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JAMB 2017 Examinations To Hold In May

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) have announced that the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) will hold in May 2017. This was made known by the JAMB spokesperson, Fabian Benjamin, through the Board’s Twitter handle @jambhq According to him, actual dates will be announced soon. He also advised candidates to beware of false dates and fraudsters. “2017 UTME ... Read More »

UNIOSUN Students Agitate Against N10,000 Late Registration Fee

Students Of the Osun State University, today marched to the streets to protest N10,000 late registration fee imposed on them by the management of the school. The Committee of the Students’ Joint Campus, pleaded with the vice chancellor of the institution, Professor Labode Popoola to remove the N10,000 charge for late registration by students. According to the students who said ... Read More »

UNIPORT Registration Deadline For Returning Students 2016/2017

The Registrar if University of Port-harcourt (UNIPORT), has stated that the registration exercise for returning students in the First Semester of the 2016/2017 academic session would end on Friday, March 10, 2017. She directed all returning students to contact their Head of Department and/or Academic Adviser to confirm the courses they should register. The courses should be registered online as ... Read More »

UNIZIK Sandwich Admission Form is Out – 2016/17

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK) Sandwich Programme for the 2016/2017 academic session. The 2016/2017 UNIZIK Sandwich Form has been released and is now on sale at the UNIZIK Sandwich Office. The Sandwich Unit of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka offers various courses leading to the award of Bachelors Degree in Education ... Read More »

UNIOSUN Matriculates 2,750 Students for 2016/17 Session

The Vice-Chancellor of Osun State University, Professor Labode Popoola, Wednesday, said no fewer than two thousand, seven hundred and fifty (2,750) qualified candidates were admitted for 2016/2017 academic session even as he reiterated his commitment to fighting cultism and corruption in the institution. Professor Popoola made this known in his speech delivered at the University’s 10th Matriculation Ceremony held across ... Read More »

JAMB To Set Up More CBT Centres As 1.7 Million Candidates Register

– 1.7 million candidates are expected to register for the 2017 UTME – JAMB has pledged to make sure the examination centres are increased – Only 1,561,443 candidates sat for the UTME in 2016 According to official figures, about 1.7 million candidates are expected to sit for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The Registrar of the Joint Admissions ... Read More »

JAMB To Conduct Mock Exam Before 2017 UTME- Over 1.7 Million Will Sit For The Exam

The Joint Admission Matriculation Board has made known to the general public that the body is working with the possibility of conducting a “mock examination” not only to test its preparedness with the new technology, but also to examine some people that are desirous of knowing their competence with the JAMB examination. Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, the JAMB Registrar on Tuesday ... Read More »

FG Releases N844.7m for Commencement of School Feeding Project In Seven States

The Federal Government has so far released N844, 360, 550 for the commencement of the Homegrown School Feeding, a component of its Social Investment Programme, in seven states across the country. The states that have received funding to begin the scheme include Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu, Oyo, Osun, Ogun and Zamfara. The Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President on Media ... Read More »

FG Set Up Negotiation Team to Look Into ASUU’s Demands

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday said the Federal Government had inaugurated the negotiation team set up to look into its demand. The National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that with the inauguration, all issues bordering on the welfare of members of the union would be appropriately addressed. “As ... Read More »

Armed Robbers Storm UNIUYO; Rob Students

Daredevil armed robbers have just attacked and robbed the students of the University of Uyo who were having night reading session at the CBN Hall, Town Campus, ahead of their first semester examinations which start tomorrow. The robbers carted away laptop computers, mobile phones, cash and other valuables from the helpless students. As at the time of writing this, the ... Read More »

Whistleblowing Programme: How to Submit Information On Corruption and Get 5% Reward of Recovery

The Whistleblowing Programme is an initiative of the Federal Ministry of Finance that seeks to encourage anyone in possession of information about any of the following, to report it for Investigation. – Violation of government financial regulations / procurement procedures – Mismanagement or misappropriation of public funds and assets – Financial Malpractice / Fraud / Theft of public assets – ... Read More »

NYSC, CBN To Give Loans To Corpers

The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) says it will partner with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and other commercial banks to provide soft loans to corps members across the country. The Sokoto State Coordinator of the scheme, Alhaji Musa Abubakar, disclosed this on Saturday at the permanent orientation camp in Wamakko, headquarters of Wamakko Local Government. Abubakar spoke during ... Read More »

Katsina State Government Awards N500m Contract for Tomato Paste Processing Plan

The Katsina State Government has awarded contract for the establishment of a Tomato Paste Processing Plant at Kokami Village, Danja Local Government Area of the State. “The contract is awarded to National Research Institute of Chemical Technology (NARICT) Zaria, at the tune of N500 Million. Aliyu Bello Abubakar, the Acting Chairman of Danja Local Government Area disclosed this to members ... Read More »

