Education

FCTA Suspends Registration Of New Private Schools

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The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has placed an indefinite suspension on registration of new private primary and secondary schools, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Speaking during a meeting with representatives of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPSS), in his office, at the weekend, the secretary, Education Secretariat (FCTA), Sen. Isah Read More

JAMB Fixes February 26 For Mock Test

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says the much-anticipated conduct of the 2018 Mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination will hold on Feb. 26. JAMB’s Head, Media and Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, on Sunday in Lagos said a total of 245,753 of the 1,652,795 candidates that registered for this year’s UTME are expected to write the Read More

Atiba University begins academic activities March 8 as appoints acting VC

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A newly licensed private university, Atiba University, Oyo has appointed Professor Sola Ehindero as its acting Vice-Chancellor. The institution in a statement obtained by newsmen on Saturday also announced March 8, 2018, as its take-off date for the first set of students for the 2017/2018 academic session. The statement disclosed that admission process is open Read More

JAMB Uncovers Another N83M Snake Swallowed In Kano, Kogi, Other States

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Fresh fraud cases have been uncovered in offices of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, totalling N83m in Kano, Edo, Kogi, Gombe and Plateau states. According to a report by Punch, while the board was investigating N31m misappropriated revenue in Edo and N20m in Kano, it was quizzing officials in Plateau and Gombe over Read More

IMSU Best Student Breaks Down In Tears As Governor Okorocha Gives Him N13.7M

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Chigozie Ekenze, the best graduating student at the 2016 combined convocation ceremony of Imo State University IMSU has been given another reason to smile as the all-academic expense, being Thirteen Million Seven Hundred Thousand Naira (13,700,000) has been released by Governor Rochas Okorocha to enable him to proceed for his Post Graduate Program in London Read More

ASUU Sanctions Kogi State University

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU has sanctioned the Kogi State University, Anyigba. Recall that Kogi State Governor has been at loggerheads with ASUU in the State University. In 2017, the Governor went ahead to ‘ban’ the Union from the University and many lecturers lost their jobs with the case still on. But recently Read More

JAMB extends registration by five days

4 months ago Admin 1
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has extended registration for the unified tertiary matriculation examination till Sunday 11, by 12 midnight. The board said registration for Direct Entry candidates continues. JAMB Head of Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made the announcement in a statement after a meeting with directors of the agency on Tuesday, in Abuja. The board Read More

Okorocha Establishes 6 New Tertiary Institutions In Imo

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Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has announced the establishment of six new tertiary institutions in the state. Mr. Okorocha, who made the announcement in a meeting with journalists in Owerri on Monday, said the step was part of plans to revolutionize the education sector in Imo. The new institutions are University of Engineering, Onuimo, Read More

Mum charged to court over son’s lateness to school

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A mother with dwarfism is facing the prospect of being taken to court because she struggles to get her son to school on time. Michelle Harris, 32, blames her disability for her seven-year-old being late. But the 3ft 6in mother’s pleas have fallen on deaf ears with education bosses, who are trying to fine her Read More

Joseph Ayo Babalola University offers scholarships to all students

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The Joseph Ayo Babalola University, JABU, Ikeji Arakeji, Osun State, said it has offered partial scholarships to all students of the institution. According to the institution, the scholarship is in form of the reduction in tuition, while those in religious studies are the most favoured by the scheme. The vice-chancellor of the university, Prof. Sola Read More