EDUCATION

Buhari gives date for Maritime University take-off

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered that the contentious Maritime University in Okerenkoko, Delta state, should take-off in October. The establishment of the university is one of the demands of Niger Delta militants to embrace peace. Governor Ifanyi Okowa of Delta ...

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JAMB postpones UTME, extends registration deadline by two weeks

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has postponed the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) from May 6 to May 13, but the May 20 scheduled for the end of the exercise remains the same. Is-haq Oloyede, JAMB registrar, ...

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JAMB: No UTME registration on Saturday

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced suspension of registration for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) for one day. Addressing journalists in Abuja, the Registrar of the Board, Is-haq Oloyede, said candidates would not be able to ...

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NANS gives 24-hour ultimatum for release of jailed Unilag students

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has called for the immediate release of 13 students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) being held in Kirikiri Maximum Prison, Lagos. NANS’ President, Mr Chinonso Obasi,  said the union would protest at ...

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13 UNILAG students remanded in Kirikiri Prisons

A Special Offences Mobile Court in Oshodi, Lagos, on Saturday remanded 13 students of the University of Lagos in Kirikiri Prisons pending their bail application. The police arraigned the students on a two-count charge of unlawful invasion and disruption of ...

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UTME: Visually impaired candidates get three centres

Information from JAMB registrar, Ishaq Oloyede, has made it clear that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board  (JAMB), plans to set up three centres for visually impaired candidates in 2018. Making the information public on Wednesday at Arewa House, Kaduna, ...

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ASUU urges FG to pay federal varsities N128bn arears

Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has urged the Federal Government to pay the outstanding arrears of its members not later than July, 2017. The ASUU National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, stated this during a news conference at the University ...

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ABU VC appears before senate, confirms Dino graduated with a 3rd class

The Vice-Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Ibrahim Garab, appeared before the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petition hearing investigating the certificate scandal involving Kogi State senator, Dino Melaye. He confirmed that Dino Melaye graduated from the school. ...

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You Too Can Change Lives! See How

It was so disheartened when the news of a boy tagged a “witch” broke out in the eastern part of Nigeria; he was starving and riddled with worms after being dumped out by his family for eight months. Everyone across ...

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ASUU begs NASS to save education sector from collapse

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ibadan zone, on Monday called on the National Assembly to intervene in the education sector crisis to prevent another strike. Dr Ade Adejumo, the ASUU Chairman in the zone, made the call in ...

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