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BREAKING : No examination on Sallah day – NECO
Education

BREAKING : No examination on Sallah day – NECO

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has debunked claim of scheduling an exam on Eid-el-Kabir (Sallah) day, July 9, as claimed by many. NECO's Head Information and Public Relations Division, Mr Azeez Sani in a statement released on Monday July 4, noted that they are conscious of the importance of religious festivals and have always made adequate provision for such in fixing examination dates. Sani said;  “The council has given a whole examination free week, beginning from July 8, to July 13, in the ongoing Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) for school-based candidates.“This is to enable Muslim faithful to have enough time to celebrate the festival.” Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE A...
Reaction as pupils make dresses with needle and thread
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Reaction as pupils make dresses with needle and thread

A teacher at a primary school in Aleto-Eleme, Rivers State has shared photos of the dresses her female pupils made with needle and thread as part of their class craft.  Angel Robinson posted the photos on Nigerian Teachers Facebook group on Saturday, July 2, 2022.  "My heart is broken. will really miss my wonderful pupils. I am relocating to Lagos to join my husband. I taught them how to make these with thread and needle. Our class craft. I will really miss them." she wrote Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/EmD6FSuOK_c
NYSC trains 1,438 Jigawa corps members on income-generating skills
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NYSC trains 1,438 Jigawa corps members on income-generating skills

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Jigawa said it trained 1,438 corps members in various income-generating skills in the state, under its Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development (SAED) Programme. SAED’s Deputy Director in the state, Mr Umar Muhammad, said this at the closing ceremony of the training on Saturday in Dutse. Muhammad said the beneficiaries, comprising 802 males and 636 females of the 2022 Batch ‘B’ stream I corps members, received the nine-day training in various income-generating trades. He explained that the beneficiaries acquired different skills ranging from bricks and interlock production, electrical/solar installation, poultry/agro-allied, photography, automobile mechanic and leather work. They were also trained in design making, ...
Tertiary institutions in Kogi will not go on strike – Yahaya Bello
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Tertiary institutions in Kogi will not go on strike – Yahaya Bello

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has said that all tertiary institutions of the state will continue to run strike-free academic calendars in conformity with his administration policies. The governor gave the assurance while addressing students at the Kogi State Polytechnic Lokoja, shortly after inspecting several projects executed by the TETFund in the institution. “My administration is very much aware of the danger and damages strike actions have on education and development and has vowed not the allow such to impede on the future of our youths and the state. “It’s the desire of my administration to ensure that students enter into any tertiary institution of their choices and graduate within the stipulated time frame without any delay whatsoever. “This, we will try and do ti...
“What others can do, I can do better” – Diminutive corps member hails herself
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“What others can do, I can do better” – Diminutive corps member hails herself

A member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Lovelyn, who is serving in Rivers State, has hailed herself.  She shared beautiful photos of herself on Facebook and wrote; "Corper Wee....Waah. Today is my CDC (NEMA) at Port Harcourt City Local Government Council. What others can do, I can do better. I walked boldly to achieve what I want. Bright future." Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/EmD6FSuOK_c
President Buhari’s granddaughter graduates from college
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President Buhari’s granddaughter graduates from college

President Buhari's granddaughter, Amal Bello has graduated from Nigerian Tulip International Colleges (NTIC)  Her mother, Hajia Hadiza Buhari and aunt, Halima Sheriff, were present at the graduation ceremony held on Tuesday, June 28, in Abuja.  More photos below... Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/EmD6FSuOK_c
BREAKING : Federal Polytechnic Oko Gets New Registrar
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BREAKING : Federal Polytechnic Oko Gets New Registrar

The Governing Council of Federal Polytechnic Oko, Anambra State, has approved the appointment of Mr Umeozor Anthony Ogochukwu, as the substantive Registrar of the institution. According to a release by the Ag Public Relations Officer of the institution Mr. Chijioke Ibeziako, the approval was made at the council emergency meeting held on 23rd June 2022. The selection board committee of the Council had earlier conducted interview for the position of Registrar and forwarded their recommendations to the Council. Mr Umeozor Anthony who hails from Uga in Anambra State has been a Deputy Registrar in the Polytechnic for 15 years. He has held positions at different capacities in the Polytechnic. He is a holder of M.Ed (Ed.Education) and is a Member of Nigeria Institute of Ma...
Adoption of UTAS critical to resolving strike — ASUU
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Adoption of UTAS critical to resolving strike — ASUU

YENAGOA-THE Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has stated that the adoption of a transparent payment platform University Transparency and Accountability Solutions,UTAS, is critical to resolving the current strike action by the Union. According to ASUU, UTAS has been proven to be a flawless payment platform but lamented that the deep-rooted penchant for corruption within government ethos are all out to frustrate its deployment. Chairperson of ASUU, Federal University Otuoke, Bayelsa State chapter, Dr Socrates Ebo, in a statement in Yenagoa, weekend, on stated that the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System,IPPIS, has been decisively proven to be a porous easily compromised payment platform. According to Ebo, the IPPIS has been ineffective in curtailin...
Reaction as Secondary school students celebrate end of WAEC exams in beer parlour {VIDEO}
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Reaction as Secondary school students celebrate end of WAEC exams in beer parlour {VIDEO}

