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JAMB Fixes 2019 Mock Examination for April 1

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has fixed Monday, April 1 for its 2019 mock examination earlier scheduled for Saturday, March 23, 2019. The Head of Media of the board, Dr. Fabian Benjamin in a statement issued yesterday said the change was due to certain circumstances beyond the control of

UNILORIN to employ more foreign workers – VC

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, says the institution plans to re-brand into global University through employment of more foreign nationals. Abdulkareem disclosed this on Tuesday while speaking at the interactive session and get-together with international staff organised by the Centre for International Education (CIE). The vice-chancellor said that

WASSCE recorded mass failure

For the second time since the West African Examinations Council [WAEC] introduced its January examination in 2018, it recorded mass failure in the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination [WASSCE] for private candidates held in January. Head of WAEC’s Nigeria National Office Isaac Adenipekun said last week that out

FG replaces the Minister of Education in the ASUU negotiations.

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has taken over the negotiation between the Federal government and the striking university teachers. This is to avoid unnecessary meddlesomeness and ensure speedy resolution of all issues. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, had been leading the negotiation with ASUU, but Ngige, said

Ezekwesili says she will grant universities autonomy.

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, has promised to convert the budgetary allocations to universities to grants. According to her, such measures would check the frequent shutdown of tertiary institutions due to poor funding of the education sector. She also pledged to grant full autonomy

FG slashes fees for JAMB and SSCE.

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) Wednesday approved a reduction in the cost of obtaining Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) application forms from N5,000 to N3,500, starting from January 2019. The FEC meeting, presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo also announced a cut in the cost of Senior Secondary Certificate

JAMB announces the date for the 2019 registration exercise.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Thursday announced that registration for 2019/ 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) will commence in December. The Head of Media of the Board, Dr Fabian Benjamin, announced this while addressing newsmen during the conduct of promotion exercise for the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS),

Once again the FG fails to come to an agreement with ASUU.

The Federal Government has again failed to reach an agreement with the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over its ongoing nationwide strike. This comes as the meeting between the government and union held on Monday behind closed doors at the Federal Ministry of Education in Abuja ended