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JAMB Replies El-Rufai, Says Institutions Determine Cut-Off Marks

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has said it does not award “preferential cut-off marks” to students who sit the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination from the northern part of the country. The board also said the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, was wrong in saying that UTME candidates of northern extraction enjoyed special privileges or …

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OAU Sacks Lecturer Over Alleged S*xual Harassment

The management of Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Osun State on Tuesday dismissed a lecturer of the Department of English Language Dr Adebayo Mosobalaje for allegedly sexually harassing a female student. The dismissal of Dr Mosobalaje is coming barely three years after the institution sacked a professor of Management Accounting, Richard Akindele over sexual harassment. A …

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Centralised Admission Process Promotes Transparency, Autonomy – JAMB

The Joint Admission Matriculation Board has said the goal of Central Admission Processing System was achieved in the 2021 admission process. This was stated in the 2021 policy document signed by JAMB registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede. It said CAPS was being used as vehicle for all admissions since its introduction during the 2017/2018 admissions exercise …

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Varsities Panel Report: It’s Not True We Prioritise IGR Over Quality, Says Committee Of VCs

The Committee of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities has said the claim by the Presidential Visitation Panels to universities that the management of various institutions gave priority to internally generated revenues at the expense of the quality of the system is untrue. The chairman of the committee, who is also the vice-chancellor of the University of …

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ASUU Threatens Legal Action Against SSS Over Alleged Assault

The Kano Zone of ASUU has said it will institute legal action against the Department of State Service over an alleged assault of one of its members. Chairman of the Ahmadu Bello University chapter of the union, Prof. Rabiu Nasiru, made the declaration at a news conference he addressed on Friday in Zaria, Kaduna State. …

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Unimaid Alumni Board Of Trustees Chairman, Joe-Kyari Gadzama, (SAN) And The Association Exco Members Visit Unimaid VC And Faculty Of Law

*Applaud The VC And Assure Him Of The Association’s Support*Presented And Award Of Recognition To The University Chairman of the Board of Trustees, University of Maiduguri Alumni Association, Chief Joe-Kyari Gadzama, SAN and and some officials – members – of the Association led by the President, Mr. Hamisu Medugu paid a courtesy call on the …

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Institutions Get Nod To Determine Cut-Off Points For Admissions

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board(JAMB) has adopted the minimum cut-off marks for 2021 admissions sent by tertiary institutions. This means that there will be no uniform cut-off marks for 2021/2022 admissions. JAMB Registrar Prof Is-haq Oloyede displayed the minimum cut-off marks adopted by tertiary institutions at the 2021 policy meeting on Tuesday in Abuja. …

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ASUU Threatens Fresh Strike, Gives FG Tuesday Ultimatum

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities has expressed its readiness to embark on another round of industrial action following what it called the failure of the Federal Government to implement an agreement signed with the union. The union is giving the government till month-end (Tuesday) to reach out or it will activate the procedure of …

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Ezekwesili Joins Yale University As Senior Fellow

A former Minister of Education, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, and five other global figures have joined the Yale Jackson School of Global Affairs as senior fellows. Mr Peter Salovey, President of Yale University, United States of America, said this in a statement on Sunday. Salovey also welcomed the institution’s 19 returning fellows. Salovey listed the school’s …

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88 Days After, Kidnapped Tegina Islamic School Pupils Finally Released

The abducted pupils of Salihu Tanko Islamiyya School in Niger State have been released. They were freed on Thursday in Birnin Gwari and were said to be on their way to Minna, the state capital, as at 9 pm. Our correspondent learnt that the bandits released the children after the final ransom of N18 million …

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1-6-3-3-4 Education System: NCE Calls For Accelerated Disarticulation Of Junior, Secondary Schools

THE National Council on Education has called on the Federal and State Governments to accelerate the process of disarticulation of Junior and Senior Secondary Schools in line with the 1-6-3-3-4 National Policy on education. It also urged the 36 States of the Federation and Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to set up Task Force to enforce …

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Group Demands End To Exorbitant Admission Fees Charged By JAMB

*Says JAMB Is Not A Revenue Generating Agency*Demands The Audited Accounts Of Jamb For The Years 2018, 2019 And 2020.*Demands The Total Number Of Students That Sat For The UTME Or Any Other Exam Conducted By Jamb For Each Of The Years 2018, 2019 And 2020.*Demands The Total Income Generated By Jamb For Each Of …

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Gloria Odutola Wins 2021 Teachers Naija Reality Show, Gets N37m Worth Of Prizes

Gloria Ekene Odutola has won the second edition of Teachers Naija, a Nigerian reality TV show. Odutola emerged as the winner during the season finale on Sunday. She is expected to earn N2 million, a two-bedroom apartment worth N35 million, a postgraduate diploma scholarship from the Chartered Institute of Educational Practitioners UK (CIEPUK), and an …

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Lagos Insists on Reviewed Fees for Boarding Model Colleges

Lagos State Ministry of Education has appealed to some parents of Model College students to accept the upward review of the boarding fees, because it was in the overall interest of the students. Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo made the plea while addressing the concern of some parents on the review of the fees …

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Cost Of Hostel Bed Space Still N90 After 40 Years, Says ABU

Auwalu Umar, spokesman for Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, says students of the institution pay N90 per bed-space in the hostels, a fee that has remained fixed since 40 years ago. Mr Umar said in spite of the ridiculously low amount being charged, the institution was able to provide hostel to 35 per cent of its …

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[FULL LIST] UI, Covenant, OAU emerge top universities in Nigeria

The University of Ibadan, Covenant University, and Obafemi Awolowo University have been ranked top in Nigeria by Webometrics in its latest rating. Analysis of the latest ranking showed that no Nigerian university was among the top 1,000 in the world. Though ranked first in Nigeria, UI rated 1,196 in the world. Private-owned covenant University, which …

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15 More Abducted Bethel School Students Regain Freedom

Fifteen more abducted students of Bethel Baptist Secondary School in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna state have regained their freedom. Although the government or security agencies are yet to confirm the development, a source in the school told our correspondent that the 15 students were released on Sunday after a ransom was paid to …

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Buhari Reappoints Oloyede As JAMB Registrar, Others

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday reappointed Ishaq Oloyede as Registrar/Chief Executive of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for a second term of five years. The President also approved the reappointment of Prof Abubakar Rasheed as Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission(NUC) for another five years and Hamid Bobboyi as Executive Secretary of …

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Kaduna Reopens Schools For JSS3 Exams Only

Kaduna Government has announced the reopening of all secondary schools to allow Junior Secondary School (JSS3) to write their National Examination Council Basic Education Certificate Examination (NECO BECE). The government made the announcement on Wednesday in a statement by Commissioner for Education, Alhaji Shehu Usman Mohammed. The government had on the advisory of the security …

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