I want to be a farmer, says girl with First Class in Computer Science   Seriki-Sotayo, the sleepy host community of McPherson University, a faith-based tertiary institution established by the Foursquare Gospel Church in Nigeria, came alive last Saturday for the school’s second convocation where 46 graduates received their first degree. Four of them – all ladies – finished with First Class; a feat that...... read more
BREAKING: JAMB fixes dates for 2018 examination The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board said on Wednesday morning that the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in 2018 would hold on March 9 to March 17, 2018. The JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, announced this during an ongoing stakeholders’ meeting, saying that the dates were chosen “taking into cognizance the dates...... read more
El-Rufai makes teachers’ competency test scripts public Governor Nasir El-Rufai yesterday shared some  scripts of the primary four competency test conducted for primary school teachers on his personal twitter handle. While he shared a few scripts with the names of the teachers covered, he said, “We are putting these out in the court of public opinion for Nigerians...... read more
ASUP threatens to begin strike Nov. 13   The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) says it will embark on an indefinite strike with effect from Monday, Nov. 13, unless the Federal Government pays its 2016 shortfalls and all outstanding arrears. The National President of the Union, Mr Usman Dutse gave the strike notice while briefing newsmen on...... read more
NUT rejects recruitment of 25,000 Teachers in Kaduna, dares El-rufai Kaduna State Government and the state chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers are set for a showdown over the recruitment of 25,000 fresh primary school teachers in the state. The state chairman of the NUT, Mr. Audu Amba, said the sack of any teacher would force teachers in primary and...... read more
1,271 Fail Nigerian Law School Exam The Nigerian Law School on Saturday released the summary of the final examination results conducted in August. Mr. Chinedu Ukekwe, Head of Information and Protocol of the Nigerian Law School, said 1,272 candidates failed out of a total of 5,891 that participated in the examinations. According to him, 29 students made...... read more
27-year-old Orphan set to graduate with PhD in Pure Mathematics The story of Chigoziem Emereuwa is quite touching and inspiring at the same time.   She survived a car accident that claimed the lives of her entire family and now she’s set to graduate with a PhD in Pure Mathematics at the very young age of 27. Speaking recently on why she...... read more
Private school owners lament overbearing taxes in FCT Some private school owners in the Federal Character Territory (FCT) have lamented the incessant taxes and dues levied on them by the government. The school owners shared their experiences at the Africa Global Education Forum, hosted by Lost Hope Regainer Foundation Ministry on Monday in Abuja. Mrs Peace Iheama, AMAC President, National Association...... read more
Federal Polytechnic Ado Ekiti shut down indefinitely On Sunday, the Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti was shut indefinitely following the violent protest by students over the death of two of them that led to trouble on the institution’s campus late Friday when two of the students reportedly complained of malaria.   According to reports, they were said to have been rushed...... read more
207,818 Are Unqualified Teachers In Pry Schools In 2010 In Nigeria – Survey Prof. Josiah Ajiboye, Registrar, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) says a good training for teachers would help rebuild the country’s educational system.  Ajiboye said this at the Teachers Day Symposium to commemorate the 2017 World Teachers Day in Abuja on Thursday.The theme for this year’s celebration: “Teaching in Freedom: Empowering...... read more
World Teachers Day; President Buhari Rewards Teacher President Muhammadu Buhari has admitted that the country had not done enough to raise its education sector to an expected level. He noted that the sector faces huge challenges.  The president promised that the dilapidated education sector would be necessarily tackled by his administration in no distant time. To show his...... read more
Reps investigate new JAMB 120 cut-off mark   The House of Representatives, on Tuesday, mandated the Committee on Tertiary Education and Services to investigate the circumstances that led to the reduction in the cut-off marks required for admissions of candidates into tertiary institutions, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). The committee was given four weeks to report...... read more
ASUU declares Unilorin a Terrorist organisation The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said the University of Ilorin ‘has become a terrorist organisation as far as industrial relation is concerned.’ ASUU in a statement on Sunday by Dr Ade Adejumo and Dr Deji Omole Zonal; Coordinator of the Ibadan Zone of ASUU, and Chairman, University of...... read more
Ikpeazu calls for vigilance as schools reopen Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has called on teachers, parents and school children to maintain vigilance as primary and secondary schools in the state resume for the 2017/2018 academic year. In a Press statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary, Enyinnaya Appolos, the Governor also called on the management of tertiary...... read more
Send your children to local varsities, JAMB registrar tells wealthy Nigerians The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, has advised the elite to stop sending their children abroad for the first degree education. Oloyede, who noted that private universities must be “realistic by considering the economic situation in the country,” said some private universities in the country...... read more
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