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Interview: Why I Am Called First Lady Of JAMB – IBANA …- Says Oloyede Is On Course With JAMB Mandate And Vision

Interview: Why I Am Called First Lady Of JAMB – IBANA …- Says Oloyede Is On Course With JAMB Mandate And Vision

Mrs. Anthonia Eno Ibana, popularly known and addressed as ‘First Lady’ within the Board, was a public servant par excellence. Mrs. Ibana, who had a blissful public service career in the Board, was the first staff member of the Board and a female one for that matter. *Mrs Ibana* The ‘First Lady’ had spent her youthful age in the service ... Read More »

FG Set To Roll Out Guidelines For School Reopening-SGF

FG Set To Roll Out Guidelines For School Reopening-SGF

The federal government says it will soon roll out guidelines for the reopening of schools across the country. Boss Mustapha, chairman of the presidential task force on COVID-19, disclosed this during a briefing in Abuja on Wednesday. “​Today, 27th May, 2020 is also Children’s Day worldwide and this brings to mind the need to build a legacy that would guarantee ... Read More »

Interview: CAPS introduced by Oloyede at JAMB has eliminated fraudsters, unqualified candidates – Babcock VC

Interview: CAPS introduced by Oloyede at JAMB has eliminated fraudsters, unqualified candidates – Babcock VC

The President and Vice Chancellor of Babcock University, Prof. Adeyemo Tayo, has described the Joint Admissions and Matriculation’s (JAMB) Central Admissions Processing System (CAPS) as a wonderful innovation that has helped to eliminate fraudsters, admission racketeers and unqualified candidates from the admission value chain. Speaking in an interview published in the latest edition of JAMBulletin, Professor Tayo said the implementation ... Read More »

Atlantic Hall Hosts Discourse On Global Trends In Education

Atlantic Hall Hosts Discourse On Global Trends In Education

The first in the series of dialogues on educational development hosted by Atlantic Hall Educational Trust Council kicked off today with global leaders and reputable managers of education. The webinar titled “Great to Greatest: Embracing the Opportunities for Education Post Covid 19”, drew participants from different continents across the globe who examined how to take advantage of opportunities and thrive despite the ... Read More »

WHO chief says children are at ‘very low risk’ from coronavirus if schools are reopened

WHO chief says children are at ‘very low risk’ from coronavirus if schools are reopened

 * World Health Organization (WHO) chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan believes schools should reopen. The World Health Organization’s chief scientist believes children are at a ‘very low risk’ of being infected with coronavirus if schools reopen in the UK. Speaking to the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show, Dr Soumya Swaminathan said she believes “society has to restart” but that there will be a ... Read More »

Interview: Chief Afe Babalola speaks on how he raised the money to establish ABUAD, his call for scrapping of JAMB some years ago, impact of  Prof Oloyede at JAMB and other issues

Interview: Chief Afe Babalola speaks on how he raised the money to establish ABUAD, his call for scrapping of JAMB some years ago, impact of  Prof Oloyede at JAMB and other issues

“ABUAD: A CHILD OF CIRCUMSTANCES, NOT A PROFITABLE VENTURE”- AFE BABALOLA (SAN) – Says Oloyede has Restored The Credibility Of JAMB Chief Afe Babalola is the founder of Afe Babalola University(ABUAD), Ado Ekiti. Besides founding a university, he has taken big strides in the area of human capacity building by contributing immensely to the development of education in the country. ... Read More »

ASUU lacks basis to tag our matriculation a scam – UNIOSUN

ASUU lacks basis to tag our matriculation a scam – UNIOSUN

The management of Osun State University (UNIOSUN) has said  the just concluded virtual matriculation of the institution  which is the first of its kind in the history of Nigerian University system was a huge success. “One of ASUU’s zonal coordinators’ statement that the virtual matriculation is a scam has no valid fact and evidence so we consider it as baseless, ... Read More »

FG kicks off ‘modified’ school feeding programme in FCT

FG kicks off ‘modified’ school feeding programme in FCT

…Targets 3.1m households…. The Federal Government today inaugurated the Take-Home Ration kits for no fewer than 29,000 pupils in the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) in the Federal Capital Territory, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. At the inauguration today, Hajiya Sadiya Umar-Farouq, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, said the programme was one of ... Read More »

Institutional Leadership and the Echoes of Tech-Driven Learning – By Prof Mudasiru Olalere Yusuf

Institutional Leadership and the Echoes of Tech-Driven Learning – By Prof Mudasiru Olalere Yusuf

The story is told of an enthusiastic young teacher who had returned from a workshop on instructional materials production. He regaled the school principal about the value of the workshop. He recounted how devoted he was to the workshop activities, his intention to train other teachers, and willingness to produce instructional materials for the institution. After that, the principal’s four-words ... Read More »

Fighting COVID-19: ‘Partner With Us’ – Unilorin Tells Kwara Govt .

Fighting COVID-19: ‘Partner With Us’ – Unilorin Tells Kwara Govt .

