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Breaking News: ASUU Call Off its One Week Nationwide Strike

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on November 22, 2016 0 Comments

Ads:- Gain Admission with ijmb to 200 level in the university you want, call 08065101775 / 08097506004 nowThe Academic Staff Union of Universities on Tuesday announced that it had ended its one week nationwide warning strike over the non-implementation of a 2009 agreement with the Federal Government. The President of ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, told […]

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FG declares Tuesday, Wednesday public holiday

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

This is to inform members of the public that the Federal Government has declared Tuesday and Wednesday, July 5 and 6, 2016 as public holiday to mark Eid-el Fitri celebrations. Minister of Interior, Lieutenant Gen Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government. This was contained in a statement by the […]

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Breaking News: FG Scraps Post UTME

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on June 2, 2016 1 Comment

Latest report reaching schoolwatch.com.ng has it that the Federal Government has officially scrapped the conduct of post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) for candidates seeking admission into higher institution. Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, said this on Thursday in Abuja after declaring open the 2016 Combined Policy Meeting on Admissions to Universities, Polytechnics and […]

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Polytechnic Lecturers Threaten Nationwide Strike

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on May 2, 2016 0 Comments

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has threatened to embark on a nationwide strike action if the Federal Government does not urgently address the various industrial issues bedevilling the sector. President of ASUP, Comrade Usman Yusuf Dutse who made this know to newsmen stated that all attempts made by the union to meet government […]

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Unilorin to Admit More Candidates This Year, if…

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on April 8, 2016 0 Comments

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. AbdulGaniyu Ambali (OON), last Wednesday (March 30, 2016) disclosed that the institution is determined to admit more students in the next academic session subject to the approval of the National Universities Commission (NUC) for an increase in its admission quota. Prof. Ambali made this know while featuring […]

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We Won’t Migrate to CBT Now —NECO

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

The National Examination Council(NECO), says it will not migrate to Computer Based Test(CBT) mode for objective questions as planned until adequate facilities are put in place. NECO’s Abuja Liaison Officer, Mr Abdul Mustapha, who made this know with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja, said the council has made preparations for […]

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Disregard Reduction In Allowance, NYSC Tells Corps Members

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on April 4, 2016 0 Comments

The management of NYSC has come out to squash the report hovering around the media that it is reducing the allowance of youth corp members by 25%. Read the statement below: The attention of the NYSC Management has been drawn to a statement being circulated in the Social Media about a purported reduction in Corps members’ […]

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Apply For Lagos State Local Scholarship Award For 2015/2016

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on March 31, 2016 0 Comments

This is to notify Lagos State indigenes that are students in Tertiary Institutions across the country and are interested in obtaining 2015/2016 Local Scholarship award that sales of application form is on. Summary All applicants interested in taking part in the screening test are expected to pay and obtain a receipt of N2, 000.00 (Two […]

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Only 400,000 UTME Candidates Will Gain Admission Into Universities– NUC

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on March 24, 2016 1 Comment

Report reaching us has it that out of the 1.5 million candidates that sit for the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, only 400,000 candidates will gain admission to Nigerian universities. The National Universities Commission (NUC) Executive Secretary, Prof. Julius Okojie, said this when Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole visited the commission on Wednesday in Abuja. Oshiomhole was […]

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300L Unilag Student Commit Suicide

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

The Lagos state University, has been thrown into mourning following the mysterious death of a 300 level student in the Department of Microbiology, Eniola Jacobs. The schoolwatch.com.ng grapevine gathered that the decease died after reportedly taking a portion of the insecticide, “Sniper”. According to a source who was a coursemate of his, Jacobs drank the […]

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Kogi Polytechnic Shut, As Students Go On Rampage

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

Latest report reaching us confirmed that the Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja​,​ has been closed indefinitely, following a protest over ​the ​killing of a female student. This was promulgated to newsmen by the spokesman of the school, Luke Yakubu, Yakubu told ​journalists in Lokoja on Tuesday that the closure was to prevent loss of lives and property. […]

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Breaking News: Candidates Protest Against Conduct Of 2016 UTME

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

Report reaching us confirmed that hundreds of Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination candidates are currently protesting at the Lagos State House of Assembly in Alausa. The candidates are expressing their displeasure at the conduct of the examination, describing it as a farce, sham. Scores of recent candidates of Joint Admission Matriculatiion Board(JAMB) and members of Association […]

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Medical Students To Spend 11 Years In Varsity – NUC

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

The National Universities Commission has declared through its Executive Secretary, Prof. Julius Okojie that any student who wants to study medicine will henceforth spend a minimum of 10 years in the university. He made this declaration in a lecture delivered at the maiden matriculation and inauguration of the Ondo State University of Medical Science. In […]

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JAMB Nabbed Man For Impersonating A Girl In The Ongoing 2016 UTME

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on March 3, 2016 0 Comments

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has arrested a man for impersonation at the ongoing 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, being conducted by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB). According to reports, the man was caught attempting to sit for the examination for a girl. JAMB Registrar, Professor Dibu Ojerinde, who confirmed […]

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Management Shuts Down Ibadan Poly Indefinitely Over Students Protest

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on March 3, 2016 0 Comments

Management Shuts Down Ibadan Poly Indefinitely Over Students Protest. The latest report reaching us review that the Polytechnic, Ibadan, has been shut down indefinitely by the school management following continue protests by the students. The management has order students of the institution to proceed on a two-week compulsory break with immediate effect . In a […]

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Kwara Poly Student Shot Dead By Suspected Cult Members

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on February 26, 2016 0 Comments

Report reaching us confirmed that a National Diploma (ND) II student of Kwara state Polytechnic, Ilorin was on Monday evening shot death by suspected cultists. schoolwatch.com.ng grapevine gathered that the victim was a suspected member of another rival cult group. It was reported that the victim was shot at a far distance without any effect […]

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UNIJOS Female Student Strangled To Death By Her Lover For Ignoring Him On Valentine’s Day

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

Melancholy report reaching schoolwatch.com.ng has it that, a student of Psychology department, University of Jos, has been reportedly killed by a man believed to be her lover, for purportedly turning down his Valentine Day’s outing invitation. The deceases simply identified as Miss Zakariah Nanchin was allegedly strangled to death by her lover, one Badung David […]

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Buhari Appoints Ooni as UNN Chancellor

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

The federal government has appoint Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi (Ojaja 11) as the chancellor, University of Nigeria (UNN), Nsukka. The appointment was confirmed by President Muhammadu Buhari. Reacting over the appointment in a statement on Thursday, the director of media and public affairs to Ooni, Comrade Moses Olafare said the development would […]

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Beware Of Fraudsters, OAU Warns Admission Seekers

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

The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, on Thursday called parents and guardians of candidates, seeking admission into the institution to be wary of fraudsters who parade themselves as our admission officers in the university. A release signed by the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the university, Mr Abiodun Olarewaju stated that one […]

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Okada Crushes 300L BSU Student To Death (Photo)

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

The Benue State University, Makurdi community has been thrown into mourning following the sudden death of a 300L student of the geography department who was on Thursday crushed to death on his way from school. Liveschoolnews.com.ng grapevine gathered that the student, simply identified as Samuel Agbajir was knocked down by a motorcycle, famously known as okada […]

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