2021: JAMB extends registration deadline for candidates

The registration for 2021/2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME) has been extended to June 15 by Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) for candidates who have not completed their registration to visit special centres to finish the process JAMB’s head of media, Fabian Benjamin, who revealed this said the extension was for only those...... read more


Zaria Poly: ASUP wants unconditional release of students, lecturers in captivity

  The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) Sunday demanded urgent and unconditional release of her members as well as students of Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic Zaria, who were abducted by gunmen.   National president of ASUP, Comrade Anderson Ezeib, in a statement further reiterated the union’s call for improve security of...... read more


2021 SSCE: No registration extension - Official

The National Examinations Council (NECO),  in a statement signed by its Head of Information and Public Relations Division, Azeez Sani, Wednesday, said it  would not extend the registration period for the 2021 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) for school-based candidates.   The registration which started on March 31, will close on...... read more


BREAKING: ASUP suspends strike

The  Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) on Wednesday suspended her nationwide strike for a period of three months.   A statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary of ASUP,  Comrade Abdullahi Yalwa said, "Following an appraisal of the report indicating the gradual implementation of the items contained in the Memorandum of Action signed...... read more


BREAKING: NECO appoints new registrar

Mr Ebikibina John Ogborodi has been appointed as the acting Registrar/Chief Executive of the governing council of the National Examinations Council (NECO). This is happening two days after the former registrar, Godswill Obioma died after brief illness. A statement by NECO's head of media, Azeez Sani, said Mr. Ogborodi until his appointment was the...... read more


Nigerian students set to declare protest on June 12

The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has declared June 12 as “a national day of protest” for all Nigerian students rather than the celebration of Democracy Day. The National President of NANS, Sunday Asefon, who disclosed this to journalists on Tuesday in Ado Ekiti, said the country should not be...... read more


BREAKING: My father was not murdered - NECO registrar's son

Contrary to media reports that Professor Godswill Obioma, the late registrar of National Examinations Council (NECO) was murdered in his home in Minna, Niger state, the deceased's son said that his father died as a result of brief illness.   Prince Godswill Obioma II, son of the late Professor said in...... read more


Misconduct: UniAbuja strikes, expels 46 students

No fewer than 46 students of the University of Abuja have been expelled by the Senate for their involvement in various acts of misconduct. Dr Habib Yakoob, Head, Information and University Relations disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Sunday. Yakoob said that the misconduct was a breach of their...... read more


TETFUND raises alarm as 'fraudsters' target students, provide feedback channel

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has raised the alarm over attempts by fraudsters to defraud unsuspecting Nigerian students by  luring them to register for a fake grant purportedly given by the Fund.   TETFund's Director of Corporate Affairs, Abdulmumin B. Oniyangi, in a statement Monday, said the fraudulent information has...... read more


BREAKING: Again, JAMB extends 2021 UTME registration deadline

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has given two given another two weeks extension to candidates to complete their registration for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The deadline for first registration extension was May 29, 2021. This was disclosed in statement by JAMB’s head of information and protocol, Dr....... read more


Osodeke in, Ogunyemi out as ASUU President

A new President of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has emerged. He is Prof. Victor Osodeke of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike in Abia state. Osodeke takes over from Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi.   The election which place at the national delegates conference of ASUU held in Awka, Anambra State.   ...... read more


BREAKING: Kidnapped students, staff of Greenfield University regain freedom

Despite being abandoned by the Kaduna and federal government, the sixteen abducted students and staff of Greenfield University, Kasarami, Kaduna have been released after 40 days in captivity.    They were released Saturday afternoon near Ollam Farms along Kaduna - Abuja highway after the payment of ransom by the parents. The...... read more


BREAKING: In Kaduna, 37 kidnapped students get scholarship as FG plans to relocate federal forestry college

The federal government has waived the school fees for 37 kidnapped and released students at Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation throughout their study stay within the institution. Also, plans are on the way to relocate the institution from Afaka to a safer location within Kaduna metropolis. Provost of the College, Dr. Usman M.B...... read more


NECO postpones 2021 common entrance examination

The date for National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) for 2021 has been shifted from May 29 to June 5, the National Examinations Council (NECO) has announced. NECO disclosed this in a tweet which captured the statement of the council’s Head Information and Public Relations Division, Azeez Sani, on Wednesday. Sani noted...... read more


Breaking: JAMB postpones 2021 UTME

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Registrar Prof Is-haq Oloyede has the postponement of 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Prof. Oloyede who spoke during a Press Conference on Saturday said the examination will now hold between June 19 and July 3. The examination was initially meant to start June 5. However, mock examination scheduled for...... read more


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