By Joe Adedeji, Ilorin The University of Ilorin has proposed to the Kwara State Government in the areas of carrying out tests on COVID-19 suspected cases. Prof. Ibraheem Adeola Katibi, Dean of the Faculty of medicine, who called for the collaboration said this would also help develop the institution’s Central Research Laboratory for COVID-19 testing in order to have faster ... Read More »

FG Partners Stakeholders, launches ‘I Choose Life Campaign’

FG Partners Stakeholders, launches ‘I Choose Life Campaign’

…to help youth cope with COVID-19 challenges The Federal Government has launched the ‘I Choose Life’ campaign, in partnership with some stakeholders, to support the youth to cope with challenges they face from disruption to the life they are used to as a result of the lockdown put in place to curtail the spread of COVID-19. Mr. Sunday Dare, Minister ... Read More »

Coronavirus: All schools remain closed – FG insists amid Covid-19 spike

Coronavirus: All schools remain closed – FG insists amid Covid-19 spike

Following the spike in the cases of coronavirus across the country, the federal government has announced that all schools across levels remain closed. The government made this known through a circular dated Friday, May 8, channeled to heads of commissions and regulatory bodies in the education sector. The Ministry of Education, through the memo, warned the authorities across education levels ... Read More »

Malpractice: JAMB indicts 195 candidates out of 1,945,983 that sat for 2020 UTME, delists nine centres (See full names)

Malpractice: JAMB indicts 195 candidates out of 1,945,983 that sat for 2020 UTME, delists nine centres (See full names)

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has established prima facie cases of examination misconduct against one hundred and ninety five ( 195 ) out of the one million, nine hundred and forty five thousand, nine hundred and eighty three ( 1,945,983) candidates that sat for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). JAMB Registrar, Prof Ishaq Oloyede ... Read More »

Why there is pressure in JAMB Examination – Ekiti State Coordinator …Says Oloyede has Strengthened The Capacity of State Coordinators, Enhanced Service Delivery

Why there is pressure in JAMB Examination – Ekiti State Coordinator …Says Oloyede has Strengthened The Capacity of State Coordinators, Enhanced Service Delivery

  Ekiti State Coordinator, Mr. Abdulhakim Abdulhameed. The pressure that usually trails the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board(JAMB) may not be unconnected with the preference for university education and failure to cover the prescribed syllabi for the examination by candidates. The Ekiti State Coordinator of the Board, Mr. Abdulhakim Abdulhammeed, shared this ... Read More »

Omowura: Man who sat on 200 needles

Omowura: Man who sat on 200 needles

Omowura: Man who sat on 200 needles (A review of Festus Adedayo’s ‘Ayinla Omowura: Life and Times of an Apala Legend’) By Lasisi Olagunju, Ph.D   Five hundred and thirty five pages in seven chapters girded firmly, front and back, by a Preface, a Foreword, an Afterword and an Acknowledgment! This unusual structure makes this an   uncommon biography. The ... Read More »

JAMB’s CAPS has greatly eased admission process – Ekwueme Varsity Director

JAMB’s CAPS has greatly eased admission process – Ekwueme Varsity Director

Director of Admissions, Alex Ekueme University, Ebonyi State, (otherwise called AE-FUNAI ) Mr. Nobel Onukwe has declared that the automation of admissions into the nation’s tertiary institutions through the Central Admissions Processing System (CAPS) introduced by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has greatly eased the entire process of admissions. Onukwe in a chat with JAMBulletin in Abuja, said ... Read More »

COVID-19 and the inevitable teaching dynamics – By Prof Mudasiru Olalere Yusuf

COVID-19 and the inevitable teaching dynamics – By Prof Mudasiru Olalere Yusuf

Necessity is said to be the mother of invention, and invariably it fuels action.The 1918 Spanish flu and its twin, the second world war which started the same year, led to the robust believe that the film will supplant the contemporary education. Thomas Edison in 1922 gleefully proclaimed that “the motion picture is destined to revolutionize our educational system and ... Read More »

2nd term inconclusive, don’t collect 3rd term fees yet or commence online classes – FCTA tells school proprietors

2nd term inconclusive, don’t collect 3rd term fees yet or commence online classes – FCTA tells school proprietors

The Federal Capital Territory (FCTA) Education Secretariat has told private school owners within the territory to put on hold plans to commence the third term online even as all schools remain closed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Umaru Marafa, Acting Secretary for Education stated this in a press statement on Tuesday. According to him, “It has come to ... Read More »

JAMB, others commiserate with Education Minister over mother’s death

JAMB, others commiserate with Education Minister over mother’s death

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), as well as the Ministry of Education and other agencies under it have commiserated with Mallam Adamu Adamu, Minister of Education over the recent death of his mother. This was disclosed in the current edition of JAMBulletin made available to The State Online on Sunday night. According to the weekly publication of the ... Read More »

Sanwo-Olu approves e-lecture portals for Lagos owned tertiary institutions

Sanwo-Olu approves e-lecture portals for Lagos owned tertiary institutions

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu Babajide has approved special e-portals that will allow Lagos State tertiary institutions commence online lectures as part of measures to reduce the impact of Coronavirus on education. The seven schools that will benefit from the initiative are: Lagos State University (LASU), Lagos State Polytechnic, Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Michael Otedola College of Primary Education, Lagos State University College ... Read More »