Ex Gov. Obi doles out a Million Naira lifeline to Imo School
    from Marame … vows to continue his to education  FORMER Governor of Anambra State, Mr Peter Obi recently donated a Million naira to Imo School for infrastructural upgrade. The ex-governor whose arrival was heralded by the Administrator and the students of  Mercy Secondary School, Okigwe charged the institution.....
Okorocha attributes high JAMB application to free Education
Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha,Wednesday attributed the highest position in the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) application for the 2017 as result of his government free education policy. .  Okorocha had said this in his reaction to a statement credited to the Registrar of JAMB, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, that.....
My federal university will never honour politicians, moneybags – Vice Chancellor
The Vice-Chancellor of Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Kayode Soremekun, on Monday said the award of honorary degrees of the institution would not go to politicians and moneybags. Mr. Soremekun spoke at a news conference in Oye-Ekiti to herald week-long activities marking the maiden convocation ceremony of the institution. According to him,.....
AUN professor to head Eastern Palm University,Ogboko
A Professor of Marketing and former dean of the School of Business & Entrepreneurship at the American University of Nigeria, Linus Osuagwu,  has been appointed pioneer Vice Chancellor of Eastern Palm University,Ogboko,Ideato-South owned by the Imo State government. Eastern Palm University was recently licensed by the National Universities Commission (NUC).....
Author supports bill to revive reading culture.
 A social entrepreneur, Mr James Okere has lent his support to the proposed bill on reading before the Imo State House of Assembly. The Bill titled: Reading and Preservation of Books Published in Imo State is being sponsored by Hon. Victor Onyewuchi; member representing Owerri West State Constituency.  The bill.....
Prospective JAMB candidates lament stressful registration process, call for extension
Prospective candidates for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination conducted by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, on Friday described ongoing registration process as very slow, cumbersome, expensive and stressful. Some of the candidates who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, in separate interviews in Kaduna and Kano,.....
FUTO Owerri sets up panel to probe students’ riot
    The management of Federal University of Technology, Owerri, FUTO, has set up a seven-man administrative panel to probe the immediate and remote causes of last Friday’s riot by students of the institution. Confirming this during an interview, yesterday, Vice Chancellor, VC, of FUTO, Professor Francis Chukwuemeka Eze, also.....
2016 GCE: WAEC withholds 13,488 results
The results of 13,488 private candidates, out of the 172,699 who sat for the 2016 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), have been withheld. Olu Adenipekun, Head of National Office (HNO) of the WAEC, announced this while releasing results of the Nov/Dec diet of the examination on Friday in.....
FG orders separate cut-off marks for varsities, others
The Federal Government has directed the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board to consult with the relevant stakeholders so as to come up with new and separate cut-off marks for admission into universities, polytechnics and colleges of education from next year. A statement issued on Monday by the Deputy Director (Press.....
PTDF 2017 scholarships opens, focus on Nigerian universities
The Petroleum Trust Development Fund (PTDF) says applications for scholarship opportunities for 2017/2018 have commenced and will focus more on sponsoring students in Nigerian universities. According to a statement on Friday by Kalu Otisi, Head of Press and External Relations, PTDF, the award is for MSc and PhD categories. The.....
FG approves take-off of 8 new private universities
  *Appoints UNILAG, UNN, UNICAL, others as mentors THE Federal Government yesterday gave its nod to the take-off of eight new private universities in Nigeria. This was sequel to a memo approved by the National Universities Commission, NUC, and presented to the Federal Executive Council, FEC, by the Federal Ministry.....
JAMB scraps use of scratch cards
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has scrapped the use of scratch cards for any of its transactions and services, describing it as “archaic,” its Registrar/Chief Executive, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, has announced. He also demanded that the Federal Government should revert to the former system where serving vice-chancellors of universities.....

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