Photos making the round online show some Secondary School students celebrating the end of their WAEC examinations in a beer parlour in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital. In the photos posted by Uyo Facebook page, Media Boyfriend, on Thursday, June 23, the students are seen gathered around a table with alcoholic drinks.  Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/EmD6FSuOK_c
UniJos Appoints First Female Registrar
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UniJos Appoints First Female Registrar

Dr Rejoice Songden, the new Registrar of the University of Jos The Governing Council of the University of Jos has appointed Dr Rejoice Songden as the first female Registrar of the institution. Abdullahi Abdullahi, Deputy Registrar, Information and Publication of the university, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Jos. According to Abdullahi, Songden, who until her new appointment was the Registrar of the Karl Kumm University, Vom near Jos, would serve for a five-year single tenure. Abdullahi explained that the governing council approved the appointment after considering the report of its selection board, which interviewed candidates for appointment to the position. ”Songden, who becomes the first female to be appointed as Registrar of the University of Jos, was...
Married women are not allowed to stay in Lagos orientation camp – Corps member laments
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Married women are not allowed to stay in Lagos orientation camp – Corps member laments

A member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Aboh Victoria Otsanya, has claimed that she and other married women including pregnant ones and nursing mothers are not allowed to stay in Lagos orientation camp.  "Iyana-lpaja orientation camp Lagos, married women are not allowed to camp weather pregnant or not, weather nursing mother or not non of us is allowed to stay in the camp" she wrote on Tuesday June 21. Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/EmD6FSuOK_c
Davido awards 5 years scholarship to Ghanaian student, Morro Suleyman who scored A1 parallel in his WAEC exams
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Davido awards 5 years scholarship to Ghanaian student, Morro Suleyman who scored A1 parallel in his WAEC exams

Nigerian singer, Davido has awarded five years scholarship to a Ghanaian student who just earned distinctions in all subjects at the West African Examinations Council (WAEC The Brilliant student identified as Morro Suleyman scored A1 parallel after he sat for the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) in 2021, but was unable to proceed to the University level due to financial reasons.  Reacting to the report earlier in the day, Davido took to his social media pages to launch a search for him. A few hours later, Davido announced that he has contacted Suleyman and, has awarded him five years scholarship at Adeleke University. He also added that  Suleyman will be given free accommodation and allowance during his stay at the school. ...
JUST IN: University Students Will Return To The Classroom Soon, Says FG
Education

JUST IN: University Students Will Return To The Classroom Soon, Says FG

The Federal Government has assured that academic activities will resume in earnest because of its commitment to resolve contending issues with the university based... Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige The Federal Government has assured that academic activities will resume in earnest because of its commitment to resolve contending issues with the university based unions. The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU), and the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) are currently on strike. Speaking after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chri...
Law student set to face disciplinary action for drinking water from a bottle instead of a glass cup at Law dinner
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Law student set to face disciplinary action for drinking water from a bottle instead of a glass cup at Law dinner

A law student is set to face a disciplinary panel after receiving a query for drinking water from a bottle at a law dinner. According to the query letter sent by authorities of the Lagos campus of the Nigerian Law school, the student violated Rule 6 (29) of the Code of Conduct for Students of the Nigeria law school on dinner etiquette and manners. See a copy of the letter as shared by Twitter user below Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/EmD6FSuOK_c
15 students score 01 in NECO entrance exam
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15 students score 01 in NECO entrance exam

15 students reportedly scored 01 in the recently released 2022 National Common Entrance Examination. The NCEE conducted by NECO is for admission into the first year of the Junior Secondary School of Federal Unity Colleges, and the 2022 edition was held on May 7, 2022, in Nigeria, as well as in the Benin Republic and Togo. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu who gave a breakdown of performance in the exam on Monday June 20, said;  “Anambra State came third with 5,335 registered candidates; out of which 5,070 candidates sat while 265 candidates were absent. Zamfara State was fourth with 4,500 registered candidates, out of which 3,745 candidates sat while 755 were absent.“The candidate that scored the highest mark is Ajidagba Akanke, an indigene of Sokoto State wit...
Alabama teen of Nigerian descent accepted into 15 prestigious universities with $2 million in scholarships
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Alabama teen of Nigerian descent accepted into 15 prestigious universities with $2 million in scholarships

An Alabama teen of Nigerian descent, Rotimi Kukoyi, has been accepted into more than 15 prestigious universities and awarded a total of more than $2 million in scholarship offers. The teen who was selected to appear on the "Jeopardy!" Teen Tournament back in 2018 got into Harvard, Stanford, Yale, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the University of Virginia, Vanderbilt, Emory, Rice, Johns Hopkins, Duke, the University of Alabama, Case Western Reserve University, UAB, Auburn University, and Washington University in St. Louis. Rotimi Kukoyi decided to attend The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has accepted the school's Morehead-Cain Scholarship, the oldest merit scholarship in the country "With this scholarship, I’m able to choo...
BREAKING : Kaduna government sacks NUT President and over 2000 teachers ‘for failing to pass competence test’
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BREAKING : Kaduna government sacks NUT President and over 2000 teachers ‘for failing to pass competence test’

