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UniIorin, ABU, UNIBEN are most subscribed universities- Prof Oloyede, JAMB Registrar

UniIorin, ABU, UNIBEN are most subscribed universities- Prof Oloyede, JAMB Registrar

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has named the University of Ilorin (UniIlorin), as the most subscribed university by candidates in the 2019 admission exercise. Professor Is-haq Oloyede, the Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), disclosed the information at 2018 National Tertiary Admission’s Performance Merit Award held in Abuja, on Thursday. A total of 86,401 candidates applied to ... Read More »

Facebook Celebrates One Year of NG_Hub

Facebook Celebrates One Year of NG_Hub

It’s flagship hub space in the heart of Yaba, in partnership with CcHub LAGOS, Nigeria, May 22, 2019/ — Celebrating exactly a year to the day since the doors of NG_Hub opened in Lagos, and Facebook (www.Facebook.com) further cemented its ambitions to train users across Nigeria in digital skills, Facebook released an infographic highlighting key milestones over the past year. ... Read More »

FG Approves N25 Billion Allowances For University Dons

FG Approves N25 Billion Allowances For University Dons

The federal government said it has approved an additional N25 billion as Earned Academic Allowances for members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu who gave the disclosure said the cash was aside the N20 billion that was released in 2018 to public universities. He spoke at his valedictory press conference in Abuja, ... Read More »

JAMB To Honour 5 Tertiary Institutions At Maiden Award Ceremony

JAMB To Honour 5 Tertiary Institutions At Maiden Award Ceremony

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has concluded arrangements for the presentation of awards to five tertiary institutions at its maiden edition of the 2018 National Tertiary Admissions Performance Merit Award (NATAP-M). *Prof Is-haq Oloyede, JAMB Registrar* The board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made the disclosure on Wednesday in Lagos. *Dr Fabian Benjamin* According ... Read More »

For The Records: I raised chickens to finance my education- LASU Best Graduating Student

For The Records: I raised chickens to finance my education- LASU Best Graduating Student

Valedictory Speech by LASU Best Graduating Student 2017/2028, OLA-GBADAMOSI, Ridwan Oladotun “… my late mother, Mrs. Aishat Adejoke Ola-Gbadamosi died while I was 12 years old. Eventually, my father was able to pay the full tuition, while l had to take charge of other associated expenses. In order to assist him financially, I decided to invest the cash prize I ... Read More »

Kogi NYSC coordinator dies in auto crash

Kogi NYSC coordinator dies in auto crash

The Kogi Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps, Oludolapo Ahile, has died in an auto crash. The Assistant Director, Public Relations, Kogi NYSC, Adedapo Tayo, told News Agency of Nigeria that the coordinator was involved in a ghastly accident alongside her husband on Keffi-Akwanga-Lafia highway in Nassarawa State. Tayo told NAN that the accident occurred at Lafia axis of ... Read More »

NYSC members now to earn N30,000 per month- FG

NYSC members now to earn N30,000 per month- FG

Members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) are now to earn N30,000 per month. Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed made the disclosure on Thursday in Abuja while giving an update on the implementation of the new National Minimum Wage. MRS Ahmed who spoke at a press conference said that the financial implications of the N30,000 new minimum wage ... Read More »

We’ll soon forward candidates’ UTME results to their profiles —JAMB

We’ll soon forward candidates’ UTME results to their profiles —JAMB

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board said plans were already in place to forward the results of the 2019 UTME to individual candidate’s online registration profiles where they could view and have such printed. The Board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Lagos. Benjamin, who ... Read More »

Gov. Shettima in Anambra State as Nnamdi Azikiwe University honours  Amb. Kingibe

Gov. Shettima in Anambra State as Nnamdi Azikiwe University honours Amb. Kingibe

  Governor Kashim Shettima was on Friday, 10th, May, in Awka, Anambra State, where he attended the 13th Convocation Ceremony of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University. Received by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Joseph Ahaneku, Governor Shettima was accompanied by the Governor-Elect, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum, the Borno State All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman, Ali Bukar Dalori, and the Member Representing Biu/Bayo/ ... Read More »

Breaking: JAMB releases results, 15,145 withheld

Breaking: JAMB releases results, 15,145 withheld

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has officially released the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The Board Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, who announced the results in Abuja on Saturday, said about 1,792,719 candidates sat for the examination, while 34,120 candidates had their results withheld for examination malpractice. Oloyede stated that 15,145 results were withheld for further clarification. He, ... Read More »

