Category: Education

JAMB commences 2019/2020 UTME registration in January

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has confirmed it will commence registration for the 2019/ 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in January. The Chairman of the governing Board, Dr. Emmanuel Ndukwe announced the new date to newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday, during a ceremony to celebrate some staff of the board who retired…

BREAKING: Buhari Slashes Costs Of JAMB, SSCE, NECO Forms

The federal executive council (FEC) has approved the slash of the cost of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) application forms from N5,000 to N3,500, from January 2019. It also announced the cost reduction of senior secondary certificate examination (SSCE) handled by National Examination Council (NECO), from 11,350 to N9,850, while basic education certificate organised…

Cross River: Students protest relocation of JAMB office to Uyo

A cross section of Senior Secondary school students as well as undergraduates of various universities in Cross River State were seen at the Calabar office of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Friday morning, protesting against the order of the registrar, Prof Is’haq Oloyede for the immediate relocation of the state office to…

2019: Buhari pledges to renovate 10,000 schools annually if re-elected

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday pledged to renovate 10,000 schools each year, across Nigeria if re-elected for a second term in office. Mr Buhari made the promise during the public presentation of his campaign manual and a “Next Level” document at the conference centre of State House Presidential Villa Abuja. Mr Buhari said if re-elected,…

LAUTECH Announces Reduction In Fees

LAUTECH Reviews Increament In Fees, See Details The Governing Council of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso has announced a reduction in the proposed tuition which generated heat among critics and students of the institution. In a statement signed by the institution’s Head, Public and Alumni Relations Unit, Olalekan Fadeyi, and made available to newsmen…

Fayemi restores free education in Ekiti

Governor Kayode Fayemi has cancelled the education development levy imposed on pupils of public and private schools by former Governor Ayo Fayose and declared free education in Ekiti State. Fayemi gave the order on Tuesday at the Ekiti North senatorial town hall meeting held in Ido-Ekiti as part of activities to mark his inauguration. The…

Lagos Exam Board ‘Cannot Guarantee Authenticity’ Of Fake Certificate Obtained From SUBEB

The verification request was sent on August 20, 2018 after one Ajenifuja Kazeem, a staff member of SUBEB, arranged a back-door FSLC for our correspondent who had approached SUBEB for enquiry on how to get a First School Leaving Certificate. The Lagos State Examination Board has said it cannot guarantee the authenticity of a First…

WAEC to expose and shame candidates involved in exam malpractice

The West African Examination Council, WAEC, has vowed to publish names of staff, invigilators and candidates involved in examination malpractice. In a statement by WAEC’s head, Public Affairs, Mr Demianus Ojijeogu, the decision to publish offenders was part of the 66th Nigeria Examinations Committee, NEC, of WAEC’s resolution held at Ogba, Lagos. Ojijeogu said: Candidates,…

Two men arrested for selling leaked WAEC, JAMB questions

Two men have been arrested in Port Harcourt for selling leaked WAEC, JAMB questions via a website created for the examination fraud. The two suspects identified as Emeka Ebunoha and Igwe Obumneme Samuel have been arrested in Port Harcourt for examination fraud. According to reports, they are a part of an internet syndicate selling leaked…

SALVATION INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

Our goal in education is to provide every child with the opportunity to develop holistically and maximise his or her potential in a good school that is Salvation International School. What Makes A Good School? 1. A good school cares for its students, studying and knowing the needs, interests and strengths of her students and…

Science teachers commend Ugwuanyi’s role in education

Science teachers in Enugu State yesterday commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for his “dynamic” role in promoting science education in the state through procurement and distribution of science equipment, computers and other educational materials to both primary and secondary schools for teaching and learning of sciences. The teachers made the commendation when members of the executive…

AAU ASUU Faults Govt’s Claims On Trade Dispute Over Council Constitution, Poor Funding

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma Chapter on Wednesday faulted Edo state government’s Claims on the constitution of the council and poor funding of the University in which the Union gave the government a 21day ultimatum to act or face industrial action. Edo State Commissioner for Education, Emmanuel Agbale,…

Give us your Alawee, plis dear — Nigerians beg Corper Davido

Davido is still trending on social media after news of his enrollment into the compulsory 1 year NYSC program made headlines. The richest corper in town had previously taken to his social media pages to announce his enrollment for the one-year mandatory National Youth Service Corps, donning complete corper’s gear while perched on his Bentley..…

Aisha Buhari Receives Honorary PhD From South Korean Varsity

She dedicated the honorary Doctorate in Public Administration to Nigerian women and children. Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, has been decorated with a Doctor of Philosophy degree by a South Korean university. The First Lady revealed the feat on her Instagram handle, @aishambuhari, saying she was awarded the honorary doctorate in Public Administration…

JAMB: Borno Gov, Shettima invites Galadima Zakari, 2018 UTME best candidate

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has invited an indigene of the state, Galadima Zakari, the Joint Admissions Matriculation Board, JAMB, best overall candidate at the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME. He confirmed this on his Twitter page Monday night. The governor tweeted: “It will be my greatest honour to host Nigeria’s JAMB King,…

WAEC: How to check your 2018 May/June WASSCE results without Internet

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Wednesday released the results of this year’s May/June WASSCE. No fewer than 1.5 million candidates across Nigeria sat for the exam, which held between March and early May. Candidates who have no access to Internet, can check their results via Short Message Service (SMS) from today. Here are…

JAMB Finally Announce Date For 2018 UTME Examination

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the date for the 2018 post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination exercise. The JAMB Registrar, Prof Ishaq Oloyede made the announcement at the Policy Meeting held at Gbongan, Osun State. According to JAMB Registrar, the post JAMB exercise will start from July and end in December 2018.…

Brave Nigerian lawyer denied call to bar for wearing hijab gets second chance

Nigerian law school graduate Amasa Firdaus who was denied a call to the bar for allegedly refusing to remove her hijab Nigerians have received with great joy the admission into the Nigerian Bar Association of a brave hijabi law graduate who was kicked out of a call to bar ceremony in December 2017 for refusing…

University Of Ibadan Only Nigerian University Among Top 1000 In The World

The University of Ibadan (UI) is the only Nigerian university to rank among the top 1,000 universities in the world. The University of Ibadan (UI) is the only Nigerian university to rank among the top 1,000 universities in the world. The premier Nigerian university is ranked 991st worldwide, and 14th in Africa, according to the…

Open letter from Van Gaal: Iniesta is an excellent player and a great human being

Louis van Gaal was one of the coaches who was most focused on youth during his time as Barcelona coach. He knew about the importance of it and spent a lot of time watching the club’s youth sides in action. It was the Dutchman who gave chances to players who have been vital to the modern history…

NYSC denies introducing Sharia practices in FCT orientation camp

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has denied media report that it introduced Sharia practices in the administration of the FCT orientation camp. This was made known via a statement issued by the scheme’s Director of Press and Public Relations, Mrs Aderemi Adenike, on Wednesday. According to her, it was necessary to swiftly dismiss the…