2021 UTME: Mock exam slips ready for printing – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) says that mock examination slips for its Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) can now be printed out in preparation for the exercise. It made this known in its Weekly Bulletin of the Office of the Registrar and made it available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on […]

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States adopt unusual methods to secure students

Empty compound of the Government Science Secondary school, Kankara (Photo by Kola Sulaimon / AFP) Kebbi Engages Local Vigilantes FCT PTAs Deploy Cutlasses, Bow, Arrows To Fortify Schools’ Security Security Assigned To Schools Don’t Have Weapons To Defend Us, Students Lament Benue Students Learn In Fear Due To Absence Of Conventional Security Worried by rising […]

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How Nigerian universities survive economic downturn, meltdown

ATBU goes into dairy products, pure water business FUOYE runs pre-degree, JUPEB and part-time programmes Varsities in Bayelsa may resort to tuition increase to stay afloat Rivers varsity, UNIPORT delve into entrepreneurial businesses While it is a generally held view that education is grossly underfunded in Nigeria, the coronavirus pandemic appears to have taken a huge […]

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Fedpoly Ile-Oluji holds 3rd Foundation Day lecture May 4

By Banji Ayoola The Federal Polytechnic, Ile-Oluji, Ondo State will hold its third Foundation Day Lecture on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 on the theme : “Nigerian Polytechnics And The Challenge Of Relevance In The Post Covid-19 World” . The visiting guest lecturer is Prof Michael Oladimeji Faborode, a renowned Professor of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering […]

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Kaduna varsity abductors vow to kill more students Tuesday except govt. pays ransom

A general view of the gate of the Greenfield University in Kaduna, Nigeria, where armed men abducted 22 students following an attack on April 20, 2021. The criminals have killed five of the students in their custody and are threatening to kill more soon. Photo by Nasu Bosi/AFP The criminals behind the abduction of 23 […]

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Nigerian teen gets 19 $5m scholarship offers in US, Canada

Nigeria’s Victory Yinka-Banjo, a 17-year-old high school graduate, was offered more than $5 million worth of scholarship money for an undergraduate program of study, according to admission documents and estimates of financial aid awards. “It still feels pretty unbelievable. I applied to so many schools because I didn’t even think any school would accept me,” […]

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Abducted agric varsity students in Benue released

Students of the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State who were kidnapped last Saturday have been released. A terse statement by the Director, Information, Protocol and Public Relations of the University, Mrs. Rosemary Waku, revealed that the students were returned to campus on Tuesday. She identified the released students as Israel Farren Kwaghgee and […]

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JAMB registers over 300,000 for UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board has registered more than 300,000 candidates for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. According to the board’s weekly bulletin obtained from the board’s website on Monday, JAMB has also registered more than 8, 000 Direct Entry candidates. “Total profile code generated so far is 497,528. “Total UTME pin vended […]

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JAMB 2021 UTME mock examination now holds May 20

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) has said the 2021 mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) earlier scheduled for Saturday, April 30, would now hold on Thursday, May 20. It made this known in a statement signed by its Head, Public Affairs and Protocol, Dr Fabian Benjamin, on Sunday, in Abuja. The statement said […]

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Ekiti university proscribes unions, shuts down

Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti, on Saturday proscribed all labour unions and shut down the institution indefinitely following a protest over poor staff welfare. The university authorities have also instructed the students to vacate the campus without delay. These were contained in a statement by Mr Bode Olofinmuagun, Head, Directorate of Information & Corporate […]

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