Education

Anambra Teachers Grumble Over Alleged Extortion By Govt

Teachers Without Right Qualifications Will Be Disengaged Soon, Says Education Commissioner Teachers in Anambra State are grumbling over what they consider to be extortion by the state government. Reliable sources informed NewsProbe on Thursday that the state government was forcing teachers in public secondary schools across the state to pay the sum of N2,000 for ICT. A message reportedly sent ...

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University Of Malaya Holds Conference In Nigeria On Accessing Malaysian Education

Uzor Maxim Uzoatu To study abroad is the dream of every ambitious Nigerian student of the modern day. Higher education and its internationalization in the global era cannot be gainsaid. The opportunity to study at Malaysia’s No. 1 university, University of Malaya (UM), Kuala Lumpur is on offer to qualified Nigerian students. Faculty and facilitators from the University of Malaya ...

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Choose Responsible Role Models, Obi Tells Students

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has advised students on the need to choose responsible people as their role models. Obi gave the advice on Tuesday when he paid a visit to students of El-Shalom Convent, New Heaven, Ogbaru, Anambra State. Advising the students on the secret of success, Obi said they should take ...

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Esimone Assumes Duty As UNIZIK VC 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka It was a celebration galore at the auditorium of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka Anambra state on 3rd June, 2019. The university witnessed a hitch-free transition from the government of Prof. Joseph Eberendu Ahaneku, the immediate past vice chancellor to a new administration which has Prof. Charles Okechukwu Esimone as the 6th vice chancellor. Historical facts have it ...

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 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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