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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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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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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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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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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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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UNN produces first electric car in Nigeria

Mr Jelani Aliyu, the Director -General of National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDCD) commended University of Nigeria Nsukka for being the first to produce electric car in the country. Aliyu made the commendation in Nsukka on Monday during the unveiling of a 5- seater Electric Car named’ Lion Ozumba 551″ produced by the Faculty […]

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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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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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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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