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Caleb University Produces 15 First-Class Degrees as 340 Students Graduate

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on October 12, 2016 0 Comments

Caleb University Produces 15 First-Class Degrees as 340 Students Graduate. Caleb University will at its sixth convocation ceremony graduate a total of 340 students of the institution. It was learnt that about 15 of the graduating students will be awarded first class degrees. This was disclosed by the institution’s Vice Chancellor Prof Ayandiji Daniel Aina. […]

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NNPC/Total Scholarship form is out – 2016/17

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS, Scholarship by on October 11, 2016 0 Comments

NNPC/Total Scholarship form is out – 2016/17. Latest news reaching us has it that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), and Total Upstream Companies in Nigeria (TUCN): Total Exploration & Production Nigeria Limited (Total E&P Nig Ltd) and Total Upstream Nigeria Limited (TUPNI), award scholarships to deserving Nigerian students in the tertiary institutions in the […]

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Chevening Scholarships Application for Study in The UK 2017/18

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on August 9, 2016 0 Comments

Here is to inform the general public that Chevening Scholarships Application Form for Postgraduate Studies is Out. Chevening is the UK government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders. Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations, Chevening offers two types of award – Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships – the […]

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Prof Ishaq Oloyede appointed as new JAMB Boss – FG

Report just reaching us has it that President Buhari has sacked the Registrar of Joint Admission And Matriculation Board, Professor Dibu Ojerinde and 16 other Chief Executives in parastatals and agencies under the Ministry of Education. Consequently, Prof Ishaq Oloyede has been appointed the new JAMB Boss. In a statement, the Ministry of Education disclosed […]

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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

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS, JAMB-UTME by on July 13, 2016 0 Comments

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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