2,357 teachers have been sacked by Kaduna State Universal Basic Education Board (KADSUBEB) for reportedly failing to pass the competence test held in the state. KADSUBEB spokesperson, Hauwa Mohammed said the Board conducted a competence test for over 30,000 teachers in December 2021.  2,192 primary school teachers, including the National President of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) were dismissed for refusing to sit for the test. 165 teachers out of the 27,662 teachers that sat for the competence test, were also sacked for poor performances. Teachers who passed the exam will be included in Teacher Professional Development (TPD) programmes to enhance their capacities to deliver quality teaching to pupils. The statement read;  “...
ASUU strike unnecessary, says JAMB registrar Oloyede
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ASUU strike unnecessary, says JAMB registrar Oloyede

Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, the Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has said the ongoing national strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) was unnecessary. Oloyede said this on Friday in Ilorin during the flag-off and presentation of equipment, facilitated by JAMB, at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH). He urged the leadership of the ASUU to call off the ongoing industrial action by university lecturers in the country. The registrar, who was the former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, noted that the protracted and incessant strikes by unions in the nation’s tertiary institutions were capable of causing irreparable damage, not just to the students, but also to the nation. Oloyede, therefore, urged both the gov...
Art teacher sacked after letting 15-year-old pupils simulate masturbation
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Art teacher sacked after letting 15-year-old pupils simulate masturbation

A teacher has been sacked and banned from the teaching profession indefinitely after she oversaw an inappropriate school project that also saw students simulate masturbation. Emma Wright, 41, allowed 15-year-old pupils pose topless and simulate masturbation at school. She also let her students smoke, pose in swimwear and make offensive gestures in uniform. She has now been banned from teaching indefinitely after overseeing the class for a school art project at Huxlow Science College in Northamptonshire. Mrs Wright was struck off after the Teaching Regulation Agency (TRA) decided she had broken safeguarding rules. She had initially been reported to the TRA in 2018 by the school's head of art and design, who had come across her teenage students' portfolios of wo...
ASUU issue is not as simple as it seems – Lai Mohammed
Education

ASUU issue is not as simple as it seems – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has given indications that the lingering tussle between it and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is not as simple as it appears. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said this while speaking to state house correspondents after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari on June 15. He said that in spite of the complexities, a lot is being done behind the scene to resolve the issues. Mr. Mohammed argued that the Federal Government is concerned about the protracted issues with the lecturers and will continue to work to find an early resolution to the problem. ASUU embarked on its latest nationwide strike since February 14 over issues bothering the adoption of the Integrated Personne...
JUST IN : ASUU Drags Obaseki To Court Over Suspension Of Unions’ Activities
Education

JUST IN : ASUU Drags Obaseki To Court Over Suspension Of Unions’ Activities

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has dragged the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, before the National Industrial Court in Benin following  suspension of union activities across state-owned higher institutions. The suspended unions are ASUU, Non-Academic Staff of Universities (NASU), Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU), Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Non-Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics and all allied Unions. Other defendants in the suit are Edo State Government and Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice. The suit filed by Kingsley Obamogie on behalf of claimants, Dr. Cyril Onogbosele (Chairmen) and Dr. William Odion (Assistant Secretary) of ASUU, Ambrose Alli University, Ek...
Female secondary school students suspended after being spotted in viral video smoking shisha in their school uniform {VIDEO}
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Female secondary school students suspended after being spotted in viral video smoking shisha in their school uniform {VIDEO}

Some girls believed to be students at the Sunyani Senior High School in Ghana have reportedly been suspended after being spotted in a viral video smoking shisha.  In the video which triggered mixed reactions, the girls were seen smoking from a shisha pipe as they gather in a room. They also carried this out while in their school uniform.  Watch the video below..... https://www.instagram.com/tv/CeqvTwluzTT/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/EmD6FSuOK_c
WAEC arrests supervisors in Lagos, Kano, Bayelsa and Kaduna over malpractice
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WAEC arrests supervisors in Lagos, Kano, Bayelsa and Kaduna over malpractice

The Head of Nigeria National Office of West African Examination Council (WAEC), Patrick Areghan, disclosed that about 10 supervisors have been arrested for alleged involvement in examination malpractices in the ongoing Senior Secondary Certificate Examination. Speaking on Thursday, June 9, during supervision of the examination in four centres in Abuja, Areghan said the arrests were made in Lagos, Kano, Bayelsa and Kaduna States. He said: "Our major problem lies with the supervisors as only few of them are reliable and it’s unfortunate these are the supervisors that were nominated by the various states ministry of education and we employed them. We don’t have the power to nominate any supervisors on our own we only made use of credible teachers supplied to us by the ministry...
NLC Urges FG To End Strike By ASUU, Others
Education

