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JAMB 2017: Examining Nigeria

By Hamidu Dambarewa With the last batch of 85,000 candidates rescheduled for JAMB examination this year’s exercise came to an eventful and highly impactful conclusion. Th e successful JAMB outing under a new helmsman and management is a pointer to ...

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Niger lecturers embark on strike

By Aideloje Ojo Minna Niger state owned tertiary institutions yesterday embarked on strike thereby paralysing academic activities in the institutions. Blueprint learnt that four of the fi ve state owned institutions, namely, Niger state College of Education (COE) Minna, Justice ...

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AUN appoints Yusuf dean, Business School

Th e American University of Nigeria (AUN) has appointed a new Dean of School of Business & Entrepreneurship (SBE). A former Group Executive Director with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Attahir Yusuf, now heads the SBE, one of ...

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Don tasks govts on guidance, counseling

By Aideloje Ojo Minna A lecturer at the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University (IBBU), Lapai, Niger state, Prof. Gorge Bamidele Eweniyi, has called on federal and state governments to allocate reasonable percentage of their annual education budget to guidance and counselling ...

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JAMB warns candidates on multiple registrations

By Martin Paul Abuja Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has again warned all prospective candidates against double or more entries for direct entry and Unifi ed Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for foreign centres. JAMB in a statement yesterday by ...

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Student dies aborting pregnancy in Plateau

A 21-year-old student of the Federal College of Education, Pankshin in Plateau, was found dead in her room. Th e News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) sources stated that curious neighbours peeped through the window of the girl’s room to ascertain ...

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4 arraigned for hacking WAEC website

Police have arraigned four persons accused of hacking into the website of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC). Th e suspects, Samuel Onuora, Patrick Nwodo, Effi ong Joseph and Chijioke Nwachu, were arraigned before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal ...

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Reject hate jingoists, ASUU urges Nigerians

By Agboola Bayo Ibadan Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has reassured the academic communities of it interested in championing the cause of ordinary Nigerians who are suff ering from the current anti-masses policies of the government. Former ASUU President ...

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Adamu condoles with Faith Tanko’s family

By Martin Paul Abuja Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu has extended his heart-felt sympathy and condolences to parents of Miss Faith Isa Tanko, a senior secondary student of Federal Government Girls’ College, Langtang, Plateau state, who died recently of ...

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Umahi inaugurates school feeding committee

By Jacob Ogodo and Egwu Agha Amarachukwu, Abakaliki Ebonyi state Governor, Chief David Umahi, has in a minor cabinet reshuffle, redeployed two commissioners to new ministries in a way to achieve efficiency and inaugurated a state’s steering committee on primary ...

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JAMB tasks CBT owners on facilities

Abuja Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has tasked Computer Based Test (CBT) owners on facilities as preparations for the 2018 Unifi ed Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME), begin soon. JAMB Registrar, Professor Is-haq Oloyde said in a speech delivered at ...

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JAMB holds rescheduled exams tomorrow

By Martin Paul Abuja Th e Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has directed candidates scheduled for tomorrow’s mopup examination to visit the Board website on www.jamb. org.ng to print the e-slip or their e-mail and profi le created by ...

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Tension in UNIOSUN as another declared missing

By Ibrahim Abdul’Aziz Yola Th ere was tension in Osun State University (UNIOSUN), Osogbo main campus, yesterday when another 400-level student of Microbiology Department, identifi ed as Oluwafemi Oluwatimilehin Shonibare, was declared missing. Th e latest incident was coming barely ...

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Reminiscence on Day of African Child

Children are celebrated even during conception. Some parents christen them after eight days and honour them throughout their school days. MARTIN PAUL writes that the Day of the African Child is in remembrance of children massacred in Soweto in 1976. ...

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UNESCO decries drop in aid to Africa

By Martin Paul with agency Abuja The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has decried the sharp drop in education aid to sub-Saharan Africa in the last six years. A report published by UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring (GEM) ...

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Entrepreneur counsels Muslim students

By Our Correspondent Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of D-Positive Image Consult, Mr. Nasir Abdulquadir, has advised Muslim students in the country to have the mindset of providing solutions, an attribute, which he said, is one of the qualities of ...

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NIS mulls Migration Institute

By Martin Paul Abuja Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Mohammed Babandede, has disclosed that the Service was making a move to establish Migration Institute for West African Countries in Nigeria. Babandede disclosed this at a meeting with National ...

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Osun students regret supporting Aregbesola

By Lateef Dada Osogbo The students stated this at a press conference held at the correspondents’ chapel of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Osogbo, the state capital. Speaking, the students’ union president, Comrade Lateef Adams, said the students expected ...

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Unilorin Abuja office ready soon – Contractor

By Martin Paul Abuja The University of Ilorin new multi-million naira Abuja liaison office complex is near completion and is expected to be commissioned soon, Alhaji Ibrahim Mutairu Managing Director, Independent Services (Nigeria) Limited, the contractor handling the project, has ...

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JAMB: When brand relevance becomes a question

Opinion Isah Ismail So the ‘Federal Government of Nigeria fi nally affi rmed the supremacy of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) conducted Unifi ed Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) by scrapping the PostUMTE test usually conducted by tertiary institutions?’ ...

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