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EDUCATION

Photo: Huge snake killed at Benue State University Medical school hostel, Makurdi

Photo: Huge snake killed at Benue State University Medical school hostel, Makurdi

Students of Benue State University Medical School killed the snake at their hostel on Friday night, November 11th.

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Girl child education receives boost with Etisalat Career Day in Dala, Kano State

Girl child education receives boost with Etisalat Career Day in Dala, Kano State

Statistics reveal that an increasing number of female children in Northern Nigeria don’t have access to education, and for those that are privileged to make it as far as secondary school, don’t go further to universities. Based on this, Nigeria’s youth centric telecommunications company Etisalat is placing special emphasis on girl child education through specialized outreaches such as its Career ...

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See the state of some primary schools in Borno

See the state of some primary schools in Borno

Twitter user, @Ibrahimu14 shared the photos showing the deplorable state of Yawi primary school and Bwalamel Annex primary school in Biu Local Government of Borno state. See photos below:

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Graphic photos: Jealous student slits girlfriend’s throat at Adamawa state polytechnic

Graphic photos: Jealous student slits girlfriend's throat at Adamawa state polytechnic

A student of the department of leisure and tourism of the Adamawa state polytechnic, Yola has been accused of slitting his girlfriend’s throat out of jealousy. The girlfriend, Ishaya, a diploma 2 student of same department, is presently at the specialist hospital Yola. According to Facebook user, Mustapha Atiku Ribadu who shared the story, the boyfriend simply identified as “presido” ...

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LASPOTECH : Unions threaten to pass “no confidence vote” on management

LASPOTECH : Unions threaten to pass “no confidence vote” on management

The Non-academic Staff Union (NASU), Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), Ikorodu Chapter, on Wednesday threatened to pass a  “no confidence vote’’ on the institution’s Rector, Mr Samuel Sogunro. ‎ Akinlawon Fasasi, Chairman of NASU at the institution, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the decision was due to some acts of insincerity by the management of the ...

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Convenant University school fees has God’s approval, anyone who criticises me will incur the wrath of God – David Oyedepo

Convenant University school fees has God’s approval, anyone who criticises me will incur the wrath of God - David Oyedepo

The Bishop of the Living Faith Church worldwide, has appealed to those criticising the school fees charged by Convenant University to desist to avoid incurring the wrath of God, and added that the critics were acting in ignorance and should stop. David Oyedepo in a telecast to a pre-Shiloh 2016 Convention gathering of his church urged those criticizing the school ...

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MAPOLY 1st Semester Academic Calendar 2016/2017

MAPOLY 1st Semester Academic Calendar 2016/2017

Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), 1st semester academic calendar has been released for the 2016/2017 academic session, as the resumption date for all students both the newly admitted students and the returning students is November 28, 2016, lectures Begins December 12, 2016. Matriculation ceremony   Wednesday January 25, 2017 Students on SIWES are to resume  January 16, 2017 Deadline for Payment of school ...

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LASU Admission list 2016/2017 Is Out

LASU Admission list 2016/2017 Is Out

The Lagos State University, LASU has released its admission point grading system for the 2016/2017 academic session. O\LEVEL SSCE (WAEC/NECO/NABTEB) GRADING POINTS GRADE POINT A1 10 A2 (B2) 9 B3A3 (B3) 8 C4 7 C5 6 C6 5 TOTAL OBTAINABLE 50 % The Lagos State University, LASU has released its admission list for the 2016/2017 academic session. Candidates who applied for ...

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Secondary School Students in Oyo Set Classrooms on Fire over Mass Failure

Secondary School Students in Oyo Set Classrooms on Fire over Mass Failure

Students of Isale Community High School Oyo state, on Wednesday set some blocks of classrooms ablaze over mass failure in their examinations. A new policy of the Oyo state government said that students must score 50% and above in Mathematics and English Language in order to be promoted to the next class. The students’ protests began on Monday with students ...

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Validating UTME exams for 3 years harmful, says JAMB Registrar

Validating UTME exams for 3 years harmful, says JAMB Registrar

The Registrar of JAMB, Prof. Isha’aq Oloyede, has said that the bill seeking to validate the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for three years will do more harm than good. Oloyede said this when he received a delegation of the Senate Committee on Education in his office in Bwari, FCT, on Wednesday. He said that he appreciates the good intentions ...