NLC Urges FG To End Strike By ASUU, Others

Ademola Olonilua The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on the Federal Government to end the strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities and other university-based unions. The NLC President, Mr Ayuba Wabba, made the call in his contributions to the report of the Director-General, International Labour Organisation, during the 110th International Labour Conference in Geneva, Switzerland. The conference which opened on Tuesday has the theme: “Social justice, decent work”. According to Wabba, the NLC has written to the Federal Government on how to end the universities’ workers’ strike. “We call on the government to bring this strike to an end without further delay,” he said. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that while the Federal Government conti...
UBEC To Spend N2bn On Schools’ Personnel Audit
Education

UBEC To Spend N2bn On Schools’ Personnel Audit

Hamid Bobboyi, UBEC Taiwo Adeniy The Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Hamid Bobboyi, says N2bn has been earmarked for the 2022 National Personnel Audit (NPA).    He said the audit had commenced in 17 states in the South East and South South; while the northern phase, covering 19 states and the Federal Capital Territory, would begin on July 4 and end on July 23.   He spoke in Abuja yesterday during the 2022 National Personnel Audit briefing.   He said the availability of credible data remained a major challenge in basic education implementation.    He said the 2022 personnel audit should be seen in the light of updating the basic education database created in 2022. He said enumerators would visit all basic...
First set of film trainees graduate from Kunle Afolayan’s KAP Academy
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First set of film trainees graduate from Kunle Afolayan’s KAP Academy

By Sampson Unamka On Jun 5, 2022  Share Following a ten-week intensive training on post-production techniques, 10 students have graduated from the Kunle Afolayan Production (KAP) Film and Television Academy. The diploma course is a partnership program with the University of Southern California’s (USC) School of Cinematic Arts (SCA) and Netflix to impart knowledge to improve the skill of young filmmakers, and by extension, improve the overall production quality of films from the local film industry. The successful candidates are Toye Peter, Ifeanyi Passion, Todumu Adegoke, Adesuwa Omon, Ugbede Peter, Oyinbra Fegha, Emeka Egbueui, Unyime Patrick, Temitope Folarin and Candace John-Jumbo. They were awarded a diploma in post-production editing (Picture Cropp...
Nigerian lady bags Masters from Canadian University with perfect CGPA of 4/4
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Nigerian lady bags Masters from Canadian University with perfect CGPA of 4/4

A Nigerian student, Oluwabunmi Amosu, has bagged a Masters in Education and Society from the McGill University, Canada. Ms. Amosun, an orphan who lost her father just last year, graduated with a distinction and perfect Cumulative Grade Point Average of 4.0/4.0. She took to LinkedIn after her convocation ceremony to honor her late parents and dedicated her win to her "beloved father". She wrote: "Today, I am grateful to have graduated with a distinction and a perfect CGPA (4.0/4.0) at McGill University, Canada (M.A Education and Society)."I had a total of 15A’s in all of my courses, a milestone that I am proud of! So much hard-work. I dedicate this WIN to my beloved father (Sewhenu Amosu) who I lost exactly one year ago (June 2nd, 2021). "Dear Papa, today I walk across ...
US teacher accused of sending nude pictures to teenage student
Education

US teacher accused of sending nude pictures to teenage student

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Oklahoma teacher Ivy Reaneau, 28, who is accused of sending a nude picture and inappropriate video to a 16-year-old student after hearing rumours that he liked her Ivy Reneau is facing charges after she allegedly sent a topless photo of herself and another of her "posing in front of the mirror sideways with no clothes on, her breast was exposed along with her butt," according to court records cited by KFOR Oklahoma. Reneau taught at Oklahoma based Midwest City Middle School and was also an assistant soccer coach, New York Post reports. She met the underage teen at practice, where both high school and middle school teams share the same field, and "heard rumours that he liked her and wanted to watch her run," accord...
BREAKING : Hijab Crisis, Kwara government reopens Baptist School four months after it was closed down
Education

BREAKING : Hijab Crisis, Kwara government reopens Baptist School four months after it was closed down

Kwara State Government has reopened Oyun Baptist High School, Ijagbo, four months after the school was closed down following a crisis caused by the wearing of Hijab by female students in the school.  A clash had ensued between Muslim and Christian parents who stormed the institution to defend their respective faith on the wearing of Hijab by female Muslim students. Permanent Secretary in the State Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development, Mrs Mary Adeosun, in a statement shared on Wednesday June 1, said the school would reopen for academic activities from Friday, June 3. Adeosun noted that the government’s decision to reopen the school is to restore normalcy in the institution. The statement read;  “The Ministry’s decis...
Cars parked in student’s car park compared to cars parked in the lecturer’s car park in a tertiary institution in Nigeria {VIDEO}
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Cars parked in student’s car park compared to cars parked in the lecturer’s car park in a tertiary institution in Nigeria {VIDEO}

A video showing the cars driven by students of a tertiary institution and those driven by lecturers of the same school has started a conversation online. The video shows new and more expensive cars parked in the student's car park, then zooms to the older cars parked in the lecturer's car park. The woman who filmed the cars is heard laughing as she compares the cars driven by students to those driven by the lecturers. The video was said to be recorded in Federal Polytechnic,  Ede. This has now led to a conversation about how well lecturers are paid in Nigerian institutions. Watch the video below... https://www.instagram.com/tv/CeOhF0AuuIG/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story:...
Lowly boy from Agbado’ who graduated from Harvard returns to honour his parents at their small business that sponsored his education
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Lowly boy from Agbado’ who graduated from Harvard returns to honour his parents at their small business that sponsored his education

