Nigeria. The 35-year-old, who has been in the...

2019 UTME: JAMB speaks on cut-off marks

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has not published the national and general minimum cut-off marks for placement of candidates into...

Protest rocks CRUTECH over ‘no fees, no exam policy’

Academic activities were paralyzed at the Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH) on Monday following a protest staged by some students of the institution...

UTME 2019: JAMB conducts fresh exams

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Monday, conducted a supplementary Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for 490 candidates, whose Computer-Based Test centres...

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....