The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Thursday advised candidates intending to register for the 2015 Computer Based Test (CBT) to do so immediately. JAMB said the advice became necessary because the website of the board would be on January 30. A statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of JAMB, Mr. Fabian Benjamin, […]
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A student of Day Waterman College, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Miss Olubunmi Agusto, has emerged second in the Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship held in Disneyland, California, USA. According to a statement by Readmanna Ventures Limited, Miss Agusto emerged second in Microsoft Word 2007 and has become the first African to emerge among the top three […]
Stephen Abara’s “Anthology of African Poetry U.S.A” and “Ome Ihe Jide Ofo Afo!” set for launch Stephen Obinna Abara, Playwright,Author and Poet, an award winner of the renowned Canadian Millennium Scholarship Fund and founder of the Glendon African Foundation Canada (GAF), has set aside 24 of January, 2015 for the formal launch of his literary […]
The Calabar Zone of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has accused the Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State University (LASU), Professor John Obafunwa, of fuelling the crisis plaguing the university.
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released the results of the November/December 2014 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates with 72,522 (29.37 per cent) of the total number of candidates obtaining credits in five subjects and above, including English Language and Mathematics.
An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court yesterday issued a bench warrant for the arrest of seven students of the Lagos State University (LASU) charged with breach of the peace during their June 4 protest against a hike in fees. The Chief Magistrate, Mrs. Eniola Fabamwo, also ordered that their sureties be arrested for disobeying court’s order. […]
Tragedy struck at the Enugu Campus of the University of Nigeria (UNN) at the weekend as a lecturer in the institution’s Law Faculty, Dr. Bede Opata, committed suicide over a yet-to-be ascertained reason. The lecturer, who was until his death, the son of a former Commissioner in the old Anambra State, Chief Cletus Opata, hailed […]
The National Examinations Council (NECO) yesterday announced the postponement of the second test for entrants into unity schools across the country. According to a NECO executive in the Federal Capital Territory, Mr. Mustapaha Abdul, the examination which was slated for June 28, will now hold on July 12. Abdul stated that the postponement was to […]
The Faculty of Education of the University of Jos was yesterday thrown into pandemonium following the arrest of an alleged bomber in possession of Improvise Explosive Device (IED) near one of the lecture halls, making the students and their lecturers scampering for safety. THISDAY however, gathered that the accused was a student, who was actually […]
The Academic Staff Union of Secondary Schools (ASUSS) has said there is no going back on its plans to shut down all schools in Bauchi state if government fails to re-instate its chairman, Abdullahi Tanko Ningi, who was forced on compulsory retirement. The state Acting Secretary of the Union, Bala Ayuba, who stated this while […]