A young man who graduated from Wharton and Harvard has returned to honour his parents who made it possible. Temitope Akande paid a visit to his parents at their small bookstore and gave them matching Harvard sweatshirts to wear. He revealed that his parents' bookstore practically raised him. He said he couldn't have done it without his parents, especially his mother. He said the bookstore ensured he didn't starve and also provided the knowledge that expanded the limits of what he could aspire to. He revealed that he is now a graduate of two prestigious institutions - Wharton and Harvard. His post on LinkedIn has gone viral with over 101,000 users reacting. Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM...
GEM Foundation distributes free pads to female students in Lagos
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GEM Foundation distributes free pads to female students in Lagos

The Godliness, Equity and Moderation (GEM) foundation on Monday distributed free pads to school students in Lagos State to mark this year’s World Menstrual Hygiene Day. School children from Easy Flow College, Meiran area of Lagos were given free pads by the foundation after health seminars were held. The distribution was done in conjunction with Baos Health Care Services. Chief Executive Officer, GEM Foundation, Jemima Akomaye said the foundation was birthed from a heart burdened with care for the girl-child, saying she had always sought for a better means to reach out to them in their numbers. Akomaye said about 100 pads were distributed to students of the school from 11 years and above. “The foundation officially began on the 13th of May 2020. It started off as an...
BREAKING : ASUP suspends strike, directs members to resume work Monday
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BREAKING : ASUP suspends strike, directs members to resume work Monday

 Share The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic(ASUP) has directed its members to resume work on Monday May 30, 2022 following the expiration of its two- week strike. The union said it took the decision following some progress made with the Federal Government regarding its demands. ASUP, in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Abdullahi Yalwa disclosed that the government had met four of its demands. It said the decision to resume work was to give the federal government more time to meet the remaining five demands. The statement reads: “The two weeks definite strike of the union will be rounding off on the 29th of May, 2022 as agreed by the emergency meeting of NEC. “Consequently, the union is requesting members to resume duties effectiv...
Happy Children’s day, Greetings from Snow TV Management and crew.
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Happy Children’s day, Greetings from Snow TV Management and crew.

Children are a gift to families and they are meant to be appreciated and adored everywhere around the world, especially on a day like this. This is why a day is set annually in each country to celebrate kids and allow them to express themselves and be happy. In Nigeria, the 27th of May is set aside to celebrate children; on this day every year, children in Nigeria are granted a holiday as part of the government’s plan of promoting civilization in the country to create recognition of the welfare and rights of the children. Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/EmD6FSuOK_c
Children’s Day: Six Fun Spots For Kids To Visit
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Children’s Day: Six Fun Spots For Kids To Visit

Source: National Today Children are a gift to families and they are meant to be appreciated and adored everywhere around the world, especially on a day like this. This is why a day is set annually in each country to celebrate kids and allow them to express themselves and be happy. In Nigeria, the 27th of May is set aside to celebrate children; on this day every year, children in Nigeria are granted a holiday as part of the government’s plan of promoting civilization in the country to create recognition of the welfare and rights of the children. On this special day, Daily Trust lists six fun spots in Nigeria, where parents can take their children to in different parts of Nigeria. Hi-Impact Planet Amusement Park The Hi-Impact Planet is a world-class amusement theme park a...
UNILORIN Accounting student wins tax quiz
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UNILORIN Accounting student wins tax quiz

 Share Stephen Ajitoni, a 300-level accounting student of University of Illorin (UNILORIN), has won the Eighth Edition of the Annual Tax quiz competition. The competition, which was organised by the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) was held during the institute’s Annual Tax Conference in Abuja. The winner beat five other contestants who are from other universities in Nigeria. Other universities’ contestants were from Redeemer’s University, Ede, Bayero University, Kano, Obafemi  Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto. In the end, Ajuwon Oreoluwa, a 400-level student of Redeemers University, was the first runner up and Olarongbe Lukman from Bayero University was the second runner up...
25-year-old class teacher arrested for allegedly defiling his 13-year-old pupil in Ogun
Crime, Education

25-year-old class teacher arrested for allegedly defiling his 13-year-old pupil in Ogun

A 25 years old class teacher at a nursery and primary school in Ago Iwoye was on May 19th arrested by men of Ogun state police command for allegedly having unlawful carnal knowledge of a 13 years old girl(name withheld), who is a pupil in his class. The suspect, Ayobami Oluwatobiloba Runsewe, was arrested following a report lodged at Ago Iwoye divisional headquarters by the victim's mother, who came to the station with the victim and reported that the suspect lured the victim to his house at Ayegbami area of Ago Iwoye after the school lesson at about 4:30 pm and forcefully had unlawful carnal knowledge of her. The blood-soaked pants of the victim was brought to the station as evidence. Upon the report, the DPO Ago Iwoye, SP Noah Adekanye detailed his detectives to t...
Actress Shaffy Bello celebrates as her son bags degree from US university (photos)
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Actress Shaffy Bello celebrates as her son bags degree from US university (photos)

