Category Archives: Education

Strange snake swallows N36 million cash in JAMB office

A mystery snake is said to have sneaked into the accounts office of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, in Makurdi, the Benue State capital and made away with N36 million cash. Before now, JAMB candidates purchased scratch cards from JAMB state offices and

LAUTECH Ranked As Nigeria’s Best State Varsity

In spite of repeated workers strike that held down academic and other activities at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso in the last one year, the institution has been ranked as the best state university in Nigeria. A statement by the institution’s Head

JAMB Set To Conduct Mock Exams In January…See Details

According to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board is to conduct its optional mock examination in January, preparatory to actual examination later in the year. The board made this disclosure in a statement signed by its Head of Media,

UNILAG Becomes The First Nigerian University To Get TV License

  The University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, has become the first university in Nigeria to be granted a licence to operate a television station. This was disclosed by Prof. Ralph Akinfeleye, Chairman of UNILAG Radio and TV, through a statement issued yesterday. According to him,

UNILAG Merit Admission List 2017/2018 Released

The management of the university of Lagos (UNILAG) has released the Merit Admission List for 2017/2018 academic session. Candidates who applied for admission in the school are to check if they have been offered admission. The names of admitted candidates are contained on the attached

FG, ASUU: Another strike looms over Oct 31 agreement

Another round of strike action is looming in the nation’s Universities as academic staff counts down to the deadline for the implementation of agreements reached with the government which led to the conditional suspension of its indefinite strike action in September. The government had signed

ASUU Suspends Strike, Directs Lecturers To Resume Today.

The Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities, ASUU, has officially suspended its one month, six days strike till end of October for government to fulfill its pledges.   The union directed university lecturers to resume duty from today, Tuesday. The suspension of the strike was announced

ASUU Strike Takes Positive Turn (See New Development)

The ongoing ASUU strike which has lasted for about a month might be coming to an end this week as the group is considering the offers made by the government. The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) may call off its one-month old strike this

Student Threatens To Sue Jamb For Withholding His Result 

16-year-old Bayelsa State student, Nengimote Loko, has threatened to sue the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board over the alleged seizure of his May 2017 examinations result conducted by the board.   Loko is a former pupil of Nembe National Grammar School, Bayelsa. The pupil is