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Admission into law programme of the NOUN has been suspended

Admission into law programme of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has been suspended. This was disclosed by , Prof. Julius Okojie, NUC’s Executive Secretary. According to him, this suspension will be in place pending the resolution of issues with the Council on Legal Education (CLE). It will be recalled that CLE has persistently […]

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Only JAMB Has The Right To Admit Candidates – Ministry Of Education

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Only JAMB Has The Right To Admit Candidates – Ministry Of Education. The Federal Ministry of Education has reiterated that the admission of candidates into tertiary institutions in the country remains the responsibility of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). The Ministry equally disclosed that institutions have power only to screen candidates sent to […]

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FG Insists No More Post-UTME, Directs That Money Paid By Candidates Be Refunded

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS, JAMB News, Post UTME by on June 29, 2016 0 Comments

FG Insists No More Post-UTME, Directs That Money Paid By Candidates Be Refunded. The Minister of Education, Mr. Adamu Adamu, on Monday, emphasized again that tertiary institutions should stop the conduct of Post-UTME. He directed those who have already advertised the exercise under any guise to retrace their steps immediately or face appropriate sanction. He […]

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Gov Udom Emmanuel Calls For State Of Emergency In Education Sector

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on June 20, 2016 0 Comments

Gov Udom Emmanuel Calls For State Of Emergency In Education Sector. Stakeholders in the country have been called upon to declare a state of emergency in the education sector to standardize quality by strengthening the institutional framework to enhance productivity. Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel made the call during the first matriculation ceremony […]

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There will be free education for Nigerian students in German universities

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on June 20, 2016 0 Comments

Foremost Educational consultancy service, SJJ Education has said that opportunities now abound in universities in Germany for international students, Nigerians inclusive, to earn a degree or masters in different courses in the European country without paying tuition. In a statement, made available to newsmen in Lagos, the organisation says,” the German government in October 2014, […]

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Canada, Cross River Sign MoU on Education

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on June 20, 2016 0 Comments

The Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) and the Cross River State Government have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on education in Ottawa, Canada. The MoU signing came barely 24 hours after the Canadian Government and Cross River State concluded a deal on trade and investment. The President of CBIE, Kate Mebride, signed on […]

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UNIPORT Students to resume June 19, begin First Semester exams the next day

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS, UNIPORT by on June 18, 2016 0 Comments

University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) has announced the students are to resume academic activities on Sunday,  June 19 with their first semester examinations to start the next day. The institution was shut down on April 11 following a violent students protest which took place on the same day. According to information from the university’s website, […]

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Post UTME Should Be Optional – Professor Badejo

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on June 15, 2016 0 Comments

The former Vice Chancellor of Wesley University, Professor Tola Badejo, has advised the Federal Government to make the post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) optional. Speaking to Channels TV ( Sunrise Daily) on Monday, he said that authorities of various institutions should be allowed to decide how to accept candidates. “Why should you tell somebody not to […]

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Students Protest Inability To Write NECO Exams In Delta

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on June 15, 2016 0 Comments

No fewer than fifty-two frustrated candidates who were supposed to be writing the ongoing National Examination Council (NECO) Examinations in Orhoakpor Secondary School, Ethiope East Local Government area of Delta State yesterday took to the streets to press home their anger. The school, Orhoakpor Secondary School was allegedly blacklisted from participating in the on-going examination… […]

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Reasons why Post UTME was Scrapped by the FG Revealed

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on June 10, 2016 0 Comments

FORMER Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission, NUC, Professor Peter Okebukola has said that Nigerian universities deviated from the initial agreement NUC had with Vice-Chancellors in 2004 when it introduced post-UTME to screen candidates via oral interview and written essay. Just as the Deputy Director, Distance Learning Centre, University of Ibadan, UI, Professor Oyesoji Akanmi also […]

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2016 NYSC Batch A (stream II) Orientation To Commence Next Week

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on June 7, 2016 0 Comments

The NYSC Management wishes to inform all prospective Corps members that President Buhari has approved and released funds to the Scheme to hold its planned Orientation course. Consequently, Management of the Scheme has scheduled the 2016 Batch A Stream II Orientation course to commence from Monday 13th June to Wednesday 29th June 2016 Nationwide. Prospective […]

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OAU Get New Vice Chancellor

The Governing Council of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) has appointed Prof Ayobami Salami as the new Vice Chancellor. The decision was reached at a meeting yesterday. In a release by the registrar of the university, he replaces Prof Bamitale Omole whose tenure will expire on June 23, 2016. Ayobami is a Professor of State Application and […]

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