Friday , 24 November 2017

Education

JAMB postpones sale of application forms for 2018 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said the sale of application forms for the 2018 United Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), has been postponed. This was revealed in a statement on Tuesday, signed by the Board’s Head of Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin. According Benjamin, the sale of the application documents, which was …

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WAEC Releases Nov./Dec 2017 WASSCE Results

The official release of the results of the Nov/Dec 2017 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) taken by 131,485 candidates, have been announced on Tuesday. The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Tuesday released the results of the Nov/Dec 2017 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) taken by …

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24-year-old Nigerian becomes the youngest lecturer at a UK university

A 24-year-old Nigerian PhD holder, Nemitari Ajienka, has become the youngest lecturer at a UK university. He took to his Twitter handle to share the good news. He wrote; “Immensely Grateful. BSc & MSc distinctions & PhD. A new journey now begins at 24; youngest lecturer at Edge Hill University, UK. …

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Students protest against ASUP strike

Students of  the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State disrupted social activities on the campus of the institution on Thursday as they protested against their lecturers joining the nationwide strike action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics. The lecturers of the state-owned Polytechnic, who just resumed from …

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Policemen clash with Students in Oyo State

Four Oyo State cops were admitted to a hospital after being injured in a clash between the police and students of the Federal College of Agriculture, Moor Plantation, Apata, Ibadan, on Monday, in a statement released by the Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Odude. The commissioner added that eight …

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UTME 2018: Jamb to meet with education stakeholders

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) announced that it will meet  meet with the “critical stakeholders” in education on Wednesday to appraise the general conduct of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). This was confirmed by JAMB spokesperson, Fabian Benjamin, on Monday in Lagos that the meeting, scheduled to …

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ASUP set to embark on indefinite on Monday

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics has vowed to embark on an indefinite strike with effect from Monday. The decision was the outcome of the National Executive Council meeting of ASUP held on Saturday at the Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna State, ChannelsTV reported. The industrial action follows the failure of the …

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100 students fail drug test in UNILAG

The management of the University of Lagos has provided a drug test kit in its medical centre to examine students suspected to be on hard drugs. The institution said no less than 100 illicit drug users were caught within a year of commencement of the tests. According to the outgoing …

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Approved Subjects, Exam Centers For 2018 Released By WAEC | List

The leadership of the West African Examination Council, WAEC has released the list of approved subjects and approved centres for conducting the examinations.   The West African Examination Council, WAEC, has released list of approved exam towns for West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination, WASSCE, private candidates of the …

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University degree can’t make you successful – Yemi Osinbajo

Vice-President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has called on Nigerian youths to utilise the productive period of their lives, noting that while time waits for no one, obtaining a degree certificate does not always translate to success in life. Osinbajo spoke at the 10th convocation of …

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2018 UTME: JAMB bans pens, watches at centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, organiser of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, has banned the use of wristwatches and pens during the conduct of its 2018 test. The board’s Registrar, Prof. Is’haq Oloyede disclosed this to newsmen on the sideline of a sensitisation workshop for Computer Based Test centre …

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Jamb set to begin sale of 2018 UTME form

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has banned the use of wrist watches and pens during the conduct of its 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination ( UTME ). The board’s Registrar, Is’haq Oloyede disclosed this to journalists on the sideline of a one-day sensitisation workshop for Computer Based Test, …

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Nollywood actress, regina Daniels looks stunning in her matriculation gown

Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels who just got admitted to an undisclosed university in the east, took to social media to share some cute photos of herself wearing her matriculation grown. The actress who wasn’t present at the school matriculation shared the photos through her Instagram page. The actress is yet …

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Benue State University set to be named after David Mark – Bukola Saraki

Senate President ,Bukola Saraki, has hinted that the proposed Federal University of Health Sciences, Otukpo, Benue State, might be named after his predecessor, Senator David Mark. Saraki dropped the hint at the public hearing on the Federal University of Health Sciences Otukpo (Establisment) Bill 2017 held in Abuja on Monday. …

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Muslim professor bags PhD in Christian studies

A Muslim Professor, Rasheed Jimoh-Ijaodola, who is also a Professor of Law and Dean, Oba Erediauwa College of Law of Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo, just added a doctorate degree in Christian studies from the University of Ilorin to his portfolio. The faithful and practicing muslim’s thesis was on biblical prophesies and other …

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22-yr-old first class Nigerian graduate begs for employment on Twitter

A first class Nigerian graduate has taken to Twitter to openly beg people to help her get a job. Odufuwa Sola, 22, from Ogun State, has remained jobless since she graduated in 2015 from Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo State. “I’m Odufuwa Sola, I’m a First Class Graduate of Physics with …

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100-Level Student Commits Suicide Over ‘Poor Grade’

A young fresher at the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University has taken her own life due a discouraging grade she recorded in a core course.   A 16-year old 100-level student of Microbiology at the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife – Osun State – Mercy Afolaranmi, has killed herself. Miss Afolaranmi …

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UNN graduate breaks 69-year-old record in University of Ibadan

Ozibo Ekele, a 2013 Mass Communication graduate of the University of Nigeria Nsukka and a 2016 graduate of  Ibadan School of History (Department of History), Faculty of Arts, University of Ibadan, broke a 69-year-old record of the school where he finished top of the Faculty and Department with a B.A. (First Class …

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Afe Babalola University produces 83 first class students

No fewer than 83 persons have obtained first class degrees from the Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti. This was confirmed by the Vice Chancellor, Michael Ajisafe, on Monday while briefing journalists on the planned 5th convocation ceremony slated for October 21. He said the institution also plans to treat 2,000 people …

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University of Ibadan resume academic and commercial activities

University of Ibadan have resumed academic and commercial activities after a six-week strike by Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The students have started receiving lectures, while administrative offices were also open for operations. Non-academic staff members were seen in their various offices while businesses in the university were full …

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