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Atiku points FG's attention to education, says it is the key tool to curb terrorism

Atiku points FG's attention to education, says it is the key tool to curb terrorism

Atiku points FG's attention to education, says it is the key tool to curb terrorism
JAMB pays N1 billion to owners of CBT centres nationwide for 2018 UTME

JAMB pays N1 billion to owners of CBT centres nationwide for 2018 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has paid about N1 billion to owners of Computer-Based Test (CBT) centres nationwide for their services for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

JAMB pays N1 billion to owners of CBT centres nationwide for 2018 UTME
WAEC begins second series of WASSCE for private candidates

WAEC begins second series of WASSCE for private candidates

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Sunday, May 13, in a statement announced that it would soon conduct the second series of the West African Senior School certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates.

WAEC begins second series of WASSCE for private candidates
Regina Askia bags family nurse degree at a college in United States (photos)

Regina Askia bags family nurse degree at a college in United States (photos)

Regina Askia-Williams, a former Nollywood actress and beauty queen turned nurse has bagged her nursing degree. She graduated from Wagner College in New York, United States, on Friday, May 11. Read full story on NAIJ.

Regina Askia bags family nurse degree at a college in United States (photos)
Why 2017 examination was rescheduled by JAMB

Why 2017 examination was rescheduled by JAMB

In 2017, the registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, Is-haq Oloyede, allowed candidates who experienced technical issues while sitting for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, to resit for the exam.

Why 2017 examination was rescheduled by JAMB
Nigeria has lost much due to the absence of history in school curriculum - Historians

Nigeria has lost much due to the absence of history in school curriculum - Historians

Some historians in Nigeria have said that the absence of history in school curriculum for 34 years has caused serious damage to the country. They said that the absence of the subject can be linked to the Boko Haram insurgency.

Nigeria has lost much due to the absence of history in school curriculum - Historians
Osun state reopens OAU after alleged N1.8bn tax default

Osun state reopens OAU after alleged N1.8bn tax default

One week after Osun state government authorities shut Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, over tax default (N1.8bn), workers returned on Tuesday, May 8, to the reopen Senate Building and other administrative blocks.

Osun state reopens OAU after alleged N1.8bn tax default
NYSC batch A: 1,596 corps members reject their postings

NYSC batch A: 1,596 corps members reject their postings

The Coordinator of NYSC in Mallam Abubakar Mohammed said about 1,596 corps members of the 2,126 posted to Adamawa State under the 2018 batch “A” for the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) scheme have rejected their postings

NYSC batch A: 1,596 corps members reject their postings
It is our right to copy - Students declare as they destroy property, threaten to kill teachers after being prevented from cheating

It is our right to copy - Students declare as they destroy property, threaten to kill teachers after being prevented from cheating

Teachers in the Zabzugu Senior High School in the Zabzugu District, Ghana, were attacked with stones by final year students of the institution, for not being allowed to cheat during their final year examination.

It is our right to copy - Students declare as they destroy property, threaten to kill teachers after being prevented from cheating
Nigerian senator's daughter becomes one of the best graduating students from Saudi Arabia medical school (photo)

Nigerian senator's daughter becomes one of the best graduating students from Saudi Arabia medical school (photo)

The Batterjee Medical College, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on May 5, honoured a female Nigerian student, Ummukhulthum Abubakar Sadiq, as one of its best graduating students. Sadiq was conferred with Bachelor’s in Medicine and Surgery.

Nigerian senator's daughter becomes one of the best graduating students from Saudi Arabia medical school (photo)
FG reportedly bars federal universities from charging tuition fees, describes it as illegal

FG reportedly bars federal universities from charging tuition fees, describes it as illegal

The federal executive council has reportedly condemned the paying of school fees in federal universities describing it as illegal. Anthony Anwuka who is the minister of state for education revealed this on Wednesday.

FG reportedly bars federal universities from charging tuition fees, describes it as illegal
FG proposes extra one year of study for fresh graduates before NYSC

FG proposes extra one year of study for fresh graduates before NYSC

The proposal was tabled by the minister of state for education, Professor Anthony Anwukah, at the ongoing retreat for Governing Councils of Nigerian Federal Universities, organized by the National Universities Commission (NUC).

