Category Archives: Education

OAU Suspends Religious Activities in Hostels

A religious fracas that took place among the religious groups existing within the school hostel has forced authorities of the acclaimed Africa’s most beautiful campus to enforce an embargo.   Obafemi Awolowo Uni The management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has locked up two halls housing mosques over crisis rocking the Muslim students’ body of the university. The… Read More »

Photos: FUNAAB staff fry ‘akara’, students paste posters to celebrate suspension of VC 

Following the judgement passed at an Ogun State High court sitting in Isabo, Abeokuta, which ordered that former Works Minister and Pro – Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture (FUNAAB), Abeokuta, Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe and the institution’s Vice – Chancellor, Prof. Olusola Oyewole be reminded in prison custody pending the perfection of the bail conditions, granted them,… Read More »

JAMB Releases Results of Mock UTME…Here’s All the Details You Need to Know

The Head, Information and Media of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has revealed that the board has released result of its latest Mock UTME exams. Students writing Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Mock Examination  The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has released results of the Mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) conducted… Read More »

Serious Outrage as Covenant University Suspends Students for Missing Easter Programme

Outrage is currently trailing the suspension of some students of a foremost private university just because they missed the Easter programme in the school. Covenant university The parents and students at the Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, have described as ‘unjust’ the suspension of undergraduates at the institution for not attending its Easter Youth Alive programme, Punch Metro… Read More »

5 Reasons Why NYSC Should Not Be Scrapped

After the Nigeria Civil war, the NYSC scheme was created to reconcile, reconstruct and to rebuild the country. After the Nigeria Civil war, the NYSC scheme was created to reconcile, reconstruct and to rebuild the country. The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) was established on the 22nd May, 1973. NYSC was established with a view to the proper… Read More »

ASUU Strike Hits University of Ibadan

Normal school activities have come to a halt at the premier university of Nigeria, U.I following the industrial strike action by a pressure group.   The frontgate of the school Academic activities were paralysed on Wednesday at the University of Ibadan (UI) as the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) commenced its one week warning strike. The strike… Read More »

Whistle Blower: Shock as UNIABUJA Sacks Two Senior Staff for Exposing Corruption in the University

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, has called on the Federal Government to protect the whistle blowers especially two UNIABUJA staff sacked by the institution. Professor Michael Umale Adikwu, Vice-Chancellor UNIABUJA After placing them, two senior staff of the University of Abuja on suspension for eight months for dragging the management of the university to the… Read More »

Jos Varsity Dissolves SUG over N45,000 Fees

Students Union Government of the University of Jos, Plateau State has been proscribed by the school authorities over a protest that went south.   The University of Jos (UniJos) has dissolved the institution’s Students Union Government (SUG). This is contained in a statement issued in Jos on Wednesday by Mr Abdullahi Abdullahi, UniJos Principal Assistant Registrar, Information. According… Read More »

Full List of 286 Accredited CBT Centres Recommended for 2017 JAMB Registration

After a meeting with owners of Computer Based Test, CBT, centres nationwide, JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, released the full list of CBT centres for the registration of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board examination. File photo The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) last Monday commenced registration of candidates for its 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME.… Read More »

20,000 Register For Jamb’s UTME in Two Days

Thousands of Nigerians have registered for the forthcoming JAMB examination open for students seeking admission into the university.   Students writing exams The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB commenced the 2017 Unified Tertiary and Matriculation Examination, UTME registration on Monday, its spokesperson Dr Fabian Benjamin yesterday said the Board has within two days registered 20,000 candidates. JAMB… Read More »

Never Give Up! Meet LASU Best Graduating Student Who Wrote UTME Seven Times (Photo)

You can never know what is truly ahead! the Lagos State University best graduating student in 2015/2016, Mrs Elizabeth Orefuwa has shared her success story. Lagos State University best graduating student in 2015/2016, Mrs Elizabeth Orefuwa at the podium The Lagos State University best graduating student in 2015/2016, Mrs Elizabeth Orefuwa, says she wrote the Unified Tertiary Matriculation… Read More »

U.I Students Protest Against Lack of Water and Light in School Hostels

Students of the University of Ibadan recently staged a peaceful protest against the school authorities to convey their grievance of inadequate welfare.   Activities have been grounded at the University of Ibadan due to the strike embarked on by the three non -academic staff unions of the institution. They are Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, Non-Academic Staff… Read More »

Over 1,000 Students Withdraw from Minna FUT Over Refusal to Pay N4,950

Following their refusal to pay a certain restitution fee, over a thousand students of FUT Minna have reportedly forfeited their student status. The Vice-Chancellor, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, Prof. Maubau Akanji, has said that over 1,000 students of the institution have forfeited their student status.In a chat with Saturday PUNCH, the VC said that the… Read More »

JAMB Has NOT Scrapped Awaiting Result For 2017 UTME- Ignore Rumours

The Joint Admission Matriculation Board [JAMB] wishes to inform the general the public and all 2017 UTME Prospective candidates that the use of awaiting results during registration has not been scrapped. The said rumour or information was actually by top Nigerian Newspaper website The NationNews and PremiumTimesng, after misunderstanding the information given by the examination body. The Joint… Read More »

NECO Releases Nov/Dec 2016 Exam Results… See the States with the Best and Worst Results

The National Examination Council NECO has released the results of November/December 2016 Senior School Certificate Examinations, SSCE. Students writing exams The result of the 2016 November/December Senior School Certificate Examination, has been released by the National Examinations Council (NECO) on Tuesday, February 21st. Speaking to news reporters at the council’s headquarters in Minna, the Registrar/Chief Executive of NECO,… Read More »

Reasons Why Students Should Avoid Carryovers

Carry overs in the university system is normal; it basically means a student has an unfinished business. A student can only carry over a course when he or she scores 39 downward in both C.A and exam (over 100).   Carry overs are not in all cases a real reflection of how intelligent or not intelligent a student… Read More »

JAMB Warns Against Fake Application Forms in Circulation

Disturbing reports have it that some fake Jamb forms are currently in circulation as orchestrated by individuals of questionable characters. JAMB applicants in action The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB has warned members of the general public about the activities of fraudsters illegally selling fake JAMB forms to unsuspecting applicants. The JAMB Registrar, Prof Isiaq Oloyede, represented… Read More »

Nigerian Man Appointed as First Black Rhodes Professor by Oxford University in UK (Photo)

A Nigerian man has become the first black African scholar to be appointed to the endowed University in United Kingdom since it was created more than 60 years ago. 47-year-old  Nigerian scholar, Wale Adebanwi has been appointed to the prestigious Rhodes Professorship in Race Relations in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies at the University of Oxford, United… Read More »