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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10-year-old pupil found dead inside school’s bucket

At Dela Mog school located Iyana Ipaja area of Lagos, a lifeless body of one of the pupils was found inside a bucket. The 10-year-old pupil, known as Joy, died and was found inside the bucket. The bucket in which Joy was found in A search by  some of the teachers round the school premises, […]

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10m Nigerian Children Are Out Of School -Senate President

The President of the Senate, Senator Ahmed Lawan, stated the issue of children dropping out of schools was a concern to him as a former university lecturer and to the ninth Senate, saying that efforts would be made to address the challenge. “If there is one issue that is dear to me and which we must […]

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JAMB Nabs Candidate Who Upgraded Result from 153 to 290

The Joint Admission and Matriculations Board (JAMB) has apprehended one Adah Eche for dubiously upgrading his scores in the recent Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination from 153 to 290. The 19 year old candidate was alleged to have engaged the services of some cum men through facebook and whatsapp platforms, having come across an advertisement which […]

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Rumoured student visa ban is fake news – US Embassy

The United States Embassy in Abuja has denied reports that the country has banned student visas for Nigerians. The embassy disclosed this in a statement on its Twitter handle on Monday. “#FakeNews Alert! Be advised, reports of Student Visa ban for Nigerians is false. If you have seen such manufactured item on Facebook and Twitter or […]

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Tension Rises at Madonna University over Detained Students & Lectures

Palpable tension is building at Madonna University, Okija, Anambra State, as many parents are said to be seeking to withdraw their children from the school following the varsity’s decision to go ahead with the prosecution of six students and a lecturer of the institution detained at the Awka prison since February. The detainees were said […]

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NDA Releases Names of Shortlisted Applicants and Requirements

The candidates are to appear for interview before the Armed Forces Selection Board (AFSB) from June 22 to August 10, 2019 at the NDA Ribadu Campus in Kaduna. The release advised them to download both the Attestation and Parent Guardian Consent Forms from the NDA applications portal (rcapplications.nda.edu.ng) and complete same. It added: “Candidates who […]

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Jamb has approved 160 Cut-Off Mark For 2019 Admission

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and higher institutions on Tuesday approved 160 and above as cut-off for admissions in 2019. The decision was reached at the 19th Policy Meeting on Admissions to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria. JAMB and the school authorities also approved 140 as minimum UTME score for admission into private universities while […]

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Three U.S. Universities honour Chimamanda Adichie with honorary doctorates

Three Ivy League universities in the United States recently celebrated bestselling writer and speaker, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie as she was awarded honorary doctorate degrees.The award-winning author, who has built quite the reputation for her oratory prowess received the three awards within 10 days. She was at American University (Washington, DC) on May 11 to receive […]

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UTME To Release Results This Week, JAMB Tells Candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board said on Monday it had not yet released any results of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination as claimed by some fraudulent websites.
It, however, said the results would be released by the end of this week.
JAMB Head of Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, stated this in an interview with our correspondent in Abuja.

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We Are Not Reducing Scores – JAMB

JAMB has said reports that scores of candidates who sat for the UTME exams are being reduced are fake. The board revealed this in a statement signed by its Head of Media and Publicity, Dr Fabian Benjamin. The rumored report was that scores of students that were found culpable for any form of malpractise was being reduced by 100 marks.

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