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WAEC Board sanctions 30 schools over examination malpractices

The West African Examination Council, WAEC, has sanctioned 30 schools in Lagos state over cases of examination malpractices May/June 2015 Senior School Certificate Examination, SSCE, Vanguard reports. Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr. Oluranti Adebule said, “I am not happy with how the 2015 WAEC examination was held. 30 schools were caught engaging in examination malpractices. This is not good ... Read More »

JAMB Board sells 1m UTME forms

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said thatit has sold over 1m application forms for the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The board’s Director of Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, on Thursday, January 28. NAN reports that about 1.5 million forms ... Read More »

List of Best Ranking Universities in Nigeria by NUC

According to the Nigerian Universities Commission, NUC, these are the best ranking universities in the country: University of Ibadan, UI (Overall best university) University of Ilorin, UNILORIN (Best ranking second generation university) University of Jos, UNIJOS (2nd best ranking second generation university) Covernant Univeristy (Best private university) The second generation Universities are the 12 universities established between 1970 and 1985 ... Read More »

JAMB Extends The 2016/2017 Registration To January 31

The closing date for the registration of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) as announced by JAMB, has been extended till 31st January. We therefore wish to advise all JAMB candidates who are yet to purchase their 2016 UTME forms to do so on or before January 31st, 2016. This also extends to candidates who are still waiting for supplementary ... Read More »

NYSC Bars Posting Of Engineering Graduates To Teach In Schools

The National Youth Service Corps has concluded plans to halt the posting of engineers to secondary schools and other places of primary assignment different from Engineering Institutions. The agreement was reached by the Directorate of NYSC and Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) to prevent the wrong training of Engineers. Read More »

Katsina State Sacks 165 Teachers With NCE

One hundred and sixty-five non-professional primary school teachers have been sacked in Katsina State. The teachers were sacked by the State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, for failing to acquire the National Certificate of Education, NCE. NCE has since 1980 been the minimum qualification required for teachers that teach in primary schools in the country. There was, however, effort last ... Read More »

Sure Way of Scoring Very High In JAMB/UTME Exam 2016

Exams are extremely stressful events in everyone’s life, and the only way to deal with them satisfactorily is to be well-prepared, Motivation is an important factor that would help you to study well for your exams. This is not an art or a big technique. It is as simple as your need to feed yourselves everyday. Scoring a high mark ... Read More »

JAMB Condemns Discriminatory Cut-off Marks.

The Registrar of JAMB, Prof. Dibu Ojerinde has expressed worry over the discriminatory cut-off marks of 180 and 150 respectively adopted each year by the Policy Committee for universities and polytechnics/Colleges of Education respectively. According to him, the practice defeats the aim of the UTME. A statement issued by Agidike Onu on behalf of the Director Press, Ihuoma Priscilla, yesterday ... Read More »

Teachers In Kwara Commence Indefinite Strike Over Non-Payment of 3 Months Salaries

Primary School and Junior Secondary School Teachers all over Kwara state have commenced indefinite strike action to protest the non-payment of three months salaries. While addressing journalists, the state Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Alhaji Abubakar Musa, said hungry teachers cannot be forced to work in the classrooms. He said “there is no way the hungry teachers ... Read More »

UNILORIN To Commence Goat Milk Production

The University of Ilorin will soon commence production of goat milk. The Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor Abdul Ganiyu Ambali disclosed this during a new year interaction with newsmen in Ilorin, Kwara state yesterday. He said milk production is one of the numerous ways the institution was impacting on its host community. The VC said that the university has ... Read More »

169,441 Candidates Fail English, Maths In Nov/Dec WASSCE

Finally, authorities of the West African Examinations Council on Friday, gave the details of the candidates’ performance in the November/ December 2015 West African Senior School Certificate Examination. The council, in a statement by its Public Affairs Officer, Mr. Demianus Ojijeogu, said that only 67,713 out of the 237,154 candidates that sat for the examination obtained credits in five subjects ... Read More »

WAEC Considers CBT for Objective Questions – Official

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is considering migrating to the Computer-Based Test (CBT) mode of examinations for objective questions, an official has said in Lagos. Mr Olutise Adenipekun, Head, National Office of WAEC in Lagos, made the plan known an interview while announcing the 2015 November/ December examination results on Thursday. Adenipekun said that one of the council’s objectives ... Read More »

WAEC Releases November/December 2015 GCE Result, 48% Pass Recorded

The West African Examination Council (WAEC), has released the long awaited November/December 2015 General Certificate Examination (GCE) result. Announcing the release of the results at a news conference in Lagos, the Head, National Office of the Council, Mr. Isaac Adenipekun, said of the total 237,154 candidates who sat for the examinations, 235,542 candidates, representing 99.32% have their results fully processed ... Read More »

JAMB Delists Four Osun State Owned Tertiary Institution From Website.

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has delisted four tertiary institutions owned by Osun State Government have been from its website. They were said to be delisted for next two academic sessions on the request of the state government over plans to restructure them. The institutions as made known by the Alumni Associations of the four state-owned tertiary institutions ... Read More »

LASU Reverses Increased Acceptance Fee From ₦20,000 to ₦10,000.

The Lagos State University (LASU) has reversed the increased acceptance fee for the newly-admitted students from ₦20,000 to ₦10,000. President, Lagos State University Students Union (LASUSU)‎, Mr Adeyemi Onikoro, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos. Onikoro‎ said that the university’s authority had updated the website for the new students to pay N10, ... Read More »

University Of Ibadan, UI UTME Supplementary Admission List Released For 2015/2016

University of Ibadan, UI supplementary admission list for the 2015/2016 academic session is out. This is to inform all the prospective UTME candidates of the University of Ibadan (UI) that the management of the institution has released the supplementary admission list for the 2015/2016 academic session. UI supplementary admission list contains the names of UTME candidates offered provisional admission into ... Read More »