Over 100,000 candidates now in universities, says JAMB

Dr Fabian Benjamin, Spokesman for JAMB, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lagos that the board hoped to utilise 80 to 90 per cent of the available spaces for this year’s admission. Benjamin stated that the board’s projection for this year’s admission was to ensure that candidates utilised more available spaces unlike […]

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Jigawa community cry for intervention, as pupils trek 24km to school daily

Residents of Kalawa village in Ringim Local Government Area of Jigawa have appealed for the construction of a primary school in the community to ease hardship of pupils who trek 24 kilometres daily to and from school. The community is also asking Gov. Muhammad Badaru to construct a clinic in the area to enable them […]

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UNILORIN wins N120m labs equipment grant

According to the University of Ilorin Bulletin issued on Monday, the Department submitted two research proposals on Cancer and Cosmeceuticals that eventually won the grant for the institution. According to the publication, the Principal Investigator, Prof. Ezekiel Odebunmi, said that Seeding Labs is a US-based Non-Governmental Organisation dedicated to helping scientists make discoveries that improve […]

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El-Rufai Enrols His Son In A Public Primary School

The governor’s son, Abubakar Al-Sadiq El-Rufai was enrolled by his father into primary one in Capital School Malali, Kaduna. After the registration process was completed at the school principal’s office,  El-Rufai told journalists that the decision is in fulfillment of his campaign promise to improve the quality of public education in Kaduna State.  “The […]

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Six Nigerian students cancel trip for Robotics Competition in South Africa

The six Nigerian students that will represent the country at the Africa Robotics Challenge (ARC) in South Africa on Sept. 28 have cancelled their trip to the country for safety. The students announced the cancellation of their trip at a news conference on Monday in Lagos, saying that the organisers had failed to guarantee their […]

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UNN student attempts suicide, rescued

The Enugu State Police Command says a student of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), on Saturday drank a substance believed to be ‘Sniper’ insecticide in a bid to take her life. The command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Ebere Amaraizu, disclosed in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu […]

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First-Class Chemical Engineering Graduate Who Sells Kerosene For Survival

In the midst of the despondency ruling the minds of many today, a young Nigerian has chosen to make the most of the situation by selling kerosene and engaging in private tutoring to eke out a living. Welcome to the world of Musa Ibrahim Musa, a first-class graduate of Chemical Engineering, University of Maiduguri. Musa who shortly after his […]

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512 Nigerian students studying on Chinese scholarship

A total of 512 out of the 6,845 Nigerian students currently studying in China, are on Chinese government scholarship as at 2019, an official said. The Press Officer in the Embassy of China in Nigeria, Sun Saixiong, said this in a statement in Abuja. Mr Saixiong said the scholarships cover was students undergoing their masters and doctorate […]

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UNILAG Students Invent Flood Level Caution Device To Save Road Users

Three University of Lagos students have invented a vehicular road advance electronic flood level caution device for detection of water levels on major roads. Lead Researcher, Dr Uzomah Oduah displaying a Vehicular Road Advanced Electronic Flood Level Caution Device, during University of Lagos Annual Conference and Fair, in Lagos on Thursday Kayode Oladapo/NAN Lead Researcher, […]

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NECO may release 2019 SSCE results this week

The Public Relations Officer of NECO, Mr. Azeez Sani, who gave the assurance, said the council is aware of the expectations of the over one million candidates on the SSCE results. Sani told Sunday Sun that the marking of the answer scripts of the candidates, which took two weeks across the country ended on Saturday, […]

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International Youth Day 2019: NYCN Urges FG to Improve Educational Crisis

August 12th 2019, marks the International Youth Day with the theme “Transforming Education “. In response to this, The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has resolved practical solutions in solving the educational crisis ongoing in the country and the positive impacts of Education in the country which could ideally serve as a means in […]

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Four Students of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Dies After Bridge Collapse

Four students of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Gubi, Bauchi, Tuesday died when a bridge they were walking within the school campus collapsed. The bridge collapsed after a heavy downpour with about 20 students on it when the tragedy struck, according to students. The police in Bauchi confirmed the development and referred journalists to the […]

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Hours after Governor Wike sacks Rivers State University VC, Students Express Joy

Some students of the Rivers State University (RSU) Nkpolu, Oroworukwo in Port Harcourt, have lauded the state Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike for the sack of the former vice chancellor  of the institution, Prof Blessing Didia  and his deputy, Prof Magnus  Oruwari, over the recent  cult killings in the university that claimed  the lives of two […]

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Students of UniOsun Arrested by EFCC regains Freedom

Last week Thursday, twenty-one students were arrested from the UniOsun university hostels by the operatives of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. This led to a protest by concerned students who blocked the Osogbo/Ibokun road. Before their release, the social media accounts of the students as well as their phones and other gadgets were inspected and […]

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University of Lagos fixs date for Post UTME screening into 2019/2020 academic year

THE University of Lagos has fixed Aug. 1 to Aug. 21 for its Post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (Post-UTME) screening into all courses/programmes for the 2019/2020 academic year. This is contained in a statement by the school Registrar, Mr. Oladejo Azeez, in Lagos, yesterday. The Registrar said only candidates who made the institution their first […]

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WAEC Finally Releases 2019 May/June Results

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released it’s 2019 May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) result. The council had urged candidates not indebted to the council to access and check their results online, using the result checker PIN on their smart identity cards used during the conduct of the examination.  Over 1.6 million […]

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Delta State Commissioner Rebukes Herdsmen from entering the state university

Prof Patrick Muoboghare, the Delta state Commissioner for Higher Education raised alarm over insecurity problems as Herdsmen allegedly invaded the state-owned campus. As a result of this, Muogboghare said any cow seen on the campus will be used solely for the university advantage. The commissioner stated this when he saw these destroyed fence of the […]

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Panic as Eleven Unilorin students faint during exams

eleven students of the University of Ilorin (Unilorin) on Friday fainted at the ongoing second semester examinations The incident occurred while the students were scampering for seats at an examination hall. The incident, it was gathered was caused by exhaustion occasioned by stampede. A source said one of the students lost his life to the […]

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Gunmen Attack UniIbadan Female hostel, injures students

The Obafemi Awolowo Hall of residence at the University of Ibadan (UI) was attacked by some armed men in the wee hours of Friday. According to witnesses, the attackers, numbering up to 10, stormed the hall around 1am and operated unchallenged for almost two hours. The hall porters were said to have done some inspection […]

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