FG proposes extra one year of study for fresh graduates before NYSC
22nd convocation: 26 bag first class as LASU graduates 26,637

22nd convocation: 26 bag first class as LASU graduates 26,637

Twenty six out of the 26,637 students of the Lagos State University billed to graduate during the institution's 22nd convocation will bag first class honours. This was disclosed by the VC of the school, Prof Olanrewaju Fagbohun.

22nd convocation: 26 bag first class as LASU graduates 26,637
Check out photo of Vice President Osinbajo drawn by a primary school student

Check out photo of Vice President Osinbajo drawn by a primary school student

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo who is currently on a two-day working visit to Ondo state has shared praises for a primary school student after he came across a painting of himself that was drawn by the student. Read on NAIJ.com.

Check out photo of Vice President Osinbajo drawn by a primary school student
Lack of water, power supply frustrate Kaduna Poly students as they stage protest on campus

Lack of water, power supply frustrate Kaduna Poly students as they stage protest on campus

Students of Kaduna Polytechnic on Friday, May 4 barricaded the entrance to the institution’s main campus in protest over lack of water and power supply to the school for over a week. The registrar has appealed to the students.

Lack of water, power supply frustrate Kaduna Poly students as they stage protest on campus
Nigerian secondary school students emerge winners of US science competition (photos, video)

Nigerian secondary school students emerge winners of US science competition (photos, video)

Four students of Whitesands Schools, Lekki have emerged winners of a category in the Conrad Foundation Spirit of Innovation Challenge. The finals of the competition was held at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

Nigerian secondary school students emerge winners of US science competition (photos, video)
Prominent northern university shuts down as protest rocks institution following death of student

Prominent northern university shuts down as protest rocks institution following death of student

The authorities of Kano University of Science and Technology (KUST) Wudil, have ordered the closure of the university for two weeks following students protest on Wednesday night, May 2, over the death of their colleague.

Prominent northern university shuts down as protest rocks institution following death of student
How to defer admission in University of Ilorin

How to defer admission in University of Ilorin

To defer admonition means to delay starting school for cogent reasons. Several higher institutions have provision for students to defer admission if they choose to do so. Unilorin, also allows students to defer admission.

How to defer admission in University of Ilorin
See the list of 72 blacklisted CBT centres in Nigeria, find out their offences

See the list of 72 blacklisted CBT centres in Nigeria, find out their offences

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the blacklisting of 72 Computer Based Test (CBT) centres, in a bid to uphold standards. The centers have been allegedly involved in examination malpractice

See the list of 72 blacklisted CBT centres in Nigeria, find out their offences
Admission list for 2017/2018 academic session in ABSU

Admission list for 2017/2018 academic session in ABSU

Candidates who chose the Abia State University, Uturu (ABSU) for the 2017/2018 academic session can now check their admission status. The primary admission into regular undergraduate programmes of the institution has been uploaded

Admission list for 2017/2018 academic session in ABSU
How to change course and institution during JAMB admission process

How to change course and institution during JAMB admission process

The Nigerian education system and admission process has made it possible for every intending graduate to be suitably admitted into his or her desired institution or course of study. So there is nothing to be afraid of.

How to change course and institution during JAMB admission process
Step-by-step guide on how to apply for 2018 UTME scripts remarking

Step-by-step guide on how to apply for 2018 UTME scripts remarking

If you are among those that participated in the UTME 2018 examination conducted by JAMB and you are dissatisfied with the way your script was marked, then you may be interested in applying for JAMB 2018 UTME remarking.

Step-by-step guide on how to apply for 2018 UTME scripts remarking
We’ve spent N138bn on basic education in 3 years - FG reveals

We’ve spent N138bn on basic education in 3 years - FG reveals

It is quite important to note that since its establishment in 1999, the commission has successfully conducted two national personnel audit in the country in 2006 and 2010 respectively focused only on public schools.

We’ve spent N138bn on basic education in 3 years - FG reveals
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