JAMB gives candidates 48 hours to complete late registration
THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB)  has given two days to candidates, who could not upload and complete their registration process, to do so. The board, in a statement issued in Abuja yesterday by its Head of Media, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, said  its website would be opened to candidates.....
UTME to hold between Feb and March, says JAMB
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said yesterday it would conduct the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) between February and March. According to a statement by its Head of Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin in Lagos, the Computer-Based Test (CBT) exam would hold in over 400 centres.....
Special audit for WAEC, NECO, others
The Federal Government has ordered a “special sudit” of the books of some government funded agencies to get a clearer picture of their expenses. The Nation gathered that President Muhammadu Buhari approved the special audit of the agencies when some irregularities were discovered in their books. According to a source,.....
FG reviews basic education system
Minister of State for Education, Professor Tony Anwukah at the weekend said the system of Basic education in Nigeria will soon be reviewed for the benefit of the Sector. The Minister stated this in Abuja while speaking to Journalists on the rot in the Nigeria Education system and specifically training.....
I’ll improve standard of education in Nigeria —Minister
Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwukah, has pledged to improve the standard of primary, secondary, polytechnic and teacher education in the country. The minister who spoke at a reception held for him in Imo State, noted that education was critical to achieving the change promised by President Muhammadu.....
UNESCO: Over 62m Nigerians are Illiterate
.Says, Nigeria needs 58 years to banish illiteracy United Nations  Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has disclosed that over 62 million Nigerians are illiterate, adding that  is inimical  to the nation’s growth. UNESCO also said it would take 58 years to eradicate illiteracy,  even with innovations  like Information and Communications.....
Killer of school prefect, 6 others in Police net
  Saka Hammed, the 19-year-old student of Gaskia College, Amukoko, Lagos, who allegedly stabbed a prefect, Saheed Jimoh, to death on Wednesday for punishing him over lateness, has been arrested by police. He was said to have been arrested by policemen attached to Amukoko Division, in his hideout somewhere around.....
Nigeria Human Rights chief, Odinkalu, to contest Unity Schools Old Students election
The Chairman, National Human Rights Commission, Chidi Odinkalu, has declared his readiness to lead Nigeria’s most populous alumni network, the Unity Schools Old Students Association, USOSA. Mr. Odinkalu, an old boy of Federal Government College, Okigwe, Imo State in a statement said education in Nigeria is under attack following pockets.....
TETFUND to spend N10bn on FUTO’s research
The Tertiary Education Trust Fund says it will spend over N10bn on the Research and Technology Park project at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State. The FUTO Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Chigozie Asiabaka, who stated this in an interview with journalists, said TETFund had released the initial N1bn for the.....
Post UTME: UNIZIK apprehends 167 impersonators
NO fewer than 167 persons,, who were alleged to be impersonators were apprehended during the just concluded Post University Matriculation Examination, Post- UTME, of the institution. It was gathered that the arrested persons have been handed over to security operatives .ion. The university’s director of information, Dr. Emma Ojukwu said.....
NCCE clears air on Alvan Ikoku varsity status
The National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE) Friday cautioned the Staff and students of the Alvan Ikoku College of Education in Owerri, the Imo State capital, to respect the directives of the Federal Government, which has put the upgrading of the College to a University on hold. The Executive.....
NUC releases list of illegal tertiary institutions (See full list)
The National Universities Commission has released a list of illegal degree awarding institutions operating in Nigeria. The schools were published in the NUC’s weekly bulletin dated August 24. According to the bulletin, the NUC Executive secretary, Julius Okojie, warned that those who patronise the schools, do so at their own.....

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