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Delisted Centres: JAMB Advises Affected Candidates To Print New Notification Slips

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has advised candidates affected by the deletion of some computer-based test centres from the list of approved centres taking part in the ongoing unified tertiary matriculation examination (UTME) to print new slips containing the details of their rescheduled examinations. A statement issued by JAMB and signed by the …

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Kebbi Shuts Schools After Birnin Yauri Kidnapping

Kebbi has indefinitely shut down seven schools in the wake of the armed attack of Federal Government College, Birnin Yauri on Thursday, the Nigerian Union of Teachers has confirmed. The school are located on the frontlines of the areas prone to bandit attacks. In the latest attack on Thursday, students and three teachers were abducted …

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FULL LIST: UTME 2021: JAMB Delists 25 CBT Centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that it has delisted 25 computer-based test centres from the list of more than 800 earlier scheduled to take part in the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) which kicked off nationwide on Saturday. The examination body said the action is to ensure strict adherence to …

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ASUU Threatens Strike Over Non Payment Of Salaries, Remittance Of Check Off Dues

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, (ASUU), has threatened to go on strike again over the ‘blatant’ refusal of the Accountant General of the Federation, Mr Ahmed Idris to pay the salaries and remittance of check-off dues of over 1000 staff for 13 months. The ASUU chairman, University of Jos, Dr. Lazarus Maigoro, who raised …

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Teachers To Undergo Medical Test For Service Extension

Nigerian teachers who wish to benefit from the extension of retirement age approved by President Muhammadu Buhari, must undergo comprehensive medical tests, The PUNCH reports. Recall that Buhari had during the October 2020 World Teachers’ Day announced a new retirement age and salary scheme for teachers. Prior to the announcement, the retirement age of teachers …

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500-Level Law Student Becomes Bowen Varsity’s 24-Hour VC

A 500-level student of the Faculty of Law, Olasubomi Olopade, on Wednesday became the Vice Chancellor of Bowen University. Olopade’s tenure would last for just one day for which he would be paid. Olopade, who ran the affairs of the university on Wednesday, emerged the winner of a competition, One Day VC,’ which involved a …

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FG Inaugurates Committee On Research, Dev’t Draft Bill

The federal government has inaugurated the National Research and Development Foundation (NRDF) draft executive bill committee, with a charge on members to propose legislation that will ensure a robust knowledge economy. Inaugurating the 11-man committee on Tuesday in Abuja, the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, said the committee, which is chaired by Prof. Auwal …

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NANS Suspends June 12 Protest, Cites Hijack By Politicians

The National Association of Nigerian Students has suspended its planned June 12 nationwide protest, saying politicians have hijacked the protest to pursue their personal agenda. The students’ body alleged that some politicians with “different agenda” have perfected plans to hijack the protest to “ventilate their political opinions and sentiments.” NANS President, Sunday Asefon, who announced …

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No Extension Of Registration For 2021 SSCE – NECO

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has said it will not extend the registration period for the 2021 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) for school based candidates. The council said this in a statement by its Head Information and Public Relations Division, Azeez Sani on Wednesday in Abuja. According to the council, the registration exercise, which …

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160,617 Candidates Sitting For Mock Examination Nationwide – JAMB

A total of 160,617 candidates are sitting for the mock examination conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) in its 777 Computer-Based Centres across the country, according to the board’s Public Relations Officer, Dr Fabian Benjamin. Benjamin, who spoke in a telephone chat with newsmen, however, expressed sadness over a fire incident at …

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NECO Names John Ogborodi Acting Registrar

The Governing Board of the National Examinations Council (NECO) has approved the appointment of Mr Ebikibina John Ogborodi as the Acting Registrar/Chief Executive of the Council. The appointment followed the death of the Registrar, Prof Godswill Obioma, on Monday, June 1, after a brief illness. Mr Ogborodi’s appointment was as a result of his being …

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UNILAG Dismisses Two Lecturers In Sex-For-Grades Scandal

The University of Lagos has dismissed two lecturers who were indicted in a sex-for-grade scandal that rocked the institution in 2019. The indicted lecturers, Dr Boniface Igbeneghu and Dr Samuel Omoniyi Oladipo, were caught on camera demanding sex from an undercover reporter acting as an admission-seeking ‘student’ in a BBC report. Igbeneghu was a lecturer …

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LAUTECH: Makinde Announces 25% Reduction In Tuition Fee Of Students

…vows to regularise institution’s academic calendar Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, yesterday, announced 25 percent reduction in the tuition fee of students of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso. The governor made the promise, while meeting with students of the institution on Tuesday, during his visit to the town to commission the school’s …

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My Dad Died After A Brief Illness, Says NECO Registrar’s Son

*Prof Obioma Dies Of Heart Failure Says NECO The Registrar and Chief Executive of the National Examination Council (NECO), Professor Godswill Obioma is dead. A family source confirmed that Obioma died on Monday night after a brief illness. This was also confirmed to Nigerian Tribune by Mr Mustapha Abdul, Director Human Resource Management of NECO. …

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NECO Registrar Prof. Godswill Obioma Murdered By Unknown Gunmen

Unknown gunmen on Monday night stormed the residence of Professor Godswill Obioma, strangling him in what his wife suspected to be an assassination, According to the Peoples Gazette “The assassins came in and killed him and left without taking anything,” Elizabeth Obioma told Peoples Gazette by telephone on Tuesday morning. Weeping profusely, Mrs Obioma said …

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[UPDATED] Last Minutes Of Late NECO Registrar

The Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the National Examinations Council(NECO), Prof. Godswill Obioma died on Monday evening during a short siesta, authoritatively reveal. He was found dead in his bedroom in Minna by his Personal Assistant. His corpse was evacuated barely two hours after and deposited at the National Hospital in Abuja where autopsy …

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46 UniAbuja Students Expelled For ‘Misconduct’

No fewer than 46 students of the University of Abuja have been expelled by the Senate for their involvement in various acts of misconduct. Dr Habib Yakoob, Head, Information and University Relations disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Sunday. Yakoob said that the misconduct was a breach of their sworn matriculation oath. He …

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Biodun Ogunyemi Bows Out, Emmanuel Osodeke Emerges New ASUU President

The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Sunday elected a new leadership to pilot its affairs for the next two years. The executive council of ASUU would however spend a maximum of four years. They were elected at the national delegates conference of ASUU held in Awka, Anambra State. While Prof. Victor Emmanuel Osodeke of …

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We Lost 30 Members To COVID-19 Pandemic – ASUU President

As Ogunyemi bows out The President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, on Friday, said COVID-19 killed 30 of his members. Ogunyemi stated this while delivering his valedictory speech at the 21 National Delegates conference of the union held at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State. He said, “In line …

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