17-Year-Old Teenager Sells Father’s Baby For N250,000 In Lagos (Photo)

A 17-year old girl identified as Bukky sold her new born baby boy for N250,000 in Lagos, for allegedly being impregnated by her father, according to a report by PM Express. It was gathered that the teenager sold the baby to a barren woman, Mrs. Udoju Chukwunoye, after she had arranged with the facilitator one …

Face Of Young Student Who Drowned While Swimming As Kano Varsity Students Protest Death (Photo)

It’s a sad moment for the family and friends of a young student following his unfortunate death after drowning in a river in Wudil area of Kano state.A Level 300 student of Biology in the Faculty of Education at Kano State University of Science and Technology (KUST) in Wudil, identified as Farouk Abubakar, has drowned …

WAEC Announces New Rules On Exam Malpractice, Reveals What Will Happen To Erring Candidates

Henceforth, candidates involved in malpractice during the conduct of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) would be banned from retaking the exams for a specific number of years. Besides, results of candidates indicted for examination malpractice as well as those involved in subjects would be entirely cancelled.These were some of the resolutions reached …

LAUTECH EMBARK ON WARNING STRIKE, DISRUPTING TEST AND ON GOING LECTURES.

The Non-academic Staff Union of Ladokite Akintola University of Technology has embarked on a 3-day warning strike, consequently putting a hold on the ongoing 100L tests and lecture some departments. The Dean of Students’ Affairs Dr. Sunday Adewale confirmed the strike to the Union of Campus Journalists in a phone interview Wednesday morning. Most administrative …

WAEC gives breakdown of 2018 WASSCE results

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Tuesday gave breakdown of results of January/February series of the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). The results can be assessed on WAEC website www.waecdirect.org Mr Olu Adenipekun, Head of National Office (HNO), who announced the release in Lagos, explained that results of 1,021 candidates were …

JAMB Makes Important Announcement On Compulsory Biometrics For UTME Candidates

Candidates of the ongoing 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) has been given important notice by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says any candidate that cannot be identified through biometrics will be barred from writing the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Fabian Benjamin, the board’s …

2018 UTME: JAMB Bans Wristwatches, Pen, Spy Eyeglasses, USB, CD & More

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board has banned the use of 16 items in the forthcoming mock examinations scheduled for February 26, 2018. The Secretary of JAMB UTME Monitoring Groups, Ngozi Egbuna, stated the items in a memo issued to members of the Civil Society Group on Thursday and obtained by The PUNCH in Jos. …

JAMB Staff’s Housemaid, The ‘Snake Girl’ Accused Of Swallowing N36m Breaks Silence

For the first time after she was accused of turning to a snake through which she swallowed N36m from the vault in the account office of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, in Makurdi, Benue State, 16-year-old Dor, has opened a can of worms to DAILY POST. Philomena Chieshe, a sales clerk in JAMB …

Why We Postponed 2017 Convocation’ – UNILAG Reveals

The University of Lagos (UNILAG), on Tuesday said it had postponed its convocation ceremony for the 2016/2017 academic session. The Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, made this disclosure to newsmen on Tuesday. He said that a suitable date for the ceremony would be announced in due course. The university, in a statement earlier …

JAMB Recommends 1.6 Million Candidates For 2017 Admission (See Details)

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has disclosed that out of the 1.6 million candidates that the board recommended for admission in the 2017/2018 Academic session, only about 500,000 candidates have accepted their admission. This happens to be far beyond the number recorded in previous years. According to the JAMB Head of media, Dr …

JAMB Announces Dates for 2018 UTME Exams, Postpones Mock Exams

JAMB Announces Dates for 2018 UTME Exams, Postpones Mock Exams

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has fixed dates for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME. While speaking at a meeting with stakeholders on Tuesday, the registrar of JAMB, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, announced the dates for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), saying that the examination will be held between March 9 …

BREAKING!!! JAMB Has Announced The Date For 2018 UTME… See Details

BREAKING!!! JAMB Has Announced The Date For 2018 UTME… See Details

The date for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination has been announced by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board. According to a Premium Times report, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has fixed March 9 to 17 for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME. The Registrar of the board, Ishaq Oloyede, said this …

Students Shut Down Osun Over High Increase In School Fees (See Details)

Students from various higher institutions of learning in Osun State on Monday went on the streets of Osogbo, the Osun State capital to protest a jack up in their tuition fees. The students, in their hundreds held motorists along the Gbongan-Ibadan road to ransom, as their procession caused gridlock on the highway. What started as …

27 Oduduwa University Graduates Get Automatic Employment – Vice Chancellor Reveals

While speaking at a press conference in Osun state on Tuesday, the Vice Chancellor of the Oduduwa University disclosed that 27 of its student shave been offered automatic employment. 27 students of the Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu, Osun State who graduated with first class division have been offered automatic employment by the management of the institution. …

JAMB Announces Date For 2018 UTME (Read Details)

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the date for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Ishaq Oloyede, JAMB registrar, made the announcement on Wednesday during a meeting in Abuja with critical stakeholders on the plans and programmes for the 2018 UTME and Direct Entry (DE). The board proposed March 9 – …

