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Fuel Scarcity: Oil Marketers Write Okonjo-Iweala Over FG Indebtedness

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Major oil marketers in the country have warned that fuel scarcity, currently experienced in Abuja and other major cities, may linger for a while owing to the federal government’s delay in paying what it owes marketers. The marketers under the auspices of Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) have ... Read More »

9 Household Crisis You Can Solve With Salt

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Turns out a simple dose of salt can solve a whole slew of home disasters, like cracked egg messes and spills. And not only are the fixes incredibly easy, but they’re also usually cheaper than using other fancy cleaning products. Here are a few of our favourite ways to let ... Read More »

Admission!! Admission!!! Study In Ghana With Just O’level Result, July/September 2015 Session In Progress

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Admissions into reputable and affordable universities in Ghana is on for B.Sc, B.A, B.Eng, B.Ed for 2015 session.   Gain admission into any of these Universities in Ghana with just 6 credit in WAEC / GCE/ NECO result: University of Ghana, Legon, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, University ... Read More »

Etisalat Prize For Literature 2014 Grand Finale

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The Etisalat Prize for Literature is the first ever pan-African prize that applauds first time writers of published fiction novels. The prize brings together high profile writers, book critics and academics from across the continent and beyond to identify new writers of African descent. The maiden edition began on the ... Read More »

Internet Problems Mar Commencement Of UTME

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The 2015 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) billed to commence yesterday, nationwide, after it was shifted from Monday, was faced with some challenges as internet servers as well as biometric machines to capture candidates’ thumb-prints and other data at some centres failed. Vanguard cited reports from the University of Nigeria ... Read More »

9 New Private Universities Get Licenses From FG

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Minister of Education, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, Thursday, on behalf of the Federal Government, gave 9 newly approved universities their licences in Abuja. The names of the universities that got licenses in include: Augustine University, Ilara, Lagos; Chrisland University, Owode, Ogun State; Christopher University, Mowe, Ogun State; Hallmark University, Ijebu-Itele, Ogun ... Read More »

1.4m Students Prepare As JAMB Announces UTME Dates

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The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the 2015 Unified Tertiary and Matriculation Examinations (UTME) will commence next week March 9, across the country. About 1.4 million registered candidates are expected to offer the examinations. According to JAMB’s Public Relations Officer, Fabian Benjamin, “All the logistics for the examination ... Read More »

SAD Tale Of Undergraduate Who Had To Ride Okada To Raise His School Fees Yet He Got Dismissed For Late Payment

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Just found this sad story on Daily Sun… Contending with poverty, Adegboye Oluwadare Adebare, 24, an indigene of Modakeke, Ife-East Local Government Area of Osun State, rides an Okada (commercial motorbike) to make a living. He also hopes to pay his way through the Federal University of Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Ekiti ... Read More »

ASUP To Embark On Indefinite Strike

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Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), weekend, threatened to embark on an indefinite strike as from Wednesday, if the Federal Government failed to attend to all pending issues it raised in a two-week strike notice it served the Federal Government on February 11. The notice was a call on the ... Read More »

ASUU Urges Aregbesola To Reverse Suspension Of VC, Registrar And Bursar

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The national leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called the Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, to immediately reverse the suspension of the Vice Chancellor of Osun State University (UNIOSUN), Professor Bashir Okesina, registrar and the bursar of the institution. The demand came against the backdrop of ... Read More »

NECO Records Improved Performance As It Releases Nov/Dec 2014 Results

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National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the Nov/Dec 2014 SSCE results. The results showed improved performance of students, when compared with last year. According to the Registrar/ Chief Executive of the Council, Professor Promise Okpala, who announced the result in Minna yesterday, 52.94 percent of the candidates had Credit in ... Read More »

Yabatech Gives Students 22 Days Holiday For The Election

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The Yaba College of Technology, Yabatech Lagos, has directed its full-time and part-time students to proceed on a 22-day holidays to enable them exercise their civic rights during next month’s general elections. This is contained in a bulletin signed by Mr Charles Oni, Head, Public Relations Unit of the college. ... Read More »

Model School Admission: Why We Asked Pupils To Pay N10,000 Each – Lagos Govt.

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The Lagos State Government, Thursday said that the payment of N10,000 by primary six pupils seeking admission into model colleges/upgraded junior secondary schools was administrative charges. According to Jide Lawal, the Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Ministry of Education, the money was not for the pilot Computer-Based Testing (CBT) as ... Read More »

JAMB – 1.4m Candidates To Write Computer-based UTME In March

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Wednesday said that at least 1.4 million candidates nationwide would write the 2015 All Computer Base Test (CBT) on March 4. According to Fabian Benjamin, JAMB Public Relations Officer, who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, the board ... Read More »

Burnt Govt Bus: Edo Students Tender Unreserved Apology, Present Award Of Excellence To Oshiomhole

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A Coalition of Students of Tertiary Institutions in Edo State have tendered an unreserved apology to Governor Adams Oshiomhole over the destruction and burning of a luxury bus belonging to the State Government by some students of the University of Benin. The UNIBEN students were purportedly protesting the repossession of ... Read More »

Lagos Pupils To Write CBT Screening Test For Admission Into Model Schools

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The Lagos State Ministry of Education said it would introduce the Computer-Based Testing (CBT) mode for some primary six pupils seeking admission into its 15 model colleges in the 2015/2016 academic session. According to the state Commissioner for Education, Olayinka Oladunjoye, the ministry had commenced the sale of admission forms ... Read More »

Lagos Takes Education To Students On Facebook, Twitter

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The Lagos State government and the Lagos State University has partnered to launch an electronic-learning and social media project in Lagos State, as part of efforts to aid secondary school students’ performance in school leaving examinations. The project called “LASG-LASU E-learning and Social Media Project,” is expected to leverage on ... Read More »

Southern Kaduna To Get New University Of Technology – Yero

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Governor of The Kaduna State, Ramalan Yero, has announced the establishment of a state-owned University of Technology in Kafanchan, Jema’a Local Government Area of the state. The governor made this announcement as the guest of honour at the annual Kagoro Cultural Day also known as Afan Day Festival, in Kaura ... Read More »

Genevieve Nnaji Flies Out To New York Right After Receiving Chieftancy Title In Imo State – PHOTO

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  Genevieve Nnaji is an international actress and she barely lives in Nigeria alone these days. The beautiful actress who received the chieftancy title of Ada Eze of Mbaise in her state, Imo some days ago has moved on to fly out of the country. She shared a photo of ... Read More »

Our Innovative Biometrics Platform Helped To Eradicate Exam Malpractices – JAMB

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The Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Professor Dibu Ojerinde has said that the agency had successfully stamped out examination malpractices using its innovative biometrics platform. The JAMB registrar, who spoke at the 11th ICPC Good Governance Forum with the theme; “Good Governance, Accountability and Transformation: The ... Read More »