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Muslim Students Demand Apology, Adjustment Of Nov/Dec WAEC Timetable

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Muslim students under the aegis of Muslim Students Society of Nigeria (MSSN), have faulted the timing of some subjects of WAEC examinations for Nov./Dec private candidates. The zonal coordinator of the group in the southern states, Alhaji Mushafau Alaran, who stated this while addressing a news conference in Abeokuta, the ... Read More »

MUST SEE: List Of Illegal Tertiary Institutions As Released By NUC

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Below is a list of illegal degree awarding Institutions operating in different parts of Nigeria as released by the National Universities Commission on August 24th. The NUC Executive secretary, Julius Okojie, says anyone who patronise these schools, do so at their own risk. Full list after the cut.. Full list: ... Read More »

Stoppage Of WAEC Fee In Oyo Payment Is Temporary – Ajimobi

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Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has said that the stoppage in the payment of the West African Secondary School Certificate Examination fee for candidates in the state will be a temporary thing. The government had this week announced that it would stop paying the examination fees. It also introduced N3,000 ... Read More »

WAEC Will Not Adopt CBT For Examinations

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Computer-based Testing (CBT) may be the latest technology being adopted by examination bodies, but the West African Examination Council (WAEC) will not adopt the technology. Its Head, National Office, Mr Charles Eguridu, made the clarification at an interactive forum with Education Correspondents on Thursday night in Abuja. According to him, ... Read More »

11 Private Universities Declared Substandard By NUC… Checkout The Universities

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The National Universities Commission, NUC, on Thursday denied 11 private universities operating in Nigeria full operational licenses for their inability to meet set standards three years after they were issued provisional licenses. Speaking at the presentation of the full operational licenses to nine other private universities, the NUC Executive Secretary, ... Read More »

Okojie Expresses Concern Over Fees Charged By Private Universities

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The Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Julius OKojie, has expressed concern over high tuition fees charged by private universities. Speaking on Thursday in Abuja at the presentation of full Operational Licences to nine private universities earlier granted provisional licences in 2007, 2009 and 2011, Okojie noted ... Read More »

WAEC To Release Results Of Students From Debtor States

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West African Examination Council (WAEC), yesterday announced that it would release the results of candidates in the 13 states that owe fees for the 2015 May, June Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) within 24 hours. Head of the Nigeria National Office of WAEC, Mr. Charles Eguridu disclosed this yesterday ... Read More »

61.32% Fail English, Maths As WAEC Stops 13 States

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616,370 of 1,593,442 get credit passes in five subjects MORE than half of the candidates who sat for the May/June 2015 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) cannot advance to higher institutions. Reason: They failed English and Mathematics. The two core subjects are compulsory for admission into tertiary institutions, ... Read More »

Over 32,000 Candidates To Write UNILAG Post-UTME Test

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More than 32,000 candidates will write the 2015 post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) test into the University of Lagos, according to the institution’s Deputy Registrar (Information), Mr Olagoke Oke. The examination is scheduled to hold from Aug. 12 to Aug. 14. Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on ... Read More »

Mark Canvasses More Improved Funding For Education

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Former Senate President, David Mark has called for improved funding for the education sector in the country in order to save the upcoming generation from oppression and manipulation. “Education for all is my passion; my prayer is that we improve the sector through improved funding so that every Nigerian of ... Read More »

University Of Porth Harcourt Ranked Nigeria’s Best

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University of Port Harcourt is the best university in Nigeria, according to a survey of the best universities in Africa by The Times Higher Education journal. The university also ranked 6th in Africa ahead of Kenya’s University of Nairobi and South Africa’s University of Cape Town, among others. The journal ... Read More »

[OPINION] JAMB Policy: Opposing A Beautiful Idea At Infancy By Adebayo Alao

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  Commonly, Nigerians relive Mathew 22:14, that popular Bible verse that is known to even those who have never been within the four walls of a church. “Many were called, few were chosen,” that scripture that accentuates the gracious disposition of God has, to many Nigerians, become a recitation of ... Read More »

WAEC Threatens To Withhold Results Over N4bn Debt By States

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The West Africa Examinations Council (WAEC) has threatened to withhold the results of thousands of students from 19 states who  participated in the May/June 2015 WASSCE over non-payment of candidates’ registration fees by their state governments. “The affected states should off-set the registration fees of their candidates as soon as ... Read More »

ASUU Urges FG To Probe JAMB Over Alleged Sale Of Scratch Cards

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan Chapter has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to probe the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) over the alleged N1 billion that will be generated from sale of scratch cards to candidates seeking admission into tertiary institutions across the country. ... Read More »

[OPINION] Someday – Is Not A Day Of The Week!

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Half of the year 2015 has gone, have resolutions been dumped? Have goals predefined been met? Are you at a place that isn’t the place you envisioned? If you are then I commend your strength (possibly mentor those you know that aren’t as strong as you, also share your tips ... Read More »

Nigeria Gets 784 Newly Qualified Teachers

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The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) has inducted 784 fresh graduate teachers from the Federal College of Education, Technical, Umunze into the Nigerian teaching service. Registrar and Chief executive of the council, Professor Addison Wokocha advised the inductees to take their induction into the council with the highest level of ... Read More »

LASU To Reopen On Monday

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The Governing Council and management of the Lagos State University (LASU) has ordered the resumption of academic and administrative activities on Monday, May 18. According to a statement posted on the University’s website, the management urged all staff and students to go about their normal activities in an atmosphere of ... Read More »

University Of Port Harcourt Admission Into M.Sc. Pipeline Engineering and M.Sc. Offshore Engineering And M.Sc Subsea Engineering For 2015/2016 Academic Session

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University of Port Harcourt, invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into M.Sc. Pipeline Engineering and M.Sc. Offshore Engineering and M.Sc Subsea Engineering for 2015/2016 Session.   The Offshore Technology Institute, University of Port Harcourt (OTI-UNIPORT) is a Postgraduate energy Institute offering educational support and direction to the Oil ... Read More »

Nigerian University To Raise N800m From Fish Farming

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Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU), Abia State has set a target of N800 million annually from catfish production. Prof. Hillary Edeoga, the Vice-Chancellor of the school made this known while speaking to the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Umuahia. According to him, a substantial part of ... Read More »

FG Approves Edwin Clark University, Hezekiah

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The federal Executive council, Wednesday, approved the establishment of two new private universities in the country. The two new universities are Edwin Clark University, Delta state and Hezekaiah University Imo state. Minister of Information Senator Patricia Akwahiki made this known today while speaking to state House correspondents. According to her, ... Read More »