Education

Anambra Leads Again In JAMB Exam, Congratulates Ezekwesili, Okigbo For Senior Fellowships At Yale & Harvard

Anambra State, whose two candidates in the 2020 examination of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) scored the highest marks, has continued its brilliant performance in the tests conducted by the body. In the just released 2021 JAMB examination result, Chibuzor Chibuikem Monwuba, an indigene of Awka whose father is a field engineer with an international oil company in ...

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FG Releases N292.6bn To Public Tertiary Institutions

The Federal Government, through the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has approved N292.66 billion for disbursement to some public universities, polytechnics and colleges of education (CoEs) across the country. TETFund Executive Secretary Prof. Suleiman Bogoro said the intervention, which has Federal Government’s approval, would be spread to higher institutions in each of the six geo-political zones in the country. At ...

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No Nigerian Parent Jokes With Education, Says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says no Nigerian parent jokes with education, as they know that if their children or wards missed the opportunity of being educated, they have missed a lot. The Nigerian leader said this at a panel session at the Global Education Summit in London, on Thursday. According to him, the size and population of Nigeria are challenges for ...

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ASUU Threatens Strike Over IPPIS

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has threatened to resume the industrial action it suspended since December 2020 over the Federal Government’s alleged failure to honour many of the agreements it signed with the Union. The Chairperson, ASUU, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Dr. Ibrahim Inuwa, stated this while speaking with select journalists at the Union’s Secretariat. He said the ...

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UNIUYO VC Lauds NDDC’s Plan to Domesticate Postgraduate Scholarships

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Uyo, UNIUYO, Professor Nyakudo Ndaeyo, has commended the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, for reviewing its policy on foreign post-graduate scholarship programmes. Professor Ndaeyo spoke when the NDDC Interim Administrator, Mr. Efiong Okon Akwa, paid him a courtesy visit at UNIUYO Senate Chambers. He said that the previous system where the Commission sponsored ...

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Sanwo-Olu Inaugurates Governing Council For LASU

•Sunmoni Steps In As New Chairman •Governor Tasks Members on Peaceful Selection of VC, Industrial Harmony Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has appointed a veteran accountant, Sir David Olabanji Sunmoni, as the new Pro-chancellor and chairman of the reconstituted Governing Council of the Lagos State University (LASU). Sunmoni’s selection came about seven weeks after the Governor – the Visitor ...

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JAMB Releases 2021 UTME Results

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the results of candidates who sat in more than 720 CBT centres for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination conducted between June 19 and June 22. Dr Fabian Benjamin, JAMB Spokesperson made this known in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Friday. Benjamin advised each concerned candidate to ...

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Kebbi Closes 7 Schools Over Insecurity

Kebbi has closed seven schools considered unsafe following the recent abduction of students and teachers of Federal Government College(FGC) Birnin Yauri by bandits. Chairman Kebbi chapter of the National Union of Teachers (NUT), Isah Arzika stated this. According to Arzika the shut schools are in vulnerable areas of the state believed to be soft targets of bandits. He noted that ...

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JAMB Blames NIN For Drop In Revenue, Delists 25 CBT Centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has attributed the drop in the revenue it generated from the sale of forms for the 2021 Unified Tertiary and Matriculation Examinations and the Direct Entry Examinations to the introduction of the National Identification Number requirement into the registration process. It said the NIN requirement made it impossible for some prospective candidates to ...

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