Categories Archives: Education

367 Prisoners Write 2017 UTME.

About 367 prison inmates in the Ikoyi and Kaduna prisons will this morning join other candidates to write the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME. The Registrar of Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede said this, adding ...

JAMB Candidates Flood Cybercafes For Saturday UTME.

Candidates for tomorrow’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations, UTME have flooded various cybercafé across the country to get their examination centres. The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board had directed the candidates to check their e-mai ...

NOUN Law Graduates Roam The Street.

Graduates of the National Open University Law prgrammes are currently roaming the streets and cannot practice, our correspondent can authoritatively reveal. NOUN admitted its first set of law students in 2004 and had produced four set of graduates, includ ...

UNILAG Student Kills Self Over Allegation Of Theft.

Facts emerged that Miss Ariyibi Ayomide, a 100 Level student of the Department of Business Administration, University of Lagos, UNILAG killed herself after she was alleged to have stolen an item belonging to one of her roommates. A senior staff of the Lag ...

Candidates Lament As JAMB Postpones UTME.

Millions of candidates who are preparing for this year Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination have expressed their disappointment with the Joint Admission Matriculation Board, JAMB. Some of the candidates were at various registration centres to write ...

Angry Pupils, Teachers Shutdown Jalingo.

The capital of Taraba state, Jalingo came to a halt as commercial activities were suspended when angry teachers and aggrieved primary school pupils staged a protest against the non payment of salaries of the teachers. Major streets were blocked for hours ...

Delta NUT Reiterate Desire To Continue Strike.

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), has declared that only officials of its Delta State Wing Executive Council, SWEC can call off or suspend the strike action embarked on by teachers of both primary and Secondary schools. This was declared by Comrade Iku ...

Kano State Government Approves N37m for UTME Forms.

The government of Kano state led by Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has approved the sum of N37 million which is to be used for the purchase and distribution of Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination forms to 5,000 prospective candidates in the state. This inf ...

MAPOLY Upgraded To MKO Abiola University.

The Moshood Abiola Polytechnic Abeokuta, Ogun State has been upgraded to university. It will henceforth be called Moshood Abiola University of University of Science and Technology, Abeokuta. The State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun signed the bill upgr ...

JAMB To Conduct Mock Exams.

In a bid to prepare accordingly for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME), the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has stated that they will organize mock exams to gauge their preparedness. The information was given via t ...

WAEC Sued Over Seizure of Students’ Results.

The West African Examination Council (WAEC), has been sued over the seizure of the May/June 2015 SSCE results of students of Christ National Model College, Ido, Ibadan. Counsel to the plaintiff, Mrs. Elizabeth Shittu had approached the Federal High Court, ...