Breaking: JAMB will release UTME results on Saturday – Oloyede

Breaking: JAMB will release UTME results on Saturday – Oloyede

The Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, Prof Is-haq Oloyede has said the examination body would release the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination results on Saturday. He gave the disclosure to newsmen on Friday in Abuja. “We are releasing our results tomorrow; we are having a meeting today to consider what to put out,” Oloyede said. The 2019 ... Read More »

Special Features:KASHIM SHETIMA GIVES BORNO SCHOOL KIDS TECHNOLOGICAL HEADSTART, BY FEMI IGE

Special Features:KASHIM SHETIMA GIVES BORNO SCHOOL KIDS TECHNOLOGICAL HEADSTART, BY FEMI IGE

  R-L: Gov Shettima, President Muhammadu Buhari during a recent visit by the president to the state to commission educational and other projects executed by the Shettima’s adminstration* Realizingg the role education would play in nipping the scourge of insurgency in the bud, the Governor Kashim Shettima- led Borno state government has embarked on a holistic educational turn-around capable of ... Read More »

Certificate Forgery:  EFCC Presents 8th Witness Against Rep member

Certificate Forgery: EFCC Presents 8th Witness Against Rep member

By Owolola Adebola The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has presented its eight witness against a serving member of the Federal House of Representatives, Nse Bassey Ekpeyong, who is facing trial on a ten- count amended charge bordering on forgery and uttering of documents, before Justice Ifeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa- Ibom State. ... Read More »

Babalakin laments poor ranking of Nigerian universities

Babalakin laments poor ranking of Nigerian universities

Pro-Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), has called for immediate revitalisation of Nigerian universities. He added that Nigerian varsities cannot continue to be at best No. 800 in the world and urged that efforts should be put in place to ensure that at least, one Nigerian university must be in the top 100 in the ... Read More »

No part of the country will be neglected – Buhari

No part of the country will be neglected – Buhari

BY DAHIRU SULEIMAN, DUTSE. President Muhammadu Buhari has assured equity and just in the provision of infrastructural development among the six geopolitical zones of the country, pledged no any part of the country will witness neglect. Speaking through his representative, Lt. General Abdulrahman Bello Danbazau (rtd) on the commissioning of Erosion and Flood Control and Road Improvement works at Federal ... Read More »

Redeemer’s University, Ede Muslim community on war path over land

Redeemer’s University, Ede Muslim community on war path over land

There is an imminent religious crisis in Osun State, as Ededimeji Muslim Community and Redeemer’s University are at loggerheads over parcels of land in Ede. The Muslim community, at a press conference in Osogbo, the capital of Osun State on Tuesday, accused the faith-based university of allegedly encroaching 611 acres belonging to the community. Mr. Wasiu AbdulAzeez, who spoke on ... Read More »

Three Military School To Be Established in Ekiti

Three Military School To Be Established in Ekiti

Ekiti State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Foluso Daramola, has disclosed that the Nigerian Army would establish three command secondary schools in the State. Daramola made this known in Ado-Ekiti during a chat with journalists. According to him, five senior Military Officers will arrived the State April 28, 2019 added that the visitation would last for five days. The ... Read More »

FG Offers Employment, Scholarships To 168 Corps Members

FG Offers Employment, Scholarships To 168 Corps Members

The Federal Government has offered immediate employment and scholarships to 168 members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), who distinguished themselves during their 2015, 2016 and 2017 service years. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo made the announcement during the combined 2015, 2016 and 2017 President’s NYSC Honours Award, at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Representing the President, ... Read More »

JAMB to release 2019 UTME results from Monday

JAMB to release 2019 UTME results from Monday

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has assured candidates of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) that results would be ready from April 29. The Board’s Head of Media and Publicity, Dr Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Bwari. Benjamin said that screening of the results would soon ... Read More »

Breaking: Brigadier Shuaibu Ibrahim Becomes New DG NYSC (Read profile)

Breaking: Brigadier Shuaibu Ibrahim Becomes New DG NYSC (Read profile)

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukuru Buratai has approved the appointment of the pioneer Registrar Nigerian Army University Biu, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim as the new Director General National Youths Service Corps (NYSC). Brigadier-General Shuaibu Ibrahim replaces Major General Suleiman Kazaure who was on the saddle since April 18, 2016 as the NYSC Boss. Born on July 13, ... Read More »