UI to admit only 3,783 of 56,000 candidates
Of 56,172 candidates seeking admission into the University of Ibadan (UI) through the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE), the authorities have recommended 3,783 for admission to the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for the 2017/2018 academic session. UI’s Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic), Prof Adeyinka... Read more
NECO results:Ogun State claims best result , only 24 Zamfara candidates pass
THE National Examinations Council has released the results of the 2017 November/December Senior School Certificate Examination. The analysis shows that out of the 42,429 candidates that sat for the examination, 32,917 candidates, representing 77.58 per cent, have five credits and above in various subjects. While briefing newsmen on Tuesday... Read more
NUC approves LASU Distance Learning Programmes
National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the establishment of Lagos State University’s Open and Distance Learning and Research Institute (ODLRI). The Research Institute was established to replace the rested LASU External System in order to provide opportunity for numerous knowledge seekers who are unable to get admissions into regular... Read more
MAPOLY lecturers suspend strike
Members of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP), Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY) Abeokuta Chapter, on Wednesday suspended their strike, which is now over three months old. The suspension was announced by the chapter’s Chairman, Mr Kola Abiola, after a congress held at the institution’s campus to resolve the crisis... Read more
Here are the Nigerian women of 2017
All over the world, Nigerian women have been blazing the trails in different fields of endeavour, raising the country’s flag high and challenging those behind to aspire to the stars. Here are some of the women who attracted attention for their great feats in 2017 Nigeria’s bobsleigh team For... Read more
WAEC will be 100% technology driven in 2018 – HNO
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says it will sensitise and train its workforce on key areas of technology deployment in order to improve its operations in 2018. The council’s Head, National Office (HNO), Mr Olu Adenipekun disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)... Read more
Idahosa varsity wins 7th Private University Games
Benson Idahosa University (BIU), Benin-Edo state has emerged champions again at the just concluded seventh edition of the Nigeria Private Universities Games Association (NPUGA), after topping the overall medals table with 38 gold medals, 9 silver medals and 6 bronze medals. BIU, the defending champion defeated 25 other private... Read more
Lagos establishes six new primary schools
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it had  approved the establishment of six new public primary schools under the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB). The Executive Chairman, Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board, Dr  Ganiyu Sopeyin, who announced this in  a statement, said  the development was in... Read more
Exam Ethics collaborates with ICPC to curb malpractice
The Exam Ethics Marshal International ( EEMI ), an NGO said that it would strengthen its collaboration with the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related offences ( ICPC ) to check examination malpractice in the country. Mr Ike Onyechere, the Founding Chairman of EEMI said this in an interview... Read more
JAMB warns telecom firms against multiple charges ahead UTME 2018
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has urged telecommunication companies to stop collecting multiple charges from candidates attempting to register for next year’s unified tertiary matriculation examination (UTME) and direct entry (DE) examination. The board’s Head of Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, made the appeal in a statement on Thursday in... Read more