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University Of Porth Harcourt Ranked Nigeria’s Best

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University of Port Harcourt is the best university in Nigeria, according to a survey of the best universities in Africa by The Times Higher Education journal. The university also ranked 6th in Africa ahead of Kenya’s University of Nairobi and South Africa’s University of Cape Town, among others. The journal ... Read More »

WAEC Threatens To Withhold Results Over N4bn Debt By States

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The West Africa Examinations Council (WAEC) has threatened to withhold the results of thousands of students from 19 states who  participated in the May/June 2015 WASSCE over non-payment of candidates’ registration fees by their state governments. “The affected states should off-set the registration fees of their candidates as soon as ... Read More »

ASUU Urges FG To Probe JAMB Over Alleged Sale Of Scratch Cards

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan Chapter has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to probe the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) over the alleged N1 billion that will be generated from sale of scratch cards to candidates seeking admission into tertiary institutions across the country. ... Read More »

[OPINION] Someday – Is Not A Day Of The Week!

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Half of the year 2015 has gone, have resolutions been dumped? Have goals predefined been met? Are you at a place that isn’t the place you envisioned? If you are then I commend your strength (possibly mentor those you know that aren’t as strong as you, also share your tips ... Read More »

Nigeria Gets 784 Newly Qualified Teachers

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The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) has inducted 784 fresh graduate teachers from the Federal College of Education, Technical, Umunze into the Nigerian teaching service. Registrar and Chief executive of the council, Professor Addison Wokocha advised the inductees to take their induction into the council with the highest level of ... Read More »

LASU To Reopen On Monday

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The Governing Council and management of the Lagos State University (LASU) has ordered the resumption of academic and administrative activities on Monday, May 18. According to a statement posted on the University’s website, the management urged all staff and students to go about their normal activities in an atmosphere of ... Read More »

University Of Port Harcourt Admission Into M.Sc. Pipeline Engineering and M.Sc. Offshore Engineering And M.Sc Subsea Engineering For 2015/2016 Academic Session

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University of Port Harcourt, invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into M.Sc. Pipeline Engineering and M.Sc. Offshore Engineering and M.Sc Subsea Engineering for 2015/2016 Session.   The Offshore Technology Institute, University of Port Harcourt (OTI-UNIPORT) is a Postgraduate energy Institute offering educational support and direction to the Oil ... Read More »

Nigerian University To Raise N800m From Fish Farming

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Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU), Abia State has set a target of N800 million annually from catfish production. Prof. Hillary Edeoga, the Vice-Chancellor of the school made this known while speaking to the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Umuahia. According to him, a substantial part of ... Read More »

FG Approves Edwin Clark University, Hezekiah

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The federal Executive council, Wednesday, approved the establishment of two new private universities in the country. The two new universities are Edwin Clark University, Delta state and Hezekaiah University Imo state. Minister of Information Senator Patricia Akwahiki made this known today while speaking to state House correspondents. According to her, ... Read More »

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 »