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JAMB uncovers another missing N26m

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) have uncovered another fraud of N26 million allegedly perpetrated by its former Nasarawa State coordinator, simply identified as Tanko. The development came barely one week after the board uncovered a N36 million fraud allegedly perpetrated by its Benue State sales clerk, Philomena. Tanko …

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JAMB closes registration for 2018 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) have closed registration for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). This was confirmed in a statement signed by the board’s spokesman, Fabian Benjamin, on Tuesday. He said candidates who paid and obtained pins, but have not been able to register, have 24 …

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UI acceptance fee now N35,000

The University of Ibadan (UI), has released the admission list for those who chose the institution in the 2017/2018 UTME / Direct Entry admission exercise. A statement released by the institution published on its website implored all those who chose UI to visit admission portal of the candidates on http://www.admissions.ui.edu.ng. …

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Nasarawa govt tasks parents on girl-child education, proper upbringing

Mrs Mary Enwongulu, Nasarawa State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, has charged parents to accord priority attention to girl-child education. She made the call in an interview in Lafia on Sunday. Enwongulu also urged parents to ensure proper upbringing of their children so as to curb moral decadence …

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JAMB suspends worker over N36m swallowed by snake

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board said on Sunday that it had suspended its employee, Philomina Chieshe, on account of N36m which was reported to have been swallowed by a snake in the board’s office in Makurdi, Benue State. The JAMB Head of Information, Fabian Benjamin, told journalist on Sunday …

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Ongoing Nationwide Recruitment at The Nigeria Police Force

The Nigeria Police Force invites applications from suitably qualified Nigerians for enlistment into the Nigeria Police Force as: Police Constable (Recruits) Job Type                                   Full Time Qualification                  …

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University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN postgraduate registration procedure

The authorities of the University of Nigeria (UNN) wishes to inform candidates who are admitted into postgraduate programmes for 2017/2018 academic session should begin to register online on Monday, 12th Febraury 2018. Registering students should observe the following registration process; Visit the UNN Portal via: http://unnportal.unn.edu.ng Click on POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS. …

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UNIZIK Postgraduate admission list

The Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka has released the admission lists of candidates admitted into postgraduate programmes for the 2017/2018 academic session. How To Check UNIZIK Postgraduate Admission List 2017: Follow the steps below to check Admission Status on the UNIZIK admission status checking portal; Visit the Nnamdi Azikiwe University admission …

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Osun State University, UNIOSUN admission list

The management of Osun State University (UNIOSUN), Oshogbo has released the final list of admitted candidates for 2017/2018 Admission into various degree programmes. Candidates who participated in the 2017 Admission screening exercise can now check their admission status via the University Undergraduates Admission portal. How To Check UNIOSUN Admission List: …

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Fire guts hostel in Lafia varsity

Fire has gutted a 1,000-capacity hostel at the Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State. It was gathered that the hostel, which was completed about three years ago, had yet to be handed over to the management of the university by the contractor due to alleged substandard nature of the project. The …

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Two AAU students die in campus accident

Tragedy occurred at the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma when two students died while 16 others suffered injuries in an accident that occurred within the campus. The accident was said to have occurred when one of school’s shuttle buses lost control due to alleged brake failure and somersaulted several times. One …

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JAMB and the Quest for Good Governance

By now, the most concerned parties in the annual UTME must have come to terms with the unrelenting tenacity of the Oloyede-led JAMB in detecting and scuttling “smart cheating” tactics across the examination environment. While the criminal ingenuity of the examined remains highly adventurous, the examiner’s curiosity is on steroids …

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Oyo tertiary institutions’ workers suspend two-month old strike

Workers in the six tertiary institutions owned by Oyo State government have suspended their two-month old strike. The six institutions are: The Polytechnic, Ibadan; Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo; Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology; The Ibarapa Polytechnic, Eruwa; The Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, Saki and College of Education, Lanlate. …

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JAMB partners EFCC on fight against exams malpractices

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has vowed to work with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to tackle exams malpractices in this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). It also stated that over 1.4 million candidates have so far registered for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination …

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Strike cripples activities at poly

Lecturers of Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwanna Afikpo, Ebonyi State, yesterday protested against the management following a salary cut. According to them, their Peculiar Academic Allowance (PAA) was withdrawn by the management. The protest paralysed academic activities. Over 500 lecturers carried placards: “Rector, pay our Peculiar Academic Allowance”; “Bursar pay …