Nigerian Gospel Singer, Eric Arubayi Is Dead

Nigerian Talented Gospel singer and the 3rd runner up at the maiden edition of the West African Idol, Eric Arubayi, is dead. The artiste, in his early 30s, died on Saturday at the Delta State University Teaching Hospital. Eric is said to have fallen sick earlier in the week and was rushed to the hospital. Timi Dakolo, who won the ... Read More »

ASUP Embarks On A Nationwide Warning Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), will today begin a nationwide one-week warning strike to protest what it described as the failure of government to implement the NEEDS assessment report of July 2014. This was disclosed by Usman Dutse, the president of the union while addressing journalists in Abuja. According to him, there would be no academic and administrative ... Read More »

UNIUYO Matriculates 10, 926 Fresh Students For 2016/2017 Session

University of Uyo in Akwa Ibom over the weekend matriculated over 10, 926 fresh students for the 2016/2017 academic session. While addressing the new students, the Vice Chancellor, Professor Enefiok Essien warned against cultism and all activities that would be detrimental to their studies while also advising them to set goals for themselves and dutifully pursue the goals to a ... Read More »

JAMB To Start 2017 Sales Of Form Soon, Agrees On Exam Timetable With WAEC, NECO, NABTEB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) yesterday disclosed that it has agreed on a harmonised time-table with other examination bodies (WAEC, NECO, NABTEB) ahead of 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) to ensure a hitch free examination. According to the JAMB’s Spokesman, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, in a statement in Abuja, the harmonised examination timetable had put to rest problems ... Read More »

No Rule Forbids Wearing Of Earrings, Necklace In LASU – Management

The management of Lagos State University (LASU) has said there is no rule in the institution forbidding female students from wearing earrings and necklaces. This was contained in a statement made available yesterday to newsmen and signed by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Lanre Fagbohun. According to the statement, What we have witnessed in recent days are products of misinterpretation on ... Read More »

JAMB Explains Why CCTV Cameras Are Needed For 2017 UTME

Registrar and Chief Executive of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, has emphasized on the reason the board will be using Closed Circuit Television Cameras for the conduct of 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. According to him, this is a part of the measures aimed at preventing examination malpractice during the UTME. “We believe that certain things ... Read More »

JAMB 2017: Factors To Consider Before Choosing Exam Centre

As we wait for the commencement of the 2017 UTME registration, we are taking our time to give out the necessary information that every JAMB candidate ought to know before registration commences. Today, we will be giving out information on factors to consider before choosing your examination centre i.e the state and local government you intend to sit for the ... Read More »

Non-Academic Staff Unions Of Universities Suspends Warning Strike

The Non-academic staff unions of Nigerian universities on Thursday in Abuja suspended its 5-day warning strike. The unions are the National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT), Non–Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU), and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU). The Joint Action Committee (JAC) of the unions announced the suspension in a communiqué. The communiqué was ... Read More »

MTN To End Blackberry Services In Nigeria On January 27

MTN will be stopping Blackberry services in Nigeria starting from the 27th of January 2017. In a message sent to subscribers on Thursday, MTN said: “Dear customer, MTN BlackBerry service will be decommissioned on 27/01/2017. Please upgrade to a smartphone and enjoy 100% bonus on any data bundle purchased.” When contacted on this issue, MTN said: ” it means you ... Read More »

JAMB meets WAEC, NECO, to fix 2017 UTME Date

JAMB has now concluded plans to fix the dates for the 2017 UTME. This was made known today by The Head, Media and Information of the board, Dr Fabian Benjamin. Members of the JAMB board have been scheduled to meet with board members of WAEC, NECO and NABTEB on Tuesday, 17th January, to find suitable dates for the 2017 UTME. ... Read More »

JAMB 2017 Candidates Warned Against Purchasing Fake UTME Forms

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has warned prospective candidates against purchasing fake UTME application forms or falling victim to fraudsters as the sales of the 2017 UTME form has not commenced. This was coming from JAMB’s Head of Media and Publicity, Dr Fabian Benjamin on Monday. According to him, “the examination body is yet to begin the sales ... Read More »

JAMB Candidates should Not Choose Unauthorized Courses In Specialized Varsities – FG

The Federal Government has warned specialized institutions in the country, which have been running programmes that are not in conformity with their mandates, to stop such with immediate effect. In a statement on Sunday, the government directed that such universities should stick to their core mandates for which they were set up and desist from running programmes which have no ... Read More »

NYSC Yet To Announce 2016 Batch B Stream II Orientation Course

The NYSC Management wishes to advise prospective Corps members to disregard a message being circulated online with the above title claiming that the 2016 Batch ‘B’ (Stream II) Orientation Course has been scheduled for 16th January to 4th February, 2017. We wish to warn that the message did not emanate from the scheme, and its authors are clearly out to ... Read More »