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FG probes death of 13-year-old
August 19, 2021 1184 850

The Federal Government has set up a committee to look into the circumstances leading to the death of Nuhu Yahya, a 13-year-old student of the Federal Government College, Kwali, Abuja, who died after allegedly being punished by his teacher.  ... Read more

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UNILAG Reopens Hostels, Begins Second Semester Exams
August 18, 2021 1619 938

After six weeks of closure of hostels and suspension of physical lectures to prevent the spread of the third wave of COVID-19 on campus, the authorities of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) Akoka have approved the reopening of hostels to students f... Read more

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How Anambra, Ogun, Imo, Edo, Ebonyi Abandoned N10 Billion UBE Fund With UBEC
August 18, 2021 1396 600

DESPITE the decay, shortage and dilapidation of infrastructure as witnessed in most public schools across the country, Nigerian Tribune checks has revealed that state governments have abandoned over N29 billion with Universal Basic Education Commi... Read more

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UI combines online lectures with physical classes
August 17, 2021 1697 758

Authorities of the University of Ibadan (UI) said they are considering a combination of online and physical classes for the reminder of the 2020/2021 academic session. This, the premier institution said, followed the increasing cases of COVID-19 ... Read more

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JAMB, heads of institutions to decide cut-off marks August 31
August 16, 2021 1988 890

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and heads of tertiary institutions across the country will hold a policy meeting on August 31 where they will decide the minimum cut-off marks for 2021/2022 admissions. According to the board, d... Read more

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Sexual Harassment, Exam Malpractice Scandals Rock UNICAL
August 15, 2021 2401 1231

THE University of Calabar (UNICAL), is currently reeling under series of scandals such as sorting, extortion, sexual harassment and examination malpractices by its academic staff, prompting the authorities to launch a probe.  The university ... Read more

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VC Selection Wars Rage In LASU, UNIOSUN
August 14, 2021 2359 1195

DRAMATIC events have continued to characterise the processes leading to the selection of vice-chancellors in the Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, and the Osun State University, Osogbo.  In the Osun State University, a war is on with a cam... Read more

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JAMB Mop-Up UTME results out
August 11, 2021 3190 1592

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the results of over 17,000 candidates who sat for the Mop-Up Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) last Friday.The examination was conducted in some select computer-based... Read more

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NIN compulsory for WASSCE from next year, says WAEC
August 11, 2021 2613 1300

As from next year, the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) will require candidates to submit their National Identification Numbers (NIN) to register for the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) conducted by the regional examination bo... Read more

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Kaduna Govt postpones resumption of schools over insecurity
August 7, 2021 3552 1773

The state government urged all residents to be patient and report any security breach to the nearest security agencies. Kaduna State Government on Friday postponed resumption dates of both Primary and Secondary schools in the state, earli... Read more

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Stop Kidnapping School Children, Minister Pleads With Bandits
August 5, 2021 3623 1802

Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, has pleaded with bandits to stop kidnapping school children as he begged them to free the remaining abducted students under their custody. He made the appeal on Tuesday when he heard that three mor... Read more

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Another strike; Warning to Ngige and ASUU
August 2, 2021 4171 2017

Public interest should take precedence over professional camaraderie. From the time of Attahiru Jega, every ASUU leadership has always worn as a badge of honour an industrial action resulting in welfare improvement for its members, notwithstanding... Read more

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ASUU, FG bicker over unfulfilled agreement
August 1, 2021 3688 1759

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 4410 2224

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 3629 1859

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 3868 1747

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 3791 1901

      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 3922 2003

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 3073 1342

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 3711 1772

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 4591 2203

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 5833 2807

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 8495 3821

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 8279 3837

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 7872 3639

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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