NLC, TUC Picket Firm Over 19 Month’s Unpaid Salaries

NLC, TUC Picket Firm Over 19 Month’s Unpaid Salaries

Paul Obiajunwo, Port Harcourt   THE Nigerian Labour Congress, (NLC) Trade Union Congress (TUC) and United Action for Democracy (UAD) have picketed Galba Nigerian Plc., for its failure to pay its workers over a period of 19 months.   The protest which was organised in  Port Harcourt  by staff members of Automobile, Boatyards, Transport Equipment […]

JAMB Releases Results of UTME

JAMB Releases Results of UTME

Chris Steven, Abuja The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB has released the result of the day one (last Saturday) of this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation  Examination, UTME. JAMB’s Registrar, Ish-aq Oloyede disclosed this on Monday in Abuja when the Minister of State for Education,  Anthony Anwukah, visited some of the Computer-Based Test (CBT) centres […]

UTME: Observers Score JAMB High On First Class Conduct

UTME: Observers Score JAMB High On First Class Conduct

Chris Steven, Abuja The Joint Action Coalition on Education, JACE a coalition of various observers groups which monitored Saturday’s UTME in various parts of the country has commended the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board, JAMB), for a hitch-free examination devoid of any irregularities. In a post UTME monitoring briefing  in Lagos on Sunday, South West […]

2017 UTME Kicks Off With 57,000 Candidates

2017 UTME Kicks Off With 57,000 Candidates

Chris Steven, Abuja The 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME kicked off nationwide on Saturday with over 57,000 candidates writing the examination on the first day of the one week examination. The examination being organised by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB is taking place in 642 centers across the 36 states of the […]

Nigerian Govt Takes ‘Change Begins With Me’ To Varsities

Nigerian Govt Takes ‘Change Begins With Me’ To Varsities

Chris Steven, Abuja The Federal Government on Tuesday said it would partner with the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS to take the “Change Begins With Me” Campaign to universities across the country.  Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said this when he received  the leadership of NANS that paid him a courtesy […]

Controversial Maritime University To Kick Off Operation October 2017

Controversial Maritime University To Kick Off Operation October 2017

By Patrick Aigbokhan The opening of the much controversial-driven maritime university sited in the Niger Delta has been billed to take place in October this year, according to Mr. Ifeanyi Okowa, Delta State Governor. Governor Okowa gave the assurance when he met with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo in the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Friday, stating that […]

JAMB Threatens To Sanction Erring CBT Centers

JAMB Threatens To Sanction Erring CBT Centers

Chris Steven, Abuja The Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Is-haq Oloyede, on Friday said the Board would sanction any operator of computer based centres, CBT who would want to sabotage the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME. About 1.7 million candidates are expected to write the UTME  next Saturday nationwide. Oloyede who handed down […]

Fraud: EFCC Investigating Three Federal Universities

Fraud: EFCC Investigating Three Federal Universities

Chris Steven, Abuja   Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu on Tuesday disclosed that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC is currently investigating a number of allegations of financial impropriety arising from the utilization of the take-off grants in some of the universities such as Federal University Kashere, Gombe State, Federal University Dutsin-ma, Katsina State […]

NUC Gives 23 Unilorin Programmes Full Accreditation

NUC Gives 23 Unilorin Programmes  Full Accreditation

Chris Steven, Abuja The National Universities Commission, NUC has given full accreditation to all the 23 academic programmes presented recently by the University of Ilorin.  This was made known by the NUC Executive Secretary, Abubakar Rasheed, in a letter he wrote to the Vice-Chancellor of the University, AbdulGaniyu Ambali  a copy of which was obtained […]

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