UTME: JAMB reduces exam hours

UTME: JAMB reduces exam hours

With effect from 2017, candidates sitting for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination would have to spend two hours instead of three hours, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, said on Wednesday. According to JAMB, a total of 240,000 candidates have...
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Jos varsity students reject N45,000 fee, urges management to be considerate

Jos varsity students reject N45,000 fee, urges management to be considerate

Students of the University of Jos have kicked against the N45,000 new school fees, and appealed to management to be “more considerate in view of the hard times”. The institution’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Sabastian Maimako, recently announced the review of...
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NYSC 2017 Batch A Timetable Released (See Registration Date)

NYSC 2017 Batch A Timetable Released (See Registration Date)

NYSC members for 2016 Batch B, left the orientation camps in February. The 2017 Batch A timetable on the NYSC official website is as follows: 1. Briefing/Sensitization of Final year students/prospective corps Members from April 4-16, 2017. 2. Display of...
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WAEC plans to release results 60 days after exam

WAEC plans to release results 60 days after exam

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says it plans to reduce the waiting days for the release of its West African Senior School Certificates Examination (WASSCE) results to 60 days. The Head of National Office (HNO), WAEC in Nigeria, Mr....
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Kano to purchase 5, 000 JAMB forms for candidates

Kano to purchase 5, 000 JAMB forms for candidates

The Kano state Government has approved more than N37 million for the purchase and distribution of JAMB forms to 5,000 prospective candidates in the State.‎ The state Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, disclosed this while briefing newsmen on...
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Presidency installs Zamfara Emir as second Chancellor of FUPRE

Presidency installs Zamfara Emir as second Chancellor of FUPRE

President Muhammadu Buhari, today installed the Emir of Zamfara, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Mohammed Ahmed, CON, as the second Chancellor of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, FUPRE in Delta State. The revered monarch was installed today at the Uni...
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Sale of 2017 UTME forms to start by March 20″, Says Spokesman

Sale of 2017 UTME forms to start by March 20″, Says Spokesman

The Joint Admission and Matriculations Board (JAMB) says it will begin the sale of the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) forms on March 20. Dr Fabian Benjamin, JAMB’s Head of Public Relations made this known in an interview with...
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Sale of 2017 UTME forms to start by March 20″, Says Spokesman

Sale of 2017 UTME forms to start by March 20″, Says Spokesman

The Joint Admission and Matriculations Board (JAMB) says it will begin the sale of the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) forms on March 20. Dr Fabian Benjamin, JAMB’s Head of Public Relations made this known in an interview with...
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JAMB to organize optional mock exams nationwide

JAMB to organize optional mock exams nationwide

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has emphasised that it will be organising an optional mock examination before the 2017 UTME. The Examination board said the purpose of the mock examination is to allow candidates feel what the main...
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Covenant University Becomes 1st Nigerian Varsity to be Granted License For PMI

Covenant University Becomes 1st Nigerian Varsity to be Granted License For PMI

Covenant University and an international capacity development and consulting firm, Canada Executive Management and Professional Centre (CEMP), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on a partnership that will see the University running Professional Ma...
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BREAKING NEWS: JAMB scraps awaiting results registration

BREAKING NEWS: JAMB scraps awaiting results registration

With effect from this year (2017), candidates awaiting results would no longer be eligible to apply for the Universities Tertiary Matriculation Examination, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, said in Abuja on Tuesday. The organisation also said it h...
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JAMB explains why candidates can no longer apply to two public universities

JAMB explains why candidates can no longer apply to two public universities

The Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) has disclosed why it restricted candidates from choosing two public universities during the 2017 online registration. Fabian Benjamin, JAMB’s Head of Media and Information, told newsmen on Saturday that the choi...
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Kwara State Govt. proposes N1B for student bursaries & scholarship

Kwara State Govt. proposes N1B for student bursaries & scholarship

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has expressed his administration’s preparedness to prioritize bursary and scholarship awards to students in the 2017 fiscal year. Governor Ahmed said this commitment is in a bid to support Kwara State indige...
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SUG president, 18 other students arrested for assaulting policeman

SUG president, 18 other students arrested for assaulting policeman

No fewer than nineteen (19) students of the Polytechnic of Ibadan including their Students Union Government (SUG), President Oluwadamilola Peter Edema were arrested on Friday for assaulting policemen on duty at the Oyo State Police Command’s headquarters, El...
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See what Kogi State University Lecturer was Alleged to have done to a Student Girlfriend of his [Photo]

See what Kogi State University Lecturer was Alleged to have done to a Student Girlfriend of his [Photo]

