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President, Port Harcourt Chamber of Commerce, Engr. Emeka Unachukwu, at the Conference held in Port Harcourt

Posted in Education on 20 September 2015. 379 hits.
Right-Left. Rivers State Governor, Barr. Nyesom Wike, represented by his Deputy, Dr. Ipalibo Harry Banigo, being welcomed to the 5th International Christian Business Exhibition and Conference, by the President, Mr. Uche Onochie and President, Port Harcourt Chamber of Commerce, Engr. Emeka...

Madonna University sanctions 2 students over drug abuse,exam malpractices

Posted in Education on 20 September 2015. 227 hits.
ENUGU – The management of Madonna University Enugu has described as misleading and mischievous, position canvassed by two of its students in a section of the media,over the expulsion, slammed on the recalcitrant students. Victims,Stanley Okoye and Ga-lim Aondofa Lord were said to have been found...

Review Your Fees, Al-Makura Tells WAEC

Posted in Education on 20 September 2015. 237 hits.
Nasarawa State Governor Umaru Tanko Almakura has called on the West African Examination Council (WAEC) to review its fees downward in line with current economic realities so that parents can afford to pay for their children and wards. Almakura made the appeal on Wednesday in Lafia when the Head...

Salary: Ibadan Poly workers begin indefinite strike

Posted in Education on 20 September 2015. 252 hits.
Academic activities collapsed Monday at the Polytechnic Ibadan as members of the Academic staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Polytechnic Ibadan chapter, embarked on an indefinite strike to protect the non-payment of five months’ salary arrears by the state government. Before the union...

Angry UNIPORT students lock up UPTH, chase away doctors

Posted in Education on 20 September 2015. 221 hits.
PORT HARCOURT – Aggrieved University of Port Harcourt, UNIPORT, students, on Monday, chased away all the doctors and nurses at the University of Port Harcourt Traching Hospital and locked up the hospital gate, barring movement in and out of the health facility. The protesting students who came...

Kogi University ASUU threatens industrial action

Posted in Education on 20 September 2015. 237 hits.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Kogi State University says it will resume an industrial action suspended in May over unpaid allowances of N1 billion to its members. The Acting Chairman of union, Dr Gbenga Aina, told newsmen in Anyigba on Saturday that the lecturers had resolved...

Below are the cut off marks to gain admission into Federal Government Colleges as released by Federal Ministry of Education

Posted in Education on 20 September 2015. 210 hits.
August 30, 2015 Education, News 907 Views Abia Male(130) Female (130) AkwaIbom Male(123), Female (123) Anambra Male(139) Female (139) Benue Male (111), Female (111) Bayelsa Male (72), Female (72) CrossRivers Male (97), Female (97) Delta Male (131), Female (131) Ebonyi Male (112), Female...

Secondary school teachers plead for sacked workers over ‘offensive’ exam question

Posted in Education on 15 August 2015. 259 hits.
The Academic Staff Union of Secondary Schools (ASUSS), Ogun State branch, has pleaded with the state government to look into the dismissal of six civil servants in the employ of the state. Three top officials, two members of staff of the state Ministry of Education, Science and Technology and a...

NABTEB releases May/June 2015 results

Posted in Education on 15 August 2015. 186 hits.
The National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB), on Thursday, announced the release of the May/June 2015 National Business Certificate (NBC) and National Technical Certificate (NTC) examinations that were conducted between May and June, 2015. The Registrar and Chief Executive of...

11 private varsities fail as NUC grants 9 full operational licences

Posted in Education on 15 August 2015. 165 hits.
THE National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted Afe Babalola University, Ekiti State and eight other private universities full operational licences having met the required standards after over three years of operation. The commission has also denied 11 other private universities full...

WAEC releases results of 13 withheld states

Posted in Education on 13 August 2015. 174 hits.
West African Examination Council, (WAEC) has released withheld results of  candidates who sat for this year’s May/June West African Secondary Certificate Examination, (WASSCE). The results were withheld by the examination body due to debts owed by 13 state governments. Briefing newsmen in...

WAEC releases May/June SSCE results

Posted in Education on 10 August 2015. 172 hits.
*Withholds 118,101 candidates’ results The West African Examination Council, WAEC, has just released the result of the May/June 2015 Senior School Certificate Examination, SSCE, withholding 118,101 candidates’ results out of the 1.5 million students that participated in the...

Educational Turning Point as UI Young Graduate perfects plans for Practical Oral English Teaching in Nigerian Schools

Posted in Education on 07 August 2015. 153 hits.
By Oladele  Saheed Against a background of the persistent irony of teaching and examining oral English on paper and boards in Nigerian schools, Oladele Saheed has just completed a comprehensive lesson plan on his recently launched ‘Remedial English Pronunciation Software’ from Junior Secondary...

Admission requests to private varsities in free fall

Posted in Education on 07 August 2015. 217 hits.
PRIVATE universities in the country are progressively falling out of favour with admission seekers, going by reports released earlier this year by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). Available reports from the Board show that for the past two years, increasing number of admission...

NANS Calls For Scrapping Of JAMB

Posted in Education on 04 August 2015. 218 hits.
The National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS) has called for the scrapping of the Joint Admission And Matriculation Board (JAMB) over what it described as anti-students and exploitative policies. Its national president, Comrade Tijani Usman, made this known yesterday in Abuja, when he led...

RSG TO UPGRADE COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY

Posted in Education on 02 August 2015. 215 hits.
Rives State Government has assured the Management of Rivers State College of Health Sciences and Technology of Governor Wike’s commitment towards full accreditation of its courses. The State Deputy Governor Dr. Ipalibo Harry Banigo gave the assurance when the Management Team of the Institution...

‘Let Board Manage Tsangaya Schools’

Posted in Education on 01 August 2015. 138 hits.
NAN — An Islamic Scholar in Bauchi, Sheikh Abdullahi Abubakar, has advised the Federal Government to entrust the management of Tsangaya schools in the country, with the Board of Trustees of the schools, for effective performance. Abubakar told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in...

Students, SERAP sue JAMB, others for ‘excessive’ cut-off marks

Posted in Education on 28 July 2015. 217 hits.
SOME candidates seeking university admission have sued the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and the University of Lagos (UNILAG) at the Federal High Court in Lagos over the new policy on cut-off marks. The court yesterday granted their application for a judicial review of the...

School fees: Ijaw leader, amnesty beneficiaries plead for Buhari’s assistance

Posted in Education on 24 July 2015. 215 hits.
An Ijaw leader and two beneficiaries of the amnesty programme meant for former militants in the Niger-Delta on Thursday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to assist in the payment of their school fees. They told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the non-payment of the school fees...

59 bag First Class as Landmark University graduates 570

Posted in Education on 18 July 2015. 214 hits.
No fewer than 59 out of 570 graduating students of Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Kwara State, on Friday, graduated with First Class honours at the university’s second convocation. The breakdown of the figure showed that 298 females and 272 male graduated from the institution’s three colleges. The...
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