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JAMB 2018 Forms & Registration Deadline Is Here!

JAMB 2018 Forms & Registration Deadline is Here! This is a reminder to all intending JAMB Candidates that the deadline for the purchase of forms for the 2018 UTME still remains 6th February, 2018. The portal for registration is however, expected to close on or before 10th February. At the …

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Ekiti State University ASUU Begins Indefinite Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Ekiti State University (EKSU) chapter, has announced the commencement of an indefinite strike action. The strike action commenced on Wednesday, 16 January, two weeks after the university management announced the resumption of academic activities. The workers are protesting the non-payment of six-month subventions, salary …

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EKSU VC Orders Cultist to Quit School

The Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti, on Sunday directed students involved in cultism and secret society groups to relinquish their membership. The authorities also threatened to expose members of such groups while skills acquisition courses had been designed to train the students for self-employment after graduation. The Vice-Chancellor of …

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No Plans to Extend 2018 UTME Registration Deadline – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has disclosed that it has no plans of extending the deadline for registration of candidates for the 2018 United Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME). JAMB Registrar, Ishaq Oloyede disclosed while inspecting some designated Computer Based Test (CBT) centres in Kano on Tuesday. Ekiti247 reports …

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JAMB Speaks On Mock Examination

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has said it will conduct its optional mock examination in January. The board made this disclosure in a statement signed by its Head of Media, Mr Fabian Benjamin and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja. As …

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NECO Releases 2017 November/December GCE Results

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released 2017 November/December External Senior School Certificate Examination results. Prospective candidates are expected to purchase NECO result checking scratch card before proceeding to check their results online, Cards are available in all NECO offices. How To Check Result… 1)Go to NECO result checking portal …

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ASUU To Resume Indefinite Strike

The Joint Action Committee has directed the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities and Associated Institutions and National Association of Academic Technologists to resume strike on Monday. A letter to all the branch chairmen titled, ‘Directives to immediately resume the suspended strike,’ was signed by …

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JAMB Postpones Sales Of Application Forms For 2018 UTME

According Benjamin, the sale of the application documents, which was scheduled to start on November 22, suffered delay due to the publishers’ inability to print the 1.8 million copies of the forms before the deadline. “This postponement was due to the delay in meeting agreed deadline by the publisher of …

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JAMB Releases Dates For 2018 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has proposed March 9 to 17 as dates for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Ishaq Oloyede, JAMB registrar revealed the proposed dates on Wednesday during a meeting in Abuja with critical stakeholders on the plans and programmes for the 2018 UTME …

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ASUP To Begin Indefinite Strike November 13

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics ( ASUP ) is set to embark on an indefinite strike action with effect from Monday, November 13, 2017 to press for the implementation of its agreement with government, accusing government of treating polytechnic education with disdain and levity. Rising from the emergency meeting …

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‘Students Now Drug Invigilators With Dangerous Chemical To Use “Expo” – WAEC

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Examination malpractice: ‘Students now drug invigilators with dangerous chemicals’ – WAECThe West African Examinations Council, WAEC, has decried the rate of examination malpractice among students, adding that students now drug invigilators using dangerous chemicals. The council’s Registrar, Dr. Iyi Uwadiae, who stated this, yesterday, during a press briefing at WAEC …

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Federal Polytechnic Ado Ekiti shut indefinitely

The Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti, was on Sunday shut indefinitely following violent protest by students over the death of two of them. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that trouble began on the institution’s campus late Friday, when two of the students reportedly complained of malaria. They were said to …

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Why Ekiti Becomes First in NECO Results

Once can be a mistake but two or more cannot be happenstance. This is the way I received the positive news of Ekiti coming tops of NECO results again in 2017. The state had achieved the same feat in 2016. In popular football lexicon, Ekiti has scored a brace; another …

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List Of ASUU Demands As Strike Is Suspended Conditionally

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) suspended its five-week long strike on Monday. This was after ASUU President Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi told reporters Monday night that they decided to conditionally suspend the strike in view of the timeline of October for the implementation of the signed agreement with the …

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Ekiti Comes Top as NECO Releases May/June SSCE Results

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has said that no fewer than 745,053 out of the 1,051,472 candidates that sat for this year’s June/July Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) got five credits and above including English and Mathematics. The figure which represents 70.85 per cent, indicates 1.11 percent increase in performance …

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VCs, ASUU Reject 120 Cut-Off Mark For University Admission

SOME Vice-Chancellors and the Academic Staff Union of Universities have rejected the decision of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board to peg admission cut-off mark at 120 for universities and 100 for polytechnics, monotechnics and colleges of education. ASUU said the action, which it described as a “sad policy decision,” …

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JAMB: How Cut-Off Marks Were Fixed – Registrar

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has revealed how the cut off marks were fixed for higher institutions. It said contrary to insinuations that it fixed the Tuesday’s tertiary institutions’ minimum admission cut-off marks, it was rather a collective decision of stakeholders in the education sector. JAMB Registrar, Prof. …

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How ASUU Strike Affected Ekiti Universities

Following strike action declared by the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over the non-implementation of the 2009 Agreement with the Federal Government, ‎Academic activities have been grounded at Ekiti State University, EKSU and Federal University,Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) with a good number of students travelling …

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Do Not Toy With Public Education, NUT Tells Govts

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has appealed to all tiers of government not to toy with public education in the interest of Nigerian children. Mr Michael Olukoya, the National President of the union, made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in …

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Governor Aregbesola blames LAUTECH Crisis On School Management

The university has been shut down for 8 months because of outstanding payments to staff totalling about N7billion. Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola has blamed the problems of crisis-hit Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) on the insincerity of its management and workers. The university has been shut down for …

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20-year-old Nigerian Set Record Graduated With 5.0 CPGA in Poland

Olukayode Mobolaji Oluwasona, another young Nigerian has again made academic history in far away Poland, graduating with a Cummulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 5.0 in Computer Technology from the University of Computer Sciences and Skills, Lodz, Poland, Vanguard reports. Already leading in first class from his first semester examinations …

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JAMB Set To Conduct Supplementary Exams For Candidates

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), is planning to conduct supplementary examination for candidates who had hitches in their registration and examination processes. This was confirmed by JAMB Registrar, Is-haq Oloyede, on Wednesday while addressing newsmen. “Anybody whose biometric could not be verified will be allowed to do the …

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Why We Will Not Release Results Of Many Candidate – JAMB

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, on Thursday said it would not release results of candidates identified in footages of Close Circuit Television, CCTV, to have indulged in malpractices during the just concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME. This was disclosed by JAMB registrar, Ishaq Oloyede, who spoke as …

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Why LAUTECH Students Stop JAMB Exams Candidates From Campus

According to Premium Times, the students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho, have explained why they shut the gates of the institution against candidates of the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME last week. The candidates who were to sit for the examinations on Monday last week at …

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