65 IDPs to write UTME in Edo

65 IDPs to write UTME in Edo

No fewer than 65 Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) students who graduated from the IDPs’ camp secondary school in Edo state  are to write the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted by Joint Admission and Matriculation Board this year. The Coordinator of the camp, Pastor Solomon Folorusho, disclosed this on Monday while speaking with journalists on […]

Ebonyi State: Five principals demoted for aiding examination malpractices

Ebonyi State: Five principals demoted for aiding examination malpractices

Five principals in public secondary schools in Ebonyi State have been demoted to classroom teachers for allegedly aiding examination malpractices in their schools. The Commissioner for Education, Prof. John Eke, disclosed this to newsmen on Friday while monitoring the 2017 West African Senior School Certificate Examination. The demotion of the principals followed reports of their conduct […]

JAMB to abolish CBT, plans new centres for the blind

JAMB to abolish CBT, plans new centres for the blind

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it is shutting down computer based testing mode of conducting matriculation examinations due to low computer literacy level of candidates across the country. Speaking at the opening ceremony of Strategic Planning Retreat on Monitoring and Supervision of 2017 UTME in Kaduna, JAMB registrar Is-haq Oloyede also said […]

Expel students with less than 0.5 CGPA – Buhari tells Uni. Chancellors

Expel students with less than 0.5 CGPA – Buhari tells Uni. Chancellors

President Muhammadu Buhari has advised vice chancellors of universities to expel students with less than 0.5 cumulative grade point average (CGPA). Speaking on Sunday at the 31st convocation of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT), Buhari said such students should not be allowed to loiter around in higher institutions. Buhari, who was represented by Anthony […]

Why parents send their children to school abroad – Oshiomhole

Why parents send their children to school abroad – Oshiomhole

A former Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said that uncertainty about the year of graduation from the nation’s higher institutions forced parents to send their children abroad for educational pursuit. Oshiomhole said this at Edo University, Iyamho during the celebration of the maiden founder’s day of the institution. He said that part […]

Varsity workers want corrupt Vice Chancellors prosecuted

Varsity workers want corrupt Vice Chancellors prosecuted

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) wants Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities accused of corruption arrested and prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to justify the current fight against corruption by the federal government. The union also said it does not make sense to allow such Vice Chancellors to remain […]

Reps suspend bill seeking punishment for sexual harassment in tertiary institutions

Reps suspend bill seeking punishment for sexual harassment in tertiary institutions

The House of Representatives on Thursday suspended deliberations on a bill seeking to make provisions for the prohibition and punishment of sexual harassment of students in educational institutions. The bill, sent to the House for concurrence from the Senate, was suspended because it is restricted to higher institutions only. Presenting the bill for second reading, […]

Edo varsity expels 3 students over misconduct

Edo varsity expels 3 students over misconduct

The Edo State University in Iyamho has expelled three students over a misconduct. The acting Vice Chancellor, Emmanuel Aluyor, who said this yesterday ahead of the institution’s second matriculating ceremony and founder’s day, said the offences were not related to cultism. “Edo University has zero tolerance to social vices and cultism. We have had course […]

Uniben ASUU commences work-to-rule over salary

The Academic Staff Union of the Universities (ASUU) of University of Benin is set to start a work-to-rule action with effect from today over non-payment of full salary for the month of February. It was gathered that the Union had at the end of its last congress, issued a one-week ultimatum to management demanding the […]

How Dr. Jimah was fraudulently appointed as Acting Rector of Auchi Poly

A group of Auchi Polytechnic lecturers have reacted to the appointment of the new Acting Rector, Dr. Sanusi Momodu Jimah, describing the process as fraudulent.

How Dr. Jimah was fraudulently appointed as Acting Rector of Auchi Poly

Prince Tony Momoh masterminds the outcome. Auchi people wants indigene as next Rector Dr. Jimah didn’t make shortlist twice By Ehi Ekhator A group of Auchi Polytechnic lecturers have reacted to the appointment of the new Acting Rector, Dr. Sanusi Momodu Jimah, describing the process as fraudulent. Speaking with NAIJA CENTER NEWS, the lecturers who […]

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