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FG: WE DID NOT SCRAP CRK FROM CURRICULUM

Posted in Education on 23 June 2017. 12 hits.
The federal government has said contrary to reports making rounds in the media, Christian Religious Knowledge (CRK) was never scrapped from the secondary school curriculum. It said Christian and Islamic religious studies are still retained in the new secondary school curriculum but as a subset of...

EDUCATION SUPPORT INITIATIVE OF HON EDISON EHIE

Posted in Education on 16 June 2017. 6 hits.
April 4, 2017 Education 46 Views The lawmaker representing Ahoada East Constituency-2 in the Rivers State House of Assembly Honourable Edison Ogerenye Ehie is offering 200 free JAMB Forms to candidates of the constituency who are seeking admission into tertiary institutions. Interested...

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE OFFICE OF THE NATIONAL PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PLATEAU STATE STUDENTS (NAPSS)

Posted in Education on 16 June 2017. 9 hits.
April 3, 2017 Education 55 Views It is with a deep sense of humility and responsibility that the National President of Plateau state students ( NAPSS ) writes to address some issues bothering the plight and welfare of Plateau State students. University of Jos The University of Jos is one of the...

UTME: JAMB registers 600, 000 candidates, says no extension period

Posted in Education on 16 June 2017. 3 hits.
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has so far registered 600, 000 candidates for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) across the country. Dr Fabian Benjamin, Head of Public Relations JAMB, made this known on Monday in an interview with the News Agency of...

Umudike Students Protest Delisting Of Courses By JAMB

Posted in Education on 16 June 2017. 8 hits.
The students of College of Management Sciences,(COLMAS) Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU) in Abia State have protested the delisting of the management programme that includes Agric business amongst many others by JAMB in 2017. The protesting carried placards with various...

Umahi offers scholarships  to four best Mathematics students

Posted in Education on 16 June 2017. 14 hits.
The Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Umahi, has awarded university scholarships to four junior secondary students for their outstanding performance in Mathematics and Oral Mental Arithmetic competitions. He announced this during presentation of the students to the State Executive Council at...

2017 UTME: Imo, Osun Lead, As Over 1.7million Jostle For Tertiary Education

Posted in Education on 16 June 2017. 3 hits.
As the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) commences nationwide today, the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has disclosed that Imo State takes the lead with 101,868 candidates for the test. Coming close to Imo State, among the top ten with the highest number of...

NIGER DELTA: BUHARI PRESIDENCY ORDERS OPENING OF MARITIME UNIVERSITY IN DELTA STATE

Posted in Education on 16 June 2017. 5 hits.
• ACCELERATES ACTIONS TOWARDS LASTING PEACE, STABILITY IN REGION • LICENSES FOR MODULAR REFINERIES TO REPLACE ILLEGAL ONES IN THE OFFING • GOVERNOR IN ASO ROCK, COMMENDS FG EFFORTS In a clear effort to further the Niger Delta New Vision policy of the Buhari administration, the Presidency has...

Akwa Ibom Govt. To Enforce Free, Compulsory Education

Posted in Education on 16 June 2017. 5 hits.
As part of measures aimed at re-positioning the free and compulsory education policy to ensure that more children are in school, the Akwa Ibom State Government has approved the takeover of seven community schools across the state. The government says the takeover would take effect from the next...

 JAMB registers over 1. 5 million candidates

Posted in Education on 16 June 2017. 4 hits.
April 29, 2017 Education, featured post 52 Views      The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said it had so far registered 1.5 million candidates for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) across the country.  The Registrar of JAMB, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede,...

Rivers Assembly Education Committee wades into Ajuru University crisis

Posted in Education on 16 June 2017. 4 hits.
The Rivers State House of Assembly Committee on Education has begun moves to nip in the bud crisis that has threatened to tear the state owned Ignatius Ajuru University of Education to shreds. The institution has been enmeshed in claims and counter claims of financial impropriety that has...

Beg me before I open your schools, Ajimobi tells Oyo pupils

Posted in Education on 08 July 2016. 71 hits.
Abiola Ajimobi, governor of Oyo state, has requested for a letter of apology from schools whose pupils took part in a protest against government’s proposed education initiative — else their schools will remain locked. Abiodun Jimoh, the chairman, National Parents Teachers Association of...

ASUU faults JAMB on new admission guidelines

Posted in Education on 07 July 2016. 66 hits.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan chapter, has lashed out at the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for acting beyond its powers by releasing admission guidelines for Nigerian universities. The union said it is the mandate of the Senate of Nigerian...

Governor Wike constitutes Rivers State Basic Education Board

Posted in Education on 04 July 2016. 66 hits.
July 4, 2016 Education, featured post 107 Views appoints Chukwudi Dimkpa as Acting Managing Director of Rivers State Signage and Advertising Agency Rivers StateGovernor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has approved  the  constitution  of  the  Rivers State Universal  Basic Education  Board as...

Be of proper conduct, Rep Obasa charges Nigerian Students”

Posted in Education on 30 June 2016. 62 hits.
The lawmaker (PDP) representing Ojo Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Tajudeen Obasa has urged Nigerian Students to be of proper conduct in their day to day activities. At a program organized by the National Union of Lagos State Students, Adeniran Ogunsanya College of...

RSG COMMITTED TO IMPROVE QUALITY OF EDUCATION – WIKE

Posted in Education on 28 June 2016. 72 hits.
Rivers State Government has restated its commitment towards improving the quality of education in the State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike said this during the Special memorial lecture organized by the Management of Jesuit Memorial College, Mbodo, Aluu, Port Harcourt. The Governor who was...

PRESS RELEASE: WE SUPPORT THE CONVERSION OF RIVERS STATE COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCE TO PORT HARCOURT POLYTECHNIC

Posted in Education on 26 June 2016. 63 hits.
Please it is important to state that there is nothing absolutely wrong in the conversion of the Rivers State College of Arts and Science to Port Harcourt Polytechnic or even a full-fledged university. Consequently we support the move by the Rivers state government and the Rivers State House of...

Nasarawa varsity admits 5,210 students, warns against cultism

Posted in Education on 18 June 2016. 79 hits.
June 18, 2016 Education 9 Views The Nasarawa State University, Keffi, on Friday matriculated 5,210 students into seven faculties for the 2015/2016 academic session. The Vice Chancellor, Professor Muhammadu Mainoma, who was represented at the occasion by the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Associate...

ASUU Divided Over Choice Of New OAU VC

Posted in Education on 18 June 2016. 73 hits.
June 18, 2016 Education 8 Views The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU in the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) are now divided as controversies continue over the selection and consequent announcement of a new vice chancellor for the university. The division follows a recent...

UNIPORT reopens Sundayby Bisi Olaniyi, Port Harcourt

Posted in Education on 17 June 2016. 74 hits.
… Students begin exams Monday The University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) in Rivers State, that was shut by the management in the evening of April 11 this year, after ’ violent protest earlier in the day, will be reopening on Sunday, with first semester examinations to start the next...
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