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FG Order Banks Not To Sack Workers

The federal government has directed banks, insurance and financial institutions to suspend plans to sack workers in the sector. Minister of labour and employment, Chris Ngige in a statement said; “Following spate of petitions and complaints from stakeholders in the banking, insurance and financial institutions, I hereby direct the suspension of the on-going retrenchment pending the outcome of the conciliatory ... Read More »

JAMB Admission Quota Deadline 2016/2017 Announced

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB Admission Quota Closing Date/Deadline For The 2016/2017 Admission Process Has Been Announced[Date Fixed and No Institution Should Exceed Its Admission Quota Following the decisions arrived at the just concluded 2016 JAMB Combined Policy Meeting on Admissions to Universities, Polytechnics and other higher institutions in Nigeria, the 2016 official cut-off mark has been pegged at ... Read More »

JAMB Registrar Explains Scrapping of Post UTMEs & 180 as Cut-off Mark

The Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Professor Dibu Ojerinde, has explained the scrapping of Post UTMEs in Nigerian tertiary institutions. Speaking after Education Minister, Mallam Adamu Adamu announced the scrapping of the exam, Ojerinde said universities won’t conduct post UTMEs this year. “There won’t be any written post-U TME but they would screen the candidates. It ... Read More »

FG Scraps Post-UTME, JAMB Cut-off Mark Stands at 180

The Federal Government Thursday scrapped the conduct of post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) for candidates seeking admission into higher institution. The government explained that all tertiary institutions were at liberty to conduct screening for candidates seeking admission into any school. Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, said this on Thursday in Abuja after declaring open the 2016 Combined Policy Meeting ... Read More »

Breaking News!!!WAEC Sanctions 60 Lagos Schools Over Exam Malpractices

. WAEC At least 60 public and private secondary schools in Lagos State have been sanctioned for their involvement in examination malpractices at the Senior School Certificate Examination, SSCE, held in the last one year. This came barely few days after West Africa Examination Council, WAEC, approved cancellation of entire result of any candidate found guilty of examination malpractice at ... Read More »

Three Tips For Changing Your Career, Without Starting Over

MANY professionals would like to make a career transition, but the thought of starting over can be too demoralizing. Luckily, there are ways to shift jobs or even careers without giving up your professional status. Here are three ways to capitalize on your experience: 1. Leverage the halo effect: People are generally susceptible to the “halo effect” — viewing others ... Read More »

Education Killed Reggae Music In Nigeria – Daddy Fresh Speaks

Innocent Onyebuchi Onyemuwa, popularly known as Daddy Fresh has said that education killed reggae music in the country According to the veteran singer, lack of education caused the Reggae blend of music in Nigeria which originated from Ajegunle to fizzle out because because the singers could not defend it and Hip Hop saw the loopholes and overtook them. “You see, ... Read More »

Checkout Top 10 Most Marketable Courses In Nigeria

Note also that this is not based on who earns the highest salary, but who has potential to earn decent income with his degree. Potential is the operative word here. 1. Medicine: Medicine may not earn you N500k per month at entry level, but it is the course that guarantees you job the most. I have never come across a ... Read More »

Why We Introduced Compulsory Skill Acquisition, Entrepreneur Programme – NYSC

The Director-General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier-General S. Z. Kazaure, explained why the compulsory skills acquisition and entrepreneurship programme for all corps members was introduced into the service year, saying it will enable Corps members become job creators rather than seeking scarce white collar jobs after the mandatory one-year national programme. The Director-General of NYSC, Brigadier-General S.Z. Kazaure, ... Read More »

JAMB Set To Review UTME Cut-Off Marks

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that it will fix cut-off points for all courses for this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) on June 2. JAMB spokesperson, Dr. Fabian Benjamin who disclosed this on Monday in a statement said the policy meeting which is for the exercise will be presided by the Honourable Minister of Education, ... Read More »

Fake Admission: Unilorin Expels 108 Fresh Students

The University of Ilorin says no fewer than 108 fresh students of the institution were expelled for gaining admission through dubious means. The institution’s Vice Chancellor, Professor AbdulGaniyu Ambali, disclosed this on Monday in Ilorin while exchanging views with the Commissioner of Police in Kwara, Sam Okaula, who visited him. Ambali told the commissioner that due to stable academic calendar ... Read More »

Federal Government To Establish 6 New Universities

According to NAN, the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, says the Federal Government is working toward establishing six new universities of science and technology to expand the access to tertiary education. The Education Minister Malam Adamu Adamu, disclosed this at a News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum on Tuesday in Abuja. While speaking at the forum, he emphasized that ... Read More »

WAEC May/June 2016 Is a Success, No Negative Report Recorded – WAEC PAO

The West African Examination Council, WAEC May/June 2016 Is a Success, No Negative Report Recorded – WAEC Public Affairs Officer, PAO Said The west African Examination Council (WAEC) has described the conduct of 2016 May/JUNE SSCE as successful. According to the Public Affairs Officer of the Council,Mr Damianus Ojijeogu, no negative report has been recorded in the various centres since ... Read More »

NUC List of Illegal Universities And Degree Awarding Institutions in Nigeria

The National Universities Commission has released a list of illegal degree awarding institutions operating in Nigeria. NUC wishes to inform the general public, especially parents and prospective undergraduates, that the under-listed “Degree Mills” have not been licensed by the Federal Government and have, therefore, been closed down for violating the Education (National Minimum Standards etc) Act CAP E3 Law of ... Read More »