Education

 Embrace Technology, Ex-Ghanaian President, Mahama, Urges African Universities

…as Osinbajo, Ambode commission new LASU Senate building Former Ghanaian President, John Dramani Mahama, has urged African universities to move away from the colonial system of education and focus on science and technology to engender growth and development of the continent. Mahama, who chaired the Convocation Lecture of the Lagos State University (LASU), on Thursday, said universities must provide visionary ...

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UPDATED: JAMB Releases Results Of 1.7m Candidates, Blacklists 116 Centres For Malpractices

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board has released the results of 1,792,719 candidates out of the 1,886,508 who sat for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examinations in April. Announcing the results in Abuja on Saturday, the JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, said 34,120 results were withheld, including the results of 15,145 candidates which were being further clarified  as ‘identical twins and siblings.’ He ...

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At Last, JAMB Releases UTME Results

After weeks of suspense, the results of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) will be released today. Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, disclosed this to newsmen on Friday in Abuja. According to him, the board will meet and consider the details available to be announced to the general public. “We are releasing ...

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Mixed Reactions Trail Delay In Release Of UTME Results

Some experts in the education sector on Monday in Ibadan expressed divergent opinions on the continued delay in the release of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that while some respondents want the examination body, JAMB, to release the results promptly, others called for patience to ensure quality outcome. Prof. Clement Kolawole, ...

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UTME Mock Exam Holds April 1, As JAMB Tells Candidates Not To Be Late

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says it will not condone lateness by candidates to its 2019 Mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, scheduled for Monday, April 1. The board’s Head, Media and Information, Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Lagos. NAN reports that a total of 157,631 candidates have been scheduled to ...

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UNIZIK Not Citadel Of Jamboree, Says VC 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Vice Chancellor Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka Anambra State Prof. Joseph Eberendu Ahaneku has cautioned new students of the institution against sexual inducements, cultism, sorting, examination malpractices and a host of other vices inimical to their aspirations in the university. The Vice Chancellor who gave the caution at the 2018/2019  matriculation ceremony of the university held at ...

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History Of Regina Pacis Not Complete Without Obi, Says Manager

The Manager of Regina Pacis Model Secondary School, Onitsha, Rev. Fr. Paschal Okonkwo, has said that the history of the institution would not be complete without Mr. Peter Obi. Fr. Okonkwo was speaking on Thursday during the pastoral visit of the Proprietor of the School and the Catholic Archbishop of Onitsha, Most Rev. Dr. Valerian Okeke.  The occasion also witnessed ...

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Anambra School Where Snakes Cohabit With Teachers And Students

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Community High School Adazi in Anaocha local government area of Anambra state is one of the oldest schools in the state but the state of facilities in the school calls for an emergency response by the state government to rescue teachers, students and corps members on national assignment from incessant attacks by snakes and other rodents. The ...

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Anambra Sets Up Community Reading Hubs For Literacy Enhancement Of Children 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Anambra state commissioner for Basic Education Prof. Kate Azuka Omenugha has said that the state government is currently setting up Community Reading Hubs across the 21 local government areas of the state to improve literacy level of school children. The commissioner stated that the initiative of reading and literacy culture began from the inception of the present ...

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NECO Releases Nov/DEC 2018 Examination Results

The National Examinations Council has released the result of the 2018 November/December Senior School Certificate Examination for external candidates. The Acting Registrar, NECO, Mr. Abubakar Gana, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Friday. According to Gana, 59,963 candidates registered for the examination and were examined in about 28 subject areas. He noted that a total of 37,069 candidates ...

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