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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 state offices nationwide, including Computer-Based ...

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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 honours, Upper Division; 375 with ...

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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 answer correctly were also captured ...

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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 playwright and activist, education in ...

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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 gathered practical experience in technical ...

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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 Education said the ministry was ...

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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. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, NYSC Director ...

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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 this in a statement signed ...

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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 shut down after the leadership ...

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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 in a statement signed by ...

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