WAEC POSTPONES EXAMINATION OVER COVID-19

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) on Friday postponed indefinitely the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) over the Coronavirus pandemic. The WAEC’s Head of National Office, Mr. Patrick Areghan, said in a statement the examination scheduled to begin April 6 was postponed due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country. He said the…

241 University of Ibadan students make first class

The University of Ibadan, Ibadan on Tuesday graduated 7,430 students with 241 of them making first-class honours from various degree programmes and faculties in its 2017/2018 academic session. Miss Ebhomielen Ofure Mary from the Department of Computer Science broke record by graduating with 7.0 CGPA. In her brief remarks, she urged her fellow graduands to…

JAMB to create new platform for candidates denied admission

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it will create a platform that will enable candidates who scored 250 and above know why they are denied placements in their respective schools of choice. Dr Fabian Benjamin, JAMB’s Head of Media and Information, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria…

Stay away from ‘Yahoo boys’, EFCC tells students

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has appealed to youths, particularly students, to distance themselves from criminal activities capable of disrupting their future. Mr. Isyaku Sharu, Head of the commission’s zonal office in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, made the appeal on Tuesday while addressing students at University of Ilorin. Sharu said the call…

Redeemer’s University students get business grants

Redeemer’s University, Ede, Osun State has given three of its students seed funds to implement their business proposals. The students were presented their cheques on Thursday during one of the events marking the Bursary Week of the institution. According to the bursar of the university, Mrs Olutayo David, the gesture is meant to encourage entrepreneurship…

Five Edo University best graduating students get automatic employment

The Management of Edo  University, Iyamho, yesterday, offered automatic employment to five best graduating students of the institution. Besides, it announced that Sterling Bank has also offer them automatic employment, adding that the choice is left for the graduands to accept that of the university or that of the bank. The five students are Olayemi…

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…