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ASUU, FG bicker over unfulfilled agreement
August 1, 2021 783 525

Failed agreements, claims and counter-claims by university teachers and the Federal Government, threats of industrial action, and lately, a nine-month-long strike action form the odious sequence that has characterised the nation’s public uni... Read more

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18,000 candidates to retake UTME on August 6
July 30, 2021 2028 1185

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has fixed Friday, August 6, 2021, for 18,000 candidates who missed the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) to retake the examination. The board said the examination will take place... Read more

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JAMB Registrar Oloyede’s tenure ends tomorrow
July 30, 2021 1684 1016

The tenure of the Registrar/Chief Executive Officer of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, will end tomorrow. The tenures of 13 other agencies and corporations under the Federal Ministry of Education will al... Read more

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JAMB withdraws 14, withholds 93 UTME results
July 28, 2021 2192 1036

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday released the results of 14,620 candidates who sat for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). But after investigations, it withheld the results of 93 candidates an... Read more

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Kaduna Suspends School Resumption Indefinitely
July 27, 2021 2391 1296

      Kaduna State government has suspended the resumption of schools across the state indefinitely. Governor Nasir Elrufai gave the hint when he was playing host to officials of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) and Nigerian ... Read more

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ASUU May Go On Strike Over FG’s Refusal To Honour Agreements ― ATBU Chairperson
July 26, 2021 2585 1405

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) may soon embark on another round of industrial action a few months after it called off the strike that stalled academic activities in all public universities in the country for a full session.  ... Read more

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APC group seeks more allocation to UBE
July 26, 2021 1943 848

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Media Group has called on federal and state governments to increase budgetary allocation to Universal Basic Education (UBE) to tackle the high rate of out-of-school children in the country. Leader of the group,... Read more

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Kano makes NIN compulsory for public secondary school students
July 24, 2021 2620 1307

THE Kano State government has directed all students of public secondary schools in the state to register and obtain the National Identification Number (NIN).   The Commissioner for Education, Alhaji Sanusi Saidu-Kiru, gave the d... Read more

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NECO gets new Registrar
July 20, 2021 3607 1801

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has gotten a new Registrar and Chief Executive Officer, Professor Godswill Obioma.   Professor Obioma’s appointment has been approved by President Muhammadu Buhari. In a letter dat... Read more

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Senate to peg varsity admission age at 16 in JAMB Amendment Act
July 15, 2021 4936 2461

The Senate on Tuesday announced plans by the National Assembly to amend the law establishing the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to peg the age limit for admission seekers at 16 years. The Upper Chamber said it had identified two ... Read more

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ASUU, SSANU threaten fresh strike over unpaid salaries, directives on staff school workers
July 1, 2021 7752 3560

Academic activities in the nation’s universities may again be paralysed as members of the Academic Staff Union Of Nigeria Universities (ASUU) warned of a fresh strike over alleged refusal of the Accountant General of the Federation (AGF) to ... Read more

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Diri seeks permanent site for Fed Govt College Odi
June 28, 2021 7519 3575

Bayelsa State Governor Douye Diri has urged the Federal Government to build a permanent site for the Federal Government College, Odi, in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area of the state and relinquish the current complex to its former occupants... Read more

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Igbinedion varsity partners US Embassy to launch Benin City window on America
June 26, 2021 7168 3444

The Vice Chancellor, Igbinedion University Okada (IUO), Prof. Lawrence Ezemonye, yesterday, described the institution’s partnership with United States (U.S), following the launch of the Benin City Window on America, as strategic collaboratio... Read more

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JAMB to release 2021 UTME results June 23 — Oloyede
June 24, 2021 7008 3365

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board  (JAMB) says the result of the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) will be released on June 23. The JAMB Registrar, Professor Is-haq Oloyede, disclosed this on Wednesday during ... Read more

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JAMB delists 25 CBT centres for not conducting exam
June 21, 2021 6816 3219

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has delisted 25 Computer-Based Testing (CBT) Centres that failed to conduct examinations on Saturday – the first day of the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Six of th... Read more

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Monday is public holiday
June 11, 2021 8744 4332

The Federal Government has declared Monday, June 14, as public holiday to mark this year’s Democracy Day celebration. Interior Minister Rauf Aregbesola announced the holiday on behalf of the Federal Government yesterday in Abuja.A stat... Read more

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N-Power begins enrolment for Batch C applicants
June 7, 2021 8123 3881

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has announced the next step for the N-Power Batch C Stream I applicants. The Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Bashir Alkali, announced this in a statement yester... Read more

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76,855 pupils sit for 2021 entrance exams into Unity Schools
June 6, 2021 7356 3709

Seventy-six thousand, eight hundred and fifty-five (76,855) pupils, yesterday, sat for the 2021 National Common Entrance Examination for admission into the 110 federal government colleges, also known as Unity Schools.    The Minister o... Read more

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160,617 candidates write 2021 mock UTME at 777 CBT centres
June 4, 2021 7093 3635

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said 160,617 candidates sat for the 2021 mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The examination, which took place in 777 computer-based test centres across the country, was ... Read more

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Varsity to honour monarch
June 4, 2021 6373 3092

Onikogbo of Ikogbo land in Ado-Odo-Ota Local Government of Ogun State, Oba Nurudeen Oluwadare Osoja, a first-class monarch, has been shortlisted among notable Nigerians to be given honourary doctoral degrees by the European-American University (EA... Read more

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Senate moves to end first degree, HND dichotomy
June 3, 2021 5982 3109

A respite may have come for Higher National Diploma (HND) holders, as the Senate, yesterday, passed a bill prohibiting employers from discriminating between first degree and HND certificate holders in Nigeria.   The passage followed the con... Read more

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Government raises hazard allowances for health workers, may review doctors’ retirement age
June 3, 2021 5527 2823

The Federal Government has approved a 600 per cent increment in hazard allowance for senior health workers and 350 per cent for their junior counterparts.   Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, made the disclosure in Abuja af... Read more

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Customs CG, top officers to declare assets
June 2, 2021 5402 2833

Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) and the agency’s employees are to declare their assets as the Federal Government widens the scope of its anti-corruption war. It was learnt that asset declaration covers all cadres o... Read more

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JAMB extends registration by two weeks
June 1, 2021 5285 2695

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has given another two-week extension to candidates who genuinely had issues in completing their registration for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The deadline for regi... Read more

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Lawan, Omo-Agege, Ohanaeze, APC deplore Gulak’s murder, urge probe
June 1, 2021 4657 2283

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has called for a holistic investigation into the murder of former Speaker of Adamawa House of Assembly and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ahmed Gulak, on Sunday morning in Imo State. Lawan, who cond... Read more

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