BREAKING: Buhari reappoints Oloyede, Rasheed, Bobboyi, Isiugo-Abanihe as JAMB, NUC, UBEC, NABTEB bosses

Professor Ishaq Oloyede has been reappointed by President Muhammadu Buhari as the Registrar/Chief Executive of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for a second term of five years. The President also approved the reappointment of Prof Abubakar Rasheed as Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission(NUC) for another five years...... read more

BREAKING: UNILAG students to school six weeks after COVID-19 scare

Students of th University of Lagos (UNILAG) have been ordered to return to their classrooms for their second semester examinations between August 26 and September 26, 2021, after spending six weeks at home following COVID-19 scare on the campus on the orders of the authorities. The students who had been receiving...... read more

Hold Federal Government responsible for our imminent strike, ASUU tells Nigerians

The national leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has asked Nigerians to hold the Federal Government responsible if the outstanding issues in the Memorandum of Action (MOA) of December 23, 2020, and issues related to the draft renegotiated agreement of May 2021 are not signed by August ending....... read more

BREAKING: Fresh strike imminent in varsities as ASUU drops warning note

Another round of strike is looming in the Nigeria's Universities following a fresh threat by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) after its next National Executive Council (NEC) meeting.   ASUU while speaking on Tuesday, said government officials have been put on alert due to non-payment of 16 months salaries owed...... read more

BREAKING: After death of Obioma, Buhari appoints northerner as NECO substantive registrar

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Professor Ibrahim Dantani Wushishi as Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council.   The Head Information and Public Relations of the council, Azeez Sani, stated this in a statement issued in Minna on Monday.    He said, "In a letter dated 16th July,2021...... read more

BREAKING - New Delta COVID-19 variant: UNILAG orders students to vacate school, set date to start virtual lectures

All students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) have been ordered to vacate the hostels and halls of residence by the school senate.                           × × To this end, virtual lectures have been approved to start as from July...... read more

BREAKING: JAMB releases 2021 UTME results, directs candidates to use code to gaim access

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the release of results of candidates after the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). A press statement by JAMB's head of media Dr. Fabian Benjamin on Friday morning made it clear that only candidates who sat for the  examination on Saturday, 19,...... read more

Nigeria's ex-President, Jonathan, bags fresh appointment

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has been appointed the Chancellor of Cavendish University Uganda (CUU). The institution made the announcement via its Facebook page. “Welcome aboard Goodluck Jonathan as you take over as the Chancellor of CUU. We look forward to this new era and achieving great things under your leadership. Success...... read more

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

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