University Of Ibadan Replies Criticism Over The High Number Of First Class Graduates (Must Read)

University of Ibadan (UI) Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, says the school remains proud of its high- flying graduates. He said this at the opening of 2015/2016 convocation ceremonies, which began Monday in Ibadan, Oyo State. “I am aware that there has been strident public criticism of the large number of first class graduates from our …

OAU Vice chancellor gives conditions to re-instate Students Union

The Vice Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University ,Ile-Ife, Osun State, Eyitope Ogunbodede, has said told the students that the union will be re-instated if they assure the institution of been of good character. Mr. Ogunbodede hinted at the condition for the restoration of the union in an exclusive interview with PREMIUM TIMES on Tuesday. The …

NYSC to Commence Online Registration Of Batch B… Details

The National Youth Service Corps is set to commence its online registration for the Batch B corps members. The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has released details of Online registration for 2017 Batch ‘B’ corps members. The registration is scheduled to commence 23rd October. NYSC released the entire mobilizationt time-table for 2017 Batch B members …

BREAKING: ASUU suspends strike, directs lecturers to resume tomorrow

The Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities, ASUU, has officially suspended its one month, six days strike. ASUU said it was suspending the strike till end of October for government to fulfill its pledges. The union directed university lecturers to resume duty from tomorrow, Tuesday. The suspension of the strike was announced on Monday evening …

BREAKING NEWS !!!! LAUTECH Reopens on Friday

The leadership of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology has announced the resumption of academic activities in the next 24 hours after resolves biting issues. The Governing Council of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, has fixed the resumption of activities at the university for Friday, September 15, 2017 . The registrar of the …

BREAKING: JAMB Release new cut-off mark

Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, the registrar of JAMB, announced the stakeholders’ unanimous decision that the minimum cut-off mark for university entrance examination be pegged at 120 while the minimum cut-off for Polytechnics be put at 100. The new cut-off marks of 120 over 400 approved by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and stakeholders for …

AQ – Young Exec | Official Art & Track List For “Blessed Forever” Album

n preparation for the release of the rappers 3rd studio Album slated to drop on the 1st of September 2017, A-Q goes Ballistic in on this Bionic instrumental, stating super facts about his achievements and why hiphop in Nigeria is at its all time low. Here is also the Art cover and the official track …

BREAKING!!! Universities Can Now Organise POST-UME — FG

The Federal Government has said tertiary institutions can now conduct Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME), The Nation reports. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu disclosed this in Abuja in Wednesday. He said universities, polytechnics and other institutions were free to organise post-UTME screening for those seeking admission. Adamu however urged the institutions to make the fees …

JAMB Reveals When Change Of Courses, Institutions Will End [Must Read]

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has said it would only close the change of courses and institutions procedures only when the 2017/2018 admission is concluded. Speaking in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday, JAMB’s Head of Public Relations, Fabian Benjamin, said it was wrong for any student to …

BREAKING!!! Nigerian Universities To Get Free Wi-Fi Facilities In Nigeria (Read)

FreeSurfwella, a free Wi-Fi facility, will be made available in Nigerian universities, from this week, to give a boost to Stertiary education in the country. The Chief Marketing Officer, Surfwella, Olusola Bankole, said on Sunday that the firm would make available the free Wi-Fi in all university campuses in the country. Surfwella is a Corporate …

70 Lecturers Quit University Of Maiduguri Over Boko Haram Attacks (Read)

The chairman, UNIMAID chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Dr. Dani Mamman, who said this in an interview with SUNDAY PUNCH, called on the Federal Government and the university authorities to put in place adequate security. No fewer than 70 lecturers have resigned from the University of Maiduguri since the outbreak of Boko …

Unbelievable!!! Meet Nigerian female student who had nine A1 in WAEC (photos)

A resident of Enugu state identified as Ali Cynthia Chineche was the topic of discussion when May/June 2017 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) result was released as she passed in flying colours. The student set the record high after she made all A’s in her nine subjects. She is the overall best students …

WAEC: How 2017 May/June WASSCE results will affect university cut-off mark, admission

This year, students seeking admission into Nigerian universities, will be judged based on their WASSCE results and Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) scores. The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, abolished post-UTME as a means of admitting candidates into tertiary institutions in 2016. Ever since then, Universities will be required to admit students by screening …

JAMB competition to hold in UNILORIN

University of Ilorin has accepted to host the maiden edition of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation (JAMB) Tertiary Institutions Football competition. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the competition has been scheduled to hold between Aug. 20 to Aug. 27. While receiving the members of the Main Organising Committee (MOC) of the competition …

Oyo distributes N13m relief materials to schools affected by rainstorms

Oyo State government said it has distributed educational relief materials worth N13m to schools affected by rainstorms, in all the 33 Local Government Areas (LGAs) and 35 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the State. The state governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi who was represented by his deputy, Chief Moses Adeyemo made the distribution on Thursday …

BREAKING: Nigeria to get 200 new universities – NUC

The National Universities Commission (NUC), has disclosed that it is currently processing over 200 applications for new private universities in the country. The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Abubakar Rasheed, made this known in Abuja during a meeting with the federal universities’ bursars. According to him, “the university system is growing and private universities including …