ACADEMIC City College, a private university in Accra, Ghana, has offered 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 … [Read more...] about Why we offered $40,000 scholarship to UTME best, Ekene, by Ghanaian varsity
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called on well-meaning Nigerians to caution the Federal Government to honour its agreement with the union to forestall further industrial crisis in the nation’s tertiary education sector. The … [Read more...] about FG/ASUU Agreement: Union wants Nigerians to caution FG over non-implementation
Authorities of the University of Ilorin (Unilorin) have began lobbying the National Universities Commission (NUC) for increase in the existing admission quota allotted the institution initially pegged at 10,900, it was learnt In deed Vice … [Read more...] about Unilorin to admit 12,000 candidates for 2019/2020 academic session
The Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Dr. Hamid Bobboyi has revealed that only 57 per cent of the nation’s basic education teachers are qualified. He also said that there was an increase from 841,716 in 2008 … [Read more...] about Only 57% of basic education teachers are qualified -UBEC
Former Vice Chancellor of the Micheal Okpara University, Umudike, Prof Ikenna Onyido, on Friday expressed regrets over the dominance of mediocres in the nation’s university system. Onyido spoke while delivering the lecture titled “The … [Read more...] about Mediocres dominating our varsities, says EX-VC
Following the Supreme Court Judgement on Zamfara All Progressive Congress (APC) participation in the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it will announce its decision on Monday. The … [Read more...] about Zamfara elections: INEC to announce decision on Monday
The Senate, on Thursday, passed the City University of Technology (Est, etc) Yaba Bill, 2018 for second reading. The decision followed a motion by Sen. Gbenga Ashafa (APC-Lagos) at the plenary presided over by Senate President, Bukola Saraki in … [Read more...] about Senate okays bill seeking to upgrade Yabatech to varsity status
The University of Ibadan presently suffers about 1, 834 shortage of staff and which is making the few available staff overworked. The disclosure was made by the Institution’s Vice Chancellor, Prof Idowu Olayinka, on Thursday in an address at the … [Read more...] about UI has 1,834 personnel shortage, says VC
The Ondo State government has dismissed news making the rounds that it has increased tuition in all the state-owned tertiary institutions. The state government says it has not discussed the issue of fee increment or planned to raise the tuition … [Read more...] about No hike in Ondo institutions’ fees, says govt
Edo State Government has called Nigerians to disregard the schemes of a few greedy individuals who have been angling to corner the state’s resources for themselves through the dissemination of fake news and rumours in the media. In a statement, … [Read more...] about Edo government warns Nigerians to beware of greedy politicians
Outgoing Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun, is leaving office in six days, without resolving the crisis at the Tai Solarin College of Education in Omu. Will the incoming Governor Dapo Abiodun bell the cat? This is the question being asked by … [Read more...] about Will Dapo Abiodun end Education College crisis?
The 2018 Maltina Teacher of the Year (MTOY) champion, Mr Olasukanmi Opeifa, has described the award by the Nigerian Breweries PLC as one of the best and most inclusive in the world. At a briefing to announce entries for 2019 MTOY at the Civic … [Read more...] about Best teacher lauds award as Maltina opens entries for 2019
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has concluded arrangements for the presentation of awards to five tertiary institutions at its maiden edition of the 2018 National Tertiary Admissions Performance Merit Award … [Read more...] about JAMB set to honour 5 tertiary institutions at maiden award ceremony
The Minister for Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu has commended the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for ensuring service delivery to the public. The minister said this during the Unveiling of the Remodeled JAMB Headquarters Complex … [Read more...] about Education Minister lauds JAMB for service delivery, integrity
With a score of 347, 14-year-old Franklin Ekene Ezeunala made the best result in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). But his age may be a hindrance in his admission bid. The eligible age for admission is 16. Should he be … [Read more...] about What age for varsity admission?