A lecturer of Kogi state University, Edward Egwuaba has been accused of brutalizing a female student he is having an affair with. See photos below
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Unilag introduces dress code for students

Unilag introduces dress code for students

The management of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has issued a dress code notice, expressing displeasure at the fashion of students on campus. In a circular to undergraduates, the university management said, “indecent modes of exposure do not reflect t...
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JAMB: Fake Forms Selling Nationwide – CBT Owners Warn

JAMB: Fake Forms Selling Nationwide – CBT Owners Warn

Computer-Based Test Centres Proprietors Association of Nigeria has raised the alarm over the existence of illegal centres selling fake 2017 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Registration Forms in Imo State and other parts of Nigeria. Chairman of ...
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Raise Corps Members Allowance to N50,000 – Fayose tells FG

Raise Corps Members Allowance to N50,000 – Fayose tells FG

Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, has called on the Federal Government to review upwards corps members’ monthly allowance from the current N19, 500 to N50, 000. He said the current allowance was no longer able to sustain corps members under...
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Tragedy in Sapele as Girls Boarding School got Caught up in Flames [Photos]

Tragedy in Sapele as Girls Boarding School got Caught up in Flames [Photos]

A serious tragedy has struck a girls boarding school in Delta State after a raging fire consumed properties. There is panic at Chude Girls Grammar school in Sapele, Delta state following a raging fire outbreak in the school. According to...
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NYSC members to get free medical services

NYSC members to get free medical services

The Enugu State chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) says it will provide free medical services to National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members deployed to the state. The information is in a statement by the Secretary of the association,...
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LAUTECH Management, Students Resume, Lecturers Continue Strike

LAUTECH Management, Students Resume, Lecturers Continue Strike

Students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology have resumed for studies after a directive by the university management. The school was closed in June last year as lecturers went on strike to demand payment of their salaries. In a...
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Arrested ‘Unilag’ Students Did Not Attack Vice Chancellor – Witnesses

Arrested ‘Unilag’ Students Did Not Attack Vice Chancellor – Witnesses

Contrary to claims by the police, the two people arrested during a convocation ceremony at the University of Lagos, Tuesday, did not attack or plan to attack the vice chancellor, PREMIUM TIMES can report. Femi Adeyeye and Dotun Olawoye were...
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FG Releases N375m To Feed 700,000 Pupils In 5 States

FG Releases N375m To Feed 700,000 Pupils In 5 States

The Federal Government said it had so far released over N375 million toward the implementation of its school feeding programme in five states, this year. Mr Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Vice-President, made this...
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Massive protest as policemen open fire on UNIOSUN students

Massive protest as policemen open fire on UNIOSUN students

Two students of the University of Osun, Osogbo have been reportedly shot by some trigger happy policemen leaving them with serious injuries. The first victims, Abiola Kazeem was shot in the stomach, while the other, simply known as Ibrahim sustained...
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Unilag to award first class degrees to 231 at 49th convocation

Unilag to award first class degrees to 231 at 49th convocation

No fewer than 231 out of 12,617 graduating students of  the University of Lagos  (Unilag) will be awarded first class division during its 49 convocation scheduled for Jan. 24. Its Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Rahmon Bello, who said this at a news...
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Unilorin
Management moves to ease students transport problem

Unilorin Management moves to ease students transport problem

The Management of the University of Ilorin and Road Transport Association of Nigeria have agreed that more commercial buses will be provided to meet needs of the growing population of students. The institution and the association reached the agreement at...
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At Last! NYSC Unveils Time-Table For 2016 Batch B Stream II

At Last! NYSC Unveils Time-Table For 2016 Batch B Stream II

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, management has released the time-table for 2016 Batch B stream II orientation course. A statement released by the management reads, “The NYSC Management wishes to inform prospective Corps members and other stakeholders...
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Jigawa
State government is going to pay girls N19,000 to go to school

Jigawa State government is going to pay girls N19,000 to go to school

The Jigawa State Universal Basic Education has said plans are in place to begin paying girls in primary and secondary school as much as N19,000 to go to school. This allowance will sum up to N57,000 per session (N19,000 per...
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YABATECH Students accused the school authority of bullying

YABATECH Students accused the school authority of bullying

A student of Yabatech has accused the school authorities of different forms of bullying from the school authorities. Yaba College of Technology is a major tertiary school in Nigeria, but many believe all that is old glory. A student, who...
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Nigeria’s Adebanwi Named Rhodes Professor At Oxford University

Nigeria’s Adebanwi Named Rhodes Professor At Oxford University

Wale Adebanwi, a Nigerian scholar, has been appointed to the prestigious Rhodes Professorship in Race Relations in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom. Adebanwi, who is a professor at the University of Calif...
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