EDUCATION

Senate extends JAMB result’s validity to 3 years

The Senate on Thursday approved the extension of the validity of the results of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) being conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to three years.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that ...

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Are you between 25 and 35? Apply for 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship

The U.S. Embassy in Abuja, on Friday announced the opening of applications from qualified young Nigerians for the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship programme.The mission said the Mandela Washington Fellowship is the flagship programme of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative, ...

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Lagos set to close over 10,000 illegal private schools

Dr. Oluranti Adebule, Deputy Governor of Lagos State, has announced plans to shutdown 10,444 private schools operating illegally in the state.The deputy governor made the disclosure at the 3rd quarterly stakeholders’ forum of private schools owners held at the state ...

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Boko Haram: Borno reopens schools closed for 2 years

The Borno Government said on Monday that it would re-open public secondary schools next week, two years after they were closed due to Boko Haram insurgency.The state’s Commissioner for Education, Inuwa Kubo, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in ...

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Universities to offer Bsc in Witchcraft from 2018

South Africa’s Minister of Higher Education and Training, Blade Nzimande has announced plans to have witchcraft included in the curriculum from 2018. Speaking to representatives from student unions around the country, the minister announced the shocking move and urged future ...

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BREAKING: NECO releases June/July WASSCE results

The National Examination Council (NECO) on Friday released the 2016 June/July Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) results with 88.51 per cent of the candidates obtaining five credits pass and above in English Language and Mathematics. Announcing the release of the ...

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FRESH: NYSC releases mobilisation timetable for 2016 Batch B

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has announced that the 2016 Batch B On-line Registration starts on 17th October, 2016.It also issued a bulletin on its official website, containing a comprehensive mobilisation timetable for expectant 2016 Batch B. Take a ...

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SHOCKING: Five Chibok girls in the US are not in school

Reports have it that five of the 10 Chibok girls who were taken to the United States after their escape from Boko Haram captivity, are actually not in school.The out-of-school girls were originally 10 in number, but the Murtala Muhammed Foundation ...

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ASUU threatens strike over unpaid allowances

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened to embark on a nationwide strike to press home its demands for the implementation of its 2009 agreement with the Federal Government. The ASUU Lagos Zone Coordinator, Prof. Olusoji Sowande, said ...

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ADMISSION: JAMB set to upload names of successful candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it will soon commence the uploading names of candidates who have been offered admission into tertiary institution on their website.The board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made the disclosure in ...

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