Actress Shaffy Bello is in a celebratory mood as her son, Ashton Akinrimisi, recently bagged a degree from Bowie state university, Maryland UK. The proud mum shared photos of Ashton at his graduation ceremony and wrote; ''.My Joy is FULLBless the name of Lord. @iconic_ashton You put in the work and God blessed your efforts. Wa diru wa di igba. Your latter will be greater my love. '' Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/EmD6FSuOK_c
Male students hoot at female student as she walks to meet a friend in a car {VIDEO}
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Male students hoot at female student as she walks to meet a friend in a car {VIDEO}

Some male students have been spotted in a viral video hooting at a female student as she walked to meet a friend in a car.  Asides making weird sounds, they also shouted "happy mothers' day" repeatedly. The video is believed to have been taken at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Ghana.  Watch the video below........ https://www.instagram.com/tv/Cdy6ATGt3XF/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/EmD6FSuOK_c
Namibian school warns Parents of ‘demonic’ webpage indoctrinating children
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Namibian school warns Parents of ‘demonic’ webpage indoctrinating children

A Namibian school has warned parents of a “demonic” webpage which they say is indoctrinating children into committing evil acts. In a letter dated 16 May 2022, the state-owned Grootfontein Secondary School warned parents to take note of the web pages “Chucky’s Cheese Restaurant” and “FNAF – Five Nights at Freddy” to ensure that their children are not exposed to them. Mr Botma, the principal at the school, said the authorities noticed that some of the children were acting strange and out of character. Botma said they discovered that the children in question came in contact with the Chucky’s Cheese Restaurant webpage. The letter read;  16 May 2022RE: CHUCK’S CHEESE & FNAFIt is with great concern that we bring the following to your attention. We have noticed that ...
Cubana Chief  Priest joins protesting students over ASSU strike
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Cubana Chief Priest joins protesting students over ASSU strike

Share Popular Instagram celebraty Cubana Chief Priest has pledged support for students engaging in peaceful protest to put an end to the ongoing Academic staff Union of Universities(ASUU) strike. According to Cubana, the crime rate keeps increasing because youths are not properly engaged. In a shared Instagram post on his page, Obi Cubana was seen alighting from his car to join students protesting while they jubilately received him. The video caption reads partly: “If Students Begin Peaceful Protest Because Of This ASUU Strike I Go Support Them For The Movement With My Full Chest Just The Same Way Groups Bought Aspiration Forms Worth Hundreds Of Millions For Politicians. The Crime Rate Keeps Increasing Because The Youths Are Not Properly Engaged With Education.” ...
ASUU rejects appointment of FUTA’s first female VC
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ASUU rejects appointment of FUTA’s first female VC

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, (ASUU) Federal University of Technology Akure chapter, has rejected appointment of Prof. Adenike Oladiji as the new Vice-chancellor of the institution. Though Oladiji’s appointment as the eight substantive VC of the institution was rectified by Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Ambassador Godknows Igali, the union alleged that the selection process was fraught with fraud and lacks transparency. In a statement released by concerned members of Senate and signed by Prof. P. A. Aborisade and Prof. M. B. Oyun, it was also alleged that the appointment contravened the law of the university, (Act No 11 of 1993) as amended (2003) concerning the processes of the selection of a Vice-Chancellor. They noted that leaning to vot...
Moment SS3 students vandalize school property after principal fled with their WAEC fees and put up the school for sale {VIDEO}
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Moment SS3 students vandalize school property after principal fled with their WAEC fees and put up the school for sale {VIDEO}

Tension and uncertainty has shrouded the atmosphere around a secondary school in Edo state, as students go on rampage after discovering that their principal has swindled them. The Senior Secondary (SS3) students, according to reports, had arrived the school premises to take their West African School Certificate Examination, WAEC, only to discover that the head of the school has put it up for sale and absconded with the examination feesTo this end, the embittered students resorted to violence as they vandalize the school property. A video capturing the scenes is currently making the rounds. Watch Video Below: https://www.instagram.com/tv/CdtxTcZMdiY/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEW...
ASUP gives FG 14 days ultimatum as it threatens to embark on an indefinite strike if demands are not met
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ASUP gives FG 14 days ultimatum as it threatens to embark on an indefinite strike if demands are not met

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has given the Federal Government a fourteen-day ultimatum threatening to embark on an indefinite strike if its demands are not met. This comes following an emergency meeting of the National Executive Council of ASUP. The union resolved that its members would begin an indefinite strike if the federal government fails to meet its seven-point demand within the next two weeks. The union listed the immediate release of N15 billion revitalization funds for polytechnics approved by president Muhammad Buhari eleven months ago, as one of their major demands. Others include the immediate release of arrears of the new minimum wage owed to polytechnic staff. The union also urged the federal government to address the issue of...
No plan to join ASUU strike, UniOsun declares
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No plan to join ASUU strike, UniOsun declares

