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NECO Releases Nov/Dec 2016 SSCE Results

The National Examinations Council has released the results of the November/December 2016 Senior School Certificate Examinations. The Registrar and Chief Executive of NECO, Prof. Charles Uwakwe, disclosed this on Tuesday in Minna while addressing journalists. Uwakwe said the results were released exactly 60 days after the exams. According to him: “A total of 47,941 candidates registered, out of which 47,118 ... Read More »

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 »

JAMB reveals fake websites duping Nigerians

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on Thursday decried activities of fraudsters using fake websites to dupe unsuspecting members of the public. Prof. Ish-aq Oloyede, JAMB Registrar, in a statement, said such websites were being used to solicit payments for malpractices in the forthcoming 2017 JAMB examination. “Special attention is drawn to the continuous advertisement soliciting for payments for ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

Jidenna Announces Release Date For Debut Album “ The Chief”

Jidenna’s debut album The Chief will be dropping later this month on February 17. The talented artist made his announcement via Instagram, setting the hearts of his fans ablaze. The IG video was filmed in Africa, showcasing just how wild it is when Jidenna touches down in the motherland. We hope to hear Jidenna’s thoughts on African pride la!d out ... 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 »

See the List of Top Ranked Nigerian Universities in 2017

According to the new list released by UniRank, an international higher education search engine and directory reviewing accredited Universities and Colleges in the world, here is a list of the top Nigerian universities that made the list. 1 University of Ibadan Ibadan 2 University of Lagos Lagos 3 Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife 4 Ahmadu Bello University Zaria 5 University of ... Read More »

Polytechnic Lecturers Begin Nationwide Strike Monday

Polytechnic lecturers, under the auspices of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), will begin a nationwide one-week warning strike from Monday next week. Already, the union has directed its members in all public polytechnics across the federation to ensure total compliance. Addressing a press conference in Abuja on Wednesday, President of ASUP, Usman Dutse, said there would be no ... 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 »

Finally, LAUTECH Announces Date of Re-opening After 8 Months Closure

The management of Ladoke Akintola University has issued a statement announcing the re-opening of the school after it was closed down for 8 months. This is coming after the students staged a major protest some days ago calling on the Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi to intervene on the matter. Sequel to that, the Vice-Chancellor of  Ladoke Akintola University ... 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 »

S/O Of The Day Goes To 9ICE As He clocks 37 Today [Happy Birthday]

S/O Of The Day Goes To 9ICE As He clocks 37 Today [Happy Birthday] 9ice (born Alexander Abolore Adegbola Adigun Alapomeji Ajifolajifaola, on 17 January 1980) is a Nigerian musician. He is a south-westerner from Ogbomoso in Oyo State but he grew up in the district of Bariga in Lagos. 9ice won the award for Best Hip Hop Artist at ... Read More »

University Of Maiduguri Student Created An Autonomous Robot

Nigerians got talent. Despite the insurgencies in Borno and its environs, these did not deter the students from been creative and excelling in their fields. The idea was mooted quite some time ago. A need for a get together of techies and tech enthusiasts in Borno, where they can rub minds, collaborate on projects, start ventures, organize events and do ... Read More »

Little Lagos Boy Who Swore He Wants To Be A Yahoo Boy Starts School (Photo)

Remember Segun, the little boy who swore in a video that he wants to be a yahoo boy? He has started a private school with the help of funds from people. The boy who already has an Instagram page with over 51k followers shared the post and wrote: “In the face of every obstacle, I survived without a bruise ! ... Read More »