Education

FUOYE Students Protest ‘no School Fees, No Examination’ Directive

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Students of the Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), on Monday, staged a peaceful protest against the institution’s directive preventing students who had not paid their school fees from sitting for the ongoing first-semester examination. The students, who took to the Oye-Ikole highway, locked down the highway for hours before returning to the main gate of the Read More

FG Bars Federal Universities From Charging Tuition Fees

2 weeks ago Admin 0
The Federal Executive Council stated on Wednesday that no federal university should charge tuition fees, saying the law does not allow it. The Minister of State for Education, Anthony Anwuka, stated this while briefing State House correspondents after the cabinet meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. The minister said the council discussed the Read More

Education Minister Add Extra Year To University Studies

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Tens of thousands of Nigerian students may spend an extra year in specialized institutions after graduation to make them employable. The Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwukah, put forward the proposal at the ongoing Retreat for Governing Councils of Nigerian Federal Universities, organized by the National Universities Commission (NUC) with the theme, “Elements Read More

Ondo poly re-opens as council announces N12,000 damages

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About three months after it was shut, Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo (RUGIPO) in Ondo State will re-open on Monday to complete the 2016/2017 session. But, each student must pay N12,000 damages as a condition for returning to school. The school announced its resumption, following the adoption of the recommendations of a panel set up by Read More

Akeredolu Increases Ondo Poly Tuition Fees

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In what appears to be a mere speculation before, fresh revelation has shown that Ondo State government has approved the increment of the school fees for fresh students of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo. It was gathered that aside from the acceptance fee of N30, 000 and N10,000 for verification of result(s) and admission letter, the Read More

Nigerian Public Varsities Graduates Are Brainless – Atiku

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Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has described graduates of Nigerian public universities as brainless, saying they cannot communicate in English with the students of his private secondary school, the American University of Nigeria (AUN) Academy. Abubakar, who spoke on Thursday evening in Yola during his birthday celebration organised by the management of AUN, said Read More

Nigerian University Ranked Among World’s Best

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The University of Ibadan has secured a spot in the top 978 ranked universities in the world. In the ranking released by the Times Higher Education, Nigeria’s premier university was ranked 801 alongside several others. UI was also the only Nigerian university to make the list. Earlier in 2016, the Academic Ranking of World Universities Read More

2018 UTME: JAMB speaks on admission cut-off marks

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has spoken on the purported cut-off marks being circulated in some section of the media. The board’s Head of Media and Information Department, Dr. Fabian Benjamin debunked the report saying no cut-off mark whether for programmes or institutions had been released by JAMB. Benjamin announced that cut off Read More

2018 Batch “A” NYSC: Things To Bring To Orientation Exercise

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This is to inform 2018 Batch “A” PCMs to kindly note the following ahead of Commencement of the Orientation Exercise. i. Persons who studied in Nigeria should bring to camp: Degree/HND Certificates or Statement of Results, Personal Identity Card from Institution of graduation. Foreign graduates should bring for verification, original copies of ALL their uploaded Read More

Secondary School Student Burnt To Death During Prayers To Pass WASSCE

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A Final-year secondary school student in Ghana has met her untimely death after she got burnt during prayers at a church to aid her to pass successfully the ongoing WASSCE exams 18-year-old Efua Asantewaa, a General Arts student of the Mozano Senior High School in the Central Region Portia Donkor, was taken to the church Read More