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Osun gets 46% performance improvement in WAEC after 13 yrs

Osun gets 46% performance improvement in WAEC after 13 yrs

The Government of Osun state, Friday, said that the 46.30 percent performance of its students in the 2016 West Africa Examination Council Examinations after 13 years confirms its huge investment in the education sector. The government said for a state that once fell to a woeful 6 percent performance prior the Rauf Aregbesola administration to move up to 46.3 percent aptly illustrates ...

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NUC Stops Degree Diploma In Universities

NUC Stops Degree Diploma In Universities

The National Universities Commission (NUC) have decided to stop all degree diplomas in universities urging them to focus on producing excellent graduates. NUC Executive Secretary, Abubakar Adamu, made this statement while addressing newsmen. Adamu said that: “The Federal Government has decided to scrap the degree diploma programmes in all Nigerian universities. “The Federal Government, as far back as November 2001, had issued ...

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LAUTECH Admission Lists, School Fees Schedule, and Acceptance Fees 2016/2017 Is Out

LAUTECH Admission Lists, School Fees Schedule, and Acceptance Fees 2016/2017 Is OutLAUTECH Admission Lists, School Fees Schedule, and Acceptance Fees 2016/2017 Is Out

LAUTECH Admission List Is Out 2016/2017 The admission list for the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH has been released for the 2016/2017 academic session. Candidates who applied for admission for the 2016/2017 academic session are to check their names in the admission list below, as names of successful candidates are there. Candidates should visit the school website at lautech.edu.ng or follow this link. ...

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UI Admission Cut-Off Mark [Departmental] – 2016/2017

UI Admission Cut-Off Mark [Departmental] – 2016/2017

Candidates who applied for admission for the 2016/2017 academic session are hereby informed of the cut-off mark for each department available in the university, just as the admission screening results has equally been released. FACULTY / PROGRAMME ARTS Anthropology – (MERIT – 50.00, ELDS – NIL) Arabic Language and Literature – (MERIT- 50.00, ELDS – NIL) Archeaology – (MERIT – 50.00, ...

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125 Students Rusticated and Expelled From UNILAG

125 Students Rusticated and Expelled From UNILAG

The University of Lagos, UNILAG has released the list of 125 students that are either rusticated or expelled from the university as a result of misconducts. The university which is known for zero tolerance to misconducts and as a result, these students were either rusticated or expelled over academic misconducts, social misconducts or forging of results. The list which was ...

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Gain Admission & Study in German Universities for Free | Consult SJJ Educations for Guidance

Gain Admission & Study in German Universities for Free | Consult SJJ Educations for Guidance

Nigerians are rushing to get into German universities for FREE before the German National Election in 2017. German Government had made it easier for immigrants to enjoy the benefits of the wealth in Europe. For now, universities in Germany are still free even for International Students. SJJ Education, a consultancy service that specializes in getting students into German universities confirmed ...

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51 Corps Members to Repeat/Extend Service in Four States

51 Corps Members to Repeat/Extend Service in Four States

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has extended the service year of 51 corps members under Batch B stream 1 for violating different rules. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the cases of indiscipline were recorded in Nasarawa, Sokoto, Niger, and Enugu State. 11 corpers were affected in Nasarawa State, 11 in Sokoto State, 24 in Niger State ...

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UNILORIN tops students’ choice

UNILORIN tops students’ choice

The University of Ilorin in Kwara State has emerged the 2016 most preferred institution by candidates going by current analysis. It emerged as the foremost citadel of learning as analysed among 16 others by the Economic Confidential. According to the records released by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) by Economic Confidential, University of Ilorin has the highest student applicants ...

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61-year-old Grandmother Speaks on Why She Went Back to High School

61-year-old Grandmother Speaks on Why She Went Back to High School

A 61-year-old grandmother, Helen Odeba, who caused stir online for going back to High School, in an interview with PUNCH’s Gbenga Adeniji, has said that she made the decision even after 9 children and 7 grandchildren, because she wanted to “learn new things”. Odeba said she also wanted to use her education for her business as she plans to open a ...

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Enter for the HIPA Photography Competition, Dubai. USD120,000

Enter for the HIPA Photography Competition, Dubai. USD120,000

The Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) has recently opened for entries from all over the world for the 2016-2017 cycle, themed “The Challenge“. The Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) is an independent award established in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, in order to encourage and spread the culture ...

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