Category: Education

NYSC releases timetable for 2018 Batch A [See Details]

The management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has announced date of registration for 2018 Batch A, stream 1 and 2 Corps members. The information was contained in the recently updated NYSC Mobilization Time-Table For 2018 Batch A corps members. Hide quoted text The management of the scheme said the online registration will hold…

Parents in Abuja now pay extra tuition to have their kids learn how to speak British English

Parents in Abuja now pay extra tuition to have their kids learn how to speak British English Some parents in Abuja have revealed that they do pay extra tuition of 15,000 – 25,000 to have their children learn how to speak British English. According to some of the parents, they believe that their children speaking…

JAMB closes registration for 2018 UTME

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

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 yearโ€™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 (UTME) across the country.…

FUTY riot: One killed, two injured as students vandalise lecture halls, mosques

  A student of the Federal University of Technology, Yola was killed in the ensuing riot between Christians and Muslims students. Sources within the University told us that two University security men were also injured by the rioting students. Lecture halls 1 and 2 as well as another hall where musical instruments for Christians were…

Angry Nigerian father calls out Private schools for giving students too much homework

An Angry Nigerian dad took to his Facebook page, โ€œEsv Jibrilla Madu Gadzamaโ€ to call out teachers in private schools and accused them of shifting the responsibility of teachers to parents, by way of giving them too much homeworks. Below is what he wrote on Facebook; FRAUD BY NIGERIAN PRIVATE SCHOOLS HOMEWORK! HOMEWORK! AND MORE…

River State Governor, Wike Gives N40million Lifetime Scholarship To Talented 12-Year Old Musician (Photos)

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has offered a lifetime scholarship to a talented 12-Year old musician, Master Nengi Jaja. The scholarship worth N40million will cover the education of Master Jaja from Secondary School up to University Level. Governor Wike announced the Scholarship on Sunday at the State Ecumenical Centre in Port Harcourt during the…

LAUTECH workers for verification

LAUTECH Workers of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, will appear before a verification committee set up by the Governing Council to prove they are employees of the institution. A source in the council told The Nation that the exercise, which will tomorrow and Friday, was initiated to ensure that funds released by…

We only increased acceptance fee, not tuition โ€“ LASU

LASU The Lagos State University ( LASU ) says though it has increased acceptance fee for its new intakes, it has no plan to increase tuition. The University made the clarification in its official bulletin on Friday, signed by Mr Adekoya Martins, Coordinator, LASU, Centre for Information Press and Public Relations Unit. Adekoya said that…

2018 JAMB Sales Of UTME/DE Form Begins โ€“ Registration, Amount & Exam Details

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the sales of the 2018 UTME/DE registration form. Applications are invited from suitably quali๏ฌed candidates for admission to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria for academic session beginning in 2018. Sale/Registration Period The period of sale/registration for all candidates (UTME/DE) including those from Foreign Countries is fromย 6thย December, 2017…

Federal Government Approves Six New Private Universities (See Their Names)

The Federal Government has approved the establishment of six new private universities in the country. The decision was reached at a meeting of the Federal Executive Council held on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa , Abuja . The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, briefed State House correspondents at the end of the meeting which was…

JAMB fixes new date for sale of forms

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has fixed a date for the commencement of the sale of the 2018 application forms.   The board said the sale and registration for all candidates, including those from foreign countries, will now hold from December 6 to February 6, 2018.   The spokesperson of the board, Fabian…

Lecturers In Colleges Of Education Threaten To Embark On Indefinite Strike

Lecturers In Colleges Of Education Threaten To Embark On Indefinite Strike Lecturers in Colleges of Education under the auspices of Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU) have threatened to embark on an indefinite strike. The union, which made this known on Friday, accused the federal government of stalling the growth of workers in the…