The Management of the Osun State University (UniOSUN), has declared that the school has no intention of joining the ongoing industrial action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). This is contained in a statement issued by the University’s Public Relations Officer, Adesoji Ademola, on Monday. The management’s position is contrary to comments made by the ASUU branch acting chairman of the school, Dr. Wende Olaosebikan. Adesoji said that the institution will not join the ASUU strike, so as not to disrupt the school academic calendar. “The selling point of UniOsun is that we don’t miss or extend our academic calendar. Our four years is always four years. “We have, at a point called the ASUU national chairman, and we made our position known concerning joining ...
ASUU : UNIBEN Students Ground Activities At Federal Secretariat In Edo
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ASUU : UNIBEN Students Ground Activities At Federal Secretariat In Edo

Activities at the Federal Secretariat in Benin, Edo State were Monday grounded following the protest by students of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), over the ongoing Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) strike. The student barricaded the gates of the secretariat and asked the workers to return home. President of the UNIBEN Student Union Government, Foster Amadin, said they decided to shut the federal government offices in the state to press home their demand for the resolution of the crisis. “Education has been taken to an unserious level and the federal government is busy with the election, forgetting the fact that there are many students at home due to the ASUU strike. “We are appealing to those concerned to step in and find a solution. “All the Federal office...
University presents new mum’s degree to her at the hospital after she went into labour on her graduation day {VIDEO}
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University presents new mum’s degree to her at the hospital after she went into labour on her graduation day {VIDEO}

A new mum looking forward to walking the stage on her graduation day went into labour on the same day, so her university brought the graduation to her hospital room. Jada Sales took to Twitter to share photos of herself at the hospital with her newborn son. She also shared a video of a staff from Dillard University at the hospital to present her with her certificate. She wrote in the caption: "I thought I was gonna walk across the stage to get my degree, instead I got my baby. My sweet face decided to make his way on MY big day (now his). "Shoutout to my university for still bringing my graduation and degree to me. Ima college graduate & mommy, talk to me nice!" Watch her graduation ceremony which held at the hospital below... https://www.instagr...
ASUU strike : ‘My children are being affected too’ – Ex Education Minister, Nwajiuba says
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ASUU strike : ‘My children are being affected too’ – Ex Education Minister, Nwajiuba says

The former Minister of State for Education Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has apologised to Nigerians over the ongoing strike by the Academic Union of Universities (ASUU), claiming that his children are also affected by the situation. Nwajiuba, a presidential candidate for the All Progressives Congress (APC), resigned from the ministry of education on Wednesday May 11, after President Muhammadu Buhari directed all political office holders who are seeking to contest in the 2023 general elections to resign from their positions latest by May 16. ASUU extended its strike by another 12 weeks last Monday following the Federal Government’s refusal to honour the agreement signed by both parties. Speaking during a programme on Channels Television, Sunday Politics, Nwajiuba said; “...
JUST IN : JAMB Releases 2022 UTME Results
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JUST IN : JAMB Releases 2022 UTME Results

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released results of the just concluded 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The board also outlined process to check the results of the 2022 UTME which began on Friday, 6th May, 2022 and ended on Friday 13th May, 2022.” This was contained in a statement signed by JAMB’s Head, Public Affairs and Protocol, Dr Fabian Benjamin, on Saturday. He said: “To check the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) result, all a candidate needs to do is to simply send UTMERESULT to 55019 using the same phone number that he/she had used for registration and the result would be returned as a text message.” According to him, this is the only process of checking the 2022 UTME results for now as the Board ...
ASUU, others to end strike soon – FG assures Nigerians
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ASUU, others to end strike soon – FG assures Nigerians

The Federal Government has expressed optimism that the lingering strike by the various university unions will end soon. In a statement released on Friday, May 13, the Head, Press and Public Relations in the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Olajide Oshundun, said the various meetings between the FG and the unions will most likely yield positive results by next week. The Academic Staff Union of Universities, the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, the Non-Academic Staff Union, and the Association of Academic Technologists are currently on strike, demanding the government's response to their various needs. .Oshundun in the statement released, quoted the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, as saying  “We had a cordial and fruitful discussion. ...
JUST IN  : FUTA gets first female Vice Chancellor
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JUST IN : FUTA gets first female Vice Chancellor

Professor Adenike Temidayo Oladiji has been appointed by the governing Council of the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) as the eighth substantive Vice Chancellor of the University.  The Council presided over by the Pro-Chancellor, Chairman of Council, Ambassador (Dr.) Godknows Igali, ratified the appointment at its special meeting held on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Oladiji succeeds Professor Joseph Fuwape, whose term ends on Monday, May 23, 2022. At the commencement of the process, the Council shortlisted 20 candidates out of the 27 male and one female candidates that applied for the position for interview at the close of application for the post. However, 19 candidates were interviewed with one of the shortlisted candidates failing to show up. At the end...
ASUU strike won’t destroy Buhari’s legacy, it’s an endemic issue – Femi Adesina
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ASUU strike won’t destroy Buhari’s legacy, it’s an endemic issue – Femi Adesina

Presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina has said that the continous strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) under the Buhari-led administration won't affect his principal's legacies.  Claiming that ASUU strike is an endemic issue which began years ago, Adesina stated that the federal government is committed to ensuring resolutions of the areas of concern. He said;  “He (referring to Buhari) appealed to ASUU to consider the plight of those young ones. It shows that the president is ready to have this matter resolved once and for all.“Last week, I saw something on Facebook that Alhaji Shehu Shagari was appealing to ASUU to go back to class. Alhaji Shagari ruled 43 years ago.“That shows you that this is an endemic issue. Left to the...
JUST IN : Buhari Begs ASUU To Call Off Strike
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JUST IN : Buhari Begs ASUU To Call Off Strike

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to call off the ongoing strike in the interest of students. The President made the appeal Thursday at the 19th National Productivity Day and the conferment of the National Productivity Order of Merit Award (NPOM) on 48 eminent Nigerians and organisations in both the public and private sectors, for their high productivity, hardwork and excellence. Buhari, who urged ASUU to consider the plight of students, also urged students in public tertiary institutions to be patient. He said the government had continued to strive in order to address the nagging issues in the nation’s university system within the ambit of the resources available. The President, in a statement issued by his spokesma...
Minimum Wage: Primary Teachers Shut Schools In Enugu
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Minimum Wage: Primary Teachers Shut Schools In Enugu

. An industrial action declared by the Enugu State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has paralysed activities in public primary schools in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the union ordered the indefinite strike with effect from May 9, in a circular: No. 001/05/2022, signed by the state Chairman, Theophilus Nweke, and Secretary, Macs Nnaji. The action is to protest against the state government’s refusal to implement the N30,000 minimum wage in primary schools. A NAN correspondent who monitored the strike, which was in its third day, reports that there is total compliance by the teachers as all the public primary schools visited in Enugu metropolis were under lock and key. In a reaction, the Commissioner for Education, Prof Uche Eze, ...
ASUP declares two weeks warning strike
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ASUP declares two weeks warning strike

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) will commence a 2-week warning strike from Monday May 16.  The decision was taken at an emergency meeting of its National Executive Council on Wednesday May 11.  ASUP which suspended its industrial action declared on the 6th of April 2021 on the 10th of June, 2021 following the signing of a Memorandum of Action (MoA) with the government, said the strike became necessary over refusal of the federal government to meet their demand.  President of the union, Anderson Ezeibe listed some of the demand to include release of the approved revitalization fund for the sector, approved N15bn, yet to be released 11 months after approval by the President. A statement released by ASUP read;  “Non-release of ...
UPDATE : JAMB explains why they are yet to release UTME results
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UPDATE : JAMB explains why they are yet to release UTME results

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has explained why they are yet to release results from the just concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.  JAMB's Registrar/Chief Executive, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede said on Tuesday May 10, that the delay is because of some internal appraisal.  Oloyede noted that JAMB won't rush to release results because it had asked people to submit reports, particularly of malpractices. He told Punch;  “Yes, we have no reason not to release the results but we are also doing some internal appraisal. One, we don’t want this situation where you release results and you start to withdraw some; so we have asked people to submit reports, particularly of malpractices.“And for the first day after the...
BREAKIING : JAMB releases important statement on 2022 UTME results
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BREAKIING : JAMB releases important statement on 2022 UTME results

File Photo: UTME CandidatesPublished By: Michael Adesina 10th May, 2022 The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said the results for its ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) were undergoing a form of scrutiny before being released to candidates. The board revealed this in its Weekly Bulletin of the Office of the Registrar on Tuesday, in Abuja. The examination body confirmed that 1.4 million candidates have so far sat for its 2022 exercise across the country and their results would soon be released. JAMB, however, noted that the results of candidates caught cheating on CCTV will be withheld. ” About 1.4 million candidates have so far taken the examination across the country with some examination towns and centres completing their ...
ABSU medical school loses accreditation, NMA blames state government
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ABSU medical school loses accreditation, NMA blames state government

The Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC) has withdrawn the accreditation given to Abia State University Teaching Hospital, Aba (ABSUTH). The accreditation was withdrawn following some inadequacies the universities regulatory body unearthed. The Teaching hospital is the training environment for the Clinical Medical Students and forms part of the teaching facilities. With the new development, the School will no longer admit new students to study Medicine and Surgery.  Lamenting over this, Chairman of Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Abia State chapter, Dr. Chimezie Okwuonu said it was disturbing that ABSUTH has lost its accreditation. He noted that ABSUTH has been plagued by interrupted operations due to agitations and industrial actions by the worker...
1.45m Candidates Sat For 2022 UTME, Says JAMB
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1.45m Candidates Sat For 2022 UTME, Says JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said about 1.45 million candidates out of 1, 761, 338 million have so far taken the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) across the nation. The board said some examination towns and centres have completed their allotted number of candidates for the year while the results of sessions already taken would be released to the respective candidates soon. The JAMB which commenced nationwide on Friday, according to the board, is expecting the total number of 1.761, 338 million who registered in 755 Computer Based Centres (CBCs) to write the entrance exams that will end on May 16. According the JAMB’s weekly Bulletin, the released of these results is with a caveat that after previewing the CCTV footage of the co...