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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
According to Malam Nasir Mohammed, Director, Education Resource Department, Kaduna State Quality Assurance Authority, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna that it was the first time the pupils would be made to write examination to be qualified for placement into JSS I. “What we did previously was to interview the pupils and […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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, […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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.
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.Read More