JAMB: UTME Candidates Can Now Print Examination Slips

Court remands Philomina Chieshe, five others over JAMB’s missing N35m

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says prospective candidates for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) are free to print their examination slips for the Computer Based Test. The exam is scheduled to commence nationwide on Saturday, March 14. Rema Makes A Surprise Appearance At A High School Speaking to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday…

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RISK FACTORS FOR CANCER: Obesity surpasses smoking in causing four common cancers- Cancer Research UK

According to recent research from the charity, obesity surpasses smoking in causing four common cancers- bowel, kidney, ovarian and liver cancer. From the words of Michelle Mitchell, Cancer Research UK’s chief executive, “As smoking rates fall and obesity rates rise, we can clearly see the impact on a national health crisis when the Government puts policies in place – and…

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We’ll rid Nigeria of fake teachers by December 31: TRCN

The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) has warned that all fake and unqualified teachers in Nigeria would be flushed out of the education sector by the end of the year.  According to the council’s Registrar, Prof. Segun Ajiboye, December 31, 2019, remains the deadline for unqualified teachers in the country to acquire the necessary licence. The council had set…

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FG directs immediate return of history study to Nigerian schools

The Federal Government has directed all basic and secondary schools across the country to immediately implement the teaching of history as a standalone subject from the next academic calendar. Mr Sonny Echono, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education made this known on Friday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja. The Federal Government on June 18 promised…

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UI admits 4,000, rejects 16,000 post-UTME candidates

UI admits 4,000, rejects 16,000 post-UTME candidates

The University of Ibadan (UI) on Tuesday held an orientation programme for the newly admitted 4,000 students out of over 20,000 who sat its Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), the News Agency of Nigeria reports. According to NAN,  the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) of the university, Prof Kayode Adebowale, presided over the three-day event. The  DVC said, “The number of candidates…

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2019 UTME: We have not announced cut-off marks -JAMB

2019 UTME: We have not announced cut-off marks -JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has not published the 2019 national and general minimum cut-off marks for placement of candidates into the nation’s tertiary institutions as being speculated in some quarters. The board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, on Wednesday in Lagos. According to…

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JAMB release 4,536 withheld results, suspends navy centre for fraud

JAMB releases 4,536 withheld results, suspends navy centre for fraud

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Friday released 4,536 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results, which were withheld for allegations of multiple identities of candidates and other infractions. JAMB said the release of 4,536 out of a total 4,760 withheld results followed the decision of a committee set up to examine the multiple facial identities. The board noted…

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Second term: Gov. Ganduje declares free, compulsory education in Kano

Second term: Gov. Ganduje declares free, compulsory education in Kano

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has declared free primary and secondary education for school-age children in the state.‎ He made the declaration in his acceptance speech, shortly after being sworn in as Kano State Governor for second term in Kano on Wednesday. He promised free and compulsory basic education for all school-age children in Kano. According to him, tertiary education…

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Ghanaian varsity offers $40,000 scholarship to 2019 UTME best, Ekene Franklin

Ghanaian varsity offers $40,000 scholarship to 2019 UTME best, Ekene Franklin

Academic City College, a private university in Ghana capital city, Accra, has offered a scholarship worth $40,000 to Ekene Franklin Ezeunala, the candidate who scored 347 – the highest score – in the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The College Senior Admissions Manager (Nigeria), Mrs Ogechi Ekpe, said on the sidelines of a workshop organised by the institution for…

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Priortise education, ASUU president urges FG, state govts

Priortise education, ASUU president urges FG, state govts

Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, National President, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called on governments at all levels to give priority attention to education. Ogunyemi made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Awka. He said that since the return of democracy in Nigeria 20 years ago, successive governments had merely paid lips service to…

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