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UI Calls For Stakeholders And Parents Forum Meeting

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on May 30, 2016 0 Comments

Following the recent development that led to students being advised to vacate the campus, the University of Ibadan (UI) Management, Senate and Governing Council, have at various levels been deliberating on ways to address this problem with a view to finding lasting solution and ensuring resumption as soon as possible. Parents and other stakeholders in […]

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Enugu State Government To Improve Education Sector

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  The Enugu State government is making moves towards solving the issue of poor performance of students in the state during external examinations. The Commissioner for Education, Professor Uche Eze, while confirming this in Enugu, said the government had introduced a uniform end-of-session examination in all schools in the state to check the continuous poor performance […]

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JAMB Sensitizes Prospective Students

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The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) have sensitized over 500 secondary school students from 12 schools in Bwari Area Council, Abuja on the use of computer-based test (CBT). According to the board, this exercise will prepare the students, who are now in Senior Secondary one and two, for the examination in a few years. […]

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NUC insists Doctors And Dentists to spend 7 years in varsity

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on May 21, 2016 0 Comments

The National Universities Commission (NUC) says Medicine and Dentistry are still seven-year programmes in Nigerian universities and not 11 years as wrongly reported in the media recently. The commission’s explanation is contained in its weekly bulletinmade available on Thursday in Abuja. “The new Benchmark Minimum Standard (BMAS) for Medicine and Dentistry, which has since been […]

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NYSC Postpones Batch A Steam II Orientation Programme

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on May 21, 2016 0 Comments

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has announced the indefinite postponement of the 2016 Batch ‘A’ Stream II orientation programme, which was earlier billed to start on Saturday, May 21. The management of the NYSC scheme, on  Thursday, May 19, confirmed this in a statement adding that a new date will be made available to […]

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CRK And IRS will Now to Offered as One Subject in Schools

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on April 21, 2016 0 Comments

Following the efforts of the Federal Ministry of Education in reducing the workload of primary and junior secondary pupils, it was learnt that subjects like Christian Religious Studies (CRS) and Islamic Religious Studies (IRS),Civic Education, Social Studies, and Security Education will now be merged into one compulsory subject known as Religion and National Values (RNV). […]

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NECO not yet ready to migrate to CBT mode for objective questions

The National Examination Council(NECO), has stated that it is not ready to migrate to the use of Computer Based Test(CBT) mode for objective questions as earlier planned until adequate facilities are in place. This was disclosed by the Abuja Liaison Officer of the council, Mr Abdul Mustapha. According to him, certain efforts have been made […]

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JAMB CBT Exam Should Be Shifted from March to July – Dele Olapeju

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The immediate past Principal of King’s College, Lagos, Mr. Dele Olapeju, has urged the Federal Ministry of Education to compel the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board to consider shifting the conduct of the annual Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination from March to July. He said the stress of looking for ‘far-flung centres’ for the examination robs […]

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OMG: See What House of Reps Did to this UNILAG Graduate With 5.0 CGPA

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on March 23, 2016 0 Comments

Do you remember our previous publication about the guy who graduated with GCPA of 5.0 at the University of Lagos? Since the news was broken, this guy has been receiving both physical and monetary awards let right and center. See: UNILAG Best Grauating Student With 5.0 CGPA Gets N1.07M Monetary Award Recently, the House of […]

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NUC Debunked The Report That Medical Students Are To Spend 11 Years In school

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on March 19, 2016 0 Comments

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has discredited the reports that medical students in Nigerian universities would henceforth study for 11 years before obtaining an MBBS degree. This was disclosed by the NUC Executive Secretary, Prof. Julius Okojie, in Abuja, According to him, the new Benchmark Minimum Academic Standard (BMAS) for Medicine and Dentistry, which had […]

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UNICAL plans to raise N10bn endowment fund for School Facilities

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS, University of Calabar by on March 16, 2016 0 Comments

According to report reaching the ExamsGuru Team, the University of Calabar, UNICAL is planning to raise N10bn endowment fund for School Facilities.  The Vice-Chancellor, University of Calabar, Cross River State, Prof. Zana Akpagu, says the institution will raise N10bn to fund ongoing projects. Akpagu, who stated this during the university’s 29th convocation ceremony, said finance […]

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Medical Students in Nigeria will now Spend 11 Years In Medical School

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

Information reaching the ExamsGuru Team has it that the Nigerian Medical Students will now Spend 11 Years In Medical School. The National Universities Commission has disclosed that medical students will henceforth spend a minimum of 10 to 11 years in school. This was made known by the Executive Secretary of the Commission, Prof. Julius Okojie […]

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