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Ahmed scales up education in Kwara

Kwara State Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed’s administration is set to scale up education in the state. Late last year the state launched the International Vocational and Entrepreneurship College (IVTEC) in Ajase-Ipo. It also started building two other campuses of Kwara State University (KWASU) in Ilesha-Baruba and Osi, Baruten and Ekiti local …

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JAMB extends registration by five days

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board ( JAMB ) has extended registration for the unified tertiary matriculation examination till Sunday 11, by 12 midnight. The board said registration for Direct Entry candidates continues. JAMB Head of Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, made the announcement in a statement after a meeting with …

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Knocks, Kudos for Corps member who turns trouser to skirt

In connection with the controversial picture  on social media on Tuesday of a Youth corps member, who turned her trouser to skirt, Nigerians have been quick to reacting. while some thinks her action was right, others feel she should be punished for it. Some of the reactions are: Adesimbo Oluwasusi, …

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NNPC/Chevron Restate Commitment to Education in Nigeria

General Manager, Policy, Government and Public Affairs, Chevron Nigeria Limited, Mr Esimaje Brikinn, has restated the commitment of the NNPC/Chevron Nigeria Limited Joint Venture towards improving the quality of education in Nigeria. Speaking during the award/prize giving ceremony for winners of the Chris Ikomi Memorial Annual Essay Competition for Secondary …

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We Are Ready to Offer Nigerians Affordable Education – Netherlands

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Nigeria on Wednesday announced the readiness of Dutch universities and other higher educational institutions to offer qualitative and affordable education to Nigerians. The embassy’s Advisor for Trade and Economic Affairs, Mrs Sonia Odije, disclosed this to newsmen in Lagos ahead of …

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NYSC to blacklist employers who encourage truancy

Mr Mohammed Momoh, the Lagos State Coordinator of the corps, stated this at the closing ceremony of the Batch ‘B’ Stream II Orientation Course at Iyana-Ipaja, Lagos. The National Youth Service Corps in Lagos says the corps would blacklist any employer of labour that connives with members to engage in …

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LASU no longer using Ojuelegba, Anthony campuses – Spokesman

The Lagos State University (LASU) says it has phased out external programmes at Ojuelegba and Anthony Village Campuses and is no longer in business with its former partners on the premises. LASU spokesman, Adekoya Martins, told newsmen on Tuesday in Lagos that the off campus buildings at Ojuelegba and Anthony …

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Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University matriculates 4,300 students

Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, (Formally Anambra State University), Igbariam and Uli Campus respectively, on Saturday matriculated a total of 4,300 students into her undergraduate and postgraduate programmes for the 2017/2018 academic session. This figure which represented a total of 4084 undergraduate and 216 post-graduate students, saw the students swear the oath of …

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Christian, Muslim Clash Claims One Life in Adamawa University

The management of Modibbo Adama University of Technology Yola (MAUTECH), Adamawa State, has shut down the institution following two days of unrest between Muslim and Christian students which resulted in the death of a 200-level student studying Urban and Regional Planning, while two lectures halls were also burnt down. The …

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Ajibola awards scholarship to 30 students

About 30 indigent students of the Crescent University, Abeokuta, Ogun State, were awarded scholarship by the proprietor of the institution, Prince Bola Ajibola, during its the 13th Matriculation Ceremony. The scholarship was offered under the Ajibola Academic and Moral Excellence Scholarship. The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Ibraheem Gbajabiamila, who …

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Non-teaching workers picket UNILORIN

Striking non-teaching staff of the University of Ilorin, comprising members of the institution’s chapters of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities,  Non-Academic Staff of Universities and National Association of Academic Technologists, shut the gates of the institution as early as 7.30 am on Monday to prevent their colleagues from …

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Gunmen kidnap DELSU lecturer, demand N20m ransom

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a senior lecturer at the Delta State University, Abraka, Dr Boniface Anyanwu, and a son of one of his colleagues. Anyanwu and the son of Prof. Augustine Nwachukwu were kidnapped on Saturday night at his residence in Obiaruku near Abraka, Delta State. Our …

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Man with cerebral palsy graduates in Computer Science

About 14,771 graduates of the National Open University Nigeria, Abuja were awarded degrees in various disciplines during the last convocation ceremony of the institution. One of them is Joshua Sopeju, who studied Computer Science. Sopeju clearly stood out in the crowd for his uncommon courage and determination to complete his …

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