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Tuition-free University


As the nation contends with slumped economic fortunes that are mainly accruable from oil resources, it makes hefty sense to contemplate fresh ways to source revenues to sustain the operations of institutions. But increasing the cost of university education that would be borne by students and their parents as recently proposed by vice chancellors should not be one of these ...

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JAMB: Why we introduced mock exam


The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has explained why it introduced mock examination in its plan of action preparatory to the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) scheduled for May 20, 2017. The board said it was worried at the way some candidates, particularly those not conversant with computers, fail the exams, not because they were not studious enough ...

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BOLANLE AMBODE’S NGO GRANTS SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS – Charges Students To Put In Their Best Into Academics


Admission hunters into tertiary institutions in Lagos state have been advised to put in their best into academics, as seriousness would break all barriers on the way of actualizing their dreams. The wife of the Lagos State Governor, Mrs Bolanle Ambode said this when she gave awards to two students who topped the scholarship interviewa of her darling project, Hope ...

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JAMB Excludes Blind Candidates From UTME Mathematics


The Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, says prospective blind candidates for UTME will write this year’s examination by interactive mode. Oloyede said this while addressing some blind candidates from the Bethesda Home for the Blind on the sideline of the board’s stakeholders’ meeting with CBT centre owners on Monday in Lagos. The registrar said that ...

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Ogun Upgrades Moshood Abiola Polytechnic To University


  The Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has signed a bill which becomes law to upgrade Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, into Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology. Amosun gave assent to the bill earlier passed by the State House of Assembly at the executive council meeting and also signed into law the re-establishment of Ogun State Polytechnic in Ipokia Area ...

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Student Dies At Inter-House Sports

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    A 16-year-old Senior Secodary School 3 student, Michael Paul Ogbe, of ASACS International Staff College, Bwari, Abuja, reportedly died at the school’s Inter-House Sports after sustaining a head injury in one of the events. The mother, Marian Nnanna Ogbe, who is traumatised is requesting for a probe of the incident. Michael, according to reports lost his father when ...

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NANS Declares 3 Days Prayer For Buhari


    The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has declared three-day prayers for the quick recovery and early return of Nigerian President, President Muhammadu Buhari. A statement signed by NANS President, Chinonso Obasi, on Monday in Abuja, said that the prayers would start on Wednesday. Obasi said that Nigerian students would join other patriotic citizens to intercede on behalf of ...

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