2020 UTME: JAMB names 195 candidates allegedly caught cheating

•Delists 9 CBT centres over irregularities By Joseph Erunke THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has released the names of 195 candidates who were allegedly caught cheating during the just concluded 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME. JAMB also said it had delisted nine Computer Based Test, CBT, centres cutting across Abia, Enugu, Kogi, Kwara, […]

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School feeding: Kaduna Govt commences headcount of students, vendors – Official

The Kaduna State Government has commenced a headcount of primary school pupils and cooks to verify those benefiting from the National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) in the state. The Programme Manager in the state, Malam Umar Abdullahi, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Kaduna. […]

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1year MSc Scholarships For International Students at Radboud University

There are four opportunities available offered by the Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious studies for international students who wish to enter the master’s degree coursework in the Netherlands. University or Organization: Radboud University Course Level: Post-graduate Award: € 10,500 Number of Awards: Four Access Mode: Online Nationality: International The award can be taken in […]

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Master of Engineering Practice Bursary at University of Waikato, New Zealand

The University of Waikato is thrilled to announce the Master of Engineering Practice Bursary in New Zealand for the dazzling students from around the world. The bursary is available for the overseas applicants who will commence in the master degree in Engineering Practice at the Waikato University. Course Level: Postgraduate Award: NZ$10,000 Number of Awards: […]

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2020 Global Scholarships At University of South Alabama in USA

The University of South Alabama – USA is proud to offer a number of scholarship opportunities for international students. As many of these are competitive awards, to ensure consideration students are encouraged to apply for admission prior to the April 1st priority deadline date. The Global USA Scholars award is a ​competitive, merit-based ​scholarship, awarded […]

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2020 Equity Scholarships At Universities Admissions Centre in Australia

Application are currently invited for the Equity Scholarships which will be awarded to Outstanding applicants who needs help in securing a scholarship opportunity and also interested in pursuing a degree program at Universities Admissions Centre – Australia. Equity Scholarships are awarded to students from low socio-economic backgrounds, particularly those who receive Centrelink income support payments […]

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Scholarships In Fire Safety Engineering for International Students to Study In UK

The International Master of Science Scholarships In Fire Safety Engineering (IMFSE) programme is jointly offered by 3 Full Partner Universities: Ghent University (Belgium), Lund University (Sweden) and the University of Edinburgh (UK). This is a 2-year full-time educational master programme. There are full scholarships and tuition fee reductions available, for both EU and non-EU students. […]

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University Of Ilorin Expels 13 Students For Misconducts

The University of Ilorin has expelled 13 students of the institution for various acts of misconduct. Registrar of the institution disclosed in a statement released to newsmen. She said the affected students were found guilty of various acts of misconduct such as examination malpractices or illegal associations. She gave the names of the affected students […]

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JAMB Bars Parents, Third Parties From Making Changes To Candidates’ Profile

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has barred parents, guardians or other proxies from making any changes to the data page or profile of candidates for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations(UTME) The board said only candidates could make such changes to their data page or profile henceforth. The board warned its zonal and […]

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WOW!! 65 Bowen University Students Graduate With First Class Out Of 868

Bowen University, Iwo in Osun State will graduate 868 students at its 14th convocation scheduled to hold on Saturday. Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Joshua Ogunwole, who disclosed this yesterday at a press briefing, said 56 students would graduate with first class honours. The vice chancellor said 302 students would graduate with second class […]

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UTME Candidates Won’t Score Zero, Even When Absent – JAMB (Read Full Details)

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has said it has adopted a policy of score standardisation under which Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination candidates cannot get zero, even if they are absent from the examination. The board explained that apart from absentee candidates, candidates who did not attempt any question or who did not get any […]

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Nigeria In Trouble, Education System is Dead – Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, has said Nigeria’s educational system is nothing to write home about. He spoke on Sunday at the University of Lagos, Akoka, during the presentation of a play, ‘Folly of Men.’ The event was part of activities commemorating the 90th anniversary of the Government College, Ibadan (GCI). According to the prolific […]

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WAEC Appoints Pateh Bah As The New Registrar (Read Details)

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) on Thursday, October 10, announced its appointment of a new registrar, Pateh Bah from Gambia. Bah, who has been ratified as WAEC’s registrar since March 2019, is to remain in the office till September 2024. As a graduate of commerce from Pune University, Maharashtra, India, the new registrar has […]

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All Teachers Will Have Free Access To 1GB Data – Minister Of Education

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu has said that public schools teachers would be given 1GB (Gigabyte) data free to enable them to access and browse the internet always. Speaking at the occasion marking the World Teachers Day Celebration on Saturday in Abuja the Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, who represented the Minister of […]

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“We Have Arrested 95 Fake Graduates” – NYSC Reveals

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has decried the presentation of fake academic credentials and attempt to smuggle names of unqualified persons into the mobilisation list. Among the last batch of corps members, 95 fake graduates, 60 from Nigerian universities and 35 from West African universities participated in the scheme, until they were caught. Brig. […]

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Ahmadu Bello University Sacks 15 Staff Over Sexual Harassment Of Students

The management of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria has sacked 15 staff members of the university. One academic staff was also demoted on account of conducts bordering on corruption and sexual harassment. The university, however did not disclose the names of the sacked officers. The federal competition and consumer protection commission commending the university disclosed […]

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Leah Sharibu’s school, Government Girls Science Technical College Dapchi shut over fear of Boko Haram attack

Government Girls Science Technical College Dapchi has been shut down after Boko Haram insurgents launched an attack at Babangida in Tarmuwa Local Government which is just 50km from the community. The girls’ secondary school where over 100 school girls were abducted on February 19, 2018 along with Leah Sharibu who is still in captivity, was […]

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Stop Blackmailing Us Over LAUTECH, Osun Govt Replies Makinde

The Osun State Government has reacted to allegations levelled against it by the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, that it is not willing to pay salaries of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) workers. It accused Mr Makinde of playing ‘a greed(y) man’s script’, urging him to stop blackmailing Osun State. The response was contained […]

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NYSC To Punish Corps Members Posting Recklessly On Social Media

Director-General of the National Youth Service Corp, Brig. General Shuaibu Ibrahim, has warned serving corps members to avoid careless usage of the social media in order not to endanger their service year. Ibrahim sounded the warning on Thursday when he visited the 2019 Batch B (Stream II) members at the Orientation Camp, Ikare Akoko, Ondo […]

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President Buhari Lacks Commitment To End Poverty – ASUU

President Buhari has been slammed by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over his comment of channeling resources into education to end poverty. The Chairman of the Union at the University of Ibadan, Professor Deji Omole who spoke on Sunday September 1, described the President’s statement as political. Alleging that President Buhari has shown […]

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